Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for SQL Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 6 months to 16 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 2012
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 150 156
Rank change year-on-year -30 +6 -44
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 29 41 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.56% 0.85% 0.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.97% 4.79% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 33 45
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £350 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -4.76% +8.89%
10th Percentile £287 £244 £264
90th Percentile £576 £438 £475
England median daily rate £425 £410 £380
% change year-on-year +3.66% +7.89% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -33.33% +100.00%

SQL Server 2012 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 975 856 1,139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.92% 17.79% 19.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 550 687
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £297 £263 £259
90th Percentile £550 £530 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 24
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.75 £32.50 £17.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.77% +85.08% -18.33%
10th Percentile £13.74 £20.85 £13.98
90th Percentile £61.19 £53.00 £23.70
England median hourly rate £32.50 £32.75 £27.75
% change year-on-year -0.76% +18.02% +0.91%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing SQL Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2012 in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 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
Coventry +13 15 £488 +8.33% 4
Birmingham -8 6 £338 -3.57% 4
Warwickshire +11 1 £483 +232.76% 1
Herefordshire -15 1 - - 1
Staffordshire -20 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - - 2
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (62.07%) SQL
3 16 (55.17%) C#
3 16 (55.17%) .NET
4 15 (51.72%) Visual Studio
5 14 (48.28%) T-SQL
5 14 (48.28%) .NET Framework
6 12 (41.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2016
8 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
9 9 (31.03%) MVC
10 8 (27.59%) Workflow
10 8 (27.59%) Migration
10 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (27.59%) CRM
10 8 (27.59%) WCF
10 8 (27.59%) LINQ
10 8 (27.59%) Unit Testing
10 8 (27.59%) Dynamics CRM
10 8 (27.59%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (24.14%) Data Migration
11 7 (24.14%) JSON
11 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (24.14%) Data Analysis
11 7 (24.14%) REST
11 7 (24.14%) NServiceBus
11 7 (24.14%) Microservices
11 7 (24.14%) SOAP

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (24.14%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (27.59%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (20.69%) Azure Data Factory
4 5 (17.24%) PaaS
4 5 (17.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
1 2 (6.90%) LAN
1 2 (6.90%) MPLS
1 2 (6.90%) VoIP
1 2 (6.90%) VPN
1 2 (6.90%) WAN
1 2 (6.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2016
3 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (6.90%) Data Mart
7 2 (6.90%) Power BI
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
8 1 (3.45%) MySQL
8 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
8 1 (3.45%) OLAP
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Visual Studio
2 12 (41.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.90%) Subversion
General
1 5 (17.24%) Publishing
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Analyst Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Data Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Developer
5 3 (10.34%) DBA
5 3 (10.34%) SQL BI Developer
5 3 (10.34%) SQL DBA
6 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.90%) CRM Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) SSIS Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Lead
7 1 (3.45%) SaaS Developer
7 1 (3.45%) SSAS Developer
7 1 (3.45%) SSIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) .NET
2 14 (48.28%) .NET Framework
3 8 (27.59%) LINQ
3 8 (27.59%) WCF
4 7 (24.14%) JSON
4 7 (24.14%) REST
4 7 (24.14%) SOAP
4 7 (24.14%) XML
4 7 (24.14%) XML Schema
5 5 (17.24%) .NET Core
6 2 (6.90%) MDX
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (3.45%) CSS
7 1 (3.45%) HTML
7 1 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (10.34%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (6.90%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.90%) FMCG
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) MVC
2 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (27.59%) CRM
2 8 (27.59%) Migration
2 8 (27.59%) Unit Testing
2 8 (27.59%) Workflow
3 7 (24.14%) Data Analysis
3 7 (24.14%) Data Migration
3 7 (24.14%) Microservices
3 7 (24.14%) Validation
4 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.34%) API Development
5 3 (10.34%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (6.90%) Change Management
6 2 (6.90%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (6.90%) Email Filtering
6 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) SQL
2 16 (55.17%) C#
3 14 (48.28%) T-SQL
4 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) CCNP
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Google
3 1 (3.45%) Cognos
3 1 (3.45%) Sage