Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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)
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 9 5
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 366 347 560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 16.27% 13.17% 17.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.98% 26.51% 41.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 251 453
Leeds median daily rate £400 £355 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.68% +5.19% +6.72%
10th Percentile £282 £281 £270
90th Percentile £575 £475 £512
West Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +11.43% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Leeds median hourly rate - £19.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.75% -60.00%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £19.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year - -1.28% -18.75%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1077 1309 1347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 47.87% 49.70% 41.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 926 964
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £296 £275
90th Percentile £525 £534 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £353
% change year-on-year - +13.48% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 14
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -28.00% -42.31%
10th Percentile £39.50 £12.90 £14.13
90th Percentile £40.50 £32.50 £43.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +196.30% -30.77% -18.75%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 17 November 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.

1 149 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (37.70%) SQL Server
3 125 (34.15%) Java
4 99 (27.05%) Git (software)
5 96 (26.23%) NoSQL
6 83 (22.68%) JavaScript
6 83 (22.68%) T-SQL
7 75 (20.49%) .NET
7 75 (20.49%) C#
7 75 (20.49%) Microsoft
8 73 (19.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 72 (19.67%) MongoDB
10 68 (18.58%) Test Automation
11 66 (18.03%) TDD
12 63 (17.21%) Oracle
13 55 (15.03%) ASP.NET
13 55 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
14 51 (13.93%) ETL
14 51 (13.93%) Business Intelligence
14 51 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
15 50 (13.66%) Software Engineering
16 48 (13.11%) Data Modelling
17 46 (12.57%) Scrum
18 44 (12.02%) MVC
18 44 (12.02%) BDD
19 42 (11.48%) SQL Server 2008
19 42 (11.48%) Spring
20 38 (10.38%) Microservices
20 38 (10.38%) Python
21 35 (9.56%) MySQL

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 25 (6.83%) SAS
2 24 (6.56%) Confluence
3 18 (4.92%) Tomcat
4 17 (4.64%) SharePoint
5 15 (4.10%) Apache Spark
6 14 (3.83%) IIS
6 14 (3.83%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (3.55%) CMS
8 11 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (2.73%) SharePoint Server
9 10 (2.73%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (2.46%) Apache Solr
11 6 (1.64%) JBoss
12 5 (1.37%) Jetty
12 5 (1.37%) Jupyter
12 5 (1.37%) Tornado
12 5 (1.37%) WebLogic
13 4 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.82%) CloudStack
14 3 (0.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (3.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.27%) Actimize
3 1 (0.27%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.46%) Slack
2 19 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.73%) GitHub
4 2 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.27%) Office 365
5 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.46%) DNS
2 8 (2.19%) NetScaler
3 5 (1.37%) AMQP
4 4 (1.09%) LAN
4 4 (1.09%) WAN
5 3 (0.82%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.82%) SAN
6 2 (0.55%) SMS
7 1 (0.27%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.27%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.27%) Firewall
7 1 (0.27%) HSRP
7 1 (0.27%) Internet
7 1 (0.27%) IPsec
7 1 (0.27%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.27%) MPLS
7 1 (0.27%) SSL
7 1 (0.27%) VLAN
7 1 (0.27%) VPLS
7 1 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (37.70%) SQL Server
2 96 (26.23%) NoSQL
3 73 (19.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 72 (19.67%) MongoDB
5 42 (11.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 35 (9.56%) MySQL
7 34 (9.29%) PostgreSQL
8 32 (8.74%) Apache Cassandra
8 32 (8.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 30 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (6.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 22 (6.01%) Relational Database
12 21 (5.74%) Hadoop
12 21 (5.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 20 (5.46%) Big Data
13 20 (5.46%) SQL Server 2014
14 18 (4.92%) Apache Hive
15 17 (4.64%) SQL Server 2016
16 15 (4.10%) HBase
17 12 (3.28%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 99 (27.05%) Git (software)
2 34 (9.29%) JUnit
3 33 (9.02%) JIRA
4 30 (8.20%) Subversion
5 28 (7.65%) Mercurial
6 27 (7.38%) Jenkins
7 25 (6.83%) Cucumber
7 25 (6.83%) Maven
8 22 (6.01%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (5.74%) Visual Studio
10 17 (4.64%) Jasmine
11 16 (4.37%) Selenium
12 12 (3.28%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (3.01%) SoapUI
13 11 (3.01%) Talend Open Studio
14 6 (1.64%) FitNesse
15 5 (1.37%) JBehave
15 5 (1.37%) Vagrant
16 3 (0.82%) ERwin
16 3 (0.82%) SpecFlow
General
1 31 (8.47%) Finance
2 12 (3.28%) Banking
3 8 (2.19%) Marketing
3 8 (2.19%) Retail
3 8 (2.19%) Retail Banking
4 3 (0.82%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.55%) Games
6 1 (0.27%) Advertising
6 1 (0.27%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 206 (56.28%) Developer
2 68 (18.58%) SQL Developer
3 61 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 58 (15.85%) .NET Developer
5 40 (10.93%) C# Developer
6 39 (10.66%) C# .NET Developer
7 34 (9.29%) Analyst
8 27 (7.38%) Software Engineer
9 24 (6.56%) SSIS Developer
10 23 (6.28%) T-SQL Developer
11 22 (6.01%) DBA
12 20 (5.46%) ASP.NET Developer
12 20 (5.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 20 (5.46%) Senior Developer
12 20 (5.46%) SQL DBA
13 18 (4.92%) Administrator
13 18 (4.92%) Java Engineer
14 17 (4.64%) Java Software Engineer
15 15 (4.10%) Architect
15 15 (4.10%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (20.49%) .NET
2 55 (15.03%) ASP.NET
3 42 (11.48%) Spring
4 35 (9.56%) Hibernate
5 34 (9.29%) Node.js
6 32 (8.74%) REST
7 24 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (6.28%) HTML
9 20 (5.46%) ASP.NET Web API
10 18 (4.92%) Kafka
10 18 (4.92%) XML
11 17 (4.64%) CSS
11 17 (4.64%) RabbitMQ
12 16 (4.37%) AngularJS
12 16 (4.37%) jQuery
13 15 (4.10%) Ajax
13 15 (4.10%) Web Services
14 14 (3.83%) SOAP
15 12 (3.28%) KnockoutJS
16 11 (3.01%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 51 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.10%) Algorithms
2 26 (7.10%) Data Structures
3 13 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.19%) User Experience
6 6 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.37%) Clustering
7 5 (1.37%) Replication
8 3 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (0.82%) NHS
9 1 (0.27%) AS400
9 1 (0.27%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.27%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.27%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.27%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.27%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.27%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 33 (9.02%) Linux
2 25 (6.83%) Unix
3 21 (5.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (3.83%) Windows
5 11 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.73%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.55%) AIX
7 2 (0.55%) Solaris
7 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.27%) Android
8 1 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (18.58%) Test Automation
3 66 (18.03%) TDD
4 55 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (13.93%) Business Intelligence
5 51 (13.93%) ETL
6 50 (13.66%) Software Engineering
7 48 (13.11%) Data Modelling
8 46 (12.57%) Scrum
9 44 (12.02%) BDD
9 44 (12.02%) MVC
10 38 (10.38%) Microservices
11 35 (9.56%) Open Source
12 31 (8.47%) Data Integration
12 31 (8.47%) Performance Tuning
13 30 (8.20%) OO
14 29 (7.92%) E-Commerce
15 27 (7.38%) DevOps
16 23 (6.28%) SFIA
17 21 (5.74%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 125 (34.15%) Java
2 83 (22.68%) JavaScript
2 83 (22.68%) T-SQL
3 75 (20.49%) C#
4 38 (10.38%) Python
5 24 (6.56%) Shell Script
6 21 (5.74%) PowerShell
7 18 (4.92%) PL/SQL
8 11 (3.01%) Scala
9 8 (2.19%) Bash Shell
9 8 (2.19%) Ruby
10 7 (1.91%) COBOL
11 5 (1.37%) C
11 5 (1.37%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.09%) PHP
12 4 (1.09%) R
13 3 (0.82%) ES6
13 3 (0.82%) Prolog
13 3 (0.82%) VBA
14 2 (0.55%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 20 (5.46%) MCSE
1 20 (5.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (3.28%) Degree
3 9 (2.46%) MCITP
3 9 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.46%) Sun Certification
4 8 (2.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.09%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.09%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.55%) CCNA
7 2 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.27%) CCDA
8 1 (0.27%) CCIE
8 1 (0.27%) ISEB
8 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.27%) MCSA
8 1 (0.27%) OCP
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.74%) QA
2 8 (2.19%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (3.83%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.01%) Apache Flume
2 11 (3.01%) vSphere
3 8 (2.19%) Virtual Servers
4 7 (1.91%) Docker
5 4 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.82%) VMware Server
6 3 (0.82%) Xen
6 3 (0.82%) XenServer
7 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (4.10%) Ansible
2 10 (2.73%) Puppet
2 10 (2.73%) SCOM
3 8 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.82%) Cobbler
4 3 (0.82%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.27%) Grafana
5 1 (0.27%) Graylog
5 1 (0.27%) SCCM
5 1 (0.27%) Terraform
5 1 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (20.49%) Microsoft
2 63 (17.21%) Oracle
3 30 (8.20%) Tableau
4 20 (5.46%) Informatica
5 17 (4.64%) Red Hat
6 15 (4.10%) Sitecore
7 11 (3.01%) Talend
8 10 (2.73%) RedGate
8 10 (2.73%) SAP
9 8 (2.19%) NetApp
10 5 (1.37%) Splunk
10 5 (1.37%) VMware
11 4 (1.09%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 4 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.82%) CA
12 3 (0.82%) EnterpriseDB
12 3 (0.82%) IBM
13 2 (0.55%) Cisco
13 2 (0.55%) Cognos
13 2 (0.55%) Sage