Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 6 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL 321 350 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.39% 16.03% 11.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.09% 33.88% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 295 211
Leeds median daily rate £413 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% +11.43% +4.48%
10th Percentile £318 £304 £290
90th Percentile £538 £545 £453
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
Leeds median hourly rate £16.61 - £16.09
10th Percentile £12.94 - £14.02
90th Percentile £24.75 - £23.22
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.61 - £16.09

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 1,185 1,033 1,397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 49.42% 47.30% 50.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 857 784 982
Leeds median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £320 £304 £300
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £409 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.19% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 7
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 £40.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.50% +162.30% -27.38%
10th Percentile £13.43 £39.00 £13.20
90th Percentile £45.00 £41.00 £32.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £31.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -45.16% +103.28% -27.38%

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 18 October 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

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Leeds over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 157 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (33.02%) SQL Server
3 93 (28.97%) JavaScript
4 90 (28.04%) C#
5 87 (27.10%) TDD
6 86 (26.79%) T-SQL
7 85 (26.48%) Java
8 83 (25.86%) .NET
9 76 (23.68%) NoSQL
10 73 (22.74%) Software Engineering
11 70 (21.81%) Scrum
12 68 (21.18%) Git (software)
13 67 (20.87%) ASP.NET
14 58 (18.07%) Business Intelligence
15 57 (17.76%) MVC
16 53 (16.51%) ASP.NET Web API
17 50 (15.58%) MongoDB
18 48 (14.95%) AngularJS
19 47 (14.64%) E-Commerce
20 46 (14.33%) Microservices
21 43 (13.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 42 (13.08%) PostgreSQL
22 42 (13.08%) JIRA
23 41 (12.77%) Microsoft
24 40 (12.46%) Linux
25 39 (12.15%) ETL
25 39 (12.15%) HTML
25 39 (12.15%) Test Automation
26 38 (11.84%) ASP.NET MVC
26 38 (11.84%) jQuery

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 31 (9.66%) Confluence
2 17 (5.30%) Apache
3 15 (4.67%) Apache Spark
4 12 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (3.74%) nginx
5 11 (3.43%) CMS
5 11 (3.43%) SAS
6 10 (3.12%) Sitecore CMS
7 8 (2.49%) SharePoint
7 8 (2.49%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.87%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.25%) JBoss
9 4 (1.25%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.93%) CloudStack
10 3 (0.93%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.93%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.62%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.62%) Tuxedo
11 2 (0.62%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Magento
1 3 (0.93%) Oracle Retail
1 3 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.31%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.31%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.10%) Slack
2 19 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (4.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.49%) SaaS
5 5 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.56%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (0.93%) Amazon Glacier
6 3 (0.93%) Office 365
7 2 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.62%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (0.62%) Amazon SageMaker
7 2 (0.62%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.62%) IaaS
7 2 (0.62%) PaaS
7 2 (0.62%) Serverless
8 1 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.80%) Firewall
2 6 (1.87%) DNS
3 3 (0.93%) HTTP
3 3 (0.93%) SSL
4 2 (0.62%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.31%) Broadband
5 1 (0.31%) DHCP
5 1 (0.31%) Internet
5 1 (0.31%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.31%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.31%) SMS
5 1 (0.31%) VoIP
5 1 (0.31%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (33.02%) SQL Server
2 76 (23.68%) NoSQL
3 50 (15.58%) MongoDB
4 43 (13.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 42 (13.08%) PostgreSQL
6 36 (11.21%) MySQL
7 34 (10.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (8.72%) Relational Database
9 27 (8.41%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (5.30%) CouchDB
10 17 (5.30%) Hadoop
11 16 (4.98%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (4.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (4.36%) GIS
14 12 (3.74%) Redis
15 11 (3.43%) Oracle Database
15 11 (3.43%) Riak
16 9 (2.80%) Big Data
16 9 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (2.80%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 68 (21.18%) Git (software)
2 42 (13.08%) JIRA
3 25 (7.79%) Jenkins
4 22 (6.85%) Cucumber
5 15 (4.67%) Visual Studio
6 14 (4.36%) Mercurial
6 14 (4.36%) Subversion
7 10 (3.12%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (2.80%) JUnit
8 9 (2.80%) Selenium
8 9 (2.80%) SoapUI
9 8 (2.49%) Artifactory
9 8 (2.49%) gulp
9 8 (2.49%) webpack
10 7 (2.18%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.25%) MSTest
13 3 (0.93%) IntelliJ
13 3 (0.93%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 33 (10.28%) Finance
2 11 (3.43%) Retail
3 8 (2.49%) Banking
4 6 (1.87%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.25%) Automotive
6 3 (0.93%) Law
6 3 (0.93%) Marketing
6 3 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.62%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) Back Office
8 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 175 (54.52%) Developer
2 53 (16.51%) .NET Developer
3 37 (11.53%) SQL Developer
4 36 (11.21%) C# Developer
5 33 (10.28%) Java Developer
6 32 (9.97%) Analyst
6 32 (9.97%) C# .NET Developer
7 26 (8.10%) DBA
8 21 (6.54%) ASP.NET Developer
8 21 (6.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 21 (6.54%) Software Engineer
8 21 (6.54%) SQL DBA
9 16 (4.98%) Angular Developer
10 14 (4.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 13 (4.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 13 (4.05%) Software Developer
11 13 (4.05%) SQL Server Developer
12 12 (3.74%) Data Analyst
12 12 (3.74%) Python Developer
12 12 (3.74%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (25.86%) .NET
2 67 (20.87%) ASP.NET
3 53 (16.51%) ASP.NET Web API
4 48 (14.95%) AngularJS
5 39 (12.15%) HTML
6 38 (11.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 38 (11.84%) CSS
6 38 (11.84%) jQuery
7 36 (11.21%) Node.js
8 30 (9.35%) Vue.js
9 29 (9.03%) React
10 28 (8.72%) Spring
10 28 (8.72%) Web Services
11 24 (7.48%) RabbitMQ
12 22 (6.85%) REST
13 21 (6.54%) Hibernate
14 20 (6.23%) Kafka
14 20 (6.23%) Spring Boot
15 15 (4.67%) .NET Framework
16 13 (4.05%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.98%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (4.36%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.74%) Mobile App
5 10 (3.12%) User Experience
6 8 (2.49%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (2.49%) NHS
7 7 (2.18%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.25%) Clustering
9 4 (1.25%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.93%) CMDB
10 3 (0.93%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.62%) PKI
12 1 (0.31%) BBC
12 1 (0.31%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.31%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.31%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (12.46%) Linux
2 25 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (5.61%) Windows
4 13 (4.05%) Unix
5 12 (3.74%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.31%) CentOS
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.31%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (27.10%) TDD
3 73 (22.74%) Software Engineering
4 70 (21.81%) Scrum
5 58 (18.07%) Business Intelligence
6 57 (17.76%) MVC
7 47 (14.64%) E-Commerce
8 46 (14.33%) Microservices
9 39 (12.15%) ETL
9 39 (12.15%) Test Automation
10 37 (11.53%) BDD
10 37 (11.53%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (9.35%) Mentoring
12 29 (9.03%) SDLC
13 24 (7.48%) Coaching
13 24 (7.48%) DevOps
14 19 (5.92%) Performance Tuning
14 19 (5.92%) Problem-Solving
14 19 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (5.61%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 93 (28.97%) JavaScript
2 90 (28.04%) C#
3 86 (26.79%) T-SQL
4 85 (26.48%) Java
5 32 (9.97%) Python
6 29 (9.03%) PowerShell
7 16 (4.98%) Java 8
8 10 (3.12%) Scala
9 9 (2.80%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.49%) Ruby
11 7 (2.18%) Perl
12 5 (1.56%) Groovy
12 5 (1.56%) PHP
12 5 (1.56%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.25%) JCL
14 3 (0.93%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.93%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.93%) COBOL
14 3 (0.93%) Delphi
14 3 (0.93%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (4.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.80%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.49%) Degree
4 3 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.62%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.62%) MCITP
5 2 (0.62%) MCSE
6 1 (0.31%) MCTS
6 1 (0.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.92%) QA
2 12 (3.74%) GDPR
3 11 (3.43%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.93%) PMO
5 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.62%) SLA
6 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.31%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 14 (4.36%) Docker
2 8 (2.49%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.93%) vSphere
4 3 (0.93%) Xen
4 3 (0.93%) XenServer
5 2 (0.62%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (4.36%) Ansible
1 14 (4.36%) Puppet
2 9 (2.80%) Terraform
3 8 (2.49%) Grafana
3 8 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.87%) Graylog
5 3 (0.93%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.62%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.62%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.62%) SCCM
7 1 (0.31%) Ambari
7 1 (0.31%) Graphite
7 1 (0.31%) Kibana
7 1 (0.31%) Packer
7 1 (0.31%) SCOM
7 1 (0.31%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.31%) WMI
Vendors
1 41 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 38 (11.84%) Oracle
3 12 (3.74%) Sitecore
4 9 (2.80%) Splunk
4 9 (2.80%) VMware
5 6 (1.87%) Tableau
6 5 (1.56%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.25%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.93%) HP
8 3 (0.93%) Micro Focus
8 3 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.62%) Alteryx
9 2 (0.62%) Cisco
9 2 (0.62%) Cognos
9 2 (0.62%) Remedy
9 2 (0.62%) Sage
10 1 (0.31%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.31%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.31%) RedGate
10 1 (0.31%) Zend