The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 180 186 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.17% 10.62% 14.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.57% 38.75% 54.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 118 144
Average daily rate £325 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £250 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £383 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £20.25 £16.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.80% -33.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.72% -1.66%
SQL Server
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
433 480 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.06% 27.41% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 341 254
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.38 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leeds +2 133 £350 +12.00% 97
Bradford -2 17 £306 +3.81% 8
Halifax +8 15 £325 +21.49% 4
Wakefield +3 5 £338 - 9
Bingley - 2 £220 -
Castleford - 2 - - 3
Huddersfield -1 1 - - 4
SQL Server
Yorkshire

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing SQL Server 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 Server.

1 250 (60.10%) SQL
2 205 (49.28%) .NET
3 188 (45.19%) C#
4 132 (31.73%) Microsoft
5 128 (30.77%) T-SQL
6 127 (30.53%) ASP.NET
7 123 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
8 109 (26.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 94 (22.60%) MVC
10 83 (19.95%) Business Intelligence
11 81 (19.47%) SQL Server 2012
12 77 (18.51%) JavaScript
13 76 (18.27%) Finance
14 70 (16.83%) Oracle
14 70 (16.83%) SQL Server 2008
15 64 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
16 62 (14.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 61 (14.66%) MS Excel
18 60 (14.42%) HTML
19 59 (14.18%) Web Services
19 59 (14.18%) Windows
20 56 (13.46%) CSS
21 55 (13.22%) TDD
21 55 (13.22%) WCF
22 53 (12.74%) ASP.NET MVC
22 53 (12.74%) Visual Studio
23 50 (12.02%) jQuery
24 49 (11.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 46 (11.06%) .NET Framework
26 42 (10.10%) XML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing SQL Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (5.05%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.85%) CMS
3 14 (3.37%) Node.js
4 10 (2.40%) Sitecore CMS
4 10 (2.40%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.68%) IIS
5 7 (1.68%) Umbraco
6 6 (1.44%) JBoss
6 6 (1.44%) Kentico
7 4 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.72%) CloudStack
8 3 (0.72%) GlassFish
8 3 (0.72%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.72%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.48%) Apache
9 2 (0.48%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 61 (14.66%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 13 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.40%) MS Office
4 7 (1.68%) MS Project
5 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.24%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.20%) GitHub
3 5 (1.20%) IaaS
3 5 (1.20%) PaaS
3 5 (1.20%) SaaS
4 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.92%) SAN
2 6 (1.44%) Internet
3 5 (1.20%) HTTP
3 5 (1.20%) LDAP
4 4 (0.96%) LAN
4 4 (0.96%) Network Security
4 4 (0.96%) WAN
5 3 (0.72%) DNS
5 3 (0.72%) Firewall
5 3 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.48%) DHCP
6 2 (0.48%) Extranet
6 2 (0.48%) Intranet
6 2 (0.48%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.48%) VPN
7 1 (0.24%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.24%) SSL
7 1 (0.24%) VLAN
7 1 (0.24%) VoIP
7 1 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (26.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 81 (19.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 70 (16.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 62 (14.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 49 (11.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 38 (9.13%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
8 28 (6.73%) MS Access
9 22 (5.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 21 (5.05%) Relational Database
11 19 (4.57%) MySQL
12 18 (4.33%) MongoDB
13 14 (3.37%) Oracle Database
14 12 (2.88%) Data Mining
15 11 (2.64%) Amazon RDS
16 8 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
16 8 (1.92%) NoSQL
16 8 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
17 7 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
18 6 (1.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 64 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 53 (12.74%) Visual Studio
3 30 (7.21%) Git (software)
4 19 (4.57%) Subversion
5 17 (4.09%) Selenium
6 12 (2.88%) Cucumber
7 11 (2.64%) JUnit
7 11 (2.64%) NUnit
8 9 (2.16%) Jenkins
9 8 (1.92%) ERwin
9 8 (1.92%) SpecFlow
10 6 (1.44%) Maven
11 5 (1.20%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.96%) eggPlant
12 4 (0.96%) JMeter
12 4 (0.96%) SoapUI
13 3 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
14 2 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
14 2 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
14 2 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 76 (18.27%) Finance
2 8 (1.92%) Publishing
2 8 (1.92%) Retail
3 6 (1.44%) Banking
4 4 (0.96%) Back Office
4 4 (0.96%) Legal
5 3 (0.72%) Marketing
6 2 (0.48%) Billing
6 2 (0.48%) Games
6 2 (0.48%) Law
7 1 (0.24%) Advertising
7 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 229 (55.05%) Developer
2 88 (21.15%) .NET Developer
3 83 (19.95%) SQL Developer
4 68 (16.35%) C# Developer
5 62 (14.90%) Analyst
6 52 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
7 44 (10.58%) C# .NET Developer
8 41 (9.86%) DBA
9 37 (8.89%) SQL DBA
10 33 (7.93%) Test Analyst
11 28 (6.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 27 (6.49%) Architect
13 22 (5.29%) Data Analyst
13 22 (5.29%) Java Developer
14 21 (5.05%) SQL Server DBA
14 21 (5.05%) WCF Developer
15 20 (4.81%) T-SQL Developer
16 19 (4.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 19 (4.57%) C# WCF Developer
16 19 (4.57%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (49.28%) .NET
2 127 (30.53%) ASP.NET
3 60 (14.42%) HTML
4 59 (14.18%) Web Services
5 56 (13.46%) CSS
6 55 (13.22%) WCF
7 53 (12.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 50 (12.02%) jQuery
9 46 (11.06%) .NET Framework
10 42 (10.10%) XML
11 30 (7.21%) AngularJS
12 26 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
13 24 (5.77%) REST
14 23 (5.53%) Entity Framework
15 22 (5.29%) HTML5
16 20 (4.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 16 (3.85%) MDX
17 16 (3.85%) SOAP
18 15 (3.61%) WinForms
19 11 (2.64%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.37%) Replication
3 13 (3.13%) Visualisation
4 9 (2.16%) Clustering
4 9 (2.16%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.92%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.20%) Blog
6 5 (1.20%) Data Extraction
6 5 (1.20%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.20%) NHS
7 3 (0.72%) User Experience
8 2 (0.48%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.48%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.24%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.24%) iSeries
9 1 (0.24%) PKI
9 1 (0.24%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.24%) Statistics
9 1 (0.24%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 59 (14.18%) Windows
2 17 (4.09%) Windows Server
3 14 (3.37%) Linux
4 12 (2.88%) Unix
5 10 (2.40%) Android
6 7 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.72%) AIX
8 3 (0.72%) HPUX
8 3 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.72%) SUSE
9 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.24%) Solaris
10 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (22.60%) MVC
3 83 (19.95%) Business Intelligence
4 55 (13.22%) TDD
5 36 (8.65%) Data Modelling
5 36 (8.65%) Migration
6 31 (7.45%) ETL
7 27 (6.49%) Performance Tuning
8 26 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 26 (6.25%) SOA
8 26 (6.25%) Unit Testing
9 21 (5.05%) Data Migration
9 21 (5.05%) SDLC
9 21 (5.05%) Test Scripting
10 19 (4.57%) Waterfall
11 18 (4.33%) Data Analysis
11 18 (4.33%) ITIL
12 17 (4.09%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (4.09%) Scrum
13 16 (3.85%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 250 (60.10%) SQL
2 188 (45.19%) C#
3 128 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 77 (18.51%) JavaScript
5 39 (9.38%) Java
6 26 (6.25%) VB
7 18 (4.33%) PowerShell
7 18 (4.33%) VBA
8 14 (3.37%) VB.NET
9 12 (2.88%) PL/SQL
10 10 (2.40%) C++
11 9 (2.16%) FQL
12 7 (1.68%) XPath
13 5 (1.20%) Python
14 4 (0.96%) Groovy
15 3 (0.72%) ECMAScript
15 3 (0.72%) ES6
15 3 (0.72%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.72%) VB6
16 2 (0.48%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (3.13%) Degree
2 7 (1.68%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (0.96%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.48%) CCNA
6 2 (0.48%) MCSE
7 1 (0.24%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.24%) ISEB
7 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.24%) MCP
7 1 (0.24%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.24%) PhD
7 1 (0.24%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.93%) Data Quality
2 14 (3.37%) QA
3 6 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.24%) HL7
5 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (2.88%) Active Directory
1 12 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.44%) vSphere
3 3 (0.72%) KVM
3 3 (0.72%) VMware Server
3 3 (0.72%) Xen
4 1 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.24%) Firmware
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.24%) vCloud
4 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.24%) XenApp
4 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (2.16%) Puppet
2 5 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.96%) Ansible
4 2 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.24%) Cacti
5 1 (0.24%) Grafana
5 1 (0.24%) Graphite
5 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.24%) Nagios
5 1 (0.24%) Opsview
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.24%) Salt
5 1 (0.24%) SCCM
5 1 (0.24%) SCOM
5 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 132 (31.73%) Microsoft
2 70 (16.83%) Oracle
3 20 (4.81%) VMware
4 11 (2.64%) Sitecore
5 10 (2.40%) Cisco
5 10 (2.40%) Google
5 10 (2.40%) Tableau
6 7 (1.68%) Trillium
7 6 (1.44%) Informatica
8 5 (1.20%) HP
8 5 (1.20%) IBM
9 4 (0.96%) Cognos
9 4 (0.96%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.96%) SaltStack
10 3 (0.72%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.48%) Citrix
11 2 (0.48%) F5
11 2 (0.48%) NetApp
11 2 (0.48%) Siebel
11 2 (0.48%) Symantec
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Rate: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago
Wakefield
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago