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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 168 184 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.76% 18.60% 20.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.15% 42.20% 46.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 123 125
Average daily rate
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£340 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £8.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +162.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.20 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.33%
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
492 436 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.29% 44.08% 43.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 289 232
Average daily rate £363 £300 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £425 £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 £32.50 £22.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% +44.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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.

1 101 (37.13%) SQL Server
2 92 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (29.04%) Oracle
4 71 (26.10%) .NET
5 64 (23.53%) C#
6 61 (22.43%) JavaScript
7 57 (20.96%) ASP.NET
8 48 (17.65%) Linux
9 42 (15.44%) Microsoft
10 41 (15.07%) MVC
11 40 (14.71%) Java
11 40 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
12 39 (14.34%) T-SQL
12 39 (14.34%) HTML
13 36 (13.24%) SQL Server 2008
14 33 (12.13%) UNIX
14 33 (12.13%) Web Services
14 33 (12.13%) Python
14 33 (12.13%) Data Warehouse
15 32 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 32 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 31 (11.40%) Ruby
17 30 (11.03%) Software Engineering
17 30 (11.03%) DevOps
18 29 (10.66%) jQuery
18 29 (10.66%) Splunk
18 29 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
19 28 (10.29%) CSS
19 28 (10.29%) Puppet
20 27 (9.93%) Windows

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 19 (6.99%) Apache
2 12 (4.41%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 8 (2.94%) Apache Solr
4 6 (2.21%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.21%) JBoss
4 6 (2.21%) SAS
5 5 (1.84%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.84%) Adobe CQ
5 5 (1.84%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (1.47%) Node.js
7 3 (1.10%) nginx
7 3 (1.10%) Kentico
7 3 (1.10%) CMS
7 3 (1.10%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.10%) IIS
7 3 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.74%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.74%) ArcSDE
8 2 (0.74%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 22 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.04%) MS Office
3 5 (1.84%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.47%) Stata
5 3 (1.10%) SPSS
5 3 (1.10%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.37%) MS Project
6 1 (0.37%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 8 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.74%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.10%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.10%) Route 53
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.37%) SaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.21%) Firewall
2 5 (1.84%) CTI
2 5 (1.84%) DNS
3 3 (1.10%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.10%) DHCP
3 3 (1.10%) Internet
3 3 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (1.10%) SAN
4 2 (0.74%) NAS
4 2 (0.74%) SSL
5 1 (0.37%) VPN
5 1 (0.37%) HTTP
5 1 (0.37%) LDAP
5 1 (0.37%) GPRS
5 1 (0.37%) RNC
5 1 (0.37%) HSPA
5 1 (0.37%) LTE
5 1 (0.37%) 3G
5 1 (0.37%) 2G
5 1 (0.37%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (37.13%) SQL Server
2 36 (13.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (12.13%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (8.46%) MongoDB
6 18 (6.62%) Relational Database
7 17 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (5.88%) MySQL
8 16 (5.88%) Oracle Database
9 15 (5.51%) QlikView
10 14 (5.15%) NoSQL
11 13 (4.78%) Riak
11 13 (4.78%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (4.78%) Hypertable
11 13 (4.78%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (4.78%) CouchDB
12 12 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (3.31%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (2.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (5.51%) Subversion
1 15 (5.51%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.78%) Fiddler
3 10 (3.68%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.31%) Visual Studio
5 7 (2.57%) JUnit
5 7 (2.57%) Selenium
6 6 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.21%) JMeter
7 5 (1.84%) QUnit
8 4 (1.47%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (1.47%) Maven
9 3 (1.10%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.10%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.10%) LLBLGen Pro
9 3 (1.10%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 3 (1.10%) PVCS
9 3 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (1.10%) Toad
9 3 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (8.46%) Finance
2 4 (1.47%) Games
2 4 (1.47%) Banking
2 4 (1.47%) Retail
2 4 (1.47%) Multimedia
2 4 (1.47%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.74%) Legal
4 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.37%) Back Office
4 1 (0.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 137 (50.37%) Developer
2 50 (18.38%) Analyst
3 43 (15.81%) .NET Developer
4 39 (14.34%) SQL Developer
5 20 (7.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 19 (6.99%) C# Developer
7 17 (6.25%) Test Analyst
8 16 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
9 15 (5.51%) Senior Developer
10 14 (5.15%) DBA
11 13 (4.78%) Support Analyst
11 13 (4.78%) SQL DBA
12 12 (4.41%) ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (3.68%) Web Developer
14 9 (3.31%) Architect
14 9 (3.31%) Java Developer
15 8 (2.94%) Consultant
15 8 (2.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 8 (2.94%) UI Developer
15 8 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (26.10%) .NET
2 57 (20.96%) ASP.NET
3 39 (14.34%) HTML
4 33 (12.13%) Web Services
5 29 (10.66%) jQuery
6 28 (10.29%) CSS
7 23 (8.46%) XML
8 18 (6.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (6.25%) .NET Framework
9 17 (6.25%) JSON
10 15 (5.51%) J2EE
11 14 (5.15%) CSS3
11 14 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 13 (4.78%) Ajax
13 12 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (4.41%) WCF
14 11 (4.04%) REST
14 11 (4.04%) JSP
15 10 (3.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 9 (3.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.99%) NHS
3 8 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.57%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.21%) User Experience
5 6 (2.21%) Visualisation
5 6 (2.21%) Smartcard
5 6 (2.21%) PKI
6 5 (1.84%) IVR
7 4 (1.47%) Clustering
7 4 (1.47%) Online Games
7 4 (1.47%) Statistics
7 4 (1.47%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.10%) iPhone
8 3 (1.10%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.10%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.74%) AS400
9 2 (0.74%) Replication
9 2 (0.74%) GIS
9 2 (0.74%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 48 (17.65%) Linux
2 33 (12.13%) UNIX
3 27 (9.93%) Windows
4 13 (4.78%) CentOS
5 5 (1.84%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.47%) Android
6 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.37%) HPUX
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (15.07%) MVC
3 30 (11.03%) Software Engineering
3 30 (11.03%) DevOps
4 29 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (9.19%) ETL
7 21 (7.72%) Configuration Management
8 19 (6.99%) Data Modelling
9 17 (6.25%) TDD
10 16 (5.88%) Migration
11 15 (5.51%) Web Development
12 14 (5.15%) Automated Testing
12 14 (5.15%) E-Commerce
13 12 (4.41%) CRM
13 12 (4.41%) Workflow
13 12 (4.41%) Dependency Injection
14 11 (4.04%) ITIL
15 10 (3.68%) OO
15 10 (3.68%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (23.53%) C#
2 61 (22.43%) JavaScript
3 40 (14.71%) Java
4 39 (14.34%) T-SQL
5 33 (12.13%) Python
6 31 (11.40%) Ruby
7 26 (9.56%) PHP
8 22 (8.09%) PL/SQL
9 17 (6.25%) C
10 16 (5.88%) Shell Script
11 14 (5.15%) Bash Shell
12 11 (4.04%) VBA
13 5 (1.84%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.47%) VB
15 3 (1.10%) C++
15 3 (1.10%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.74%) Perl
16 2 (0.74%) VB6
17 1 (0.37%) MATLAB
17 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (6.62%) Degree
2 13 (4.78%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.31%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.10%) ISEB
5 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.74%) MCSE
6 2 (0.74%) MCSA
6 2 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.37%) MCTS
7 1 (0.37%) MCITP
7 1 (0.37%) CCNA
7 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.51%) QA
2 4 (1.47%) SLA
3 2 (0.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (2.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.37%) UAG
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 28 (10.29%) Puppet
2 26 (9.56%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (5.51%) Nagios
4 14 (5.15%) Graphite
5 13 (4.78%) Ansible
5 13 (4.78%) CFEngine
6 9 (3.31%) Cobbler
6 9 (3.31%) Tivoli
7 5 (1.84%) OpenIDM
8 4 (1.47%) OpenView
9 3 (1.10%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.37%) OVSD
11 1 (0.37%) SCCM
11 1 (0.37%) SCOM
11 1 (0.37%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.37%) NSN NetAct
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 79 (29.04%) Oracle
2 42 (15.44%) Microsoft
3 29 (10.66%) Splunk
4 14 (5.15%) hybris
4 14 (5.15%) Red Hat
5 13 (4.78%) SaltStack
6 11 (4.04%) IBM
7 7 (2.57%) ATG
7 7 (2.57%) VMware
8 6 (2.21%) Cisco
9 5 (1.84%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.84%) HP
10 4 (1.47%) Citrix
10 4 (1.47%) Adobe
11 3 (1.10%) Informatica
11 3 (1.10%) Sencha
11 3 (1.10%) Appcelerator
12 2 (0.74%) Percona
12 2 (0.74%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.74%) CommVault
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