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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 29 40 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 17.47% 20.62% 15.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.79% 75.47% 59.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 11
Average daily rate
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£250 £238 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +13.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £210 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £438 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Programming Languages Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56 53 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 33.73% 27.32% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 21
Average daily rate £320 £273 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.43% +26.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £213 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £440 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 (33.33%) Oracle
2 18 (31.58%) SQL Server
3 17 (29.82%) Finance
4 15 (26.32%) PL/SQL
4 15 (26.32%) Windows
5 14 (24.56%) .NET
6 12 (21.05%) Retail
7 10 (17.54%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (17.54%) QuickTest Pro
7 10 (17.54%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (15.79%) HP
8 9 (15.79%) VMware
8 9 (15.79%) ISTQB
9 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (14.04%) Banking
9 8 (14.04%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (14.04%) Oracle Database
10 7 (12.28%) UNIX
10 7 (12.28%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (12.28%) ETL
10 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (10.53%) Migration
11 6 (10.53%) XML
11 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET
11 6 (10.53%) T-SQL
11 6 (10.53%) C#
11 6 (10.53%) High Availability

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.54%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (14.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (14.04%) Oracle Database
4 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (8.77%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (8.77%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
6 4 (7.02%) Oracle OWB
6 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (5.26%) DTS
7 3 (5.26%) RDBMS
7 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (5.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (3.51%) OLAP
8 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (3.51%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (3.51%) ProC
5 2 (3.51%) NeoLoad
5 2 (3.51%) LoadUI
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.75%) JIRA
6 1 (1.75%) Selenium
General
1 17 (29.82%) Finance
2 12 (21.05%) Retail
3 8 (14.04%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Back Office
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Developer
2 18 (31.58%) Analyst
3 15 (26.32%) Test Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) DBA
5 6 (10.53%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (7.02%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (7.02%) SQL DBA
7 4 (7.02%) Oracle Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) WinForms Developer
8 3 (5.26%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.26%) QA Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Tester
9 2 (3.51%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Data Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.56%) .NET
2 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET
2 6 (10.53%) XML
3 4 (7.02%) WinForms
3 4 (7.02%) .NET Framework
3 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (5.26%) Web Services
4 3 (5.26%) J2EE
5 2 (3.51%) CSS
5 2 (3.51%) HTML
5 2 (3.51%) WCF
6 1 (1.75%) jQuery
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.75%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) NHS
2 1 (1.75%) Replication
2 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Windows
2 7 (12.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (12.28%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (12.28%) ETL
3 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.53%) High Availability
3 6 (10.53%) Migration
4 3 (5.26%) Workflow
4 3 (5.26%) Validation
4 3 (5.26%) Project Management
4 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.26%) Data Modelling
4 3 (5.26%) SOA
4 3 (5.26%) ITIL
4 3 (5.26%) Data Migration
4 3 (5.26%) Performance Testing
5 2 (3.51%) Unit Testing
5 2 (3.51%) Software Testing
5 2 (3.51%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (3.51%) Scrum
5 2 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.32%) PL/SQL
2 6 (10.53%) T-SQL
2 6 (10.53%) C#
3 5 (8.77%) VB.NET
3 5 (8.77%) VBA
4 3 (5.26%) Java
5 2 (3.51%) C
6 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.75%) VB
6 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.77%) ISEB
3 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.75%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (17.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Oracle
2 9 (15.79%) HP
2 9 (15.79%) VMware
3 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.75%) Informatica
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