Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 7 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 692 575 636
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.21% 12.51% 13.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.07% 31.96% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 441 452
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £288 £258 £263
90th Percentile £525 £525 £488
England median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 2 12
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £17.48 £17.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.85% +0.68% -12.11%
10th Percentile £14.45 £14.18 £10.81
90th Percentile £26.50 £21.37 £24.60
England median hourly rate £29.31 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +8.56% -16.92% +1.56%

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 2,031 1,799 1,971
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 41.70% 39.13% 41.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,416 1,275 1,342
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £284 £281
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £485 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +2.11% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 32 27
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.39% +110.53% -3.80%
10th Percentile £14.94 £31.75 £12.58
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.68 £43.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 +3 499 £400 +6.67% 328
South Yorkshire -4 115 £400 -5.88% 86
North Yorkshire +15 57 £350 - 62
East Yorkshire -6 4 £375 +3.45% 27
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 (38.01%) SQL Server
2 222 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (24.57%) .NET
4 165 (23.84%) C#
5 140 (20.23%) JavaScript
6 133 (19.22%) T-SQL
7 128 (18.50%) Microsoft
8 125 (18.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 124 (17.92%) Oracle
10 120 (17.34%) Business Intelligence
10 120 (17.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 111 (16.04%) Finance
12 108 (15.61%) TDD
13 107 (15.46%) ETL
14 97 (14.02%) NoSQL
15 92 (13.29%) Java
16 87 (12.57%) Data Warehouse
17 86 (12.43%) Git (software)
18 85 (12.28%) MVC
19 79 (11.42%) ASP.NET
20 76 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
20 76 (10.98%) AngularJS
20 76 (10.98%) Power BI
21 74 (10.69%) Migration
22 73 (10.55%) Amazon AWS
23 72 (10.40%) Python
24 71 (10.26%) Software Engineering
25 70 (10.12%) Linux
25 70 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
26 69 (9.97%) MongoDB

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 39 (5.64%) nginx
2 37 (5.35%) Elasticsearch
3 34 (4.91%) SAS
4 32 (4.62%) Confluence
5 31 (4.48%) Apache Spark
6 30 (4.34%) Apache
7 26 (3.76%) SharePoint
8 21 (3.03%) CMS
9 15 (2.17%) MS Exchange
10 13 (1.88%) Sitecore CMS
11 12 (1.73%) Tomcat
11 12 (1.73%) WebSphere
12 8 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.87%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
15 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
15 3 (0.43%) Tuxedo
15 3 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (3.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.73%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.43%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.29%) Magento
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.14%) Carpe Diem
5 1 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.14%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.14%) iTrent
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.14%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.14%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 76 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (10.55%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (2.89%) Slack
4 17 (2.46%) Office 365
5 13 (1.88%) IaaS
6 11 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (1.45%) PaaS
8 7 (1.01%) SaaS
9 6 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.87%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.72%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.43%) Serverless
13 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (0.29%) AWS CloudTrail
13 2 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.32%) SAN
2 12 (1.73%) Firewall
2 12 (1.73%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.45%) DNS
4 7 (1.01%) LAN
4 7 (1.01%) NAS
5 6 (0.87%) DHCP
6 5 (0.72%) HTTP
6 5 (0.72%) Kerberos
6 5 (0.72%) WAN
7 4 (0.58%) iSCSI
7 4 (0.58%) WebEx
8 3 (0.43%) FCoE
8 3 (0.43%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (0.43%) VPN
8 3 (0.43%) VSAN
9 2 (0.29%) ADSL
9 2 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.29%) Internet
9 2 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (38.01%) SQL Server
2 125 (18.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 120 (17.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 97 (14.02%) NoSQL
5 87 (12.57%) Data Warehouse
6 76 (10.98%) Power BI
7 69 (9.97%) MongoDB
8 66 (9.54%) PostgreSQL
9 46 (6.65%) Hadoop
10 40 (5.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 37 (5.35%) Redis
12 36 (5.20%) MySQL
13 29 (4.19%) GIS
13 29 (4.19%) Oracle Database
13 29 (4.19%) Relational Database
14 28 (4.05%) Riak
15 27 (3.90%) Big Data
16 26 (3.76%) Apache Cassandra
17 23 (3.32%) CouchDB
18 22 (3.18%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 86 (12.43%) Git (software)
2 48 (6.94%) Jenkins
3 39 (5.64%) JIRA
3 39 (5.64%) Subversion
4 36 (5.20%) Mercurial
5 33 (4.77%) Visual Studio
6 27 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (3.03%) Cucumber
8 18 (2.60%) Maven
9 15 (2.17%) gulp
10 11 (1.59%) webpack
11 10 (1.45%) Artifactory
12 9 (1.30%) Eclipse
12 9 (1.30%) Selenium
13 6 (0.87%) GitLab
13 6 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
14 5 (0.72%) JUnit
14 5 (0.72%) Rational Application Developer
14 5 (0.72%) SoapUI
14 5 (0.72%) SonarQube
General
1 111 (16.04%) Finance
2 24 (3.47%) Retail
3 21 (3.03%) Banking
4 9 (1.30%) Marketing
5 7 (1.01%) Financial Institution
6 5 (0.72%) Advertising
6 5 (0.72%) Back Office
6 5 (0.72%) Games
7 3 (0.43%) Legal
7 3 (0.43%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.43%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.29%) Front Office
8 2 (0.29%) Law
8 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.14%) Billing
9 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 347 (50.14%) Developer
2 108 (15.61%) Analyst
3 107 (15.46%) SQL Developer
4 96 (13.87%) .NET Developer
5 56 (8.09%) C# Developer
6 52 (7.51%) Data Analyst
7 45 (6.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 44 (6.36%) C# .NET Developer
9 43 (6.21%) DBA
10 34 (4.91%) SQL DBA
11 33 (4.77%) Java Developer
12 32 (4.62%) SQL Analyst
13 31 (4.48%) Software Engineer
14 27 (3.90%) Python Developer
14 27 (3.90%) SQL BI Developer
15 23 (3.32%) SQL Server Developer
16 22 (3.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 21 (3.03%) Test Analyst
18 20 (2.89%) SQL Data Analyst
19 19 (2.75%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (24.57%) .NET
2 79 (11.42%) ASP.NET
3 76 (10.98%) AngularJS
4 61 (8.82%) jQuery
5 54 (7.80%) RabbitMQ
6 51 (7.37%) ASP.NET Web API
7 47 (6.79%) CSS
8 46 (6.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 46 (6.65%) HTML
9 44 (6.36%) Node.js
9 44 (6.36%) Web Services
10 38 (5.49%) Spring
11 37 (5.35%) Vue.js
12 36 (5.20%) REST
13 35 (5.06%) React
14 34 (4.91%) XML
15 30 (4.34%) Kafka
16 26 (3.76%) .NET Core
16 26 (3.76%) .NET Framework
17 23 (3.32%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 70 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
3 25 (3.61%) Data Centre
4 24 (3.47%) User Experience
5 16 (2.31%) Data Structures
5 16 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
6 15 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 14 (2.02%) NHS
8 8 (1.16%) Clustering
8 8 (1.16%) Freedom of Information
8 8 (1.16%) Mainframe
9 5 (0.72%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.72%) N-Tier
9 5 (0.72%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.58%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.58%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (0.58%) Taxonomies
11 3 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.29%) SCADA
12 2 (0.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 70 (10.12%) Linux
2 66 (9.54%) Windows
3 33 (4.77%) Unix
4 25 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (2.60%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.87%) AIX
6 6 (0.87%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.72%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.58%) CentOS
8 4 (0.58%) Solaris
8 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.43%) Android
10 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.14%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (17.34%) Business Intelligence
3 108 (15.61%) TDD
4 107 (15.46%) ETL
5 85 (12.28%) MVC
6 74 (10.69%) Migration
7 71 (10.26%) Software Engineering
8 63 (9.10%) Scrum
9 57 (8.24%) Microservices
10 55 (7.95%) E-Commerce
11 54 (7.80%) Data Migration
12 53 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
13 46 (6.65%) DevOps
13 46 (6.65%) SDLC
13 46 (6.65%) Test Automation
14 45 (6.50%) Problem-Solving
15 43 (6.21%) Analytics
16 42 (6.07%) Data Analysis
17 41 (5.92%) BDD
18 40 (5.78%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 165 (23.84%) C#
2 140 (20.23%) JavaScript
3 133 (19.22%) T-SQL
4 92 (13.29%) Java
5 72 (10.40%) Python
6 43 (6.21%) PowerShell
7 24 (3.47%) PL/SQL
8 18 (2.60%) Shell Script
9 16 (2.31%) Bash Shell
10 11 (1.59%) Java 8
11 9 (1.30%) R
12 8 (1.16%) Ruby
13 7 (1.01%) PHP
14 6 (0.87%) Perl
14 6 (0.87%) VBA
15 5 (0.72%) JCL
15 5 (0.72%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.58%) C++
16 4 (0.58%) Korn
16 4 (0.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (2.75%) Security Cleared
2 15 (2.17%) Degree
3 9 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (1.01%) MCSE
4 7 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.01%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.87%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.58%) ISEB
6 4 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.43%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.43%) CISM
7 3 (0.43%) CISSP
7 3 (0.43%) IBM AIX Certification
7 3 (0.43%) MCITP
8 2 (0.29%) CISA
8 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.29%) MCSA
9 1 (0.14%) ACCA
9 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.06%) Data Quality
2 19 (2.75%) GDPR
2 19 (2.75%) QA
3 7 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.58%) SLA
5 2 (0.29%) HL7
5 2 (0.29%) PMO
5 2 (0.29%) SNOMED CT
6 1 (0.14%) IFRS
6 1 (0.14%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.60%) Docker
4 9 (1.30%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.72%) vSphere
6 5 (0.72%) Xen
6 5 (0.72%) XenApp
7 4 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.43%) NFS
8 3 (0.43%) SRDF
8 3 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.14%) KVM
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 42 (6.07%) Ansible
2 20 (2.89%) Puppet
3 13 (1.88%) Kubernetes
4 12 (1.73%) NetBackup
5 10 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.45%) SCCM
6 7 (1.01%) Terraform
7 4 (0.58%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.58%) Grafana
7 4 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.43%) Foglight
8 3 (0.43%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.29%) Graphite
9 2 (0.29%) Graylog
9 2 (0.29%) Nagios
9 2 (0.29%) Packer
9 2 (0.29%) QRadar
9 2 (0.29%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.29%) WSUS
10 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 128 (18.50%) Microsoft
2 124 (17.92%) Oracle
3 37 (5.35%) VMware
4 25 (3.61%) Tableau
5 24 (3.47%) Google
6 21 (3.03%) Cisco
7 20 (2.89%) SAP
8 17 (2.46%) IBM
9 16 (2.31%) Sitecore
10 14 (2.02%) EMC
11 13 (1.88%) NetApp
12 11 (1.59%) Veritas
13 9 (1.30%) Citrix
14 8 (1.16%) HP
15 6 (0.87%) Red Hat
16 5 (0.72%) Alteryx
16 5 (0.72%) Sage
16 5 (0.72%) ServiceNow
17 4 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
18 3 (0.43%) Symantec