Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 6 months to 23 September 2018 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
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 92 117
Rank change year-on-year -33 +25 -33
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 15 40 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.61% 1.85% 1.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.39% 7.07% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 38 25
Leeds median daily rate £388 £340 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.97% -3.00% +7.85%
10th Percentile £315 £308 £296
90th Percentile £400 £388 £450
West Yorkshire median daily rate £353 £340 £345
% change year-on-year +3.82% -1.45% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Leeds median hourly rate - - £13.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £13.50

SQL Server 2008 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 628 566 710
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 25.36% 26.17% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 405 504
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £296
90th Percentile £575 £538 £519
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 7
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 £21.25 £16.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +32.07% -8.06%
10th Percentile £12.55 £17.98 £13.20
90th Percentile £32.20 £24.73 £31.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £19.75 £16.09
% change year-on-year -13.92% +22.75% -8.06%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Leeds

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Leeds

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
2 11 (73.33%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) .NET
3 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (53.33%) MVC
4 8 (53.33%) HTML
4 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (53.33%) SQL
4 8 (53.33%) CSS
4 8 (53.33%) AngularJS
4 8 (53.33%) CSS3
4 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (53.33%) HTML5
4 8 (53.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (53.33%) Docker
4 8 (53.33%) Microservices
5 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (40.00%) TDD
6 6 (40.00%) Scrum
6 6 (40.00%) Web Development
6 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (40.00%) Project Management
6 6 (40.00%) webpack
6 6 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (40.00%) TypeScript
6 6 (40.00%) Vue.js
6 6 (40.00%) .NET Core

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (40.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (40.00%) webpack
2 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (46.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 7 (46.67%) Senior Developer
4 6 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (40.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (40.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 6 (40.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (13.33%) SSIS Developer
7 1 (6.67%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
1 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
2 8 (53.33%) AngularJS
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 8 (53.33%) CSS
2 8 (53.33%) CSS3
2 8 (53.33%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) HTML5
2 8 (53.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (40.00%) .NET Core
3 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET Core
3 6 (40.00%) Sass
3 6 (40.00%) Vue.js
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (13.33%) Dapper ORM
4 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (13.33%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Microservices
1 8 (53.33%) MVC
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
3 6 (40.00%) CQRS
3 6 (40.00%) Project Management
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) TDD
3 6 (40.00%) Web Development
4 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (20.00%) ETL
4 3 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) OOP
5 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (13.33%) SOLID
6 1 (6.67%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (40.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Docker