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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 218 258 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.31% 17.21% 14.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.56% 45.18% 41.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 161 132
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £422 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 8
Average hourly rate £21.38 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £12.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £21.50 £22.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.48 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+10.73% -17.61%
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
551 571 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 33.64% 38.09% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 353 332
Average daily rate £338 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 11
Average hourly rate £21.38 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.63 £13.65 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 October 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
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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 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 -3 125 £325 - 108
Bradford -2 27 £273 -0.90% 23
Halifax +1 19 £416 +14.82% 16
Huddersfield -1 2 £275 -8.33% 4
Wakefield -10 1 £275 - 6
Dewsbury - 1 - -
Batley - - - -
Brighouse - - - - 2
Castleford - - - - 4
Ilkley - - - - 1
Otley - - - -
Wetherby - - - - 2
SQL
Yorkshire

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 178 (39.38%) SQL Server
2 132 (29.20%) Oracle
3 122 (26.99%) .NET
4 118 (26.11%) Agile Software Development
5 115 (25.44%) C#
6 77 (17.04%) Finance
7 76 (16.81%) ASP.NET
7 76 (16.81%) Data Warehouse
8 72 (15.93%) JavaScript
9 65 (14.38%) Microsoft
10 63 (13.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 63 (13.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 62 (13.72%) MVC
12 61 (13.50%) Java
13 60 (13.27%) SQL Server 2008
14 59 (13.05%) Business Intelligence
15 56 (12.39%) XML
16 55 (12.17%) PL/SQL
17 54 (11.95%) T-SQL
17 54 (11.95%) HTML
18 46 (10.18%) CSS
18 46 (10.18%) ETL
19 45 (9.96%) Windows
20 41 (9.07%) jQuery
21 40 (8.85%) SQL Server 2005
21 40 (8.85%) Web Services
22 38 (8.41%) MS Excel
22 38 (8.41%) NHS
23 37 (8.19%) QA
24 36 (7.96%) Continuous Integration

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 21 (4.65%) SAS
2 20 (4.42%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.10%) CMS
4 11 (2.43%) Apache
5 10 (2.21%) MS Exchange
6 9 (1.99%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.99%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.77%) Apache Solr
8 7 (1.55%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (1.33%) JBoss
10 5 (1.11%) Kentico
10 5 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.88%) IIS
11 4 (0.88%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.88%) ColdFusion
11 4 (0.88%) Adobe CQ
12 3 (0.66%) nginx
13 2 (0.44%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.44%) WorkSite
Applications
1 38 (8.41%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.32%) MS Office
3 5 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (1.11%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.66%) SPSS
6 2 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.44%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.22%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 9 (1.99%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.44%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.44%) SiteCatalyst
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (0.88%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.44%) Route 53
5 1 (0.22%) Office 365
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.77%) HTTP
2 6 (1.33%) FTP
3 4 (0.88%) DNS
4 3 (0.66%) Internet
4 3 (0.66%) DHCP
4 3 (0.66%) LDAP
5 2 (0.44%) SSL
5 2 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.44%) Firewall
5 2 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.44%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.22%) NAS
6 1 (0.22%) Intranet
6 1 (0.22%) SAN
6 1 (0.22%) VPN
6 1 (0.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (39.38%) SQL Server
2 76 (16.81%) Data Warehouse
3 63 (13.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 63 (13.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 60 (13.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 40 (8.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 34 (7.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 33 (7.30%) Relational Database
8 28 (6.19%) Oracle Database
9 22 (4.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 20 (4.42%) MySQL
11 17 (3.76%) QlikView
11 17 (3.76%) MS Access
12 16 (3.54%) Star Schema
13 15 (3.32%) RDBMS
14 13 (2.88%) Oracle Reports
15 10 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (2.21%) MongoDB
16 9 (1.99%) Oracle ODI
16 9 (1.99%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 23 (5.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (4.20%) Visual Studio
3 16 (3.54%) Git (software)
4 15 (3.32%) QuickTest Pro
5 13 (2.88%) Subversion
6 11 (2.43%) Maven
7 10 (2.21%) Oracle Forms
7 10 (2.21%) Selenium
8 7 (1.55%) JIRA
9 6 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (1.11%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 5 (1.11%) LLBLGen Pro
10 5 (1.11%) Toad
10 5 (1.11%) JUnit
11 4 (0.88%) JMeter
12 3 (0.66%) Bazaar
12 3 (0.66%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.66%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.66%) Mercurial
General
1 77 (17.04%) Finance
2 28 (6.19%) Retail
3 15 (3.32%) Banking
4 6 (1.33%) Marketing
5 5 (1.11%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.88%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.66%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.44%) Back Office
8 2 (0.44%) Law
8 2 (0.44%) Legal
8 2 (0.44%) Advertising
8 2 (0.44%) Billing
9 1 (0.22%) Publishing
9 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.22%) Games
9 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 243 (53.76%) Developer
2 103 (22.79%) Analyst
3 66 (14.60%) .NET Developer
4 53 (11.73%) SQL Developer
5 33 (7.30%) Test Analyst
6 30 (6.64%) C# Developer
7 27 (5.97%) Business Analyst
8 25 (5.53%) C# .NET Developer
9 22 (4.87%) Senior Developer
10 21 (4.65%) Consultant
11 20 (4.42%) Java Developer
11 20 (4.42%) Tester
11 20 (4.42%) DBA
12 19 (4.20%) Data Analyst
13 17 (3.76%) SQL DBA
13 17 (3.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 16 (3.54%) Oracle Developer
15 14 (3.10%) Software Engineer
16 13 (2.88%) Database Developer
17 12 (2.65%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (26.99%) .NET
2 76 (16.81%) ASP.NET
3 56 (12.39%) XML
4 54 (11.95%) HTML
5 46 (10.18%) CSS
6 41 (9.07%) jQuery
7 40 (8.85%) Web Services
8 26 (5.75%) .NET Framework
9 25 (5.53%) J2EE
10 23 (5.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (4.87%) WCF
12 21 (4.65%) WinForms
13 19 (4.20%) CSS3
13 19 (4.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 16 (3.54%) JSP
15 14 (3.10%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 12 (2.65%) Spring
16 12 (2.65%) Ajax
17 11 (2.43%) ASP.NET Web API
17 11 (2.43%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.41%) NHS
2 32 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.09%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (2.43%) Data Structures
5 7 (1.55%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.33%) N-Tier
6 6 (1.33%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.11%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.11%) iPhone
7 5 (1.11%) Clustering
7 5 (1.11%) GIS
7 5 (1.11%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.88%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.88%) Replication
8 4 (0.88%) VLE
8 4 (0.88%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.66%) User Experience
9 3 (0.66%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.66%) Informatics
9 3 (0.66%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 45 (9.96%) Windows
2 30 (6.64%) UNIX
3 25 (5.53%) Linux
4 6 (1.33%) Android
4 6 (1.33%) CentOS
5 5 (1.11%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.66%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.44%) AIX
9 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.22%) MVS
9 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (26.11%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (13.72%) MVC
3 59 (13.05%) Business Intelligence
4 46 (10.18%) ETL
5 36 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (6.64%) Migration
7 29 (6.42%) Data Modelling
7 29 (6.42%) Software Engineering
8 25 (5.53%) Test Scripting
9 24 (5.31%) OO
10 23 (5.09%) Scrum
11 22 (4.87%) Performance Tuning
11 22 (4.87%) E-Commerce
12 21 (4.65%) Web Development
13 20 (4.42%) Unit Testing
14 18 (3.98%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (3.98%) Data Analysis
15 17 (3.76%) TDD
15 17 (3.76%) Configuration Management
16 16 (3.54%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 115 (25.44%) C#
2 72 (15.93%) JavaScript
3 61 (13.50%) Java
4 55 (12.17%) PL/SQL
5 54 (11.95%) T-SQL
6 29 (6.42%) VB.NET
7 27 (5.97%) VBA
8 15 (3.32%) VB
9 14 (3.10%) PHP
9 14 (3.10%) Bash Shell
10 13 (2.88%) Python
11 12 (2.65%) Shell Script
11 12 (2.65%) Ruby
12 9 (1.99%) C++
13 8 (1.77%) VB6
14 7 (1.55%) Perl
15 6 (1.33%) PowerShell
16 5 (1.11%) C
16 5 (1.11%) COBOL
17 3 (0.66%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 13 (2.88%) Degree
2 12 (2.65%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.21%) ISEB
3 10 (2.21%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) CCNA
7 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.19%) QA
2 3 (0.66%) SLA
3 2 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.44%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.44%) vSphere
5 1 (0.22%) UAG
5 1 (0.22%) Xen
5 1 (0.22%) XenApp
5 1 (0.22%) XenServer
5 1 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (3.32%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (2.43%) Puppet
3 9 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.11%) Cobbler
4 5 (1.11%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.88%) Nagios
5 4 (0.88%) SCCM
6 2 (0.44%) CFEngine
6 2 (0.44%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle EDQ
6 2 (0.44%) Ansible
7 1 (0.22%) Salt
7 1 (0.22%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.22%) OVSD
7 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.22%) SCOM
7 1 (0.22%) OpenView
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 132 (29.20%) Oracle
2 65 (14.38%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.98%) VMware
4 16 (3.54%) HP
5 14 (3.10%) IBM
5 14 (3.10%) hybris
6 13 (2.88%) Business Objects
7 7 (1.55%) Teradata
7 7 (1.55%) ATG
8 6 (1.33%) Splunk
9 5 (1.11%) Appcelerator
9 5 (1.11%) Sencha
9 5 (1.11%) Perforce
9 5 (1.11%) Adobe
10 4 (0.88%) Sybase
10 4 (0.88%) SAP
10 4 (0.88%) Citrix
10 4 (0.88%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.88%) Remedy
10 4 (0.88%) Greenplum
West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £280 - £305 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £475.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + 6 months 7.2 project
Posted: 8 days ago
West Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £380 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £350 per day all inclusive
Posted: 19 days ago