Period
to 21 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 7 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 437 415 585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.45% 13.76% 14.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.19% 31.11% 35.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 297 418
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £258 £263 £257
90th Percentile £531 £475 £510
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year +6.38% +0.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 10
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £16.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.67% -29.73%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.45 £19.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year -29.21% -3.80% -21.00%

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 1,401 1,334 1,632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 43.13% 44.23% 39.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,026 916 1,081
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £281 £284 £275
90th Percentile £538 £538 £540
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 21
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.53% -2.56% -40.91%
10th Percentile £39.10 £11.15 £14.13
90th Percentile £40.90 £32.25 £35.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +110.53% -7.32% -37.88%

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 February 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
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 February 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 +1 373 £375 +6.38% 184
Halifax +4 22 £425 +30.77% 5
Wakefield -7 5 £275 -21.43% 7
Bradford -9 4 £400 +37.93% 13
Pudsey +1 2 £348 -44.40%
Huddersfield 0 2 £315 -35.38% 9
Brighouse - 1 £288 - 1
Pontefract - 1 £290 -
SQL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 196 (44.85%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (38.44%) SQL Server
3 147 (33.64%) Java
4 119 (27.23%) JavaScript
5 106 (24.26%) Git (software)
6 100 (22.88%) T-SQL
7 99 (22.65%) C#
8 97 (22.20%) .NET
9 96 (21.97%) Test Automation
9 96 (21.97%) TDD
10 94 (21.51%) NoSQL
11 85 (19.45%) Microsoft
12 84 (19.22%) Scrum
13 82 (18.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 76 (17.39%) Software Engineering
15 75 (17.16%) Oracle
16 70 (16.02%) MongoDB
17 69 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
18 67 (15.33%) ASP.NET
19 66 (15.10%) BDD
20 61 (13.96%) MVC
21 59 (13.50%) Microservices
22 57 (13.04%) Finance
23 53 (12.13%) PostgreSQL
23 53 (12.13%) MySQL
23 53 (12.13%) Jenkins
24 52 (11.90%) Node.js
25 51 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
26 49 (11.21%) REST
26 49 (11.21%) ETL

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 38 (8.70%) Confluence
1 38 (8.70%) SAS
2 15 (3.43%) CMS
2 15 (3.43%) Tomcat
3 13 (2.97%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.97%) SharePoint 2013
3 13 (2.97%) Sitecore CMS
4 12 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (2.52%) IIS
6 9 (2.06%) Apache Spark
7 8 (1.83%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.60%) Apache
8 7 (1.60%) Apache Solr
9 6 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (1.37%) WebSphere Portal
10 5 (1.14%) JBoss
10 5 (1.14%) Jupyter
10 5 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.92%) Tornado
Applications
1 22 (5.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.23%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.23%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.23%) Actimize
4 1 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
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%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 1 (0.23%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 34 (7.78%) Slack
2 21 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.37%) Office 365
5 2 (0.46%) IaaS
5 2 (0.46%) PaaS
6 1 (0.23%) GitHub
6 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.14%) DNS
1 5 (1.14%) SMS
2 4 (0.92%) AMQP
2 4 (0.92%) Firewall
2 4 (0.92%) Internet
2 4 (0.92%) LAN
2 4 (0.92%) SAN
2 4 (0.92%) WAN
3 3 (0.69%) Kerberos
3 3 (0.69%) NetScaler
3 3 (0.69%) SSH
3 3 (0.69%) SSL
4 2 (0.46%) HTTP
4 2 (0.46%) VPN
5 1 (0.23%) IPsec
5 1 (0.23%) MPLS
5 1 (0.23%) SMTP
5 1 (0.23%) SNMP
5 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.23%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (38.44%) SQL Server
2 94 (21.51%) NoSQL
3 82 (18.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 70 (16.02%) MongoDB
5 53 (12.13%) MySQL
5 53 (12.13%) PostgreSQL
6 43 (9.84%) Apache Cassandra
6 43 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
7 39 (8.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 38 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 29 (6.64%) Power BI
10 28 (6.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
12 23 (5.26%) Relational Database
13 21 (4.81%) SQL Server 2014
14 17 (3.89%) QlikView
14 17 (3.89%) SQL Server 2016
15 14 (3.20%) Hadoop
16 12 (2.75%) Oracle Database
17 11 (2.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 106 (24.26%) Git (software)
2 53 (12.13%) Jenkins
3 46 (10.53%) JUnit
4 45 (10.30%) JIRA
5 42 (9.61%) Cucumber
6 35 (8.01%) Subversion
7 30 (6.86%) Visual Studio
8 29 (6.64%) Maven
9 28 (6.41%) Mercurial
10 25 (5.72%) Jasmine
11 22 (5.03%) Selenium
12 19 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
13 17 (3.89%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (3.43%) SoapUI
15 9 (2.06%) Gradle
16 8 (1.83%) TeamCity
17 7 (1.60%) SpecFlow
17 7 (1.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 6 (1.37%) Artifactory
19 5 (1.14%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 57 (13.04%) Finance
2 31 (7.09%) Banking
3 19 (4.35%) Retail
4 16 (3.66%) Retail Banking
5 5 (1.14%) Marketing
6 4 (0.92%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.23%) Advertising
7 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.23%) Games
7 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.23%) Law
7 1 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 231 (52.86%) Developer
2 64 (14.65%) SQL Developer
3 63 (14.42%) .NET Developer
3 63 (14.42%) Analyst
4 55 (12.59%) Java Developer
5 53 (12.13%) C# Developer
6 49 (11.21%) C# .NET Developer
7 48 (10.98%) Software Engineer
8 32 (7.32%) Java Engineer
9 28 (6.41%) Java Software Engineer
10 25 (5.72%) SQL Analyst
11 21 (4.81%) ASP.NET Developer
11 21 (4.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 19 (4.35%) Data Analyst
12 19 (4.35%) SSIS Developer
13 18 (4.12%) DBA
13 18 (4.12%) JavaScript Engineer
14 17 (3.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 17 (3.89%) SQL DBA
14 17 (3.89%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (22.20%) .NET
2 67 (15.33%) ASP.NET
3 52 (11.90%) Node.js
4 49 (11.21%) REST
5 48 (10.98%) Spring
6 40 (9.15%) HTML
7 39 (8.92%) XML
8 38 (8.70%) jQuery
9 35 (8.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (8.01%) ASP.NET Web API
10 33 (7.55%) CSS
11 32 (7.32%) AngularJS
12 29 (6.64%) Web Services
13 26 (5.95%) Hibernate
14 25 (5.72%) Spring Boot
15 24 (5.49%) RabbitMQ
16 22 (5.03%) SOAP
17 18 (4.12%) .NET Framework
17 18 (4.12%) Vue (Vue.js)
18 17 (3.89%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 51 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.03%) Data Structures
3 18 (4.12%) Algorithms
4 15 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.97%) User Experience
6 9 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.60%) Clustering
7 7 (1.60%) Replication
8 5 (1.14%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.92%) Data Centre
9 4 (0.92%) iPad
10 3 (0.69%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.69%) Cloud Native
10 3 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.46%) DataPower
11 2 (0.46%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.46%) NHS
11 2 (0.46%) Web 2.0
12 1 (0.23%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (10.07%) Linux
2 31 (7.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (4.81%) Windows
4 18 (4.12%) Unix
5 8 (1.83%) Android
5 8 (1.83%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.60%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.23%) CentOS
8 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (44.85%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (21.97%) TDD
2 96 (21.97%) Test Automation
3 84 (19.22%) Scrum
4 76 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 69 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 66 (15.10%) BDD
7 61 (13.96%) MVC
8 59 (13.50%) Microservices
9 49 (11.21%) ETL
10 43 (9.84%) Kanban
11 41 (9.38%) Data Modelling
12 39 (8.92%) Continuous Integration
12 39 (8.92%) Open Source
13 35 (8.01%) SFIA
14 34 (7.78%) Migration
15 32 (7.32%) DevOps
15 32 (7.32%) OO
16 29 (6.64%) E-Commerce
16 29 (6.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 147 (33.64%) Java
2 119 (27.23%) JavaScript
3 100 (22.88%) T-SQL
4 99 (22.65%) C#
5 23 (5.26%) Python
6 21 (4.81%) PL/SQL
7 15 (3.43%) PowerShell
8 9 (2.06%) Ruby
9 8 (1.83%) COBOL
9 8 (1.83%) ES6
9 8 (1.83%) Scala
10 7 (1.60%) C++
10 7 (1.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 6 (1.37%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.37%) VB
11 6 (1.37%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.37%) VB6
11 6 (1.37%) VBA
12 5 (1.14%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.69%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (4.12%) MCSE
1 18 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (2.97%) Degree
3 12 (2.75%) Sun Certification
4 9 (2.06%) MCITP
5 7 (1.60%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (1.60%) ISEB
6 6 (1.37%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.14%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.46%) CCNA
9 2 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.23%) CCDA
10 1 (0.23%) CCIE
10 1 (0.23%) CCNP
10 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.23%) MCSA
10 1 (0.23%) OCP
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.86%) QA
2 8 (1.83%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.69%) GDPR
5 1 (0.23%) GAAP
5 1 (0.23%) IFRS
5 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (2.75%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.52%) Docker
3 4 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (0.69%) VMware Server
4 3 (0.69%) vSphere
5 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.23%) vCloud
5 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (2.97%) Puppet
2 7 (1.60%) Ansible
3 6 (1.37%) Grafana
3 6 (1.37%) Graylog
3 6 (1.37%) Terraform
4 5 (1.14%) SCOM
5 4 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.23%) SCCM
6 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.23%) vRealize
6 1 (0.23%) WMI
6 1 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 85 (19.45%) Microsoft
2 75 (17.16%) Oracle
3 28 (6.41%) Red Hat
4 27 (6.18%) Tableau
5 16 (3.66%) Sitecore
6 11 (2.52%) IBM
7 10 (2.29%) RedGate
8 8 (1.83%) Splunk
9 6 (1.37%) SAP
9 6 (1.37%) VMware
10 5 (1.14%) Informatica
11 4 (0.92%) Cognos
11 4 (0.92%) Telerik
11 4 (0.92%) Teradata
12 3 (0.69%) Cadence
12 3 (0.69%) NetApp
12 3 (0.69%) Netezza
12 3 (0.69%) Xamarin
13 2 (0.46%) Citrix
13 2 (0.46%) Logi