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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 188 172 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.57% 11.41% 15.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.87% 34.75% 45.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 97 65
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £248 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 40
Average hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.23% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.57%
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
460 495 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 33.21% 32.82% 33.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 295 189
Average daily rate £338 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 67
Average hourly rate £16.75 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.16% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £15.25 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.45 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 29 January 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
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 29 January 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 -1 60 £325 +1.56% 43
Northamptonshire +9 42 £350 +14.75% 27
Derbyshire +30 26 £340 +54.54% 15
Leicestershire -4 21 £300 -7.69% 41
Lincolnshire -2 4 £413 +47.32% 6
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 101 (27.45%) Oracle
2 94 (25.54%) .NET
3 88 (23.91%) SQL Server
4 77 (20.92%) C#
5 68 (18.48%) Microsoft
6 65 (17.66%) PL/SQL
7 59 (16.03%) ETL
7 59 (16.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 58 (15.76%) Finance
9 56 (15.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 55 (14.95%) Windows
11 54 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
12 52 (14.13%) ASP.NET
13 46 (12.50%) Migration
14 44 (11.96%) HTML
15 43 (11.68%) JavaScript
16 38 (10.33%) UNIX
16 38 (10.33%) Data Warehouse
16 38 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
16 38 (10.33%) Data Migration
17 37 (10.05%) T-SQL
18 36 (9.78%) XML
18 36 (9.78%) MS Excel
19 34 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
20 33 (8.97%) CSS
21 31 (8.42%) SharePoint
22 29 (7.88%) NHS
23 27 (7.34%) Active Directory
23 27 (7.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 25 (6.79%) jQuery

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 31 (8.42%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.26%) SAS
2 12 (3.26%) IIS
3 11 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (2.17%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.63%) CICS
6 5 (1.36%) Lync
6 5 (1.36%) CMS
7 4 (1.09%) MTS
7 4 (1.09%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.09%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.82%) Kentico
8 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.82%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.54%) WordPress
9 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.54%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.27%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 36 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.16%) MS Office
3 13 (3.53%) MS Visio
4 11 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.27%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.27%) SPSS
6 1 (0.27%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 13 (3.53%) Agresso
2 10 (2.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.63%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.63%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (1.63%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (1.63%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (1.36%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.82%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle TCA
8 1 (0.27%) Cognos Planning
8 1 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.82%) Force.com
2 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.27%) Office 365
3 1 (0.27%) Yammer
3 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.72%) HTTP
2 9 (2.45%) SAN
2 9 (2.45%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.63%) Internet
3 6 (1.63%) DNS
3 6 (1.63%) NAS
4 5 (1.36%) WAN
4 5 (1.36%) LAN
5 4 (1.09%) FTP
5 4 (1.09%) SNMP
5 4 (1.09%) HTTPS
5 4 (1.09%) VPN
6 3 (0.82%) Network Security
6 3 (0.82%) LDAP
6 3 (0.82%) Intranet
6 3 (0.82%) Firewall
7 2 (0.54%) VoIP
7 2 (0.54%) FCoE
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.27%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 59 (16.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 56 (15.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (10.33%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (7.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (5.98%) Oracle Database
7 19 (5.16%) MS Access
8 18 (4.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (4.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (4.62%) Relational Database
10 10 (2.72%) DB2
11 9 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (1.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (1.90%) QlikView
13 7 (1.90%) OLAP
13 7 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (1.63%) SQLPlus
14 6 (1.63%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 16 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.72%) Toad
3 8 (2.17%) JIRA
4 7 (1.90%) Subversion
4 7 (1.90%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (1.09%) LoadRunner
6 4 (1.09%) Fiddler
6 4 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (1.09%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.82%) NUnit
7 3 (0.82%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.27%) Selenium
8 1 (0.27%) Mockito
8 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.27%) Log4j
General
1 58 (15.76%) Finance
2 16 (4.35%) Retail
3 11 (2.99%) Banking
4 9 (2.45%) Advertising
5 8 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.90%) Marketing
7 5 (1.36%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.09%) Back Office
8 4 (1.09%) Legal
9 3 (0.82%) Billing
10 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 137 (37.23%) Developer
2 103 (27.99%) Analyst
3 27 (7.34%) .NET Developer
4 24 (6.52%) Consultant
5 21 (5.71%) Data Analyst
6 20 (5.43%) C# Developer
6 20 (5.43%) Architect
7 19 (5.16%) SQL Developer
8 18 (4.89%) Oracle Developer
9 17 (4.62%) DBA
10 16 (4.35%) MI Analyst
11 14 (3.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 13 (3.53%) SQL DBA
12 13 (3.53%) Information Analyst
12 13 (3.53%) Report Analyst
13 12 (3.26%) C# .NET Developer
14 10 (2.72%) Business Analyst
15 9 (2.45%) Administrator
16 8 (2.17%) Business Systems Analyst
16 8 (2.17%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (25.54%) .NET
2 52 (14.13%) ASP.NET
3 44 (11.96%) HTML
4 36 (9.78%) XML
5 33 (8.97%) CSS
6 25 (6.79%) jQuery
6 25 (6.79%) Web Services
7 23 (6.25%) Ajax
8 20 (5.43%) WCF
9 19 (5.16%) .NET Framework
10 12 (3.26%) XSLT
10 12 (3.26%) XHTML
10 12 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (3.26%) WPF
11 8 (2.17%) MDX
12 7 (1.90%) JSON
13 6 (1.63%) HTML5
13 6 (1.63%) REST
13 6 (1.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 4 (1.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.88%) NHS
3 7 (1.90%) Mainframe
4 6 (1.63%) Mobile App
4 6 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.36%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.36%) VSAM
5 5 (1.36%) Reference Data
5 5 (1.36%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.09%) Replication
6 4 (1.09%) Clustering
6 4 (1.09%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.09%) iSeries
6 4 (1.09%) Open Source
6 4 (1.09%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.09%) Psychology
7 3 (0.82%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.82%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.82%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.82%) NPfIT
Operating Systems
1 55 (14.95%) Windows
2 38 (10.33%) UNIX
3 13 (3.53%) Linux
4 10 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.63%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.63%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.36%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.36%) Android
8 5 (1.36%) Solaris
9 4 (1.09%) Windows 2000
9 4 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.82%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.27%) i5/OS
11 1 (0.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (16.03%) ETL
2 54 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
3 46 (12.50%) Migration
4 38 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (10.33%) Data Migration
5 23 (6.25%) Validation
5 23 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 22 (5.98%) MVC
6 22 (5.98%) Data Modelling
7 21 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
8 20 (5.43%) ERP
9 18 (4.89%) OO
9 18 (4.89%) Data Mapping
10 17 (4.62%) Data Management
11 12 (3.26%) Data Cleansing
11 12 (3.26%) Unit Testing
12 11 (2.99%) TDD
12 11 (2.99%) CRM
12 11 (2.99%) ITIL
12 11 (2.99%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (20.92%) C#
2 65 (17.66%) PL/SQL
3 43 (11.68%) JavaScript
4 37 (10.05%) T-SQL
5 25 (6.79%) VBA
6 18 (4.89%) Java
7 15 (4.08%) VB.NET
8 11 (2.99%) VB
9 8 (2.17%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.90%) C++
10 7 (1.90%) COBOL
10 7 (1.90%) PHP
11 5 (1.36%) JCL
12 4 (1.09%) VB6
13 3 (0.82%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.82%) C
14 2 (0.54%) XAML
14 2 (0.54%) VBScript
14 2 (0.54%) X++
15 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (4.35%) Degree
2 15 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.53%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.54%) ISEB
5 2 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.54%) MCITP
5 2 (0.54%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.27%) CCENT
6 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.27%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.80%) QA
2 10 (2.72%) SLA
3 2 (0.54%) WAI
4 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 27 (7.34%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.63%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.09%) HDFS
5 3 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (0.82%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.54%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.54%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.54%) vSphere
7 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.27%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (1.63%) SCCM
1 6 (1.63%) WMI
2 5 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.36%) SCOM
3 3 (0.82%) WSUS
4 2 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.27%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.27%) Tivoli NetView
5 1 (0.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 101 (27.45%) Oracle
2 68 (18.48%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.62%) VMware
4 11 (2.99%) SAP
5 10 (2.72%) IBM
6 9 (2.45%) HP
7 7 (1.90%) GoldenSource
7 7 (1.90%) Cisco
7 7 (1.90%) Teradata
8 6 (1.63%) Business Objects
8 6 (1.63%) Cognos
8 6 (1.63%) NetApp
9 5 (1.36%) EMC
10 4 (1.09%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (1.09%) Informatica
10 4 (1.09%) Talend
11 3 (0.82%) Pegasus
11 3 (0.82%) Citrix
11 3 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.54%) Sybase
Leicester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
NAK Consulting
Rate: From £225 to £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £250pd
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Network ITR
Rate: 400 to 475 per day GBP
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
networx
Rate: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Salt
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chesterfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £445 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Nottingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Lincolnshire
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £325 - £375 per annum + On occasion remote working
Posted: 10 days ago
Leicestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £260 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago