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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 251 210 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.67% 13.90% 12.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.28% 41.92% 36.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 118 65
Average daily rate
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£330 £304 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.64% -3.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £218 £225
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 18 17
Average hourly rate £26.25 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £17.95 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -7.27%
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
608 501 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 35.53% 33.16% 34.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 297 217
Average daily rate £350 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 33
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.90 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.00 £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 31 March 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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +2 69 £325 -0.76% 43
Northamptonshire +10 64 £350 +16.66% 35
Leicestershire -5 43 £300 - 22
Derbyshire +13 37 £330 +15.78% 16
Lincolnshire +1 11 £438 +13.63% 13
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 138 (31.87%) Oracle
2 105 (24.25%) SQL Server
3 96 (22.17%) PL/SQL
4 85 (19.63%) .NET
5 75 (17.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 74 (17.09%) Windows
7 73 (16.86%) UNIX
8 70 (16.17%) Microsoft
9 69 (15.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 68 (15.70%) ETL
11 67 (15.47%) Finance
12 66 (15.24%) Business Intelligence
13 62 (14.32%) C#
14 54 (12.47%) Data Warehouse
15 51 (11.78%) JavaScript
16 50 (11.55%) Agile Software Development
17 47 (10.85%) Migration
17 47 (10.85%) Oracle Database
18 44 (10.16%) T-SQL
19 43 (9.93%) Java
19 43 (9.93%) XML
20 41 (9.47%) Performance Tuning
21 40 (9.24%) ASP.NET
22 39 (9.01%) HTML
23 38 (8.78%) MS Excel
24 33 (7.62%) Oracle Database 11g
24 33 (7.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 32 (7.39%) Data Migration
26 31 (7.16%) Active Directory
27 29 (6.70%) NHS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 26 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.00%) IIS
3 10 (2.31%) SAS
4 9 (2.08%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.85%) Apache
5 8 (1.85%) Apache Solr
5 8 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.39%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.39%) Lync
8 5 (1.15%) CICS
8 5 (1.15%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.92%) MTS
9 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (0.69%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.46%) JBoss
11 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.46%) CMS
Applications
1 38 (8.78%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.46%) MS Office
3 12 (2.77%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.23%) SPSS
6 1 (0.23%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 14 (3.23%) Agresso
2 5 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.92%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.92%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.92%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle TCA
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Utilities
6 1 (0.23%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.54%) SAN
2 9 (2.08%) HTTP
3 7 (1.62%) NAS
4 6 (1.39%) LAN
4 6 (1.39%) WAN
4 6 (1.39%) Internet
4 6 (1.39%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.39%) DNS
5 5 (1.15%) Firewall
6 4 (0.92%) VPN
6 4 (0.92%) FTP
7 3 (0.69%) Network Security
8 2 (0.46%) FCoE
8 2 (0.46%) SNMP
8 2 (0.46%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.23%) SSL
9 1 (0.23%) SNA
9 1 (0.23%) MPLS
9 1 (0.23%) APPN
9 1 (0.23%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (24.25%) SQL Server
2 75 (17.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 69 (15.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 54 (12.47%) Data Warehouse
5 47 (10.85%) Oracle Database
6 33 (7.62%) Oracle Database 11g
6 33 (7.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 27 (6.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 25 (5.77%) MS Access
9 23 (5.31%) Oracle Database 10g
9 23 (5.31%) Relational Database
9 23 (5.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (2.77%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (2.77%) DB2
11 11 (2.54%) MySQL
12 10 (2.31%) OLAP
13 9 (2.08%) QlikView
13 9 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
13 9 (2.08%) Hadoop
14 8 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (3.46%) Subversion
2 14 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 11 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (2.31%) Oracle APEX
5 9 (2.08%) Git (software)
6 8 (1.85%) JIRA
6 8 (1.85%) Toad
7 4 (0.92%) Fiddler
7 4 (0.92%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.69%) NUnit
8 3 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.46%) Ant
9 2 (0.46%) JUnit
9 2 (0.46%) LoadRunner
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%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 67 (15.47%) Finance
2 23 (5.31%) Retail
3 15 (3.46%) Banking
4 13 (3.00%) Marketing
4 13 (3.00%) Billing
5 8 (1.85%) Advertising
6 7 (1.62%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.62%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.92%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.69%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.69%) Legal
8 3 (0.69%) Back Office
9 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) Law
10 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 159 (36.72%) Developer
2 113 (26.10%) Analyst
3 38 (8.78%) DBA
4 36 (8.31%) SQL Developer
5 34 (7.85%) Oracle Developer
6 32 (7.39%) Architect
7 24 (5.54%) Consultant
7 24 (5.54%) .NET Developer
7 24 (5.54%) SQL DBA
8 22 (5.08%) Data Analyst
9 18 (4.16%) C# Developer
10 16 (3.70%) Information Analyst
10 16 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 15 (3.46%) Report Analyst
11 15 (3.46%) C# .NET Developer
12 14 (3.23%) Business Analyst
13 13 (3.00%) Systems Analyst
14 12 (2.77%) Administrator
14 12 (2.77%) MI Analyst
14 12 (2.77%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (19.63%) .NET
2 43 (9.93%) XML
3 40 (9.24%) ASP.NET
4 39 (9.01%) HTML
5 28 (6.47%) Web Services
6 24 (5.54%) WCF
7 22 (5.08%) CSS
8 15 (3.46%) .NET Framework
8 15 (3.46%) jQuery
9 14 (3.23%) WPF
10 12 (2.77%) Ajax
11 11 (2.54%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (2.31%) XHTML
13 8 (1.85%) REST
14 7 (1.62%) Entity Framework
14 7 (1.62%) XSLT
14 7 (1.62%) MDX
15 5 (1.15%) Middleware
15 5 (1.15%) Spring
15 5 (1.15%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.70%) NHS
2 28 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.08%) Clustering
4 8 (1.85%) Replication
5 7 (1.62%) Statistics
5 7 (1.62%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.39%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.15%) Reference Data
8 4 (0.92%) Mathematics
8 4 (0.92%) Psychology
8 4 (0.92%) Open Source
8 4 (0.92%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.92%) VSAM
9 3 (0.69%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.69%) NPfIT
9 3 (0.69%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.69%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.69%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.69%) iSeries
9 3 (0.69%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 74 (17.09%) Windows
2 73 (16.86%) UNIX
3 28 (6.47%) Linux
4 14 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (2.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.62%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.39%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.92%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.92%) Windows 2000
9 4 (0.92%) Solaris
10 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.46%) Android
10 2 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.23%) AIX
11 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.23%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (15.70%) ETL
2 66 (15.24%) Business Intelligence
3 50 (11.55%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (10.85%) Migration
5 41 (9.47%) Performance Tuning
6 32 (7.39%) Data Migration
7 27 (6.24%) Data Analysis
8 24 (5.54%) CRM
9 23 (5.31%) Data Modelling
10 20 (4.62%) MVC
11 19 (4.39%) Data Management
12 17 (3.93%) Data Mapping
13 16 (3.70%) Unit Testing
13 16 (3.70%) Validation
14 15 (3.46%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (3.46%) ERP
14 15 (3.46%) Mentoring
15 14 (3.23%) OO
15 14 (3.23%) Business Analysis
16 12 (2.77%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (22.17%) PL/SQL
2 62 (14.32%) C#
3 51 (11.78%) JavaScript
4 44 (10.16%) T-SQL
5 43 (9.93%) Java
6 28 (6.47%) VBA
7 25 (5.77%) Shell Script
8 17 (3.93%) VB
9 13 (3.00%) VB.NET
10 8 (1.85%) AWK
11 6 (1.39%) PHP
11 6 (1.39%) COBOL
12 4 (0.92%) C
12 4 (0.92%) JCL
12 4 (0.92%) VB6
13 3 (0.69%) C++
13 3 (0.69%) Python
13 3 (0.69%) RPG
14 2 (0.46%) VBScript
14 2 (0.46%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 19 (4.39%) Degree
1 19 (4.39%) Security Cleared
2 17 (3.93%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.46%) MCITP
5 2 (0.46%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.46%) MCSE
5 2 (0.46%) ISEB
6 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) CCENT
6 1 (0.23%) MCSA
6 1 (0.23%) OCP
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.23%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.31%) SLA
2 6 (1.39%) QA
3 3 (0.69%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.46%) WAI
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 31 (7.16%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.62%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.62%) HDFS
4 4 (0.92%) vSphere
5 3 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (0.69%) ISA Server
5 3 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.46%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.23%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (2.08%) SCCM
2 7 (1.62%) SCOM
3 6 (1.39%) WMI
4 3 (0.69%) WSUS
4 3 (0.69%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.23%) 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
1 138 (31.87%) Oracle
2 70 (16.17%) Microsoft
3 25 (5.77%) VMware
4 13 (3.00%) Business Objects
5 11 (2.54%) NetApp
6 10 (2.31%) IBM
7 9 (2.08%) SAP
8 8 (1.85%) Cisco
8 8 (1.85%) Teradata
8 8 (1.85%) Endeca
8 8 (1.85%) hybris
9 7 (1.62%) GoldenSource
9 7 (1.62%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.39%) HP
11 5 (1.15%) EMC
11 5 (1.15%) Cognos
11 5 (1.15%) PeopleSoft
11 5 (1.15%) Veeam
12 3 (0.69%) Citrix
12 3 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: £240 - £290 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £250 - £280
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £300 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Derby
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Nottinghamshire
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Posted: 11 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire (NG8)
Guru Careers
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Chesterfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
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Nottinghamshire
Worksop college
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Nottingham
Computer Futures
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