The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Yorkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 526 335 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.03% 15.89% 13.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.08% 46.21% 40.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 160 167
Average daily rate £305 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £211 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 12
Average hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £10.20 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £26.80 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.79%
Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1094 725 813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 41.66% 34.39% 32.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 739 373 459
Average daily rate £315 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 31 21
Average hourly rate £29.00 £16.46 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.15% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.15 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.75 £37.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
SQL
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +1 331 £313 +4.16% 190
South Yorkshire +6 82 £300 - 38
North Yorkshire +1 67 £300 -20.00% 30
East Yorkshire +1 10 £300 - 5
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 367 (38.59%) SQL Server
2 257 (27.02%) Oracle
3 230 (24.19%) .NET
4 207 (21.77%) Microsoft
5 186 (19.56%) C#
6 179 (18.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 174 (18.30%) T-SQL
8 167 (17.56%) PL/SQL
9 156 (16.40%) Windows
10 154 (16.19%) Finance
11 147 (15.46%) Java
12 142 (14.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 125 (13.14%) ASP.NET
14 119 (12.51%) Agile Software Development
15 113 (11.88%) Performance Tuning
16 105 (11.04%) Oracle Database
17 103 (10.83%) HTML
18 101 (10.62%) JavaScript
19 100 (10.52%) XML
20 99 (10.41%) SQL Server 2008
21 95 (9.99%) Data Warehouse
22 94 (9.88%) Web Services
23 87 (9.15%) ETL
24 83 (8.73%) CSS
25 81 (8.52%) Business Intelligence
26 78 (8.20%) Linux
27 76 (7.99%) Migration
28 72 (7.57%) UNIX
29 71 (7.47%) MS Excel
30 70 (7.36%) SQL Server 2005

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 55 (5.78%) SharePoint
2 33 (3.47%) MS Exchange
3 28 (2.94%) IIS
4 25 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 22 (2.31%) WebLogic
6 19 (2.00%) SAS
7 16 (1.68%) Tomcat
7 16 (1.68%) Apache
8 15 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
8 15 (1.58%) SharePoint Server
9 11 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (1.05%) CMS
11 8 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (0.84%) nginx
11 8 (0.84%) ColdFusion
12 7 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.53%) Oracle Spatial
13 5 (0.53%) WordPress
13 5 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 71 (7.47%) MS Excel
2 27 (2.84%) MS Office
3 15 (1.58%) InfoPath
4 11 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.84%) MS Project
7 4 (0.42%) PowerPivot
7 4 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (1.37%) Oracle General Ledger
3 12 (1.26%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
5 10 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
5 10 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
6 9 (0.95%) Tridion
7 8 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
7 8 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.84%) Oracle 11i
8 6 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
9 5 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.53%) Magento
10 4 (0.42%) Siebel Analytics
11 3 (0.32%) SAP WM
11 3 (0.32%) WebTrends
11 3 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
12 2 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 2 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 28 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.53%) SaaS
4 2 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.47%) SAN
2 22 (2.31%) Firewall
3 11 (1.16%) NAS
4 10 (1.05%) WAN
4 10 (1.05%) DNS
5 9 (0.95%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.95%) LAN
6 7 (0.74%) Network Security
7 6 (0.63%) Internet
7 6 (0.63%) HTTP
8 5 (0.53%) FTP
8 5 (0.53%) SMTP
8 5 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.32%) DHCP
9 3 (0.32%) Intranet
9 3 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.32%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.21%) SSH
10 2 (0.21%) SSL
11 1 (0.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 367 (38.59%) SQL Server
2 179 (18.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 142 (14.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 105 (11.04%) Oracle Database
5 99 (10.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 95 (9.99%) Data Warehouse
7 70 (7.36%) SQL Server 2005
8 60 (6.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 58 (6.10%) Oracle Database 11g
10 54 (5.68%) SQL Server 2012
11 45 (4.73%) Oracle Reports
12 32 (3.36%) Oracle Database 10g
13 31 (3.26%) Relational Database
14 30 (3.15%) MySQL
15 29 (3.05%) Oracle BI EE
16 25 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
17 24 (2.52%) NoSQL
18 23 (2.42%) Crystal Reports
19 19 (2.00%) RDBMS
20 17 (1.79%) DTS
Development Applications
1 54 (5.68%) Visual Studio
2 28 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
3 25 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 22 (2.31%) Toad
5 21 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (2.00%) Maven
6 19 (2.00%) Selenium
7 14 (1.47%) Jenkins
8 12 (1.26%) Oracle APEX
9 11 (1.16%) TeamCity
9 11 (1.16%) Hudson
10 10 (1.05%) ERwin
11 9 (0.95%) QuickTest Pro
11 9 (0.95%) Subversion
12 7 (0.74%) JDeveloper
12 7 (0.74%) Eclipse
12 7 (0.74%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.74%) SoapUI
13 5 (0.53%) JIRA
14 4 (0.42%) MorphX
General
1 154 (16.19%) Finance
2 35 (3.68%) Banking
3 29 (3.05%) Retail
4 19 (2.00%) Back Office
5 13 (1.37%) Telecoms
6 9 (0.95%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.63%) Legal
7 6 (0.63%) Billing
8 5 (0.53%) General Ledger
9 4 (0.42%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.32%) Marketing
10 3 (0.32%) Publishing
11 2 (0.21%) Law
11 2 (0.21%) Local Government
11 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 421 (44.27%) Developer
2 152 (15.98%) Analyst
3 145 (15.25%) DBA
4 106 (11.15%) SQL DBA
5 97 (10.20%) SQL Developer
6 95 (9.99%) .NET Developer
7 66 (6.94%) Test Analyst
7 66 (6.94%) Administrator
8 51 (5.36%) Java Developer
8 51 (5.36%) SQL Server DBA
9 38 (4.00%) Tester
10 37 (3.89%) Applications Support
11 36 (3.79%) Oracle Developer
12 32 (3.36%) Consultant
13 31 (3.26%) Oracle DBA
14 30 (3.15%) C# Developer
15 26 (2.73%) VB.NET Developer
16 21 (2.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 20 (2.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 20 (2.10%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (24.19%) .NET
2 125 (13.14%) ASP.NET
3 103 (10.83%) HTML
4 100 (10.52%) XML
5 94 (9.88%) Web Services
6 83 (8.73%) CSS
7 68 (7.15%) jQuery
8 43 (4.52%) Spring
9 41 (4.31%) J2EE
9 41 (4.31%) ASP.NET MVC
10 32 (3.36%) HTML5
11 29 (3.05%) SOAP
11 29 (3.05%) Ajax
12 28 (2.94%) Hibernate
13 27 (2.84%) WCF
14 26 (2.73%) REST
14 26 (2.73%) WinForms
15 20 (2.10%) .NET Framework
16 18 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
17 17 (1.79%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (5.36%) Clustering
2 42 (4.42%) NHS
3 33 (3.47%) Replication
4 24 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (2.42%) Computer Science
6 16 (1.68%) Open Source
7 14 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 8 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (0.84%) Freedom of Information
9 7 (0.74%) Data Integration
10 6 (0.63%) Graphic Design
11 5 (0.53%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.53%) Blackberry
11 5 (0.53%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.42%) Informatics
12 4 (0.42%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.42%) iPad
12 4 (0.42%) Firmware
12 4 (0.42%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.32%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 156 (16.40%) Windows
2 78 (8.20%) Linux
3 72 (7.57%) UNIX
4 50 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (3.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (0.95%) HPUX
6 9 (0.95%) Solaris
6 9 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.74%) AIX
7 7 (0.74%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.74%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.63%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.63%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.42%) Android
10 3 (0.32%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.32%) BlackBerry OS
11 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (12.51%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (11.88%) Performance Tuning
3 87 (9.15%) ETL
4 81 (8.52%) Business Intelligence
5 76 (7.99%) Migration
6 68 (7.15%) MVC
7 62 (6.52%) Scrum
8 59 (6.20%) Data Modelling
9 57 (5.99%) TDD
10 46 (4.84%) ITIL
10 46 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
11 43 (4.52%) OO
12 38 (4.00%) SOA
13 37 (3.89%) Test Scripting
14 35 (3.68%) Data Analysis
15 30 (3.15%) Project Management
16 27 (2.84%) BDD
17 24 (2.52%) Web Development
17 24 (2.52%) Data Migration
17 24 (2.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 186 (19.56%) C#
2 174 (18.30%) T-SQL
3 167 (17.56%) PL/SQL
4 147 (15.46%) Java
5 101 (10.62%) JavaScript
6 53 (5.57%) VB.NET
7 32 (3.36%) PHP
8 31 (3.26%) VB
9 30 (3.15%) Shell Script
10 25 (2.63%) Ruby
11 22 (2.31%) VBA
11 22 (2.31%) C++
12 17 (1.79%) Perl
13 16 (1.68%) Python
14 15 (1.58%) C
14 15 (1.58%) VB6
15 12 (1.26%) COBOL
16 8 (0.84%) PowerShell
17 7 (0.74%) XAML
18 6 (0.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (2.94%) ISEB
2 22 (2.31%) Security Cleared
2 22 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (1.68%) ISTQB
4 15 (1.58%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.47%) Degree
6 10 (1.05%) MCSE
7 9 (0.95%) MCITP
8 6 (0.63%) MCSA
9 5 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.32%) MCTS
11 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 2 (0.21%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.11%) MCP
12 1 (0.11%) OCP
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.68%) SLA
1 35 (3.68%) QA
2 5 (0.53%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.42%) Basel II
4 2 (0.21%) COREP
4 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9002
5 1 (0.11%) MiFID
5 1 (0.11%) FINREP
5 1 (0.11%) EMIR
5 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 35 (3.68%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (1.26%) vSphere
5 11 (1.16%) Terminal Services
5 11 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
6 10 (1.05%) Forefront TMG
7 8 (0.84%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.53%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.53%) XenServer
9 3 (0.32%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.32%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.11%) LiteSpeed
11 1 (0.11%) SRDF
11 1 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.11%) Varnish
11 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.16%) SCOM
3 9 (0.95%) Data Guard
4 6 (0.63%) SCCM
4 6 (0.63%) Puppet
5 4 (0.42%) SCDPM
5 4 (0.42%) Control-M
6 3 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.32%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle Statspack
6 3 (0.32%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.21%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.21%) DameWare
7 2 (0.21%) OpenView
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.11%) MAINVIEW
8 1 (0.11%) Legato
8 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 257 (27.02%) Oracle
2 207 (21.77%) Microsoft
3 47 (4.94%) VMware
4 32 (3.36%) Business Objects
5 29 (3.05%) HP
6 28 (2.94%) SAP
7 21 (2.21%) Cisco
8 18 (1.89%) IBM
9 17 (1.79%) Informatica
10 11 (1.16%) Citrix
10 11 (1.16%) Perforce
11 10 (1.05%) Sybase
12 9 (0.95%) JBoss
13 8 (0.84%) CheckPoint
13 8 (0.84%) Adobe
14 7 (0.74%) NetApp
14 7 (0.74%) Brocade
15 6 (0.63%) McAfee
15 6 (0.63%) EMC
15 6 (0.63%) Siebel
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 hours ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 hours ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 5 hours ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Rate: quote
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £330 per day depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
The Works Recruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £250 - £312 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £250.00 - £312.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Rate: Unspecified Excellent Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £150.00 - £160.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago