Period
to 21 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 7 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 430 371 461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.73% 13.15% 11.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.11% 30.34% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 293 332
West Yorkshire median daily rate £389 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.32% +7.59% +9.85%
10th Percentile £287 £300 £268
90th Percentile £526 £520 £475
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 3
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.61 - £14.50
10th Percentile £13.25 - £13.25
90th Percentile £33.75 - £15.82
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.52 £21.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -18.53% +53.57% -56.92%

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 1,647 1,223 1,838
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 48.74% 43.35% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,152 898 1,299
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £537 £528 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 10
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.24 £38.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.99% +171.43% -60.00%
10th Percentile £13.64 £17.81 £12.38
90th Percentile £42.58 £41.75 £16.46
Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.50 £39.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -14.10% +151.61% -55.71%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +1 338 £390 -2.50% 127
Bradford +3 27 £375 +17.19% 31
Wakefield +8 15 £438 +12.18% 9
Halifax -4 7 £305 -24.69% 4
Brighouse - 2 - - 3
Castleford - 1 - - 4
Bingley - 1 £325 - 4
Otley - 1 £350 - 2
Pontefract - 1 - - 5
Todmorden - 1 - - 1
Wetherby - 1 - - 1
SQL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 204 (47.44%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (35.12%) C#
3 142 (33.02%) SQL Server
4 121 (28.14%) .NET
5 109 (25.35%) T-SQL
6 105 (24.42%) Java
7 103 (23.95%) Scrum
8 98 (22.79%) TDD
8 98 (22.79%) JavaScript
9 95 (22.09%) ASP.NET
10 93 (21.63%) NoSQL
11 86 (20.00%) MVC
12 78 (18.14%) Git (software)
13 69 (16.05%) Software Engineering
14 66 (15.35%) Microsoft
15 65 (15.12%) ASP.NET Web API
16 64 (14.88%) Continuous Integration
17 63 (14.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 63 (14.65%) ASP.NET MVC
17 63 (14.65%) Business Intelligence
18 62 (14.42%) ETL
19 58 (13.49%) AngularJS
20 56 (13.02%) Test Automation
21 54 (12.56%) HTML
22 52 (12.09%) CSS
22 52 (12.09%) E-Commerce
23 48 (11.16%) Data Warehouse
24 47 (10.93%) Microservices
24 47 (10.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 44 (10.23%) MongoDB

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 28 (6.51%) Confluence
2 19 (4.42%) Apache
2 19 (4.42%) Apache Spark
3 14 (3.26%) nginx
4 10 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.86%) SAS
6 8 (1.86%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.63%) CMS
8 6 (1.40%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.40%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.93%) IIS
9 4 (0.93%) JBoss
10 3 (0.70%) CloudStack
10 3 (0.70%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.70%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.70%) Oracle Spatial
11 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (2.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.70%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.47%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.47%) Magento
3 2 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.47%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.23%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.23%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.23%) Epicor Tropos
4 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.12%) Slack
2 18 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.63%) GitHub
5 6 (1.40%) SaaS
6 5 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.93%) Office 365
8 3 (0.70%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.70%) Amazon Glacier
8 3 (0.70%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.70%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.47%) IaaS
9 2 (0.47%) PaaS
10 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.23%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.23%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.56%) Firewall
2 9 (2.09%) DNS
3 8 (1.86%) HTTP
4 6 (1.40%) SSL
5 5 (1.16%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.70%) DHCP
6 3 (0.70%) SMS
7 2 (0.47%) FTP
7 2 (0.47%) IPsec
7 2 (0.47%) SAN
8 1 (0.23%) Internet
8 1 (0.23%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.23%) LAN
8 1 (0.23%) NAS
8 1 (0.23%) Network Security
8 1 (0.23%) VoIP
8 1 (0.23%) VPN
8 1 (0.23%) WAN
8 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (33.02%) SQL Server
2 93 (21.63%) NoSQL
3 63 (14.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 48 (11.16%) Data Warehouse
5 47 (10.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 44 (10.23%) MongoDB
7 42 (9.77%) PostgreSQL
8 37 (8.60%) MySQL
9 32 (7.44%) Relational Database
10 27 (6.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (5.58%) Big Data
12 23 (5.35%) Apache Cassandra
12 23 (5.35%) Hadoop
13 20 (4.65%) Apache Hive
14 17 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
15 16 (3.72%) SQL Server 2016
16 15 (3.49%) Oracle Database
17 13 (3.02%) CouchDB
17 13 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
18 12 (2.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 78 (18.14%) Git (software)
2 41 (9.53%) Jenkins
3 40 (9.30%) JIRA
4 28 (6.51%) Selenium
5 24 (5.58%) Visual Studio
6 23 (5.35%) JUnit
7 20 (4.65%) SoapUI
8 19 (4.42%) Cucumber
9 15 (3.49%) Mercurial
9 15 (3.49%) Subversion
10 11 (2.56%) Jasmine
11 10 (2.33%) Artifactory
11 10 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
11 10 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (1.63%) WebDriver
13 6 (1.40%) SpecFlow
13 6 (1.40%) TeamCity
14 5 (1.16%) gulp
14 5 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
14 5 (1.16%) webpack
General
1 36 (8.37%) Finance
2 9 (2.09%) Retail
3 4 (0.93%) Automotive
3 4 (0.93%) Manufacturing
3 4 (0.93%) Telecoms
4 3 (0.70%) Banking
5 2 (0.47%) Advertising
5 2 (0.47%) Law
5 2 (0.47%) Marketing
5 2 (0.47%) Publishing
6 1 (0.23%) Legal
6 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 225 (52.33%) Developer
2 72 (16.74%) .NET Developer
3 57 (13.26%) SQL Developer
4 55 (12.79%) C# Developer
5 48 (11.16%) Analyst
5 48 (11.16%) C# .NET Developer
6 39 (9.07%) Java Developer
7 32 (7.44%) ASP.NET Developer
8 31 (7.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 27 (6.28%) Tester
10 26 (6.05%) Angular Developer
11 25 (5.81%) Software Engineer
12 24 (5.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 23 (5.35%) DBA
14 20 (4.65%) Test Analyst
15 19 (4.42%) Automation Tester
16 18 (4.19%) SQL DBA
17 16 (3.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 14 (3.26%) Software Developer
19 13 (3.02%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (28.14%) .NET
2 95 (22.09%) ASP.NET
3 65 (15.12%) ASP.NET Web API
4 63 (14.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 58 (13.49%) AngularJS
6 54 (12.56%) HTML
7 52 (12.09%) CSS
8 40 (9.30%) jQuery
9 35 (8.14%) Kafka
10 33 (7.67%) React
11 32 (7.44%) Node.js
12 31 (7.21%) Spring
12 31 (7.21%) Vue.js
13 28 (6.51%) .NET Framework
13 28 (6.51%) RabbitMQ
14 26 (6.05%) Web Services
15 24 (5.58%) Entity Framework
16 23 (5.35%) REST
17 22 (5.12%) Spring Boot
18 20 (4.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.74%) Enterprise Software
2 28 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (2.79%) Data Centre
3 12 (2.79%) Mobile App
4 11 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (1.86%) User Experience
6 7 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (1.16%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.16%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.16%) NHS
8 4 (0.93%) Clustering
8 4 (0.93%) Replication
9 3 (0.70%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.47%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.47%) CMDB
10 2 (0.47%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.47%) PKI
10 2 (0.47%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.23%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 36 (8.37%) Linux
2 25 (5.81%) Windows
3 23 (5.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (3.26%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.56%) Unix
6 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (47.44%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (23.95%) Scrum
3 98 (22.79%) TDD
4 86 (20.00%) MVC
5 69 (16.05%) Software Engineering
6 64 (14.88%) Continuous Integration
7 63 (14.65%) Business Intelligence
8 62 (14.42%) ETL
9 56 (13.02%) Test Automation
10 52 (12.09%) E-Commerce
11 47 (10.93%) Microservices
12 37 (8.60%) BDD
13 29 (6.74%) DevOps
14 28 (6.51%) Kanban
15 27 (6.28%) Open Source
16 25 (5.81%) Migration
16 25 (5.81%) Test Scripting
17 24 (5.58%) Data Modelling
17 24 (5.58%) Mentoring
18 23 (5.35%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 151 (35.12%) C#
2 109 (25.35%) T-SQL
3 105 (24.42%) Java
4 98 (22.79%) JavaScript
5 38 (8.84%) Python
6 23 (5.35%) PowerShell
7 17 (3.95%) Scala
8 15 (3.49%) PL/SQL
9 14 (3.26%) Java 8
10 12 (2.79%) VBA
11 11 (2.56%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.16%) Groovy
12 5 (1.16%) Ruby
13 4 (0.93%) C++
13 4 (0.93%) Perl
13 4 (0.93%) PHP
13 4 (0.93%) R
13 4 (0.93%) VB
14 3 (0.70%) COBOL
14 3 (0.70%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 24 (5.58%) Security Cleared
2 17 (3.95%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.63%) Degree
4 3 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.23%) MCITP
5 1 (0.23%) MCTS
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.98%) QA
2 24 (5.58%) GDPR
3 13 (3.02%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.93%) PMO
5 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (4.42%) Docker
2 9 (2.09%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.63%) Apache Flume
4 6 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.40%) Xen
5 4 (0.93%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.70%) vSphere
6 3 (0.70%) XenServer
7 2 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (4.42%) Ansible
2 16 (3.72%) Puppet
3 12 (2.79%) Grafana
3 12 (2.79%) Terraform
4 10 (2.33%) Graylog
5 5 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.47%) Cobbler
7 2 (0.47%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.47%) SCCM
7 2 (0.47%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.23%) Ambari
8 1 (0.23%) Kibana
8 1 (0.23%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.23%) SCSM
Vendors
1 66 (15.35%) Microsoft
2 38 (8.84%) Oracle
3 17 (3.95%) Red Hat
4 13 (3.02%) VMware
5 10 (2.33%) Splunk
6 8 (1.86%) Informatica
7 7 (1.63%) Sitecore
7 7 (1.63%) Talend
8 6 (1.40%) Tableau
9 5 (1.16%) Google
10 4 (0.93%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.93%) Cognos
10 4 (0.93%) IBM
10 4 (0.93%) SAP
11 3 (0.70%) Alteryx
11 3 (0.70%) Citrix
11 3 (0.70%) Micro Focus
12 2 (0.47%) Cadence
12 2 (0.47%) HP
12 2 (0.47%) Sage