Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 20 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)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 9 5
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 133 97 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 15.76% 12.19% 14.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.36% 33.68% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 95 119
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £215 £313 £299
90th Percentile £638 £645 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.83% +8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £95.00 - £15.72
10th Percentile £92.50 - £14.35
90th Percentile £97.50 - £43.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.81 £17.48 £14.25
% change year-on-year -3.83% +22.63% -28.75%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 356 288 483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 42.18% 36.18% 43.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 192 360
South Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +1.82% +17.86%
10th Percentile £268 £306 £300
90th Percentile £566 £575 £551
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 10
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £34.96 - £38.75
10th Percentile £22.42 - £13.83
90th Percentile £81.75 - £47.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 £22.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +13.25% +46.67% -31.82%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in South Yorkshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in South Yorkshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in South Yorkshire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in South Yorkshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +6 83 £381 -23.75% 46
Doncaster +3 13 £288 +59.72% 17
Barnsley 0 3 £413 +17.86% 6
Rotherham -4 1 £600 +16.50% 4
SQL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 49 (36.84%) Oracle
2 35 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (24.81%) Finance
4 31 (23.31%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (21.80%) SQL Server
6 27 (20.30%) JavaScript
7 26 (19.55%) ETL
7 26 (19.55%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (18.80%) Java
9 21 (15.79%) PL/SQL
10 20 (15.04%) C#
10 20 (15.04%) .NET
11 18 (13.53%) Windows
11 18 (13.53%) Hadoop
11 18 (13.53%) Analytics
11 18 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (12.78%) Visualisation
12 17 (12.78%) HTML
13 16 (12.03%) Linux
13 16 (12.03%) Python
13 16 (12.03%) SAS
13 16 (12.03%) Amazon AWS
14 15 (11.28%) Tableau
14 15 (11.28%) Data Modelling
15 14 (10.53%) MVC
15 14 (10.53%) QlikView
16 13 (9.77%) Oracle ODI
16 13 (9.77%) NoSQL
17 12 (9.02%) MongoDB
17 12 (9.02%) Data Integration

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 16 (12.03%) SAS
2 6 (4.51%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.76%) Confluence
3 5 (3.76%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.01%) Apache
4 4 (3.01%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.01%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.50%) nginx
6 1 (0.75%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.75%) CICS
6 1 (0.75%) JBoss
6 1 (0.75%) Jetty
6 1 (0.75%) Kentico
6 1 (0.75%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.75%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.75%) iTrent
2 1 (0.75%) OPENHousing
2 1 (0.75%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.03%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.52%) IaaS
3 10 (7.52%) PaaS
4 6 (4.51%) SaaS
5 5 (3.76%) GitHub
6 3 (2.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.50%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.75%) Boomi
8 1 (0.75%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.52%) SAN
2 8 (6.02%) NAS
3 4 (3.01%) LAN
3 4 (3.01%) WAN
4 3 (2.26%) FCoE
4 3 (2.26%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (2.26%) iSCSI
4 3 (2.26%) SMS
4 3 (2.26%) VPN
4 3 (2.26%) VSAN
5 1 (0.75%) Internet
5 1 (0.75%) Multicast
5 1 (0.75%) Skype
5 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.75%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.80%) SQL Server
2 26 (19.55%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (13.53%) Hadoop
4 14 (10.53%) QlikView
5 13 (9.77%) NoSQL
5 13 (9.77%) Oracle ODI
6 12 (9.02%) MongoDB
7 9 (6.77%) Big Data
7 9 (6.77%) OLAP
7 9 (6.77%) Oracle Database
7 9 (6.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (6.77%) Oracle OLAP
7 9 (6.77%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (6.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (6.77%) Star Schema
8 8 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (5.26%) Spotfire
10 6 (4.51%) MySQL
10 6 (4.51%) Power BI
11 5 (3.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (9.02%) JIRA
1 12 (9.02%) Toad
2 11 (8.27%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.02%) Maven
4 5 (3.76%) Selenium
5 4 (3.01%) Ant
5 4 (3.01%) Gradle
5 4 (3.01%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.01%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (3.01%) Subversion
5 4 (3.01%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (3.01%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.26%) JUnit
6 3 (2.26%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.50%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.50%) ERwin
7 2 (1.50%) GitLab
7 2 (1.50%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.75%) Mockito
General
1 33 (24.81%) Finance
2 8 (6.02%) Retail
3 7 (5.26%) Banking
4 4 (3.01%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 67 (50.38%) Developer
2 23 (17.29%) Analyst
3 19 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 17 (12.78%) Data Analyst
5 14 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 12 (9.02%) .NET Developer
6 12 (9.02%) Architect
7 10 (7.52%) ETL Developer
8 8 (6.02%) C# Developer
8 8 (6.02%) Oracle Developer
9 7 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (5.26%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.51%) Customer Insight Manager
10 6 (4.51%) DBA
10 6 (4.51%) Insight Manager
10 6 (4.51%) Oracle DBA
10 6 (4.51%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (4.51%) SQL BI Developer
11 5 (3.76%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.76%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.04%) .NET
2 17 (12.78%) HTML
3 9 (6.77%) CSS
3 9 (6.77%) REST
3 9 (6.77%) Spring
4 8 (6.02%) AngularJS
4 8 (6.02%) Middleware
5 7 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 7 (5.26%) jQuery
5 7 (5.26%) XML
6 6 (4.51%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (4.51%) Web Services
7 5 (3.76%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (3.76%) Kafka
7 5 (3.76%) Spring Boot
8 4 (3.01%) .NET Core
8 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (3.01%) Hibernate
8 4 (3.01%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (3.01%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.26%) Clustering
3 3 (2.26%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.26%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.26%) NHS
3 3 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.26%) User Experience
4 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.50%) iSeries
5 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.75%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.75%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.75%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.53%) Windows
2 16 (12.03%) Linux
3 11 (8.27%) Unix
4 6 (4.51%) Solaris
5 4 (3.01%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.26%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.26%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.50%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.75%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (23.31%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (19.55%) ETL
4 18 (13.53%) Analytics
5 17 (12.78%) Visualisation
6 15 (11.28%) Data Modelling
7 14 (10.53%) MVC
8 12 (9.02%) Data Analysis
8 12 (9.02%) Data Integration
8 12 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (8.27%) Data Visualisation
9 11 (8.27%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (7.52%) Kimball Methodology
11 9 (6.77%) Change Data Capture
11 9 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (6.77%) E-Commerce
11 9 (6.77%) Inmon Methodology
11 9 (6.77%) Test Automation
12 8 (6.02%) OO
12 8 (6.02%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.30%) JavaScript
2 25 (18.80%) Java
3 21 (15.79%) PL/SQL
4 20 (15.04%) C#
5 16 (12.03%) Python
6 11 (8.27%) R
7 10 (7.52%) Shell Script
7 10 (7.52%) T-SQL
8 7 (5.26%) VB
9 5 (3.76%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.01%) Ruby
11 3 (2.26%) Java 8
11 3 (2.26%) PHP
12 2 (1.50%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.50%) Perl
13 1 (0.75%) COBOL
13 1 (0.75%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.75%) Scala
13 1 (0.75%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (1.50%) Degree
1 2 (1.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.75%) CISA
2 1 (0.75%) CISM
2 1 (0.75%) CISSP
2 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.76%) QA
3 2 (1.50%) PMO
4 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.01%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.01%) NFS
2 4 (3.01%) SRDF
2 4 (3.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (3.01%) Xen
3 3 (2.26%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.50%) Docker
5 1 (0.75%) KVM
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (3.76%) Kibana
1 5 (3.76%) NetBackup
2 4 (3.01%) Data Guard
2 4 (3.01%) Grafana
2 4 (3.01%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (2.26%) Foglight
4 2 (1.50%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.50%) Puppet
4 2 (1.50%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.75%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.75%) Graylog
5 1 (0.75%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.75%) Terraform
Vendors
1 49 (36.84%) Oracle
2 15 (11.28%) Tableau
3 10 (7.52%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.77%) Cisco
4 9 (6.77%) EMC
4 9 (6.77%) NetApp
4 9 (6.77%) VMware
5 8 (6.02%) Datameer
5 8 (6.02%) Google
5 8 (6.02%) Teradata
6 6 (4.51%) IBM
7 5 (3.76%) Ab Initio
8 4 (3.01%) MuleSoft
8 4 (3.01%) Veritas
9 3 (2.26%) CA
9 3 (2.26%) Imperva
9 3 (2.26%) Informatica
9 3 (2.26%) SAP
9 3 (2.26%) Sophos
9 3 (2.26%) Veeam