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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 597 351 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.47% 15.34% 16.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.32% 38.11% 44.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 206 165
Average daily rate
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£325 £314 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% +4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 15
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.69 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.82% -17.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £12.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £24.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +9.09%
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
1141 921 756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 39.13% 40.25% 37.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 561 402
Average daily rate £325 £320 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £402 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 32
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.50 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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
West Yorkshire +1 433 £325 +1.56% 195
South Yorkshire +2 94 £300 +9.09% 30
North Yorkshire -3 32 £325 +1.56% 38
East Yorkshire +6 7 £306 - 7
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 488 (44.65%) SQL Server
2 327 (29.92%) Agile Software Development
3 316 (28.91%) Microsoft
4 301 (27.54%) Oracle
5 299 (27.36%) .NET
6 253 (23.15%) T-SQL
7 223 (20.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 206 (18.85%) Finance
9 203 (18.57%) C#
10 180 (16.47%) PL/SQL
11 179 (16.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 176 (16.10%) Business Intelligence
13 175 (16.01%) JavaScript
14 172 (15.74%) Windows
15 139 (12.72%) MVC
16 128 (11.71%) ASP.NET
17 127 (11.62%) Java
18 125 (11.44%) Linux
18 125 (11.44%) TDD
18 125 (11.44%) Oracle Database
19 123 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
20 116 (10.61%) ITIL
20 116 (10.61%) jQuery
21 109 (9.97%) XML
21 109 (9.97%) HTML
21 109 (9.97%) ETL
22 107 (9.79%) MS Excel
23 101 (9.24%) CSS
24 97 (8.87%) Data Modelling
25 96 (8.78%) Continuous Integration

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 70 (6.40%) IIS
2 66 (6.04%) SharePoint
3 52 (4.76%) SAS
4 31 (2.84%) JBoss
5 30 (2.74%) Apache
6 26 (2.38%) Tomcat
6 26 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
7 15 (1.37%) Node.js
8 14 (1.28%) WebSphere
8 14 (1.28%) MS Exchange
9 12 (1.10%) Apache Solr
10 9 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (0.64%) Confluence
12 5 (0.46%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.37%) nginx
13 4 (0.37%) GlassFish
14 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.27%) Lync
Applications
1 107 (9.79%) MS Excel
2 48 (4.39%) MS Office
3 11 (1.01%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.64%) PowerPivot
7 6 (0.55%) MS Project
8 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.18%) FastStats
9 1 (0.091%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.27%) assyst
3 2 (0.18%) Tridion
3 2 (0.18%) Agresso
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.18%) Unica
4 1 (0.091%) Line 500
4 1 (0.091%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.091%) INSURE/90
4 1 (0.091%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.091%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.091%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (0.82%) Office 365
4 4 (0.37%) SaaS
5 2 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.18%) GitHub
6 1 (0.091%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.02%) Firewall
2 27 (2.47%) SAN
3 13 (1.19%) NAS
4 12 (1.10%) LDAP
5 10 (0.91%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (0.73%) LAN
6 8 (0.73%) WAN
6 8 (0.73%) DNS
7 6 (0.55%) DHCP
8 4 (0.37%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.37%) Internet
8 4 (0.37%) Network Security
9 3 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.27%) VLAN
9 3 (0.27%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.27%) VoIP
9 3 (0.27%) SSL
9 3 (0.27%) FTP
9 3 (0.27%) HTTP
10 2 (0.18%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 488 (44.65%) SQL Server
2 223 (20.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 179 (16.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 125 (11.44%) Oracle Database
5 123 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
6 96 (8.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 90 (8.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 88 (8.05%) Oracle Database 11g
9 78 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 48 (4.39%) MongoDB
11 45 (4.12%) NoSQL
12 43 (3.93%) Relational Database
13 31 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
14 28 (2.56%) OLAP
15 22 (2.01%) MySQL
16 21 (1.92%) DB2
16 21 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
16 21 (1.92%) MS Access
17 19 (1.74%) Oracle ODI
18 16 (1.46%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 69 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 63 (5.76%) NUnit
3 54 (4.94%) Selenium
4 45 (4.12%) Visual Studio
5 40 (3.66%) Toad
6 38 (3.48%) Git (software)
7 37 (3.39%) Oracle APEX
8 30 (2.74%) Oracle Forms
9 27 (2.47%) Rhino Mocks
10 25 (2.29%) ERwin
10 25 (2.29%) Subversion
11 24 (2.20%) SpecFlow
12 22 (2.01%) Jenkins
13 19 (1.74%) Cucumber
14 18 (1.65%) Maven
15 17 (1.56%) JUnit
16 14 (1.28%) JIRA
17 12 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 10 (0.91%) Eclipse
19 9 (0.82%) Ant
General
1 206 (18.85%) Finance
2 36 (3.29%) Retail
3 28 (2.56%) Banking
4 15 (1.37%) Back Office
5 11 (1.01%) Marketing
6 9 (0.82%) Telecoms
7 8 (0.73%) Games
7 8 (0.73%) Manufacturing
7 8 (0.73%) Retail Banking
8 6 (0.55%) Legal
9 4 (0.37%) Advertising
9 4 (0.37%) Publishing
10 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.18%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.18%) Law
11 2 (0.18%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.18%) Local Government
12 1 (0.091%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.091%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.091%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 516 (47.21%) Developer
2 223 (20.40%) Analyst
3 114 (10.43%) SQL Developer
4 104 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 80 (7.32%) DBA
6 68 (6.22%) Test Analyst
7 66 (6.04%) Oracle Developer
7 66 (6.04%) SQL DBA
8 41 (3.75%) Consultant
8 41 (3.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 38 (3.48%) Data Analyst
9 38 (3.48%) Applications Support
9 38 (3.48%) DevOps Engineer
10 36 (3.29%) C# Developer
11 33 (3.02%) Support Analyst
12 29 (2.65%) Java Developer
12 29 (2.65%) Business Analyst
13 28 (2.56%) Software Developer
14 27 (2.47%) C# .NET Developer
15 26 (2.38%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (27.36%) .NET
2 128 (11.71%) ASP.NET
3 116 (10.61%) jQuery
4 109 (9.97%) HTML
4 109 (9.97%) XML
5 101 (9.24%) CSS
6 91 (8.33%) Web Services
7 70 (6.40%) .NET Framework
8 64 (5.86%) ASP.NET Web API
9 62 (5.67%) Entity Framework
10 52 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 49 (4.48%) JSON
12 48 (4.39%) WCF
13 29 (2.65%) Spring
13 29 (2.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 27 (2.47%) RabbitMQ
14 27 (2.47%) NHibernate
14 27 (2.47%) RESTful
14 27 (2.47%) J2EE
15 24 (2.20%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 83 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (6.22%) NHS
3 37 (3.39%) Data Centre
4 21 (1.92%) Clustering
5 16 (1.46%) Management Information System
5 16 (1.46%) Visualisation
6 13 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.10%) Replication
8 9 (0.82%) Data Integration
9 8 (0.73%) N-Tier
9 8 (0.73%) CMDB
10 7 (0.64%) W3C
11 6 (0.55%) Cryptography
11 6 (0.55%) Algorithms
11 6 (0.55%) Private Cloud
12 5 (0.46%) Data Extraction
12 5 (0.46%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.46%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (0.37%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 172 (15.74%) Windows
2 125 (11.44%) Linux
3 80 (7.32%) UNIX
4 51 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (2.29%) Windows 2000 Server
9 20 (1.83%) CentOS
10 12 (1.10%) AIX
11 10 (0.91%) Windows 2000
11 10 (0.91%) Data ONTAP
12 7 (0.64%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.55%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.27%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.27%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.18%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.18%) zOS
16 1 (0.091%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (29.92%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (16.10%) Business Intelligence
3 139 (12.72%) MVC
4 125 (11.44%) TDD
5 116 (10.61%) ITIL
6 109 (9.97%) ETL
7 97 (8.87%) Data Modelling
8 96 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
9 84 (7.69%) Migration
10 77 (7.04%) Scrum
11 71 (6.50%) SDLC
12 61 (5.58%) OO
13 60 (5.49%) Software Engineering
14 54 (4.94%) Unit Testing
15 52 (4.76%) DevOps
16 51 (4.67%) Data Analysis
17 50 (4.57%) Project Management
18 49 (4.48%) CRM
19 46 (4.21%) Stakeholder Management
20 45 (4.12%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 253 (23.15%) T-SQL
2 203 (18.57%) C#
3 180 (16.47%) PL/SQL
4 175 (16.01%) JavaScript
5 127 (11.62%) Java
6 71 (6.50%) PowerShell
7 61 (5.58%) VB
8 46 (4.21%) VBA
9 43 (3.93%) Shell Script
10 42 (3.84%) Ruby
11 40 (3.66%) Python
12 39 (3.57%) Bash Shell
13 38 (3.48%) VB.NET
14 33 (3.02%) PHP
15 25 (2.29%) VB6
16 17 (1.56%) Perl
17 14 (1.28%) C
18 13 (1.19%) C++
19 8 (0.73%) FoxPro (VFP)
20 7 (0.64%) Korn
Qualifications
1 44 (4.03%) Security Cleared
2 27 (2.47%) SC Cleared
3 26 (2.38%) ISEB
4 17 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (1.37%) Degree
6 14 (1.28%) ISTQB
7 11 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.37%) MCAD
9 4 (0.37%) MCSD
9 4 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.27%) MCSE
10 3 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.18%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.18%) CCNP
11 2 (0.18%) CCNA
11 2 (0.18%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.93%) QA
2 11 (1.01%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.55%) SLA
4 3 (0.27%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.091%) HL7
6 1 (0.091%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.091%) Basel II
6 1 (0.091%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.091%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (3.02%) Active Directory
2 31 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.91%) VMware Server
3 10 (0.91%) NFS
4 8 (0.73%) Docker
5 5 (0.46%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.46%) vSphere
6 3 (0.27%) XenServer
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.27%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.18%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.18%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.18%) XenApp
7 2 (0.18%) UAG
8 1 (0.091%) vCloud
8 1 (0.091%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.091%) Squid
8 1 (0.091%) Xen
8 1 (0.091%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 43 (3.93%) Puppet
2 42 (3.84%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (2.10%) Graphite
4 19 (1.74%) Tivoli
5 14 (1.28%) Cobbler
6 10 (0.91%) Rundeck
6 10 (0.91%) Opsview
7 8 (0.73%) Salt
7 8 (0.73%) OpenView
8 6 (0.55%) Nagios
8 6 (0.55%) Foglight
8 6 (0.55%) HP UCMDB
8 6 (0.55%) SCCM
9 5 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.46%) CFEngine
9 5 (0.46%) Control-M
9 5 (0.46%) Ansible
10 3 (0.27%) SCOM
10 3 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 316 (28.91%) Microsoft
2 301 (27.54%) Oracle
3 73 (6.68%) VMware
4 43 (3.93%) Cisco
5 33 (3.02%) Splunk
6 28 (2.56%) NetApp
7 24 (2.20%) Informatica
8 23 (2.10%) Business Objects
9 21 (1.92%) Red Hat
10 18 (1.65%) HP
11 17 (1.56%) Sitecore
12 16 (1.46%) IBM
13 14 (1.28%) Citrix
14 13 (1.19%) Adobe
15 12 (1.10%) hybris
16 11 (1.01%) EMC
17 10 (0.91%) Sun
17 10 (0.91%) SAP
17 10 (0.91%) Tealeaf
17 10 (0.91%) Riverbed
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates - 6 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £270.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £360.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate - 3 - 6 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £270 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £230 - £250 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months Initially
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Scarborough, North Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £200 to £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £200.00 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago