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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 6 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Contract jobs citing SQL 177 272 318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.27% 14.05% 17.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.23% 34.17% 39.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 181 218
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.52% -4.54%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +66.66% -20.00%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 627 796 799
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 47.00% 41.12% 43.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 554 518
Median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 13
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.54% -61.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 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 0 142 £375 +2.04% 95
Halifax +9 15 £400 -11.60% 3
Bradford -13 6 £375 +17.18% 13
Wakefield -4 3 £463 +42.30% 2
Huddersfield +2 1 £413 - 1
Pudsey 0 1 - - 1
Keighley - 1 - - 1
SQL
Yorkshire

SQL
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 147 (36.21%) SQL Server
2 141 (34.73%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (25.37%) Microsoft
4 93 (22.91%) T-SQL
5 88 (21.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 77 (18.97%) Java
7 75 (18.47%) JavaScript
8 72 (17.73%) .NET
8 72 (17.73%) Business Intelligence
9 71 (17.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 62 (15.27%) Oracle
11 61 (15.02%) Finance
12 60 (14.78%) MVC
12 60 (14.78%) C#
13 56 (13.79%) Windows
14 48 (11.82%) NoSQL
15 45 (11.08%) ETL
16 44 (10.84%) Linux
16 44 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
17 43 (10.59%) Data Warehouse
17 43 (10.59%) ASP.NET
18 37 (9.11%) SQL Server 2008
18 37 (9.11%) AngularJS
19 35 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
19 35 (8.62%) Scrum
20 34 (8.37%) Python
20 34 (8.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 33 (8.13%) Git (software)
21 33 (8.13%) PHP
21 33 (8.13%) Data Modelling

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 19 (4.68%) SAS
2 12 (2.96%) WebSphere
3 10 (2.46%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.22%) CMS
5 8 (1.97%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (1.48%) IIS
6 6 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (1.48%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.99%) Confluence
8 4 (0.99%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.99%) StreamWeaver
9 3 (0.74%) Apache
9 3 (0.74%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.74%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.49%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 24 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.22%) MS Office
3 4 (0.99%) Stata
4 3 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.49%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.49%) Unica
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.25%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.20%) Google Analytics
2 11 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.99%) Office 365
5 3 (0.74%) IaaS
5 3 (0.74%) PaaS
5 3 (0.74%) SaaS
5 3 (0.74%) Slack
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.69%) HTTP
2 9 (2.22%) Firewall
2 9 (2.22%) LAN
2 9 (2.22%) WAN
3 7 (1.72%) DNS
4 6 (1.48%) VPN
5 5 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (1.23%) Internet
5 5 (1.23%) SAN
6 4 (0.99%) LDAP
6 4 (0.99%) SMTP
6 4 (0.99%) SSH
7 2 (0.49%) BGP
7 2 (0.49%) DHCP
7 2 (0.49%) Intranet
7 2 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.49%) Wireless
8 1 (0.25%) 2G
8 1 (0.25%) 3G
8 1 (0.25%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (36.21%) SQL Server
2 88 (21.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 71 (17.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 48 (11.82%) NoSQL
5 43 (10.59%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (9.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 34 (8.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 33 (8.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 32 (7.88%) SQL Server 2014
10 31 (7.64%) MongoDB
11 19 (4.68%) MySQL
12 17 (4.19%) BusinessObjects
13 15 (3.69%) Oracle Database
14 14 (3.45%) Big Data
15 13 (3.20%) Redis
16 12 (2.96%) Power BI
16 12 (2.96%) QlikView
16 12 (2.96%) Relational Database
17 11 (2.71%) Hadoop
17 11 (2.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 33 (8.13%) Git (software)
2 28 (6.90%) Visual Studio
3 17 (4.19%) Jenkins
3 17 (4.19%) JIRA
4 15 (3.69%) Subversion
5 14 (3.45%) Jasmine
6 12 (2.96%) Mercurial
7 11 (2.71%) Grunt
7 11 (2.71%) gulp
7 11 (2.71%) Maven
8 10 (2.46%) PHPUnit
9 8 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (1.72%) Eclipse
10 7 (1.72%) Rational Application Developer
11 6 (1.48%) JUnit
11 6 (1.48%) Selenium
12 5 (1.23%) Android Studio
12 5 (1.23%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.23%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 61 (15.02%) Finance
2 12 (2.96%) Marketing
3 11 (2.71%) Advertising
4 8 (1.97%) Law
5 7 (1.72%) Back Office
5 7 (1.72%) Retail
6 6 (1.48%) Banking
7 4 (0.99%) Electronics
7 4 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.74%) Games
8 3 (0.74%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.25%) Automotive
9 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 206 (50.74%) Developer
2 80 (19.70%) SQL Developer
3 58 (14.29%) Analyst
4 41 (10.10%) .NET Developer
5 37 (9.11%) DBA
6 33 (8.13%) Java Developer
7 28 (6.90%) PHP Developer
7 28 (6.90%) SSIS Developer
8 25 (6.16%) Administrator
9 23 (5.67%) SQL DBA
10 22 (5.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 20 (4.93%) T-SQL Developer
12 17 (4.19%) C# Developer
13 15 (3.69%) Consultant
13 15 (3.69%) SQL BI Developer
14 14 (3.45%) SQL Analyst
15 13 (3.20%) Architect
15 13 (3.20%) Oracle DBA
15 13 (3.20%) SSRS Developer
16 12 (2.96%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (17.73%) .NET
2 43 (10.59%) ASP.NET
3 37 (9.11%) AngularJS
4 35 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 28 (6.90%) CSS
6 27 (6.65%) .NET Framework
6 27 (6.65%) ASP.NET Web API
7 26 (6.40%) HTML
8 21 (5.17%) Spring
9 19 (4.68%) Hibernate
9 19 (4.68%) REST
10 18 (4.43%) Entity Framework
10 18 (4.43%) Web Services
11 16 (3.94%) RESTful
11 16 (3.94%) SOAP
11 16 (3.94%) XML
12 15 (3.69%) J2EE
13 13 (3.20%) Django
13 13 (3.20%) Symfony
14 12 (2.96%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 13 (3.20%) NHS
3 13 (3.20%) Replication
4 11 (2.71%) Data Structures
5 10 (2.46%) Algorithms
6 8 (1.97%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.48%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.23%) HACMP
8 5 (1.23%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.23%) Social Media
8 5 (1.23%) User Experience
9 4 (0.99%) Clustering
9 4 (0.99%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.99%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.99%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.49%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 56 (13.79%) Windows
2 44 (10.84%) Linux
3 29 (7.14%) Unix
4 18 (4.43%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.71%) Android
6 9 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.99%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 3 (0.74%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.74%) Solaris
11 3 (0.74%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.49%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.25%) VMS
13 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (34.73%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (17.73%) Business Intelligence
3 60 (14.78%) MVC
4 45 (11.08%) ETL
5 35 (8.62%) Scrum
6 33 (8.13%) Analytics
6 33 (8.13%) Data Modelling
7 32 (7.88%) Software Engineering
8 31 (7.64%) OO
8 31 (7.64%) TDD
9 29 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (6.16%) Project Management
11 22 (5.42%) Unit Testing
12 21 (5.17%) E-Commerce
13 20 (4.93%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (4.68%) Automated Testing
14 19 (4.68%) SOLID
15 18 (4.43%) ITIL
15 18 (4.43%) Migration
15 18 (4.43%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 93 (22.91%) T-SQL
2 77 (18.97%) Java
3 75 (18.47%) JavaScript
4 60 (14.78%) C#
5 34 (8.37%) Python
6 33 (8.13%) PHP
7 14 (3.45%) VBA
8 11 (2.71%) PL/SQL
8 11 (2.71%) PowerShell
8 11 (2.71%) TypeScript
9 9 (2.22%) C++
9 9 (2.22%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.97%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.97%) C
11 5 (1.23%) AWK
11 5 (1.23%) Ruby
11 5 (1.23%) VB
11 5 (1.23%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.99%) Perl
13 3 (0.74%) Korn
Qualifications
1 26 (6.40%) Degree
2 9 (2.22%) ISTQB
2 9 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.97%) ISEB
4 6 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (1.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.23%) CCDA
5 5 (1.23%) CCIE
5 5 (1.23%) CCNA
5 5 (1.23%) CCNP
5 5 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.23%) SAS Certification
5 5 (1.23%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.74%) MCDBA
6 3 (0.74%) MCITP
6 3 (0.74%) MCTS
6 3 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.49%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.49%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.20%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.72%) QA
3 4 (0.99%) IFRS
3 4 (0.99%) IFRS 9
4 2 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.49%) FATCA
5 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (3.20%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.48%) Docker
2 6 (1.48%) Hyper-V
2 6 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.99%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.74%) vCloud
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.49%) vSphere
5 2 (0.49%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.25%) Xen
6 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (3.94%) Puppet
2 11 (2.71%) Oracle Identity Management
2 11 (2.71%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 8 (1.97%) Ansible
4 7 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (1.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (1.23%) Data Guard
6 5 (1.23%) SCCM
7 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 4 (0.99%) vRealize
8 2 (0.49%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.49%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.49%) SCOM
9 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Statspack
9 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 103 (25.37%) Microsoft
2 62 (15.27%) Oracle
3 25 (6.16%) Tableau
4 20 (4.93%) VMware
5 15 (3.69%) Google
6 13 (3.20%) Zend
7 10 (2.46%) SAP
8 9 (2.22%) IBM
9 7 (1.72%) Cognos
9 7 (1.72%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.48%) HP
10 6 (1.48%) Sitecore
10 6 (1.48%) Veeam
11 5 (1.23%) Cisco
11 5 (1.23%) EMC
11 5 (1.23%) NetApp
12 4 (0.99%) Dell
13 3 (0.74%) Citrix
13 3 (0.74%) RedGate
13 3 (0.74%) Sybase
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ascend Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 4 months likely to extend.
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
AMS contingency
Posted: 10 days ago