The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 120 65 71
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 12 65 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% 2.39% 1.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.27% 11.02% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 45 22
Average daily rate £413 £380 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +24.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £270 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £462 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £15.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +58.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.69 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+48.13% -8.92%
SQL Server 2008
UK

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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
528 590 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.72% 21.72% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 345 247
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Average hourly rate £16.25 £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.78% +251.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £22.50 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £47.50 £16.87
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 Scotland

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -29 8 £450 +12.50% 1
Glasgow -24 2 - - 2
West Lothian - 2 £325 -
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (71.43%) .NET
3 16 (57.14%) C#
3 16 (57.14%) CSS
4 15 (53.57%) MVC
5 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 12 (42.86%) SQL
6 12 (42.86%) jQuery
7 11 (39.29%) .NET Framework
7 11 (39.29%) CSS3
8 10 (35.71%) Investment Management
9 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
10 7 (25.00%) VB.NET
10 7 (25.00%) HTML
10 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
12 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
12 5 (17.86%) SDLC
13 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
13 4 (14.29%) Retail
13 4 (14.29%) Mobile Commerce
13 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
14 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (10.71%) Spring
14 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (10.71%) Windows
14 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
14 3 (10.71%) Java
14 3 (10.71%) WCF

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (3.57%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.57%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (7.14%) MS Access
6 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 2 (7.14%) FishEye
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
1 2 (7.14%) JUnit
1 2 (7.14%) Maven
1 2 (7.14%) NetBeans
1 2 (7.14%) Subversion
1 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.57%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.29%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Developer
2 17 (60.71%) .NET Developer
3 9 (32.14%) .NET Software Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Software Developer
4 8 (28.57%) C# Developer
5 7 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (17.86%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
7 3 (10.71%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Applications Developer
8 2 (7.14%) DBA
8 2 (7.14%) Java Applications Developer
8 2 (7.14%) SQL DBA
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Administrator
9 1 (3.57%) ColdFusion Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Consultant
9 1 (3.57%) Oracle DBA
9 1 (3.57%) SQL Server DBA
9 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (71.43%) .NET
2 16 (57.14%) CSS
3 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 12 (42.86%) jQuery
5 11 (39.29%) .NET Framework
5 11 (39.29%) CSS3
6 7 (25.00%) HTML
7 3 (10.71%) HTML5
7 3 (10.71%) RESTful
7 3 (10.71%) Spring
7 3 (10.71%) WCF
8 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
8 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
8 2 (7.14%) MyBatis
8 2 (7.14%) Thymeleaf
8 2 (7.14%) Web Services
9 1 (3.57%) Classic ASP
9 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) MVC
2 10 (35.71%) Investment Management
3 5 (17.86%) SDLC
4 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 4 (14.29%) Mobile Commerce
4 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Android Development
5 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) CRM
5 1 (3.57%) Data Management
5 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.57%) Data Transformation
5 1 (3.57%) ETL
5 1 (3.57%) ETL Development
5 1 (3.57%) iOS Development
5 1 (3.57%) OO
5 1 (3.57%) OOP
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) C#
2 12 (42.86%) SQL
3 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 7 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.71%) Java
7 2 (7.14%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.57%) Sybase
Fife
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago