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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 204 262 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.86% 15.93% 13.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.06% 39.88% 40.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 157 106
Median daily rate £338 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £160 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £441 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 15
Median hourly rate £26.75 £17.30 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.62% -50.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+45.13% -29.68%
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
485 657 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 30.58% 39.94% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 417 290
Median daily rate £340 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 29
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -45.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -4 68 £338 +3.84% 30
Leicestershire +10 64 £300 +7.14% 24
Northamptonshire -5 36 £355 +1.42% 16
Derbyshire -3 17 £350 +6.87% 20
Lincolnshire -2 3 £330 -8.96% 4
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 142 (34.63%) Oracle
2 129 (31.46%) .NET
3 123 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 110 (26.83%) C#
5 81 (19.76%) JavaScript
6 80 (19.51%) PL/SQL
7 69 (16.83%) Business Intelligence
8 66 (16.10%) Microsoft
8 66 (16.10%) HTML
9 62 (15.12%) Unix
9 62 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
10 55 (13.41%) CSS
11 50 (12.20%) ASP.NET
12 47 (11.46%) Windows
12 47 (11.46%) VB.NET
13 45 (10.98%) XML
14 44 (10.73%) Java
15 43 (10.49%) ETL
15 43 (10.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 43 (10.49%) Oracle Database
16 41 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 40 (9.76%) WCF
17 40 (9.76%) MVC
17 40 (9.76%) Migration
18 37 (9.02%) Finance
19 35 (8.54%) Shell Script
19 35 (8.54%) SDLC
20 33 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
21 32 (7.80%) Team Foundation Server
21 32 (7.80%) Linux

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 31 (7.56%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.66%) IIS
3 13 (3.17%) SharePoint Server
4 11 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (2.68%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.95%) CMS
5 8 (1.95%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (1.46%) Liferay
7 5 (1.22%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.73%) JBoss
8 3 (0.73%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (0.73%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (0.73%) SAS
9 2 (0.49%) Apache
9 2 (0.49%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.24%) CICS
10 1 (0.24%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.24%) JRun
Applications
1 29 (7.07%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.20%) MS Office
2 9 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (3.90%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (2.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.71%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (1.22%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.98%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.98%) SystmOne
5 4 (0.98%) Unica
6 3 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.73%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.73%) PeopleSoft CRM
7 2 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle TCA
8 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.46%) Force.com
2 6 (1.46%) SaaS
3 5 (1.22%) Office 365
4 2 (0.49%) 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
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.20%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.95%) DNS
2 8 (1.95%) Internet
3 6 (1.46%) DHCP
3 6 (1.46%) Modbus
4 5 (1.22%) Firewall
5 4 (0.98%) LDAP
6 3 (0.73%) Network Security
6 3 (0.73%) SAN
7 2 (0.49%) LAN
7 2 (0.49%) WAN
8 1 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (10.49%) Oracle Database
2 43 (10.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 41 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
5 29 (7.07%) Oracle Database 11g
6 28 (6.83%) Oracle Database 10g
7 25 (6.10%) Relational Database
8 17 (4.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (3.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 10 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (2.44%) DB2
10 10 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (2.20%) MS Access
11 9 (2.20%) MySQL
11 9 (2.20%) OLAP
11 9 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (1.95%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 32 (7.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (4.88%) Visual Studio
3 11 (2.68%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.20%) Eclipse
5 8 (1.95%) Subversion
6 7 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (1.46%) Toad
8 5 (1.22%) Ant
8 5 (1.22%) Maven
9 4 (0.98%) Mercurial
9 4 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (0.98%) PhpStorm
9 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.73%) JIRA
10 3 (0.73%) JMeter
10 3 (0.73%) JUnit
10 3 (0.73%) NUnit
11 2 (0.49%) Gradle
11 2 (0.49%) Selenium
11 2 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 37 (9.02%) Finance
2 25 (6.10%) Retail
3 8 (1.95%) Marketing
4 7 (1.71%) Banking
5 6 (1.46%) Advertising
5 6 (1.46%) Billing
5 6 (1.46%) Legal
6 5 (1.22%) Back Office
6 5 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.98%) Law
8 3 (0.73%) Automotive
9 2 (0.49%) Publishing
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) French Language
10 1 (0.24%) Games
10 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.24%) German Language
10 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Local Government
10 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 186 (45.37%) Developer
2 90 (21.95%) Analyst
3 60 (14.63%) SQL Developer
4 53 (12.93%) .NET Developer
5 42 (10.24%) C# Developer
6 32 (7.80%) C# .NET Developer
7 28 (6.83%) Consultant
8 27 (6.59%) Oracle Developer
9 26 (6.34%) Architect
10 22 (5.37%) SQL Analyst
11 21 (5.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 20 (4.88%) Data Analyst
13 17 (4.15%) Test Analyst
14 15 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 15 (3.66%) SharePoint Developer
15 14 (3.41%) Functional Consultant
15 14 (3.41%) WCF Developer
16 13 (3.17%) C# WCF Developer
16 13 (3.17%) Information Analyst
16 13 (3.17%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (31.46%) .NET
2 66 (16.10%) HTML
3 55 (13.41%) CSS
4 50 (12.20%) ASP.NET
5 45 (10.98%) XML
6 40 (9.76%) WCF
7 30 (7.32%) jQuery
8 29 (7.07%) Web Services
9 27 (6.59%) HTML5
10 23 (5.61%) WPF
11 21 (5.12%) CSS3
12 17 (4.15%) .NET Framework
12 17 (4.15%) Ajax
13 14 (3.41%) Classic ASP
14 12 (2.93%) REST
15 11 (2.68%) SOAP
16 10 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (2.44%) JSP
16 10 (2.44%) XHTML
17 9 (2.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.61%) NHS
2 18 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.15%) Smart Meter
4 10 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.20%) Algorithms
6 8 (1.95%) Data Integration
6 8 (1.95%) iSeries
6 8 (1.95%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.46%) Data Extraction
8 5 (1.22%) AS400
9 4 (0.98%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.73%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.73%) Informatics
10 3 (0.73%) Statistics
11 2 (0.49%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.49%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.49%) iPad
11 2 (0.49%) User Experience
12 1 (0.24%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 62 (15.12%) Unix
2 47 (11.46%) Windows
3 32 (7.80%) Linux
4 16 (3.90%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.73%) AIX
8 3 (0.73%) Solaris
9 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.24%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (16.83%) Business Intelligence
2 62 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (10.49%) ETL
4 40 (9.76%) Migration
4 40 (9.76%) MVC
5 35 (8.54%) SDLC
6 31 (7.56%) CRM
7 24 (5.85%) Data Migration
8 22 (5.37%) Data Management
9 21 (5.12%) Data Modelling
9 21 (5.12%) Unit Testing
10 20 (4.88%) ITIL
11 19 (4.63%) E-Commerce
12 17 (4.15%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (3.90%) Analytics
14 15 (3.66%) Data Analysis
14 15 (3.66%) Kimball Methodology
14 15 (3.66%) Scrum
15 13 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (3.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 110 (26.83%) C#
2 81 (19.76%) JavaScript
3 80 (19.51%) PL/SQL
4 47 (11.46%) VB.NET
5 44 (10.73%) Java
6 35 (8.54%) Shell Script
7 28 (6.83%) PowerShell
8 26 (6.34%) T-SQL
9 19 (4.63%) VB
10 15 (3.66%) VBA
11 12 (2.93%) VB6
11 12 (2.93%) VBScript
12 7 (1.71%) Perl
13 6 (1.46%) Apex Code
13 6 (1.46%) C++
13 6 (1.46%) PHP
14 4 (0.98%) PHP 5
14 4 (0.98%) RPG
14 4 (0.98%) RPG IV
15 3 (0.73%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (7.07%) Degree
2 15 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (1.22%) MCSE
4 5 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.98%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.73%) HND
6 3 (0.73%) MCSA
7 2 (0.49%) CCNA
7 2 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.49%) ISEB
7 2 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.49%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.24%) CCEE
8 1 (0.24%) CCIA
8 1 (0.24%) MCSM
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (0.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.59%) Data Quality
2 15 (3.66%) QA
3 7 (1.71%) SLA
4 4 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.73%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.49%) SEPA
6 2 (0.49%) TickIT
7 1 (0.24%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (2.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.49%) XenApp
5 1 (0.24%) Docker
5 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.24%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.98%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.73%) SCCM
4 2 (0.49%) Control-M
4 2 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.49%) Puppet
4 2 (0.49%) SCOM
5 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.24%) Mesos
Vendors
1 142 (34.63%) Oracle
2 66 (16.10%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.88%) Informatica
3 20 (4.88%) SAP
4 17 (4.15%) Tableau
5 10 (2.44%) VMware
6 8 (1.95%) TIBCO
7 7 (1.71%) Citrix
8 6 (1.46%) IBM
8 6 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.46%) Siemens
9 5 (1.22%) Cisco
10 4 (0.98%) HP
10 4 (0.98%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (0.73%) Cognos
12 2 (0.49%) ArcSight
12 2 (0.49%) Dell
12 2 (0.49%) Perforce
12 2 (0.49%) Splunk
12 2 (0.49%) Talend
Northampton
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent day rate
Posted: 19 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £12 - £17 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM CIC Leicester
Rate: From £25,700 to £56,600 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £396.88 - £432.96 per day + fully expensed travel
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Oscar
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
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Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £370 per day
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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East Midlands
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £140 - £170 per day
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East Midlands
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
East Midlands
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Rate: competitive
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Derbyshire
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