Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 18 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 369 327 559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.56% 7.89% 9.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.42% 33.89% 42.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 234 388
Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £343 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.84% -2.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £259 £263 £275
90th Percentile £438 £438 £450
England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 9
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.17 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.13% -15.56% +21.62%
10th Percentile £16.91 £16.87 £12.75
90th Percentile £22.42 £30.70 £33.75
England median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year -2.67% +31.58% +14.00%

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 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 1,072 965 1,306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 21.97% 23.29% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 607 942
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -0.33% +7.50%
10th Percentile £300 £287 £285
90th Percentile £538 £519 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 19
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.42 £19.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.71% -9.52% +6.33%
10th Percentile £15.63 £16.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £34.24 £33.75
England median hourly rate £35.00 £28.25 £32.20
% change year-on-year +23.89% -12.27% +28.80%

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 21 June 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
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 21 June 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 0 279 £363 +6.62% 124
South Yorkshire -1 44 £350 +0.57% 27
North Yorkshire +2 33 £313 -10.71% 32
East Yorkshire -11 3 £400 +14.29% 13
Humberside -2 1 £259 -26.00% 1
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 203 (55.01%) .NET
2 193 (52.30%) C#
3 188 (50.95%) SQL
4 170 (46.07%) Agile Software Development
5 137 (37.13%) ASP.NET
6 134 (36.31%) MVC
7 117 (31.71%) JavaScript
8 108 (29.27%) Microsoft
9 103 (27.91%) ASP.NET Web API
10 96 (26.02%) T-SQL
11 89 (24.12%) ASP.NET MVC
12 83 (22.49%) AngularJS
13 76 (20.60%) HTML
14 72 (19.51%) TDD
15 69 (18.70%) CSS
16 65 (17.62%) Scrum
16 65 (17.62%) jQuery
17 60 (16.26%) .NET Framework
18 58 (15.72%) Business Intelligence
19 53 (14.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 49 (13.28%) E-Commerce
21 48 (13.01%) Oracle
22 43 (11.65%) Vue (Vue.js)
23 42 (11.38%) Microservices
24 41 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
25 40 (10.84%) React
26 39 (10.57%) Team Foundation Server
27 37 (10.03%) Entity Framework
27 37 (10.03%) Microsoft Azure
28 35 (9.49%) Visual Studio

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 16 (4.34%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.79%) SAS
3 12 (3.25%) CMS
4 10 (2.71%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (2.44%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.63%) Confluence
7 5 (1.36%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.08%) JBoss
9 3 (0.81%) Apache
9 3 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.81%) IIS
9 3 (0.81%) Jetty
9 3 (0.81%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.81%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.81%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.81%) WildFly
10 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.54%) nginx
10 2 (0.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (3.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) Aareon QL
1 2 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.27%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.27%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.27%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (0.27%) iTrent
2 1 (0.27%) Maximo
2 1 (0.27%) OPENHousing
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 37 (10.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.63%) npm
4 5 (1.36%) Force.com
4 5 (1.36%) GitHub
4 5 (1.36%) Office 365
4 5 (1.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 3 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.54%) PaaS
6 2 (0.54%) SaaS
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.27%) IaaS
7 1 (0.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.71%) SAN
2 7 (1.90%) Internet
2 7 (1.90%) LAN
2 7 (1.90%) WAN
3 6 (1.63%) Firewall
3 6 (1.63%) Intranet
3 6 (1.63%) SMS
4 5 (1.36%) DNS
4 5 (1.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.08%) HTTP
6 3 (0.81%) DHCP
6 3 (0.81%) NAS
6 3 (0.81%) Skype
7 2 (0.54%) AMQP
7 2 (0.54%) VPN
8 1 (0.27%) IPsec
8 1 (0.27%) MPLS
8 1 (0.27%) SNMP
8 1 (0.27%) SSL
8 1 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (14.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 41 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (9.21%) MySQL
4 33 (8.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (7.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (6.23%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (5.42%) Relational Database
8 18 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
9 17 (4.61%) SQL Server 2016
9 17 (4.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (4.07%) Power BI
11 12 (3.25%) NoSQL
12 8 (2.17%) Oracle Database
12 8 (2.17%) QlikView
13 7 (1.90%) RDBMS
14 6 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (1.63%) Informix
15 5 (1.36%) MS Access
15 5 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 39 (10.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (9.49%) Visual Studio
3 34 (9.21%) Octopus Deploy
4 21 (5.69%) Git (software)
5 12 (3.25%) JIRA
5 12 (3.25%) TeamCity
6 10 (2.71%) NUnit
6 10 (2.71%) Selenium
6 10 (2.71%) webpack
7 9 (2.44%) MSTest
8 8 (2.17%) SpecFlow
9 7 (1.90%) SoapUI
10 6 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (1.63%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.36%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (1.36%) Subversion
12 4 (1.08%) ERwin
12 4 (1.08%) Jenkins
12 4 (1.08%) PowerDesigner
12 4 (1.08%) Toad
General
1 31 (8.40%) Finance
2 8 (2.17%) Banking
2 8 (2.17%) Marketing
2 8 (2.17%) Retail
3 2 (0.54%) Billing
3 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
3 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
3 2 (0.54%) Law
3 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
3 2 (0.54%) Military
3 2 (0.54%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.27%) Legal
4 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 250 (67.75%) Developer
2 136 (36.86%) .NET Developer
3 89 (24.12%) C# Developer
4 87 (23.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 48 (13.01%) ASP.NET Developer
6 44 (11.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 41 (11.11%) SQL Developer
8 37 (10.03%) Analyst
9 27 (7.32%) Angular Developer
10 26 (7.05%) DBA
11 24 (6.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 17 (4.61%) Sitecore Developer
13 16 (4.34%) Full Stack Developer
13 16 (4.34%) SQL DBA
13 16 (4.34%) SQL Server Developer
14 15 (4.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 14 (3.79%) Senior Developer
16 13 (3.52%) Software Developer
17 12 (3.25%) Senior .NET Developer
17 12 (3.25%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (55.01%) .NET
2 137 (37.13%) ASP.NET
3 103 (27.91%) ASP.NET Web API
4 89 (24.12%) ASP.NET MVC
5 83 (22.49%) AngularJS
6 76 (20.60%) HTML
7 69 (18.70%) CSS
8 65 (17.62%) jQuery
9 60 (16.26%) .NET Framework
10 43 (11.65%) Vue (Vue.js)
11 40 (10.84%) React
12 37 (10.03%) Entity Framework
13 30 (8.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 27 (7.32%) CSS3
14 27 (7.32%) HTML5
15 26 (7.05%) Web Services
16 24 (6.50%) RESTful
17 16 (4.34%) .NET Core
17 16 (4.34%) WCF
18 15 (4.07%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.79%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (3.52%) User Experience
4 10 (2.71%) Data Centre
4 10 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (2.71%) NHS
5 9 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.90%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.90%) Clustering
7 5 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (1.36%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.08%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.81%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.81%) Replication
10 2 (0.54%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.54%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.54%) W3C
11 1 (0.27%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (9.21%) Windows
2 18 (4.88%) Linux
2 18 (4.88%) Windows Server
3 14 (3.79%) Unix
4 10 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.81%) Android
6 3 (0.81%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.54%) AIX
7 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.54%) Debian
7 2 (0.54%) HPUX
7 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.54%) Solaris
8 1 (0.27%) CentOS
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (46.07%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (36.31%) MVC
3 72 (19.51%) TDD
4 65 (17.62%) Scrum
5 58 (15.72%) Business Intelligence
6 49 (13.28%) E-Commerce
7 42 (11.38%) Microservices
8 35 (9.49%) Web Development
9 34 (9.21%) ETL
10 27 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
11 24 (6.50%) SOA
12 22 (5.96%) OOP
13 20 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (5.15%) Performance Tuning
14 19 (5.15%) SOLID
14 19 (5.15%) Test Automation
15 18 (4.88%) Migration
15 18 (4.88%) OO
16 17 (4.61%) Stakeholder Management
17 14 (3.79%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 193 (52.30%) C#
2 188 (50.95%) SQL
3 117 (31.71%) JavaScript
4 96 (26.02%) T-SQL
5 19 (5.15%) Java
6 18 (4.88%) VB.NET
7 16 (4.34%) PowerShell
8 12 (3.25%) Ruby
8 12 (3.25%) Shell Script
8 12 (3.25%) VB
9 10 (2.71%) Python
10 8 (2.17%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.17%) TypeScript
11 7 (1.90%) VB6
12 5 (1.36%) Apex Code
12 5 (1.36%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.36%) SOQL
12 5 (1.36%) VBA
13 3 (0.81%) C
13 3 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (4.07%) Degree
2 7 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.54%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.54%) HND
4 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.54%) MCSE
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.27%) CISSP
5 1 (0.27%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (0.27%) MCITP
5 1 (0.27%) MCTS
5 1 (0.27%) SSCP
5 1 (0.27%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.79%) QA
2 13 (3.52%) GDPR
3 5 (1.36%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.36%) SLA
4 1 (0.27%) GCP
System Software
1 19 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.98%) Docker
3 10 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.81%) KVM
5 2 (0.54%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.27%) vSphere
6 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (1.90%) Ansible
3 5 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.36%) Puppet
4 2 (0.54%) Cobbler
4 2 (0.54%) CSIRT
4 2 (0.54%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle Statspack
4 2 (0.54%) SCOM
5 1 (0.27%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.27%) Grafana
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.27%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 108 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 48 (13.01%) Oracle
3 22 (5.96%) Sitecore
4 11 (2.98%) SAP
4 11 (2.98%) VMware
5 7 (1.90%) Tableau
6 6 (1.63%) Citrix
7 5 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.08%) Ab Initio
8 4 (1.08%) Cisco
8 4 (1.08%) NetApp
8 4 (1.08%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.81%) Google
9 3 (0.81%) HP
9 3 (0.81%) Netezza
9 3 (0.81%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.81%) Remedy
9 3 (0.81%) Teradata
10 2 (0.54%) Cognos
10 2 (0.54%) Sybase