Period
to 21 May 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 21 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 7 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 588 569 793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.22% 13.44% 13.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.76% 30.69% 32.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 405 550
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +1.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £518 £475 £550
England median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 16
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.54 £19.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.68% -9.52% -40.00%
10th Percentile £14.05 £10.69 £12.63
90th Percentile £27.20 £20.97 £33.75
England median hourly rate £26.60 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -33.51% +23.08% +30.00%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,118 1,854 2,414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 44.02% 43.80% 42.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,458 1,260 1,656
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £297 £285 £275
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 18 41
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.78% +7.14% -40.00%
10th Percentile £19.16 £12.31 £12.50
90th Percentile £46.75 £42.88 £42.25
England median hourly rate £40.50 £41.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -2.41% +7.10% +10.71%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 21 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
West Yorkshire 0 412 £381 +1.67% 207
South Yorkshire 0 113 £393 +12.14% 53
North Yorkshire -2 36 £356 +1.79% 40
East Yorkshire +5 14 £425 +21.43% 9
Humberside -1 1 £259 -26.00%
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 285 (48.47%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (32.99%) SQL Server
3 173 (29.42%) C#
4 167 (28.40%) Java
5 160 (27.21%) .NET
6 153 (26.02%) JavaScript
7 147 (25.00%) TDD
8 133 (22.62%) Scrum
9 126 (21.43%) NoSQL
10 124 (21.09%) Git (software)
11 113 (19.22%) T-SQL
12 112 (19.05%) Test Automation
13 109 (18.54%) Microsoft
14 102 (17.35%) Software Engineering
15 100 (17.01%) ASP.NET
16 93 (15.82%) MVC
17 82 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
17 82 (13.95%) Microservices
18 80 (13.61%) Business Intelligence
19 76 (12.93%) Finance
20 73 (12.41%) Oracle
21 71 (12.07%) HTML
22 70 (11.90%) BDD
23 69 (11.73%) ASP.NET Web API
24 68 (11.56%) ASP.NET MVC
25 65 (11.05%) JIRA
26 64 (10.88%) ETL
27 63 (10.71%) MySQL
27 63 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
27 63 (10.71%) Jenkins

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 52 (8.84%) Confluence
2 44 (7.48%) SAS
3 20 (3.40%) Apache Spark
4 15 (2.55%) CMS
5 14 (2.38%) Apache
5 14 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 12 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (1.53%) nginx
8 7 (1.19%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.02%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.85%) NServiceBus
10 5 (0.85%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.68%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.68%) IIS
11 4 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.68%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 30 (5.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.51%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.34%) Aareon QL
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.34%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.17%) Carpe Diem
5 1 (0.17%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.17%) Epicor Tropos
5 1 (0.17%) iTrent
5 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.17%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 41 (6.97%) Slack
2 36 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.87%) GitHub
4 11 (1.87%) Office 365
5 5 (0.85%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.51%) Google App Engine
6 3 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.34%) IaaS
7 2 (0.34%) PaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.17%) Boomi
8 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.17%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.89%) SMS
2 10 (1.70%) HTTP
3 8 (1.36%) Internet
4 6 (1.02%) DNS
4 6 (1.02%) Firewall
5 4 (0.68%) DHCP
5 4 (0.68%) Intranet
6 3 (0.51%) SAN
6 3 (0.51%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.34%) FTP
7 2 (0.34%) IPsec
7 2 (0.34%) LAN
7 2 (0.34%) SSL
7 2 (0.34%) WAN
8 1 (0.17%) NAS
8 1 (0.17%) SMTP
8 1 (0.17%) SNMP
8 1 (0.17%) SSH
8 1 (0.17%) VPN
8 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (32.99%) SQL Server
2 126 (21.43%) NoSQL
3 63 (10.71%) MySQL
3 63 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
4 62 (10.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 60 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
6 54 (9.18%) MongoDB
7 38 (6.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 33 (5.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 31 (5.27%) Power BI
10 29 (4.93%) Big Data
11 25 (4.25%) Relational Database
12 24 (4.08%) Apache Hive
12 24 (4.08%) Hadoop
13 23 (3.91%) Oracle Database
13 23 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 20 (3.40%) QlikView
14 20 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
15 16 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
15 16 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 124 (21.09%) Git (software)
2 65 (11.05%) JIRA
3 63 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 51 (8.67%) Visual Studio
5 43 (7.31%) Cucumber
6 39 (6.63%) JUnit
7 36 (6.12%) Selenium
8 29 (4.93%) Subversion
9 28 (4.76%) Mercurial
10 27 (4.59%) Jasmine
11 23 (3.91%) SoapUI
12 17 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (2.04%) Artifactory
13 12 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
13 12 (2.04%) TeamCity
14 11 (1.87%) SpecFlow
15 10 (1.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 9 (1.53%) WebDriver
17 8 (1.36%) Maven
18 5 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
General
1 76 (12.93%) Finance
2 33 (5.61%) Banking
3 17 (2.89%) Retail
4 11 (1.87%) Retail Banking
5 10 (1.70%) Manufacturing
6 5 (0.85%) Advertising
6 5 (0.85%) Marketing
7 4 (0.68%) Back Office
7 4 (0.68%) Private Banking
8 2 (0.34%) Billing
8 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.34%) Law
8 2 (0.34%) Legal
8 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.17%) Automotive
9 1 (0.17%) Games
9 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 298 (50.68%) Developer
2 95 (16.16%) Analyst
3 72 (12.24%) .NET Developer
4 66 (11.22%) C# Developer
4 66 (11.22%) Software Engineer
5 57 (9.69%) SQL Developer
6 52 (8.84%) Java Developer
7 50 (8.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 34 (5.78%) Data Analyst
9 32 (5.44%) Java Engineer
10 28 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
11 26 (4.42%) ASP.NET Developer
12 25 (4.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 25 (4.25%) SQL Analyst
13 24 (4.08%) DBA
14 23 (3.91%) Test Analyst
14 23 (3.91%) Tester
15 22 (3.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 21 (3.57%) Angular Developer
17 20 (3.40%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (27.21%) .NET
2 100 (17.01%) ASP.NET
3 71 (12.07%) HTML
4 69 (11.73%) ASP.NET Web API
5 68 (11.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 58 (9.86%) CSS
6 58 (9.86%) jQuery
7 56 (9.52%) REST
8 54 (9.18%) Node.js
9 51 (8.67%) AngularJS
10 48 (8.16%) Spring
11 41 (6.97%) .NET Framework
12 39 (6.63%) React
13 35 (5.95%) Spring Boot
14 33 (5.61%) Entity Framework
15 31 (5.27%) Kafka
16 30 (5.10%) Vue (Vue.js)
17 27 (4.59%) SOAP
17 27 (4.59%) Web Services
18 26 (4.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (3.23%) User Experience
4 17 (2.89%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.04%) NHS
6 9 (1.53%) Data Structures
7 8 (1.36%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.02%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.02%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.02%) Clustering
8 6 (1.02%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.85%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.68%) Replication
10 4 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (0.51%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.51%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.34%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.34%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.34%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 58 (9.86%) Linux
2 39 (6.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 37 (6.29%) Windows
4 21 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 18 (3.06%) Unix
6 8 (1.36%) Android
7 7 (1.19%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.17%) CentOS
9 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (48.47%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (25.00%) TDD
3 133 (22.62%) Scrum
4 112 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 102 (17.35%) Software Engineering
6 93 (15.82%) MVC
7 82 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
7 82 (13.95%) Microservices
8 80 (13.61%) Business Intelligence
9 70 (11.90%) BDD
10 64 (10.88%) ETL
11 61 (10.37%) Kanban
12 53 (9.01%) OO
13 52 (8.84%) Open Source
14 42 (7.14%) Data Modelling
15 41 (6.97%) Coaching
15 41 (6.97%) E-Commerce
15 41 (6.97%) Mentoring
16 39 (6.63%) SFIA
17 34 (5.78%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 173 (29.42%) C#
2 167 (28.40%) Java
3 153 (26.02%) JavaScript
4 113 (19.22%) T-SQL
5 35 (5.95%) PL/SQL
6 33 (5.61%) Python
7 21 (3.57%) Scala
8 18 (3.06%) Java 8
9 16 (2.72%) PowerShell
9 16 (2.72%) Shell Script
9 16 (2.72%) VB.NET
10 15 (2.55%) Ruby
10 15 (2.55%) VB
11 10 (1.70%) C++
12 9 (1.53%) VBA
13 7 (1.19%) R
14 6 (1.02%) VB6
15 5 (0.85%) ES6
16 4 (0.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 3 (0.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (3.91%) Security Cleared
2 19 (3.23%) Degree
3 13 (2.21%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.02%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.85%) ISEB
6 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.51%) MCSE
8 2 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.34%) HND
8 2 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.97%) QA
2 18 (3.06%) GDPR
3 17 (2.89%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.51%) SLA
5 2 (0.34%) PMO
5 2 (0.34%) WCAG
6 1 (0.17%) GAAP
6 1 (0.17%) IFRS
6 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (3.91%) Docker
2 19 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.19%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.34%) vSphere
6 2 (0.34%) Xen
7 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.17%) vCloud
7 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 16 (2.72%) Puppet
2 13 (2.21%) Grafana
3 12 (2.04%) Ansible
3 12 (2.04%) Graylog
3 12 (2.04%) Terraform
4 10 (1.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (0.85%) SCOM
6 4 (0.68%) Ambari
6 4 (0.68%) SCCM
7 3 (0.51%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.34%) CSIRT
8 2 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.34%) Nessus
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.17%) vRealize
9 1 (0.17%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 109 (18.54%) Microsoft
2 73 (12.41%) Oracle
3 36 (6.12%) Red Hat
4 25 (4.25%) Tableau
5 14 (2.38%) Informatica
5 14 (2.38%) VMware
6 13 (2.21%) Sitecore
7 12 (2.04%) SAP
8 10 (1.70%) Google
9 9 (1.53%) Cognos
9 9 (1.53%) IBM
10 7 (1.19%) Talend
11 5 (0.85%) Cadence
11 5 (0.85%) Splunk
11 5 (0.85%) Teradata
12 4 (0.68%) MuleSoft
12 4 (0.68%) Netezza
13 3 (0.51%) Remedy
13 3 (0.51%) Xamarin
13 3 (0.51%) xMatters