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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 349 442 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.28% 19.91% 17.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.10% 49.44% 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 275 219
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 16
Average hourly rate £33.00 £23.50 £16.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.42% +39.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £12.86 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £72.10 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.81%
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
829 894 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 33.92% 40.27% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 544 422
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £227 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 43
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +49.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £13.59 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £175.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 -1 240 £325 - 211
South Yorkshire +1 64 £334 +21.36% 42
North Yorkshire -10 25 £300 - 30
East Yorkshire -8 3 £325 +8.33% 6
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 252 (36.10%) SQL Server
2 196 (28.08%) .NET
3 185 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
4 162 (23.21%) Oracle
5 151 (21.63%) C#
6 144 (20.63%) JavaScript
6 144 (20.63%) ASP.NET
7 142 (20.34%) Microsoft
8 128 (18.34%) T-SQL
9 118 (16.91%) HTML
10 110 (15.76%) MVC
11 108 (15.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 105 (15.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 105 (15.04%) Business Intelligence
13 96 (13.75%) CSS
14 95 (13.61%) Finance
15 89 (12.75%) jQuery
16 76 (10.89%) Data Warehouse
17 72 (10.32%) Web Services
17 72 (10.32%) Java
18 67 (9.60%) Windows
19 65 (9.31%) Linux
19 65 (9.31%) XML
19 65 (9.31%) SQL Server 2008
19 65 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
20 63 (9.03%) PL/SQL
20 63 (9.03%) ETL
21 59 (8.45%) MS Excel
22 55 (7.88%) NHS
23 53 (7.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 46 (6.59%) SAS
2 37 (5.30%) SharePoint
3 33 (4.73%) Apache
4 17 (2.44%) CMS
5 15 (2.15%) IIS
5 15 (2.15%) MS Exchange
6 12 (1.72%) Apache Solr
6 12 (1.72%) WebSphere
6 12 (1.72%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.58%) JBoss
8 9 (1.29%) WebLogic
9 8 (1.15%) Kentico
10 6 (0.86%) Adobe CQ
11 5 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.72%) Apache ServiceMix
11 5 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.57%) Node.js
12 4 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.57%) nginx
12 4 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 59 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.72%) MS Office
3 7 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.57%) Stata
4 4 (0.57%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.43%) SPSS
5 3 (0.43%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.14%) MS Project
7 1 (0.14%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.14%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 24 (3.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.29%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.14%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.72%) Office 365
2 5 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (0.72%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.43%) Route 53
3 3 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.15%) DNS
2 13 (1.86%) SAN
3 11 (1.58%) Firewall
4 9 (1.29%) DHCP
5 8 (1.15%) LAN
6 5 (0.72%) LDAP
6 5 (0.72%) HTTP
6 5 (0.72%) VoIP
6 5 (0.72%) WAN
6 5 (0.72%) Internet
6 5 (0.72%) CTI
6 5 (0.72%) NAS
7 3 (0.43%) SSL
7 3 (0.43%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.43%) VLAN
7 3 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.29%) FCoE
8 2 (0.29%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.29%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.29%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (36.10%) SQL Server
2 108 (15.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 105 (15.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 76 (10.89%) Data Warehouse
5 65 (9.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 53 (7.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 50 (7.16%) Oracle Database
8 47 (6.73%) Relational Database
9 35 (5.01%) MySQL
10 30 (4.30%) Oracle Database 11g
11 27 (3.87%) MongoDB
12 23 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
13 22 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
13 22 (3.15%) QlikView
14 19 (2.72%) RDBMS
15 16 (2.29%) NoSQL
16 15 (2.15%) OLAP
16 15 (2.15%) Hypertable
16 15 (2.15%) Riak
16 15 (2.15%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 38 (5.44%) Subversion
2 37 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (4.15%) Visual Studio
4 28 (4.01%) Selenium
5 21 (3.01%) Git (software)
6 15 (2.15%) Fiddler
7 13 (1.86%) Cucumber
8 12 (1.72%) JUnit
9 10 (1.43%) Rhino Mocks
9 10 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 10 (1.43%) NUnit
9 10 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (1.29%) JMeter
10 9 (1.29%) QuickTest Pro
10 9 (1.29%) JIRA
10 9 (1.29%) Jenkins
11 7 (1.00%) SpecFlow
12 6 (0.86%) Maven
12 6 (0.86%) ERwin
12 6 (0.86%) Toad
General
1 95 (13.61%) Finance
2 29 (4.15%) Retail
3 27 (3.87%) Banking
4 11 (1.58%) Telecoms
4 11 (1.58%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.29%) Back Office
6 6 (0.86%) Retail Banking
6 6 (0.86%) Marketing
7 4 (0.57%) Advertising
7 4 (0.57%) Games
7 4 (0.57%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.43%) Legal
9 2 (0.29%) Law
10 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.14%) Electronics
10 1 (0.14%) Local Government
10 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.14%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 342 (49.00%) Developer
2 136 (19.48%) Analyst
3 98 (14.04%) .NET Developer
4 92 (13.18%) SQL Developer
5 56 (8.02%) Test Analyst
6 37 (5.30%) DBA
7 28 (4.01%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 26 (3.72%) SQL DBA
8 26 (3.72%) C# Developer
9 25 (3.58%) Senior Developer
9 25 (3.58%) Consultant
10 24 (3.44%) DevOps Engineer
11 23 (3.30%) C# .NET Developer
12 22 (3.15%) Business Analyst
13 20 (2.87%) Tester
14 18 (2.58%) Java Developer
15 16 (2.29%) Architect
15 16 (2.29%) Web Developer
15 16 (2.29%) Oracle Developer
15 16 (2.29%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (28.08%) .NET
2 144 (20.63%) ASP.NET
3 118 (16.91%) HTML
4 96 (13.75%) CSS
5 89 (12.75%) jQuery
6 72 (10.32%) Web Services
7 65 (9.31%) XML
8 44 (6.30%) JSON
8 44 (6.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 42 (6.02%) .NET Framework
10 38 (5.44%) WCF
11 32 (4.58%) CSS3
12 28 (4.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 24 (3.44%) ASP.NET Web API
14 23 (3.30%) HTML5
14 23 (3.30%) J2EE
15 19 (2.72%) Hibernate
16 18 (2.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 18 (2.58%) Ajax
16 18 (2.58%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (7.88%) NHS
3 17 (2.44%) Clustering
4 10 (1.43%) Data Structures
4 10 (1.43%) Replication
4 10 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.29%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.15%) Statistics
7 7 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.00%) Life Science
7 7 (1.00%) Visualisation
8 6 (0.86%) iSeries
8 6 (0.86%) IVR
8 6 (0.86%) PKI
8 6 (0.86%) Smartcard
8 6 (0.86%) Mainframe
8 6 (0.86%) AS400
8 6 (0.86%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.72%) GIS
9 5 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 67 (9.60%) Windows
2 65 (9.31%) Linux
3 49 (7.02%) UNIX
4 20 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.86%) Android
7 13 (1.86%) CentOS
8 6 (0.86%) Solaris
9 5 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (0.72%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.57%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.43%) AIX
11 3 (0.43%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.14%) HPUX
12 1 (0.14%) MVS
12 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (15.76%) MVC
3 105 (15.04%) Business Intelligence
4 63 (9.03%) ETL
5 49 (7.02%) TDD
6 48 (6.88%) Migration
7 47 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (6.59%) Data Modelling
9 42 (6.02%) Software Engineering
10 34 (4.87%) Web Development
10 34 (4.87%) DevOps
11 33 (4.73%) Scrum
12 31 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 31 (4.44%) CRM
13 30 (4.30%) Unit Testing
14 28 (4.01%) Data Management
14 28 (4.01%) Configuration Management
15 27 (3.87%) OO
16 24 (3.44%) ITIL
16 24 (3.44%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 151 (21.63%) C#
2 144 (20.63%) JavaScript
3 128 (18.34%) T-SQL
4 72 (10.32%) Java
5 63 (9.03%) PL/SQL
6 43 (6.16%) Python
7 40 (5.73%) PHP
8 35 (5.01%) Ruby
9 34 (4.87%) VBA
10 27 (3.87%) Shell Script
11 19 (2.72%) VB
11 19 (2.72%) C
11 19 (2.72%) Bash Shell
12 17 (2.44%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.72%) VB6
14 4 (0.57%) SAS Macro
14 4 (0.57%) XPath
14 4 (0.57%) Perl
14 4 (0.57%) C++
15 3 (0.43%) RPG
Qualifications
1 27 (3.87%) ISEB
2 22 (3.15%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.87%) Degree
4 16 (2.29%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.58%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.43%) MCSE
8 3 (0.43%) MCSA
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.29%) MCTS
9 2 (0.29%) MCITP
10 1 (0.14%) CCNA
10 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.14%) NCDA
10 1 (0.14%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.44%) QA
2 9 (1.29%) SLA
3 3 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 22 (3.15%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.29%) vSphere
2 9 (1.29%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.57%) vCloud
3 4 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (0.57%) Xen
4 2 (0.29%) XenServer
4 2 (0.29%) SRDF
4 2 (0.29%) KVM
4 2 (0.29%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.29%) NFS
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.14%) UAG
Systems Management
1 36 (5.16%) Puppet
2 30 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (2.44%) Nagios
4 16 (2.29%) Graphite
5 15 (2.15%) Ansible
5 15 (2.15%) CFEngine
6 11 (1.58%) Tivoli
6 11 (1.58%) Cobbler
7 10 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (1.15%) SCOM
9 6 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (0.86%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.72%) OpenIDM
11 4 (0.57%) Red Hat Satellite
11 4 (0.57%) SCCM
11 4 (0.57%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.57%) EMC Navisphere
12 3 (0.43%) OpenView
12 3 (0.43%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.29%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 162 (23.21%) Oracle
2 142 (20.34%) Microsoft
3 31 (4.44%) Splunk
4 23 (3.30%) VMware
5 19 (2.72%) Red Hat
6 17 (2.44%) Business Objects
6 17 (2.44%) IBM
7 15 (2.15%) SaltStack
8 14 (2.01%) hybris
9 12 (1.72%) Cisco
10 11 (1.58%) HP
10 11 (1.58%) Informatica
11 10 (1.43%) Teradata
12 9 (1.29%) Citrix
12 9 (1.29%) EMC
13 8 (1.15%) NetApp
14 7 (1.00%) McAfee
15 6 (0.86%) SAP
16 5 (0.72%) Cognos
16 5 (0.72%) Adobe
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