The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the East of England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 525 329 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.30% 13.77% 18.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.80% 36.04% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 173 292
Average daily rate
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£359 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 49
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.20 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.58% -12.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £9.23 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £37.05 £36.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.41 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.79% +9.64%
Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1172 913 1217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.63% 38.20% 40.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 464 630
Average daily rate £350 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 87 144
Average hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SQL
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 0 136 £325 - 50
Cambridgeshire +4 127 £350 - 72
Essex 0 93 £420 +52.72% 44
Suffolk +7 83 £375 -3.22% 20
Bedfordshire 0 50 £350 - 34
East Anglia +4 18 £320 +3.22% 1
Norfolk -1 18 £170 -54.66% 10
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 311 (30.34%) Oracle
1 311 (30.34%) SQL Server
2 267 (26.05%) .NET
3 244 (23.80%) Finance
4 218 (21.27%) Microsoft
5 195 (19.02%) Windows
6 186 (18.15%) Java
7 165 (16.10%) C#
8 160 (15.61%) XML
9 155 (15.12%) UNIX
10 146 (14.24%) Linux
11 145 (14.15%) T-SQL
12 144 (14.05%) HTML
13 142 (13.85%) JavaScript
14 141 (13.76%) Data Warehouse
15 125 (12.20%) ETL
16 111 (10.83%) Web Services
16 111 (10.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 108 (10.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 102 (9.95%) Business Intelligence
19 101 (9.85%) CSS
20 97 (9.46%) ASP.NET
21 96 (9.37%) Agile Software Development
22 93 (9.07%) SQL Server 2008
23 88 (8.59%) PL/SQL
24 87 (8.49%) .NET Framework
25 85 (8.29%) MVC
26 84 (8.20%) Migration
27 83 (8.10%) Oracle Database
28 81 (7.90%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 59 (5.76%) SharePoint
2 43 (4.20%) WebLogic
3 40 (3.90%) Apache
4 35 (3.41%) Tomcat
5 32 (3.12%) MS Exchange
6 30 (2.93%) WebSphere
7 25 (2.44%) CMS
8 24 (2.34%) IIS
9 18 (1.76%) MQSeries
9 18 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
10 10 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (0.68%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.59%) Adobe CQ
13 6 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.49%) WordPress
14 5 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 81 (7.90%) MS Excel
2 31 (3.02%) MS Office
3 10 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.49%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.20%) MS Project
7 2 (0.20%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.098%) SPSS
8 1 (0.098%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 27 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.27%) SAP SD
3 12 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
5 8 (0.78%) Oracle General Ledger
5 8 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.59%) Magento
7 5 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.49%) Agresso
8 4 (0.39%) Tridion
8 4 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle Manufacturing
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.29%) RiskWrite
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle AGIS
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.39%) Office 365
4 3 (0.29%) IBM SmartCloud
4 3 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.29%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.29%) SaaS
4 3 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (0.29%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.098%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.22%) Internet
2 31 (3.02%) DNS
3 28 (2.73%) SAN
4 27 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 25 (2.44%) VPN
6 24 (2.34%) Firewall
7 18 (1.76%) HTTP
8 15 (1.46%) Reverse Proxy
9 14 (1.37%) LDAP
10 12 (1.17%) DHCP
11 6 (0.59%) LAN
12 5 (0.49%) IPsec
12 5 (0.49%) VLAN
12 5 (0.49%) NAS
12 5 (0.49%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (0.39%) 4G
13 4 (0.39%) L2TP
13 4 (0.39%) GPRS
13 4 (0.39%) ADSL
14 3 (0.29%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 311 (30.34%) SQL Server
2 141 (13.76%) Data Warehouse
3 111 (10.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 108 (10.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 93 (9.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 83 (8.10%) Oracle Database
7 80 (7.80%) Relational Database
8 59 (5.76%) MySQL
9 42 (4.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 38 (3.71%) SQL Server 2012
11 37 (3.61%) RDBMS
12 36 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
12 36 (3.51%) SSDT
13 29 (2.83%) DB2
13 29 (2.83%) Data Mart
14 23 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
15 22 (2.15%) NoSQL
16 21 (2.05%) Crystal Reports
17 19 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
18 18 (1.76%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 74 (7.22%) Visual Studio
2 67 (6.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 64 (6.24%) Git (software)
4 46 (4.49%) Maven
5 41 (4.00%) TeamCity
6 38 (3.71%) Subversion
7 36 (3.51%) MSBuild
7 36 (3.51%) NuGet
8 33 (3.22%) Gradle
8 33 (3.22%) Artifactory
8 33 (3.22%) Octopus Deploy
9 23 (2.24%) Eclipse
10 21 (2.05%) Oracle Forms
11 20 (1.95%) Ant
12 19 (1.85%) JUnit
12 19 (1.85%) JIRA
13 17 (1.66%) Selenium
13 17 (1.66%) QuickTest Pro
14 10 (0.98%) Log4j
15 9 (0.88%) Jenkins
General
1 244 (23.80%) Finance
2 56 (5.46%) Manufacturing
3 49 (4.78%) Retail
4 22 (2.15%) Banking
5 17 (1.66%) Marketing
6 15 (1.46%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (1.07%) Legal
9 10 (0.98%) Automotive
10 9 (0.88%) Advertising
11 8 (0.78%) General Ledger
12 6 (0.59%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.29%) Back Office
13 3 (0.29%) Publishing
13 3 (0.29%) Games
14 2 (0.20%) Military
14 2 (0.20%) Local Government
14 2 (0.20%) German Language
14 2 (0.20%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.098%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 400 (39.02%) Developer
2 261 (25.46%) Analyst
3 68 (6.63%) .NET Developer
4 61 (5.95%) Java Developer
5 57 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 53 (5.17%) Data Analyst
7 48 (4.68%) SQL Developer
8 46 (4.49%) Architect
8 46 (4.49%) Test Analyst
9 44 (4.29%) DBA
10 41 (4.00%) Consultant
11 36 (3.51%) Tester
11 36 (3.51%) SQL DBA
11 36 (3.51%) C# Developer
12 34 (3.32%) Systems Analyst
13 33 (3.22%) Web Developer
13 33 (3.22%) Release Engineer
13 33 (3.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 33 (3.22%) Build Engineer
13 33 (3.22%) Build and Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (26.05%) .NET
2 160 (15.61%) XML
3 144 (14.05%) HTML
4 111 (10.83%) Web Services
5 101 (9.85%) CSS
6 97 (9.46%) ASP.NET
7 87 (8.49%) .NET Framework
8 65 (6.34%) J2EE
9 61 (5.95%) jQuery
10 52 (5.07%) WCF
11 45 (4.39%) Ajax
12 41 (4.00%) Spring
13 40 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 39 (3.80%) Hibernate
15 36 (3.51%) SOAP
15 36 (3.51%) JSON
16 33 (3.22%) XSLT
17 27 (2.63%) HTML5
18 26 (2.54%) Silverlight
19 25 (2.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 39 (3.80%) NHS
2 35 (3.41%) Replication
3 28 (2.73%) Clustering
4 26 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (1.95%) Data Integration
6 19 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 15 (1.46%) Web 2.0
7 15 (1.46%) Visualisation
8 10 (0.98%) Informatics
8 10 (0.98%) N-Tier
8 10 (0.98%) Mainframe
9 9 (0.88%) Statistics
9 9 (0.88%) PKI
10 8 (0.78%) Mathematics
10 8 (0.78%) Open Source
10 8 (0.78%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.59%) Kindle
12 5 (0.49%) GIS
12 5 (0.49%) EPoS
13 4 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 195 (19.02%) Windows
2 155 (15.12%) UNIX
3 146 (14.24%) Linux
4 54 (5.27%) Solaris
5 47 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (1.85%) Mac OS X
8 17 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (1.56%) AIX
10 11 (1.07%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (0.78%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.78%) HPUX
11 8 (0.78%) Android
11 8 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.68%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.39%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.39%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.39%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.29%) CentOS
15 1 (0.098%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (12.20%) ETL
2 102 (9.95%) Business Intelligence
3 96 (9.37%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (8.29%) MVC
5 84 (8.20%) Migration
6 76 (7.41%) Data Modelling
7 68 (6.63%) OO
8 67 (6.54%) Configuration Management
9 64 (6.24%) TDD
10 61 (5.95%) Automated Testing
11 60 (5.85%) Data Analysis
12 58 (5.66%) Unit Testing
13 56 (5.46%) User Acceptance Testing
13 56 (5.46%) E-Commerce
14 55 (5.37%) UML
15 54 (5.27%) Scrum
16 52 (5.07%) CRM
17 46 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
17 46 (4.49%) Data Migration
18 45 (4.39%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 186 (18.15%) Java
2 165 (16.10%) C#
3 145 (14.15%) T-SQL
4 142 (13.85%) JavaScript
5 88 (8.59%) PL/SQL
6 32 (3.12%) Perl
7 31 (3.02%) PowerShell
8 30 (2.93%) Shell Script
9 21 (2.05%) PHP
9 21 (2.05%) VB
10 20 (1.95%) C++
11 18 (1.76%) VB.NET
11 18 (1.76%) ABAP
11 18 (1.76%) VBA
12 15 (1.46%) Bash Shell
13 10 (0.98%) LINC
13 10 (0.98%) XPath
13 10 (0.98%) VBScript
14 7 (0.68%) Python
14 7 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (4.10%) Degree
2 35 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 29 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (2.63%) ISEB
5 25 (2.44%) SC Cleared
6 21 (2.05%) ISTQB
7 18 (1.76%) MCITP
7 18 (1.76%) Sun Certification
8 15 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 12 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (1.17%) MCSE
10 10 (0.98%) MCTS
11 5 (0.49%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.29%) RHCE
12 3 (0.29%) OCP
12 3 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.20%) MBA
13 2 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.27%) QA
2 10 (0.98%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.78%) SLA
4 6 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.098%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.098%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 54 (5.27%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.56%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.37%) VMware ESX
5 10 (0.98%) vSphere
6 8 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (0.78%) XenApp
7 6 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.49%) KVM
8 5 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.49%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.29%) FreeRADIUS
10 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.098%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.098%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.098%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.098%) NFS
11 1 (0.098%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 44 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (1.46%) Puppet
2 15 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.17%) Tivoli
3 12 (1.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 11 (1.07%) SCCM
5 9 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (0.59%) Control-M
7 5 (0.49%) SCOM
7 5 (0.49%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (0.39%) Opsview
9 2 (0.20%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.098%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.098%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.098%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.098%) Foglight
10 1 (0.098%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.098%) OpenView
10 1 (0.098%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 311 (30.34%) Oracle
2 218 (21.27%) Microsoft
3 57 (5.56%) HP
4 51 (4.98%) IBM
5 49 (4.78%) VMware
6 41 (4.00%) SAP
7 33 (3.22%) Red Gate
8 29 (2.83%) Sybase
9 28 (2.73%) Business Objects
9 28 (2.73%) JBoss
10 25 (2.44%) NetApp
11 24 (2.34%) Sun
12 19 (1.85%) Citrix
13 16 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
14 15 (1.46%) Red Hat
14 15 (1.46%) Cisco
15 14 (1.37%) Informatica
16 13 (1.27%) Tableau
17 10 (0.98%) Atlassian
18 9 (0.88%) Splunk
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: to £500 day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
JM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
QUANTICA
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago