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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Rank 4 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 188 193 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.08% 13.27% 14.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.61% 33.05% 34.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 112 127
Median daily rate £350 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.38 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.09%

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
528 584 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 47.96% 40.17% 42.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 384 341
Median daily rate £400 £425 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +20.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £549 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -46.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, 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.

1 149 (42.57%) SQL Server
2 112 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (28.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 95 (27.14%) T-SQL
5 91 (26.00%) Microsoft
6 63 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
6 63 (18.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 60 (17.14%) Java
8 55 (15.71%) JavaScript
9 52 (14.86%) .NET
10 51 (14.57%) Windows
10 51 (14.57%) ETL
11 48 (13.71%) Oracle
12 47 (13.43%) Data Warehouse
13 46 (13.14%) Finance
14 45 (12.86%) MVC
15 43 (12.29%) C#
16 42 (12.00%) Linux
16 42 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 41 (11.71%) Data Modelling
17 41 (11.71%) SQL Server 2012
18 39 (11.14%) SQL Server 2008
19 36 (10.29%) NoSQL
20 35 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
21 34 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
21 34 (9.71%) ASP.NET
22 33 (9.43%) Unix
23 32 (9.14%) OO
23 32 (9.14%) TDD
24 27 (7.71%) HTML

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 12 (3.43%) SAS
2 11 (3.14%) WebSphere
3 8 (2.29%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (1.43%) IIS
4 5 (1.43%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.14%) CMS
5 4 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.14%) JBoss
5 4 (1.14%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.86%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.57%) Apache
7 2 (0.57%) Jetty
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.29%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 26 (7.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.86%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (2.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Infor CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle ASCP
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.29%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.29%) Google Analytics
2 7 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.43%) Office 365
4 4 (1.14%) GitHub
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.86%) HTTP
2 8 (2.29%) LAN
2 8 (2.29%) WAN
3 7 (2.00%) DNS
3 7 (2.00%) Firewall
4 6 (1.71%) Internet
5 5 (1.43%) VPN
6 4 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (1.14%) SSH
7 3 (0.86%) BGP
7 3 (0.86%) DHCP
7 3 (0.86%) LDAP
7 3 (0.86%) SMTP
7 3 (0.86%) VLAN
8 2 (0.57%) FTP
8 2 (0.57%) MPLS
8 2 (0.57%) SAN
8 2 (0.57%) SSL
9 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (42.57%) SQL Server
2 99 (28.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 63 (18.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 47 (13.43%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 41 (11.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 39 (11.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 36 (10.29%) NoSQL
9 35 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 16 (4.57%) Relational Database
11 15 (4.29%) MongoDB
11 15 (4.29%) OLAP
12 14 (4.00%) DB2
12 14 (4.00%) Oracle Database
13 13 (3.71%) MySQL
13 13 (3.71%) RDBMS
13 13 (3.71%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (2.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 8 (2.29%) Hadoop
15 8 (2.29%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 23 (6.57%) Git (software)
2 19 (5.43%) Visual Studio
3 15 (4.29%) JIRA
4 13 (3.71%) Jenkins
4 13 (3.71%) Selenium
5 12 (3.43%) Subversion
6 10 (2.86%) Cucumber
6 10 (2.86%) Grunt
7 9 (2.57%) Maven
8 7 (2.00%) gulp
8 7 (2.00%) Jasmine
9 6 (1.71%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.71%) PHPUnit
9 6 (1.71%) Rational Application Developer
9 6 (1.71%) WebDriver
10 5 (1.43%) Mercurial
10 5 (1.43%) SoapUI
10 5 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.14%) RSpec
11 4 (1.14%) Vagrant
General
1 46 (13.14%) Finance
2 9 (2.57%) Advertising
3 8 (2.29%) Banking
3 8 (2.29%) Retail
4 7 (2.00%) Law
5 6 (1.71%) Back Office
6 4 (1.14%) Games
7 3 (0.86%) Marketing
8 2 (0.57%) Electronics
8 2 (0.57%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 199 (56.86%) Developer
2 76 (21.71%) SQL Developer
3 40 (11.43%) Analyst
4 37 (10.57%) DBA
5 35 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 34 (9.71%) SSIS Developer
7 26 (7.43%) Java Developer
8 24 (6.86%) SQL DBA
9 23 (6.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 20 (5.71%) PHP Developer
11 19 (5.43%) Administrator
11 19 (5.43%) T-SQL Developer
12 18 (5.14%) C# Developer
13 15 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
14 11 (3.14%) ETL Developer
14 11 (3.14%) Oracle DBA
15 10 (2.86%) Architect
15 10 (2.86%) SSRS Developer
16 9 (2.57%) SQL BI Developer
17 8 (2.29%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (14.86%) .NET
2 34 (9.71%) ASP.NET
3 27 (7.71%) HTML
4 25 (7.14%) CSS
4 25 (7.14%) XML
5 24 (6.86%) AngularJS
5 24 (6.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (6.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 22 (6.29%) .NET Framework
8 18 (5.14%) SOAP
9 17 (4.86%) Entity Framework
10 16 (4.57%) REST
11 14 (4.00%) RESTful
11 14 (4.00%) Spring
11 14 (4.00%) Web Services
12 13 (3.71%) RabbitMQ
13 12 (3.43%) Hibernate
13 12 (3.43%) J2EE
14 9 (2.57%) JPA
14 9 (2.57%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.57%) Data Centre
3 15 (4.29%) Visualisation
4 12 (3.43%) Replication
5 10 (2.86%) Data Integration
6 9 (2.57%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.29%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.29%) User Experience
8 6 (1.71%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.71%) NHS
9 5 (1.43%) HACMP
10 4 (1.14%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.14%) iSeries
10 4 (1.14%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.14%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.14%) VCE vBlock
11 3 (0.86%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.57%) AS400
12 2 (0.57%) Clustering
12 2 (0.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 51 (14.57%) Windows
2 42 (12.00%) Linux
3 33 (9.43%) Unix
4 25 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.86%) Android
8 3 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.86%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.86%) Solaris
8 3 (0.86%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.57%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.29%) OS/400
10 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
3 51 (14.57%) ETL
4 45 (12.86%) MVC
5 41 (11.71%) Data Modelling
6 32 (9.14%) OO
6 32 (9.14%) TDD
7 26 (7.43%) Performance Tuning
8 23 (6.57%) Scrum
9 21 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (5.43%) Software Engineering
10 19 (5.43%) SOLID
11 18 (5.14%) Analytics
12 17 (4.86%) E-Commerce
13 16 (4.57%) Unit Testing
14 15 (4.29%) Data Analysis
14 15 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (4.29%) Waterfall
15 14 (4.00%) Data Visualisation
15 14 (4.00%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 95 (27.14%) T-SQL
2 60 (17.14%) Java
3 55 (15.71%) JavaScript
4 43 (12.29%) C#
5 22 (6.29%) PHP
6 21 (6.00%) Python
7 10 (2.86%) PL/SQL
8 9 (2.57%) Ruby
8 9 (2.57%) VB.NET
9 8 (2.29%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.29%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.00%) C++
11 6 (1.71%) C
11 6 (1.71%) TypeScript
11 6 (1.71%) VBA
12 5 (1.43%) AWK
13 4 (1.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 4 (1.14%) Perl
14 3 (0.86%) R
14 3 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (6.86%) Degree
2 8 (2.29%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.00%) CCNA
3 7 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.71%) CCDA
4 6 (1.71%) CCNP
4 6 (1.71%) ISEB
4 6 (1.71%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.43%) CCIE
6 4 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.14%) MCDBA
6 4 (1.14%) MCITP
6 4 (1.14%) MCTS
7 3 (0.86%) SAS Certification
8 2 (0.57%) CCA
8 2 (0.57%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.57%) OCP
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.86%) QA
2 9 (2.57%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.57%) FATCA
System Software
1 13 (3.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.14%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.57%) vCloud
4 2 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.57%) vSphere
5 1 (0.29%) Docker
5 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.29%) Xen
5 1 (0.29%) XenApp
5 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (3.43%) Puppet
2 8 (2.29%) Oracle Identity Management
2 8 (2.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 6 (1.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (1.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (1.43%) SCCM
5 4 (1.14%) Data Guard
5 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (1.14%) vRealize
6 3 (0.86%) Ansible
7 2 (0.57%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.57%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.57%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.29%) SCOM
8 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 91 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 48 (13.71%) Oracle
3 27 (7.71%) Tableau
4 19 (5.43%) VMware
5 8 (2.29%) Cisco
5 8 (2.29%) Google
6 7 (2.00%) IBM
6 7 (2.00%) SAP
6 7 (2.00%) Zend
7 6 (1.71%) Cognos
7 6 (1.71%) HP
8 5 (1.43%) NetApp
9 4 (1.14%) Dell
9 4 (1.14%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.14%) Sybase
9 4 (1.14%) Veeam
10 3 (0.86%) Apple
10 3 (0.86%) EMC
10 3 (0.86%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.86%) Symantec
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