Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 21 February 2018 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.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 14 12
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 280 259 411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 8.62% 8.59% 10.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.78% 34.63% 42.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 199 299
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £262 £285 £275
90th Percentile £448 £475 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.56% -11.36%
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year - -2.56% -12.36%

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 722 748 957
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 22.23% 24.80% 23.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 476 646
West Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £270 £285 £281
90th Percentile £538 £533 £534
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 13
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.56% +9.09%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £44.00 £21.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year +104.65% +6.17% +13.29%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in West Yorkshire

SQL Server
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 in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in West Yorkshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in West Yorkshire

SQL Server
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 Server in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in West Yorkshire

SQL Server
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 within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 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 +1 236 £350 - 94
Wakefield +3 9 £275 -25.42% 7
Huddersfield +3 5 £320 -34.36% 8
Bradford -16 5 £340 -1.45% 11
Halifax -10 3 £438 +34.62% 6
Brighouse - 1 £288 - 1
Wetherby - 1 £300 - 4
Pontefract - 1 £290 - 1
SQL Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 168 (60.00%) SQL
2 131 (46.79%) .NET
3 123 (43.93%) C#
4 112 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 107 (38.21%) ASP.NET
6 97 (34.64%) MVC
7 87 (31.07%) T-SQL
7 87 (31.07%) Microsoft
8 75 (26.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 71 (25.36%) JavaScript
10 61 (21.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 60 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 60 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
12 57 (20.36%) ASP.NET Web API
13 56 (20.00%) HTML
14 52 (18.57%) TDD
15 46 (16.43%) CSS
16 45 (16.07%) SQL Server 2012
17 44 (15.71%) Scrum
17 44 (15.71%) .NET Framework
18 41 (14.64%) AngularJS
19 40 (14.29%) Oracle
20 39 (13.93%) Octopus Deploy
21 36 (12.86%) ETL
22 35 (12.50%) Data Modelling
23 34 (12.14%) SOA
23 34 (12.14%) Microservices
24 33 (11.79%) Migration
25 31 (11.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 31 (11.07%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server
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 19 (6.79%) CMS
2 17 (6.07%) SharePoint
3 16 (5.71%) SAS
4 14 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 14 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.50%) Apache Solr
6 7 (2.50%) IIS
7 6 (2.14%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.79%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (1.07%) Apache
10 3 (1.07%) GlassFish
10 3 (1.07%) JBoss
10 3 (1.07%) Kentico
10 3 (1.07%) nginx
11 2 (0.71%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (6.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.79%) InfoPath
3 4 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.43%) GitHub
4 2 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.43%) LAN
1 4 (1.43%) SAN
1 4 (1.43%) WAN
2 3 (1.07%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.71%) Firewall
3 2 (0.71%) HTTP
3 2 (0.71%) Internet
3 2 (0.71%) NAS
3 2 (0.71%) VPN
4 1 (0.36%) AMQP
4 1 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.36%) DMVPN
4 1 (0.36%) DNS
4 1 (0.36%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.36%) HSRP
4 1 (0.36%) IPsec
4 1 (0.36%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.36%) Skype
4 1 (0.36%) VLAN
4 1 (0.36%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (26.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 60 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 45 (16.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 31 (11.07%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (11.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (9.64%) SQL Server 2014
6 23 (8.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 22 (7.86%) Power BI
8 18 (6.43%) MySQL
8 18 (6.43%) SQL Server 2016
9 15 (5.36%) NoSQL
10 13 (4.64%) QlikView
11 9 (3.21%) MongoDB
12 8 (2.86%) Oracle Database
12 8 (2.86%) Relational Database
13 7 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (2.14%) Informix
15 4 (1.43%) IBM InfoSphere
15 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (1.43%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 39 (13.93%) Octopus Deploy
2 28 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 27 (9.64%) Git (software)
4 15 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (3.57%) TeamCity
6 6 (2.14%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.14%) SpecFlow
6 6 (2.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (1.43%) ERwin
7 4 (1.43%) JIRA
7 4 (1.43%) PowerDesigner
8 3 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.07%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.07%) IBM UrbanCode
8 3 (1.07%) MSBuild
8 3 (1.07%) MSTest
8 3 (1.07%) NUnit
8 3 (1.07%) Selenium
8 3 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.07%) Subversion
General
1 25 (8.93%) Finance
2 6 (2.14%) Retail
3 4 (1.43%) Banking
3 4 (1.43%) Marketing
4 1 (0.36%) Advertising
4 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.36%) Law
4 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 203 (72.50%) Developer
2 102 (36.43%) .NET Developer
3 64 (22.86%) SQL Developer
4 62 (22.14%) C# Developer
5 60 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 34 (12.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 27 (9.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 25 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 24 (8.57%) Analyst
10 21 (7.50%) Senior Developer
11 19 (6.79%) DBA
11 19 (6.79%) SSIS Developer
12 18 (6.43%) Full Stack Developer
12 18 (6.43%) SQL Server Developer
13 17 (6.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 14 (5.00%) T-SQL Developer
15 13 (4.64%) SQL DBA
16 11 (3.93%) Architect
16 11 (3.93%) Lead Developer
16 11 (3.93%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (46.79%) .NET
2 107 (38.21%) ASP.NET
3 61 (21.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 57 (20.36%) ASP.NET Web API
5 56 (20.00%) HTML
6 46 (16.43%) CSS
7 44 (15.71%) .NET Framework
8 41 (14.64%) AngularJS
9 31 (11.07%) jQuery
10 26 (9.29%) RESTful
11 21 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 20 (7.14%) CSS3
12 20 (7.14%) HTML5
13 19 (6.79%) Entity Framework
13 19 (6.79%) Vue (Vue.js)
13 19 (6.79%) Web Services
14 18 (6.43%) ASP.NET Core
14 18 (6.43%) Sass
15 16 (5.71%) Ajax
16 15 (5.36%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.71%) User Experience
3 13 (4.64%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (3.93%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.14%) Clustering
5 6 (2.14%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.43%) FMCG
6 4 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.43%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.43%) Replication
7 3 (1.07%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.07%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.07%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.71%) NHS
8 2 (0.71%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.36%) HACMP
9 1 (0.36%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.00%) Windows
2 12 (4.29%) Linux
3 6 (2.14%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.43%) Unix
4 4 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.07%) Android
5 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.71%) AIX
6 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.71%) Debian
6 2 (0.71%) HPUX
6 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.71%) Solaris
7 1 (0.36%) CentOS
7 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (34.64%) MVC
3 60 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 52 (18.57%) TDD
5 44 (15.71%) Scrum
6 36 (12.86%) ETL
7 35 (12.50%) Data Modelling
8 34 (12.14%) Microservices
8 34 (12.14%) SOA
9 33 (11.79%) Migration
10 29 (10.36%) Web Development
11 25 (8.93%) E-Commerce
12 20 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
13 19 (6.79%) SOLID
14 18 (6.43%) Data Migration
14 18 (6.43%) OOP
14 18 (6.43%) Software Engineering
15 17 (6.07%) Front End Development
16 16 (5.71%) Data Integration
17 15 (5.36%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 168 (60.00%) SQL
2 123 (43.93%) C#
3 87 (31.07%) T-SQL
4 71 (25.36%) JavaScript
5 14 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 13 (4.64%) VB
6 13 (4.64%) VB6
7 11 (3.93%) VB.NET
8 8 (2.86%) Java
9 7 (2.50%) Python
10 5 (1.79%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.79%) C
10 5 (1.79%) Ruby
10 5 (1.79%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.43%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.43%) RPG
12 3 (1.07%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (1.07%) VBA
13 2 (0.71%) NATURAL
13 2 (0.71%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (4.64%) MCSE
1 13 (4.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (3.21%) MCITP
3 8 (2.86%) Degree
4 5 (1.79%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.07%) ISEB
6 2 (0.71%) CCNA
6 2 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.36%) CCDA
7 1 (0.36%) CCIE
7 1 (0.36%) CCNP
7 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.36%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.14%) GDPR
2 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.71%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 8 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.07%) KVM
2 3 (1.07%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.36%) Docker
3 1 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (2.14%) Ansible
1 6 (2.14%) Puppet
2 5 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.07%) SCCM
4 2 (0.71%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.36%) WMI
5 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 87 (31.07%) Microsoft
2 40 (14.29%) Oracle
3 21 (7.50%) Tableau
4 18 (6.43%) Sitecore
5 15 (5.36%) SAP
6 10 (3.57%) RedGate
7 9 (3.21%) VMware
8 4 (1.43%) Ab Initio
8 4 (1.43%) QAD
8 4 (1.43%) Telerik
8 4 (1.43%) Xamarin
9 3 (1.07%) Google
9 3 (1.07%) Netezza
9 3 (1.07%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.07%) Teradata
10 2 (0.71%) Cisco
11 1 (0.36%) Citrix
11 1 (0.36%) IBM
11 1 (0.36%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.36%) Veritas