Period
to 24 April 2018

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 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)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 22 17
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 76 69 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 7.90% 7.38% 8.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.68% 31.80% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 60 62
South Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.66% +10.42%
10th Percentile £263 £262 £226
90th Percentile £550 £475 £395
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £23.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £19.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year - -6.17% -3.57%

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 174 217 310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 18.09% 23.21% 29.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 146 229
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -5.06% +21.54%
10th Percentile £306 £299 £263
90th Percentile £532 £531 £699
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.54 - £23.50
10th Percentile £17.53 - £17.23
90th Percentile £19.51 - £27.88
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.54 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -7.71% -9.52% +6.33%

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 24 April 2018.

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 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
Sheffield +15 50 £375 - 21
Doncaster +5 9 £250 -26.47% 6
Barnsley - 7 £350 - 2
Rotherham -3 5 £313 -3.85% 7
SQL Server
Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 52 (68.42%) SQL
2 36 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (46.05%) Microsoft
4 34 (44.74%) .NET
5 21 (27.63%) C#
6 19 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (23.68%) Oracle
8 17 (22.37%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (21.05%) ASP.NET
9 16 (21.05%) T-SQL
9 16 (21.05%) Finance
9 16 (21.05%) jQuery
10 15 (19.74%) Amazon AWS
10 15 (19.74%) TDD
10 15 (19.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (19.74%) ETL
11 14 (18.42%) HTML
11 14 (18.42%) Oracle Database
12 13 (17.11%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (17.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (17.11%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
14 11 (14.47%) Unix
14 11 (14.47%) MVC
14 11 (14.47%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (14.47%) .NET Framework
15 10 (13.16%) Waterfall
15 10 (13.16%) Python
15 10 (13.16%) CSS
16 9 (11.84%) Sybase

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 6 (7.89%) Confluence
2 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.32%) CMS
4 1 (1.32%) Content Management Server
4 1 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.74%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (7.89%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.95%) Office 365
5 2 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.32%) GitHub
6 1 (1.32%) IaaS
6 1 (1.32%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.32%) PaaS
6 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) SAN
2 7 (9.21%) Internet
2 7 (9.21%) Intranet
2 7 (9.21%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.26%) SMS
4 2 (2.63%) SSL
5 1 (1.32%) 4G
5 1 (1.32%) IPsec
5 1 (1.32%) MPLS
5 1 (1.32%) Skype
5 1 (1.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (19.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (18.42%) Oracle Database
4 13 (17.11%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (14.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (11.84%) MySQL
6 9 (11.84%) Power BI
7 8 (10.53%) QlikView
8 7 (9.21%) DB2
9 5 (6.58%) SAP BW
10 4 (5.26%) DataStage
10 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
11 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (2.63%) DTS
12 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
12 2 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
13 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 13 (17.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (9.21%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.89%) Bitbucket
3 6 (7.89%) TeamCity
4 5 (6.58%) JIRA
5 3 (3.95%) Capybara
5 3 (3.95%) RSpec
6 2 (2.63%) Toad
7 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (21.05%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Billing
3 2 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.32%) Law
4 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (73.68%) Developer
2 20 (26.32%) SQL Developer
3 15 (19.74%) .NET Developer
4 11 (14.47%) Analyst
5 8 (10.53%) Consultant
5 8 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.58%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.58%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Systems Developer
8 4 (5.26%) T-SQL Developer
8 4 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) ETL Developer
9 3 (3.95%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (44.74%) .NET
2 16 (21.05%) ASP.NET
2 16 (21.05%) jQuery
3 14 (18.42%) HTML
4 13 (17.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 11 (14.47%) .NET Framework
6 10 (13.16%) CSS
7 8 (10.53%) Entity Framework
8 7 (9.21%) Angular 2
8 7 (9.21%) AngularJS
8 7 (9.21%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 6 (7.89%) Elastic Stack
9 6 (7.89%) Razor View Engine
10 5 (6.58%) WinForms
11 4 (5.26%) Web Services
12 3 (3.95%) .NET Core
12 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (3.95%) REST
13 2 (2.63%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (9.21%) NHS
2 5 (6.58%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.63%) User Experience
4 2 (2.63%) W3C
5 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.47%) Unix
2 7 (9.21%) Linux
3 3 (3.95%) MVS
4 1 (1.32%) Windows
4 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.37%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (19.74%) ETL
3 15 (19.74%) TDD
4 11 (14.47%) MVC
5 10 (13.16%) Waterfall
6 9 (11.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (11.84%) Workflow
7 8 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (9.21%) Migration
9 6 (7.89%) Acceptance Criteria
9 6 (7.89%) BDD
9 6 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.89%) Feasibility Study
9 6 (7.89%) Mobile First
9 6 (7.89%) Scrum
10 5 (6.58%) Data Transformation
10 5 (6.58%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (6.58%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (68.42%) SQL
2 21 (27.63%) C#
3 16 (21.05%) T-SQL
4 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 10 (13.16%) Python
6 9 (11.84%) Bash Shell
6 9 (11.84%) PowerShell
7 7 (9.21%) Perl
7 7 (9.21%) Ruby
8 6 (7.89%) Java
8 6 (7.89%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.95%) R
10 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.32%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) HND
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) GCP
2 3 (3.95%) SLA
3 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) Grafana
1 6 (7.89%) Prometheus
2 5 (6.58%) Ansible
2 5 (6.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.63%) CSIRT
3 2 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (46.05%) Microsoft
2 18 (23.68%) Oracle
3 9 (11.84%) Sybase
3 9 (11.84%) Tableau
4 7 (9.21%) Delphix
5 6 (7.89%) Splunk
6 5 (6.58%) SAP
7 3 (3.95%) CyberArk
8 2 (2.63%) Cognos
8 2 (2.63%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.32%) Cisco
9 1 (1.32%) Meraki
9 1 (1.32%) Nintex
9 1 (1.32%) Sitecore