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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 224 204 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.57% 14.22% 11.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.79% 42.50% 34.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 105 89
Average daily rate £305 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £207 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £15.60 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.90 £28.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £27.20
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +4.77%
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
536 480 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 34.87% 33.45% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 258 284
Average daily rate £325 £336 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.34% +12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 23
Average hourly rate £31.25 £18.75 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.48 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 89 £310 -4.61% 39
Leicestershire +4 58 £285 -1.72% 32
Northamptonshire +2 38 £406 +16.07% 38
Derbyshire -21 13 £375 +10.29% 25
Lincolnshire -4 7 £288 -30.30% 4
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 184 (38.10%) Oracle
2 165 (34.16%) SQL Server
2 165 (34.16%) C#
3 164 (33.95%) .NET
4 132 (27.33%) Microsoft
5 90 (18.63%) PL/SQL
6 87 (18.01%) Unix
7 83 (17.18%) JavaScript
8 80 (16.56%) Windows
9 74 (15.32%) HTML
9 74 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
10 73 (15.11%) Business Intelligence
11 69 (14.29%) Finance
12 65 (13.46%) ASP.NET
13 64 (13.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 62 (12.84%) Web Services
15 60 (12.42%) Visual Studio
15 60 (12.42%) ETL
16 56 (11.59%) .NET Framework
17 54 (11.18%) Java
18 52 (10.77%) VB.NET
19 50 (10.35%) CSS
19 50 (10.35%) XML
20 49 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 48 (9.94%) WCF
21 48 (9.94%) Migration
22 46 (9.52%) MVC
23 45 (9.32%) Windows Server
23 45 (9.32%) Relational Database
24 43 (8.90%) Linux

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 40 (8.28%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.14%) IIS
3 15 (3.11%) SharePoint Server
4 13 (2.69%) Oracle Workflow
5 11 (2.28%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (2.28%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.66%) Apache Solr
6 8 (1.66%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.45%) JBoss
8 6 (1.24%) Apache
9 5 (1.04%) CMS
9 5 (1.04%) NServiceBus
9 5 (1.04%) SAS
10 4 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.83%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.83%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
11 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.62%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.62%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.62%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 42 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.18%) MS Office
3 12 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.62%) MS Project
4 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.28%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (2.07%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (1.24%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (1.04%) Oracle Cash Management
6 5 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (1.04%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (1.04%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.83%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.83%) ResourceLink
7 4 (0.83%) SystmOne
8 3 (0.62%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.41%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.41%) Unica
10 1 (0.21%) Advent Geneva
10 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.24%) Force.com
2 6 (1.24%) SaaS
3 4 (0.83%) Office 365
4 2 (0.41%) PaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.21%) TCP/IP
2 25 (5.18%) Modbus
3 11 (2.28%) Internet
4 10 (2.07%) SAN
5 8 (1.66%) Firewall
6 4 (0.83%) Converged Networks
6 4 (0.83%) HTTP
6 4 (0.83%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.83%) Network Security
6 4 (0.83%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.62%) DHCP
7 3 (0.62%) DNS
7 3 (0.62%) LAN
7 3 (0.62%) WAN
8 2 (0.41%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.21%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.21%) NAS
9 1 (0.21%) VLAN
9 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (34.16%) SQL Server
2 64 (13.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 49 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 45 (9.32%) Relational Database
5 40 (8.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 36 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (7.04%) Oracle Database
8 25 (5.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 24 (4.97%) Oracle Reports
10 23 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (4.55%) DB2
12 19 (3.93%) Oracle Database 10g
13 18 (3.73%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (3.11%) BusinessObjects
15 13 (2.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 12 (2.48%) OLAP
17 10 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
18 9 (1.86%) MySQL
18 9 (1.86%) Oracle BI EE
19 7 (1.45%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 60 (12.42%) Visual Studio
2 36 (7.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (2.48%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.28%) Subversion
5 9 (1.86%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (1.24%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.04%) Ant
7 5 (1.04%) Lombardi
7 5 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.62%) JMeter
8 3 (0.62%) Selenium
9 2 (0.41%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.41%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.41%) Toad
10 1 (0.21%) ERwin
10 1 (0.21%) JIRA
10 1 (0.21%) MorphX
10 1 (0.21%) PeopleTools
10 1 (0.21%) PhpStorm
General
1 69 (14.29%) Finance
2 25 (5.18%) Retail
3 14 (2.90%) Marketing
4 10 (2.07%) Billing
5 8 (1.66%) Advertising
5 8 (1.66%) Law
5 8 (1.66%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.45%) Banking
7 5 (1.04%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.04%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.62%) Back Office
8 3 (0.62%) Front Office
8 3 (0.62%) Legal
9 2 (0.41%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.41%) Automotive
9 2 (0.41%) International Banking
9 2 (0.41%) Publishing
9 2 (0.41%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.21%) French Language
10 1 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 214 (44.31%) Developer
2 98 (20.29%) Analyst
3 65 (13.46%) .NET Developer
3 65 (13.46%) C# Developer
4 62 (12.84%) SQL Developer
5 51 (10.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 27 (5.59%) Architect
6 27 (5.59%) SQL Analyst
7 26 (5.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 26 (5.38%) Consultant
8 25 (5.18%) Oracle Developer
9 23 (4.76%) Support Analyst
10 20 (4.14%) Oracle Analyst
10 20 (4.14%) Test Analyst
11 18 (3.73%) Applications Support
11 18 (3.73%) SharePoint Developer
11 18 (3.73%) Technical Analyst
12 17 (3.52%) Software Engineer
13 16 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 14 (2.90%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (33.95%) .NET
2 74 (15.32%) HTML
3 65 (13.46%) ASP.NET
4 62 (12.84%) Web Services
5 56 (11.59%) .NET Framework
6 50 (10.35%) CSS
6 50 (10.35%) XML
7 48 (9.94%) WCF
8 36 (7.45%) jQuery
9 27 (5.59%) SOAP
9 27 (5.59%) WPF
10 26 (5.38%) HTML5
11 20 (4.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (4.14%) CSS3
11 20 (4.14%) REST
12 17 (3.52%) Ajax
13 14 (2.90%) Entity Framework
14 11 (2.28%) J2EE
15 10 (2.07%) JSON
15 10 (2.07%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.93%) Smart Meter
3 13 (2.69%) NHS
4 12 (2.48%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.07%) Algorithms
5 10 (2.07%) Mainframe
6 9 (1.86%) Data Centre
6 9 (1.86%) iSeries
7 8 (1.66%) Data Integration
7 8 (1.66%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.45%) Life Science
9 6 (1.24%) Data Extraction
9 6 (1.24%) Replication
10 5 (1.04%) DataPower
10 5 (1.04%) User Experience
11 3 (0.62%) AS400
11 3 (0.62%) Clustering
11 3 (0.62%) Data Conversion
11 3 (0.62%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.62%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 87 (18.01%) Unix
2 80 (16.56%) Windows
3 45 (9.32%) Windows Server
4 43 (8.90%) Linux
5 12 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.24%) AIX
7 6 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.83%) Solaris
8 4 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.21%) SUSE
10 1 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (15.11%) Business Intelligence
3 60 (12.42%) ETL
4 48 (9.94%) Migration
5 46 (9.52%) MVC
6 38 (7.87%) SDLC
7 37 (7.66%) High Availability
8 35 (7.25%) ITIL
9 34 (7.04%) Data Migration
10 31 (6.42%) CRM
11 29 (6.00%) Waterfall
12 28 (5.80%) E-Commerce
13 24 (4.97%) Data Management
14 23 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (4.55%) Software Engineering
16 21 (4.35%) SOA
17 20 (4.14%) Workflow
18 17 (3.52%) OO
18 17 (3.52%) Unit Testing
19 16 (3.31%) UML
Programming Languages
1 165 (34.16%) C#
2 90 (18.63%) PL/SQL
3 83 (17.18%) JavaScript
4 54 (11.18%) Java
5 52 (10.77%) VB.NET
6 39 (8.07%) T-SQL
7 25 (5.18%) PowerShell
7 25 (5.18%) Shell Script
8 24 (4.97%) VB
9 18 (3.73%) VBA
10 9 (1.86%) VB6
10 9 (1.86%) VBScript
11 7 (1.45%) Apex Code
11 7 (1.45%) C++
11 7 (1.45%) Perl
12 6 (1.24%) AWK
12 6 (1.24%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.04%) COBOL
13 5 (1.04%) XPath
13 5 (1.04%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 29 (6.00%) Degree
2 13 (2.69%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.04%) Chartered Engineer
3 5 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (0.83%) CCNA
4 4 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (0.83%) ISEB
4 4 (0.83%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.62%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.41%) HND
7 1 (0.21%) MCSA
7 1 (0.21%) MCSE
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.28%) ISO 9001
1 11 (2.28%) QA
1 11 (2.28%) TickIT
2 10 (2.07%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.66%) SLA
4 3 (0.62%) COBIT
5 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 22 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.66%) vSphere
4 4 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.62%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.62%) RACF
6 2 (0.41%) XenApp
7 1 (0.21%) Firmware
7 1 (0.21%) NFS
7 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.21%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.04%) SCCM
3 4 (0.83%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.62%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.21%) Control-M
5 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.21%) SCOM
5 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 184 (38.10%) Oracle
2 132 (27.33%) Microsoft
3 30 (6.21%) IBM
4 26 (5.38%) Siemens
5 20 (4.14%) VMware
6 19 (3.93%) Informatica
7 17 (3.52%) SAP
8 13 (2.69%) TIBCO
9 11 (2.28%) HP
9 11 (2.28%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.86%) Citrix
11 8 (1.66%) Cognos
11 8 (1.66%) NetApp
12 7 (1.45%) BMC
12 7 (1.45%) Cisco
12 7 (1.45%) PeopleSoft
12 7 (1.45%) Remedy
12 7 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (1.24%) hybris
14 4 (0.83%) Dell
Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £190 - £220 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Computer People
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £32000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Midlands
De Montfort University
Rate: £25,769-£31,656 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £240 - 280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £18 - £20 per hour + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Nottingham
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
East Midlands
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Derbyshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £500 - 575 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Northampton
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Fantastic day rate + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Leicester
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £225 - £270 per day
Posted: 26 days ago