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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 431 238 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.84% 13.98% 14.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.26% 43.43% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 149 107
Average daily rate
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£340 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £234 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 16
Average hourly rate £12.50 £50.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +185.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £29.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £50.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.38 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +3.30%
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
912 548 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 39.86% 32.20% 36.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 335 311
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 35
Average hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +5 315 £340 +11.47% 106
Bradford +4 84 £328 +13.91% 13
Halifax -14 8 £295 -32.18% 4
Wakefield - 5 £250 - 2
Huddersfield -6 1 - - 4
Wetherby - 1 £100 - 2
SQL
Yorkshire

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 433 (51.18%) SQL Server
2 260 (30.73%) Microsoft
3 259 (30.61%) T-SQL
4 251 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
5 219 (25.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 217 (25.65%) Oracle
7 215 (25.41%) .NET
8 168 (19.86%) Finance
9 154 (18.20%) C#
9 154 (18.20%) JavaScript
10 153 (18.09%) Business Intelligence
11 136 (16.08%) Windows
12 133 (15.72%) SQL Server 2012
13 127 (15.01%) PL/SQL
14 117 (13.83%) Data Warehouse
15 112 (13.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 111 (13.12%) ASP.NET
17 104 (12.29%) MVC
18 103 (12.17%) ETL
19 97 (11.47%) Oracle Database
20 96 (11.35%) CSS
21 95 (11.23%) TDD
22 93 (10.99%) Java
23 91 (10.76%) Linux
24 88 (10.40%) HTML
25 86 (10.17%) XML
25 86 (10.17%) MS Excel
26 84 (9.93%) SQL Server 2008
27 82 (9.69%) Data Modelling
28 81 (9.57%) jQuery

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 43 (5.08%) SAS
2 34 (4.02%) IIS
2 34 (4.02%) SharePoint
3 26 (3.07%) Node.js
4 24 (2.84%) Tomcat
5 15 (1.77%) Apache
5 15 (1.77%) WebSphere
6 13 (1.54%) Apache Solr
7 9 (1.06%) WebLogic
7 9 (1.06%) JBoss
8 8 (0.95%) MS Exchange
9 7 (0.83%) Confluence
10 6 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.47%) CMS
12 4 (0.47%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.47%) WordPress
13 3 (0.35%) CICS
13 3 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 86 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.84%) MS Office
3 12 (1.42%) Photoshop
4 9 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.83%) PowerPivot
7 6 (0.71%) MS Project
8 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.24%) FastStats
9 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.35%) assyst
2 3 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.12%) Unica
4 1 (0.12%) Line 500
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.06%) Office 365
2 3 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.42%) SAN
2 11 (1.30%) HTTP
3 9 (1.06%) Internet
4 7 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (0.71%) DNS
5 6 (0.71%) DHCP
6 5 (0.59%) LDAP
6 5 (0.59%) LAN
6 5 (0.59%) VoIP
6 5 (0.59%) WAN
6 5 (0.59%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.35%) FTP
7 3 (0.35%) Firewall
7 3 (0.35%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.24%) NAS
8 2 (0.24%) Network Security
9 1 (0.12%) HSPA
9 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.12%) 2G
9 1 (0.12%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 433 (51.18%) SQL Server
2 219 (25.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 133 (15.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 117 (13.83%) Data Warehouse
5 112 (13.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 97 (11.47%) Oracle Database
7 84 (9.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 77 (9.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 71 (8.39%) Oracle Database 11g
10 53 (6.26%) MongoDB
11 44 (5.20%) MySQL
12 37 (4.37%) NoSQL
13 32 (3.78%) Relational Database
14 25 (2.96%) OLAP
15 22 (2.60%) MS Access
16 20 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
17 15 (1.77%) Data Mart
17 15 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
18 14 (1.65%) DB2
18 14 (1.65%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 81 (9.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 51 (6.03%) Visual Studio
2 51 (6.03%) NUnit
3 48 (5.67%) Selenium
4 28 (3.31%) Toad
5 24 (2.84%) Subversion
6 23 (2.72%) Git (software)
7 20 (2.36%) JMeter
8 19 (2.25%) JUnit
9 18 (2.13%) ERwin
9 18 (2.13%) Jenkins
10 17 (2.01%) Rhino Mocks
10 17 (2.01%) SpecFlow
11 11 (1.30%) JIRA
11 11 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
12 10 (1.18%) eggPlant
13 9 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
14 8 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 7 (0.83%) Cucumber
16 6 (0.71%) Axure RP
General
1 168 (19.86%) Finance
2 20 (2.36%) Retail
3 19 (2.25%) Banking
4 15 (1.77%) Back Office
5 7 (0.83%) Legal
6 6 (0.71%) Telecoms
6 6 (0.71%) Marketing
7 5 (0.59%) Games
7 5 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (0.59%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.47%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.35%) Advertising
10 2 (0.24%) Law
11 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 378 (44.68%) Developer
2 190 (22.46%) Analyst
3 85 (10.05%) Test Analyst
4 81 (9.57%) DBA
5 70 (8.27%) SQL Developer
6 57 (6.74%) SQL DBA
6 57 (6.74%) .NET Developer
7 48 (5.67%) Data Analyst
8 42 (4.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 37 (4.37%) Oracle Developer
10 33 (3.90%) Software Developer
11 29 (3.43%) Consultant
11 29 (3.43%) Java Developer
11 29 (3.43%) Applications Support
12 28 (3.31%) Administrator
13 25 (2.96%) DevOps Engineer
14 24 (2.84%) Support Analyst
15 23 (2.72%) Business Analyst
15 23 (2.72%) Tester
16 22 (2.60%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (25.41%) .NET
2 111 (13.12%) ASP.NET
3 96 (11.35%) CSS
4 88 (10.40%) HTML
5 86 (10.17%) XML
6 81 (9.57%) jQuery
7 58 (6.86%) ASP.NET Web API
8 57 (6.74%) Web Services
9 37 (4.37%) .NET Framework
10 35 (4.14%) JSP
10 35 (4.14%) Entity Framework
11 34 (4.02%) ASP.NET MVC
12 30 (3.55%) JSON
13 28 (3.31%) J2EE
14 25 (2.96%) RabbitMQ
15 24 (2.84%) WCF
15 24 (2.84%) Spring
16 22 (2.60%) MDX
17 20 (2.36%) XHTML
18 18 (2.13%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 62 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (3.90%) NHS
3 26 (3.07%) Visualisation
4 22 (2.60%) Clustering
5 19 (2.25%) Data Centre
6 11 (1.30%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.06%) Data Integration
8 8 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (0.95%) CMDB
8 8 (0.95%) N-Tier
9 6 (0.71%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.59%) User Experience
10 5 (0.59%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.59%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.59%) Social Media
11 4 (0.47%) Data Extraction
11 4 (0.47%) W3C
11 4 (0.47%) Replication
12 3 (0.35%) APACS
12 3 (0.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 136 (16.08%) Windows
2 91 (10.76%) Linux
3 66 (7.80%) UNIX
4 52 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (1.77%) Mac OS X
9 11 (1.30%) CentOS
10 10 (1.18%) Windows 7
11 9 (1.06%) AIX
12 8 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (0.71%) Windows NT
14 4 (0.47%) Solaris
14 4 (0.47%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.47%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.24%) zOS
15 2 (0.24%) Android
15 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (18.09%) Business Intelligence
3 104 (12.29%) MVC
4 103 (12.17%) ETL
5 95 (11.23%) TDD
6 82 (9.69%) Data Modelling
7 79 (9.34%) E-Commerce
8 76 (8.98%) Continuous Integration
9 70 (8.27%) ITIL
10 65 (7.68%) Scrum
11 57 (6.74%) Migration
12 56 (6.62%) SDLC
13 50 (5.91%) Software Engineering
14 47 (5.56%) Test Scripting
15 42 (4.96%) OO
16 40 (4.73%) User Acceptance Testing
17 39 (4.61%) DevOps
18 38 (4.49%) Unit Testing
18 38 (4.49%) CRM
18 38 (4.49%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 259 (30.61%) T-SQL
2 154 (18.20%) C#
2 154 (18.20%) JavaScript
3 127 (15.01%) PL/SQL
4 93 (10.99%) Java
5 57 (6.74%) PowerShell
6 39 (4.61%) Python
7 38 (4.49%) Shell Script
8 37 (4.37%) Ruby
9 35 (4.14%) VB
10 32 (3.78%) Bash Shell
11 30 (3.55%) VBA
12 27 (3.19%) VB.NET
12 27 (3.19%) PHP
13 25 (2.96%) C++
14 15 (1.77%) Perl
15 12 (1.42%) VB6
16 8 (0.95%) FoxPro (VFP)
17 7 (0.83%) VBScript
17 7 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (3.43%) Security Cleared
2 13 (1.54%) ISEB
3 12 (1.42%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.18%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.06%) Degree
7 7 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.47%) MCSE
8 4 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.35%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.24%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.24%) CCNP
10 2 (0.24%) CCNA
10 2 (0.24%) CISSP
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.12%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.66%) QA
2 13 (1.54%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.83%) SLA
4 4 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.47%) HL7
System Software
1 34 (4.02%) Active Directory
2 32 (3.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.89%) VMware Server
4 11 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.47%) Terminal Services
5 4 (0.47%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.47%) vSphere
6 3 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.24%) XenServer
7 2 (0.24%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.24%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.24%) Xen
7 2 (0.24%) UAG
Systems Management
1 30 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (3.43%) Puppet
3 19 (2.25%) Tivoli
4 14 (1.65%) Cobbler
5 11 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
5 11 (1.30%) Opsview
5 11 (1.30%) Graphite
5 11 (1.30%) Rundeck
6 9 (1.06%) SCCM
7 7 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.71%) HP UCMDB
9 5 (0.59%) OpenView
10 3 (0.35%) SCOM
11 2 (0.24%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 1 (0.12%) HP SIM
12 1 (0.12%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.12%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 260 (30.73%) Microsoft
2 217 (25.65%) Oracle
3 68 (8.04%) VMware
4 30 (3.55%) Cisco
5 22 (2.60%) Sitecore
6 21 (2.48%) IBM
7 18 (2.13%) hybris
8 17 (2.01%) Tableau
8 17 (2.01%) Adobe
8 17 (2.01%) Red Hat
9 16 (1.89%) Splunk
10 15 (1.77%) SolarWinds
10 15 (1.77%) HP
11 14 (1.65%) Citrix
11 14 (1.65%) Informatica
12 11 (1.30%) Tealeaf
12 11 (1.30%) Riverbed
13 9 (1.06%) Remedy
14 8 (0.95%) SAP
15 7 (0.83%) PeopleSoft
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