The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 85 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
-29 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 8 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.56% 1.69% 1.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.87% 8.49% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 8
Average daily rate £450 £400 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +36.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.69 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+48.13% -8.92%
SQL Server 2008
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
279 271 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.66% 19.94% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 158 88
Average daily rate £375 £380 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £9.50 £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +251.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (80.00%) C#
3 15 (75.00%) .NET
3 15 (75.00%) MVC
4 14 (70.00%) CSS
5 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
6 12 (60.00%) jQuery
7 11 (55.00%) .NET Framework
7 11 (55.00%) CSS3
8 10 (50.00%) Investment Management
9 8 (40.00%) SQL
10 6 (30.00%) HTML
10 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
11 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
12 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
13 3 (15.00%) Java
13 3 (15.00%) WCF
13 3 (15.00%) Spring
13 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (15.00%) RESTful
13 3 (15.00%) HTML5
14 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 2 (10.00%) Entity Framework
14 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
14 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 2 (10.00%) MyBatis
14 2 (10.00%) Thymeleaf
14 2 (10.00%) FishEye

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) MS Access
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (10.00%) FishEye
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
1 2 (10.00%) JUnit
1 2 (10.00%) Maven
1 2 (10.00%) NetBeans
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
1 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (45.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 9 (45.00%) Software Developer
4 8 (40.00%) C# Developer
5 7 (35.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
8 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
8 2 (10.00%) Java Applications Developer
9 1 (5.00%) ASP Developer
9 1 (5.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 1 (5.00%) DBA
9 1 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
9 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
9 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
9 1 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
9 1 (5.00%) VB VBA Developer
9 1 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
9 1 (5.00%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) .NET
2 14 (70.00%) CSS
3 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
4 12 (60.00%) jQuery
5 11 (55.00%) .NET Framework
5 11 (55.00%) CSS3
6 6 (30.00%) HTML
7 3 (15.00%) HTML5
7 3 (15.00%) RESTful
7 3 (15.00%) Spring
7 3 (15.00%) WCF
8 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (10.00%) Entity Framework
8 2 (10.00%) MyBatis
8 2 (10.00%) Thymeleaf
8 2 (10.00%) Web Services
9 1 (5.00%) Classic ASP
9 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) MVC
2 10 (50.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.00%) Data Management
3 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Management
3 1 (5.00%) OO
3 1 (5.00%) OOP
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.00%) SDLC
3 1 (5.00%) SOLID
3 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (15.00%) Java
6 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (10.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) Sybase
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Nigel Frank International Ltd
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