Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 8 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 430 469 772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.08% 13.12% 17.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.13% 29.46% 44.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 336 578
West Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% +2.94% +5.43%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £263
90th Percentile £543 £475 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £378 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.14% +6.62% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £19.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.28% -18.75%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.48 £13.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +29.44% -30.77% -16.13%

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 1260 1592 1754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 41.24% 44.54% 39.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 1107 1184
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £268
90th Percentile £525 £525 £513
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £355
% change year-on-year - +12.68% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 26
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -30.77% -18.75%
10th Percentile £33.75 £12.90 £12.69
90th Percentile £40.30 £32.50 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £14.87 £19.75
% change year-on-year +169.09% -24.73% -21.00%

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 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +3 373 £390 +10.25% 90
Halifax +8 11 £425 +30.77% 4
Wakefield -7 8 £319 +53.61% 4
Bradford -9 8 £320 +3.23% 11
Pudsey +2 4 £388 -13.79%
Pontefract - 1 £290 - 1
SQL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 165 (38.37%) SQL Server
2 160 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (32.56%) Java
4 108 (25.12%) Git (software)
5 99 (23.02%) NoSQL
6 98 (22.79%) JavaScript
7 91 (21.16%) T-SQL
7 91 (21.16%) Microsoft
8 89 (20.70%) .NET
9 86 (20.00%) C#
10 82 (19.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 72 (16.74%) Oracle
11 72 (16.74%) MongoDB
12 71 (16.51%) Test Automation
13 69 (16.05%) TDD
14 63 (14.65%) Business Intelligence
15 62 (14.42%) Data Modelling
16 61 (14.19%) ASP.NET
17 60 (13.95%) ETL
18 58 (13.49%) Continuous Integration
19 57 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
20 52 (12.09%) MVC
21 49 (11.40%) Scrum
21 49 (11.40%) Software Engineering
22 47 (10.93%) Data Warehouse
23 46 (10.70%) BDD
24 44 (10.23%) SQL Server 2008
24 44 (10.23%) Spring
25 41 (9.53%) Finance
26 40 (9.30%) 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 25 (5.81%) SAS
2 24 (5.58%) Confluence
3 18 (4.19%) Tomcat
4 16 (3.72%) IIS
4 16 (3.72%) SharePoint
5 15 (3.49%) Apache Spark
5 15 (3.49%) CMS
6 14 (3.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (2.79%) Sitecore CMS
8 10 (2.33%) Apache Solr
8 10 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
9 9 (2.09%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.63%) JBoss
11 6 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (1.40%) WebSphere Portal
12 5 (1.16%) Jetty
12 5 (1.16%) Jupyter
12 5 (1.16%) Tornado
12 5 (1.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.70%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (0.70%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.23%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.23%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.23%) Actimize
4 1 (0.23%) Kypera Housing
4 1 (0.23%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (0.23%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.23%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.23%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (4.42%) Slack
3 11 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.33%) GitHub
5 3 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (0.70%) SaaS
6 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.09%) DNS
2 8 (1.86%) NetScaler
3 5 (1.16%) AMQP
4 4 (0.93%) LAN
4 4 (0.93%) WAN
5 3 (0.70%) Internet
5 3 (0.70%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.70%) SAN
5 3 (0.70%) SSL
6 2 (0.47%) LDAP
6 2 (0.47%) SMS
6 2 (0.47%) SSH
7 1 (0.23%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.23%) Firewall
7 1 (0.23%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.23%) MPLS
7 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.23%) VLAN
7 1 (0.23%) VPLS
7 1 (0.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (38.37%) SQL Server
2 99 (23.02%) NoSQL
3 82 (19.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 72 (16.74%) MongoDB
5 47 (10.93%) Data Warehouse
6 44 (10.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 39 (9.07%) MySQL
8 35 (8.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 33 (7.67%) PostgreSQL
10 32 (7.44%) SQL Server 2012
11 31 (7.21%) Apache Cassandra
12 28 (6.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 25 (5.81%) Relational Database
13 25 (5.81%) SQL Server 2014
14 21 (4.88%) Hadoop
14 21 (4.88%) SQL Server 2016
15 20 (4.65%) Big Data
16 18 (4.19%) Apache Hive
17 15 (3.49%) HBase
18 14 (3.26%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 108 (25.12%) Git (software)
2 36 (8.37%) JUnit
3 34 (7.91%) Jenkins
3 34 (7.91%) Subversion
4 32 (7.44%) JIRA
5 30 (6.98%) Maven
6 28 (6.51%) Mercurial
7 25 (5.81%) Cucumber
7 25 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (5.35%) Visual Studio
9 18 (4.19%) Selenium
10 16 (3.72%) Jasmine
11 13 (3.02%) Octopus Deploy
12 12 (2.79%) SoapUI
13 11 (2.56%) Talend Open Studio
14 6 (1.40%) FitNesse
14 6 (1.40%) Gradle
15 5 (1.16%) Ant
15 5 (1.16%) JBehave
15 5 (1.16%) Vagrant
General
1 41 (9.53%) Finance
2 19 (4.42%) Banking
3 14 (3.26%) Retail
4 10 (2.33%) Retail Banking
5 8 (1.86%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.86%) Marketing
6 2 (0.47%) Games
7 1 (0.23%) Advertising
7 1 (0.23%) Back Office
7 1 (0.23%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 238 (55.35%) Developer
2 79 (18.37%) SQL Developer
3 67 (15.58%) .NET Developer
4 64 (14.88%) Java Developer
5 48 (11.16%) Analyst
6 47 (10.93%) C# Developer
7 45 (10.47%) C# .NET Developer
8 27 (6.28%) Software Engineer
9 26 (6.05%) SSIS Developer
10 24 (5.58%) ASP.NET Developer
10 24 (5.58%) T-SQL Developer
11 23 (5.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 22 (5.12%) DBA
12 22 (5.12%) Senior Developer
13 20 (4.65%) SQL DBA
14 18 (4.19%) Architect
14 18 (4.19%) Java Engineer
14 18 (4.19%) Tester
15 17 (3.95%) Administrator
15 17 (3.95%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (20.70%) .NET
2 61 (14.19%) ASP.NET
3 44 (10.23%) Spring
4 36 (8.37%) Hibernate
4 36 (8.37%) REST
5 35 (8.14%) Node.js
6 32 (7.44%) HTML
7 29 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (6.05%) CSS
9 24 (5.58%) jQuery
9 24 (5.58%) XML
10 22 (5.12%) AngularJS
11 21 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
12 20 (4.65%) SOAP
12 20 (4.65%) Web Services
13 19 (4.42%) Kafka
14 18 (4.19%) RabbitMQ
15 16 (3.72%) Ajax
16 13 (3.02%) KnockoutJS
17 12 (2.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 57 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.28%) Data Structures
3 26 (6.05%) Algorithms
4 13 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (2.09%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.09%) User Experience
7 8 (1.86%) Clustering
8 7 (1.63%) Replication
9 5 (1.16%) NHS
10 4 (0.93%) iPad
11 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.70%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.47%) DataPower
12 2 (0.47%) Web 2.0
13 1 (0.23%) AS400
13 1 (0.23%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.23%) HACMP
13 1 (0.23%) Reference Data
13 1 (0.23%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.67%) Linux
2 27 (6.28%) Unix
3 20 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (3.72%) Windows
5 11 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.33%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.47%) AIX
7 2 (0.47%) Solaris
7 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.23%) Android
8 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (16.51%) Test Automation
3 69 (16.05%) TDD
4 63 (14.65%) Business Intelligence
5 62 (14.42%) Data Modelling
6 60 (13.95%) ETL
7 58 (13.49%) Continuous Integration
8 52 (12.09%) MVC
9 49 (11.40%) Scrum
9 49 (11.40%) Software Engineering
10 46 (10.70%) BDD
11 40 (9.30%) Microservices
12 35 (8.14%) E-Commerce
13 34 (7.91%) Open Source
14 33 (7.67%) Data Integration
15 32 (7.44%) Performance Tuning
16 31 (7.21%) OO
17 30 (6.98%) DevOps
18 29 (6.74%) Migration
19 23 (5.35%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 140 (32.56%) Java
2 98 (22.79%) JavaScript
3 91 (21.16%) T-SQL
4 86 (20.00%) C#
5 38 (8.84%) Python
6 25 (5.81%) Shell Script
7 21 (4.88%) PowerShell
8 20 (4.65%) PL/SQL
9 12 (2.79%) Scala
10 9 (2.09%) COBOL
11 8 (1.86%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.86%) Ruby
12 7 (1.63%) C
13 6 (1.40%) VBA
14 5 (1.16%) PHP
14 5 (1.16%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.93%) R
16 3 (0.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 3 (0.70%) Prolog
16 3 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (4.65%) MCSE
1 20 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (2.79%) Degree
3 11 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.56%) Sun Certification
4 9 (2.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (2.09%) MCITP
5 5 (1.16%) ISEB
6 4 (0.93%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.93%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.47%) CCNA
8 2 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.23%) CCDA
9 1 (0.23%) CCIE
9 1 (0.23%) CCNP
9 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.23%) OCP
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.05%) QA
2 8 (1.86%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (3.26%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.56%) Apache Flume
2 11 (2.56%) vSphere
3 9 (2.09%) Docker
4 8 (1.86%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.70%) VMware Server
6 3 (0.70%) Xen
6 3 (0.70%) XenServer
7 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (3.49%) Ansible
2 10 (2.33%) Puppet
2 10 (2.33%) SCOM
3 8 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.70%) Cobbler
4 3 (0.70%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.23%) Grafana
5 1 (0.23%) Graylog
5 1 (0.23%) MAINVIEW
5 1 (0.23%) SCCM
5 1 (0.23%) Terraform
5 1 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 91 (21.16%) Microsoft
2 72 (16.74%) Oracle
3 31 (7.21%) Tableau
4 20 (4.65%) Informatica
5 17 (3.95%) Sitecore
6 16 (3.72%) Red Hat
7 13 (3.02%) SAP
8 11 (2.56%) IBM
8 11 (2.56%) Talend
9 10 (2.33%) RedGate
10 8 (1.86%) NetApp
11 6 (1.40%) Cognos
12 5 (1.16%) Splunk
12 5 (1.16%) VMware
13 4 (0.93%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 4 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.93%) Telerik
14 3 (0.70%) CA
14 3 (0.70%) EnterpriseDB
15 2 (0.47%) Sage