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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 67 28 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 32.68% 17.83% 26.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 70.53% 49.12% 80.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 13 20
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£325 £270 £241
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% +11.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £218 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £394 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +9.09%
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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
95 57 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 46.34% 36.31% 32.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 28 27
Average daily rate £325 £300 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £373 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +161.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 78 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 52 (45.61%) Microsoft
2 52 (45.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (35.09%) Finance
5 38 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (30.70%) T-SQL
7 33 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (26.32%) .NET
9 28 (24.56%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (21.05%) Windows
10 24 (21.05%) VMware
11 22 (19.30%) JavaScript
11 22 (19.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 21 (18.42%) C#
13 20 (17.54%) ASP.NET
13 20 (17.54%) Scrum
14 17 (14.91%) ITIL
14 17 (14.91%) RUP
14 17 (14.91%) Unit Testing
15 16 (14.04%) Software Engineering
15 16 (14.04%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (14.04%) SQL Server 2012
16 15 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (13.16%) MS Excel
16 15 (13.16%) Project Management
17 14 (12.28%) Oracle
18 13 (11.40%) Waterfall
18 13 (11.40%) ETL
18 13 (11.40%) Active Directory

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 9 (7.89%) IIS
2 8 (7.02%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.51%) SAS
4 3 (2.63%) Apache
5 2 (1.75%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.75%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.75%) Confluence
6 1 (0.88%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 15 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.39%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.51%) MS Project
3 4 (3.51%) MS Office
4 3 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.88%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.02%) SAN
2 3 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.75%) LDAP
4 1 (0.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 52 (45.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (24.56%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (19.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (14.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (6.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (5.26%) OLAP
8 6 (5.26%) Relational Database
8 6 (5.26%) OLAP Cube
9 5 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database
10 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (2.63%) MS Access
11 3 (2.63%) NoSQL
12 2 (1.75%) MySQL
13 1 (0.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 1 (0.88%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.88%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 16 (14.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.39%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.51%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (2.63%) Axure RP
4 3 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (2.63%) JIRA
5 2 (1.75%) JUnit
5 2 (1.75%) JMeter
5 2 (1.75%) Toad
6 1 (0.88%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.88%) TestPartner
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 40 (35.09%) Finance
2 2 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (0.88%) Marketing
3 1 (0.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 39 (34.21%) Developer
2 34 (29.82%) Analyst
3 24 (21.05%) Test Analyst
4 14 (12.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 11 (9.65%) SQL Developer
6 10 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (8.77%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 9 (7.89%) Applications Developer
8 8 (7.02%) Software Developer
8 8 (7.02%) Web Developer
8 8 (7.02%) DBA
9 7 (6.14%) SQL DBA
10 6 (5.26%) Web Applications Developer
10 6 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
10 6 (5.26%) Programmer
10 6 (5.26%) Administrator
10 6 (5.26%) Business Developer
10 6 (5.26%) Project Manager
11 5 (4.39%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (4.39%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (26.32%) .NET
2 20 (17.54%) ASP.NET
3 12 (10.53%) Web Services
3 12 (10.53%) XML
4 11 (9.65%) jQuery
5 10 (8.77%) CSS
6 9 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (7.02%) WCF
8 6 (5.26%) HTML
9 4 (3.51%) MDX
10 2 (1.75%) Grails
10 2 (1.75%) SPML
10 2 (1.75%) Entity Framework
10 2 (1.75%) SailPoint
10 2 (1.75%) JSP
10 2 (1.75%) Servlets
10 2 (1.75%) SOAP
10 2 (1.75%) J2EE
10 2 (1.75%) WSDL
10 2 (1.75%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.02%) N-Tier
3 5 (4.39%) Replication
4 4 (3.51%) Clustering
4 4 (3.51%) NHS
4 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.63%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.75%) W3C
6 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.88%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.05%) Windows
2 9 (7.89%) Linux
3 6 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.51%) UNIX
5 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.75%) AIX
7 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (17.54%) Scrum
4 17 (14.91%) ITIL
4 17 (14.91%) RUP
4 17 (14.91%) Unit Testing
5 16 (14.04%) Software Engineering
6 15 (13.16%) Project Management
7 13 (11.40%) ETL
7 13 (11.40%) Waterfall
8 12 (10.53%) Test Scripting
9 11 (9.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (9.65%) MVC
9 11 (9.65%) PRINCE2
9 11 (9.65%) Coaching
10 10 (8.77%) SDLC
11 8 (7.02%) Regression Testing
12 7 (6.14%) SOA
12 7 (6.14%) Performance Testing
13 6 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 35 (30.70%) T-SQL
2 22 (19.30%) JavaScript
3 21 (18.42%) C#
4 8 (7.02%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.26%) Java
6 4 (3.51%) VB
6 4 (3.51%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.63%) VBA
8 2 (1.75%) Python
8 2 (1.75%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 2 (1.75%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.75%) Scala
8 2 (1.75%) BeanShell
9 1 (0.88%) R
9 1 (0.88%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.88%) Groovy
9 1 (0.88%) Perl
9 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (3.51%) ISEB
1 4 (3.51%) ISTQB
1 4 (3.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.75%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.75%) CISSP
4 1 (0.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 15 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.40%) Active Directory
3 10 (8.77%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (45.61%) Microsoft
2 24 (21.05%) VMware
3 14 (12.28%) Oracle
4 8 (7.02%) Cisco
5 5 (4.39%) SonicWALL
6 3 (2.63%) HP
6 3 (2.63%) IBM
7 2 (1.75%) Sun
7 2 (1.75%) Sybase
7 2 (1.75%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.75%) SAP
7 2 (1.75%) Novell
7 2 (1.75%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.75%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.88%) Altiris
8 1 (0.88%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.88%) Wyse
8 1 (0.88%) Compaq
8 1 (0.88%) Citrix
8 1 (0.88%) Business Objects
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