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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 31 34 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 13.42% 18.48% 20.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 42.50% 73.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 37
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £253 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 £97.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.20 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.33%
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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
62 80 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 26.84% 43.48% 28.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 37 45
Average daily rate £340 £308 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.56% +20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £253 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.50 £12.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.12% +64.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £17.80 £12.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £175.00 £12.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Bradford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 23 (38.33%) SQL Server
2 20 (33.33%) Oracle
3 16 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (26.67%) .NET
3 16 (26.67%) PL/SQL
3 16 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (23.33%) QA
5 13 (21.67%) Java
5 13 (21.67%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (20.00%) ETL
6 12 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (16.67%) Retail
7 10 (16.67%) NHS
7 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 10 (16.67%) XML
8 9 (15.00%) SOA
8 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (13.33%) Oracle Database
9 8 (13.33%) Finance
9 8 (13.33%) CSS
10 7 (11.67%) C#
10 7 (11.67%) HTML
10 7 (11.67%) ISEB
11 6 (10.00%) T-SQL
11 6 (10.00%) JSON
11 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (10.00%) Android

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (5.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (5.00%) SAS
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.67%) IIS
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Office
2 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.67%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) LDAP
1 1 (1.67%) VoIP
1 1 (1.67%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (38.33%) SQL Server
2 16 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (21.67%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (13.33%) Oracle Database
7 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (6.67%) OLAP Cube
9 4 (6.67%) OLAP
10 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
10 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (3.33%) FileMaker
10 2 (3.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 1 (1.67%) MySQL
11 1 (1.67%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (1.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.67%) JIRA
3 1 (1.67%) Selenium
3 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (16.67%) Retail
2 8 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (51.67%) Developer
2 17 (28.33%) Analyst
3 13 (21.67%) SQL Developer
4 9 (15.00%) Test Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Database Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Consultant
6 5 (8.33%) Android Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Data Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) SQL Database Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Tester
8 3 (5.00%) Web Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Web Tester
9 2 (3.33%) Business Data Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Data Business Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.67%) .NET
2 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 10 (16.67%) XML
3 8 (13.33%) CSS
4 7 (11.67%) HTML
5 6 (10.00%) JSON
6 5 (8.33%) OAuth
6 5 (8.33%) RESTful
6 5 (8.33%) Web Services
6 5 (8.33%) OAuth2
7 3 (5.00%) J2EE
7 3 (5.00%) WCF
8 2 (3.33%) jQuery
8 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (1.67%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (1.67%) SailPoint
9 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (1.67%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) NHS
2 3 (5.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (5.00%) Clustering
2 3 (5.00%) Statistics
3 2 (3.33%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.33%) Replication
4 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Android
2 4 (6.67%) Windows
3 2 (3.33%) UNIX
4 1 (1.67%) AIX
4 1 (1.67%) Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (20.00%) ETL
3 9 (15.00%) SOA
3 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (8.33%) Android Development
5 4 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (6.67%) Validation
5 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 4 (6.67%) Scrum
5 4 (6.67%) RUP
6 3 (5.00%) MVC
6 3 (5.00%) Data Management
6 3 (5.00%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.33%) Workflow
7 2 (3.33%) ITIL
7 2 (3.33%) Service Management
7 2 (3.33%) ITSM
7 2 (3.33%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.67%) PL/SQL
2 13 (21.67%) Java
3 7 (11.67%) C#
4 6 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.33%) Python
5 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.00%) VBA
7 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.67%) SAS Macro
8 1 (1.67%) BeanShell
8 1 (1.67%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) ISEB
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (33.33%) Oracle
2 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) JD Edwards
3 2 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (1.67%) Sage
4 1 (1.67%) Perforce
4 1 (1.67%) VMware
4 1 (1.67%) Omniture
4 1 (1.67%) F5
4 1 (1.67%) Sun
4 1 (1.67%) HP
4 1 (1.67%) Novell
4 1 (1.67%) Siemens
4 1 (1.67%) Apple
4 1 (1.67%) Sybase
4 1 (1.67%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.67%) SAP
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