The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 288 367 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.39% 14.23% 16.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.70% 38.23% 43.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 242 334
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.19% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 23
Median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -0.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £13.00 £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £33.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +29.80%
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 of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
938 960 1114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.34% 37.22% 38.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 553 730
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 103 51
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £29.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £50.75
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 of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 of England

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the East of England region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the East of England region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

SQL
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
Cambridgeshire 0 72 £345 -16.36% 59
Hertfordshire -7 65 £305 -24.92% 40
Essex -5 51 £325 -13.33% 20
Suffolk +11 39 £400 +6.66% 15
Norfolk +7 28 £355 +11.81% 5
Bedfordshire 0 25 £300 -27.27% 10
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 of England region with a requirement for SQL.

1 208 (32.20%) SQL Server
2 162 (25.08%) Oracle
3 139 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
4 131 (20.28%) Microsoft
5 128 (19.81%) Windows
6 127 (19.66%) Java
7 114 (17.65%) .NET
8 109 (16.87%) Linux
9 96 (14.86%) Finance
10 88 (13.62%) Unix
11 87 (13.47%) Business Intelligence
12 86 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
13 82 (12.69%) C#
14 81 (12.54%) JavaScript
15 72 (11.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 71 (10.99%) Web Services
16 71 (10.99%) XML
17 70 (10.84%) T-SQL
18 67 (10.37%) ETL
19 66 (10.22%) HTML
20 63 (9.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 58 (8.98%) Data Warehouse
21 58 (8.98%) CRM
22 57 (8.82%) MVC
23 56 (8.67%) PL/SQL
24 53 (8.20%) MS Excel
24 53 (8.20%) JSON
25 50 (7.74%) Analytics
25 50 (7.74%) Python
26 49 (7.59%) DB2

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 36 (5.57%) IIS
2 28 (4.33%) SharePoint
3 23 (3.56%) Apache
4 21 (3.25%) BizTalk Server
5 20 (3.10%) Tomcat
6 14 (2.17%) WebSphere
7 11 (1.70%) Apache Spark
8 10 (1.55%) SAS
8 10 (1.55%) WebLogic
9 9 (1.39%) Drupal
10 8 (1.24%) CMS
11 6 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.93%) GlassFish
11 6 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.77%) Confluence
13 4 (0.62%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.62%) NServiceBus
13 4 (0.62%) Skype for Business
14 3 (0.46%) JBoss
14 3 (0.46%) MQSeries
Applications
1 53 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.10%) MS Office
3 8 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.93%) MS Project
5 3 (0.46%) Weka
6 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 15 (2.32%) Magento
2 13 (2.01%) Unica
3 12 (1.86%) Adobe Campaign
4 10 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
5 6 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.46%) Shopify
7 3 (0.46%) Summit
7 3 (0.46%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.31%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.31%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.39%) Office 365
4 6 (0.93%) GitHub
5 5 (0.77%) SaaS
6 4 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.31%) Slack
7 2 (0.31%) Yammer
8 1 (0.15%) AdWords
8 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.15%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.94%) Firewall
2 15 (2.32%) DNS
2 15 (2.32%) Internet
2 15 (2.32%) SAN
3 10 (1.55%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.24%) FTP
5 7 (1.08%) WebEx
6 3 (0.46%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.31%) DHCP
7 2 (0.31%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.31%) HTTP
7 2 (0.31%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.31%) Intranet
7 2 (0.31%) LAN
7 2 (0.31%) NAS
7 2 (0.31%) Network Security
7 2 (0.31%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.31%) VoIP
7 2 (0.31%) WAN
8 1 (0.15%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (32.20%) SQL Server
2 72 (11.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 63 (9.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 58 (8.98%) Data Warehouse
5 49 (7.59%) DB2
6 47 (7.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 44 (6.81%) Relational Database
8 42 (6.50%) Oracle Database
9 36 (5.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 33 (5.11%) Hadoop
11 31 (4.80%) SQL Server 2014
12 28 (4.33%) MySQL
13 24 (3.72%) Big Data
13 24 (3.72%) NoSQL
14 22 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
15 21 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
16 19 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
16 19 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
17 16 (2.48%) MongoDB
17 16 (2.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 39 (6.04%) Git (software)
2 26 (4.02%) JIRA
2 26 (4.02%) Visual Studio
3 21 (3.25%) Selenium
4 19 (2.94%) Subversion
5 17 (2.63%) Ant
5 17 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (2.17%) JUnit
7 12 (1.86%) Jenkins
8 11 (1.70%) Mockito
9 9 (1.39%) SoapUI
10 8 (1.24%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.24%) Mercurial
11 7 (1.08%) Eclipse
12 6 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.93%) IntelliJ
12 6 (0.93%) WebStorm
13 5 (0.77%) Appium
13 5 (0.77%) MyEclipse
13 5 (0.77%) TeamCity
General
1 96 (14.86%) Finance
2 49 (7.59%) Retail
3 27 (4.18%) Manufacturing
4 18 (2.79%) Advertising
5 13 (2.01%) Banking
6 11 (1.70%) Automotive
6 11 (1.70%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.24%) Marketing
8 7 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.77%) Back Office
9 5 (0.77%) Electronics
9 5 (0.77%) Legal
10 4 (0.62%) Front Office
11 2 (0.31%) French Language
11 2 (0.31%) Games
11 2 (0.31%) Local Government
11 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Billing
12 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 242 (37.46%) Developer
2 119 (18.42%) Analyst
3 61 (9.44%) SQL Developer
4 55 (8.51%) .NET Developer
5 46 (7.12%) Architect
5 46 (7.12%) DBA
6 45 (6.97%) Java Developer
7 34 (5.26%) SQL DBA
8 33 (5.11%) Business Analyst
9 32 (4.95%) Applications Support
9 32 (4.95%) C# Developer
10 26 (4.02%) Consultant
11 25 (3.87%) C# .NET Developer
12 23 (3.56%) Senior Developer
13 22 (3.41%) Project Manager
13 22 (3.41%) SQL Analyst
13 22 (3.41%) Support Analyst
14 21 (3.25%) Data Analyst
15 19 (2.94%) Administrator
15 19 (2.94%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (17.65%) .NET
2 71 (10.99%) Web Services
2 71 (10.99%) XML
3 66 (10.22%) HTML
4 53 (8.20%) JSON
5 49 (7.59%) CSS
6 47 (7.28%) ASP.NET
7 37 (5.73%) Spring
8 36 (5.57%) jQuery
9 35 (5.42%) REST
10 30 (4.64%) .NET Framework
11 25 (3.87%) Hibernate
12 21 (3.25%) AngularJS
12 21 (3.25%) Entity Framework
13 18 (2.79%) J2EE
13 18 (2.79%) JSP
13 18 (2.79%) SOAP
14 16 (2.48%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (2.48%) Java EE
14 16 (2.48%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 86 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.49%) Mainframe
3 27 (4.18%) Clustering
4 22 (3.41%) Algorithms
4 22 (3.41%) Mathematics
5 14 (2.17%) Data Centre
5 14 (2.17%) Data Extraction
5 14 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.17%) Statistics
6 13 (2.01%) Data Integration
7 12 (1.86%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.70%) User Experience
9 10 (1.55%) EFT
9 10 (1.55%) NHS
9 10 (1.55%) Replication
10 9 (1.39%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.39%) Visualisation
11 8 (1.24%) Physics
12 7 (1.08%) Computer Science
13 6 (0.93%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 128 (19.81%) Windows
2 109 (16.87%) Linux
3 88 (13.62%) Unix
4 26 (4.02%) Windows Server
5 25 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (2.63%) Windows 7
7 17 (2.63%) Windows Vista
8 16 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (1.86%) Solaris
9 12 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (1.55%) AIX
11 5 (0.77%) Android
11 5 (0.77%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.77%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.62%) CentOS
13 3 (0.46%) HPUX
13 3 (0.46%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (13.47%) Business Intelligence
3 67 (10.37%) ETL
4 58 (8.98%) CRM
5 57 (8.82%) MVC
6 50 (7.74%) Analytics
7 45 (6.97%) OO
8 41 (6.35%) Data Analysis
9 40 (6.19%) ITIL
10 39 (6.04%) Migration
11 38 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
12 36 (5.57%) Performance Tuning
13 35 (5.42%) E-Commerce
13 35 (5.42%) Project Management
13 35 (5.42%) Unit Testing
14 34 (5.26%) Business Analysis
14 34 (5.26%) Open Source
15 33 (5.11%) Data Analytics
16 32 (4.95%) SDLC
16 32 (4.95%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 127 (19.66%) Java
2 82 (12.69%) C#
3 81 (12.54%) JavaScript
4 70 (10.84%) T-SQL
5 56 (8.67%) PL/SQL
6 50 (7.74%) Python
7 39 (6.04%) PHP
8 27 (4.18%) MATLAB
8 27 (4.18%) Shell Script
9 19 (2.94%) Ruby
9 19 (2.94%) VBA
10 17 (2.63%) C++
11 14 (2.17%) C
12 12 (1.86%) Perl
13 11 (1.70%) VB.NET
14 9 (1.39%) R
15 8 (1.24%) COBOL
15 8 (1.24%) VB
16 7 (1.08%) Delphi
16 7 (1.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (5.42%) Degree
2 32 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (2.01%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.08%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.08%) MCSE
6 6 (0.93%) Sun Certification
7 5 (0.77%) ISEB
7 5 (0.77%) MCSA
7 5 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.46%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.46%) MCITP
10 2 (0.31%) CCA
10 2 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.31%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.31%) MOS
10 2 (0.31%) OCP
10 2 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.33%) QA
2 20 (3.10%) Data Quality
3 18 (2.79%) SLA
4 4 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.62%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.31%) SDET
6 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 26 (4.02%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.55%) Docker
4 10 (1.55%) VMware ESX
4 10 (1.55%) vSphere
5 9 (1.39%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (1.24%) Time Sharing Option
7 6 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.77%) Firmware
8 5 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.46%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.46%) HDFS
10 3 (0.46%) iptables
10 3 (0.46%) Postfix
10 3 (0.46%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.31%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.31%) XenApp
12 1 (0.15%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 14 (2.17%) Puppet
1 14 (2.17%) SCCM
2 9 (1.39%) Ansible
2 9 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.24%) Data Guard
3 8 (1.24%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (1.08%) Kibana
5 5 (0.77%) Nagios
6 4 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (0.62%) WSUS
7 3 (0.46%) Cobbler
7 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (0.46%) OpenView
7 3 (0.46%) OSSEC
7 3 (0.46%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.46%) WhatsUp Gold
8 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.15%) Oozie
9 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 162 (25.08%) Oracle
2 131 (20.28%) Microsoft
3 30 (4.64%) VMware
4 27 (4.18%) IBM
5 25 (3.87%) Teradata
6 23 (3.56%) SAP
7 18 (2.79%) Red Hat
8 16 (2.48%) hybris
9 13 (2.01%) Tableau
10 12 (1.86%) Adobe
10 12 (1.86%) HP
10 12 (1.86%) Informatica
11 10 (1.55%) Citrix
11 10 (1.55%) Cloudera
11 10 (1.55%) Epicor
12 9 (1.39%) Avaya
12 9 (1.39%) Sun
12 9 (1.39%) Sybase
13 8 (1.24%) Cognos
13 8 (1.24%) Embarcadero
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Suffolk
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
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Posted: 18 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Spring Technology
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Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £500 - £800 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Cambridge
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day + depending on experience AND negotiable
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
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Westbourne Partners
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Premier IT
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Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
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Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
People Source Consulting
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
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