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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 31 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.93% 1.17% 3.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.67% 2.67% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate
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£283 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.60% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £313 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £31.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +22.11%
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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
60 75 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 25.10% 43.86% 35.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 40 49
Average daily rate £350 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +13.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) jQuery
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (36.36%) NHS
5 4 (36.36%) MVC
5 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (36.36%) ETL
5 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) OO
6 3 (27.27%) N-Tier
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) WCF
6 3 (27.27%) TDD
7 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (9.09%) F5
8 1 (9.09%) System Testing
8 1 (9.09%) EPiServer
8 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (9.09%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) WCF
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 1 (9.09%) Ajax
6 1 (9.09%) CSS
6 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) NHS
2 3 (27.27%) N-Tier
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) MVC
1 4 (36.36%) ETL
1 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) System Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) F5
1 1 (9.09%) EPiServer
1 1 (9.09%) VMware