The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Wales / South Wales
Rank - 59 31
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 3 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.58% 4.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 2.44% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 19
Median daily rate - £329 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £26.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+62.26% -7.63%

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 South Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
123 123 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 25.47% 23.75% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 91 121
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Median hourly rate £37.25 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.04% +8.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 South Wales

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Scrum
4 6 (40.00%) ITIL
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) ITIL V3
5 5 (33.33%) Change Control
5 5 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 5 (33.33%) CSS
5 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 5 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) HTML
5 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (33.33%) Service Management
5 5 (33.33%) MVC
5 5 (33.33%) Project Management
5 5 (33.33%) WCF
5 5 (33.33%) jQuery
5 5 (33.33%) Informatics
6 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
6 4 (26.67%) HTML5
6 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
6 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
6 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (26.67%) TDD

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (26.67%) Couchbase
3 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
3 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) MbUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
3 1 (6.67%) MSTest
3 1 (6.67%) NUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Product Specialist
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 3 (20.00%) SSRS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Business Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Database Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Development Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
1 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) jQuery
1 5 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
1 5 (33.33%) WCF
2 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (26.67%) CSS3
2 4 (26.67%) HTML5
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Ajax
4 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
4 1 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (6.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Informatics
2 4 (26.67%) NHS
3 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 6 (40.00%) ITIL V3
4 5 (33.33%) Change Control
4 5 (33.33%) MVC
4 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 5 (33.33%) Project Management
4 5 (33.33%) Service Management
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (26.67%) TDD
5 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Information Management
6 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (20.00%) Web Application Development
7 2 (13.33%) Web Development
8 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
8 1 (6.67%) BDD
8 1 (6.67%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) TypeScript
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft