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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 456 525 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.59% 17.35% 13.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.34% 44.91% 35.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 300 175
Average daily rate
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£350 £356 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 29
Average hourly rate £36.23 £35.00 £26.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% +32.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.59 £20.85 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.00 £37.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -5.66%
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
1159 1169 916
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.08% 38.63% 38.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 706 467
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 56 87
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £25.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 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 28 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 28 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 0 123 £350 +7.69% 68
Essex 0 109 £350 -17.64% 31
Cambridgeshire -5 102 £338 -3.57% 80
Bedfordshire +9 55 £394 +12.50% 21
Norfolk +14 35 £180 -20.00% 8
Suffolk -11 26 £350 -6.66% 17
East Anglia +1 5 £250 -21.87%
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 229 (29.25%) SQL Server
2 184 (23.50%) Oracle
3 172 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
4 171 (21.84%) Windows
5 161 (20.56%) JavaScript
6 160 (20.43%) XML
7 157 (20.05%) Java
8 154 (19.67%) Microsoft
9 140 (17.88%) .NET
10 136 (17.37%) Finance
11 130 (16.60%) HTML
12 109 (13.92%) UNIX
12 109 (13.92%) Business Intelligence
13 107 (13.67%) Web Services
14 106 (13.54%) C#
15 100 (12.77%) Linux
16 95 (12.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 94 (12.01%) Data Warehouse
18 92 (11.75%) T-SQL
19 91 (11.62%) J2EE
20 89 (11.37%) ETL
21 87 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 78 (9.96%) Relational Database
23 75 (9.58%) TDD
24 74 (9.45%) PL/SQL
25 70 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
26 69 (8.81%) CSS
27 65 (8.30%) ASP.NET
27 65 (8.30%) CRM
28 60 (7.66%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 60 (7.66%) SharePoint
2 50 (6.39%) WebSphere
3 36 (4.60%) BizTalk Server
4 25 (3.19%) IIS
5 18 (2.30%) JBoss
5 18 (2.30%) MS Exchange
6 13 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
7 12 (1.53%) WebLogic
7 12 (1.53%) CMS
8 9 (1.15%) Apache
8 9 (1.15%) Apache Pig
8 9 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (1.15%) MQSeries
9 8 (1.02%) Apache Solr
9 8 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.64%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.64%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 57 (7.28%) MS Excel
2 38 (4.85%) MS Office
3 22 (2.81%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.38%) MS Project
5 3 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.13%) SPSS
7 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 33 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.40%) SAP CRM
4 10 (1.28%) Agresso
4 10 (1.28%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.77%) Tridion
6 6 (0.77%) SunGard AvantGard
7 5 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.64%) CODA-Financials
7 5 (0.64%) Magento
7 5 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.64%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.51%) Maximo
8 4 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.38%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.40%) Google Analytics
1 11 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.51%) SaaS
3 4 (0.51%) Office 365
4 2 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.60%) SAN
2 24 (3.07%) Firewall
3 21 (2.68%) DNS
4 20 (2.55%) Internet
5 19 (2.43%) DHCP
6 16 (2.04%) TCP/IP
7 13 (1.66%) WAN
7 13 (1.66%) LAN
8 12 (1.53%) LDAP
9 10 (1.28%) Intranet
10 9 (1.15%) HTTP
11 8 (1.02%) 2G
11 8 (1.02%) Radio Access Network
12 7 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (0.89%) VLAN
13 6 (0.77%) 3G
13 6 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (0.77%) 4G
14 5 (0.64%) NetScaler
14 5 (0.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (29.25%) SQL Server
2 95 (12.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 94 (12.01%) Data Warehouse
4 87 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 78 (9.96%) Relational Database
6 59 (7.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 54 (6.90%) Oracle Database
8 48 (6.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 45 (5.75%) MySQL
10 34 (4.34%) DB2
11 29 (3.70%) RDBMS
12 25 (3.19%) Oracle Reports
13 24 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
14 23 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
15 22 (2.81%) SQL Server 2005
16 21 (2.68%) Hadoop
17 16 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
17 16 (2.04%) MongoDB
17 16 (2.04%) Data Mart
17 16 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (4.85%) Ant
2 34 (4.34%) Eclipse
3 26 (3.32%) Subversion
4 23 (2.94%) SoapUI
5 22 (2.81%) Visual Studio
6 21 (2.68%) Selenium
7 19 (2.43%) JIRA
8 18 (2.30%) JUnit
9 16 (2.04%) Git (software)
10 14 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (1.79%) Maven
10 14 (1.79%) Jenkins
11 13 (1.66%) Oracle Forms
12 12 (1.53%) WebDriver
13 10 (1.28%) AccuRev
13 10 (1.28%) NUnit
13 10 (1.28%) LoadRunner
14 9 (1.15%) ERwin
14 9 (1.15%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 9 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 136 (17.37%) Finance
2 44 (5.62%) Retail
3 30 (3.83%) Marketing
4 25 (3.19%) Manufacturing
5 18 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.15%) Local Government
6 9 (1.15%) Banking
7 7 (0.89%) Automotive
7 7 (0.89%) Advertising
8 6 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.64%) Back Office
9 5 (0.64%) Legal
9 5 (0.64%) Billing
10 3 (0.38%) Law
10 3 (0.38%) Dutch Language
10 3 (0.38%) French Language
10 3 (0.38%) German Language
11 2 (0.26%) Publishing
11 2 (0.26%) Games
12 1 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 344 (43.93%) Developer
2 194 (24.78%) Analyst
3 87 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 54 (6.90%) Data Analyst
5 43 (5.49%) DBA
6 40 (5.11%) Senior Developer
6 40 (5.11%) Business Analyst
7 38 (4.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 37 (4.73%) .NET Developer
9 32 (4.09%) SQL Developer
10 28 (3.58%) Support Analyst
11 26 (3.32%) Systems Analyst
11 26 (3.32%) SQL DBA
12 25 (3.19%) Test Analyst
13 24 (3.07%) Consultant
14 23 (2.94%) C# Developer
15 21 (2.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 20 (2.55%) Applications Support
16 20 (2.55%) Administrator
17 18 (2.30%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (20.43%) XML
2 140 (17.88%) .NET
3 130 (16.60%) HTML
4 107 (13.67%) Web Services
5 91 (11.62%) J2EE
6 69 (8.81%) CSS
7 65 (8.30%) ASP.NET
8 59 (7.54%) SOAP
9 43 (5.49%) Ajax
10 42 (5.36%) HTML5
11 40 (5.11%) Hibernate
12 39 (4.98%) jQuery
12 39 (4.98%) JSP
13 36 (4.60%) Spring
14 34 (4.34%) XHTML
15 31 (3.96%) TopLink
16 29 (3.70%) EclipseLink
17 28 (3.58%) .NET Framework
17 28 (3.58%) Struts
18 27 (3.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 70 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (3.58%) NHS
3 17 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.04%) Data Extraction
4 16 (2.04%) Data Structures
5 13 (1.66%) Web 2.0
6 12 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.40%) Data Centre
7 11 (1.40%) Computer Science
8 10 (1.28%) Visualisation
9 9 (1.15%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.15%) Mainframe
10 8 (1.02%) Clustering
10 8 (1.02%) CMDB
10 8 (1.02%) Data Integration
10 8 (1.02%) LIMS
10 8 (1.02%) Statistics
11 7 (0.89%) Mathematics
11 7 (0.89%) Replication
11 7 (0.89%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 171 (21.84%) Windows
2 109 (13.92%) UNIX
3 100 (12.77%) Linux
4 44 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (4.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (4.73%) Solaris
7 34 (4.34%) Windows 7
8 26 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (1.15%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.77%) Debian
11 5 (0.64%) AIX
11 5 (0.64%) HPUX
12 4 (0.51%) Android
12 4 (0.51%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.51%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.38%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.38%) Fedora
14 2 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (13.92%) Business Intelligence
3 89 (11.37%) ETL
4 75 (9.58%) TDD
5 65 (8.30%) CRM
6 59 (7.54%) MVC
7 52 (6.64%) E-Commerce
8 46 (5.87%) Scrum
8 46 (5.87%) Analytics
9 45 (5.75%) Migration
10 41 (5.24%) Performance Tuning
11 40 (5.11%) Data Modelling
12 39 (4.98%) ITIL
13 38 (4.85%) Validation
14 37 (4.73%) OO
15 32 (4.09%) Content Management
16 31 (3.96%) ERP
16 31 (3.96%) SOA
16 31 (3.96%) User Acceptance Testing
17 30 (3.83%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 161 (20.56%) JavaScript
2 157 (20.05%) Java
3 106 (13.54%) C#
4 92 (11.75%) T-SQL
5 74 (9.45%) PL/SQL
6 31 (3.96%) VBA
7 26 (3.32%) C++
8 21 (2.68%) C
9 20 (2.55%) PHP
10 17 (2.17%) Perl
11 15 (1.92%) Python
12 14 (1.79%) VB.NET
13 12 (1.53%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.40%) VB
15 8 (1.02%) COBOL
15 8 (1.02%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.02%) XPath
16 7 (0.89%) JCL
17 6 (0.77%) Assembly Language
17 6 (0.77%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 46 (5.87%) Degree
2 37 (4.73%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.92%) MCSE
5 13 (1.66%) ISEB
6 10 (1.28%) CISSP
7 7 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.77%) CCNA
9 5 (0.64%) ISACA
9 5 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.38%) MCSA
12 2 (0.26%) MCP
12 2 (0.26%) MCSD
12 2 (0.26%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.26%) CISM
12 2 (0.26%) GIAC
12 2 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.21%) SLA
2 26 (3.32%) QA
3 18 (2.30%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.26%) HL7
4 2 (0.26%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) CDISC
5 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 48 (6.13%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.81%) Xen
3 16 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.66%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.40%) XenApp
6 7 (0.89%) vSphere
7 6 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.38%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.38%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.26%) XenServer
10 2 (0.26%) Time Sharing Option
11 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.13%) Docker
11 1 (0.13%) iptables
11 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (2.94%) Backup Exec
2 13 (1.66%) SCCM
2 13 (1.66%) SCOM
3 5 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.38%) Puppet
4 3 (0.38%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (0.38%) SCOrch
4 3 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.13%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.13%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.13%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.13%) Mesos
6 1 (0.13%) Iperf
6 1 (0.13%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 184 (23.50%) Oracle
2 154 (19.67%) Microsoft
3 57 (7.28%) VMware
4 50 (6.39%) Citrix
5 48 (6.13%) HP
6 45 (5.75%) SAP
7 36 (4.60%) IBM
8 29 (3.70%) Cognos
9 25 (3.19%) Symantec
10 21 (2.68%) Hitachi
11 15 (1.92%) Cisco
12 13 (1.66%) FatWire
13 12 (1.53%) Google
13 12 (1.53%) 3PAR
13 12 (1.53%) Adobe
13 12 (1.53%) Dell
14 11 (1.40%) Informatica
14 11 (1.40%) CODA
15 9 (1.15%) CheckPoint
15 9 (1.15%) EMC
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Essex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £26 - £30 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £7.00 - £10 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £7.00 - £10 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £30 - £38 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East of England
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough
Incite Insight
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago