The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 28 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 2.31% 0.46% 4.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.69% 2.70% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £388 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £339
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% +2.17%
SQL Server 2008
Northamptonshire

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 Northampton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
65 37 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 30.09% 16.97% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 22 24
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.59 £28.13 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.66%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northampton region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) OLAP
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 11 (78.57%) Kimball Methodology
3 10 (71.43%) OLAP Cube
3 10 (71.43%) Dimensional Modelling
3 10 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 9 (64.29%) ETL
5 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (57.14%) SQL
6 7 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (28.57%) Data Quality
8 3 (21.43%) C#
8 3 (21.43%) .NET
9 2 (14.29%) HTML
9 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 2 (14.29%) VBScript
9 2 (14.29%) IIS
9 2 (14.29%) XML
9 2 (14.29%) Classic ASP
9 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 2 (14.29%) CSS
9 2 (14.29%) HTML5
9 2 (14.29%) CSS3
9 2 (14.29%) Reference Data
9 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) OLAP
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (71.43%) OLAP Cube
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (7.14%) Looker
8 1 (7.14%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (7.14%) Automotive
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 4 (28.57%) SQL BI Developer
4 4 (28.57%) SSRS Developer
5 3 (21.43%) OLAP Developer
5 3 (21.43%) SSIS Developer
6 2 (14.29%) ASP Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Classic ASP Developer
6 2 (14.29%) ETL Developer
7 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Business Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior ETL Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior OLAP Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 1 (7.14%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) Classic ASP
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) CSS3
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) HTML5
2 2 (14.29%) jQuery
2 2 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Reference Data
2 1 (7.14%) EPoS
2 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (78.57%) Kimball Methodology
2 10 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (71.43%) Dimensional Modelling
3 9 (64.29%) ETL
4 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Data Management
6 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.14%) B2B
6 1 (7.14%) B2C
6 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) Database Optimisation
6 1 (7.14%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) VBScript
4 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft