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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 28 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 15.64% 15.82% 15.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.28% 51.67% 54.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 15
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £216 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £395 £269
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £26.96 £26.37
% change year-on-year
-3.54% +2.23%
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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
58 60 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 32.40% 30.61% 28.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 26
Average daily rate £338 £288 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% +30.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £181 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £435 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 August 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 27 August 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 19 (32.76%) Oracle
2 17 (29.31%) PL/SQL
2 17 (29.31%) Finance
3 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
4 14 (24.14%) Windows
5 13 (22.41%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (20.69%) Retail
7 11 (18.97%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (17.24%) ETL
8 10 (17.24%) .NET
8 10 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (15.52%) VMware
9 9 (15.52%) ISTQB
9 9 (15.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (15.52%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (15.52%) QuickTest Pro
9 9 (15.52%) HP
9 9 (15.52%) Oracle Database
10 7 (12.07%) Oracle Retail
10 7 (12.07%) UNIX
10 7 (12.07%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (12.07%) Banking
11 6 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
11 6 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (10.34%) XML
11 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (10.34%) Oracle ODI
11 6 (10.34%) High Availability

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (5.17%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.72%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.72%) SiteCatalyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.41%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (15.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (15.52%) Oracle Database
5 7 (12.07%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (10.34%) Oracle ODI
6 6 (10.34%) Relational Database
7 5 (8.62%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (8.62%) RDBMS
8 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (6.90%) OLAP
8 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (6.90%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (5.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (5.17%) DTS
9 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (3.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (3.45%) ProC
4 2 (3.45%) NeoLoad
4 2 (3.45%) LoadUI
4 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.72%) JIRA
5 1 (1.72%) Selenium
General
1 17 (29.31%) Finance
2 12 (20.69%) Retail
3 7 (12.07%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (34.48%) Developer
2 19 (32.76%) Analyst
3 13 (22.41%) Test Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Consultant
4 7 (12.07%) DBA
5 5 (8.62%) Data Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) SQL Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Oracle Consultant
6 4 (6.90%) SQL DBA
6 4 (6.90%) Database Developer
6 4 (6.90%) SQL Database Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Tester
7 3 (5.17%) Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (5.17%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (5.17%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.17%) QA Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Oracle Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.24%) .NET
2 6 (10.34%) XML
3 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.17%) J2EE
4 3 (5.17%) Web Services
5 2 (3.45%) HTML
5 2 (3.45%) CSS
5 2 (3.45%) WCF
5 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.72%) JSON
6 1 (1.72%) jQuery
6 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.72%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.72%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) NHS
2 1 (1.72%) Replication
2 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) Windows
2 7 (12.07%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (17.24%) ETL
3 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.34%) High Availability
4 6 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.90%) Validation
5 4 (6.90%) Migration
5 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.90%) Scrum
5 4 (6.90%) RUP
5 4 (6.90%) Test Strategy
5 4 (6.90%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.17%) Data Migration
6 3 (5.17%) Performance Testing
6 3 (5.17%) Data Management
6 3 (5.17%) Data Analysis
6 3 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.17%) Data Modelling
6 3 (5.17%) SOA
6 3 (5.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.31%) PL/SQL
2 4 (6.90%) C#
3 3 (5.17%) Java
3 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.45%) VBA
4 2 (3.45%) C
5 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.72%) VB6
5 1 (1.72%) VB
5 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) ISTQB
2 4 (6.90%) ISEB
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (32.76%) Oracle
2 9 (15.52%) HP
2 9 (15.52%) VMware
3 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.72%) Informatica
4 1 (1.72%) Omniture
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