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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
England / East Midlands
Rank 7 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 193 259 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.94% 17.26% 13.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.65% 47.79% 39.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 139 94
Median daily rate £313 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 3
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £14.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £40.40 £24.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.09%

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
557 542 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 37.33% 36.11% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 327 259
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 15
Median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £40.40 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -7 57 £350 +11.11% 45
Northamptonshire -3 56 £313 -24.24% 23
Derbyshire +8 31 £154 -59.00% 13
Leicestershire -5 31 £301 +5.43% 33
Lincolnshire -5 3 - - 5
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 123 (28.87%) SQL Server
2 121 (28.40%) .NET
3 115 (27.00%) C#
4 112 (26.29%) Microsoft
5 109 (25.59%) Oracle
6 88 (20.66%) Business Intelligence
7 87 (20.42%) Agile Software Development
8 79 (18.54%) JavaScript
9 74 (17.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 71 (16.67%) PL/SQL
11 69 (16.20%) Finance
12 67 (15.73%) HTML
13 65 (15.26%) ETL
14 63 (14.79%) Data Warehouse
15 57 (13.38%) ASP.NET
15 57 (13.38%) Web Services
16 53 (12.44%) Unix
16 53 (12.44%) MVC
17 52 (12.21%) MS Excel
17 52 (12.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 51 (11.97%) Oracle Database
19 49 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
19 49 (11.50%) CSS
20 48 (11.27%) Windows
20 48 (11.27%) Power BI
21 46 (10.80%) Java
22 44 (10.33%) XML
23 42 (9.86%) jQuery
24 40 (9.39%) Migration
24 40 (9.39%) Data Modelling

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 21 (4.93%) SharePoint
2 19 (4.46%) Apache Spark
3 16 (3.76%) SAS
4 14 (3.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (1.64%) Apache
5 7 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.41%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.17%) IIS
8 4 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.94%) JBoss
8 4 (0.94%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.70%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.70%) CMS
9 3 (0.70%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.47%) K2 blackpearl
10 2 (0.47%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.23%) Confluence
11 1 (0.23%) Kentico
11 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 52 (12.21%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.76%) MS Office
3 12 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.94%) MS Project
4 4 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.70%) SPSS
6 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.23%) Weka
Business Applications
1 14 (3.29%) Oracle 11i
2 12 (2.82%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (1.41%) Demantra
3 6 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.17%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.94%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 4 (0.94%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.70%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.47%) Northgate Housing
8 1 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.23%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (4.23%) Boomi
3 14 (3.29%) PaaS
4 8 (1.88%) Azure Machine Learning
5 6 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.41%) IaaS
5 6 (1.41%) Office 365
5 6 (1.41%) SaaS
6 5 (1.17%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.70%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.41%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.94%) Firewall
3 3 (0.70%) FTP
3 3 (0.70%) LAN
3 3 (0.70%) WAN
4 2 (0.47%) HTTP
4 2 (0.47%) Modbus
4 2 (0.47%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.23%) DHCP
5 1 (0.23%) DNS
5 1 (0.23%) Internet
5 1 (0.23%) Intranet
5 1 (0.23%) NAS
5 1 (0.23%) Network Security
5 1 (0.23%) PABX
5 1 (0.23%) Profibus
5 1 (0.23%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.23%) SAN
5 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (28.87%) SQL Server
2 74 (17.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 63 (14.79%) Data Warehouse
4 52 (12.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 51 (11.97%) Oracle Database
6 48 (11.27%) Power BI
7 35 (8.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 34 (7.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 33 (7.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 30 (7.04%) Relational Database
11 27 (6.34%) Oracle Database 11g
11 27 (6.34%) SQL Server 2012
12 23 (5.40%) SQL Server 2005
13 16 (3.76%) SQL Server 2016
14 13 (3.05%) Oracle Reports
15 12 (2.82%) Big Data
15 12 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
16 11 (2.58%) DB2
16 11 (2.58%) Hadoop
16 11 (2.58%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 28 (6.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (4.93%) Visual Studio
3 20 (4.69%) Maven
4 17 (3.99%) Eclipse
5 15 (3.52%) Subversion
6 12 (2.82%) Git (software)
6 12 (2.82%) Jenkins
7 10 (2.35%) Ant
8 9 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
8 9 (2.11%) Selenium
9 7 (1.64%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.41%) IntelliJ
10 6 (1.41%) JUnit
10 6 (1.41%) Talend Open Studio
11 5 (1.17%) JIRA
11 5 (1.17%) SoapUI
12 4 (0.94%) Hudson
12 4 (0.94%) JDeveloper
12 4 (0.94%) JMeter
13 3 (0.70%) JProfiler
General
1 69 (16.20%) Finance
2 35 (8.22%) Retail
3 23 (5.40%) Banking
4 21 (4.93%) Manufacturing
5 14 (3.29%) Advertising
6 9 (2.11%) Marketing
7 8 (1.88%) Publishing
8 6 (1.41%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.41%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.94%) Legal
10 3 (0.70%) Billing
11 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.47%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.23%) Back Office
12 1 (0.23%) Front Office
12 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 188 (44.13%) Developer
2 100 (23.47%) Analyst
3 51 (11.97%) SQL Developer
4 44 (10.33%) .NET Developer
5 42 (9.86%) C# Developer
6 39 (9.15%) Architect
7 30 (7.04%) C# .NET Developer
8 28 (6.57%) Data Analyst
9 27 (6.34%) ASP.NET Developer
9 27 (6.34%) Support Analyst
10 24 (5.63%) ETL Developer
10 24 (5.63%) Java Developer
11 23 (5.40%) Consultant
12 21 (4.93%) Applications Support
12 21 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 21 (4.93%) Designer
13 20 (4.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 19 (4.46%) Applications Support Analyst
15 17 (3.99%) SQL Analyst
16 16 (3.76%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (28.40%) .NET
2 67 (15.73%) HTML
3 57 (13.38%) ASP.NET
3 57 (13.38%) Web Services
4 49 (11.50%) CSS
5 44 (10.33%) XML
6 42 (9.86%) jQuery
7 31 (7.28%) SOAP
8 28 (6.57%) .NET Framework
9 25 (5.87%) JSON
10 24 (5.63%) Spring
10 24 (5.63%) WCF
11 21 (4.93%) XSLT
12 20 (4.69%) Hibernate
12 20 (4.69%) J2EE
12 20 (4.69%) WPF
13 19 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (3.99%) XHTML
15 14 (3.29%) REST
16 13 (3.05%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.93%) Mainframe
3 16 (3.76%) Visualisation
4 10 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.11%) Mathematics
6 7 (1.64%) User Experience
7 6 (1.41%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.41%) iPad
7 6 (1.41%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.94%) Credit Risk
8 4 (0.94%) Data Extraction
8 4 (0.94%) Smart Meter
8 4 (0.94%) Statistics
9 3 (0.70%) Clustering
9 3 (0.70%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.70%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.70%) NHS
9 3 (0.70%) Replication
10 2 (0.47%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.47%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 53 (12.44%) Unix
2 48 (11.27%) Windows
3 37 (8.69%) Linux
4 21 (4.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (2.58%) HPUX
8 10 (2.35%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.64%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.70%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.47%) Android
11 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.47%) Solaris
12 1 (0.23%) AIX
12 1 (0.23%) Gentoo
12 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (20.66%) Business Intelligence
2 87 (20.42%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (15.26%) ETL
4 53 (12.44%) MVC
5 40 (9.39%) Data Modelling
5 40 (9.39%) Migration
6 34 (7.98%) ITIL
7 29 (6.81%) Analytics
7 29 (6.81%) CRM
7 29 (6.81%) Data Management
8 28 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (6.57%) E-Commerce
8 28 (6.57%) Mentoring
9 26 (6.10%) User Acceptance Testing
10 20 (4.69%) SDLC
11 19 (4.46%) Data Migration
11 19 (4.46%) Scrum
11 19 (4.46%) Software Engineering
12 18 (4.23%) Business Analysis
13 17 (3.99%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 115 (27.00%) C#
2 79 (18.54%) JavaScript
3 71 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 46 (10.80%) Java
5 39 (9.15%) T-SQL
6 30 (7.04%) Shell Script
7 22 (5.16%) VB.NET
8 21 (4.93%) Python
9 16 (3.76%) PowerShell
10 15 (3.52%) VBA
11 11 (2.58%) R
12 10 (2.35%) Scala
13 9 (2.11%) C
13 9 (2.11%) VB
14 8 (1.88%) PHP
15 5 (1.17%) VB6
16 4 (0.94%) Ruby
17 3 (0.70%) COBOL
17 3 (0.70%) Delphi
17 3 (0.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 32 (7.51%) Degree
2 17 (3.99%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.41%) ISEB
4 6 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.17%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.47%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.47%) OCP
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.23%) CCNA
8 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.23%) HND
8 1 (0.23%) MCSD
8 1 (0.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.40%) QA
2 11 (2.58%) Data Quality
3 10 (2.35%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.94%) TickIT
5 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (3.76%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.94%) Docker
3 4 (0.94%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.70%) XenApp
4 3 (0.70%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.23%) HDFS
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.23%) pfSense
5 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (2.35%) SCCM
2 6 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.23%) EnCase
4 1 (0.23%) FTK
4 1 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.23%) Kibana
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.23%) QRadar
4 1 (0.23%) SCOM
4 1 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 112 (26.29%) Microsoft
2 109 (25.59%) Oracle
3 33 (7.75%) VMware
4 20 (4.69%) Informatica
5 18 (4.23%) Dell
6 12 (2.82%) SAP
7 9 (2.11%) NetApp
7 9 (2.11%) Tableau
7 9 (2.11%) Teradata
8 6 (1.41%) Perforce
8 6 (1.41%) Talend
9 5 (1.17%) Citrix
9 5 (1.17%) HP
9 5 (1.17%) MuleSoft
10 4 (0.94%) hybris
10 4 (0.94%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (0.94%) Nintex
10 4 (0.94%) Siemens
10 4 (0.94%) Zend
11 3 (0.70%) Omniture
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Rebel Recruitment
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