Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 103 125
Rank change year-on-year -47 +22 -39
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 22 53 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.64% 1.80% 1.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.67% 7.21% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 37 29
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £340 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -1.45% +6.15%
10th Percentile £313 £309 £274
90th Percentile £400 £388 £450
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year +2.94% +0.74% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £13.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £21.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year - +59.26% +25.58%

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 823 735 914
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 23.90% 24.92% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 510 617
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £320 £310 £286
90th Percentile £550 £530 £515
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 13
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £19.75 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.92% +7.48% +5.00%
10th Percentile £13.48 £13.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £33.60 £24.60 £31.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -12.82% +39.29% -15.97%

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 23 October 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 -44 12 £388 +13.97% 2
Halifax - 3 £305 -
Wakefield +1 2 £330 -17.50% 2
Bradford -10 2 £370 +8.82% 1
Pontefract - 2 £330 - 1
Wetherby - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (68.18%) SQL
3 14 (63.64%) .NET
4 13 (59.09%) C#
4 13 (59.09%) T-SQL
5 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
5 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (36.36%) HTML5
6 8 (36.36%) CSS3
6 8 (36.36%) CSS
6 8 (36.36%) HTML
6 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
7 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (31.82%) TDD
7 7 (31.82%) MVC
7 7 (31.82%) Scrum
8 6 (27.27%) Finance
8 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (27.27%) Project Management
8 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
8 6 (27.27%) TypeScript
8 6 (27.27%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (27.27%) .NET Core
8 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Core
9 5 (22.73%) Vue.js

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:

Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (22.73%) npm
3 1 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (4.55%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
7 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (4.55%) QlikView
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (22.73%) webpack
3 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) .NET Developer
3 7 (31.82%) C# Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Senior Developer
4 6 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (27.27%) Senior .NET Developer
4 6 (27.27%) SQL Developer
5 5 (22.73%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 5 (22.73%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
7 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) DBA
7 1 (4.55%) ETL Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
3 8 (36.36%) CSS
3 8 (36.36%) CSS3
3 8 (36.36%) HTML
3 8 (36.36%) HTML5
4 6 (27.27%) .NET Core
4 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
4 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Core
5 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (22.73%) Sass
5 5 (22.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (22.73%) Vue.js
6 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
7 2 (9.09%) XML
8 1 (4.55%) jQuery
8 1 (4.55%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (31.82%) MVC
2 7 (31.82%) Scrum
2 7 (31.82%) TDD
3 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Project Management
4 5 (22.73%) CQRS
4 5 (22.73%) ETL
4 5 (22.73%) Microservices
4 5 (22.73%) Web Development
5 4 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Data Management
6 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.64%) MVVM
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (9.09%) SDLC
8 1 (4.55%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) C#
2 13 (59.09%) T-SQL
3 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 6 (27.27%) TypeScript
5 3 (13.64%) VB
6 2 (9.09%) VBA
7 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) MCITP
1 1 (4.55%) MCSE
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) RedGate