The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 45 25 42
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 17 78 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.78% 8.97% 4.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.82% 26.99% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 65 22
Median daily rate £438 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £272 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £29.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+44.06% +48.16%
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 Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
123 289 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.13% 33.22% 30.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 226 150
Median daily rate £400 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £493 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Median hourly rate £20.50 £29.50 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.50% +35.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.14 £33.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.71% +34.20%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 Wales

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Wales

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
South Wales -13 17 £438 +2.94% 3
SQL Server 2008
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SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (39.47%) ITIL
3 14 (36.84%) Windows
3 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (34.21%) Change Control
5 12 (31.58%) KnockoutJS
5 12 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (31.58%) WCF
5 12 (31.58%) jQuery
5 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET
5 12 (31.58%) CSS
5 12 (31.58%) .NET
5 12 (31.58%) HTML
5 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
5 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 12 (31.58%) MVC
6 11 (28.95%) C#
6 11 (28.95%) Visual Studio
6 11 (28.95%) TDD
6 11 (28.95%) TypeScript
6 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (28.95%) Couchbase
6 11 (28.95%) AngularJS
6 11 (28.95%) CSS3
6 11 (28.95%) MongoDB
6 11 (28.95%) NoSQL
6 11 (28.95%) Unit Testing
6 11 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (28.95%) Test Automation
6 11 (28.95%) HTML5

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (26.32%) Apache
1 10 (26.32%) Moodle
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (28.95%) Couchbase
3 11 (28.95%) MongoDB
3 11 (28.95%) NoSQL
4 10 (26.32%) MySQL
5 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
6 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Visual Studio
2 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 8 (21.05%) TeamCity
3 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
3 7 (18.42%) MbUnit
3 7 (18.42%) Mercurial
3 7 (18.42%) MSTest
3 7 (18.42%) NUnit
3 7 (18.42%) Selenium
3 7 (18.42%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (73.68%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) .NET Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Software Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Moodle Developer
5 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Automation Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Product Specialist
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.26%) SSRS Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (2.63%) HTML Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) SQL DBA
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) .NET
1 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET
1 12 (31.58%) CSS
1 12 (31.58%) HTML
1 12 (31.58%) jQuery
1 12 (31.58%) KnockoutJS
1 12 (31.58%) WCF
2 11 (28.95%) AngularJS
2 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (28.95%) CSS3
2 11 (28.95%) HTML5
3 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (18.42%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.63%) Ajax
5 1 (2.63%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (2.63%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) e-Learning
2 7 (18.42%) NHS
3 5 (13.16%) Informatics
3 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) ITIL
2 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (34.21%) Change Control
4 12 (31.58%) MVC
5 11 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (28.95%) TDD
5 11 (28.95%) Test Automation
5 11 (28.95%) Unit Testing
6 10 (26.32%) Project Management
7 8 (21.05%) Web Development
8 7 (18.42%) ATDD
8 7 (18.42%) BDD
8 7 (18.42%) DevOps
8 7 (18.42%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (18.42%) Scrum
8 7 (18.42%) Test-First Development
8 7 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (15.79%) ITIL V3
10 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
10 5 (13.16%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 11 (28.95%) C#
2 11 (28.95%) TypeScript
3 10 (26.32%) PHP
3 10 (26.32%) SQL
4 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.63%) MCSE
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Blue Prism