The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 61 80 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 16.80% 20.67% 17.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.03% 55.17% 36.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 50 37
Average daily rate
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£300 £301 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.16% +0.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £160 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £15.39 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.05% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.43% -15.90%
SQL
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 South Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
127 145 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 34.99% 37.47% 47.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 91 102
Average daily rate £310 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £27.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.63% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the South Yorkshire region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the South Yorkshire region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -1 43 £275 -10.56% 23
Doncaster -2 4 £263 +28.04% 3
Barnsley +3 3 - - 2
Rotherham - - - -
SQL
Yorkshire

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 38 (31.40%) T-SQL
1 38 (31.40%) SQL Server
2 28 (23.14%) .NET
3 24 (19.83%) Finance
3 24 (19.83%) Microsoft
4 21 (17.36%) Windows
5 19 (15.70%) MS Excel
5 19 (15.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (15.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (15.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (12.40%) IIS
6 15 (12.40%) NHS
7 14 (11.57%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (11.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (11.57%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (10.74%) ASP.NET
8 13 (10.74%) XML
8 13 (10.74%) Oracle
9 12 (9.92%) JavaScript
10 11 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (9.09%) Banking
10 11 (9.09%) Relational Database
11 10 (8.26%) Oracle Database
11 10 (8.26%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (8.26%) UNIX
11 10 (8.26%) ETL
11 10 (8.26%) HTML
11 10 (8.26%) Shell Script
12 9 (7.44%) SQL Server 2000
12 9 (7.44%) Data Modelling

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 15 (12.40%) IIS
2 7 (5.79%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.31%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.65%) Apache
4 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.65%) Magnolia
5 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.83%) SAS
5 1 (0.83%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.83%) CMS
5 1 (0.83%) Jetty
5 1 (0.83%) nginx
5 1 (0.83%) Quickr
Applications
1 19 (15.70%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.96%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.48%) MS Office
4 1 (0.83%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.61%) FTP
1 8 (6.61%) Firewall
2 7 (5.79%) Network Security
3 2 (1.65%) Internet
3 2 (1.65%) DNS
3 2 (1.65%) SAN
4 1 (0.83%) Intranet
4 1 (0.83%) HTTP
4 1 (0.83%) SNMP
4 1 (0.83%) LAN
4 1 (0.83%) VoIP
4 1 (0.83%) WAN
4 1 (0.83%) SMTP
4 1 (0.83%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (31.40%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (15.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 19 (15.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (11.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 10 (8.26%) Oracle Database
5 10 (8.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (7.44%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (5.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (4.13%) DTS
9 4 (3.31%) Data Mining
9 4 (3.31%) MS Access
10 3 (2.48%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.65%) MySQL
11 2 (1.65%) QlikView
11 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio
1 3 (2.48%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (2.48%) JIRA
1 3 (2.48%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.65%) MorphX
2 2 (1.65%) TestDirector
2 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.83%) Selenium
3 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (19.83%) Finance
2 11 (9.09%) Banking
3 7 (5.79%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.48%) Retail
5 3 (2.48%) Marketing
5 3 (2.48%) Electronics
6 2 (1.65%) Advertising
7 1 (0.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (31.40%) Developer
2 27 (22.31%) Analyst
3 24 (19.83%) Applications Support
4 12 (9.92%) DBA
5 10 (8.26%) .NET Developer
5 10 (8.26%) SQL DBA
6 8 (6.61%) Ab Initio Developer
6 8 (6.61%) Report Analyst
6 8 (6.61%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Administrator
7 7 (5.79%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.96%) Data Analyst
8 6 (4.96%) SQL Developer
9 4 (3.31%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.31%) MI Analyst
10 3 (2.48%) Dynamics AX Developer
10 3 (2.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (2.48%) Java Developer
10 3 (2.48%) VB.NET Developer
10 3 (2.48%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (23.14%) .NET
2 13 (10.74%) ASP.NET
2 13 (10.74%) XML
3 10 (8.26%) HTML
4 8 (6.61%) Web Services
5 6 (4.96%) CSS
6 5 (4.13%) WinForms
7 4 (3.31%) RESTful
8 3 (2.48%) Spring
8 3 (2.48%) WCF
8 3 (2.48%) J2EE
8 3 (2.48%) jQuery
8 3 (2.48%) Gherkin
9 2 (1.65%) Spring MVC
9 2 (1.65%) WPF
9 2 (1.65%) LINQ
9 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.65%) HTML5
10 1 (0.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (0.83%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.40%) NHS
2 7 (5.79%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.79%) Replication
2 7 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.13%) Clustering
4 4 (3.31%) FMCG
5 3 (2.48%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.48%) DTV
6 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.65%) W3C
6 2 (1.65%) Firmware
7 1 (0.83%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.83%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.36%) Windows
2 10 (8.26%) UNIX
3 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.65%) Linux
6 1 (0.83%) Solaris
6 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.57%) Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (8.26%) ETL
3 9 (7.44%) Data Modelling
4 8 (6.61%) Data Analysis
4 8 (6.61%) Incident Management
4 8 (6.61%) Unit Testing
4 8 (6.61%) BPMN
4 8 (6.61%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (5.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (5.79%) Migration
5 7 (5.79%) Change Management
6 6 (4.96%) ITIL
6 6 (4.96%) TDD
6 6 (4.96%) Data Management
7 5 (4.13%) MVC
8 4 (3.31%) Logistics
8 4 (3.31%) CRM
8 4 (3.31%) Test Strategy
8 4 (3.31%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (31.40%) T-SQL
2 12 (9.92%) JavaScript
3 10 (8.26%) Shell Script
4 8 (6.61%) C#
5 7 (5.79%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.31%) X++
6 4 (3.31%) Java
7 3 (2.48%) Python
7 3 (2.48%) VB
8 2 (1.65%) Perl
8 2 (1.65%) VBScript
8 2 (1.65%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.83%) C
9 1 (0.83%) PHP
9 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.83%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 3 (2.48%) ISEB
2 2 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.44%) QA
2 7 (5.79%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.65%) XenServer
2 1 (0.83%) vSphere
2 1 (0.83%) vCloud
2 1 (0.83%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.31%) Control-M
2 3 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.65%) Puppet
3 2 (1.65%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.83%) EMC Navisphere
4 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.83%) SCOM
4 1 (0.83%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (19.83%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.74%) Oracle
3 8 (6.61%) MicroStrategy
3 8 (6.61%) Ab Initio
4 7 (5.79%) Business Objects
5 5 (4.13%) HP
6 4 (3.31%) BMC
7 3 (2.48%) SAP
7 3 (2.48%) VMware
7 3 (2.48%) Infoflex
8 2 (1.65%) Veeam
8 2 (1.65%) JBoss
9 1 (0.83%) Cisco
9 1 (0.83%) IBM
9 1 (0.83%) EMC
9 1 (0.83%) Citrix
9 1 (0.83%) Telerik
9 1 (0.83%) NetApp
9 1 (0.83%) Lotus
9 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
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