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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 240 264 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.23% 17.38% 17.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.93% 45.60% 47.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 174 174
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 8
Average hourly rate £33.00 £25.00 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +70.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £16.99 £8.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £115.00 £17.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.81%
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
601 579 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 35.65% 38.12% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 376 302
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 24
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £16.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.93% +44.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £13.65 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £175.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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 0 159 £338 +3.84% 147
Bradford -5 31 £295 -15.71% 15
Halifax +3 11 £369 - 8
Wakefield -2 2 £263 -31.37% 10
Dewsbury -2 1 £275 -
Huddersfield -3 1 £275 -8.33% 13
Brighouse - - - - 1
Castleford - - - - 1
Wetherby - - - - 1
Otley - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
SQL
Yorkshire

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 178 (38.44%) SQL Server
2 138 (29.81%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (28.08%) .NET
4 103 (22.25%) C#
5 101 (21.81%) Oracle
6 99 (21.38%) ASP.NET
7 94 (20.30%) JavaScript
8 82 (17.71%) T-SQL
9 79 (17.06%) HTML
10 77 (16.63%) Microsoft
11 76 (16.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 73 (15.77%) MVC
13 72 (15.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 66 (14.25%) Business Intelligence
15 62 (13.39%) CSS
16 60 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
17 58 (12.53%) jQuery
18 57 (12.31%) Finance
19 55 (11.88%) Web Services
19 55 (11.88%) Linux
20 52 (11.23%) Java
21 46 (9.94%) SQL Server 2008
22 45 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
23 43 (9.29%) Python
24 42 (9.07%) Windows
24 42 (9.07%) ETL
25 41 (8.86%) XML
25 41 (8.86%) UNIX
26 39 (8.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
27 38 (8.21%) Continuous Integration

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 26 (5.62%) SAS
2 24 (5.18%) Apache
3 20 (4.32%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.81%) CMS
5 10 (2.16%) Apache Solr
6 9 (1.94%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.73%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.51%) Kentico
9 6 (1.30%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.30%) Adobe CQ
10 5 (1.08%) Apache ServiceMix
11 4 (0.86%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.86%) JBoss
11 4 (0.86%) IIS
11 4 (0.86%) Node.js
12 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.65%) nginx
12 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 38 (8.21%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.89%) MS Office
3 5 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.86%) Stata
4 4 (0.86%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.65%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.65%) SPSS
6 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.22%) DOC1
7 1 (0.22%) MS Project
7 1 (0.22%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 9 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.43%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.22%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.08%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.65%) Route 53
3 3 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.43%) Office 365
5 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.30%) Firewall
2 5 (1.08%) DNS
2 5 (1.08%) CTI
2 5 (1.08%) LDAP
3 3 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (0.65%) DHCP
3 3 (0.65%) HTTP
3 3 (0.65%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.65%) SAN
4 2 (0.43%) Internet
4 2 (0.43%) SSL
4 2 (0.43%) NAS
4 2 (0.43%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.22%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.22%) HSPA
5 1 (0.22%) LTE
5 1 (0.22%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.22%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.22%) RNC
5 1 (0.22%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (38.44%) SQL Server
2 76 (16.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 72 (15.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 60 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
5 46 (9.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 39 (8.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 32 (6.91%) Relational Database
8 27 (5.83%) MongoDB
9 26 (5.62%) MySQL
10 22 (4.75%) Oracle Database
11 19 (4.10%) QlikView
11 19 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
12 16 (3.46%) NoSQL
13 15 (3.24%) CouchDB
13 15 (3.24%) Hypertable
13 15 (3.24%) Riak
14 14 (3.02%) RDBMS
15 13 (2.81%) SQL Server 2005
16 12 (2.59%) OLAP
17 11 (2.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 26 (5.62%) Subversion
2 22 (4.75%) Selenium
3 21 (4.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (3.89%) Git (software)
5 15 (3.24%) Fiddler
5 15 (3.24%) Visual Studio
6 10 (2.16%) NUnit
6 10 (2.16%) Rhino Mocks
7 9 (1.94%) Cucumber
7 9 (1.94%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.94%) JUnit
8 8 (1.73%) JMeter
8 8 (1.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (1.51%) SpecFlow
10 6 (1.30%) JIRA
11 5 (1.08%) QUnit
11 5 (1.08%) LLBLGen Pro
11 5 (1.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 5 (1.08%) QuickTest Pro
11 5 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 57 (12.31%) Finance
2 21 (4.54%) Retail
3 16 (3.46%) Banking
4 9 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.30%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.08%) Marketing
7 4 (0.86%) Games
7 4 (0.86%) Back Office
7 4 (0.86%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.65%) Legal
9 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.43%) Advertising
9 2 (0.43%) Law
10 1 (0.22%) Local Government
10 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 224 (48.38%) Developer
2 103 (22.25%) Analyst
3 76 (16.41%) SQL Developer
4 67 (14.47%) .NET Developer
5 40 (8.64%) Test Analyst
6 24 (5.18%) DevOps Engineer
7 20 (4.32%) DBA
8 19 (4.10%) Senior Developer
9 18 (3.89%) SQL DBA
9 18 (3.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 18 (3.89%) C# Developer
10 17 (3.67%) Business Analyst
10 17 (3.67%) C# .NET Developer
11 16 (3.46%) Consultant
12 15 (3.24%) ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (3.24%) Tester
13 14 (3.02%) Support Analyst
14 13 (2.81%) Architect
14 13 (2.81%) Data Analyst
15 12 (2.59%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (28.08%) .NET
2 99 (21.38%) ASP.NET
3 79 (17.06%) HTML
4 62 (13.39%) CSS
5 58 (12.53%) jQuery
6 55 (11.88%) Web Services
7 41 (8.86%) XML
8 35 (7.56%) JSON
9 32 (6.91%) .NET Framework
10 28 (6.05%) WCF
11 26 (5.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (4.97%) CSS3
13 22 (4.75%) ASP.NET Web API
14 19 (4.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 16 (3.46%) J2EE
15 16 (3.46%) Hibernate
15 16 (3.46%) NHibernate
16 15 (3.24%) SOAP
17 13 (2.81%) Spring
17 13 (2.81%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (7.56%) NHS
3 12 (2.59%) Clustering
4 10 (2.16%) Data Structures
5 7 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.51%) Visualisation
5 7 (1.51%) Statistics
5 7 (1.51%) Replication
6 6 (1.30%) IVR
6 6 (1.30%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.30%) Smartcard
6 6 (1.30%) PKI
6 6 (1.30%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.08%) User Experience
7 5 (1.08%) iPhone
7 5 (1.08%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.86%) GIS
8 4 (0.86%) Credit Risk
8 4 (0.86%) Online Games
9 3 (0.65%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 55 (11.88%) Linux
2 42 (9.07%) Windows
3 41 (8.86%) UNIX
4 13 (2.81%) CentOS
5 12 (2.59%) Android
6 8 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (1.08%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.43%) AIX
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (29.81%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (15.77%) MVC
3 66 (14.25%) Business Intelligence
4 42 (9.07%) ETL
5 38 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (7.99%) Software Engineering
7 34 (7.34%) DevOps
8 33 (7.13%) TDD
9 28 (6.05%) Configuration Management
9 28 (6.05%) Migration
10 26 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (4.54%) Data Management
12 20 (4.32%) Data Modelling
12 20 (4.32%) Scrum
13 18 (3.89%) Unit Testing
13 18 (3.89%) Web Development
13 18 (3.89%) OO
14 15 (3.24%) Automated Testing
14 15 (3.24%) Data Migration
14 15 (3.24%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 103 (22.25%) C#
2 94 (20.30%) JavaScript
3 82 (17.71%) T-SQL
4 52 (11.23%) Java
5 43 (9.29%) Python
6 35 (7.56%) Ruby
7 33 (7.13%) PHP
8 30 (6.48%) PL/SQL
9 22 (4.75%) VBA
10 19 (4.10%) C
10 19 (4.10%) Bash Shell
11 17 (3.67%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.73%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.51%) VB
14 4 (0.86%) Perl
14 4 (0.86%) C++
14 4 (0.86%) XPath
15 3 (0.65%) SAS Macro
16 2 (0.43%) PL/1
16 2 (0.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (4.10%) Degree
2 17 (3.67%) ISEB
3 15 (3.24%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.59%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.86%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.43%) MCSE
8 2 (0.43%) MCSA
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.22%) MCITP
9 1 (0.22%) MCTS
9 1 (0.22%) CCNA
9 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.48%) QA
2 4 (0.86%) SLA
3 3 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (1.94%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.86%) vSphere
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.43%) Xen
4 2 (0.43%) XenServer
5 1 (0.22%) UAG
5 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 32 (6.91%) Puppet
2 30 (6.48%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (3.67%) Nagios
4 16 (3.46%) Graphite
5 15 (3.24%) Ansible
5 15 (3.24%) CFEngine
6 11 (2.38%) Cobbler
6 11 (2.38%) Tivoli
7 6 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (1.08%) OpenIDM
9 3 (0.65%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.65%) OpenView
10 2 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle EDQ
11 1 (0.22%) Salt
11 1 (0.22%) Opsview
11 1 (0.22%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.22%) NSN NetAct
11 1 (0.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 101 (21.81%) Oracle
2 77 (16.63%) Microsoft
3 31 (6.70%) Splunk
4 15 (3.24%) Red Hat
4 15 (3.24%) SaltStack
5 14 (3.02%) hybris
6 12 (2.59%) VMware
7 10 (2.16%) IBM
8 7 (1.51%) Business Objects
8 7 (1.51%) HP
9 6 (1.30%) Cisco
10 5 (1.08%) Appcelerator
10 5 (1.08%) Sencha
10 5 (1.08%) Adobe
10 5 (1.08%) Citrix
10 5 (1.08%) Teradata
10 5 (1.08%) ATG
11 3 (0.65%) JD Edwards
11 3 (0.65%) Sage
11 3 (0.65%) Informatica
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £335 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Platform People
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: competitive day rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £200 - £300 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago