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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
England / East Midlands
Rank 5 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 192 210 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.23% 13.08% 14.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.88% 38.53% 43.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 111 115
Median daily rate £325 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £13.20 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £40.20 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £23.52 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+70.06% -21.60%

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
584 545 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 40.25% 33.94% 34.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 330 285
Median daily rate £350 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 15
Median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £14.00 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.40 £39.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -3 64 £363 +16.93% 41
Northamptonshire -5 37 £325 -19.25% 20
Derbyshire +18 33 £150 -60.00% 12
Leicestershire -6 25 £318 +15.45% 39
Lincolnshire 0 7 £395 +43.63% 4
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 130 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 120 (27.97%) .NET
3 119 (27.74%) Oracle
4 115 (26.81%) C#
5 107 (24.94%) Microsoft
6 86 (20.05%) Agile Software Development
7 82 (19.11%) PL/SQL
8 80 (18.65%) JavaScript
9 71 (16.55%) Business Intelligence
9 71 (16.55%) Finance
10 66 (15.38%) HTML
10 66 (15.38%) Web Services
10 66 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 60 (13.99%) Unix
12 59 (13.75%) ASP.NET
12 59 (13.75%) ETL
12 59 (13.75%) Oracle Database
13 56 (13.05%) Java
14 54 (12.59%) Windows
15 53 (12.35%) Data Warehouse
16 51 (11.89%) XML
17 50 (11.66%) MS Excel
18 49 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
19 46 (10.72%) CSS
19 46 (10.72%) MVC
20 44 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 43 (10.02%) Oracle Database 10g
22 42 (9.79%) Linux
23 40 (9.32%) jQuery
23 40 (9.32%) T-SQL

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 19 (4.43%) Apache Spark
2 10 (2.33%) SAS
3 9 (2.10%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.86%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (1.63%) Apache
5 7 (1.63%) JBoss
6 6 (1.40%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.70%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.70%) CMS
8 3 (0.70%) IIS
8 3 (0.70%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.70%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.47%) K2 blackpearl
9 2 (0.47%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.47%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 50 (11.66%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.66%) MS Office
3 12 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.93%) MS Project
4 4 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.70%) SPSS
6 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.23%) Weka
Business Applications
1 18 (4.20%) Oracle 11i
2 12 (2.80%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (1.63%) Demantra
3 7 (1.63%) SnowdropKCS
4 5 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 2 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.47%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.03%) PaaS
3 9 (2.10%) IaaS
4 8 (1.86%) Azure Machine Learning
4 8 (1.86%) Boomi
5 6 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.40%) SaaS
6 5 (1.17%) Office 365
7 2 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.40%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.93%) LAN
3 3 (0.70%) Firewall
3 3 (0.70%) FTP
3 3 (0.70%) WAN
4 2 (0.47%) DNS
4 2 (0.47%) SAN
4 2 (0.47%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.47%) VLAN
5 1 (0.23%) DHCP
5 1 (0.23%) HTTP
5 1 (0.23%) Internet
5 1 (0.23%) Intranet
5 1 (0.23%) Modbus
5 1 (0.23%) NAS
5 1 (0.23%) PABX
5 1 (0.23%) Profibus
5 1 (0.23%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 66 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 59 (13.75%) Oracle Database
4 53 (12.35%) Data Warehouse
5 44 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 43 (10.02%) Oracle Database 10g
7 37 (8.62%) Power BI
8 36 (8.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 35 (8.16%) Relational Database
10 31 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 28 (6.53%) Oracle Database 11g
11 28 (6.53%) SQL Server 2005
12 26 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 20 (4.66%) Oracle Reports
14 14 (3.26%) Big Data
14 14 (3.26%) DB2
15 11 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
15 11 (2.56%) HDInsight
16 10 (2.33%) DB2 UDB
16 10 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 25 (5.83%) Maven
2 22 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (4.20%) Git (software)
4 17 (3.96%) Eclipse
4 17 (3.96%) Subversion
4 17 (3.96%) Visual Studio
5 12 (2.80%) Oracle Forms
6 11 (2.56%) SoapUI
7 10 (2.33%) Ant
8 9 (2.10%) Jenkins
9 8 (1.86%) JIRA
9 8 (1.86%) JMeter
10 7 (1.63%) Selenium
11 6 (1.40%) IntelliJ
11 6 (1.40%) JUnit
11 6 (1.40%) Talend Open Studio
12 5 (1.17%) Hudson
13 4 (0.93%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.93%) Gradle
13 4 (0.93%) gulp
General
1 71 (16.55%) Finance
2 36 (8.39%) Retail
3 29 (6.76%) Manufacturing
4 23 (5.36%) Banking
5 15 (3.50%) Advertising
6 12 (2.80%) Publishing
7 10 (2.33%) Marketing
8 7 (1.63%) Billing
9 6 (1.40%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.93%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.93%) Legal
10 4 (0.93%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.70%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.47%) Back Office
12 2 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.23%) Front Office
13 1 (0.23%) Games
13 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.23%) Law
13 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 201 (46.85%) Developer
2 101 (23.54%) Analyst
3 44 (10.26%) SQL Developer
4 41 (9.56%) C# Developer
5 39 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 33 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 31 (7.23%) Java Developer
8 27 (6.29%) Applications Support
9 26 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
10 25 (5.83%) Architect
11 24 (5.59%) Applications Support Analyst
12 23 (5.36%) ASP.NET Developer
12 23 (5.36%) Data Analyst
12 23 (5.36%) ETL Developer
13 20 (4.66%) DBA
14 19 (4.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 19 (4.43%) Consultant
15 18 (4.20%) Designer
15 18 (4.20%) SQL Analyst
16 17 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (27.97%) .NET
2 66 (15.38%) HTML
2 66 (15.38%) Web Services
3 59 (13.75%) ASP.NET
4 51 (11.89%) XML
5 46 (10.72%) CSS
6 40 (9.32%) jQuery
7 37 (8.62%) SOAP
8 29 (6.76%) Spring
9 24 (5.59%) Hibernate
9 24 (5.59%) XSLT
10 23 (5.36%) WCF
11 22 (5.13%) J2EE
11 22 (5.13%) JSON
11 22 (5.13%) WPF
12 21 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (4.43%) .NET Framework
14 18 (4.20%) XHTML
15 17 (3.96%) REST
16 15 (3.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.83%) Mainframe
3 8 (1.86%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.63%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.40%) Data Structures
5 6 (1.40%) Smart Meter
5 6 (1.40%) User Experience
6 5 (1.17%) Credit Risk
6 5 (1.17%) iPad
7 4 (0.93%) Clustering
8 3 (0.70%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.70%) Replication
9 2 (0.47%) AS400
9 2 (0.47%) iPhone
9 2 (0.47%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.47%) NHS
9 2 (0.47%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.23%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.23%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 60 (13.99%) Unix
2 54 (12.59%) Windows
3 42 (9.79%) Linux
4 20 (4.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (3.03%) HPUX
6 13 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (2.56%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.86%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.70%) Android
9 3 (0.70%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.70%) VMS
10 2 (0.47%) Solaris
11 1 (0.23%) AIX
11 1 (0.23%) Gentoo
11 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (20.05%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (16.55%) Business Intelligence
3 59 (13.75%) ETL
4 46 (10.72%) MVC
5 39 (9.09%) Migration
6 36 (8.39%) Analytics
7 34 (7.93%) ITIL
8 33 (7.69%) Data Modelling
9 28 (6.53%) Data Management
10 26 (6.06%) CRM
10 26 (6.06%) Mentoring
11 25 (5.83%) E-Commerce
12 24 (5.59%) Scrum
13 23 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
14 22 (5.13%) Unit Testing
15 21 (4.90%) Business Analysis
16 20 (4.66%) Data Migration
17 19 (4.43%) SDLC
18 18 (4.20%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (4.20%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 115 (26.81%) C#
2 82 (19.11%) PL/SQL
3 80 (18.65%) JavaScript
4 56 (13.05%) Java
5 40 (9.32%) T-SQL
6 29 (6.76%) Shell Script
7 26 (6.06%) Python
8 22 (5.13%) VB.NET
9 19 (4.43%) VBA
10 14 (3.26%) PowerShell
11 12 (2.80%) R
12 11 (2.56%) C
13 10 (2.33%) Scala
14 9 (2.10%) VB
15 4 (0.93%) COBOL
15 4 (0.93%) Ruby
16 3 (0.70%) C++
16 3 (0.70%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.70%) PHP
16 3 (0.70%) RPG
Qualifications
1 32 (7.46%) Degree
2 14 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (1.86%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.63%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.40%) ISEB
6 3 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.47%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.23%) CCNA
8 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.23%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.23%) MCITP
8 1 (0.23%) MCSD
8 1 (0.23%) MCSE
8 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.53%) QA
2 13 (3.03%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.17%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.93%) TickIT
5 2 (0.47%) SLA
6 1 (0.23%) HL7
6 1 (0.23%) IFRS
6 1 (0.23%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (3.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.23%) HDFS
3 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.23%) XenApp
3 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (2.10%) SCCM
2 7 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.23%) Kibana
5 1 (0.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 119 (27.74%) Oracle
2 107 (24.94%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.66%) VMware
4 19 (4.43%) Informatica
5 8 (1.86%) Dell
5 8 (1.86%) NetApp
5 8 (1.86%) Tableau
6 6 (1.40%) Perforce
6 6 (1.40%) Talend
7 5 (1.17%) HP
7 5 (1.17%) MuleSoft
7 5 (1.17%) Teradata
8 4 (0.93%) SAP
9 3 (0.70%) Citrix
9 3 (0.70%) hybris
9 3 (0.70%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.70%) RedPrairie
9 3 (0.70%) Siemens
9 3 (0.70%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.47%) Brio
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