Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 7 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 720 573 724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.64% 12.95% 13.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.24% 34.56% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 478 500
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% +5.88%
10th Percentile £275 £262 £265
90th Percentile £535 £575 £500
England median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 2 13
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.32 £17.48 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.81% +29.44% -30.77%
10th Percentile £13.81 £14.18 £10.94
90th Percentile £29.40 £21.37 £23.35
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year +1.85% -7.69% +6.36%

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 2,103 1,658 2,317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 42.76% 37.48% 43.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,479 1,226 1,586
Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £290 £288 £282
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 18 29
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.39% +169.09% -23.77%
10th Percentile £14.56 £18.73 £12.19
90th Percentile £45.88 £41.83 £47.50
England median hourly rate £42.19 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +5.48% +3.90% +2.67%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +1 493 £400 +2.56% 237
South Yorkshire +3 149 £400 -5.88% 72
North Yorkshire +9 50 £338 +3.85% 46
East Yorkshire -4 5 £419 +19.64% 21
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 263 (36.53%) SQL Server
2 220 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (23.06%) .NET
4 164 (22.78%) C#
5 146 (20.28%) JavaScript
6 137 (19.03%) Business Intelligence
7 135 (18.75%) T-SQL
8 132 (18.33%) ETL
9 131 (18.19%) Microsoft
10 130 (18.06%) Oracle
11 129 (17.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 123 (17.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 114 (15.83%) Finance
14 110 (15.28%) TDD
15 103 (14.31%) Data Warehouse
16 102 (14.17%) Java
17 97 (13.47%) NoSQL
18 91 (12.64%) MVC
19 86 (11.94%) ASP.NET
20 85 (11.81%) Git (software)
21 81 (11.25%) Linux
21 81 (11.25%) Python
22 78 (10.83%) Software Engineering
22 78 (10.83%) MongoDB
23 77 (10.69%) Scrum
24 75 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
25 74 (10.28%) Migration
26 72 (10.00%) Windows
27 65 (9.03%) AngularJS
28 63 (8.75%) 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 37 (5.14%) Confluence
2 36 (5.00%) SAS
3 31 (4.31%) nginx
4 29 (4.03%) Apache
5 27 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
6 26 (3.61%) Apache Spark
7 23 (3.19%) SharePoint
8 17 (2.36%) CMS
9 15 (2.08%) Tomcat
10 12 (1.67%) MS Exchange
10 12 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
10 12 (1.67%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.25%) WebLogic
12 8 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.83%) JBoss
14 5 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (0.56%) CloudStack
15 4 (0.56%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
16 3 (0.42%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 28 (3.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.67%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.69%) Sage 200
3 4 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.42%) Magento
4 3 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.14%) Epicor Tropos
6 1 (0.14%) iTrent
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.14%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.14%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.14%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 60 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (8.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.33%) Slack
4 16 (2.22%) Office 365
5 15 (2.08%) IaaS
6 14 (1.94%) PaaS
7 11 (1.53%) SaaS
8 8 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.69%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.56%) GitHub
11 4 (0.56%) Serverless
12 3 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.42%) Amazon Glacier
13 2 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.28%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.92%) SAN
2 14 (1.94%) Firewall
2 14 (1.94%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.39%) DNS
4 8 (1.11%) LAN
4 8 (1.11%) NAS
5 7 (0.97%) WAN
6 6 (0.83%) Internet
7 5 (0.69%) SSL
8 4 (0.56%) DHCP
8 4 (0.56%) iSCSI
8 4 (0.56%) VPN
9 3 (0.42%) FCoE
9 3 (0.42%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (0.42%) HTTP
9 3 (0.42%) Network Security
9 3 (0.42%) VoIP
9 3 (0.42%) VSAN
10 2 (0.28%) Skype
10 2 (0.28%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (36.53%) SQL Server
2 129 (17.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 123 (17.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 103 (14.31%) Data Warehouse
5 97 (13.47%) NoSQL
6 78 (10.83%) MongoDB
7 63 (8.75%) PostgreSQL
8 60 (8.33%) Power BI
9 49 (6.81%) Hadoop
10 45 (6.25%) Relational Database
11 42 (5.83%) MySQL
12 34 (4.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 33 (4.58%) Oracle Database
14 29 (4.03%) Redis
15 28 (3.89%) Apache Cassandra
15 28 (3.89%) SQL Server 2016
16 26 (3.61%) CouchDB
17 24 (3.33%) GIS
18 23 (3.19%) QlikView
19 22 (3.06%) Riak
Development Applications
1 85 (11.81%) Git (software)
2 52 (7.22%) JIRA
3 39 (5.42%) Jenkins
4 33 (4.58%) Subversion
5 29 (4.03%) Mercurial
6 28 (3.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (3.75%) Visual Studio
8 24 (3.33%) Cucumber
9 16 (2.22%) Selenium
10 12 (1.67%) Toad
11 10 (1.39%) JUnit
11 10 (1.39%) Maven
11 10 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (1.25%) gulp
12 9 (1.25%) webpack
13 8 (1.11%) SoapUI
13 8 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
14 7 (0.97%) Artifactory
15 6 (0.83%) WebDriver
16 5 (0.69%) TeamCity
General
1 114 (15.83%) Finance
2 24 (3.33%) Retail
3 22 (3.06%) Banking
4 8 (1.11%) Marketing
5 7 (0.97%) Financial Institution
6 6 (0.83%) Law
7 5 (0.69%) Advertising
7 5 (0.69%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.56%) Back Office
8 4 (0.56%) Games
9 3 (0.42%) Legal
9 3 (0.42%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.28%) Publishing
10 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Front Office
11 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 332 (46.11%) Developer
2 117 (16.25%) Analyst
3 106 (14.72%) SQL Developer
4 92 (12.78%) .NET Developer
5 58 (8.06%) Data Analyst
6 57 (7.92%) C# Developer
7 51 (7.08%) C# .NET Developer
8 42 (5.83%) DBA
9 41 (5.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 32 (4.44%) SQL Analyst
10 32 (4.44%) SQL DBA
11 29 (4.03%) Software Engineer
12 28 (3.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 27 (3.75%) Architect
13 27 (3.75%) ETL Developer
14 25 (3.47%) ASP.NET Developer
14 25 (3.47%) Consultant
14 25 (3.47%) Java Developer
15 23 (3.19%) SQL Server Developer
16 22 (3.06%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (23.06%) .NET
2 86 (11.94%) ASP.NET
3 65 (9.03%) AngularJS
4 61 (8.47%) HTML
5 54 (7.50%) jQuery
6 53 (7.36%) CSS
7 52 (7.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 51 (7.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 48 (6.67%) Web Services
10 42 (5.83%) Node.js
11 38 (5.28%) RabbitMQ
12 35 (4.86%) REST
13 32 (4.44%) React
14 31 (4.31%) Vue.js
14 31 (4.31%) XML
15 30 (4.17%) Kafka
16 29 (4.03%) Spring
17 26 (3.61%) .NET Framework
18 24 (3.33%) Middleware
19 20 (2.78%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 75 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (3.75%) Data Centre
3 24 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (2.64%) User Experience
5 17 (2.36%) Hybrid Cloud
6 16 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (2.08%) NHS
8 14 (1.94%) Mainframe
9 11 (1.53%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.25%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.11%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.11%) Freedom of Information
12 7 (0.97%) Clustering
13 6 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
14 3 (0.42%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.42%) Public Cloud
14 3 (0.42%) Taxonomies
15 2 (0.28%) Replication
15 2 (0.28%) SCADA
15 2 (0.28%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 81 (11.25%) Linux
2 72 (10.00%) Windows
3 38 (5.28%) Unix
4 34 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (3.19%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.11%) Solaris
7 7 (0.97%) AIX
8 6 (0.83%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.83%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.69%) CentOS
9 5 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.42%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.28%) Android
11 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.28%) HPUX
11 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (19.03%) Business Intelligence
3 132 (18.33%) ETL
4 110 (15.28%) TDD
5 91 (12.64%) MVC
6 78 (10.83%) Software Engineering
7 77 (10.69%) Scrum
8 74 (10.28%) Migration
9 60 (8.33%) Data Migration
10 57 (7.92%) Test Automation
11 56 (7.78%) E-Commerce
12 54 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
13 50 (6.94%) Analytics
13 50 (6.94%) DevOps
14 48 (6.67%) SDLC
15 47 (6.53%) Data Analysis
16 45 (6.25%) BDD
17 44 (6.11%) Microservices
17 44 (6.11%) Problem-Solving
18 43 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 164 (22.78%) C#
2 146 (20.28%) JavaScript
3 135 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 102 (14.17%) Java
5 81 (11.25%) Python
6 39 (5.42%) PowerShell
7 30 (4.17%) PL/SQL
8 25 (3.47%) Shell Script
9 18 (2.50%) R
10 16 (2.22%) Bash Shell
11 15 (2.08%) Java 8
12 14 (1.94%) Ruby
13 13 (1.81%) Perl
14 12 (1.67%) VBA
15 9 (1.25%) Scala
16 8 (1.11%) PHP
17 7 (0.97%) VB
18 5 (0.69%) JCL
19 3 (0.42%) Apex Code
19 3 (0.42%) Korn
Qualifications
1 21 (2.92%) Security Cleared
2 16 (2.22%) Degree
3 10 (1.39%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.83%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.83%) MCSE
7 4 (0.56%) ISEB
7 4 (0.56%) MCITP
8 3 (0.42%) IBM AIX Certification
8 3 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.42%) PhD
9 2 (0.28%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.28%) CISSP
9 2 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.14%) CISA
10 1 (0.14%) CISM
10 1 (0.14%) MCP
10 1 (0.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.14%) Data Quality
2 27 (3.75%) QA
3 26 (3.61%) GDPR
4 8 (1.11%) PMO
5 6 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.69%) SLA
7 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.28%) SNOMED CT
8 1 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 24 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.06%) Docker
3 21 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.53%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.39%) Xen
6 8 (1.11%) vSphere
7 5 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.56%) NFS
8 4 (0.56%) SRDF
8 4 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.56%) XenApp
8 4 (0.56%) XenServer
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.14%) HDFS
11 1 (0.14%) KVM
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.14%) Time Sharing Option
11 1 (0.14%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 35 (4.86%) Ansible
2 23 (3.19%) Puppet
3 12 (1.67%) NetBackup
3 12 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.39%) Grafana
4 10 (1.39%) Kubernetes
5 8 (1.11%) Terraform
6 7 (0.97%) Kibana
7 6 (0.83%) Data Guard
7 6 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (0.83%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.56%) SCCM
10 3 (0.42%) Cobbler
10 3 (0.42%) Foglight
10 3 (0.42%) Graylog
10 3 (0.42%) HP ALM
10 3 (0.42%) QRadar
11 2 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.28%) Packer
Vendors
1 131 (18.19%) Microsoft
2 130 (18.06%) Oracle
3 38 (5.28%) VMware
4 23 (3.19%) Tableau
5 20 (2.78%) Cisco
6 16 (2.22%) Google
7 15 (2.08%) Sitecore
8 13 (1.81%) EMC
8 13 (1.81%) IBM
8 13 (1.81%) NetApp
8 13 (1.81%) SAP
9 11 (1.53%) Citrix
9 11 (1.53%) Veritas
10 9 (1.25%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.25%) Splunk
11 8 (1.11%) Datameer
11 8 (1.11%) Sage
11 8 (1.11%) Teradata
12 7 (0.97%) ServiceNow
13 6 (0.83%) Atlassian