The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 22 24 36
Rank change year-on-year +2 +12  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 0.94% 0.68% 1.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.17% 2.27% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £340 £250 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -27.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £330
% change year-on-year -0.70% +6.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -55.29% +70.00%  

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 24 44 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 22.64% 29.73% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 32 31
Median daily rate £475 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £208 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Median hourly rate £34.24 £23.00 £17.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.86% +28.67%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Bradford

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Bradford

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Bradford

SQL Server 2008
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Bradford region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) DevExpress
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) YouTrack
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (50.00%) YouTrack
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) DevExpress
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft