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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
England / East of England
Rank 7 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 255 356 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.01% 15.10% 13.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.38% 42.48% 39.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 249 223
Median daily rate £350 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £247 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 24
Median hourly rate £31.98 £39.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.01% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £17.60 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +18.18%

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
868 838 906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.87% 35.54% 35.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 491 531
Median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £270 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 86 62
Median hourly rate £40.50 £44.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.95% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £37.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.73 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 21 January 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 21 January 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 21 January 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
Cambridgeshire -3 61 £350 -12.50% 35
Essex -8 54 £410 +17.14% 17
Norfolk +9 40 £365 +17.74% 11
Hertfordshire -17 39 £300 -14.28% 59
Bedfordshire +4 31 £369 -0.33% 18
Suffolk +4 30 £325 -16.12% 14
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 171 (31.38%) SQL Server
2 152 (27.89%) Oracle
3 133 (24.40%) Windows
4 124 (22.75%) Java
5 115 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
6 114 (20.92%) Microsoft
7 103 (18.90%) .NET
8 96 (17.61%) Linux
9 94 (17.25%) Finance
10 83 (15.23%) Business Intelligence
11 80 (14.68%) Unix
12 75 (13.76%) C#
13 72 (13.21%) JavaScript
14 65 (11.93%) CRM
15 60 (11.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 58 (10.64%) ETL
16 58 (10.64%) Web Services
16 58 (10.64%) MVC
16 58 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
17 57 (10.46%) XML
18 53 (9.72%) HTML
19 51 (9.36%) T-SQL
20 48 (8.81%) Data Warehouse
21 47 (8.62%) Python
21 47 (8.62%) JSON
21 47 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 46 (8.44%) PL/SQL
23 44 (8.07%) IIS
23 44 (8.07%) MS Excel
24 43 (7.89%) ASP.NET

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 44 (8.07%) IIS
2 38 (6.97%) SharePoint
3 30 (5.50%) BizTalk Server
4 22 (4.04%) Apache
5 21 (3.85%) Tomcat
6 20 (3.67%) WebLogic
7 16 (2.94%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.28%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.28%) Drupal
9 6 (1.10%) CMS
9 6 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.92%) JBoss
10 5 (0.92%) SAS
11 4 (0.73%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.73%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.55%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.55%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 44 (8.07%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.02%) MS Office
3 6 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.92%) MS Project
5 3 (0.55%) Weka
6 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 16 (2.94%) Unica
2 13 (2.39%) Magento
3 12 (2.20%) Adobe Campaign
4 9 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (1.65%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.55%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.55%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.55%) Shopify
7 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.37%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.37%) SAP MII
7 2 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.18%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.57%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.65%) Office 365
4 5 (0.92%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (0.73%) SaaS
6 2 (0.37%) GitHub
6 2 (0.37%) Yammer
7 1 (0.18%) AdWords
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.18%) PaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Route 53
7 1 (0.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.22%) DNS
2 19 (3.49%) Firewall
3 17 (3.12%) TCP/IP
4 14 (2.57%) Internet
5 8 (1.47%) FTP
5 8 (1.47%) SAN
6 6 (1.10%) SSL
7 2 (0.37%) DHCP
7 2 (0.37%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.37%) HTTP
7 2 (0.37%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.37%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.37%) LAN
7 2 (0.37%) NAS
7 2 (0.37%) Network Security
7 2 (0.37%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.37%) VoIP
7 2 (0.37%) WAN
7 2 (0.37%) WebEx
8 1 (0.18%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (31.38%) SQL Server
2 60 (11.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 48 (8.81%) Data Warehouse
4 47 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 42 (7.71%) DB2
6 36 (6.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 35 (6.42%) Oracle Database
8 34 (6.24%) Relational Database
8 34 (6.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 29 (5.32%) Hadoop
10 27 (4.95%) MySQL
11 26 (4.77%) PostgreSQL
12 25 (4.59%) SQL Server 2014
13 21 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
13 21 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
14 20 (3.67%) Big Data
15 18 (3.30%) NoSQL
16 15 (2.75%) RDBMS
17 14 (2.57%) SQL Server 2005
18 13 (2.39%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 35 (6.42%) Git (software)
2 25 (4.59%) JIRA
2 25 (4.59%) Visual Studio
3 24 (4.40%) Selenium
4 19 (3.49%) SoapUI
5 18 (3.30%) Jenkins
6 17 (3.12%) Subversion
7 16 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (2.20%) Cucumber
8 12 (2.20%) JUnit
9 10 (1.83%) Ant
10 8 (1.47%) Mockito
11 6 (1.10%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.10%) XDoclet
12 5 (0.92%) Appium
12 5 (0.92%) Mercurial
12 5 (0.92%) PVCS
12 5 (0.92%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.73%) Calabash
13 4 (0.73%) WebStorm
General
1 94 (17.25%) Finance
2 33 (6.06%) Retail
3 22 (4.04%) Manufacturing
4 14 (2.57%) Advertising
5 12 (2.20%) Banking
6 9 (1.65%) Marketing
7 8 (1.47%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.28%) Automotive
8 7 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.92%) Electronics
9 5 (0.92%) Legal
10 2 (0.37%) Local Government
11 1 (0.18%) Back Office
11 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) French Language
11 1 (0.18%) Games
11 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 194 (35.60%) Developer
2 100 (18.35%) Analyst
3 47 (8.62%) .NET Developer
4 46 (8.44%) SQL Developer
5 42 (7.71%) Architect
6 37 (6.79%) Java Developer
7 30 (5.50%) DBA
8 27 (4.95%) Business Analyst
8 27 (4.95%) C# Developer
9 26 (4.77%) Applications Support
9 26 (4.77%) SQL DBA
10 23 (4.22%) Consultant
11 21 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
11 21 (3.85%) Support Engineer
12 18 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
12 18 (3.30%) SQL Analyst
12 18 (3.30%) Support Analyst
12 18 (3.30%) Tester
13 15 (2.75%) Senior Developer
14 14 (2.57%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (18.90%) .NET
2 58 (10.64%) Web Services
3 57 (10.46%) XML
4 53 (9.72%) HTML
5 47 (8.62%) JSON
6 43 (7.89%) ASP.NET
7 32 (5.87%) CSS
8 29 (5.32%) .NET Framework
8 29 (5.32%) REST
9 26 (4.77%) Spring
10 23 (4.22%) AngularJS
10 23 (4.22%) J2EE
11 22 (4.04%) jQuery
12 20 (3.67%) Entity Framework
13 18 (3.30%) Hibernate
14 16 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (2.94%) Java EE
14 16 (2.94%) XSLT
15 15 (2.75%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 58 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.22%) Clustering
3 21 (3.85%) Mainframe
4 20 (3.67%) Mathematics
5 15 (2.75%) Algorithms
6 14 (2.57%) Data Centre
7 13 (2.39%) Data Extraction
8 10 (1.83%) Data Integration
8 10 (1.83%) EFT
8 10 (1.83%) NHS
8 10 (1.83%) Replication
9 9 (1.65%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.65%) Statistics
10 8 (1.47%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.47%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.47%) Physics
10 8 (1.47%) User Experience
10 8 (1.47%) Visualisation
11 7 (1.28%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 133 (24.40%) Windows
2 96 (17.61%) Linux
3 80 (14.68%) Unix
4 28 (5.14%) Windows 7
5 27 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (4.59%) Windows Server
7 15 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (2.75%) Windows Vista
8 14 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (1.65%) AIX
10 9 (1.65%) Solaris
11 8 (1.47%) Android
11 8 (1.47%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.92%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.55%) HPUX
13 3 (0.55%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (15.23%) Business Intelligence
3 65 (11.93%) CRM
4 58 (10.64%) ETL
4 58 (10.64%) MVC
5 43 (7.89%) Analytics
6 40 (7.34%) Data Analysis
7 36 (6.61%) E-Commerce
8 35 (6.42%) ITIL
9 34 (6.24%) OO
10 33 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (4.95%) Data Analytics
11 27 (4.95%) Performance Tuning
12 26 (4.77%) Migration
12 26 (4.77%) Software Engineering
13 25 (4.59%) Business Analysis
13 25 (4.59%) TDD
14 24 (4.40%) Unit Testing
15 23 (4.22%) Data Modelling
16 22 (4.04%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 124 (22.75%) Java
2 75 (13.76%) C#
3 72 (13.21%) JavaScript
4 51 (9.36%) T-SQL
5 47 (8.62%) Python
6 46 (8.44%) PL/SQL
7 35 (6.42%) PHP
8 22 (4.04%) Ruby
9 21 (3.85%) Shell Script
10 18 (3.30%) MATLAB
11 16 (2.94%) C++
12 14 (2.57%) C
12 14 (2.57%) Perl
13 11 (2.02%) VB.NET
13 11 (2.02%) VBA
14 10 (1.83%) Groovy
15 9 (1.65%) Delphi
15 9 (1.65%) PowerShell
16 8 (1.47%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (4.40%) Degree
2 22 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.28%) Sun Certification
5 6 (1.10%) MCSA
5 6 (1.10%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.92%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.92%) ISEB
6 5 (0.92%) MCSE
7 4 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.73%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.55%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.37%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.37%) MCITP
9 2 (0.37%) MOS
9 2 (0.37%) OCP
9 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.37%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.85%) QA
2 14 (2.57%) Data Quality
3 13 (2.39%) SLA
4 7 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.55%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.18%) SDET
6 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 35 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (4.95%) Active Directory
3 19 (3.49%) Virtual Desktop
3 19 (3.49%) VMware ESX
4 14 (2.57%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.47%) Docker
6 6 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.92%) vSphere
8 3 (0.55%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.55%) Firmware
8 3 (0.55%) HDFS
8 3 (0.55%) Time Sharing Option
9 2 (0.37%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (2.20%) SCCM
2 11 (2.02%) Puppet
3 7 (1.28%) Ansible
3 7 (1.28%) Kibana
3 7 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.55%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (0.55%) OpenView
5 3 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.55%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.55%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (0.55%) WSUS
6 2 (0.37%) Salt
7 1 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.18%) SCOM
7 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 152 (27.89%) Oracle
2 114 (20.92%) Microsoft
3 39 (7.16%) VMware
4 28 (5.14%) IBM
5 21 (3.85%) SAP
6 19 (3.49%) Avaya
6 19 (3.49%) Epicor
7 17 (3.12%) Tableau
8 16 (2.94%) Teradata
9 14 (2.57%) hybris
10 13 (2.39%) Adobe
11 11 (2.02%) Embarcadero
11 11 (2.02%) Informatica
12 9 (1.65%) Borland
12 9 (1.65%) HP
12 9 (1.65%) Sun
13 8 (1.47%) Cognos
13 8 (1.47%) Red Hat
14 7 (1.28%) Citrix
14 7 (1.28%) Cloudera
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £150 - £210 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per annum excellent rates, 6 months contract initial
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Tiro Partners
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago