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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 291 205 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 20.35% 16.57% 13.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.50% 34.40% 31.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 145 51
Average daily rate
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£325 £305 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £206 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.18% -19.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +16.36%
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
669 596 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 46.78% 48.18% 41.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 429 190
Average daily rate £335 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -31.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 27 May 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
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 27 May 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 196 (42.15%) SQL Server
2 188 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (31.61%) .NET
3 147 (31.61%) Oracle
4 117 (25.16%) Microsoft
5 113 (24.30%) C#
6 108 (23.23%) T-SQL
7 97 (20.86%) PL/SQL
8 88 (18.92%) MVC
9 83 (17.85%) JavaScript
10 78 (16.77%) TDD
11 77 (16.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 71 (15.27%) Business Intelligence
13 67 (14.41%) Finance
14 66 (14.19%) jQuery
15 65 (13.98%) Java
15 65 (13.98%) ASP.NET
16 64 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
16 64 (13.76%) Oracle Database
17 61 (13.12%) HTML
18 57 (12.26%) CSS
19 53 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
20 52 (11.18%) Data Warehouse
20 52 (11.18%) ETL
21 51 (10.97%) Linux
21 51 (10.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 49 (10.54%) NUnit
23 48 (10.32%) Windows
23 48 (10.32%) Data Modelling
23 48 (10.32%) ASP.NET Web API

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 26 (5.59%) SAS
2 20 (4.30%) Apache
3 17 (3.66%) SharePoint
4 15 (3.23%) IIS
5 11 (2.37%) Node.js
6 10 (2.15%) Apache Solr
7 7 (1.51%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.51%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.29%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.65%) Confluence
10 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.43%) CICS
11 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.43%) JBoss
11 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.43%) Lync
11 2 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 44 (9.46%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.44%) MS Office
3 8 (1.72%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.86%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.43%) FastStats
6 1 (0.22%) MS Project
6 1 (0.22%) SPSS
6 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.43%) Unica
3 1 (0.22%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.22%) Route 53
2 1 (0.22%) IaaS
2 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.29%) LDAP
2 5 (1.08%) DNS
2 5 (1.08%) Firewall
3 4 (0.86%) DHCP
4 3 (0.65%) WAN
4 3 (0.65%) LAN
4 3 (0.65%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.65%) CTI
5 2 (0.43%) SAN
5 2 (0.43%) 3G
5 2 (0.43%) HTTP
5 2 (0.43%) GPRS
5 2 (0.43%) VoIP
5 2 (0.43%) 2G
5 2 (0.43%) NAS
5 2 (0.43%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.43%) HSPA
6 1 (0.22%) LTE
6 1 (0.22%) 4G
6 1 (0.22%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (42.15%) SQL Server
2 77 (16.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (13.76%) Oracle Database
4 52 (11.18%) Data Warehouse
5 51 (10.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 47 (10.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 46 (9.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 38 (8.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 31 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 27 (5.81%) MongoDB
11 25 (5.38%) Relational Database
12 21 (4.52%) NoSQL
13 19 (4.09%) OLAP
14 13 (2.80%) MySQL
14 13 (2.80%) Oracle OWB
15 12 (2.58%) MS Access
15 12 (2.58%) DB2
16 10 (2.15%) CouchDB
16 10 (2.15%) Oracle OLAP
16 10 (2.15%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 49 (10.54%) NUnit
2 36 (7.74%) Selenium
3 23 (4.95%) Git (software)
3 23 (4.95%) Rhino Mocks
4 21 (4.52%) Visual Studio
4 21 (4.52%) Toad
5 20 (4.30%) SpecFlow
6 18 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (3.87%) Subversion
7 15 (3.23%) Cucumber
8 12 (2.58%) Maven
9 10 (2.15%) Fiddler
9 10 (2.15%) PVCS
10 9 (1.94%) ERwin
10 9 (1.94%) Jenkins
11 7 (1.51%) Sahi
11 7 (1.51%) WATIR
11 7 (1.51%) JIRA
11 7 (1.51%) QuickTest Pro
12 6 (1.29%) Eclipse
General
1 67 (14.41%) Finance
2 13 (2.80%) Retail
3 10 (2.15%) Back Office
4 8 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.29%) Banking
6 5 (1.08%) Marketing
6 5 (1.08%) Legal
7 3 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.65%) Games
8 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.22%) Advertising
9 1 (0.22%) Electronics
9 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 248 (53.33%) Developer
2 81 (17.42%) Analyst
3 60 (12.90%) SQL Developer
4 58 (12.47%) .NET Developer
5 26 (5.59%) DBA
6 24 (5.16%) Oracle Developer
7 23 (4.95%) Data Analyst
7 23 (4.95%) DevOps Engineer
8 21 (4.52%) Support Analyst
9 18 (3.87%) C# Developer
10 17 (3.66%) Java Developer
10 17 (3.66%) Test Analyst
10 17 (3.66%) SQL DBA
11 15 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 15 (3.23%) Tester
11 15 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
12 14 (3.01%) Consultant
12 14 (3.01%) Applications Support
13 13 (2.80%) Senior Developer
14 12 (2.58%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (31.61%) .NET
2 66 (14.19%) jQuery
3 65 (13.98%) ASP.NET
4 61 (13.12%) HTML
5 57 (12.26%) CSS
6 48 (10.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 43 (9.25%) XML
8 42 (9.03%) .NET Framework
9 38 (8.17%) JSON
9 38 (8.17%) Web Services
9 38 (8.17%) Entity Framework
10 25 (5.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 23 (4.95%) NHibernate
12 19 (4.09%) WCF
13 17 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (3.66%) Spring
14 14 (3.01%) J2EE
15 13 (2.80%) JSP
15 13 (2.80%) RabbitMQ
16 11 (2.37%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.59%) NHS
3 11 (2.37%) Visualisation
4 9 (1.94%) Data Centre
5 7 (1.51%) Algorithms
5 7 (1.51%) Clustering
6 5 (1.08%) PKI
6 5 (1.08%) Cryptography
7 4 (0.86%) CMDB
7 4 (0.86%) Data Integration
7 4 (0.86%) Statistics
7 4 (0.86%) Replication
8 3 (0.65%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.65%) Smartcard
8 3 (0.65%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.65%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.65%) User Experience
8 3 (0.65%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.43%) Online Games
9 2 (0.43%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 51 (10.97%) Linux
2 48 (10.32%) Windows
3 43 (9.25%) UNIX
4 22 (4.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.72%) CentOS
8 5 (1.08%) AIX
9 4 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (0.86%) Windows NT
9 4 (0.86%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.22%) OS/390
11 1 (0.22%) zOS
11 1 (0.22%) MVS
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (18.92%) MVC
3 78 (16.77%) TDD
4 71 (15.27%) Business Intelligence
5 64 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
6 52 (11.18%) ETL
7 48 (10.32%) Data Modelling
8 47 (10.11%) ITIL
9 46 (9.89%) OO
10 37 (7.96%) DevOps
11 33 (7.10%) Configuration Management
12 32 (6.88%) Software Engineering
13 31 (6.67%) Scrum
14 30 (6.45%) SDLC
15 28 (6.02%) E-Commerce
16 26 (5.59%) BDD
17 25 (5.38%) Project Management
18 23 (4.95%) Data Mapping
19 21 (4.52%) Migration
20 20 (4.30%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 113 (24.30%) C#
2 108 (23.23%) T-SQL
3 97 (20.86%) PL/SQL
4 83 (17.85%) JavaScript
5 65 (13.98%) Java
6 43 (9.25%) Ruby
7 41 (8.82%) PowerShell
8 38 (8.17%) Python
9 34 (7.31%) Shell Script
9 34 (7.31%) VB
10 24 (5.16%) PHP
10 24 (5.16%) Bash Shell
11 22 (4.73%) VB6
11 22 (4.73%) VB.NET
12 21 (4.52%) VBA
13 17 (3.66%) C
14 9 (1.94%) Perl
15 8 (1.72%) C++
16 4 (0.86%) VBScript
16 4 (0.86%) Korn
Qualifications
1 32 (6.88%) Security Cleared
2 20 (4.30%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.15%) ISEB
4 9 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (1.94%) Degree
5 8 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.86%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.43%) CCNA
10 1 (0.22%) MCSE
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.22%) MCITP
10 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.38%) QA
2 6 (1.29%) SLA
3 5 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.65%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.22%) Basel II
6 1 (0.22%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.65%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.65%) vSphere
4 2 (0.43%) UAG
4 2 (0.43%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.43%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.22%) Xen
5 1 (0.22%) XenServer
5 1 (0.22%) Firmware
5 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 33 (7.10%) Puppet
1 33 (7.10%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (4.09%) Tivoli
3 15 (3.23%) Graphite
4 14 (3.01%) Cobbler
5 11 (2.37%) Nagios
6 10 (2.15%) CFEngine
6 10 (2.15%) Ansible
6 10 (2.15%) OpenView
7 5 (1.08%) Rundeck
7 5 (1.08%) Opsview
7 5 (1.08%) SCCM
8 4 (0.86%) HP UCMDB
9 2 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.43%) OpenIDM
9 2 (0.43%) SCOM
10 1 (0.22%) NSN NetAct
10 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.22%) Netcool
Vendors
1 147 (31.61%) Oracle
2 117 (25.16%) Microsoft
3 28 (6.02%) Splunk
4 14 (3.01%) Sitecore
5 11 (2.37%) hybris
6 10 (2.15%) VMware
6 10 (2.15%) Adobe
6 10 (2.15%) Business Objects
6 10 (2.15%) SaltStack
7 9 (1.94%) Cisco
8 8 (1.72%) Informatica
8 8 (1.72%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.29%) HP
9 6 (1.29%) IBM
9 6 (1.29%) Tableau
10 5 (1.08%) Sun
10 5 (1.08%) Teradata
10 5 (1.08%) Tealeaf
10 5 (1.08%) Riverbed
11 4 (0.86%) Remedy
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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