Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 112 97
Rank change year-on-year -17 -15 -19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 25 21 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.98% 0.97% 1.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.68% 3.80% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 39
Leeds median daily rate £340 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% -18.75% +23.08%
10th Percentile £300 £308 £268
90th Percentile £400 £388 £473
West Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £325 £383
% change year-on-year +4.62% -15.03% +17.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Leeds median hourly rate - £19.00 £16.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.09% -13.03%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £19.00 £16.09
% change year-on-year - +18.09% -13.03%

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 679 552 722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 26.62% 25.63% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 382 530
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.27% +12.86%
10th Percentile £305 £308 £300
90th Percentile £538 £506 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Leeds median hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £15.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.32% +24.22% -17.32%
10th Percentile £12.80 £17.30 £14.43
90th Percentile £33.45 £24.50 £15.96
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £28.00 £19.00 £18.55
% change year-on-year +47.37% +2.45% +0.93%

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 17 July 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 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (76.00%) .NET
2 19 (76.00%) C#
3 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (68.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (64.00%) CSS
4 16 (64.00%) HTML
4 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (64.00%) MVC
5 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (56.00%) HTML5
5 14 (56.00%) CSS3
5 14 (56.00%) AngularJS
5 14 (56.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (56.00%) Microservices
6 13 (52.00%) Web Development
7 11 (44.00%) TDD
7 11 (44.00%) Scrum
7 11 (44.00%) SQL
7 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET Core
7 11 (44.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 11 (44.00%) Sass
8 10 (40.00%) .NET Framework
9 9 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (36.00%) Docker
10 8 (32.00%) RESTful
11 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
12 6 (24.00%) Vue (Vue.js)

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (24.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (68.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (24.00%) webpack
3 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
2 16 (64.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (36.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 9 (36.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (28.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (28.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (28.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 7 (28.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) .NET
2 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (64.00%) CSS
3 16 (64.00%) HTML
4 14 (56.00%) AngularJS
4 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (56.00%) CSS3
4 14 (56.00%) HTML5
4 14 (56.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET Core
5 11 (44.00%) Sass
6 10 (40.00%) .NET Framework
7 8 (32.00%) RESTful
8 6 (24.00%) .NET Core
8 6 (24.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 3 (12.00%) Dapper ORM
9 3 (12.00%) Entity Framework
10 2 (8.00%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) MVC
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) Microservices
3 13 (52.00%) Web Development
4 11 (44.00%) Scrum
4 11 (44.00%) TDD
5 6 (24.00%) Agile Project Management
5 6 (24.00%) CQRS
5 6 (24.00%) Project Management
6 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (20.00%) SOA
7 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (16.00%) ETL
7 4 (16.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (12.00%) OOP
8 3 (12.00%) SOLID
9 2 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) C#
2 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (44.00%) SQL
4 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (24.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft