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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 299 127 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 18.40% 11.97% 15.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.37% 32.07% 37.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 91 69
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £228 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £31.50 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.50% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.66%
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
659 396 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.55% 37.32% 42.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 277 210
Average daily rate £340 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £227 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -62.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.88 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 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 31 July 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 263 (45.98%) SQL Server
2 206 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
3 178 (31.12%) Oracle
4 159 (27.80%) T-SQL
5 152 (26.57%) .NET
6 150 (26.22%) Microsoft
7 118 (20.63%) PL/SQL
8 116 (20.28%) C#
8 116 (20.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 93 (16.26%) Business Intelligence
10 91 (15.91%) MVC
11 90 (15.73%) TDD
12 89 (15.56%) Finance
12 89 (15.56%) JavaScript
12 89 (15.56%) Windows
12 89 (15.56%) SQL Server 2012
13 87 (15.21%) Oracle Database
14 76 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
15 71 (12.41%) Data Warehouse
16 70 (12.24%) Java
17 69 (12.06%) ETL
17 69 (12.06%) jQuery
18 67 (11.71%) Linux
19 66 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
20 64 (11.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 62 (10.84%) SQL Server 2008
21 62 (10.84%) ASP.NET
21 62 (10.84%) Data Modelling
22 58 (10.14%) ITIL
23 57 (9.97%) ASP.NET Web API

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 32 (5.59%) SAS
2 27 (4.72%) SharePoint
3 18 (3.15%) IIS
3 18 (3.15%) Tomcat
4 16 (2.80%) Node.js
5 13 (2.27%) Apache
6 11 (1.92%) Apache Solr
7 9 (1.57%) MS Exchange
8 8 (1.40%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.87%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.87%) JBoss
11 4 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.52%) Confluence
12 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.52%) Lync
12 3 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.52%) CMS
13 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.35%) CICS
Applications
1 50 (8.74%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.62%) MS Office
3 10 (1.75%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.70%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.35%) FastStats
7 1 (0.17%) MS Project
7 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.52%) assyst
2 3 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.35%) Unica
4 1 (0.17%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.35%) GitHub
3 1 (0.17%) IaaS
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.22%) LDAP
2 5 (0.87%) DHCP
2 5 (0.87%) HTTP
2 5 (0.87%) DNS
3 4 (0.70%) SAN
3 4 (0.70%) WAN
3 4 (0.70%) LAN
3 4 (0.70%) Firewall
4 3 (0.52%) Unified Communications
4 3 (0.52%) VoIP
5 2 (0.35%) GPRS
5 2 (0.35%) Internet
5 2 (0.35%) 3G
5 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.35%) NAS
5 2 (0.35%) 2G
5 2 (0.35%) HSPA
6 1 (0.17%) LTE
6 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.17%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (45.98%) SQL Server
2 116 (20.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 89 (15.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 87 (15.21%) Oracle Database
5 71 (12.41%) Data Warehouse
6 66 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
7 64 (11.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 62 (10.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 49 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 43 (7.52%) MongoDB
11 34 (5.94%) NoSQL
12 20 (3.50%) Relational Database
13 18 (3.15%) OLAP
14 16 (2.80%) MySQL
14 16 (2.80%) Oracle OWB
15 15 (2.62%) Data Mart
16 14 (2.45%) MS Access
17 13 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
18 12 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
18 12 (2.10%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 54 (9.44%) NUnit
2 47 (8.22%) Selenium
3 40 (6.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 31 (5.42%) Visual Studio
5 28 (4.90%) Git (software)
6 25 (4.37%) Toad
7 21 (3.67%) SpecFlow
8 19 (3.32%) Rhino Mocks
9 17 (2.97%) Cucumber
9 17 (2.97%) Subversion
10 15 (2.62%) Jenkins
11 13 (2.27%) Maven
12 9 (1.57%) ERwin
12 9 (1.57%) HP UFT
12 9 (1.57%) JUnit
13 8 (1.40%) PVCS
13 8 (1.40%) Sahi
13 8 (1.40%) WATIR
14 6 (1.05%) WebDriver
14 6 (1.05%) Ant
General
1 89 (15.56%) Finance
2 17 (2.97%) Retail
3 13 (2.27%) Back Office
4 9 (1.57%) Banking
5 7 (1.22%) Marketing
5 7 (1.22%) Legal
6 4 (0.70%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.52%) Games
7 3 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.35%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 282 (49.30%) Developer
2 107 (18.71%) Analyst
3 57 (9.97%) SQL Developer
4 54 (9.44%) .NET Developer
4 54 (9.44%) DBA
5 35 (6.12%) SQL DBA
6 29 (5.07%) Oracle Developer
6 29 (5.07%) Test Analyst
7 27 (4.72%) Support Analyst
8 25 (4.37%) Applications Support
8 25 (4.37%) Data Analyst
9 24 (4.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 24 (4.20%) DevOps Engineer
10 22 (3.85%) Database Developer
10 22 (3.85%) Consultant
11 20 (3.50%) Software Developer
12 18 (3.15%) Administrator
13 17 (2.97%) Oracle DBA
13 17 (2.97%) Tester
14 16 (2.80%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (26.57%) .NET
2 69 (12.06%) jQuery
3 62 (10.84%) ASP.NET
4 57 (9.97%) ASP.NET Web API
5 56 (9.79%) XML
6 52 (9.09%) HTML
7 50 (8.74%) CSS
8 45 (7.87%) Web Services
9 38 (6.64%) .NET Framework
10 35 (6.12%) Entity Framework
11 33 (5.77%) JSON
12 25 (4.37%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
14 21 (3.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 20 (3.50%) NHibernate
16 19 (3.32%) WCF
16 19 (3.32%) Spring
17 16 (2.80%) J2EE
17 16 (2.80%) RESTful
18 14 (2.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.90%) NHS
3 15 (2.62%) Visualisation
4 12 (2.10%) Data Centre
4 12 (2.10%) Clustering
5 8 (1.40%) CMDB
6 6 (1.05%) Cryptography
6 6 (1.05%) Algorithms
6 6 (1.05%) Data Integration
7 5 (0.87%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.70%) Replication
8 4 (0.70%) PKI
9 3 (0.52%) Statistics
9 3 (0.52%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.52%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.52%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.52%) User Experience
10 2 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.35%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 89 (15.56%) Windows
2 67 (11.71%) Linux
3 49 (8.57%) UNIX
4 38 (6.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (2.27%) CentOS
7 12 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
8 7 (1.22%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.05%) Windows NT
10 5 (0.87%) AIX
11 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.35%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.17%) Android
12 1 (0.17%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (16.26%) Business Intelligence
3 91 (15.91%) MVC
4 90 (15.73%) TDD
5 76 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
6 69 (12.06%) ETL
7 62 (10.84%) Data Modelling
8 58 (10.14%) ITIL
9 50 (8.74%) E-Commerce
10 43 (7.52%) OO
10 43 (7.52%) Scrum
11 40 (6.99%) Configuration Management
11 40 (6.99%) SDLC
12 39 (6.82%) BDD
13 35 (6.12%) DevOps
14 33 (5.77%) CRM
15 32 (5.59%) Software Engineering
15 32 (5.59%) Data Mapping
16 30 (5.24%) Migration
17 27 (4.72%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 159 (27.80%) T-SQL
2 118 (20.63%) PL/SQL
3 116 (20.28%) C#
4 89 (15.56%) JavaScript
5 70 (12.24%) Java
6 53 (9.27%) PowerShell
7 43 (7.52%) Ruby
8 39 (6.82%) Shell Script
9 38 (6.64%) Python
10 35 (6.12%) VB
11 34 (5.94%) Bash Shell
12 24 (4.20%) VB.NET
13 23 (4.02%) PHP
14 21 (3.67%) VBA
15 20 (3.50%) VB6
16 11 (1.92%) Perl
16 11 (1.92%) C
17 7 (1.22%) C++
17 7 (1.22%) VBScript
17 7 (1.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 35 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 19 (3.32%) SC Cleared
3 10 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.40%) Degree
6 7 (1.22%) ISEB
7 4 (0.70%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.52%) MCSE
9 2 (0.35%) CCNP
10 1 (0.17%) CCNA
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.17%) MCITP
10 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.77%) QA
2 10 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.87%) SLA
4 3 (0.52%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.17%) Basel II
6 1 (0.17%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.70%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.35%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.35%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.35%) vSphere
5 2 (0.35%) UAG
6 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.17%) XenServer
6 1 (0.17%) Firmware
6 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (5.77%) Puppet
1 33 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (3.67%) Tivoli
3 16 (2.80%) Cobbler
4 14 (2.45%) Graphite
5 11 (1.92%) Rundeck
5 11 (1.92%) Opsview
6 10 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (1.40%) OpenView
8 7 (1.22%) SCCM
9 6 (1.05%) HP UCMDB
10 4 (0.70%) Nagios
11 3 (0.52%) SCOM
11 3 (0.52%) CFEngine
11 3 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.52%) Ansible
12 2 (0.35%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 1 (0.17%) OpenIDM
13 1 (0.17%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 178 (31.12%) Oracle
2 150 (26.22%) Microsoft
3 24 (4.20%) Splunk
4 20 (3.50%) Sitecore
5 18 (3.15%) Red Hat
6 15 (2.62%) VMware
7 14 (2.45%) hybris
8 12 (2.10%) SolarWinds
8 12 (2.10%) Adobe
8 12 (2.10%) Cisco
9 11 (1.92%) Tealeaf
9 11 (1.92%) Riverbed
9 11 (1.92%) Tableau
10 10 (1.75%) HP
11 9 (1.57%) Citrix
11 9 (1.57%) IBM
11 9 (1.57%) Remedy
12 8 (1.40%) Informatica
13 6 (1.05%) Sun
14 5 (0.87%) Teradata
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £Negotiable per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £330 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £220 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £460.00 - £510.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago