Period
to 24 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 16 10
Rank change year-on-year -7 -6 +26
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 47 69 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 6.63% 7.86% 10.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.31% 40.59% 45.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 47 75
Northamptonshire median daily rate £315 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £250 £229 £300
90th Percentile £442 £488 £445
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - £11.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -15.00% +316.67% -27.27%

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 137 170 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 19.32% 19.36% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 122 107
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £390 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -3.70% +15.71%
10th Percentile £288 £225 £300
90th Percentile £536 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - £10.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.97 £34.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -56.62% +109.09% -17.50%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Northamptonshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server in Northamptonshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Northamptonshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Northamptonshire

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server in Northamptonshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Northamptonshire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 24 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -7 37 £315 -6.67% 13
SQL Server
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 27 (57.45%) SQL
2 20 (42.55%) Microsoft
3 19 (40.43%) C#
4 18 (38.30%) .NET
5 13 (27.66%) Windows
5 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (25.53%) ITIL
7 10 (21.28%) MVC
7 10 (21.28%) Finance
7 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (19.15%) Java
8 9 (19.15%) Relational Database
9 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
9 8 (17.02%) SharePoint
10 7 (14.89%) Oracle
10 7 (14.89%) IIS
10 7 (14.89%) Service Management
11 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (12.77%) RDBMS
11 6 (12.77%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Office
11 6 (12.77%) CRM
11 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET
11 6 (12.77%) ITSM
11 6 (12.77%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (12.77%) .NET Framework
11 6 (12.77%) Release Management
11 6 (12.77%) jQuery
11 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
11 6 (12.77%) Waterfall

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (17.02%) SharePoint
2 7 (14.89%) IIS
3 6 (12.77%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (6.38%) K2 blackpearl
4 3 (6.38%) NServiceBus
5 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.26%) SAS
6 1 (2.13%) Apache
6 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.13%) Confluence
6 1 (2.13%) JBoss
6 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.26%) SPSS
3 1 (2.13%) HipChat
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) DDNS
1 2 (4.26%) DNS
1 2 (4.26%) NAS
1 2 (4.26%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (4.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (19.15%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.77%) RDBMS
4 5 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.26%) BigQuery
7 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (4.26%) MySQL
7 2 (4.26%) Power BI
8 1 (2.13%) Big Data
8 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
8 1 (2.13%) DB2
8 1 (2.13%) DTS
8 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.38%) JUnit
3 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) Gradle
3 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.26%) JIRA
3 2 (4.26%) JProfiler
4 1 (2.13%) CA Release Automation
4 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.13%) gulp
4 1 (2.13%) Maven
4 1 (2.13%) MSI
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium
4 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (61.70%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) .NET Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Applications Support
5 6 (12.77%) Support Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) C# Developer
6 5 (10.64%) SQL Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Deployment Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) IT Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) IT Support
7 4 (8.51%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Database Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.38%) SQL Database Developer
8 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (38.30%) .NET
2 6 (12.77%) .NET Framework
2 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET
2 6 (12.77%) jQuery
3 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (8.51%) HTML
3 4 (8.51%) REST
3 4 (8.51%) Spring
3 4 (8.51%) Web Services
4 3 (6.38%) Ajax
4 3 (6.38%) CSS
4 3 (6.38%) Entity Framework
4 3 (6.38%) J2EE
4 3 (6.38%) JPA
4 3 (6.38%) JSON
4 3 (6.38%) MSMQ
4 3 (6.38%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (6.38%) Sass
4 3 (6.38%) SOAP
4 3 (6.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.26%) Clustering
2 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Unix
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) ITIL
3 10 (21.28%) MVC
4 7 (14.89%) Service Management
5 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (12.77%) CRM
5 6 (12.77%) ITSM
5 6 (12.77%) Release Management
5 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
6 5 (10.64%) ETL
6 5 (10.64%) TDD
7 4 (8.51%) Change Management
7 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.51%) ERP
7 4 (8.51%) Migration
7 4 (8.51%) Scrum
7 4 (8.51%) SOA
8 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (57.45%) SQL
2 19 (40.43%) C#
3 9 (19.15%) Java
4 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.26%) Python
8 1 (2.13%) Java 8
8 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.13%) VBScript
8 1 (2.13%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) logstash
1 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) Capita
3 2 (4.26%) Citrix
3 2 (4.26%) Google
3 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds
3 2 (4.26%) Tableau
3 2 (4.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.13%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.13%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.13%) Infoblox
4 1 (2.13%) McAfee
4 1 (2.13%) Perforce
4 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.13%) Splunk
4 1 (2.13%) Symantec