Period
to 11 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 11 December 2019 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.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 291 495 443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.52% 14.41% 14.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.78% 32.52% 35.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 378 381
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.76 £19.28 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.76 £18.32 £17.48
% change year-on-year +13.36% +4.81% +29.44%

SQL is in the Programming Languages 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 coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,011 1,522 1,253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 43.50% 44.31% 41.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 1,082 947
West Yorkshire median daily rate £445 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.88% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £299
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 12
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.42 £20.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.78% -49.39% +201.89%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.98 £20.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.57% -49.39% +169.09%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in West Yorkshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in West Yorkshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in West Yorkshire

SQL
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 in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in West Yorkshire

SQL
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 within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 11 December 2019. 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 -5 199 £400 -5.88% 136
Bradford -5 27 £388 +9.15% 21
Wakefield 0 16 £400 +21.21% 12
Halifax +8 15 £360 -5.57% 4
Pontefract +5 3 £400 +19.40% 1
Huddersfield +11 2 £388 +3.33% 9
Ilkley - 2 £300 - 2
Pudsey 0 1 - - 1
Dewsbury - 1 £425 - 1
SQL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SQL 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.

1 93 (31.96%) SQL Server
2 88 (30.24%) Microsoft
2 88 (30.24%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (24.05%) Azure
4 64 (21.99%) Business Intelligence
5 60 (20.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 59 (20.27%) C#
7 55 (18.90%) .NET
8 51 (17.53%) T-SQL
9 50 (17.18%) ETL
10 48 (16.49%) Data Modelling
11 46 (15.81%) Data Warehouse
11 46 (15.81%) Finance
12 44 (15.12%) Windows
12 44 (15.12%) Power BI
12 44 (15.12%) Power Platform
13 41 (14.09%) Analytical Skills
14 37 (12.71%) Scrum
14 37 (12.71%) Java
14 37 (12.71%) AWS
14 37 (12.71%) Analytics
15 35 (12.03%) Test Automation
16 33 (11.34%) Problem-Solving
17 31 (10.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 28 (9.62%) Oracle
19 27 (9.28%) JavaScript
19 27 (9.28%) Microsoft Excel
19 27 (9.28%) DNS
19 27 (9.28%) Software Testing
19 27 (9.28%) PowerShell

SQL
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 21 (7.22%) Apache Spark
2 12 (4.12%) SAS
3 8 (2.75%) CMS
3 8 (2.75%) IIS
4 6 (2.06%) Apache
4 6 (2.06%) Confluence
4 6 (2.06%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.37%) EPiServer
5 4 (1.37%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.37%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.03%) Kentico
7 2 (0.69%) Moodle
8 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.34%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.34%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (9.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.34%) SPSS
5 1 (0.34%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.03%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (1.03%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 3 (1.03%) Oracle iProcurement
1 3 (1.03%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (1.03%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Magento
3 1 (0.34%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.34%) Unica
3 1 (0.34%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.34%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 70 (24.05%) Azure
2 44 (15.12%) Power Platform
3 37 (12.71%) AWS
4 16 (5.50%) GCP
5 14 (4.81%) Azure Data Factory
6 13 (4.47%) Office 365
7 6 (2.06%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (1.37%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 4 (1.37%) IaaS
8 4 (1.37%) PaaS
9 3 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (1.03%) Azure Machine Learning
9 3 (1.03%) GitHub
9 3 (1.03%) SaaS
10 2 (0.69%) Apigee
10 2 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.69%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.69%) Google Compute Engine
10 2 (0.69%) PowerApps
10 2 (0.69%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.28%) DNS
2 7 (2.41%) Firewall
3 6 (2.06%) DHCP
4 3 (1.03%) Internet
5 2 (0.69%) HTTP
5 2 (0.69%) SMTP
6 1 (0.34%) 2G
6 1 (0.34%) 3G
6 1 (0.34%) FTP
6 1 (0.34%) GPRS
6 1 (0.34%) GSM
6 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.34%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.34%) LAN
6 1 (0.34%) SAN
6 1 (0.34%) SSL
6 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.34%) Telnet
6 1 (0.34%) UMTS
6 1 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (31.96%) SQL Server
2 60 (20.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 46 (15.81%) Data Warehouse
4 44 (15.12%) Power BI
5 31 (10.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (9.28%) NoSQL
7 25 (8.59%) Big Data
7 25 (8.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (6.87%) Azure SQL Database
9 16 (5.50%) Hadoop
10 13 (4.47%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (3.78%) Relational Database
12 10 (3.44%) Data Lake
12 10 (3.44%) MongoDB
13 9 (3.09%) Apache Hive
14 7 (2.41%) Qlik Sense
14 7 (2.41%) SQL Server 2016
15 6 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (2.06%) Flink
15 6 (2.06%) HBase
Development Applications
1 18 (6.19%) Selenium
2 17 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (5.50%) Git (software)
4 14 (4.81%) JIRA
5 12 (4.12%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (3.44%) Cucumber
7 8 (2.75%) SpecFlow
8 7 (2.41%) SoapUI
9 6 (2.06%) Jenkins
9 6 (2.06%) Postman
10 5 (1.72%) HP UFT
10 5 (1.72%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.72%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.37%) FitNesse
11 4 (1.37%) Gatling
12 3 (1.03%) Maven
12 3 (1.03%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.69%) Ant
13 2 (0.69%) JMeter
13 2 (0.69%) JUnit
General
1 46 (15.81%) Finance
2 25 (8.59%) Retail
3 22 (7.56%) Public Sector
4 12 (4.12%) Banking
5 6 (2.06%) Marketing
6 4 (1.37%) Legal
7 3 (1.03%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.69%) Games
8 2 (0.69%) Law
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) Billing
9 1 (0.34%) Local Government
9 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 131 (45.02%) Developer
2 39 (13.40%) Analyst
3 37 (12.71%) SQL Developer
4 27 (9.28%) .NET Developer
5 21 (7.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 20 (6.87%) C# Developer
7 19 (6.53%) Architect
7 19 (6.53%) Java Developer
8 16 (5.50%) Test Analyst
9 15 (5.15%) DBA
10 14 (4.81%) Administrator
11 12 (4.12%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (4.12%) SQL DBA
12 11 (3.78%) Data Architect
13 10 (3.44%) Power BI Developer
13 10 (3.44%) Senior Developer
13 10 (3.44%) Tester
14 8 (2.75%) Azure Developer
14 8 (2.75%) Software Developer
14 8 (2.75%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (18.90%) .NET
2 24 (8.25%) Kafka
3 21 (7.22%) HTML
3 21 (7.22%) XML
4 17 (5.84%) Spring
4 17 (5.84%) Spring Boot
5 15 (5.15%) CSS
6 14 (4.81%) .NET Framework
7 13 (4.47%) RabbitMQ
7 13 (4.47%) RESTful
8 10 (3.44%) ASP.NET
9 9 (3.09%) .NET Core
9 9 (3.09%) AngularJS
9 9 (3.09%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (2.75%) WCF
10 8 (2.75%) Web Services
11 7 (2.41%) CSS3
11 7 (2.41%) HTML5
11 7 (2.41%) Vue.js
12 6 (2.06%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.09%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.84%) Data Centre
3 13 (4.47%) NHS
4 11 (3.78%) User Experience
5 9 (3.09%) Public Cloud
6 6 (2.06%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.72%) Clustering
8 4 (1.37%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.03%) SCADA
10 2 (0.69%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.69%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.69%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.69%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.34%) Acoustics
11 1 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.34%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.34%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (15.12%) Windows
2 22 (7.56%) Linux
3 13 (4.47%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.41%) Android
6 6 (2.06%) Unix
7 5 (1.72%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.34%) CentOS
9 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.34%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (30.24%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (21.99%) Business Intelligence
3 50 (17.18%) ETL
4 48 (16.49%) Data Modelling
5 37 (12.71%) Analytics
5 37 (12.71%) Scrum
6 35 (12.03%) Test Automation
7 33 (11.34%) Problem-Solving
8 27 (9.28%) Software Testing
9 25 (8.59%) Microservices
9 25 (8.59%) Migration
10 24 (8.25%) TDD
11 20 (6.87%) Test Scripting
11 20 (6.87%) Visualisation
12 18 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 17 (5.84%) Data Analytics
13 17 (5.84%) Kanban
13 17 (5.84%) MVC
14 15 (5.15%) Data Science
15 14 (4.81%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 59 (20.27%) C#
2 51 (17.53%) T-SQL
3 37 (12.71%) Java
4 27 (9.28%) JavaScript
4 27 (9.28%) PowerShell
5 19 (6.53%) Python
6 12 (4.12%) Scala
7 10 (3.44%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.41%) Kotlin
9 6 (2.06%) Go
9 6 (2.06%) Perl
10 5 (1.72%) R
10 5 (1.72%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.37%) C
11 4 (1.37%) PHP
11 4 (1.37%) VBA
12 3 (1.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (1.03%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.03%) XAML
13 2 (0.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (6.19%) ISEB
2 15 (5.15%) ISTQB
3 13 (4.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (3.78%) Degree
4 11 (3.78%) MCSE
5 4 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.37%) MCSA
6 2 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.34%) CCDA
7 1 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.34%) PMP
7 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.53%) QA
2 18 (6.19%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.06%) GDPR
4 2 (0.69%) SLA
5 1 (0.34%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.34%) PMO
5 1 (0.34%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (7.56%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.84%) Docker
3 7 (2.41%) HDFS
4 6 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.69%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.34%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.34%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (3.09%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.75%) SCCM
3 7 (2.41%) Hadoop YARN
3 7 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (2.06%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (2.06%) Nagios
5 1 (0.34%) Ambari
5 1 (0.34%) Netcool
5 1 (0.34%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.34%) Oozie
5 1 (0.34%) OpenView
5 1 (0.34%) Puppet
5 1 (0.34%) SCOM
5 1 (0.34%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 88 (30.24%) Microsoft
2 28 (9.62%) Oracle
3 20 (6.87%) Tableau
4 19 (6.53%) VMware
5 13 (4.47%) Google
6 10 (3.44%) HP
7 9 (3.09%) Databricks
8 8 (2.75%) Talend
9 7 (2.41%) McAfee
9 7 (2.41%) Xamarin
10 5 (1.72%) 3PAR
11 4 (1.37%) Alteryx
11 4 (1.37%) Informatica
12 3 (1.03%) Cloudera
12 3 (1.03%) SAP
13 2 (0.69%) Adobe
13 2 (0.69%) Cisco
13 2 (0.69%) RedGate
13 2 (0.69%) Sybase
14 1 (0.34%) IBM