The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the West Yorkshire region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 8 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 220 153 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.20% 11.55% 7.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.03% 48.88% 39.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 81 79
Average daily rate £318 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £425 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £29.00 £13.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.90% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £25.88
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.19%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
458 313 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 25.40% 23.62% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 162 179
Average daily rate £325 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £412 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 9
Average hourly rate £29.00 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server
Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds 0 153 £320 +2.23% 73
Bradford +2 18 £313 - 9
Halifax -3 9 £350 +12.00% 7
Wakefield +4 6 £300 - 4
Huddersfield -3 2 £236 -24.40% 5
Otley - - - -
Pontefract - - - - 2
Castleford - - - - 1
Cleckheaton - - - -
Dewsbury - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
Bingley - - - -
SQL Server
Yorkshire

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 229 (52.76%) SQL
2 228 (52.53%) .NET
3 185 (42.63%) C#
4 130 (29.95%) ASP.NET
5 119 (27.42%) Microsoft
6 106 (24.42%) Windows
6 106 (24.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 92 (21.20%) Oracle
8 87 (20.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 83 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
10 82 (18.89%) T-SQL
11 78 (17.97%) SQL Server 2008
12 75 (17.28%) Web Services
13 67 (15.44%) VB.NET
14 66 (15.21%) Visual Studio
14 66 (15.21%) MVC
15 63 (14.52%) WinForms
15 63 (14.52%) SQL Server 2005
16 60 (13.82%) Finance
17 59 (13.59%) JavaScript
18 57 (13.13%) HTML
18 57 (13.13%) WCF
19 52 (11.98%) ETL
20 51 (11.75%) MS Excel
21 50 (11.52%) CSS
21 50 (11.52%) Performance Tuning
22 49 (11.29%) SharePoint
23 46 (10.60%) SQL Server 2012
24 45 (10.37%) ASP.NET MVC
25 41 (9.45%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 49 (11.29%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.61%) IIS
3 17 (3.92%) MS Exchange
4 16 (3.69%) SharePoint Server
5 12 (2.76%) Tomcat
5 12 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (2.30%) Lync
7 9 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.38%) CMS
9 4 (0.92%) WordPress
9 4 (0.92%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (0.69%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.69%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.69%) nginx
10 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.69%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.46%) LiveCycle
11 2 (0.46%) SAS
12 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 51 (11.75%) MS Excel
2 26 (5.99%) MS Office
3 16 (3.69%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.92%) PowerPivot
4 4 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.23%) CATIA
5 1 (0.23%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (3.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.92%) Magento
3 2 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.23%) Agresso
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.23%) SAN
2 13 (3.00%) Intranet
3 11 (2.53%) VPN
4 9 (2.07%) Wireless
4 9 (2.07%) Firewall
4 9 (2.07%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.84%) IPsec
5 8 (1.84%) MPLS
6 6 (1.38%) Internet
7 4 (0.92%) DNS
7 4 (0.92%) DHCP
8 2 (0.46%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.46%) VLAN
8 2 (0.46%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.46%) FTP
8 2 (0.46%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.23%) VoIP
9 1 (0.23%) SMTP
9 1 (0.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (24.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 87 (20.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 78 (17.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 63 (14.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 46 (10.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 41 (9.45%) Data Warehouse
7 33 (7.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 27 (6.22%) MySQL
9 22 (5.07%) Relational Database
10 19 (4.38%) NoSQL
11 18 (4.15%) Oracle Database
12 17 (3.92%) RDBMS
13 12 (2.76%) OLAP
14 11 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
15 9 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (2.07%) Oracle OLAP
16 8 (1.84%) Oracle9i Database
17 7 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
18 6 (1.38%) PerformancePoint
18 6 (1.38%) DTS
Development Applications
1 66 (15.21%) Visual Studio
2 39 (8.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (2.53%) Maven
4 9 (2.07%) NUnit
5 6 (1.38%) Toad
6 5 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (0.92%) Subversion
7 4 (0.92%) JIRA
7 4 (0.92%) PhoneGap
8 3 (0.69%) NetAdvantage
8 3 (0.69%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.69%) Selenium
8 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.46%) MSTest
9 2 (0.46%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.46%) Ant
9 2 (0.46%) JUnit
10 1 (0.23%) ERwin
10 1 (0.23%) MSI
10 1 (0.23%) JMeter
General
1 60 (13.82%) Finance
2 26 (5.99%) Back Office
3 8 (1.84%) Banking
3 8 (1.84%) Legal
4 7 (1.61%) Retail
5 6 (1.38%) Front Office
6 5 (1.15%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.15%) Advertising
7 4 (0.92%) Law
8 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.69%) Publishing
9 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 269 (61.98%) Developer
2 104 (23.96%) .NET Developer
3 62 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 56 (12.90%) DBA
5 48 (11.06%) SQL DBA
6 39 (8.99%) VB.NET Developer
7 35 (8.06%) Analyst
8 29 (6.68%) SQL Server DBA
9 28 (6.45%) C# Developer
10 22 (5.07%) Senior Developer
11 21 (4.84%) SQL Server Developer
11 21 (4.84%) Administrator
11 21 (4.84%) Test Analyst
12 20 (4.61%) C# .NET Developer
13 16 (3.69%) Web Developer
14 15 (3.46%) ASP.NET Developer
15 14 (3.23%) Java Developer
15 14 (3.23%) Software Developer
16 13 (3.00%) WinForms Developer
17 12 (2.76%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (52.53%) .NET
2 130 (29.95%) ASP.NET
3 75 (17.28%) Web Services
4 63 (14.52%) WinForms
5 57 (13.13%) HTML
5 57 (13.13%) WCF
6 50 (11.52%) CSS
7 45 (10.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 39 (8.99%) jQuery
9 37 (8.53%) XML
9 37 (8.53%) .NET Framework
10 29 (6.68%) WPF
10 29 (6.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 22 (5.07%) HTML5
12 17 (3.92%) Ruby on Rails
13 13 (3.00%) J2EE
13 13 (3.00%) CSS3
14 12 (2.76%) Middleware
15 11 (2.53%) Hibernate
15 11 (2.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.30%) NHS
2 22 (5.07%) Clustering
3 15 (3.46%) Replication
3 15 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.84%) Freedom of Information
5 8 (1.84%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (1.38%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.15%) Open Source
8 4 (0.92%) Smartphone
8 4 (0.92%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.92%) W3C
8 4 (0.92%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (0.69%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (0.69%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.46%) Informatics
10 2 (0.46%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.23%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 106 (24.42%) Windows
2 11 (2.53%) UNIX
2 11 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (1.61%) Linux
5 4 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (0.92%) Windows Phone
5 4 (0.92%) AIX
6 3 (0.69%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (15.21%) MVC
3 52 (11.98%) ETL
4 50 (11.52%) Performance Tuning
5 38 (8.76%) Scrum
6 32 (7.37%) Software Engineering
7 28 (6.45%) OO
7 28 (6.45%) SOA
8 26 (5.99%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (5.07%) Migration
10 21 (4.84%) Web Development
10 21 (4.84%) CRM
11 20 (4.61%) Disaster Recovery
12 19 (4.38%) Kanban
12 19 (4.38%) Data Management
12 19 (4.38%) Data Modelling
13 17 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (3.69%) TDD
15 15 (3.46%) Workflow
16 14 (3.23%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 229 (52.76%) SQL
2 185 (42.63%) C#
3 82 (18.89%) T-SQL
4 67 (15.44%) VB.NET
5 59 (13.59%) JavaScript
6 37 (8.53%) VB
7 32 (7.37%) Java
8 31 (7.14%) VBA
9 25 (5.76%) PL/SQL
10 21 (4.84%) Ruby
10 21 (4.84%) VB6
11 16 (3.69%) PHP
12 9 (2.07%) C++
13 7 (1.61%) C
14 5 (1.15%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.92%) XAML
16 3 (0.69%) Embedded C
17 2 (0.46%) XPath
17 2 (0.46%) Python
17 2 (0.46%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (2.53%) ISEB
2 9 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.61%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.15%) MCSE
4 5 (1.15%) Degree
5 4 (0.92%) MCITP
6 3 (0.69%) MCP
6 3 (0.69%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.69%) MCTS
7 2 (0.46%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.46%) CCNA
8 1 (0.23%) OCP
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.23%) MCSA
8 1 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.84%) QA
2 18 (4.15%) SLA
3 1 (0.23%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 13 (3.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.76%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (1.84%) Xen
4 8 (1.84%) vSphere
5 5 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.69%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.69%) UAG
7 2 (0.46%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.23%) Samba
8 1 (0.23%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.23%) Varnish
8 1 (0.23%) XenApp
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (0.92%) SCOM
1 4 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.69%) Puppet
3 2 (0.46%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.46%) HAProxy
3 2 (0.46%) SCCM
3 2 (0.46%) WSUS
3 2 (0.46%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.46%) OpenView
3 2 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 119 (27.42%) Microsoft
2 92 (21.20%) Oracle
3 16 (3.69%) Citrix
4 15 (3.46%) VMware
5 11 (2.53%) HP
5 11 (2.53%) Cisco
6 8 (1.84%) EMC
6 8 (1.84%) NetApp
6 8 (1.84%) IBM
7 6 (1.38%) EPiServer
7 6 (1.38%) Adobe
7 6 (1.38%) Epicor
8 5 (1.15%) JBoss
9 4 (0.92%) Sencha
9 4 (0.92%) Sybase
9 4 (0.92%) SAP
10 3 (0.69%) Infragistics
10 3 (0.69%) Lotus
11 2 (0.46%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.46%) Splunk
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £360 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £330 per day depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £225.00 - £285.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £450 per day + 9 month contracts
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Neon Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £380.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Posted: 20 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £349 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Posted: 25 days ago
Huddersfield
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 26 days ago