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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 355 358 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.90% 13.99% 17.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.13% 39.69% 43.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 227 232
Average daily rate £361 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 24
Average hourly rate £38.00 £39.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% +36.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.54 £21.00 £20.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.64 £44.75 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +1.78%
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
823 902 969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.54% 35.25% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 506 537
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 72 88
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £26.20 £20.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the East of England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Essex 0 112 £350 +9.65% 31
Cambridgeshire +4 87 £388 +3.33% 48
Hertfordshire +2 79 £375 +7.14% 40
Bedfordshire +8 39 £370 +13.84% 20
Norfolk -5 27 £343 +57.47% 5
Suffolk -3 13 £375 +25.00% 8
East Anglia +2 1 £500 +127.27%
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 222 (31.18%) SQL Server
2 156 (21.91%) Finance
3 149 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
4 145 (20.37%) C#
5 143 (20.08%) Oracle
6 142 (19.94%) .NET
7 140 (19.66%) Microsoft
8 133 (18.68%) Windows
9 107 (15.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 104 (14.61%) HTML
11 102 (14.33%) Java
12 98 (13.76%) JavaScript
13 97 (13.62%) Business Intelligence
14 96 (13.48%) XML
15 92 (12.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 86 (12.08%) T-SQL
17 84 (11.80%) ETL
18 83 (11.66%) Web Services
19 80 (11.24%) ASP.NET
20 77 (10.81%) Unix
21 69 (9.69%) PL/SQL
22 68 (9.55%) Data Warehouse
23 67 (9.41%) TDD
24 63 (8.85%) SOA
25 56 (7.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 54 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
26 54 (7.58%) MVC
27 53 (7.44%) MS Excel
28 52 (7.30%) J2EE
29 51 (7.16%) SOAP

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 34 (4.78%) SharePoint
2 29 (4.07%) IIS
3 21 (2.95%) WebSphere
4 18 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
4 18 (2.53%) JBoss
5 15 (2.11%) MS Exchange
6 13 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (1.54%) CMS
7 11 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (1.40%) Node.js
8 10 (1.40%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.98%) Apache Pig
9 7 (0.98%) WebLogic
9 7 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (0.84%) Confluence
11 5 (0.70%) Apache
11 5 (0.70%) ArchestrA
11 5 (0.70%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.56%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.56%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 53 (7.44%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.23%) MS Office
3 9 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.70%) MS Project
5 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.83%) Magento
3 12 (1.69%) Cognos Planning
4 7 (0.98%) CODA-Financials
4 7 (0.98%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.28%) SAP R/3
10 1 (0.14%) BigMachines
10 1 (0.14%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.67%) SaaS
2 11 (1.54%) Office 365
3 10 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.28%) IBM PureFlex
5 2 (0.28%) Taleo
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.14%) GitHub
6 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.81%) DNS
1 20 (2.81%) Firewall
2 19 (2.67%) DHCP
3 16 (2.25%) SAN
4 10 (1.40%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.26%) Radio Access Network
5 9 (1.26%) VoIP
5 9 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (1.12%) FTP
7 7 (0.98%) iSCSI
8 6 (0.84%) NAS
8 6 (0.84%) NetScaler
9 5 (0.70%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.56%) LAN
10 4 (0.56%) WAN
11 3 (0.42%) 2G
11 3 (0.42%) 3G
11 3 (0.42%) Internet
11 3 (0.42%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.28%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (31.18%) SQL Server
2 107 (15.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 92 (12.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 68 (9.55%) Data Warehouse
5 56 (7.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 54 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 40 (5.62%) Oracle Database
8 39 (5.48%) DB2
9 35 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
10 25 (3.51%) Relational Database
11 24 (3.37%) SQL Server 2005
12 21 (2.95%) NoSQL
13 20 (2.81%) MySQL
14 19 (2.67%) MongoDB
15 17 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
17 12 (1.69%) Data Mining
17 12 (1.69%) QlikView
18 11 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 11 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 47 (6.60%) Git (software)
2 33 (4.63%) JIRA
3 30 (4.21%) Ant
4 26 (3.65%) Jenkins
4 26 (3.65%) Maven
5 20 (2.81%) SoapUI
6 19 (2.67%) Selenium
7 18 (2.53%) AccuRev
8 17 (2.39%) Subversion
9 16 (2.25%) JUnit
9 16 (2.25%) Oracle Forms
10 15 (2.11%) Gerrit
10 15 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (2.11%) Visual Studio
11 13 (1.83%) WebDriver
12 12 (1.69%) HP UFT
13 10 (1.40%) TestDirector
14 9 (1.26%) Mercurial
14 9 (1.26%) NUnit
15 8 (1.12%) PHPUnit
General
1 156 (21.91%) Finance
2 36 (5.06%) Retail
3 30 (4.21%) Manufacturing
4 24 (3.37%) Automotive
5 22 (3.09%) Banking
6 17 (2.39%) Marketing
7 13 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.26%) Advertising
8 9 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (1.26%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.12%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.84%) Legal
11 3 (0.42%) Back Office
12 2 (0.28%) Military
13 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.14%) Electronics
13 1 (0.14%) Front Office
13 1 (0.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 281 (39.47%) Developer
2 141 (19.80%) Analyst
3 91 (12.78%) SQL Developer
4 61 (8.57%) .NET Developer
5 51 (7.16%) C# Developer
5 51 (7.16%) DBA
6 47 (6.60%) Architect
7 46 (6.46%) Applications Support
8 44 (6.18%) C# .NET Developer
9 41 (5.76%) Java Developer
10 34 (4.78%) Data Analyst
11 33 (4.63%) Oracle Developer
11 33 (4.63%) Support Analyst
12 32 (4.49%) Senior Developer
12 32 (4.49%) SQL Analyst
12 32 (4.49%) SQL DBA
13 29 (4.07%) Applications Support Analyst
13 29 (4.07%) ASP.NET Developer
14 28 (3.93%) ETL Developer
15 27 (3.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (19.94%) .NET
2 104 (14.61%) HTML
3 96 (13.48%) XML
4 83 (11.66%) Web Services
5 80 (11.24%) ASP.NET
6 52 (7.30%) J2EE
7 51 (7.16%) SOAP
8 46 (6.46%) CSS
9 44 (6.18%) WCF
10 41 (5.76%) jQuery
11 38 (5.34%) RESTful
12 37 (5.20%) REST
13 34 (4.78%) HTML5
14 33 (4.63%) .NET Framework
14 33 (4.63%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (3.09%) Spring
16 21 (2.95%) MDX
16 21 (2.95%) Middleware
17 19 (2.67%) Ajax
18 16 (2.25%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.20%) Clustering
3 21 (2.95%) Data Centre
4 19 (2.67%) Data Integration
5 13 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.69%) N-Tier
7 11 (1.54%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.26%) Data Extraction
8 9 (1.26%) User Experience
9 8 (1.12%) Mobile App
10 7 (0.98%) Client/Server
10 7 (0.98%) NHS
10 7 (0.98%) Replication
11 6 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (0.84%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.84%) iPad
11 6 (0.84%) Life Science
11 6 (0.84%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.70%) HP Storage
12 5 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 133 (18.68%) Windows
2 77 (10.81%) Unix
3 49 (6.88%) Linux
4 46 (6.46%) Windows Server
5 42 (5.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (1.83%) Solaris
9 10 (1.40%) Windows XP
10 9 (1.26%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.98%) Windows Vista
12 6 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.70%) AIX
13 5 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.42%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.28%) HPUX
16 1 (0.14%) Android
16 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (13.62%) Business Intelligence
3 84 (11.80%) ETL
4 67 (9.41%) TDD
5 63 (8.85%) SOA
6 54 (7.58%) MVC
7 47 (6.60%) Migration
7 47 (6.60%) OO
8 46 (6.46%) CRM
9 41 (5.76%) Scrum
10 40 (5.62%) E-Commerce
10 40 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 36 (5.06%) Data Analysis
12 34 (4.78%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (4.63%) Automated Testing
14 30 (4.21%) Data Migration
14 30 (4.21%) Data Modelling
15 29 (4.07%) Performance Tuning
16 27 (3.79%) Software Testing
16 27 (3.79%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 145 (20.37%) C#
2 102 (14.33%) Java
3 98 (13.76%) JavaScript
4 86 (12.08%) T-SQL
5 69 (9.69%) PL/SQL
6 27 (3.79%) Python
7 26 (3.65%) C++
7 26 (3.65%) Perl
8 21 (2.95%) PHP
8 21 (2.95%) Shell Script
9 18 (2.53%) PowerShell
10 15 (2.11%) Groovy
11 12 (1.69%) VBScript
12 10 (1.40%) VBA
13 9 (1.26%) VB
14 8 (1.12%) C
15 7 (0.98%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.84%) COBOL
16 6 (0.84%) MATLAB
17 5 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (4.35%) Degree
2 29 (4.07%) ISEB
3 20 (2.81%) Security Cleared
4 16 (2.25%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.54%) ISEB Practitioner
5 11 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (0.98%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.84%) Sun Certification
8 4 (0.56%) MCSE
9 3 (0.42%) HND
9 3 (0.42%) PhD
10 2 (0.28%) ACCA
10 2 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.28%) MCSA
10 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.14%) CIMA
11 1 (0.14%) CISA
11 1 (0.14%) CISM
11 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.49%) QA
2 24 (3.37%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.12%) SLA
4 4 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) GMP
System Software
1 40 (5.62%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.39%) XenApp
3 14 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.98%) Apache Flume
4 7 (0.98%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.84%) vSphere
6 5 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.70%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.42%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.42%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.28%) vCloud
9 1 (0.14%) Docker
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (2.81%) Oracle RMAN
2 17 (2.39%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (1.40%) SCOM
4 9 (1.26%) Data Guard
5 8 (1.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 8 (1.12%) MOM
6 6 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.70%) Puppet
7 5 (0.70%) SCCM
8 4 (0.56%) Wonderware InTouch
9 3 (0.42%) Ansible
9 3 (0.42%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.28%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (0.28%) vRealize
11 1 (0.14%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.14%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 143 (20.08%) Oracle
2 140 (19.66%) Microsoft
3 43 (6.04%) VMware
4 34 (4.78%) HP
5 26 (3.65%) IBM
6 23 (3.23%) Citrix
7 18 (2.53%) Cognos
8 15 (2.11%) SAP
9 11 (1.54%) Cisco
9 11 (1.54%) DevExpress
10 8 (1.12%) CODA
10 8 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (0.98%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.84%) 3PAR
12 6 (0.84%) Rally
13 5 (0.70%) Allen-Bradley
13 5 (0.70%) Avaya
13 5 (0.70%) NetApp
13 5 (0.70%) Teradata
13 5 (0.70%) Wonderware
Hertfordshire
Salt
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, 12 months contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competetive Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Bedford, United Kingdom
bpha
Rate: £30,000 - 35,000 + benefits package
Posted: 14 days ago
Peterborough
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - 425 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Bedfordshire
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 20 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Brentwood
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Norwich
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Luton
aap3
Rate: £340 - £400 per day
Posted: 28 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 28 days ago