Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 12 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 (MS SQL)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 12 10
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 457 373 543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 9.17% 8.39% 10.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.73% 37.98% 40.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 268 392
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £263 £281 £265
90th Percentile £488 £472 £475
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 10
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.32 £21.50 £13.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.81% +60.57% -31.33%
10th Percentile £12.94 £20.75 £12.60
90th Percentile £23.26 £22.25 £20.60
England median hourly rate £26.65 £36.31 £28.00
% change year-on-year -26.60% +29.68% +10.06%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,122 982 1,342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.52% 22.08% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 775 667 909
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £574 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 4 20
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £28.25 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.82% +98.25% -16.57%
10th Percentile £12.86 £14.63 £12.23
90th Percentile £25.75 £41.65 £31.50
England median hourly rate £33.75 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +5.47% +16.36% -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Yorkshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Yorkshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Yorkshire

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Yorkshire

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL Server in Yorkshire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 12 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
West Yorkshire +1 332 £375 +7.14% 214
South Yorkshire -7 60 £415 +20.99% 40
North Yorkshire +4 47 £350 +7.69% 35
East Yorkshire -12 1 £400 +14.29% 17
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 266 (58.21%) SQL
2 210 (45.95%) .NET
3 193 (42.23%) C#
4 135 (29.54%) MVC
5 133 (29.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 132 (28.88%) Microsoft
7 131 (28.67%) Agile Software Development
8 127 (27.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 126 (27.57%) T-SQL
10 124 (27.13%) JavaScript
11 113 (24.73%) ASP.NET
12 92 (20.13%) ETL
12 92 (20.13%) Business Intelligence
13 90 (19.69%) AngularJS
14 81 (17.72%) jQuery
14 81 (17.72%) Microsoft Azure
15 79 (17.29%) ASP.NET MVC
16 75 (16.41%) Data Warehouse
17 72 (15.75%) CSS
18 69 (15.10%) Oracle
19 64 (14.00%) HTML
20 54 (11.82%) TDD
21 51 (11.16%) Amazon AWS
21 51 (11.16%) Finance
22 49 (10.72%) Power BI
23 47 (10.28%) E-Commerce
24 46 (10.07%) ASP.NET Web API
25 45 (9.85%) Migration
25 45 (9.85%) Team Foundation Server
25 45 (9.85%) .NET Framework

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 21 (4.60%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.50%) CMS
3 13 (2.84%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (1.75%) SAS
5 8 (1.75%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.53%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.09%) Confluence
8 5 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.09%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.88%) IIS
9 4 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.66%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.66%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.44%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.22%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 21 (4.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.97%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.22%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.66%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.22%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.22%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 81 (17.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (11.16%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (3.50%) Office 365
4 12 (2.63%) SaaS
5 9 (1.97%) IaaS
5 9 (1.97%) PaaS
6 6 (1.31%) GitHub
7 3 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.66%) Force.com
7 3 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.66%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 3 (0.66%) Serverless
8 2 (0.44%) Sage Pay
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.53%) SAN
2 6 (1.31%) DNS
3 5 (1.09%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (1.09%) LAN
4 4 (0.88%) Firewall
4 4 (0.88%) NAS
4 4 (0.88%) WAN
5 3 (0.66%) DHCP
6 2 (0.44%) SSL
6 2 (0.44%) VPN
7 1 (0.22%) FTP
7 1 (0.22%) IPsec
7 1 (0.22%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.22%) Multicast
7 1 (0.22%) Skype
7 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.22%) VLAN
7 1 (0.22%) VoIP
7 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (29.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 127 (27.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 75 (16.41%) Data Warehouse
4 49 (10.72%) Power BI
5 43 (9.41%) SQL Server 2016
6 38 (8.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 28 (6.13%) MySQL
8 23 (5.03%) Relational Database
8 23 (5.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 22 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (4.81%) SQL Server 2014
10 18 (3.94%) Oracle Database
11 15 (3.28%) QlikView
12 11 (2.41%) Hadoop
13 10 (2.19%) NoSQL
13 10 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (1.75%) MongoDB
15 7 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
15 7 (1.53%) RDBMS
16 4 (0.88%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 45 (9.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (5.47%) Visual Studio
3 17 (3.72%) Git (software)
3 17 (3.72%) Octopus Deploy
4 10 (2.19%) gulp
4 10 (2.19%) TeamCity
4 10 (2.19%) webpack
5 9 (1.97%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.97%) JMeter
6 8 (1.75%) JIRA
7 4 (0.88%) SpecFlow
7 4 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.66%) Subversion
9 2 (0.44%) Selenium
9 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.22%) Grunt
10 1 (0.22%) MSTest
10 1 (0.22%) NeoLoad
10 1 (0.22%) YouTrack
General
1 51 (11.16%) Finance
2 11 (2.41%) Retail
3 9 (1.97%) Banking
4 5 (1.09%) Marketing
4 5 (1.09%) Publishing
5 4 (0.88%) Back Office
5 4 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.44%) Advertising
6 2 (0.44%) Games
6 2 (0.44%) Legal
6 2 (0.44%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.22%) Automotive
7 1 (0.22%) Billing
7 1 (0.22%) Front Office
7 1 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 289 (63.24%) Developer
2 111 (24.29%) .NET Developer
3 95 (20.79%) SQL Developer
4 86 (18.82%) C# Developer
5 65 (14.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 51 (11.16%) Analyst
7 39 (8.53%) SQL Server Developer
8 38 (8.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 35 (7.66%) Angular Developer
10 31 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 31 (6.78%) DBA
11 29 (6.35%) Full Stack Developer
12 28 (6.13%) ASP.NET Developer
13 27 (5.91%) SQL DBA
14 25 (5.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 21 (4.60%) Architect
16 19 (4.16%) SQL BI Developer
17 18 (3.94%) Administrator
17 18 (3.94%) Senior Developer
17 18 (3.94%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (45.95%) .NET
2 113 (24.73%) ASP.NET
3 90 (19.69%) AngularJS
4 81 (17.72%) jQuery
5 79 (17.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 72 (15.75%) CSS
7 64 (14.00%) HTML
8 46 (10.07%) ASP.NET Web API
9 45 (9.85%) .NET Framework
10 43 (9.41%) Vue.js
11 38 (8.32%) React
12 28 (6.13%) Entity Framework
12 28 (6.13%) Web Services
13 25 (5.47%) CSS3
14 24 (5.25%) HTML5
15 21 (4.60%) .NET Core
16 19 (4.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 19 (4.16%) XML
17 16 (3.50%) REST
18 15 (3.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.69%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (3.94%) User Experience
4 13 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.41%) Clustering
6 7 (1.53%) Fat Client
6 7 (1.53%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.53%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.31%) NHS
8 4 (0.88%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.88%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.88%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.44%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.44%) EMC VMAX
10 2 (0.44%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.44%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.44%) Replication
10 2 (0.44%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 38 (8.32%) Windows
2 16 (3.50%) Linux
3 15 (3.28%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.41%) Unix
5 10 (2.19%) Solaris
6 6 (1.31%) AIX
7 5 (1.09%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.44%) Android
9 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (29.54%) MVC
2 131 (28.67%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (20.13%) Business Intelligence
3 92 (20.13%) ETL
4 54 (11.82%) TDD
5 47 (10.28%) E-Commerce
6 45 (9.85%) Migration
7 43 (9.41%) Scrum
8 34 (7.44%) Microservices
9 33 (7.22%) Data Migration
10 30 (6.56%) ETL Development
11 29 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
11 29 (6.35%) Web Development
12 26 (5.69%) Unit Testing
13 25 (5.47%) Problem-Solving
14 23 (5.03%) BDD
15 21 (4.60%) SOA
15 21 (4.60%) Visualisation
16 20 (4.38%) Data Modelling
17 18 (3.94%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 266 (58.21%) SQL
2 193 (42.23%) C#
3 126 (27.57%) T-SQL
4 124 (27.13%) JavaScript
5 22 (4.81%) PowerShell
6 15 (3.28%) VBA
7 13 (2.84%) PHP
8 12 (2.63%) Java
8 12 (2.63%) Python
9 9 (1.97%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.09%) VB
11 4 (0.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 4 (0.88%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.88%) Ruby
12 3 (0.66%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.66%) COBOL
12 3 (0.66%) SOQL
12 3 (0.66%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.66%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (2.84%) Security Cleared
2 9 (1.97%) Degree
3 8 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (1.75%) MCSE
3 8 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.09%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.66%) MCITP
7 2 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.44%) ISEB
7 2 (0.44%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.44%) MCSD
7 2 (0.44%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.22%) MCP
8 1 (0.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.84%) Data Quality
2 12 (2.63%) GDPR
3 8 (1.75%) QA
4 4 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.44%) SLA
6 1 (0.22%) PMO
6 1 (0.22%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 14 (3.06%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.88%) Docker
3 4 (0.88%) NFS
3 4 (0.88%) SRDF
3 4 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (0.88%) Xen
4 2 (0.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (0.44%) HDFS
4 2 (0.44%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.44%) vSphere
4 2 (0.44%) XenApp
5 1 (0.22%) KVM
5 1 (0.22%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.66%) Grafana
2 3 (0.66%) Kibana
3 2 (0.44%) EMC VPLEX
3 2 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (0.44%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.44%) SCCM
3 2 (0.44%) WSUS
4 1 (0.22%) Ansible
4 1 (0.22%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.22%) Foglight
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.22%) Puppet
4 1 (0.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 132 (28.88%) Microsoft
2 69 (15.10%) Oracle
3 18 (3.94%) Sitecore
3 18 (3.94%) Tableau
4 11 (2.41%) VMware
5 10 (2.19%) Cisco
6 7 (1.53%) SAP
7 6 (1.31%) EMC
7 6 (1.31%) NetApp
8 5 (1.09%) Remedy
8 5 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.88%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.88%) RedGate
10 3 (0.66%) Ab Initio
10 3 (0.66%) Lotus
10 3 (0.66%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.66%) New Relic
10 3 (0.66%) Sage
10 3 (0.66%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.66%) Xamarin