Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 13 11
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 +24
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 49 84 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 7.81% 8.86% 10.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.51% 44.44% 46.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 62 71
Northamptonshire median daily rate £315 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.58% +1.79% +7.69%
10th Percentile £281 £190 £250
90th Percentile £500 £550 £550
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +175.86% -61.33%

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 138 189 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 22.01% 19.94% 22.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 135 115
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £281 £225 £263
90th Percentile £510 £575 £570
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £373
% change year-on-year - +0.67% +14.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - £9.50
East Midlands median hourly rate £34.75 £19.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +78.21% +18.18% -52.86%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -2 37 £315 -13.10% 12
Kettering - 4 £298 -
SQL Server
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 35 (71.43%) SQL
2 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
3 16 (32.65%) .NET
3 16 (32.65%) C#
4 15 (30.61%) ITIL
4 15 (30.61%) Finance
5 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (26.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (20.41%) ETL
6 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
6 10 (20.41%) Oracle
7 9 (18.37%) Relational Database
8 8 (16.33%) Release Management
8 8 (16.33%) Waterfall
8 8 (16.33%) Java
8 8 (16.33%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (16.33%) Windows
8 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (16.33%) Service Management
8 8 (16.33%) ITSM
8 8 (16.33%) RDBMS
8 8 (16.33%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (14.29%) MVC
9 7 (14.29%) IIS
9 7 (14.29%) Data Modelling
9 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (12.24%) .NET Framework
11 5 (10.20%) TDD

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 7 (14.29%) IIS
2 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.08%) SAS
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.04%) GeoServer
4 1 (2.04%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.08%) SPSS
3 1 (2.04%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (18.37%) Relational Database
3 8 (16.33%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (16.33%) RDBMS
4 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (6.12%) Data Mining
7 2 (4.08%) BigQuery
7 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.04%) Big Data
8 1 (2.04%) DB2
8 1 (2.04%) DTS
8 1 (2.04%) GIS
8 1 (2.04%) MySQL
8 1 (2.04%) Power BI
8 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.08%) Gradle
2 2 (4.08%) JProfiler
2 2 (4.08%) JUnit
3 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) Maven
3 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (30.61%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Developer
2 9 (18.37%) C# Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Applications Support
3 8 (16.33%) SQL Developer
4 6 (12.24%) .NET Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Data Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Database Developer
5 5 (10.20%) SQL Database Developer
5 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Data Migration Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) DBA
8 2 (4.08%) Migration Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) .NET
2 6 (12.24%) .NET Framework
3 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET
3 5 (10.20%) Entity Framework
3 5 (10.20%) WPF
4 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (8.16%) jQuery
4 4 (8.16%) X-Windows
5 3 (6.12%) Ajax
5 3 (6.12%) Hibernate
5 3 (6.12%) HTML
5 3 (6.12%) J2EE
5 3 (6.12%) JPA
5 3 (6.12%) Spring
6 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (4.08%) CSS
6 2 (4.08%) JSON
7 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) ITIL
2 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.41%) ETL
4 8 (16.33%) ITSM
4 8 (16.33%) Release Management
4 8 (16.33%) Service Management
4 8 (16.33%) Waterfall
5 7 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 7 (14.29%) MVC
5 7 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (10.20%) CRM
6 5 (10.20%) Data Migration
6 5 (10.20%) ERP
6 5 (10.20%) Migration
6 5 (10.20%) TDD
7 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.12%) OO
7 3 (6.12%) Scrum
7 3 (6.12%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 35 (71.43%) SQL
2 16 (32.65%) C#
3 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
4 8 (16.33%) Java
5 4 (8.16%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.41%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) Cognos
4 2 (4.08%) Google
4 2 (4.08%) Sage
4 2 (4.08%) Tableau
5 1 (2.04%) Capita
5 1 (2.04%) Perforce