Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 11 4
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 136 96 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 14.26% 11.61% 16.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.51% 31.89% 36.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 94 140
South Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +13.33% +24.48%
10th Percentile £175 £300 £290
90th Percentile £475 £645 £750
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +3.33% +1.35% +13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.77 - £22.50
10th Percentile £17.53 - £14.35
90th Percentile £74.25 - £30.35
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.52 £21.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -18.53% +53.57% -56.92%

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 383 301 474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 40.15% 36.40% 44.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 209 365
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £265 £288 £291
90th Percentile £562 £544 £595
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 12
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 - £23.50
10th Percentile £17.86 - £13.13
90th Percentile £60.00 - £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.50 £39.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -14.10% +151.61% -55.71%

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 17 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 August 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 86 £381 -23.75% 36
Barnsley +2 12 £350 - 4
Doncaster 0 11 £285 +42.50% 5
Rotherham 0 5 £313 -3.85% 3
SQL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 38 (27.94%) Oracle
2 36 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (25.74%) SQL Server
4 32 (23.53%) Java
5 29 (21.32%) .NET
6 25 (18.38%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (18.38%) Finance
7 24 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (16.91%) PL/SQL
8 23 (16.91%) Microsoft
9 21 (15.44%) ETL
9 21 (15.44%) JIRA
10 20 (14.71%) C#
11 18 (13.24%) Visualisation
12 17 (12.50%) JavaScript
13 16 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (11.03%) Analytics
14 15 (11.03%) NoSQL
14 15 (11.03%) SAS
14 15 (11.03%) Data Modelling
14 15 (11.03%) QlikView
15 14 (10.29%) Python
16 13 (9.56%) HTML
16 13 (9.56%) Shell Script
16 13 (9.56%) Scrum
16 13 (9.56%) TDD
16 13 (9.56%) Confluence
16 13 (9.56%) Git (software)
16 13 (9.56%) Oracle Database
17 12 (8.82%) Test Automation

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 15 (11.03%) SAS
2 13 (9.56%) Confluence
3 4 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.47%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.74%) Apache
5 1 (0.74%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.74%) CMS
5 1 (0.74%) Content Management Server
5 1 (0.74%) JBoss
5 1 (0.74%) Kentico
5 1 (0.74%) Mule
5 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (6.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.74%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (4.41%) SaaS
2 5 (3.68%) GitHub
2 5 (3.68%) Slack
3 4 (2.94%) IaaS
3 4 (2.94%) PaaS
4 2 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.74%) Boomi
5 1 (0.74%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.15%) SMS
2 5 (3.68%) Internet
3 4 (2.94%) Intranet
4 3 (2.21%) VPN
5 2 (1.47%) DHCP
6 1 (0.74%) LAN
6 1 (0.74%) Multicast
6 1 (0.74%) NAS
6 1 (0.74%) SAN
6 1 (0.74%) Skype
6 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (25.74%) SQL Server
2 25 (18.38%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (11.03%) NoSQL
3 15 (11.03%) QlikView
4 13 (9.56%) Oracle Database
5 12 (8.82%) MySQL
5 12 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (8.09%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (7.35%) MongoDB
8 9 (6.62%) Oracle ODI
9 8 (5.88%) Hadoop
9 8 (5.88%) Power BI
9 8 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (4.41%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (4.41%) Relational Database
11 6 (4.41%) Spotfire
12 5 (3.68%) OLAP
12 5 (3.68%) Oracle OLAP
12 5 (3.68%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 21 (15.44%) JIRA
2 13 (9.56%) Git (software)
3 11 (8.09%) Toad
4 9 (6.62%) Visual Studio
5 6 (4.41%) Maven
5 6 (4.41%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (3.68%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.94%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.94%) Selenium
7 4 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (2.94%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.21%) Subversion
9 2 (1.47%) Ant
9 2 (1.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (1.47%) GitLab
9 2 (1.47%) Gradle
9 2 (1.47%) JUnit
9 2 (1.47%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.74%) Burp Suite
General
1 25 (18.38%) Finance
2 12 (8.82%) Banking
3 11 (8.09%) Retail
4 2 (1.47%) Billing
4 2 (1.47%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Law
5 1 (0.74%) Private Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (52.21%) Developer
2 31 (22.79%) Analyst
3 21 (15.44%) SQL Developer
4 18 (13.24%) Data Analyst
5 13 (9.56%) .NET Developer
6 11 (8.09%) Oracle Developer
7 10 (7.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 10 (7.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (7.35%) C# Developer
8 9 (6.62%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.15%) Architect
9 7 (5.15%) C# WCF Developer
9 7 (5.15%) C# WPF Developer
9 7 (5.15%) ETL Developer
9 7 (5.15%) WCF Developer
9 7 (5.15%) WPF Developer
10 6 (4.41%) DBA
10 6 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (3.68%) PL/SQL Developer
11 5 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.32%) .NET
2 13 (9.56%) HTML
3 12 (8.82%) REST
4 11 (8.09%) jQuery
5 9 (6.62%) Spring
6 7 (5.15%) Classic ASP
6 7 (5.15%) Hibernate
6 7 (5.15%) WCF
6 7 (5.15%) WPF
7 6 (4.41%) .NET Framework
7 6 (4.41%) Spring Boot
8 5 (3.68%) CSS
8 5 (3.68%) Node.js
8 5 (3.68%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (3.68%) SOAP
8 5 (3.68%) WinForms
8 5 (3.68%) XML
9 4 (2.94%) Middleware
9 4 (2.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 3 (2.21%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.62%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (5.15%) NHS
4 5 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.94%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.47%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.47%) W3C
7 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.74%) iSeries
7 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.74%) Replication
7 1 (0.74%) User Experience
7 1 (0.74%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.82%) Linux
1 12 (8.82%) Unix
2 11 (8.09%) Windows
3 7 (5.15%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.21%) Solaris
6 3 (2.21%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.21%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.47%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (15.44%) ETL
4 18 (13.24%) Visualisation
5 15 (11.03%) Analytics
5 15 (11.03%) Data Modelling
6 13 (9.56%) Scrum
6 13 (9.56%) TDD
7 12 (8.82%) Data Analysis
7 12 (8.82%) Test Automation
8 11 (8.09%) OO
8 11 (8.09%) SDLC
8 11 (8.09%) Software Engineering
8 11 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (7.35%) MVC
10 9 (6.62%) Data Visualisation
10 9 (6.62%) Migration
11 8 (5.88%) Data Integration
12 7 (5.15%) BDD
12 7 (5.15%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.53%) Java
2 23 (16.91%) PL/SQL
3 20 (14.71%) C#
4 17 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 14 (10.29%) Python
6 13 (9.56%) Shell Script
7 11 (8.09%) R
7 11 (8.09%) VB
8 10 (7.35%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.41%) VB.NET
10 5 (3.68%) Java 8
10 5 (3.68%) Ruby
11 2 (1.47%) Perl
11 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.74%) PHP
12 1 (0.74%) Scala
12 1 (0.74%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (1.47%) HND
1 2 (1.47%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.74%) Degree
2 1 (0.74%) ISEB
2 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.68%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.94%) QA
2 4 (2.94%) SLA
3 2 (1.47%) PMO
4 1 (0.74%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.47%) Docker
3 2 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.74%) KVM
4 1 (0.74%) NFS
4 1 (0.74%) SRDF
4 1 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.74%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (5.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (3.68%) Kibana
3 3 (2.21%) Grafana
4 2 (1.47%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.47%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.74%) Ambari
5 1 (0.74%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.74%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.74%) Nessus
5 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (27.94%) Oracle
2 23 (16.91%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.82%) Tableau
4 6 (4.41%) Datameer
4 6 (4.41%) Teradata
5 5 (3.68%) Ab Initio
5 5 (3.68%) Cognos
6 3 (2.21%) Informatica
6 3 (2.21%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.21%) Sophos
6 3 (2.21%) Veeam
7 2 (1.47%) Capita
7 2 (1.47%) CyberArk
7 2 (1.47%) hybris
7 2 (1.47%) IBM
7 2 (1.47%) New Relic
7 2 (1.47%) Remedy
7 2 (1.47%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.47%) Sybase
7 2 (1.47%) VMware