The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 19 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 329 386 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.18% 13.57% 14.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.43% 36.62% 41.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 235 250
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 7
Median hourly rate £12.15 £19.75 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.49% -40.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £18.23 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.56 £21.00 £41.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £31.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.80% +13.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
903 1054 854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 41.67% 37.06% 34.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 672 579
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 12
Median hourly rate £13.00 £31.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.06% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £15.26 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Yorkshire region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Yorkshire region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 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
West Yorkshire +1 228 £350 +3.70% 121
South Yorkshire -1 69 £365 +4.28% 35
North Yorkshire +2 17 £350 +16.66% 30
East Yorkshire 0 2 £325 -3.70% 5
Humberside - 1 £350 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 278 (41.62%) SQL Server
2 184 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (25.45%) Microsoft
4 162 (24.25%) T-SQL
5 160 (23.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 130 (19.46%) .NET
7 121 (18.11%) Business Intelligence
8 119 (17.81%) C#
9 118 (17.66%) Oracle
9 118 (17.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 99 (14.82%) Java
10 99 (14.82%) Finance
11 92 (13.77%) ETL
12 91 (13.62%) JavaScript
13 87 (13.02%) Data Warehouse
14 86 (12.87%) Windows
15 79 (11.83%) MVC
16 74 (11.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 67 (10.03%) Linux
18 65 (9.73%) SQL Server 2012
19 64 (9.58%) Data Modelling
20 63 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
21 59 (8.83%) XML
22 57 (8.53%) NoSQL
23 55 (8.23%) TDD
24 54 (8.08%) HTML
25 53 (7.93%) ASP.NET
26 51 (7.63%) CSS
26 51 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
26 51 (7.63%) SQL Server 2014

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in 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 25 (3.74%) SharePoint
2 23 (3.44%) SAS
3 16 (2.40%) WebSphere
4 13 (1.95%) Confluence
5 12 (1.80%) CMS
5 12 (1.80%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (1.50%) WebLogic
7 10 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.35%) IIS
8 9 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.90%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.90%) CICS
9 6 (0.90%) IBM HTTP Server
9 6 (0.90%) Jetty
9 6 (0.90%) nginx
9 6 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (0.90%) WordPress
10 5 (0.75%) JBoss
Applications
1 47 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.40%) MS Office
3 3 (0.45%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.30%) Unica
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.15%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.15%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.15%) Magento
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (0.15%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.15%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.95%) GitHub
4 8 (1.20%) Google Analytics
5 7 (1.05%) Office 365
6 3 (0.45%) IaaS
6 3 (0.45%) PaaS
6 3 (0.45%) SaaS
7 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.30%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle CX
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.80%) HTTP
2 11 (1.65%) LAN
2 11 (1.65%) WAN
3 7 (1.05%) DNS
3 7 (1.05%) Firewall
4 6 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (0.90%) Internet
5 5 (0.75%) SSH
5 5 (0.75%) VPN
6 4 (0.60%) SAN
6 4 (0.60%) SMS
7 3 (0.45%) BGP
7 3 (0.45%) DHCP
7 3 (0.45%) LDAP
7 3 (0.45%) Network Security
7 3 (0.45%) SMTP
7 3 (0.45%) VLAN
7 3 (0.45%) Wireless
8 2 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.30%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (41.62%) SQL Server
2 160 (23.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 118 (17.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 87 (13.02%) Data Warehouse
5 74 (11.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 65 (9.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 63 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 57 (8.53%) NoSQL
9 51 (7.63%) SQL Server 2014
10 32 (4.79%) Oracle Database
11 28 (4.19%) MySQL
12 23 (3.44%) Relational Database
13 22 (3.29%) DB2
13 22 (3.29%) SQL Server 2005
14 21 (3.14%) BusinessObjects
14 21 (3.14%) MongoDB
15 19 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
16 18 (2.69%) Hadoop
16 18 (2.69%) Oracle Database 11g
17 16 (2.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 48 (7.19%) Git (software)
2 36 (5.39%) Visual Studio
3 30 (4.49%) JIRA
4 21 (3.14%) Subversion
5 19 (2.84%) Jenkins
6 17 (2.54%) Selenium
7 11 (1.65%) Cucumber
7 11 (1.65%) Maven
7 11 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (1.50%) Grunt
8 10 (1.50%) Mercurial
9 9 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
10 8 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (1.05%) gulp
11 7 (1.05%) Jasmine
11 7 (1.05%) SoapUI
11 7 (1.05%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.90%) Rational Application Developer
12 6 (0.90%) WebDriver
General
1 99 (14.82%) Finance
2 16 (2.40%) Advertising
2 16 (2.40%) Banking
3 13 (1.95%) Retail
4 11 (1.65%) Back Office
4 11 (1.65%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.05%) Law
5 7 (1.05%) Marketing
6 4 (0.60%) Games
7 2 (0.30%) Automotive
7 2 (0.30%) Electronics
7 2 (0.30%) Legal
7 2 (0.30%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.15%) Billing
8 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.15%) Local Government
8 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 363 (54.34%) Developer
2 134 (20.06%) SQL Developer
3 87 (13.02%) Analyst
4 70 (10.48%) .NET Developer
5 65 (9.73%) DBA
6 49 (7.34%) SQL DBA
7 48 (7.19%) Java Developer
8 47 (7.04%) SSIS Developer
9 36 (5.39%) Consultant
10 33 (4.94%) C# Developer
11 29 (4.34%) Architect
11 29 (4.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 29 (4.34%) PHP Developer
12 27 (4.04%) C# .NET Developer
12 27 (4.04%) Oracle Developer
13 26 (3.89%) Administrator
14 23 (3.44%) Data Analyst
15 21 (3.14%) T-SQL Developer
16 20 (2.99%) ETL Developer
17 18 (2.69%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (19.46%) .NET
2 59 (8.83%) XML
3 54 (8.08%) HTML
4 53 (7.93%) ASP.NET
5 51 (7.63%) CSS
6 48 (7.19%) .NET Framework
7 45 (6.74%) Entity Framework
8 40 (5.99%) jQuery
9 36 (5.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 36 (5.39%) Web Services
10 33 (4.94%) AngularJS
10 33 (4.94%) ASP.NET Web API
11 30 (4.49%) SOAP
12 27 (4.04%) Spring
13 22 (3.29%) J2EE
13 22 (3.29%) REST
14 20 (2.99%) Hibernate
14 20 (2.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 19 (2.84%) Ajax
16 18 (2.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (4.94%) Visualisation
3 25 (3.74%) Replication
4 21 (3.14%) NHS
5 17 (2.54%) Data Centre
6 16 (2.40%) Inversion of Control
7 14 (2.10%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.95%) Algorithms
9 12 (1.80%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.65%) Data Integration
11 10 (1.50%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.35%) Clustering
12 9 (1.35%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.20%) User Experience
14 7 (1.05%) Private Cloud
15 6 (0.90%) Computer Science
16 5 (0.75%) HACMP
16 5 (0.75%) Social Network
17 4 (0.60%) iSeries
17 4 (0.60%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 86 (12.87%) Windows
2 67 (10.03%) Linux
3 42 (6.29%) Windows Server
4 41 (6.14%) Unix
5 13 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.50%) Solaris
8 9 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.05%) CentOS
10 6 (0.90%) AIX
10 6 (0.90%) SUSE
10 6 (0.90%) zOS
11 3 (0.45%) Android
11 3 (0.45%) CoreOS
11 3 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.45%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.45%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.30%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.15%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (18.11%) Business Intelligence
3 92 (13.77%) ETL
4 79 (11.83%) MVC
5 64 (9.58%) Data Modelling
6 55 (8.23%) TDD
7 46 (6.89%) OO
8 44 (6.59%) Migration
9 40 (5.99%) Scrum
10 38 (5.69%) Performance Tuning
11 37 (5.54%) Analytics
12 35 (5.24%) Unit Testing
13 34 (5.09%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (4.79%) Data Visualisation
15 30 (4.49%) CRM
15 30 (4.49%) Software Engineering
16 27 (4.04%) Kimball Methodology
17 25 (3.74%) Data Analysis
18 24 (3.59%) SDLC
18 24 (3.59%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 162 (24.25%) T-SQL
2 119 (17.81%) C#
3 99 (14.82%) Java
4 91 (13.62%) JavaScript
5 36 (5.39%) PHP
6 34 (5.09%) Python
7 33 (4.94%) PL/SQL
8 24 (3.59%) VB.NET
8 24 (3.59%) VBA
9 15 (2.25%) PowerShell
9 15 (2.25%) Ruby
10 14 (2.10%) VB
11 10 (1.50%) C++
11 10 (1.50%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.35%) C
13 8 (1.20%) Perl
14 7 (1.05%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.90%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 6 (0.90%) PHP 5
15 6 (0.90%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 39 (5.84%) Degree
2 22 (3.29%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.80%) ISEB
3 12 (1.80%) ISTQB
3 12 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (1.20%) CCNA
4 8 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.05%) CCNP
5 7 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (0.90%) CCDA
6 6 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.75%) CCIE
8 4 (0.60%) MCDBA
8 4 (0.60%) MCITP
8 4 (0.60%) MCSE
8 4 (0.60%) MCTS
8 4 (0.60%) SAS Certification
9 3 (0.45%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.30%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.89%) QA
2 18 (2.69%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.60%) SLA
5 2 (0.30%) FATCA
System Software
1 35 (5.24%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.35%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.20%) GlusterFS
5 4 (0.60%) Docker
5 4 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.60%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.60%) vSphere
6 3 (0.45%) Ceph
6 3 (0.45%) etcd
6 3 (0.45%) flannel
6 3 (0.45%) HDFS
6 3 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.30%) vCloud
7 2 (0.30%) Xen
8 1 (0.15%) KVM
8 1 (0.15%) SRDF
8 1 (0.15%) XenApp
8 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (2.84%) Puppet
2 13 (1.95%) Ansible
3 12 (1.80%) Oracle Identity Management
3 12 (1.80%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 9 (1.35%) SCCM
5 8 (1.20%) logstash
5 8 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (0.75%) Data Guard
7 5 (0.75%) Kibana
8 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (0.60%) vRealize
9 3 (0.45%) Graphite
9 3 (0.45%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.45%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.45%) rkt
9 3 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 170 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 118 (17.66%) Oracle
3 32 (4.79%) Tableau
4 31 (4.64%) VMware
5 14 (2.10%) Cisco
6 13 (1.95%) SAP
6 13 (1.95%) Zend
7 12 (1.80%) IBM
8 10 (1.50%) Google
9 8 (1.20%) Intel
10 7 (1.05%) Cognos
10 7 (1.05%) HP
11 6 (0.90%) Informatica
11 6 (0.90%) NetApp
11 6 (0.90%) Sybase
12 5 (0.75%) Ab Initio
12 5 (0.75%) Avaya
12 5 (0.75%) EMC
12 5 (0.75%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.75%) Veeam
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