Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 9 8
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 415 404 359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.60% 11.97% 12.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.42% 24.57% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 295 259
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £275
90th Percentile £500 £525 £470
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.86 £33.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.75% +76.32% +2.45%
10th Percentile £14.30 £17.50 £17.50
90th Percentile £26.64 £35.68 £20.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.86 £21.42 £19.99
% change year-on-year -2.61% +7.16% -4.83%

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 1,280 1,644 1,280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 45.02% 48.71% 46.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 1,143 906
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £313 £305 £300
90th Percentile £550 £526 £523
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 12
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.86 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.86% +77.78% +42.86%
10th Percentile £14.77 £29.89 £14.46
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.13 £39.40
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.96 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -45.11% +77.78% +7.14%

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 18 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 June 2019.

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 18 June 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 +5 306 £410 +9.33% 64
Bradford +3 35 £378 -5.63% 7
Halifax -2 20 £388 -3.13% 1
Wakefield -1 13 £425 -10.53% 5
Huddersfield +8 5 £369 +17.06% 17
Pudsey +1 1 - -
Wetherby - 1 - -
SQL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 137 (33.01%) SQL Server
2 133 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (21.20%) Microsoft
4 86 (20.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 81 (19.52%) Business Intelligence
6 72 (17.35%) T-SQL
7 71 (17.11%) C#
7 71 (17.11%) .NET
8 68 (16.39%) Finance
9 64 (15.42%) Microsoft Azure
10 63 (15.18%) Oracle
11 61 (14.70%) Java
12 59 (14.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 58 (13.98%) Migration
14 55 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
15 50 (12.05%) JavaScript
15 50 (12.05%) Python
16 45 (10.84%) Data Warehouse
16 45 (10.84%) Git (software)
17 44 (10.60%) ETL
18 43 (10.36%) Windows
18 43 (10.36%) Problem-Solving
19 42 (10.12%) NoSQL
19 42 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
20 41 (9.88%) TDD
21 38 (9.16%) MVC
21 38 (9.16%) Analytics
21 38 (9.16%) Power Platform
22 37 (8.92%) PostgreSQL
22 37 (8.92%) PL/SQL

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 35 (8.43%) Apache Spark
2 32 (7.71%) SAS
3 23 (5.54%) CMS
4 22 (5.30%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (5.06%) nginx
6 17 (4.10%) Confluence
7 12 (2.89%) Apache
8 10 (2.41%) SharePoint
9 9 (2.17%) IIS
10 7 (1.69%) Apache ServiceMix
10 7 (1.69%) MS Exchange
11 5 (1.20%) CICS
11 5 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (1.20%) Kentico
12 4 (0.96%) EPiServer
12 4 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.96%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.96%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 35 (8.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.45%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.96%) SPSS
6 2 (0.48%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.96%) WebTrends
2 3 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.48%) JDE World
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 64 (15.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (9.16%) Power Platform
4 21 (5.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (1.93%) GitHub
5 8 (1.93%) Office 365
6 7 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.45%) SaaS
8 5 (1.20%) IaaS
8 5 (1.20%) PaaS
9 4 (0.96%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (0.96%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.72%) Kong
10 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Flow
10 3 (0.72%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.48%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (0.48%) Serverless
12 1 (0.24%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.61%) DNS
2 8 (1.93%) Firewall
3 7 (1.69%) Internet
3 7 (1.69%) SAN
4 6 (1.45%) DHCP
5 5 (1.20%) LAN
6 4 (0.96%) ADSL
6 4 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (0.96%) MPLS
6 4 (0.96%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.96%) VLAN
6 4 (0.96%) VPN
7 3 (0.72%) PBX
7 3 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (0.72%) WAN
8 2 (0.48%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.48%) HTTP
8 2 (0.48%) SSL
9 1 (0.24%) HSPA
9 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (33.01%) SQL Server
2 86 (20.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 59 (14.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 45 (10.84%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (10.12%) NoSQL
6 37 (8.92%) PostgreSQL
7 36 (8.67%) Power BI
7 36 (8.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 34 (8.19%) Hadoop
9 32 (7.71%) Big Data
10 22 (5.30%) Apache Hive
11 21 (5.06%) Redis
11 21 (5.06%) Relational Database
12 20 (4.82%) Oracle Database
13 18 (4.34%) Riak
14 17 (4.10%) GIS
15 16 (3.86%) MongoDB
16 13 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
17 12 (2.89%) Impala
18 10 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 45 (10.84%) Git (software)
2 33 (7.95%) Jenkins
3 25 (6.02%) Subversion
4 23 (5.54%) JIRA
5 19 (4.58%) Mercurial
6 18 (4.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (3.37%) Maven
7 14 (3.37%) Visual Studio
8 12 (2.89%) ProC
9 10 (2.41%) Mockito
10 9 (2.17%) Cucumber
11 8 (1.93%) Selenium
12 7 (1.69%) gulp
13 5 (1.20%) Eclipse
13 5 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (1.20%) SoapUI
13 5 (1.20%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.20%) webpack
14 4 (0.96%) JUnit
General
1 68 (16.39%) Finance
2 31 (7.47%) Retail
3 18 (4.34%) Legal
4 16 (3.86%) Banking
5 5 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (0.96%) Social Science
7 3 (0.72%) Advertising
8 2 (0.48%) Back Office
8 2 (0.48%) Billing
8 2 (0.48%) Front Office
8 2 (0.48%) Games
8 2 (0.48%) Law
8 2 (0.48%) Marketing
9 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 203 (48.92%) Developer
2 66 (15.90%) Analyst
3 58 (13.98%) SQL Developer
4 41 (9.88%) .NET Developer
5 33 (7.95%) DBA
6 32 (7.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 31 (7.47%) Data Analyst
8 25 (6.02%) C# Developer
9 21 (5.06%) SQL DBA
10 20 (4.82%) Python Developer
11 18 (4.34%) Java Developer
12 17 (4.10%) C# .NET Developer
12 17 (4.10%) SQL Analyst
12 17 (4.10%) SQL BI Developer
13 13 (3.13%) Data Engineer
14 12 (2.89%) Big Data Engineer
14 12 (2.89%) SAS Developer
14 12 (2.89%) SQL Data Analyst
15 10 (2.41%) SQL Server Developer
15 10 (2.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (17.11%) .NET
2 35 (8.43%) RabbitMQ
3 31 (7.47%) Spring
4 29 (6.99%) ASP.NET
5 27 (6.51%) AngularJS
6 26 (6.27%) Kafka
6 26 (6.27%) Web Services
7 25 (6.02%) CSS
8 23 (5.54%) jQuery
9 22 (5.30%) SOAP
10 20 (4.82%) HTML
10 20 (4.82%) Vue.js
11 19 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (4.34%) ASP.NET Web API
13 17 (4.10%) Hibernate
13 17 (4.10%) REST
14 14 (3.37%) React
14 14 (3.37%) Spring Boot
15 13 (3.13%) Node.js
15 13 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.58%) NHS
3 15 (3.61%) Data Centre
4 13 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 13 (3.13%) User Experience
5 11 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (1.69%) Clustering
7 7 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.20%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.96%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.96%) Replication
10 3 (0.72%) Handset
10 3 (0.72%) IVR
10 3 (0.72%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.72%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.48%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.48%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 43 (10.36%) Windows
2 22 (5.30%) Unix
3 21 (5.06%) Linux
4 13 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (2.65%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.96%) Android
8 3 (0.72%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.24%) AIX
10 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.24%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (19.52%) Business Intelligence
3 58 (13.98%) Migration
4 44 (10.60%) ETL
5 43 (10.36%) Problem-Solving
6 41 (9.88%) TDD
7 38 (9.16%) Analytics
7 38 (9.16%) MVC
8 35 (8.43%) Scrum
9 34 (8.19%) Data Modelling
10 33 (7.95%) Visualisation
11 27 (6.51%) Test Automation
12 26 (6.27%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (6.27%) Data Visualisation
12 26 (6.27%) Microservices
12 26 (6.27%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (5.78%) DevOps
14 23 (5.54%) Data Analysis
15 21 (5.06%) BDD
15 21 (5.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 72 (17.35%) T-SQL
2 71 (17.11%) C#
3 61 (14.70%) Java
4 50 (12.05%) JavaScript
4 50 (12.05%) Python
5 37 (8.92%) PL/SQL
6 22 (5.30%) PowerShell
7 15 (3.61%) Scala
8 14 (3.37%) R
9 10 (2.41%) C
9 10 (2.41%) Shell Script
10 9 (2.17%) PROC SQL
10 9 (2.17%) VBA
11 7 (1.69%) C++
12 6 (1.45%) COBOL
12 6 (1.45%) JCL
12 6 (1.45%) XAML
13 5 (1.20%) IronPython
13 5 (1.20%) Perl
13 5 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (3.61%) Degree
2 9 (2.17%) MCSE
2 9 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.96%) Master's Degree
4 4 (0.96%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.48%) ACCA
6 2 (0.48%) CIMA
6 2 (0.48%) CISA
6 2 (0.48%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.24%) CCA
7 1 (0.24%) CISM
7 1 (0.24%) CISSP
7 1 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) MCITP
7 1 (0.24%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.10%) Data Quality
2 14 (3.37%) QA
3 3 (0.72%) GDPR
3 3 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.72%) SLA
4 2 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.24%) Dublin Core
5 1 (0.24%) HL7
5 1 (0.24%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (5.54%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.89%) Docker
3 8 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.72%) KVM
5 3 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.72%) XenApp
6 2 (0.48%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.24%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.24%) vCloud
7 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (5.06%) Ansible
2 13 (3.13%) Kubernetes
3 8 (1.93%) SCCM
4 5 (1.20%) Nagios
4 5 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.96%) Puppet
6 3 (0.72%) Terraform
7 2 (0.48%) Grafana
7 2 (0.48%) Kibana
7 2 (0.48%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.24%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.24%) Netcool
8 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.24%) NSN NetAct
8 1 (0.24%) SCOM
8 1 (0.24%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 88 (21.20%) Microsoft
2 63 (15.18%) Oracle
3 31 (7.47%) Tableau
4 27 (6.51%) Google
5 16 (3.86%) VMware
6 12 (2.89%) IBM
7 10 (2.41%) Alteryx
7 10 (2.41%) BT
8 8 (1.93%) Cisco
8 8 (1.93%) Netezza
9 7 (1.69%) Adobe
9 7 (1.69%) ForgeRock
9 7 (1.69%) Splunk
10 6 (1.45%) Dataiku
10 6 (1.45%) HP
10 6 (1.45%) SAP
11 5 (1.20%) Avaya
12 4 (0.96%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.96%) Xamarin
13 3 (0.72%) Teradata