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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 545 366 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.99% 15.45% 17.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.49% 37.93% 42.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 206 281
Average daily rate
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£365 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 26 27
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.13 £27.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.28 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.42 £34.50 £36.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £24.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.52% -10.00%
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 of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1225 965 1275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.43% 40.73% 40.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 801 489 631
Average daily rate £363 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 80 115
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -0.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.23 £13.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Hertfordshire +2 188 £350 +7.69% 69
Essex +3 115 £419 +13.17% 28
Cambridgeshire +2 103 £325 +8.33% 98
Bedfordshire +2 56 £400 +73.91% 23
Suffolk 0 36 £368 -5.16% 18
Norfolk -10 30 £225 -8.16% 12
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 350 (32.71%) Oracle
2 315 (29.44%) SQL Server
3 284 (26.54%) .NET
4 233 (21.78%) Finance
5 226 (21.12%) Java
6 218 (20.37%) Microsoft
7 205 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
8 195 (18.22%) HTML
8 195 (18.22%) UNIX
9 188 (17.57%) Windows
10 184 (17.20%) C#
11 179 (16.73%) PL/SQL
12 174 (16.26%) XML
13 168 (15.70%) Linux
13 168 (15.70%) JavaScript
14 139 (12.99%) T-SQL
15 138 (12.90%) CSS
16 131 (12.24%) ETL
17 129 (12.06%) Data Warehouse
18 121 (11.31%) Web Services
18 121 (11.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 119 (11.12%) MVC
20 115 (10.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 113 (10.56%) Oracle Database
22 107 (10.00%) ASP.NET
23 102 (9.53%) Business Intelligence
24 101 (9.44%) MySQL
25 92 (8.60%) Relational Database
26 91 (8.50%) Migration
27 90 (8.41%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 54 (5.05%) WebLogic
2 53 (4.95%) SharePoint
3 44 (4.11%) Apache
4 43 (4.02%) Tomcat
5 38 (3.55%) WebSphere
6 33 (3.08%) MS Exchange
7 27 (2.52%) CMS
8 24 (2.24%) IIS
9 19 (1.78%) MQSeries
10 15 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
11 13 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
12 11 (1.03%) SAS
12 11 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (0.93%) Adobe CQ
13 10 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (0.75%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
14 8 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
14 8 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 77 (7.20%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.71%) MS Office
3 10 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.37%) PowerPivot
5 4 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.19%) Mingle
6 2 (0.19%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.19%) MS Project
7 1 (0.093%) SPSS
7 1 (0.093%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 25 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.21%) SAP SD
2 13 (1.21%) Oracle Payables
3 12 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (0.93%) Agresso
5 9 (0.84%) Oracle General Ledger
5 9 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
6 8 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.47%) Oracle HRMS
7 5 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.37%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
9 3 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.28%) Magento
10 2 (0.19%) assyst
11 1 (0.093%) Summit
11 1 (0.093%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.56%) Office 365
4 3 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (0.28%) CloudFront
4 3 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.28%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.28%) SaaS
5 2 (0.19%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.093%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.74%) LDAP
2 33 (3.08%) Internet
3 32 (2.99%) DNS
4 28 (2.62%) SAN
5 26 (2.43%) Firewall
6 24 (2.24%) TCP/IP
7 21 (1.96%) VPN
7 21 (1.96%) HTTP
8 15 (1.40%) DHCP
9 13 (1.21%) Reverse Proxy
10 7 (0.65%) LAN
11 5 (0.47%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (0.37%) 4G
12 4 (0.37%) NAS
12 4 (0.37%) L2TP
12 4 (0.37%) ADSL
12 4 (0.37%) WAN
12 4 (0.37%) GPRS
13 3 (0.28%) IPsec
13 3 (0.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (29.44%) SQL Server
2 129 (12.06%) Data Warehouse
3 121 (11.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 115 (10.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 113 (10.56%) Oracle Database
6 101 (9.44%) MySQL
7 92 (8.60%) Relational Database
8 89 (8.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 49 (4.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 42 (3.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 34 (3.18%) SSDT
12 31 (2.90%) NoSQL
13 28 (2.62%) Oracle Database 11g
13 28 (2.62%) MariaDB
14 27 (2.52%) RDBMS
15 26 (2.43%) Data Mart
15 26 (2.43%) Oracle Reports
16 24 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
17 23 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
17 23 (2.15%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 77 (7.20%) Visual Studio
2 72 (6.73%) Git (software)
3 61 (5.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 57 (5.33%) Maven
5 42 (3.93%) Eclipse
6 40 (3.74%) TeamCity
7 38 (3.55%) Subversion
8 34 (3.18%) MSBuild
9 32 (2.99%) NuGet
10 31 (2.90%) Octopus Deploy
10 31 (2.90%) Gradle
10 31 (2.90%) Artifactory
11 30 (2.80%) JUnit
12 25 (2.34%) Ant
13 24 (2.24%) Selenium
13 24 (2.24%) JIRA
14 22 (2.06%) Oracle Forms
15 15 (1.40%) QuickTest Pro
16 13 (1.21%) Jenkins
17 12 (1.12%) NUnit
General
1 233 (21.78%) Finance
2 39 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 32 (2.99%) Retail
4 24 (2.24%) Marketing
5 21 (1.96%) Banking
6 20 (1.87%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.21%) Advertising
8 12 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (1.03%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.03%) Legal
10 9 (0.84%) Automotive
11 8 (0.75%) General Ledger
12 6 (0.56%) Publishing
13 2 (0.19%) Back Office
14 1 (0.093%) Billing
14 1 (0.093%) Military
14 1 (0.093%) Games
14 1 (0.093%) Law
14 1 (0.093%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.093%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 477 (44.58%) Developer
2 225 (21.03%) Analyst
3 87 (8.13%) Java Developer
4 85 (7.94%) .NET Developer
5 57 (5.33%) Business Analyst
6 56 (5.23%) SQL Developer
7 50 (4.67%) Consultant
8 49 (4.58%) C# Developer
9 48 (4.49%) Architect
10 47 (4.39%) Data Analyst
10 47 (4.39%) DBA
11 40 (3.74%) C# .NET Developer
11 40 (3.74%) Test Analyst
12 39 (3.64%) SQL DBA
13 37 (3.46%) ASP.NET Developer
13 37 (3.46%) Senior Developer
14 35 (3.27%) Tester
15 34 (3.18%) Systems Analyst
15 34 (3.18%) Web Developer
16 32 (2.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (26.54%) .NET
2 195 (18.22%) HTML
3 174 (16.26%) XML
4 138 (12.90%) CSS
5 121 (11.31%) Web Services
6 107 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 90 (8.41%) .NET Framework
8 77 (7.20%) Spring
9 76 (7.10%) jQuery
10 66 (6.17%) J2EE
11 59 (5.51%) Hibernate
12 54 (5.05%) Ajax
13 52 (4.86%) ASP.NET MVC
14 49 (4.58%) WCF
15 45 (4.21%) HTML5
16 44 (4.11%) SOAP
17 42 (3.93%) REST
18 34 (3.18%) JSON
19 33 (3.08%) JAAS
20 29 (2.71%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 60 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (4.11%) Replication
3 33 (3.08%) Mathematics
4 32 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (2.80%) Data Integration
6 27 (2.52%) Computer Science
7 24 (2.24%) Management Information System
8 23 (2.15%) Clustering
9 22 (2.06%) Data Structures
10 20 (1.87%) User Experience
11 19 (1.78%) Statistics
12 18 (1.68%) NHS
13 16 (1.50%) Open Source
13 16 (1.50%) Algorithms
14 15 (1.40%) Mainframe
15 11 (1.03%) Web 2.0
15 11 (1.03%) PKI
16 10 (0.93%) Biology
17 9 (0.84%) Economics
17 9 (0.84%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 195 (18.22%) UNIX
2 188 (17.57%) Windows
3 168 (15.70%) Linux
4 48 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (4.30%) Solaris
6 28 (2.62%) Mac OS X
7 22 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (1.68%) Oracle Linux
9 13 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.75%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.56%) HPUX
12 6 (0.56%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.56%) MVS
13 5 (0.47%) Android
13 5 (0.47%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.37%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.37%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.37%) AIX
15 3 (0.28%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (12.24%) ETL
3 119 (11.12%) MVC
4 102 (9.53%) Business Intelligence
5 91 (8.50%) Migration
6 79 (7.38%) Scrum
7 76 (7.10%) TDD
8 70 (6.54%) Data Modelling
9 69 (6.45%) Data Analysis
10 68 (6.36%) Configuration Management
11 67 (6.26%) OO
12 65 (6.07%) Unit Testing
13 62 (5.79%) UML
14 59 (5.51%) Web Development
15 58 (5.42%) Automated Testing
16 57 (5.33%) CRM
17 52 (4.86%) Data Migration
18 51 (4.77%) Continuous Integration
18 51 (4.77%) E-Commerce
19 50 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 226 (21.12%) Java
2 184 (17.20%) C#
3 179 (16.73%) PL/SQL
4 168 (15.70%) JavaScript
5 139 (12.99%) T-SQL
6 62 (5.79%) Perl
7 38 (3.55%) Shell Script
8 32 (2.99%) PowerShell
9 27 (2.52%) PHP
10 23 (2.15%) VB
11 21 (1.96%) Python
11 21 (1.96%) VB.NET
12 20 (1.87%) VBA
13 18 (1.68%) ABAP
14 16 (1.50%) C++
15 13 (1.21%) C
15 13 (1.21%) LINC
16 12 (1.12%) Bash Shell
16 12 (1.12%) Tcl
17 6 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 59 (5.51%) Degree
2 49 (4.58%) Security Cleared
3 38 (3.55%) SC Cleared
4 31 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (2.15%) ISEB
6 22 (2.06%) MCITP
7 17 (1.59%) Sun Certification
8 11 (1.03%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (0.93%) MCTS
10 8 (0.75%) MCSE
11 5 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (0.47%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.37%) CCNA
13 3 (0.28%) MCDBA
13 3 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
13 3 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.19%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.46%) QA
2 17 (1.59%) SLA
3 15 (1.40%) Data Quality
4 13 (1.21%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.093%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.093%) Solvency II
System Software
1 45 (4.21%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.12%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.84%) vSphere
5 8 (0.75%) Terminal Services
6 7 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.37%) XenApp
7 4 (0.37%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.37%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.28%) FreeRADIUS
8 3 (0.28%) KVM
9 2 (0.19%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.093%) NFS
10 1 (0.093%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.093%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 41 (3.83%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (1.31%) Puppet
3 13 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (0.56%) SCCM
5 6 (0.56%) OpenView
6 5 (0.47%) SCOM
7 4 (0.37%) Opsview
7 4 (0.37%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.28%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.28%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.28%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.19%) OpenSSO
9 2 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.093%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.093%) Nagios
10 1 (0.093%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.093%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 350 (32.71%) Oracle
2 218 (20.37%) Microsoft
3 50 (4.67%) JBoss
4 49 (4.58%) HP
4 49 (4.58%) IBM
5 47 (4.39%) VMware
6 45 (4.21%) SAP
7 36 (3.36%) Informatica
8 35 (3.27%) Red Gate
9 29 (2.71%) Sun
10 26 (2.43%) Sybase
11 25 (2.34%) Cisco
12 23 (2.15%) Teradata
13 20 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
13 20 (1.87%) Citrix
13 20 (1.87%) Business Objects
14 16 (1.50%) Atlassian
15 13 (1.21%) Cognos
16 12 (1.12%) Tableau
17 11 (1.03%) Red Hat
Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £150 - 250 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £265 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £340 - £375 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £280 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Norfolk
Recital Consulting
Rate: £325 - £375 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
The People Network
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago