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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 327 327 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.94% 15.58% 18.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.65% 42.80% 43.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 172 240
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £212 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 21
Average hourly rate £15.39 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £37.90 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
846 764 1066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 36.08% 36.40% 41.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 406 612
Average daily rate £320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 44 29
Average hourly rate £21.25 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +2 233 £320 +6.66% 132
South Yorkshire -2 43 £306 +2.08% 41
North Yorkshire -1 39 £305 -2.78% 32
East Yorkshire -1 2 £350 - 6
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 293 (36.04%) SQL Server
2 237 (29.15%) Oracle
3 200 (24.60%) .NET
4 172 (21.16%) C#
5 141 (17.34%) Microsoft
6 140 (17.22%) PL/SQL
7 139 (17.10%) Finance
8 135 (16.61%) T-SQL
9 127 (15.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 118 (14.51%) Windows
11 117 (14.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 108 (13.28%) Java
13 107 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
14 104 (12.79%) XML
15 101 (12.42%) ASP.NET
16 93 (11.44%) SQL Server 2008
17 90 (11.07%) HTML
17 90 (11.07%) Business Intelligence
18 88 (10.82%) JavaScript
19 86 (10.58%) Data Warehouse
20 85 (10.46%) Oracle Database
21 79 (9.72%) SQL Server 2005
22 78 (9.59%) ETL
23 77 (9.47%) Performance Tuning
24 70 (8.61%) VB.NET
24 70 (8.61%) CSS
25 68 (8.36%) MVC
26 62 (7.63%) Web Services
27 59 (7.26%) Linux
28 58 (7.13%) MS Excel

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 40 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 29 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 26 (3.20%) IIS
4 24 (2.95%) MS Exchange
5 15 (1.85%) Apache
6 13 (1.60%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (1.23%) nginx
8 10 (1.23%) SAS
9 7 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.74%) ColdFusion
10 6 (0.74%) CMS
11 5 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.62%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.62%) WordPress
11 5 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 58 (7.13%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.85%) MS Office
3 8 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.62%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.62%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.25%) SPSS
5 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
1 10 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.98%) Oracle Retail
4 7 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (0.86%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.62%) Magento
5 5 (0.62%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.37%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.25%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.12%) SAP WM
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.12%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.32%) SAN
2 20 (2.46%) FTP
3 17 (2.09%) Firewall
4 9 (1.11%) NAS
4 9 (1.11%) Network Security
5 8 (0.98%) LAN
5 8 (0.98%) WAN
6 7 (0.86%) HTTP
7 6 (0.74%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.74%) SMTP
7 6 (0.74%) Internet
8 3 (0.37%) SSH
8 3 (0.37%) Intranet
8 3 (0.37%) SSL
9 2 (0.25%) VPN
9 2 (0.25%) DNS
9 2 (0.25%) LDAP
10 1 (0.12%) VLAN
10 1 (0.12%) VRRP
10 1 (0.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 293 (36.04%) SQL Server
2 127 (15.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 117 (14.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 93 (11.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 86 (10.58%) Data Warehouse
6 85 (10.46%) Oracle Database
7 79 (9.72%) SQL Server 2005
8 49 (6.03%) Oracle Database 11g
9 44 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 42 (5.17%) Oracle Reports
11 37 (4.55%) Relational Database
12 31 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
13 24 (2.95%) Oracle Database 10g
14 22 (2.71%) Oracle BI EE
15 20 (2.46%) SQL Server 2000
16 19 (2.34%) MS Access
17 15 (1.85%) Star Schema
17 15 (1.85%) MySQL
17 15 (1.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
18 14 (1.72%) DTS
Development Applications
1 35 (4.31%) Visual Studio
2 34 (4.18%) Oracle Forms
3 31 (3.81%) Maven
4 30 (3.69%) Git (software)
5 28 (3.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (2.21%) QuickTest Pro
6 18 (2.21%) Selenium
7 15 (1.85%) Jenkins
8 12 (1.48%) Oracle APEX
9 11 (1.35%) Cucumber
10 10 (1.23%) Hudson
11 8 (0.98%) TeamCity
11 8 (0.98%) ERwin
11 8 (0.98%) JIRA
11 8 (0.98%) Subversion
12 7 (0.86%) Toad
13 6 (0.74%) JUnit
14 5 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 4 (0.49%) MorphX
16 3 (0.37%) NUnit
General
1 139 (17.10%) Finance
2 33 (4.06%) Retail
3 30 (3.69%) Banking
4 15 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.11%) Back Office
6 7 (0.86%) Billing
7 5 (0.62%) Marketing
7 5 (0.62%) Legal
8 3 (0.37%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.37%) Electronics
9 2 (0.25%) Law
9 2 (0.25%) Advertising
9 2 (0.25%) Publishing
9 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.25%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 395 (48.59%) Developer
2 134 (16.48%) Analyst
3 96 (11.81%) .NET Developer
4 87 (10.70%) DBA
5 76 (9.35%) SQL Developer
6 65 (8.00%) SQL DBA
7 56 (6.89%) Test Analyst
8 48 (5.90%) Java Developer
9 47 (5.78%) Tester
10 42 (5.17%) Oracle Developer
11 41 (5.04%) C# Developer
12 38 (4.67%) VB.NET Developer
13 35 (4.31%) Administrator
14 32 (3.94%) Consultant
15 31 (3.81%) Applications Support
16 29 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
17 28 (3.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 25 (3.08%) SQL Server DBA
18 25 (3.08%) Senior Developer
19 22 (2.71%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (24.60%) .NET
2 104 (12.79%) XML
3 101 (12.42%) ASP.NET
4 90 (11.07%) HTML
5 70 (8.61%) CSS
6 62 (7.63%) Web Services
7 50 (6.15%) jQuery
8 44 (5.41%) WinForms
9 35 (4.31%) J2EE
10 33 (4.06%) Spring
11 30 (3.69%) .NET Framework
12 28 (3.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (3.44%) WCF
13 27 (3.32%) Ajax
13 27 (3.32%) HTML5
14 26 (3.20%) Hibernate
15 25 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 24 (2.95%) REST
17 16 (1.97%) Spring MVC
18 15 (1.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.66%) NHS
1 46 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
2 29 (3.57%) Clustering
3 18 (2.21%) Open Source
4 15 (1.85%) Replication
5 13 (1.60%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.48%) Data Integration
6 12 (1.48%) Computer Science
7 8 (0.98%) N-Tier
8 5 (0.62%) GIS
9 4 (0.49%) Firmware
9 4 (0.49%) VLE
10 3 (0.37%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.37%) Informatics
10 3 (0.37%) Statistics
10 3 (0.37%) DTV
10 3 (0.37%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.37%) FMCG
10 3 (0.37%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 118 (14.51%) Windows
2 59 (7.26%) Linux
3 35 (4.31%) UNIX
4 19 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.74%) HPUX
8 5 (0.62%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.62%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.49%) Android
9 4 (0.49%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.37%) Solaris
11 2 (0.25%) CentOS
12 1 (0.12%) MVS
12 1 (0.12%) AIX
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (11.07%) Business Intelligence
3 78 (9.59%) ETL
4 77 (9.47%) Performance Tuning
5 68 (8.36%) MVC
6 58 (7.13%) Scrum
7 56 (6.89%) Data Modelling
8 55 (6.77%) Migration
9 50 (6.15%) TDD
10 44 (5.41%) Test Scripting
11 39 (4.80%) OO
12 33 (4.06%) Data Analysis
12 33 (4.06%) BDD
13 32 (3.94%) Software Engineering
13 32 (3.94%) Disaster Recovery
14 31 (3.81%) Unit Testing
15 24 (2.95%) Web Development
16 22 (2.71%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (2.58%) ITIL
18 20 (2.46%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 172 (21.16%) C#
2 140 (17.22%) PL/SQL
3 135 (16.61%) T-SQL
4 108 (13.28%) Java
5 88 (10.82%) JavaScript
6 70 (8.61%) VB.NET
7 32 (3.94%) VBA
8 25 (3.08%) VB
9 23 (2.83%) PHP
10 19 (2.34%) VB6
11 17 (2.09%) Shell Script
12 16 (1.97%) Python
13 13 (1.60%) Perl
13 13 (1.60%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.35%) Ruby
14 11 (1.35%) COBOL
15 10 (1.23%) C++
16 6 (0.74%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.74%) Delphi
17 5 (0.62%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (2.58%) ISTQB
1 21 (2.58%) ISEB
2 14 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 8 (0.98%) Degree
4 6 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.62%) MCSE
5 5 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.49%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.12%) CCNA
7 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (7.13%) QA
2 21 (2.58%) SLA
3 5 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.12%) HL7
4 1 (0.12%) MiFID
4 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.12%) Basel II
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 9002
4 1 (0.12%) EMIR
4 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.12%) COREP
4 1 (0.12%) FINREP
System Software
1 25 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.11%) vSphere
4 7 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.49%) XenServer
6 3 (0.37%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.12%) LiteSpeed
7 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (2.71%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.74%) SCCM
3 5 (0.62%) Data Guard
4 4 (0.49%) SCDPM
4 4 (0.49%) Puppet
5 3 (0.37%) Control-M
5 3 (0.37%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.37%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle Statspack
6 2 (0.25%) SCOM
7 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.12%) OVSD
7 1 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.12%) Legato
7 1 (0.12%) Foglight
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.12%) OpenView
7 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 237 (29.15%) Oracle
2 141 (17.34%) Microsoft
3 36 (4.43%) VMware
4 31 (3.81%) HP
5 26 (3.20%) Business Objects
6 20 (2.46%) SAP
7 15 (1.85%) IBM
8 11 (1.35%) MicroStrategy
8 11 (1.35%) Adobe
9 10 (1.23%) Informatica
9 10 (1.23%) Perforce
10 9 (1.11%) EMC
11 8 (0.98%) Cisco
12 6 (0.74%) Citrix
13 5 (0.62%) Sybase
13 5 (0.62%) CA
13 5 (0.62%) hybris
14 4 (0.49%) Percona
14 4 (0.49%) Splunk
14 4 (0.49%) Greenplum
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £375 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 58 minutes ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £365 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £18,000 to £50,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £280 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £390.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £521 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £260 - £340 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
North Yorkshire
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Bradford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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