The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Programming Languages 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
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 325 180 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.03% 13.58% 12.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.51% 40.63% 41.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 82 114
Average daily rate £310 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £10.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £25.75 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.56
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +7.57%
Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
747 443 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 41.43% 33.43% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 233 308
Average daily rate £320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £234 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 19
Average hourly rate £25.75 £14.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.70% -1.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £32.75 £38.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
SQL
Yorkshire

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 April 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
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 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 +3 238 £306 +2.08% 106
Bradford +3 32 £293 -2.50% 14
Halifax -5 11 £328 +4.80% 7
Wakefield -1 3 £318 - 3
Huddersfield -2 2 £250 -20.00% 6
Hebden Bridge - - - -
Brighouse - - - -
Castleford - - - - 3
Mirfield - - - - 1
Ossett - - - -
Otley - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Pudsey - - - -
SQL
Yorkshire

SQL
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 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.

1 229 (38.17%) SQL Server
2 184 (30.67%) Oracle
3 150 (25.00%) .NET
4 128 (21.33%) PL/SQL
5 122 (20.33%) C#
6 111 (18.50%) Finance
7 109 (18.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 102 (17.00%) T-SQL
9 95 (15.83%) Microsoft
10 93 (15.50%) Agile Software Development
11 92 (15.33%) Java
12 91 (15.17%) Windows
13 84 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 78 (13.00%) Performance Tuning
15 75 (12.50%) ASP.NET
16 73 (12.17%) Data Warehouse
16 73 (12.17%) Oracle Database
17 66 (11.00%) HTML
18 64 (10.67%) JavaScript
19 63 (10.50%) ETL
20 61 (10.17%) XML
21 59 (9.83%) Web Services
22 54 (9.00%) Linux
23 50 (8.33%) CSS
24 48 (8.00%) jQuery
25 47 (7.83%) UNIX
26 44 (7.33%) Migration
27 43 (7.17%) Scrum
28 42 (7.00%) MVC
28 42 (7.00%) SharePoint

SQL
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 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 42 (7.00%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.50%) WebLogic
3 20 (3.33%) MS Exchange
4 18 (3.00%) SAS
5 16 (2.67%) Apache
6 14 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
8 10 (1.67%) IIS
8 10 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (1.33%) nginx
9 8 (1.33%) ColdFusion
10 5 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (0.83%) WordPress
10 5 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.50%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.50%) CMS
11 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.50%) Confluence
12 2 (0.33%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 32 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.17%) MS Office
3 14 (2.33%) InfoPath
4 8 (1.33%) MS Project
5 7 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.67%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (1.50%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (1.17%) Oracle 11i
5 7 (1.17%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.83%) Magento
7 4 (0.67%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.50%) SAP WM
9 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.33%) Siebel Analytics
10 1 (0.17%) Agresso
10 1 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
10 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.67%) SAN
2 13 (2.17%) Firewall
3 8 (1.33%) NAS
4 7 (1.17%) DNS
4 7 (1.17%) Internet
5 5 (0.83%) LAN
5 5 (0.83%) WAN
5 5 (0.83%) SMTP
5 5 (0.83%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.50%) FTP
6 3 (0.50%) SSL
6 3 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.50%) SSH
7 2 (0.33%) Intranet
8 1 (0.17%) DHCP
8 1 (0.17%) NetScreen
8 1 (0.17%) Network Security
8 1 (0.17%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (38.17%) SQL Server
2 109 (18.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 84 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 73 (12.17%) Data Warehouse
4 73 (12.17%) Oracle Database
5 40 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 33 (5.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 33 (5.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 32 (5.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 32 (5.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 32 (5.33%) Oracle Reports
8 23 (3.83%) MySQL
9 22 (3.67%) NoSQL
9 22 (3.67%) Relational Database
10 19 (3.17%) Oracle BI EE
11 17 (2.83%) Oracle Database 10g
11 17 (2.83%) DB2
12 15 (2.50%) Oracle9i Database
12 15 (2.50%) RDBMS
13 13 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (4.83%) Visual Studio
2 23 (3.83%) Git (software)
3 19 (3.17%) Oracle Forms
3 19 (3.17%) Maven
4 18 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (2.17%) Toad
6 11 (1.83%) Jenkins
7 10 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (1.50%) TeamCity
8 9 (1.50%) Oracle APEX
9 8 (1.33%) Hudson
9 8 (1.33%) Selenium
10 6 (1.00%) Subversion
10 6 (1.00%) JIRA
11 5 (0.83%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.83%) ERwin
12 3 (0.50%) JUnit
12 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.50%) PhoneGap
12 3 (0.50%) SoapUI
General
1 111 (18.50%) Finance
2 28 (4.67%) Retail
3 21 (3.50%) Banking
4 14 (2.33%) Back Office
5 13 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.17%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.00%) Legal
8 3 (0.50%) Publishing
8 3 (0.50%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.50%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.33%) Law
9 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 286 (47.67%) Developer
2 112 (18.67%) Analyst
3 79 (13.17%) DBA
4 75 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 61 (10.17%) .NET Developer
6 54 (9.00%) Test Analyst
7 53 (8.83%) SQL DBA
8 33 (5.50%) Administrator
8 33 (5.50%) Java Developer
8 33 (5.50%) Tester
9 27 (4.50%) Oracle Developer
9 27 (4.50%) SQL Server DBA
10 22 (3.67%) VB.NET Developer
11 20 (3.33%) Oracle DBA
12 17 (2.83%) Consultant
13 15 (2.50%) SQL Server Developer
14 14 (2.33%) Architect
15 13 (2.17%) Software Developer
15 13 (2.17%) Manual Tester
15 13 (2.17%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (25.00%) .NET
2 75 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 66 (11.00%) HTML
4 61 (10.17%) XML
5 59 (9.83%) Web Services
6 50 (8.33%) CSS
7 48 (8.00%) jQuery
8 31 (5.17%) J2EE
9 29 (4.83%) Spring
10 25 (4.17%) WinForms
11 24 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (3.83%) HTML5
13 19 (3.17%) SOAP
14 18 (3.00%) REST
15 17 (2.83%) Ruby on Rails
16 15 (2.50%) Hibernate
16 15 (2.50%) WCF
17 13 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 12 (2.00%) Ajax
18 12 (2.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.00%) Clustering
2 29 (4.83%) NHS
3 19 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.17%) Replication
6 11 (1.83%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.33%) Freedom of Information
7 8 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (1.17%) Open Source
9 5 (0.83%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.83%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.50%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (0.50%) W3C
10 3 (0.50%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.50%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.50%) Social Media
11 2 (0.33%) Statistics
11 2 (0.33%) Informatics
11 2 (0.33%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.33%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 91 (15.17%) Windows
2 54 (9.00%) Linux
3 47 (7.83%) UNIX
4 18 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.17%) Solaris
7 6 (1.00%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.00%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.67%) AIX
9 3 (0.50%) HPUX
9 3 (0.50%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.50%) BlackBerry OS
10 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (15.50%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (13.00%) Performance Tuning
3 63 (10.50%) ETL
4 44 (7.33%) Migration
5 43 (7.17%) Scrum
6 42 (7.00%) MVC
6 42 (7.00%) TDD
7 40 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 40 (6.67%) OO
8 39 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
9 32 (5.33%) Test Scripting
10 31 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 29 (4.83%) SOA
11 29 (4.83%) Data Analysis
12 21 (3.50%) BDD
13 20 (3.33%) Kanban
13 20 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (3.17%) ITIL
14 19 (3.17%) Project Management
14 19 (3.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 128 (21.33%) PL/SQL
2 122 (20.33%) C#
3 102 (17.00%) T-SQL
4 92 (15.33%) Java
5 64 (10.67%) JavaScript
6 40 (6.67%) VB.NET
7 32 (5.33%) PHP
8 23 (3.83%) Ruby
9 21 (3.50%) VB
9 21 (3.50%) Shell Script
10 20 (3.33%) VBA
11 15 (2.50%) Python
12 12 (2.00%) COBOL
13 11 (1.83%) C
14 10 (1.67%) VB6
15 9 (1.50%) Perl
16 8 (1.33%) C++
17 5 (0.83%) XQuery
17 5 (0.83%) XPath
18 4 (0.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 21 (3.50%) ISEB
2 15 (2.50%) ISTQB
3 14 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.50%) Degree
5 7 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.83%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.67%) MCSE
8 3 (0.50%) MCTS
8 3 (0.50%) MCITP
9 1 (0.17%) OCP
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.17%) MCP
9 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.50%) QA
2 21 (3.50%) SLA
3 5 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 9002
5 1 (0.17%) MiFID
5 1 (0.17%) EMIR
5 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.17%) FINREP
System Software
1 17 (2.83%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.33%) vSphere
3 7 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.67%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.50%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.50%) Sendmail
6 3 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.33%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.17%) Xen
8 1 (0.17%) XenServer
8 1 (0.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.83%) Puppet
3 2 (0.33%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.33%) HAProxy
3 2 (0.33%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.33%) OpenView
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.17%) MAINVIEW
4 1 (0.17%) SCCM
4 1 (0.17%) SCOM
4 1 (0.17%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 184 (30.67%) Oracle
2 95 (15.83%) Microsoft
3 24 (4.00%) Business Objects
4 23 (3.83%) VMware
5 18 (3.00%) HP
6 15 (2.50%) IBM
7 12 (2.00%) Cisco
7 12 (2.00%) Perforce
8 10 (1.67%) SAP
9 7 (1.17%) Citrix
9 7 (1.17%) Adobe
10 5 (0.83%) CA
10 5 (0.83%) Informatica
10 5 (0.83%) Sybase
10 5 (0.83%) Sencha
11 4 (0.67%) Percona
11 4 (0.67%) JD Edwards
11 4 (0.67%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (0.67%) EMC
11 4 (0.67%) Siebel
West Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £295 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £275 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £16 - £24 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Rate: quote
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Rate: market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £360 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £330 per day depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
The Works Recruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Posted: 7 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
IT HR
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £380.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago