Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 146 130
Rank change year-on-year -25 -16 -44
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 33 44 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.67% 1.04% 1.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.87% 4.43% 6.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 43 57
Yorkshire median daily rate £348 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £255 £308 £255
90th Percentile £400 £388 £438
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £21.50 £16.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +33.62% +3.81%
England median hourly rate £34.70 £42.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -18.35% +63.46% -8.77%

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 1,148 993 1,426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 23.40% 23.45% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 818 649 1,012
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.58% +9.29%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £288
90th Percentile £548 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 20
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +25.00% -22.22%
10th Percentile £14.15 £12.00 £12.23
90th Percentile £34.00 £35.00 £31.73
England median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.34%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -12 25 £356 +7.07% 13
North Yorkshire -1 7 £300 +9.09% 1
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (63.64%) SQL
3 17 (51.52%) C#
4 16 (48.48%) .NET
5 14 (42.42%) CSS
5 14 (42.42%) HTML
6 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET
7 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
7 12 (36.36%) T-SQL
7 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (33.33%) HTML5
8 11 (33.33%) CSS3
8 11 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (30.30%) AngularJS
9 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (30.30%) MVC
9 10 (30.30%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (27.27%) Microservices
10 9 (27.27%) Docker
10 9 (27.27%) Scrum
10 9 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
12 7 (21.21%) Project Management
12 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (21.21%) TDD
12 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.03%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (18.18%) npm
4 4 (12.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) DNS
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) LAN
2 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
7 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (6.06%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
8 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (18.18%) webpack
2 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
3 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (3.03%) FxCop
5 1 (3.03%) Selenium
5 1 (3.03%) StyleCop
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Senior .NET Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Senior Developer
4 6 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior C# Developer
4 6 (18.18%) SQL Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Office 365 Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) SharePoint Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) DBA
8 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) .NET
2 14 (42.42%) CSS
2 14 (42.42%) HTML
3 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET
4 11 (33.33%) CSS3
4 11 (33.33%) HTML5
5 10 (30.30%) AngularJS
5 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (18.18%) .NET Core
7 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET Core
7 6 (18.18%) Sass
7 6 (18.18%) Vue.js
8 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
9 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 3 (9.09%) Dapper ORM
9 3 (9.09%) Entity Framework
9 3 (9.09%) RESTful
9 3 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.06%) Clustering
1 2 (6.06%) User Experience
2 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.03%) Replication
2 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) MVC
2 10 (30.30%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (27.27%) Microservices
3 9 (27.27%) Scrum
4 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (21.21%) Project Management
4 7 (21.21%) TDD
5 6 (18.18%) Agile Project Management
5 6 (18.18%) CQRS
5 6 (18.18%) Web Development
6 4 (12.12%) ETL
6 4 (12.12%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.09%) Data Management
7 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 3 (9.09%) OOP
7 3 (9.09%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) SQL
2 17 (51.52%) C#
3 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 12 (36.36%) T-SQL
4 6 (18.18%) TypeScript
5 3 (9.09%) VB
6 2 (6.06%) VBA
7 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) Docker
2 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) VMware