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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 256 282 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.70% 17.86% 17.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.96% 45.93% 46.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 173 185
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 £263 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Average hourly rate £33.00 £20.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.97% +20.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £13.65 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.90 £25.00 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
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
657 614 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 35.15% 38.89% 38.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 384 346
Average daily rate £350 £300 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 21
Average hourly rate £33.00 £14.63 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.64% -12.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £13.65 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £22.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -3 173 £338 +3.84% 94
Bradford -4 33 £283 -19.28% 11
Halifax -8 7 £425 +25.00% 6
Huddersfield +4 4 £275 -8.33% 14
Wakefield -2 4 £275 -12.00% 9
Dewsbury -1 1 £275 - 2
Wetherby - - - - 1
Otley - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Brighouse - - - -
Castleford - - - - 1
SQL
Yorkshire

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 183 (38.53%) SQL Server
2 127 (26.74%) Oracle
3 121 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (23.37%) .NET
5 97 (20.42%) C#
6 86 (18.11%) JavaScript
7 82 (17.26%) ASP.NET
8 79 (16.63%) Data Warehouse
9 77 (16.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 73 (15.37%) Business Intelligence
11 70 (14.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 69 (14.53%) T-SQL
13 67 (14.11%) Microsoft
14 64 (13.47%) HTML
15 62 (13.05%) Java
15 62 (13.05%) Finance
15 62 (13.05%) SQL Server 2008
16 61 (12.84%) ETL
17 60 (12.63%) MVC
18 55 (11.58%) XML
19 51 (10.74%) Linux
19 51 (10.74%) Web Services
20 48 (10.11%) CSS
20 48 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
21 47 (9.89%) PL/SQL
22 44 (9.26%) UNIX
23 43 (9.05%) MS Excel
24 42 (8.84%) Windows
25 41 (8.63%) jQuery
26 40 (8.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 28 (5.89%) SAS
2 21 (4.42%) SharePoint
3 20 (4.21%) Apache
4 15 (3.16%) CMS
5 12 (2.53%) WebLogic
6 11 (2.32%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.47%) Apache Solr
7 7 (1.47%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.47%) Kentico
8 6 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (1.26%) JBoss
9 5 (1.05%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.84%) Adobe CQ
10 4 (0.84%) Node.js
10 4 (0.84%) Apache ServiceMix
11 3 (0.63%) WorkSite
11 3 (0.63%) nginx
11 3 (0.63%) IIS
11 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 43 (9.05%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.37%) MS Office
3 5 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.84%) Stata
4 4 (0.84%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.63%) SPSS
5 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.42%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.21%) DOC1
7 1 (0.21%) MS Project
7 1 (0.21%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 10 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.47%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.42%) SiteCatalyst
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.42%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.21%) GoldMine
6 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.05%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (0.63%) Route 53
4 2 (0.42%) Office 365
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.05%) DNS
1 5 (1.05%) CTI
1 5 (1.05%) Firewall
2 4 (0.84%) HTTP
3 3 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (0.63%) LDAP
3 3 (0.63%) SAN
3 3 (0.63%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.63%) DHCP
3 3 (0.63%) Internet
4 2 (0.42%) PuTTY
4 2 (0.42%) SSL
4 2 (0.42%) NAS
5 1 (0.21%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.21%) RNC
5 1 (0.21%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.21%) HSPA
5 1 (0.21%) LTE
5 1 (0.21%) VPN
5 1 (0.21%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (38.53%) SQL Server
2 79 (16.63%) Data Warehouse
3 77 (16.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 70 (14.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 62 (13.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 40 (8.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 34 (7.16%) Relational Database
8 32 (6.74%) SQL Server 2005
9 30 (6.32%) Oracle Database
10 26 (5.47%) MySQL
11 23 (4.84%) MongoDB
12 22 (4.63%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (4.00%) QlikView
14 17 (3.58%) MS Access
15 15 (3.16%) NoSQL
16 14 (2.95%) OLAP
16 14 (2.95%) RDBMS
17 12 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
18 11 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
18 11 (2.32%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 22 (4.63%) Subversion
2 21 (4.42%) Git (software)
3 18 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (2.95%) Visual Studio
5 13 (2.74%) Selenium
6 11 (2.32%) Fiddler
7 10 (2.11%) Jenkins
7 10 (2.11%) Maven
8 9 (1.89%) JIRA
8 9 (1.89%) JUnit
9 8 (1.68%) JMeter
10 7 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (1.26%) QuickTest Pro
12 5 (1.05%) Toad
12 5 (1.05%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 5 (1.05%) LLBLGen Pro
13 4 (0.84%) QUnit
13 4 (0.84%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.84%) Bazaar
13 4 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
General
1 62 (13.05%) Finance
2 26 (5.47%) Retail
3 18 (3.79%) Banking
4 6 (1.26%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.26%) Marketing
5 5 (1.05%) Retail Banking
6 4 (0.84%) Games
6 4 (0.84%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.63%) Legal
8 2 (0.42%) Law
9 1 (0.21%) Electronics
9 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.21%) Advertising
9 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.21%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 233 (49.05%) Developer
2 115 (24.21%) Analyst
3 71 (14.95%) SQL Developer
4 58 (12.21%) .NET Developer
5 36 (7.58%) Test Analyst
6 28 (5.89%) Business Analyst
7 24 (5.05%) Senior Developer
8 23 (4.84%) DBA
9 20 (4.21%) C# Developer
9 20 (4.21%) SQL DBA
10 19 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
10 19 (4.00%) Data Analyst
10 19 (4.00%) Consultant
11 18 (3.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 17 (3.58%) Java Developer
12 17 (3.58%) C# .NET Developer
13 15 (3.16%) Web Developer
13 15 (3.16%) Architect
14 14 (2.95%) ASP.NET Developer
14 14 (2.95%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (23.37%) .NET
2 82 (17.26%) ASP.NET
3 64 (13.47%) HTML
4 55 (11.58%) XML
5 51 (10.74%) Web Services
6 48 (10.11%) CSS
7 41 (8.63%) jQuery
8 25 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (5.05%) JSON
10 23 (4.84%) WCF
11 22 (4.63%) CSS3
11 22 (4.63%) J2EE
12 21 (4.42%) .NET Framework
13 15 (3.16%) Ajax
13 15 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 13 (2.74%) JSP
15 12 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 12 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (2.53%) Spring
16 11 (2.32%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.79%) NHS
3 12 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (2.53%) Data Structures
4 11 (2.32%) Clustering
5 7 (1.47%) Statistics
5 7 (1.47%) Replication
6 6 (1.26%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.26%) User Experience
6 6 (1.26%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.26%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.26%) IVR
6 6 (1.26%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.26%) PKI
7 5 (1.05%) Credit Risk
7 5 (1.05%) iPhone
7 5 (1.05%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.05%) GIS
8 4 (0.84%) Algorithms
8 4 (0.84%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 51 (10.74%) Linux
2 44 (9.26%) UNIX
3 42 (8.84%) Windows
4 12 (2.53%) Android
4 12 (2.53%) CentOS
5 7 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (1.05%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.42%) AIX
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.21%) HPUX
9 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (15.37%) Business Intelligence
3 61 (12.84%) ETL
4 60 (12.63%) MVC
5 36 (7.58%) Migration
5 36 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (6.74%) Software Engineering
7 29 (6.11%) DevOps
7 29 (6.11%) Data Modelling
8 22 (4.63%) Configuration Management
9 20 (4.21%) TDD
9 20 (4.21%) E-Commerce
9 20 (4.21%) Scrum
10 19 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (4.00%) Web Development
11 18 (3.79%) Test Scripting
11 18 (3.79%) Data Migration
12 17 (3.58%) Data Analysis
12 17 (3.58%) Data Management
13 16 (3.37%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 97 (20.42%) C#
2 86 (18.11%) JavaScript
3 69 (14.53%) T-SQL
4 62 (13.05%) Java
5 47 (9.89%) PL/SQL
6 37 (7.79%) Python
7 30 (6.32%) Ruby
7 30 (6.32%) VBA
8 29 (6.11%) PHP
9 20 (4.21%) Shell Script
9 20 (4.21%) Bash Shell
10 15 (3.16%) C
11 9 (1.89%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.47%) VB
12 7 (1.47%) Perl
13 3 (0.63%) PHP5
13 3 (0.63%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.63%) C++
14 2 (0.42%) R
14 2 (0.42%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 20 (4.21%) Degree
2 14 (2.95%) ISEB
2 14 (2.95%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.84%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.42%) MCSE
6 2 (0.42%) MCSA
6 2 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.21%) MCTS
7 1 (0.21%) MCITP
7 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) CCNA
7 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.58%) QA
2 3 (0.63%) SLA
2 3 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 10 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.42%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.21%) Xen
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.21%) XenServer
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.21%) vSphere
5 1 (0.21%) UAG
Systems Management
1 27 (5.68%) Puppet
2 25 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (2.74%) Nagios
4 12 (2.53%) Graphite
5 11 (2.32%) Ansible
5 11 (2.32%) CFEngine
6 10 (2.11%) Cobbler
6 10 (2.11%) Tivoli
7 7 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.84%) OpenIDM
8 4 (0.84%) OpenView
9 3 (0.63%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle EDQ
10 2 (0.42%) SCCM
11 1 (0.21%) OVSD
11 1 (0.21%) SCOM
11 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.21%) NSN NetAct
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.21%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 127 (26.74%) Oracle
2 67 (14.11%) Microsoft
3 26 (5.47%) Splunk
4 17 (3.58%) Business Objects
5 14 (2.95%) Red Hat
6 13 (2.74%) IBM
6 13 (2.74%) hybris
7 12 (2.53%) VMware
8 11 (2.32%) SaltStack
9 10 (2.11%) HP
10 7 (1.47%) Teradata
10 7 (1.47%) ATG
11 5 (1.05%) Citrix
11 5 (1.05%) Cisco
11 5 (1.05%) Sencha
11 5 (1.05%) Appcelerator
12 4 (0.84%) Adobe
13 3 (0.63%) Greenplum
13 3 (0.63%) Informatica
13 3 (0.63%) Sage
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Eden Lea
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £260 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Dewsbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago