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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 318 293 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 17.23% 17.53% 13.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.80% 44.33% 43.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 216 90
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£325 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £393 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 16
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £15.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £21.50 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -7.27%
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
799 661 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 43.28% 39.56% 30.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 466 212
Average daily rate £348 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.59% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% +20.68%
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 30 March 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 30 March 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 30 March 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 0 215 £325 +4.00% 126
Bradford -3 44 £320 +3.22% 22
Halifax +4 22 £310 -5.34% 6
Wakefield -1 2 £140 -55.90% 10
Huddersfield 0 1 - - 6
Castleford - 1 £275 - 1
Pontefract - 1 - -
Bingley - - - -
Wetherby - - - - 1
Dewsbury - - - -
Brighouse - - - -
Keighley - - - -
Otley - - - -
SQL
Yorkshire

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 234 (41.34%) SQL Server
2 201 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (29.86%) .NET
4 127 (22.44%) C#
5 125 (22.08%) Oracle
6 118 (20.85%) Microsoft
7 109 (19.26%) T-SQL
8 108 (19.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 107 (18.90%) Finance
10 99 (17.49%) ASP.NET
11 95 (16.78%) JavaScript
12 91 (16.08%) Business Intelligence
13 88 (15.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 80 (14.13%) MVC
15 76 (13.43%) Java
16 74 (13.07%) HTML
17 68 (12.01%) Data Warehouse
18 67 (11.84%) Web Services
19 64 (11.31%) Linux
19 64 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
20 63 (11.13%) jQuery
21 61 (10.78%) PL/SQL
22 60 (10.60%) Windows
22 60 (10.60%) CSS
23 59 (10.42%) Python
24 57 (10.07%) Ruby
25 55 (9.72%) TDD
26 54 (9.54%) XML
26 54 (9.54%) ETL
27 51 (9.01%) MS Excel

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 28 (4.95%) SharePoint
1 28 (4.95%) SAS
2 25 (4.42%) Apache
3 12 (2.12%) IIS
4 9 (1.59%) Apache Solr
5 7 (1.24%) Node.js
6 6 (1.06%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.06%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.06%) Apache ServiceMix
7 5 (0.88%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.71%) CMS
9 3 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.53%) JBoss
9 3 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.35%) nginx
10 2 (0.35%) Kentico
10 2 (0.35%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 51 (9.01%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.18%) MS Office
3 7 (1.24%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.71%) Stata
4 4 (0.71%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.35%) SPSS
6 2 (0.35%) MS Project
6 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 14 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.18%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.53%) Office 365
3 2 (0.35%) Route 53
3 2 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.18%) IaaS
4 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.59%) LDAP
2 8 (1.41%) SAN
3 7 (1.24%) Firewall
4 6 (1.06%) CTI
5 4 (0.71%) DNS
6 3 (0.53%) GPRS
6 3 (0.53%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.53%) 2G
6 3 (0.53%) HSPA
6 3 (0.53%) 3G
7 2 (0.35%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.35%) LTE
7 2 (0.35%) NAS
7 2 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.35%) Internet
7 2 (0.35%) VoIP
7 2 (0.35%) DHCP
8 1 (0.18%) HTTP
8 1 (0.18%) SSL
8 1 (0.18%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (41.34%) SQL Server
2 108 (19.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 88 (15.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 68 (12.01%) Data Warehouse
5 50 (8.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 43 (7.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 32 (5.65%) MongoDB
7 32 (5.65%) Oracle Database
7 32 (5.65%) Relational Database
8 29 (5.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 23 (4.06%) SQL Server 2005
10 20 (3.53%) NoSQL
11 19 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
12 18 (3.18%) OLAP
12 18 (3.18%) CouchDB
12 18 (3.18%) Hypertable
12 18 (3.18%) Riak
13 16 (2.83%) MySQL
14 14 (2.47%) OLAP Cube
15 13 (2.30%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 31 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (4.42%) Selenium
3 20 (3.53%) Git (software)
4 19 (3.36%) Subversion
5 18 (3.18%) Visual Studio
5 18 (3.18%) Fiddler
6 16 (2.83%) NUnit
7 13 (2.30%) Cucumber
7 13 (2.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 12 (2.12%) Maven
9 11 (1.94%) Rhino Mocks
10 10 (1.77%) SpecFlow
10 10 (1.77%) JUnit
11 9 (1.59%) JMeter
11 9 (1.59%) Jenkins
12 7 (1.24%) Sahi
12 7 (1.24%) WATIR
12 7 (1.24%) JIRA
12 7 (1.24%) QuickTest Pro
13 6 (1.06%) Eclipse
General
1 107 (18.90%) Finance
2 22 (3.89%) Retail
3 17 (3.00%) Banking
4 8 (1.41%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.24%) Retail Banking
6 5 (0.88%) Games
6 5 (0.88%) Back Office
7 4 (0.71%) Legal
7 4 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.71%) Multimedia
7 4 (0.71%) Marketing
8 3 (0.53%) Advertising
9 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
10 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 261 (46.11%) Developer
2 121 (21.38%) Analyst
3 81 (14.31%) SQL Developer
4 69 (12.19%) .NET Developer
5 55 (9.72%) Test Analyst
6 37 (6.54%) DevOps Engineer
7 28 (4.95%) C# Developer
8 25 (4.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 24 (4.24%) C# .NET Developer
9 24 (4.24%) DBA
10 23 (4.06%) Support Analyst
11 21 (3.71%) Architect
11 21 (3.71%) SQL DBA
12 17 (3.00%) Consultant
12 17 (3.00%) Senior Developer
12 17 (3.00%) Java Developer
13 15 (2.65%) Tester
14 14 (2.47%) Business Analyst
14 14 (2.47%) SQL Server DBA
14 14 (2.47%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (29.86%) .NET
2 99 (17.49%) ASP.NET
3 74 (13.07%) HTML
4 67 (11.84%) Web Services
5 63 (11.13%) jQuery
6 60 (10.60%) CSS
7 54 (9.54%) XML
8 40 (7.07%) .NET Framework
9 34 (6.01%) WCF
10 33 (5.83%) JSON
11 30 (5.30%) ASP.NET MVC
12 25 (4.42%) Entity Framework
12 25 (4.42%) ASP.NET Web API
13 22 (3.89%) J2EE
14 16 (2.83%) Spring
14 16 (2.83%) Ajax
15 15 (2.65%) Hibernate
16 14 (2.47%) SOAP
16 14 (2.47%) RESTful
16 14 (2.47%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 64 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (7.07%) NHS
3 12 (2.12%) Open Source
4 11 (1.94%) Replication
5 10 (1.77%) Clustering
5 10 (1.77%) Statistics
6 9 (1.59%) Visualisation
6 9 (1.59%) Data Structures
7 8 (1.41%) PKI
8 7 (1.24%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.24%) Smartcard
9 5 (0.88%) IVR
9 5 (0.88%) Cryptography
10 4 (0.71%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.71%) User Experience
10 4 (0.71%) Online Games
11 3 (0.53%) AS400
11 3 (0.53%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.53%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 64 (11.31%) Linux
2 60 (10.60%) Windows
3 43 (7.60%) UNIX
4 12 (2.12%) CentOS
5 8 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.06%) Android
6 6 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
6 6 (1.06%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.35%) AIX
10 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.18%) OS/390
10 1 (0.18%) zOS
10 1 (0.18%) MVS
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (16.08%) Business Intelligence
3 80 (14.13%) MVC
4 55 (9.72%) TDD
5 54 (9.54%) ETL
6 49 (8.66%) Software Engineering
6 49 (8.66%) DevOps
7 43 (7.60%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (7.07%) Configuration Management
9 38 (6.71%) Scrum
10 35 (6.18%) OO
11 31 (5.48%) ITIL
11 31 (5.48%) Unit Testing
12 29 (5.12%) Stakeholder Management
13 26 (4.59%) Waterfall
14 24 (4.24%) Data Modelling
15 23 (4.06%) Migration
15 23 (4.06%) Data Management
16 21 (3.71%) CRM
16 21 (3.71%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 127 (22.44%) C#
2 109 (19.26%) T-SQL
3 95 (16.78%) JavaScript
4 76 (13.43%) Java
5 61 (10.78%) PL/SQL
6 59 (10.42%) Python
7 57 (10.07%) Ruby
8 32 (5.65%) Shell Script
9 31 (5.48%) PHP
9 31 (5.48%) VBA
10 25 (4.42%) C
11 24 (4.24%) Bash Shell
12 23 (4.06%) PowerShell
12 23 (4.06%) VB
13 21 (3.71%) VB.NET
14 18 (3.18%) VB6
15 7 (1.24%) C++
16 5 (0.88%) XPath
17 4 (0.71%) Perl
18 3 (0.53%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 28 (4.95%) Security Cleared
2 23 (4.06%) ISEB
3 19 (3.36%) SC Cleared
4 17 (3.00%) Degree
5 8 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (1.24%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.53%) MCSE
9 2 (0.35%) MCSA
9 2 (0.35%) CCNA
9 2 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.35%) MCITP
10 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.18%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.71%) QA
2 6 (1.06%) SLA
3 3 (0.53%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.18%) Basel II
5 1 (0.18%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (2.12%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.53%) vSphere
4 2 (0.35%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.18%) UAG
5 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) XenServer
5 1 (0.18%) Firmware
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (7.24%) Puppet
1 41 (7.24%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (3.89%) Tivoli
3 20 (3.53%) Cobbler
4 19 (3.36%) Nagios
4 19 (3.36%) Graphite
5 18 (3.18%) Ansible
5 18 (3.18%) CFEngine
6 6 (1.06%) OpenIDM
6 6 (1.06%) OpenView
7 5 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.35%) NSN NetAct
8 2 (0.35%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.18%) Opsview
9 1 (0.18%) SCCM
9 1 (0.18%) SCOM
9 1 (0.18%) Netcool
9 1 (0.18%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 125 (22.08%) Oracle
2 118 (20.85%) Microsoft
3 37 (6.54%) VMware
4 36 (6.36%) Splunk
5 25 (4.42%) Cisco
6 18 (3.18%) SaltStack
7 12 (2.12%) Red Hat
8 11 (1.94%) hybris
9 8 (1.41%) IBM
9 8 (1.41%) Business Objects
10 7 (1.24%) Adobe
10 7 (1.24%) Citrix
11 6 (1.06%) JD Edwards
12 5 (0.88%) Sun
12 5 (0.88%) HP
12 5 (0.88%) SolarWinds
12 5 (0.88%) SonicWALL
13 4 (0.71%) McAfee
14 3 (0.53%) Teradata
14 3 (0.53%) Sage
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £220 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £290 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + working from home
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago