Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 2019 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 7 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 522 638 533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.78% 12.83% 12.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.89% 28.39% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 462 417
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +2.74%
10th Percentile £286 £268 £267
90th Percentile £506 £525 £543
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.91 £17.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.46% -18.60% +48.28%
10th Percentile £14.61 £13.17 £20.75
90th Percentile £31.87 £34.03 £22.25
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +39.99% -21.87% +6.67%

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 1,690 2,247 1,720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 41.36% 45.17% 40.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,138 1,551 1,235
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% -
10th Percentile £305 £300 £285
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 48 11
Yorkshire median hourly rate £26.21 £29.21 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.27% -25.11% +146.91%
10th Percentile £15.20 £14.21 £20.75
90th Percentile £45.38 £44.15 £43.75
England median hourly rate £44.50 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.23% +3.75% +6.67%

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 25 August 2019.

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 25 August 2019.

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 25 August 2019. 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 0 332 £398 +1.92% 182
South Yorkshire -5 129 £400 +1.91% 66
North Yorkshire +3 34 £375 +7.14% 40
East Yorkshire +7 14 £400 -8.57% 23
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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.

1 191 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (34.29%) SQL Server
3 117 (22.41%) .NET
4 116 (22.22%) C#
5 110 (21.07%) Microsoft
6 105 (20.11%) Finance
7 93 (17.82%) Oracle
8 91 (17.43%) T-SQL
9 89 (17.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 78 (14.94%) JavaScript
10 78 (14.94%) Business Intelligence
11 77 (14.75%) Windows
11 77 (14.75%) Python
12 74 (14.18%) Scrum
13 71 (13.60%) JIRA
13 71 (13.60%) Azure
13 71 (13.60%) Problem-Solving
14 68 (13.03%) Migration
15 63 (12.07%) Java
16 61 (11.69%) Analytics
17 57 (10.92%) ETL
18 50 (9.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 49 (9.39%) Data Modelling
19 49 (9.39%) MVC
19 49 (9.39%) AWS
20 47 (9.00%) Kanban
21 46 (8.81%) GCP
22 44 (8.43%) Jenkins
22 44 (8.43%) DevOps
22 44 (8.43%) PowerShell

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 37 (7.09%) SAS
2 30 (5.75%) Confluence
3 25 (4.79%) IIS
4 24 (4.60%) CMS
5 20 (3.83%) Apache Spark
6 18 (3.45%) Apache
7 10 (1.92%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.34%) Anypoint
8 7 (1.34%) Apache ServiceMix
8 7 (1.34%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.15%) nginx
10 5 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.96%) Kentico
10 5 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.96%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.77%) CICS
11 4 (0.77%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.77%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.77%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (7.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.96%) SPSS
5 3 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.57%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (0.96%) Oracle ERP
1 5 (0.96%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (0.96%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (0.77%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 4 (0.77%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.57%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (0.57%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.38%) JDE World
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.19%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.19%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 71 (13.60%) Azure
2 49 (9.39%) AWS
3 46 (8.81%) GCP
4 37 (7.09%) Power Platform
5 36 (6.90%) GitHub
6 15 (2.87%) Office 365
7 7 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.77%) SaaS
9 3 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.57%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Flow
9 3 (0.57%) PaaS
9 3 (0.57%) Serverless
10 2 (0.38%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (0.38%) IaaS
10 2 (0.38%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.38%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.38%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.19%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.87%) DNS
2 13 (2.49%) Internet
3 8 (1.53%) SAN
4 7 (1.34%) Firewall
5 6 (1.15%) HTTP
6 5 (0.96%) LAN
6 5 (0.96%) VPN
7 4 (0.77%) NAS
7 4 (0.77%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.77%) WAN
8 3 (0.57%) ADSL
8 3 (0.57%) DHCP
8 3 (0.57%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.57%) MPLS
8 3 (0.57%) SSL
8 3 (0.57%) VLAN
9 2 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.38%) Intranet
9 2 (0.38%) PBX
9 2 (0.38%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 89 (17.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 50 (9.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (8.24%) Data Warehouse
5 40 (7.66%) Big Data
6 35 (6.70%) Power BI
7 33 (6.32%) Hadoop
8 31 (5.94%) BigQuery
9 28 (5.36%) Qlik Sense
9 28 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 24 (4.60%) Oracle Database
11 22 (4.21%) NoSQL
12 21 (4.02%) DB2
12 21 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
13 20 (3.83%) Relational Database
14 19 (3.64%) QlikView
15 15 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (2.49%) Pentaho
17 12 (2.30%) Apache Hive
18 10 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 71 (13.60%) JIRA
2 44 (8.43%) Jenkins
3 30 (5.75%) Git (software)
4 25 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (4.79%) Visual Studio
5 24 (4.60%) Selenium
6 19 (3.64%) Cucumber
7 16 (3.07%) Subversion
8 13 (2.49%) Maven
8 13 (2.49%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (2.11%) Mockito
10 9 (1.72%) ProC
11 8 (1.53%) WebDriver
12 7 (1.34%) FitNesse
12 7 (1.34%) SoapUI
12 7 (1.34%) TeamCity
13 6 (1.15%) Eclipse
13 6 (1.15%) MSTest
13 6 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (1.15%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 105 (20.11%) Finance
2 38 (7.28%) Retail
3 25 (4.79%) Banking
3 25 (4.79%) Public Sector
4 23 (4.41%) Legal
5 9 (1.72%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.53%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.34%) Marketing
8 6 (1.15%) Law
8 6 (1.15%) Publishing
9 5 (0.96%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.77%) Social Science
11 2 (0.38%) Back Office
11 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Advertising
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
12 1 (0.19%) Billing
12 1 (0.19%) Front Office
12 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 274 (52.49%) Developer
2 78 (14.94%) SQL Developer
3 71 (13.60%) Analyst
4 59 (11.30%) .NET Developer
5 30 (5.75%) DBA
6 29 (5.56%) C# Developer
7 25 (4.79%) Python Developer
8 24 (4.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 24 (4.60%) Java Developer
9 22 (4.21%) C# .NET Developer
10 20 (3.83%) Data Analyst
11 19 (3.64%) Senior Developer
11 19 (3.64%) SQL DBA
12 17 (3.26%) SQL Analyst
13 14 (2.68%) Consultant
14 13 (2.49%) Software Developer
14 13 (2.49%) Test Analyst
14 13 (2.49%) Tester
15 11 (2.11%) Architect
15 11 (2.11%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (22.41%) .NET
2 39 (7.47%) HTML
3 38 (7.28%) ASP.NET
4 35 (6.70%) Web Services
5 34 (6.51%) Spring
6 32 (6.13%) AngularJS
6 32 (6.13%) SOAP
7 30 (5.75%) CSS
8 29 (5.56%) jQuery
9 27 (5.17%) REST
10 25 (4.79%) .NET Framework
11 24 (4.60%) JSON
12 22 (4.21%) XML
13 21 (4.02%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (4.02%) Kafka
13 21 (4.02%) RabbitMQ
13 21 (4.02%) Swagger
14 20 (3.83%) Hibernate
15 19 (3.64%) .NET Core
15 19 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.45%) Clustering
2 18 (3.45%) Virtual Team
3 16 (3.07%) Data Centre
3 16 (3.07%) NHS
4 14 (2.68%) Data Protection Act
4 14 (2.68%) User Experience
5 13 (2.49%) Data Structures
5 13 (2.49%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (1.92%) Blog
7 8 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.34%) Replication
9 5 (0.96%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.77%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.77%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.38%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (0.38%) Handset
12 2 (0.38%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 77 (14.75%) Windows
2 39 (7.47%) Linux
3 27 (5.17%) Windows Server
4 25 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (3.83%) Unix
6 10 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.96%) Android
7 5 (0.96%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.38%) Mesosphere
8 2 (0.38%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.38%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.19%) AIX
9 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.19%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (14.94%) Business Intelligence
3 74 (14.18%) Scrum
4 71 (13.60%) Problem-Solving
5 68 (13.03%) Migration
6 61 (11.69%) Analytics
7 57 (10.92%) ETL
8 49 (9.39%) Data Modelling
8 49 (9.39%) MVC
9 47 (9.00%) Kanban
10 44 (8.43%) DevOps
11 42 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (7.09%) Test Automation
13 34 (6.51%) Visualisation
14 33 (6.32%) Data Analysis
14 33 (6.32%) TDD
15 32 (6.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 28 (5.36%) Continuous Deployment
16 28 (5.36%) Web Development
17 27 (5.17%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 116 (22.22%) C#
2 91 (17.43%) T-SQL
3 78 (14.94%) JavaScript
4 77 (14.75%) Python
5 63 (12.07%) Java
6 44 (8.43%) PowerShell
7 39 (7.47%) PL/SQL
8 19 (3.64%) Shell Script
9 18 (3.45%) Bash Shell
10 15 (2.87%) Perl
10 15 (2.87%) PHP
10 15 (2.87%) Scala
11 12 (2.30%) C
11 12 (2.30%) VBA
12 11 (2.11%) R
13 9 (1.72%) C++
14 8 (1.53%) XAML
15 7 (1.34%) IronPython
15 7 (1.34%) VB
15 7 (1.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (4.79%) Degree
2 14 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (2.49%) MCSE
4 12 (2.30%) ISTQB
5 11 (2.11%) ISEB
6 7 (1.34%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.77%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.77%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.57%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) CCA
9 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.19%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.19%) MCITP
9 1 (0.19%) MCSA
9 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.19%) PMP
9 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.26%) Data Quality
1 17 (3.26%) QA
2 6 (1.15%) SLA
3 4 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.57%) GDPR
5 2 (0.38%) PA-DSS
6 1 (0.19%) Dublin Core
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (4.98%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.02%) Docker
3 9 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.96%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.57%) XenApp
6 2 (0.38%) KVM
6 2 (0.38%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (5.94%) Ansible
2 13 (2.49%) Puppet
3 12 (2.30%) Kubernetes
4 10 (1.92%) WMI
5 9 (1.72%) Nagios
5 9 (1.72%) SCCM
5 9 (1.72%) Terraform
6 4 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.77%) Kibana
6 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.77%) SCOM
7 2 (0.38%) Automic
7 2 (0.38%) Consul
7 2 (0.38%) Grafana
7 2 (0.38%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.19%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.19%) NSN NetAct
8 1 (0.19%) Rancher
8 1 (0.19%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 110 (21.07%) Microsoft
2 93 (17.82%) Oracle
3 44 (8.43%) Google
4 33 (6.32%) Tableau
5 25 (4.79%) VMware
6 24 (4.60%) IBM
7 22 (4.21%) MuleSoft
8 21 (4.02%) SAP
9 11 (2.11%) BT
9 11 (2.11%) HP
10 9 (1.72%) Citrix
10 9 (1.72%) Splunk
10 9 (1.72%) Xamarin
11 8 (1.53%) Adobe
11 8 (1.53%) Talend
12 7 (1.34%) ForgeRock
12 7 (1.34%) Netezza
13 6 (1.15%) 3PAR
13 6 (1.15%) Capita
13 6 (1.15%) Cisco