Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 19 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 266 222 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.83% 7.95% 9.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.46% 31.90% 43.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 156 275
West Yorkshire median daily rate £355 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.41% -2.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £263 £274 £275
90th Percentile £438 £425 £450
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £19.00 £18.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.45% +3.03%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.17 £19.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +6.13% -19.15% +27.03%

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 772 696 868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 22.71% 24.93% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 446 610
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £281
90th Percentile £550 £528 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 11
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.75 £19.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.47% -9.52% +13.51%
10th Percentile £12.33 £16.87 £14.88
90th Percentile £31.38 £35.94 £24.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.77 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -1.21% -9.52% -4.55%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -2 220 £358 +7.12% 71
Halifax +2 8 £375 +20.97% 2
Bradford -12 8 £338 -0.74% 21
Wakefield +1 5 £308 -12.14% 6
Huddersfield -3 5 £345 -16.36% 8
Brighouse - 1 £288 -
Otley - 1 £350 -
Pudsey - 1 £363 - 1
SQL Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 165 (62.03%) C#
1 165 (62.03%) .NET
2 133 (50.00%) SQL
3 131 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (47.74%) ASP.NET
5 118 (44.36%) MVC
6 88 (33.08%) JavaScript
7 87 (32.71%) ASP.NET Web API
8 78 (29.32%) T-SQL
9 76 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 69 (25.94%) Microsoft
11 67 (25.19%) AngularJS
12 56 (21.05%) TDD
13 55 (20.68%) HTML
14 53 (19.92%) CSS
14 53 (19.92%) Scrum
15 50 (18.80%) jQuery
16 44 (16.54%) .NET Framework
17 40 (15.04%) Microservices
18 38 (14.29%) E-Commerce
19 37 (13.91%) Vue (Vue.js)
20 35 (13.16%) React
20 35 (13.16%) Oracle
20 35 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 33 (12.41%) Business Intelligence
22 32 (12.03%) Octopus Deploy
22 32 (12.03%) SQL Server 2008
23 27 (10.15%) Microsoft Azure
23 27 (10.15%) SQL Server 2012
23 27 (10.15%) Web Development

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 15 (5.64%) CMS
2 14 (5.26%) SAS
3 11 (4.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (1.88%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.50%) IIS
5 4 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.13%) Apache
6 3 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.13%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.13%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.75%) nginx
8 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.38%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.38%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.38%) JBoss
8 1 (0.38%) Kentico
8 1 (0.38%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 12 (4.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.38%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.38%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.38%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (0.38%) Maximo
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.88%) npm
4 3 (1.13%) Force.com
4 3 (1.13%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (0.75%) GitHub
5 2 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.38%) Office 365
6 1 (0.38%) PaaS
6 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.88%) Firewall
2 4 (1.50%) HTTP
2 4 (1.50%) SAN
3 3 (1.13%) NAS
4 2 (0.75%) AMQP
4 2 (0.75%) DNS
4 2 (0.75%) Internet
4 2 (0.75%) LAN
4 2 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.75%) WAN
5 1 (0.38%) SNMP
5 1 (0.38%) VPN
5 1 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 32 (12.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (10.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (7.89%) MySQL
5 18 (6.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (6.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (5.64%) SQL Server 2014
8 12 (4.51%) NoSQL
8 12 (4.51%) Power BI
9 11 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (4.14%) Relational Database
9 11 (4.14%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (2.26%) Informix
11 4 (1.50%) IBM InfoSphere
11 4 (1.50%) OLTP
11 4 (1.50%) Triplestore
12 3 (1.13%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.13%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (12.03%) Octopus Deploy
2 25 (9.40%) Visual Studio
3 23 (8.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (6.77%) Git (software)
5 11 (4.14%) Selenium
6 10 (3.76%) NUnit
6 10 (3.76%) SpecFlow
7 9 (3.38%) MSTest
7 9 (3.38%) TeamCity
7 9 (3.38%) webpack
8 7 (2.63%) SoapUI
9 6 (2.26%) WebDriver
10 5 (1.88%) JIRA
10 5 (1.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (1.50%) ERwin
11 4 (1.50%) gulp
11 4 (1.50%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.50%) PowerDesigner
12 3 (1.13%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (6.77%) Finance
2 6 (2.26%) Marketing
2 6 (2.26%) Retail
3 5 (1.88%) Banking
4 2 (0.75%) Law
4 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.38%) Advertising
5 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.38%) Legal
5 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 191 (71.80%) Developer
2 117 (43.98%) .NET Developer
3 76 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 74 (27.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 47 (17.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 40 (15.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 32 (12.03%) SQL Developer
8 23 (8.65%) Analyst
9 22 (8.27%) Angular Developer
9 22 (8.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 18 (6.77%) DBA
11 16 (6.02%) Full Stack Developer
12 15 (5.64%) Sitecore Developer
13 14 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
14 12 (4.51%) SQL DBA
14 12 (4.51%) VB.NET Developer
15 10 (3.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 10 (3.76%) Senior Developer
15 10 (3.76%) Software Developer
15 10 (3.76%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (62.03%) .NET
2 127 (47.74%) ASP.NET
3 87 (32.71%) ASP.NET Web API
4 76 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 67 (25.19%) AngularJS
6 55 (20.68%) HTML
7 53 (19.92%) CSS
8 50 (18.80%) jQuery
9 44 (16.54%) .NET Framework
10 37 (13.91%) Vue (Vue.js)
11 35 (13.16%) React
12 26 (9.77%) RESTful
12 26 (9.77%) Web Services
13 24 (9.02%) Entity Framework
14 22 (8.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 20 (7.52%) CSS3
16 19 (7.14%) HTML5
17 16 (6.02%) XML
18 14 (5.26%) JSON
18 14 (5.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.51%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (4.51%) User Experience
3 9 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.26%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.88%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.50%) FMCG
6 4 (1.50%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.13%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.13%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.13%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.13%) Replication
8 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.75%) Clustering
8 2 (0.75%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.75%) NHS
8 2 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.02%) Windows
2 13 (4.89%) Linux
3 8 (3.01%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.26%) Unix
5 4 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.13%) Android
7 2 (0.75%) AIX
7 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.75%) Debian
7 2 (0.75%) HPUX
7 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.75%) Solaris
8 1 (0.38%) CentOS
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (44.36%) MVC
3 56 (21.05%) TDD
4 53 (19.92%) Scrum
5 40 (15.04%) Microservices
6 38 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 33 (12.41%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (10.15%) SOA
8 27 (10.15%) Web Development
9 21 (7.89%) ETL
9 21 (7.89%) OOP
9 21 (7.89%) SOLID
10 19 (7.14%) Test Automation
11 16 (6.02%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (5.26%) DevOps
12 14 (5.26%) Migration
13 12 (4.51%) Data Management
13 12 (4.51%) Software Engineering
14 11 (4.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 165 (62.03%) C#
2 133 (50.00%) SQL
3 88 (33.08%) JavaScript
4 78 (29.32%) T-SQL
5 15 (5.64%) VB
6 14 (5.26%) VB.NET
6 14 (5.26%) VB6
7 10 (3.76%) Java
7 10 (3.76%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.01%) Python
8 8 (3.01%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.63%) TypeScript
10 6 (2.26%) C
11 5 (1.88%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.88%) Ruby
12 4 (1.50%) RPG
12 4 (1.50%) VBA
13 3 (1.13%) Apex Code
13 3 (1.13%) SOQL
14 2 (0.75%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (4.51%) Degree
2 4 (1.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.38%) CISSP
3 1 (0.38%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (0.38%) SSCP
3 1 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.02%) GDPR
2 9 (3.38%) QA
3 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (3.76%) Docker
2 6 (2.26%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.13%) KVM
5 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.63%) Ansible
2 5 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.88%) Puppet
3 2 (0.75%) Cobbler
3 2 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.38%) WMI
Vendors
1 69 (25.94%) Microsoft
2 35 (13.16%) Oracle
3 22 (8.27%) Sitecore
4 10 (3.76%) SAP
5 6 (2.26%) VMware
6 4 (1.50%) Ab Initio
6 4 (1.50%) QAD
6 4 (1.50%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.13%) Google
7 3 (1.13%) Netezza
7 3 (1.13%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.13%) Tableau
7 3 (1.13%) Teradata
8 1 (0.38%) Apple
8 1 (0.38%) Epicor
8 1 (0.38%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.38%) HP
8 1 (0.38%) NetApp
8 1 (0.38%) Veeam