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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 322 167 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 20.51% 14.90% 15.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.71% 32.49% 35.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 116 58
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£325 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £240 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £393 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -62.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +9.09%
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
635 514 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.45% 45.85% 42.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 367 204
Average daily rate £335 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -58.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.63 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £16.45 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 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 3 July 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 245 (44.71%) SQL Server
2 215 (39.23%) Agile Software Development
3 164 (29.93%) Oracle
4 163 (29.74%) .NET
5 148 (27.01%) Microsoft
6 139 (25.36%) T-SQL
7 124 (22.63%) C#
8 110 (20.07%) PL/SQL
9 100 (18.25%) TDD
10 98 (17.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 98 (17.88%) MVC
11 94 (17.15%) JavaScript
12 85 (15.51%) Finance
13 82 (14.96%) Continuous Integration
14 80 (14.60%) Business Intelligence
15 79 (14.42%) Oracle Database
16 75 (13.69%) Windows
17 73 (13.32%) jQuery
18 70 (12.77%) Java
19 68 (12.41%) ASP.NET
20 66 (12.04%) SQL Server 2012
21 62 (11.31%) ETL
22 61 (11.13%) CSS
22 61 (11.13%) NUnit
23 60 (10.95%) HTML
24 59 (10.77%) Oracle Database 11g
24 59 (10.77%) ASP.NET Web API
25 58 (10.58%) SQL Server 2008
25 58 (10.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 58 (10.58%) Data Warehouse

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 30 (5.47%) SAS
2 23 (4.20%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.47%) IIS
4 15 (2.74%) Apache
4 15 (2.74%) Node.js
5 14 (2.55%) Tomcat
6 12 (2.19%) Apache Solr
7 10 (1.82%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.91%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.55%) Confluence
11 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.55%) Lync
11 3 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.36%) CICS
12 2 (0.36%) JBoss
Applications
1 51 (9.31%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.28%) MS Office
3 11 (2.01%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.91%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.36%) FastStats
7 1 (0.18%) MS Project
7 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.55%) assyst
2 3 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.36%) Unica
4 1 (0.18%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.36%) GitHub
3 1 (0.18%) IaaS
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.28%) LDAP
2 5 (0.91%) Firewall
3 4 (0.73%) DNS
3 4 (0.73%) LAN
3 4 (0.73%) WAN
3 4 (0.73%) DHCP
4 3 (0.55%) VoIP
4 3 (0.55%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.36%) 2G
5 2 (0.36%) HSPA
5 2 (0.36%) NAS
5 2 (0.36%) 3G
5 2 (0.36%) SAN
5 2 (0.36%) HTTP
5 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.36%) GPRS
6 1 (0.18%) GSM
6 1 (0.18%) UMTS
6 1 (0.18%) FTP
6 1 (0.18%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (44.71%) SQL Server
2 98 (17.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 79 (14.42%) Oracle Database
4 66 (12.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 59 (10.77%) Oracle Database 11g
6 58 (10.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 58 (10.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 58 (10.58%) Data Warehouse
7 38 (6.93%) MongoDB
8 37 (6.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 33 (6.02%) NoSQL
10 25 (4.56%) Relational Database
11 18 (3.28%) OLAP
12 15 (2.74%) Oracle OWB
12 15 (2.74%) Data Mart
13 14 (2.55%) MS Access
13 14 (2.55%) MySQL
14 11 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (2.01%) Hadoop
15 10 (1.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 61 (11.13%) NUnit
2 47 (8.58%) Selenium
3 27 (4.93%) Git (software)
3 27 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (4.93%) Rhino Mocks
4 25 (4.56%) Toad
5 24 (4.38%) SpecFlow
6 22 (4.01%) Visual Studio
7 17 (3.10%) Cucumber
8 16 (2.92%) Subversion
9 13 (2.37%) Maven
9 13 (2.37%) Jenkins
10 9 (1.64%) ERwin
10 9 (1.64%) HP UFT
11 8 (1.46%) PVCS
11 8 (1.46%) Sahi
11 8 (1.46%) WATIR
12 7 (1.28%) JIRA
13 6 (1.09%) Ant
13 6 (1.09%) Eclipse
General
1 85 (15.51%) Finance
2 17 (3.10%) Retail
3 13 (2.37%) Back Office
4 8 (1.46%) Banking
5 7 (1.28%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.09%) Legal
6 6 (1.09%) Marketing
7 3 (0.55%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.55%) Games
8 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.18%) Local Government
9 1 (0.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 281 (51.28%) Developer
2 98 (17.88%) Analyst
3 66 (12.04%) SQL Developer
4 63 (11.50%) .NET Developer
5 39 (7.12%) DBA
6 29 (5.29%) Oracle Developer
7 27 (4.93%) SQL DBA
8 25 (4.56%) Support Analyst
8 25 (4.56%) Test Analyst
9 24 (4.38%) Data Analyst
10 23 (4.20%) Applications Support
10 23 (4.20%) DevOps Engineer
11 22 (4.01%) Database Developer
12 21 (3.83%) Consultant
13 20 (3.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 18 (3.28%) C# Developer
15 16 (2.92%) Tester
15 16 (2.92%) Software Developer
16 15 (2.74%) Java Developer
17 14 (2.55%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (29.74%) .NET
2 73 (13.32%) jQuery
3 68 (12.41%) ASP.NET
4 61 (11.13%) CSS
5 60 (10.95%) HTML
6 59 (10.77%) ASP.NET Web API
7 53 (9.67%) XML
8 48 (8.76%) .NET Framework
9 47 (8.58%) Web Services
10 44 (8.03%) Entity Framework
11 41 (7.48%) JSON
12 29 (5.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 27 (4.93%) NHibernate
14 22 (4.01%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (3.65%) WCF
15 20 (3.65%) Spring
16 18 (3.28%) RabbitMQ
17 16 (2.92%) RESTful
18 14 (2.55%) JSP
19 13 (2.37%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.11%) NHS
3 12 (2.19%) Visualisation
4 10 (1.82%) Data Centre
5 8 (1.46%) CMDB
5 8 (1.46%) Clustering
6 6 (1.09%) Cryptography
6 6 (1.09%) Data Integration
6 6 (1.09%) Algorithms
7 4 (0.73%) Replication
7 4 (0.73%) PKI
7 4 (0.73%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.55%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.55%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.55%) Statistics
8 3 (0.55%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.36%) User Experience
9 2 (0.36%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.18%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 75 (13.69%) Windows
2 55 (10.04%) Linux
3 43 (7.85%) UNIX
4 32 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (2.19%) CentOS
9 7 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (1.09%) Windows NT
10 6 (1.09%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.91%) AIX
12 2 (0.36%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.18%) OS/390
13 1 (0.18%) zOS
13 1 (0.18%) MVS
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (39.23%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (18.25%) TDD
3 98 (17.88%) MVC
4 82 (14.96%) Continuous Integration
5 80 (14.60%) Business Intelligence
6 62 (11.31%) ETL
7 58 (10.58%) Data Modelling
8 57 (10.40%) ITIL
9 50 (9.12%) OO
10 40 (7.30%) Configuration Management
10 40 (7.30%) Scrum
10 40 (7.30%) BDD
11 39 (7.12%) SDLC
12 34 (6.20%) DevOps
13 33 (6.02%) E-Commerce
14 31 (5.66%) CRM
14 31 (5.66%) Data Mapping
15 29 (5.29%) Software Engineering
16 26 (4.74%) Project Management
16 26 (4.74%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 139 (25.36%) T-SQL
2 124 (22.63%) C#
3 110 (20.07%) PL/SQL
4 94 (17.15%) JavaScript
5 70 (12.77%) Java
6 49 (8.94%) PowerShell
7 42 (7.66%) Ruby
8 37 (6.75%) VB
8 37 (6.75%) Python
9 36 (6.57%) Shell Script
10 31 (5.66%) Bash Shell
11 25 (4.56%) VB.NET
12 23 (4.20%) PHP
13 22 (4.01%) VBA
13 22 (4.01%) VB6
14 13 (2.37%) C
15 11 (2.01%) Perl
16 7 (1.28%) C++
16 7 (1.28%) Korn
17 6 (1.09%) Jython
Qualifications
1 37 (6.75%) Security Cleared
2 20 (3.65%) SC Cleared
3 10 (1.82%) ISEB
3 10 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.46%) Degree
6 4 (0.73%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.55%) MCSE
7 3 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.36%) CCNP
8 2 (0.36%) CCNA
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.18%) MCITP
9 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.02%) QA
2 9 (1.64%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.91%) SLA
4 3 (0.55%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.18%) Basel II
6 1 (0.18%) HL7
System Software
1 12 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.73%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.73%) vSphere
4 3 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.55%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.36%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.36%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.36%) UAG
6 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.18%) Xen
6 1 (0.18%) XenServer
6 1 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 32 (5.84%) Puppet
1 32 (5.84%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (3.47%) Tivoli
3 15 (2.74%) Graphite
4 14 (2.55%) Cobbler
5 10 (1.82%) Rundeck
5 10 (1.82%) Opsview
6 8 (1.46%) OpenView
7 6 (1.09%) HP UCMDB
7 6 (1.09%) Nagios
8 5 (0.91%) SCCM
8 5 (0.91%) CFEngine
8 5 (0.91%) Ansible
9 3 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.36%) SCOM
10 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.18%) OpenIDM
11 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.18%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 164 (29.93%) Oracle
2 148 (27.01%) Microsoft
3 25 (4.56%) Splunk
4 16 (2.92%) Sitecore
5 15 (2.74%) VMware
6 13 (2.37%) Adobe
7 12 (2.19%) Business Objects
7 12 (2.19%) hybris
8 11 (2.01%) Cisco
8 11 (2.01%) Red Hat
9 10 (1.82%) Riverbed
9 10 (1.82%) Tealeaf
10 9 (1.64%) Remedy
10 9 (1.64%) HP
11 8 (1.46%) Informatica
12 7 (1.28%) Citrix
13 6 (1.09%) Sun
13 6 (1.09%) Tableau
14 5 (0.91%) SaltStack
14 5 (0.91%) IBM
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