Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 16 January 2019 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)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 14 12
Rank change year-on-year -14 -2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 53 66 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 5.81% 7.97% 9.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.57% 43.14% 38.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 50 87
South Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.06% -9.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £259 £312 £274
90th Percentile £499 £550 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £70.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.44 £21.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -18.91% +59.26% -30.77%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 149 153 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 16.32% 18.48% 25.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 91 215
South Yorkshire median daily rate £418 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.21% +3.13% -1.54%
10th Percentile £256 £313 £297
90th Percentile £538 £615 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £44.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.68% -12.00% +212.50%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.87 £32.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year -48.49% +36.46% +37.14%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in South Yorkshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in South Yorkshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in South Yorkshire

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in South Yorkshire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. 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
Sheffield -19 34 £424 +24.71% 39
Doncaster -11 4 £299 -12.13% 13
Barnsley - 1 - - 2
SQL Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 37 (69.81%) SQL
2 31 (58.49%) .NET
3 30 (56.60%) C#
4 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (47.17%) ASP.NET
6 24 (45.28%) MVC
7 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
7 22 (41.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (37.74%) jQuery
8 20 (37.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (33.96%) Finance
10 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
11 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (24.53%) RESTful
12 13 (24.53%) T-SQL
12 13 (24.53%) Power BI
13 12 (22.64%) SQL Server 2016
13 12 (22.64%) CSS
14 11 (20.75%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (20.75%) DevOps
15 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 10 (18.87%) ETL
15 10 (18.87%) Amazon AWS
15 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (18.87%) Razor View Engine
15 10 (18.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (16.98%) AngularJS
16 9 (16.98%) Visual Studio
16 9 (16.98%) HTML
17 8 (15.09%) TDD

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 3 (5.66%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
1 3 (5.66%) WebSphere
1 3 (5.66%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (3.77%) Confluence
3 1 (1.89%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (18.87%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.89%) IaaS
4 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (5.66%) LAN
1 3 (5.66%) NAS
1 3 (5.66%) SAN
1 3 (5.66%) WAN
2 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (41.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 20 (37.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (24.53%) Power BI
4 12 (22.64%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (11.32%) QlikView
6 5 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (5.66%) Hadoop
8 2 (3.77%) MySQL
8 2 (3.77%) SAP BW
9 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.89%) MS Access
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.77%) JIRA
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (79.25%) Developer
2 18 (33.96%) .NET Developer
2 18 (33.96%) SQL Developer
3 9 (16.98%) SQL Server Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 8 (15.09%) C# Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Systems Developer
6 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (11.32%) SQL BI Developer
6 6 (11.32%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 6 (11.32%) SSIS Developer
7 5 (9.43%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (7.55%) QlikView Developer
8 4 (7.55%) T-SQL Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Architect
9 3 (5.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (5.66%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (58.49%) .NET
2 25 (47.17%) ASP.NET
3 20 (37.74%) jQuery
4 13 (24.53%) RESTful
5 12 (22.64%) CSS
6 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 10 (18.87%) Razor View Engine
6 10 (18.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (16.98%) AngularJS
7 9 (16.98%) HTML
8 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (7.55%) Middleware
8 4 (7.55%) REST
8 4 (7.55%) Web Services
9 3 (5.66%) React
9 3 (5.66%) XML
9 3 (5.66%) XSLT
10 2 (3.77%) NHibernate
11 1 (1.89%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (9.43%) User Experience
3 3 (5.66%) Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Linux
2 3 (5.66%) Solaris
3 1 (1.89%) Unix
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (45.28%) MVC
3 11 (20.75%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (20.75%) DevOps
4 10 (18.87%) ETL
5 8 (15.09%) TDD
6 7 (13.21%) SDLC
6 7 (13.21%) Web Development
7 6 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (11.32%) Visualisation
8 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.43%) Scrum
9 4 (7.55%) Data Migration
9 4 (7.55%) Migration
9 4 (7.55%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (5.66%) Benchmarking
10 3 (5.66%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.66%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (5.66%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 37 (69.81%) SQL
2 30 (56.60%) C#
3 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
4 13 (24.53%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.66%) Java
6 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) NFS
1 3 (5.66%) SRDF
1 3 (5.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.66%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.89%) Foglight
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle
3 4 (7.55%) Tableau
4 3 (5.66%) Cisco
4 3 (5.66%) EMC
4 3 (5.66%) Google
4 3 (5.66%) MuleSoft
4 3 (5.66%) NetApp
4 3 (5.66%) VMware
5 2 (3.77%) SAP
6 1 (1.89%) Imperva
6 1 (1.89%) Xamarin