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 30 January 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
30 Jan 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 367 394 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.35% 17.27% 17.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.60% 43.01% 43.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 216 229
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £494 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 24
Average hourly rate £40.00 £29.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £19.42 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £44.25 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.81%
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
904 916 967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 35.34% 40.16% 40.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 499 529
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 88 67
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £16.80 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 -4 116 £375 - 82
Hertfordshire +7 109 £350 -6.66% 78
Essex -4 72 £338 -3.57% 30
Bedfordshire -9 26 £288 +4.54% 27
Norfolk +3 22 £218 -20.90% 12
Suffolk -3 22 £338 -6.89% 21
East Anglia -5 2 £220 -46.98% 1
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 355 (38.63%) Oracle
2 256 (27.86%) SQL Server
3 230 (25.03%) HTML
4 207 (22.52%) Java
5 201 (21.87%) .NET
6 187 (20.35%) Finance
7 186 (20.24%) JavaScript
7 186 (20.24%) UNIX
8 185 (20.13%) PL/SQL
9 174 (18.93%) XML
9 174 (18.93%) Agile Software Development
10 170 (18.50%) Linux
11 152 (16.54%) CSS
12 150 (16.32%) C#
13 149 (16.21%) Microsoft
14 138 (15.02%) Windows
15 122 (13.28%) MVC
16 116 (12.62%) Web Services
17 115 (12.51%) Oracle Database
18 113 (12.30%) ETL
19 105 (11.43%) T-SQL
20 103 (11.21%) Relational Database
21 94 (10.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 94 (10.23%) Data Warehouse
22 87 (9.47%) MySQL
22 87 (9.47%) Spring
23 86 (9.36%) Business Intelligence
24 85 (9.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 84 (9.14%) ASP.NET
26 81 (8.81%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 56 (6.09%) JBoss
2 44 (4.79%) SharePoint
3 36 (3.92%) WebLogic
4 35 (3.81%) Apache
5 28 (3.05%) CMS
6 27 (2.94%) MS Exchange
7 25 (2.72%) Tomcat
8 22 (2.39%) WebSphere
9 19 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
10 16 (1.74%) SAS
11 13 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
12 10 (1.09%) IIS
13 9 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (0.76%) SugarCRM
14 7 (0.76%) Lync
15 6 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.65%) IBM Notes
15 6 (0.65%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 73 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 32 (3.48%) MS Office
3 8 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.54%) Mingle
6 3 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.22%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.22%) MS Project
8 1 (0.11%) SPSS
8 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 23 (2.50%) Oracle Payables
2 13 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (1.09%) Agresso
4 9 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
4 9 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.76%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.54%) Oracle HRMS
8 4 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.44%) Oracle iProcurement
8 4 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.33%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 2 (0.22%) Temenos T24
11 1 (0.11%) SAP SRM
11 1 (0.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.44%) PaaS
5 3 (0.33%) Office 365
6 2 (0.22%) IaaS
7 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (5.44%) LDAP
2 29 (3.16%) Internet
3 25 (2.72%) HTTP
4 24 (2.61%) SAN
5 18 (1.96%) DNS
6 13 (1.41%) DHCP
6 13 (1.41%) VPN
7 12 (1.31%) LAN
8 11 (1.20%) Firewall
9 10 (1.09%) TCP/IP
10 9 (0.98%) WAN
11 8 (0.87%) FTP
11 8 (0.87%) Intranet
12 6 (0.65%) 2G
13 5 (0.54%) LTE
13 5 (0.54%) Radio Access Network
13 5 (0.54%) 4G
13 5 (0.54%) 3G
14 4 (0.44%) SSH
14 4 (0.44%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (27.86%) SQL Server
2 115 (12.51%) Oracle Database
3 103 (11.21%) Relational Database
4 94 (10.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 94 (10.23%) Data Warehouse
5 87 (9.47%) MySQL
6 85 (9.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 69 (7.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 56 (6.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 49 (5.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 37 (4.03%) MariaDB
11 31 (3.37%) OLAP
12 24 (2.61%) Oracle Database 10g
12 24 (2.61%) Oracle Reports
12 24 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
12 24 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
13 22 (2.39%) Oracle ODI
14 21 (2.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 20 (2.18%) NoSQL
16 19 (2.07%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 43 (4.68%) Eclipse
2 41 (4.46%) Visual Studio
3 39 (4.24%) JIRA
4 28 (3.05%) Git (software)
4 28 (3.05%) Maven
5 27 (2.94%) JUnit
5 27 (2.94%) Subversion
6 24 (2.61%) Ant
7 21 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (2.07%) Oracle Forms
9 18 (1.96%) Selenium
10 14 (1.52%) QuickTest Pro
11 12 (1.31%) NUnit
11 12 (1.31%) Mockito
11 12 (1.31%) SpecFlow
12 11 (1.20%) Jenkins
13 10 (1.09%) IntelliJ
14 9 (0.98%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
15 6 (0.65%) SoapUI
16 5 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 187 (20.35%) Finance
2 28 (3.05%) Marketing
3 22 (2.39%) Banking
4 20 (2.18%) Telecoms
5 15 (1.63%) Retail
6 13 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (1.31%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.31%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.09%) Legal
9 9 (0.98%) Advertising
10 8 (0.87%) Automotive
11 6 (0.65%) Publishing
12 5 (0.54%) Back Office
12 5 (0.54%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.44%) Local Government
14 2 (0.22%) Games
14 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.11%) Front Office
15 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 465 (50.60%) Developer
2 191 (20.78%) Analyst
3 106 (11.53%) Java Developer
4 76 (8.27%) .NET Developer
5 55 (5.98%) SQL Developer
6 49 (5.33%) Consultant
7 48 (5.22%) C# Developer
8 43 (4.68%) Data Analyst
9 41 (4.46%) DBA
10 40 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
11 38 (4.13%) Administrator
12 37 (4.03%) Senior Developer
13 34 (3.70%) Business Analyst
14 33 (3.59%) Architect
15 28 (3.05%) Software Developer
16 27 (2.94%) Support Analyst
16 27 (2.94%) Oracle Developer
17 26 (2.83%) SQL DBA
18 25 (2.72%) Test Analyst
19 24 (2.61%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (25.03%) HTML
2 201 (21.87%) .NET
3 174 (18.93%) XML
4 152 (16.54%) CSS
5 116 (12.62%) Web Services
6 87 (9.47%) Spring
7 84 (9.14%) ASP.NET
8 72 (7.83%) jQuery
9 65 (7.07%) Hibernate
10 63 (6.86%) J2EE
11 61 (6.64%) .NET Framework
12 51 (5.55%) HTML5
13 46 (5.01%) Ajax
14 45 (4.90%) REST
15 44 (4.79%) JAAS
16 42 (4.57%) Spring MVC
17 37 (4.03%) WCF
18 36 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
19 34 (3.70%) JPA
20 32 (3.48%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 81 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (4.46%) Computer Science
3 40 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 34 (3.70%) Replication
4 34 (3.70%) Mathematics
5 27 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 26 (2.83%) Visualisation
7 25 (2.72%) Clustering
8 24 (2.61%) NHS
9 22 (2.39%) Algorithms
10 21 (2.29%) Data Integration
11 17 (1.85%) Statistics
12 15 (1.63%) Data Structures
13 14 (1.52%) Economics
13 14 (1.52%) Client/Server
14 13 (1.41%) Mainframe
15 12 (1.31%) Applied Mathematics
16 11 (1.20%) Data Extraction
16 11 (1.20%) Open Source
17 10 (1.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 186 (20.24%) UNIX
2 170 (18.50%) Linux
3 138 (15.02%) Windows
4 38 (4.13%) Mac OS X
5 37 (4.03%) Solaris
6 34 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (1.31%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.65%) MVS
12 6 (0.65%) VMS
12 6 (0.65%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.44%) AIX
13 4 (0.44%) CentOS
14 3 (0.33%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.33%) HPUX
15 2 (0.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (18.93%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (13.28%) MVC
3 113 (12.30%) ETL
4 86 (9.36%) Business Intelligence
5 78 (8.49%) TDD
6 75 (8.16%) Web Development
7 69 (7.51%) Scrum
8 57 (6.20%) Data Modelling
9 56 (6.09%) Migration
10 55 (5.98%) Data Analysis
10 55 (5.98%) OO
11 54 (5.88%) Unit Testing
12 51 (5.55%) Performance Tuning
13 48 (5.22%) ITIL
14 41 (4.46%) UML
15 40 (4.35%) Analytics
16 38 (4.13%) E-Commerce
17 35 (3.81%) Configuration Management
18 34 (3.70%) Project Management
18 34 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 207 (22.52%) Java
2 186 (20.24%) JavaScript
3 185 (20.13%) PL/SQL
4 150 (16.32%) C#
5 105 (11.43%) T-SQL
6 52 (5.66%) Python
7 43 (4.68%) Perl
8 35 (3.81%) Shell Script
9 33 (3.59%) VBA
10 29 (3.16%) C++
11 28 (3.05%) VB
12 26 (2.83%) C
13 24 (2.61%) VB.NET
14 15 (1.63%) PowerShell
14 15 (1.63%) PHP
15 12 (1.31%) Tcl
16 10 (1.09%) JCL
17 8 (0.87%) VBScript
17 8 (0.87%) R
18 7 (0.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 46 (5.01%) Degree
2 32 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.83%) SC Cleared
4 19 (2.07%) Sun Certification
5 13 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.98%) ISEB
7 6 (0.65%) MCITP
8 5 (0.54%) MCP
9 4 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.44%) CCNA
10 3 (0.33%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.33%) MCSE
10 3 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.22%) PMP
11 2 (0.22%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.11%) MCTS
12 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.20%) QA
2 23 (2.50%) ISO 9001
3 21 (2.29%) SLA
4 5 (0.54%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.11%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 39 (4.24%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.20%) Varnish
4 8 (0.87%) XenApp
5 7 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (0.76%) XenDesktop
5 7 (0.76%) Terminal Services
6 6 (0.65%) vSphere
7 5 (0.54%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.33%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.11%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 20 (2.18%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.98%) Control-M
3 7 (0.76%) Tivoli
4 6 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (0.54%) SCOM
5 5 (0.54%) Puppet
5 5 (0.54%) OpenView
6 4 (0.44%) Nagios
6 4 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.44%) SCCM
7 3 (0.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 3 (0.33%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (0.33%) HP SIM
7 3 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.33%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.22%) OpenSSO
8 2 (0.22%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.11%) WSUS
9 1 (0.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 355 (38.63%) Oracle
2 149 (16.21%) Microsoft
3 42 (4.57%) VMware
4 41 (4.46%) HP
5 37 (4.03%) Business Objects
6 34 (3.70%) SAP
7 32 (3.48%) IBM
8 29 (3.16%) Teradata
9 27 (2.94%) Informatica
10 25 (2.72%) Citrix
11 24 (2.61%) Sun
12 21 (2.29%) Tableau
13 20 (2.18%) Cisco
14 16 (1.74%) Cognos
14 16 (1.74%) AccuRev
15 15 (1.63%) Perforce
16 14 (1.52%) Sybase
17 11 (1.20%) 3PAR
18 9 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
18 9 (0.98%) FatWire
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