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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 201 175 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.56% 15.31% 18.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.95% 36.08% 43.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 143 128
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +3.63%
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
610 485 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.16% 42.43% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 351 301
Average daily rate £425 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.25 £35.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.42% +112.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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.

1 192 (41.47%) SQL Server
2 150 (32.40%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (28.08%) .NET
4 113 (24.41%) Microsoft
5 112 (24.19%) T-SQL
6 105 (22.68%) C#
7 104 (22.46%) Finance
8 102 (22.03%) Oracle
9 88 (19.01%) Business Intelligence
10 86 (18.57%) Linux
11 84 (18.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 71 (15.33%) Windows
13 69 (14.90%) Java
14 64 (13.82%) JavaScript
15 62 (13.39%) HTML
16 58 (12.53%) SQL Server 2012
17 56 (12.10%) ASP.NET
17 56 (12.10%) Unix
17 56 (12.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 56 (12.10%) Team Foundation Server
18 55 (11.88%) MVC
19 51 (11.02%) CSS
20 50 (10.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 47 (10.15%) MS Excel
22 46 (9.94%) Data Warehouse
22 46 (9.94%) Scrum
23 45 (9.72%) ETL
23 45 (9.72%) PL/SQL
23 45 (9.72%) TDD
24 44 (9.50%) MySQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 18 (3.89%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.46%) Node.js
3 11 (2.38%) Tomcat
4 10 (2.16%) JBoss
4 10 (2.16%) SAS
5 7 (1.51%) Apache Solr
6 6 (1.30%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.30%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.08%) Apache
7 5 (1.08%) CloudStack
7 5 (1.08%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.86%) Confluence
8 4 (0.86%) IBM Domino
8 4 (0.86%) WordPress
9 3 (0.65%) CMS
9 3 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.65%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.43%) GlassFish
Applications
1 47 (10.15%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.02%) MS Office
3 13 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (2.59%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.51%) MS Project
6 5 (1.08%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.22%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.08%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.65%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.22%) GitHub
5 1 (0.22%) IaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.67%) HTTP
2 12 (2.59%) Internet
3 7 (1.51%) DNS
4 6 (1.30%) DHCP
5 5 (1.08%) Firewall
5 5 (1.08%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.86%) LAN
6 4 (0.86%) SAN
6 4 (0.86%) VoIP
6 4 (0.86%) WAN
7 3 (0.65%) VPN
8 2 (0.43%) BGP
8 2 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.43%) EIGRP
8 2 (0.43%) FWSM
8 2 (0.43%) HSRP
8 2 (0.43%) LDAP
8 2 (0.43%) MPLS
8 2 (0.43%) OSPF
8 2 (0.43%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (41.47%) SQL Server
2 84 (18.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 58 (12.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 56 (12.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 50 (10.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 46 (9.94%) Data Warehouse
7 44 (9.50%) MySQL
8 40 (8.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 29 (6.26%) MongoDB
10 27 (5.83%) SQL Server 2014
11 25 (5.40%) NoSQL
12 24 (5.18%) Relational Database
13 20 (4.32%) MS Access
14 17 (3.67%) SQL Server 2005
15 14 (3.02%) Data Mining
15 14 (3.02%) RDBMS
16 13 (2.81%) Oracle Database
17 12 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
18 10 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
19 9 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 56 (12.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (4.10%) Subversion
2 19 (4.10%) Visual Studio
3 18 (3.89%) Selenium
4 16 (3.46%) Git (software)
4 16 (3.46%) Maven
5 15 (3.24%) JUnit
6 10 (2.16%) JIRA
7 9 (1.94%) ERwin
7 9 (1.94%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.94%) SoapUI
8 8 (1.73%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.51%) JMeter
10 6 (1.30%) eggPlant
11 5 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (0.86%) Mockito
12 4 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.43%) Ant
13 2 (0.43%) FitNesse
13 2 (0.43%) WebDriver
General
1 104 (22.46%) Finance
2 10 (2.16%) Back Office
3 6 (1.30%) Banking
4 4 (0.86%) Retail
5 3 (0.65%) Advertising
5 3 (0.65%) Games
5 3 (0.65%) Marketing
5 3 (0.65%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.43%) Law
6 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.22%) Billing
7 1 (0.22%) Legal
7 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 226 (48.81%) Developer
2 103 (22.25%) Analyst
3 64 (13.82%) SQL Developer
4 57 (12.31%) .NET Developer
5 42 (9.07%) Java Developer
6 38 (8.21%) SQL Analyst
7 36 (7.78%) Applications Support
7 36 (7.78%) DBA
8 35 (7.56%) Support Analyst
8 35 (7.56%) Test Analyst
9 33 (7.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 32 (6.91%) Applications Support Analyst
10 32 (6.91%) SQL DBA
11 31 (6.70%) C# Developer
12 25 (5.40%) Senior Developer
13 21 (4.54%) T-SQL Developer
14 20 (4.32%) C# .NET Developer
14 20 (4.32%) SQL Support Analyst
15 19 (4.10%) Data Analyst
15 19 (4.10%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (28.08%) .NET
2 62 (13.39%) HTML
3 56 (12.10%) ASP.NET
4 51 (11.02%) CSS
5 41 (8.86%) Web Services
6 37 (7.99%) XML
7 28 (6.05%) WCF
8 27 (5.83%) jQuery
9 26 (5.62%) .NET Framework
10 22 (4.75%) Entity Framework
11 21 (4.54%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (4.54%) Spring
12 20 (4.32%) ASP.NET Web API
12 20 (4.32%) MDX
12 20 (4.32%) XHTML
13 18 (3.89%) RESTful
14 16 (3.46%) JSON
14 16 (3.46%) JSP
15 14 (3.02%) Hibernate
15 14 (3.02%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.46%) Visualisation
3 14 (3.02%) Replication
4 10 (2.16%) Client/Server
5 7 (1.51%) Clustering
5 7 (1.51%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.51%) Mobile App
5 7 (1.51%) NHS
6 5 (1.08%) AS400
6 5 (1.08%) iSeries
7 4 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.86%) Social Media
8 3 (0.65%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.65%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.65%) Informatics
8 3 (0.65%) Statistics
9 2 (0.43%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.43%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 86 (18.57%) Linux
2 71 (15.33%) Windows
3 56 (12.10%) Unix
4 20 (4.32%) Mac OS X
5 10 (2.16%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.73%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.86%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.43%) Android
9 2 (0.43%) Solaris
9 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (32.40%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (19.01%) Business Intelligence
3 55 (11.88%) MVC
4 46 (9.94%) Scrum
5 45 (9.72%) ETL
5 45 (9.72%) TDD
6 41 (8.86%) Data Modelling
7 38 (8.21%) E-Commerce
8 33 (7.13%) BDD
9 31 (6.70%) Migration
10 29 (6.26%) Analytics
11 26 (5.62%) Performance Tuning
12 25 (5.40%) Data Analysis
12 25 (5.40%) Waterfall
13 24 (5.18%) Unit Testing
14 23 (4.97%) Test Scripting
15 22 (4.75%) Data Migration
16 19 (4.10%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (3.89%) SOA
17 18 (3.89%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 112 (24.19%) T-SQL
2 105 (22.68%) C#
3 69 (14.90%) Java
4 64 (13.82%) JavaScript
5 45 (9.72%) PL/SQL
6 25 (5.40%) Ruby
7 24 (5.18%) Python
8 23 (4.97%) VB.NET
9 19 (4.10%) Shell Script
10 17 (3.67%) C++
11 15 (3.24%) VBA
12 14 (3.02%) PHP
13 11 (2.38%) Bash Shell
13 11 (2.38%) VB
14 9 (1.94%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.65%) C
15 3 (0.65%) Scala
16 2 (0.43%) Perl
16 2 (0.43%) VB6
16 2 (0.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (3.46%) Security Cleared
2 15 (3.24%) Degree
3 13 (2.81%) ISEB
4 10 (2.16%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.51%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.86%) CCNA
7 4 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.86%) MCSE
7 4 (0.86%) SAS Certification
8 3 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.22%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.22%) CCIE
10 1 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.22%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.34%) Data Quality
2 15 (3.24%) QA
3 8 (1.73%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (2.81%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.08%) vSphere
3 5 (1.08%) Xen
3 5 (1.08%) XenServer
4 2 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.43%) vCloud
4 2 (0.43%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.43%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.22%) Docker
5 1 (0.22%) HDFS
5 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.22%) XenApp
5 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (2.81%) Puppet
2 10 (2.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 10 (2.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 9 (1.94%) Cobbler
3 9 (1.94%) Tivoli
4 6 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.30%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (0.65%) SCCM
6 2 (0.43%) Cacti
6 2 (0.43%) Graphite
6 2 (0.43%) Nagios
6 2 (0.43%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.43%) Opsview
6 2 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.22%) Ansible
7 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.22%) Oozie
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 113 (24.41%) Microsoft
2 102 (22.03%) Oracle
3 16 (3.46%) IBM
4 12 (2.59%) Adobe
5 11 (2.38%) Tableau
6 10 (2.16%) hybris
7 9 (1.94%) VMware
8 8 (1.73%) Citrix
9 7 (1.51%) SAP
9 7 (1.51%) Sitecore
10 6 (1.30%) ATG
10 6 (1.30%) BEA
10 6 (1.30%) EnterpriseDB
10 6 (1.30%) Informatica
11 5 (1.08%) Omniture
11 5 (1.08%) Trillium
12 4 (0.86%) HP
12 4 (0.86%) Intel
13 3 (0.65%) Cisco
13 3 (0.65%) Red Hat
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