The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Devon region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 30 15 27
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 2.77% 9.44% 1.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.67% 41.46% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 1
Average daily rate £240 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.20% -10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -7.63%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
42 41 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 16.60% 22.78% 31.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 29
Average daily rate £280 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £12.98 £36.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.43% -18.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2008
South West

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Devon

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Devon region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -4 5 £200 -34.69% 1
SQL Server 2008
South West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) .NET
3 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 10 (66.67%) MVC
4 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (40.00%) CMS
5 6 (40.00%) WCF
5 6 (40.00%) Umbraco
5 6 (40.00%) C#
6 5 (33.33%) HTML
6 5 (33.33%) CSS
7 4 (26.67%) XML
7 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) OO
7 4 (26.67%) JSON
7 4 (26.67%) Scrum
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (13.33%) NHibernate
9 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
9 2 (13.33%) XPath
9 2 (13.33%) ReSharper
9 2 (13.33%) Ajax
9 2 (13.33%) PerformancePoint
9 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
9 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (13.33%) jQuery
9 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Finance
9 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 6 (40.00%) CMS
1 6 (40.00%) Umbraco
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
1 2 (13.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (13.33%) PerformancePoint
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) MS Access
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (6.67%) SQLPlus
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) NUnit
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
1 2 (13.33%) ReSharper
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (13.33%) NuGet
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) .NET Developer
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Excel Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Report Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (40.00%) WCF
5 5 (33.33%) HTML
5 5 (33.33%) CSS
6 4 (26.67%) XML
6 4 (26.67%) JSON
7 2 (13.33%) jQuery
7 2 (13.33%) Ninject
7 2 (13.33%) REST
7 2 (13.33%) XSLT
7 2 (13.33%) Spring
7 2 (13.33%) Ajax
7 2 (13.33%) NHibernate
7 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
7 2 (13.33%) Web Services
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (13.33%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (6.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
1 2 (13.33%) GIS
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) Scrum
2 4 (26.67%) OO
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) OOD
3 2 (13.33%) SOA
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) UML
3 2 (13.33%) OOP
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Software Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (13.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (13.33%) XQuery
3 2 (13.33%) XPath
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle