The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the York 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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 26 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 2.26% 1.41% 12.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.14% 5.56% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
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£413 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+42.50% -23.07%
SQL Server 2008
North Yorkshire

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 York region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
York
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
42 18 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 31.58% 25.35% 44.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 13
Average daily rate £325 £335 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +11.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £318 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in York

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in York

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in York

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in York

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the York 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) C#
3 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) MVC
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
4 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (50.00%) jQuery
6 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (25.00%) HTML
7 3 (25.00%) Java
7 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) Scrum
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (25.00%) WCF
7 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (16.67%) Graphic Design
8 2 (16.67%) Marketing
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the York 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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) NUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (8.33%) Moq
2 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (16.67%) DBA
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) WCF
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (16.67%) RESTful
5 2 (16.67%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) Ajax
6 1 (8.33%) NHibernate
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (8.33%) JSON
6 1 (8.33%) XML
6 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
6 1 (8.33%) REST
6 1 (8.33%) CSS3
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Graphic Design
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Kanban
4 1 (8.33%) MVVM
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) OOD
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MCPD
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft