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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 202 266 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.06% 16.94% 16.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.27% 42.42% 49.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 157 94
Average daily rate
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£331 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £356 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 37
Average hourly rate £18.25 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.32% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.41 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £36.35 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -19.64%
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
542 627 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 32.36% 39.94% 32.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 376 225
Average daily rate £328 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £374 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 53
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% -24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.48 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £36.50 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 25 November 2014.

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
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 25 November 2014. 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 -1 61 £325 +8.33% 44
Derbyshire +10 34 £378 +179.62% 10
Northamptonshire -7 31 £325 +23.80% 20
Leicestershire -3 21 £340 +8.80% 19
Lincolnshire -4 7 £250 -28.57% 9
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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.

1 114 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 103 (27.11%) Oracle
2 103 (27.11%) .NET
3 84 (22.11%) C#
4 80 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 67 (17.63%) Finance
6 61 (16.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 56 (14.74%) PL/SQL
7 56 (14.74%) Windows
8 55 (14.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 54 (14.21%) Business Intelligence
10 49 (12.89%) ETL
10 49 (12.89%) ASP.NET
11 45 (11.84%) HTML
11 45 (11.84%) MS Excel
12 42 (11.05%) UNIX
13 41 (10.79%) XML
13 41 (10.79%) T-SQL
13 41 (10.79%) Migration
13 41 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
14 38 (10.00%) CSS
15 37 (9.74%) SharePoint
16 36 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
16 36 (9.47%) JavaScript
17 35 (9.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 31 (8.16%) .NET Framework
19 30 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
20 28 (7.37%) Data Migration
20 28 (7.37%) jQuery
20 28 (7.37%) NHS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 37 (9.74%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (2.89%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (2.63%) IIS
4 10 (2.63%) SAS
5 9 (2.37%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (1.84%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.84%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.32%) CMS
8 5 (1.32%) CICS
9 4 (1.05%) MTS
10 3 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.79%) Apache
10 3 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.79%) Lync
10 3 (0.79%) Kentico
11 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 45 (11.84%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.84%) MS Office
3 10 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.58%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.05%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.79%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.26%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.26%) SPSS
7 1 (0.26%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 18 (4.74%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (3.16%) Oracle Payables
2 12 (3.16%) Oracle Receivables
2 12 (3.16%) Agresso
2 12 (3.16%) Oracle General Ledger
3 10 (2.63%) Oracle Financials
4 9 (2.37%) Oracle Assets
5 8 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (1.84%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (1.32%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (1.05%) Oracle Cash Management
9 4 (1.05%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (1.05%) Oracle iProcurement
9 4 (1.05%) Oracle 11i
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle HRMS
10 2 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.26%) Cognos Planning
11 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.79%) Force.com
2 1 (0.26%) SaaS
2 1 (0.26%) PaaS
2 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.11%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.84%) SAN
3 6 (1.58%) DNS
3 6 (1.58%) HTTP
3 6 (1.58%) Intranet
4 5 (1.32%) NAS
5 4 (1.05%) WAN
5 4 (1.05%) SNMP
5 4 (1.05%) LAN
5 4 (1.05%) Internet
6 3 (0.79%) Firewall
6 3 (0.79%) FTP
6 3 (0.79%) LDAP
6 3 (0.79%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.53%) Modbus
7 2 (0.53%) FCoE
7 2 (0.53%) VPN
7 2 (0.53%) VoIP
7 2 (0.53%) Wireless
7 2 (0.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 61 (16.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 55 (14.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 36 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
5 35 (9.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 30 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (5.53%) Relational Database
8 18 (4.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
10 13 (3.42%) OLAP
10 13 (3.42%) MS Access
10 13 (3.42%) Oracle Database
11 9 (2.37%) QlikView
11 9 (2.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (1.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 6 (1.58%) DB2
14 6 (1.58%) Oracle9i Database
14 6 (1.58%) Data Mining
14 6 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (7.37%) Visual Studio
2 14 (3.68%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.32%) LoadRunner
4 5 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (1.05%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.05%) Toad
5 4 (1.05%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (1.05%) Selenium
6 3 (0.79%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Blend
6 3 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (0.79%) Maven
6 3 (0.79%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.53%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.53%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.53%) Ant
7 2 (0.53%) JUnit
General
1 67 (17.63%) Finance
2 21 (5.53%) Retail
3 11 (2.89%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.11%) Advertising
5 7 (1.84%) Marketing
6 5 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.05%) Back Office
7 4 (1.05%) Legal
7 4 (1.05%) Banking
8 2 (0.53%) Billing
8 2 (0.53%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.26%) Automotive
9 1 (0.26%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Front Office
9 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 164 (43.16%) Developer
2 99 (26.05%) Analyst
3 31 (8.16%) .NET Developer
4 30 (7.89%) SQL Developer
4 30 (7.89%) Consultant
5 29 (7.63%) C# Developer
6 19 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 17 (4.47%) DBA
7 17 (4.47%) Architect
8 15 (3.95%) SQL DBA
8 15 (3.95%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (3.68%) Test Analyst
9 14 (3.68%) Data Analyst
10 12 (3.16%) MI Analyst
11 11 (2.89%) Oracle Consultant
11 11 (2.89%) Administrator
12 10 (2.63%) Applications Support
13 9 (2.37%) SharePoint Developer
13 9 (2.37%) Technical Analyst
13 9 (2.37%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (27.11%) .NET
2 49 (12.89%) ASP.NET
3 45 (11.84%) HTML
4 41 (10.79%) XML
5 38 (10.00%) CSS
6 31 (8.16%) .NET Framework
7 28 (7.37%) jQuery
8 20 (5.26%) Ajax
9 16 (4.21%) Web Services
9 16 (4.21%) WCF
10 13 (3.42%) XHTML
10 13 (3.42%) XSLT
10 13 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (2.63%) HTML5
11 10 (2.63%) WPF
12 7 (1.84%) J2EE
13 6 (1.58%) Spring
13 6 (1.58%) Silverlight
14 5 (1.32%) JSON
14 5 (1.32%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.37%) NHS
2 26 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.37%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.37%) Mainframe
4 8 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.58%) Smart Meter
6 5 (1.32%) Data Extraction
6 5 (1.32%) VSAM
6 5 (1.32%) Replication
6 5 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.32%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.05%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.05%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.05%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.05%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.05%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.79%) iSeries
8 3 (0.79%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.79%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (14.74%) Windows
2 42 (11.05%) UNIX
3 28 (7.37%) Linux
4 10 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.37%) Solaris
6 8 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.84%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.58%) Android
8 6 (1.58%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.32%) Windows 2000
10 4 (1.05%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (0.79%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.26%) AIX
12 1 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (14.21%) Business Intelligence
2 49 (12.89%) ETL
3 41 (10.79%) Migration
3 41 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (7.37%) Data Migration
5 26 (6.84%) MVC
6 23 (6.05%) ERP
7 21 (5.53%) Data Modelling
7 21 (5.53%) OO
8 18 (4.74%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (4.74%) Performance Tuning
9 17 (4.47%) Validation
10 15 (3.95%) Unit Testing
11 14 (3.68%) TDD
12 12 (3.16%) Scrum
13 11 (2.89%) Configuration Management
13 11 (2.89%) Analytics
14 10 (2.63%) Workflow
14 10 (2.63%) Data Analysis
15 9 (2.37%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 84 (22.11%) C#
2 56 (14.74%) PL/SQL
3 41 (10.79%) T-SQL
4 36 (9.47%) JavaScript
5 25 (6.58%) Java
5 25 (6.58%) VBA
6 15 (3.95%) VB.NET
7 14 (3.68%) VB
8 9 (2.37%) C++
9 7 (1.84%) PHP
10 5 (1.32%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.32%) XAML
10 5 (1.32%) Python
10 5 (1.32%) COBOL
11 4 (1.05%) JCL
11 4 (1.05%) VB6
12 3 (0.79%) Ruby
12 3 (0.79%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.53%) VBScript
13 2 (0.53%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (5.53%) Degree
2 12 (3.16%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.32%) ISEB
5 4 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.53%) MCSE
6 2 (0.53%) MCITP
6 2 (0.53%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.53%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.26%) CCENT
7 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.84%) QA
2 10 (2.63%) SLA
3 5 (1.32%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.79%) TickIT
5 2 (0.53%) WAI
6 1 (0.26%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 25 (6.58%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.37%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (0.53%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.53%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (2.37%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.84%) SCCM
3 6 (1.58%) SCOM
4 3 (0.79%) WSUS
4 3 (0.79%) WMI
5 2 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.26%) Control-M
6 1 (0.26%) Nagios
6 1 (0.26%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 103 (27.11%) Oracle
2 80 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.47%) HP
3 17 (4.47%) VMware
4 13 (3.42%) IBM
5 11 (2.89%) SAP
6 10 (2.63%) Cisco
7 8 (2.11%) Cognos
8 6 (1.58%) NetApp
8 6 (1.58%) Teradata
9 4 (1.05%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.05%) Citrix
9 4 (1.05%) EMC
10 3 (0.79%) Telerik
10 3 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.79%) Informatica
10 3 (0.79%) Pegasus
10 3 (0.79%) Sybase
10 3 (0.79%) SolarWinds
10 3 (0.79%) Talend
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Rate: £350 to £450 per day
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Rate: £525 - £550 per day
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Rate: Up to £350 per day
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Rate: competitive
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Rate: competitive
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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