Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 20 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 128 118
Rank change year-on-year -17 -10 -38
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 29 26 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.84% 0.91% 1.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.46% 3.81% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 47
West Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £325 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% -16.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £300 £308 £258
90th Percentile £400 £398 £465
Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £339 £381
% change year-on-year +0.37% -11.15% +17.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £19.00 £16.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.09% -13.03%
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £19.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year - -22.45% +32.43%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 838 683 927
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 24.18% 24.02% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 456 666
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.71% +9.14%
10th Percentile £310 £305 £287
90th Percentile £538 £538 £519
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £381
% change year-on-year +3.23% +1.71% +8.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 8
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £28.00 £19.00 £18.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.37% +2.45% +0.58%
10th Percentile £13.50 £15.27 £14.25
90th Percentile £33.75 £35.09 £74.73
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.42 £19.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year +12.71% +25.62% -27.98%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -18 23 £343 +5.38% 1
Halifax - 3 £305 -
Wakefield +1 1 - -
Pontefract - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (65.52%) .NET
2 19 (65.52%) C#
3 16 (55.17%) HTML
3 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
3 16 (55.17%) SQL
3 16 (55.17%) CSS
4 15 (51.72%) ASP.NET
4 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (51.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (48.28%) HTML5
5 14 (48.28%) CSS3
5 14 (48.28%) MVC
6 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (41.38%) AngularJS
6 12 (41.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (41.38%) Microservices
7 11 (37.93%) Web Development
7 11 (37.93%) T-SQL
8 10 (34.48%) .NET Framework
8 10 (34.48%) Scrum
9 9 (31.03%) TDD
9 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET Core
9 9 (31.03%) Docker
9 9 (31.03%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (31.03%) Sass
9 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (24.14%) Project Management
10 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (20.69%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (51.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
7 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (20.69%) webpack
3 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Developer
2 14 (48.28%) .NET Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Senior .NET Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Senior Developer
4 7 (24.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (24.14%) C# Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Senior C# Developer
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Banking Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (3.45%) SSIS Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) .NET
2 16 (55.17%) CSS
2 16 (55.17%) HTML
3 15 (51.72%) ASP.NET
4 14 (48.28%) CSS3
4 14 (48.28%) HTML5
5 12 (41.38%) AngularJS
5 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (41.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (34.48%) .NET Framework
7 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET Core
7 9 (31.03%) Sass
8 6 (20.69%) .NET Core
8 6 (20.69%) RESTful
8 6 (20.69%) Vue.js
9 4 (13.79%) XML
10 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 3 (10.34%) Dapper ORM
10 3 (10.34%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) MVC
3 12 (41.38%) Microservices
4 11 (37.93%) Web Development
5 10 (34.48%) Scrum
6 9 (31.03%) TDD
7 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (24.14%) Project Management
8 6 (20.69%) Agile Project Management
8 6 (20.69%) CQRS
8 6 (20.69%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
10 4 (13.79%) ETL
10 4 (13.79%) Kimball Methodology
11 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (10.34%) Data Management
11 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
11 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
11 3 (10.34%) SOA
11 3 (10.34%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) C#
2 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
2 16 (55.17%) SQL
3 11 (37.93%) T-SQL
4 6 (20.69%) TypeScript
5 2 (6.90%) VB
5 2 (6.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle