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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 322 392 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.51% 17.94% 17.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.86% 45.85% 41.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 221 227
Average daily rate
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£313 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 19
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.23 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £27.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.29 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -15.30%
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
788 855 1138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 33.05% 39.13% 42.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 484 598
Average daily rate £325 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 51 25
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.33 £13.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 September 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 17 September 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 17 September 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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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 -1 224 £325 - 153
South Yorkshire -1 60 £300 -0.16% 35
North Yorkshire -5 30 £290 -3.33% 34
East Yorkshire -1 2 £350 - 9
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 230 (32.53%) SQL Server
2 207 (29.28%) Oracle
3 155 (21.92%) .NET
4 144 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
5 134 (18.95%) C#
6 131 (18.53%) Finance
7 117 (16.55%) PL/SQL
8 108 (15.28%) Java
9 106 (14.99%) T-SQL
10 105 (14.85%) Microsoft
11 100 (14.14%) XML
12 96 (13.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 92 (13.01%) Data Warehouse
14 91 (12.87%) Windows
15 85 (12.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 83 (11.74%) JavaScript
16 83 (11.74%) ASP.NET
17 81 (11.46%) SQL Server 2008
18 80 (11.32%) HTML
19 78 (11.03%) MVC
20 77 (10.89%) Oracle Database
21 71 (10.04%) Business Intelligence
22 70 (9.90%) CSS
23 66 (9.34%) ETL
24 65 (9.19%) SQL Server 2005
25 57 (8.06%) QA
25 57 (8.06%) MS Excel
26 55 (7.78%) Linux
27 51 (7.21%) jQuery
27 51 (7.21%) Performance Tuning

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 28 (3.96%) SharePoint
2 27 (3.82%) WebLogic
3 23 (3.25%) IIS
4 21 (2.97%) SAS
5 18 (2.55%) Apache
6 15 (2.12%) CMS
7 13 (1.84%) MS Exchange
8 11 (1.56%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.56%) Apache Solr
9 9 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (1.13%) nginx
11 6 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.71%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.57%) Confluence
13 4 (0.57%) Kentico
13 4 (0.57%) Adobe CQ
13 4 (0.57%) Oracle Application Server
14 3 (0.42%) ColdFusion
14 3 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 57 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.12%) MS Office
3 12 (1.70%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (0.85%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.42%) SPSS
5 3 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (1.41%) Oracle Retail
3 6 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.28%) SiteCatalyst
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.14%) Magento
8 1 (0.14%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.42%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.14%) Route 53
4 1 (0.14%) Office 365
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.69%) FTP
2 10 (1.41%) Firewall
3 8 (1.13%) Network Security
3 8 (1.13%) SAN
4 7 (0.99%) HTTP
5 6 (0.85%) Internet
6 4 (0.57%) LDAP
6 4 (0.57%) DNS
6 4 (0.57%) SSL
7 3 (0.42%) DHCP
7 3 (0.42%) SSH
8 2 (0.28%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.28%) Intranet
9 1 (0.14%) LAN
9 1 (0.14%) VoIP
9 1 (0.14%) WAN
9 1 (0.14%) SMTP
9 1 (0.14%) SNMP
9 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (32.53%) SQL Server
2 96 (13.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 92 (13.01%) Data Warehouse
4 85 (12.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 81 (11.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 77 (10.89%) Oracle Database
7 65 (9.19%) SQL Server 2005
8 43 (6.08%) Relational Database
9 42 (5.94%) Oracle Database 11g
10 40 (5.66%) Oracle Reports
11 36 (5.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 25 (3.54%) MS Access
13 23 (3.25%) Oracle Database 10g
14 22 (3.11%) MySQL
14 22 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
15 21 (2.97%) QlikView
16 17 (2.40%) Star Schema
16 17 (2.40%) Oracle BI EE
17 16 (2.26%) RDBMS
18 14 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 35 (4.95%) Git (software)
2 32 (4.53%) Maven
3 30 (4.24%) Oracle Forms
4 29 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (3.82%) Visual Studio
6 22 (3.11%) QuickTest Pro
7 18 (2.55%) Selenium
7 18 (2.55%) Subversion
8 13 (1.84%) Cucumber
8 13 (1.84%) Jenkins
9 12 (1.70%) JIRA
10 8 (1.13%) Oracle APEX
11 7 (0.99%) Toad
11 7 (0.99%) Hudson
11 7 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (0.85%) JUnit
13 5 (0.71%) ERwin
14 4 (0.57%) LLBLGen Pro
14 4 (0.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 3 (0.42%) JMeter
General
1 131 (18.53%) Finance
2 35 (4.95%) Retail
3 28 (3.96%) Banking
4 17 (2.40%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.13%) Manufacturing
6 7 (0.99%) Marketing
7 5 (0.71%) Billing
8 4 (0.57%) Legal
9 3 (0.42%) Advertising
9 3 (0.42%) Electronics
9 3 (0.42%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.28%) Back Office
10 2 (0.28%) Law
10 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.14%) Publishing
11 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 347 (49.08%) Developer
2 140 (19.80%) Analyst
3 83 (11.74%) .NET Developer
4 57 (8.06%) SQL Developer
5 52 (7.36%) DBA
6 49 (6.93%) Test Analyst
7 47 (6.65%) Java Developer
8 39 (5.52%) Oracle Developer
9 33 (4.67%) SQL DBA
10 32 (4.53%) C# Developer
10 32 (4.53%) Applications Support
11 30 (4.24%) Tester
12 29 (4.10%) Consultant
13 27 (3.82%) Business Analyst
14 26 (3.68%) Senior Developer
14 26 (3.68%) Data Analyst
15 24 (3.39%) VB.NET Developer
15 24 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
16 19 (2.69%) Software Engineer
17 18 (2.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (21.92%) .NET
2 100 (14.14%) XML
3 83 (11.74%) ASP.NET
4 80 (11.32%) HTML
5 70 (9.90%) CSS
6 51 (7.21%) jQuery
7 43 (6.08%) Web Services
8 36 (5.09%) Spring
9 35 (4.95%) WinForms
10 34 (4.81%) J2EE
11 31 (4.38%) WCF
12 25 (3.54%) REST
13 24 (3.39%) Hibernate
13 24 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
14 23 (3.25%) .NET Framework
15 21 (2.97%) Ajax
16 20 (2.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 20 (2.83%) HTML5
17 19 (2.69%) CSS3
17 19 (2.69%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.79%) NHS
2 37 (5.23%) Enterprise Software
3 32 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (1.98%) Management Information System
5 12 (1.70%) Clustering
5 12 (1.70%) Replication
6 10 (1.41%) Open Source
6 10 (1.41%) Data Integration
7 9 (1.27%) Computer Science
8 7 (0.99%) N-Tier
9 6 (0.85%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.71%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.71%) GIS
11 4 (0.57%) FMCG
11 4 (0.57%) iPhone
11 4 (0.57%) VLE
12 3 (0.42%) DTV
12 3 (0.42%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.42%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.42%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 91 (12.87%) Windows
2 55 (7.78%) Linux
3 45 (6.36%) UNIX
4 12 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (1.13%) Android
6 7 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.85%) HPUX
8 5 (0.71%) CentOS
9 4 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.28%) AIX
11 1 (0.14%) MVS
11 1 (0.14%) Solaris
11 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (11.03%) MVC
3 71 (10.04%) Business Intelligence
4 66 (9.34%) ETL
5 51 (7.21%) Performance Tuning
6 50 (7.07%) Data Modelling
7 47 (6.65%) Migration
8 41 (5.80%) Scrum
9 38 (5.37%) TDD
10 37 (5.23%) Test Scripting
11 36 (5.09%) Software Engineering
11 36 (5.09%) OO
12 34 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (4.53%) Unit Testing
14 27 (3.82%) Data Analysis
15 26 (3.68%) Functional Testing
16 24 (3.39%) E-Commerce
17 22 (3.11%) BDD
18 20 (2.83%) Business Analysis
18 20 (2.83%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (18.95%) C#
2 117 (16.55%) PL/SQL
3 108 (15.28%) Java
4 106 (14.99%) T-SQL
5 83 (11.74%) JavaScript
6 50 (7.07%) VB.NET
7 30 (4.24%) VBA
8 21 (2.97%) VB
8 21 (2.97%) Shell Script
9 18 (2.55%) PHP
10 17 (2.40%) Python
11 13 (1.84%) Perl
11 13 (1.84%) VB6
12 11 (1.56%) PowerShell
12 11 (1.56%) Bash Shell
13 10 (1.41%) COBOL
14 9 (1.27%) C++
15 5 (0.71%) Ruby
15 5 (0.71%) X++
15 5 (0.71%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 17 (2.40%) ISTQB
2 16 (2.26%) ISEB
3 14 (1.98%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.84%) Degree
5 6 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.71%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.14%) CCNA
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (8.06%) QA
2 12 (1.70%) SLA
3 5 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (2.55%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.42%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.42%) XenServer
4 3 (0.42%) vSphere
5 2 (0.28%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.14%) LiteSpeed
6 1 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.14%) Xen
6 1 (0.14%) vCloud
6 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (3.25%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.85%) SCCM
2 6 (0.85%) Puppet
3 4 (0.57%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.57%) Control-M
4 3 (0.42%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.42%) SCOM
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle Statspack
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle EDQ
5 2 (0.28%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.28%) Nagios
6 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.14%) EMC Navisphere
6 1 (0.14%) Foglight
6 1 (0.14%) OpenView
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.14%) OVSD
6 1 (0.14%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 207 (29.28%) Oracle
2 105 (14.85%) Microsoft
3 27 (3.82%) HP
4 25 (3.54%) VMware
5 22 (3.11%) Business Objects
6 17 (2.40%) IBM
7 13 (1.84%) SAP
8 11 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
8 11 (1.56%) hybris
9 10 (1.41%) Perforce
10 8 (1.13%) Ab Initio
11 7 (0.99%) EMC
12 6 (0.85%) Teradata
12 6 (0.85%) Adobe
13 5 (0.71%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.71%) BMC
13 5 (0.71%) Citrix
13 5 (0.71%) CA
13 5 (0.71%) Sybase
13 5 (0.71%) JBoss
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