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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
England / East of England
Rank 8 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 239 341 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.43% 14.41% 13.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.80% 42.68% 38.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 227 224
Median daily rate £350 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £255 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 22
Median hourly rate £31.00 £38.75 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -1.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £35.63 £21.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.92 £44.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £23.52 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+70.06% -21.60%

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
776 799 914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.11% 33.77% 35.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 463 510
Median daily rate £390 £370 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 73 70
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +6.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £36.05 £32.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.65 £50.68 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Essex -7 59 £400 +15.94% 26
Hertfordshire -6 51 £313 -19.35% 49
Cambridgeshire -3 50 £388 - 43
Bedfordshire +4 35 £381 +8.92% 14
Norfolk +7 25 £345 - 8
Suffolk -2 18 £288 -28.12% 10
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 164 (31.54%) SQL Server
2 148 (28.46%) Oracle
3 134 (25.77%) Java
4 121 (23.27%) Windows
5 113 (21.73%) Microsoft
6 112 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
7 105 (20.19%) .NET
8 90 (17.31%) JavaScript
9 88 (16.92%) Finance
10 83 (15.96%) C#
11 79 (15.19%) Business Intelligence
12 72 (13.85%) Unix
13 71 (13.65%) Linux
14 69 (13.27%) CRM
15 63 (12.12%) XML
15 63 (12.12%) HTML
15 63 (12.12%) MVC
16 61 (11.73%) Web Services
17 52 (10.00%) JSON
18 48 (9.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 48 (9.23%) T-SQL
18 48 (9.23%) ETL
19 46 (8.85%) PL/SQL
20 45 (8.65%) CSS
21 44 (8.46%) ASP.NET
21 44 (8.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 43 (8.27%) Data Warehouse
22 43 (8.27%) Analytics
23 42 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
24 41 (7.88%) MS Excel

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 (6.92%) BizTalk Server
1 36 (6.92%) IIS
2 35 (6.73%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 17 (3.27%) Apache
4 17 (3.27%) WebSphere
5 14 (2.69%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (1.35%) JBoss
7 7 (1.35%) Skype for Business
8 5 (0.96%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.77%) CMS
9 4 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.77%) SAS
10 3 (0.58%) Confluence
10 3 (0.58%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.58%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.58%) nginx
10 3 (0.58%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 41 (7.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.96%) MS Office
2 5 (0.96%) MS Project
3 3 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.58%) Weka
4 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.19%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.19%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 26 (5.00%) Unica
2 22 (4.23%) Adobe Campaign
3 15 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (1.54%) Payment Gateway
5 7 (1.35%) Magento
6 4 (0.77%) SAP BPC
6 4 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.58%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.58%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.58%) SAP MII
7 3 (0.58%) Shopify
7 3 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.12%) Adobe Analytics
4 10 (1.92%) Office 365
5 5 (0.96%) Yammer
6 2 (0.38%) GitHub
7 1 (0.19%) AdWords
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.19%) PaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Route 53
7 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.62%) DNS
2 17 (3.27%) Firewall
3 16 (3.08%) TCP/IP
4 13 (2.50%) Internet
5 7 (1.35%) SSL
6 6 (1.15%) HTTP
6 6 (1.15%) SAN
7 5 (0.96%) FTP
8 2 (0.38%) DHCP
8 2 (0.38%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.38%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.38%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.38%) LAN
8 2 (0.38%) NAS
8 2 (0.38%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.38%) VoIP
8 2 (0.38%) WAN
9 1 (0.19%) IPv4
9 1 (0.19%) Network Security
9 1 (0.19%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (31.54%) SQL Server
2 48 (9.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (8.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (8.27%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (6.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 34 (6.54%) Oracle Database
7 32 (6.15%) DB2
8 30 (5.77%) Relational Database
9 29 (5.58%) Hadoop
10 27 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 26 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
11 26 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 23 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
13 22 (4.23%) SQL Server 2014
14 19 (3.65%) MySQL
15 18 (3.46%) Big Data
16 17 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
17 16 (3.08%) NoSQL
18 15 (2.88%) Oracle Database 10g
19 14 (2.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 33 (6.35%) JIRA
2 31 (5.96%) Git (software)
2 31 (5.96%) Selenium
3 24 (4.62%) SoapUI
3 24 (4.62%) Visual Studio
4 20 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (3.65%) Cucumber
6 15 (2.88%) Jenkins
7 14 (2.69%) Subversion
8 10 (1.92%) Calabash
8 10 (1.92%) Capybara
8 10 (1.92%) JUnit
9 9 (1.73%) Eclipse
10 7 (1.35%) Mockito
10 7 (1.35%) XDoclet
11 6 (1.15%) Appium
12 5 (0.96%) Ant
12 5 (0.96%) PVCS
12 5 (0.96%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.77%) Maven
General
1 88 (16.92%) Finance
2 28 (5.38%) Retail
3 22 (4.23%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.31%) Automotive
4 12 (2.31%) Banking
5 11 (2.12%) Marketing
6 10 (1.92%) Advertising
6 10 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.15%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.96%) Legal
9 4 (0.77%) Electronics
10 2 (0.38%) Local Government
11 1 (0.19%) Back Office
11 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.19%) Games
11 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 198 (38.08%) Developer
2 94 (18.08%) Analyst
3 51 (9.81%) .NET Developer
4 43 (8.27%) Java Developer
5 38 (7.31%) SQL Developer
6 36 (6.92%) Architect
7 32 (6.15%) DBA
8 30 (5.77%) C# Developer
9 27 (5.19%) SQL DBA
10 26 (5.00%) Business Analyst
11 22 (4.23%) Applications Support
12 21 (4.04%) C# .NET Developer
12 21 (4.04%) Support Engineer
13 17 (3.27%) Consultant
13 17 (3.27%) CRM Developer
13 17 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
13 17 (3.27%) Support Analyst
14 16 (3.08%) SQL Analyst
15 15 (2.88%) Applications Engineer
16 14 (2.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (20.19%) .NET
2 63 (12.12%) HTML
2 63 (12.12%) XML
3 61 (11.73%) Web Services
4 52 (10.00%) JSON
5 45 (8.65%) CSS
6 44 (8.46%) ASP.NET
7 33 (6.35%) REST
8 30 (5.77%) .NET Framework
9 29 (5.58%) AngularJS
10 26 (5.00%) Spring
11 24 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web API
12 23 (4.42%) Entity Framework
13 22 (4.23%) Java EE
13 22 (4.23%) jQuery
14 21 (4.04%) Hibernate
14 21 (4.04%) J2EE
14 21 (4.04%) WCF
15 16 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (3.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.04%) Clustering
3 17 (3.27%) Data Centre
4 14 (2.69%) Mainframe
5 13 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.50%) NHS
6 11 (2.12%) Algorithms
7 10 (1.92%) User Experience
8 7 (1.35%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.35%) EFT
8 7 (1.35%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.15%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.15%) Replication
10 5 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.96%) FMCG
11 4 (0.77%) Life Science
12 3 (0.58%) EMC VNX
12 3 (0.58%) iPad
12 3 (0.58%) Reinsurance
13 2 (0.38%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 121 (23.27%) Windows
2 72 (13.85%) Unix
3 71 (13.65%) Linux
4 27 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 26 (5.00%) Windows Server
6 14 (2.69%) Android
7 13 (2.50%) Apple iOS
7 13 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (2.31%) Windows Vista
9 7 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.96%) Solaris
11 4 (0.77%) VMS
12 3 (0.58%) AIX
12 3 (0.58%) HPUX
12 3 (0.58%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.38%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.38%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (15.19%) Business Intelligence
3 69 (13.27%) CRM
4 63 (12.12%) MVC
5 48 (9.23%) ETL
6 43 (8.27%) Analytics
7 41 (7.88%) ITIL
8 33 (6.35%) Data Analysis
9 28 (5.38%) E-Commerce
9 28 (5.38%) TDD
10 27 (5.19%) Migration
11 26 (5.00%) OO
12 25 (4.81%) Scrum
13 24 (4.62%) Data Modelling
13 24 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (4.42%) High Availability
14 23 (4.42%) Performance Tuning
15 21 (4.04%) Data Analytics
15 21 (4.04%) Software Engineering
16 20 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 134 (25.77%) Java
2 90 (17.31%) JavaScript
3 83 (15.96%) C#
4 48 (9.23%) T-SQL
5 46 (8.85%) PL/SQL
6 41 (7.88%) Python
7 35 (6.73%) PHP
8 21 (4.04%) Ruby
9 15 (2.88%) Shell Script
10 14 (2.69%) C++
11 13 (2.50%) C
11 13 (2.50%) PowerShell
12 12 (2.31%) MATLAB
12 12 (2.31%) Perl
12 12 (2.31%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.92%) Groovy
14 9 (1.73%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.73%) Delphi
15 6 (1.15%) VB
16 5 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 17 (3.27%) Degree
3 15 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.35%) MCSE
4 7 (1.35%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (1.15%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.96%) ISEB
6 5 (0.96%) MCSA
6 5 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (0.77%) BC Cleared
7 4 (0.77%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.58%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.58%) MCDBA
8 3 (0.58%) MCITP
8 3 (0.58%) OCP
9 2 (0.38%) MOS
9 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.38%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.62%) QA
2 17 (3.27%) Data Quality
3 13 (2.50%) SLA
4 6 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.38%) GDPR
6 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.38%) SDET
7 1 (0.19%) GAMP
7 1 (0.19%) GxP
7 1 (0.19%) MiFID
7 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 32 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
2 20 (3.85%) VMware ESX
3 19 (3.65%) Active Directory
4 12 (2.31%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.54%) Docker
6 6 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.96%) vSphere
8 3 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.38%) HDFS
9 2 (0.38%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.38%) XenApp
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.19%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (1.15%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (0.96%) Kibana
2 5 (0.96%) Puppet
2 5 (0.96%) SCCM
3 4 (0.77%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.38%) Ansible
5 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.38%) Salt
5 2 (0.38%) WSUS
6 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.19%) OpenView
6 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 148 (28.46%) Oracle
2 113 (21.73%) Microsoft
3 38 (7.31%) VMware
4 24 (4.62%) SAP
5 23 (4.42%) Adobe
6 22 (4.23%) IBM
7 20 (3.85%) Avaya
7 20 (3.85%) Epicor
8 14 (2.69%) Tableau
9 12 (2.31%) Embarcadero
10 11 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (1.92%) Informatica
11 10 (1.92%) Teradata
12 9 (1.73%) Borland
13 7 (1.35%) HP
13 7 (1.35%) hybris
13 7 (1.35%) Imperva
14 6 (1.15%) BEA
14 6 (1.15%) Cognos
14 6 (1.15%) Sun
Essex
Montash
Rate: Competetive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Brentwood
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Montash
Rate: Competetive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £300 - £600 per day + Free Parking
Posted: 17 hours ago
Essex
Montash
Rate: Competetive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Rate: £350 - 375 per day + Immediate start available
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
AAP3
Rate: £0.00 - £1 per day + attractive
Posted: Yesterday
Luton
TUI Group Careers
Rate: Highly Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ascend Consulting
Rate: From £250 to £280 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Rullion
Rate: £490 - £494 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Digital Gurus
Rate: £350 - £465 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Cambridgeshire
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Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
People Source Consulting
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Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
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Bedfordshire
Montash
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Hertfordshire
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Rate: From £270 to £325 per day
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