Period
to 19 October 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 19 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 111 139
Rank change year-on-year -53 +28 -37
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 29 71 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.59% 1.67% 1.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.58% 7.15% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 54 47
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +0.74% +3.85%
10th Percentile £303 £306 £229
90th Percentile £400 £388 £450
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £21.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +59.26% +25.58%
England median hourly rate £26.90 £40.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -33.58% +35.00% +6.19%

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 1,122 993 1,376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.84% 23.30% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 788 657 946
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +8.03%
10th Percentile £300 £306 £285
90th Percentile £550 £527 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 10 22
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.82% +41.82% -17.47%
10th Percentile £12.63 £11.92 £12.25
90th Percentile £33.75 £35.95 £33.53
England median hourly rate £32.24 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +5.70% +7.02% +3.64%

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 19 October 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 19 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
West Yorkshire -48 22 £350 +2.94% 8
North Yorkshire -1 6 £325 +18.18%
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (62.07%) SQL
3 16 (55.17%) C#
4 15 (51.72%) .NET
5 14 (48.28%) T-SQL
6 11 (37.93%) HTML
6 11 (37.93%) CSS
6 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
8 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
8 9 (31.03%) Scrum
8 9 (31.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (31.03%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (27.59%) HTML5
9 8 (27.59%) CSS3
9 8 (27.59%) TDD
9 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (27.59%) MVC
9 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
10 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
11 6 (20.69%) TypeScript
11 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (20.69%) Project Management
11 6 (20.69%) Finance

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 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.45%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (17.24%) npm
4 3 (10.34%) Office 365
5 1 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (3.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (31.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (6.90%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
8 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (3.45%) QlikView
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 5 (17.24%) webpack
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.45%) FxCop
4 1 (3.45%) Selenium
4 1 (3.45%) StyleCop
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) .NET Developer
3 7 (24.14%) C# Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Senior Developer
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Developer
4 6 (20.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Administrator
7 3 (10.34%) Office 365 Administrator
7 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Administrator
7 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Architect
9 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) ETL Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
9 1 (3.45%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) .NET
2 11 (37.93%) CSS
2 11 (37.93%) HTML
3 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
4 8 (27.59%) CSS3
4 8 (27.59%) HTML5
5 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
6 6 (20.69%) .NET Core
6 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET Core
7 5 (17.24%) Sass
7 5 (17.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (17.24%) Vue.js
8 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
8 3 (10.34%) XML
9 2 (6.90%) jQuery
9 2 (6.90%) Web Services
10 1 (3.45%) JSON
10 1 (3.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (31.03%) Scrum
3 8 (27.59%) MVC
3 8 (27.59%) TDD
4 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (20.69%) Project Management
6 5 (17.24%) Agile Project Management
6 5 (17.24%) CQRS
6 5 (17.24%) ETL
6 5 (17.24%) Microservices
6 5 (17.24%) Web Development
7 4 (13.79%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
8 3 (10.34%) Data Management
8 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
8 3 (10.34%) MVVM
9 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (6.90%) SDLC
10 1 (3.45%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) SQL
2 16 (55.17%) C#
3 14 (48.28%) T-SQL
4 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
5 6 (20.69%) TypeScript
6 3 (10.34%) VB
7 2 (6.90%) VBA
8 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) MCITP
1 1 (3.45%) MCSE
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) RedGate