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 2 September 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
2 Sep 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 326 374 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.57% 16.48% 19.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.74% 42.36% 44.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 193 251
Average daily rate
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£313 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.19% +6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 15
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.23 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.20 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £26.40 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+8.90% -2.22%
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
781 883 1158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.51% 38.90% 43.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 481 628
Average daily rate £320 £313 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.62%
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 £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 56 20
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £21.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £14.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £110.00
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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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 +1 230 £320 -1.53% 165
South Yorkshire -1 56 £275 -21.42% 37
North Yorkshire -1 29 £295 -1.66% 38
East Yorkshire -2 2 £350 - 9
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 246 (33.61%) SQL Server
2 215 (29.37%) Oracle
3 145 (19.81%) .NET
4 134 (18.31%) Finance
5 125 (17.08%) PL/SQL
5 125 (17.08%) C#
6 120 (16.39%) Microsoft
7 117 (15.98%) T-SQL
8 107 (14.62%) Java
9 105 (14.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 98 (13.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 98 (13.39%) Windows
11 96 (13.11%) XML
12 90 (12.30%) Data Warehouse
13 86 (11.75%) Agile Software Development
14 81 (11.07%) Oracle Database
15 80 (10.93%) SQL Server 2008
16 76 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
17 74 (10.11%) JavaScript
18 73 (9.97%) ETL
19 71 (9.70%) HTML
19 71 (9.70%) ASP.NET
20 68 (9.29%) MVC
20 68 (9.29%) SQL Server 2005
21 64 (8.74%) CSS
22 62 (8.47%) QA
22 62 (8.47%) Performance Tuning
23 60 (8.20%) Data Modelling
24 57 (7.79%) MS Excel
25 55 (7.51%) Linux

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (4.23%) WebLogic
2 25 (3.42%) SharePoint
3 23 (3.14%) IIS
4 22 (3.01%) SAS
5 17 (2.32%) MS Exchange
6 16 (2.19%) Apache
7 10 (1.37%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (1.23%) CMS
8 9 (1.23%) Apache Solr
9 8 (1.09%) nginx
10 6 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.68%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.68%) ColdFusion
11 5 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.55%) Confluence
12 4 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
13 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 57 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.91%) MS Office
3 12 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (0.82%) 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 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (1.37%) Oracle Retail
3 5 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.55%) 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%) SiteCatalyst
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.14%) Magento
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.14%) Cerner Millennium
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%) Office 365
1 1 (0.14%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.60%) FTP
2 13 (1.78%) SAN
3 11 (1.50%) Firewall
4 9 (1.23%) Network Security
5 7 (0.96%) HTTP
6 6 (0.82%) Internet
7 4 (0.55%) DNS
7 4 (0.55%) SSL
8 3 (0.41%) DHCP
8 3 (0.41%) LAN
8 3 (0.41%) WAN
8 3 (0.41%) NAS
8 3 (0.41%) SSH
9 2 (0.27%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.27%) LDAP
9 2 (0.27%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.27%) VPN
9 2 (0.27%) Intranet
10 1 (0.14%) VRRP
10 1 (0.14%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (33.61%) SQL Server
2 105 (14.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 98 (13.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 90 (12.30%) Data Warehouse
5 81 (11.07%) Oracle Database
6 80 (10.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 68 (9.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 44 (6.01%) Oracle Database 11g
9 40 (5.46%) Oracle Reports
10 37 (5.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 35 (4.78%) Relational Database
12 24 (3.28%) MS Access
13 23 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
14 22 (3.01%) Oracle Database 10g
15 19 (2.60%) QlikView
16 18 (2.46%) Oracle BI EE
17 17 (2.32%) Star Schema
18 15 (2.05%) SQL Server 2000
18 15 (2.05%) MySQL
19 12 (1.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 31 (4.23%) Oracle Forms
1 31 (4.23%) Maven
1 31 (4.23%) Git (software)
2 25 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (3.42%) Visual Studio
3 21 (2.87%) QuickTest Pro
4 18 (2.46%) Selenium
5 15 (2.05%) Jenkins
6 11 (1.50%) JIRA
7 10 (1.37%) Subversion
7 10 (1.37%) Cucumber
8 9 (1.23%) Hudson
9 8 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
10 7 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 7 (0.96%) ERwin
10 7 (0.96%) Toad
11 6 (0.82%) JUnit
12 5 (0.68%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.55%) MorphX
13 4 (0.55%) JMeter
General
1 134 (18.31%) Finance
2 33 (4.51%) Retail
3 31 (4.23%) Banking
4 17 (2.32%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 7 (0.96%) Billing
7 6 (0.82%) Marketing
8 4 (0.55%) Legal
9 3 (0.41%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.41%) Advertising
9 3 (0.41%) Electronics
10 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.27%) Back Office
10 2 (0.27%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.14%) Local Government
11 1 (0.14%) Publishing
11 1 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 345 (47.13%) Developer
2 144 (19.67%) Analyst
3 74 (10.11%) .NET Developer
4 69 (9.43%) DBA
5 59 (8.06%) SQL Developer
6 51 (6.97%) Test Analyst
7 48 (6.56%) SQL DBA
8 46 (6.28%) Java Developer
9 39 (5.33%) Oracle Developer
10 38 (5.19%) Tester
11 34 (4.64%) C# Developer
12 32 (4.37%) Applications Support
13 27 (3.69%) Consultant
13 27 (3.69%) VB.NET Developer
14 26 (3.55%) Business Analyst
15 25 (3.42%) Data Analyst
16 24 (3.28%) Administrator
16 24 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
17 23 (3.14%) Senior Developer
18 21 (2.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (19.81%) .NET
2 96 (13.11%) XML
3 71 (9.70%) ASP.NET
3 71 (9.70%) HTML
4 64 (8.74%) CSS
5 47 (6.42%) jQuery
6 40 (5.46%) Web Services
6 40 (5.46%) WinForms
7 36 (4.92%) J2EE
8 33 (4.51%) Spring
9 26 (3.55%) WCF
10 23 (3.14%) REST
10 23 (3.14%) Hibernate
11 20 (2.73%) Ajax
11 20 (2.73%) .NET Framework
11 20 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (2.73%) HTML5
12 19 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 17 (2.32%) Spring MVC
14 15 (2.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (5.87%) NHS
2 39 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (2.87%) Clustering
4 13 (1.78%) Management Information System
4 13 (1.78%) Replication
4 13 (1.78%) Computer Science
5 12 (1.64%) Data Integration
6 11 (1.50%) Open Source
7 7 (0.96%) N-Tier
8 5 (0.68%) GIS
9 4 (0.55%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.55%) VLE
10 3 (0.41%) DTV
10 3 (0.41%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.41%) FMCG
10 3 (0.41%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.41%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.27%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.27%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 98 (13.39%) Windows
2 55 (7.51%) Linux
3 43 (5.87%) UNIX
4 14 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (0.82%) HPUX
7 5 (0.68%) CentOS
8 4 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.55%) Android
9 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.14%) MVS
10 1 (0.14%) Solaris
10 1 (0.14%) AIX
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (11.75%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
3 73 (9.97%) ETL
4 68 (9.29%) MVC
5 62 (8.47%) Performance Tuning
6 60 (8.20%) Data Modelling
7 47 (6.42%) Migration
8 42 (5.74%) Test Scripting
9 40 (5.46%) Scrum
10 39 (5.33%) TDD
11 37 (5.05%) OO
12 36 (4.92%) Software Engineering
13 33 (4.51%) Data Analysis
13 33 (4.51%) Unit Testing
14 26 (3.55%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (3.42%) Functional Testing
16 24 (3.28%) BDD
16 24 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
17 22 (3.01%) ITIL
17 22 (3.01%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 125 (17.08%) C#
1 125 (17.08%) PL/SQL
2 117 (15.98%) T-SQL
3 107 (14.62%) Java
4 74 (10.11%) JavaScript
5 54 (7.38%) VB.NET
6 31 (4.23%) VBA
7 19 (2.60%) VB
8 18 (2.46%) Python
8 18 (2.46%) Shell Script
8 18 (2.46%) PHP
9 13 (1.78%) Perl
10 12 (1.64%) VB6
11 11 (1.50%) PowerShell
11 11 (1.50%) C++
11 11 (1.50%) COBOL
12 9 (1.23%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.82%) Delphi
14 5 (0.68%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 5 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (2.60%) ISTQB
2 18 (2.46%) ISEB
3 14 (1.91%) Degree
4 13 (1.78%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.68%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.27%) MCSE
7 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.14%) CCNA
8 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (8.47%) QA
2 19 (2.60%) SLA
3 7 (0.96%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.14%) EMIR
4 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.14%) FINREP
4 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
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
System Software
1 19 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (0.68%) vSphere
5 4 (0.55%) 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%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.14%) LiteSpeed
8 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 24 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.82%) SCCM
3 4 (0.55%) Control-M
3 4 (0.55%) Puppet
3 4 (0.55%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle EDQ
4 2 (0.27%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.27%) Nagios
4 2 (0.27%) SCOM
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.14%) OpenView
5 1 (0.14%) Foglight
5 1 (0.14%) OVSD
5 1 (0.14%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 215 (29.37%) Oracle
2 120 (16.39%) Microsoft
3 28 (3.83%) HP
3 28 (3.83%) VMware
4 23 (3.14%) Business Objects
5 17 (2.32%) SAP
5 17 (2.32%) IBM
6 11 (1.50%) MicroStrategy
7 10 (1.37%) Perforce
8 9 (1.23%) hybris
9 7 (0.96%) Ab Initio
9 7 (0.96%) Informatica
9 7 (0.96%) Citrix
10 6 (0.82%) EMC
10 6 (0.82%) Adobe
10 6 (0.82%) Teradata
11 5 (0.68%) BMC
11 5 (0.68%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.68%) CA
12 4 (0.55%) JBoss
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