The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bradford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL 32 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 22.07% 16.46% 8.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.61% 57.78% 44.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 4
Average daily rate £293 £300 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £360 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.56
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +7.57%
Programming Languages Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
62 45 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 42.76% 28.48% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 13
Average daily rate £310 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £264 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £22.75 £12.42 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.17% +3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £9.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
SQL
West Yorkshire

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 18 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 29 (40.85%) SQL Server
2 21 (29.58%) Windows
3 18 (25.35%) .NET
4 17 (23.94%) Oracle
5 16 (22.54%) Finance
5 16 (22.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (21.13%) Migration
7 14 (19.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (19.72%) T-SQL
8 12 (16.90%) PL/SQL
8 12 (16.90%) Oracle Database
9 11 (15.49%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (15.49%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (15.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (12.68%) Retail
10 9 (12.68%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (12.68%) C#
10 9 (12.68%) VB.NET
10 9 (12.68%) UNIX
10 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
11 8 (11.27%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (11.27%) VMware
12 7 (9.86%) WinForms
12 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
12 7 (9.86%) QuickTest Pro
12 7 (9.86%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (9.86%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (9.86%) Relational Database
13 6 (8.45%) High Availability
13 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (9.86%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (5.63%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.82%) Tuxedo
3 2 (2.82%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (40.85%) SQL Server
2 16 (22.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (19.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (16.90%) Oracle Database
5 11 (15.49%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (15.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (11.27%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (9.86%) Relational Database
8 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (8.45%) RDBMS
9 5 (7.04%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (5.63%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (5.63%) Oracle OWB
11 3 (4.23%) DTS
11 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (2.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (7.04%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.63%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.82%) NeoLoad
4 2 (2.82%) LoadUI
General
1 16 (22.54%) Finance
2 9 (12.68%) Retail
3 6 (8.45%) Banking
4 4 (5.63%) Legal
5 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (35.21%) Developer
2 19 (26.76%) DBA
3 14 (19.72%) Analyst
4 12 (16.90%) Test Analyst
4 12 (16.90%) Administrator
4 12 (16.90%) .NET Developer
5 11 (15.49%) SQL DBA
6 8 (11.27%) Oracle DBA
7 7 (9.86%) VB.NET Developer
8 6 (8.45%) WinForms Developer
9 5 (7.04%) SQL Developer
9 5 (7.04%) Architect
10 4 (5.63%) BizTalk Administrator
10 4 (5.63%) Consultant
11 3 (4.23%) BizTalk Developer
11 3 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
12 2 (2.82%) Test Leader
12 2 (2.82%) OBIEE Developer
12 2 (2.82%) ETL Architect
12 2 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.35%) .NET
2 7 (9.86%) WinForms
3 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.45%) XML
4 5 (7.04%) HTML
4 5 (7.04%) CSS
5 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (5.63%) Middleware
6 3 (4.23%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (4.23%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.82%) jQuery
7 2 (2.82%) WCF
8 1 (1.41%) XHTML
8 1 (1.41%) J2ME
8 1 (1.41%) CSS3
8 1 (1.41%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (1.41%) HTML5
8 1 (1.41%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.23%) NHS
2 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.41%) W3C
2 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.58%) Windows
2 9 (12.68%) UNIX
3 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (7.04%) Linux
5 3 (4.23%) AIX
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.82%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.13%) Migration
2 11 (15.49%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (12.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (8.45%) High Availability
5 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.63%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.63%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (5.63%) Project Management
6 4 (5.63%) ETL
6 4 (5.63%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.23%) ITIL
7 3 (4.23%) SOA
7 3 (4.23%) Database Security
7 3 (4.23%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.23%) Performance Testing
8 2 (2.82%) Data Modelling
8 2 (2.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.72%) T-SQL
2 12 (16.90%) PL/SQL
3 9 (12.68%) C#
3 9 (12.68%) VB.NET
4 6 (8.45%) VBA
5 5 (7.04%) XPath
5 5 (7.04%) XQuery
6 4 (5.63%) VB
7 3 (4.23%) VB6
8 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.82%) PHP
9 1 (1.41%) C
9 1 (1.41%) Java
9 1 (1.41%) C++
9 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.82%) ISEB
2 2 (2.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
1 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.82%) VMware ESX
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (23.94%) Oracle
2 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.27%) VMware
4 6 (8.45%) HP
5 2 (2.82%) Citrix
6 1 (1.41%) Sybase
6 1 (1.41%) Informatica
6 1 (1.41%) Embarcadero
6 1 (1.41%) Borland
6 1 (1.41%) EPiServer