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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 184 190 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 16.14% 19.47% 16.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.95% 43.28% 47.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 139 72
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£339 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £28.50 £16.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.38% +20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £15.25 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £17.25 £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
542 439 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 47.54% 44.98% 35.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 327 141
Average daily rate £350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% +25.92%
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 2 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 2 March 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 146 (42.44%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (32.56%) SQL Server
3 99 (28.78%) .NET
4 85 (24.71%) Oracle
5 80 (23.26%) JavaScript
6 79 (22.97%) C#
7 69 (20.06%) ASP.NET
8 61 (17.73%) Java
9 59 (17.15%) Microsoft
10 58 (16.86%) Linux
11 57 (16.57%) HTML
11 57 (16.57%) MVC
12 51 (14.83%) T-SQL
12 51 (14.83%) Ruby
12 51 (14.83%) Analytical Skills
13 48 (13.95%) Python
14 47 (13.66%) Web Services
14 47 (13.66%) jQuery
15 44 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
15 44 (12.79%) TDD
15 44 (12.79%) CSS
16 41 (11.92%) DevOps
17 39 (11.34%) UNIX
18 37 (10.76%) Finance
19 36 (10.47%) Puppet
19 36 (10.47%) MongoDB
19 36 (10.47%) Splunk
19 36 (10.47%) Opscode Chef
20 35 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
21 34 (9.88%) XML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 25 (7.27%) Apache
2 12 (3.49%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.91%) Apache Solr
4 9 (2.62%) SAS
5 6 (1.74%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.74%) Node.js
5 6 (1.74%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (1.16%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (1.16%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.16%) IIS
6 4 (1.16%) JBoss
7 3 (0.87%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.87%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.87%) CMS
7 3 (0.87%) Kentico
8 2 (0.58%) WorkSite
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle Spatial
8 2 (0.58%) nginx
8 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 25 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.91%) MS Office
3 6 (1.74%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.16%) Stata
5 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.58%) SPSS
6 1 (0.29%) MS Project
6 1 (0.29%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.29%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 8 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.58%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.58%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.58%) Route 53
4 1 (0.29%) IaaS
4 1 (0.29%) SaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.03%) Firewall
2 6 (1.74%) LDAP
3 5 (1.45%) CTI
4 4 (1.16%) DNS
5 3 (0.87%) SAN
6 2 (0.58%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.58%) Internet
6 2 (0.58%) 3G
6 2 (0.58%) 2G
6 2 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.58%) DHCP
6 2 (0.58%) GPRS
6 2 (0.58%) HSPA
6 2 (0.58%) LTE
6 2 (0.58%) NAS
6 2 (0.58%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.29%) GSM
7 1 (0.29%) UMTS
7 1 (0.29%) HTTP
7 1 (0.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 36 (10.47%) MongoDB
3 34 (9.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (9.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (9.59%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (9.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 26 (7.56%) Relational Database
7 24 (6.98%) NoSQL
8 18 (5.23%) Riak
8 18 (5.23%) Hypertable
8 18 (5.23%) CouchDB
9 17 (4.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 16 (4.65%) MySQL
11 15 (4.36%) Oracle Database
12 13 (3.78%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (3.78%) QlikView
13 11 (3.20%) RDBMS
14 9 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (2.62%) DB2
15 8 (2.33%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 24 (6.98%) Selenium
2 22 (6.40%) Git (software)
3 20 (5.81%) Subversion
4 18 (5.23%) Fiddler
5 13 (3.78%) Cucumber
6 12 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (3.49%) NUnit
7 11 (3.20%) Rhino Mocks
8 10 (2.91%) Maven
9 9 (2.62%) QuickTest Pro
9 9 (2.62%) Jenkins
10 8 (2.33%) JUnit
10 8 (2.33%) Visual Studio
11 7 (2.03%) JMeter
11 7 (2.03%) Sahi
11 7 (2.03%) WATIR
11 7 (2.03%) SpecFlow
12 6 (1.74%) QUnit
12 6 (1.74%) Ant
12 6 (1.74%) PVCS
General
1 37 (10.76%) Finance
2 9 (2.62%) Retail
3 7 (2.03%) Banking
4 6 (1.74%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.16%) Back Office
5 4 (1.16%) Games
5 4 (1.16%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.58%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.58%) Legal
7 1 (0.29%) Electronics
7 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.29%) Marketing
7 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 162 (47.09%) Developer
2 63 (18.31%) Analyst
3 54 (15.70%) .NET Developer
4 52 (15.12%) SQL Developer
5 29 (8.43%) DevOps Engineer
6 26 (7.56%) Test Analyst
7 20 (5.81%) Support Analyst
8 17 (4.94%) C# Developer
8 17 (4.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 16 (4.65%) Senior Developer
10 13 (3.78%) DBA
10 13 (3.78%) SQL DBA
11 12 (3.49%) ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (3.49%) Java Developer
12 11 (3.20%) Tester
12 11 (3.20%) Consultant
13 10 (2.91%) UI Programmer
13 10 (2.91%) UI Developer
13 10 (2.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 9 (2.62%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (28.78%) .NET
2 69 (20.06%) ASP.NET
3 57 (16.57%) HTML
4 47 (13.66%) Web Services
4 47 (13.66%) jQuery
5 44 (12.79%) CSS
6 34 (9.88%) XML
7 29 (8.43%) JSON
8 28 (8.14%) .NET Framework
9 24 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web API
10 21 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (5.52%) J2EE
12 17 (4.94%) CSS3
13 16 (4.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 16 (4.65%) Spring
13 16 (4.65%) Ajax
13 16 (4.65%) WCF
14 15 (4.36%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 14 (4.07%) Hibernate
15 14 (4.07%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.83%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.56%) NHS
3 13 (3.78%) Open Source
4 8 (2.33%) PKI
5 7 (2.03%) Statistics
5 7 (2.03%) Smartcard
5 7 (2.03%) Visualisation
6 5 (1.45%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.45%) Clustering
6 5 (1.45%) IVR
6 5 (1.45%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.16%) User Experience
7 4 (1.16%) Online Games
8 3 (0.87%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.87%) iPhone
8 3 (0.87%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.87%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.87%) AS400
8 3 (0.87%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.58%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 58 (16.86%) Linux
2 39 (11.34%) UNIX
3 30 (8.72%) Windows
4 12 (3.49%) CentOS
5 6 (1.74%) Ubuntu
5 6 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.87%) Android
9 2 (0.58%) AIX
10 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (42.44%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (16.57%) MVC
3 44 (12.79%) TDD
3 44 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (11.92%) DevOps
5 35 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
6 33 (9.59%) Configuration Management
7 31 (9.01%) Software Engineering
8 30 (8.72%) ETL
9 22 (6.40%) OO
10 21 (6.10%) Automated Testing
11 19 (5.52%) ITIL
12 18 (5.23%) Project Management
12 18 (5.23%) BDD
13 16 (4.65%) PRINCE2
13 16 (4.65%) Scrum
13 16 (4.65%) Web Development
14 15 (4.36%) Data Management
14 15 (4.36%) Test Automation
15 14 (4.07%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 80 (23.26%) JavaScript
2 79 (22.97%) C#
3 61 (17.73%) Java
4 51 (14.83%) T-SQL
4 51 (14.83%) Ruby
5 48 (13.95%) Python
6 31 (9.01%) PHP
6 31 (9.01%) PL/SQL
7 27 (7.85%) Shell Script
8 25 (7.27%) C
9 19 (5.52%) Bash Shell
10 14 (4.07%) VBA
11 10 (2.91%) VB
12 9 (2.62%) VB.NET
12 9 (2.62%) VB6
13 5 (1.45%) C++
13 5 (1.45%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.58%) Perl
15 1 (0.29%) COBOL
15 1 (0.29%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 22 (6.40%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.94%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.65%) Degree
4 9 (2.62%) VCP4
5 8 (2.33%) ISEB
5 8 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.58%) MCSE
8 2 (0.58%) MCSA
9 1 (0.29%) CCNA
9 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.29%) MCTS
9 1 (0.29%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.10%) QA
2 5 (1.45%) SLA
3 3 (0.87%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.29%) Basel II
4 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.87%) vSphere
4 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.29%) UAG
4 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.29%) XenServer
4 1 (0.29%) Firmware
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (10.47%) Puppet
1 36 (10.47%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (5.52%) Graphite
2 19 (5.52%) Nagios
3 18 (5.23%) Ansible
3 18 (5.23%) CFEngine
4 15 (4.36%) Cobbler
4 15 (4.36%) Tivoli
5 6 (1.74%) OpenView
5 6 (1.74%) OpenIDM
6 2 (0.58%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.58%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.29%) Netcool
7 1 (0.29%) SCCM
7 1 (0.29%) SCOM
7 1 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.29%) Opsview
Vendors
1 85 (24.71%) Oracle
2 59 (17.15%) Microsoft
3 36 (10.47%) Splunk
4 18 (5.23%) SaltStack
5 13 (3.78%) hybris
6 12 (3.49%) Red Hat
7 10 (2.91%) VMware
8 8 (2.33%) Cisco
8 8 (2.33%) IBM
9 6 (1.74%) Business Objects
9 6 (1.74%) Adobe
10 5 (1.45%) Sun
11 4 (1.16%) Citrix
11 4 (1.16%) ATG
12 3 (0.87%) Sencha
12 3 (0.87%) HP
12 3 (0.87%) Appcelerator
13 2 (0.58%) Percona
13 2 (0.58%) ServiceNow
13 2 (0.58%) Tableau
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Robert Half
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Churchill Frank
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Beckett
Rate: Grade 6 £32,277 - £36,309
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Beckett
Rate: Grade 6 £32,277 - £36,309
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago