The table below looks at the statistics for SQL 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 over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 159 175 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.67% 18.40% 18.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.89% 43.10% 47.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 118 100
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +62.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.81%
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 Leeds region.

Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
443 406 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.87% 42.69% 39.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 278 183
Average daily rate £350 £300 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £16.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% +32.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 113 (38.70%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (36.64%) SQL Server
3 82 (28.08%) .NET
4 74 (25.34%) Oracle
5 70 (23.97%) JavaScript
6 64 (21.92%) C#
6 64 (21.92%) ASP.NET
7 55 (18.84%) Microsoft
8 52 (17.81%) MVC
9 51 (17.47%) HTML
10 50 (17.12%) Linux
11 47 (16.10%) T-SQL
12 41 (14.04%) jQuery
12 41 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
13 40 (13.70%) CSS
14 38 (13.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 37 (12.67%) Java
16 36 (12.33%) Python
17 34 (11.64%) Web Services
17 34 (11.64%) Ruby
18 33 (11.30%) UNIX
18 33 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
18 33 (11.30%) DevOps
19 32 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
19 32 (10.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 31 (10.62%) Continuous Integration
20 31 (10.62%) SQL Server 2008
20 31 (10.62%) Puppet
20 31 (10.62%) Splunk
21 29 (9.93%) Opscode Chef

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 22 (7.53%) Apache
2 12 (4.11%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.42%) Apache Solr
4 6 (2.05%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.05%) Adobe CQ
4 6 (2.05%) SAS
5 5 (1.71%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (1.37%) Node.js
6 4 (1.37%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.37%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.37%) JBoss
7 3 (1.03%) CMS
7 3 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.03%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.03%) IIS
7 3 (1.03%) Kentico
7 3 (1.03%) nginx
8 2 (0.68%) WorkSite
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle Spatial
8 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (8.90%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.79%) MS Office
3 5 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.37%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.37%) Stata
5 3 (1.03%) SPSS
6 1 (0.34%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.34%) MS Project
6 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.68%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.03%) Route 53
2 3 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.03%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.34%) Office 365
3 1 (0.34%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.05%) Firewall
2 5 (1.71%) CTI
2 5 (1.71%) DNS
3 3 (1.03%) SAN
3 3 (1.03%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.03%) DHCP
3 3 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.68%) NAS
4 2 (0.68%) SSL
4 2 (0.68%) Internet
5 1 (0.34%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.34%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.34%) 2G
5 1 (0.34%) 3G
5 1 (0.34%) HTTP
5 1 (0.34%) GPRS
5 1 (0.34%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.34%) RNC
5 1 (0.34%) HSPA
5 1 (0.34%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (36.64%) SQL Server
2 38 (13.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (10.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (10.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (8.56%) MongoDB
6 22 (7.53%) Relational Database
7 19 (6.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (5.48%) MySQL
9 15 (5.14%) CouchDB
9 15 (5.14%) Riak
9 15 (5.14%) Hypertable
9 15 (5.14%) QlikView
10 14 (4.79%) NoSQL
10 14 (4.79%) Oracle Database
11 12 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (2.74%) RDBMS
14 7 (2.40%) DB2
14 7 (2.40%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 17 (5.82%) Selenium
2 16 (5.48%) Subversion
3 15 (5.14%) Fiddler
4 12 (4.11%) Git (software)
5 10 (3.42%) Rhino Mocks
5 10 (3.42%) NUnit
6 8 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (2.74%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.40%) JUnit
7 7 (2.40%) SpecFlow
7 7 (2.40%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.05%) Visual Studio
8 6 (2.05%) JMeter
9 5 (1.71%) QUnit
10 4 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (1.03%) Toad
11 3 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (1.03%) PVCS
11 3 (1.03%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 22 (7.53%) Finance
2 7 (2.40%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.71%) Banking
3 5 (1.71%) Retail
4 4 (1.37%) Games
4 4 (1.37%) Back Office
4 4 (1.37%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.34%) Electronics
6 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 141 (48.29%) Developer
2 52 (17.81%) Analyst
3 48 (16.44%) .NET Developer
3 48 (16.44%) SQL Developer
4 23 (7.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 20 (6.85%) Test Analyst
6 13 (4.45%) DBA
6 13 (4.45%) Senior Developer
6 13 (4.45%) Support Analyst
6 13 (4.45%) SQL DBA
7 12 (4.11%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (3.77%) C# Developer
8 11 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 10 (3.42%) UI Developer
10 9 (3.08%) Architect
10 9 (3.08%) Tester
10 9 (3.08%) Consultant
10 9 (3.08%) UI Programmer
11 8 (2.74%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (28.08%) .NET
2 64 (21.92%) ASP.NET
3 51 (17.47%) HTML
4 41 (14.04%) jQuery
5 40 (13.70%) CSS
6 34 (11.64%) Web Services
7 28 (9.59%) JSON
8 23 (7.88%) .NET Framework
9 22 (7.53%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (5.82%) XML
11 16 (5.48%) CSS3
11 16 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (4.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 14 (4.79%) J2EE
12 14 (4.79%) Hibernate
13 13 (4.45%) NHibernate
14 12 (4.11%) WCF
14 12 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 11 (3.77%) JSP
15 11 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.85%) NHS
3 7 (2.40%) Visualisation
4 6 (2.05%) PKI
4 6 (2.05%) Smartcard
5 5 (1.71%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.71%) User Experience
5 5 (1.71%) IVR
5 5 (1.71%) Clustering
6 4 (1.37%) Online Games
6 4 (1.37%) Statistics
7 3 (1.03%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.03%) AS400
7 3 (1.03%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.03%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.03%) iPhone
8 2 (0.68%) FMCG
8 2 (0.68%) GIS
8 2 (0.68%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 50 (17.12%) Linux
2 33 (11.30%) UNIX
3 29 (9.93%) Windows
4 13 (4.45%) CentOS
5 6 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.71%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.37%) Android
7 4 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.34%) HPUX
9 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (38.70%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (17.81%) MVC
3 33 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (11.30%) DevOps
4 31 (10.62%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (9.59%) TDD
5 28 (9.59%) Software Engineering
6 24 (8.22%) Configuration Management
7 23 (7.88%) ETL
8 18 (6.16%) OO
9 16 (5.48%) Web Development
9 16 (5.48%) Data Modelling
10 15 (5.14%) Migration
11 13 (4.45%) Workflow
11 13 (4.45%) Data Management
11 13 (4.45%) PRINCE2
11 13 (4.45%) Automated Testing
12 12 (4.11%) CRM
12 12 (4.11%) E-Commerce
13 11 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (23.97%) JavaScript
2 64 (21.92%) C#
3 47 (16.10%) T-SQL
4 37 (12.67%) Java
5 36 (12.33%) Python
6 34 (11.64%) Ruby
7 29 (9.93%) PHP
8 19 (6.51%) C
9 18 (6.16%) PL/SQL
10 15 (5.14%) Shell Script
10 15 (5.14%) Bash Shell
11 11 (3.77%) VBA
12 4 (1.37%) VB
12 4 (1.37%) C++
13 3 (1.03%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.68%) Perl
14 2 (0.68%) VB6
15 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.34%) COBOL
15 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (6.16%) Degree
2 13 (4.45%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.42%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (2.05%) ISEB
6 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.68%) MCSE
7 2 (0.68%) MCSA
8 1 (0.34%) CCNA
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.34%) MCITP
8 1 (0.34%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.11%) QA
2 4 (1.37%) SLA
3 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.03%) vSphere
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.34%) UAG
4 1 (0.34%) Xen
4 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.34%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (10.62%) Puppet
2 29 (9.93%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (5.82%) Nagios
4 16 (5.48%) Graphite
5 15 (5.14%) Ansible
5 15 (5.14%) CFEngine
6 10 (3.42%) Cobbler
6 10 (3.42%) Tivoli
7 5 (1.71%) OpenIDM
8 3 (1.03%) HAProxy
8 3 (1.03%) OpenView
9 2 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle EDQ
10 1 (0.34%) Salt
10 1 (0.34%) Opsview
10 1 (0.34%) NSN NetAct
10 1 (0.34%) SCCM
10 1 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 74 (25.34%) Oracle
2 55 (18.84%) Microsoft
3 31 (10.62%) Splunk
4 15 (5.14%) SaltStack
5 14 (4.79%) hybris
5 14 (4.79%) Red Hat
6 9 (3.08%) VMware
7 8 (2.74%) IBM
8 6 (2.05%) Cisco
9 5 (1.71%) ATG
9 5 (1.71%) Adobe
9 5 (1.71%) Business Objects
10 4 (1.37%) Citrix
10 4 (1.37%) HP
11 3 (1.03%) Informatica
11 3 (1.03%) Appcelerator
11 3 (1.03%) Sencha
12 2 (0.68%) RedPrairie
12 2 (0.68%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.68%) Percona
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