The table below looks at the statistics for SQL 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 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 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 224 217 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.56% 14.92% 17.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.11% 40.49% 42.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 122 159
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £229 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 11
Average hourly rate £50.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -5.40%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
532 536 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.20% 36.86% 40.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 310 409
Average daily rate £325 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 31 14
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +44.73%
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 West Yorkshire

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

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

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

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

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

SQL
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 within the West 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
Leeds -3 112 £305 -12.85% 97
Halifax +2 31 £450 +32.35% 9
Bradford -4 29 £275 +3.77% 17
Huddersfield -1 4 £235 -6.00% 8
Dewsbury - 1 - - 2
Ilkley - - - -
Brighouse - - - - 1
Castleford - - - - 2
Batley - - - -
Bingley - - - -
Otley - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - - 3
Wetherby - - - - 3
SQL
Yorkshire

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

1 169 (35.58%) SQL Server
2 156 (32.84%) Oracle
3 113 (23.79%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (23.37%) C#
5 107 (22.53%) .NET
6 94 (19.79%) Finance
7 87 (18.32%) PL/SQL
7 87 (18.32%) Java
8 77 (16.21%) Data Warehouse
9 74 (15.58%) XML
10 65 (13.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 60 (12.63%) JavaScript
11 60 (12.63%) ASP.NET
11 60 (12.63%) Microsoft
12 59 (12.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 57 (12.00%) Windows
13 57 (12.00%) MVC
14 54 (11.37%) SQL Server 2008
15 52 (10.95%) T-SQL
16 51 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
17 50 (10.53%) HTML
17 50 (10.53%) CSS
18 48 (10.11%) ETL
19 44 (9.26%) Oracle Database
20 41 (8.63%) QA
20 41 (8.63%) jQuery
21 40 (8.42%) SQL Server 2005
22 38 (8.00%) Data Modelling
22 38 (8.00%) Linux
23 37 (7.79%) VB.NET

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 24 (5.05%) WebLogic
2 20 (4.21%) SAS
3 15 (3.16%) Apache
4 14 (2.95%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.53%) CMS
6 8 (1.68%) MS Exchange
6 8 (1.68%) Apache Solr
7 7 (1.47%) nginx
8 6 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (1.05%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.84%) IIS
10 4 (0.84%) Confluence
10 4 (0.84%) Kentico
10 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.84%) Adobe CQ
11 3 (0.63%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.42%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 33 (6.95%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.32%) MS Office
3 5 (1.05%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.42%) SPSS
5 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.11%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (1.89%) Oracle Retail
3 5 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.42%) SiteCatalyst
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.21%) Magento
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.63%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.21%) Route 53
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.47%) FTP
2 6 (1.26%) HTTP
3 4 (0.84%) SSL
3 4 (0.84%) SAN
3 4 (0.84%) Internet
4 3 (0.63%) SSH
4 3 (0.63%) LDAP
5 2 (0.42%) Firewall
5 2 (0.42%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.21%) NAS
6 1 (0.21%) DHCP
6 1 (0.21%) Intranet
6 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.21%) VPN
6 1 (0.21%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (35.58%) SQL Server
2 77 (16.21%) Data Warehouse
3 65 (13.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 59 (12.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 54 (11.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 44 (9.26%) Oracle Database
7 40 (8.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 29 (6.11%) Relational Database
9 25 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 24 (5.05%) Oracle Reports
11 21 (4.42%) Oracle Database 11g
12 19 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
13 18 (3.79%) MySQL
14 17 (3.58%) MS Access
15 16 (3.37%) Star Schema
15 16 (3.37%) QlikView
16 14 (2.95%) Oracle BI EE
17 12 (2.53%) RDBMS
17 12 (2.53%) DB2
17 12 (2.53%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 32 (6.74%) Git (software)
2 29 (6.11%) Maven
3 22 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (4.42%) Visual Studio
5 19 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 16 (3.37%) Oracle Forms
7 12 (2.53%) Subversion
8 10 (2.11%) Jenkins
9 9 (1.89%) JIRA
9 9 (1.89%) Selenium
10 6 (1.26%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (1.26%) JUnit
10 6 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (1.05%) ERwin
12 4 (0.84%) Toad
12 4 (0.84%) Hudson
12 4 (0.84%) LLBLGen Pro
12 4 (0.84%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 3 (0.63%) WebDriver
13 3 (0.63%) Cucumber
General
1 94 (19.79%) Finance
2 31 (6.53%) Retail
3 16 (3.37%) Banking
4 13 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 4 (0.84%) Marketing
5 4 (0.84%) Legal
6 3 (0.63%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.42%) Billing
7 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.42%) Law
7 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.21%) Back Office
8 1 (0.21%) Advertising
8 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 248 (52.21%) Developer
2 104 (21.89%) Analyst
3 57 (12.00%) .NET Developer
4 46 (9.68%) SQL Developer
5 36 (7.58%) Test Analyst
6 31 (6.53%) Java Developer
7 27 (5.68%) Business Analyst
7 27 (5.68%) Tester
8 25 (5.26%) C# Developer
9 23 (4.84%) Oracle Developer
10 22 (4.63%) Senior Developer
11 21 (4.42%) DBA
11 21 (4.42%) Consultant
12 19 (4.00%) Software Engineer
12 19 (4.00%) Data Analyst
12 19 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
13 17 (3.58%) VB.NET Developer
14 15 (3.16%) WinForms Developer
15 14 (2.95%) Architect
15 14 (2.95%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (22.53%) .NET
2 74 (15.58%) XML
3 60 (12.63%) ASP.NET
4 50 (10.53%) CSS
4 50 (10.53%) HTML
5 41 (8.63%) jQuery
6 33 (6.95%) Web Services
7 28 (5.89%) WinForms
8 26 (5.47%) J2EE
9 25 (5.26%) Spring
10 22 (4.63%) WCF
11 20 (4.21%) .NET Framework
12 19 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 18 (3.79%) REST
14 17 (3.58%) JSP
15 16 (3.37%) SOAP
15 16 (3.37%) CSS3
16 15 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (3.16%) Hibernate
17 13 (2.74%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.32%) Enterprise Software
2 28 (5.89%) NHS
3 23 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.47%) N-Tier
6 6 (1.26%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.05%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.84%) Clustering
8 4 (0.84%) VLE
8 4 (0.84%) iPhone
8 4 (0.84%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.63%) Open Source
9 3 (0.63%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.63%) Replication
9 3 (0.63%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.42%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.42%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.42%) Statistics
10 2 (0.42%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 57 (12.00%) Windows
2 38 (8.00%) Linux
3 32 (6.74%) UNIX
4 5 (1.05%) Android
4 5 (1.05%) CentOS
5 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.42%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.42%) AIX
6 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.21%) HPUX
7 1 (0.21%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (23.79%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (12.00%) MVC
3 51 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
4 48 (10.11%) ETL
5 38 (8.00%) Data Modelling
6 34 (7.16%) Migration
7 33 (6.95%) Software Engineering
8 32 (6.74%) OO
9 31 (6.53%) Test Scripting
9 31 (6.53%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (6.53%) Scrum
10 28 (5.89%) Performance Tuning
11 24 (5.05%) Functional Testing
11 24 (5.05%) Unit Testing
12 21 (4.42%) TDD
12 21 (4.42%) E-Commerce
13 19 (4.00%) Data Analysis
13 19 (4.00%) Business Analysis
14 18 (3.79%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (3.79%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (23.37%) C#
2 87 (18.32%) Java
2 87 (18.32%) PL/SQL
3 60 (12.63%) JavaScript
4 52 (10.95%) T-SQL
5 37 (7.79%) VB.NET
6 28 (5.89%) VBA
7 16 (3.37%) PHP
8 14 (2.95%) Python
8 14 (2.95%) VB
9 11 (2.32%) Bash Shell
9 11 (2.32%) Shell Script
9 11 (2.32%) Perl
10 10 (2.11%) COBOL
10 10 (2.11%) VB6
11 9 (1.89%) C++
12 6 (1.26%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.05%) Ruby
14 4 (0.84%) PHP5
14 4 (0.84%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 14 (2.95%) ISTQB
1 14 (2.95%) Security Cleared
2 13 (2.74%) Degree
3 10 (2.11%) ISEB
4 5 (1.05%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.63%) QA
2 5 (1.05%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.63%) SLA
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (2.32%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.63%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.42%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.42%) vSphere
5 1 (0.21%) Xen
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.21%) XenApp
5 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.05%) SCCM
3 4 (0.84%) Puppet
4 2 (0.42%) Nagios
4 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.21%) Salt
5 1 (0.21%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.21%) OVSD
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.21%) OpenView
5 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.21%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.21%) SCOM
5 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 156 (32.84%) Oracle
2 60 (12.63%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.21%) HP
4 19 (4.00%) VMware
5 16 (3.37%) IBM
6 15 (3.16%) Business Objects
7 11 (2.32%) hybris
8 10 (2.11%) Perforce
9 6 (1.26%) Teradata
10 5 (1.05%) Adobe
10 5 (1.05%) Sybase
10 5 (1.05%) SAP
10 5 (1.05%) CA
11 4 (0.84%) EMC
11 4 (0.84%) Citrix
11 4 (0.84%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.84%) Greenplum
11 4 (0.84%) Appcelerator
11 4 (0.84%) Sencha
11 4 (0.84%) Splunk
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £ Market Rates
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £1 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 3 Months Initially + extension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: market day rate
Posted: Yesterday
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £18 - £22.5 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £325 - £355 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 160-170 Per Day + LImited worker benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 9 days ago