Period
to 25 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £335 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 73 74
Rank change year-on-year -16 +1 -23
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 71 83 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.21% 2.80% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 2.92% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 75 70
West Yorkshire median daily rate £335 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.29% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £263 £270 £259
90th Percentile £388 £433 £426
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £50.00 -

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 3,081 2,847 3,910
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.07% 96.18% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,095 1,805 2,602
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.83%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £256
90th Percentile £538 £550 £557
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 113 156
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £12.50 £13.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.20% -5.91% +6.28%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.23 £8.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.93 £23.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.96 £13.60
% change year-on-year +7.47% +2.67% +4.58%

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 25 February 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 25 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
Leeds -17 67 £343 -2.14% 16
Halifax +2 1 - - 2
Wakefield -4 1 £225 -35.94% 1
Pontefract - 1 £290 -
SQL Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 62 (87.32%) SQL
1 62 (87.32%) SQL Server
2 46 (64.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (46.48%) T-SQL
4 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (35.21%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (32.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
7 21 (29.58%) .NET
8 19 (26.76%) ETL
9 18 (25.35%) C#
9 18 (25.35%) Tableau
10 16 (22.54%) ASP.NET
10 16 (22.54%) Finance
11 15 (21.13%) Data Modelling
11 15 (21.13%) Data Integration
12 13 (18.31%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (15.49%) Migration
14 11 (15.49%) QlikView
15 10 (14.08%) RedGate
15 10 (14.08%) Octopus Deploy
16 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (12.68%) MCSE
16 9 (12.68%) Performance Tuning
16 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (12.68%) MCITP
16 9 (12.68%) Analytical Thinking
17 8 (11.27%) SQL Server 2014
17 8 (11.27%) Data Warehouse

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%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (87.32%) SQL Server
2 46 (64.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (32.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (18.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (15.49%) QlikView
7 8 (11.27%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (11.27%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (9.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (5.63%) Power BI
9 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
10 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (2.82%) Blockchain
11 2 (2.82%) DTS
11 2 (2.82%) MySQL
12 1 (1.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (11.27%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.82%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.41%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.41%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.41%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.41%) Selenium
4 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (22.54%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Advertising
3 1 (1.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (29.58%) .NET
2 16 (22.54%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.04%) CSS
3 5 (7.04%) HTML
3 5 (7.04%) WCF
4 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (5.63%) Web Services
5 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (2.82%) jQuery
6 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.41%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.41%) MDX
6 1 (1.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.41%) WPF
6 1 (1.41%) XML
6 1 (1.41%) XSD
6 1 (1.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.23%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Android
2 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (35.21%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (26.76%) ETL
4 15 (21.13%) Data Integration
4 15 (21.13%) Data Modelling
5 11 (15.49%) Migration
6 9 (12.68%) Analytical Thinking
6 9 (12.68%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (9.86%) MVC
8 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.04%) Scrum
9 4 (5.63%) Data Migration
9 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.23%) ETL Development
10 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (2.82%) Change Management
11 2 (2.82%) Test Automation
11 2 (2.82%) Visualisation
11 2 (2.82%) Web Development
12 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 62 (87.32%) SQL
2 33 (46.48%) T-SQL
3 18 (25.35%) C#
4 6 (8.45%) VB.NET
5 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.82%) VBA
7 1 (1.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.41%) Python
7 1 (1.41%) VB
7 1 (1.41%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) MCITP
1 9 (12.68%) MCSE
1 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.23%) Degree
3 1 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.41%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
2 18 (25.35%) Tableau
3 10 (14.08%) RedGate
4 2 (2.82%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.41%) Cognos
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle
5 1 (1.41%) Telerik
5 1 (1.41%) Xamarin