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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 320 115 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 18.89% 11.39% 14.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.71% 34.43% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 79 69
Average daily rate
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£340 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £357 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £50.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +36.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
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
700 334 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.32% 33.07% 40.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 219 224
Average daily rate £363 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £469 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 292 (48.50%) SQL Server
2 202 (33.55%) Agile Software Development
3 191 (31.73%) Oracle
3 191 (31.73%) T-SQL
4 168 (27.91%) Microsoft
5 149 (24.75%) .NET
6 137 (22.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 121 (20.10%) PL/SQL
8 112 (18.60%) C#
9 105 (17.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 104 (17.28%) JavaScript
11 99 (16.45%) Business Intelligence
12 96 (15.95%) Windows
13 92 (15.28%) MVC
14 90 (14.95%) TDD
15 88 (14.62%) Oracle Database
16 85 (14.12%) Finance
17 83 (13.79%) Linux
18 78 (12.96%) ETL
19 75 (12.46%) Data Warehouse
20 74 (12.29%) Data Modelling
21 73 (12.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 72 (11.96%) HTML
22 72 (11.96%) Java
23 70 (11.63%) ASP.NET
24 69 (11.46%) CSS
24 69 (11.46%) E-Commerce
25 68 (11.30%) jQuery
26 67 (11.13%) Continuous Integration
26 67 (11.13%) Oracle Database 11g

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 30 (4.98%) SAS
2 28 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 26 (4.32%) Node.js
4 21 (3.49%) Tomcat
5 17 (2.82%) IIS
6 13 (2.16%) Apache
6 13 (2.16%) Apache Solr
7 10 (1.66%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.33%) MS Exchange
9 7 (1.16%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.16%) JBoss
10 6 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.66%) Confluence
12 4 (0.66%) WordPress
13 3 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.50%) CMS
13 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.50%) Lync
Applications
1 51 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.49%) MS Office
3 12 (1.99%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.66%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.33%) FastStats
7 1 (0.17%) MS Project
7 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.50%) assyst
2 3 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.17%) Unica
4 1 (0.17%) Line 500
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.33%) GitHub
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.83%) HTTP
2 7 (1.16%) Internet
3 6 (1.00%) DHCP
3 6 (1.00%) DNS
4 4 (0.66%) SAN
4 4 (0.66%) LAN
4 4 (0.66%) VoIP
4 4 (0.66%) WAN
5 3 (0.50%) Firewall
5 3 (0.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.50%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.33%) NAS
6 2 (0.33%) LDAP
6 2 (0.33%) FTP
7 1 (0.17%) SNMP
7 1 (0.17%) GPRS
7 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.17%) 2G
7 1 (0.17%) HSPA
7 1 (0.17%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (48.50%) SQL Server
2 137 (22.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 105 (17.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 88 (14.62%) Oracle Database
5 75 (12.46%) Data Warehouse
6 73 (12.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 67 (11.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 64 (10.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 59 (9.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 53 (8.80%) MongoDB
11 39 (6.48%) MySQL
12 34 (5.65%) NoSQL
13 19 (3.16%) Relational Database
14 18 (2.99%) OLAP
15 16 (2.66%) MS Access
16 15 (2.49%) Data Mart
17 12 (1.99%) Hadoop
17 12 (1.99%) Data Mining
18 11 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
18 11 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 52 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 51 (8.47%) NUnit
3 48 (7.97%) Selenium
4 38 (6.31%) Visual Studio
5 25 (4.15%) Toad
6 24 (3.99%) Git (software)
7 23 (3.82%) Subversion
8 18 (2.99%) ERwin
9 17 (2.82%) Rhino Mocks
9 17 (2.82%) SpecFlow
9 17 (2.82%) Jenkins
10 11 (1.83%) JUnit
11 10 (1.66%) eggPlant
12 7 (1.16%) Cucumber
12 7 (1.16%) JMeter
12 7 (1.16%) JIRA
13 6 (1.00%) Maven
13 6 (1.00%) WebDriver
14 5 (0.83%) PVCS
15 4 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
General
1 85 (14.12%) Finance
2 14 (2.33%) Back Office
3 12 (1.99%) Retail
4 9 (1.50%) Banking
5 7 (1.16%) Legal
6 6 (1.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.00%) Marketing
7 5 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.66%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.50%) Games
10 2 (0.33%) Advertising
11 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 302 (50.17%) Developer
2 105 (17.44%) Analyst
3 70 (11.63%) DBA
4 55 (9.14%) SQL Developer
5 53 (8.80%) .NET Developer
6 48 (7.97%) SQL DBA
7 34 (5.65%) Test Analyst
8 30 (4.98%) Oracle Developer
9 28 (4.65%) Data Analyst
10 27 (4.49%) Applications Support
10 27 (4.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 23 (3.82%) Support Analyst
11 23 (3.82%) Consultant
11 23 (3.82%) Administrator
12 22 (3.65%) Software Developer
12 22 (3.65%) DevOps Engineer
13 21 (3.49%) Java Developer
14 20 (3.32%) Database Developer
15 19 (3.16%) Oracle DBA
16 17 (2.82%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (24.75%) .NET
2 72 (11.96%) HTML
3 70 (11.63%) ASP.NET
4 69 (11.46%) CSS
5 68 (11.30%) jQuery
6 58 (9.63%) ASP.NET Web API
7 47 (7.81%) XML
8 35 (5.81%) .NET Framework
9 34 (5.65%) Web Services
9 34 (5.65%) Entity Framework
10 30 (4.98%) JSON
11 27 (4.49%) JSP
12 24 (3.99%) RabbitMQ
13 23 (3.82%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (3.32%) XHTML
15 19 (3.16%) J2EE
15 19 (3.16%) Spring
16 18 (2.99%) NHibernate
16 18 (2.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 16 (2.66%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.49%) NHS
3 17 (2.82%) Visualisation
4 12 (1.99%) Clustering
5 11 (1.83%) Data Centre
6 8 (1.33%) CMDB
7 7 (1.16%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.00%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.00%) Data Integration
9 5 (0.83%) Social Media
9 5 (0.83%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.66%) Replication
11 3 (0.50%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.50%) Life Science
11 3 (0.50%) User Experience
12 2 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.33%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.33%) PKI
12 2 (0.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 96 (15.95%) Windows
2 83 (13.79%) Linux
3 58 (9.63%) UNIX
4 41 (6.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (2.49%) Mac OS X
8 12 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (1.83%) CentOS
10 9 (1.50%) Windows 7
11 7 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (1.00%) Windows NT
13 4 (0.66%) Solaris
13 4 (0.66%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.50%) AIX
14 3 (0.50%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.33%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (33.55%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (16.45%) Business Intelligence
3 92 (15.28%) MVC
4 90 (14.95%) TDD
5 78 (12.96%) ETL
6 74 (12.29%) Data Modelling
7 69 (11.46%) E-Commerce
8 67 (11.13%) Continuous Integration
9 48 (7.97%) ITIL
10 46 (7.64%) Scrum
11 39 (6.48%) Configuration Management
11 39 (6.48%) SDLC
12 38 (6.31%) OO
13 36 (5.98%) CRM
13 36 (5.98%) BDD
14 31 (5.15%) Data Mapping
14 31 (5.15%) DevOps
14 31 (5.15%) Continuous Delivery
15 30 (4.98%) Migration
15 30 (4.98%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 191 (31.73%) T-SQL
2 121 (20.10%) PL/SQL
3 112 (18.60%) C#
4 104 (17.28%) JavaScript
5 72 (11.96%) Java
6 52 (8.64%) PowerShell
7 38 (6.31%) Ruby
7 38 (6.31%) Python
8 36 (5.98%) Shell Script
9 33 (5.48%) Bash Shell
10 29 (4.82%) VB
11 25 (4.15%) PHP
12 21 (3.49%) VB.NET
13 19 (3.16%) C++
14 17 (2.82%) VBA
15 14 (2.33%) VB6
16 11 (1.83%) Perl
17 7 (1.16%) VBScript
17 7 (1.16%) Korn
18 6 (1.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 29 (4.82%) Security Cleared
2 12 (1.99%) SC Cleared
3 10 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (1.16%) ISEB
5 5 (0.83%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.83%) Degree
6 4 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.66%) MCSE
7 3 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.33%) CCNP
8 2 (0.33%) CCNA
9 1 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.17%) MCITP
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.17%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.65%) QA
2 11 (1.83%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.66%) SLA
4 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (2.66%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.66%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.66%) Terminal Services
4 4 (0.66%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.50%) vSphere
5 3 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.33%) XenServer
6 2 (0.33%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.33%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.33%) Xen
6 2 (0.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 29 (4.82%) Puppet
1 29 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (3.32%) Tivoli
3 15 (2.49%) Cobbler
4 11 (1.83%) Opsview
4 11 (1.83%) Graphite
4 11 (1.83%) Rundeck
4 11 (1.83%) Oracle RMAN
5 7 (1.16%) SCCM
6 6 (1.00%) HP UCMDB
7 5 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.83%) OpenView
8 3 (0.50%) SCOM
9 2 (0.33%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.17%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.17%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 191 (31.73%) Oracle
2 168 (27.91%) Microsoft
3 22 (3.65%) Sitecore
4 18 (2.99%) hybris
5 17 (2.82%) Red Hat
5 17 (2.82%) Adobe
6 16 (2.66%) VMware
6 16 (2.66%) Splunk
7 15 (2.49%) Tableau
8 14 (2.33%) Informatica
9 13 (2.16%) Citrix
9 13 (2.16%) IBM
10 11 (1.83%) Riverbed
10 11 (1.83%) SolarWinds
10 11 (1.83%) Tealeaf
11 10 (1.66%) HP
12 9 (1.50%) Cisco
12 9 (1.50%) Remedy
13 7 (1.16%) ATG
13 7 (1.16%) BEA
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £510 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £275 - £325 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £320.00 - £340.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £360.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Leeds
Arrows Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago