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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 308 164 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.79% 9.49% 11.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.91% 40.90% 43.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 86 76
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£325 £313 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £273 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -57.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -9.80%
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
605 401 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 29.04% 23.21% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 240 213
Average daily rate £350 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -59.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.75 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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
Leeds +4 235 £325 +4.00% 104
Bradford +9 50 £290 -7.20% 24
Wakefield 0 3 £265 -3.63% 4
Huddersfield +1 2 £335 +34.00% 5
Halifax -9 2 £275 -21.42% 5
Dewsbury - 1 - -
SQL Server
Yorkshire

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

1 366 (67.16%) SQL
2 226 (41.47%) .NET
3 215 (39.45%) Agile Software Development
4 194 (35.60%) Microsoft
5 186 (34.13%) C#
6 164 (30.09%) T-SQL
7 155 (28.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 141 (25.87%) MVC
9 117 (21.47%) ASP.NET
10 110 (20.18%) Windows
11 103 (18.90%) Oracle
12 102 (18.72%) JavaScript
12 102 (18.72%) Finance
13 99 (18.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 99 (18.17%) SQL Server 2008
14 97 (17.80%) Business Intelligence
15 96 (17.61%) jQuery
15 96 (17.61%) SQL Server 2012
16 90 (16.51%) HTML
17 86 (15.78%) CSS
18 82 (15.05%) TDD
19 67 (12.29%) NUnit
19 67 (12.29%) WCF
20 63 (11.56%) Data Warehouse
21 61 (11.19%) .NET Framework
22 60 (11.01%) Scrum
23 59 (10.83%) Web Services
24 58 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
25 57 (10.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 56 (10.28%) Continuous Integration

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 35 (6.42%) SharePoint
2 33 (6.06%) CMS
3 27 (4.95%) IIS
4 19 (3.49%) Umbraco
5 12 (2.20%) MS Exchange
6 8 (1.47%) Lync
7 7 (1.28%) SAS
8 4 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.73%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.73%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.73%) EPiServer CMS
8 4 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.55%) Kentico
9 3 (0.55%) Node.js
9 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.55%) Apache
10 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.37%) JBoss
10 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.37%) SAP EP
Applications
1 55 (10.09%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.65%) MS Office
3 6 (1.10%) PowerPivot
3 6 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.37%) FastStats
6 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.37%) SAP SRM
2 2 (0.37%) Unica
2 2 (0.37%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.18%) Line 500
3 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.73%) Office 365
2 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.37%) SaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.75%) SAN
2 10 (1.83%) LAN
2 10 (1.83%) WAN
3 7 (1.28%) Internet
3 7 (1.28%) Unified Communications
4 5 (0.92%) Firewall
5 4 (0.73%) LDAP
5 4 (0.73%) DNS
6 3 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.37%) NAS
7 2 (0.37%) SSL
7 2 (0.37%) DHCP
7 2 (0.37%) Telepresence
8 1 (0.18%) HTTP
8 1 (0.18%) SMTP
8 1 (0.18%) DMZ
8 1 (0.18%) Intranet
8 1 (0.18%) Network Security
8 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (28.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 99 (18.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 99 (18.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 96 (17.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 63 (11.56%) Data Warehouse
5 57 (10.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 47 (8.62%) Oracle Database
7 46 (8.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 43 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
9 22 (4.04%) Relational Database
10 11 (2.02%) SQL Server 2000
11 10 (1.83%) Data Mart
12 8 (1.47%) BODI
12 8 (1.47%) OLAP
13 7 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (1.28%) MySQL
13 7 (1.28%) DB2
13 7 (1.28%) Data Mining
13 7 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (1.28%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 67 (12.29%) NUnit
2 56 (10.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (7.52%) Selenium
4 40 (7.34%) Visual Studio
5 32 (5.87%) SpecFlow
6 29 (5.32%) Rhino Mocks
7 27 (4.95%) Toad
8 13 (2.39%) Cucumber
9 11 (2.02%) Git (software)
10 10 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 8 (1.47%) Maven
12 6 (1.10%) Axure RP
12 6 (1.10%) WebDriver
13 5 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (0.92%) JMeter
13 5 (0.92%) JUnit
14 4 (0.73%) TeamCity
15 3 (0.55%) JIRA
15 3 (0.55%) ReSharper
15 3 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 102 (18.72%) Finance
2 14 (2.57%) Back Office
3 10 (1.83%) Marketing
4 7 (1.28%) Banking
5 5 (0.92%) Retail
6 2 (0.37%) Billing
6 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.37%) Games
6 2 (0.37%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.18%) Law
7 1 (0.18%) Legal
7 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.18%) Advertising
7 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 314 (57.61%) Developer
2 100 (18.35%) .NET Developer
3 76 (13.94%) Analyst
4 74 (13.58%) SQL Developer
5 39 (7.16%) C# Developer
6 36 (6.61%) DBA
7 33 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 32 (5.87%) C# .NET Developer
9 31 (5.69%) Test Analyst
9 31 (5.69%) SQL DBA
10 30 (5.50%) Web Developer
11 26 (4.77%) Applications Developer
12 25 (4.59%) Database Developer
12 25 (4.59%) Oracle Developer
13 22 (4.04%) Architect
14 19 (3.49%) Administrator
15 16 (2.94%) Business Developer
15 16 (2.94%) Consultant
16 15 (2.75%) Support Analyst
16 15 (2.75%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (41.47%) .NET
2 117 (21.47%) ASP.NET
3 96 (17.61%) jQuery
4 90 (16.51%) HTML
5 86 (15.78%) CSS
6 67 (12.29%) WCF
7 61 (11.19%) .NET Framework
8 59 (10.83%) Web Services
9 58 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 54 (9.91%) Entity Framework
11 52 (9.54%) ASP.NET Web API
12 42 (7.71%) JSON
13 35 (6.42%) NHibernate
14 33 (6.06%) XML
14 33 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 22 (4.04%) AngularJS
16 20 (3.67%) KnockoutJS
16 20 (3.67%) WinForms
17 15 (2.75%) SOAP
17 15 (2.75%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 19 (3.49%) NHS
2 18 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.57%) Clustering
4 12 (2.20%) N-Tier
4 12 (2.20%) Data Centre
5 11 (2.02%) Visualisation
6 8 (1.47%) Replication
6 8 (1.47%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.10%) CMDB
8 5 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.73%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.55%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.37%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.37%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.37%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.37%) W3C
11 2 (0.37%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.37%) Statistics
12 1 (0.18%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 110 (20.18%) Windows
2 31 (5.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (4.22%) Linux
4 16 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (2.57%) UNIX
6 12 (2.20%) Windows 2000 Server
7 10 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.10%) Android
9 6 (1.10%) Windows NT
10 5 (0.92%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (0.92%) Windows Phone
10 5 (0.92%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.92%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.55%) AIX
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (39.45%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (25.87%) MVC
3 97 (17.80%) Business Intelligence
4 82 (15.05%) TDD
5 60 (11.01%) Scrum
6 56 (10.28%) Continuous Integration
7 50 (9.17%) OO
8 49 (8.99%) Data Modelling
9 48 (8.81%) ITIL
10 46 (8.44%) ETL
11 45 (8.26%) SDLC
12 37 (6.79%) Unit Testing
13 32 (5.87%) Software Engineering
14 31 (5.69%) Data Mapping
15 27 (4.95%) E-Commerce
16 25 (4.59%) Data Management
17 23 (4.22%) CRM
18 22 (4.04%) User Acceptance Testing
19 21 (3.85%) SOA
20 20 (3.67%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 366 (67.16%) SQL
2 186 (34.13%) C#
3 164 (30.09%) T-SQL
4 102 (18.72%) JavaScript
5 54 (9.91%) PowerShell
6 52 (9.54%) PL/SQL
7 31 (5.69%) VB
8 27 (4.95%) VB.NET
9 24 (4.40%) VB6
10 16 (2.94%) VBA
11 13 (2.39%) Java
12 9 (1.65%) Perl
13 8 (1.47%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 8 (1.47%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.28%) Korn
14 7 (1.28%) Bash Shell
15 6 (1.10%) Jython
15 6 (1.10%) VBScript
16 5 (0.92%) C++
17 3 (0.55%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 12 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (1.47%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.28%) ISTQB
3 7 (1.28%) Degree
3 7 (1.28%) ISEB
4 4 (0.73%) MCSE
4 4 (0.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (0.55%) MCSA
5 3 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.37%) MCITP
6 2 (0.37%) CISSP
6 2 (0.37%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.37%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) NCDA
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.04%) QA
2 6 (1.10%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.55%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.55%) SLA
3 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) HL7
System Software
1 32 (5.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (4.22%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.83%) VMware Server
4 4 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.55%) vSphere
5 3 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.55%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 7 (1.28%) SCCM
2 6 (1.10%) HP UCMDB
3 4 (0.73%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.73%) Puppet
4 3 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.37%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.37%) SCOM
6 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.18%) Nagios
6 1 (0.18%) WSUS
6 1 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.18%) Opsview
Vendors
1 194 (35.60%) Microsoft
2 103 (18.90%) Oracle
3 52 (9.54%) VMware
4 26 (4.77%) Cisco
5 15 (2.75%) Sitecore
6 14 (2.57%) EPiServer
7 12 (2.20%) HP
8 10 (1.83%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.65%) Business Objects
10 8 (1.47%) IBM
11 7 (1.28%) PeopleSoft
11 7 (1.28%) SolarWinds
12 6 (1.10%) Remedy
13 5 (0.92%) SonicWALL
13 5 (0.92%) SAP
13 5 (0.92%) Citrix
14 4 (0.73%) Sybase
14 4 (0.73%) Xamarin
15 3 (0.55%) Hyperion
15 3 (0.55%) Sun
West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months Initially
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £200.00 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Markets Rates - 3 Months initially
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Rate: Unspecified Salary is competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Rate: £120 - £150 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago