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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 220 262 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.78% 16.36% 12.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.74% 46.54% 39.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 156 96
Median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £146 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 19
Median hourly rate £27.55 £12.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.03% -66.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.88 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +12.50%
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
540 563 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 33.83% 35.17% 30.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 364 246
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 32
Median hourly rate £45.75 £15.13 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+202.47% -56.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £37.75 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -5 67 £331 -5.35% 40
Leicestershire +5 62 £290 +5.45% 41
Northamptonshire -1 42 £425 +25.92% 19
Derbyshire -4 20 £350 +14.75% 14
Lincolnshire -7 7 £350 -3.44% 8
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SQL.

1 134 (32.52%) .NET
2 121 (29.37%) Oracle
3 113 (27.43%) C#
4 109 (26.46%) SQL Server
5 86 (20.87%) Microsoft
6 78 (18.93%) JavaScript
7 74 (17.96%) Agile Software Development
8 72 (17.48%) PL/SQL
9 60 (14.56%) Unix
10 57 (13.83%) Business Intelligence
11 55 (13.35%) HTML
12 53 (12.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 52 (12.62%) Finance
14 46 (11.17%) ASP.NET
15 45 (10.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 44 (10.68%) VB.NET
16 44 (10.68%) Oracle Database
17 42 (10.19%) Migration
18 41 (9.95%) CSS
19 40 (9.71%) Windows
19 40 (9.71%) MS Excel
20 38 (9.22%) Degree
21 37 (8.98%) CRM
21 37 (8.98%) MVC
22 35 (8.50%) SharePoint
22 35 (8.50%) PowerShell
22 35 (8.50%) Team Foundation Server
23 34 (8.25%) WCF
23 34 (8.25%) Shell Script
24 33 (8.01%) ETL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 35 (8.50%) SharePoint
2 24 (5.83%) SharePoint 2013
3 11 (2.67%) CMS
3 11 (2.67%) IIS
4 10 (2.43%) SAS
5 8 (1.94%) SharePoint Server
5 8 (1.94%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.46%) Liferay
6 6 (1.46%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.97%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.97%) K2 blackpearl
9 3 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.73%) JBoss
9 3 (0.73%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (0.73%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.49%) Apache
10 2 (0.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 40 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.91%) MS Office
3 7 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (4.61%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (2.67%) Oracle Financials
3 10 (2.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (1.94%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (1.46%) Oracle Assets
5 6 (1.46%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (1.46%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.97%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 3 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.73%) PeopleSoft CRM
7 3 (0.73%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.73%) Unica
8 2 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 2 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.24%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
9 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.21%) Boomi
3 4 (0.97%) Office 365
3 4 (0.97%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.24%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (0.24%) Heroku
5 1 (0.24%) IaaS
5 1 (0.24%) PaaS
5 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.94%) DNS
2 6 (1.46%) DHCP
3 5 (1.21%) Internet
4 4 (0.97%) Firewall
4 4 (0.97%) LDAP
4 4 (0.97%) SAN
5 3 (0.73%) Network Security
5 3 (0.73%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.49%) LAN
6 2 (0.49%) NAS
7 1 (0.24%) HTTP
7 1 (0.24%) Skype
7 1 (0.24%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.24%) WAN
7 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (26.46%) SQL Server
2 53 (12.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 45 (10.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (10.68%) Oracle Database
5 30 (7.28%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (7.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 30 (7.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 27 (6.55%) Oracle Database 10g
7 19 (4.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (4.37%) Relational Database
9 10 (2.43%) MySQL
10 9 (2.18%) MS Access
10 9 (2.18%) OLAP
10 9 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.94%) OLAP Cube
11 8 (1.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 8 (1.94%) Oracle Discoverer
11 8 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (1.94%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 35 (8.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (7.04%) Visual Studio
3 12 (2.91%) Subversion
4 8 (1.94%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.94%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.70%) Maven
6 5 (1.21%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.21%) JUnit
6 5 (1.21%) Toad
7 4 (0.97%) Gradle
7 4 (0.97%) JProfiler
7 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.73%) JIRA
8 3 (0.73%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.73%) NUnit
8 3 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.73%) PhpStorm
9 2 (0.49%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.49%) Selenium
General
1 52 (12.62%) Finance
2 24 (5.83%) Retail
3 12 (2.91%) Banking
4 11 (2.67%) Marketing
5 7 (1.70%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.46%) Advertising
6 6 (1.46%) Legal
6 6 (1.46%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.21%) Back Office
8 3 (0.73%) Billing
9 2 (0.49%) Automotive
9 2 (0.49%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.49%) Publishing
10 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) Front Office
10 1 (0.24%) Games
10 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 189 (45.87%) Developer
2 91 (22.09%) Analyst
3 60 (14.56%) SQL Developer
4 41 (9.95%) .NET Developer
5 32 (7.77%) Architect
5 32 (7.77%) C# Developer
6 29 (7.04%) Consultant
7 26 (6.31%) Oracle Developer
8 22 (5.34%) SharePoint Developer
9 21 (5.10%) C# .NET Developer
10 20 (4.85%) Data Analyst
11 17 (4.13%) SQL Analyst
12 16 (3.88%) Information Analyst
13 14 (3.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 14 (3.40%) Functional Consultant
13 14 (3.40%) Test Analyst
14 13 (3.16%) DBA
14 13 (3.16%) Java Developer
14 13 (3.16%) Oracle Consultant
15 12 (2.91%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (32.52%) .NET
2 55 (13.35%) HTML
3 46 (11.17%) ASP.NET
4 41 (9.95%) CSS
5 34 (8.25%) WCF
6 33 (8.01%) Web Services
7 32 (7.77%) XML
8 29 (7.04%) jQuery
9 26 (6.31%) .NET Framework
10 22 (5.34%) HTML5
11 21 (5.10%) Classic ASP
11 21 (5.10%) WPF
12 16 (3.88%) SOAP
13 15 (3.64%) CSS3
14 13 (3.16%) JSP
15 12 (2.91%) Ajax
15 12 (2.91%) JSON
15 12 (2.91%) REST
16 10 (2.43%) Spring
17 9 (2.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.34%) NHS
2 19 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.16%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.94%) Mainframe
5 8 (1.94%) Smart Meter
6 5 (1.21%) iSeries
7 4 (0.97%) Algorithms
7 4 (0.97%) Data Centre
7 4 (0.97%) Data Integration
7 4 (0.97%) Statistics
7 4 (0.97%) User Experience
7 4 (0.97%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.73%) AS400
8 3 (0.73%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.73%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.73%) Informatics
9 2 (0.49%) DataPower
9 2 (0.49%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 60 (14.56%) Unix
2 40 (9.71%) Windows
3 32 (7.77%) Linux
4 11 (2.67%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.97%) Solaris
9 3 (0.73%) AIX
10 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.24%) CentOS
11 1 (0.24%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (17.96%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (13.83%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (10.19%) Migration
4 37 (8.98%) CRM
4 37 (8.98%) MVC
5 33 (8.01%) ETL
5 33 (8.01%) ITIL
6 27 (6.55%) SDLC
7 23 (5.58%) Waterfall
8 22 (5.34%) Data Modelling
9 19 (4.61%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (4.61%) E-Commerce
9 19 (4.61%) Unit Testing
10 17 (4.13%) Data Migration
10 17 (4.13%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (4.13%) Software Engineering
11 16 (3.88%) Data Analysis
11 16 (3.88%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (3.64%) Data Management
13 14 (3.40%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 113 (27.43%) C#
2 78 (18.93%) JavaScript
3 72 (17.48%) PL/SQL
4 44 (10.68%) VB.NET
5 35 (8.50%) PowerShell
6 34 (8.25%) Shell Script
7 30 (7.28%) T-SQL
8 28 (6.80%) Java
9 22 (5.34%) VB
10 19 (4.61%) VB6
10 19 (4.61%) VBA
11 10 (2.43%) PHP
12 7 (1.70%) Perl
12 7 (1.70%) VBScript
13 5 (1.21%) AWK
14 3 (0.73%) C++
14 3 (0.73%) JCL
14 3 (0.73%) PHP 5
14 3 (0.73%) Python
14 3 (0.73%) RPG
Qualifications
1 38 (9.22%) Degree
2 13 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
2 13 (3.16%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.94%) HND
3 8 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.70%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.46%) MCSE
6 4 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.97%) MCSA
7 3 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.49%) CCNA
8 2 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.49%) MCSM
8 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 2 (0.49%) OCP
8 2 (0.49%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.49%) PMP
8 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.04%) Data Quality
2 19 (4.61%) QA
3 6 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.46%) SLA
4 4 (0.97%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.49%) SEPA
6 1 (0.24%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.97%) Docker
3 4 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.49%) XenApp
6 1 (0.24%) Firmware
6 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.73%) CA Service Virtualization
2 3 (0.73%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (0.73%) Puppet
2 3 (0.73%) SCOM
3 1 (0.24%) Control-M
3 1 (0.24%) Mesos
3 1 (0.24%) OVSD
3 1 (0.24%) SCCM
3 1 (0.24%) vRealize
Vendors
1 121 (29.37%) Oracle
2 86 (20.87%) Microsoft
3 30 (7.28%) SAP
4 18 (4.37%) Tableau
5 16 (3.88%) VMware
6 12 (2.91%) Citrix
7 8 (1.94%) HP
7 8 (1.94%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.70%) Dell
9 6 (1.46%) Cisco
9 6 (1.46%) Endeca
10 5 (1.21%) CA
10 5 (1.21%) Informatica
10 5 (1.21%) Northgate
11 4 (0.97%) IBM
11 4 (0.97%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (0.97%) Perforce
11 4 (0.97%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.97%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.73%) Apigee
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