The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wakefield with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 24 June 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)
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 5 1
Rank change year-on-year -5 -4  
Contract jobs citing SQL 1 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 2.63% 12.20% 37.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.33% 62.50% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £400 £369 £276
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.47% +33.48%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% +44.44%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wakefield with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Wakefield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 12 8 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 31.58% 19.51% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 5
Median daily rate £400 £306 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.61% -1.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £371 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wakefield citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Wakefield

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Wakefield.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Wakefield

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in Wakefield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for SQL.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) InfoPath
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Mule
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) MuleSoft
3 1 (25.00%) Data Strategy

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield 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 1 (25.00%) Mule
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) CRM Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Migration Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle