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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL 212 297 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.80% 18.34% 11.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.23% 44.93% 36.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 176 85
Median daily rate £336 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.07% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 16
Median hourly rate £16.09 £37.50 £26.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.09% +39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.82 £11.60 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.42 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -28.00%
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
502 661 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 32.68% 40.83% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 421 270
Median daily rate £350 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 27
Median hourly rate £44.00 £19.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.57% -40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £12.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 24 June 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
Leicestershire +7 67 £290 +5.93% 23
Nottinghamshire -5 65 £365 +12.30% 34
Northamptonshire -4 38 £400 +14.28% 16
Derbyshire -7 18 £350 +8.10% 21
Lincolnshire +1 5 £350 -3.44% 9
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 133 (32.44%) .NET
2 129 (31.46%) Oracle
3 113 (27.56%) C#
4 110 (26.83%) SQL Server
5 84 (20.49%) Microsoft
6 71 (17.32%) PL/SQL
7 68 (16.59%) Unix
8 67 (16.34%) JavaScript
8 67 (16.34%) Business Intelligence
9 63 (15.37%) Agile Software Development
10 54 (13.17%) HTML
10 54 (13.17%) VB.NET
11 51 (12.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 48 (11.71%) Windows
12 48 (11.71%) ASP.NET
13 47 (11.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 46 (11.22%) Finance
15 43 (10.49%) CSS
16 42 (10.24%) Oracle Database
17 38 (9.27%) SharePoint
17 38 (9.27%) MVC
18 36 (8.78%) Migration
18 36 (8.78%) PowerShell
19 35 (8.54%) CRM
20 34 (8.29%) XML
20 34 (8.29%) Linux
21 33 (8.05%) MS Excel
21 33 (8.05%) Shell Script
22 32 (7.80%) ETL
22 32 (7.80%) ITIL

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 38 (9.27%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 13 (3.17%) SharePoint Server
4 10 (2.44%) IIS
5 9 (2.20%) CMS
6 8 (1.95%) Oracle Workflow
7 7 (1.71%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.46%) Liferay
8 6 (1.46%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.46%) SAS
9 4 (0.98%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.73%) JBoss
10 3 (0.73%) K2 blackpearl
10 3 (0.73%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (0.73%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.49%) Apache
11 2 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.49%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.24%) Confluence
Applications
1 33 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.41%) MS Office
3 9 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (4.39%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (2.93%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (1.71%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (1.46%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (1.22%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.98%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (0.98%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.98%) Unica
8 3 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.73%) PeopleSoft CRM
8 3 (0.73%) SystmOne
9 2 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.98%) Office 365
3 3 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.24%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (0.24%) Heroku
4 1 (0.24%) IaaS
4 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.95%) DNS
2 7 (1.71%) Internet
2 7 (1.71%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.46%) DHCP
4 5 (1.22%) Firewall
5 4 (0.98%) LDAP
5 4 (0.98%) Modbus
5 4 (0.98%) SAN
6 3 (0.73%) LAN
6 3 (0.73%) Network Security
7 2 (0.49%) NAS
7 2 (0.49%) WAN
8 1 (0.24%) Skype
8 1 (0.24%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 51 (12.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 47 (11.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 42 (10.24%) Oracle Database
5 31 (7.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 30 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 29 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (6.83%) Oracle Database 10g
9 20 (4.88%) Relational Database
10 17 (4.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (3.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 10 (2.44%) DB2
12 10 (2.44%) MySQL
12 10 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (2.20%) MS Access
13 9 (2.20%) OLAP
13 9 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (6.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (4.63%) Visual Studio
3 12 (2.93%) Subversion
4 7 (1.71%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (1.22%) Maven
6 5 (1.22%) Toad
7 4 (0.98%) Mercurial
7 4 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (0.98%) PhpStorm
7 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.73%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.73%) JIRA
8 3 (0.73%) JUnit
8 3 (0.73%) NUnit
9 2 (0.49%) Gradle
9 2 (0.49%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.49%) JProfiler
9 2 (0.49%) Selenium
9 2 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 46 (11.22%) Finance
2 27 (6.59%) Retail
3 8 (1.95%) Banking
3 8 (1.95%) Marketing
4 7 (1.71%) Advertising
4 7 (1.71%) Legal
5 6 (1.46%) Back Office
6 5 (1.22%) Billing
6 5 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.98%) Law
8 3 (0.73%) Automotive
8 3 (0.73%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.49%) Publishing
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) Games
10 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Local Government
10 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 199 (48.54%) Developer
2 87 (21.22%) Analyst
3 61 (14.88%) SQL Developer
4 49 (11.95%) .NET Developer
5 38 (9.27%) C# Developer
6 30 (7.32%) Consultant
7 28 (6.83%) Oracle Developer
8 27 (6.59%) C# .NET Developer
9 25 (6.10%) SharePoint Developer
10 24 (5.85%) Architect
11 21 (5.12%) SQL Analyst
12 20 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 20 (4.88%) Data Analyst
13 15 (3.66%) Functional Consultant
13 15 (3.66%) Oracle Consultant
14 14 (3.41%) Information Analyst
15 13 (3.17%) Test Analyst
16 12 (2.93%) Designer
16 12 (2.93%) Oracle Functional Consultant
16 12 (2.93%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (32.44%) .NET
2 54 (13.17%) HTML
3 48 (11.71%) ASP.NET
4 43 (10.49%) CSS
5 34 (8.29%) XML
6 32 (7.80%) WCF
7 30 (7.32%) jQuery
8 26 (6.34%) Web Services
9 25 (6.10%) HTML5
10 23 (5.61%) .NET Framework
11 22 (5.37%) Classic ASP
12 18 (4.39%) CSS3
12 18 (4.39%) WPF
13 13 (3.17%) JSP
14 11 (2.68%) Ajax
15 10 (2.44%) SOAP
16 9 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (2.20%) REST
17 8 (1.95%) Spring
17 8 (1.95%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.37%) NHS
2 20 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (2.93%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.68%) Smart Meter
5 10 (2.44%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.95%) iSeries
7 6 (1.46%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.22%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.98%) AS400
9 4 (0.98%) Statistics
10 3 (0.73%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.73%) Data Extraction
10 3 (0.73%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.73%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.73%) Informatics
10 3 (0.73%) User Experience
10 3 (0.73%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.49%) iPad
11 2 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 68 (16.59%) Unix
2 48 (11.71%) Windows
3 34 (8.29%) Linux
4 17 (4.15%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.98%) Solaris
9 3 (0.73%) AIX
10 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.24%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (16.34%) Business Intelligence
2 63 (15.37%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (9.27%) MVC
4 36 (8.78%) Migration
5 35 (8.54%) CRM
6 32 (7.80%) ETL
6 32 (7.80%) ITIL
7 26 (6.34%) SDLC
8 21 (5.12%) Data Modelling
8 21 (5.12%) E-Commerce
9 19 (4.63%) Unit Testing
10 18 (4.39%) Analytics
10 18 (4.39%) Waterfall
11 15 (3.66%) Data Analysis
11 15 (3.66%) Data Migration
11 15 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
11 15 (3.66%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (3.41%) Data Management
12 14 (3.41%) Kimball Methodology
13 13 (3.17%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 113 (27.56%) C#
2 71 (17.32%) PL/SQL
3 67 (16.34%) JavaScript
4 54 (13.17%) VB.NET
5 36 (8.78%) PowerShell
6 33 (8.05%) Shell Script
7 29 (7.07%) Java
8 27 (6.59%) T-SQL
9 22 (5.37%) VB
10 20 (4.88%) VB6
10 20 (4.88%) VBA
11 8 (1.95%) Perl
12 7 (1.71%) PHP
12 7 (1.71%) VBScript
13 4 (0.98%) AWK
13 4 (0.98%) PHP 5
13 4 (0.98%) RPG
13 4 (0.98%) RPG IV
14 3 (0.73%) JCL
15 2 (0.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (7.07%) Degree
2 14 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.71%) HND
6 6 (1.46%) MCSE
7 5 (1.22%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.98%) MCSA
9 3 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.49%) CCEE
10 2 (0.49%) CCIA
10 2 (0.49%) CCNA
10 2 (0.49%) ISEB
10 2 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.49%) MCSM
10 2 (0.49%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.49%) PMP
10 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.59%) Data Quality
2 17 (4.15%) QA
3 6 (1.46%) SLA
4 5 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (1.22%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.49%) SEPA
5 2 (0.49%) TickIT
6 1 (0.24%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.49%) XenApp
4 1 (0.24%) Docker
4 1 (0.24%) Firmware
4 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.24%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.73%) CA Service Virtualization
2 3 (0.73%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (0.73%) SCCM
2 3 (0.73%) SCOM
3 2 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.49%) Puppet
4 1 (0.24%) Control-M
4 1 (0.24%) Mesos
4 1 (0.24%) OVSD
4 1 (0.24%) vRealize
Vendors
1 129 (31.46%) Oracle
2 84 (20.49%) Microsoft
3 28 (6.83%) SAP
4 19 (4.63%) Tableau
5 12 (2.93%) Citrix
6 9 (2.20%) VMware
7 8 (1.95%) HP
7 8 (1.95%) IBM
8 7 (1.71%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.46%) Cisco
9 6 (1.46%) Informatica
10 5 (1.22%) Endeca
11 4 (0.98%) CA
11 4 (0.98%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.98%) Siemens
12 3 (0.73%) Cognos
12 3 (0.73%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (0.73%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.49%) Dell
13 2 (0.49%) Perforce
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