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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 8 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 185 277 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.96% 13.85% 14.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.46% 33.49% 40.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 168 192
Median daily rate £354 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.88% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Median hourly rate £15.19 £21.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.67% -47.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £17.38 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.00 £41.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £24.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+53.06% -18.33%

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
650 827 656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 45.52% 41.35% 36.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 541 445
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £556 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 9
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -45.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £15.26 £32.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 February 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds 0 159 £352 +0.57% 87
Halifax +11 8 £315 -23.86% 6
Wakefield -2 4 £369 +9.25% 1
Bradford -14 4 £363 +13.28% 10
Pudsey -3 2 £625 -
Keighley - 1 - - 2
SQL
Yorkshire

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 159 (38.88%) SQL Server
2 131 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (27.38%) Microsoft
4 108 (26.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 97 (23.72%) T-SQL
6 84 (20.54%) Business Intelligence
7 77 (18.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 71 (17.36%) Oracle
9 69 (16.87%) .NET
10 68 (16.63%) JavaScript
11 66 (16.14%) Java
12 60 (14.67%) C#
13 57 (13.94%) Finance
14 56 (13.69%) Windows
15 55 (13.45%) ETL
16 53 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
17 52 (12.71%) MVC
18 44 (10.76%) Linux
19 42 (10.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 42 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
20 40 (9.78%) Data Modelling
21 39 (9.54%) SQL Server 2008
22 38 (9.29%) SQL Server 2014
23 37 (9.05%) SQL Server 2012
24 36 (8.80%) Unix
25 35 (8.56%) NoSQL
26 32 (7.82%) HTML
26 32 (7.82%) ASP.NET
27 31 (7.58%) OO
28 30 (7.33%) MS Excel

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (3.91%) SAS
2 15 (3.67%) WebSphere
3 11 (2.69%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (1.71%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.47%) IIS
7 5 (1.22%) CMS
7 5 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.98%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.73%) Apache
9 3 (0.73%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.49%) JBoss
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.24%) Kentico
11 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 30 (7.33%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.93%) MS Office
3 3 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.49%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.49%) Unica
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.24%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (0.24%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.96%) Google Analytics
1 8 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.98%) GitHub
4 3 (0.73%) IaaS
4 3 (0.73%) Office 365
4 3 (0.73%) PaaS
4 3 (0.73%) SaaS
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.93%) HTTP
2 9 (2.20%) Firewall
3 7 (1.71%) LAN
3 7 (1.71%) WAN
4 6 (1.47%) DNS
4 6 (1.47%) Internet
5 5 (1.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (1.22%) VPN
6 4 (0.98%) LDAP
6 4 (0.98%) SMTP
6 4 (0.98%) SSH
7 3 (0.73%) SAN
8 2 (0.49%) BGP
8 2 (0.49%) DHCP
8 2 (0.49%) Intranet
8 2 (0.49%) Wireless
9 1 (0.24%) 2G
9 1 (0.24%) 3G
9 1 (0.24%) VLAN
9 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (38.88%) SQL Server
2 108 (26.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 77 (18.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 53 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (10.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 39 (9.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 38 (9.29%) SQL Server 2014
8 37 (9.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 35 (8.56%) NoSQL
10 19 (4.65%) MongoDB
11 17 (4.16%) BusinessObjects
11 17 (4.16%) Oracle Database
12 14 (3.42%) Power BI
13 13 (3.18%) QlikView
13 13 (3.18%) Relational Database
14 12 (2.93%) MySQL
15 11 (2.69%) Hadoop
15 11 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
16 10 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (5.87%) Git (software)
2 23 (5.62%) Visual Studio
3 15 (3.67%) JIRA
4 13 (3.18%) Jenkins
5 12 (2.93%) Selenium
6 11 (2.69%) Subversion
7 10 (2.44%) Grunt
8 9 (2.20%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.71%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.71%) gulp
9 7 (1.71%) Jasmine
9 7 (1.71%) Maven
9 7 (1.71%) PHPUnit
9 7 (1.71%) Rational Application Developer
9 7 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (1.47%) Mercurial
10 6 (1.47%) SpecFlow
11 5 (1.22%) Android Studio
11 5 (1.22%) LoadRunner
11 5 (1.22%) WebDriver
General
1 57 (13.94%) Finance
2 11 (2.69%) Advertising
3 8 (1.96%) Law
4 7 (1.71%) Retail
5 6 (1.47%) Back Office
5 6 (1.47%) Marketing
6 5 (1.22%) Banking
6 5 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.98%) Electronics
8 3 (0.73%) Games
9 2 (0.49%) Legal
10 1 (0.24%) Automotive
10 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 211 (51.59%) Developer
2 79 (19.32%) SQL Developer
3 57 (13.94%) Analyst
4 39 (9.54%) .NET Developer
4 39 (9.54%) DBA
5 33 (8.07%) SSIS Developer
6 30 (7.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 27 (6.60%) Java Developer
8 25 (6.11%) SQL DBA
9 24 (5.87%) Administrator
10 23 (5.62%) PHP Developer
11 21 (5.13%) T-SQL Developer
12 18 (4.40%) C# Developer
13 17 (4.16%) SQL BI Developer
14 14 (3.42%) Architect
14 14 (3.42%) ETL Developer
14 14 (3.42%) SSRS Developer
15 13 (3.18%) Consultant
15 13 (3.18%) Oracle DBA
15 13 (3.18%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (16.87%) .NET
2 32 (7.82%) ASP.NET
2 32 (7.82%) HTML
3 28 (6.85%) AngularJS
3 28 (6.85%) CSS
4 27 (6.60%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (5.87%) XML
6 23 (5.62%) .NET Framework
7 22 (5.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (3.91%) Entity Framework
9 15 (3.67%) SOAP
9 15 (3.67%) Web Services
10 14 (3.42%) J2EE
10 14 (3.42%) REST
11 13 (3.18%) Spring
12 12 (2.93%) Hibernate
12 12 (2.93%) JSP
12 12 (2.93%) RESTful
13 11 (2.69%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (2.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.16%) Visualisation
3 15 (3.67%) Data Centre
4 14 (3.42%) Replication
5 12 (2.93%) NHS
6 11 (2.69%) Client/Server
7 10 (2.44%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.20%) Data Integration
9 8 (1.96%) User Experience
10 7 (1.71%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.71%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.47%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.22%) Computer Science
12 5 (1.22%) HACMP
12 5 (1.22%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.98%) Performance Metrics
13 4 (0.98%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 3 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
14 3 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 56 (13.69%) Windows
2 44 (10.76%) Linux
3 36 (8.80%) Unix
4 23 (5.62%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.47%) Android
9 5 (1.22%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.98%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 3 (0.73%) Solaris
11 3 (0.73%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (20.54%) Business Intelligence
3 55 (13.45%) ETL
4 52 (12.71%) MVC
5 40 (9.78%) Data Modelling
6 31 (7.58%) OO
7 30 (7.33%) Scrum
8 29 (7.09%) Analytics
9 26 (6.36%) TDD
10 25 (6.11%) Software Engineering
11 23 (5.62%) Performance Tuning
12 22 (5.38%) Project Management
13 20 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (4.65%) Unit Testing
15 18 (4.40%) Migration
16 17 (4.16%) DevOps
16 17 (4.16%) E-Commerce
16 17 (4.16%) ITIL
16 17 (4.16%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 97 (23.72%) T-SQL
2 68 (16.63%) JavaScript
3 66 (16.14%) Java
4 60 (14.67%) C#
5 29 (7.09%) PHP
5 29 (7.09%) Python
6 13 (3.18%) PL/SQL
7 12 (2.93%) PowerShell
7 12 (2.93%) Shell Script
7 12 (2.93%) VBA
8 10 (2.44%) C++
8 10 (2.44%) Ruby
9 9 (2.20%) VB.NET
10 8 (1.96%) C
10 8 (1.96%) VB
11 7 (1.71%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.47%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.22%) AWK
14 4 (0.98%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 4 (0.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (6.11%) Degree
2 11 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.96%) ISEB
3 8 (1.96%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (1.47%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.22%) CCDA
5 5 (1.22%) CCIE
5 5 (1.22%) CCNA
5 5 (1.22%) CCNP
5 5 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.22%) SAS Certification
6 4 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.98%) MCDBA
6 4 (0.98%) MCITP
6 4 (0.98%) MCTS
7 2 (0.49%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.49%) OCP
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.44%) Data Quality
1 10 (2.44%) QA
2 4 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (0.98%) IFRS
2 4 (0.98%) IFRS 9
3 2 (0.49%) FATCA
4 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (2.93%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.47%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.98%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.73%) Docker
5 3 (0.73%) vCloud
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.49%) vSphere
7 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.24%) Xen
7 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (4.40%) Puppet
2 12 (2.93%) Oracle Identity Management
2 12 (2.93%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 7 (1.71%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (1.22%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.98%) Ansible
6 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (0.98%) SCCM
6 4 (0.98%) vRealize
7 2 (0.49%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.49%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Statspack
8 1 (0.24%) SCOM
8 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 112 (27.38%) Microsoft
2 71 (17.36%) Oracle
3 29 (7.09%) Tableau
4 21 (5.13%) VMware
5 9 (2.20%) Google
5 9 (2.20%) SAP
6 8 (1.96%) IBM
6 8 (1.96%) Zend
7 7 (1.71%) Cognos
8 6 (1.47%) HP
8 6 (1.47%) Veeam
9 5 (1.22%) Cisco
9 5 (1.22%) NetApp
10 4 (0.98%) Dell
10 4 (0.98%) EMC
10 4 (0.98%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.73%) Avaya
11 3 (0.73%) RedGate
11 3 (0.73%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.73%) Sybase
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Benefits
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Rate: From £325 to £425 per day
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Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
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Halifax, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 per annum
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The Bridge Ltd
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Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
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Huddersfield
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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Transition Partners
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West Yorkshire
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Halifax, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £405 per annum
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