Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 7 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 434 411 432
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.75% 14.08% 11.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.66% 33.74% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 339 299
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% +4.48%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
90th Percentile £538 £538 £475
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £380 £364
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.47% +8.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 3
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.61 - £16.09
10th Percentile £13.36 - £14.02
90th Percentile £33.75 - £23.22
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.81 £17.48 £14.25
% change year-on-year -3.83% +22.63% -28.75%

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 1,569 1,218 1,708
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 46.09% 41.71% 44.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,110 907 1,178
West Yorkshire median daily rate £408 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £291
90th Percentile £538 £525 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 7
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £31.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.16% +103.28% -27.38%
10th Percentile £13.70 £23.25 £13.20
90th Percentile £38.45 £39.15 £32.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 £22.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +13.25% +46.67% -31.82%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +1 319 £413 +5.77% 161
Bradford +8 38 £355 +13.60% 24
Wakefield +9 15 £353 -2.76% 17
Halifax -3 10 £305 -26.51% 6
Bingley - 3 £400 - 10
Huddersfield -9 2 £375 - 8
Brighouse - 2 - - 3
Pontefract - 2 £330 - 5
Todmorden - 2 - -
Otley - 1 £350 -
Castleford - 1 - - 2
Wetherby - 1 - -
SQL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 177 (40.78%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (36.41%) SQL Server
3 129 (29.72%) C#
4 121 (27.88%) T-SQL
5 114 (26.27%) .NET
6 107 (24.65%) JavaScript
7 95 (21.89%) TDD
8 93 (21.43%) Java
9 83 (19.12%) Business Intelligence
10 80 (18.43%) ASP.NET
11 78 (17.97%) NoSQL
12 75 (17.28%) Software Engineering
12 75 (17.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 73 (16.82%) MVC
14 72 (16.59%) Scrum
15 71 (16.36%) ETL
15 71 (16.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 71 (16.36%) Git (software)
16 66 (15.21%) Microsoft
17 60 (13.82%) ASP.NET Web API
18 56 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
19 54 (12.44%) AngularJS
20 53 (12.21%) MongoDB
21 51 (11.75%) Oracle
22 50 (11.52%) Finance
23 48 (11.06%) HTML
23 48 (11.06%) E-Commerce
23 48 (11.06%) ASP.NET MVC
24 47 (10.83%) CSS
24 47 (10.83%) Microservices

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 33 (7.60%) Confluence
2 17 (3.92%) Apache
3 15 (3.46%) Apache Spark
4 12 (2.76%) CMS
4 12 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (2.76%) nginx
4 12 (2.76%) SAS
4 12 (2.76%) SharePoint
5 10 (2.30%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (1.84%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.38%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.15%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.15%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.92%) JBoss
10 3 (0.69%) CloudStack
10 3 (0.69%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.69%) Oracle Spatial
11 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.46%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (3.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.38%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.69%) Magento
1 3 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.69%) Oracle Retail
1 3 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
1 3 (0.69%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.23%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.23%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.23%) Epicor Tropos
3 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.23%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.22%) Slack
2 24 (5.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.84%) Office 365
4 8 (1.84%) SaaS
5 5 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.15%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (0.69%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (0.69%) Amazon Glacier
7 2 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (0.46%) Amazon SageMaker
7 2 (0.46%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.46%) IaaS
7 2 (0.46%) PaaS
7 2 (0.46%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.76%) Firewall
2 9 (2.07%) DNS
3 5 (1.15%) SSL
3 5 (1.15%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.92%) DHCP
4 4 (0.92%) LAN
5 3 (0.69%) HTTP
5 3 (0.69%) Network Security
5 3 (0.69%) VoIP
5 3 (0.69%) VPN
5 3 (0.69%) WAN
6 2 (0.46%) SAN
6 2 (0.46%) SMS
7 1 (0.23%) ADSL
7 1 (0.23%) Broadband
7 1 (0.23%) FTP
7 1 (0.23%) Internet
7 1 (0.23%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.23%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (36.41%) SQL Server
2 78 (17.97%) NoSQL
3 75 (17.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 71 (16.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 56 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
6 53 (12.21%) MongoDB
7 44 (10.14%) PostgreSQL
8 38 (8.76%) MySQL
9 31 (7.14%) Relational Database
10 28 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 25 (5.76%) Power BI
12 20 (4.61%) Oracle Database
13 18 (4.15%) Hadoop
13 18 (4.15%) SQL Server 2016
14 17 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
14 17 (3.92%) CouchDB
15 16 (3.69%) GIS
16 15 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
17 13 (3.00%) Redis
18 11 (2.53%) Riak
Development Applications
1 71 (16.36%) Git (software)
2 45 (10.37%) JIRA
3 25 (5.76%) Cucumber
3 25 (5.76%) Jenkins
4 20 (4.61%) Visual Studio
5 14 (3.23%) Mercurial
5 14 (3.23%) Subversion
6 13 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (2.53%) Octopus Deploy
7 11 (2.53%) Selenium
8 10 (2.30%) JUnit
9 9 (2.07%) SoapUI
10 8 (1.84%) Artifactory
10 8 (1.84%) gulp
10 8 (1.84%) webpack
11 7 (1.61%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.92%) MSTest
12 4 (0.92%) SpecFlow
12 4 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (0.69%) NUnit
General
1 50 (11.52%) Finance
2 15 (3.46%) Retail
3 9 (2.07%) Banking
4 6 (1.38%) Telecoms
5 4 (0.92%) Automotive
6 3 (0.69%) Law
6 3 (0.69%) Legal
6 3 (0.69%) Marketing
6 3 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.46%) Advertising
7 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.46%) Publishing
8 1 (0.23%) Back Office
8 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 236 (54.38%) Developer
2 70 (16.13%) .NET Developer
3 64 (14.75%) SQL Developer
4 54 (12.44%) Analyst
5 51 (11.75%) C# Developer
6 46 (10.60%) C# .NET Developer
7 34 (7.83%) Java Developer
8 29 (6.68%) DBA
9 25 (5.76%) Software Engineer
10 24 (5.53%) ASP.NET Developer
10 24 (5.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 24 (5.53%) SQL DBA
11 23 (5.30%) Data Analyst
12 22 (5.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 20 (4.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 18 (4.15%) Angular Developer
14 18 (4.15%) Software Developer
15 14 (3.23%) ETL Developer
15 14 (3.23%) SQL Server Developer
16 13 (3.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (26.27%) .NET
2 80 (18.43%) ASP.NET
3 60 (13.82%) ASP.NET Web API
4 54 (12.44%) AngularJS
5 48 (11.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 48 (11.06%) HTML
6 47 (10.83%) CSS
7 41 (9.45%) jQuery
8 37 (8.53%) Node.js
9 33 (7.60%) Web Services
10 31 (7.14%) Vue.js
11 30 (6.91%) React
12 28 (6.45%) Spring
13 25 (5.76%) .NET Framework
13 25 (5.76%) RabbitMQ
14 23 (5.30%) REST
15 22 (5.07%) Hibernate
16 21 (4.84%) Kafka
17 20 (4.61%) Spring Boot
18 18 (4.15%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (4.38%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 13 (3.00%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.53%) User Experience
6 10 (2.30%) Mainframe
7 8 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (1.84%) NHS
8 5 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (0.92%) Clustering
9 4 (0.92%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.69%) CMDB
10 3 (0.69%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.69%) Replication
11 2 (0.46%) PKI
11 2 (0.46%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.23%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.23%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (9.68%) Linux
2 26 (5.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 26 (5.99%) Windows
3 18 (4.15%) Windows Server
4 15 (3.46%) Unix
5 6 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.46%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.46%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.23%) Android
9 1 (0.23%) CentOS
9 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (40.78%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (21.89%) TDD
3 83 (19.12%) Business Intelligence
4 75 (17.28%) Software Engineering
5 73 (16.82%) MVC
6 72 (16.59%) Scrum
7 71 (16.36%) ETL
8 48 (11.06%) E-Commerce
9 47 (10.83%) Microservices
10 44 (10.14%) Test Automation
11 42 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
12 41 (9.45%) BDD
13 36 (8.29%) Migration
14 32 (7.37%) SDLC
15 31 (7.14%) Mentoring
16 29 (6.68%) Data Migration
17 28 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
18 27 (6.22%) Coaching
19 25 (5.76%) Problem-Solving
20 23 (5.30%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 129 (29.72%) C#
2 121 (27.88%) T-SQL
3 107 (24.65%) JavaScript
4 93 (21.43%) Java
5 34 (7.83%) Python
6 32 (7.37%) PowerShell
7 17 (3.92%) Java 8
8 15 (3.46%) VBA
9 14 (3.23%) PL/SQL
10 10 (2.30%) Scala
11 7 (1.61%) Perl
11 7 (1.61%) Ruby
11 7 (1.61%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.38%) PHP
13 5 (1.15%) Groovy
14 4 (0.92%) JCL
14 4 (0.92%) R
14 4 (0.92%) VB
15 3 (0.69%) COBOL
15 3 (0.69%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 16 (3.69%) Security Cleared
2 11 (2.53%) Degree
3 9 (2.07%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.69%) MCSE
5 3 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.46%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.46%) MCITP
6 2 (0.46%) PhD
7 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.23%) ISEB
7 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.61%) QA
2 19 (4.38%) Data Quality
3 18 (4.15%) GDPR
4 4 (0.92%) PMO
5 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.46%) SLA
6 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.23%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 16 (3.69%) Docker
2 13 (3.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.38%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.15%) Xen
6 3 (0.69%) vSphere
6 3 (0.69%) XenServer
7 2 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (3.23%) Ansible
1 14 (3.23%) Puppet
2 9 (2.07%) Terraform
3 8 (1.84%) Grafana
3 8 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.38%) Graylog
5 3 (0.69%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.69%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.46%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.46%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.46%) SCCM
6 2 (0.46%) SCSM
6 2 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.46%) WSUS
7 1 (0.23%) Ambari
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.23%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 66 (15.21%) Microsoft
2 51 (11.75%) Oracle
3 14 (3.23%) VMware
4 12 (2.76%) Sitecore
5 10 (2.30%) Splunk
6 6 (1.38%) Tableau
7 5 (1.15%) Citrix
7 5 (1.15%) Cognos
7 5 (1.15%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.92%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.92%) Cisco
8 4 (0.92%) Sage
8 4 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.69%) Alteryx
9 3 (0.69%) HP
9 3 (0.69%) IBM
9 3 (0.69%) Micro Focus
9 3 (0.69%) SAP
10 2 (0.46%) Lotus
10 2 (0.46%) Remedy