Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 17 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 7 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 644 537 754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.02% 12.69% 13.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.80% 31.00% 28.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 416 536
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +1.35% +13.85%
10th Percentile £268 £269 £275
90th Percentile £525 £544 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 1 14
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.52 £21.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.53% +53.57% -56.92%
10th Percentile £13.64 £20.75 £12.48
90th Percentile £34.58 £22.25 £24.80
England median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -28.56% +7.69% +35.42%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,236 1,732 2,605
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 45.20% 40.94% 44.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,547 1,237 1,818
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £290
90th Percentile £538 £528 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 11 37
Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.50 £39.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.10% +151.61% -55.71%
10th Percentile £14.64 £20.75 £12.40
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.75 £44.50
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +4.17%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Yorkshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Yorkshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Yorkshire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Yorkshire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL in Yorkshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 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
West Yorkshire 0 436 £390 -2.50% 226
South Yorkshire +5 136 £388 -8.82% 45
North Yorkshire +1 43 £350 +2.94% 31
East Yorkshire -5 8 £438 +25.00% 7
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 252 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (30.90%) SQL Server
3 187 (29.04%) C#
4 170 (26.40%) .NET
5 144 (22.36%) Java
6 134 (20.81%) JavaScript
7 124 (19.25%) T-SQL
8 120 (18.63%) Scrum
9 119 (18.48%) TDD
10 112 (17.39%) ASP.NET
11 111 (17.24%) Microsoft
12 110 (17.08%) NoSQL
13 107 (16.61%) MVC
14 102 (15.84%) Business Intelligence
15 100 (15.53%) Oracle
16 97 (15.06%) Git (software)
17 92 (14.29%) ETL
18 84 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
19 80 (12.42%) Software Engineering
20 77 (11.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 76 (11.80%) HTML
21 76 (11.80%) Finance
21 76 (11.80%) ASP.NET Web API
22 74 (11.49%) ASP.NET MVC
23 72 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
24 70 (10.87%) Test Automation
25 65 (10.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 64 (9.94%) AngularJS
27 63 (9.78%) CSS
28 62 (9.63%) JIRA

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 41 (6.37%) Confluence
2 23 (3.57%) SAS
3 22 (3.42%) Apache Spark
4 20 (3.11%) Apache
5 14 (2.17%) nginx
6 11 (1.71%) SharePoint
6 11 (1.71%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.40%) CMS
7 9 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (1.40%) WebLogic
7 9 (1.40%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.78%) JBoss
10 5 (0.78%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.62%) IIS
11 4 (0.62%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 29 (4.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (0.62%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.62%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.31%) Aareon QL
5 2 (0.31%) Magento
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.31%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.16%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.16%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.16%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
1 35 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (4.19%) Slack
3 12 (1.86%) GitHub
3 12 (1.86%) SaaS
4 10 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (1.24%) PaaS
6 6 (0.93%) IaaS
7 5 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.78%) Office 365
8 3 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.47%) Amazon Glacier
8 3 (0.47%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.47%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.16%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.02%) Firewall
2 10 (1.55%) HTTP
2 10 (1.55%) SMS
3 9 (1.40%) DNS
4 8 (1.24%) Internet
5 6 (0.93%) SSL
6 5 (0.78%) DHCP
6 5 (0.78%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.78%) VPN
7 4 (0.62%) Intranet
7 4 (0.62%) SAN
8 3 (0.47%) LAN
8 3 (0.47%) WAN
9 2 (0.31%) FTP
9 2 (0.31%) IPsec
9 2 (0.31%) NAS
10 1 (0.16%) Multicast
10 1 (0.16%) Skype
10 1 (0.16%) WinSCP
10 1 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (30.90%) SQL Server
2 110 (17.08%) NoSQL
3 84 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
4 77 (11.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 65 (10.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 55 (8.54%) PostgreSQL
7 54 (8.39%) MongoDB
8 53 (8.23%) MySQL
9 43 (6.68%) Relational Database
10 39 (6.06%) Oracle Database
11 32 (4.97%) Hadoop
12 31 (4.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 26 (4.04%) Big Data
14 25 (3.88%) Oracle Database 11g
15 23 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
15 23 (3.57%) Apache Hive
16 21 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
17 18 (2.80%) Power BI
17 18 (2.80%) QlikView
18 16 (2.48%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 97 (15.06%) Git (software)
2 62 (9.63%) JIRA
3 46 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 45 (6.99%) Visual Studio
5 33 (5.12%) Selenium
6 25 (3.88%) JUnit
7 23 (3.57%) Cucumber
8 22 (3.42%) SoapUI
9 19 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (2.80%) Subversion
11 17 (2.64%) Mercurial
12 15 (2.33%) Toad
13 11 (1.71%) Artifactory
13 11 (1.71%) Jasmine
13 11 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
13 11 (1.71%) WebDriver
14 7 (1.09%) Maven
14 7 (1.09%) SpecFlow
14 7 (1.09%) TeamCity
General
1 76 (11.80%) Finance
2 23 (3.57%) Retail
3 16 (2.48%) Banking
4 8 (1.24%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.09%) Advertising
6 5 (0.78%) Law
7 4 (0.62%) Automotive
7 4 (0.62%) Back Office
7 4 (0.62%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.31%) Billing
8 2 (0.31%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.31%) Marketing
8 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.31%) Publishing
9 1 (0.16%) Legal
9 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 324 (50.31%) Developer
2 97 (15.06%) Analyst
3 89 (13.82%) .NET Developer
4 82 (12.73%) SQL Developer
5 74 (11.49%) C# Developer
6 60 (9.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 48 (7.45%) Java Developer
8 42 (6.52%) Data Analyst
9 34 (5.28%) ASP.NET Developer
10 33 (5.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 32 (4.97%) DBA
12 31 (4.81%) Tester
13 30 (4.66%) Software Engineer
14 28 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 27 (4.19%) Angular Developer
16 26 (4.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 22 (3.42%) Automation Tester
17 22 (3.42%) Consultant
18 21 (3.26%) Test Analyst
19 20 (3.11%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (26.40%) .NET
2 112 (17.39%) ASP.NET
3 76 (11.80%) ASP.NET Web API
3 76 (11.80%) HTML
4 74 (11.49%) ASP.NET MVC
5 64 (9.94%) AngularJS
6 63 (9.78%) CSS
7 57 (8.85%) jQuery
8 43 (6.68%) .NET Framework
9 40 (6.21%) Spring
10 38 (5.90%) Kafka
11 37 (5.75%) Node.js
12 35 (5.43%) Entity Framework
12 35 (5.43%) React
12 35 (5.43%) REST
13 33 (5.12%) Vue.js
13 33 (5.12%) Web Services
14 31 (4.81%) RabbitMQ
15 28 (4.35%) Spring Boot
16 26 (4.04%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (1.86%) Data Centre
4 12 (1.86%) Mobile App
4 12 (1.86%) NHS
5 9 (1.40%) Clustering
5 9 (1.40%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.40%) User Experience
6 8 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (0.93%) Mainframe
9 5 (0.78%) Replication
10 4 (0.62%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.62%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.62%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.31%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.31%) CMDB
11 2 (0.31%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.31%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (8.39%) Linux
2 44 (6.83%) Windows
3 28 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (4.35%) Unix
4 24 (3.73%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.62%) Solaris
6 4 (0.62%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.47%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.31%) CentOS
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.31%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.16%) AIX
9 1 (0.16%) HPUX
9 1 (0.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (18.63%) Scrum
3 119 (18.48%) TDD
4 107 (16.61%) MVC
5 102 (15.84%) Business Intelligence
6 92 (14.29%) ETL
7 80 (12.42%) Software Engineering
8 72 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
9 70 (10.87%) Test Automation
10 56 (8.70%) E-Commerce
11 54 (8.39%) Microservices
12 53 (8.23%) BDD
13 46 (7.14%) Analytics
14 41 (6.37%) Data Modelling
15 37 (5.75%) Migration
16 35 (5.43%) Problem-Solving
17 34 (5.28%) OO
18 33 (5.12%) DevOps
18 33 (5.12%) Open Source
18 33 (5.12%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 187 (29.04%) C#
2 144 (22.36%) Java
3 134 (20.81%) JavaScript
4 124 (19.25%) T-SQL
5 56 (8.70%) Python
6 50 (7.76%) PL/SQL
7 24 (3.73%) PowerShell
7 24 (3.73%) Shell Script
8 19 (2.95%) Java 8
9 18 (2.80%) Scala
10 17 (2.64%) R
11 15 (2.33%) VB
12 11 (1.71%) VBA
13 10 (1.55%) Ruby
13 10 (1.55%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.09%) Perl
15 5 (0.78%) Groovy
15 5 (0.78%) PHP
16 4 (0.62%) C++
17 3 (0.47%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 26 (4.04%) Security Cleared
2 19 (2.95%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.24%) Degree
4 3 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.31%) HND
5 2 (0.31%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.31%) PhD
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.16%) CISSP
6 1 (0.16%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.16%) GCIA
6 1 (0.16%) GCIH
6 1 (0.16%) ISEB
6 1 (0.16%) MCITP
6 1 (0.16%) MCTS
6 1 (0.16%) SANS
6 1 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.75%) QA
2 26 (4.04%) GDPR
3 20 (3.11%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.40%) PMO
5 4 (0.62%) SLA
6 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (3.42%) Docker
2 18 (2.80%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.24%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.09%) Apache Flume
4 7 (1.09%) Xen
5 6 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.47%) vSphere
6 3 (0.47%) XenServer
7 2 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.16%) KVM
8 1 (0.16%) NFS
8 1 (0.16%) SRDF
8 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (2.95%) Ansible
2 17 (2.64%) Puppet
3 16 (2.48%) Grafana
4 13 (2.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 12 (1.86%) Terraform
6 10 (1.55%) Graylog
7 7 (1.09%) Kibana
8 6 (0.93%) Data Guard
8 6 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.62%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.31%) Ambari
11 2 (0.31%) Cobbler
11 2 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.31%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle Statspack
11 2 (0.31%) SCCM
12 1 (0.16%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 111 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 100 (15.53%) Oracle
3 19 (2.95%) Red Hat
3 19 (2.95%) Tableau
4 16 (2.48%) VMware
5 14 (2.17%) Cognos
5 14 (2.17%) Informatica
6 11 (1.71%) Splunk
7 10 (1.55%) IBM
8 8 (1.24%) SAP
8 8 (1.24%) Sitecore
8 8 (1.24%) Talend
9 7 (1.09%) Google
10 6 (0.93%) Datameer
10 6 (0.93%) Remedy
10 6 (0.93%) Sage
10 6 (0.93%) Teradata
11 5 (0.78%) Ab Initio
11 5 (0.78%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.62%) Cisco