Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 17 14
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 +15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 51 74 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 7.45% 7.97% 8.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.42% 35.75% 42.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 55 57
Northamptonshire median daily rate £315 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £278 £190 £250
90th Percentile £500 £565 £563
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -2.86% +7.69% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £41.25 £28.05 £15.50
% change year-on-year +47.09% +80.94% -55.71%

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 144 207 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 21.02% 22.28% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 146 115
Northamptonshire median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £281 £225 £250
90th Percentile £525 £575 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £360
% change year-on-year -6.25% +11.27% +10.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £41.25 £17.55 £18.00
% change year-on-year +135.11% -2.53% -48.57%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -3 35 £315 -13.10% 10
Kettering +4 4 £298 -8.46% 2
Corby - 1 £350 - 1
SQL Server
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 32 (62.75%) SQL
2 21 (41.18%) .NET
3 18 (35.29%) C#
4 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 17 (33.33%) Finance
5 14 (27.45%) MVC
5 14 (27.45%) ITIL
6 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET
6 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (21.57%) .NET Framework
7 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (19.61%) Windows
9 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
9 9 (17.65%) Oracle
9 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
9 9 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (17.65%) Service Management
9 9 (17.65%) ITSM
9 9 (17.65%) Release Management
10 8 (15.69%) ETL
10 8 (15.69%) Entity Framework
11 7 (13.73%) Data Modelling
11 7 (13.73%) TDD
11 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (11.76%) Java
12 6 (11.76%) RDBMS
12 6 (11.76%) Waterfall
12 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
13 5 (9.80%) Performance Tuning

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 4 (7.84%) IIS
2 3 (5.88%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.96%) GeoServer
3 1 (1.96%) SAS
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.96%) Simulink
3 1 (1.96%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) DNS
1 1 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (11.76%) RDBMS
2 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.88%) Data Mining
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.96%) Big Data
5 1 (1.96%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.96%) DTS
5 1 (1.96%) GIS
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.92%) Gradle
2 2 (3.92%) JProfiler
2 2 (3.92%) JUnit
2 2 (3.92%) NUnit
2 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.96%) Maven
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Developer
2 12 (23.53%) C# Developer
3 9 (17.65%) .NET Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Applications Support
4 7 (13.73%) Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 5 (9.80%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Data Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Database Developer
6 3 (5.88%) DBA
6 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Database Developer
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Data Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (41.18%) .NET
2 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET
3 11 (21.57%) .NET Framework
3 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (15.69%) Entity Framework
5 5 (9.80%) jQuery
5 5 (9.80%) WPF
5 5 (9.80%) X-Windows
6 3 (5.88%) CSS
6 3 (5.88%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.88%) HTML
6 3 (5.88%) J2EE
6 3 (5.88%) JPA
6 3 (5.88%) MSMQ
6 3 (5.88%) Spring
6 3 (5.88%) WCF
6 3 (5.88%) XML
7 2 (3.92%) Ajax
7 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (3.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) ITIL
1 14 (27.45%) MVC
2 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (17.65%) ITSM
3 9 (17.65%) Release Management
3 9 (17.65%) Service Management
4 8 (15.69%) ETL
5 7 (13.73%) Data Modelling
5 7 (13.73%) TDD
6 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (11.76%) Waterfall
7 5 (9.80%) Data Migration
7 5 (9.80%) ERP
7 5 (9.80%) Migration
7 5 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.84%) CRM
8 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.88%) OO
9 3 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 32 (62.75%) SQL
2 18 (35.29%) C#
3 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.76%) Java
5 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.88%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.96%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.65%) Oracle
3 4 (7.84%) Cognos
4 2 (3.92%) Sage
5 1 (1.96%) Dell
5 1 (1.96%) EMC
5 1 (1.96%) Google
5 1 (1.96%) HP
5 1 (1.96%) Perforce
5 1 (1.96%) Tableau
5 1 (1.96%) VMware