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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 404 517 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.46% 17.82% 14.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.83% 47.17% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 279 177
Average daily rate
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£350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £267 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 31
Average hourly rate £37.48 £40.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +46.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £29.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £50.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +9.09%
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
1068 1096 924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 35.58% 37.77% 40.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 646 485
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 62 93
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £26.09 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 -1 111 £350 +7.69% 68
Essex -1 100 £350 -6.66% 30
Cambridgeshire -6 98 £344 -1.78% 86
Bedfordshire +11 50 £375 - 30
Norfolk +8 31 £175 -41.66% 5
Suffolk -14 12 £320 -20.00% 6
East Anglia -1 3 - -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 220 (29.69%) SQL Server
2 178 (24.02%) Oracle
3 156 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 154 (20.78%) XML
4 154 (20.78%) Windows
5 152 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
6 149 (20.11%) JavaScript
7 143 (19.30%) Java
8 141 (19.03%) Finance
9 128 (17.27%) HTML
10 124 (16.73%) .NET
11 107 (14.44%) UNIX
12 97 (13.09%) Business Intelligence
13 95 (12.82%) Web Services
14 93 (12.55%) C#
15 90 (12.15%) Linux
16 88 (11.88%) ETL
16 88 (11.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 82 (11.07%) Data Warehouse
18 81 (10.93%) J2EE
19 78 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 76 (10.26%) T-SQL
21 69 (9.31%) TDD
22 68 (9.18%) Relational Database
23 67 (9.04%) CSS
24 66 (8.91%) PL/SQL
25 61 (8.23%) ASP.NET
25 61 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
26 57 (7.69%) MS Excel
26 57 (7.69%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (7.29%) SharePoint
2 41 (5.53%) WebSphere
3 31 (4.18%) BizTalk Server
4 21 (2.83%) IIS
5 20 (2.70%) JBoss
6 17 (2.29%) MS Exchange
7 12 (1.62%) WebSphere Application Server
7 12 (1.62%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.21%) Apache
8 9 (1.21%) CMS
9 8 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (1.08%) MQSeries
10 7 (0.94%) Apache Solr
10 7 (0.94%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.67%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.54%) Lync
Applications
1 57 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 38 (5.13%) MS Office
3 22 (2.97%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.27%) MS Project
5 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.13%) SPSS
6 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 26 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (2.16%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.48%) SAP CRM
3 11 (1.48%) Oracle Payables
4 9 (1.21%) Agresso
5 7 (0.94%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.81%) SunGard AvantGard
6 6 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.67%) Maximo
7 5 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.67%) Tridion
7 5 (0.67%) CODA-Financials
8 4 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.54%) Magento
8 4 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.54%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.40%) Oracle iProcurement
9 3 (0.40%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.54%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.40%) Office 365
5 2 (0.27%) SaaS
5 2 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.86%) SAN
2 22 (2.97%) Firewall
3 19 (2.56%) DNS
3 19 (2.56%) DHCP
4 17 (2.29%) Internet
5 14 (1.89%) WAN
5 14 (1.89%) LAN
5 14 (1.89%) TCP/IP
6 12 (1.62%) Intranet
6 12 (1.62%) LDAP
7 9 (1.21%) HTTP
8 8 (1.08%) 2G
8 8 (1.08%) Radio Access Network
9 7 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (0.81%) NetScaler
10 6 (0.81%) 4G
10 6 (0.81%) Network Security
10 6 (0.81%) VLAN
10 6 (0.81%) 3G
10 6 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (29.69%) SQL Server
2 88 (11.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 82 (11.07%) Data Warehouse
4 78 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 68 (9.18%) Relational Database
6 51 (6.88%) Oracle Database
6 51 (6.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 46 (6.21%) MySQL
8 44 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 37 (4.99%) DB2
10 26 (3.51%) RDBMS
11 24 (3.24%) Oracle Reports
12 23 (3.10%) SQL Server 2005
13 22 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
14 18 (2.43%) Crystal Reports
15 17 (2.29%) MS Access
15 17 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
16 15 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
17 13 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
17 13 (1.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 36 (4.86%) Eclipse
2 26 (3.51%) Ant
3 19 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 19 (2.56%) SoapUI
4 18 (2.43%) JUnit
4 18 (2.43%) Subversion
4 18 (2.43%) Selenium
5 16 (2.16%) Git (software)
6 15 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (1.89%) JIRA
8 13 (1.75%) Maven
8 13 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
9 11 (1.48%) Jenkins
10 10 (1.35%) LoadRunner
10 10 (1.35%) WebDriver
11 9 (1.21%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 9 (1.21%) CA Gen
12 8 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 8 (1.08%) Cucumber
12 8 (1.08%) AccuRev
General
1 141 (19.03%) Finance
2 40 (5.40%) Retail
3 30 (4.05%) Marketing
4 20 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 17 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.21%) Legal
6 9 (1.21%) Banking
7 8 (1.08%) Advertising
7 8 (1.08%) Local Government
8 7 (0.94%) Automotive
9 6 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.67%) Back Office
10 5 (0.67%) Billing
11 3 (0.40%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.40%) French Language
11 3 (0.40%) German Language
12 2 (0.27%) Games
12 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.27%) Law
13 1 (0.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 317 (42.78%) Developer
2 202 (27.26%) Analyst
3 82 (11.07%) Java Developer
4 54 (7.29%) Data Analyst
5 46 (6.21%) DBA
6 38 (5.13%) Business Analyst
6 38 (5.13%) .NET Developer
6 38 (5.13%) Support Analyst
7 33 (4.45%) Senior Developer
8 32 (4.32%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 30 (4.05%) SQL Developer
10 25 (3.37%) Systems Analyst
11 24 (3.24%) Test Analyst
11 24 (3.24%) SQL DBA
11 24 (3.24%) C# Developer
12 23 (3.10%) Administrator
13 22 (2.97%) Consultant
14 19 (2.56%) Oracle Developer
15 18 (2.43%) Architect
15 18 (2.43%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (20.78%) XML
2 128 (17.27%) HTML
3 124 (16.73%) .NET
4 95 (12.82%) Web Services
5 81 (10.93%) J2EE
6 67 (9.04%) CSS
7 61 (8.23%) ASP.NET
8 54 (7.29%) SOAP
9 38 (5.13%) HTML5
10 37 (4.99%) Ajax
11 36 (4.86%) Hibernate
12 35 (4.72%) Spring
12 35 (4.72%) jQuery
13 29 (3.91%) XHTML
13 29 (3.91%) JSP
13 29 (3.91%) EclipseLink
14 28 (3.78%) TopLink
15 27 (3.64%) REST
16 25 (3.37%) Struts
17 23 (3.10%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (2.97%) NHS
3 18 (2.43%) Data Extraction
4 17 (2.29%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.02%) Data Structures
6 13 (1.75%) Mainframe
6 13 (1.75%) Computer Science
7 12 (1.62%) Visualisation
8 11 (1.48%) Data Centre
9 10 (1.35%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.35%) Data Integration
10 9 (1.21%) Clustering
11 8 (1.08%) Replication
12 7 (0.94%) N-Tier
12 7 (0.94%) Statistics
13 6 (0.81%) HP Storage
14 5 (0.67%) Hedge funds
14 5 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
14 5 (0.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 154 (20.78%) Windows
2 107 (14.44%) UNIX
3 90 (12.15%) Linux
4 47 (6.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (5.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 41 (5.53%) Windows 7
6 33 (4.45%) Solaris
7 19 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (1.21%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.81%) Debian
10 5 (0.67%) AIX
10 5 (0.67%) HPUX
11 4 (0.54%) Android
11 4 (0.54%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.54%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.40%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.40%) Fedora
13 2 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.27%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (13.09%) Business Intelligence
3 88 (11.88%) ETL
4 69 (9.31%) TDD
5 57 (7.69%) CRM
6 53 (7.15%) MVC
7 50 (6.75%) ITIL
8 47 (6.34%) E-Commerce
9 42 (5.67%) Analytics
10 41 (5.53%) Migration
11 38 (5.13%) Scrum
11 38 (5.13%) Validation
12 37 (4.99%) OO
13 36 (4.86%) Data Modelling
14 35 (4.72%) Performance Tuning
15 33 (4.45%) Data Analysis
16 32 (4.32%) SOA
17 31 (4.18%) Project Management
17 31 (4.18%) User Acceptance Testing
18 29 (3.91%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 149 (20.11%) JavaScript
2 143 (19.30%) Java
3 93 (12.55%) C#
4 76 (10.26%) T-SQL
5 66 (8.91%) PL/SQL
6 29 (3.91%) VBA
7 23 (3.10%) C++
8 19 (2.56%) PHP
9 18 (2.43%) C
10 16 (2.16%) Perl
11 13 (1.75%) VB.NET
12 12 (1.62%) Python
12 12 (1.62%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.48%) JCL
13 11 (1.48%) VB
13 11 (1.48%) COBOL
13 11 (1.48%) PowerShell
14 10 (1.35%) Assembly Language
15 9 (1.21%) REXX
15 9 (1.21%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 44 (5.94%) Degree
2 36 (4.86%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (2.16%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.02%) MCSE
6 9 (1.21%) ISEB
6 9 (1.21%) CISSP
7 7 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.81%) CCNA
9 5 (0.67%) ISACA
9 5 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.54%) MCP
11 3 (0.40%) MCSA
12 2 (0.27%) MCSD
12 2 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.27%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.27%) CISM
12 2 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.72%) SLA
2 31 (4.18%) QA
3 15 (2.02%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.27%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) HL7
5 1 (0.13%) CDISC
5 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 53 (7.15%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.97%) Xen
3 12 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.62%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.48%) XenApp
5 7 (0.94%) vSphere
6 5 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.40%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.27%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.27%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.27%) XenServer
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.13%) iptables
9 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 23 (3.10%) Backup Exec
2 13 (1.75%) SCOM
3 12 (1.62%) SCCM
4 7 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.40%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.27%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.27%) Puppet
7 1 (0.13%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.13%) Iperf
7 1 (0.13%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.13%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.13%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 178 (24.02%) Oracle
2 156 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 52 (7.02%) VMware
4 51 (6.88%) HP
5 49 (6.61%) SAP
6 48 (6.48%) Citrix
7 31 (4.18%) IBM
8 27 (3.64%) Cognos
9 24 (3.24%) Symantec
10 21 (2.83%) Hitachi
11 17 (2.29%) Business Objects
12 15 (2.02%) Cisco
13 12 (1.62%) 3PAR
14 11 (1.48%) Dell
14 11 (1.48%) CODA
15 10 (1.35%) Adobe
16 9 (1.21%) Informatica
17 8 (1.08%) Red Hat
17 8 (1.08%) EMC
17 8 (1.08%) CheckPoint
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Rate: Negotiable Depandant on Skills
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £325 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EMBL
Rate: 6 (monthly salary starting at £2,670.64 free of UK income tax plus mob
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £160 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EU-Solutions
Rate: From £250 to £280 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago