Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 7 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 632 557 690
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.95% 13.11% 12.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.77% 33.72% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 441 474
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.83% +8.21%
10th Percentile £275 £270 £276
90th Percentile £538 £550 £500
England median daily rate £450 £428 £400
% change year-on-year +5.20% +6.94% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 2 14
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.81 £17.48 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.83% +22.63% -28.75%
10th Percentile £13.75 £14.18 £12.48
90th Percentile £34.03 £21.37 £31.13
England median hourly rate £29.15 £27.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year +6.00% -5.17% +11.54%

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 2,123 1,652 2,482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 43.51% 38.88% 44.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,477 1,197 1,680
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £294 £290
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 7 31
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 £22.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.25% +46.67% -31.82%
10th Percentile £14.38 £13.78 £12.75
90th Percentile £46.25 £41.35 £47.50
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 0 434 £400 +2.56% 266
South Yorkshire +5 133 £400 -5.88% 76
North Yorkshire -3 35 £410 +26.15% 63
East Yorkshire -7 6 £425 +21.43% 27
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 218 (34.49%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (32.91%) SQL Server
3 156 (24.68%) C#
4 146 (23.10%) .NET
5 144 (22.78%) JavaScript
6 136 (21.52%) T-SQL
7 125 (19.78%) Java
8 124 (19.62%) Business Intelligence
9 122 (19.30%) Oracle
10 105 (16.61%) TDD
11 103 (16.30%) ETL
12 96 (15.19%) Finance
13 93 (14.72%) Microsoft
13 93 (14.72%) NoSQL
14 92 (14.56%) Data Warehouse
14 92 (14.56%) ASP.NET
14 92 (14.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 91 (14.40%) MVC
16 89 (14.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 84 (13.29%) Git (software)
18 83 (13.13%) Scrum
19 78 (12.34%) Software Engineering
20 70 (11.08%) HTML
21 65 (10.28%) MongoDB
21 65 (10.28%) ASP.NET Web API
22 64 (10.13%) AngularJS
23 62 (9.81%) Linux
24 59 (9.34%) CSS
25 57 (9.02%) E-Commerce
25 57 (9.02%) 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 38 (6.01%) Confluence
2 29 (4.59%) SAS
3 21 (3.32%) Apache
4 17 (2.69%) Apache Spark
4 17 (2.69%) SharePoint
5 14 (2.22%) nginx
6 13 (2.06%) CMS
6 13 (2.06%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (1.74%) WebSphere
9 10 (1.58%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (1.42%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.27%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.79%) JBoss
13 4 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
13 4 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.47%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 22 (3.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.95%) Sage 200
3 5 (0.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.63%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.47%) Magento
5 3 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.16%) Epicor Tropos
6 1 (0.16%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
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
6 1 (0.16%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.16%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 48 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
1 48 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (4.43%) Slack
3 14 (2.22%) PaaS
3 14 (2.22%) SaaS
4 12 (1.90%) IaaS
5 10 (1.58%) Office 365
6 9 (1.42%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.79%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.79%) GitHub
7 5 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.47%) Amazon Glacier
9 3 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.32%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.53%) SAN
2 12 (1.90%) Firewall
3 11 (1.74%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.42%) DNS
4 9 (1.42%) NAS
5 8 (1.27%) LAN
6 7 (1.11%) WAN
7 6 (0.95%) VPN
8 5 (0.79%) SMS
8 5 (0.79%) SSL
9 4 (0.63%) DHCP
9 4 (0.63%) Internet
9 4 (0.63%) iSCSI
10 3 (0.47%) FCoE
10 3 (0.47%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (0.47%) HTTP
10 3 (0.47%) Network Security
10 3 (0.47%) VoIP
10 3 (0.47%) VSAN
11 2 (0.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (32.91%) SQL Server
2 93 (14.72%) NoSQL
3 92 (14.56%) Data Warehouse
3 92 (14.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 89 (14.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 65 (10.28%) MongoDB
6 54 (8.54%) PostgreSQL
7 48 (7.59%) MySQL
8 39 (6.17%) Oracle Database
9 38 (6.01%) Relational Database
10 37 (5.85%) Hadoop
11 33 (5.22%) Power BI
11 33 (5.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 21 (3.32%) Oracle Database 11g
13 20 (3.16%) Big Data
13 20 (3.16%) QlikView
14 18 (2.85%) Oracle ODI
14 18 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
14 18 (2.85%) SQL Server 2016
15 17 (2.69%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 84 (13.29%) Git (software)
2 57 (9.02%) JIRA
3 30 (4.75%) Jenkins
4 26 (4.11%) Cucumber
4 26 (4.11%) Visual Studio
5 19 (3.01%) Subversion
6 17 (2.69%) Selenium
7 16 (2.53%) Mercurial
7 16 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (2.53%) Toad
8 13 (2.06%) JUnit
9 11 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (1.58%) Artifactory
11 9 (1.42%) Maven
11 9 (1.42%) SoapUI
12 8 (1.27%) gulp
12 8 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
12 8 (1.27%) webpack
13 7 (1.11%) TeamCity
14 6 (0.95%) WebDriver
General
1 96 (15.19%) Finance
2 24 (3.80%) Retail
3 17 (2.69%) Banking
4 7 (1.11%) Advertising
5 6 (0.95%) Law
5 6 (0.95%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.63%) Automotive
6 4 (0.63%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.47%) Legal
7 3 (0.47%) Marketing
7 3 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.32%) Publishing
9 1 (0.16%) Back Office
9 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 322 (50.95%) Developer
2 88 (13.92%) SQL Developer
3 85 (13.45%) Analyst
4 84 (13.29%) .NET Developer
5 60 (9.49%) C# Developer
6 53 (8.39%) C# .NET Developer
7 43 (6.80%) Data Analyst
8 42 (6.65%) DBA
9 41 (6.49%) Java Developer
10 36 (5.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 33 (5.22%) SQL DBA
12 28 (4.43%) ASP.NET Developer
12 28 (4.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 27 (4.27%) Software Engineer
14 25 (3.96%) ETL Developer
15 24 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 23 (3.64%) Architect
17 20 (3.16%) Consultant
17 20 (3.16%) Software Developer
17 20 (3.16%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (23.10%) .NET
2 92 (14.56%) ASP.NET
3 70 (11.08%) HTML
4 65 (10.28%) ASP.NET Web API
5 64 (10.13%) AngularJS
6 59 (9.34%) CSS
7 54 (8.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 51 (8.07%) jQuery
9 45 (7.12%) Web Services
10 42 (6.65%) Node.js
11 37 (5.85%) Spring
12 34 (5.38%) React
13 32 (5.06%) REST
13 32 (5.06%) Vue.js
14 31 (4.91%) RabbitMQ
15 28 (4.43%) .NET Framework
16 26 (4.11%) Hibernate
16 26 (4.11%) Kafka
16 26 (4.11%) Middleware
17 25 (3.96%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.43%) Greenfield Project
3 22 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (2.37%) Data Centre
5 14 (2.22%) User Experience
6 13 (2.06%) Clustering
6 13 (2.06%) Mainframe
6 13 (2.06%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.74%) NHS
8 8 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (1.11%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.11%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.47%) CMDB
10 3 (0.47%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.47%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.47%) Replication
10 3 (0.47%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.32%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.32%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 62 (9.81%) Linux
2 56 (8.86%) Windows
3 33 (5.22%) Unix
4 27 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (3.80%) Windows Server
6 10 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.11%) Solaris
8 6 (0.95%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.79%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.32%) CentOS
11 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.16%) AIX
12 1 (0.16%) Android
12 1 (0.16%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.16%) HPUX
12 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (34.49%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (19.62%) Business Intelligence
3 105 (16.61%) TDD
4 103 (16.30%) ETL
5 91 (14.40%) MVC
6 83 (13.13%) Scrum
7 78 (12.34%) Software Engineering
8 57 (9.02%) E-Commerce
9 53 (8.39%) Test Automation
10 52 (8.23%) Analytics
11 51 (8.07%) Continuous Integration
11 51 (8.07%) Microservices
12 48 (7.59%) BDD
12 48 (7.59%) Migration
13 43 (6.80%) Performance Tuning
14 40 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
15 38 (6.01%) SDLC
16 36 (5.70%) Data Migration
16 36 (5.70%) Data Modelling
17 35 (5.54%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 156 (24.68%) C#
2 144 (22.78%) JavaScript
3 136 (21.52%) T-SQL
4 125 (19.78%) Java
5 55 (8.70%) Python
6 46 (7.28%) PL/SQL
7 39 (6.17%) PowerShell
8 20 (3.16%) Java 8
9 17 (2.69%) R
9 17 (2.69%) Shell Script
10 15 (2.37%) VBA
11 11 (1.74%) Perl
11 11 (1.74%) Ruby
11 11 (1.74%) Scala
11 11 (1.74%) VB
12 9 (1.42%) PHP
13 6 (0.95%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.79%) Groovy
15 4 (0.63%) COBOL
15 4 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (2.85%) Security Cleared
2 13 (2.06%) Degree
3 11 (1.74%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.63%) MCSE
6 3 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.47%) PhD
7 2 (0.32%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.32%) CISSP
7 2 (0.32%) MCITP
8 1 (0.16%) GCIA
8 1 (0.16%) GCIH
8 1 (0.16%) ISEB
8 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.16%) MCSA
8 1 (0.16%) MCTS
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.27%) Data Quality
1 27 (4.27%) QA
2 20 (3.16%) GDPR
3 8 (1.27%) PMO
4 3 (0.47%) SLA
5 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.16%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 19 (3.01%) Docker
2 18 (2.85%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.58%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.42%) Xen
6 5 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.63%) NFS
7 4 (0.63%) SRDF
7 4 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (0.63%) vSphere
8 3 (0.47%) XenServer
9 2 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.16%) KVM
10 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.16%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (2.69%) Puppet
2 15 (2.37%) Ansible
3 13 (2.06%) Grafana
4 11 (1.74%) Terraform
5 9 (1.42%) NetBackup
6 8 (1.27%) Data Guard
6 8 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
7 7 (1.11%) Graylog
7 7 (1.11%) Kibana
7 7 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (0.79%) Kubernetes
8 5 (0.79%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.47%) Foglight
9 3 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.47%) SCCM
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Statspack
10 2 (0.32%) SCSM
10 2 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 122 (19.30%) Oracle
2 93 (14.72%) Microsoft
3 24 (3.80%) VMware
4 22 (3.48%) Tableau
5 13 (2.06%) Cisco
5 13 (2.06%) IBM
6 12 (1.90%) Sitecore
7 11 (1.74%) Splunk
8 10 (1.58%) Cognos
8 10 (1.58%) NetApp
9 9 (1.42%) EMC
9 9 (1.42%) Google
10 8 (1.27%) Citrix
10 8 (1.27%) Datameer
10 8 (1.27%) Remedy
10 8 (1.27%) Sage
10 8 (1.27%) Teradata
10 8 (1.27%) Veritas
11 7 (1.11%) SAP
12 6 (0.95%) Red Hat