Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 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.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 6 8
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 499 440 449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.54% 14.56% 12.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.89% 35.46% 29.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 381 323
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% +2.94%
10th Percentile £301 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £475
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 0 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.32 - £12.44
10th Percentile £13.81 - £10.69
90th Percentile £24.81 - £21.55
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.91 £17.48 £13.50
% change year-on-year +2.47% +29.44% -21.74%

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 1,517 1,241 1,546
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 44.21% 41.05% 44.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,080 939 1,080
West Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £298 £281
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 12 8
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.28 £40.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.80% +201.89% -28.38%
10th Percentile £13.81 £40.00 £10.69
90th Percentile £34.75 £40.00 £30.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £14.87
% change year-on-year -49.39% +169.09% -23.77%

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 14 December 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 14 December 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 -1 366 £425 +6.25% 125
Bradford +14 61 £355 -13.94% 23
Wakefield +10 17 £330 +3.53% 13
Halifax +1 11 £381 -10.29% 6
Bingley - 6 £388 - 3
Huddersfield - 3 £375 - 15
Pontefract +3 2 £335 +15.52% 3
Brighouse - 2 - - 1
Pudsey +2 1 £388 +6.90% 1
Todmorden - 1 - -
Wetherby - 1 - - 4
SQL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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.

1 201 (40.28%) SQL Server
2 169 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (24.85%) C#
4 123 (24.65%) T-SQL
5 119 (23.85%) .NET
6 107 (21.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 106 (21.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 96 (19.24%) JavaScript
9 94 (18.84%) Business Intelligence
10 92 (18.44%) ETL
11 89 (17.84%) TDD
12 86 (17.23%) Microsoft
13 79 (15.83%) NoSQL
14 73 (14.63%) Java
14 73 (14.63%) Software Engineering
15 70 (14.03%) Git (software)
15 70 (14.03%) Data Warehouse
16 65 (13.03%) Oracle
17 63 (12.63%) Scrum
17 63 (12.63%) MongoDB
18 61 (12.22%) Finance
18 61 (12.22%) ASP.NET
19 58 (11.62%) Python
19 58 (11.62%) MVC
20 56 (11.22%) Migration
21 53 (10.62%) AngularJS
21 53 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
22 52 (10.42%) Linux
23 50 (10.02%) PostgreSQL
23 50 (10.02%) Data Migration

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 29 (5.81%) Confluence
1 29 (5.81%) nginx
2 28 (5.61%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (4.81%) Apache Spark
4 22 (4.41%) Apache
5 18 (3.61%) SAS
6 17 (3.41%) SharePoint
7 15 (3.01%) CMS
8 13 (2.61%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (2.00%) MS Exchange
10 7 (1.40%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.40%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.20%) WebSphere
12 5 (1.00%) Apache Solr
12 5 (1.00%) JBoss
13 4 (0.80%) CloudStack
13 4 (0.80%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.60%) Tuxedo
15 2 (0.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 2 (0.40%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 19 (3.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.20%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.60%) Magento
1 3 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
1 3 (0.60%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.20%) Epicor Tropos
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.20%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.81%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (4.41%) Slack
4 12 (2.40%) Office 365
5 6 (1.20%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.80%) SaaS
7 4 (0.80%) Serverless
8 3 (0.60%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.60%) Amazon Glacier
9 2 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.40%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.40%) IaaS
9 2 (0.40%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.40%) Firewall
2 8 (1.60%) DNS
3 4 (0.80%) SSL
3 4 (0.80%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.60%) DHCP
4 3 (0.60%) HTTP
4 3 (0.60%) LAN
4 3 (0.60%) SAN
5 2 (0.40%) Network Security
5 2 (0.40%) VoIP
5 2 (0.40%) VPN
5 2 (0.40%) WAN
6 1 (0.20%) ADSL
6 1 (0.20%) Broadband
6 1 (0.20%) FTP
6 1 (0.20%) Internet
6 1 (0.20%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.20%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.20%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.20%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (40.28%) SQL Server
2 107 (21.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 106 (21.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 79 (15.83%) NoSQL
5 70 (14.03%) Data Warehouse
6 63 (12.63%) MongoDB
7 50 (10.02%) PostgreSQL
8 42 (8.42%) Power BI
9 34 (6.81%) Relational Database
10 32 (6.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 30 (6.01%) MySQL
11 30 (6.01%) Redis
12 27 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
12 27 (5.41%) Hadoop
13 26 (5.21%) CouchDB
13 26 (5.21%) Oracle Database
14 24 (4.81%) GIS
15 22 (4.41%) Riak
15 22 (4.41%) SQL Server 2016
16 19 (3.81%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 70 (14.03%) Git (software)
2 38 (7.62%) JIRA
3 34 (6.81%) Jenkins
4 27 (5.41%) Mercurial
4 27 (5.41%) Subversion
5 25 (5.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 23 (4.61%) Cucumber
7 17 (3.41%) Visual Studio
8 10 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (2.00%) Selenium
8 10 (2.00%) webpack
9 9 (1.80%) gulp
10 8 (1.60%) SoapUI
11 6 (1.20%) JUnit
12 5 (1.00%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.80%) Artifactory
13 4 (0.80%) Gatling
13 4 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
14 3 (0.60%) IntelliJ
14 3 (0.60%) NeoLoad
General
1 61 (12.22%) Finance
2 16 (3.21%) Retail
3 11 (2.20%) Banking
4 8 (1.60%) Marketing
5 4 (0.80%) Back Office
5 4 (0.80%) Games
6 3 (0.60%) Law
6 3 (0.60%) Legal
6 3 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.40%) Advertising
7 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.40%) Publishing
7 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.40%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 240 (48.10%) Developer
2 86 (17.23%) Analyst
3 83 (16.63%) SQL Developer
4 63 (12.63%) .NET Developer
5 44 (8.82%) C# Developer
6 40 (8.02%) C# .NET Developer
7 35 (7.01%) Data Analyst
8 32 (6.41%) DBA
9 28 (5.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 28 (5.61%) SQL Analyst
10 26 (5.21%) Software Engineer
11 24 (4.81%) SQL DBA
12 23 (4.61%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 21 (4.21%) Python Developer
13 21 (4.21%) Test Analyst
14 18 (3.61%) Java Developer
15 17 (3.41%) ASP.NET Developer
15 17 (3.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 17 (3.41%) SQL Server Developer
16 16 (3.21%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (23.85%) .NET
2 61 (12.22%) ASP.NET
3 53 (10.62%) AngularJS
4 43 (8.62%) ASP.NET Web API
5 39 (7.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 39 (7.82%) jQuery
6 38 (7.62%) CSS
6 38 (7.62%) HTML
7 35 (7.01%) Node.js
7 35 (7.01%) RabbitMQ
7 35 (7.01%) Web Services
8 31 (6.21%) Vue.js
9 28 (5.61%) React
10 24 (4.81%) XML
11 22 (4.41%) REST
12 20 (4.01%) Kafka
13 19 (3.81%) .NET Framework
14 18 (3.61%) Spring
15 16 (3.21%) Hibernate
16 12 (2.40%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.01%) Data Centre
3 17 (3.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 14 (2.81%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (2.81%) NHS
5 13 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.61%) User Experience
6 11 (2.20%) Mainframe
7 8 (1.60%) Freedom of Information
7 8 (1.60%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.20%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.80%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (0.80%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.40%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.40%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.40%) Clustering
10 2 (0.40%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.40%) Replication
10 2 (0.40%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 52 (10.42%) Linux
2 31 (6.21%) Windows
3 28 (5.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (3.61%) Unix
5 15 (3.01%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.80%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.60%) AIX
7 3 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.40%) CentOS
8 2 (0.40%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.40%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.20%) Android
9 1 (0.20%) HPUX
9 1 (0.20%) Solaris
9 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (18.84%) Business Intelligence
3 92 (18.44%) ETL
4 89 (17.84%) TDD
5 73 (14.63%) Software Engineering
6 63 (12.63%) Scrum
7 58 (11.62%) MVC
8 56 (11.22%) Migration
9 50 (10.02%) Data Migration
10 48 (9.62%) E-Commerce
11 44 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (8.02%) Microservices
12 40 (8.02%) Test Automation
13 36 (7.21%) Data Analysis
13 36 (7.21%) DevOps
14 34 (6.81%) BDD
15 33 (6.61%) Problem-Solving
15 33 (6.61%) SDLC
16 30 (6.01%) Analytics
17 29 (5.81%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 124 (24.85%) C#
2 123 (24.65%) T-SQL
3 96 (19.24%) JavaScript
4 73 (14.63%) Java
5 58 (11.62%) Python
6 27 (5.41%) PowerShell
7 12 (2.40%) PL/SQL
7 12 (2.40%) VBA
8 11 (2.20%) Java 8
9 10 (2.00%) Ruby
10 9 (1.80%) Perl
10 9 (1.80%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.60%) Scala
12 6 (1.20%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.00%) JCL
13 5 (1.00%) PHP
14 4 (0.80%) R
15 3 (0.60%) ES6
15 3 (0.60%) SOQL
15 3 (0.60%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (3.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
2 9 (1.80%) Degree
3 6 (1.20%) ISTQB
3 6 (1.20%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.00%) MCSE
4 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.80%) ISEB
6 3 (0.60%) MCITP
6 3 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.40%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.40%) PhD
8 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.01%) Data Quality
2 25 (5.01%) GDPR
3 16 (3.21%) QA
4 6 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.80%) PMO
5 4 (0.80%) SLA
6 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.40%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 14 (2.81%) Active Directory
1 14 (2.81%) Docker
2 5 (1.00%) Xen
3 4 (0.80%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.80%) vSphere
3 4 (0.80%) XenServer
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.40%) XenApp
5 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.20%) HDFS
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.20%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 32 (6.41%) Ansible
2 13 (2.61%) Puppet
3 12 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.40%) Kubernetes
5 5 (1.00%) Terraform
6 4 (0.80%) Grafana
7 3 (0.60%) Cobbler
7 3 (0.60%) HP ALM
7 3 (0.60%) SCCM
7 3 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.60%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.40%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.40%) Graphite
8 2 (0.40%) Nagios
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.40%) Packer
8 2 (0.40%) QRadar
8 2 (0.40%) WSUS
9 1 (0.20%) Kibana
Vendors
1 86 (17.23%) Microsoft
2 65 (13.03%) Oracle
3 16 (3.21%) Sitecore
4 15 (3.01%) VMware
5 10 (2.00%) SAP
5 10 (2.00%) Tableau
6 8 (1.60%) Splunk
7 5 (1.00%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.00%) Citrix
7 5 (1.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.00%) Sage
8 4 (0.80%) HP
8 4 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.60%) Cisco
9 3 (0.60%) Cognos
9 3 (0.60%) RedGate
10 2 (0.40%) AlienVault
10 2 (0.40%) Alteryx
10 2 (0.40%) Databricks
10 2 (0.40%) ServiceNow