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 June 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.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
West Yorkshire / Bradford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford - - 4.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +35.00% +27.65%  

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 21 55 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 22.83% 37.16% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 36 39
Median daily rate £400 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £310 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £99.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Bradford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Bradford

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) DevExpress
1 1 (100.00%) YouTrack

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) YouTrack
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) DevExpress
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft