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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 208 253 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.29% 15.69% 11.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.21% 44.46% 38.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 135 95
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £181 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 17
Median hourly rate £28.05 £12.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.96% -66.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +14.00%
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
559 569 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 35.72% 35.28% 30.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 350 257
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 28
Median hourly rate £41.50 £8.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+418.75% -78.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 60 £331 -7.34% 50
Leicestershire +2 47 £280 -10.04% 25
Northamptonshire 0 46 £425 +30.76% 14
Derbyshire -3 26 £306 -14.93% 21
Lincolnshire -3 6 £325 +26.21% 6
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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.

1 127 (30.83%) .NET
2 110 (26.70%) C#
3 104 (25.24%) Oracle
3 104 (25.24%) SQL Server
4 89 (21.60%) Microsoft
5 82 (19.90%) JavaScript
6 67 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (15.29%) PL/SQL
8 61 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
9 56 (13.59%) Finance
9 56 (13.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 55 (13.35%) HTML
11 50 (12.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 49 (11.89%) Unix
13 47 (11.41%) ASP.NET
13 47 (11.41%) MS Excel
14 45 (10.92%) CSS
14 45 (10.92%) Migration
15 40 (9.71%) MVC
15 40 (9.71%) CRM
15 40 (9.71%) Oracle Database
16 38 (9.22%) Windows
17 37 (8.98%) SharePoint
17 37 (8.98%) Degree
18 36 (8.74%) Data Warehouse
19 35 (8.50%) ITIL
20 34 (8.25%) VB.NET
20 34 (8.25%) ETL
21 33 (8.01%) jQuery
21 33 (8.01%) PowerShell

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 37 (8.98%) SharePoint
2 27 (6.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 13 (3.16%) SAS
4 11 (2.67%) CMS
4 11 (2.67%) IIS
5 8 (1.94%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.46%) Liferay
7 6 (1.46%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (1.21%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.97%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.97%) K2 blackpearl
10 3 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.49%) Apache
11 2 (0.49%) CICS
11 2 (0.49%) JBoss
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.49%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 47 (11.41%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.16%) MS Office
3 7 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (4.61%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (2.91%) Oracle Financials
3 10 (2.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (2.18%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (1.70%) Oracle Assets
5 7 (1.70%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (1.70%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (1.21%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 4 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.73%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.49%) Endur
9 2 (0.49%) Findur
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 2 (0.49%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.49%) Unica
9 2 (0.49%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.43%) Boomi
2 7 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.21%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (0.97%) Office 365
5 3 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.24%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.24%) Heroku
7 1 (0.24%) IaaS
7 1 (0.24%) PaaS
7 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.21%) Internet
2 4 (0.97%) DHCP
2 4 (0.97%) DNS
2 4 (0.97%) Network Security
2 4 (0.97%) SAN
3 3 (0.73%) Firewall
4 2 (0.49%) HTTP
4 2 (0.49%) LAN
4 2 (0.49%) LDAP
4 2 (0.49%) NAS
4 2 (0.49%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.24%) Modbus
5 1 (0.24%) Skype
5 1 (0.24%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.24%) WAN
5 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.24%) Wireless
5 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (25.24%) SQL Server
2 56 (13.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 50 (12.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (9.71%) Oracle Database
5 36 (8.74%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (6.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 24 (5.83%) Oracle Database 10g
7 24 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (5.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (4.13%) Relational Database
10 14 (3.40%) Power BI
11 10 (2.43%) MS Access
11 10 (2.43%) MySQL
12 9 (2.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 9 (2.18%) Oracle Discoverer
12 9 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (1.70%) SQL Server 2014
13 7 (1.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 29 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (6.55%) Visual Studio
3 14 (3.40%) Subversion
4 12 (2.91%) Git (software)
5 9 (2.18%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.46%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.46%) Maven
7 5 (1.21%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.21%) JUnit
7 5 (1.21%) Selenium
8 4 (0.97%) Gradle
8 4 (0.97%) JProfiler
8 4 (0.97%) NUnit
8 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.97%) Toad
9 3 (0.73%) Appium
9 3 (0.73%) JIRA
9 3 (0.73%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.73%) PhpStorm
9 3 (0.73%) WebDriver
General
1 56 (13.59%) Finance
2 23 (5.58%) Retail
3 17 (4.13%) Banking
4 9 (2.18%) Marketing
4 9 (2.18%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.94%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.46%) Back Office
7 5 (1.21%) Advertising
7 5 (1.21%) Legal
8 2 (0.49%) Automotive
8 2 (0.49%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.49%) Publishing
9 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Electronics
9 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.24%) Front Office
9 1 (0.24%) Games
9 1 (0.24%) Local Government
9 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 186 (45.15%) Developer
2 88 (21.36%) Analyst
3 63 (15.29%) SQL Developer
4 40 (9.71%) .NET Developer
5 35 (8.50%) Architect
6 30 (7.28%) C# Developer
7 29 (7.04%) Consultant
8 25 (6.07%) Data Analyst
9 22 (5.34%) SharePoint Developer
10 21 (5.10%) Oracle Developer
10 21 (5.10%) SQL Analyst
11 17 (4.13%) C# .NET Developer
12 15 (3.64%) Information Analyst
13 13 (3.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 13 (3.16%) Designer
13 13 (3.16%) Oracle Consultant
14 12 (2.91%) Functional Consultant
15 11 (2.67%) ASP.NET Developer
15 11 (2.67%) Java Developer
15 11 (2.67%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (30.83%) .NET
2 55 (13.35%) HTML
3 47 (11.41%) ASP.NET
4 45 (10.92%) CSS
5 33 (8.01%) jQuery
6 32 (7.77%) WCF
6 32 (7.77%) Web Services
7 31 (7.52%) .NET Framework
8 30 (7.28%) XML
9 24 (5.83%) Classic ASP
10 20 (4.85%) HTML5
10 20 (4.85%) WPF
11 16 (3.88%) JSON
11 16 (3.88%) SOAP
12 14 (3.40%) REST
13 13 (3.16%) CSS3
13 13 (3.16%) JSP
14 11 (2.67%) Ajax
14 11 (2.67%) RESTful
15 9 (2.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.85%) NHS
3 13 (3.16%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.94%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.46%) Data Integration
6 6 (1.46%) User Experience
6 6 (1.46%) Visualisation
7 4 (0.97%) Digital Media
7 4 (0.97%) Statistics
8 3 (0.73%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.73%) DataPower
8 3 (0.73%) Informatics
8 3 (0.73%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.73%) RIA
9 2 (0.49%) AS400
9 2 (0.49%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.49%) iSeries
9 2 (0.49%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 49 (11.89%) Unix
2 38 (9.22%) Windows
3 26 (6.31%) Linux
4 11 (2.67%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.73%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.73%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.24%) CentOS
9 1 (0.24%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.24%) Solaris
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
3 45 (10.92%) Migration
4 40 (9.71%) CRM
4 40 (9.71%) MVC
5 35 (8.50%) ITIL
6 34 (8.25%) ETL
7 26 (6.31%) Data Modelling
8 23 (5.58%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (5.34%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (5.34%) Waterfall
10 20 (4.85%) Data Migration
10 20 (4.85%) E-Commerce
10 20 (4.85%) SDLC
10 20 (4.85%) Software Engineering
11 17 (4.13%) OO
11 17 (4.13%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (4.13%) Web Development
12 16 (3.88%) Analytics
12 16 (3.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 110 (26.70%) C#
2 82 (19.90%) JavaScript
3 63 (15.29%) PL/SQL
4 34 (8.25%) VB.NET
5 33 (8.01%) PowerShell
6 32 (7.77%) T-SQL
7 30 (7.28%) Shell Script
8 25 (6.07%) Java
9 20 (4.85%) VB
10 17 (4.13%) VB6
10 17 (4.13%) VBA
11 12 (2.91%) PHP
12 7 (1.70%) VBScript
13 6 (1.46%) Perl
14 5 (1.21%) AWK
15 4 (0.97%) Delphi
15 4 (0.97%) Python
15 4 (0.97%) Ruby
16 3 (0.73%) JCL
16 3 (0.73%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 37 (8.98%) Degree
2 13 (3.16%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (1.70%) HND
5 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.46%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.97%) MCSE
7 3 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.49%) MCSA
8 2 (0.49%) MCSM
8 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 2 (0.49%) OCP
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.49%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.49%) PMP
8 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.24%) SSCP
9 1 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.52%) Data Quality
2 22 (5.34%) QA
3 6 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (1.21%) SLA
5 4 (0.97%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.49%) SEPA
7 1 (0.24%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.21%) Docker
3 5 (1.21%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.21%) XenApp
4 4 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.73%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.24%) Firmware
6 1 (0.24%) pfSense
6 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (0.97%) SCOM
2 3 (0.73%) CA Service Virtualization
2 3 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.73%) Puppet
3 2 (0.49%) SCCM
4 1 (0.24%) Control-M
4 1 (0.24%) EnCase
4 1 (0.24%) FTK
4 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.24%) Mesos
4 1 (0.24%) OVSD
4 1 (0.24%) QRadar
4 1 (0.24%) vRealize
4 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 104 (25.24%) Oracle
2 89 (21.60%) Microsoft
3 28 (6.80%) SAP
4 22 (5.34%) VMware
5 18 (4.37%) Tableau
6 15 (3.64%) Citrix
7 10 (2.43%) Dell
8 8 (1.94%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.70%) Northgate
10 6 (1.46%) Endeca
10 6 (1.46%) HP
11 5 (1.21%) CA
11 5 (1.21%) Cisco
11 5 (1.21%) IBM
11 5 (1.21%) Informatica
12 4 (0.97%) Cognos
12 4 (0.97%) Perforce
12 4 (0.97%) Teradata
12 4 (0.97%) TIBCO
12 4 (0.97%) Zend
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