The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 3 months to 22 June 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)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 - 9
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 13 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 28.26% - 8.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.17% - 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 3
Median daily rate £335 - £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +2.85% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.66 £23.75
% change year-on-year +20.96% +37.49%  

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 24 4 4
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 52.17% 5.71% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 3
Median daily rate £325 £338 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -1.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £350 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £351
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.27 £26.75
% change year-on-year +21.52% +16.89%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent citing SQL Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 19 (95.00%) C#
2 18 (90.00%) .NET
3 14 (70.00%) HTML
4 13 (65.00%) CSS
4 13 (65.00%) TDD
5 11 (55.00%) AngularJS
5 11 (55.00%) SOLID
6 10 (50.00%) HTML5
7 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (45.00%) WPF
7 9 (45.00%) MySQL
7 9 (45.00%) Line Management
7 9 (45.00%) Mentoring
7 9 (45.00%) Microservices
8 8 (40.00%) SQL
9 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
9 7 (35.00%) MVC
9 7 (35.00%) jQuery
10 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
10 6 (30.00%) TypeScript
10 6 (30.00%) Angular 2
11 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
11 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (15.00%) System Testing
12 3 (15.00%) StructureMap
12 3 (15.00%) Entity Framework
12 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) MySQL
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) DTS
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.00%) Back Office
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 15 (75.00%) C# Developer
3 11 (55.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 11 (55.00%) HTML Developer
4 9 (45.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (30.00%) Angular Developer
5 6 (30.00%) C# WPF Developer
5 6 (30.00%) WPF Developer
6 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
6 5 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (15.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (15.00%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (10.00%) Programmer
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
9 1 (5.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 1 (5.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 14 (70.00%) HTML
3 13 (65.00%) CSS
4 11 (55.00%) AngularJS
5 10 (50.00%) HTML5
6 9 (45.00%) WPF
7 7 (35.00%) jQuery
8 6 (30.00%) Angular 2
9 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
10 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (15.00%) AutoMapper
10 3 (15.00%) Entity Framework
10 3 (15.00%) LINQ
10 3 (15.00%) StructureMap
10 3 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (15.00%) XML
11 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (10.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) TDD
2 11 (55.00%) SOLID
3 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) Line Management
3 9 (45.00%) Mentoring
3 9 (45.00%) Microservices
4 7 (35.00%) MVC
5 3 (15.00%) System Testing
5 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) BDD
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (10.00%) OO
6 2 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) SOA
6 2 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) C#
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (30.00%) TypeScript
5 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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