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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 141 143 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.30% 10.82% 13.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.72% 36.48% 47.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 96 96
Median daily rate £378 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.15% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £16.09 £19.75 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.53% -31.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
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
338 392 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.30% 29.65% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 268 221
Median daily rate £400 £373 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Median hourly rate £16.09 £19.75 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.53% -31.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.14% -8.28%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 172 (61.21%) SQL
2 106 (37.72%) .NET
3 92 (32.74%) Microsoft
4 90 (32.03%) C#
5 80 (28.47%) T-SQL
6 74 (26.33%) Agile Software Development
7 70 (24.91%) Windows
8 65 (23.13%) ASP.NET
9 53 (18.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 51 (18.15%) MVC
11 48 (17.08%) Business Intelligence
12 45 (16.01%) Oracle
13 44 (15.66%) JavaScript
13 44 (15.66%) SQL Server 2008
14 43 (15.30%) SQL Server 2012
15 41 (14.59%) MS Excel
16 39 (13.88%) Team Foundation Server
17 37 (13.17%) ASP.NET MVC
17 37 (13.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 36 (12.81%) TDD
19 32 (11.39%) Finance
19 32 (11.39%) Java
19 32 (11.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 32 (11.39%) Windows Server
20 31 (11.03%) Web Services
21 30 (10.68%) CSS
22 27 (9.61%) Unit Testing
23 26 (9.25%) CRM
24 25 (8.90%) Data Warehouse
24 25 (8.90%) ETL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.34%) Node.js
3 10 (3.56%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.20%) CMS
4 9 (3.20%) JBoss
5 7 (2.49%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (1.78%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.42%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.42%) CloudStack
7 4 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.42%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.07%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.71%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.36%) Apache
10 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.36%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.36%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 41 (14.59%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (3.91%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.49%) MS Office
4 7 (2.49%) MS Project
5 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (5.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.07%) GitHub
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.20%) Firewall
2 8 (2.85%) SAN
3 6 (2.14%) LAN
3 6 (2.14%) WAN
4 5 (1.78%) Internet
5 4 (1.42%) Network Security
6 2 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.71%) DNS
6 2 (0.71%) VPN
7 1 (0.36%) BGP
7 1 (0.36%) DHCP
7 1 (0.36%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.36%) LDAP
7 1 (0.36%) MPLS
7 1 (0.36%) NAS
7 1 (0.36%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.36%) OSPF
7 1 (0.36%) SSL
7 1 (0.36%) VoIP
7 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (18.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 44 (15.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (15.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 37 (13.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (11.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 25 (8.90%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (8.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 21 (7.47%) MongoDB
8 19 (6.76%) MS Access
8 19 (6.76%) SQL Server 2014
9 15 (5.34%) CouchDB
10 12 (4.27%) MySQL
10 12 (4.27%) Relational Database
11 9 (3.20%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (2.85%) Azure SQL Database
13 7 (2.49%) Data Mining
13 7 (2.49%) SSDT
14 6 (2.14%) NoSQL
14 6 (2.14%) Oracle Database
15 4 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (13.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (5.69%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.85%) Subversion
4 7 (2.49%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.42%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.42%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (1.07%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.71%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.71%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.71%) Maven
7 2 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.71%) Selenium
7 2 (0.71%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.71%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.36%) ERwin
8 1 (0.36%) MSTest
8 1 (0.36%) NUnit
8 1 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 32 (11.39%) Finance
2 9 (3.20%) Legal
3 4 (1.42%) Back Office
3 4 (1.42%) Games
4 3 (1.07%) Law
4 3 (1.07%) Publishing
4 3 (1.07%) Retail
5 2 (0.71%) Banking
5 2 (0.71%) Billing
6 1 (0.36%) Advertising
6 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 171 (60.85%) Developer
2 70 (24.91%) SQL Developer
3 44 (15.66%) .NET Developer
4 34 (12.10%) SQL Server Developer
5 33 (11.74%) C# Developer
6 27 (9.61%) Analyst
7 25 (8.90%) DBA
8 24 (8.54%) Java Developer
9 22 (7.83%) SQL DBA
10 21 (7.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 19 (6.76%) SSIS Developer
12 15 (5.34%) Applications Support
13 14 (4.98%) SQL Server DBA
13 14 (4.98%) SSRS Developer
13 14 (4.98%) T-SQL Developer
13 14 (4.98%) Web Developer
14 12 (4.27%) Applications Support Analyst
14 12 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
14 12 (4.27%) Database Developer
14 12 (4.27%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (37.72%) .NET
2 65 (23.13%) ASP.NET
3 37 (13.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 31 (11.03%) Web Services
5 30 (10.68%) CSS
6 25 (8.90%) AngularJS
6 25 (8.90%) jQuery
7 24 (8.54%) HTML
8 20 (7.12%) RabbitMQ
8 20 (7.12%) XML
9 19 (6.76%) .NET Framework
9 19 (6.76%) ASP.NET Web API
9 19 (6.76%) Spring
10 17 (6.05%) Entity Framework
10 17 (6.05%) WCF
11 15 (5.34%) Ember.js
11 15 (5.34%) JPA
11 15 (5.34%) LESS
11 15 (5.34%) React
11 15 (5.34%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.19%) Replication
2 16 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.63%) Mobile App
4 12 (4.27%) Clustering
5 11 (3.91%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.42%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.42%) NHS
7 3 (1.07%) Blog
7 3 (1.07%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.07%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.07%) IBM XIV
7 3 (1.07%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.07%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.36%) iSeries
8 1 (0.36%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.36%) User Experience
8 1 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 70 (24.91%) Windows
2 32 (11.39%) Windows Server
3 9 (3.20%) Linux
3 9 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (2.85%) Unix
5 4 (1.42%) AIX
5 4 (1.42%) HPUX
5 4 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.42%) SUSE
6 3 (1.07%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.36%) Android
8 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (26.33%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (18.15%) MVC
3 48 (17.08%) Business Intelligence
4 36 (12.81%) TDD
5 27 (9.61%) Unit Testing
6 26 (9.25%) CRM
7 25 (8.90%) ETL
8 23 (8.19%) Web Development
9 18 (6.41%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (5.34%) Migration
11 14 (4.98%) Validation
12 13 (4.63%) Data Modelling
12 13 (4.63%) Data Validation
13 12 (4.27%) Change Management
13 12 (4.27%) SDLC
14 11 (3.91%) Analytics
14 11 (3.91%) Data Migration
14 11 (3.91%) Project Management
15 10 (3.56%) Data Analysis
15 10 (3.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 172 (61.21%) SQL
2 90 (32.03%) C#
3 80 (28.47%) T-SQL
4 44 (15.66%) JavaScript
5 32 (11.39%) Java
6 17 (6.05%) PL/SQL
7 15 (5.34%) C++
7 15 (5.34%) ECMAScript
7 15 (5.34%) ES6
8 14 (4.98%) VB
9 12 (4.27%) VB.NET
10 7 (2.49%) VBA
11 6 (2.14%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.42%) PHP
13 3 (1.07%) VB6
14 2 (0.71%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.71%) Perl
14 2 (0.71%) Python
14 2 (0.71%) Ruby
15 1 (0.36%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (3.56%) Degree
2 4 (1.42%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.71%) MCSE
4 2 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.36%) CCDE
5 1 (0.36%) CCIE
5 1 (0.36%) CCNA
5 1 (0.36%) CCNP
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) MCITP
5 1 (0.36%) MCSA
5 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.36%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.36%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.05%) Data Quality
2 10 (3.56%) QA
3 6 (2.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (4.63%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.14%) vSphere
4 4 (1.42%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.42%) KVM
4 4 (1.42%) Xen
5 3 (1.07%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.71%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.36%) Firmware
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.07%) Puppet
3 2 (0.71%) Cacti
3 2 (0.71%) Grafana
3 2 (0.71%) Graphite
3 2 (0.71%) Nagios
3 2 (0.71%) Opsview
3 2 (0.71%) Salt
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.36%) SCCM
4 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 92 (32.74%) Microsoft
2 45 (16.01%) Oracle
3 13 (4.63%) Informatica
4 12 (4.27%) Sitecore
4 12 (4.27%) VMware
5 7 (2.49%) HP
5 7 (2.49%) IBM
6 5 (1.78%) Cisco
6 5 (1.78%) Tableau
7 4 (1.42%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.07%) Citrix
8 3 (1.07%) F5
8 3 (1.07%) NetApp
8 3 (1.07%) Riverbed
8 3 (1.07%) Trillium
9 2 (0.71%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.71%) EMC
9 2 (0.71%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.71%) Siebel
9 2 (0.71%) Symantec
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