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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 362 469 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.17% 16.41% 14.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.99% 44.84% 34.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 246 158
Average daily rate
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£350 £351 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +17.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 25
Average hourly rate £36.75 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £22.60 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £45.80 £36.59
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-27.41% +12.72%
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
953 1046 876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.68% 36.60% 40.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 596 458
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 76 90
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £25.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +1.42%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -1 102 £375 +15.38% 62
Essex -1 94 £370 -1.33% 33
Cambridgeshire -6 75 £314 -11.11% 67
Bedfordshire +14 41 £410 +26.15% 25
Norfolk +13 31 £175 -41.66% 6
Suffolk -12 16 £360 -4.00% 10
East Anglia -1 3 £400 -8.57%
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 210 (30.39%) SQL Server
2 166 (24.02%) Oracle
3 149 (21.56%) XML
4 148 (21.42%) Microsoft
5 141 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
6 137 (19.83%) Windows
7 131 (18.96%) JavaScript
8 130 (18.81%) HTML
9 127 (18.38%) Finance
10 125 (18.09%) Java
11 116 (16.79%) .NET
12 104 (15.05%) UNIX
13 89 (12.88%) C#
14 87 (12.59%) Linux
15 79 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
15 79 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 76 (11.00%) Web Services
17 75 (10.85%) ETL
18 74 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 72 (10.42%) CSS
20 71 (10.27%) T-SQL
20 71 (10.27%) J2EE
21 67 (9.70%) Relational Database
22 65 (9.41%) Data Warehouse
23 64 (9.26%) PL/SQL
24 60 (8.68%) MS Excel
24 60 (8.68%) TDD
25 56 (8.10%) SharePoint
26 54 (7.81%) ASP.NET
27 51 (7.38%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (8.10%) SharePoint
2 37 (5.35%) WebSphere
3 27 (3.91%) BizTalk Server
4 18 (2.60%) JBoss
5 17 (2.46%) MS Exchange
6 15 (2.17%) IIS
7 13 (1.88%) WebLogic
8 12 (1.74%) WebSphere Application Server
8 12 (1.74%) Apache
9 11 (1.59%) CMS
10 8 (1.16%) MQSeries
11 7 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
11 7 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.87%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.72%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.72%) SAS
13 5 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.72%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 60 (8.68%) MS Excel
2 38 (5.50%) MS Office
3 17 (2.46%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.29%) MS Project
5 2 (0.29%) SPSS
6 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.14%) Mingle
6 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 24 (3.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.74%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (1.45%) SAP CRM
4 9 (1.30%) Oracle Financials
4 9 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (1.01%) Agresso
6 6 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.72%) Maximo
8 4 (0.58%) Magento
8 4 (0.58%) SunGard AvantGard
8 4 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.58%) Tridion
9 3 (0.43%) WebTrends
9 3 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.43%) Oracle iProcurement
10 2 (0.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 2 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.58%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.29%) Office 365
3 2 (0.29%) SaaS
3 2 (0.29%) PaaS
4 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.07%) SAN
2 22 (3.18%) Internet
3 19 (2.75%) LAN
4 18 (2.60%) Firewall
5 16 (2.32%) WAN
6 12 (1.74%) DHCP
6 12 (1.74%) DNS
7 11 (1.59%) TCP/IP
8 10 (1.45%) Intranet
9 9 (1.30%) HTTP
10 8 (1.16%) LDAP
10 8 (1.16%) VPN
11 7 (1.01%) VLAN
11 7 (1.01%) Network Security
12 6 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (0.87%) NetScaler
12 6 (0.87%) SSH
12 6 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (0.87%) FTP
13 5 (0.72%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (30.39%) SQL Server
2 79 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 74 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 67 (9.70%) Relational Database
5 65 (9.41%) Data Warehouse
6 51 (7.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 49 (7.09%) Oracle Database
8 43 (6.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 35 (5.07%) DB2
10 32 (4.63%) MySQL
11 24 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
12 23 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
12 23 (3.33%) RDBMS
13 22 (3.18%) SQL Server 2005
14 17 (2.46%) MS Access
15 16 (2.32%) Oracle Database 11g
16 15 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
17 14 (2.03%) QlikView
18 13 (1.88%) OLAP
19 12 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 34 (4.92%) Eclipse
2 23 (3.33%) Ant
2 23 (3.33%) JIRA
3 22 (3.18%) Visual Studio
4 21 (3.04%) Subversion
5 17 (2.46%) SoapUI
6 15 (2.17%) JUnit
6 15 (2.17%) Selenium
7 14 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (1.88%) Maven
9 9 (1.30%) LoadRunner
9 9 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
9 9 (1.30%) CA Gen
9 9 (1.30%) Git (software)
10 8 (1.16%) Jenkins
10 8 (1.16%) WebDriver
10 8 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
11 7 (1.01%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 7 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (0.87%) Cucumber
General
1 127 (18.38%) Finance
2 36 (5.21%) Retail
3 27 (3.91%) Marketing
4 20 (2.89%) Manufacturing
5 13 (1.88%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.59%) Banking
7 10 (1.45%) Legal
8 9 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.01%) Advertising
9 7 (1.01%) Automotive
10 5 (0.72%) Billing
10 5 (0.72%) Local Government
11 4 (0.58%) Back Office
12 3 (0.43%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.43%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.43%) French Language
12 3 (0.43%) German Language
13 2 (0.29%) Publishing
13 2 (0.29%) Games
14 1 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 289 (41.82%) Developer
2 191 (27.64%) Analyst
3 76 (11.00%) Java Developer
4 52 (7.53%) Data Analyst
5 45 (6.51%) DBA
6 40 (5.79%) .NET Developer
7 33 (4.78%) Support Analyst
8 32 (4.63%) Administrator
9 31 (4.49%) Senior Developer
10 30 (4.34%) Test Analyst
11 29 (4.20%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 28 (4.05%) Business Analyst
12 28 (4.05%) SQL Developer
13 26 (3.76%) Consultant
13 26 (3.76%) C# Developer
14 21 (3.04%) SQL DBA
15 19 (2.75%) C# .NET Developer
16 18 (2.60%) Operations Engineer
17 16 (2.32%) Systems Analyst
17 16 (2.32%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (21.56%) XML
2 130 (18.81%) HTML
3 116 (16.79%) .NET
4 76 (11.00%) Web Services
5 72 (10.42%) CSS
6 71 (10.27%) J2EE
7 54 (7.81%) ASP.NET
8 47 (6.80%) SOAP
9 41 (5.93%) HTML5
10 40 (5.79%) Ajax
11 37 (5.35%) jQuery
12 33 (4.78%) Spring
13 32 (4.63%) Hibernate
14 31 (4.49%) XHTML
15 29 (4.20%) EclipseLink
16 26 (3.76%) .NET Framework
17 25 (3.62%) TopLink
18 23 (3.33%) JSP
18 23 (3.33%) REST
19 20 (2.89%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.05%) NHS
3 16 (2.32%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.17%) Data Extraction
5 14 (2.03%) Visualisation
5 14 (2.03%) Data Centre
5 14 (2.03%) Data Structures
6 11 (1.59%) Data Integration
7 10 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.45%) Mainframe
8 9 (1.30%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.30%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.01%) Replication
9 7 (1.01%) Clustering
10 6 (0.87%) Statistics
10 6 (0.87%) N-Tier
11 5 (0.72%) LIMS
11 5 (0.72%) AS400
11 5 (0.72%) Hedge funds
11 5 (0.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 137 (19.83%) Windows
2 104 (15.05%) UNIX
3 87 (12.59%) Linux
4 43 (6.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (5.64%) Windows 7
6 38 (5.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 37 (5.35%) Solaris
8 14 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.16%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.87%) HPUX
11 5 (0.72%) AIX
11 5 (0.72%) Debian
12 4 (0.58%) Android
12 4 (0.58%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.58%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.43%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.43%) Fedora
13 3 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.14%) MVS
14 1 (0.14%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
3 75 (10.85%) ETL
4 60 (8.68%) TDD
5 51 (7.38%) CRM
6 50 (7.24%) MVC
7 46 (6.66%) E-Commerce
8 44 (6.37%) Migration
9 43 (6.22%) ITIL
10 42 (6.08%) OO
11 40 (5.79%) Data Analysis
12 37 (5.35%) Analytics
13 36 (5.21%) Scrum
14 35 (5.07%) Performance Tuning
15 34 (4.92%) Project Management
16 31 (4.49%) Data Modelling
16 31 (4.49%) Validation
17 30 (4.34%) Content Management
18 29 (4.20%) User Acceptance Testing
19 26 (3.76%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 131 (18.96%) JavaScript
2 125 (18.09%) Java
3 89 (12.88%) C#
4 71 (10.27%) T-SQL
5 64 (9.26%) PL/SQL
6 26 (3.76%) VBA
7 20 (2.89%) Python
8 16 (2.32%) Shell Script
8 16 (2.32%) C++
9 14 (2.03%) VB.NET
10 13 (1.88%) PHP
10 13 (1.88%) COBOL
10 13 (1.88%) C
11 11 (1.59%) JCL
11 11 (1.59%) Perl
12 10 (1.45%) VB
13 9 (1.30%) Assembly Language
13 9 (1.30%) REXX
13 9 (1.30%) SELCOPY
14 7 (1.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (5.35%) Degree
2 33 (4.78%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.75%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.87%) MCSE
5 6 (0.87%) ISEB
6 5 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.72%) MCP
7 4 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.58%) Sun Certification
7 4 (0.58%) CCNA
8 2 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.29%) CISM
8 2 (0.29%) MCSA
8 2 (0.29%) MCSD
8 2 (0.29%) CISSP
9 1 (0.14%) OCP
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.50%) QA
2 33 (4.78%) SLA
3 10 (1.45%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.72%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.14%) RosettaNet
6 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.14%) CDISC
System Software
1 47 (6.80%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.04%) Xen
3 10 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (1.01%) XenApp
4 7 (1.01%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.87%) vSphere
6 4 (0.58%) Varnish
7 3 (0.43%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.29%) XenServer
8 2 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.14%) iptables
Systems Management
1 22 (3.18%) Backup Exec
2 11 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (1.30%) SCOM
4 7 (1.01%) SCCM
5 3 (0.43%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.29%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.14%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.14%) Nmap
7 1 (0.14%) Nessus
7 1 (0.14%) Iperf
7 1 (0.14%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.14%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.14%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 166 (24.02%) Oracle
2 148 (21.42%) Microsoft
3 51 (7.38%) VMware
3 51 (7.38%) HP
4 48 (6.95%) SAP
5 43 (6.22%) Citrix
6 34 (4.92%) IBM
7 21 (3.04%) Symantec
8 20 (2.89%) Hitachi
8 20 (2.89%) Business Objects
8 20 (2.89%) Cognos
9 17 (2.46%) Cisco
10 12 (1.74%) Tableau
11 11 (1.59%) Adobe
12 9 (1.30%) NetApp
13 8 (1.16%) 3PAR
14 7 (1.01%) Red Hat
14 7 (1.01%) CheckPoint
14 7 (1.01%) Informatica
14 7 (1.01%) Dell
Essex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Fusion Experience
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Forman Computer Staff
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Coal IT Services
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Thetford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £37 per hour + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bedfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago