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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 306 176 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.39% 10.19% 12.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.17% 42.93% 46.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 104 78
Average daily rate
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£325 £315 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £252 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.65% +107.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £14.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £30.75 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.86% +16.00%
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
598 410 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 30.08% 23.73% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 267 185
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 7
Average hourly rate £18.50 £29.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.20% +70.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £86.75 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.69% +8.33%

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 June 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 June 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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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 +5 190 £325 +4.00% 79
Bradford +7 70 £300 -7.69% 24
Halifax 0 11 £285 -18.57% 2
Wakefield -2 2 £203 -32.50% 8
Huddersfield +4 1 - - 9
Dewsbury - 1 - -
Pudsey - 1 - -
SQL Server
Yorkshire

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 325 (66.06%) SQL
2 214 (43.50%) .NET
3 194 (39.43%) Agile Software Development
4 176 (35.77%) C#
5 168 (34.15%) Microsoft
6 145 (29.47%) T-SQL
7 144 (29.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 132 (26.83%) MVC
9 118 (23.98%) ASP.NET
10 102 (20.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 101 (20.53%) Business Intelligence
12 96 (19.51%) JavaScript
13 93 (18.90%) SQL Server 2008
14 91 (18.50%) Finance
15 90 (18.29%) Windows
16 89 (18.09%) jQuery
17 87 (17.68%) Oracle
18 84 (17.07%) HTML
19 81 (16.46%) CSS
20 68 (13.82%) TDD
21 66 (13.41%) SQL Server 2012
22 60 (12.20%) WCF
23 59 (11.99%) Data Warehouse
24 57 (11.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 57 (11.59%) ASP.NET MVC
25 56 (11.38%) .NET Framework
25 56 (11.38%) NUnit
26 55 (11.18%) MS Excel
26 55 (11.18%) Scrum
27 51 (10.37%) Web Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 31 (6.30%) CMS
2 26 (5.28%) SharePoint
3 18 (3.66%) MS Exchange
3 18 (3.66%) Umbraco
4 16 (3.25%) IIS
5 8 (1.63%) Lync
6 6 (1.22%) SAS
6 6 (1.22%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (0.81%) EPiServer CMS
8 3 (0.61%) Node.js
8 3 (0.61%) Kentico
8 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.61%) Apache
9 2 (0.41%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.41%) SAP EP
9 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.41%) JBoss
9 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 55 (11.18%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.83%) MS Office
3 6 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.02%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.41%) FastStats
7 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.20%) SPSS
7 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.41%) Unica
2 2 (0.41%) SAP SRM
2 2 (0.41%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.20%) Line 500
3 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.81%) Office 365
2 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.41%) SaaS
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.25%) SAN
2 11 (2.24%) LAN
2 11 (2.24%) WAN
3 7 (1.42%) Unified Communications
4 5 (1.02%) DNS
5 4 (0.81%) VPN
6 3 (0.61%) SSL
6 3 (0.61%) Internet
7 2 (0.41%) Telepresence
7 2 (0.41%) LDAP
7 2 (0.41%) DHCP
7 2 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.41%) NAS
8 1 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.20%) VPLS
8 1 (0.20%) MPLS
8 1 (0.20%) OSPF
8 1 (0.20%) DMZ
8 1 (0.20%) Intranet
8 1 (0.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (29.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 102 (20.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 93 (18.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 66 (13.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 59 (11.99%) Data Warehouse
6 57 (11.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 46 (9.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 40 (8.13%) Oracle Database
9 35 (7.11%) Oracle Database 11g
10 24 (4.88%) Relational Database
11 11 (2.24%) OLAP
12 10 (2.03%) Crystal Reports
13 9 (1.83%) Data Mart
13 9 (1.83%) DB2
13 9 (1.83%) OLAP Cube
14 8 (1.63%) SQL Server 2000
15 7 (1.42%) BODI
15 7 (1.42%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
16 6 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
16 6 (1.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 56 (11.38%) NUnit
2 49 (9.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (7.52%) Visual Studio
4 36 (7.32%) Selenium
5 33 (6.71%) SpecFlow
6 25 (5.08%) Rhino Mocks
7 22 (4.47%) Toad
8 17 (3.46%) Cucumber
9 12 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 11 (2.24%) Git (software)
11 8 (1.63%) Maven
12 6 (1.22%) Axure RP
13 5 (1.02%) WebDriver
13 5 (1.02%) JUnit
13 5 (1.02%) JMeter
14 4 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (0.81%) TeamCity
15 3 (0.61%) Subversion
15 3 (0.61%) JIRA
15 3 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
General
1 91 (18.50%) Finance
2 11 (2.24%) Marketing
2 11 (2.24%) Back Office
3 6 (1.22%) Banking
4 5 (1.02%) Retail
5 3 (0.61%) Games
6 2 (0.41%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.41%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.20%) Local Government
7 1 (0.20%) Law
7 1 (0.20%) Legal
7 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.20%) Advertising
7 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 287 (58.33%) Developer
2 92 (18.70%) .NET Developer
3 75 (15.24%) SQL Developer
4 70 (14.23%) Analyst
5 40 (8.13%) C# Developer
6 36 (7.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 34 (6.91%) C# .NET Developer
7 34 (6.91%) Test Analyst
8 32 (6.50%) Web Developer
9 28 (5.69%) DBA
10 25 (5.08%) SQL DBA
11 21 (4.27%) Applications Developer
12 20 (4.07%) Oracle Developer
13 19 (3.86%) Architect
14 18 (3.66%) Tester
15 16 (3.25%) ASP.NET Developer
15 16 (3.25%) Administrator
16 15 (3.05%) Agile Tester
16 15 (3.05%) SQL Server Developer
17 14 (2.85%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (43.50%) .NET
2 118 (23.98%) ASP.NET
3 89 (18.09%) jQuery
4 84 (17.07%) HTML
5 81 (16.46%) CSS
6 60 (12.20%) WCF
7 57 (11.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 56 (11.38%) .NET Framework
9 51 (10.37%) Web Services
10 47 (9.55%) Entity Framework
11 44 (8.94%) ASP.NET Web API
12 36 (7.32%) JSON
13 32 (6.50%) XML
14 30 (6.10%) NHibernate
15 28 (5.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 22 (4.47%) AngularJS
17 20 (4.07%) KnockoutJS
18 18 (3.66%) WinForms
19 17 (3.46%) Gherkin
20 16 (3.25%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.07%) NHS
1 20 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (2.85%) Clustering
3 12 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 11 (2.24%) N-Tier
5 10 (2.03%) Visualisation
6 8 (1.63%) Replication
7 6 (1.22%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.02%) CMDB
8 5 (1.02%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.61%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.61%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.61%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.41%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.41%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.41%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.41%) W3C
10 2 (0.41%) Statistics
10 2 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 90 (18.29%) Windows
2 30 (6.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (3.86%) Linux
4 17 (3.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (2.44%) UNIX
6 10 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (2.03%) Windows 2000 Server
7 8 (1.63%) Android
8 7 (1.42%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.42%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.42%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.22%) Windows Phone
9 6 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.02%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (39.43%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (26.83%) MVC
3 101 (20.53%) Business Intelligence
4 68 (13.82%) TDD
5 55 (11.18%) Scrum
6 46 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (9.35%) ETL
7 45 (9.15%) OO
8 38 (7.72%) ITIL
9 37 (7.52%) Data Modelling
10 36 (7.32%) Unit Testing
10 36 (7.32%) SDLC
11 33 (6.71%) Software Engineering
12 28 (5.69%) E-Commerce
13 24 (4.88%) Data Management
14 22 (4.47%) SOA
14 22 (4.47%) Migration
14 22 (4.47%) Data Mapping
15 21 (4.27%) RUP
16 20 (4.07%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 325 (66.06%) SQL
2 176 (35.77%) C#
3 145 (29.47%) T-SQL
4 96 (19.51%) JavaScript
5 45 (9.15%) PowerShell
6 43 (8.74%) PL/SQL
7 29 (5.89%) VB
8 24 (4.88%) VB6
9 22 (4.47%) VB.NET
10 18 (3.66%) VBA
11 12 (2.44%) Java
12 8 (1.63%) Perl
12 8 (1.63%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 6 (1.22%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.02%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.02%) XPath
14 5 (1.02%) Korn
14 5 (1.02%) VBScript
14 5 (1.02%) C++
14 5 (1.02%) Jython
Qualifications
1 10 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (1.83%) Degree
3 8 (1.63%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.42%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.42%) ISEB
5 5 (1.02%) MCSE
6 4 (0.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (0.81%) MCSA
6 4 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.41%) HND
7 2 (0.41%) MCITP
7 2 (0.41%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) VCAP
8 1 (0.20%) NCDA
8 1 (0.20%) CCSE
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.20%) CISSP
8 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.20%) CCNP
8 1 (0.20%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.46%) QA
2 5 (1.02%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.61%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.61%) SLA
4 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) HL7
System Software
1 25 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (4.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.03%) VMware Server
4 3 (0.61%) vSphere
4 3 (0.61%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 7 (1.42%) SCCM
2 6 (1.22%) Backup Exec
3 5 (1.02%) HP UCMDB
4 4 (0.81%) Puppet
5 3 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.41%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.41%) SCOM
7 1 (0.20%) WSUS
7 1 (0.20%) Nagios
7 1 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.20%) Opsview
Vendors
1 168 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 87 (17.68%) Oracle
3 46 (9.35%) VMware
4 25 (5.08%) Cisco
5 15 (3.05%) Sitecore
6 11 (2.24%) EPiServer
7 8 (1.63%) Business Objects
8 7 (1.42%) IBM
8 7 (1.42%) HP
9 6 (1.22%) Citrix
9 6 (1.22%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.02%) SonicWALL
10 5 (1.02%) Remedy
10 5 (1.02%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.81%) SolarWinds
12 3 (0.61%) Hyperion
13 2 (0.41%) SAP
13 2 (0.41%) NetApp
13 2 (0.41%) JD Edwards
13 2 (0.41%) Sage
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Millingham Consulting
Rate: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum fixed term
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £340.00 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £375 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - £500
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford
Fruition IT
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Fruition IT
Posted: 14 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Fruition IT
Posted: 18 days ago