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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 128 149 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.79% 16.63% 16.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.51% 39.73% 39.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 96 88
Average daily rate
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£325 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £425 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £12.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+300.00% -27.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.63% -14.54%
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
382 375 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 35.17% 41.85% 40.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 243 242
Average daily rate £338 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +105.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 20 October 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
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 20 October 2014.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (41.73%) SQL Server
2 92 (36.22%) .NET
2 92 (36.22%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (35.04%) C#
4 81 (31.89%) Oracle
5 60 (23.62%) ASP.NET
6 54 (21.26%) JavaScript
7 46 (18.11%) MVC
8 43 (16.93%) Java
9 39 (15.35%) Microsoft
10 36 (14.17%) HTML
11 35 (13.78%) SQL Server 2008
12 34 (13.39%) PL/SQL
12 34 (13.39%) XML
13 33 (12.99%) Finance
14 31 (12.20%) CSS
15 30 (11.81%) Data Warehouse
15 30 (11.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 30 (11.81%) jQuery
16 29 (11.42%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (11.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 29 (11.42%) T-SQL
17 28 (11.02%) Web Services
18 26 (10.24%) VB.NET
18 26 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
19 25 (9.84%) Windows
19 25 (9.84%) Software Engineering
20 23 (9.06%) Linux
20 23 (9.06%) .NET Framework
21 22 (8.66%) QA

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 9 (3.54%) Apache
1 9 (3.54%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.15%) Apache Solr
3 7 (2.76%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.36%) JBoss
4 6 (2.36%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.97%) CMS
6 4 (1.57%) ColdFusion
6 4 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.57%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.57%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (1.18%) nginx
7 3 (1.18%) Kentico
7 3 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.18%) SAS
8 2 (0.79%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.79%) IIS
8 2 (0.79%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.79%) WorkSite
8 2 (0.79%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 19 (7.48%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.51%) MS Office
3 5 (1.97%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.57%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.18%) SPSS
6 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.79%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.79%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.79%) Route 53
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.97%) HTTP
2 4 (1.57%) FTP
3 3 (1.18%) DNS
3 3 (1.18%) DHCP
3 3 (1.18%) Internet
4 2 (0.79%) Firewall
4 2 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.79%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.79%) SSL
5 1 (0.39%) Intranet
5 1 (0.39%) VPN
5 1 (0.39%) LDAP
5 1 (0.39%) NAS
5 1 (0.39%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (41.73%) SQL Server
2 35 (13.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (11.81%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (11.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (11.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (8.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (6.69%) Oracle Database
7 16 (6.30%) Relational Database
8 14 (5.51%) Star Schema
8 14 (5.51%) MySQL
9 13 (5.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (4.72%) QlikView
11 10 (3.94%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (3.15%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (3.15%) RDBMS
12 8 (3.15%) MongoDB
12 8 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (2.76%) DB2
13 7 (2.76%) Oracle BI EE
14 6 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (5.91%) Visual Studio
2 12 (4.72%) Git (software)
2 12 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.15%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (2.76%) Subversion
4 7 (2.76%) Maven
5 6 (2.36%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (2.36%) Selenium
6 4 (1.57%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.18%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.18%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.18%) LLBLGen Pro
7 3 (1.18%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (1.18%) Toad
7 3 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.79%) JUnit
8 2 (0.79%) JIRA
8 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.79%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.39%) JMeter
General
1 33 (12.99%) Finance
2 6 (2.36%) Retail
2 6 (2.36%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.18%) Multimedia
4 2 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (0.79%) Legal
5 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.39%) Publishing
5 1 (0.39%) Games
5 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.39%) Back Office
5 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 158 (62.20%) Developer
2 56 (22.05%) .NET Developer
3 41 (16.14%) Analyst
4 29 (11.42%) SQL Developer
5 27 (10.63%) C# Developer
6 23 (9.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (5.91%) Test Analyst
7 15 (5.91%) Software Engineer
8 13 (5.12%) Senior Developer
9 12 (4.72%) Tester
9 12 (4.72%) WinForms Developer
10 11 (4.33%) Oracle Developer
10 11 (4.33%) VB.NET Developer
11 10 (3.94%) C# Software Engineer
11 10 (3.94%) .NET Software Engineer
12 8 (3.15%) UI Developer
12 8 (3.15%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (3.15%) Java Developer
12 8 (3.15%) Database Developer
12 8 (3.15%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (36.22%) .NET
2 60 (23.62%) ASP.NET
3 36 (14.17%) HTML
4 34 (13.39%) XML
5 31 (12.20%) CSS
6 30 (11.81%) jQuery
7 28 (11.02%) Web Services
8 23 (9.06%) .NET Framework
9 22 (8.66%) WinForms
10 19 (7.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (6.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 16 (6.30%) WCF
13 14 (5.51%) JSP
14 13 (5.12%) J2EE
14 13 (5.12%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 12 (4.72%) CSS3
16 11 (4.33%) ASP.NET Web API
17 10 (3.94%) Ajax
18 9 (3.54%) Spring
19 8 (3.15%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (8.27%) NHS
3 20 (7.87%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.15%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.36%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.57%) VLE
7 3 (1.18%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.18%) iPhone
7 3 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.18%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.18%) User Experience
7 3 (1.18%) Open Source
8 2 (0.79%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.79%) GIS
9 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.39%) Clustering
9 1 (0.39%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.39%) PKI
9 1 (0.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 25 (9.84%) Windows
2 23 (9.06%) Linux
3 15 (5.91%) UNIX
4 6 (2.36%) CentOS
5 4 (1.57%) Android
6 3 (1.18%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.39%) MVS
8 1 (0.39%) HPUX
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (36.22%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (18.11%) MVC
3 29 (11.42%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (9.84%) Software Engineering
5 20 (7.87%) Data Modelling
6 19 (7.48%) OO
7 18 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (7.09%) Web Development
8 17 (6.69%) Test Scripting
8 17 (6.69%) E-Commerce
9 16 (6.30%) Scrum
10 15 (5.91%) Configuration Management
11 14 (5.51%) ETL
11 14 (5.51%) TDD
12 13 (5.12%) Migration
12 13 (5.12%) Automated Testing
12 13 (5.12%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (4.72%) Dependency Injection
14 11 (4.33%) Performance Improvement
14 11 (4.33%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (35.04%) C#
2 54 (21.26%) JavaScript
3 43 (16.93%) Java
4 34 (13.39%) PL/SQL
5 29 (11.42%) T-SQL
6 26 (10.24%) VB.NET
7 11 (4.33%) VB
7 11 (4.33%) Python
7 11 (4.33%) Ruby
8 10 (3.94%) PHP
9 9 (3.54%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.54%) VBA
10 8 (3.15%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.76%) VB6
12 5 (1.97%) C++
13 3 (1.18%) COBOL
13 3 (1.18%) C
13 3 (1.18%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.79%) Perl
14 2 (0.79%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 12 (4.72%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.33%) Degree
3 6 (2.36%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) CCNA
4 1 (0.39%) ISEB
4 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.66%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (2.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.39%) XenApp
3 1 (0.39%) vSphere
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 10 (3.94%) Puppet
2 8 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.76%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.57%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.57%) Nagios
4 4 (1.57%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.79%) Ansible
5 2 (0.79%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.79%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.39%) Salt
6 1 (0.39%) OVSD
6 1 (0.39%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.39%) OpenView
Vendors
1 81 (31.89%) Oracle
2 39 (15.35%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.51%) hybris
4 11 (4.33%) IBM
5 7 (2.76%) VMware
5 7 (2.76%) ATG
6 6 (2.36%) Splunk
6 6 (2.36%) HP
7 5 (1.97%) Adobe
8 4 (1.57%) Perforce
9 3 (1.18%) Informatica
9 3 (1.18%) Sencha
9 3 (1.18%) Appcelerator
9 3 (1.18%) Citrix
9 3 (1.18%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.79%) Cisco
10 2 (0.79%) Sybase
10 2 (0.79%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.79%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.39%) Percona
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