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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 212 209 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 18.01% 19.57% 13.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.75% 42.83% 39.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 153 45
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£325 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £201 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £375 £328
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 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £21.50 £30.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.09%
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
610 488 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 51.83% 45.69% 33.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 348 131
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £234 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 26 March 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 26 March 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 159 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (33.42%) SQL Server
3 112 (29.47%) .NET
4 107 (28.16%) Oracle
5 88 (23.16%) C#
6 75 (19.74%) Microsoft
7 74 (19.47%) JavaScript
8 66 (17.37%) ASP.NET
9 63 (16.58%) MVC
9 63 (16.58%) Java
10 60 (15.79%) Linux
11 58 (15.26%) T-SQL
12 57 (15.00%) Ruby
13 56 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
14 53 (13.95%) PL/SQL
14 53 (13.95%) Python
15 52 (13.68%) HTML
15 52 (13.68%) TDD
16 48 (12.63%) Finance
16 48 (12.63%) Web Services
16 48 (12.63%) jQuery
17 45 (11.84%) DevOps
18 43 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 43 (11.32%) UNIX
19 41 (10.79%) Business Intelligence
19 41 (10.79%) Puppet
19 41 (10.79%) Opscode Chef
20 40 (10.53%) CSS
21 39 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
22 37 (9.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 24 (6.32%) Apache
2 17 (4.47%) SAS
3 15 (3.95%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.37%) Apache Solr
5 7 (1.84%) Node.js
6 6 (1.58%) Apache ServiceMix
7 5 (1.32%) IIS
8 4 (1.05%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.05%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.53%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.53%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.53%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.53%) JBoss
10 2 (0.53%) WorkSite
10 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 30 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.63%) MS Office
3 7 (1.84%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.05%) Stata
5 2 (0.53%) SPSS
5 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.26%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.26%) MS Project
6 1 (0.26%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 13 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.53%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (0.53%) Route 53
4 1 (0.26%) Office 365
4 1 (0.26%) IaaS
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.84%) Firewall
2 6 (1.58%) CTI
2 6 (1.58%) LDAP
3 5 (1.32%) DNS
4 3 (0.79%) HSPA
4 3 (0.79%) SAN
4 3 (0.79%) GPRS
4 3 (0.79%) DHCP
4 3 (0.79%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.79%) 2G
4 3 (0.79%) 3G
5 2 (0.53%) Internet
5 2 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.53%) LTE
5 2 (0.53%) NAS
5 2 (0.53%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.26%) 4G
6 1 (0.26%) RNC
6 1 (0.26%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.26%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (33.42%) SQL Server
2 43 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (9.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (9.21%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (8.42%) MongoDB
6 29 (7.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 26 (6.84%) Oracle Database
8 21 (5.53%) Relational Database
9 20 (5.26%) NoSQL
9 20 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 18 (4.74%) Riak
10 18 (4.74%) Hypertable
10 18 (4.74%) CouchDB
11 17 (4.47%) Oracle Database 11g
12 15 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (3.16%) MySQL
14 11 (2.89%) QlikView
15 9 (2.37%) DB2
15 9 (2.37%) OLAP
15 9 (2.37%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 22 (5.79%) Selenium
2 19 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 18 (4.74%) Fiddler
4 16 (4.21%) NUnit
5 15 (3.95%) Subversion
6 12 (3.16%) Maven
6 12 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (2.89%) Cucumber
7 11 (2.89%) Rhino Mocks
8 10 (2.63%) Visual Studio
8 10 (2.63%) SpecFlow
9 8 (2.11%) JUnit
9 8 (2.11%) Jenkins
10 7 (1.84%) Sahi
10 7 (1.84%) WATIR
10 7 (1.84%) QuickTest Pro
10 7 (1.84%) JMeter
11 6 (1.58%) Toad
11 6 (1.58%) Ant
11 6 (1.58%) PVCS
General
1 48 (12.63%) Finance
2 10 (2.63%) Retail
3 8 (2.11%) Banking
4 6 (1.58%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.32%) Games
5 5 (1.32%) Back Office
6 4 (1.05%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.79%) Legal
8 2 (0.53%) Marketing
8 2 (0.53%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Local Government
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 182 (47.89%) Developer
2 65 (17.11%) Analyst
3 52 (13.68%) .NET Developer
4 50 (13.16%) SQL Developer
5 33 (8.68%) DevOps Engineer
6 22 (5.79%) Test Analyst
7 21 (5.53%) Support Analyst
8 18 (4.74%) C# Developer
9 16 (4.21%) Senior Developer
9 16 (4.21%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (3.68%) DBA
10 14 (3.68%) Java Developer
11 13 (3.42%) SQL DBA
11 13 (3.42%) Consultant
12 12 (3.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 10 (2.63%) Architect
13 10 (2.63%) ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (2.63%) VB Developer
13 10 (2.63%) Oracle Developer
13 10 (2.63%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (29.47%) .NET
2 66 (17.37%) ASP.NET
3 52 (13.68%) HTML
4 48 (12.63%) Web Services
4 48 (12.63%) jQuery
5 40 (10.53%) CSS
6 34 (8.95%) XML
7 30 (7.89%) .NET Framework
8 28 (7.37%) JSON
9 25 (6.58%) ASP.NET Web API
10 20 (5.26%) J2EE
10 20 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 19 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (4.47%) WCF
13 15 (3.95%) Spring
14 14 (3.68%) Hibernate
14 14 (3.68%) Ajax
15 13 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 13 (3.42%) Mustache
16 12 (3.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 56 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.11%) NHS
3 12 (3.16%) Open Source
4 8 (2.11%) PKI
4 8 (2.11%) Visualisation
5 7 (1.84%) Statistics
5 7 (1.84%) Smartcard
6 6 (1.58%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.32%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.32%) Cryptography
7 5 (1.32%) IVR
7 5 (1.32%) Clustering
8 4 (1.05%) Online Games
8 4 (1.05%) User Experience
9 3 (0.79%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.79%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.79%) Replication
9 3 (0.79%) AS400
10 2 (0.53%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.53%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 60 (15.79%) Linux
2 43 (11.32%) UNIX
3 31 (8.16%) Windows
4 12 (3.16%) CentOS
5 6 (1.58%) Ubuntu
5 6 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.53%) AIX
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.26%) OS/390
10 1 (0.26%) zOS
10 1 (0.26%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (16.58%) MVC
3 52 (13.68%) TDD
4 45 (11.84%) DevOps
5 41 (10.79%) Business Intelligence
6 39 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (9.74%) Configuration Management
8 34 (8.95%) Software Engineering
9 33 (8.68%) ETL
10 30 (7.89%) OO
11 23 (6.05%) ITIL
12 20 (5.26%) Data Modelling
13 19 (5.00%) Automated Testing
13 19 (5.00%) Project Management
14 18 (4.74%) Scrum
14 18 (4.74%) CRM
15 17 (4.47%) BDD
16 16 (4.21%) Data Management
17 15 (3.95%) Test Automation
17 15 (3.95%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 88 (23.16%) C#
2 74 (19.47%) JavaScript
3 63 (16.58%) Java
4 58 (15.26%) T-SQL
5 57 (15.00%) Ruby
6 53 (13.95%) PL/SQL
6 53 (13.95%) Python
7 32 (8.42%) Shell Script
8 29 (7.63%) PHP
9 25 (6.58%) C
10 24 (6.32%) Bash Shell
11 19 (5.00%) VB
12 18 (4.74%) VB6
13 16 (4.21%) VB.NET
13 16 (4.21%) VBA
14 15 (3.95%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.32%) C++
16 2 (0.53%) Perl
17 1 (0.26%) Groovy
17 1 (0.26%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (6.84%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.47%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.21%) Degree
4 9 (2.37%) ISEB
5 8 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.79%) MCSE
8 2 (0.53%) CCNA
8 2 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.53%) MCSA
8 2 (0.53%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.53%) MCITP
9 1 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.26%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.53%) QA
2 7 (1.84%) SLA
3 3 (0.79%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.26%) HL7
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.26%) Basel II
System Software
1 9 (2.37%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.79%) vSphere
4 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.26%) UAG
4 1 (0.26%) XenServer
4 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.26%) Xen
4 1 (0.26%) Firmware
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 41 (10.79%) Puppet
1 41 (10.79%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (5.79%) Tivoli
3 20 (5.26%) Cobbler
4 19 (5.00%) Nagios
4 19 (5.00%) Graphite
5 18 (4.74%) Ansible
5 18 (4.74%) CFEngine
6 6 (1.58%) OpenView
6 6 (1.58%) OpenIDM
7 2 (0.53%) NSN NetAct
7 2 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.53%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.26%) Opsview
8 1 (0.26%) SCCM
8 1 (0.26%) SCOM
8 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.26%) Netcool
8 1 (0.26%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 107 (28.16%) Oracle
2 75 (19.74%) Microsoft
3 36 (9.47%) Splunk
4 18 (4.74%) SaltStack
5 12 (3.16%) VMware
5 12 (3.16%) Red Hat
6 11 (2.89%) hybris
6 11 (2.89%) Cisco
7 7 (1.84%) Adobe
8 6 (1.58%) Citrix
8 6 (1.58%) IBM
8 6 (1.58%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.32%) HP
9 5 (1.32%) Sun
10 3 (0.79%) Mapinfo
11 2 (0.53%) Reuters
11 2 (0.53%) McAfee
11 2 (0.53%) ATG
11 2 (0.53%) Amdocs
11 2 (0.53%) Teradata
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