Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 6 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 574 721 990
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.94% 13.53% 15.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.52% 31.32% 41.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 496 737
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +6.62% +4.62%
10th Percentile £263 £264 £256
90th Percentile £575 £500 £502
England median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 10
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.48 £13.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.44% -21.74% -29.59%
10th Percentile £14.18 £10.94 £9.23
90th Percentile £21.37 £23.35 £27.13
England median hourly rate £26.78 £29.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year -9.24% +6.31% +6.73%

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 1663 2302 2389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.50% 43.19% 38.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1228 1576 1612
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +14.50%
10th Percentile £287 £283 £263
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 29 32
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £14.87 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.09% -23.77% -22.00%
10th Percentile £18.73 £12.19 £11.43
90th Percentile £41.83 £47.50 £40.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £38.63 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.56% +3.00% +17.24%

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 13 December 2017.

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
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 13 December 2017. 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 +2 442 £390 +11.43% 108
South Yorkshire -3 95 £425 +11.84% 24
North Yorkshire -9 24 £325 -7.14% 18
East Yorkshire -2 11 £350 -6.67% 3
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 227 (39.55%) SQL Server
2 207 (36.06%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (28.40%) Java
4 131 (22.82%) Microsoft
5 121 (21.08%) Git (software)
6 116 (20.21%) .NET
7 114 (19.86%) T-SQL
8 113 (19.69%) JavaScript
9 109 (18.99%) C#
10 105 (18.29%) NoSQL
11 102 (17.77%) Oracle
11 102 (17.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 95 (16.55%) Business Intelligence
13 88 (15.33%) Test Automation
14 84 (14.63%) TDD
15 78 (13.59%) MongoDB
16 77 (13.41%) ASP.NET
17 76 (13.24%) Data Warehouse
18 75 (13.07%) Data Modelling
19 72 (12.54%) ETL
19 72 (12.54%) MVC
19 72 (12.54%) Finance
20 68 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
21 66 (11.50%) Software Engineering
22 62 (10.80%) Scrum
23 61 (10.63%) SQL Server 2008
24 60 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
25 59 (10.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 58 (10.10%) BDD
27 54 (9.41%) Spring

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 32 (5.57%) SAS
1 32 (5.57%) SharePoint
2 31 (5.40%) Confluence
3 21 (3.66%) CMS
4 19 (3.31%) IIS
4 19 (3.31%) Tomcat
5 18 (3.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 15 (2.61%) Apache Spark
7 14 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
8 12 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (2.09%) MS Exchange
9 11 (1.92%) WebSphere
10 10 (1.74%) Apache Solr
10 10 (1.74%) JBoss
10 10 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (1.05%) Umbraco
11 6 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (1.05%) WebSphere Portal
12 5 (0.87%) Jetty
12 5 (0.87%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (0.70%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 14 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (0.87%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.52%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.52%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.17%) Aareon QL
7 1 (0.17%) Academy Housing
7 1 (0.17%) Actimize
7 1 (0.17%) iTrent
7 1 (0.17%) Kypera Housing
7 1 (0.17%) MIS ActiveH
7 1 (0.17%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.17%) OPENHousing
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.17%) Orchard Housing
7 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.18%) Slack
2 22 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.92%) GitHub
5 6 (1.05%) Office 365
6 5 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.52%) SaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.17%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.92%) DNS
2 10 (1.74%) SMS
3 9 (1.57%) WAN
4 8 (1.39%) NetScaler
5 7 (1.22%) LAN
6 5 (0.87%) AMQP
7 4 (0.70%) Internet
7 4 (0.70%) SAN
7 4 (0.70%) SSL
8 3 (0.52%) HTTP
8 3 (0.52%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.52%) LDAP
8 3 (0.52%) SSH
9 2 (0.35%) Firewall
10 1 (0.17%) IPsec
10 1 (0.17%) MPLS
10 1 (0.17%) SMTP
10 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.17%) VPN
10 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (39.55%) SQL Server
2 105 (18.29%) NoSQL
3 102 (17.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 78 (13.59%) MongoDB
5 76 (13.24%) Data Warehouse
6 61 (10.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 59 (10.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 49 (8.54%) MySQL
9 45 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
10 37 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 36 (6.27%) Apache Cassandra
12 34 (5.92%) SQL Server 2012
13 31 (5.40%) Relational Database
14 26 (4.53%) Hadoop
15 25 (4.36%) Big Data
15 25 (4.36%) Power BI
15 25 (4.36%) SQL Server 2014
16 23 (4.01%) Oracle Database
17 22 (3.83%) Apache Hive
17 22 (3.83%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 121 (21.08%) Git (software)
2 43 (7.49%) Jenkins
2 43 (7.49%) JUnit
3 41 (7.14%) JIRA
4 37 (6.45%) Maven
5 36 (6.27%) Subversion
6 34 (5.92%) Cucumber
7 31 (5.40%) Visual Studio
8 28 (4.88%) Mercurial
9 24 (4.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (3.66%) Jasmine
11 18 (3.14%) Selenium
12 16 (2.79%) SoapUI
13 15 (2.61%) Octopus Deploy
14 11 (1.92%) Talend Open Studio
15 8 (1.39%) Gradle
16 6 (1.05%) ERwin
16 6 (1.05%) FitNesse
16 6 (1.05%) JMeter
17 5 (0.87%) LoadRunner
General
1 72 (12.54%) Finance
2 29 (5.05%) Banking
3 15 (2.61%) Retail
4 14 (2.44%) Retail Banking
5 9 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.39%) Marketing
7 3 (0.52%) Advertising
8 2 (0.35%) Automotive
8 2 (0.35%) Billing
8 2 (0.35%) Local Government
9 1 (0.17%) Back Office
9 1 (0.17%) Games
9 1 (0.17%) Law
9 1 (0.17%) Retail Finance
9 1 (0.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 311 (54.18%) Developer
2 101 (17.60%) SQL Developer
3 83 (14.46%) .NET Developer
4 76 (13.24%) Analyst
5 69 (12.02%) Java Developer
6 56 (9.76%) C# Developer
7 54 (9.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 36 (6.27%) Software Engineer
9 33 (5.75%) ASP.NET Developer
10 31 (5.40%) T-SQL Developer
11 29 (5.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 29 (5.05%) SSIS Developer
12 26 (4.53%) DBA
13 25 (4.36%) Architect
13 25 (4.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 25 (4.36%) Senior Developer
14 24 (4.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 24 (4.18%) SQL DBA
15 22 (3.83%) Administrator
15 22 (3.83%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (20.21%) .NET
2 77 (13.41%) ASP.NET
3 54 (9.41%) Spring
4 43 (7.49%) REST
5 42 (7.32%) Hibernate
5 42 (7.32%) HTML
5 42 (7.32%) XML
6 41 (7.14%) Node.js
7 37 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 35 (6.10%) jQuery
9 33 (5.75%) CSS
9 33 (5.75%) Web Services
10 26 (4.53%) AngularJS
10 26 (4.53%) SOAP
11 21 (3.66%) Ajax
11 21 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web API
11 21 (3.66%) Kafka
12 19 (3.31%) RabbitMQ
13 18 (3.14%) .NET Framework
14 16 (2.79%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 68 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.88%) Data Structures
3 26 (4.53%) Algorithms
4 23 (4.01%) User Experience
5 18 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (2.26%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.74%) Clustering
7 10 (1.74%) Replication
8 7 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.05%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.05%) NHS
10 4 (0.70%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.70%) iPad
11 3 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.52%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.35%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.35%) DataPower
12 2 (0.35%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.35%) Web 2.0
13 1 (0.17%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 43 (7.49%) Linux
2 32 (5.57%) Unix
3 26 (4.53%) Windows
4 25 (4.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (3.14%) Windows Server
6 15 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.52%) MVS
9 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.17%) AIX
10 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.17%) Solaris
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (36.06%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (16.55%) Business Intelligence
3 88 (15.33%) Test Automation
4 84 (14.63%) TDD
5 75 (13.07%) Data Modelling
6 72 (12.54%) ETL
6 72 (12.54%) MVC
7 66 (11.50%) Software Engineering
8 62 (10.80%) Scrum
9 60 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
10 58 (10.10%) BDD
11 50 (8.71%) Microservices
12 47 (8.19%) Migration
13 45 (7.84%) Data Integration
13 45 (7.84%) Open Source
14 40 (6.97%) Performance Tuning
15 37 (6.45%) DevOps
16 36 (6.27%) E-Commerce
17 33 (5.75%) SFIA
18 31 (5.40%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 163 (28.40%) Java
2 114 (19.86%) T-SQL
3 113 (19.69%) JavaScript
4 109 (18.99%) C#
5 38 (6.62%) Python
6 28 (4.88%) Shell Script
7 26 (4.53%) PowerShell
8 23 (4.01%) PL/SQL
9 16 (2.79%) PHP
10 13 (2.26%) Scala
11 12 (2.09%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.57%) COBOL
12 9 (1.57%) Ruby
12 9 (1.57%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.22%) C++
14 6 (1.05%) C
15 4 (0.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 4 (0.70%) R
15 4 (0.70%) VB
15 4 (0.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 24 (4.18%) MCSE
1 24 (4.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (2.44%) Degree
3 12 (2.09%) Sun Certification
4 11 (1.92%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.57%) MCITP
6 8 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (1.39%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.22%) ISEB
8 4 (0.70%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.35%) CCNA
10 2 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.17%) CCDA
11 1 (0.17%) CCIE
11 1 (0.17%) CCNP
11 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.17%) OCP
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.45%) QA
2 14 (2.44%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.35%) GDPR
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (3.83%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.09%) Apache Flume
3 11 (1.92%) vSphere
4 9 (1.57%) Docker
4 9 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.70%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.52%) Xen
7 3 (0.52%) XenServer
8 2 (0.35%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.17%) Firmware
9 1 (0.17%) vCloud
9 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (2.61%) Ansible
2 12 (2.09%) SCOM
3 11 (1.92%) Puppet
4 8 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.52%) Cobbler
5 3 (0.52%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.17%) Grafana
6 1 (0.17%) Graylog
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.17%) SCCM
6 1 (0.17%) Terraform
6 1 (0.17%) vRealize
6 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 131 (22.82%) Microsoft
2 102 (17.77%) Oracle
3 41 (7.14%) Tableau
4 23 (4.01%) Informatica
5 21 (3.66%) Red Hat
6 17 (2.96%) Sitecore
7 15 (2.61%) SAP
8 11 (1.92%) IBM
8 11 (1.92%) Talend
8 11 (1.92%) VMware
9 10 (1.74%) RedGate
10 9 (1.57%) NetApp
11 7 (1.22%) Cognos
12 6 (1.05%) CA
12 6 (1.05%) Cisco
13 5 (0.87%) Citrix
13 5 (0.87%) Splunk
14 4 (0.70%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
14 4 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.70%) Symantec