Period
to 13 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £343 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 75 78
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -20
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 82 100 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.72% 2.86% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% 2.97% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 88 86
West Yorkshire median daily rate £343 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +9.23% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £284 £271
90th Percentile £380 £438 £375
Yorkshire median daily rate £343 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -2.00% +7.69% +4.00%
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 2916 3363 4218
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.56% 96.25% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2018 2168 2851
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £259
90th Percentile £545 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 110 175
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £12.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.60% -8.05% +8.76%
10th Percentile £9.81 £8.75 £8.58
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.06 £25.30
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.73 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.29% +0.96% +0.70%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 +2 75 £350 -1.41% 16
Wakefield -2 3 £250 -28.83% 2
Bradford +6 2 £250 +5.26% 1
Pontefract - 1 £290 -
Pudsey - 1 £400 -
SQL Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, SQL Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 75 (91.46%) SQL
2 73 (89.02%) SQL Server
3 51 (62.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 31 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (36.59%) Business Intelligence
7 29 (35.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 26 (31.71%) Tableau
8 26 (31.71%) .NET
9 23 (28.05%) Microsoft
10 22 (26.83%) Data Modelling
10 22 (26.83%) C#
11 21 (25.61%) Data Integration
12 20 (24.39%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET
14 17 (20.73%) ETL
15 16 (19.51%) Finance
16 12 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (14.63%) Visual Studio
17 11 (13.41%) SQL Server 2014
18 10 (12.20%) Migration
18 10 (12.20%) RedGate
18 10 (12.20%) Octopus Deploy
18 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
18 10 (12.20%) QlikView
19 9 (10.98%) Performance Tuning
19 9 (10.98%) MCITP
19 9 (10.98%) E-Commerce
19 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
19 9 (10.98%) 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 (2.44%) CMS
1 2 (2.44%) SAS
1 2 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.22%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (89.02%) SQL Server
2 51 (62.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (35.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (24.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (13.41%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (12.20%) QlikView
8 9 (10.98%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (6.10%) Relational Database
9 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (4.88%) Power BI
10 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (2.44%) Blockchain
11 2 (2.44%) DTS
11 2 (2.44%) MySQL
12 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
12 1 (1.22%) MS Access
12 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (14.63%) Visual Studio
2 10 (12.20%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.22%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.22%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (19.51%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Advertising
4 1 (1.22%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (31.71%) .NET
2 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (6.10%) CSS
3 5 (6.10%) HTML
3 5 (6.10%) WCF
4 4 (4.88%) Web Services
5 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.22%) Ajax
6 1 (1.22%) jQuery
6 1 (1.22%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.22%) MDX
6 1 (1.22%) Vue (Vue.js)
6 1 (1.22%) WPF
6 1 (1.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.22%) Unix
1 1 (1.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (36.59%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (26.83%) Data Modelling
4 21 (25.61%) Data Integration
5 17 (20.73%) ETL
6 10 (12.20%) Migration
7 9 (10.98%) Analytical Thinking
7 9 (10.98%) E-Commerce
7 9 (10.98%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (9.76%) MVC
9 6 (7.32%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.66%) Scrum
11 2 (2.44%) Change Management
11 2 (2.44%) ETL Development
11 2 (2.44%) TDD
11 2 (2.44%) Web Development
12 1 (1.22%) Data Migration
12 1 (1.22%) Dimensional Modelling
12 1 (1.22%) Load Testing
12 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 75 (91.46%) SQL
2 41 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 22 (26.83%) C#
4 6 (7.32%) VB.NET
5 5 (6.10%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (10.98%) MCITP
1 9 (10.98%) MCSE
1 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.66%) Degree
3 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.22%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 26 (31.71%) Tableau
2 23 (28.05%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.20%) RedGate
4 4 (4.88%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.44%) Telerik
6 1 (1.22%) Cognos