Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 6 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 577 632 887
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.47% 13.60% 15.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.50% 32.31% 38.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 447 635
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +0.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £258 £263 £250
90th Percentile £516 £488 £518
England median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 16
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.45 £19.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.21% -3.80% -16.84%
England median hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -19.12% +4.62% +18.18%

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 1,832 1,956 2,299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 39.59% 42.10% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,293 1,326 1,538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £281 £278 £266
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 26 36
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.53% -7.32% -37.88%
10th Percentile £33.25 £12.48 £13.50
90th Percentile £44.50 £43.13 £40.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +12.78%

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 23 February 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
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 23 February 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 -1 441 £375 +7.14% 209
South Yorkshire -3 99 £419 +10.20% 52
North Yorkshire -4 22 £375 +7.14% 54
East Yorkshire -3 9 £363 +3.57% 5
Humberside -2 1 £259 -28.55%
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 256 (44.37%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (38.82%) SQL Server
3 166 (28.77%) Java
4 147 (25.48%) JavaScript
5 130 (22.53%) C#
6 125 (21.66%) Git (software)
7 124 (21.49%) T-SQL
8 123 (21.32%) .NET
9 118 (20.45%) Test Automation
10 116 (20.10%) TDD
11 113 (19.58%) Microsoft
12 104 (18.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 104 (18.02%) NoSQL
13 102 (17.68%) Scrum
14 97 (16.81%) Business Intelligence
15 93 (16.12%) Software Engineering
16 92 (15.94%) Oracle
17 84 (14.56%) ASP.NET
18 83 (14.38%) Finance
19 78 (13.52%) MVC
20 70 (12.13%) MongoDB
20 70 (12.13%) BDD
21 66 (11.44%) ETL
22 62 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
23 61 (10.57%) HTML
24 60 (10.40%) Microservices
25 59 (10.23%) MySQL
25 59 (10.23%) Data Warehouse
25 59 (10.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 58 (10.05%) PostgreSQL

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 48 (8.32%) SAS
2 41 (7.11%) Confluence
3 21 (3.64%) SharePoint
4 20 (3.47%) CMS
5 15 (2.60%) Tomcat
6 13 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (2.25%) Sitecore CMS
7 12 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (2.08%) IIS
8 11 (1.91%) Apache Spark
9 10 (1.73%) MS Exchange
9 10 (1.73%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.21%) Apache
10 7 (1.21%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.21%) JBoss
11 6 (1.04%) Umbraco
11 6 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (1.04%) WebSphere Portal
12 5 (0.87%) NServiceBus
12 5 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (3.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.69%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.17%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.17%) iTrent
6 1 (0.17%) Kypera Housing
6 1 (0.17%) MIS ActiveH
6 1 (0.17%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.17%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle ASCP
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Manufacturing
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.17%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.07%) Slack
2 33 (5.72%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (4.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.56%) Office 365
5 4 (0.69%) GitHub
6 3 (0.52%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.52%) PaaS
7 2 (0.35%) IaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.17%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.08%) SMS
2 6 (1.04%) WAN
3 5 (0.87%) DNS
3 5 (0.87%) Internet
3 5 (0.87%) LAN
3 5 (0.87%) SAN
4 4 (0.69%) AMQP
4 4 (0.69%) Firewall
4 4 (0.69%) HTTP
4 4 (0.69%) SSL
5 3 (0.52%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.52%) NetScaler
5 3 (0.52%) SSH
6 2 (0.35%) VPN
7 1 (0.17%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.17%) SMTP
7 1 (0.17%) SNMP
7 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.17%) VLAN
7 1 (0.17%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (38.82%) SQL Server
2 104 (18.02%) NoSQL
2 104 (18.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 70 (12.13%) MongoDB
4 59 (10.23%) Data Warehouse
4 59 (10.23%) MySQL
4 59 (10.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 58 (10.05%) PostgreSQL
6 51 (8.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 43 (7.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 38 (6.59%) Power BI
9 31 (5.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 30 (5.20%) QlikView
11 27 (4.68%) Relational Database
11 27 (4.68%) SQL Server 2014
12 25 (4.33%) SQL Server 2012
13 20 (3.47%) Hadoop
13 20 (3.47%) SQL Server 2016
14 17 (2.95%) Oracle Database
15 16 (2.77%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 125 (21.66%) Git (software)
2 55 (9.53%) Jenkins
3 49 (8.49%) JIRA
4 46 (7.97%) JUnit
5 44 (7.63%) Subversion
6 42 (7.28%) Cucumber
7 35 (6.07%) Mercurial
7 35 (6.07%) Visual Studio
8 33 (5.72%) Selenium
9 27 (4.68%) Maven
10 25 (4.33%) Jasmine
11 22 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (3.47%) SoapUI
13 19 (3.29%) Octopus Deploy
14 10 (1.73%) TeamCity
15 9 (1.56%) Gradle
16 8 (1.39%) SpecFlow
17 7 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 6 (1.04%) Artifactory
18 6 (1.04%) Bitbucket
General
1 83 (14.38%) Finance
2 39 (6.76%) Banking
3 23 (3.99%) Retail
4 21 (3.64%) Retail Banking
5 5 (0.87%) Manufacturing
5 5 (0.87%) Marketing
6 3 (0.52%) Private Banking
7 2 (0.35%) Advertising
7 2 (0.35%) Billing
7 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.35%) Law
8 1 (0.17%) Automotive
8 1 (0.17%) Games
8 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 300 (51.99%) Developer
2 90 (15.60%) SQL Developer
3 83 (14.38%) Analyst
4 76 (13.17%) .NET Developer
5 60 (10.40%) Java Developer
5 60 (10.40%) Software Engineer
6 59 (10.23%) C# Developer
7 55 (9.53%) C# .NET Developer
8 39 (6.76%) Java Engineer
9 35 (6.07%) Java Software Engineer
10 27 (4.68%) ASP.NET Developer
11 26 (4.51%) DBA
11 26 (4.51%) SQL Analyst
11 26 (4.51%) Tester
12 25 (4.33%) Data Analyst
13 24 (4.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 24 (4.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 22 (3.81%) SQL DBA
15 20 (3.47%) SSIS Developer
15 20 (3.47%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (21.32%) .NET
2 84 (14.56%) ASP.NET
3 61 (10.57%) HTML
4 54 (9.36%) REST
5 53 (9.19%) jQuery
6 52 (9.01%) CSS
6 52 (9.01%) Node.js
7 50 (8.67%) Spring
8 46 (7.97%) XML
9 42 (7.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 36 (6.24%) ASP.NET Web API
11 35 (6.07%) Web Services
12 33 (5.72%) AngularJS
13 28 (4.85%) Hibernate
14 27 (4.68%) SOAP
14 27 (4.68%) Spring Boot
15 24 (4.16%) RabbitMQ
16 22 (3.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 21 (3.64%) .NET Framework
18 19 (3.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 62 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.99%) User Experience
3 21 (3.64%) Data Structures
4 18 (3.12%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (2.95%) Algorithms
6 16 (2.77%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.73%) Clustering
7 10 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (1.39%) NHS
9 7 (1.21%) Replication
10 5 (0.87%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.87%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.69%) iPad
12 3 (0.52%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.52%) Cloud Native
12 3 (0.52%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
13 2 (0.35%) CCTV
13 2 (0.35%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.35%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 49 (8.49%) Linux
2 33 (5.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (5.37%) Windows
4 27 (4.68%) Unix
5 17 (2.95%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.39%) Android
6 8 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.21%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.52%) MVS
10 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.17%) CentOS
11 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (44.37%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (20.45%) Test Automation
3 116 (20.10%) TDD
4 102 (17.68%) Scrum
5 97 (16.81%) Business Intelligence
6 93 (16.12%) Software Engineering
7 78 (13.52%) MVC
8 70 (12.13%) BDD
9 66 (11.44%) ETL
10 60 (10.40%) Microservices
11 52 (9.01%) Data Modelling
11 52 (9.01%) Kanban
12 51 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
13 45 (7.80%) Open Source
14 44 (7.63%) Migration
15 42 (7.28%) OO
16 38 (6.59%) SFIA
17 35 (6.07%) DevOps
18 33 (5.72%) Mentoring
19 32 (5.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 166 (28.77%) Java
2 147 (25.48%) JavaScript
3 130 (22.53%) C#
4 124 (21.49%) T-SQL
5 30 (5.20%) Python
6 25 (4.33%) PL/SQL
7 19 (3.29%) PowerShell
8 15 (2.60%) Ruby
9 11 (1.91%) Scala
10 8 (1.39%) C++
10 8 (1.39%) COBOL
10 8 (1.39%) ES6
10 8 (1.39%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.39%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.21%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 7 (1.21%) PHP
11 7 (1.21%) VB
11 7 (1.21%) VBA
12 6 (1.04%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (3.29%) Degree
1 19 (3.29%) MCSE
1 19 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (2.08%) Sun Certification
3 9 (1.56%) MCITP
4 8 (1.39%) ISEB
5 7 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (1.21%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.04%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.35%) CCNA
8 2 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.17%) CCDA
9 1 (0.17%) CCIE
9 1 (0.17%) CCNP
9 1 (0.17%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.11%) QA
2 14 (2.43%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.52%) GDPR
5 1 (0.17%) GAAP
5 1 (0.17%) IFRS
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) SLA
5 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (3.12%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.95%) Docker
3 6 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.87%) vSphere
5 4 (0.69%) VMware Server
6 3 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.17%) Firmware
7 1 (0.17%) vCloud
7 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (2.25%) Puppet
2 11 (1.91%) SCOM
3 7 (1.21%) Ansible
4 6 (1.04%) Grafana
4 6 (1.04%) Graylog
4 6 (1.04%) Terraform
5 4 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.52%) Ambari
6 3 (0.52%) SCCM
7 2 (0.35%) CSIRT
7 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.17%) Nessus
8 1 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.17%) vRealize
8 1 (0.17%) WMI
8 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 113 (19.58%) Microsoft
2 92 (15.94%) Oracle
3 42 (7.28%) Tableau
4 30 (5.20%) Red Hat
5 16 (2.77%) Sitecore
6 11 (1.91%) IBM
6 11 (1.91%) SAP
7 10 (1.73%) RedGate
7 10 (1.73%) VMware
8 8 (1.39%) Informatica
8 8 (1.39%) Splunk
9 5 (0.87%) Cognos
9 5 (0.87%) Google
9 5 (0.87%) Teradata
10 4 (0.69%) CA
10 4 (0.69%) Cisco
10 4 (0.69%) NetApp
10 4 (0.69%) xMatters
11 3 (0.52%) Adobe
11 3 (0.52%) Xamarin