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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 112 128 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.24% 14.61% 18.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.78% 36.89% 41.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 74 108
Average daily rate
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£305 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +9.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £268 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +59.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.29 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -15.30%
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
322 347 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.33% 39.61% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 218 296
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £38.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% +120.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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.

1 111 (39.50%) SQL Server
2 94 (33.45%) Oracle
3 92 (32.74%) C#
4 90 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (30.60%) .NET
6 67 (23.84%) Java
7 57 (20.28%) PL/SQL
8 50 (17.79%) XML
9 48 (17.08%) ASP.NET
10 43 (15.30%) JavaScript
10 43 (15.30%) Finance
10 43 (15.30%) MVC
11 40 (14.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 39 (13.88%) Microsoft
13 36 (12.81%) CSS
14 35 (12.46%) T-SQL
14 35 (12.46%) Data Warehouse
15 33 (11.74%) Linux
15 33 (11.74%) VB.NET
15 33 (11.74%) HTML
15 33 (11.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 32 (11.39%) SQL Server 2008
16 32 (11.39%) Windows
17 30 (10.68%) jQuery
18 28 (9.96%) Git (software)
18 28 (9.96%) QA
18 28 (9.96%) Enterprise Software
18 28 (9.96%) Data Modelling
18 28 (9.96%) Software Engineering
18 28 (9.96%) WinForms

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 21 (7.47%) WebLogic
2 13 (4.63%) Apache
3 8 (2.85%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.85%) Apache Solr
4 7 (2.49%) nginx
5 5 (1.78%) CMS
6 4 (1.42%) SAS
6 4 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.42%) Confluence
6 4 (1.42%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (1.07%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.07%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.71%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.71%) Kentico
8 2 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.71%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.71%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.36%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.36%) Node.js
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 17 (6.05%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.91%) MS Office
3 5 (1.78%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.42%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.71%) SPSS
5 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.85%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.36%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.42%) SSL
1 4 (1.42%) SAN
1 4 (1.42%) FTP
1 4 (1.42%) HTTP
1 4 (1.42%) Internet
2 3 (1.07%) SSH
3 2 (0.71%) Firewall
4 1 (0.36%) NAS
4 1 (0.36%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.36%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.36%) LDAP
4 1 (0.36%) Intranet
4 1 (0.36%) DHCP
4 1 (0.36%) DNS
4 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (39.50%) SQL Server
2 40 (14.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (12.46%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (11.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (11.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 25 (8.90%) Oracle Database
7 23 (8.19%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (4.98%) Oracle Reports
8 14 (4.98%) Star Schema
8 14 (4.98%) Relational Database
9 12 (4.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (4.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (3.91%) QlikView
10 11 (3.91%) MySQL
11 10 (3.56%) DB2
12 9 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (2.85%) Oracle BI EE
14 7 (2.49%) Oracle9i Database
15 6 (2.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 28 (9.96%) Git (software)
2 23 (8.19%) Maven
3 17 (6.05%) Visual Studio
4 11 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (3.56%) Oracle Forms
6 9 (3.20%) Jenkins
7 8 (2.85%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (2.14%) Selenium
9 5 (1.78%) Subversion
10 4 (1.42%) ERwin
10 4 (1.42%) JIRA
11 3 (1.07%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.07%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.07%) Hudson
11 3 (1.07%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (1.07%) JUnit
12 2 (0.71%) Toad
12 2 (0.71%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.71%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 43 (15.30%) Finance
2 13 (4.63%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.49%) Retail
4 3 (1.07%) Legal
5 2 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.36%) Marketing
6 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Publishing
6 1 (0.36%) Banking
Job Titles
1 173 (61.57%) Developer
2 50 (17.79%) .NET Developer
3 41 (14.59%) Analyst
4 28 (9.96%) SQL Developer
5 21 (7.47%) C# Developer
6 19 (6.76%) Software Engineer
7 18 (6.41%) Java Developer
7 18 (6.41%) Tester
8 17 (6.05%) C# .NET Developer
9 16 (5.69%) Oracle Developer
9 16 (5.69%) VB.NET Developer
10 15 (5.34%) WinForms Developer
11 14 (4.98%) Test Analyst
11 14 (4.98%) Senior Developer
12 12 (4.27%) .NET Software Engineer
13 10 (3.56%) C# Software Engineer
14 9 (3.20%) Functional Tester
15 8 (2.85%) Architect
15 8 (2.85%) Manual Tester
15 8 (2.85%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (30.60%) .NET
2 50 (17.79%) XML
3 48 (17.08%) ASP.NET
4 36 (12.81%) CSS
5 33 (11.74%) HTML
6 30 (10.68%) jQuery
7 28 (9.96%) WinForms
8 20 (7.12%) Spring
9 18 (6.41%) Web Services
9 18 (6.41%) .NET Framework
9 18 (6.41%) REST
10 17 (6.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 16 (5.69%) WCF
12 14 (4.98%) JSP
12 14 (4.98%) J2EE
13 13 (4.63%) SOAP
13 13 (4.63%) JMS
14 11 (3.91%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (3.56%) Hibernate
15 10 (3.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.96%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.91%) NHS
4 9 (3.20%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.49%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.42%) VLE
7 3 (1.07%) Open Source
8 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.71%) Clustering
8 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.71%) User Experience
8 2 (0.71%) iPhone
8 2 (0.71%) Statistics
9 1 (0.36%) Wiki
9 1 (0.36%) Blog
9 1 (0.36%) PKI
9 1 (0.36%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.36%) Social Media
9 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.36%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 33 (11.74%) Linux
2 32 (11.39%) Windows
3 12 (4.27%) UNIX
4 5 (1.78%) CentOS
5 3 (1.07%) Android
5 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.71%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.36%) HPUX
7 1 (0.36%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (15.30%) MVC
3 28 (9.96%) Data Modelling
3 28 (9.96%) Software Engineering
4 26 (9.25%) Scrum
4 26 (9.25%) OO
5 25 (8.90%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (8.19%) Test Scripting
7 22 (7.83%) Performance Tuning
8 19 (6.76%) TDD
9 17 (6.05%) Functional Testing
9 17 (6.05%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (5.69%) ETL
10 16 (5.69%) Migration
11 15 (5.34%) Configuration Management
11 15 (5.34%) E-Commerce
12 14 (4.98%) Business Analysis
12 14 (4.98%) Unit Testing
13 13 (4.63%) BDD
13 13 (4.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 92 (32.74%) C#
2 67 (23.84%) Java
3 57 (20.28%) PL/SQL
4 43 (15.30%) JavaScript
5 35 (12.46%) T-SQL
6 33 (11.74%) VB.NET
7 12 (4.27%) Python
7 12 (4.27%) VBA
7 12 (4.27%) VB
7 12 (4.27%) PHP
8 8 (2.85%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.85%) VB6
9 7 (2.49%) COBOL
10 6 (2.14%) Perl
11 5 (1.78%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.78%) C++
12 4 (1.42%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 4 (1.42%) Ruby
13 3 (1.07%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.71%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 14 (4.98%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.91%) Degree
3 5 (1.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) CCNA
4 1 (0.36%) ISEB
4 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.96%) QA
2 3 (1.07%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.07%) Hyper-V
1 3 (1.07%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.71%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.36%) XenApp
3 1 (0.36%) vSphere
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 8 (2.85%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.07%) Puppet
3 2 (0.71%) Nagios
4 1 (0.36%) SCCM
4 1 (0.36%) SCOM
4 1 (0.36%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.36%) Salt
4 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.36%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.36%) OVSD
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.36%) OpenView
Vendors
1 94 (33.45%) Oracle
2 39 (13.88%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.27%) IBM
4 11 (3.91%) hybris
5 9 (3.20%) HP
6 8 (2.85%) Perforce
7 6 (2.14%) VMware
8 5 (1.78%) Adobe
9 4 (1.42%) Citrix
9 4 (1.42%) CA
9 4 (1.42%) Splunk
10 3 (1.07%) ATG
10 3 (1.07%) Sybase
10 3 (1.07%) JBoss
10 3 (1.07%) Informatica
10 3 (1.07%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.71%) Cisco
11 2 (0.71%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (0.71%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.71%) Sencha
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