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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 269 208 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.35% 14.01% 12.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.82% 40.70% 39.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 107 53
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £248 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 15
Average hourly rate £22.40 £35.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +84.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.94 £15.40 £9.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +16.36%
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
659 511 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 40.06% 34.41% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 293 180
Average daily rate £350 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 28 26
Average hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.23 £18.10 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 +4 91 £325 -7.14% 36
Northamptonshire +5 57 £388 - 21
Derbyshire -2 39 £330 +16.81% 17
Leicestershire -5 34 £285 -5.00% 27
Lincolnshire -6 10 £425 +4.93% 13
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 170 (34.07%) Oracle
2 131 (26.25%) SQL Server
3 120 (24.05%) PL/SQL
4 100 (20.04%) .NET
5 97 (19.44%) UNIX
6 90 (18.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 89 (17.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 84 (16.83%) C#
9 79 (15.83%) Microsoft
10 75 (15.03%) ETL
11 74 (14.83%) Oracle Database
12 72 (14.43%) Windows
12 72 (14.43%) Finance
13 71 (14.23%) JavaScript
14 68 (13.63%) Agile Software Development
15 67 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
16 64 (12.83%) Data Warehouse
17 61 (12.22%) ASP.NET
18 60 (12.02%) T-SQL
19 59 (11.82%) HTML
20 54 (10.82%) XML
21 53 (10.62%) Migration
21 53 (10.62%) Oracle Database 11g
22 51 (10.22%) Java
23 49 (9.82%) Performance Tuning
24 44 (8.82%) CRM
25 41 (8.22%) SQL Server 2008
26 40 (8.02%) MS Excel
26 40 (8.02%) Shell Script
27 39 (7.82%) Web Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.40%) IIS
3 11 (2.20%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.20%) SAS
4 10 (2.00%) Apache
5 9 (1.80%) Apache Solr
6 7 (1.40%) CICS
7 6 (1.20%) Apache Pig
7 6 (1.20%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.00%) Lync
9 4 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.60%) JBoss
11 2 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.20%) Jetty
Applications
1 40 (8.02%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.41%) MS Office
3 12 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.40%) MS Project
7 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.20%) CATIA
7 1 (0.20%) SPSS
7 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (1.20%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (1.20%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (1.00%) Agresso
3 4 (0.80%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle TCA
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.20%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.20%) SyteLine
5 1 (0.20%) Line 500
5 1 (0.20%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.40%) Office 365
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.20%) SAN
2 7 (1.40%) HTTP
3 6 (1.20%) DNS
3 6 (1.20%) Firewall
3 6 (1.20%) Internet
4 5 (1.00%) LAN
4 5 (1.00%) WAN
4 5 (1.00%) NAS
5 4 (0.80%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.60%) Intranet
6 3 (0.60%) DHCP
6 3 (0.60%) VPN
7 2 (0.40%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.20%) VLAN
8 1 (0.20%) Network Security
8 1 (0.20%) DMZ
8 1 (0.20%) APPN
8 1 (0.20%) 3G
8 1 (0.20%) MPLS
8 1 (0.20%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (26.25%) SQL Server
2 90 (18.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 89 (17.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 74 (14.83%) Oracle Database
5 64 (12.83%) Data Warehouse
6 53 (10.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 41 (8.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 38 (7.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 38 (7.62%) Oracle Database 10g
9 33 (6.61%) Relational Database
10 28 (5.61%) SQL Server 2012
11 22 (4.41%) MS Access
12 18 (3.61%) MySQL
13 17 (3.41%) Oracle Reports
14 15 (3.01%) DB2
15 13 (2.61%) Hadoop
16 12 (2.40%) Oracle BI EE
17 10 (2.00%) Big Data
17 10 (2.00%) OLAP
17 10 (2.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 16 (3.21%) Visual Studio
2 15 (3.01%) Subversion
3 14 (2.81%) Git (software)
4 12 (2.40%) JIRA
4 12 (2.40%) Oracle APEX
5 9 (1.80%) Toad
6 7 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.00%) JUnit
7 5 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.60%) Fiddler
8 3 (0.60%) NUnit
8 3 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.60%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.40%) Ant
9 2 (0.40%) Oracle Developer 2000
9 2 (0.40%) Maven
10 1 (0.20%) ERwin
10 1 (0.20%) Log4j
10 1 (0.20%) Dreamweaver
General
1 72 (14.43%) Finance
2 31 (6.21%) Retail
3 16 (3.21%) Banking
3 16 (3.21%) Billing
4 13 (2.61%) Marketing
5 7 (1.40%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.80%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.80%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.60%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.60%) Advertising
9 2 (0.40%) Legal
9 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.20%) Automotive
10 1 (0.20%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 192 (38.48%) Developer
2 134 (26.85%) Analyst
3 53 (10.62%) DBA
4 46 (9.22%) Oracle Developer
5 45 (9.02%) SQL Developer
6 34 (6.81%) Architect
7 33 (6.61%) .NET Developer
8 31 (6.21%) SQL DBA
9 29 (5.81%) Data Analyst
10 26 (5.21%) C# Developer
11 22 (4.41%) C# .NET Developer
12 19 (3.81%) Consultant
13 16 (3.21%) MI Analyst
14 15 (3.01%) Designer
14 15 (3.01%) Test Analyst
15 14 (2.81%) Report Analyst
15 14 (2.81%) Information Analyst
15 14 (2.81%) PL/SQL Developer
16 13 (2.61%) Senior Analyst
16 13 (2.61%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (20.04%) .NET
2 61 (12.22%) ASP.NET
3 59 (11.82%) HTML
4 54 (10.82%) XML
5 39 (7.82%) Web Services
6 33 (6.61%) WCF
7 31 (6.21%) CSS
8 27 (5.41%) WPF
9 21 (4.21%) jQuery
10 16 (3.21%) .NET Framework
11 13 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (2.40%) Ajax
13 11 (2.20%) HTML5
13 11 (2.20%) REST
14 10 (2.00%) Spring
15 9 (1.80%) JSON
16 8 (1.60%) Entity Framework
16 8 (1.60%) XHTML
16 8 (1.60%) SOAP
17 7 (1.40%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.81%) NHS
3 12 (2.40%) Clustering
4 9 (1.80%) Mainframe
5 8 (1.60%) Statistics
6 7 (1.40%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.20%) Replication
7 6 (1.20%) VSAM
8 5 (1.00%) Reference Data
9 4 (0.80%) iSeries
9 4 (0.80%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.80%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.60%) Informatics
10 3 (0.60%) Data Extraction
10 3 (0.60%) Psychology
10 3 (0.60%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.60%) NPfIT
10 3 (0.60%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.60%) iPad
10 3 (0.60%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 97 (19.44%) UNIX
2 72 (14.43%) Windows
3 33 (6.61%) Linux
4 14 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.00%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.00%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.80%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.80%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.60%) Solaris
9 3 (0.60%) Windows 2000
9 3 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (0.60%) Android
10 2 (0.40%) zOS
10 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.20%) i5/OS
11 1 (0.20%) Debian
11 1 (0.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (15.03%) ETL
2 68 (13.63%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
4 53 (10.62%) Migration
5 49 (9.82%) Performance Tuning
6 44 (8.82%) CRM
7 39 (7.82%) Data Migration
8 34 (6.81%) MVC
9 30 (6.01%) Data Analysis
10 25 (5.01%) Data Modelling
11 23 (4.61%) E-Commerce
12 21 (4.21%) Validation
12 21 (4.21%) Data Mapping
13 20 (4.01%) Unit Testing
13 20 (4.01%) Data Management
14 18 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
14 18 (3.61%) Technical Analysis
15 17 (3.41%) Scrum
16 15 (3.01%) Mentoring
17 13 (2.61%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 120 (24.05%) PL/SQL
2 84 (16.83%) C#
3 71 (14.23%) JavaScript
4 60 (12.02%) T-SQL
5 51 (10.22%) Java
6 40 (8.02%) Shell Script
7 33 (6.61%) VBA
8 13 (2.61%) VB.NET
9 10 (2.00%) VB
10 9 (1.80%) AWK
10 9 (1.80%) C
11 8 (1.60%) COBOL
12 6 (1.20%) Perl
12 6 (1.20%) JCL
13 5 (1.00%) PHP
13 5 (1.00%) C++
14 4 (0.80%) RPG
15 3 (0.60%) Prolog
16 2 (0.40%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.40%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (6.01%) Degree
2 17 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.21%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.20%) ISEB
6 4 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.60%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.40%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.40%) OCP
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.40%) MCSE
8 2 (0.40%) MCITP
9 1 (0.20%) MCPD
9 1 (0.20%) MCSA
9 1 (0.20%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.40%) SLA
2 4 (0.80%) HL7
2 4 (0.80%) QA
3 3 (0.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (5.01%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.80%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.60%) HDFS
5 4 (0.80%) vSphere
6 3 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.40%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.40%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.20%) NFS
8 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.20%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (1.20%) SCCM
2 5 (1.00%) SCOM
3 3 (0.60%) WMI
3 3 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.60%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.40%) CA LISA
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.40%) WSUS
5 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.20%) OVSD
5 1 (0.20%) Control-M
5 1 (0.20%) Tivoli NetView
5 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.20%) Oozie
Vendors
1 170 (34.07%) Oracle
2 79 (15.83%) Microsoft
3 23 (4.61%) VMware
4 13 (2.61%) Endeca
5 12 (2.40%) Business Objects
5 12 (2.40%) NetApp
6 11 (2.20%) SAP
6 11 (2.20%) hybris
7 8 (1.60%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.40%) GoldenSource
8 7 (1.40%) Citrix
9 6 (1.20%) HP
9 6 (1.20%) PeopleSoft
10 5 (1.00%) Teradata
10 5 (1.00%) IBM
10 5 (1.00%) Veeam
11 4 (0.80%) Cisco
11 4 (0.80%) Cognos
11 4 (0.80%) Sage
11 4 (0.80%) TIBCO
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Derbyshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
First Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £11 - £16 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Rate: £Competitive+package
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
East Midlands
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £250 - 350 per day + NEGOTIABLE ON EXPERIENCE
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £200 - £280 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £230 - £250 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Leicester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £125.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Nottingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 13 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Posted: 13 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire, Midlands
De Montfort University
Rate: £32,277 - £35,256 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Leicestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago