Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 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
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 7 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 529 832 1124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.51% 14.25% 19.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.59% 31.42% 47.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 578 813
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £368 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +13.08% +4.84%
10th Percentile £263 £268 £237
90th Percentile £506 £538 £443
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 15
Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.74% -55.00% +48.15%
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.25 £11.03
90th Percentile £20.50 £33.75 £44.50
England median hourly rate £37.50 £29.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year +29.31% +24.73% -16.96%

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 1788 2648 2372
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 42.30% 45.34% 40.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1264 1828 1565
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.40% +4.69%
10th Percentile £282 £288 £245
90th Percentile £529 £538 £463
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 39 34
Yorkshire median hourly rate £37.00 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.44% -35.71% +45.83%
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.25 £12.81
90th Percentile £43.75 £44.50 £42.50
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.33% +7.14% +1.45%

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 27 July 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 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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 0 359 £376 +3.79% 121
South Yorkshire -9 88 £375 - 31
North Yorkshire -4 42 £340 -2.86% 24
East Yorkshire +2 17 £350 -17.89% 10
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 201 (38.00%) SQL Server
2 170 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (28.36%) .NET
4 133 (25.14%) C#
5 121 (22.87%) Microsoft
6 119 (22.50%) Java
7 117 (22.12%) JavaScript
8 108 (20.42%) T-SQL
9 88 (16.64%) ASP.NET
10 81 (15.31%) Oracle
11 80 (15.12%) NoSQL
12 77 (14.56%) HTML
13 73 (13.80%) MVC
13 73 (13.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 72 (13.61%) ETL
15 71 (13.42%) Git (software)
16 68 (12.85%) Business Intelligence
16 68 (12.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 66 (12.48%) Finance
18 63 (11.91%) Data Warehouse
18 63 (11.91%) TDD
19 62 (11.72%) Test Automation
20 58 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
21 57 (10.78%) CSS
22 54 (10.21%) MongoDB
23 51 (9.64%) Python
24 50 (9.45%) Windows
25 47 (8.88%) MySQL
26 46 (8.70%) Migration
27 45 (8.51%) Visual Studio

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 (4.91%) SAS
2 20 (3.78%) CMS
3 18 (3.40%) Tomcat
4 14 (2.65%) Confluence
4 14 (2.65%) SharePoint
4 14 (2.65%) Sitecore CMS
4 14 (2.65%) WebSphere
5 12 (2.27%) IIS
6 11 (2.08%) Apache Spark
7 10 (1.89%) Apache Solr
8 8 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.51%) MS Exchange
8 8 (1.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.95%) Apache
10 5 (0.95%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.95%) WebSphere Portal
11 4 (0.76%) CloudStack
11 4 (0.76%) JBoss
11 4 (0.76%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 29 (5.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (4.16%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.76%) Stata
4 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.57%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 3 (0.57%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (0.57%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.38%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.19%) Primavera
5 1 (0.19%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.08%) Slack
3 10 (1.89%) GitHub
4 7 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.13%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.95%) Office 365
7 4 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.38%) SaaS
9 1 (0.19%) AdWords
9 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.19%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.19%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.84%) WAN
2 14 (2.65%) Firewall
2 14 (2.65%) Internet
2 14 (2.65%) LAN
3 11 (2.08%) DNS
4 9 (1.70%) HTTP
5 8 (1.51%) SAN
5 8 (1.51%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (1.32%) DHCP
7 6 (1.13%) NAS
8 5 (0.95%) VLAN
9 4 (0.76%) SMS
9 4 (0.76%) VPN
10 3 (0.57%) LDAP
11 2 (0.38%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (0.38%) Wireless
12 1 (0.19%) 4G
12 1 (0.19%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.19%) FCoE
12 1 (0.19%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (38.00%) SQL Server
2 80 (15.12%) NoSQL
3 73 (13.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 68 (12.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 63 (11.91%) Data Warehouse
6 54 (10.21%) MongoDB
7 47 (8.88%) MySQL
8 44 (8.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 37 (6.99%) SQL Server 2012
10 36 (6.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 28 (5.29%) Oracle Database
12 25 (4.73%) Big Data
12 25 (4.73%) Relational Database
13 20 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
14 18 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
14 18 (3.40%) BusinessObjects
14 18 (3.40%) RDBMS
15 17 (3.21%) Hadoop
15 17 (3.21%) MS Access
15 17 (3.21%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 71 (13.42%) Git (software)
2 45 (8.51%) Visual Studio
3 42 (7.94%) JIRA
4 30 (5.67%) Subversion
5 26 (4.91%) Jenkins
6 24 (4.54%) JUnit
7 23 (4.35%) Mercurial
8 17 (3.21%) Maven
9 16 (3.02%) Cucumber
9 16 (3.02%) Jasmine
10 12 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (2.08%) Selenium
12 10 (1.89%) Eclipse
12 10 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
13 9 (1.70%) Oracle APEX
14 8 (1.51%) gulp
14 8 (1.51%) JMeter
15 6 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (1.13%) SoapUI
16 5 (0.95%) SpecFlow
General
1 66 (12.48%) Finance
2 19 (3.59%) Banking
3 12 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 12 (2.27%) Marketing
3 12 (2.27%) Retail
4 6 (1.13%) Games
5 5 (0.95%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.76%) Advertising
6 4 (0.76%) Back Office
7 3 (0.57%) Billing
7 3 (0.57%) Electronics
8 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.38%) Local Government
9 1 (0.19%) Automotive
9 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.19%) Law
9 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 299 (56.52%) Developer
2 98 (18.53%) .NET Developer
3 77 (14.56%) SQL Developer
4 74 (13.99%) Analyst
5 59 (11.15%) C# Developer
6 57 (10.78%) Java Developer
7 50 (9.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 34 (6.43%) ASP.NET Developer
9 31 (5.86%) Senior Developer
10 29 (5.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 24 (4.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 24 (4.54%) T-SQL Developer
12 21 (3.97%) Software Developer
13 20 (3.78%) ETL Developer
13 20 (3.78%) Senior .NET Developer
13 20 (3.78%) SSIS Developer
14 19 (3.59%) Architect
14 19 (3.59%) DBA
15 17 (3.21%) SSAS Developer
16 16 (3.02%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (28.36%) .NET
2 88 (16.64%) ASP.NET
3 77 (14.56%) HTML
4 57 (10.78%) CSS
5 45 (8.51%) Spring
6 41 (7.75%) XML
7 40 (7.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 39 (7.37%) .NET Framework
8 39 (7.37%) Hibernate
9 37 (6.99%) Web Services
10 36 (6.81%) jQuery
11 35 (6.62%) AngularJS
12 28 (5.29%) ASP.NET Web API
13 25 (4.73%) Entity Framework
14 24 (4.54%) REST
15 22 (4.16%) Node.js
16 17 (3.21%) RESTful
16 17 (3.21%) SOAP
17 16 (3.02%) J2EE
18 15 (2.84%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.16%) Data Structures
3 20 (3.78%) Algorithms
4 12 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.08%) Clustering
6 9 (1.70%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (1.51%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.51%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.51%) NHS
8 7 (1.32%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.13%) Replication
10 5 (0.95%) Social Media
11 4 (0.76%) User Experience
12 3 (0.57%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.57%) iPad
12 3 (0.57%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.57%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.38%) Over-the-Top Content
14 1 (0.19%) Driving Licence
14 1 (0.19%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 50 (9.45%) Windows
2 45 (8.51%) Linux
3 21 (3.97%) Unix
4 19 (3.59%) Windows Server
5 16 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (2.08%) Android
7 11 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.95%) Solaris
9 3 (0.57%) AIX
9 3 (0.57%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.57%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.38%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.19%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.19%) VMS
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (13.80%) MVC
3 72 (13.61%) ETL
4 68 (12.85%) Business Intelligence
5 63 (11.91%) TDD
6 62 (11.72%) Test Automation
7 58 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (8.70%) Migration
9 44 (8.32%) Software Engineering
10 42 (7.94%) Data Modelling
11 38 (7.18%) Open Source
12 37 (6.99%) Scrum
13 30 (5.67%) DevOps
13 30 (5.67%) OO
14 29 (5.48%) E-Commerce
15 28 (5.29%) Performance Tuning
15 28 (5.29%) Project Management
16 26 (4.91%) Microservices
17 25 (4.73%) SDLC
18 24 (4.54%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 133 (25.14%) C#
2 119 (22.50%) Java
3 117 (22.12%) JavaScript
4 108 (20.42%) T-SQL
5 51 (9.64%) Python
6 28 (5.29%) VBA
7 27 (5.10%) Shell Script
8 23 (4.35%) PL/SQL
9 18 (3.40%) PHP
10 13 (2.46%) Scala
11 12 (2.27%) VB
11 12 (2.27%) VB.NET
12 10 (1.89%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.89%) Perl
12 10 (1.89%) Ruby
13 9 (1.70%) C++
13 9 (1.70%) Groovy
13 9 (1.70%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.51%) C
15 7 (1.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 34 (6.43%) Degree
2 22 (4.16%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (1.51%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.32%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (0.76%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.38%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.38%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.19%) CCIE
9 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.19%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.19%) ISEB
9 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.19%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.10%) QA
2 22 (4.16%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.76%) SLA
4 3 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.38%) GDPR
6 1 (0.19%) FATCA
6 1 (0.19%) IFRS
6 1 (0.19%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (3.21%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.08%) Apache Flume
4 10 (1.89%) Docker
5 8 (1.51%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.95%) Xen
7 4 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.76%) vSphere
7 4 (0.76%) XenServer
8 3 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.57%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.38%) KVM
9 2 (0.38%) NFS
10 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.19%) SRDF
10 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 17 (3.21%) Ansible
2 11 (2.08%) Puppet
3 9 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.76%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.57%) Cobbler
5 3 (0.57%) SCCM
6 2 (0.38%) SCOM
6 2 (0.38%) WSUS
7 1 (0.19%) Control-M
7 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.19%) MAINVIEW
7 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.19%) Netcool
7 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.19%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 121 (22.87%) Microsoft
2 81 (15.31%) Oracle
3 26 (4.91%) SAP
4 21 (3.97%) Tableau
4 21 (3.97%) VMware
5 19 (3.59%) Sitecore
6 16 (3.02%) IBM
7 14 (2.65%) Informatica
8 12 (2.27%) HP
8 12 (2.27%) Red Hat
9 11 (2.08%) Google
10 10 (1.89%) Cisco
10 10 (1.89%) Talend
11 9 (1.70%) Citrix
11 9 (1.70%) Cognos
12 8 (1.51%) EMC
13 7 (1.32%) Sun
14 6 (1.13%) NetApp
14 6 (1.13%) Zend
15 4 (0.76%) EnterpriseDB
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