The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 33 20 36
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 2 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.87% 5.43% 1.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.64% 12.50% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
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£350 £286 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.27% -4.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.75% +32.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
55 80 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 24.02% 43.48% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 41 57
Average daily rate £350 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £175.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-85.71% +872.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.60 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+22.39% -7.00%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Bradford region.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Bradford region.

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2005.

1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) F5
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) System Testing
5 1 (20.00%) EPiServer
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Clustering
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2005. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
1 1 (20.00%) EPiServer
1 1 (20.00%) F5