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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 206 214 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.47% 13.21% 13.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.85% 41.00% 41.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 117 106
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 14
Median hourly rate £40.00 £11.88 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+236.84% -68.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £33.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-23.88% +34.00%
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
627 522 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 37.95% 32.22% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 329 272
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £8.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+431.25% -78.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -6 61 £340 -5.55% 37
Northamptonshire -2 47 £400 +18.51% 14
Leicestershire -2 43 £338 +3.84% 25
Derbyshire -1 26 £294 -26.56% 17
Lincolnshire -7 4 £325 - 9
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 139 (33.17%) .NET
2 123 (29.36%) C#
3 109 (26.01%) SQL Server
4 103 (24.58%) Microsoft
5 100 (23.87%) Oracle
6 83 (19.81%) JavaScript
7 75 (17.90%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (15.75%) Business Intelligence
9 62 (14.80%) PL/SQL
10 58 (13.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 57 (13.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 57 (13.60%) HTML
11 57 (13.60%) Finance
12 54 (12.89%) ASP.NET
12 54 (12.89%) MS Excel
13 48 (11.46%) Unix
14 45 (10.74%) MVC
14 45 (10.74%) CSS
15 44 (10.50%) Web Services
16 42 (10.02%) Data Warehouse
16 42 (10.02%) Migration
17 41 (9.79%) ITIL
18 40 (9.55%) Windows
19 39 (9.31%) .NET Framework
20 38 (9.07%) Degree
20 38 (9.07%) CRM
20 38 (9.07%) Oracle Database
21 37 (8.83%) T-SQL
22 36 (8.59%) XML
22 36 (8.59%) jQuery

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 32 (7.64%) SharePoint
2 26 (6.21%) SharePoint 2013
3 17 (4.06%) SAS
4 10 (2.39%) CMS
4 10 (2.39%) IIS
5 9 (2.15%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.43%) Liferay
8 5 (1.19%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (0.95%) Apache
9 4 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.95%) K2 blackpearl
9 4 (0.95%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.72%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.72%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.48%) CICS
11 2 (0.48%) Umbraco
Applications
1 54 (12.89%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.34%) MS Office
3 5 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (4.30%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (3.10%) Oracle Financials
3 10 (2.39%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (1.91%) Oracle Assets
4 8 (1.91%) Oracle General Ledger
4 8 (1.91%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (1.67%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 4 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.72%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.72%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.48%) Endur
8 2 (0.48%) Findur
8 2 (0.48%) Northgate Housing
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle HRMS
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.58%) Boomi
2 10 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.19%) Office 365
3 5 (1.19%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.48%) IaaS
5 2 (0.48%) PaaS
5 2 (0.48%) SaaS
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.24%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.24%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.19%) Internet
2 3 (0.72%) Firewall
2 3 (0.72%) LAN
2 3 (0.72%) SAN
3 2 (0.48%) HTTP
3 2 (0.48%) Modbus
3 2 (0.48%) NAS
3 2 (0.48%) Network Security
3 2 (0.48%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.48%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.48%) WAN
4 1 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.24%) DNS
4 1 (0.24%) Intranet
4 1 (0.24%) PABX
4 1 (0.24%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.24%) Skype
4 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.24%) Wireless
4 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (26.01%) SQL Server
2 58 (13.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 57 (13.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 42 (10.02%) Data Warehouse
5 38 (9.07%) Oracle Database
6 36 (8.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (7.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 25 (5.97%) Oracle Database 11g
9 22 (5.25%) Oracle Database 10g
9 22 (5.25%) Power BI
10 20 (4.77%) Relational Database
11 15 (3.58%) SQL Server 2005
12 13 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
14 10 (2.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 10 (2.39%) Oracle Discoverer
14 10 (2.39%) QlikView
15 9 (2.15%) MySQL
15 9 (2.15%) RDBMS
16 8 (1.91%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 34 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (6.44%) Visual Studio
3 14 (3.34%) Git (software)
4 12 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.63%) Subversion
6 8 (1.91%) JUnit
6 8 (1.91%) Maven
7 7 (1.67%) Eclipse
7 7 (1.67%) Gradle
7 7 (1.67%) JProfiler
8 6 (1.43%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.43%) Selenium
9 5 (1.19%) IntelliJ
9 5 (1.19%) SonarQube
10 4 (0.95%) JIRA
10 4 (0.95%) NUnit
10 4 (0.95%) Toad
11 3 (0.72%) Appium
11 3 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 57 (13.60%) Finance
2 21 (5.01%) Retail
3 19 (4.53%) Banking
4 9 (2.15%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.15%) Marketing
4 9 (2.15%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.67%) Advertising
6 6 (1.43%) Back Office
7 3 (0.72%) Legal
8 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.48%) Automotive
8 2 (0.48%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.24%) Front Office
9 1 (0.24%) Local Government
9 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 193 (46.06%) Developer
2 83 (19.81%) Analyst
3 65 (15.51%) SQL Developer
4 48 (11.46%) .NET Developer
5 36 (8.59%) C# Developer
6 35 (8.35%) Architect
6 35 (8.35%) Consultant
7 23 (5.49%) C# .NET Developer
8 22 (5.25%) SharePoint Developer
9 20 (4.77%) Oracle Developer
10 17 (4.06%) ASP.NET Developer
11 15 (3.58%) Oracle Consultant
12 14 (3.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 13 (3.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 13 (3.10%) Data Analyst
13 13 (3.10%) Information Analyst
13 13 (3.10%) JavaScript Developer
13 13 (3.10%) SQL Analyst
13 13 (3.10%) Systems Analyst
14 12 (2.86%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (33.17%) .NET
2 57 (13.60%) HTML
3 54 (12.89%) ASP.NET
4 45 (10.74%) CSS
5 44 (10.50%) Web Services
6 39 (9.31%) .NET Framework
7 36 (8.59%) jQuery
7 36 (8.59%) XML
8 30 (7.16%) WCF
9 25 (5.97%) SOAP
10 23 (5.49%) Classic ASP
11 21 (5.01%) HTML5
12 19 (4.53%) JSON
12 19 (4.53%) WPF
13 18 (4.30%) REST
14 15 (3.58%) Ajax
15 14 (3.34%) CSS3
16 12 (2.86%) RESTful
17 10 (2.39%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (2.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.30%) NHS
3 13 (3.10%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.39%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.91%) Visualisation
6 7 (1.67%) Mainframe
6 7 (1.67%) User Experience
7 6 (1.43%) Data Integration
8 4 (0.95%) iPad
9 3 (0.72%) Clustering
9 3 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.72%) DataPower
9 3 (0.72%) Informatics
9 3 (0.72%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.72%) Replication
9 3 (0.72%) RIA
10 2 (0.48%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.48%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.48%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.48%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 48 (11.46%) Unix
2 40 (9.55%) Windows
3 26 (6.21%) Linux
4 13 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (2.86%) Windows Server
6 10 (2.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.72%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.48%) Solaris
10 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.24%) Android
11 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.24%) CentOS
11 1 (0.24%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (17.90%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (15.75%) Business Intelligence
3 45 (10.74%) MVC
4 42 (10.02%) Migration
5 41 (9.79%) ITIL
6 38 (9.07%) CRM
7 32 (7.64%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (7.64%) ETL
8 29 (6.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 28 (6.68%) Data Modelling
10 25 (5.97%) SDLC
11 23 (5.49%) E-Commerce
11 23 (5.49%) Software Engineering
12 22 (5.25%) Waterfall
13 20 (4.77%) Data Migration
13 20 (4.77%) OO
13 20 (4.77%) Performance Tuning
14 19 (4.53%) Unit Testing
15 17 (4.06%) Analytics
15 17 (4.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 123 (29.36%) C#
2 83 (19.81%) JavaScript
3 62 (14.80%) PL/SQL
4 37 (8.83%) T-SQL
5 34 (8.11%) PowerShell
6 32 (7.64%) Java
6 32 (7.64%) VB.NET
7 28 (6.68%) Shell Script
8 22 (5.25%) VB
9 18 (4.30%) VBA
10 16 (3.82%) VB6
11 10 (2.39%) PHP
12 9 (2.15%) Python
13 6 (1.43%) Perl
13 6 (1.43%) VBScript
14 5 (1.19%) R
14 5 (1.19%) Ruby
15 4 (0.95%) C
15 4 (0.95%) C++
15 4 (0.95%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 38 (9.07%) Degree
2 15 (3.58%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (1.67%) HND
4 7 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (0.72%) MCSE
7 2 (0.48%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.48%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.48%) MCSA
7 2 (0.48%) MCSM
7 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 2 (0.48%) OCP
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.48%) PMP
7 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.53%) Data Quality
2 16 (3.82%) QA
3 6 (1.43%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.43%) SLA
4 5 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.48%) SEPA
6 1 (0.24%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.24%) TickIT
System Software
1 14 (3.34%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.19%) Docker
3 5 (1.19%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.72%) XenApp
5 3 (0.72%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.24%) Firmware
6 1 (0.24%) HDFS
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.24%) pfSense
6 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (1.43%) SCCM
2 3 (0.72%) CA Service Virtualization
2 3 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.72%) Puppet
2 3 (0.72%) SCOM
3 1 (0.24%) Control-M
3 1 (0.24%) EnCase
3 1 (0.24%) FTK
3 1 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.24%) Mesos
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.24%) OVSD
3 1 (0.24%) QRadar
3 1 (0.24%) vRealize
3 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 103 (24.58%) Microsoft
2 100 (23.87%) Oracle
3 28 (6.68%) VMware
4 24 (5.73%) SAP
5 15 (3.58%) Dell
6 13 (3.10%) Citrix
7 11 (2.63%) Tableau
8 8 (1.91%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.67%) hybris
9 7 (1.67%) Northgate
9 7 (1.67%) Perforce
9 7 (1.67%) Teradata
10 6 (1.43%) Cisco
10 6 (1.43%) HP
11 5 (1.19%) CA
11 5 (1.19%) Endeca
11 5 (1.19%) IBM
11 5 (1.19%) NetApp
12 4 (0.95%) Nintex
12 4 (0.95%) Zend
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