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 17 April 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
17 Apr 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 526 513 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 18.33% 19.98% 15.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.02% 47.68% 46.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 350 160
Average daily rate
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£325 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 23
Average hourly rate £22.85 £22.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.55% +60.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £16.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £26.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
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
1195 1076 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 41.64% 41.92% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 725 373
Average daily rate £340 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 31
Average hourly rate £40.00 £29.00 £16.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +76.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 0 349 £325 +4.00% 184
South Yorkshire -1 105 £300 - 47
North Yorkshire -7 40 £320 +6.66% 51
East Yorkshire -6 3 £325 +8.33% 9
Humberside -1 1 £420 - 1
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 355 (40.34%) SQL Server
2 254 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
3 241 (27.39%) .NET
4 237 (26.93%) Oracle
5 223 (25.34%) Microsoft
6 180 (20.45%) T-SQL
7 177 (20.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 175 (19.89%) Business Intelligence
9 167 (18.98%) C#
10 166 (18.86%) Finance
11 154 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 149 (16.93%) JavaScript
13 140 (15.91%) PL/SQL
14 132 (15.00%) ASP.NET
15 113 (12.84%) HTML
16 111 (12.61%) MVC
17 109 (12.39%) Java
18 108 (12.27%) Data Warehouse
19 106 (12.05%) Windows
20 101 (11.48%) XML
20 101 (11.48%) jQuery
21 99 (11.25%) Linux
22 96 (10.91%) CSS
23 90 (10.23%) ETL
24 86 (9.77%) Web Services
25 85 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
26 83 (9.43%) MS Excel
27 80 (9.09%) Oracle Database
28 74 (8.41%) Data Modelling
28 74 (8.41%) TDD

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 65 (7.39%) SAS
2 51 (5.80%) SharePoint
3 45 (5.11%) IIS
4 33 (3.75%) Apache
5 22 (2.50%) JBoss
6 21 (2.39%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (1.36%) MS Exchange
7 12 (1.36%) WebSphere
8 11 (1.25%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.02%) Apache Solr
10 8 (0.91%) WebLogic
10 8 (0.91%) Node.js
11 7 (0.80%) CMS
12 6 (0.68%) Apache ServiceMix
13 5 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (0.57%) nginx
14 4 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
14 4 (0.45%) Adobe CQ
15 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 83 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 43 (4.89%) MS Office
3 7 (0.80%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.45%) Stata
6 3 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.23%) MS Project
7 2 (0.23%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.11%) SPSS
8 1 (0.11%) FastStats
8 1 (0.11%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 28 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.23%) Tridion
5 2 (0.23%) Agresso
5 2 (0.23%) Unica
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.11%) GoldMine
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.57%) SaaS
3 5 (0.57%) Office 365
4 3 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.23%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.23%) Route 53
5 2 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.84%) Firewall
2 19 (2.16%) SAN
3 9 (1.02%) LDAP
4 8 (0.91%) DNS
5 7 (0.80%) LAN
6 6 (0.68%) CTI
7 5 (0.57%) VoIP
7 5 (0.57%) NAS
8 4 (0.45%) WAN
8 4 (0.45%) FTP
8 4 (0.45%) HTTP
9 3 (0.34%) GPRS
9 3 (0.34%) DHCP
9 3 (0.34%) SSL
9 3 (0.34%) Internet
9 3 (0.34%) 3G
9 3 (0.34%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (0.34%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.34%) 2G
9 3 (0.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 355 (40.34%) SQL Server
2 177 (20.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 154 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 108 (12.27%) Data Warehouse
5 80 (9.09%) Oracle Database
6 71 (8.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 68 (7.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 58 (6.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 41 (4.66%) Relational Database
10 40 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 38 (4.32%) MongoDB
12 32 (3.64%) OLAP
13 29 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
13 29 (3.30%) NoSQL
14 25 (2.84%) MySQL
15 21 (2.39%) CouchDB
16 20 (2.27%) OLAP Cube
16 20 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
17 18 (2.05%) DB2
18 17 (1.93%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 51 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (3.98%) Visual Studio
3 32 (3.64%) Subversion
4 30 (3.41%) Selenium
4 30 (3.41%) Git (software)
5 26 (2.95%) ERwin
6 22 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
7 18 (2.05%) NUnit
8 17 (1.93%) Maven
8 17 (1.93%) Toad
8 17 (1.93%) Oracle Forms
8 17 (1.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 16 (1.82%) Jenkins
9 16 (1.82%) Fiddler
10 15 (1.70%) Cucumber
10 15 (1.70%) JUnit
11 11 (1.25%) Rhino Mocks
12 10 (1.14%) Eclipse
12 10 (1.14%) JMeter
12 10 (1.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 166 (18.86%) Finance
2 28 (3.18%) Retail
3 25 (2.84%) Banking
4 12 (1.36%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.02%) Marketing
6 8 (0.91%) Back Office
6 8 (0.91%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.80%) Games
7 7 (0.80%) Legal
7 7 (0.80%) Retail Banking
8 5 (0.57%) Advertising
9 3 (0.34%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.23%) Electronics
11 1 (0.11%) Law
11 1 (0.11%) Publishing
11 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 418 (47.50%) Developer
2 183 (20.80%) Analyst
3 103 (11.70%) SQL Developer
4 93 (10.57%) .NET Developer
5 76 (8.64%) Test Analyst
6 53 (6.02%) DBA
7 41 (4.66%) SQL DBA
8 40 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
9 37 (4.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 34 (3.86%) Oracle Developer
11 29 (3.30%) C# Developer
12 27 (3.07%) Senior Developer
13 26 (2.95%) Architect
13 26 (2.95%) Business Analyst
14 25 (2.84%) Support Analyst
14 25 (2.84%) Java Developer
14 25 (2.84%) C# .NET Developer
15 24 (2.73%) Consultant
16 22 (2.50%) SQL Server DBA
17 19 (2.16%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (27.39%) .NET
2 132 (15.00%) ASP.NET
3 113 (12.84%) HTML
4 101 (11.48%) XML
4 101 (11.48%) jQuery
5 96 (10.91%) CSS
6 86 (9.77%) Web Services
7 48 (5.45%) .NET Framework
8 45 (5.11%) JSON
9 44 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 42 (4.77%) WCF
11 37 (4.20%) Entity Framework
12 30 (3.41%) J2EE
13 25 (2.84%) RESTful
14 21 (2.39%) Ajax
15 20 (2.27%) Spring
15 20 (2.27%) Hibernate
16 19 (2.16%) HTML5
16 19 (2.16%) CSS3
16 19 (2.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 85 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (6.48%) NHS
3 15 (1.70%) Clustering
4 14 (1.59%) Replication
4 14 (1.59%) Open Source
5 13 (1.48%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.25%) Statistics
7 9 (1.02%) Algorithms
8 8 (0.91%) Visualisation
8 8 (0.91%) PKI
9 7 (0.80%) Smartcard
10 6 (0.68%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.68%) AS400
10 6 (0.68%) IVR
10 6 (0.68%) Online Games
10 6 (0.68%) Life Science
10 6 (0.68%) Data Structures
10 6 (0.68%) Data Integration
10 6 (0.68%) iSeries
11 5 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 106 (12.05%) Windows
2 99 (11.25%) Linux
3 52 (5.91%) UNIX
4 27 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (1.93%) CentOS
7 13 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (0.80%) Android
10 6 (0.68%) AIX
11 5 (0.57%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.57%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.45%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.34%) Solaris
13 3 (0.34%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.34%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.11%) OS/390
15 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (19.89%) Business Intelligence
3 111 (12.61%) MVC
4 90 (10.23%) ETL
5 74 (8.41%) Data Modelling
5 74 (8.41%) TDD
6 64 (7.27%) ITIL
7 56 (6.36%) Software Engineering
8 53 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (5.91%) DevOps
10 50 (5.68%) Unit Testing
10 50 (5.68%) Scrum
11 47 (5.34%) Migration
12 44 (5.00%) OO
13 42 (4.77%) CRM
14 40 (4.55%) Dimensional Modelling
15 39 (4.43%) Configuration Management
15 39 (4.43%) Stakeholder Management
16 37 (4.20%) Waterfall
17 35 (3.98%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 180 (20.45%) T-SQL
2 167 (18.98%) C#
3 149 (16.93%) JavaScript
4 140 (15.91%) PL/SQL
5 109 (12.39%) Java
6 56 (6.36%) Python
7 53 (6.02%) Ruby
8 41 (4.66%) PHP
8 41 (4.66%) VBA
9 33 (3.75%) VB
10 32 (3.64%) Shell Script
11 31 (3.52%) PowerShell
12 29 (3.30%) VB.NET
13 28 (3.18%) Bash Shell
14 24 (2.73%) C
15 22 (2.50%) VB6
16 10 (1.14%) C++
17 6 (0.68%) FoxPro (VFP)
18 5 (0.57%) Perl
18 5 (0.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (3.86%) Security Cleared
2 32 (3.64%) ISEB
3 23 (2.61%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.82%) Degree
5 13 (1.48%) ISTQB
6 12 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.45%) MCAD
9 4 (0.45%) MCSD
9 4 (0.45%) MCSE
9 4 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.34%) MCSA
10 3 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.34%) MCITP
11 2 (0.23%) MCTS
11 2 (0.23%) CCNA
11 2 (0.23%) OCP
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.55%) QA
2 6 (0.68%) SLA
3 3 (0.34%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) HL7
5 1 (0.11%) Basel II
5 1 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (2.16%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.91%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.57%) Docker
5 4 (0.45%) vSphere
5 4 (0.45%) VMware Server
6 3 (0.34%) NFS
6 3 (0.34%) Xen
7 2 (0.23%) SRDF
7 2 (0.23%) KVM
8 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.11%) UAG
8 1 (0.11%) XenServer
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.11%) Firmware
8 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 43 (4.89%) Puppet
1 43 (4.89%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (2.61%) Graphite
3 21 (2.39%) Tivoli
4 18 (2.05%) Cobbler
5 17 (1.93%) Nagios
6 16 (1.82%) CFEngine
6 16 (1.82%) Ansible
7 7 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.68%) OpenView
8 6 (0.68%) OpenIDM
9 5 (0.57%) Salt
10 3 (0.34%) Foglight
10 3 (0.34%) SCCM
11 2 (0.23%) SCOM
11 2 (0.23%) NSN NetAct
11 2 (0.23%) Opsview
11 2 (0.23%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 237 (26.93%) Oracle
2 223 (25.34%) Microsoft
3 47 (5.34%) VMware
4 40 (4.55%) Splunk
5 32 (3.64%) Cisco
6 28 (3.18%) Informatica
7 18 (2.05%) Business Objects
8 16 (1.82%) SaltStack
9 15 (1.70%) Red Hat
10 14 (1.59%) IBM
11 10 (1.14%) SAP
11 10 (1.14%) Citrix
11 10 (1.14%) hybris
12 9 (1.02%) Teradata
12 9 (1.02%) Adobe
12 9 (1.02%) NetApp
13 8 (0.91%) HP
14 7 (0.80%) Cognos
15 6 (0.68%) Sybase
15 6 (0.68%) Sun
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £320 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £270 - £310 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £280 to £340 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £345 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £250 - 275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Eden Lea UK Limited
Rate: Negotiable day rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £230 - 260 per day
Posted: 4 days ago