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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 280 250 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.06% 15.74% 12.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.73% 44.40% 38.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 130 69
Average daily rate
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£330 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 26 14
Average hourly rate £26.25 £35.00 £16.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +107.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £20.85 £9.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £40.00 £38.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +16.36%
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
671 563 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 38.50% 35.45% 32.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 326 218
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 39 25
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.58 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.00 £38.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +6 85 £325 - 46
Northamptonshire +6 70 £369 -4.83% 23
Leicestershire -5 42 £300 - 20
Derbyshire +5 36 £340 +19.29% 17
Lincolnshire -2 10 £438 +13.63% 15
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 158 (33.62%) Oracle
2 116 (24.68%) SQL Server
3 115 (24.47%) PL/SQL
4 93 (19.79%) .NET
5 88 (18.72%) UNIX
6 82 (17.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 77 (16.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 74 (15.74%) Windows
9 72 (15.32%) ETL
9 72 (15.32%) Microsoft
10 71 (15.11%) C#
11 67 (14.26%) Finance
12 66 (14.04%) Oracle Database
13 65 (13.83%) Business Intelligence
14 62 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
15 61 (12.98%) Data Warehouse
16 58 (12.34%) JavaScript
17 53 (11.28%) T-SQL
18 49 (10.43%) XML
19 48 (10.21%) ASP.NET
19 48 (10.21%) Java
20 47 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
21 45 (9.57%) Oracle Database 11g
22 44 (9.36%) HTML
23 43 (9.15%) Migration
24 36 (7.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 36 (7.66%) CRM
24 36 (7.66%) MS Excel
25 35 (7.45%) Shell Script
25 35 (7.45%) SQL Server 2008

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 21 (4.47%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.34%) IIS
3 10 (2.13%) Apache
3 10 (2.13%) SAS
4 9 (1.91%) MS Exchange
4 9 (1.91%) Apache Solr
5 7 (1.49%) CICS
6 6 (1.28%) Apache Pig
6 6 (1.28%) Lync
6 6 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (1.28%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.85%) MTS
9 3 (0.64%) JBoss
9 3 (0.64%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 36 (7.66%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.77%) MS Office
3 11 (2.34%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.21%) CATIA
6 1 (0.21%) SPSS
6 1 (0.21%) MS Project
6 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (1.91%) Agresso
2 3 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.21%) Magento
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.21%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.21%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.21%) SyteLine
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Utilities
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.91%) SAN
2 8 (1.70%) HTTP
3 6 (1.28%) DNS
3 6 (1.28%) Internet
4 5 (1.06%) Firewall
4 5 (1.06%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.06%) LAN
4 5 (1.06%) WAN
5 4 (0.85%) NAS
5 4 (0.85%) VPN
6 3 (0.64%) Network Security
7 2 (0.43%) FCoE
7 2 (0.43%) FTP
7 2 (0.43%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.43%) SNMP
8 1 (0.21%) DMZ
8 1 (0.21%) MPLS
8 1 (0.21%) APPN
8 1 (0.21%) Intranet
8 1 (0.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (24.68%) SQL Server
2 82 (17.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 77 (16.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 66 (14.04%) Oracle Database
5 61 (12.98%) Data Warehouse
6 45 (9.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 36 (7.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 35 (7.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 33 (7.02%) Oracle Database 10g
10 29 (6.17%) Relational Database
10 29 (6.17%) SQL Server 2012
11 22 (4.68%) MS Access
12 18 (3.83%) MySQL
13 14 (2.98%) DB2
14 13 (2.77%) Oracle Reports
15 10 (2.13%) Hadoop
15 10 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
15 10 (2.13%) OLAP
16 9 (1.91%) RDBMS
16 9 (1.91%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (3.40%) Subversion
1 16 (3.40%) Visual Studio
2 13 (2.77%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.34%) Oracle APEX
3 11 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.70%) JIRA
4 8 (1.70%) Toad
5 5 (1.06%) JUnit
6 4 (0.85%) SoapUI
6 4 (0.85%) Fiddler
7 3 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.64%) NUnit
8 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.43%) Maven
8 2 (0.43%) Ant
8 2 (0.43%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.21%) Log4j
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Developer 2000
9 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
General
1 67 (14.26%) Finance
2 28 (5.96%) Retail
3 16 (3.40%) Banking
4 14 (2.98%) Marketing
4 14 (2.98%) Billing
5 8 (1.70%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.06%) Advertising
8 4 (0.85%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.64%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.43%) Legal
10 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.43%) Back Office
11 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.21%) Automotive
11 1 (0.21%) Law
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 180 (38.30%) Developer
2 119 (25.32%) Analyst
3 49 (10.43%) DBA
4 43 (9.15%) Oracle Developer
5 41 (8.72%) SQL Developer
6 34 (7.23%) Architect
7 29 (6.17%) SQL DBA
8 27 (5.74%) .NET Developer
9 24 (5.11%) Data Analyst
10 20 (4.26%) C# Developer
11 19 (4.04%) Consultant
12 17 (3.62%) C# .NET Developer
13 14 (2.98%) Information Analyst
13 14 (2.98%) Report Analyst
13 14 (2.98%) Designer
14 13 (2.77%) Systems Analyst
14 13 (2.77%) Business Analyst
15 12 (2.55%) Administrator
15 12 (2.55%) Programmer
15 12 (2.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (19.79%) .NET
2 49 (10.43%) XML
3 48 (10.21%) ASP.NET
4 44 (9.36%) HTML
5 34 (7.23%) Web Services
6 28 (5.96%) WCF
7 23 (4.89%) CSS
8 19 (4.04%) WPF
9 17 (3.62%) jQuery
10 16 (3.40%) .NET Framework
11 11 (2.34%) REST
12 10 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (2.13%) Spring
12 10 (2.13%) Ajax
12 10 (2.13%) XHTML
13 7 (1.49%) J2EE
13 7 (1.49%) XSLT
13 7 (1.49%) JSON
13 7 (1.49%) MDX
13 7 (1.49%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.32%) NHS
1 25 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.13%) Clustering
3 8 (1.70%) Replication
3 8 (1.70%) Mainframe
4 7 (1.49%) Statistics
5 6 (1.28%) Data Structures
5 6 (1.28%) VSAM
6 5 (1.06%) Reference Data
7 4 (0.85%) Open Source
7 4 (0.85%) iSeries
7 4 (0.85%) Mathematics
7 4 (0.85%) Psychology
7 4 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.64%) NPfIT
8 3 (0.64%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.64%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.64%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.64%) Informatics
8 3 (0.64%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 88 (18.72%) UNIX
2 74 (15.74%) Windows
3 32 (6.81%) Linux
4 14 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.28%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.28%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.85%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.85%) Windows 2000
9 3 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (0.64%) Android
10 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.21%) Debian
11 1 (0.21%) AIX
11 1 (0.21%) Solaris
11 1 (0.21%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (15.32%) ETL
2 65 (13.83%) Business Intelligence
3 62 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 43 (9.15%) Migration
6 36 (7.66%) CRM
7 28 (5.96%) Data Migration
8 27 (5.74%) Data Analysis
8 27 (5.74%) MVC
9 21 (4.47%) Data Modelling
9 21 (4.47%) Unit Testing
10 19 (4.04%) Data Management
11 18 (3.83%) Validation
11 18 (3.83%) Mentoring
12 17 (3.62%) Technical Analysis
12 17 (3.62%) OO
12 17 (3.62%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (3.62%) Data Mapping
13 16 (3.40%) Scrum
14 15 (3.19%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 115 (24.47%) PL/SQL
2 71 (15.11%) C#
3 58 (12.34%) JavaScript
4 53 (11.28%) T-SQL
5 48 (10.21%) Java
6 35 (7.45%) Shell Script
7 25 (5.32%) VBA
8 15 (3.19%) VB
9 14 (2.98%) VB.NET
10 9 (1.91%) AWK
11 8 (1.70%) COBOL
12 7 (1.49%) C
13 6 (1.28%) PHP
13 6 (1.28%) JCL
14 5 (1.06%) Perl
15 4 (0.85%) VB6
15 4 (0.85%) RPG
16 3 (0.64%) Prolog
16 3 (0.64%) Python
16 3 (0.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (5.74%) Degree
2 17 (3.62%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.19%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.28%) ISEB
5 4 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (0.64%) MCITP
6 3 (0.64%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.21%) MCSE
7 1 (0.21%) MCSA
7 1 (0.21%) OCP
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.21%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) CCENT
7 1 (0.21%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.49%) SLA
2 6 (1.28%) QA
3 3 (0.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (5.74%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.70%) HDFS
4 7 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.06%) vSphere
6 3 (0.64%) ISA Server
6 3 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.43%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.21%) NFS
8 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.21%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (1.70%) SCCM
2 6 (1.28%) WMI
2 6 (1.28%) SCOM
3 3 (0.64%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.64%) WSUS
3 3 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.21%) Nagios
5 1 (0.21%) Control-M
5 1 (0.21%) Tivoli NetView
5 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.21%) Oozie
5 1 (0.21%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.21%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 158 (33.62%) Oracle
2 72 (15.32%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.68%) VMware
4 12 (2.55%) NetApp
5 11 (2.34%) Business Objects
5 11 (2.34%) hybris
6 10 (2.13%) SAP
7 9 (1.91%) Endeca
8 8 (1.70%) Teradata
8 8 (1.70%) Cisco
8 8 (1.70%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.49%) IBM
9 7 (1.49%) HP
9 7 (1.49%) GoldenSource
10 5 (1.06%) PeopleSoft
10 5 (1.06%) Cognos
10 5 (1.06%) Veeam
11 4 (0.85%) RedPrairie
12 3 (0.64%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.64%) Citrix
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Vertical IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 - £15.00 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £365 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £250 - 280 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 9 days ago
Lincoln
Greywood Associates Limited
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Nottingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Leicestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £210 - £250 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: £320 - £370 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Derbyshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £240 - £280 per day
Posted: 24 days ago