The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 192 138 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.43% 11.16% 12.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.95% 44.66% 44.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 85 43
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£325 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £246 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £375 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £29.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.93% +18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £14.20 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £29.00 £35.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-27.58% +16.00%
SQL Server
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
447 309 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 31.26% 24.98% 27.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 211 127
Average daily rate £363 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 £29.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.20% +163.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +10.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Leeds region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Leeds region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing SQL Server 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 Server.

1 196 (66.67%) SQL
2 141 (47.96%) .NET
3 131 (44.56%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (40.82%) C#
5 103 (35.03%) Microsoft
6 93 (31.63%) MVC
7 89 (30.27%) T-SQL
8 75 (25.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 73 (24.83%) Oracle
10 72 (24.49%) ASP.NET
11 65 (22.11%) TDD
12 62 (21.09%) SQL Server 2008
13 61 (20.75%) jQuery
13 61 (20.75%) JavaScript
14 57 (19.39%) HTML
15 54 (18.37%) NUnit
16 52 (17.69%) CSS
17 51 (17.35%) Windows
18 49 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
19 47 (15.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 47 (15.99%) SQL Server 2012
20 44 (14.97%) ASP.NET Web API
20 44 (14.97%) .NET Framework
21 42 (14.29%) PL/SQL
22 41 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
22 41 (13.95%) Entity Framework
23 37 (12.59%) OO
24 36 (12.24%) Finance
24 36 (12.24%) Scrum
24 36 (12.24%) JSON

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing SQL Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (5.78%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.72%) Lync
4 7 (2.38%) IIS
4 7 (2.38%) CMS
5 6 (2.04%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.02%) SAS
7 3 (1.02%) Apache
7 3 (1.02%) Node.js
8 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.68%) JBoss
8 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.68%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.68%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.34%) Confluence
9 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.34%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 33 (11.22%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.04%) MS Office
3 5 (1.70%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.68%) FastStats
5 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.34%) SPSS
5 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.68%) Unica
3 1 (0.34%) Line 500
3 1 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.34%) SaaS
1 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.40%) LAN
1 10 (3.40%) WAN
2 7 (2.38%) Unified Communications
3 5 (1.70%) DNS
4 3 (1.02%) SSL
4 3 (1.02%) SAN
5 2 (0.68%) DHCP
5 2 (0.68%) Internet
5 2 (0.68%) Telepresence
6 1 (0.34%) SMTP
6 1 (0.34%) DMVPN
6 1 (0.34%) HSRP
6 1 (0.34%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (0.34%) MPLS
6 1 (0.34%) OSPF
6 1 (0.34%) BGP
6 1 (0.34%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.34%) VRRP
6 1 (0.34%) Firewall
6 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (25.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 62 (21.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (15.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 47 (15.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (11.90%) Oracle Database
5 32 (10.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 27 (9.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 25 (8.50%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (5.44%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (4.76%) Relational Database
10 8 (2.72%) Data Mart
11 7 (2.38%) BODI
12 6 (2.04%) Data Mining
12 6 (2.04%) DB2
12 6 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.70%) QlikView
14 4 (1.36%) MySQL
15 3 (1.02%) OLAP
15 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 54 (18.37%) NUnit
2 35 (11.90%) Selenium
3 32 (10.88%) SpecFlow
4 26 (8.84%) Visual Studio
5 25 (8.50%) Rhino Mocks
6 21 (7.14%) Toad
7 16 (5.44%) Cucumber
8 15 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (3.74%) Git (software)
10 8 (2.72%) Maven
11 5 (1.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (1.36%) WebDriver
13 3 (1.02%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.02%) JIRA
13 3 (1.02%) Subversion
13 3 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
14 2 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 2 (0.68%) ReSharper
15 1 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
General
1 36 (12.24%) Finance
2 10 (3.40%) Back Office
3 5 (1.70%) Retail
4 4 (1.36%) Marketing
5 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.68%) Banking
6 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.34%) Legal
6 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.34%) Advertising
6 1 (0.34%) Games
6 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 193 (65.65%) Developer
2 66 (22.45%) .NET Developer
3 51 (17.35%) SQL Developer
4 28 (9.52%) Analyst
5 21 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 20 (6.80%) Oracle Developer
7 17 (5.78%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (5.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 16 (5.44%) Tester
8 16 (5.44%) Web Developer
9 15 (5.10%) Agile Tester
10 14 (4.76%) DBA
11 13 (4.42%) SQL DBA
12 12 (4.08%) SQL Server Developer
12 12 (4.08%) Database Developer
12 12 (4.08%) Support Analyst
13 10 (3.40%) Applications Developer
13 10 (3.40%) ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (3.40%) MI Developer
14 9 (3.06%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (47.96%) .NET
2 72 (24.49%) ASP.NET
3 61 (20.75%) jQuery
4 57 (19.39%) HTML
5 52 (17.69%) CSS
6 44 (14.97%) .NET Framework
6 44 (14.97%) ASP.NET Web API
7 41 (13.95%) Entity Framework
8 36 (12.24%) JSON
9 33 (11.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 27 (9.18%) NHibernate
11 26 (8.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 23 (7.82%) Web Services
13 22 (7.48%) WCF
14 21 (7.14%) AngularJS
15 18 (6.12%) KnockoutJS
16 16 (5.44%) Gherkin
17 14 (4.76%) WinForms
18 11 (3.74%) XML
19 10 (3.40%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.10%) NHS
2 10 (3.40%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.72%) Visualisation
5 6 (2.04%) Clustering
6 5 (1.70%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.70%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.36%) CMDB
8 3 (1.02%) Replication
9 2 (0.68%) W3C
9 2 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.68%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.68%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.68%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.34%) User Experience
10 1 (0.34%) Life Science
10 1 (0.34%) iPhone
10 1 (0.34%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.34%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 51 (17.35%) Windows
2 21 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (4.08%) Linux
4 11 (3.74%) UNIX
5 10 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (2.72%) Android
7 7 (2.38%) Windows XP
7 7 (2.38%) Windows 7
7 7 (2.38%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.04%) Windows Phone
8 6 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.70%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (1.36%) Windows NT
10 4 (1.36%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (44.56%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (31.63%) MVC
3 65 (22.11%) TDD
4 49 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 41 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (12.59%) OO
7 36 (12.24%) Scrum
8 31 (10.54%) Data Modelling
9 27 (9.18%) SDLC
10 23 (7.82%) ITIL
11 22 (7.48%) ETL
12 21 (7.14%) Data Mapping
13 20 (6.80%) E-Commerce
14 17 (5.78%) Software Engineering
15 16 (5.44%) Migration
16 15 (5.10%) CRM
16 15 (5.10%) Data Management
17 14 (4.76%) Automation Testing
18 13 (4.42%) User Acceptance Testing
19 12 (4.08%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 196 (66.67%) SQL
2 120 (40.82%) C#
3 89 (30.27%) T-SQL
4 61 (20.75%) JavaScript
5 42 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 36 (12.24%) PowerShell
7 19 (6.46%) VB
8 17 (5.78%) VB.NET
8 17 (5.78%) VB6
9 10 (3.40%) VBA
10 7 (2.38%) Java
10 7 (2.38%) Perl
11 5 (1.70%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.36%) Jython
12 4 (1.36%) VBScript
12 4 (1.36%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.36%) Korn
13 3 (1.02%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 1 (0.34%) XAML
14 1 (0.34%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (2.72%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.38%) Degree
3 3 (1.02%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.02%) ISEB
3 3 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (1.02%) MCSE
4 2 (0.68%) MCSA
4 2 (0.68%) MCITP
4 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.34%) CISSP
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.34%) NCDA
5 1 (0.34%) VCAP
5 1 (0.34%) VCP5
5 1 (0.34%) CCNP
5 1 (0.34%) CCNA
5 1 (0.34%) CCDA
5 1 (0.34%) CCDP
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.42%) QA
2 5 (1.70%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.02%) Solvency II
3 3 (1.02%) SLA
4 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.02%) Terminal Services
3 3 (1.02%) vSphere
4 1 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.04%) Backup Exec
1 6 (2.04%) SCCM
2 4 (1.36%) Puppet
2 4 (1.36%) HP UCMDB
3 3 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.68%) SCOM
5 1 (0.34%) WSUS
5 1 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.34%) Opsview
5 1 (0.34%) Nagios
Vendors
1 103 (35.03%) Microsoft
2 73 (24.83%) Oracle
3 12 (4.08%) Sitecore
4 7 (2.38%) VMware
4 7 (2.38%) Business Objects
5 6 (2.04%) Cisco
5 6 (2.04%) Citrix
5 6 (2.04%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.70%) IBM
6 5 (1.70%) Xamarin
7 4 (1.36%) Remedy
7 4 (1.36%) HP
8 3 (1.02%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.68%) NetApp
9 2 (0.68%) Sage
9 2 (0.68%) Tandberg
9 2 (0.68%) Tableau
10 1 (0.34%) Twitter
10 1 (0.34%) Veeam
10 1 (0.34%) hybris
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