Period
to 19 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 18 15
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 54 50 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 6.92% 7.56% 8.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.85% 35.46% 41.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 53 55
Northamptonshire median daily rate £375 £315 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -13.10% +3.57%
10th Percentile £263 £281 £190
90th Percentile £625 £500 £565
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £25.25 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -34.84% -3.13% +166.67%

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 139 141 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 17.82% 21.33% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 98 128
Northamptonshire median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% -
10th Percentile £301 £281 £225
90th Percentile £533 £525 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -18.75% +105.13% +25.81%

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 December 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 December 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 -10 33 £388 +23.02% 15
Kettering -2 4 £360 +21.01% 6
Wellingborough - 4 £375 -
Corby - 1 £325 - 1
Daventry - 1 - - 1
SQL Server
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 31 (57.41%) C#
2 29 (53.70%) SQL
3 25 (46.30%) .NET
4 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
5 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (25.93%) Entity Framework
8 13 (24.07%) MVC
9 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET
10 11 (20.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
11 10 (18.52%) Windows
12 9 (16.67%) HTML
12 9 (16.67%) Finance
13 8 (14.81%) .NET Framework
13 8 (14.81%) jQuery
13 8 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
13 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
15 6 (11.11%) Java
15 6 (11.11%) T-SQL
15 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio
15 6 (11.11%) CSS
15 6 (11.11%) Migration
15 6 (11.11%) HTML5
15 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
15 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (9.26%) K2 blackpearl

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 (12.96%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.26%) K2 blackpearl
3 3 (5.56%) IIS
3 3 (5.56%) JBoss
3 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.85%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.85%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) SAN
2 2 (3.70%) DHCP
2 2 (3.70%) DNS
2 2 (3.70%) Firewall
2 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.85%) DSL
3 1 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.85%) Internet
3 1 (1.85%) Intranet
3 1 (1.85%) Skype
3 1 (1.85%) SSH
3 1 (1.85%) SSL
3 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (20.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.41%) SSDT
6 3 (5.56%) Blockchain
6 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
6 3 (5.56%) Power BI
6 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (3.70%) DTS
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.85%) MySQL
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.56%) Maven
4 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.70%) Jasmine
5 2 (3.70%) Moq
5 2 (3.70%) MSTest
5 2 (3.70%) NUnit
5 2 (3.70%) Protractor
5 2 (3.70%) Selenium
5 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio Code
5 2 (3.70%) WebStorm
6 1 (1.85%) JIRA
6 1 (1.85%) SonarQube
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Retail
3 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Billing
4 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (59.26%) Developer
2 16 (29.63%) C# Developer
3 8 (14.81%) .NET Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Architect
4 7 (12.96%) SQL Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Data Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (7.41%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
7 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce Developer
7 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) CRM Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Data Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce Specialist
8 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Migration Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (46.30%) .NET
2 14 (25.93%) Entity Framework
3 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 9 (16.67%) HTML
5 8 (14.81%) .NET Framework
5 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (14.81%) jQuery
6 6 (11.11%) CSS
6 6 (11.11%) HTML5
7 5 (9.26%) EJB
7 5 (9.26%) JSP
8 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (7.41%) REST
8 4 (7.41%) RESTful
8 4 (7.41%) Web Services
9 3 (5.56%) CSS3
9 3 (5.56%) GWT
9 3 (5.56%) JSON
9 3 (5.56%) LINQ
9 3 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
1 3 (5.56%) Fintech
2 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) AIX
4 1 (1.85%) Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Unix
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.07%) MVC
3 6 (11.11%) Migration
4 5 (9.26%) OO
4 5 (9.26%) Scrum
5 4 (7.41%) Analytics
5 4 (7.41%) CRM
5 4 (7.41%) Data Architecture
5 4 (7.41%) Data Migration
5 4 (7.41%) Data Modelling
5 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
5 4 (7.41%) Logical Data Model
5 4 (7.41%) Test Automation
6 3 (5.56%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (5.56%) Data Mapping
6 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (5.56%) Machine Learning
6 3 (5.56%) OOD
7 2 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (57.41%) C#
2 29 (53.70%) SQL
3 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.11%) Java
4 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 6 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.56%) TypeScript
6 2 (3.70%) Delphi
7 1 (1.85%) Groovy
7 1 (1.85%) VB
7 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.70%) CCNA
2 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.70%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) HND
3 1 (1.85%) CCNP
3 1 (1.85%) MCSE
3 1 (1.85%) VCP6
3 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.70%) vSphere
4 1 (1.85%) Docker
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Control-M
1 2 (3.70%) Nessus
1 2 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.85%) Ansible
2 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.85%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.85%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) VMware
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle
3 4 (7.41%) SAP
4 3 (5.56%) Perforce
5 2 (3.70%) Cisco
5 2 (3.70%) Dell
5 2 (3.70%) Pega
6 1 (1.85%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.85%) EMC
6 1 (1.85%) GFI Software
6 1 (1.85%) HP
6 1 (1.85%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.85%) NetApp
6 1 (1.85%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.85%) Snow
6 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.85%) Symantec