Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 6 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 95 161 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 11.38% 13.29% 13.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.57% 32.14% 41.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 120 128
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £324 £305 £256
90th Percentile £645 £538 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.90% +6.62% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £15.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.14% +12.12%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.48 £13.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +29.44% -30.77% -13.33%

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 283 501 331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 33.89% 41.37% 33.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 372 231
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £419 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +11.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £595 £563 £526
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £356
% change year-on-year - +12.52% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 4
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £45.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +104.55% -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £14.87 £19.50
% change year-on-year +169.09% -23.77% -22.00%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -1 74 £430 +2.57% 23
Rotherham +4 6 £515 -
Doncaster -5 4 £290 +0.87% 4
SQL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 29 (30.53%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (29.47%) SQL Server
3 27 (28.42%) Oracle
4 26 (27.37%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (25.26%) Finance
6 22 (23.16%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 19 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 19 (20.00%) Data Integration
9 16 (16.84%) ETL
9 16 (16.84%) Java
10 15 (15.79%) .NET
10 15 (15.79%) Unix
10 15 (15.79%) Data Architecture
11 14 (14.74%) Data Management
11 14 (14.74%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (13.68%) Migration
12 13 (13.68%) Shell Script
12 13 (13.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (13.68%) Data Analysis
12 13 (13.68%) MongoDB
13 12 (12.63%) NoSQL
13 12 (12.63%) Open Source
13 12 (12.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (12.63%) QA
13 12 (12.63%) C#
13 12 (12.63%) T-SQL
13 12 (12.63%) CRM
13 12 (12.63%) Informatica
14 11 (11.58%) Software Engineering

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 10 (10.53%) SAS
2 7 (7.37%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.32%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.21%) Confluence
5 2 (2.11%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.11%) CMS
5 2 (2.11%) JBoss
5 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.11%) WordPress
6 1 (1.05%) IIS
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.21%) Oracle iProcurement
2 4 (4.21%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.05%) Primavera
3 1 (1.05%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.11%) Slack
2 1 (1.05%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (1.05%) Data Lake Analytics
2 1 (1.05%) GitHub
2 1 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) SMS
2 1 (1.05%) Internet
2 1 (1.05%) IPv4
2 1 (1.05%) IPv6
2 1 (1.05%) SSL
2 1 (1.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.47%) SQL Server
2 26 (27.37%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (14.74%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (13.68%) MongoDB
4 13 (13.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (12.63%) NoSQL
5 12 (12.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (11.58%) Big Data
6 11 (11.58%) Oracle Database
7 10 (10.53%) Apache Hive
7 10 (10.53%) MySQL
7 10 (10.53%) Relational Database
8 9 (9.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (8.42%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (8.42%) Hadoop
9 8 (8.42%) HBase
10 7 (7.37%) Data Lake
10 7 (7.37%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (7.37%) Oracle ODI
10 7 (7.37%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.32%) ERwin
3 5 (5.26%) JIRA
4 4 (4.21%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.16%) Jasmine
5 3 (3.16%) JUnit
5 3 (3.16%) Subversion
6 2 (2.11%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.05%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.05%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.05%) ProC
7 1 (1.05%) Protractor
7 1 (1.05%) Selenium
7 1 (1.05%) Toad
7 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.05%) Zephyr
General
1 24 (25.26%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Banking
3 3 (3.16%) Retail
4 2 (2.11%) Billing
4 2 (2.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Law
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (43.16%) Developer
2 20 (21.05%) Analyst
3 17 (17.89%) SQL Developer
4 11 (11.58%) Architect
5 9 (9.47%) .NET Developer
5 9 (9.47%) Data Architect
6 7 (7.37%) Data Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Consultant
7 6 (6.32%) CRM Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) CRM Business Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Data Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Lead Architect
7 6 (6.32%) Lead Data Architect
7 6 (6.32%) Senior Data Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (5.26%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Lead Software Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) OBIEE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.79%) .NET
2 9 (9.47%) XML
3 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET
3 8 (8.42%) Web Services
4 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 6 (6.32%) Java EE
4 6 (6.32%) jQuery
4 6 (6.32%) Razor View Engine
4 6 (6.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (5.26%) Node.js
5 5 (5.26%) REST
6 3 (3.16%) Ajax
6 3 (3.16%) CSS
6 3 (3.16%) HTML
7 2 (2.11%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.11%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.11%) J2EE
7 2 (2.11%) SOAP
7 2 (2.11%) Spring
7 2 (2.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.37%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.37%) User Experience
3 6 (6.32%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.16%) NHS
5 2 (2.11%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.05%) Clustering
6 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.05%) Replication
6 1 (1.05%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.79%) Unix
2 9 (9.47%) Linux
3 6 (6.32%) Windows
4 3 (3.16%) MVS
4 3 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.16%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.53%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (23.16%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 19 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 16 (16.84%) ETL
5 15 (15.79%) Data Architecture
6 14 (14.74%) Data Management
7 13 (13.68%) Data Analysis
7 13 (13.68%) Migration
8 12 (12.63%) CRM
8 12 (12.63%) Open Source
9 11 (11.58%) Software Engineering
9 11 (11.58%) Test Automation
10 10 (10.53%) SFIA
11 9 (9.47%) TDD
12 7 (7.37%) Analytics
12 7 (7.37%) Data Security
12 7 (7.37%) Scrum
12 7 (7.37%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (7.37%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.84%) Java
2 13 (13.68%) Shell Script
3 12 (12.63%) C#
3 12 (12.63%) T-SQL
4 8 (8.42%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.42%) PL/SQL
5 7 (7.37%) PHP
6 4 (4.21%) C++
7 3 (3.16%) Python
8 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.11%) PHP 5
8 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.11%) R
8 2 (2.11%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.05%) C
9 1 (1.05%) PROC SQL
9 1 (1.05%) SAS Macro
9 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.63%) QA
2 7 (7.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.05%) GDPR
3 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.05%) Firmware
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) SCOM
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (28.42%) Oracle
2 20 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 12 (12.63%) Informatica
4 8 (8.42%) Tableau
5 6 (6.32%) CA
6 4 (4.21%) Symantec
7 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.11%) VMware
8 2 (2.11%) xMatters
8 2 (2.11%) Zend
9 1 (1.05%) Cisco
9 1 (1.05%) Cognos
9 1 (1.05%) Google
9 1 (1.05%) NetApp
9 1 (1.05%) SAP
9 1 (1.05%) ServiceNow