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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 607 429 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.88% 17.00% 16.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.02% 40.28% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 281 148
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £200 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £385 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% +48.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.28 £14.35 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £31.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +16.36%
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
1264 1065 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 43.48% 42.19% 35.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 861 711 362
Average daily rate £335 £320 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 17
Average hourly rate £40.00 £29.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +96.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £13.00 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 0 417 £325 +8.33% 181
South Yorkshire +3 116 £300 +6.19% 33
North Yorkshire -7 32 £325 +9.70% 50
East Yorkshire +3 7 £306 +2.08% 6
Humberside -1 1 £420 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 426 (43.92%) SQL Server
2 292 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
3 275 (28.35%) .NET
4 270 (27.84%) Microsoft
5 266 (27.42%) Oracle
6 225 (23.20%) T-SQL
7 203 (20.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 189 (19.48%) C#
9 179 (18.45%) Finance
10 175 (18.04%) Business Intelligence
11 170 (17.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 163 (16.80%) JavaScript
13 161 (16.60%) PL/SQL
14 130 (13.40%) MVC
15 129 (13.30%) Windows
16 128 (13.20%) ASP.NET
17 116 (11.96%) Data Warehouse
18 114 (11.75%) Java
19 113 (11.65%) Linux
19 113 (11.65%) jQuery
20 112 (11.55%) HTML
21 103 (10.62%) XML
21 103 (10.62%) CSS
22 101 (10.41%) MS Excel
23 100 (10.31%) ETL
23 100 (10.31%) Oracle Database
24 99 (10.21%) TDD
25 96 (9.90%) ITIL
26 85 (8.76%) Web Services
27 84 (8.66%) Data Modelling

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 64 (6.60%) IIS
2 57 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 50 (5.15%) SAS
4 35 (3.61%) Apache
5 31 (3.20%) JBoss
6 25 (2.58%) BizTalk Server
7 19 (1.96%) Tomcat
8 15 (1.55%) WebSphere
9 12 (1.24%) MS Exchange
10 11 (1.13%) Node.js
11 10 (1.03%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.72%) Confluence
13 5 (0.52%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.41%) nginx
14 4 (0.41%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 3 (0.31%) CICS
15 3 (0.31%) CMS
Applications
1 101 (10.41%) MS Excel
2 44 (4.54%) MS Office
3 8 (0.82%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.62%) PowerPivot
5 5 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.21%) FastStats
6 2 (0.21%) MS Project
7 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.21%) Tridion
3 2 (0.21%) Agresso
3 2 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.21%) Unica
4 1 (0.10%) Line 500
4 1 (0.10%) INSURE/90
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.10%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.82%) Office 365
3 7 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.41%) SaaS
5 2 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.10%) Route 53
6 1 (0.10%) IaaS
6 1 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.40%) Firewall
2 20 (2.06%) SAN
3 10 (1.03%) DNS
4 9 (0.93%) LDAP
5 8 (0.82%) LAN
5 8 (0.82%) NAS
6 6 (0.62%) DHCP
7 5 (0.52%) WAN
7 5 (0.52%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (0.52%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.31%) VLAN
8 3 (0.31%) VoIP
8 3 (0.31%) SSL
8 3 (0.31%) CTI
8 3 (0.31%) FTP
8 3 (0.31%) HTTP
9 2 (0.21%) GPRS
9 2 (0.21%) Intranet
9 2 (0.21%) Internet
9 2 (0.21%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 426 (43.92%) SQL Server
2 203 (20.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 170 (17.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 116 (11.96%) Data Warehouse
5 100 (10.31%) Oracle Database
6 82 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 76 (7.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 73 (7.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 64 (6.60%) SQL Server 2012
10 42 (4.33%) Relational Database
11 35 (3.61%) MongoDB
12 31 (3.20%) NoSQL
13 30 (3.09%) OLAP
14 29 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
15 21 (2.16%) MySQL
16 20 (2.06%) DB2
17 18 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
17 18 (1.86%) CouchDB
18 17 (1.75%) OLAP Cube
19 15 (1.55%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 61 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 51 (5.26%) NUnit
3 44 (4.54%) Visual Studio
4 43 (4.43%) Selenium
5 34 (3.51%) Toad
6 33 (3.40%) Git (software)
7 29 (2.99%) Subversion
7 29 (2.99%) Oracle APEX
8 25 (2.58%) ERwin
9 23 (2.37%) Rhino Mocks
10 20 (2.06%) Oracle Forms
10 20 (2.06%) SpecFlow
11 18 (1.86%) Jenkins
12 17 (1.75%) Cucumber
12 17 (1.75%) JUnit
12 17 (1.75%) Maven
13 14 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 13 (1.34%) JIRA
15 10 (1.03%) Fiddler
15 10 (1.03%) PVCS
General
1 179 (18.45%) Finance
2 28 (2.89%) Retail
3 22 (2.27%) Banking
4 12 (1.24%) Telecoms
4 12 (1.24%) Back Office
5 10 (1.03%) Marketing
6 8 (0.82%) Games
6 8 (0.82%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.62%) Legal
7 6 (0.62%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.41%) Advertising
8 4 (0.41%) Publishing
9 3 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.21%) Electronics
10 2 (0.21%) Law
10 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.10%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.10%) Local Government
11 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 477 (49.18%) Developer
2 202 (20.82%) Analyst
3 116 (11.96%) SQL Developer
4 96 (9.90%) .NET Developer
5 65 (6.70%) Test Analyst
6 62 (6.39%) DBA
7 52 (5.36%) Oracle Developer
8 51 (5.26%) SQL DBA
9 42 (4.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 36 (3.71%) DevOps Engineer
10 36 (3.71%) C# Developer
11 33 (3.40%) Data Analyst
12 31 (3.20%) Java Developer
13 29 (2.99%) Applications Support
13 29 (2.99%) Support Analyst
13 29 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
14 27 (2.78%) Business Analyst
15 26 (2.68%) Consultant
16 23 (2.37%) Programmer
17 21 (2.16%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (28.35%) .NET
2 128 (13.20%) ASP.NET
3 113 (11.65%) jQuery
4 112 (11.55%) HTML
5 103 (10.62%) CSS
5 103 (10.62%) XML
6 85 (8.76%) Web Services
7 58 (5.98%) .NET Framework
8 50 (5.15%) JSON
9 49 (5.05%) Entity Framework
10 48 (4.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 48 (4.95%) ASP.NET Web API
11 41 (4.23%) WCF
12 28 (2.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 27 (2.78%) J2EE
14 26 (2.68%) Spring
15 23 (2.37%) NHibernate
16 22 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
17 20 (2.06%) Ajax
17 20 (2.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 84 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (6.91%) NHS
3 28 (2.89%) Data Centre
4 18 (1.86%) Clustering
5 13 (1.34%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.24%) Replication
7 11 (1.13%) Visualisation
8 7 (0.72%) Data Integration
8 7 (0.72%) Algorithms
8 7 (0.72%) W3C
9 6 (0.62%) Online Games
9 6 (0.62%) Private Cloud
10 5 (0.52%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.52%) Data Extraction
10 5 (0.52%) Cryptography
10 5 (0.52%) PKI
10 5 (0.52%) Statistics
10 5 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (0.52%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 129 (13.30%) Windows
2 113 (11.65%) Linux
3 64 (6.60%) UNIX
4 36 (3.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (2.37%) Windows 2000 Server
6 23 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (1.65%) CentOS
8 10 (1.03%) Windows 2000
9 9 (0.93%) AIX
10 5 (0.52%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.52%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.41%) Android
11 4 (0.41%) Windows NT
11 4 (0.41%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.21%) zOS
13 1 (0.10%) MVS
13 1 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (18.04%) Business Intelligence
3 130 (13.40%) MVC
4 100 (10.31%) ETL
5 99 (10.21%) TDD
6 96 (9.90%) ITIL
7 84 (8.66%) Data Modelling
8 77 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
9 67 (6.91%) Migration
10 64 (6.60%) Scrum
11 61 (6.29%) Software Engineering
12 60 (6.19%) SDLC
13 56 (5.77%) OO
14 54 (5.57%) Unit Testing
15 51 (5.26%) DevOps
16 48 (4.95%) Data Analysis
17 45 (4.64%) Stakeholder Management
18 41 (4.23%) Project Management
19 40 (4.12%) E-Commerce
20 37 (3.81%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 225 (23.20%) T-SQL
2 189 (19.48%) C#
3 163 (16.80%) JavaScript
4 161 (16.60%) PL/SQL
5 114 (11.75%) Java
6 61 (6.29%) PowerShell
7 57 (5.88%) VB
8 43 (4.43%) Python
8 43 (4.43%) Ruby
9 42 (4.33%) VBA
10 39 (4.02%) Shell Script
11 33 (3.40%) PHP
12 32 (3.30%) VB.NET
12 32 (3.30%) Bash Shell
13 24 (2.47%) VB6
14 18 (1.86%) C
15 15 (1.55%) Perl
16 14 (1.44%) C++
17 8 (0.82%) FoxPro (VFP)
18 5 (0.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 42 (4.33%) Security Cleared
2 30 (3.09%) SC Cleared
3 29 (2.99%) ISEB
4 13 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (1.34%) Degree
4 13 (1.34%) ISTQB
5 11 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.41%) MCAD
7 4 (0.41%) MCSD
7 4 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.21%) CCNA
9 2 (0.21%) OCP
9 2 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.10%) MCSE
10 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.33%) QA
2 7 (0.72%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.62%) SLA
4 3 (0.31%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.10%) HL7
6 1 (0.10%) Basel II
6 1 (0.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.82%) Docker
4 7 (0.72%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.52%) NFS
5 5 (0.52%) VMware Server
6 4 (0.41%) vSphere
7 2 (0.21%) UAG
7 2 (0.21%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.21%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.10%) Squid
8 1 (0.10%) Xen
8 1 (0.10%) Firmware
8 1 (0.10%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.10%) vCloud
8 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 43 (4.43%) Opscode Chef
2 42 (4.33%) Puppet
3 23 (2.37%) Graphite
4 19 (1.96%) Tivoli
5 14 (1.44%) Cobbler
6 11 (1.13%) Nagios
7 10 (1.03%) CFEngine
7 10 (1.03%) OpenView
7 10 (1.03%) Ansible
8 8 (0.82%) Salt
9 6 (0.62%) Foglight
9 6 (0.62%) SCCM
10 5 (0.52%) Opsview
10 5 (0.52%) Rundeck
11 4 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.41%) HP UCMDB
12 3 (0.31%) SCOM
13 2 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 2 (0.21%) OpenIDM
14 1 (0.10%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 270 (27.84%) Microsoft
2 266 (27.42%) Oracle
3 51 (5.26%) VMware
4 36 (3.71%) Splunk
5 35 (3.61%) Cisco
6 25 (2.58%) Informatica
7 22 (2.27%) Business Objects
8 18 (1.86%) NetApp
8 18 (1.86%) Red Hat
9 17 (1.75%) Sitecore
10 15 (1.55%) IBM
11 11 (1.13%) EMC
11 11 (1.13%) Teradata
11 11 (1.13%) hybris
12 10 (1.03%) SaltStack
12 10 (1.03%) Adobe
12 10 (1.03%) HP
13 8 (0.82%) Cognos
14 7 (0.72%) SAP
14 7 (0.72%) Citrix
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
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