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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 234 222 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.00% 14.14% 19.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.17% 38.01% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 109 197
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 10
Average hourly rate £50.00 £17.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £26.96 £26.37
% change year-on-year
-3.54% +2.23%
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
542 584 854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.44% 37.20% 43.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 319 484
Average daily rate £325 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 36 15
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +35.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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
(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 +1 115 £305 -7.92% 75
Halifax +4 32 £435 +24.28% 11
Bradford -1 28 £300 +20.00% 14
Huddersfield -1 6 £235 - 6
Bingley - 2 - -
Batley - - - -
Brighouse - - - -
Castleford - - - -
Otley - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 2
Wetherby - - - - 4
Ilkley - - - -
SQL
Yorkshire

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 188 (36.15%) SQL Server
2 164 (31.54%) Oracle
3 107 (20.58%) .NET
3 107 (20.58%) C#
4 105 (20.19%) Finance
5 94 (18.08%) PL/SQL
6 86 (16.54%) Java
7 77 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
7 77 (14.81%) Microsoft
7 77 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 72 (13.85%) XML
9 71 (13.65%) Agile Software Development
10 69 (13.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 69 (13.27%) Windows
11 68 (13.08%) T-SQL
12 55 (10.58%) ETL
13 54 (10.38%) ASP.NET
14 53 (10.19%) JavaScript
14 53 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
15 51 (9.81%) SQL Server 2008
16 50 (9.62%) MVC
17 46 (8.85%) CSS
18 45 (8.65%) SQL Server 2005
18 45 (8.65%) Oracle Database
19 44 (8.46%) QA
19 44 (8.46%) HTML
19 44 (8.46%) Data Modelling
20 42 (8.08%) VB.NET
21 41 (7.88%) jQuery
22 38 (7.31%) Test Scripting

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 26 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 21 (4.04%) SAS
3 15 (2.88%) Apache
4 14 (2.69%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.31%) MS Exchange
6 8 (1.54%) CMS
7 7 (1.35%) nginx
8 6 (1.15%) Apache Solr
8 6 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (1.15%) ColdFusion
9 5 (0.96%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.77%) IIS
10 4 (0.77%) Confluence
10 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.38%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 34 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.12%) MS Office
3 5 (0.96%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.38%) SPSS
5 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (1.73%) Oracle Retail
3 5 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.38%) SiteCatalyst
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.38%) Magento
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.19%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.12%) SAN
2 7 (1.35%) FTP
3 6 (1.15%) HTTP
4 4 (0.77%) Internet
4 4 (0.77%) SSL
5 3 (0.58%) NAS
5 3 (0.58%) SSH
6 2 (0.38%) Firewall
6 2 (0.38%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.19%) VPN
7 1 (0.19%) DNS
7 1 (0.19%) Intranet
7 1 (0.19%) LDAP
7 1 (0.19%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (36.15%) SQL Server
2 77 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
2 77 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 69 (13.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 51 (9.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 45 (8.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 45 (8.65%) Oracle Database
6 26 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 25 (4.81%) Relational Database
8 23 (4.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 23 (4.42%) Oracle Reports
9 21 (4.04%) Oracle Database 11g
10 17 (3.27%) Oracle BI EE
10 17 (3.27%) MS Access
11 16 (3.08%) Star Schema
12 14 (2.69%) QlikView
13 13 (2.50%) MySQL
13 13 (2.50%) Oracle ODI
14 12 (2.31%) DB2
15 10 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (5.58%) Git (software)
2 28 (5.38%) Maven
3 20 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
4 18 (3.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (3.27%) Visual Studio
6 16 (3.08%) Oracle Forms
7 12 (2.31%) Jenkins
8 9 (1.73%) JIRA
8 9 (1.73%) Selenium
9 6 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (1.15%) JUnit
9 6 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (1.15%) Hudson
10 5 (0.96%) ERwin
10 5 (0.96%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.96%) Subversion
11 4 (0.77%) Toad
11 4 (0.77%) JMeter
12 2 (0.38%) ProC
12 2 (0.38%) LoadRunner
General
1 105 (20.19%) Finance
2 33 (6.35%) Retail
3 21 (4.04%) Banking
4 13 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 4 (0.77%) Legal
6 3 (0.58%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.58%) Back Office
6 3 (0.58%) Retail Banking
6 3 (0.58%) Marketing
7 2 (0.38%) Billing
7 2 (0.38%) Law
7 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.19%) Advertising
8 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 261 (50.19%) Developer
2 116 (22.31%) Analyst
3 54 (10.38%) .NET Developer
4 51 (9.81%) SQL Developer
5 42 (8.08%) Test Analyst
6 36 (6.92%) DBA
7 34 (6.54%) Tester
8 30 (5.77%) Java Developer
9 27 (5.19%) SQL DBA
10 26 (5.00%) Business Analyst
11 25 (4.81%) C# Developer
12 23 (4.42%) VB.NET Developer
13 22 (4.23%) Oracle Developer
14 21 (4.04%) Senior Developer
15 19 (3.65%) Software Engineer
15 19 (3.65%) Consultant
15 19 (3.65%) C# .NET Developer
16 18 (3.46%) WinForms Developer
16 18 (3.46%) Data Analyst
17 17 (3.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (20.58%) .NET
2 72 (13.85%) XML
3 54 (10.38%) ASP.NET
4 46 (8.85%) CSS
5 44 (8.46%) HTML
6 41 (7.88%) jQuery
7 34 (6.54%) Web Services
8 33 (6.35%) WinForms
9 29 (5.58%) J2EE
10 22 (4.23%) Spring
11 19 (3.65%) .NET Framework
11 19 (3.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 18 (3.46%) WCF
13 16 (3.08%) REST
14 14 (2.69%) Hibernate
15 13 (2.50%) JSP
15 13 (2.50%) SOAP
15 13 (2.50%) JMS
15 13 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
16 11 (2.12%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.96%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (4.62%) NHS
3 12 (2.31%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.12%) Clustering
5 9 (1.73%) Data Integration
6 7 (1.35%) N-Tier
7 6 (1.15%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.77%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.77%) VLE
9 3 (0.58%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.58%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.58%) Open Source
10 2 (0.38%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.38%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.38%) Replication
10 2 (0.38%) Statistics
10 2 (0.38%) GIS
11 1 (0.19%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.19%) PKI
11 1 (0.19%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 69 (13.27%) Windows
2 38 (7.31%) Linux
3 30 (5.77%) UNIX
4 8 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (0.96%) CentOS
6 4 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.19%) Android
9 1 (0.19%) MVS
9 1 (0.19%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (13.65%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (10.58%) ETL
3 53 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
4 50 (9.62%) MVC
5 44 (8.46%) Data Modelling
6 38 (7.31%) Test Scripting
7 37 (7.12%) Performance Tuning
8 34 (6.54%) Migration
9 33 (6.35%) OO
10 32 (6.15%) Software Engineering
11 30 (5.77%) Scrum
12 28 (5.38%) Data Analysis
13 26 (5.00%) Unit Testing
14 23 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (4.42%) TDD
15 20 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
16 18 (3.46%) Stakeholder Management
16 18 (3.46%) Business Analysis
17 17 (3.27%) E-Commerce
17 17 (3.27%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 107 (20.58%) C#
2 94 (18.08%) PL/SQL
3 86 (16.54%) Java
4 68 (13.08%) T-SQL
5 53 (10.19%) JavaScript
6 42 (8.08%) VB.NET
7 30 (5.77%) VBA
8 17 (3.27%) PHP
9 16 (3.08%) VB
10 15 (2.88%) Python
11 12 (2.31%) VB6
12 11 (2.12%) Perl
12 11 (2.12%) C++
13 10 (1.92%) COBOL
13 10 (1.92%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.73%) Bash Shell
15 6 (1.15%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.96%) Ruby
17 4 (0.77%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 3 (0.58%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 19 (3.65%) ISTQB
2 13 (2.50%) Degree
2 13 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.31%) ISEB
4 4 (0.77%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.38%) MCSE
6 1 (0.19%) CCNA
6 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (8.46%) QA
2 8 (1.54%) SLA
3 7 (1.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.19%) EMIR
4 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.19%) FINREP
4 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) MiFID
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 13 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.96%) vSphere
4 3 (0.58%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.38%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (4.42%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.96%) SCCM
3 3 (0.58%) Puppet
4 2 (0.38%) Nagios
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.19%) Salt
5 1 (0.19%) SCOM
5 1 (0.19%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.19%) OVSD
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.19%) OpenView
5 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 164 (31.54%) Oracle
2 77 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 26 (5.00%) VMware
4 24 (4.62%) HP
5 16 (3.08%) IBM
5 16 (3.08%) Business Objects
6 10 (1.92%) Perforce
7 9 (1.73%) hybris
8 6 (1.15%) Teradata
8 6 (1.15%) SAP
8 6 (1.15%) EMC
8 6 (1.15%) Adobe
9 5 (0.96%) CA
9 5 (0.96%) Informatica
9 5 (0.96%) Citrix
10 4 (0.77%) Sybase
10 4 (0.77%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.77%) Greenplum
10 4 (0.77%) Splunk
11 3 (0.58%) Percona
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £240 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
DP Connect
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
West Yorkshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
West Yorkshire
DP Connect
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bradford
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: up to £450 a day
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £275 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Associates
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 26 days ago