The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 28 June 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.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 14 3
Rank change year-on-year +6 -11  
Contract jobs citing SQL 138 146 315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 12.51% 9.85% 20.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.44% 19.62% 50.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 100 241
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £16.09 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% +44.44%  

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 Leeds with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 522 744 624
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 47.33% 50.20% 40.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 537 460
Median daily rate £400 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £318 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £15.25 £15.67 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.68% -55.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Leeds

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Leeds over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Leeds

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SQL.

1 127 (45.36%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (39.29%) SQL Server
3 84 (30.00%) .NET
4 83 (29.64%) Java
5 75 (26.79%) JavaScript
6 74 (26.43%) C#
7 59 (21.07%) T-SQL
8 56 (20.00%) NoSQL
9 51 (18.21%) ASP.NET
9 51 (18.21%) Microsoft
10 50 (17.86%) MVC
11 49 (17.50%) Test Automation
12 48 (17.14%) TDD
13 44 (15.71%) Git (software)
14 43 (15.36%) MongoDB
15 37 (13.21%) HTML
15 37 (13.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 36 (12.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 36 (12.86%) Python
17 35 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
18 33 (11.79%) Software Engineering
18 33 (11.79%) Degree
18 33 (11.79%) Oracle
18 33 (11.79%) Visual Studio
19 32 (11.43%) Linux
20 31 (11.07%) Finance
20 31 (11.07%) Spring
21 30 (10.71%) Scrum
22 29 (10.36%) JIRA
23 28 (10.00%) OO

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 21 (7.50%) SAS
2 14 (5.00%) CMS
3 12 (4.29%) Confluence
4 9 (3.21%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (3.21%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.86%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.50%) IIS
7 5 (1.79%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.07%) Apache
9 3 (1.07%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.71%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.36%) JBoss
11 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.36%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 12 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.43%) Stata
4 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.71%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.36%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.93%) Slack
2 8 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.71%) Office 365
5 1 (0.36%) AdWords
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.71%) Firewall
2 13 (4.64%) DNS
3 12 (4.29%) HTTP
4 10 (3.57%) Internet
5 8 (2.86%) LAN
5 8 (2.86%) WAN
6 6 (2.14%) DHCP
6 6 (2.14%) LDAP
6 6 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (1.79%) VLAN
8 3 (1.07%) NAS
8 3 (1.07%) SMTP
8 3 (1.07%) SSH
8 3 (1.07%) VPN
9 2 (0.71%) SAN
10 1 (0.36%) 2G
10 1 (0.36%) 3G
10 1 (0.36%) BGP
10 1 (0.36%) MPLS
10 1 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 56 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 43 (15.36%) MongoDB
4 37 (13.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 36 (12.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (10.00%) MySQL
7 26 (9.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 21 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (6.79%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (6.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (5.71%) Relational Database
12 15 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
13 14 (5.00%) MS Access
14 12 (4.29%) Couchbase
15 11 (3.93%) SQL Server 2014
16 9 (3.21%) CouchDB
16 9 (3.21%) RDBMS
16 9 (3.21%) Redis
17 8 (2.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 44 (15.71%) Git (software)
2 33 (11.79%) Visual Studio
3 29 (10.36%) JIRA
4 20 (7.14%) Subversion
5 19 (6.79%) Jenkins
6 17 (6.07%) JUnit
7 16 (5.71%) Mercurial
8 15 (5.36%) Jasmine
9 13 (4.64%) Cucumber
10 9 (3.21%) Maven
10 9 (3.21%) Selenium
11 7 (2.50%) gulp
12 6 (2.14%) Eclipse
12 6 (2.14%) PHPUnit
13 5 (1.79%) Grunt
13 5 (1.79%) SpecFlow
14 4 (1.43%) JMeter
14 4 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (1.07%) GitLab
General
1 31 (11.07%) Finance
2 7 (2.50%) Banking
2 7 (2.50%) Games
3 4 (1.43%) Advertising
4 3 (1.07%) Back Office
4 3 (1.07%) Billing
4 3 (1.07%) Law
4 3 (1.07%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.07%) Marketing
4 3 (1.07%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.71%) Electronics
5 2 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 158 (56.43%) Developer
2 55 (19.64%) .NET Developer
3 44 (15.71%) SQL Developer
4 40 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 33 (11.79%) C# Developer
6 28 (10.00%) Analyst
7 26 (9.29%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 15 (5.36%) ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (5.36%) Software Developer
9 15 (5.36%) T-SQL Developer
10 14 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (5.00%) DBA
10 14 (5.00%) PHP Developer
10 14 (5.00%) Senior Developer
11 13 (4.64%) Tester
12 11 (3.93%) SQL BI Developer
13 10 (3.57%) Software Engineer
13 10 (3.57%) SQL Analyst
13 10 (3.57%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (30.00%) .NET
2 51 (18.21%) ASP.NET
3 37 (13.21%) HTML
4 31 (11.07%) Spring
5 27 (9.64%) AngularJS
5 27 (9.64%) Hibernate
6 26 (9.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (9.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 23 (8.21%) REST
7 23 (8.21%) XML
8 22 (7.86%) .NET Framework
9 20 (7.14%) CSS
9 20 (7.14%) Web Services
10 18 (6.43%) jQuery
11 17 (6.07%) Node.js
12 13 (4.64%) J2EE
12 13 (4.64%) RESTful
13 11 (3.93%) Entity Framework
14 10 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 13 (4.64%) Algorithms
4 11 (3.93%) Data Centre
4 11 (3.93%) NHS
5 9 (3.21%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.14%) Replication
7 5 (1.79%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.43%) User Experience
9 3 (1.07%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.07%) iPad
9 3 (1.07%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.07%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.07%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 2 (0.71%) Clustering
10 2 (0.71%) iSeries
10 2 (0.71%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.36%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.43%) Linux
2 21 (7.50%) Windows
3 15 (5.36%) Unix
4 12 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.50%) Android
6 6 (2.14%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.79%) Solaris
8 4 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.07%) AIX
9 3 (1.07%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.71%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.36%) VMS
11 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (45.36%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (17.86%) MVC
3 49 (17.50%) Test Automation
4 48 (17.14%) TDD
5 35 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (11.79%) Software Engineering
7 30 (10.71%) Scrum
8 28 (10.00%) ETL
8 28 (10.00%) OO
9 25 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (8.21%) Project Management
11 22 (7.86%) Open Source
12 19 (6.79%) E-Commerce
13 18 (6.43%) BDD
13 18 (6.43%) SOLID
14 17 (6.07%) Microservices
14 17 (6.07%) Migration
15 16 (5.71%) High Availability
15 16 (5.71%) SDLC
16 14 (5.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 83 (29.64%) Java
2 75 (26.79%) JavaScript
3 74 (26.43%) C#
4 59 (21.07%) T-SQL
5 36 (12.86%) Python
6 17 (6.07%) PHP
7 16 (5.71%) VBA
8 10 (3.57%) Perl
9 9 (3.21%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.21%) Groovy
10 8 (2.86%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.50%) C
11 7 (2.50%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.50%) TypeScript
11 7 (2.50%) VB
12 5 (1.79%) C++
12 5 (1.79%) Delphi
12 5 (1.79%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.43%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.07%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (11.79%) Degree
2 7 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (2.50%) ISTQB
3 6 (2.14%) ISEB
3 6 (2.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.79%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.43%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (1.43%) SAS Certification
6 2 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.36%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.36%) CCDA
7 1 (0.36%) CCIE
7 1 (0.36%) CCNA
7 1 (0.36%) CCNP
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.36%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.36%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.36%) QA
2 13 (4.64%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.36%) GDPR
4 1 (0.36%) IFRS
4 1 (0.36%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.86%) Docker
1 8 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.43%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.07%) vCloud
5 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (4.29%) Puppet
2 8 (2.86%) Ansible
3 6 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.07%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (1.07%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 3 (1.07%) SCCM
4 3 (1.07%) vRealize
5 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.71%) SCOM
6 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.36%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 51 (18.21%) Microsoft
2 33 (11.79%) Oracle
3 18 (6.43%) VMware
4 14 (5.00%) Sitecore
5 13 (4.64%) SAP
6 10 (3.57%) HP
6 10 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.86%) IBM
7 8 (2.86%) Zend
8 6 (2.14%) Tableau
9 5 (1.79%) Cisco
9 5 (1.79%) Cognos
10 4 (1.43%) EMC
10 4 (1.43%) NetApp
10 4 (1.43%) Sun
11 3 (1.07%) F5
11 3 (1.07%) Infoblox
11 3 (1.07%) Veeam
12 2 (0.71%) Google
12 2 (0.71%) Splunk
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £410 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £440 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £360 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Difrent
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + Expenses
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum +
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Xiros Ltd
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £640.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago