The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the East of England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 524 333 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.27% 13.93% 18.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.67% 36.39% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 180 292
Average daily rate
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£360 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 46
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.20 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.58% -13.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £9.23 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £37.05 £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1173 915 1207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.65% 38.28% 39.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 470 626
Average daily rate £350 £334 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 85 140
Average hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SQL
England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 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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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
Cambridgeshire +4 131 £350 - 81
Hertfordshire 0 129 £325 - 53
Essex -1 93 £420 +52.72% 38
Suffolk +4 83 £375 -6.25% 15
Bedfordshire 0 52 £363 +3.57% 29
East Anglia +4 18 £320 +3.22% 2
Norfolk -1 18 £170 -54.66% 9
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 315 (30.67%) SQL Server
2 311 (30.28%) Oracle
3 268 (26.10%) .NET
4 246 (23.95%) Finance
5 222 (21.62%) Microsoft
6 196 (19.08%) Windows
7 186 (18.11%) Java
8 166 (16.16%) C#
9 161 (15.68%) XML
10 152 (14.80%) UNIX
11 146 (14.22%) Linux
12 144 (14.02%) T-SQL
13 142 (13.83%) JavaScript
14 141 (13.73%) HTML
15 138 (13.44%) Data Warehouse
16 123 (11.98%) ETL
17 114 (11.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 111 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 110 (10.71%) Web Services
20 103 (10.03%) Business Intelligence
21 100 (9.74%) CSS
22 97 (9.44%) ASP.NET
23 96 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
23 96 (9.35%) SQL Server 2008
24 87 (8.47%) .NET Framework
25 86 (8.37%) MVC
26 85 (8.28%) PL/SQL
27 84 (8.18%) Migration
28 83 (8.08%) Oracle Database
29 80 (7.79%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 59 (5.74%) SharePoint
2 42 (4.09%) WebLogic
3 40 (3.89%) Apache
4 37 (3.60%) Tomcat
5 32 (3.12%) MS Exchange
6 31 (3.02%) WebSphere
7 25 (2.43%) CMS
8 24 (2.34%) IIS
9 19 (1.85%) MQSeries
10 18 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
11 10 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.68%) Umbraco
13 7 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (0.68%) Adobe CQ
14 6 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
15 5 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 80 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 31 (3.02%) MS Office
3 10 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.39%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.19%) MS Project
7 2 (0.19%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.097%) SPSS
8 1 (0.097%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 27 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.27%) SAP SD
3 12 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (1.07%) Oracle Payables
5 9 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
6 8 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.58%) Magento
7 6 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (0.58%) Agresso
8 5 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.39%) Tridion
9 4 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
10 3 (0.29%) Oracle Manufacturing
10 3 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
10 3 (0.29%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 3 (0.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 3 (0.29%) Oracle AGIS
10 3 (0.29%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.39%) Office 365
4 3 (0.29%) IBM SmartCloud
4 3 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.29%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.29%) SaaS
4 3 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (0.29%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.097%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.31%) Internet
2 31 (3.02%) DNS
3 28 (2.73%) SAN
4 27 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 25 (2.43%) VPN
6 24 (2.34%) Firewall
7 19 (1.85%) HTTP
8 15 (1.46%) Reverse Proxy
9 14 (1.36%) LDAP
10 12 (1.17%) DHCP
11 6 (0.58%) LAN
12 5 (0.49%) IPsec
12 5 (0.49%) VLAN
12 5 (0.49%) NAS
12 5 (0.49%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (0.39%) 4G
13 4 (0.39%) L2TP
13 4 (0.39%) GPRS
13 4 (0.39%) ADSL
14 3 (0.29%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (30.67%) SQL Server
2 138 (13.44%) Data Warehouse
3 114 (11.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 111 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 96 (9.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 83 (8.08%) Oracle Database
7 76 (7.40%) Relational Database
8 62 (6.04%) MySQL
9 42 (4.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 42 (4.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 36 (3.51%) SSDT
10 36 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
11 35 (3.41%) RDBMS
12 29 (2.82%) Data Mart
13 27 (2.63%) DB2
14 23 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
15 22 (2.14%) NoSQL
16 20 (1.95%) Crystal Reports
17 19 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
18 17 (1.66%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 74 (7.21%) Visual Studio
2 67 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 64 (6.23%) Git (software)
4 47 (4.58%) Maven
5 41 (3.99%) TeamCity
6 39 (3.80%) Subversion
7 36 (3.51%) MSBuild
7 36 (3.51%) NuGet
8 33 (3.21%) Gradle
8 33 (3.21%) Artifactory
8 33 (3.21%) Octopus Deploy
9 24 (2.34%) Eclipse
10 21 (2.04%) Ant
11 20 (1.95%) JUnit
11 20 (1.95%) Oracle Forms
12 19 (1.85%) JIRA
13 17 (1.66%) Selenium
14 16 (1.56%) QuickTest Pro
15 11 (1.07%) Log4j
16 9 (0.88%) Jenkins
General
1 246 (23.95%) Finance
2 57 (5.55%) Manufacturing
3 50 (4.87%) Retail
4 22 (2.14%) Banking
5 17 (1.66%) Marketing
6 15 (1.46%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (1.07%) Legal
9 10 (0.97%) Automotive
9 10 (0.97%) Advertising
10 9 (0.88%) General Ledger
11 6 (0.58%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.29%) Back Office
12 3 (0.29%) Publishing
12 3 (0.29%) Games
13 2 (0.19%) Military
13 2 (0.19%) Local Government
13 2 (0.19%) German Language
13 2 (0.19%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.097%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 395 (38.46%) Developer
2 259 (25.22%) Analyst
3 69 (6.72%) .NET Developer
4 60 (5.84%) Java Developer
5 58 (5.65%) Business Analyst
6 53 (5.16%) DBA
6 53 (5.16%) Data Analyst
7 48 (4.67%) SQL Developer
8 46 (4.48%) Architect
8 46 (4.48%) Test Analyst
9 45 (4.38%) SQL DBA
10 41 (3.99%) Consultant
11 37 (3.60%) C# Developer
12 36 (3.51%) Tester
13 35 (3.41%) Systems Analyst
14 33 (3.21%) Release Engineer
14 33 (3.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 33 (3.21%) Build Engineer
14 33 (3.21%) Build and Release Engineer
15 32 (3.12%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (26.10%) .NET
2 161 (15.68%) XML
3 141 (13.73%) HTML
4 110 (10.71%) Web Services
5 100 (9.74%) CSS
6 97 (9.44%) ASP.NET
7 87 (8.47%) .NET Framework
8 66 (6.43%) J2EE
9 63 (6.13%) jQuery
10 53 (5.16%) WCF
11 46 (4.48%) Ajax
12 42 (4.09%) Spring
13 40 (3.89%) ASP.NET MVC
13 40 (3.89%) Hibernate
14 37 (3.60%) SOAP
14 37 (3.60%) JSON
15 33 (3.21%) XSLT
16 27 (2.63%) HTML5
17 26 (2.53%) REST
18 25 (2.43%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 38 (3.70%) NHS
2 35 (3.41%) Replication
3 28 (2.73%) Clustering
4 24 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (2.04%) Data Integration
6 19 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 16 (1.56%) Web 2.0
8 15 (1.46%) Visualisation
9 10 (0.97%) Informatics
9 10 (0.97%) N-Tier
9 10 (0.97%) Mainframe
10 9 (0.88%) Statistics
10 9 (0.88%) PKI
11 8 (0.78%) Mathematics
11 8 (0.78%) Open Source
11 8 (0.78%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.58%) Kindle
13 5 (0.49%) GIS
13 5 (0.49%) EPoS
14 4 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 196 (19.08%) Windows
2 152 (14.80%) UNIX
3 146 (14.22%) Linux
4 56 (5.45%) Solaris
5 47 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (1.66%) Mac OS X
8 16 (1.56%) AIX
9 12 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
10 9 (0.88%) HPUX
11 8 (0.78%) Android
11 8 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.78%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.68%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.39%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.39%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.39%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.29%) CentOS
15 1 (0.097%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (11.98%) ETL
2 103 (10.03%) Business Intelligence
3 96 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (8.37%) MVC
5 84 (8.18%) Migration
6 76 (7.40%) Data Modelling
7 69 (6.72%) OO
8 64 (6.23%) Configuration Management
8 64 (6.23%) TDD
9 61 (5.94%) Automated Testing
10 60 (5.84%) Data Analysis
11 57 (5.55%) E-Commerce
11 57 (5.55%) Unit Testing
12 56 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
12 56 (5.45%) UML
12 56 (5.45%) Scrum
13 52 (5.06%) CRM
14 46 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
14 46 (4.48%) Data Migration
15 44 (4.28%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 186 (18.11%) Java
2 166 (16.16%) C#
3 144 (14.02%) T-SQL
4 142 (13.83%) JavaScript
5 85 (8.28%) PL/SQL
6 33 (3.21%) Perl
7 31 (3.02%) PowerShell
8 30 (2.92%) Shell Script
9 20 (1.95%) PHP
10 19 (1.85%) C++
10 19 (1.85%) VB
11 18 (1.75%) ABAP
12 17 (1.66%) VBA
12 17 (1.66%) VB.NET
13 15 (1.46%) Bash Shell
14 11 (1.07%) XPath
15 10 (0.97%) LINC
16 9 (0.88%) VBScript
17 7 (0.68%) Python
17 7 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (4.19%) Degree
2 40 (3.89%) Security Cleared
3 31 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (2.92%) SC Cleared
5 27 (2.63%) ISEB
6 21 (2.04%) ISTQB
7 20 (1.95%) MCITP
8 18 (1.75%) Sun Certification
9 15 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 12 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (1.17%) MCSE
11 10 (0.97%) MCTS
12 5 (0.49%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.29%) RHCE
13 3 (0.29%) OCP
13 3 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (0.19%) MBA
14 2 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.97%) QA
2 10 (0.97%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.78%) SLA
4 6 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.58%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.097%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.097%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 54 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.56%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.36%) VMware ESX
5 10 (0.97%) vSphere
6 8 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (0.78%) XenApp
7 6 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.49%) KVM
8 5 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.49%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.29%) FreeRADIUS
10 2 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.097%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.097%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.097%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.097%) NFS
11 1 (0.097%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 44 (4.28%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (1.46%) Puppet
2 15 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.17%) Tivoli
3 12 (1.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 11 (1.07%) SCCM
5 9 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (0.49%) SCOM
6 5 (0.49%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.39%) Control-M
7 4 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (0.39%) Opsview
8 2 (0.19%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.097%) Foglight
9 1 (0.097%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.097%) OpenView
9 1 (0.097%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.097%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.097%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.097%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 311 (30.28%) Oracle
2 222 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 57 (5.55%) HP
4 53 (5.16%) IBM
5 49 (4.77%) VMware
6 42 (4.09%) SAP
7 35 (3.41%) Red Gate
8 29 (2.82%) Sybase
9 28 (2.73%) JBoss
10 27 (2.63%) Business Objects
11 25 (2.43%) Sun
11 25 (2.43%) NetApp
12 19 (1.85%) Citrix
13 16 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
14 15 (1.46%) Red Hat
14 15 (1.46%) Cisco
15 14 (1.36%) Informatica
16 13 (1.27%) Tableau
17 11 (1.07%) Atlassian
18 9 (0.88%) Splunk
Essex
Montash
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
East Anglia
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: to £500 day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
JM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
QUANTICA
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago