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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 240 256 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.15% 16.61% 12.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.74% 49.42% 38.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 155 104
Median daily rate £350 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £275 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.19% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Median hourly rate £28.25 £16.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.21% -9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £13.40 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.00 £25.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £33.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +29.80%
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
636 518 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 37.50% 33.61% 32.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 332 299
Median daily rate £363 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £260 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 11
Median hourly rate £37.50 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.70% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.70 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 6 December 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
Northamptonshire -4 77 £355 -11.25% 19
Nottinghamshire -7 65 £356 +14.45% 46
Leicestershire -2 44 £325 +11.11% 15
Derbyshire +4 31 £339 -3.21% 10
Lincolnshire -9 2 - - 2
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 131 (29.64%) .NET
2 130 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 121 (27.38%) C#
4 118 (26.70%) SQL Server
5 108 (24.43%) Oracle
6 89 (20.14%) Business Intelligence
7 87 (19.68%) Agile Software Development
8 79 (17.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 77 (17.42%) JavaScript
10 74 (16.74%) Finance
11 70 (15.84%) PL/SQL
12 61 (13.80%) Data Warehouse
13 60 (13.57%) ETL
13 60 (13.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 58 (13.12%) MS Excel
14 58 (13.12%) Web Services
15 56 (12.67%) HTML
16 53 (11.99%) ASP.NET
17 52 (11.76%) Migration
18 47 (10.63%) ITIL
18 47 (10.63%) Unix
18 47 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
18 47 (10.63%) Power BI
19 46 (10.41%) T-SQL
20 45 (10.18%) XML
20 45 (10.18%) Oracle Database
21 43 (9.73%) MVC
22 42 (9.50%) Windows
22 42 (9.50%) .NET Framework
23 40 (9.05%) Degree

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 30 (6.79%) SharePoint
2 22 (4.98%) SharePoint 2013
3 21 (4.75%) SAS
4 17 (3.85%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.58%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.36%) CMS
6 6 (1.36%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (1.13%) IIS
7 5 (1.13%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.13%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.90%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.68%) Apache
9 3 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.45%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.45%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 58 (13.12%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.07%) MS Office
3 12 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.81%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.90%) MS Project
6 3 (0.68%) SPSS
7 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.23%) Weka
Business Applications
1 10 (2.26%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.04%) Oracle Financials
3 7 (1.58%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (1.58%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 6 (1.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (1.36%) Oracle 11i
4 6 (1.36%) Oracle Assets
4 6 (1.36%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (1.36%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (1.36%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.90%) Demantra
5 4 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.90%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.68%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.45%) Endur
7 2 (0.45%) Findur
7 2 (0.45%) Northgate Housing
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle HRMS
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (4.07%) Boomi
3 13 (2.94%) PaaS
4 7 (1.58%) Azure Machine Learning
4 7 (1.58%) Office 365
5 6 (1.36%) IaaS
5 6 (1.36%) SaaS
6 5 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (1.13%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.36%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.68%) Firewall
2 3 (0.68%) FTP
2 3 (0.68%) Internet
2 3 (0.68%) NAS
2 3 (0.68%) SAN
2 3 (0.68%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.45%) HTTP
3 2 (0.45%) LAN
3 2 (0.45%) Modbus
3 2 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.23%) DHCP
4 1 (0.23%) DNS
4 1 (0.23%) Intranet
4 1 (0.23%) Network Security
4 1 (0.23%) PABX
4 1 (0.23%) Profibus
4 1 (0.23%) VLAN
4 1 (0.23%) WAN
4 1 (0.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (26.70%) SQL Server
2 79 (17.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 61 (13.80%) Data Warehouse
4 60 (13.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 47 (10.63%) Power BI
6 45 (10.18%) Oracle Database
7 37 (8.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 33 (7.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 26 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
9 26 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
10 22 (4.98%) Relational Database
11 21 (4.75%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
13 15 (3.39%) SQL Server 2016
14 11 (2.49%) Big Data
14 11 (2.49%) SQL Server 2014
15 10 (2.26%) Hadoop
15 10 (2.26%) HDInsight
15 10 (2.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 8 (1.81%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 32 (7.24%) Visual Studio
2 31 (7.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (3.17%) Eclipse
3 14 (3.17%) Maven
3 14 (3.17%) Subversion
4 13 (2.94%) Git (software)
5 10 (2.26%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.81%) IntelliJ
6 8 (1.81%) JUnit
7 7 (1.58%) Selenium
8 6 (1.36%) Ant
8 6 (1.36%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.36%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (1.13%) Gradle
9 5 (1.13%) JProfiler
9 5 (1.13%) SonarQube
10 4 (0.90%) JDeveloper
10 4 (0.90%) JIRA
10 4 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.68%) Appium
General
1 74 (16.74%) Finance
2 33 (7.47%) Retail
3 24 (5.43%) Banking
4 16 (3.62%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.94%) Advertising
6 12 (2.71%) Marketing
7 10 (2.26%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.58%) Aerospace
9 5 (1.13%) Legal
9 5 (1.13%) Publishing
10 3 (0.68%) Back Office
10 3 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Front Office
11 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 193 (43.67%) Developer
2 96 (21.72%) Analyst
3 56 (12.67%) SQL Developer
4 40 (9.05%) .NET Developer
5 38 (8.60%) Architect
6 35 (7.92%) C# Developer
7 32 (7.24%) Consultant
8 28 (6.33%) Data Analyst
9 26 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
10 23 (5.20%) ASP.NET Developer
11 19 (4.30%) Designer
11 19 (4.30%) ETL Developer
12 18 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 18 (4.07%) Java Developer
12 18 (4.07%) SharePoint Developer
13 16 (3.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 15 (3.39%) Software Engineer
15 14 (3.17%) Informatica Developer
15 14 (3.17%) JavaScript Developer
15 14 (3.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (29.64%) .NET
2 58 (13.12%) Web Services
3 56 (12.67%) HTML
4 53 (11.99%) ASP.NET
5 45 (10.18%) XML
6 42 (9.50%) .NET Framework
7 38 (8.60%) CSS
8 36 (8.14%) jQuery
9 30 (6.79%) SOAP
10 24 (5.43%) JSON
11 23 (5.20%) WCF
12 19 (4.30%) WPF
13 18 (4.07%) XSLT
14 16 (3.62%) Classic ASP
14 16 (3.62%) REST
14 16 (3.62%) Spring
15 15 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (2.94%) Ajax
16 13 (2.94%) XHTML
17 12 (2.71%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 47 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.85%) Visualisation
3 16 (3.62%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.62%) Mainframe
4 9 (2.04%) Mathematics
5 7 (1.58%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.36%) Data Integration
6 6 (1.36%) iPad
6 6 (1.36%) NHS
7 4 (0.90%) Clustering
7 4 (0.90%) Data Extraction
7 4 (0.90%) Statistics
7 4 (0.90%) User Experience
8 3 (0.68%) DataPower
8 3 (0.68%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.68%) RIA
9 2 (0.45%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.45%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.45%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.45%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 47 (10.63%) Unix
2 42 (9.50%) Windows
3 36 (8.14%) Linux
4 18 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (2.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.58%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.36%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.13%) HPUX
10 3 (0.68%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.68%) Solaris
11 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.23%) AIX
12 1 (0.23%) Android
12 1 (0.23%) CentOS
12 1 (0.23%) Gentoo
12 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (20.14%) Business Intelligence
2 87 (19.68%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (13.57%) ETL
4 52 (11.76%) Migration
5 47 (10.63%) ITIL
6 43 (9.73%) MVC
7 40 (9.05%) Data Modelling
8 34 (7.69%) CRM
9 29 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (6.56%) Data Management
9 29 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 27 (6.11%) Mentoring
11 24 (5.43%) Software Engineering
12 23 (5.20%) Analytics
12 23 (5.20%) Data Migration
12 23 (5.20%) E-Commerce
13 20 (4.52%) Scrum
14 19 (4.30%) Performance Tuning
15 18 (4.07%) UML
15 18 (4.07%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 121 (27.38%) C#
2 77 (17.42%) JavaScript
3 70 (15.84%) PL/SQL
4 46 (10.41%) T-SQL
5 39 (8.82%) Java
6 29 (6.56%) Shell Script
7 28 (6.33%) VB.NET
8 26 (5.88%) PowerShell
9 21 (4.75%) VBA
10 19 (4.30%) Python
11 17 (3.85%) VB
12 12 (2.71%) VB6
13 11 (2.49%) R
14 9 (2.04%) PHP
15 8 (1.81%) Scala
16 7 (1.58%) C
17 5 (1.13%) Ruby
18 4 (0.90%) AWK
18 4 (0.90%) Delphi
19 3 (0.68%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 40 (9.05%) Degree
2 19 (4.30%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (2.26%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.13%) HND
4 5 (1.13%) ISEB
4 5 (1.13%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.45%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.45%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.45%) MCSE
6 2 (0.45%) OCP
6 2 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.23%) MCSA
7 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.23%) PMP
7 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.98%) QA
2 12 (2.71%) Data Quality
3 10 (2.26%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.90%) SLA
4 4 (0.90%) TickIT
5 2 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.90%) Docker
3 4 (0.90%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.68%) XenApp
4 3 (0.68%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.23%) Firmware
5 1 (0.23%) HDFS
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.23%) pfSense
5 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (2.49%) SCCM
2 4 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.68%) CA Service Virtualization
4 2 (0.45%) SCOM
5 1 (0.23%) EnCase
5 1 (0.23%) FTK
5 1 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.23%) Kibana
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.23%) OVSD
5 1 (0.23%) Puppet
5 1 (0.23%) QRadar
5 1 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 130 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 108 (24.43%) Oracle
3 33 (7.47%) VMware
4 19 (4.30%) SAP
5 18 (4.07%) Dell
5 18 (4.07%) Informatica
6 10 (2.26%) Tableau
7 9 (2.04%) Citrix
7 9 (2.04%) NetApp
7 9 (2.04%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.81%) Perforce
8 8 (1.81%) Teradata
9 6 (1.36%) HP
9 6 (1.36%) hybris
9 6 (1.36%) IBM
9 6 (1.36%) Northgate
9 6 (1.36%) Talend
10 5 (1.13%) Cisco
10 5 (1.13%) MuleSoft
10 5 (1.13%) TIBCO
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