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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 53 29 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 25.48% 17.16% 20.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 60.23% 51.79% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 5 21
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £204 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £326 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £25.00 £27.41
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.79%
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
88 56 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 42.31% 33.14% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 20 28
Average daily rate £325 £320 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +17.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 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 29 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 79 (64.75%) SQL Server
2 58 (47.54%) Microsoft
3 49 (40.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (35.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (31.97%) Finance
6 37 (30.33%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (29.51%) Business Intelligence
8 34 (27.87%) .NET
8 34 (27.87%) T-SQL
9 30 (24.59%) Data Warehouse
10 28 (22.95%) Windows
11 27 (22.13%) VMware
12 22 (18.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 21 (17.21%) MS Excel
14 20 (16.39%) Scrum
15 19 (15.57%) C#
15 19 (15.57%) JavaScript
16 18 (14.75%) ITIL
16 18 (14.75%) ASP.NET
16 18 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (14.75%) SQL Server 2012
17 17 (13.93%) Unit Testing
17 17 (13.93%) RUP
18 16 (13.11%) ETL
18 16 (13.11%) Oracle
18 16 (13.11%) Project Management
18 16 (13.11%) Software Engineering
19 15 (12.30%) Team Foundation Server
20 14 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
20 14 (11.48%) Active Directory

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 10 (8.20%) IIS
2 9 (7.38%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.92%) SAS
4 3 (2.46%) Apache
5 2 (1.64%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.64%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.64%) Confluence
6 1 (0.82%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.82%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 21 (17.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.10%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.28%) MS Project
3 4 (3.28%) MS Office
4 1 (0.82%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.38%) SAN
2 4 (3.28%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.64%) LDAP
4 1 (0.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (64.75%) SQL Server
2 49 (40.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (35.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (24.59%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (18.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (14.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (6.56%) Relational Database
7 8 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (4.92%) OLAP
8 6 (4.92%) OLAP Cube
9 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (3.28%) MS Access
10 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (3.28%) Oracle Database
11 3 (2.46%) NoSQL
12 2 (1.64%) MySQL
12 2 (1.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.82%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (12.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.10%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (4.10%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.28%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (2.46%) Toad
4 3 (2.46%) JIRA
4 3 (2.46%) Axure RP
5 2 (1.64%) JUnit
5 2 (1.64%) JMeter
6 1 (0.82%) TestPartner
6 1 (0.82%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 39 (31.97%) Finance
2 2 (1.64%) Banking
3 1 (0.82%) Marketing
3 1 (0.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (34.43%) Developer
2 33 (27.05%) Analyst
3 22 (18.03%) Test Analyst
4 14 (11.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 12 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (9.84%) SQL Developer
6 10 (8.20%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 9 (7.38%) DBA
7 9 (7.38%) Applications Developer
8 8 (6.56%) Web Developer
8 8 (6.56%) Software Developer
8 8 (6.56%) SQL DBA
9 7 (5.74%) SQL Server DBA
10 6 (4.92%) Administrator
10 6 (4.92%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.92%) Business Developer
10 6 (4.92%) Web Applications Developer
11 5 (4.10%) Windows Systems Engineer
11 5 (4.10%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (4.10%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (27.87%) .NET
2 18 (14.75%) ASP.NET
3 12 (9.84%) Web Services
4 10 (8.20%) XML
4 10 (8.20%) jQuery
5 9 (7.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (6.56%) WCF
7 7 (5.74%) CSS
8 5 (4.10%) HTML
9 4 (3.28%) MDX
10 2 (1.64%) Grails
10 2 (1.64%) SPML
10 2 (1.64%) SailPoint
10 2 (1.64%) JSP
10 2 (1.64%) Servlets
10 2 (1.64%) SOAP
10 2 (1.64%) J2EE
10 2 (1.64%) WSDL
10 2 (1.64%) XML Schema
10 2 (1.64%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.56%) N-Tier
3 6 (4.92%) Clustering
4 5 (4.10%) NHS
4 5 (4.10%) Replication
5 4 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.28%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.46%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.64%) W3C
7 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.82%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.95%) Windows
2 9 (7.38%) Linux
3 8 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (5.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.92%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (3.28%) UNIX
6 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.64%) AIX
8 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (30.33%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (29.51%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (16.39%) Scrum
4 18 (14.75%) ITIL
5 17 (13.93%) RUP
5 17 (13.93%) Unit Testing
6 16 (13.11%) Software Engineering
6 16 (13.11%) Project Management
6 16 (13.11%) ETL
7 14 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (9.84%) PRINCE2
8 12 (9.84%) Test Scripting
8 12 (9.84%) Waterfall
8 12 (9.84%) Coaching
9 10 (8.20%) SDLC
9 10 (8.20%) MVC
10 9 (7.38%) DevOps
11 8 (6.56%) Regression Testing
12 7 (5.74%) Migration
12 7 (5.74%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (27.87%) T-SQL
2 19 (15.57%) C#
2 19 (15.57%) JavaScript
3 8 (6.56%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.92%) VB
4 6 (4.92%) Java
5 5 (4.10%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.28%) VBA
7 2 (1.64%) Python
7 2 (1.64%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 2 (1.64%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.64%) Scala
7 2 (1.64%) BeanShell
8 1 (0.82%) R
8 1 (0.82%) VB6
8 1 (0.82%) Groovy
8 1 (0.82%) Perl
8 1 (0.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (2.46%) ISEB
1 3 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (2.46%) ISTQB
1 3 (2.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (1.64%) Sun Certification
2 2 (1.64%) CISSP
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) SLA
1 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 18 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (11.48%) Active Directory
3 11 (9.02%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (47.54%) Microsoft
2 27 (22.13%) VMware
3 16 (13.11%) Oracle
4 9 (7.38%) Cisco
5 5 (4.10%) SonicWALL
6 4 (3.28%) SAP
7 3 (2.46%) IBM
7 3 (2.46%) HP
8 2 (1.64%) Sun
8 2 (1.64%) Sybase
8 2 (1.64%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.64%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.64%) Novell
9 1 (0.82%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.82%) Wyse
9 1 (0.82%) Altiris
9 1 (0.82%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.82%) Compaq
9 1 (0.82%) Citrix
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