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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 411 364 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.09% 14.25% 20.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.24% 41.84% 50.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 253 293
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £437 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 7
Average hourly rate £21.00 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.83 £26.40 £12.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £41.80 £86.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +3.63%
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
1134 870 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.88% 34.05% 40.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 736 584 572
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 9 12
Average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +50.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £33.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £43.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 0 259 £338 +3.84% 155
South Yorkshire -1 86 £338 -0.73% 46
North Yorkshire +16 43 £300 -5.51% 42
East Yorkshire +9 9 £363 +11.53% 2
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 374 (40.22%) SQL Server
2 268 (28.82%) Microsoft
3 244 (26.24%) .NET
3 244 (26.24%) Agile Software Development
4 223 (23.98%) T-SQL
5 209 (22.47%) Finance
6 200 (21.51%) Oracle
7 190 (20.43%) C#
8 170 (18.28%) JavaScript
9 163 (17.53%) Business Intelligence
10 158 (16.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 140 (15.05%) Java
12 130 (13.98%) Linux
13 125 (13.44%) Windows
14 123 (13.23%) HTML
15 120 (12.90%) ASP.NET
16 111 (11.94%) CSS
16 111 (11.94%) ETL
17 110 (11.83%) Migration
18 105 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
19 104 (11.18%) PL/SQL
20 102 (10.97%) XML
20 102 (10.97%) MVC
21 101 (10.86%) Unix
21 101 (10.86%) MS Excel
22 99 (10.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 97 (10.43%) Data Modelling
24 92 (9.89%) Data Warehouse
25 86 (9.25%) SQL Server 2012
26 76 (8.17%) Scrum

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 45 (4.84%) SAS
2 41 (4.41%) IIS
3 31 (3.33%) Node.js
4 29 (3.12%) SharePoint
5 21 (2.26%) JBoss
6 19 (2.04%) CMS
7 14 (1.51%) Tomcat
8 13 (1.40%) Apache
9 12 (1.29%) WebLogic
10 11 (1.18%) nginx
11 10 (1.08%) Apache Solr
11 10 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (1.08%) Umbraco
12 8 (0.86%) MS Exchange
12 8 (0.86%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
15 5 (0.54%) CloudStack
15 5 (0.54%) OpenStack
16 4 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 101 (10.86%) MS Excel
2 32 (3.44%) MS Office
3 15 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.86%) MS Project
5 8 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.75%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.65%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.32%) SystmOne
6 2 (0.22%) BASE24
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 38 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.97%) GitHub
3 9 (0.97%) Office 365
4 5 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (0.43%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.32%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.22%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.80%) HTTP
2 24 (2.58%) SAN
3 21 (2.26%) Internet
4 19 (2.04%) DNS
5 15 (1.61%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.97%) SSL
7 8 (0.86%) DHCP
7 8 (0.86%) Firewall
8 7 (0.75%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (0.75%) NAS
9 6 (0.65%) Intranet
9 6 (0.65%) LAN
9 6 (0.65%) WAN
10 5 (0.54%) Extranet
10 5 (0.54%) VoIP
11 4 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (0.43%) VPN
11 4 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.22%) MPLS
12 2 (0.22%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 374 (40.22%) SQL Server
2 158 (16.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 99 (10.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 92 (9.89%) Data Warehouse
5 86 (9.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 76 (8.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 69 (7.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 57 (6.13%) MySQL
9 49 (5.27%) MS Access
10 47 (5.05%) NoSQL
11 45 (4.84%) MongoDB
12 44 (4.73%) Oracle Database
13 39 (4.19%) SQL Server 2014
14 38 (4.09%) Relational Database
15 32 (3.44%) BusinessObjects
16 25 (2.69%) Oracle Database 11g
17 20 (2.15%) Data Mining
17 20 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
17 20 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
18 19 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 76 (8.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (4.30%) Visual Studio
3 38 (4.09%) Git (software)
4 37 (3.98%) ERwin
5 32 (3.44%) Subversion
6 28 (3.01%) Maven
7 24 (2.58%) Selenium
8 20 (2.15%) Jenkins
8 20 (2.15%) JIRA
9 18 (1.94%) Cucumber
10 16 (1.72%) JUnit
11 15 (1.61%) Mockito
12 13 (1.40%) JMeter
12 13 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
13 11 (1.18%) SoapUI
14 7 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
15 6 (0.65%) Artifactory
15 6 (0.65%) eggPlant
15 6 (0.65%) GitLab
16 5 (0.54%) Toad
General
1 209 (22.47%) Finance
2 20 (2.15%) Banking
3 14 (1.51%) Advertising
4 12 (1.29%) Retail
5 11 (1.18%) Back Office
6 8 (0.86%) Billing
7 7 (0.75%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.65%) Marketing
9 5 (0.54%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.32%) Games
11 2 (0.22%) Law
11 2 (0.22%) Legal
11 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 406 (43.66%) Developer
2 243 (26.13%) Analyst
3 115 (12.37%) SQL Developer
4 99 (10.65%) .NET Developer
5 83 (8.92%) Test Analyst
6 75 (8.06%) SQL Analyst
7 74 (7.96%) Java Developer
8 63 (6.77%) Senior Developer
9 60 (6.45%) Data Analyst
10 55 (5.91%) C# Developer
10 55 (5.91%) DBA
11 49 (5.27%) SQL DBA
12 48 (5.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 44 (4.73%) Applications Support
14 43 (4.62%) Support Analyst
14 43 (4.62%) Tester
15 40 (4.30%) Applications Support Analyst
16 37 (3.98%) C# .NET Developer
17 32 (3.44%) Administrator
18 31 (3.33%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (26.24%) .NET
2 123 (13.23%) HTML
3 120 (12.90%) ASP.NET
4 111 (11.94%) CSS
5 102 (10.97%) XML
6 65 (6.99%) Web Services
7 59 (6.34%) jQuery
8 50 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 41 (4.41%) .NET Framework
10 38 (4.09%) AngularJS
11 34 (3.66%) RESTful
12 33 (3.55%) JSON
13 32 (3.44%) WCF
14 27 (2.90%) Entity Framework
14 27 (2.90%) J2EE
15 26 (2.80%) CSS3
16 25 (2.69%) Hibernate
16 25 (2.69%) Spring
17 24 (2.58%) MDX
17 24 (2.58%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 105 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (3.55%) NHS
3 27 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 26 (2.80%) Visualisation
5 20 (2.15%) Replication
6 18 (1.94%) User Experience
7 16 (1.72%) Client/Server
8 15 (1.61%) Statistics
9 14 (1.51%) Clustering
10 13 (1.40%) Data Extraction
10 13 (1.40%) Mobile App
11 11 (1.18%) Data Centre
12 10 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (0.97%) Data Structures
14 6 (0.65%) Credit Risk
15 5 (0.54%) AS400
15 5 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
15 5 (0.54%) iSeries
16 4 (0.43%) Computer Science
16 4 (0.43%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 130 (13.98%) Linux
2 125 (13.44%) Windows
3 101 (10.86%) Unix
4 48 (5.16%) Windows Server
5 28 (3.01%) Mac OS X
6 25 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (1.40%) Android
10 9 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.86%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.75%) Data ONTAP
13 6 (0.65%) CoreOS
14 5 (0.54%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.43%) Solaris
16 3 (0.32%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.22%) CentOS
17 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (26.24%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (17.53%) Business Intelligence
3 111 (11.94%) ETL
4 110 (11.83%) Migration
5 102 (10.97%) MVC
6 97 (10.43%) Data Modelling
7 76 (8.17%) Scrum
8 74 (7.96%) TDD
9 60 (6.45%) Unit Testing
10 59 (6.34%) Analytics
10 59 (6.34%) E-Commerce
11 55 (5.91%) BDD
12 48 (5.16%) Test Scripting
13 46 (4.95%) Data Analysis
14 44 (4.73%) Data Migration
15 42 (4.52%) SOA
16 39 (4.19%) ITIL
16 39 (4.19%) Performance Tuning
17 36 (3.87%) Waterfall
18 35 (3.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 223 (23.98%) T-SQL
2 190 (20.43%) C#
3 170 (18.28%) JavaScript
4 140 (15.05%) Java
5 104 (11.18%) PL/SQL
6 51 (5.48%) VBA
7 50 (5.38%) C++
8 49 (5.27%) Python
9 37 (3.98%) PHP
10 36 (3.87%) Ruby
11 32 (3.44%) Shell Script
12 30 (3.23%) VB.NET
13 28 (3.01%) PowerShell
14 23 (2.47%) VB
15 13 (1.40%) Bash Shell
16 9 (0.97%) Perl
17 7 (0.75%) C
17 7 (0.75%) Go
17 7 (0.75%) PHP 5
18 6 (0.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 36 (3.87%) ISEB
2 33 (3.55%) Degree
3 30 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.83%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.72%) ISTQB
6 9 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.65%) MCSE
9 5 (0.54%) CCNA
9 5 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.43%) SAS Certification
11 3 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.11%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.11%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.11%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (6.88%) Data Quality
2 30 (3.23%) QA
3 17 (1.83%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.65%) SLA
5 2 (0.22%) FATCA
5 2 (0.22%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.22%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.11%) Basel II
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (4.09%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.97%) Docker
3 9 (0.97%) VMware Server
4 7 (0.75%) NFS
5 6 (0.65%) Ceph
5 6 (0.65%) GlusterFS
5 6 (0.65%) vSphere
6 5 (0.54%) Xen
6 5 (0.54%) XenServer
7 4 (0.43%) vCloud
8 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.22%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.22%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.22%) XenApp
10 1 (0.11%) Firmware
10 1 (0.11%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 28 (3.01%) Puppet
2 23 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 12 (1.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 11 (1.18%) Graphite
5 11 (1.18%) Tivoli
6 9 (0.97%) Cobbler
6 9 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (0.86%) Ansible
8 7 (0.75%) Oracle Identity Management
8 7 (0.75%) Salt
8 7 (0.75%) SCCM
9 6 (0.65%) HAProxy
9 6 (0.65%) Kubernetes
9 6 (0.65%) logstash
10 4 (0.43%) Control-M
10 4 (0.43%) Grafana
10 4 (0.43%) Kibana
10 4 (0.43%) Uchiwa
11 3 (0.32%) Opsview
Vendors
1 268 (28.82%) Microsoft
2 200 (21.51%) Oracle
3 49 (5.27%) VMware
4 36 (3.87%) Informatica
5 19 (2.04%) IBM
5 19 (2.04%) Tableau
6 16 (1.72%) Cisco
7 12 (1.29%) Adobe
7 12 (1.29%) Citrix
7 12 (1.29%) Cognos
7 12 (1.29%) Sitecore
8 11 (1.18%) NetApp
9 10 (1.08%) hybris
10 8 (0.86%) HP
10 8 (0.86%) Red Hat
10 8 (0.86%) SAP
10 8 (0.86%) Trillium
11 7 (0.75%) Brocade
11 7 (0.75%) NetCracker
12 6 (0.65%) Zend
Bradford, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £375 to £425 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Skipton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £510 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £320 per day 6 Months initially
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
North Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £340.00 - £380.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Northallerton
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £10.99 per hour + pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Sheffield
iKas International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + extensions
Posted: 13 days ago
North Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Sheffield
Mason Frank International
Posted: 14 days ago