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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 242 187 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.04% 12.47% 13.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.76% 40.13% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 100 102
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 11
Average hourly rate £12.75 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.25 £26.33
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.11%
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
553 466 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 34.37% 31.07% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 257 280
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 28 32
Average hourly rate £8.00 £36.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.93% +11.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 78 £370 +13.84% 40
Leicestershire +3 53 £310 +0.81% 28
Northamptonshire +8 49 £313 -13.19% 29
Derbyshire +2 30 £388 +10.71% 33
Lincolnshire -4 4 £258 -14.16% 7
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 159 (30.64%) Oracle
2 151 (29.09%) SQL Server
3 145 (27.94%) .NET
4 130 (25.05%) C#
5 114 (21.97%) Microsoft
6 103 (19.85%) PL/SQL
7 100 (19.27%) Finance
8 98 (18.88%) UNIX
9 93 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
10 92 (17.73%) ASP.NET
11 88 (16.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 85 (16.38%) HTML
13 84 (16.18%) JavaScript
14 83 (15.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 69 (13.29%) Oracle Database
16 66 (12.72%) Business Intelligence
17 60 (11.56%) T-SQL
17 60 (11.56%) Web Services
18 59 (11.37%) MS Excel
18 59 (11.37%) ETL
19 58 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
20 57 (10.98%) Windows
20 57 (10.98%) CSS
21 55 (10.60%) Data Warehouse
22 53 (10.21%) MVC
23 52 (10.02%) Degree
24 50 (9.63%) Oracle Database 11g
25 48 (9.25%) XML
26 45 (8.67%) MS Office
26 45 (8.67%) CRM

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 24 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.85%) IIS
3 12 (2.31%) SAS
4 7 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.35%) CICS
4 7 (1.35%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.16%) Apache Solr
5 6 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (1.16%) Apache
6 5 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.77%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.77%) JBoss
8 3 (0.58%) CMS
8 3 (0.58%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.39%) Lync
9 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.39%) MTS
9 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.39%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 59 (11.37%) MS Excel
2 45 (8.67%) MS Office
3 22 (4.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.58%) MS Project
5 2 (0.39%) SPSS
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.96%) Agresso
3 4 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.77%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.58%) Oracle TCA
4 3 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.39%) Movex
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.39%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.19%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.19%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.19%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.58%) Office 365
3 2 (0.39%) PaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.19%) SaaS
4 1 (0.19%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.35%) SAN
2 6 (1.16%) Firewall
3 5 (0.96%) Intranet
3 5 (0.96%) DNS
4 4 (0.77%) DHCP
5 3 (0.58%) Internet
5 3 (0.58%) NAS
6 1 (0.19%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.19%) 4G
6 1 (0.19%) Converged Networks
6 1 (0.19%) 2G
6 1 (0.19%) Network Security
6 1 (0.19%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.19%) HSPA
6 1 (0.19%) 3G
6 1 (0.19%) MPLS
6 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.19%) VPN
6 1 (0.19%) GPRS
6 1 (0.19%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (29.09%) SQL Server
2 88 (16.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 83 (15.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 69 (13.29%) Oracle Database
5 55 (10.60%) Data Warehouse
6 50 (9.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 44 (8.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 38 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 36 (6.94%) Oracle Database 10g
10 33 (6.36%) Relational Database
11 23 (4.43%) SQL Server 2012
12 21 (4.05%) MySQL
13 20 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
13 20 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
14 15 (2.89%) MongoDB
15 12 (2.31%) DB2
16 11 (2.12%) OLAP
17 10 (1.93%) Data Mining
18 9 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
18 9 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (5.59%) Visual Studio
2 12 (2.31%) Oracle APEX
3 10 (1.93%) JIRA
4 8 (1.54%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (0.77%) Bitbucket
6 4 (0.77%) NeoLoad
6 4 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.77%) Selenium
6 4 (0.77%) Subversion
7 3 (0.58%) JUnit
7 3 (0.58%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle Developer 2000
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.39%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.19%) Gradle
9 1 (0.19%) Toad
9 1 (0.19%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.19%) ERwin
General
1 100 (19.27%) Finance
2 23 (4.43%) Retail
3 12 (2.31%) Billing
3 12 (2.31%) Marketing
4 11 (2.12%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.73%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.35%) Advertising
6 7 (1.35%) Banking
7 4 (0.77%) Legal
7 4 (0.77%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.58%) Automotive
8 3 (0.58%) International Banking
9 2 (0.39%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.19%) Local Government
10 1 (0.19%) Publishing
10 1 (0.19%) Military
10 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.19%) Front Office
10 1 (0.19%) Back Office
10 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 220 (42.39%) Developer
2 125 (24.08%) Analyst
3 43 (8.29%) DBA
3 43 (8.29%) .NET Developer
4 40 (7.71%) SQL Developer
5 37 (7.13%) Oracle Developer
6 33 (6.36%) Data Analyst
7 30 (5.78%) Architect
8 28 (5.39%) C# Developer
9 27 (5.20%) SQL DBA
10 22 (4.24%) Consultant
11 21 (4.05%) Software Engineer
11 21 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
12 20 (3.85%) Test Analyst
12 20 (3.85%) Support Analyst
13 18 (3.47%) Senior Analyst
14 17 (3.28%) MI Analyst
15 16 (3.08%) Web Developer
15 16 (3.08%) PL/SQL Developer
15 16 (3.08%) Data Warehouse Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (27.94%) .NET
2 92 (17.73%) ASP.NET
3 85 (16.38%) HTML
4 60 (11.56%) Web Services
5 57 (10.98%) CSS
6 48 (9.25%) XML
7 35 (6.74%) jQuery
8 33 (6.36%) WCF
9 32 (6.17%) HTML5
10 27 (5.20%) WPF
11 26 (5.01%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (4.43%) SOAP
13 20 (3.85%) CSS3
14 19 (3.66%) .NET Framework
15 18 (3.47%) REST
16 11 (2.12%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (2.12%) JSON
17 10 (1.93%) Middleware
17 10 (1.93%) AngularJS
18 9 (1.73%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.43%) NHS
3 19 (3.66%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.12%) Mainframe
5 10 (1.93%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.73%) Clustering
6 9 (1.73%) Data Structures
7 7 (1.35%) Hedge funds
8 6 (1.16%) Data Extraction
8 6 (1.16%) Data Centre
9 5 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.96%) iSeries
9 5 (0.96%) Life Science
9 5 (0.96%) VSAM
10 4 (0.77%) Informatics
11 3 (0.58%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.58%) Physics
11 3 (0.58%) Statistics
11 3 (0.58%) Replication
11 3 (0.58%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 98 (18.88%) UNIX
2 57 (10.98%) Windows
3 35 (6.74%) Linux
4 7 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (1.35%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.96%) Android
6 5 (0.96%) zOS
6 5 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.77%) Solaris
8 3 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (0.58%) AIX
9 2 (0.39%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.19%) Debian
10 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (12.72%) Business Intelligence
3 59 (11.37%) ETL
4 53 (10.21%) MVC
5 45 (8.67%) CRM
6 42 (8.09%) Migration
7 40 (7.71%) Performance Tuning
8 36 (6.94%) E-Commerce
9 35 (6.74%) SDLC
10 31 (5.97%) Scrum
11 27 (5.20%) Data Migration
12 25 (4.82%) Software Engineering
12 25 (4.82%) Validation
13 23 (4.43%) Data Modelling
14 22 (4.24%) OO
14 22 (4.24%) Waterfall
15 21 (4.05%) Mentoring
15 21 (4.05%) ITIL
16 20 (3.85%) Unit Testing
17 18 (3.47%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (25.05%) C#
2 103 (19.85%) PL/SQL
3 84 (16.18%) JavaScript
4 60 (11.56%) T-SQL
5 39 (7.51%) Java
6 35 (6.74%) Shell Script
7 27 (5.20%) VB
8 23 (4.43%) VBA
9 14 (2.70%) VB.NET
10 10 (1.93%) Ruby
11 9 (1.73%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.35%) JCL
12 7 (1.35%) Perl
12 7 (1.35%) PHP
13 6 (1.16%) C
14 5 (0.96%) C++
14 5 (0.96%) COBOL
14 5 (0.96%) VB6
15 4 (0.77%) AWK
16 3 (0.58%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 52 (10.02%) Degree
2 11 (2.12%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.16%) Chartered Engineer
3 6 (1.16%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.16%) ISEB
3 6 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (0.58%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.39%) MCSE
5 2 (0.39%) OCP
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.19%) CCNA
6 1 (0.19%) MCPD
6 1 (0.19%) MCITP
6 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.70%) ISO 9001
1 14 (2.70%) TickIT
1 14 (2.70%) QA
2 12 (2.31%) SLA
3 4 (0.77%) HL7
4 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (2.89%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.58%) RACF
4 3 (0.58%) vSphere
5 2 (0.39%) HDFS
5 2 (0.39%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (0.39%) NFS
5 2 (0.39%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.19%) XenApp
6 1 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 5 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.77%) Pingdom
3 3 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.58%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.39%) SCCM
4 2 (0.39%) SCOM
4 2 (0.39%) MOM
4 2 (0.39%) MAINVIEW
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.39%) OVSD
4 2 (0.39%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.19%) WSUS
5 1 (0.19%) Control-M
5 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 159 (30.64%) Oracle
2 114 (21.97%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.47%) VMware
4 15 (2.89%) IBM
5 14 (2.70%) HP
6 12 (2.31%) SAP
7 11 (2.12%) Citrix
8 9 (1.73%) Endeca
9 7 (1.35%) hybris
9 7 (1.35%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.16%) NetApp
10 6 (1.16%) Remedy
10 6 (1.16%) BMC
11 5 (0.96%) PeopleSoft
12 4 (0.77%) Cognos
12 4 (0.77%) Sage
12 4 (0.77%) TIBCO
12 4 (0.77%) New Relic
13 3 (0.58%) RedPrairie
13 3 (0.58%) Tableau
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