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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 154 172 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.87% 17.94% 17.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.12% 41.35% 42.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 109 99
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £24.75 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +94.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -21.05%
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
465 416 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.89% 43.38% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 260 219
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +80.32%
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 21 November 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 21 November 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.

1 106 (38.97%) SQL Server
2 98 (36.03%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (31.62%) C#
4 81 (29.78%) .NET
5 72 (26.47%) Oracle
6 60 (22.06%) ASP.NET
7 58 (21.32%) JavaScript
8 45 (16.54%) MVC
9 44 (16.18%) Microsoft
10 43 (15.81%) Java
11 38 (13.97%) HTML
11 38 (13.97%) SQL Server 2008
12 36 (13.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 35 (12.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 34 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (12.50%) Linux
15 33 (12.13%) T-SQL
16 32 (11.76%) Finance
17 31 (11.40%) CSS
17 31 (11.40%) XML
17 31 (11.40%) Software Engineering
17 31 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
18 30 (11.03%) jQuery
18 30 (11.03%) Web Services
19 29 (10.66%) Data Warehouse
20 27 (9.93%) Python
21 24 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
22 23 (8.46%) Windows
23 22 (8.09%) Data Modelling
23 22 (8.09%) NHS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 14 (5.15%) Apache
2 11 (4.04%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.94%) Apache Solr
4 6 (2.21%) JBoss
4 6 (2.21%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.21%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.84%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.47%) SAS
6 4 (1.47%) WorkSite
6 4 (1.47%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (1.47%) Apache ServiceMix
7 3 (1.10%) Node.js
7 3 (1.10%) Kentico
7 3 (1.10%) nginx
7 3 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.10%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.10%) CMS
8 2 (0.74%) ArcSDE
8 2 (0.74%) Oracle Spatial
8 2 (0.74%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 19 (6.99%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.51%) MS Office
3 5 (1.84%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.47%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.10%) SPSS
6 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.74%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.74%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.74%) Route 53
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.21%) Firewall
2 4 (1.47%) DNS
2 4 (1.47%) HTTP
3 3 (1.10%) SAN
3 3 (1.10%) CTI
3 3 (1.10%) NAS
3 3 (1.10%) DHCP
4 2 (0.74%) Internet
4 2 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.74%) SSL
4 2 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.37%) RNC
5 1 (0.37%) HSPA
5 1 (0.37%) LTE
5 1 (0.37%) 2G
5 1 (0.37%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.37%) VPN
5 1 (0.37%) LDAP
5 1 (0.37%) GPRS
5 1 (0.37%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (38.97%) SQL Server
2 38 (13.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (13.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (12.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (10.66%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (7.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 18 (6.62%) Relational Database
8 16 (5.88%) MongoDB
8 16 (5.88%) QlikView
9 14 (5.15%) Star Schema
9 14 (5.15%) MySQL
10 13 (4.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (4.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (4.78%) Oracle Database
11 12 (4.41%) NoSQL
12 11 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (3.31%) RDBMS
14 8 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (2.94%) CouchDB
14 8 (2.94%) Riak
Development Applications
1 16 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.04%) Subversion
3 9 (3.31%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.31%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.94%) Fiddler
4 8 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (2.57%) Selenium
6 6 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.21%) JUnit
6 6 (2.21%) Maven
7 5 (1.84%) JMeter
8 4 (1.47%) Toad
8 4 (1.47%) QUnit
9 3 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.10%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.10%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.10%) LLBLGen Pro
9 3 (1.10%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 3 (1.10%) JIRA
9 3 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
General
1 32 (11.76%) Finance
2 5 (1.84%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.47%) Legal
3 4 (1.47%) Retail
3 4 (1.47%) Multimedia
4 2 (0.74%) Games
4 2 (0.74%) Banking
4 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.37%) Back Office
5 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 154 (56.62%) Developer
2 51 (18.75%) Analyst
2 51 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 38 (13.97%) SQL Developer
4 24 (8.82%) C# Developer
5 21 (7.72%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (6.99%) Test Analyst
7 15 (5.51%) Senior Developer
8 14 (5.15%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (4.41%) Software Engineer
10 10 (3.68%) C# Software Engineer
10 10 (3.68%) .NET Software Engineer
10 10 (3.68%) WinForms Developer
11 9 (3.31%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (3.31%) Database Developer
11 9 (3.31%) Tester
11 9 (3.31%) DBA
12 8 (2.94%) Business Analyst
12 8 (2.94%) Web Developer
12 8 (2.94%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (29.78%) .NET
2 60 (22.06%) ASP.NET
3 38 (13.97%) HTML
4 31 (11.40%) XML
4 31 (11.40%) CSS
5 30 (11.03%) Web Services
5 30 (11.03%) jQuery
6 22 (8.09%) .NET Framework
7 20 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 15 (5.51%) J2EE
10 14 (5.15%) JSON
10 14 (5.15%) Ajax
10 14 (5.15%) CSS3
10 14 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 13 (4.78%) WCF
11 13 (4.78%) JSP
12 12 (4.41%) WinForms
12 12 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (3.31%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.09%) NHS
3 17 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.31%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.21%) PKI
6 4 (1.47%) Smartcard
7 3 (1.10%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.10%) Clustering
7 3 (1.10%) VLE
7 3 (1.10%) IVR
7 3 (1.10%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.10%) User Experience
7 3 (1.10%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.10%) iPhone
7 3 (1.10%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.74%) Open Source
8 2 (0.74%) Online Games
8 2 (0.74%) FMCG
8 2 (0.74%) GIS
8 2 (0.74%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.50%) Linux
2 23 (8.46%) Windows
3 21 (7.72%) UNIX
4 14 (5.15%) CentOS
5 7 (2.57%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.47%) Android
6 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.37%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (36.03%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (16.54%) MVC
3 34 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (11.40%) Software Engineering
5 24 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (8.09%) Data Modelling
7 21 (7.72%) DevOps
8 18 (6.62%) Configuration Management
9 17 (6.25%) TDD
10 16 (5.88%) Web Development
10 16 (5.88%) ETL
11 15 (5.51%) Migration
12 14 (5.15%) Automated Testing
12 14 (5.15%) Test Scripting
13 13 (4.78%) Dependency Injection
13 13 (4.78%) Workflow
13 13 (4.78%) OO
13 13 (4.78%) E-Commerce
14 12 (4.41%) Scrum
14 12 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 86 (31.62%) C#
2 58 (21.32%) JavaScript
3 43 (15.81%) Java
4 33 (12.13%) T-SQL
5 27 (9.93%) Python
6 21 (7.72%) Ruby
6 21 (7.72%) PL/SQL
7 19 (6.99%) PHP
8 13 (4.78%) Bash Shell
9 12 (4.41%) Shell Script
10 11 (4.04%) VB.NET
11 10 (3.68%) C
12 8 (2.94%) VBA
13 7 (2.57%) VB
14 5 (1.84%) VB6
15 4 (1.47%) PowerShell
16 3 (1.10%) C++
17 2 (0.74%) Perl
18 1 (0.37%) COBOL
18 1 (0.37%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 13 (4.78%) Degree
2 11 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.21%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.10%) ISEB
4 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.74%) MCSE
5 2 (0.74%) MCSA
6 1 (0.37%) CCNA
6 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.37%) MCTS
6 1 (0.37%) MCITP
6 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.99%) QA
2 3 (1.10%) SLA
3 2 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.37%) XenApp
4 1 (0.37%) vSphere
4 1 (0.37%) UAG
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 21 (7.72%) Puppet
2 19 (6.99%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (3.68%) Nagios
4 8 (2.94%) CFEngine
4 8 (2.94%) Cobbler
4 8 (2.94%) Tivoli
4 8 (2.94%) Ansible
5 5 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (1.47%) OpenIDM
7 2 (0.74%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.37%) OpenView
8 1 (0.37%) OVSD
8 1 (0.37%) SCCM
8 1 (0.37%) SCOM
8 1 (0.37%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.37%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 72 (26.47%) Oracle
2 44 (16.18%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.72%) Splunk
4 14 (5.15%) hybris
5 10 (3.68%) VMware
6 9 (3.31%) IBM
6 9 (3.31%) HP
6 9 (3.31%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.94%) SaltStack
8 7 (2.57%) ATG
9 6 (2.21%) Cisco
10 5 (1.84%) Adobe
10 5 (1.84%) Citrix
11 3 (1.10%) Informatica
11 3 (1.10%) Sencha
11 3 (1.10%) Appcelerator
12 2 (0.74%) CommVault
12 2 (0.74%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.74%) Perforce
12 2 (0.74%) Reuters
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Intapeople
Rate: £360 to £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Churchill Frank
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago