Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 402 364 500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 11.76% 13.13% 12.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.86% 28.50% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 258 333
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £259
90th Percentile £535 £462 £475
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.50 £15.19 £18.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% -18.10% -47.01%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.69 £13.88
90th Percentile £31.60 £20.50 £21.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.54 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -7.68% -9.52% -40.00%

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 1,617 1,277 1,731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 47.31% 46.07% 43.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,137 887 1,192
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.24% +11.79%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £288
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +11.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 14
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.78% +42.86% -55.00%
10th Percentile £33.00 £11.15 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £39.30 £21.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +77.78% +7.14% -40.00%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -3 325 £378 +0.67% 120
Halifax +1 20 £400 - 3
Bradford -5 15 £388 +10.71% 24
Wakefield +5 9 £475 +28.81% 8
Pudsey -1 2 £348 - 1
Huddersfield -6 2 £315 -23.64% 9
Brighouse - 1 £288 -
Castleford - 1 - - 7
Otley - 1 £350 -
SQL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 217 (53.98%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (35.32%) C#
3 133 (33.08%) SQL Server
4 126 (31.34%) Java
5 120 (29.85%) .NET
6 119 (29.60%) Scrum
7 113 (28.11%) TDD
8 111 (27.61%) JavaScript
9 100 (24.88%) NoSQL
10 96 (23.88%) T-SQL
11 94 (23.38%) Git (software)
11 94 (23.38%) Test Automation
12 86 (21.39%) ASP.NET
13 76 (18.91%) MVC
13 76 (18.91%) Software Engineering
14 71 (17.66%) Microservices
15 66 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
16 62 (15.42%) ASP.NET Web API
17 61 (15.17%) Microsoft
18 59 (14.68%) Jenkins
19 56 (13.93%) ASP.NET MVC
20 55 (13.68%) PostgreSQL
21 53 (13.18%) BDD
21 53 (13.18%) Kanban
22 51 (12.69%) MySQL
22 51 (12.69%) HTML
23 48 (11.94%) Node.js
23 48 (11.94%) AngularJS
24 47 (11.69%) Linux
25 46 (11.44%) Finance

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 (9.45%) Confluence
2 29 (7.21%) SAS
3 17 (4.23%) Apache Spark
4 14 (3.48%) Apache
5 12 (2.99%) CMS
6 11 (2.74%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (2.24%) nginx
8 6 (1.49%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.00%) IIS
10 4 (1.00%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.00%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.00%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.75%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.50%) Jetty
12 2 (0.50%) Mule
12 2 (0.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (3.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.49%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.25%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.25%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.25%) Epicor Tropos
4 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 1 (0.25%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 33 (8.21%) Slack
2 20 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.99%) GitHub
5 6 (1.49%) Office 365
6 3 (0.75%) Google App Engine
6 3 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.50%) IaaS
7 2 (0.50%) PaaS
8 1 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.25%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.25%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.99%) SMS
2 7 (1.74%) HTTP
3 6 (1.49%) DNS
3 6 (1.49%) Firewall
4 3 (0.75%) Internet
4 3 (0.75%) SAN
4 3 (0.75%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.50%) DHCP
5 2 (0.50%) FTP
5 2 (0.50%) IPsec
5 2 (0.50%) SSL
6 1 (0.25%) NAS
6 1 (0.25%) SMTP
6 1 (0.25%) SNMP
6 1 (0.25%) SSH
6 1 (0.25%) VPN
6 1 (0.25%) WinSCP
6 1 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (33.08%) SQL Server
2 100 (24.88%) NoSQL
3 55 (13.68%) PostgreSQL
4 51 (12.69%) MySQL
5 45 (11.19%) MongoDB
6 41 (10.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 33 (8.21%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (7.71%) Apache Cassandra
9 26 (6.47%) Big Data
10 20 (4.98%) Apache Hive
10 20 (4.98%) Power BI
10 20 (4.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (4.73%) Hadoop
12 17 (4.23%) Relational Database
12 17 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (2.24%) SQL Server 2014
15 9 (2.24%) SQL Server 2016
16 8 (1.99%) Impala
Development Applications
1 94 (23.38%) Git (software)
2 59 (14.68%) Jenkins
3 46 (11.44%) JIRA
4 37 (9.20%) Cucumber
5 36 (8.96%) JUnit
6 35 (8.71%) Selenium
7 28 (6.97%) Visual Studio
8 25 (6.22%) Jasmine
9 22 (5.47%) SoapUI
10 21 (5.22%) Subversion
11 20 (4.98%) Mercurial
12 12 (2.99%) Artifactory
12 12 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
13 10 (2.49%) SpecFlow
13 10 (2.49%) TeamCity
14 9 (2.24%) WebDriver
15 8 (1.99%) Maven
16 6 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 6 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
17 5 (1.24%) MSTest
General
1 46 (11.44%) Finance
2 17 (4.23%) Banking
3 11 (2.74%) Retail
4 7 (1.74%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.24%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.00%) Marketing
7 2 (0.50%) Advertising
7 2 (0.50%) Law
7 2 (0.50%) Legal
8 1 (0.25%) Automotive
8 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 204 (50.75%) Developer
2 63 (15.67%) .NET Developer
3 55 (13.68%) Analyst
4 54 (13.43%) C# Developer
5 50 (12.44%) Software Engineer
6 44 (10.95%) C# .NET Developer
7 40 (9.95%) Java Developer
8 34 (8.46%) SQL Developer
9 26 (6.47%) ASP.NET Developer
9 26 (6.47%) Java Engineer
10 25 (6.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 25 (6.22%) Tester
11 22 (5.47%) Angular Developer
11 22 (5.47%) Java Software Engineer
12 21 (5.22%) Automation Tester
12 21 (5.22%) Test Analyst
13 19 (4.73%) SQL Analyst
14 17 (4.23%) JavaScript Engineer
15 16 (3.98%) Software Developer
16 15 (3.73%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (29.85%) .NET
2 86 (21.39%) ASP.NET
3 62 (15.42%) ASP.NET Web API
4 56 (13.93%) ASP.NET MVC
5 51 (12.69%) HTML
6 48 (11.94%) AngularJS
6 48 (11.94%) Node.js
7 45 (11.19%) jQuery
8 44 (10.95%) REST
9 43 (10.70%) CSS
10 39 (9.70%) Spring
11 38 (9.45%) React
12 30 (7.46%) Kafka
12 30 (7.46%) Vue (Vue.js)
13 28 (6.97%) Spring Boot
14 26 (6.47%) .NET Framework
15 24 (5.97%) SOAP
15 24 (5.97%) Web Services
16 23 (5.72%) RabbitMQ
17 22 (5.47%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (2.99%) User Experience
3 9 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (1.99%) Data Structures
4 8 (1.99%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.49%) Algorithms
5 6 (1.49%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.75%) Cloud Native
7 3 (0.75%) Clustering
7 3 (0.75%) NHS
7 3 (0.75%) Replication
8 2 (0.50%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.50%) CMDB
8 2 (0.50%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.50%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.50%) PKI
9 1 (0.25%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.25%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 47 (11.69%) Linux
2 31 (7.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (5.72%) Windows
4 10 (2.49%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.99%) Android
6 7 (1.74%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.24%) Unix
7 5 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.25%) CentOS
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (53.98%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (29.60%) Scrum
3 113 (28.11%) TDD
4 94 (23.38%) Test Automation
5 76 (18.91%) MVC
5 76 (18.91%) Software Engineering
6 71 (17.66%) Microservices
7 66 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
8 53 (13.18%) BDD
8 53 (13.18%) Kanban
9 45 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
10 41 (10.20%) E-Commerce
10 41 (10.20%) ETL
10 41 (10.20%) Open Source
11 37 (9.20%) OO
12 34 (8.46%) DevOps
13 32 (7.96%) Coaching
14 30 (7.46%) Mentoring
14 30 (7.46%) SFIA
14 30 (7.46%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 142 (35.32%) C#
2 126 (31.34%) Java
3 111 (27.61%) JavaScript
4 96 (23.88%) T-SQL
5 26 (6.47%) Python
6 17 (4.23%) Scala
7 13 (3.23%) PL/SQL
8 12 (2.99%) PowerShell
9 11 (2.74%) Java 8
10 10 (2.49%) C++
11 8 (1.99%) Ruby
11 8 (1.99%) VB
11 8 (1.99%) VBA
12 7 (1.74%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.74%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.49%) VB6
14 5 (1.24%) ES6
15 4 (1.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 3 (0.75%) PHP
16 3 (0.75%) X++
Qualifications
1 21 (5.22%) Security Cleared
2 13 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.74%) Degree
4 3 (0.75%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.50%) ISEB
5 2 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.25%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.96%) QA
2 18 (4.48%) GDPR
3 10 (2.49%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) GAAP
5 1 (0.25%) IFRS
5 1 (0.25%) PMO
5 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (3.73%) Docker
2 9 (2.24%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.74%) Apache Flume
4 5 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.50%) Xen
6 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.25%) vCloud
6 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.25%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 16 (3.98%) Puppet
2 13 (3.23%) Grafana
3 12 (2.99%) Ansible
3 12 (2.99%) Graylog
3 12 (2.99%) Terraform
4 2 (0.50%) SCCM
4 2 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.25%) vRealize
5 1 (0.25%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 1 (0.25%) WMI
Vendors
1 61 (15.17%) Microsoft
2 35 (8.71%) Oracle
3 32 (7.96%) Red Hat
4 12 (2.99%) Sitecore
5 8 (1.99%) Tableau
5 8 (1.99%) VMware
6 7 (1.74%) Informatica
6 7 (1.74%) Talend
7 6 (1.49%) Google
8 5 (1.24%) Cadence
8 5 (1.24%) IBM
8 5 (1.24%) Splunk
9 4 (1.00%) Netezza
9 4 (1.00%) SAP
9 4 (1.00%) Teradata
10 3 (0.75%) Cognos
10 3 (0.75%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.50%) HP
11 2 (0.50%) Remedy
12 1 (0.25%) Adobe