The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 68 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 26.46% 21.48% 15.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 72.34% 48.33% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 21 9
Average daily rate
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£320 £293 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.40% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £370 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £11.25 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +18.18%
SQL
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Programming Languages Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
94 60 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 36.58% 44.44% 29.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 40 19
Average daily rate £325 £310 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £393 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £11.25 £22.75 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.54% +83.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Bradford region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Bradford region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 70 (72.16%) SQL Server
2 51 (52.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (41.24%) Microsoft
4 37 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (37.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (35.05%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (35.05%) T-SQL
7 31 (31.96%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (30.93%) Finance
9 28 (28.87%) .NET
10 23 (23.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 20 (20.62%) Windows
12 19 (19.59%) VMware
13 18 (18.56%) Scrum
13 18 (18.56%) ASP.NET
13 18 (18.56%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (17.53%) Unit Testing
14 17 (17.53%) RUP
15 15 (15.46%) CSS
15 15 (15.46%) C#
16 14 (14.43%) ETL
17 13 (13.40%) JavaScript
17 13 (13.40%) XML
17 13 (13.40%) QA
17 13 (13.40%) Waterfall
17 13 (13.40%) SQL Server 2012
18 12 (12.37%) VMware Infrastructure
18 12 (12.37%) MS Excel
19 11 (11.34%) Software Engineering
19 11 (11.34%) Test Scripting

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.22%) IIS
2 4 (4.12%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.09%) SAS
3 3 (3.09%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.03%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (12.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.09%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.03%) FastStats
4 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) SAN
2 1 (1.03%) Intranet
2 1 (1.03%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (72.16%) SQL Server
2 51 (52.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (37.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (31.96%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (23.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (13.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (7.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (6.19%) OLAP
8 6 (6.19%) OLAP Cube
9 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database
10 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (2.06%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 1 (1.03%) FileMaker
12 1 (1.03%) Oracle OWB
12 1 (1.03%) MS Access
12 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
12 1 (1.03%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
12 1 (1.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 18 (18.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.09%) Axure RP
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.06%) JMeter
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.03%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
General
1 30 (30.93%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Retail
3 1 (1.03%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.03%) Marketing
3 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (40.21%) Developer
2 35 (36.08%) Analyst
3 31 (31.96%) Test Analyst
4 16 (16.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 15 (15.46%) SQL Developer
6 10 (10.31%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 7 (7.22%) Programmer
8 6 (6.19%) DBA
8 6 (6.19%) Business Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Administrator
9 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) SQL DBA
9 5 (5.15%) SQL Server DBA
9 5 (5.15%) Windows Systems Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Android Developer
9 5 (5.15%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Web Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.12%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.87%) .NET
2 18 (18.56%) ASP.NET
3 15 (15.46%) CSS
4 13 (13.40%) XML
5 10 (10.31%) Web Services
6 7 (7.22%) HTML
7 6 (6.19%) WCF
8 5 (5.15%) jQuery
8 5 (5.15%) OAuth
8 5 (5.15%) RESTful
8 5 (5.15%) OAuth2
8 5 (5.15%) JSON
9 4 (4.12%) MDX
10 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.03%) Entity Framework
11 1 (1.03%) XHTML
11 1 (1.03%) Middleware
11 1 (1.03%) Ajax
11 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) NHS
1 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.15%) Replication
3 3 (3.09%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.09%) Statistics
4 2 (2.06%) Clustering
5 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.03%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.03%) Open Source
5 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.62%) Windows
2 6 (6.19%) Linux
2 6 (6.19%) Android
2 6 (6.19%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (2.06%) UNIX
4 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (35.05%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (18.56%) Scrum
4 17 (17.53%) Unit Testing
4 17 (17.53%) RUP
5 14 (14.43%) ETL
6 13 (13.40%) Waterfall
7 11 (11.34%) Software Engineering
7 11 (11.34%) Test Scripting
8 10 (10.31%) SOA
8 10 (10.31%) Coaching
9 9 (9.28%) Regression Testing
10 8 (8.25%) ITIL
11 6 (6.19%) Performance Testing
11 6 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.19%) Test Strategy
12 5 (5.15%) Android Development
12 5 (5.15%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (5.15%) DevOps
12 5 (5.15%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (35.05%) T-SQL
2 15 (15.46%) C#
3 13 (13.40%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.31%) Java
5 8 (8.25%) PowerShell
6 6 (6.19%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.19%) Python
7 2 (2.06%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 2 (2.06%) SAS Macro
7 2 (2.06%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.06%) VBA
8 1 (1.03%) PHP
8 1 (1.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (9.28%) ISEB
2 4 (4.12%) ISTQB
2 4 (4.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.40%) QA
System Software
1 12 (12.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.28%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (41.24%) Microsoft
2 19 (19.59%) VMware
3 10 (10.31%) Oracle
4 5 (5.15%) Cisco
4 5 (5.15%) SonicWALL
5 2 (2.06%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.03%) Wyse
6 1 (1.03%) IBM
6 1 (1.03%) HP
6 1 (1.03%) Compaq
6 1 (1.03%) Citrix
6 1 (1.03%) Apple
6 1 (1.03%) F5
6 1 (1.03%) Altiris
6 1 (1.03%) LANDesk
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