The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 17 3 7
Rank change year-on-year -14 +4  
Contract jobs citing SQL 6 22 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 5.71% 14.86% 17.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.69% 45.83% 67.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 16
Median daily rate £375 £320 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.18% +1.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £147 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +66.66% -20.00%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 29 48 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 27.62% 32.43% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 26
Median daily rate £450 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £15.75 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Bradford

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Bradford.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Bradford

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL in Bradford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Bradford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bradford region with a requirement for SQL.

1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) SAN
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
5 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Marketing
5 2 (13.33%) Unica
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Phone
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) NHS
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (13.33%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) EMC

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Unica
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Ant
1 1 (6.67%) JUnit
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) Mockito
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Campaign Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) IT Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Marketing Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Angular Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Data Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Implementation Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) Grails
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) Java EE
2 1 (6.67%) JMS
2 1 (6.67%) JSF
2 1 (6.67%) Play Framework
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Phone
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
1 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) CRM
2 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) MVC
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Android Development
3 1 (6.67%) BDD
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Microservices
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) SDLC
3 1 (6.67%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) EMC
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Cerner
4 1 (6.67%) Google
4 1 (6.67%) Xamarin