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 27 February 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
27 Feb 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 260 276 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.10% 17.69% 16.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.45% 45.32% 48.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 192 130
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 13
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +85.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £16.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £115.00 £25.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.09%
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
659 609 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 38.27% 39.04% 33.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 429 242
Average daily rate £350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 24
Average hourly rate £37.75 £21.25 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.64% +33.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.60 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £175.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 0 179 £340 +4.61% 124
Bradford -6 34 £320 -4.47% 16
Halifax +2 11 £336 -7.24% 13
Huddersfield +1 2 £275 - 8
Dewsbury 0 1 £275 -
Wakefield -3 1 - - 7
Pontefract - 1 - - 1
Castleford - 1 £275 - 3
Bingley - - - -
Brighouse - - - - 1
Keighley - - - -
Wetherby - - - - 1
SQL
Yorkshire

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 188 (37.52%) SQL Server
2 173 (34.53%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (30.34%) .NET
4 120 (23.95%) C#
5 105 (20.96%) Oracle
6 104 (20.76%) ASP.NET
7 101 (20.16%) JavaScript
8 93 (18.56%) T-SQL
9 87 (17.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 82 (16.37%) HTML
10 82 (16.37%) Microsoft
11 77 (15.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 77 (15.37%) MVC
12 76 (15.17%) Finance
13 73 (14.57%) Business Intelligence
14 71 (14.17%) Java
15 66 (13.17%) Web Services
16 64 (12.77%) CSS
16 64 (12.77%) jQuery
17 62 (12.38%) Linux
18 58 (11.58%) Data Warehouse
19 54 (10.78%) Python
19 54 (10.78%) XML
20 53 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
21 52 (10.38%) Windows
22 51 (10.18%) Ruby
23 49 (9.78%) Continuous Integration
24 48 (9.58%) TDD
25 47 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
26 44 (8.78%) ETL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 26 (5.19%) Apache
2 23 (4.59%) SharePoint
3 18 (3.59%) SAS
4 10 (2.00%) CMS
4 10 (2.00%) Apache Solr
5 9 (1.80%) IIS
6 7 (1.40%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.40%) Kentico
7 6 (1.20%) Node.js
7 6 (1.20%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.20%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.20%) Apache ServiceMix
8 4 (0.80%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.60%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.60%) JBoss
10 2 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.40%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.40%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 37 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.99%) MS Office
3 6 (1.20%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.80%) Stata
5 3 (0.60%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.40%) SPSS
7 1 (0.20%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.20%) DOC1
7 1 (0.20%) MS Project
7 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.20%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.80%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.40%) Office 365
5 2 (0.40%) Route 53
6 1 (0.20%) IaaS
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.20%) LDAP
2 8 (1.60%) SAN
3 7 (1.40%) Firewall
4 5 (1.00%) CTI
5 4 (0.80%) DNS
6 2 (0.40%) DHCP
6 2 (0.40%) HTTP
6 2 (0.40%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.40%) GPRS
6 2 (0.40%) Internet
6 2 (0.40%) 3G
6 2 (0.40%) 2G
6 2 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.40%) HSPA
6 2 (0.40%) LTE
6 2 (0.40%) NAS
6 2 (0.40%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.20%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.20%) RNC
7 1 (0.20%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (37.52%) SQL Server
2 87 (17.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 77 (15.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 58 (11.58%) Data Warehouse
5 47 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 43 (8.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 37 (7.39%) MongoDB
8 34 (6.79%) Relational Database
9 24 (4.79%) NoSQL
9 24 (4.79%) MySQL
10 21 (4.19%) SQL Server 2012
11 20 (3.99%) Oracle Database
12 18 (3.59%) Hypertable
12 18 (3.59%) Riak
12 18 (3.59%) CouchDB
12 18 (3.59%) SQL Server 2005
13 15 (2.99%) QlikView
13 15 (2.99%) RDBMS
14 11 (2.20%) OLAP
15 9 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (5.39%) Subversion
1 27 (5.39%) Selenium
1 27 (5.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (4.99%) Git (software)
3 18 (3.59%) Fiddler
4 16 (3.19%) Visual Studio
5 14 (2.79%) Cucumber
6 12 (2.40%) NUnit
7 11 (2.20%) Maven
7 11 (2.20%) Rhino Mocks
8 9 (1.80%) Jenkins
8 9 (1.80%) JUnit
8 9 (1.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 8 (1.60%) QuickTest Pro
9 8 (1.60%) JMeter
10 7 (1.40%) SpecFlow
11 6 (1.20%) QUnit
11 6 (1.20%) Sahi
11 6 (1.20%) WATIR
11 6 (1.20%) JIRA
General
1 76 (15.17%) Finance
2 18 (3.59%) Retail
3 13 (2.59%) Banking
4 8 (1.60%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.20%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.00%) Marketing
7 4 (0.80%) Multimedia
7 4 (0.80%) Games
7 4 (0.80%) Back Office
7 4 (0.80%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.60%) Legal
9 2 (0.40%) Advertising
10 1 (0.20%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Electronics
10 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 238 (47.50%) Developer
2 103 (20.56%) Analyst
3 80 (15.97%) SQL Developer
4 74 (14.77%) .NET Developer
5 47 (9.38%) Test Analyst
6 32 (6.39%) DevOps Engineer
7 26 (5.19%) C# Developer
8 25 (4.99%) DBA
9 24 (4.79%) C# .NET Developer
10 23 (4.59%) SQL DBA
11 22 (4.39%) Support Analyst
12 20 (3.99%) Senior Developer
13 19 (3.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 17 (3.39%) Tester
15 16 (3.19%) ASP.NET Developer
16 15 (2.99%) Consultant
17 13 (2.59%) Architect
17 13 (2.59%) SQL Server DBA
17 13 (2.59%) Java Developer
18 10 (2.00%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (30.34%) .NET
2 104 (20.76%) ASP.NET
3 82 (16.37%) HTML
4 66 (13.17%) Web Services
5 64 (12.77%) CSS
5 64 (12.77%) jQuery
6 54 (10.78%) XML
7 37 (7.39%) .NET Framework
8 36 (7.19%) JSON
9 34 (6.79%) WCF
10 31 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (4.79%) ASP.NET Web API
12 22 (4.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 22 (4.39%) CSS3
13 20 (3.99%) J2EE
14 19 (3.79%) Ajax
15 17 (3.39%) NHibernate
15 17 (3.39%) Spring
16 16 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 15 (2.99%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (7.78%) NHS
3 12 (2.40%) Replication
3 12 (2.40%) Clustering
3 12 (2.40%) Open Source
4 10 (2.00%) Statistics
5 8 (1.60%) PKI
6 7 (1.40%) Data Structures
6 7 (1.40%) Smartcard
6 7 (1.40%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.20%) IVR
7 6 (1.20%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.00%) iPhone
8 5 (1.00%) Cryptography
9 4 (0.80%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.80%) User Experience
9 4 (0.80%) Online Games
10 3 (0.60%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.60%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 62 (12.38%) Linux
2 52 (10.38%) Windows
3 41 (8.18%) UNIX
4 12 (2.40%) CentOS
5 11 (2.20%) Android
6 8 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (1.20%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.80%) AIX
9 4 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (34.53%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (15.37%) MVC
3 73 (14.57%) Business Intelligence
4 49 (9.78%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (9.58%) TDD
6 44 (8.78%) ETL
6 44 (8.78%) DevOps
7 40 (7.98%) Software Engineering
8 36 (7.19%) Configuration Management
9 29 (5.79%) Scrum
10 26 (5.19%) ITIL
11 25 (4.99%) Migration
12 23 (4.59%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (4.39%) OO
13 22 (4.39%) Automated Testing
14 21 (4.19%) Unit Testing
15 19 (3.79%) Data Management
15 19 (3.79%) Waterfall
16 18 (3.59%) Web Development
17 17 (3.39%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (23.95%) C#
2 101 (20.16%) JavaScript
3 93 (18.56%) T-SQL
4 71 (14.17%) Java
5 54 (10.78%) Python
6 51 (10.18%) Ruby
7 38 (7.58%) PL/SQL
8 33 (6.59%) PHP
9 27 (5.39%) Shell Script
10 25 (4.99%) C
11 24 (4.79%) VBA
12 21 (4.19%) Bash Shell
13 15 (2.99%) VB.NET
14 13 (2.59%) VB
15 10 (2.00%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.80%) VB6
17 5 (1.00%) C++
18 4 (0.80%) XPath
19 3 (0.60%) Perl
20 2 (0.40%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 23 (4.59%) Security Cleared
2 18 (3.59%) SC Cleared
2 18 (3.59%) ISEB
3 16 (3.19%) Degree
4 9 (1.80%) VCP4
5 8 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.60%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.40%) MCSE
7 2 (0.40%) MCSA
8 1 (0.20%) CCNA
8 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.20%) MCTS
8 1 (0.20%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.19%) QA
2 5 (1.00%) SLA
3 3 (0.60%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) Basel II
5 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.80%) vSphere
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.40%) Xen
4 2 (0.40%) XenServer
5 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.20%) Firmware
5 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.20%) UAG
Systems Management
1 37 (7.39%) Opscode Chef
1 37 (7.39%) Puppet
2 19 (3.79%) Nagios
2 19 (3.79%) Graphite
3 18 (3.59%) CFEngine
3 18 (3.59%) Ansible
4 16 (3.19%) Cobbler
4 16 (3.19%) Tivoli
5 6 (1.20%) OpenView
5 6 (1.20%) OpenIDM
6 4 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.40%) NSN NetAct
7 2 (0.40%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.20%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.20%) Opsview
8 1 (0.20%) Netcool
8 1 (0.20%) SCCM
8 1 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 105 (20.96%) Oracle
2 82 (16.37%) Microsoft
3 36 (7.19%) Splunk
4 22 (4.39%) VMware
5 18 (3.59%) SaltStack
6 13 (2.59%) hybris
7 12 (2.40%) Red Hat
8 11 (2.20%) Cisco
8 11 (2.20%) IBM
9 7 (1.40%) Business Objects
9 7 (1.40%) Sun
10 6 (1.20%) HP
10 6 (1.20%) Citrix
10 6 (1.20%) Adobe
10 6 (1.20%) JD Edwards
11 5 (1.00%) Sencha
11 5 (1.00%) Appcelerator
12 4 (0.80%) ATG
13 3 (0.60%) SonicWALL
13 3 (0.60%) Sage
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £29000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Calderdale Council
Rate: From £28,746 to £30,978 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Calderdale Council
Rate: From £25,440 to £29,558 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Churchill Frank
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Beckett
Rate: Grade 6 £32,277 - £36,309
Posted: 11 days ago