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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 377 485 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.57% 20.81% 16.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.19% 51.49% 49.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 309 191
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £420 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 20
Average hourly rate £28.50 £21.25 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.11% +31.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £13.10 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £72.10 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.20 £27.24
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -0.13%
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
962 942 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 37.17% 40.41% 34.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 602 366
Average daily rate £340 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 40
Average hourly rate £38.00 £28.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +67.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £175.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 3 March 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 3 March 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 3 March 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 0 262 £325 - 196
South Yorkshire -3 70 £308 +9.33% 40
North Yorkshire -12 29 £300 -4.76% 36
East Yorkshire -5 4 £325 -37.61% 7
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 279 (36.42%) SQL Server
2 228 (29.77%) Agile Software Development
3 223 (29.11%) .NET
4 176 (22.98%) Oracle
5 172 (22.45%) C#
6 160 (20.89%) JavaScript
7 151 (19.71%) Microsoft
8 150 (19.58%) T-SQL
9 149 (19.45%) ASP.NET
10 124 (16.19%) HTML
11 123 (16.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 120 (15.67%) Business Intelligence
13 119 (15.54%) Finance
14 116 (15.14%) MVC
15 114 (14.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 102 (13.32%) jQuery
17 101 (13.19%) CSS
18 95 (12.40%) Java
19 87 (11.36%) Web Services
20 84 (10.97%) XML
21 82 (10.70%) Windows
22 79 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
23 78 (10.18%) Data Warehouse
24 77 (10.05%) Linux
25 76 (9.92%) PL/SQL
26 68 (8.88%) TDD
27 66 (8.62%) ETL
27 66 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
28 59 (7.70%) Continuous Integration
29 57 (7.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 43 (5.61%) SharePoint
2 41 (5.35%) SAS
3 36 (4.70%) Apache
4 23 (3.00%) IIS
5 15 (1.96%) MS Exchange
5 15 (1.96%) CMS
6 13 (1.70%) JBoss
6 13 (1.70%) WebSphere
7 11 (1.44%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.31%) Apache Solr
9 8 (1.04%) WebLogic
9 8 (1.04%) Kentico
10 7 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.78%) Node.js
11 6 (0.78%) Apache ServiceMix
12 5 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
13 4 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.52%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 55 (7.18%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.87%) MS Office
3 6 (0.78%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.52%) Stata
5 3 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.39%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.26%) SPSS
7 1 (0.13%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.13%) DOC1
7 1 (0.13%) MS Project
7 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.13%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.13%) Agresso
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.65%) Office 365
3 4 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.52%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.39%) SaaS
4 3 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.26%) Route 53
5 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.48%) SAN
2 16 (2.09%) Firewall
3 13 (1.70%) DNS
4 11 (1.44%) LDAP
5 8 (1.04%) LAN
6 7 (0.91%) DHCP
7 5 (0.65%) VoIP
7 5 (0.65%) WAN
7 5 (0.65%) CTI
7 5 (0.65%) HTTP
7 5 (0.65%) NAS
8 4 (0.52%) Internet
9 3 (0.39%) VLAN
9 3 (0.39%) Intranet
9 3 (0.39%) FTP
10 2 (0.26%) GPRS
10 2 (0.26%) SSL
10 2 (0.26%) SNMP
10 2 (0.26%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.26%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (36.42%) SQL Server
2 123 (16.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 114 (14.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 78 (10.18%) Data Warehouse
5 66 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 57 (7.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 50 (6.53%) Relational Database
8 48 (6.27%) Oracle Database
9 38 (4.96%) MongoDB
10 31 (4.05%) MySQL
11 27 (3.52%) Oracle Database 11g
12 26 (3.39%) NoSQL
12 26 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
13 24 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
14 20 (2.61%) RDBMS
15 18 (2.35%) Hypertable
15 18 (2.35%) CouchDB
15 18 (2.35%) QlikView
15 18 (2.35%) Riak
16 17 (2.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 47 (6.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (5.22%) Subversion
3 36 (4.70%) Selenium
4 33 (4.31%) Visual Studio
5 29 (3.79%) Git (software)
6 18 (2.35%) Fiddler
7 17 (2.22%) Cucumber
8 15 (1.96%) Maven
9 12 (1.57%) NUnit
9 12 (1.57%) JUnit
9 12 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
9 12 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 11 (1.44%) QuickTest Pro
10 11 (1.44%) Rhino Mocks
11 9 (1.17%) JMeter
11 9 (1.17%) Ant
11 9 (1.17%) Jenkins
12 8 (1.04%) JIRA
13 7 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
13 7 (0.91%) WATIR
General
1 119 (15.54%) Finance
2 27 (3.52%) Retail
3 23 (3.00%) Banking
4 14 (1.83%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.44%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.17%) Back Office
7 7 (0.91%) Marketing
8 6 (0.78%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.52%) Games
9 4 (0.52%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.52%) Advertising
10 3 (0.39%) Legal
11 2 (0.26%) Electronics
12 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.13%) Publishing
12 1 (0.13%) Law
12 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.13%) Local Government
12 1 (0.13%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 365 (47.65%) Developer
2 150 (19.58%) Analyst
3 109 (14.23%) .NET Developer
4 97 (12.66%) SQL Developer
5 67 (8.75%) Test Analyst
6 50 (6.53%) DBA
7 41 (5.35%) SQL DBA
8 33 (4.31%) C# Developer
9 32 (4.18%) DevOps Engineer
10 29 (3.79%) C# .NET Developer
10 29 (3.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 27 (3.52%) Support Analyst
12 26 (3.39%) Senior Developer
13 25 (3.26%) Consultant
14 21 (2.74%) Tester
14 21 (2.74%) Java Developer
15 20 (2.61%) SQL Server DBA
16 19 (2.48%) ASP.NET Developer
17 18 (2.35%) Oracle Developer
18 16 (2.09%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (29.11%) .NET
2 149 (19.45%) ASP.NET
3 124 (16.19%) HTML
4 102 (13.32%) jQuery
5 101 (13.19%) CSS
6 87 (11.36%) Web Services
7 84 (10.97%) XML
8 51 (6.66%) .NET Framework
9 50 (6.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 47 (6.14%) JSON
11 44 (5.74%) WCF
12 34 (4.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 31 (4.05%) CSS3
14 27 (3.52%) J2EE
15 26 (3.39%) Ajax
16 25 (3.26%) HTML5
16 25 (3.26%) RESTful
17 24 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
18 22 (2.87%) Spring
19 20 (2.61%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 79 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (7.44%) NHS
3 20 (2.61%) Clustering
4 16 (2.09%) Replication
5 13 (1.70%) Open Source
6 11 (1.44%) Statistics
7 10 (1.31%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.17%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.04%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.04%) iSeries
9 8 (1.04%) PKI
10 7 (0.91%) Life Science
10 7 (0.91%) Smartcard
10 7 (0.91%) Visualisation
11 6 (0.78%) AS400
11 6 (0.78%) IVR
12 5 (0.65%) Cryptography
12 5 (0.65%) W3C
12 5 (0.65%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.65%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 82 (10.70%) Windows
2 77 (10.05%) Linux
3 50 (6.53%) UNIX
4 20 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.57%) CentOS
7 12 (1.57%) Android
8 8 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (0.91%) Solaris
10 6 (0.78%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (0.65%) AIX
12 4 (0.52%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.39%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.13%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (29.77%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (15.67%) Business Intelligence
3 116 (15.14%) MVC
4 68 (8.88%) TDD
5 66 (8.62%) ETL
6 59 (7.70%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (5.74%) Software Engineering
7 44 (5.74%) DevOps
8 43 (5.61%) Migration
9 41 (5.35%) Scrum
9 41 (5.35%) ITIL
10 38 (4.96%) Configuration Management
11 37 (4.83%) Web Development
12 34 (4.44%) Unit Testing
12 34 (4.44%) Data Modelling
13 33 (4.31%) CRM
13 33 (4.31%) OO
13 33 (4.31%) Performance Tuning
14 32 (4.18%) Stakeholder Management
15 27 (3.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 172 (22.45%) C#
2 160 (20.89%) JavaScript
3 150 (19.58%) T-SQL
4 95 (12.40%) Java
5 76 (9.92%) PL/SQL
6 55 (7.18%) Python
7 52 (6.79%) Ruby
8 41 (5.35%) PHP
9 37 (4.83%) Shell Script
10 36 (4.70%) VBA
11 26 (3.39%) VB
12 25 (3.26%) C
13 23 (3.00%) VB.NET
14 21 (2.74%) Bash Shell
15 12 (1.57%) VB6
16 11 (1.44%) PowerShell
17 5 (0.65%) C++
18 4 (0.52%) SAS Macro
18 4 (0.52%) XPath
19 3 (0.39%) RPG
Qualifications
1 32 (4.18%) Security Cleared
2 31 (4.05%) ISEB
3 24 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.22%) Degree
5 14 (1.83%) VCP4
6 11 (1.44%) ISTQB
7 8 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.39%) MCSE
10 3 (0.39%) MCSA
10 3 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.26%) MCAD
11 2 (0.26%) MCSD
11 2 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.26%) MCTS
11 2 (0.26%) MCITP
12 1 (0.13%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.48%) QA
2 7 (0.91%) SLA
3 3 (0.39%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.13%) Basel II
5 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (3.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.31%) vSphere
4 9 (1.17%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.52%) vCloud
5 4 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.52%) Xen
6 2 (0.26%) NFS
6 2 (0.26%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.26%) KVM
6 2 (0.26%) XenServer
6 2 (0.26%) SRDF
7 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.13%) UAG
7 1 (0.13%) Firmware
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 41 (5.35%) Puppet
2 37 (4.83%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (2.48%) Graphite
3 19 (2.48%) Nagios
4 18 (2.35%) CFEngine
4 18 (2.35%) Ansible
5 16 (2.09%) Cobbler
5 16 (2.09%) Tivoli
6 7 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.91%) SCOM
7 6 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (0.78%) NetBackup
7 6 (0.78%) OpenView
7 6 (0.78%) OpenIDM
8 4 (0.52%) EMC Navisphere
8 4 (0.52%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (0.52%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.39%) SCCM
10 2 (0.26%) NSN NetAct
10 2 (0.26%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 176 (22.98%) Oracle
2 151 (19.71%) Microsoft
3 36 (4.70%) Splunk
4 35 (4.57%) VMware
5 20 (2.61%) IBM
6 18 (2.35%) Cisco
6 18 (2.35%) Business Objects
6 18 (2.35%) SaltStack
7 16 (2.09%) Red Hat
8 13 (1.70%) hybris
9 11 (1.44%) SAP
9 11 (1.44%) Citrix
10 9 (1.17%) EMC
10 9 (1.17%) HP
10 9 (1.17%) Informatica
10 9 (1.17%) NetApp
11 8 (1.04%) Sun
12 7 (0.91%) McAfee
12 7 (0.91%) Teradata
13 6 (0.78%) JD Edwards
East Riding
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: market rate
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Robert Half
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
York
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
York
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £200 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £29000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Calderdale Council
Rate: From £28,746 to £30,978 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Calderdale Council
Rate: From £25,440 to £29,558 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago