Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 9 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 113 115 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 11.78% 13.33% 17.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.66% 30.42% 42.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 81 138
South Yorkshire median daily rate £398 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.57% -6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £251 £200 £242
90th Percentile £488 £500 £763
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.54 £20.97 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.36% -10.77% -
10th Percentile £17.53 £20.97 £20.38
90th Percentile £19.51 £20.97 £31.20
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.54 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -7.68% -9.52% -40.00%

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 346 378 425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 36.08% 43.80% 41.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 243 318
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £268 £265 £257
90th Percentile £560 £538 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 8
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 £20.97 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.81% -1.32% -34.62%
10th Percentile £17.86 £20.97 £12.10
90th Percentile £57.75 £20.97 £27.80
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +77.78% +7.14% -40.00%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +1 72 £419 +11.67% 30
Doncaster +2 10 £285 +14.00% 9
Barnsley -2 10 £320 +6.67% 5
Rotherham -4 4 £313 -3.85% 1
SQL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 46 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (33.63%) SQL Server
3 34 (30.09%) Java
4 26 (23.01%) Oracle
4 26 (23.01%) TDD
5 23 (20.35%) Microsoft
6 22 (19.47%) JavaScript
6 22 (19.47%) .NET
6 22 (19.47%) NoSQL
7 19 (16.81%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (16.81%) Software Engineering
8 18 (15.93%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (15.93%) PL/SQL
9 17 (15.04%) C#
9 17 (15.04%) JIRA
10 16 (14.16%) Test Automation
10 16 (14.16%) Scrum
10 16 (14.16%) OO
10 16 (14.16%) Data Modelling
10 16 (14.16%) ETL
11 15 (13.27%) Git (software)
12 14 (12.39%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (12.39%) jQuery
12 14 (12.39%) Finance
12 14 (12.39%) Oracle Database
12 14 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (11.50%) HTML
13 13 (11.50%) T-SQL
13 13 (11.50%) QlikView
13 13 (11.50%) Continuous 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 12 (10.62%) Confluence
2 9 (7.96%) SAS
3 4 (3.54%) Apache Pig
3 4 (3.54%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.88%) CMS
4 1 (0.88%) Content Management Server
4 1 (0.88%) Mule
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.39%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.31%) Slack
3 4 (3.54%) Google Analytics
3 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.77%) Office 365
5 1 (0.88%) Boomi
5 1 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.08%) SMS
2 4 (3.54%) Internet
2 4 (3.54%) Intranet
3 2 (1.77%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (33.63%) SQL Server
2 22 (19.47%) NoSQL
3 18 (15.93%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (12.39%) Oracle Database
5 13 (11.50%) QlikView
6 12 (10.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (7.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (6.19%) MongoDB
8 7 (6.19%) MySQL
8 7 (6.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (5.31%) Hadoop
9 6 (5.31%) Power BI
10 5 (4.42%) Apache Hive
10 5 (4.42%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (4.42%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (3.54%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (3.54%) Relational Database
11 4 (3.54%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 17 (15.04%) JIRA
2 15 (13.27%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.08%) Mercurial
3 8 (7.08%) Subversion
3 8 (7.08%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.31%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (4.42%) Toad
6 4 (3.54%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.65%) Capybara
7 3 (2.65%) JMeter
7 3 (2.65%) RSpec
8 2 (1.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (1.77%) Burp Suite
8 2 (1.77%) ERwin
8 2 (1.77%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.77%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.77%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.88%) Selenium
9 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (12.39%) Finance
2 12 (10.62%) Banking
3 6 (5.31%) Retail
4 4 (3.54%) Private Banking
4 4 (3.54%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.77%) Billing
5 2 (1.77%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 64 (56.64%) Developer
2 20 (17.70%) SQL Developer
3 17 (15.04%) Analyst
4 10 (8.85%) .NET Developer
4 10 (8.85%) Java Developer
4 10 (8.85%) Software Engineer
5 8 (7.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (7.08%) C# Developer
5 8 (7.08%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (6.19%) Data Analyst
6 7 (6.19%) DBA
7 6 (5.31%) AWS Engineer
7 6 (5.31%) AWS Software Engineer
7 6 (5.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (5.31%) Java Engineer
7 6 (5.31%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) C# WCF Developer
8 5 (4.42%) C# WPF Developer
8 5 (4.42%) WCF Developer
8 5 (4.42%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.47%) .NET
2 14 (12.39%) jQuery
3 13 (11.50%) HTML
4 10 (8.85%) CSS
4 10 (8.85%) REST
5 8 (7.08%) Hibernate
5 8 (7.08%) Spring
6 7 (6.19%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (6.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (5.31%) .NET Framework
7 6 (5.31%) Spring Boot
8 5 (4.42%) Classic ASP
8 5 (4.42%) WCF
8 5 (4.42%) WinForms
8 5 (4.42%) WPF
9 4 (3.54%) Node.js
9 4 (3.54%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 4 (3.54%) SOAP
10 3 (2.65%) Entity Framework
10 3 (2.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.96%) NHS
3 7 (6.19%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (5.31%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.54%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.54%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.77%) CCTV
7 2 (1.77%) Clustering
7 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.77%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.77%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.77%) W3C
8 1 (0.88%) Replication
8 1 (0.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.08%) Linux
2 7 (6.19%) Windows
2 7 (6.19%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (5.31%) Unix
4 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (23.01%) TDD
3 19 (16.81%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (16.81%) Software Engineering
4 16 (14.16%) Data Modelling
4 16 (14.16%) ETL
4 16 (14.16%) OO
4 16 (14.16%) Scrum
4 16 (14.16%) Test Automation
5 13 (11.50%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (9.73%) Analytics
7 10 (8.85%) Visualisation
8 9 (7.96%) Open Source
8 9 (7.96%) SDLC
9 8 (7.08%) Coaching
9 8 (7.08%) Kanban
9 8 (7.08%) Mentoring
9 8 (7.08%) Migration
9 8 (7.08%) RUP
9 8 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (30.09%) Java
2 22 (19.47%) JavaScript
3 18 (15.93%) PL/SQL
4 17 (15.04%) C#
5 13 (11.50%) T-SQL
6 8 (7.08%) Shell Script
7 7 (6.19%) Ruby
7 7 (6.19%) VB
8 6 (5.31%) Java 8
8 6 (5.31%) VB.NET
9 5 (4.42%) Python
9 5 (4.42%) R
10 4 (3.54%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.54%) Scala
11 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.54%) Degree
2 2 (1.77%) HND
2 2 (1.77%) ISEB
2 2 (1.77%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) QA
2 3 (2.65%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.65%) SLA
3 2 (1.77%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (5.31%) Active Directory
1 6 (5.31%) Docker
2 2 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (3.54%) Ambari
2 4 (3.54%) SCOM
3 2 (1.77%) CSIRT
3 2 (1.77%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.77%) Nessus
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (23.01%) Oracle
2 23 (20.35%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.62%) Tableau
4 5 (4.42%) Cognos
4 5 (4.42%) SAP
5 4 (3.54%) Google
5 4 (3.54%) Informatica
6 3 (2.65%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.65%) VMware
7 2 (1.77%) CA
7 2 (1.77%) CyberArk
7 2 (1.77%) hybris
7 2 (1.77%) IBM
7 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.77%) Sybase
7 2 (1.77%) xMatters
8 1 (0.88%) Capita
8 1 (0.88%) Dell
8 1 (0.88%) Northgate
8 1 (0.88%) Sitecore