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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 349 322 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 17.78% 17.98% 13.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.50% 43.57% 41.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 232 86
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 16
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £15.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £21.50 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
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
841 739 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 42.84% 41.26% 33.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 516 240
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.33% +77.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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 0 231 £331 +6.00% 115
Bradford -2 64 £320 +6.66% 23
Halifax +6 21 £298 -8.46% 3
Wakefield +1 3 £203 -36.22% 13
Huddersfield 0 1 - - 1
Castleford - 1 £275 -
Dewsbury - 1 - - 1
Bingley - 1 - -
Pontefract - 1 - -
Otley - - - -
Keighley - - - -
Wetherby - - - - 1
SQL
Yorkshire

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 244 (41.36%) SQL Server
2 200 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (28.31%) .NET
4 138 (23.39%) Microsoft
5 135 (22.88%) Oracle
6 121 (20.51%) Finance
6 121 (20.51%) C#
7 118 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 117 (19.83%) T-SQL
9 114 (19.32%) Business Intelligence
10 93 (15.76%) JavaScript
10 93 (15.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 92 (15.59%) ASP.NET
12 82 (13.90%) Data Warehouse
13 80 (13.56%) Java
14 77 (13.05%) PL/SQL
14 77 (13.05%) MVC
15 76 (12.88%) HTML
16 71 (12.03%) Windows
17 67 (11.36%) XML
18 66 (11.19%) Linux
19 64 (10.85%) CSS
20 62 (10.51%) Web Services
20 62 (10.51%) jQuery
20 62 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
21 60 (10.17%) ETL
22 56 (9.49%) Python
23 55 (9.32%) TDD
24 54 (9.15%) MS Excel
25 53 (8.98%) Ruby

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 39 (6.61%) SAS
2 26 (4.41%) SharePoint
3 25 (4.24%) Apache
4 20 (3.39%) IIS
5 9 (1.53%) Apache Solr
6 8 (1.36%) Node.js
7 7 (1.19%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.02%) Apache ServiceMix
8 6 (1.02%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.85%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.68%) JBoss
10 4 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.68%) CMS
10 4 (0.68%) Adobe CQ
11 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.51%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.34%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.34%) Kentico
Applications
1 54 (9.15%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.24%) MS Office
3 7 (1.19%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.68%) Stata
6 3 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.34%) MS Project
7 2 (0.34%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.17%) SPSS
8 1 (0.17%) FastStats
8 1 (0.17%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 15 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.34%) Unica
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.17%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.51%) Office 365
3 2 (0.34%) Route 53
3 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.17%) IaaS
4 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.53%) LDAP
2 8 (1.36%) SAN
3 7 (1.19%) Firewall
4 6 (1.02%) CTI
5 4 (0.68%) DNS
6 3 (0.51%) 2G
6 3 (0.51%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.51%) GPRS
6 3 (0.51%) HSPA
6 3 (0.51%) 3G
7 2 (0.34%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.34%) LTE
7 2 (0.34%) NAS
7 2 (0.34%) VoIP
7 2 (0.34%) DHCP
7 2 (0.34%) Internet
8 1 (0.17%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.17%) SSL
8 1 (0.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (41.36%) SQL Server
2 118 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 93 (15.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 82 (13.90%) Data Warehouse
5 51 (8.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 46 (7.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 42 (7.12%) Oracle Database
8 33 (5.59%) MongoDB
9 31 (5.25%) Relational Database
10 29 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
11 28 (4.75%) OLAP
12 25 (4.24%) Oracle Database 11g
12 25 (4.24%) NoSQL
13 23 (3.90%) SQL Server 2005
14 19 (3.22%) MySQL
15 17 (2.88%) OLAP Cube
16 16 (2.71%) Riak
16 16 (2.71%) Hypertable
16 16 (2.71%) CouchDB
17 14 (2.37%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 34 (5.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (4.07%) Selenium
3 22 (3.73%) Git (software)
4 20 (3.39%) Subversion
5 19 (3.22%) Visual Studio
6 16 (2.71%) Fiddler
6 16 (2.71%) NUnit
7 14 (2.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 13 (2.20%) Cucumber
9 12 (2.03%) Maven
10 11 (1.86%) JUnit
10 11 (1.86%) Rhino Mocks
11 10 (1.69%) SpecFlow
11 10 (1.69%) Jenkins
12 9 (1.53%) JMeter
12 9 (1.53%) ERwin
13 7 (1.19%) QuickTest Pro
13 7 (1.19%) JIRA
13 7 (1.19%) WATIR
13 7 (1.19%) Sahi
General
1 121 (20.51%) Finance
2 23 (3.90%) Retail
3 18 (3.05%) Banking
4 10 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.19%) Retail Banking
5 7 (1.19%) Legal
6 5 (0.85%) Marketing
7 4 (0.68%) Games
7 4 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.68%) Back Office
8 3 (0.51%) Advertising
9 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.17%) Electronics
10 1 (0.17%) Law
10 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 268 (45.42%) Developer
2 132 (22.37%) Analyst
3 75 (12.71%) SQL Developer
4 61 (10.34%) Test Analyst
4 61 (10.34%) .NET Developer
5 35 (5.93%) DevOps Engineer
6 27 (4.58%) DBA
6 27 (4.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 24 (4.07%) C# Developer
8 22 (3.73%) Support Analyst
8 22 (3.73%) Architect
9 20 (3.39%) Business Analyst
9 20 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
10 19 (3.22%) Java Developer
11 18 (3.05%) Senior Developer
11 18 (3.05%) SQL DBA
12 16 (2.71%) Tester
12 16 (2.71%) Consultant
13 14 (2.37%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 13 (2.20%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (28.31%) .NET
2 92 (15.59%) ASP.NET
3 76 (12.88%) HTML
4 67 (11.36%) XML
5 64 (10.85%) CSS
6 62 (10.51%) Web Services
6 62 (10.51%) jQuery
7 36 (6.10%) .NET Framework
7 36 (6.10%) WCF
8 33 (5.59%) JSON
9 26 (4.41%) Entity Framework
10 24 (4.07%) J2EE
11 23 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (3.22%) ASP.NET Web API
13 16 (2.71%) Hibernate
13 16 (2.71%) Spring
13 16 (2.71%) Ajax
14 15 (2.54%) MDX
15 14 (2.37%) RESTful
16 13 (2.20%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 62 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.08%) NHS
3 13 (2.20%) Open Source
4 10 (1.69%) Replication
4 10 (1.69%) Clustering
4 10 (1.69%) Statistics
5 8 (1.36%) Visualisation
5 8 (1.36%) PKI
6 7 (1.19%) Smartcard
6 7 (1.19%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.02%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.02%) IVR
8 5 (0.85%) Cryptography
8 5 (0.85%) User Experience
9 4 (0.68%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.51%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.51%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.51%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.51%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.51%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 71 (12.03%) Windows
2 66 (11.19%) Linux
3 45 (7.63%) UNIX
4 18 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (2.03%) CentOS
7 7 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (1.02%) Android
9 5 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.85%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.85%) AIX
10 3 (0.51%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.17%) OS/390
12 1 (0.17%) zOS
12 1 (0.17%) MVS
12 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (19.32%) Business Intelligence
3 77 (13.05%) MVC
4 60 (10.17%) ETL
5 55 (9.32%) TDD
6 52 (8.81%) Software Engineering
7 47 (7.97%) DevOps
8 45 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (7.12%) Scrum
9 42 (7.12%) ITIL
10 38 (6.44%) OO
10 38 (6.44%) Configuration Management
11 37 (6.27%) Unit Testing
12 33 (5.59%) Waterfall
12 33 (5.59%) Data Modelling
13 31 (5.25%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (4.24%) CRM
14 25 (4.24%) RUP
15 23 (3.90%) Data Management
16 21 (3.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (20.51%) C#
2 117 (19.83%) T-SQL
3 93 (15.76%) JavaScript
4 80 (13.56%) Java
5 77 (13.05%) PL/SQL
6 56 (9.49%) Python
7 53 (8.98%) Ruby
8 33 (5.59%) PHP
9 32 (5.42%) VBA
10 29 (4.92%) Shell Script
11 25 (4.24%) PowerShell
12 24 (4.07%) C
13 23 (3.90%) VB.NET
13 23 (3.90%) Bash Shell
14 21 (3.56%) VB
15 19 (3.22%) VB6
16 10 (1.69%) C++
17 6 (1.02%) FoxPro (VFP)
18 5 (0.85%) Perl
18 5 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (4.41%) Security Cleared
2 22 (3.73%) ISEB
3 18 (3.05%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.54%) Degree
5 8 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (1.19%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.51%) MCSE
9 2 (0.34%) MCSA
9 2 (0.34%) CCNA
9 2 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.34%) MCITP
10 1 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.17%) MCTS
10 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.10%) QA
2 5 (0.85%) SLA
3 3 (0.51%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.17%) Basel II
5 1 (0.17%) HL7
System Software
1 19 (3.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (2.03%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.68%) VMware Server
4 3 (0.51%) vSphere
5 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.17%) UAG
5 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.17%) XenServer
5 1 (0.17%) Firmware
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (6.44%) Puppet
1 38 (6.44%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (3.56%) Tivoli
3 18 (3.05%) Cobbler
3 18 (3.05%) Graphite
4 17 (2.88%) Nagios
5 16 (2.71%) Ansible
5 16 (2.71%) CFEngine
6 6 (1.02%) OpenIDM
6 6 (1.02%) OpenView
7 5 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.34%) NSN NetAct
8 2 (0.34%) SCCM
8 2 (0.34%) Opsview
8 2 (0.34%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.17%) SCOM
9 1 (0.17%) Netcool
9 1 (0.17%) MAINVIEW
9 1 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 138 (23.39%) Microsoft
2 135 (22.88%) Oracle
3 39 (6.61%) VMware
4 35 (5.93%) Splunk
5 27 (4.58%) Cisco
6 16 (2.71%) SaltStack
7 12 (2.03%) Red Hat
8 10 (1.69%) hybris
9 9 (1.53%) IBM
9 9 (1.53%) Adobe
10 8 (1.36%) Business Objects
11 7 (1.19%) Citrix
11 7 (1.19%) Informatica
12 6 (1.02%) HP
12 6 (1.02%) SonicWALL
13 5 (0.85%) SolarWinds
13 5 (0.85%) Tableau
13 5 (0.85%) Sun
13 5 (0.85%) JD Edwards
14 4 (0.68%) Teradata
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £320 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £270 - £310 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £280 to £340 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £345 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £230 - 260 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago