The median contractor rate for a SQL Server Developer was £315 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Developer
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 94 91 81
Rank change year-on-year -3 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 8 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.59% 1.15% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 1.19% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 20
Median daily rate £315 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.10% +16.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.62 £47.75
% change year-on-year - +26.94%  

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

Contract IT Job Roles
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1320 1845 1718
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 96.77% 96.24% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 1253 1076
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 69 88
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.07 £8.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured SQL Server Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Developer in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 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 Server Developer in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Developer in West Yorkshire

SQL Server Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Developer in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 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 Server Developer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -5 7 £315 -17.10% 1
Huddersfield - 1 £413 -
SQL Server Developer
Yorkshire

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, SQL Server 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 Server Developer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (56.25%) SQL
4 8 (50.00%) Oracle
5 7 (43.75%) .NET
6 6 (37.50%) C#
6 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 5 (31.25%) ETL
7 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
7 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
9 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (18.75%) Tableau
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (12.50%) Analytics
10 2 (12.50%) Google
10 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
10 2 (12.50%) Google Analytics
10 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
10 2 (12.50%) HTML

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (6.25%) ArcGIS
1 1 (6.25%) GeoServer
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Google Analytics
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (6.25%) MS Access
7 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (6.25%) Power BI
7 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
7 1 (6.25%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) MDX
4 1 (6.25%) PostGIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (31.25%) ETL
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Complex ETL
6 1 (6.25%) Data Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Mapping
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VBA
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Tableau
4 2 (12.50%) Google
5 1 (6.25%) Cognos
5 1 (6.25%) ESRI
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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