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 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 6 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Contract jobs citing SQL 267 441 593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.53% 15.06% 20.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.50% 34.19% 47.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 315 411
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £588 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.09 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.08% -54.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +53.84% +4.00%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 937 1290 1246
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 43.97% 44.04% 42.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 915 808
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 24 17
Median hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -14.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £9.00 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 30 April 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -1 175 £375 +3.44% 123
South Yorkshire -8 50 £350 -6.66% 33
North Yorkshire -2 24 £350 - 24
East Yorkshire +1 4 £350 -12.50% 14
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 230 (39.86%) SQL Server
2 191 (33.10%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (22.70%) Microsoft
4 124 (21.49%) .NET
5 119 (20.62%) T-SQL
6 114 (19.76%) C#
6 114 (19.76%) Oracle
7 113 (19.58%) Java
8 111 (19.24%) JavaScript
9 103 (17.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 94 (16.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 86 (14.90%) Business Intelligence
12 79 (13.69%) MVC
13 76 (13.17%) Finance
14 72 (12.48%) Windows
15 69 (11.96%) ASP.NET
16 68 (11.79%) NoSQL
17 67 (11.61%) ETL
18 65 (11.27%) Data Warehouse
19 64 (11.09%) HTML
20 60 (10.40%) Linux
21 57 (9.88%) TDD
22 56 (9.71%) CSS
22 56 (9.71%) SQL Server 2008
23 51 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
24 50 (8.67%) Git (software)
24 50 (8.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 49 (8.49%) Software Engineering
26 47 (8.15%) Migration
27 45 (7.80%) OO

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 26 (4.51%) SAS
2 20 (3.47%) Tomcat
3 18 (3.12%) WebSphere
4 14 (2.43%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.08%) CMS
6 11 (1.91%) Confluence
7 10 (1.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.56%) IIS
9 8 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (1.04%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.87%) Apache
12 5 (0.87%) nginx
13 4 (0.69%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.69%) Jetty
13 4 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.69%) StreamWeaver
13 4 (0.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (5.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (3.99%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.69%) Stata
4 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.35%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.35%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.17%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.17%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.21%) GitHub
3 7 (1.21%) Slack
4 6 (1.04%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.52%) IaaS
5 3 (0.52%) PaaS
5 3 (0.52%) SaaS
6 2 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.35%) Office 365
6 2 (0.35%) Quay.io
7 1 (0.17%) AdWords
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.95%) HTTP
2 16 (2.77%) Firewall
3 13 (2.25%) DNS
3 13 (2.25%) LAN
3 13 (2.25%) WAN
4 10 (1.73%) SAN
5 9 (1.56%) Internet
6 6 (1.04%) DHCP
6 6 (1.04%) LDAP
6 6 (1.04%) NAS
6 6 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (0.87%) VPN
8 4 (0.69%) VLAN
9 3 (0.52%) Network Security
9 3 (0.52%) SMTP
9 3 (0.52%) SSH
10 2 (0.35%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.35%) SMS
10 2 (0.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (39.86%) SQL Server
2 103 (17.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 94 (16.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 68 (11.79%) NoSQL
5 65 (11.27%) Data Warehouse
6 56 (9.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 50 (8.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 45 (7.80%) SQL Server 2012
9 44 (7.63%) MongoDB
10 43 (7.45%) SQL Server 2014
11 38 (6.59%) Oracle Database
12 35 (6.07%) MySQL
13 26 (4.51%) BusinessObjects
13 26 (4.51%) Relational Database
14 25 (4.33%) Oracle Database 11g
15 23 (3.99%) PostgreSQL
16 19 (3.29%) Oracle Reports
17 18 (3.12%) Redis
18 16 (2.77%) Big Data
18 16 (2.77%) DB2
Development Applications
1 50 (8.67%) Git (software)
2 36 (6.24%) Visual Studio
3 33 (5.72%) JIRA
4 25 (4.33%) Subversion
5 23 (3.99%) Jenkins
6 21 (3.64%) Mercurial
7 15 (2.60%) Jasmine
8 13 (2.25%) Oracle Forms
9 11 (1.91%) Cucumber
9 11 (1.91%) Grunt
9 11 (1.91%) gulp
9 11 (1.91%) JUnit
9 11 (1.91%) Oracle APEX
9 11 (1.91%) Selenium
10 10 (1.73%) Eclipse
10 10 (1.73%) Maven
10 10 (1.73%) PHPUnit
11 9 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (1.39%) Rational Application Developer
13 6 (1.04%) SpecFlow
General
1 76 (13.17%) Finance
2 16 (2.77%) Banking
3 15 (2.60%) Marketing
4 12 (2.08%) Advertising
5 10 (1.73%) Retail
6 9 (1.56%) Back Office
7 7 (1.21%) Law
7 7 (1.21%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.87%) Electronics
9 4 (0.69%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.52%) Billing
10 3 (0.52%) Games
11 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 313 (54.25%) Developer
2 100 (17.33%) SQL Developer
3 72 (12.48%) .NET Developer
3 72 (12.48%) Analyst
4 55 (9.53%) Java Developer
5 48 (8.32%) DBA
6 38 (6.59%) C# Developer
7 36 (6.24%) SQL DBA
8 32 (5.55%) SSIS Developer
9 31 (5.37%) PHP Developer
10 28 (4.85%) C# .NET Developer
11 26 (4.51%) Administrator
11 26 (4.51%) Oracle Developer
12 23 (3.99%) Consultant
12 23 (3.99%) T-SQL Developer
13 22 (3.81%) ETL Developer
14 21 (3.64%) SSRS Developer
15 20 (3.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 19 (3.29%) Data Analyst
17 18 (3.12%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (21.49%) .NET
2 69 (11.96%) ASP.NET
3 64 (11.09%) HTML
4 56 (9.71%) CSS
5 45 (7.80%) .NET Framework
6 44 (7.63%) AngularJS
7 39 (6.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 39 (6.76%) Entity Framework
8 35 (6.07%) ASP.NET Web API
8 35 (6.07%) Spring
9 34 (5.89%) jQuery
9 34 (5.89%) Web Services
10 33 (5.72%) XML
11 29 (5.03%) Hibernate
12 24 (4.16%) J2EE
12 24 (4.16%) REST
13 21 (3.64%) SOAP
14 20 (3.47%) RESTful
15 15 (2.60%) Node.js
16 14 (2.43%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.47%) Data Structures
3 18 (3.12%) Algorithms
3 18 (3.12%) NHS
4 17 (2.95%) Data Centre
4 17 (2.95%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (2.77%) Replication
6 12 (2.08%) Clustering
6 12 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.04%) Private Cloud
7 6 (1.04%) User Experience
8 5 (0.87%) Social Media
9 4 (0.69%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.69%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.69%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.52%) HACMP
10 3 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.52%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.52%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 72 (12.48%) Windows
2 60 (10.40%) Linux
3 29 (5.03%) Windows Server
4 28 (4.85%) Unix
5 16 (2.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (2.25%) Android
6 13 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.21%) Solaris
10 6 (1.04%) CentOS
11 5 (0.87%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (0.69%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 3 (0.52%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.52%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.35%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.35%) SUSE
14 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (33.10%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (14.90%) Business Intelligence
3 79 (13.69%) MVC
4 67 (11.61%) ETL
5 57 (9.88%) TDD
6 49 (8.49%) Software Engineering
7 47 (8.15%) Migration
8 45 (7.80%) OO
9 44 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (6.07%) Data Modelling
10 35 (6.07%) Performance Tuning
10 35 (6.07%) Scrum
11 30 (5.20%) Automated Testing
12 29 (5.03%) ITIL
12 29 (5.03%) Unit Testing
13 28 (4.85%) Project Management
14 27 (4.68%) Analytics
15 24 (4.16%) DevOps
16 23 (3.99%) SOLID
17 22 (3.81%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 119 (20.62%) T-SQL
2 114 (19.76%) C#
3 113 (19.58%) Java
4 111 (19.24%) JavaScript
5 45 (7.80%) Python
6 37 (6.41%) PHP
7 33 (5.72%) PL/SQL
8 29 (5.03%) VBA
9 13 (2.25%) PowerShell
9 13 (2.25%) Ruby
9 13 (2.25%) VB
10 12 (2.08%) Perl
11 11 (1.91%) TypeScript
12 10 (1.73%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.56%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.56%) VB.NET
14 8 (1.39%) C++
15 7 (1.21%) C
16 5 (0.87%) Groovy
17 3 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 42 (7.28%) Degree
2 22 (3.81%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.73%) ISTQB
4 9 (1.56%) ISEB
5 8 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (1.21%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.87%) CCDA
8 5 (0.87%) CCIE
8 5 (0.87%) CCNA
8 5 (0.87%) CCNP
8 5 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.69%) SAS Certification
10 3 (0.52%) HNC
10 3 (0.52%) MCSE
10 3 (0.52%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.35%) MCSA
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.81%) Data Quality
2 21 (3.64%) QA
3 7 (1.21%) SLA
4 4 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.69%) IFRS
4 4 (0.69%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.17%) FATCA
5 1 (0.17%) GDPR
5 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (3.99%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.56%) Docker
4 8 (1.39%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.21%) GlusterFS
6 6 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (1.04%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.52%) vCloud
7 3 (0.52%) Xen
7 3 (0.52%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.35%) Ceph
8 2 (0.35%) etcd
8 2 (0.35%) flannel
8 2 (0.35%) HDFS
8 2 (0.35%) KVM
8 2 (0.35%) NFS
8 2 (0.35%) SkyDNS
8 2 (0.35%) vSphere
8 2 (0.35%) XenServer
9 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (3.29%) Puppet
2 18 (3.12%) Ansible
3 9 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.56%) SCCM
4 8 (1.39%) Oracle Identity Management
4 8 (1.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 7 (1.21%) logstash
6 6 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (0.87%) Kibana
8 4 (0.69%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.52%) vRealize
9 3 (0.52%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.35%) confd
10 2 (0.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.35%) rkt
Vendors
1 131 (22.70%) Microsoft
2 114 (19.76%) Oracle
3 29 (5.03%) VMware
4 24 (4.16%) SAP
5 16 (2.77%) Tableau
6 13 (2.25%) IBM
7 12 (2.08%) HP
7 12 (2.08%) Zend
8 11 (1.91%) Cisco
8 11 (1.91%) EMC
9 10 (1.73%) Sitecore
10 9 (1.56%) Google
11 8 (1.39%) Cognos
11 8 (1.39%) NetApp
11 8 (1.39%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.04%) Veeam
13 4 (0.69%) Citrix
13 4 (0.69%) Dell
14 3 (0.52%) Intel
14 3 (0.52%) Sun
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