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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 55 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 10 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.59% 4.72% 5.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.05% 14.36% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 21
Median daily rate £294 £450 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.72% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £330 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £528 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £20.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+102.50% -40.29%
SQL Server 2008
Wales

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
198 195 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.43% 32.88% 32.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 154 128
Median daily rate £425 £358 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £464 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 2
Median hourly rate £57.50 £24.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.69% +71.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.03 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £30.00 £14.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +13 7 £270 -28.00%
SQL Server 2008
Wales

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (47.83%) WCF
3 11 (47.83%) jQuery
3 11 (47.83%) MVC
3 11 (47.83%) .NET
3 11 (47.83%) HTML
3 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET
3 11 (47.83%) CSS
3 11 (47.83%) KnockoutJS
3 11 (47.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (43.48%) CSS3
4 10 (43.48%) HTML5
4 10 (43.48%) MongoDB
4 10 (43.48%) NoSQL
4 10 (43.48%) Couchbase
4 10 (43.48%) AngularJS
4 10 (43.48%) TypeScript
4 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (43.48%) C#
4 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio
4 10 (43.48%) Unit Testing
4 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
4 10 (43.48%) TDD
5 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 7 (30.43%) Scrum
6 6 (26.09%) ITIL
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (47.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (43.48%) Couchbase
3 10 (43.48%) MongoDB
3 10 (43.48%) NoSQL
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio
2 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 6 (26.09%) TeamCity
3 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
3 5 (21.74%) MbUnit
3 5 (21.74%) Mercurial
3 5 (21.74%) MSTest
3 5 (21.74%) NUnit
3 5 (21.74%) Selenium
3 5 (21.74%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (4.35%) Advertising
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) .NET Developer
3 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Product Specialist
4 4 (17.39%) SSRS Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Business Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Database Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Development Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.35%) HTML Developer
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
1 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET
1 11 (47.83%) CSS
1 11 (47.83%) HTML
1 11 (47.83%) jQuery
1 11 (47.83%) KnockoutJS
1 11 (47.83%) WCF
2 10 (43.48%) AngularJS
2 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET Web API
2 10 (43.48%) CSS3
2 10 (43.48%) HTML5
3 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (21.74%) Gherkin
5 1 (4.35%) Ajax
5 1 (4.35%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (4.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Informatics
2 4 (17.39%) NHS
3 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) MVC
3 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (43.48%) TDD
3 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
3 10 (43.48%) Unit Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Scrum
5 6 (26.09%) ITIL
5 6 (26.09%) ITIL V3
5 6 (26.09%) Web Development
6 5 (21.74%) ATDD
6 5 (21.74%) BDD
6 5 (21.74%) Change Control
6 5 (21.74%) DevOps
6 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
6 5 (21.74%) Project Management
6 5 (21.74%) Service Management
6 5 (21.74%) Test-First Development
6 5 (21.74%) Web Application Development
7 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 10 (43.48%) C#
2 10 (43.48%) TypeScript
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft