The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 250 167 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.61% 11.49% 10.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.79% 37.78% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 94 64
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£325 £344 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £250 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 11
Average hourly rate £12.75 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.50 £27.41
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.61%
SQL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
546 442 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 34.08% 30.40% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 248 221
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 32 27
Average hourly rate £8.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the East Midlands region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the East Midlands region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

SQL
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +6 100 £350 +5.66% 48
Leicestershire +4 44 £274 -13.09% 22
Northamptonshire +4 38 £344 -4.51% 27
Derbyshire +3 36 £320 - 19
Lincolnshire -2 7 £363 +3.57% 11
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 174 (32.71%) Oracle
2 156 (29.32%) SQL Server
3 131 (24.62%) .NET
4 117 (21.99%) PL/SQL
5 110 (20.68%) C#
6 106 (19.92%) UNIX
7 104 (19.55%) Microsoft
8 97 (18.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 96 (18.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 87 (16.35%) Finance
11 85 (15.98%) Agile Software Development
12 81 (15.23%) ASP.NET
12 81 (15.23%) JavaScript
13 80 (15.04%) Oracle Database
14 73 (13.72%) HTML
15 71 (13.35%) Business Intelligence
16 70 (13.16%) T-SQL
16 70 (13.16%) Windows
17 66 (12.41%) ETL
18 63 (11.84%) Data Warehouse
19 58 (10.90%) Oracle Database 11g
20 57 (10.71%) MS Excel
21 51 (9.59%) CRM
21 51 (9.59%) XML
21 51 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
22 50 (9.40%) Java
23 49 (9.21%) Web Services
23 49 (9.21%) Migration
24 48 (9.02%) MVC
25 47 (8.83%) Performance Tuning

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (4.70%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.76%) IIS
3 11 (2.07%) Apache
3 11 (2.07%) SAS
4 10 (1.88%) MS Exchange
5 9 (1.69%) Apache Solr
6 7 (1.32%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.32%) CICS
7 6 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.94%) Apache Pig
8 5 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.75%) JBoss
10 3 (0.56%) Lync
11 2 (0.38%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.38%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.38%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.38%) MTS
Applications
1 57 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 34 (6.39%) MS Office
3 13 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.38%) MS Project
5 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.19%) SPSS
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.94%) Agresso
3 4 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle TCA
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.38%) Magento
5 2 (0.38%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.38%) Movex
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.19%) Infor CRM
6 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.19%) SyteLine
6 1 (0.19%) Line 500
6 1 (0.19%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.56%) Office 365
2 1 (0.19%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.32%) DNS
1 7 (1.32%) Firewall
2 6 (1.13%) SAN
3 5 (0.94%) Intranet
3 5 (0.94%) DHCP
4 4 (0.75%) LAN
4 4 (0.75%) WAN
4 4 (0.75%) Internet
5 3 (0.56%) NAS
6 2 (0.38%) HTTP
7 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.19%) VPN
7 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.19%) SSL
7 1 (0.19%) 3G
7 1 (0.19%) MPLS
7 1 (0.19%) 2G
7 1 (0.19%) VLAN
7 1 (0.19%) HSPA
7 1 (0.19%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (29.32%) SQL Server
2 97 (18.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 96 (18.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 80 (15.04%) Oracle Database
5 63 (11.84%) Data Warehouse
6 58 (10.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 46 (8.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 41 (7.71%) Oracle Database 10g
8 41 (7.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 37 (6.95%) Relational Database
10 24 (4.51%) MySQL
11 23 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
12 20 (3.76%) Oracle Reports
12 20 (3.76%) Crystal Reports
13 16 (3.01%) MongoDB
14 14 (2.63%) MS Access
15 13 (2.44%) DB2
15 13 (2.44%) Data Mining
16 12 (2.26%) OLAP
17 10 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (3.76%) Visual Studio
2 13 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
3 10 (1.88%) JIRA
4 8 (1.50%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.32%) Subversion
6 5 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.75%) NeoLoad
7 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.75%) Selenium
7 4 (0.75%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.75%) JUnit
8 3 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.38%) Oracle Developer 2000
10 1 (0.19%) ERwin
10 1 (0.19%) InterDev
10 1 (0.19%) NUnit
10 1 (0.19%) Toad
10 1 (0.19%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
General
1 87 (16.35%) Finance
2 29 (5.45%) Retail
3 16 (3.01%) Billing
4 14 (2.63%) Marketing
5 8 (1.50%) Banking
5 8 (1.50%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.32%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.75%) Advertising
7 4 (0.75%) Legal
8 3 (0.56%) Automotive
9 2 (0.38%) Back Office
9 2 (0.38%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.38%) International Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Electronics
10 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.19%) Law
10 1 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 215 (40.41%) Developer
2 138 (25.94%) Analyst
3 55 (10.34%) DBA
4 50 (9.40%) SQL Developer
5 43 (8.08%) Oracle Developer
6 40 (7.52%) .NET Developer
7 36 (6.77%) Architect
8 32 (6.02%) Data Analyst
8 32 (6.02%) SQL DBA
9 26 (4.89%) C# Developer
10 22 (4.14%) Consultant
11 20 (3.76%) MI Analyst
11 20 (3.76%) C# .NET Developer
12 18 (3.38%) Senior Analyst
12 18 (3.38%) Support Analyst
12 18 (3.38%) PL/SQL Developer
13 17 (3.20%) Data Warehouse Analyst
13 17 (3.20%) Test Analyst
14 14 (2.63%) Programmer
15 13 (2.44%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (24.62%) .NET
2 81 (15.23%) ASP.NET
3 73 (13.72%) HTML
4 51 (9.59%) XML
5 49 (9.21%) Web Services
6 44 (8.27%) CSS
7 30 (5.64%) WCF
7 30 (5.64%) WPF
8 25 (4.70%) jQuery
9 23 (4.32%) HTML5
10 21 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (3.95%) SOAP
11 17 (3.20%) REST
12 16 (3.01%) .NET Framework
13 13 (2.44%) CSS3
14 11 (2.07%) LINQ
15 10 (1.88%) Middleware
16 9 (1.69%) AngularJS
17 8 (1.50%) Entity Framework
17 8 (1.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.08%) NHS
3 13 (2.44%) Clustering
4 10 (1.88%) Mainframe
5 9 (1.69%) Data Structures
6 7 (1.32%) Hedge funds
6 7 (1.32%) Data Extraction
6 7 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.13%) Statistics
8 5 (0.94%) VSAM
8 5 (0.94%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.94%) Replication
8 5 (0.94%) iSeries
8 5 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.94%) Data Centre
9 4 (0.75%) Informatics
10 3 (0.56%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.56%) Physics
10 3 (0.56%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 106 (19.92%) UNIX
2 70 (13.16%) Windows
3 45 (8.46%) Linux
4 11 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.13%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.94%) zOS
8 5 (0.94%) Android
9 4 (0.75%) Solaris
9 4 (0.75%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.56%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.38%) AIX
11 2 (0.38%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.19%) Debian
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (15.98%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (13.35%) Business Intelligence
3 66 (12.41%) ETL
4 51 (9.59%) CRM
5 49 (9.21%) Migration
6 48 (9.02%) MVC
7 47 (8.83%) Performance Tuning
8 34 (6.39%) E-Commerce
9 33 (6.20%) SDLC
10 32 (6.02%) Scrum
10 32 (6.02%) Data Migration
11 25 (4.70%) Data Modelling
12 24 (4.51%) Validation
13 22 (4.14%) OO
13 22 (4.14%) Mentoring
14 21 (3.95%) Unit Testing
15 18 (3.38%) Technical Analysis
16 17 (3.20%) Data Validation
17 16 (3.01%) ITIL
17 16 (3.01%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 117 (21.99%) PL/SQL
2 110 (20.68%) C#
3 81 (15.23%) JavaScript
4 70 (13.16%) T-SQL
5 50 (9.40%) Java
6 42 (7.89%) Shell Script
7 34 (6.39%) VBA
8 26 (4.89%) VB
9 13 (2.44%) VB.NET
10 9 (1.69%) AWK
11 8 (1.50%) Ruby
11 8 (1.50%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.32%) JCL
12 7 (1.32%) C
12 7 (1.32%) Perl
13 5 (0.94%) COBOL
13 5 (0.94%) VB6
14 4 (0.75%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.56%) SAS Macro
15 3 (0.56%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 41 (7.71%) Degree
2 16 (3.01%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.07%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.13%) ISEB
6 4 (0.75%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.56%) MCSE
8 2 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.38%) OCP
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.38%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.19%) MCITP
9 1 (0.19%) MCPD
9 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.19%) MCSA
9 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.63%) SLA
2 10 (1.88%) QA
3 5 (0.94%) TickIT
3 5 (0.94%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.75%) HL7
5 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (3.76%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.32%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.94%) HDFS
5 3 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.56%) vSphere
6 2 (0.38%) RACF
6 2 (0.38%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.38%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.19%) NFS
7 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (0.75%) Pingdom
2 3 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.56%) SCCM
2 3 (0.56%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.38%) SCOM
3 2 (0.38%) MOM
3 2 (0.38%) MAINVIEW
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.38%) OVSD
3 2 (0.38%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.19%) WSUS
4 1 (0.19%) Control-M
4 1 (0.19%) Oozie
Vendors
1 174 (32.71%) Oracle
2 104 (19.55%) Microsoft
3 19 (3.57%) VMware
4 15 (2.82%) Endeca
5 13 (2.44%) IBM
6 11 (2.07%) hybris
7 10 (1.88%) Citrix
7 10 (1.88%) Red Hat
8 9 (1.69%) HP
9 7 (1.32%) SAP
10 6 (1.13%) NetApp
11 5 (0.94%) TIBCO
12 4 (0.75%) Sage
12 4 (0.75%) Cognos
12 4 (0.75%) Cisco
12 4 (0.75%) Cloudera
12 4 (0.75%) New Relic
13 3 (0.56%) Tableau
13 3 (0.56%) RedPrairie
13 3 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
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