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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 271 248 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.44% 14.35% 17.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.09% 39.55% 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 183 184
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £36.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.46% +46.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.60 £27.20
% change year-on-year
-14.32% +5.12%
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
795 627 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 39.43% 36.28% 38.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 438 393
Average daily rate £400 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.28% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £33.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £43.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 212 £350 +4.47% 123
Bradford +5 29 £320 +3.39% 21
Castleford - 6 - - 3
Wakefield 0 4 £338 +28.57% 3
Halifax -4 3 £414 +12.20% 6
Bingley - 3 £270 -
Huddersfield 0 2 - - 6
SQL
Yorkshire

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 272 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 171 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (26.01%) Microsoft
4 165 (25.54%) .NET
5 162 (25.08%) Finance
6 154 (23.84%) T-SQL
7 141 (21.83%) Oracle
8 134 (20.74%) C#
9 131 (20.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 121 (18.73%) Business Intelligence
11 98 (15.17%) Windows
12 93 (14.40%) Linux
13 87 (13.47%) JavaScript
14 84 (13.00%) Java
15 78 (12.07%) MS Excel
16 75 (11.61%) SQL Server 2012
17 74 (11.46%) ASP.NET
17 74 (11.46%) Migration
18 71 (10.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 71 (10.99%) Team Foundation Server
19 70 (10.84%) Data Warehouse
20 68 (10.53%) HTML
21 67 (10.37%) CSS
21 67 (10.37%) XML
22 65 (10.06%) Unix
23 64 (9.91%) MVC
24 61 (9.44%) PL/SQL
25 59 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
26 58 (8.98%) SQL Server 2008
26 58 (8.98%) ETL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 23 (3.56%) SAS
2 19 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.79%) IIS
4 17 (2.63%) Node.js
5 12 (1.86%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.70%) JBoss
6 11 (1.70%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.24%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.08%) Apache Solr
8 7 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.93%) Apache
9 6 (0.93%) CloudStack
9 6 (0.93%) CMS
9 6 (0.93%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.62%) Confluence
10 4 (0.62%) IBM Domino
10 4 (0.62%) WordPress
11 3 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 78 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.48%) MS Office
3 13 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.86%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.08%) MS Project
6 5 (0.77%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.31%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.93%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.31%) SystmOne
5 1 (0.15%) BASE24
5 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.77%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.46%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.31%) Office 365
6 1 (0.15%) GitHub
6 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.79%) HTTP
2 14 (2.17%) Internet
3 12 (1.86%) SAN
4 8 (1.24%) DNS
5 6 (0.93%) DHCP
6 5 (0.77%) Firewall
6 5 (0.77%) LAN
6 5 (0.77%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.77%) VoIP
6 5 (0.77%) WAN
7 4 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (0.62%) VPN
8 2 (0.31%) BGP
8 2 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.31%) EIGRP
8 2 (0.31%) HSRP
8 2 (0.31%) LDAP
8 2 (0.31%) MPLS
8 2 (0.31%) OSPF
8 2 (0.31%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 131 (20.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 75 (11.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 71 (10.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 70 (10.84%) Data Warehouse
6 58 (8.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 56 (8.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 47 (7.28%) MySQL
9 43 (6.66%) MS Access
10 34 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
11 32 (4.95%) MongoDB
12 29 (4.49%) Relational Database
13 28 (4.33%) NoSQL
14 27 (4.18%) Oracle Database
15 19 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
16 17 (2.63%) Data Mining
16 17 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
17 16 (2.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 16 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
18 15 (2.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 71 (10.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (4.64%) Visual Studio
3 22 (3.41%) Selenium
3 22 (3.41%) Subversion
4 18 (2.79%) Git (software)
4 18 (2.79%) Maven
5 16 (2.48%) JUnit
6 14 (2.17%) JMeter
7 13 (2.01%) Jenkins
8 12 (1.86%) JIRA
9 10 (1.55%) Oracle Forms
9 10 (1.55%) SoapUI
10 9 (1.39%) ERwin
11 8 (1.24%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.93%) eggPlant
13 5 (0.77%) Oracle APEX
14 4 (0.62%) Mockito
15 3 (0.46%) Ant
15 3 (0.46%) JDeveloper
15 3 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 162 (25.08%) Finance
2 12 (1.86%) Banking
3 10 (1.55%) Back Office
4 7 (1.08%) Retail
5 5 (0.77%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.62%) Advertising
6 4 (0.62%) Marketing
7 3 (0.46%) Games
8 2 (0.31%) Law
8 2 (0.31%) Legal
8 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.15%) Billing
9 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 267 (41.33%) Developer
2 173 (26.78%) Analyst
3 76 (11.76%) SQL Developer
4 68 (10.53%) Test Analyst
5 65 (10.06%) .NET Developer
6 60 (9.29%) SQL Analyst
7 53 (8.20%) Data Analyst
8 51 (7.89%) DBA
9 46 (7.12%) Java Developer
9 46 (7.12%) SQL DBA
10 39 (6.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 36 (5.57%) Applications Support
12 35 (5.42%) C# Developer
12 35 (5.42%) Support Analyst
13 32 (4.95%) Applications Support Analyst
14 27 (4.18%) Senior Developer
15 26 (4.02%) Administrator
16 24 (3.72%) C# .NET Developer
17 23 (3.56%) Architect
18 22 (3.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (25.54%) .NET
2 74 (11.46%) ASP.NET
3 68 (10.53%) HTML
4 67 (10.37%) CSS
4 67 (10.37%) XML
5 55 (8.51%) Web Services
6 30 (4.64%) .NET Framework
7 29 (4.49%) jQuery
7 29 (4.49%) WCF
8 23 (3.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (3.56%) Entity Framework
8 23 (3.56%) Spring
9 21 (3.25%) ASP.NET Web API
9 21 (3.25%) RESTful
9 21 (3.25%) XHTML
10 19 (2.94%) MDX
11 17 (2.63%) JSP
12 16 (2.48%) J2EE
12 16 (2.48%) JSON
12 16 (2.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.25%) Visualisation
3 20 (3.10%) Management Information System
4 18 (2.79%) NHS
5 17 (2.63%) Replication
6 13 (2.01%) Clustering
7 10 (1.55%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.39%) Data Extraction
9 8 (1.24%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.08%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.77%) AS400
11 5 (0.77%) Credit Risk
11 5 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.77%) iSeries
12 4 (0.62%) Social Media
13 3 (0.46%) Informatics
13 3 (0.46%) Statistics
13 3 (0.46%) User Experience
14 2 (0.31%) Computer Science
14 2 (0.31%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 98 (15.17%) Windows
2 93 (14.40%) Linux
3 65 (10.06%) Unix
4 30 (4.64%) Windows Server
5 20 (3.10%) Mac OS X
5 20 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.24%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.62%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.46%) Android
10 3 (0.46%) Solaris
11 2 (0.31%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (18.73%) Business Intelligence
3 74 (11.46%) Migration
4 64 (9.91%) MVC
5 58 (8.98%) ETL
6 57 (8.82%) Scrum
7 48 (7.43%) Data Modelling
7 48 (7.43%) TDD
8 45 (6.97%) E-Commerce
9 39 (6.04%) Analytics
10 38 (5.88%) BDD
10 38 (5.88%) Test Scripting
11 37 (5.73%) Unit Testing
11 37 (5.73%) Waterfall
12 36 (5.57%) SOA
13 34 (5.26%) Data Migration
14 33 (5.11%) Data Analysis
14 33 (5.11%) Performance Tuning
15 28 (4.33%) ITIL
16 25 (3.87%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 154 (23.84%) T-SQL
2 134 (20.74%) C#
3 87 (13.47%) JavaScript
4 84 (13.00%) Java
5 61 (9.44%) PL/SQL
6 46 (7.12%) VBA
7 29 (4.49%) VB.NET
8 27 (4.18%) Shell Script
9 26 (4.02%) Ruby
10 25 (3.87%) Python
11 17 (2.63%) C++
11 17 (2.63%) PowerShell
12 16 (2.48%) PHP
12 16 (2.48%) VB
13 12 (1.86%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.93%) XPath
15 4 (0.62%) Scala
16 3 (0.46%) C
17 2 (0.31%) Perl
17 2 (0.31%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (2.94%) Degree
2 16 (2.48%) ISEB
2 16 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.86%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.08%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.93%) MCSE
6 5 (0.77%) CCNA
6 5 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.62%) SAS Certification
8 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.15%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.15%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.15%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.35%) Data Quality
2 25 (3.87%) QA
3 8 (1.24%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.31%) SLA
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) ISO20022
System Software
1 27 (4.18%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.39%) VMware Server
4 7 (1.08%) vSphere
5 6 (0.93%) Xen
5 6 (0.93%) XenServer
6 3 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.31%) vCloud
7 2 (0.31%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.31%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.15%) Docker
8 1 (0.15%) HDFS
8 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.15%) XenApp
8 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (2.63%) Puppet
2 13 (2.01%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 12 (1.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 12 (1.86%) Tivoli
4 10 (1.55%) Cobbler
5 8 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (1.08%) Oracle Identity Management
6 7 (1.08%) SCCM
7 2 (0.31%) Cacti
7 2 (0.31%) Graphite
7 2 (0.31%) Nagios
7 2 (0.31%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.31%) Opsview
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.31%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 168 (26.01%) Microsoft
2 141 (21.83%) Oracle
3 36 (5.57%) VMware
4 19 (2.94%) IBM
5 14 (2.17%) Tableau
6 13 (2.01%) Adobe
7 12 (1.86%) Cisco
8 11 (1.70%) hybris
9 8 (1.24%) Citrix
9 8 (1.24%) SAP
9 8 (1.24%) Trillium
10 7 (1.08%) ATG
10 7 (1.08%) BEA
10 7 (1.08%) EnterpriseDB
10 7 (1.08%) HP
10 7 (1.08%) Sitecore
11 6 (0.93%) Informatica
12 5 (0.77%) Cognos
12 5 (0.77%) Omniture
13 4 (0.62%) Intel
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