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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 9 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4  
Contract jobs citing SQL 166 226 431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 11.50% 11.11% 20.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.60% 24.27% 52.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 156 312
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £15.30 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -56.30%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% +44.44%  

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 624 931 818
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 43.24% 45.75% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 646 571
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Median hourly rate £31.00 £14.88 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.40% -62.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.28 £13.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £16.09 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 28 June 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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 +6 138 £375 +3.44% 111
Bradford -4 9 £316 -14.23% 11
Halifax -2 8 £403 +0.62% 4
Huddersfield -7 2 - - 3
Pudsey -3 1 £450 +4.71%
Wakefield -5 1 £400 +8.47% 4
SQL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 138 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (37.90%) SQL Server
3 95 (27.70%) .NET
4 88 (25.66%) Java
5 84 (24.49%) JavaScript
6 83 (24.20%) C#
7 71 (20.70%) Microsoft
8 70 (20.41%) T-SQL
9 59 (17.20%) NoSQL
10 57 (16.62%) ASP.NET
11 56 (16.33%) MVC
12 51 (14.87%) Finance
13 50 (14.58%) Test Automation
14 49 (14.29%) TDD
15 47 (13.70%) HTML
16 46 (13.41%) Git (software)
17 45 (13.12%) MongoDB
18 43 (12.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 40 (11.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 39 (11.37%) Oracle
21 38 (11.08%) Linux
22 37 (10.79%) ETL
23 36 (10.50%) Python
23 36 (10.50%) Continuous Integration
24 35 (10.20%) Windows
24 35 (10.20%) Visual Studio
24 35 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
25 34 (9.91%) MySQL
25 34 (9.91%) Software Engineering
25 34 (9.91%) Degree

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 25 (7.29%) SAS
2 14 (4.08%) CMS
3 12 (3.50%) Confluence
3 12 (3.50%) WebSphere
4 9 (2.62%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (2.33%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.04%) IIS
7 5 (1.46%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.46%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.17%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.17%) StreamWeaver
8 4 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.17%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (0.87%) Apache
10 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.58%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (4.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (4.37%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.17%) Stata
4 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.58%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.29%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.21%) Slack
3 6 (1.75%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.87%) SaaS
6 2 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.58%) IaaS
6 2 (0.58%) Office 365
6 2 (0.58%) PaaS
7 1 (0.29%) AdWords
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.96%) Firewall
2 14 (4.08%) Internet
3 13 (3.79%) DNS
4 12 (3.50%) HTTP
5 11 (3.21%) LAN
5 11 (3.21%) WAN
6 9 (2.62%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (1.75%) DHCP
7 6 (1.75%) LDAP
7 6 (1.75%) SAN
8 5 (1.46%) VLAN
9 4 (1.17%) VPN
10 3 (0.87%) NAS
10 3 (0.87%) SMTP
10 3 (0.87%) SSH
11 1 (0.29%) 4G
11 1 (0.29%) Cisco ISE
11 1 (0.29%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.29%) Cisco Wireless
11 1 (0.29%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (37.90%) SQL Server
2 59 (17.20%) NoSQL
3 45 (13.12%) MongoDB
4 43 (12.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 40 (11.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (9.91%) MySQL
7 30 (8.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 26 (7.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 25 (7.29%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (5.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (5.25%) Relational Database
12 17 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (4.37%) MS Access
14 14 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (3.79%) Big Data
16 12 (3.50%) Couchbase
16 12 (3.50%) SQL Server 2014
17 11 (3.21%) BusinessObjects
17 11 (3.21%) RDBMS
18 10 (2.92%) DB2
Development Applications
1 46 (13.41%) Git (software)
2 35 (10.20%) Visual Studio
3 30 (8.75%) JIRA
4 20 (5.83%) Subversion
5 19 (5.54%) Jenkins
6 17 (4.96%) JUnit
7 16 (4.66%) Mercurial
8 15 (4.37%) Jasmine
9 13 (3.79%) Cucumber
10 9 (2.62%) Eclipse
10 9 (2.62%) Maven
10 9 (2.62%) Selenium
11 8 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (2.04%) gulp
13 6 (1.75%) PHPUnit
14 5 (1.46%) Grunt
14 5 (1.46%) SpecFlow
15 4 (1.17%) JMeter
15 4 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
15 4 (1.17%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 51 (14.87%) Finance
2 11 (3.21%) Banking
3 9 (2.62%) Marketing
4 7 (2.04%) Games
4 7 (2.04%) Retail
5 4 (1.17%) Advertising
5 4 (1.17%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.87%) Back Office
6 3 (0.87%) Billing
6 3 (0.87%) Law
6 3 (0.87%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.58%) Electronics
8 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 184 (53.64%) Developer
2 60 (17.49%) .NET Developer
3 52 (15.16%) SQL Developer
4 42 (12.24%) Analyst
4 42 (12.24%) Java Developer
5 35 (10.20%) C# Developer
6 28 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (4.96%) ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (4.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 16 (4.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (4.66%) DBA
8 16 (4.66%) Senior Developer
9 15 (4.37%) Software Developer
9 15 (4.37%) T-SQL Developer
10 14 (4.08%) PHP Developer
11 13 (3.79%) Tester
12 12 (3.50%) ETL Developer
12 12 (3.50%) SQL BI Developer
13 11 (3.21%) SQL DBA
13 11 (3.21%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (27.70%) .NET
2 57 (16.62%) ASP.NET
3 47 (13.70%) HTML
4 32 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 31 (9.04%) AngularJS
5 31 (9.04%) Spring
6 30 (8.75%) CSS
7 27 (7.87%) ASP.NET Web API
7 27 (7.87%) Hibernate
7 27 (7.87%) XML
8 25 (7.29%) REST
9 24 (7.00%) .NET Framework
10 22 (6.41%) Web Services
11 21 (6.12%) jQuery
12 18 (5.25%) Node.js
13 16 (4.66%) J2EE
14 14 (4.08%) RESTful
15 12 (3.50%) SOAP
16 11 (3.21%) Entity Framework
17 10 (2.92%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.37%) Data Structures
3 13 (3.79%) Algorithms
4 12 (3.50%) NHS
5 11 (3.21%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.62%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (2.04%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.75%) Replication
9 5 (1.46%) Social Media
10 4 (1.17%) Clustering
10 4 (1.17%) User Experience
11 3 (0.87%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.87%) iPad
11 3 (0.87%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.87%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.87%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.87%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.58%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 38 (11.08%) Linux
2 35 (10.20%) Windows
3 17 (4.96%) Unix
4 13 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.92%) Android
5 10 (2.92%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.46%) Solaris
7 5 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.17%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.87%) AIX
9 3 (0.87%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.87%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.58%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.29%) VMS
11 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (16.33%) MVC
3 50 (14.58%) Test Automation
4 49 (14.29%) TDD
5 37 (10.79%) ETL
6 36 (10.50%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
8 34 (9.91%) Software Engineering
9 33 (9.62%) Scrum
10 29 (8.45%) OO
11 25 (7.29%) Open Source
11 25 (7.29%) Project Management
12 24 (7.00%) E-Commerce
13 23 (6.71%) Migration
14 20 (5.83%) SDLC
15 19 (5.54%) BDD
16 18 (5.25%) ITIL
16 18 (5.25%) Microservices
16 18 (5.25%) SOLID
17 16 (4.66%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 88 (25.66%) Java
2 84 (24.49%) JavaScript
3 83 (24.20%) C#
4 70 (20.41%) T-SQL
5 36 (10.50%) Python
6 22 (6.41%) VBA
7 18 (5.25%) PHP
8 10 (2.92%) Perl
8 10 (2.92%) Shell Script
9 9 (2.62%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.62%) Groovy
9 9 (2.62%) VB
10 7 (2.04%) C
10 7 (2.04%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.04%) TypeScript
11 6 (1.75%) C++
11 6 (1.75%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.75%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.46%) Delphi
13 3 (0.87%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (9.91%) Degree
2 8 (2.33%) ISTQB
3 7 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (2.04%) ISEB
3 7 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.75%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.17%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (1.17%) SAS Certification
5 4 (1.17%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.29%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.29%) CCDA
8 1 (0.29%) CCIE
8 1 (0.29%) CCNA
8 1 (0.29%) CCNP
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.29%) MCSE
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.66%) Data Quality
2 15 (4.37%) QA
3 3 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.29%) GDPR
4 1 (0.29%) IFRS
4 1 (0.29%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (3.21%) Active Directory
1 11 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.62%) Docker
3 6 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.46%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.17%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.87%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (3.50%) Puppet
2 8 (2.33%) Ansible
3 6 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.87%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (0.87%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 3 (0.87%) SCCM
4 3 (0.87%) vRealize
5 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.58%) SCOM
6 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.29%) MAINVIEW
6 1 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.29%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 71 (20.70%) Microsoft
2 39 (11.37%) Oracle
3 21 (6.12%) VMware
4 14 (4.08%) SAP
4 14 (4.08%) Sitecore
5 13 (3.79%) HP
5 13 (3.79%) IBM
6 11 (3.21%) Tableau
7 10 (2.92%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.33%) EMC
8 8 (2.33%) Google
8 8 (2.33%) Zend
9 7 (2.04%) Sun
10 5 (1.46%) Cisco
10 5 (1.46%) Citrix
10 5 (1.46%) Cognos
11 4 (1.17%) NetApp
11 4 (1.17%) Veeam
12 3 (0.87%) F5
12 3 (0.87%) Infoblox
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £410 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £440 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £360 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Difrent
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + Expenses
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum +
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Xiros Ltd
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £640.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago