Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 8 9
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 94 119 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 9.14% 12.41% 12.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.22% 34.00% 31.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 81 89
South Yorkshire median daily rate £386 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £219 £268 £249
90th Percentile £555 £500 £510
Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £70.00 £17.54 £20.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +299.09% -16.36% -6.80%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £17.54 £19.00
% change year-on-year +15.45% -7.71% -5.00%

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 423 350 373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 41.11% 36.50% 39.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 223 252
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £285 £289 £263
90th Percentile £563 £573 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 3
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £27.50 £23.12 £20.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.94% +10.25% -1.32%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.86 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -47.86% +77.78% +9.76%

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 -19 64 £400 -1.23% 16
Doncaster -1 8 £289 +7.94% 4
Barnsley -3 6 £388 +21.09% 8
Rotherham 0 2 £350 +12.00% 2
SQL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 47 (50.00%) C#
1 47 (50.00%) .NET
2 32 (34.04%) SQL Server
3 31 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (28.72%) MVC
5 24 (25.53%) ASP.NET
6 23 (24.47%) JavaScript
7 22 (23.40%) Microsoft
8 20 (21.28%) Oracle
9 17 (18.09%) Visual Studio
10 16 (17.02%) Web Services
10 16 (17.02%) DevOps
10 16 (17.02%) Power BI
11 15 (15.96%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (15.96%) AngularJS
12 14 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (14.89%) REST
12 14 (14.89%) Finance
13 13 (13.83%) ETL
13 13 (13.83%) T-SQL
13 13 (13.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (13.83%) Spring
14 12 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (12.77%) jQuery
14 12 (12.77%) RESTful
14 12 (12.77%) Java
14 12 (12.77%) CSS
14 12 (12.77%) IBM
14 12 (12.77%) Hibernate
15 11 (11.70%) XML

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 (10.64%) WebSphere
2 8 (8.51%) Oracle Coherence
2 8 (8.51%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (3.19%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.19%) Confluence
3 3 (3.19%) IIS
4 2 (2.13%) JBoss
4 2 (2.13%) SAS
5 1 (1.06%) CMS
5 1 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.06%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.32%) GitHub
4 3 (3.19%) IaaS
5 2 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.06%) iPaaS
6 1 (1.06%) Office 365
6 1 (1.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.51%) HTTP
1 8 (8.51%) Kerberos
2 5 (5.32%) SAN
2 5 (5.32%) WebEx
3 2 (2.13%) Firewall
3 2 (2.13%) Internet
3 2 (2.13%) NAS
4 1 (1.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (34.04%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.02%) Power BI
3 13 (13.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (7.45%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (5.32%) MySQL
7 4 (4.26%) NoSQL
7 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.13%) Big Data
9 2 (2.13%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.13%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.13%) QlikView
9 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.06%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (1.06%) SAP BW
10 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.06%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 17 (18.09%) Visual Studio
2 11 (11.70%) Maven
3 8 (8.51%) Eclipse
3 8 (8.51%) Rational Application Developer
4 4 (4.26%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.19%) JIRA
5 3 (3.19%) MSTest
6 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.13%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.13%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.13%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio Code
7 1 (1.06%) Gradle
7 1 (1.06%) gulp
7 1 (1.06%) Subversion
7 1 (1.06%) Toad
7 1 (1.06%) webpack
General
1 14 (14.89%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Banking
3 3 (3.19%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.19%) Publishing
4 2 (2.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.06%) Law
5 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (63.83%) Developer
2 22 (23.40%) .NET Developer
3 16 (17.02%) C# Developer
4 15 (15.96%) SQL Developer
5 13 (13.83%) Analyst
6 12 (12.77%) Data Analyst
6 12 (12.77%) Java Developer
7 9 (9.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (9.57%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.19%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
11 3 (3.19%) Data Manager
11 3 (3.19%) HTML Developer
11 3 (3.19%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.19%) Talend Developer
12 2 (2.13%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (50.00%) .NET
2 24 (25.53%) ASP.NET
3 16 (17.02%) Web Services
4 15 (15.96%) AngularJS
5 14 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (14.89%) REST
6 13 (13.83%) Spring
7 12 (12.77%) CSS
7 12 (12.77%) Hibernate
7 12 (12.77%) jQuery
7 12 (12.77%) RESTful
8 11 (11.70%) Java EE
8 11 (11.70%) SOAP
8 11 (11.70%) XML
9 10 (10.64%) .NET Framework
9 10 (10.64%) HTML
9 10 (10.64%) JAX-RS
9 10 (10.64%) JAX-WS
10 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (8.51%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (7.45%) User Experience
2 5 (5.32%) Blog
2 5 (5.32%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.13%) Clustering
5 2 (2.13%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.13%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.13%) Replication
6 1 (1.06%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.57%) Windows
2 5 (5.32%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.26%) Linux
4 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.13%) CentOS
5 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.06%) Android
6 1 (1.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (28.72%) MVC
3 16 (17.02%) DevOps
4 15 (15.96%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (13.83%) ETL
6 10 (10.64%) Web Development
7 9 (9.57%) Scrum
7 9 (9.57%) SDLC
7 9 (9.57%) TDD
8 8 (8.51%) AOP
8 8 (8.51%) Data Migration
8 8 (8.51%) Migration
8 8 (8.51%) Prototyping
9 7 (7.45%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (7.45%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.38%) Analytics
10 6 (6.38%) CRM
10 6 (6.38%) Data Modelling
10 6 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (6.38%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 47 (50.00%) C#
2 23 (24.47%) JavaScript
3 13 (13.83%) T-SQL
4 12 (12.77%) Java
5 5 (5.32%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.32%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.19%) Java 8
6 3 (3.19%) Perl
6 3 (3.19%) Python
7 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.13%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.06%) Degree
1 1 (1.06%) MCSA
1 1 (1.06%) MCSE
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.13%) SLA
3 1 (1.06%) HL7
3 1 (1.06%) IFRS
3 1 (1.06%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Docker
1 4 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.19%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) Ansible
2 4 (4.26%) Puppet
3 3 (3.19%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.19%) SCCM
4 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.13%) Rancher
4 2 (2.13%) Terraform
5 1 (1.06%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.06%) SCOM
5 1 (1.06%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 22 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.28%) Oracle
3 12 (12.77%) IBM
4 6 (6.38%) Google
5 5 (5.32%) Tableau
5 5 (5.32%) VMware
6 4 (4.26%) EMC
6 4 (4.26%) Talend
7 3 (3.19%) Citrix
8 2 (2.13%) Alteryx
8 2 (2.13%) EnterpriseDB
8 2 (2.13%) HP
8 2 (2.13%) Informatica
8 2 (2.13%) MuleSoft
8 2 (2.13%) NetApp
8 2 (2.13%) Pega
8 2 (2.13%) SAP
8 2 (2.13%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.06%) Veritas
9 1 (1.06%) Xamarin