The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 172 296 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.67% 18.10% 12.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.40% 44.92% 31.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 226 91
Median daily rate £355 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.88 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +12.50%
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
768 659 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 52.10% 40.31% 38.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 487 280
Median daily rate £400 £340 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
Median hourly rate £15.25 £35.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.42% +150.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 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 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for SQL.

1 180 (48.52%) SQL Server
2 105 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (25.07%) T-SQL
3 93 (25.07%) Microsoft
4 91 (24.53%) .NET
5 73 (19.68%) C#
6 67 (18.06%) Oracle
6 67 (18.06%) Linux
7 62 (16.71%) Windows
7 62 (16.71%) ASP.NET
8 61 (16.44%) Finance
9 59 (15.90%) JavaScript
10 55 (14.82%) Java
10 55 (14.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 51 (13.75%) SQL Server 2008
12 49 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
13 48 (12.94%) ETL
14 46 (12.40%) MVC
15 43 (11.59%) Unix
16 41 (11.05%) HTML
17 40 (10.78%) Data Warehouse
18 38 (10.24%) TDD
18 38 (10.24%) NoSQL
18 38 (10.24%) Windows Server
19 37 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
20 34 (9.16%) Replication
20 34 (9.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 34 (9.16%) Team Foundation Server
20 34 (9.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 34 (9.16%) Performance Tuning

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (7.01%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.31%) Apache
3 15 (4.04%) SAS
4 13 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (2.70%) IIS
6 8 (2.16%) Apache Solr
6 8 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (1.89%) CMS
7 7 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.62%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (1.35%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.35%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.81%) JBoss
10 3 (0.81%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.54%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.54%) LiveCycle
11 2 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.23%) MS Office
3 7 (1.89%) InfoPath
4 6 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.08%) MS Project
5 4 (1.08%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (5.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.54%) Magento
3 1 (0.27%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.35%) GitHub
3 3 (0.81%) Office 365
4 1 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.27%) IaaS
4 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.23%) Firewall
2 11 (2.96%) SAN
3 8 (2.16%) VPN
4 7 (1.89%) BGP
4 7 (1.89%) MPLS
5 6 (1.62%) DNS
5 6 (1.62%) LAN
5 6 (1.62%) Network Security
5 6 (1.62%) SSH
5 6 (1.62%) WAN
6 5 (1.35%) Kerberos
6 5 (1.35%) SSL
6 5 (1.35%) VLAN
7 4 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.81%) Internet
8 3 (0.81%) NAS
9 2 (0.54%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.54%) OSPF
9 2 (0.54%) VoIP
9 2 (0.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (48.52%) SQL Server
2 55 (14.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 51 (13.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 40 (10.78%) Data Warehouse
5 38 (10.24%) NoSQL
6 34 (9.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 34 (9.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (6.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 23 (6.20%) Relational Database
9 22 (5.93%) Oracle Database
10 21 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
11 17 (4.58%) MySQL
12 15 (4.04%) MongoDB
13 14 (3.77%) DB2
13 14 (3.77%) Hadoop
13 14 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
14 12 (3.23%) Data Mining
15 11 (2.96%) RDBMS
16 9 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
16 9 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 34 (9.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (5.66%) Git (software)
3 17 (4.58%) Jenkins
4 12 (3.23%) Selenium
5 9 (2.43%) JIRA
5 9 (2.43%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.89%) PHPUnit
6 7 (1.89%) Subversion
7 6 (1.62%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.35%) Maven
9 4 (1.08%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.81%) JUnit
10 3 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.81%) ProC
10 3 (0.81%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.54%) Ant
11 2 (0.54%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.54%) TeamCity
General
1 61 (16.44%) Finance
2 19 (5.12%) Legal
3 16 (4.31%) Banking
4 10 (2.70%) Law
5 8 (2.16%) Games
6 6 (1.62%) Back Office
7 5 (1.35%) Retail
8 4 (1.08%) Advertising
9 2 (0.54%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 199 (53.64%) Developer
2 75 (20.22%) SQL Developer
3 57 (15.36%) Analyst
4 48 (12.94%) .NET Developer
5 38 (10.24%) DBA
6 35 (9.43%) Java Developer
7 27 (7.28%) C# Developer
8 26 (7.01%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 24 (6.47%) Administrator
10 22 (5.93%) C# .NET Developer
10 22 (5.93%) SQL DBA
11 18 (4.85%) SSIS Developer
12 17 (4.58%) Applications Support
13 15 (4.04%) ASP.NET Developer
13 15 (4.04%) Database Developer
13 15 (4.04%) SQL Analyst
13 15 (4.04%) SQL Server Developer
14 14 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 14 (3.77%) ETL Developer
15 13 (3.50%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (24.53%) .NET
2 62 (16.71%) ASP.NET
3 41 (11.05%) HTML
4 33 (8.89%) jQuery
5 29 (7.82%) CSS
6 26 (7.01%) Entity Framework
7 24 (6.47%) .NET Framework
8 23 (6.20%) Web Services
9 21 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (5.12%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (4.58%) XML
12 15 (4.04%) MDX
12 15 (4.04%) RESTful
13 13 (3.50%) RabbitMQ
14 12 (3.23%) Ajax
14 12 (3.23%) J2EE
14 12 (3.23%) LAMP
14 12 (3.23%) Spring
15 10 (2.70%) AngularJS
15 10 (2.70%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (9.16%) Replication
3 17 (4.58%) Data Centre
4 14 (3.77%) Clustering
5 12 (3.23%) Algorithms
5 12 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (1.62%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.35%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (1.35%) NHS
9 4 (1.08%) Data Extraction
9 4 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.08%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.08%) User Experience
10 3 (0.81%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.81%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.81%) Statistics
11 2 (0.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 67 (18.06%) Linux
2 62 (16.71%) Windows
3 43 (11.59%) Unix
4 38 (10.24%) Windows Server
5 16 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.08%) Solaris
8 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.54%) AIX
9 2 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.27%) Android
10 1 (0.27%) HPUX
10 1 (0.27%) SUSE
10 1 (0.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
3 48 (12.94%) ETL
4 46 (12.40%) MVC
5 38 (10.24%) TDD
6 34 (9.16%) Performance Tuning
7 32 (8.63%) Unit Testing
8 30 (8.09%) CRM
9 22 (5.93%) Scrum
10 19 (5.12%) Data Modelling
10 19 (5.12%) Migration
11 18 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (4.85%) Database Optimisation
12 17 (4.58%) E-Commerce
12 17 (4.58%) Front End Development
12 17 (4.58%) Web Development
13 16 (4.31%) Data Analysis
13 16 (4.31%) OO
14 15 (4.04%) SOLID
15 14 (3.77%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 93 (25.07%) T-SQL
2 73 (19.68%) C#
3 59 (15.90%) JavaScript
4 55 (14.82%) Java
5 32 (8.63%) PL/SQL
6 20 (5.39%) PHP
7 17 (4.58%) PowerShell
8 12 (3.23%) C++
9 10 (2.70%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.16%) PHP 5
10 8 (2.16%) VB.NET
10 8 (2.16%) VBA
11 7 (1.89%) Scala
12 6 (1.62%) Ruby
13 4 (1.08%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.08%) Perl
14 3 (0.81%) Python
14 3 (0.81%) VB
15 2 (0.54%) R
16 1 (0.27%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (4.04%) Degree
2 10 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (2.16%) CCNP
5 7 (1.89%) ISEB
5 7 (1.89%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.62%) CCIE
6 6 (1.62%) CCNA
6 6 (1.62%) MCSE
7 5 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.35%) CCDA
7 5 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.08%) CCA
8 4 (1.08%) MCSA
9 3 (0.81%) SAS Certification
10 2 (0.54%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.54%) MCITP
10 2 (0.54%) PhD
10 2 (0.54%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.23%) QA
2 7 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) ISO22301
System Software
1 26 (7.01%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.35%) Terminal Services
3 5 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
3 5 (1.35%) VMware Server
4 4 (1.08%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.08%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.27%) vCloud
6 1 (0.27%) XenApp
6 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (2.43%) SCCM
2 8 (2.16%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (2.16%) SCOM
3 6 (1.62%) Oracle Identity Management
4 5 (1.35%) Data Guard
5 4 (1.08%) Puppet
6 3 (0.81%) Graphite
6 3 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (0.81%) Nagios
6 3 (0.81%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.81%) Opsview
6 3 (0.81%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.54%) collectd
7 2 (0.54%) Icinga
7 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.27%) Ansible
8 1 (0.27%) Kibana
8 1 (0.27%) logstash
8 1 (0.27%) SCSM
Vendors
1 93 (25.07%) Microsoft
2 67 (18.06%) Oracle
3 24 (6.47%) VMware
4 15 (4.04%) Cisco
5 13 (3.50%) Citrix
6 12 (3.23%) HP
6 12 (3.23%) Informatica
6 12 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 10 (2.70%) Sitecore
8 9 (2.43%) iManage
9 8 (2.16%) Zend
10 7 (1.89%) NetApp
10 7 (1.89%) Symantec
11 5 (1.35%) IBM
11 5 (1.35%) Sybase
12 4 (1.08%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.81%) Palo Alto
13 3 (0.81%) SolarWinds
13 3 (0.81%) Splunk
13 3 (0.81%) Zerto
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