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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 235 177 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.02% 12.02% 13.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.20% 37.18% 38.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 92 52
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £397 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 31
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £15.45 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.09%
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
544 476 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 34.76% 32.34% 34.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 259 194
Average daily rate £330 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 34 56
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £19.00 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Northamptonshire +9 61 £363 +20.83% 21
Nottinghamshire 0 58 £325 - 56
Leicestershire -2 41 £300 -7.69% 45
Derbyshire +27 35 £330 +3.12% 19
Lincolnshire +4 11 £450 +74.75% 13
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 122 (28.11%) Oracle
2 109 (25.12%) SQL Server
3 97 (22.35%) .NET
4 85 (19.59%) PL/SQL
5 84 (19.35%) Microsoft
6 76 (17.51%) C#
7 75 (17.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 73 (16.82%) Windows
9 70 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 69 (15.90%) Business Intelligence
11 67 (15.44%) ETL
11 67 (15.44%) Finance
12 62 (14.29%) UNIX
13 53 (12.21%) ASP.NET
14 52 (11.98%) Migration
15 51 (11.75%) Data Warehouse
16 50 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
17 48 (11.06%) HTML
17 48 (11.06%) JavaScript
18 46 (10.60%) T-SQL
19 45 (10.37%) XML
20 44 (10.14%) MS Excel
21 41 (9.45%) Java
22 40 (9.22%) Data Migration
23 37 (8.53%) VBA
23 37 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
24 33 (7.60%) Performance Tuning
24 33 (7.60%) CSS
24 33 (7.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 32 (7.37%) SharePoint

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 32 (7.37%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.00%) SAS
2 13 (3.00%) IIS
3 11 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (1.61%) Apache Solr
4 7 (1.61%) Apache
5 6 (1.38%) CICS
5 6 (1.38%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.15%) Apache Pig
6 5 (1.15%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.15%) Lync
7 4 (0.92%) CMS
7 4 (0.92%) MTS
7 4 (0.92%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (0.69%) Kentico
9 2 (0.46%) WordPress
9 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 44 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.38%) MS Office
3 13 (3.00%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.23%) SPSS
6 1 (0.23%) CATIA
6 1 (0.23%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 13 (3.00%) Agresso
2 8 (1.84%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.38%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (1.38%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (1.38%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.92%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle HRMS
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle TCA
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Utilities
8 1 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.23%) Cognos Planning
8 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.69%) Force.com
1 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.76%) HTTP
2 9 (2.07%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.07%) SAN
3 6 (1.38%) Internet
3 6 (1.38%) DNS
3 6 (1.38%) NAS
4 5 (1.15%) HTTPS
4 5 (1.15%) LAN
4 5 (1.15%) WAN
5 4 (0.92%) FTP
5 4 (0.92%) VPN
5 4 (0.92%) Firewall
6 3 (0.69%) Network Security
7 2 (0.46%) FCoE
7 2 (0.46%) SNMP
8 1 (0.23%) LDAP
8 1 (0.23%) SMTP
8 1 (0.23%) DHCP
8 1 (0.23%) SNA
8 1 (0.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (25.12%) SQL Server
2 75 (17.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 70 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 51 (11.75%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (7.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 30 (6.91%) MS Access
6 30 (6.91%) Oracle Database
7 21 (4.84%) Relational Database
7 21 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (4.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
10 14 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
11 13 (3.00%) DB2
12 10 (2.30%) OLAP
12 10 (2.30%) Data Mining
12 10 (2.30%) QlikView
13 9 (2.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (2.07%) Hadoop
14 8 (1.84%) Oracle BI EE
14 8 (1.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (3.46%) Subversion
2 14 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 11 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (2.07%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.84%) JIRA
5 8 (1.84%) Toad
6 6 (1.38%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (1.38%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (0.92%) Fiddler
7 4 (0.92%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.69%) NUnit
8 3 (0.69%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (0.69%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.46%) Ant
9 2 (0.46%) JUnit
9 2 (0.46%) Maven
9 2 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.23%) Log4j
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 67 (15.44%) Finance
2 23 (5.30%) Retail
3 15 (3.46%) Banking
3 15 (3.46%) Marketing
4 8 (1.84%) Advertising
5 7 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.15%) Billing
6 5 (1.15%) Back Office
7 4 (0.92%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.92%) Legal
7 4 (0.92%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.69%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) Law
10 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 162 (37.33%) Developer
2 123 (28.34%) Analyst
3 31 (7.14%) Architect
4 28 (6.45%) .NET Developer
4 28 (6.45%) SQL Developer
5 26 (5.99%) Oracle Developer
5 26 (5.99%) DBA
6 24 (5.53%) Consultant
7 22 (5.07%) Data Analyst
8 21 (4.84%) C# Developer
9 19 (4.38%) Report Analyst
9 19 (4.38%) MI Analyst
10 17 (3.92%) Information Analyst
10 17 (3.92%) SQL DBA
11 15 (3.46%) Business Analyst
12 14 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 14 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
13 12 (2.76%) Systems Analyst
14 10 (2.30%) Business Systems Analyst
14 10 (2.30%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (22.35%) .NET
2 53 (12.21%) ASP.NET
3 48 (11.06%) HTML
4 45 (10.37%) XML
5 33 (7.60%) CSS
6 29 (6.68%) Web Services
7 25 (5.76%) jQuery
8 24 (5.53%) Ajax
9 21 (4.84%) WCF
10 18 (4.15%) .NET Framework
11 14 (3.23%) XHTML
12 13 (3.00%) WPF
13 12 (2.76%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (2.07%) XSLT
15 8 (1.84%) MDX
16 7 (1.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 7 (1.61%) REST
17 6 (1.38%) HTML5
17 6 (1.38%) JSON
18 5 (1.15%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (7.14%) NHS
3 7 (1.61%) Replication
3 7 (1.61%) Clustering
4 6 (1.38%) Mainframe
4 6 (1.38%) Mobile App
4 6 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.15%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.15%) VSAM
5 5 (1.15%) Statistics
5 5 (1.15%) Reference Data
6 4 (0.92%) Mathematics
6 4 (0.92%) Psychology
6 4 (0.92%) Client/Server
6 4 (0.92%) Credit Risk
7 3 (0.69%) Open Source
7 3 (0.69%) AS400
7 3 (0.69%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.69%) NPfIT
7 3 (0.69%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 73 (16.82%) Windows
2 62 (14.29%) UNIX
3 24 (5.53%) Linux
4 11 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.84%) Windows XP
7 7 (1.61%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.38%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.38%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.15%) Android
10 4 (0.92%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.92%) Solaris
11 2 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.23%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (15.90%) Business Intelligence
2 67 (15.44%) ETL
3 52 (11.98%) Migration
4 50 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (9.22%) Data Migration
6 33 (7.60%) Performance Tuning
7 27 (6.22%) Data Analysis
8 26 (5.99%) MVC
9 25 (5.76%) Data Modelling
10 21 (4.84%) ERP
11 20 (4.61%) CRM
11 20 (4.61%) Validation
12 19 (4.38%) Data Management
13 18 (4.15%) Data Mapping
14 17 (3.92%) OO
15 15 (3.46%) Unit Testing
16 14 (3.23%) ITIL
17 13 (3.00%) Business Analysis
17 13 (3.00%) Mentoring
18 12 (2.76%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 85 (19.59%) PL/SQL
2 76 (17.51%) C#
3 48 (11.06%) JavaScript
4 46 (10.60%) T-SQL
5 41 (9.45%) Java
6 37 (8.53%) VBA
7 17 (3.92%) VB
8 16 (3.69%) VB.NET
8 16 (3.69%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.61%) PHP
9 7 (1.61%) COBOL
9 7 (1.61%) AWK
10 6 (1.38%) C++
11 5 (1.15%) JCL
12 4 (0.92%) C
12 4 (0.92%) VB6
13 3 (0.69%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.46%) X++
14 2 (0.46%) XAML
14 2 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (5.07%) Security Cleared
2 19 (4.38%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.92%) Degree
4 10 (2.30%) VCP4
5 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.46%) ISEB
6 2 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.46%) MCITP
6 2 (0.46%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.23%) CCENT
7 1 (0.23%) MCSE
7 1 (0.23%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.76%) SLA
2 10 (2.30%) QA
3 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.46%) WAI
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 31 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.61%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.61%) HDFS
4 3 (0.69%) vSphere
4 3 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (0.69%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.46%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.23%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 10 (2.30%) SCCM
2 7 (1.61%) SCOM
3 6 (1.38%) WMI
4 3 (0.69%) WSUS
5 2 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.23%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.23%) Oozie
6 1 (0.23%) Tivoli NetView
6 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.23%) Nagios
6 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 122 (28.11%) Oracle
2 84 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.61%) VMware
4 11 (2.53%) Business Objects
5 10 (2.30%) SAP
5 10 (2.30%) IBM
6 8 (1.84%) Cisco
6 8 (1.84%) Teradata
6 8 (1.84%) NetApp
7 7 (1.61%) GoldenSource
7 7 (1.61%) Endeca
7 7 (1.61%) Cognos
7 7 (1.61%) HP
7 7 (1.61%) hybris
8 6 (1.38%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.15%) EMC
9 5 (1.15%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (0.69%) Pegasus
10 3 (0.69%) Veeam
Derbyshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Excellent Day Rate
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
TechnoRecruit
Rate: £200 - £450 a day DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
TechnoRecruit
Rate: £200 - £450 a day DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
TechnoRecruit
Rate: £200 - £450 a day DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
TechnoRecruit
Rate: £200 - £450 a day DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Momentum Resourcing
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £420.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Leicester
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
East Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Derby
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
East Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Lincolnshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £260 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago