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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 222 220 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.49% 14.32% 19.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.44% 40.67% 46.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 111 194
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 13
Average hourly rate £22.00 £28.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.47% +59.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £17.05 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £38.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.54% +6.00%
Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
593 541 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 36.03% 35.22% 41.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 295 473
Average daily rate £320 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 25 19
Average hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.60 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £45.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +2 124 £313 +4.16% 87
Bradford -3 23 £250 +5.82% 10
Halifax 0 18 £450 +23.28% 12
Huddersfield 0 6 £243 +7.77% 4
Wakefield +3 4 £275 - 4
Bingley - 3 £210 -
Pudsey - 1 £250 -
Otley - - - - 2
Ilkley - - - -
Brighouse - - - -
Castleford - - - - 1
Wetherby - - - - 1
SQL
Yorkshire

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 201 (37.02%) SQL Server
2 169 (31.12%) Oracle
3 142 (26.15%) .NET
4 136 (25.05%) C#
5 104 (19.15%) Finance
5 104 (19.15%) PL/SQL
6 90 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
7 89 (16.39%) Microsoft
8 84 (15.47%) Windows
9 78 (14.36%) Java
9 78 (14.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 76 (14.00%) Data Warehouse
11 75 (13.81%) T-SQL
12 72 (13.26%) XML
13 71 (13.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 69 (12.71%) ASP.NET
15 56 (10.31%) ETL
16 55 (10.13%) JavaScript
16 55 (10.13%) SQL Server 2008
16 55 (10.13%) Oracle Database
17 52 (9.58%) Business Intelligence
18 51 (9.39%) VB.NET
18 51 (9.39%) Performance Tuning
19 50 (9.21%) HTML
20 49 (9.02%) SQL Server 2005
21 46 (8.47%) MVC
22 44 (8.10%) Scrum
23 43 (7.92%) QA
24 42 (7.73%) CSS
24 42 (7.73%) Web Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 23 (4.24%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.87%) WebLogic
3 20 (3.68%) MS Exchange
4 14 (2.58%) Apache
5 9 (1.66%) IIS
5 9 (1.66%) SAS
6 8 (1.47%) nginx
7 7 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (1.29%) ColdFusion
8 6 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.92%) WordPress
9 5 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.74%) CMS
10 4 (0.74%) Confluence
11 3 (0.55%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.37%) LiveCycle
12 2 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 35 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.58%) MS Office
3 5 (0.92%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.74%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.84%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (1.66%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.10%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (1.10%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (0.92%) Magento
4 5 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.37%) SAP WM
8 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.87%) SAN
2 10 (1.84%) Firewall
3 9 (1.66%) NAS
3 9 (1.66%) FTP
4 5 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.92%) SMTP
4 5 (0.92%) LAN
4 5 (0.92%) WAN
5 4 (0.74%) HTTP
5 4 (0.74%) Internet
6 3 (0.55%) SSH
6 3 (0.55%) SSL
7 1 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.18%) Intranet
7 1 (0.18%) DNS
7 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (37.02%) SQL Server
2 78 (14.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 76 (14.00%) Data Warehouse
4 71 (13.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 55 (10.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 55 (10.13%) Oracle Database
6 49 (9.02%) SQL Server 2005
7 28 (5.16%) Oracle Database 11g
8 27 (4.97%) SQL Server 2012
9 26 (4.79%) Oracle Reports
10 23 (4.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 20 (3.68%) Relational Database
12 17 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
13 16 (2.95%) MySQL
14 14 (2.58%) Star Schema
14 14 (2.58%) MS Access
15 11 (2.03%) NoSQL
16 10 (1.84%) Oracle ODI
16 10 (1.84%) Oracle Database 10g
16 10 (1.84%) DB2
Development Applications
1 27 (4.97%) Git (software)
2 25 (4.60%) Maven
3 21 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (3.50%) Visual Studio
5 18 (3.31%) Oracle Forms
5 18 (3.31%) QuickTest Pro
6 10 (1.84%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.66%) Oracle APEX
8 7 (1.29%) JIRA
8 7 (1.29%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.10%) Hudson
9 6 (1.10%) Selenium
10 5 (0.92%) ERwin
10 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.74%) JUnit
11 4 (0.74%) Toad
12 3 (0.55%) Subversion
13 2 (0.37%) NeoLoad
13 2 (0.37%) LoadUI
13 2 (0.37%) SoapUI
General
1 104 (19.15%) Finance
2 28 (5.16%) Retail
3 17 (3.13%) Banking
4 11 (2.03%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.66%) Back Office
6 5 (0.92%) Legal
6 5 (0.92%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.37%) Publishing
7 2 (0.37%) Law
7 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.37%) Billing
7 2 (0.37%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.37%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.37%) Marketing
8 1 (0.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 270 (49.72%) Developer
2 105 (19.34%) Analyst
3 62 (11.42%) .NET Developer
4 60 (11.05%) SQL Developer
5 49 (9.02%) Test Analyst
6 48 (8.84%) DBA
7 45 (8.29%) Tester
8 32 (5.89%) SQL DBA
9 29 (5.34%) VB.NET Developer
10 27 (4.97%) C# Developer
11 25 (4.60%) Java Developer
12 22 (4.05%) Oracle Developer
13 21 (3.87%) Functional Tester
14 20 (3.68%) WinForms Developer
14 20 (3.68%) C# .NET Developer
15 19 (3.50%) Senior Developer
15 19 (3.50%) Consultant
16 17 (3.13%) Manual Tester
16 17 (3.13%) Software Engineer
16 17 (3.13%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (26.15%) .NET
2 72 (13.26%) XML
3 69 (12.71%) ASP.NET
4 50 (9.21%) HTML
5 42 (7.73%) CSS
5 42 (7.73%) Web Services
6 39 (7.18%) jQuery
7 38 (7.00%) WinForms
8 24 (4.42%) J2EE
9 23 (4.24%) .NET Framework
9 23 (4.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 20 (3.68%) WCF
11 19 (3.50%) Spring
12 17 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (2.76%) REST
14 14 (2.58%) JMS
15 13 (2.39%) SOAP
15 13 (2.39%) HTML5
16 11 (2.03%) Hibernate
17 10 (1.84%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.26%) Enterprise Software
2 29 (5.34%) NHS
3 18 (3.31%) Clustering
4 10 (1.84%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.47%) Data Integration
6 7 (1.29%) N-Tier
7 4 (0.74%) Open Source
7 4 (0.74%) VLE
8 3 (0.55%) Statistics
8 3 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.55%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (0.55%) Informatics
8 3 (0.55%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.55%) Replication
9 1 (0.18%) PKI
9 1 (0.18%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.18%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.18%) Wiki
9 1 (0.18%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 84 (15.47%) Windows
2 39 (7.18%) Linux
3 25 (4.60%) UNIX
4 11 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.92%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.74%) Solaris
7 4 (0.74%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.74%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.37%) HPUX
8 2 (0.37%) CentOS
9 1 (0.18%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (10.31%) ETL
3 52 (9.58%) Business Intelligence
4 51 (9.39%) Performance Tuning
5 46 (8.47%) MVC
6 44 (8.10%) Scrum
7 42 (7.73%) Data Modelling
8 39 (7.18%) Test Scripting
9 38 (7.00%) Migration
10 34 (6.26%) OO
10 34 (6.26%) TDD
11 27 (4.97%) Software Engineering
12 26 (4.79%) Data Analysis
13 25 (4.60%) Unit Testing
13 25 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
13 25 (4.60%) BDD
14 19 (3.50%) User Stories
14 19 (3.50%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (3.31%) Data Management
16 17 (3.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 136 (25.05%) C#
2 104 (19.15%) PL/SQL
3 78 (14.36%) Java
4 75 (13.81%) T-SQL
5 55 (10.13%) JavaScript
6 51 (9.39%) VB.NET
7 31 (5.71%) VBA
8 22 (4.05%) PHP
9 19 (3.50%) VB
10 15 (2.76%) Shell Script
11 14 (2.58%) Python
11 14 (2.58%) VB6
12 12 (2.21%) Perl
13 11 (2.03%) Ruby
13 11 (2.03%) C++
14 10 (1.84%) COBOL
15 8 (1.47%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.92%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.74%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 4 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (3.68%) ISTQB
2 16 (2.95%) ISEB
3 11 (2.03%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.29%) Degree
5 4 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.74%) MCSE
5 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.18%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.92%) QA
2 14 (2.58%) SLA
3 5 (0.92%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.18%) MiFID
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 9002
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.18%) EMIR
4 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.18%) FINREP
System Software
1 19 (3.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.47%) vSphere
4 6 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.55%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.37%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.18%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (3.87%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.92%) SCCM
3 2 (0.37%) HAProxy
3 2 (0.37%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.37%) Puppet
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.37%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.18%) OVSD
4 1 (0.18%) SCOM
4 1 (0.18%) OpenView
Vendors
1 169 (31.12%) Oracle
2 89 (16.39%) Microsoft
3 29 (5.34%) VMware
4 25 (4.60%) HP
5 19 (3.50%) Business Objects
6 11 (2.03%) IBM
7 10 (1.84%) Perforce
8 9 (1.66%) Adobe
8 9 (1.66%) Cisco
9 8 (1.47%) EMC
9 8 (1.47%) SAP
10 5 (0.92%) MicroStrategy
10 5 (0.92%) CA
10 5 (0.92%) Informatica
10 5 (0.92%) Sybase
11 4 (0.74%) Percona
11 4 (0.74%) Citrix
11 4 (0.74%) Greenplum
12 3 (0.55%) Capita
12 3 (0.55%) Remedy
Bradford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Eden Lea Consultants
Rate: From £300 to £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £market rates per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £365 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Posted: 26 days ago