Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 8 7
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 40 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 40.00% 11.76% 25.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 80.00% 54.55% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 12
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £388 £325 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -22.62% +29.23%
10th Percentile £297 £268 £355
90th Percentile £438 £451 £430
Staffordshire median daily rate £360 £325 £395
% change year-on-year +10.77% -17.72% +21.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £8.00

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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 50 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 50.00% 21.57% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 12
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £369 £316 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.60% -24.70% +29.23%
10th Percentile £260 £146 £355
90th Percentile £438 £418 £430
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £323 £388
% change year-on-year +8.53% -16.77% +21.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £14.00

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Stoke-on-Trent over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 November 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 25 (62.50%) C#
2 23 (57.50%) .NET
3 22 (55.00%) SQL
4 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 15 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (32.50%) MVC
6 13 (32.50%) ETL
7 12 (30.00%) T-SQL
8 11 (27.50%) CSS
9 10 (25.00%) HTML
9 10 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (25.00%) VB.NET
9 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
9 10 (25.00%) TypeScript
10 9 (22.50%) BDD
10 9 (22.50%) SpecFlow
10 9 (22.50%) Back Office
10 9 (22.50%) WinForms
10 9 (22.50%) TDD
11 8 (20.00%) Internet
11 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
11 8 (20.00%) Tableau
12 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (17.50%) WPF
12 7 (17.50%) jQuery
13 6 (15.00%) Web Development
13 6 (15.00%) .NET Framework

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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (10.00%) Power BI
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (7.50%) DTS
7 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.50%) OLTP
7 1 (2.50%) PowerPivot
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) SpecFlow
2 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.50%) JIRA
2 3 (7.50%) Subversion
2 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.50%) AccuRev
General
1 9 (22.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (87.50%) Developer
2 14 (35.00%) C# Developer
3 13 (32.50%) Software Developer
4 12 (30.00%) C# Software Developer
4 12 (30.00%) SQL Developer
5 8 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 8 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 8 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (17.50%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 7 (17.50%) Senior Developer
7 5 (12.50%) Business Developer
8 3 (7.50%) C# Web Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Database Developer
8 3 (7.50%) DBA
8 3 (7.50%) SQL Database Developer
8 3 (7.50%) SQL DBA
8 3 (7.50%) Technical Leader
8 3 (7.50%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (57.50%) .NET
2 11 (27.50%) CSS
3 10 (25.00%) HTML
4 9 (22.50%) WinForms
5 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 7 (17.50%) jQuery
5 7 (17.50%) WPF
6 6 (15.00%) .NET Framework
7 5 (12.50%) HTML5
7 5 (12.50%) Sass
8 4 (10.00%) Castle Windsor
9 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
9 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (2.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) FMCG
2 2 (5.00%) Learning Management System
2 2 (5.00%) NHS
2 2 (5.00%) SCORM
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) AIX
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
1 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) ETL
1 13 (32.50%) MVC
2 10 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 9 (22.50%) BDD
3 9 (22.50%) TDD
4 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (15.00%) Web Development
6 5 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Complex ETL
7 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.00%) Data Management
8 3 (7.50%) Coaching
8 3 (7.50%) Information Governance
8 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) C#
2 22 (55.00%) SQL
3 12 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 10 (25.00%) TypeScript
4 10 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) Tableau
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle