Period
to 24 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £355 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 87 99
Rank change year-on-year -9 +12 -28
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 71 61 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.04% 2.15% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 2.20% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 47 66
West Yorkshire median daily rate £355 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.43% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £309 £307 £236
90th Percentile £456 £400 £438
Yorkshire median daily rate £355 £335 £353
% change year-on-year +5.97% -4.96% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.50 - £16.09
Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.50 - £16.09

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 3,333 2,772 3,768
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 97.67% 96.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,258 1,872 2,512
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £292 £265 £263
90th Percentile £550 £545 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 78 93
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.43 £14.10 £12.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.40% +9.98% -5.37%
10th Percentile £9.45 £8.74 £9.23
90th Percentile £28.25 £27.82 £22.91
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.81 £14.20 £13.81
% change year-on-year +11.30% +2.82% +2.45%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings that featured SQL Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in West Yorkshire

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in West Yorkshire

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Developer in West Yorkshire

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in West Yorkshire

SQL Developer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Developer within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 September 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
Leeds -19 46 £365 +4.29% 8
Bradford -8 9 £355 +10.94% 4
Wakefield +5 5 £288 +4.55% 3
Halifax - 2 £303 -
Bingley - 1 £325 -
Castleford - 1 - -
SQL Developer
Yorkshire

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, SQL Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 61 (85.92%) SQL
2 50 (70.42%) SQL Server
3 36 (50.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (49.30%) T-SQL
5 30 (42.25%) C#
6 24 (33.80%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (33.80%) ETL
7 23 (32.39%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
7 23 (32.39%) .NET
8 22 (30.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
10 16 (22.54%) MVC
10 16 (22.54%) ASP.NET
11 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (16.90%) ETL Development
12 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (16.90%) Entity Framework
12 12 (16.90%) .NET Framework
12 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (15.49%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (15.49%) SQL Server 2016
14 10 (14.08%) E-Commerce
15 9 (12.68%) GDPR
16 8 (11.27%) SQL Server 2014
16 8 (11.27%) VBA
16 8 (11.27%) Migration
17 7 (9.86%) Finance
17 7 (9.86%) CSS

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 2 (2.82%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (1.41%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.41%) Confluence
2 1 (1.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (70.42%) SQL Server
2 36 (50.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (33.80%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (30.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (15.49%) SQL Server 2016
7 8 (11.27%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (7.04%) Data Mart
8 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (7.04%) SSDT
9 3 (4.23%) OLTP
9 3 (4.23%) Power BI
9 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
9 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (2.82%) GIS
10 2 (2.82%) MS Access
10 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.82%) Spatial Data
11 1 (1.41%) Cognos Report Studio
11 1 (1.41%) Impala
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.45%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.04%) JIRA
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (9.86%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (32.39%) .NET
2 16 (22.54%) ASP.NET
3 12 (16.90%) .NET Framework
3 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET Web API
3 12 (16.90%) Entity Framework
4 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (9.86%) AngularJS
5 7 (9.86%) CSS
5 7 (9.86%) HTML
6 5 (7.04%) Web Services
6 5 (7.04%) WPF
7 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.41%) Doctrine
7 1 (1.41%) REST
7 1 (1.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.80%) ETL
2 23 (32.39%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (22.54%) MVC
4 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (16.90%) ETL Development
6 10 (14.08%) E-Commerce
7 8 (11.27%) Migration
8 7 (9.86%) Data Encryption
8 7 (9.86%) Data Migration
8 7 (9.86%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (8.45%) BDD
9 6 (8.45%) Kimball Methodology
9 6 (8.45%) Pair Programming
9 6 (8.45%) TDD
10 5 (7.04%) Data Modelling
10 5 (7.04%) Dimensional Modelling
10 5 (7.04%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (7.04%) Visualisation
11 4 (5.63%) Database Tuning
11 4 (5.63%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 61 (85.92%) SQL
2 35 (49.30%) T-SQL
3 30 (42.25%) C#
4 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
5 8 (11.27%) VBA
6 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.82%) VB
7 1 (1.41%) Delphi
7 1 (1.41%) Java
7 1 (1.41%) PHP
7 1 (1.41%) PHP 7
7 1 (1.41%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) GDPR
2 1 (1.41%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.23%) Tableau
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle
4 1 (1.41%) Alteryx
4 1 (1.41%) Cognos
4 1 (1.41%) IBM
4 1 (1.41%) Zend