Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 May 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 126 127
Rank change year-on-year -38 +1 -46
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 37 60 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.76% 1.42% 1.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.56% 5.85% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 47 65
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% -2.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £221 £306 £242
90th Percentile £400 £388 £468
England median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.45% +32.43%
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +30.77% +30.00%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,040 1,026 1,294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 21.25% 24.30% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 723 644 923
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £292 £293 £275
90th Percentile £538 £525 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 19
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.77 £19.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.21% -9.52% -2.33%
10th Percentile £14.38 £16.20 £13.85
90th Percentile £34.13 £35.52 £33.75
England median hourly rate £32.25 £30.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.19% +2.73%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 May 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
West Yorkshire -24 32 £339 -0.37% 7
South Yorkshire -16 3 £250 -26.47% 2
North Yorkshire -7 2 £210 -44.00% 3
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 37 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (64.86%) C#
2 24 (64.86%) .NET
3 22 (59.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (56.76%) ASP.NET
4 21 (56.76%) MVC
5 20 (54.05%) SQL
6 19 (51.35%) HTML
6 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
6 19 (51.35%) CSS
7 16 (43.24%) AngularJS
7 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (43.24%) HTML5
7 16 (43.24%) CSS3
7 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (43.24%) Microservices
7 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (40.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (37.84%) Web Development
9 14 (37.84%) .NET Framework
10 13 (35.14%) Scrum
10 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET Core
11 12 (32.43%) TDD
11 12 (32.43%) Octopus Deploy
11 12 (32.43%) Sass
12 11 (29.73%) RESTful
13 10 (27.03%) T-SQL
14 9 (24.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (24.32%) Docker
15 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.51%) npm
3 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) HTTP
2 2 (5.41%) LAN
2 2 (5.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (59.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (24.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
7 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
8 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (13.51%) webpack
3 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Developer
2 20 (54.05%) .NET Developer
3 9 (24.32%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (24.32%) C# Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Senior .NET Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Senior Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Senior C# Developer
5 5 (13.51%) SQL Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) VB Developer
8 2 (5.41%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.41%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.41%) VB6 Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Banking Business Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Report Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (64.86%) .NET
2 21 (56.76%) ASP.NET
3 19 (51.35%) CSS
3 19 (51.35%) HTML
4 16 (43.24%) AngularJS
4 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET Web API
4 16 (43.24%) CSS3
4 16 (43.24%) HTML5
5 15 (40.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 14 (37.84%) .NET Framework
7 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET Core
8 12 (32.43%) Sass
9 11 (29.73%) RESTful
10 5 (13.51%) .NET Core
10 5 (13.51%) Vue (Vue.js)
10 5 (13.51%) XML
11 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 4 (10.81%) Dapper ORM
11 4 (10.81%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.41%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
1 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) MVC
2 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) Microservices
3 14 (37.84%) Web Development
4 13 (35.14%) Scrum
5 12 (32.43%) TDD
6 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (18.92%) SOA
7 6 (16.22%) Project Management
8 5 (13.51%) Agile Project Management
8 5 (13.51%) CQRS
8 5 (13.51%) ETL
9 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
9 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
9 4 (10.81%) Integration Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Migration
9 4 (10.81%) OOP
9 4 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (10.81%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 24 (64.86%) C#
2 20 (54.05%) SQL
3 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
4 10 (27.03%) T-SQL
5 5 (13.51%) TypeScript
6 3 (8.11%) VB
7 2 (5.41%) VB6
8 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Docker
2 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco
2 2 (5.41%) Citrix
2 2 (5.41%) VMware