The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 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 2008 over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 30 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 5.45% 1.08% 1.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.09% 3.92% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
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£350 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -34.42%
SQL Server 2008
West Yorkshire

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
87 51 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 33.85% 27.57% 35.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 19 33
Average daily rate £350 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £362 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -2.16%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Bradford region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Bradford region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008.

1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (76.19%) SQL
3 15 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (66.67%) T-SQL
5 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
5 9 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (38.10%) System Testing
6 8 (38.10%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
6 8 (38.10%) Integration Testing
6 8 (38.10%) Test Scripting
6 8 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
6 8 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (38.10%) Regression Testing
6 8 (38.10%) Finance
7 7 (33.33%) .NET
7 7 (33.33%) C#
8 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
8 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (28.57%) jQuery
9 5 (23.81%) WCF
9 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (23.81%) TDD
9 5 (23.81%) N-Tier
9 5 (23.81%) OO
10 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
1 1 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Unica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
1 9 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
1 8 (38.10%) Test Analyst
1 8 (38.10%) Data Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) DBA
4 4 (19.05%) SQL DBA
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Applications Developer
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 6 (28.57%) jQuery
3 5 (23.81%) WCF
4 1 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) Ajax
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) Regression Testing
1 8 (38.10%) User Acceptance Testing
1 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
1 8 (38.10%) Integration Testing
1 8 (38.10%) Test Scripting
1 8 (38.10%) System Testing
2 5 (23.81%) OO
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) TDD
3 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) MVC
6 1 (4.76%) Content Management
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) CRM
6 1 (4.76%) ETL
6 1 (4.76%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 14 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 7 (33.33%) C#
4 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) EPiServer
2 1 (4.76%) Sitecore
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