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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 256 236 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.22% 20.24% 12.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.63% 40.34% 32.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 166 42
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £201 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £378 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.85% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £15.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £21.50 £29.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +16.36%
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
646 585 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 48.50% 50.17% 38.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 417 174
Average daily rate £348 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.59% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.92% +98.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 152 (37.16%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (32.52%) SQL Server
3 114 (27.87%) .NET
4 113 (27.63%) Oracle
5 90 (22.00%) Microsoft
6 86 (21.03%) C#
7 72 (17.60%) T-SQL
8 68 (16.63%) PL/SQL
8 68 (16.63%) Business Intelligence
9 66 (16.14%) JavaScript
10 64 (15.65%) Java
11 61 (14.91%) MVC
12 59 (14.43%) Linux
13 58 (14.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 57 (13.94%) ASP.NET
15 56 (13.69%) Finance
16 53 (12.96%) Ruby
16 53 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 52 (12.71%) TDD
18 51 (12.47%) Data Warehouse
19 50 (12.22%) HTML
19 50 (12.22%) Python
19 50 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
20 46 (11.25%) XML
20 46 (11.25%) jQuery
21 44 (10.76%) UNIX
21 44 (10.76%) ETL
22 42 (10.27%) CSS
22 42 (10.27%) Continuous Integration
22 42 (10.27%) DevOps

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 29 (7.09%) SAS
2 22 (5.38%) Apache
3 18 (4.40%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.42%) IIS
5 9 (2.20%) Apache Solr
6 8 (1.96%) Node.js
7 6 (1.47%) Apache ServiceMix
8 5 (1.22%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.98%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.98%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.49%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.49%) WorkSite
11 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.49%) JBoss
Applications
1 38 (9.29%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.91%) MS Office
3 7 (1.71%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.98%) Stata
5 2 (0.49%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.49%) FastStats
6 1 (0.24%) SPSS
6 1 (0.24%) MS Project
6 1 (0.24%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (3.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.49%) Unica
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.24%) SaaS
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.24%) Route 53
3 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.71%) Firewall
2 6 (1.47%) LDAP
2 6 (1.47%) CTI
3 5 (1.22%) DNS
4 4 (0.98%) DHCP
5 3 (0.73%) GPRS
5 3 (0.73%) 2G
5 3 (0.73%) 3G
5 3 (0.73%) HSPA
6 2 (0.49%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.49%) LTE
6 2 (0.49%) NAS
6 2 (0.49%) SAN
6 2 (0.49%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.24%) FTP
7 1 (0.24%) HTTP
7 1 (0.24%) SSL
7 1 (0.24%) GSM
7 1 (0.24%) UMTS
7 1 (0.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (32.52%) SQL Server
2 58 (14.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 53 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 51 (12.47%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (8.80%) Oracle Database
6 32 (7.82%) MongoDB
7 31 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 30 (7.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 25 (6.11%) NoSQL
10 23 (5.62%) Oracle Database 11g
10 23 (5.62%) Relational Database
11 22 (5.38%) OLAP
12 15 (3.67%) CouchDB
12 15 (3.67%) Riak
12 15 (3.67%) Hypertable
13 14 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (3.18%) MySQL
14 13 (3.18%) QlikView
15 12 (2.93%) OLAP Cube
16 11 (2.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (5.38%) Git (software)
2 21 (5.13%) Selenium
3 17 (4.16%) Subversion
4 16 (3.91%) NUnit
5 15 (3.67%) Fiddler
6 13 (3.18%) Visual Studio
6 13 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (2.93%) Maven
8 11 (2.69%) Cucumber
8 11 (2.69%) Rhino Mocks
8 11 (2.69%) Jenkins
9 10 (2.44%) SpecFlow
10 8 (1.96%) ERwin
10 8 (1.96%) JUnit
11 7 (1.71%) QuickTest Pro
11 7 (1.71%) PVCS
11 7 (1.71%) JMeter
11 7 (1.71%) WATIR
11 7 (1.71%) Sahi
11 7 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 56 (13.69%) Finance
2 11 (2.69%) Retail
3 9 (2.20%) Banking
4 8 (1.96%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.71%) Legal
6 5 (1.22%) Marketing
7 4 (0.98%) Back Office
7 4 (0.98%) Games
8 3 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.24%) Advertising
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) Local Government
10 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 196 (47.92%) Developer
2 80 (19.56%) Analyst
3 51 (12.47%) SQL Developer
4 43 (10.51%) .NET Developer
5 30 (7.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 21 (5.13%) Test Analyst
6 21 (5.13%) Support Analyst
7 17 (4.16%) Java Developer
7 17 (4.16%) Senior Developer
8 16 (3.91%) DBA
8 16 (3.91%) Data Analyst
9 14 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 13 (3.18%) C# Developer
11 11 (2.69%) Tester
11 11 (2.69%) Consultant
11 11 (2.69%) C# .NET Developer
12 10 (2.44%) VB6 Developer
12 10 (2.44%) Architect
12 10 (2.44%) VB Developer
13 9 (2.20%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (27.87%) .NET
2 57 (13.94%) ASP.NET
3 50 (12.22%) HTML
4 46 (11.25%) XML
4 46 (11.25%) jQuery
5 42 (10.27%) CSS
6 40 (9.78%) Web Services
7 28 (6.85%) JSON
8 27 (6.60%) .NET Framework
9 22 (5.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 22 (5.38%) Entity Framework
10 19 (4.65%) WCF
10 19 (4.65%) J2EE
11 15 (3.67%) Spring
12 14 (3.42%) Ajax
12 14 (3.42%) Hibernate
13 13 (3.18%) Mustache
14 12 (2.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (2.93%) REST
15 11 (2.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.62%) NHS
3 12 (2.93%) Open Source
4 10 (2.44%) Visualisation
5 9 (2.20%) PKI
6 7 (1.71%) Smartcard
6 7 (1.71%) Statistics
6 7 (1.71%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.22%) IVR
7 5 (1.22%) Cryptography
8 4 (0.98%) User Experience
9 3 (0.73%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.73%) Replication
9 3 (0.73%) Clustering
9 3 (0.73%) AS400
9 3 (0.73%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.73%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.73%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.73%) Online Games
10 2 (0.49%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 59 (14.43%) Linux
2 44 (10.76%) UNIX
3 40 (9.78%) Windows
4 16 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (3.18%) CentOS
6 12 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.22%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.98%) AIX
10 3 (0.73%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.24%) OS/390
12 1 (0.24%) zOS
12 1 (0.24%) MVS
12 1 (0.24%) Android
12 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (37.16%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (16.63%) Business Intelligence
3 61 (14.91%) MVC
4 52 (12.71%) TDD
5 44 (10.76%) ETL
6 42 (10.27%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (10.27%) DevOps
7 36 (8.80%) ITIL
8 35 (8.56%) Configuration Management
9 33 (8.07%) Software Engineering
10 32 (7.82%) Data Modelling
11 31 (7.58%) OO
12 23 (5.62%) CRM
13 20 (4.89%) Project Management
14 18 (4.40%) Scrum
15 17 (4.16%) Data Management
15 17 (4.16%) Software Delivery
15 17 (4.16%) BDD
16 16 (3.91%) Workflow
17 15 (3.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 86 (21.03%) C#
2 72 (17.60%) T-SQL
3 68 (16.63%) PL/SQL
4 66 (16.14%) JavaScript
5 64 (15.65%) Java
6 53 (12.96%) Ruby
7 50 (12.22%) Python
8 32 (7.82%) Shell Script
9 29 (7.09%) PHP
10 26 (6.36%) VB
11 24 (5.87%) Bash Shell
12 23 (5.62%) VBA
13 22 (5.38%) C
14 19 (4.65%) VB6
15 18 (4.40%) VB.NET
16 17 (4.16%) PowerShell
17 6 (1.47%) C++
18 3 (0.73%) Perl
19 2 (0.49%) Groovy
20 1 (0.24%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 26 (6.36%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.16%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.67%) Degree
4 10 (2.44%) ISEB
5 8 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.73%) MCSE
7 3 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.49%) MCITP
8 2 (0.49%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.49%) MCSA
8 2 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.49%) CCNA
9 1 (0.24%) MCTS
9 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.89%) QA
2 5 (1.22%) SLA
3 3 (0.73%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.73%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.24%) Basel II
4 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (1.71%) Active Directory
1 7 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.73%) vSphere
2 3 (0.73%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.49%) UAG
3 2 (0.49%) ISA Server
3 2 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.24%) Firmware
4 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.24%) Xen
4 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 38 (9.29%) Opscode Chef
1 38 (9.29%) Puppet
2 24 (5.87%) Tivoli
3 19 (4.65%) Cobbler
4 18 (4.40%) Graphite
5 16 (3.91%) Nagios
6 15 (3.67%) CFEngine
6 15 (3.67%) Ansible
7 7 (1.71%) OpenView
8 6 (1.47%) OpenIDM
9 3 (0.73%) Opsview
10 2 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.49%) SCCM
10 2 (0.49%) SCOM
10 2 (0.49%) NSN NetAct
11 1 (0.24%) Netcool
11 1 (0.24%) MAINVIEW
11 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.24%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 113 (27.63%) Oracle
2 90 (22.00%) Microsoft
3 36 (8.80%) Splunk
4 15 (3.67%) SaltStack
5 12 (2.93%) Cisco
5 12 (2.93%) Red Hat
6 10 (2.44%) hybris
6 10 (2.44%) VMware
7 9 (2.20%) Adobe
8 7 (1.71%) Informatica
8 7 (1.71%) Tableau
9 6 (1.47%) Business Objects
10 5 (1.22%) Citrix
10 5 (1.22%) IBM
10 5 (1.22%) Sun
10 5 (1.22%) Teradata
11 4 (0.98%) HP
12 3 (0.73%) Mapinfo
12 3 (0.73%) jBASE
12 3 (0.73%) Riverbed
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £345 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per week
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £230 - £231 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Churchill Frank
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 Per Week Limited Company Basis
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago