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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 284 170 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.12% 11.67% 10.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.81% 36.72% 37.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 86 45
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£314 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.46% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 15
Average hourly rate £20.25 £26.88 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.65% +41.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +9.09%
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
620 463 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 39.57% 31.78% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 265 174
Average daily rate £325 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £422 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 27 27
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.31% +52.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 101 £325 - 41
Northamptonshire +7 52 £350 - 24
Derbyshire +5 43 £321 +12.71% 13
Leicestershire -5 38 £275 -19.41% 15
Lincolnshire -7 9 £319 -13.85% 10
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 187 (34.95%) Oracle
2 146 (27.29%) SQL Server
3 129 (24.11%) PL/SQL
4 116 (21.68%) .NET
5 113 (21.12%) UNIX
6 95 (17.76%) C#
6 95 (17.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 93 (17.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 90 (16.82%) Microsoft
9 85 (15.89%) Oracle Database
10 83 (15.51%) Finance
11 82 (15.33%) Windows
12 79 (14.77%) JavaScript
13 76 (14.21%) Agile Software Development
14 73 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
15 72 (13.46%) ASP.NET
16 71 (13.27%) ETL
17 66 (12.34%) Data Warehouse
18 65 (12.15%) HTML
18 65 (12.15%) T-SQL
19 61 (11.40%) Oracle Database 11g
20 56 (10.47%) XML
21 54 (10.09%) Java
22 53 (9.91%) MS Excel
23 51 (9.53%) CRM
24 50 (9.35%) Performance Tuning
25 47 (8.79%) Linux
25 47 (8.79%) Migration
26 45 (8.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
27 44 (8.22%) Shell Script

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (4.67%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.80%) IIS
3 11 (2.06%) Apache
4 10 (1.87%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.87%) SAS
5 9 (1.68%) Apache Solr
6 8 (1.50%) Oracle Workflow
7 7 (1.31%) Apache Pig
7 7 (1.31%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.12%) CICS
9 5 (0.93%) JBoss
9 5 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.75%) Lync
10 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.37%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.37%) MTS
11 2 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 53 (9.91%) MS Excel
2 30 (5.61%) MS Office
3 10 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.37%) MS Project
7 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.19%) SPSS
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (1.12%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (1.12%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.93%) Agresso
2 5 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle TCA
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.37%) Magento
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
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
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.56%) Office 365
2 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.19%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.06%) SAN
2 7 (1.31%) Firewall
3 6 (1.12%) DNS
4 5 (0.93%) Internet
4 5 (0.93%) LAN
4 5 (0.93%) WAN
4 5 (0.93%) NAS
5 4 (0.75%) DHCP
5 4 (0.75%) HTTP
5 4 (0.75%) Intranet
6 2 (0.37%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.19%) VPN
7 1 (0.19%) SNA
7 1 (0.19%) FTP
7 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.19%) SSL
7 1 (0.19%) 3G
7 1 (0.19%) MPLS
7 1 (0.19%) APPN
7 1 (0.19%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (27.29%) SQL Server
2 95 (17.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 93 (17.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 85 (15.89%) Oracle Database
5 66 (12.34%) Data Warehouse
6 61 (11.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 45 (8.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 44 (8.22%) Oracle Database 10g
9 40 (7.48%) SQL Server 2008
10 33 (6.17%) Relational Database
11 23 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
11 23 (4.30%) MySQL
12 20 (3.74%) Oracle Reports
13 18 (3.36%) Crystal Reports
14 16 (2.99%) MS Access
15 14 (2.62%) DB2
16 13 (2.43%) Data Mining
17 12 (2.24%) OLAP
18 10 (1.87%) Hadoop
19 8 (1.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (3.18%) Visual Studio
2 15 (2.80%) Subversion
3 14 (2.62%) Git (software)
4 12 (2.24%) Oracle APEX
5 11 (2.06%) JIRA
6 8 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.12%) Toad
8 5 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (0.93%) JUnit
9 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.37%) Ant
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle Developer 2000
10 2 (0.37%) Maven
11 1 (0.19%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.19%) PROIV
11 1 (0.19%) Mockito
11 1 (0.19%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.19%) Gradle
General
1 83 (15.51%) Finance
2 31 (5.79%) Retail
3 18 (3.36%) Billing
4 14 (2.62%) Banking
4 14 (2.62%) Marketing
5 8 (1.50%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.50%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.75%) Advertising
7 4 (0.75%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.75%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.56%) Legal
9 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
10 1 (0.19%) Law
10 1 (0.19%) Back Office
10 1 (0.19%) Electronics
10 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 211 (39.44%) Developer
2 146 (27.29%) Analyst
3 57 (10.65%) DBA
4 47 (8.79%) Oracle Developer
4 47 (8.79%) SQL Developer
5 40 (7.48%) .NET Developer
6 38 (7.10%) Data Analyst
7 36 (6.73%) Architect
8 33 (6.17%) SQL DBA
9 30 (5.61%) C# Developer
10 25 (4.67%) C# .NET Developer
11 21 (3.93%) Consultant
12 20 (3.74%) MI Analyst
13 17 (3.18%) Test Analyst
13 17 (3.18%) Support Analyst
13 17 (3.18%) PL/SQL Developer
14 16 (2.99%) Data Warehouse Analyst
15 15 (2.80%) Programmer
15 15 (2.80%) Senior Analyst
15 15 (2.80%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (21.68%) .NET
2 72 (13.46%) ASP.NET
3 65 (12.15%) HTML
4 56 (10.47%) XML
5 44 (8.22%) Web Services
6 36 (6.73%) CSS
7 34 (6.36%) WCF
8 33 (6.17%) WPF
9 18 (3.36%) jQuery
10 17 (3.18%) HTML5
11 16 (2.99%) .NET Framework
12 12 (2.24%) SOAP
12 12 (2.24%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (2.06%) LINQ
14 10 (1.87%) Spring
15 9 (1.68%) J2EE
15 9 (1.68%) Entity Framework
16 8 (1.50%) REST
16 8 (1.50%) XSLT
16 8 (1.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.86%) NHS
3 12 (2.24%) Clustering
3 12 (2.24%) Data Structures
4 9 (1.68%) Mainframe
5 8 (1.50%) Statistics
6 7 (1.31%) Data Centre
7 5 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (0.93%) Hedge funds
7 5 (0.93%) Replication
8 4 (0.75%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.75%) VSAM
8 4 (0.75%) Informatics
8 4 (0.75%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.75%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.75%) Reference Data
8 4 (0.75%) iSeries
9 3 (0.56%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.56%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 113 (21.12%) UNIX
2 82 (15.33%) Windows
3 47 (8.79%) Linux
4 13 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.93%) zOS
7 5 (0.93%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.75%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.75%) Android
8 4 (0.75%) Solaris
8 4 (0.75%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.37%) AIX
11 1 (0.19%) Debian
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (14.21%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
3 71 (13.27%) ETL
4 51 (9.53%) CRM
5 50 (9.35%) Performance Tuning
6 47 (8.79%) Migration
7 36 (6.73%) MVC
8 32 (5.98%) Data Migration
9 29 (5.42%) E-Commerce
10 28 (5.23%) Data Analysis
11 27 (5.05%) Data Modelling
12 24 (4.49%) Unit Testing
13 23 (4.30%) Validation
14 22 (4.11%) SDLC
15 21 (3.93%) Scrum
16 20 (3.74%) Data Management
17 19 (3.55%) OO
17 19 (3.55%) Technical Analysis
18 17 (3.18%) Data Mapping
18 17 (3.18%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 129 (24.11%) PL/SQL
2 95 (17.76%) C#
3 79 (14.77%) JavaScript
4 65 (12.15%) T-SQL
5 54 (10.09%) Java
6 44 (8.22%) Shell Script
7 35 (6.54%) VBA
8 22 (4.11%) VB
9 10 (1.87%) VB.NET
10 9 (1.68%) C
10 9 (1.68%) AWK
11 8 (1.50%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.31%) Ruby
13 6 (1.12%) JCL
13 6 (1.12%) Perl
14 5 (0.93%) C++
14 5 (0.93%) COBOL
15 4 (0.75%) RPG
15 4 (0.75%) VB6
15 4 (0.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 39 (7.29%) Degree
2 18 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.43%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.12%) ISEB
6 4 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (0.75%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.56%) MCSE
8 2 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.37%) OCP
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.19%) MCPD
9 1 (0.19%) MCITP
9 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.19%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.19%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.18%) SLA
2 7 (1.31%) QA
3 4 (0.75%) HL7
4 3 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.31%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.93%) HDFS
5 3 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.56%) vSphere
6 2 (0.37%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.19%) NFS
7 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.19%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (0.93%) SCCM
2 4 (0.75%) SCOM
3 3 (0.56%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.37%) CA LISA
4 2 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.37%) MAINVIEW
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.37%) OVSD
5 1 (0.19%) WMI
5 1 (0.19%) WSUS
5 1 (0.19%) Control-M
5 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.19%) Tivoli NetView
5 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.19%) Oozie
Vendors
1 187 (34.95%) Oracle
2 90 (16.82%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.11%) VMware
4 15 (2.80%) Endeca
5 14 (2.62%) IBM
6 12 (2.24%) NetApp
7 11 (2.06%) Business Objects
7 11 (2.06%) hybris
8 10 (1.87%) Citrix
8 10 (1.87%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.68%) HP
10 6 (1.12%) SAP
11 5 (0.93%) TIBCO
11 5 (0.93%) Veeam
12 4 (0.75%) Cloudera
12 4 (0.75%) GoldenSource
12 4 (0.75%) Sage
12 4 (0.75%) Cognos
12 4 (0.75%) Cisco
12 4 (0.75%) PeopleSoft
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