The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 30 March 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)
West Midlands / Worcestershire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 8 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 2.13% 6.82% 3.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.33% 25.00% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +66.66% -30.76%  

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Worcestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 3 12 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 6.38% 27.27% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 6
Median daily rate £325 £400 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -38.46%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Worcestershire

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Worcestershire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

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 Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Redditch -2 1 - - 6
SQL Server
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) Local Government
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
5 1 (16.67%) Sage
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) Power BI
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) JDE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Umbraco Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) React
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Sage
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