Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 97 149 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 11.33% 13.40% 14.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.55% 33.11% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 105 144
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £253 £284 £229
90th Percentile £615 £505 £593
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year +6.16% +0.93% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £20.97 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.32% +38.12%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.45 £19.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year -29.21% -3.80% -16.84%

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 298 450 358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 34.81% 40.47% 34.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 309 270
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £545 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £47.50 £20.97 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +126.51% -0.14% +28.52%
10th Percentile £24.58 £13.12 £14.73
90th Percentile £57.75 £38.39 £24.98
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +110.53% -7.32% -37.88%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -2 78 £425 - 38
Doncaster -5 6 £250 -13.04% 8
Barnsley -2 1 £285 -5.00% 2
Rotherham -3 1 £515 +58.46% 3
SQL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (38.14%) SQL Server
3 23 (23.71%) Microsoft
4 21 (21.65%) Finance
4 21 (21.65%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (20.62%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (19.59%) Java
6 19 (19.59%) TDD
7 17 (17.53%) JavaScript
7 17 (17.53%) Oracle
7 17 (17.53%) ETL
8 15 (15.46%) .NET
8 15 (15.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (15.46%) Tableau
9 14 (14.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (14.43%) T-SQL
9 14 (14.43%) Data Modelling
10 13 (13.40%) C#
10 13 (13.40%) jQuery
10 13 (13.40%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (13.40%) NoSQL
11 12 (12.37%) Test Automation
11 12 (12.37%) Git (software)
11 12 (12.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (11.34%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (11.34%) Software Engineering
12 11 (11.34%) QlikView
12 11 (11.34%) CSS
12 11 (11.34%) Scrum

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 (10.31%) SAS
2 7 (7.22%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.19%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.12%) Confluence
5 3 (3.09%) Apache Pig
5 3 (3.09%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.06%) CMS
6 2 (2.06%) JBoss
6 2 (2.06%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.06%) WordPress
7 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle iProcurement
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.40%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.09%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.06%) Office 365
3 2 (2.06%) Slack
4 1 (1.03%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.03%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (1.03%) GitHub
4 1 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) SMS
2 1 (1.03%) Internet
2 1 (1.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (38.14%) SQL Server
2 20 (20.62%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (15.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (14.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (13.40%) NoSQL
6 11 (11.34%) QlikView
6 11 (11.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (8.25%) Hadoop
7 8 (8.25%) Power BI
8 7 (7.22%) Apache Hive
8 7 (7.22%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (7.22%) Relational Database
9 6 (6.19%) Big Data
9 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database
10 5 (5.15%) Data Lake
10 5 (5.15%) SAP BW
11 4 (4.12%) Data Mining
11 4 (4.12%) MongoDB
11 4 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (3.09%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.28%) Subversion
3 7 (7.22%) Mercurial
4 5 (5.15%) JIRA
5 4 (4.12%) ERwin
6 2 (2.06%) Capybara
6 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.06%) JMeter
6 2 (2.06%) RSpec
6 2 (2.06%) Selenium
6 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.03%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.03%) Burp Suite
7 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.03%) Protractor
7 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.03%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.03%) Toad
7 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.03%) Zephyr
General
1 21 (21.65%) Finance
2 8 (8.25%) Banking
3 5 (5.15%) Retail Banking
4 4 (4.12%) Retail
5 3 (3.09%) Private Banking
6 2 (2.06%) Billing
7 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (52.58%) Developer
2 23 (23.71%) SQL Developer
3 17 (17.53%) Analyst
4 10 (10.31%) .NET Developer
5 7 (7.22%) Software Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Consultant
6 6 (6.19%) Data Analyst
6 6 (6.19%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Java Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) T-SQL Developer
7 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (5.15%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) AWS Software Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (5.15%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Architect
8 4 (4.12%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.46%) .NET
2 13 (13.40%) jQuery
3 12 (12.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 11 (11.34%) CSS
5 10 (10.31%) HTML
6 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET
7 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 6 (6.19%) Razor View Engine
7 6 (6.19%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (5.15%) XML
9 4 (4.12%) Hibernate
9 4 (4.12%) Spring
9 4 (4.12%) Web Services
10 3 (3.09%) Ajax
11 2 (2.06%) J2EE
11 2 (2.06%) Java EE
11 2 (2.06%) JAX-WS
11 2 (2.06%) REST
11 2 (2.06%) SOAP
11 2 (2.06%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.19%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.19%) NHS
3 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.06%) CCTV
5 2 (2.06%) Clustering
5 2 (2.06%) User Experience
5 2 (2.06%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.03%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.25%) Unix
2 7 (7.22%) Windows
3 6 (6.19%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.15%) Linux
5 3 (3.09%) MVS
6 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (21.65%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (19.59%) TDD
4 17 (17.53%) ETL
5 14 (14.43%) Data Modelling
6 12 (12.37%) Test Automation
7 11 (11.34%) Scrum
7 11 (11.34%) Software Engineering
8 9 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (9.28%) Data Analysis
8 9 (9.28%) Migration
8 9 (9.28%) OO
9 8 (8.25%) Analytics
9 8 (8.25%) Data Integration
9 8 (8.25%) Open Source
10 7 (7.22%) Data Management
10 7 (7.22%) Kanban
10 7 (7.22%) MVC
10 7 (7.22%) RUP
10 7 (7.22%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.59%) Java
2 17 (17.53%) JavaScript
3 14 (14.43%) T-SQL
4 13 (13.40%) C#
5 7 (7.22%) Shell Script
6 6 (6.19%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.19%) Ruby
7 5 (5.15%) Python
8 4 (4.12%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.09%) PHP
9 3 (3.09%) R
9 3 (3.09%) Scala
10 2 (2.06%) PHP 5
10 2 (2.06%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.03%) C
11 1 (1.03%) VB
11 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.03%) ISEB
2 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.19%) QA
2 5 (5.15%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.03%) SLA
3 1 (1.03%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) Docker
2 3 (3.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.06%) vSphere
4 1 (1.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (6.19%) SCOM
2 3 (3.09%) Ambari
3 2 (2.06%) CSIRT
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.06%) SCCM
4 1 (1.03%) Nessus
4 1 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (23.71%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.53%) Oracle
3 15 (15.46%) Tableau
4 7 (7.22%) Informatica
5 5 (5.15%) SAP
6 4 (4.12%) CA
6 4 (4.12%) Google
6 4 (4.12%) xMatters
7 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.06%) VMware
7 2 (2.06%) Zend
8 1 (1.03%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.03%) Cognos
8 1 (1.03%) Datameer
8 1 (1.03%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.03%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.03%) Teradata