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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 568 332 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 17.83% 13.80% 16.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.18% 42.03% 42.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 204 187
Average daily rate
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£340 £318 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.08% -0.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 22
Average hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £14.23 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £50.00 £37.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.38 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +3.30%
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
1230 790 854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.62% 32.83% 38.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 828 473 466
Average daily rate £350 £320 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 55
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 0 431 £340 +6.25% 142
South Yorkshire -1 75 £335 +21.81% 40
North Yorkshire +3 51 £350 +18.64% 26
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 536 (45.81%) SQL Server
2 363 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 330 (28.21%) Oracle
4 300 (25.64%) .NET
5 296 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
6 294 (25.13%) T-SQL
7 273 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 207 (17.69%) Finance
9 203 (17.35%) JavaScript
10 202 (17.26%) Windows
11 200 (17.09%) PL/SQL
12 195 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
13 189 (16.15%) C#
14 180 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 149 (12.74%) Linux
16 148 (12.65%) Data Warehouse
17 141 (12.05%) SQL Server 2012
18 139 (11.88%) Oracle Database
19 138 (11.79%) Java
20 137 (11.71%) ETL
21 130 (11.11%) ASP.NET
22 122 (10.43%) Data Modelling
23 119 (10.17%) MVC
24 117 (10.00%) HTML
25 115 (9.83%) MS Excel
26 113 (9.66%) XML
27 112 (9.57%) CSS
28 109 (9.32%) TDD
29 107 (9.15%) ITIL
30 103 (8.80%) Migration

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 81 (6.92%) IIS
2 72 (6.15%) SharePoint
3 50 (4.27%) SAS
4 44 (3.76%) JBoss
5 33 (2.82%) Tomcat
6 29 (2.48%) Apache
7 27 (2.31%) Node.js
8 26 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
9 17 (1.45%) WebSphere
9 17 (1.45%) MS Exchange
10 13 (1.11%) Apache Solr
11 12 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (1.03%) WebLogic
12 9 (0.77%) Confluence
13 7 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.43%) nginx
14 5 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 5 (0.43%) CMS
15 4 (0.34%) GlassFish
15 4 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 115 (9.83%) MS Excel
2 46 (3.93%) MS Office
3 12 (1.03%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.60%) PowerPivot
5 7 (0.60%) MS Project
6 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.17%) FastStats
7 1 (0.085%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 23 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.26%) assyst
2 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.17%) Tridion
4 1 (0.085%) Agresso
4 1 (0.085%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.085%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.085%) Unica
4 1 (0.085%) Line 500
4 1 (0.085%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (0.94%) Office 365
3 8 (0.68%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.17%) GitHub
6 2 (0.17%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.085%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.085%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.65%) SAN
2 29 (2.48%) Firewall
3 13 (1.11%) NAS
3 13 (1.11%) HTTP
4 12 (1.03%) WAN
4 12 (1.03%) LAN
5 11 (0.94%) Internet
6 10 (0.85%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (0.77%) DNS
8 8 (0.68%) DHCP
8 8 (0.68%) Network Security
9 7 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (0.51%) VoIP
10 6 (0.51%) TCP/IP
11 5 (0.43%) LDAP
11 5 (0.43%) Wireless
12 3 (0.26%) VLAN
12 3 (0.26%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.26%) FTP
12 3 (0.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 536 (45.81%) SQL Server
2 273 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 180 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 148 (12.65%) Data Warehouse
5 141 (12.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 139 (11.88%) Oracle Database
7 94 (8.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 94 (8.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 91 (7.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 63 (5.38%) MongoDB
10 50 (4.27%) MySQL
11 46 (3.93%) NoSQL
12 35 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
13 33 (2.82%) Relational Database
14 29 (2.48%) OLAP
15 25 (2.14%) MS Access
16 24 (2.05%) BusinessObjects
17 22 (1.88%) DB2
17 22 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
18 16 (1.37%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 89 (7.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 58 (4.96%) Visual Studio
3 57 (4.87%) Selenium
4 53 (4.53%) NUnit
5 43 (3.68%) Oracle Forms
6 38 (3.25%) Toad
6 38 (3.25%) ERwin
7 36 (3.08%) Oracle APEX
8 35 (2.99%) Git (software)
9 28 (2.39%) Subversion
9 28 (2.39%) Jenkins
10 25 (2.14%) JMeter
11 22 (1.88%) JUnit
12 17 (1.45%) JIRA
12 17 (1.45%) SpecFlow
12 17 (1.45%) Rhino Mocks
13 12 (1.03%) Cucumber
14 10 (0.85%) eggPlant
15 8 (0.68%) WebDriver
15 8 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 207 (17.69%) Finance
2 31 (2.65%) Retail
3 24 (2.05%) Banking
4 16 (1.37%) Back Office
5 9 (0.77%) Games
5 9 (0.77%) Marketing
6 8 (0.68%) Legal
7 7 (0.60%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.34%) Advertising
10 4 (0.34%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.26%) Publishing
12 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.17%) Law
13 1 (0.085%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.085%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.085%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.085%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 522 (44.62%) Developer
2 247 (21.11%) Analyst
3 99 (8.46%) DBA
4 96 (8.21%) SQL Developer
5 93 (7.95%) Test Analyst
6 76 (6.50%) Oracle Developer
6 76 (6.50%) .NET Developer
7 72 (6.15%) SQL DBA
8 56 (4.79%) Data Analyst
9 46 (3.93%) Applications Support
10 45 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 41 (3.50%) Consultant
12 39 (3.33%) Java Developer
13 36 (3.08%) DevOps Engineer
14 35 (2.99%) Software Developer
15 34 (2.91%) Administrator
15 34 (2.91%) Support Analyst
16 31 (2.65%) Business Analyst
17 28 (2.39%) Architect
18 26 (2.22%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 300 (25.64%) .NET
2 130 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 117 (10.00%) HTML
4 113 (9.66%) XML
5 112 (9.57%) CSS
6 94 (8.03%) jQuery
7 76 (6.50%) Web Services
8 65 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 51 (4.36%) .NET Framework
10 49 (4.19%) Entity Framework
11 42 (3.59%) ASP.NET MVC
12 37 (3.16%) WCF
13 36 (3.08%) J2EE
14 35 (2.99%) JSP
14 35 (2.99%) JSON
15 33 (2.82%) RabbitMQ
16 25 (2.14%) RESTful
16 25 (2.14%) Spring
16 25 (2.14%) MDX
17 20 (1.71%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 77 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (6.15%) NHS
3 38 (3.25%) Data Centre
4 27 (2.31%) Visualisation
5 26 (2.22%) Clustering
6 18 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 17 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.03%) Client/Server
9 10 (0.85%) User Experience
10 9 (0.77%) Data Integration
11 8 (0.68%) CMDB
11 8 (0.68%) N-Tier
12 7 (0.60%) Data Extraction
12 7 (0.60%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.51%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.51%) Replication
14 5 (0.43%) Social Media
14 5 (0.43%) Mainframe
15 4 (0.34%) Online Games
15 4 (0.34%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 202 (17.26%) Windows
2 149 (12.74%) Linux
3 99 (8.46%) UNIX
4 78 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 53 (4.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 51 (4.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 49 (4.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (1.88%) Windows 2000 Server
9 20 (1.71%) CentOS
10 16 (1.37%) Mac OS X
11 13 (1.11%) Windows 2000
12 11 (0.94%) Windows 7
13 10 (0.85%) Data ONTAP
14 9 (0.77%) AIX
15 6 (0.51%) Windows NT
16 5 (0.43%) Solaris
16 5 (0.43%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.43%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.43%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 137 (11.71%) ETL
4 122 (10.43%) Data Modelling
5 119 (10.17%) MVC
6 109 (9.32%) TDD
7 107 (9.15%) ITIL
8 103 (8.80%) Migration
9 99 (8.46%) E-Commerce
10 86 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
11 82 (7.01%) SDLC
12 79 (6.75%) Scrum
13 59 (5.04%) Unit Testing
14 56 (4.79%) Software Engineering
14 56 (4.79%) DevOps
15 52 (4.44%) Test Scripting
16 49 (4.19%) Data Analysis
17 47 (4.02%) CRM
18 43 (3.68%) OO
18 43 (3.68%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 294 (25.13%) T-SQL
2 203 (17.35%) JavaScript
3 200 (17.09%) PL/SQL
4 189 (16.15%) C#
5 138 (11.79%) Java
6 78 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 53 (4.53%) VB
8 41 (3.50%) Bash Shell
8 41 (3.50%) Shell Script
9 40 (3.42%) Python
10 38 (3.25%) VBA
10 38 (3.25%) Ruby
11 34 (2.91%) PHP
12 31 (2.65%) VB.NET
13 30 (2.56%) C++
14 18 (1.54%) Perl
15 14 (1.20%) VB6
16 8 (0.68%) VBScript
16 8 (0.68%) FoxPro (VFP)
17 7 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (3.25%) Security Cleared
2 20 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (1.62%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.45%) Degree
5 14 (1.20%) ISEB
6 11 (0.94%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.60%) MCSE
8 4 (0.34%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.17%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.17%) CCNP
10 2 (0.17%) CCNA
10 2 (0.17%) MCAD
10 2 (0.17%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.99%) QA
2 13 (1.11%) SLA
2 13 (1.11%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.43%) HL7
4 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (4.27%) Active Directory
2 46 (3.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.37%) VMware Server
4 11 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (0.85%) NFS
6 9 (0.77%) Docker
7 8 (0.68%) XenServer
8 5 (0.43%) XenApp
9 4 (0.34%) vSphere
9 4 (0.34%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.34%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.34%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.17%) UAG
11 2 (0.17%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.17%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.17%) Xen
11 2 (0.17%) vCloud
12 1 (0.085%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 50 (4.27%) Puppet
2 40 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (1.62%) Graphite
3 19 (1.62%) Tivoli
4 14 (1.20%) Cobbler
5 11 (0.94%) Opsview
5 11 (0.94%) Rundeck
5 11 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
5 11 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (0.77%) Foglight
6 9 (0.77%) SCCM
7 8 (0.68%) Salt
8 7 (0.60%) Control-M
9 6 (0.51%) HP UCMDB
10 5 (0.43%) OpenView
11 4 (0.34%) SCOM
12 2 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 2 (0.17%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 1 (0.085%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 363 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 330 (28.21%) Oracle
3 100 (8.55%) VMware
4 49 (4.19%) Cisco
5 34 (2.91%) NetApp
6 32 (2.74%) Informatica
6 32 (2.74%) Splunk
7 31 (2.65%) Red Hat
8 24 (2.05%) HP
9 23 (1.97%) Sitecore
10 22 (1.88%) Citrix
11 21 (1.79%) IBM
12 19 (1.62%) Tableau
13 18 (1.54%) hybris
14 17 (1.45%) Adobe
15 15 (1.28%) SolarWinds
16 13 (1.11%) EMC
17 11 (0.94%) Cognos
17 11 (0.94%) Riverbed
17 11 (0.94%) Tealeaf
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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