Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 362 385 354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.20% 17.05% 13.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.21% 35.75% 27.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 339 255
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.12% +3.09%
10th Percentile £318 £270 £282
90th Percentile £538 £575 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 0 4
Leeds median hourly rate £20.25 - £12.44
10th Percentile £14.32 - £10.69
90th Percentile £22.58 - £21.55
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.28 - £12.44

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 1,124 1,077 1,290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 47.19% 47.70% 49.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 832 905
Leeds median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £296
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 8
Leeds median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.39% +201.89% -29.33%
10th Percentile £15.03 £40.00 £10.69
90th Percentile £26.50 £40.00 £30.63
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year -49.39% +201.89% -32.05%

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for SQL.

1 152 (41.99%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (34.81%) SQL Server
3 87 (24.03%) TDD
4 82 (22.65%) JavaScript
5 79 (21.82%) C#
5 79 (21.82%) .NET
5 79 (21.82%) NoSQL
6 73 (20.17%) T-SQL
6 73 (20.17%) Software Engineering
7 71 (19.61%) Java
8 68 (18.78%) Git (software)
9 65 (17.96%) Business Intelligence
10 61 (16.85%) Microsoft
10 61 (16.85%) MongoDB
11 59 (16.30%) Scrum
12 56 (15.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 55 (15.19%) Python
14 49 (13.54%) Linux
14 49 (13.54%) PostgreSQL
14 49 (13.54%) AngularJS
15 48 (13.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 48 (13.26%) ETL
16 47 (12.98%) E-Commerce
16 47 (12.98%) ASP.NET
17 45 (12.43%) Oracle
18 43 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
19 42 (11.60%) MVC
20 41 (11.33%) Finance
21 40 (11.05%) ASP.NET Web API
22 39 (10.77%) Analytical Skills

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 29 (8.01%) nginx
2 28 (7.73%) Confluence
2 28 (7.73%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (6.08%) Apache
3 22 (6.08%) Apache Spark
4 15 (4.14%) SAS
4 15 (4.14%) SharePoint
5 13 (3.59%) CMS
6 12 (3.31%) Sitecore CMS
7 8 (2.21%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.93%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.93%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.38%) JBoss
9 5 (1.38%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.10%) CloudStack
10 4 (1.10%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.83%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.83%) Tuxedo
12 2 (0.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.55%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 15 (4.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.21%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Magento
1 3 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (8.84%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (7.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (6.08%) Slack
4 8 (2.21%) Office 365
5 5 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.38%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (1.10%) SaaS
6 4 (1.10%) Serverless
7 3 (0.83%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (0.83%) Amazon Glacier
8 2 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.55%) Amazon SageMaker
8 2 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.55%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.55%) IaaS
8 2 (0.55%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.21%) Firewall
2 6 (1.66%) DNS
3 3 (0.83%) HTTP
3 3 (0.83%) SSL
4 2 (0.55%) SAN
4 2 (0.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.28%) Broadband
5 1 (0.28%) DHCP
5 1 (0.28%) Internet
5 1 (0.28%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.28%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.28%) VoIP
5 1 (0.28%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (34.81%) SQL Server
2 79 (21.82%) NoSQL
3 61 (16.85%) MongoDB
4 56 (15.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 49 (13.54%) PostgreSQL
6 48 (13.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (8.01%) MySQL
7 29 (8.01%) Redis
7 29 (8.01%) Relational Database
8 28 (7.73%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (7.18%) Apache Cassandra
9 26 (7.18%) CouchDB
10 25 (6.91%) Hadoop
11 24 (6.63%) GIS
12 22 (6.08%) Riak
13 18 (4.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (3.87%) Power BI
15 13 (3.59%) Oracle Database
16 11 (3.04%) SQL Server 2016
17 10 (2.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 68 (18.78%) Git (software)
2 36 (9.94%) JIRA
3 34 (9.39%) Jenkins
4 27 (7.46%) Mercurial
4 27 (7.46%) Subversion
5 21 (5.80%) Cucumber
6 15 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (2.76%) Visual Studio
8 9 (2.49%) gulp
8 9 (2.49%) Selenium
8 9 (2.49%) webpack
9 6 (1.66%) SoapUI
10 5 (1.38%) Artifactory
10 5 (1.38%) JUnit
10 5 (1.38%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (0.83%) IntelliJ
12 3 (0.83%) JMeter
12 3 (0.83%) NeoLoad
General
1 41 (11.33%) Finance
2 11 (3.04%) Retail
3 9 (2.49%) Banking
4 8 (2.21%) Marketing
5 4 (1.10%) Back Office
5 4 (1.10%) Games
6 3 (0.83%) Law
7 2 (0.55%) Legal
7 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.55%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.28%) Front Office
8 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 161 (44.48%) Developer
2 56 (15.47%) Analyst
3 44 (12.15%) .NET Developer
4 38 (10.50%) SQL Developer
5 29 (8.01%) C# Developer
6 28 (7.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 27 (7.46%) DBA
8 26 (7.18%) SQL Analyst
9 24 (6.63%) Data Analyst
10 23 (6.35%) Software Engineer
11 21 (5.80%) Python Developer
12 20 (5.52%) SQL DBA
13 19 (5.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 18 (4.97%) Java Developer
15 17 (4.70%) ASP.NET Developer
15 17 (4.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 17 (4.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 16 (4.42%) DevOps Engineer
16 16 (4.42%) Test Analyst
17 15 (4.14%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (21.82%) .NET
2 49 (13.54%) AngularJS
3 47 (12.98%) ASP.NET
4 40 (11.05%) ASP.NET Web API
5 34 (9.39%) Node.js
6 33 (9.12%) RabbitMQ
7 32 (8.84%) jQuery
8 30 (8.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (8.29%) Vue.js
9 28 (7.73%) HTML
10 27 (7.46%) CSS
10 27 (7.46%) Web Services
11 25 (6.91%) React
12 21 (5.80%) Kafka
12 21 (5.80%) REST
13 20 (5.52%) Spring
14 16 (4.42%) Hibernate
14 16 (4.42%) XML
15 13 (3.59%) Spring Boot
16 12 (3.31%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.35%) Data Centre
3 17 (4.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 14 (3.87%) NHS
5 12 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.04%) User Experience
7 8 (2.21%) Freedom of Information
7 8 (2.21%) Mainframe
8 7 (1.93%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.10%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.83%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (0.83%) Taxonomies
12 2 (0.55%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.55%) Clustering
13 1 (0.28%) Blackberry
13 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.28%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (13.54%) Linux
2 27 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (6.63%) Windows
4 17 (4.70%) Unix
5 10 (2.76%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.10%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.83%) AIX
7 3 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.55%) CentOS
8 2 (0.55%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.28%) HPUX
9 1 (0.28%) Solaris
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (41.99%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (24.03%) TDD
3 73 (20.17%) Software Engineering
4 65 (17.96%) Business Intelligence
5 59 (16.30%) Scrum
6 48 (13.26%) ETL
7 47 (12.98%) E-Commerce
8 43 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (11.60%) MVC
10 38 (10.50%) Microservices
10 38 (10.50%) Test Automation
11 36 (9.94%) DevOps
12 34 (9.39%) BDD
13 29 (8.01%) SDLC
14 28 (7.73%) Mentoring
15 26 (7.18%) Migration
15 26 (7.18%) Problem-Solving
16 24 (6.63%) Data Analysis
17 23 (6.35%) Coaching
18 22 (6.08%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 82 (22.65%) JavaScript
2 79 (21.82%) C#
3 73 (20.17%) T-SQL
4 71 (19.61%) Java
5 55 (15.19%) Python
6 25 (6.91%) PowerShell
7 11 (3.04%) Java 8
8 10 (2.76%) Ruby
9 9 (2.49%) Perl
10 8 (2.21%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.93%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.93%) Scala
12 6 (1.66%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.38%) JCL
14 4 (1.10%) PHP
15 3 (0.83%) Apex Code
15 3 (0.83%) C
15 3 (0.83%) C++
15 3 (0.83%) Groovy
15 3 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (5.25%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.49%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (2.21%) Degree
4 7 (1.93%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.10%) MCITP
6 4 (1.10%) MCSE
7 3 (0.83%) ISEB
7 3 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.55%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.28%) MCTS
9 1 (0.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.91%) Data Quality
2 14 (3.87%) QA
3 13 (3.59%) GDPR
4 5 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.10%) SLA
6 3 (0.83%) PMO
7 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.55%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 15 (4.14%) Docker
2 12 (3.31%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.10%) vSphere
3 4 (1.10%) Xen
3 4 (1.10%) XenServer
4 2 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.55%) XenApp
5 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.28%) HDFS
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.28%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 32 (8.84%) Ansible
2 14 (3.87%) Puppet
3 12 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.93%) Kubernetes
5 6 (1.66%) Terraform
6 5 (1.38%) Grafana
7 3 (0.83%) Cobbler
7 3 (0.83%) HP ALM
7 3 (0.83%) SCCM
8 2 (0.55%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.55%) Graphite
8 2 (0.55%) Graylog
8 2 (0.55%) Nagios
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.55%) Packer
8 2 (0.55%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.28%) Kibana
9 1 (0.28%) Salt
9 1 (0.28%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 61 (16.85%) Microsoft
2 45 (12.43%) Oracle
3 15 (4.14%) Sitecore
4 11 (3.04%) VMware
5 10 (2.76%) Tableau
6 7 (1.93%) Splunk
7 5 (1.38%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.38%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.10%) HP
9 3 (0.83%) RedGate
9 3 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.55%) Cisco
10 2 (0.55%) Citrix
10 2 (0.55%) Cognos
10 2 (0.55%) Google
10 2 (0.55%) Sage
10 2 (0.55%) SAP
10 2 (0.55%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.28%) CyberArk
11 1 (0.28%) Nintex