The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 332 359 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.80% 16.07% 19.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.08% 41.99% 44.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 187 257
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£318 £319 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.47% +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 16
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.23 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.35 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.38 £26.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+3.30% -1.85%
SQL
England

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
789 855 1168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.79% 38.27% 43.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 466 640
Average daily rate £320 £310 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £422 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 55 21
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £23.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £102.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Yorkshire +1 238 £320 -1.53% 136
South Yorkshire -1 53 £275 -21.42% 29
North Yorkshire -1 30 £295 -1.66% 36
East Yorkshire -2 2 £350 - 7
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 250 (33.83%) SQL Server
2 217 (29.36%) Oracle
3 148 (20.03%) .NET
4 134 (18.13%) Finance
5 126 (17.05%) PL/SQL
5 126 (17.05%) C#
6 122 (16.51%) Microsoft
7 120 (16.24%) T-SQL
8 108 (14.61%) Java
8 108 (14.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 101 (13.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 98 (13.26%) XML
10 98 (13.26%) Windows
11 93 (12.58%) Data Warehouse
12 88 (11.91%) Agile Software Development
13 81 (10.96%) SQL Server 2008
13 81 (10.96%) Oracle Database
14 78 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
15 77 (10.42%) JavaScript
16 76 (10.28%) ETL
17 73 (9.88%) ASP.NET
18 72 (9.74%) HTML
19 69 (9.34%) MVC
19 69 (9.34%) SQL Server 2005
20 65 (8.80%) CSS
21 62 (8.39%) Data Modelling
21 62 (8.39%) QA
21 62 (8.39%) Performance Tuning
22 57 (7.71%) MS Excel
23 55 (7.44%) VB.NET

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 31 (4.19%) WebLogic
2 25 (3.38%) SharePoint
3 23 (3.11%) IIS
4 22 (2.98%) SAS
5 17 (2.30%) MS Exchange
6 16 (2.17%) Apache
7 10 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (1.35%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.22%) Apache Solr
8 9 (1.22%) CMS
9 8 (1.08%) nginx
10 6 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (0.81%) ColdFusion
10 6 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.68%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.54%) Oracle Application Server
12 4 (0.54%) Confluence
13 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 57 (7.71%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.89%) MS Office
3 12 (1.62%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (0.81%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.41%) SPSS
6 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.35%) Oracle Retail
2 10 (1.35%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.27%) SiteCatalyst
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.14%) Magento
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.14%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.14%) Route 53
1 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.57%) FTP
2 14 (1.89%) SAN
3 11 (1.49%) Firewall
4 9 (1.22%) Network Security
5 7 (0.95%) HTTP
6 6 (0.81%) Internet
7 4 (0.54%) DNS
7 4 (0.54%) SSL
8 3 (0.41%) NAS
8 3 (0.41%) SSH
8 3 (0.41%) DHCP
8 3 (0.41%) LAN
8 3 (0.41%) WAN
9 2 (0.27%) Intranet
9 2 (0.27%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.27%) VPN
9 2 (0.27%) LDAP
9 2 (0.27%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.14%) WinSCP
10 1 (0.14%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (33.83%) SQL Server
2 108 (14.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 101 (13.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 93 (12.58%) Data Warehouse
5 81 (10.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 81 (10.96%) Oracle Database
6 69 (9.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 45 (6.09%) Oracle Database 11g
8 40 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
9 37 (5.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 37 (5.01%) Relational Database
10 25 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 24 (3.25%) MS Access
12 21 (2.84%) Oracle Database 10g
12 21 (2.84%) Oracle BI EE
13 18 (2.44%) QlikView
14 17 (2.30%) Star Schema
15 15 (2.03%) MySQL
15 15 (2.03%) SQL Server 2000
16 14 (1.89%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 31 (4.19%) Oracle Forms
1 31 (4.19%) Maven
1 31 (4.19%) Git (software)
2 26 (3.52%) Visual Studio
3 25 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (2.84%) QuickTest Pro
5 18 (2.44%) Selenium
6 15 (2.03%) Jenkins
7 11 (1.49%) JIRA
8 10 (1.35%) Subversion
8 10 (1.35%) Cucumber
9 9 (1.22%) Hudson
10 8 (1.08%) Toad
10 8 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
11 7 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (0.95%) ERwin
12 6 (0.81%) JUnit
13 5 (0.68%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.54%) JMeter
14 4 (0.54%) MorphX
General
1 134 (18.13%) Finance
2 33 (4.47%) Retail
3 30 (4.06%) Banking
4 17 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 7 (0.95%) Billing
7 6 (0.81%) Marketing
8 4 (0.54%) Legal
9 3 (0.41%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.41%) Electronics
9 3 (0.41%) Back Office
9 3 (0.41%) Advertising
10 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.27%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.14%) Local Government
11 1 (0.14%) Law
11 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 350 (47.36%) Developer
2 142 (19.22%) Analyst
3 76 (10.28%) .NET Developer
4 69 (9.34%) DBA
5 61 (8.25%) SQL Developer
6 51 (6.90%) Test Analyst
7 49 (6.63%) SQL DBA
8 46 (6.22%) Java Developer
9 39 (5.28%) Oracle Developer
10 38 (5.14%) Tester
11 34 (4.60%) C# Developer
12 32 (4.33%) Applications Support
13 28 (3.79%) Consultant
14 27 (3.65%) VB.NET Developer
15 26 (3.52%) Business Analyst
16 25 (3.38%) Data Analyst
17 24 (3.25%) C# .NET Developer
17 24 (3.25%) Administrator
17 24 (3.25%) Senior Developer
18 22 (2.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (20.03%) .NET
2 98 (13.26%) XML
3 73 (9.88%) ASP.NET
4 72 (9.74%) HTML
5 65 (8.80%) CSS
6 48 (6.50%) jQuery
7 43 (5.82%) Web Services
8 40 (5.41%) WinForms
9 37 (5.01%) J2EE
10 33 (4.47%) Spring
11 26 (3.52%) WCF
12 23 (3.11%) Hibernate
12 23 (3.11%) REST
13 22 (2.98%) Ajax
14 21 (2.84%) .NET Framework
14 21 (2.84%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (2.71%) HTML5
16 19 (2.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 17 (2.30%) Spring MVC
18 15 (2.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (5.82%) NHS
2 39 (5.28%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (2.71%) Clustering
4 14 (1.89%) Data Integration
5 13 (1.76%) Computer Science
5 13 (1.76%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.62%) Replication
7 11 (1.49%) Open Source
8 7 (0.95%) N-Tier
9 6 (0.81%) GIS
10 4 (0.54%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.54%) VLE
10 4 (0.54%) Data Extraction
11 3 (0.41%) FMCG
11 3 (0.41%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.41%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.41%) DTV
12 2 (0.27%) W3C
12 2 (0.27%) Firmware
12 2 (0.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 98 (13.26%) Windows
2 54 (7.31%) Linux
3 42 (5.68%) UNIX
4 14 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.81%) HPUX
6 6 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.68%) CentOS
8 4 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.54%) Android
9 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.14%) Solaris
10 1 (0.14%) AIX
10 1 (0.14%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (11.91%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
3 76 (10.28%) ETL
4 69 (9.34%) MVC
5 62 (8.39%) Data Modelling
5 62 (8.39%) Performance Tuning
6 48 (6.50%) Migration
7 43 (5.82%) Test Scripting
8 41 (5.55%) Scrum
9 40 (5.41%) TDD
10 38 (5.14%) OO
11 36 (4.87%) Software Engineering
12 34 (4.60%) Data Analysis
13 32 (4.33%) Unit Testing
14 26 (3.52%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (3.38%) Disaster Recovery
16 24 (3.25%) BDD
17 23 (3.11%) Data Migration
18 21 (2.84%) ITIL
18 21 (2.84%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (17.05%) PL/SQL
1 126 (17.05%) C#
2 120 (16.24%) T-SQL
3 108 (14.61%) Java
4 77 (10.42%) JavaScript
5 55 (7.44%) VB.NET
6 31 (4.19%) VBA
7 19 (2.57%) VB
8 18 (2.44%) Python
8 18 (2.44%) PHP
9 17 (2.30%) Shell Script
10 13 (1.76%) Perl
11 12 (1.62%) VB6
12 11 (1.49%) PowerShell
12 11 (1.49%) C++
12 11 (1.49%) COBOL
13 9 (1.22%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.81%) Delphi
15 5 (0.68%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 5 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (2.57%) ISTQB
2 18 (2.44%) ISEB
3 14 (1.89%) Degree
3 14 (1.89%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.68%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.27%) MCSE
7 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.14%) CCNA
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (8.39%) QA
2 19 (2.57%) SLA
3 7 (0.95%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.14%) EMIR
4 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.14%) FINREP
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.14%) MiFID
4 1 (0.14%) HL7
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 9002
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (2.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (0.68%) vSphere
5 4 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.41%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.27%) XenServer
8 1 (0.14%) XenApp
8 1 (0.14%) LiteSpeed
8 1 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 24 (3.25%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.81%) SCCM
3 4 (0.54%) Control-M
3 4 (0.54%) Puppet
3 4 (0.54%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.27%) Nagios
4 2 (0.27%) SCOM
4 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle EDQ
4 2 (0.27%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (0.14%) Salt
5 1 (0.14%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.14%) OVSD
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.14%) OpenView
5 1 (0.14%) Foglight
Vendors
1 217 (29.36%) Oracle
2 122 (16.51%) Microsoft
3 28 (3.79%) HP
3 28 (3.79%) VMware
4 22 (2.98%) Business Objects
5 17 (2.30%) SAP
5 17 (2.30%) IBM
6 10 (1.35%) Perforce
6 10 (1.35%) MicroStrategy
7 9 (1.22%) hybris
7 9 (1.22%) Informatica
8 7 (0.95%) Citrix
9 6 (0.81%) Ab Initio
9 6 (0.81%) EMC
9 6 (0.81%) Adobe
9 6 (0.81%) Teradata
10 5 (0.68%) BMC
10 5 (0.68%) CA
10 5 (0.68%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.54%) JBoss
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding of Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £150 - £225 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £250 - £275 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
South Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £180 - £200 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day Rate dependant on experiance
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £240 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Doncaster
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £25 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Halifax
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £360 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
DP Connect
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £13.31 - £17.46 per hour + negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago