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 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 360 398 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.22% 13.52% 17.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.91% 38.31% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 227 269
Median daily rate £375 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 21
Median hourly rate £34.75 £37.45 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.20% -6.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £16.90 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -25.00%
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
902 1039 1111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 35.62% 35.30% 38.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 635 653
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 58 68
Median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £20.94 £26.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 28 June 2016.

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 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hertfordshire +1 100 £400 +14.28% 57
Essex -1 93 £301 -15.64% 18
Cambridgeshire +4 91 £365 +6.18% 61
Suffolk +12 34 £450 +28.57% 9
Norfolk -11 19 £400 +128.57% 1
Bedfordshire -14 19 £350 -6.66% 17
East Anglia 0 6 £400 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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.

1 198 (29.69%) SQL Server
2 184 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (20.24%) Oracle
4 134 (20.09%) Windows
5 132 (19.79%) .NET
6 127 (19.04%) Finance
7 114 (17.09%) Java
8 106 (15.89%) C#
8 106 (15.89%) Microsoft
9 105 (15.74%) JavaScript
10 102 (15.29%) T-SQL
11 90 (13.49%) XML
12 83 (12.44%) HTML
13 80 (11.99%) Business Intelligence
13 80 (11.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 79 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
15 75 (11.24%) Web Services
16 68 (10.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 65 (9.75%) ASP.NET
17 65 (9.75%) SDLC
18 63 (9.45%) PL/SQL
19 61 (9.15%) Unix
19 61 (9.15%) MS Excel
20 56 (8.40%) ETL
20 56 (8.40%) CSS
21 54 (8.10%) MVC
22 52 (7.80%) ITIL
23 51 (7.65%) Linux
24 49 (7.35%) Retail
25 48 (7.20%) Data Warehouse

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 35 (5.25%) IIS
2 32 (4.80%) SharePoint
3 26 (3.90%) WebSphere
4 24 (3.60%) BizTalk Server
5 17 (2.55%) SAS
6 14 (2.10%) JBoss
7 12 (1.80%) Confluence
7 12 (1.80%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.65%) WebLogic
9 10 (1.50%) Apache
10 6 (0.90%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.75%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.60%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.60%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.45%) CMS
13 3 (0.45%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.45%) NServiceBus
13 3 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
14 2 (0.30%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 61 (9.15%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.45%) MS Office
3 4 (0.60%) MS Project
4 3 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (1.35%) Magento
3 6 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.90%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.45%) Cognos Planning
5 3 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.30%) HFM
6 2 (0.30%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.30%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.30%) Summit
7 1 (0.15%) AWD
7 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.15%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.15%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.15%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.10%) SaaS
2 6 (0.90%) Office 365
3 4 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.60%) GitHub
3 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.45%) IBM SmartCloud
4 3 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.30%) Taleo
6 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.15%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.15%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.15%) SmartFocus
6 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.05%) SAN
2 23 (3.45%) DNS
3 22 (3.30%) Firewall
4 14 (2.10%) Internet
5 7 (1.05%) DHCP
6 5 (0.75%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.75%) WAN
6 5 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.60%) Intranet
7 4 (0.60%) LAN
7 4 (0.60%) LDAP
7 4 (0.60%) NAS
7 4 (0.60%) SSL
7 4 (0.60%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.60%) WebEx
8 3 (0.45%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (0.45%) FTP
8 3 (0.45%) Network Security
8 3 (0.45%) VPN
9 2 (0.30%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (29.69%) SQL Server
2 80 (11.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 68 (10.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 48 (7.20%) Data Warehouse
4 48 (7.20%) Oracle Database
4 48 (7.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 36 (5.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 35 (5.25%) DB2
6 35 (5.25%) Relational Database
7 22 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (2.70%) QlikView
8 18 (2.70%) RDBMS
8 18 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (2.40%) SQL Server 2014
10 15 (2.25%) MongoDB
10 15 (2.25%) NoSQL
11 14 (2.10%) Data Mining
12 13 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (1.80%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 41 (6.15%) JIRA
2 31 (4.65%) Git (software)
3 26 (3.90%) Selenium
4 21 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (2.70%) Subversion
5 18 (2.70%) Visual Studio
6 16 (2.40%) Maven
7 15 (2.25%) Jenkins
8 14 (2.10%) Ant
9 13 (1.95%) SoapUI
10 12 (1.80%) NUnit
11 11 (1.65%) Cucumber
11 11 (1.65%) WebDriver
12 10 (1.50%) JUnit
13 9 (1.35%) Zephyr
14 7 (1.05%) HP UFT
14 7 (1.05%) SpecFlow
15 6 (0.90%) Eclipse
15 6 (0.90%) LoadRunner
15 6 (0.90%) Mockito
General
1 127 (19.04%) Finance
2 49 (7.35%) Retail
3 18 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 16 (2.40%) Banking
5 13 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
6 12 (1.80%) Advertising
6 12 (1.80%) Automotive
7 11 (1.65%) Marketing
7 11 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.90%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.60%) Billing
9 4 (0.60%) Legal
10 2 (0.30%) Electronics
10 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.15%) Back Office
11 1 (0.15%) Games
11 1 (0.15%) Law
11 1 (0.15%) Local Government
11 1 (0.15%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 271 (40.63%) Developer
2 120 (17.99%) Analyst
3 67 (10.04%) SQL Developer
4 64 (9.60%) .NET Developer
5 51 (7.65%) Architect
6 45 (6.75%) DBA
7 43 (6.45%) Administrator
8 40 (6.00%) Java Developer
9 37 (5.55%) C# Developer
10 36 (5.40%) SQL DBA
11 32 (4.80%) C# .NET Developer
12 29 (4.35%) Applications Support
13 28 (4.20%) SQL Analyst
13 28 (4.20%) Test Analyst
14 24 (3.60%) Consultant
14 24 (3.60%) Senior Developer
15 23 (3.45%) Oracle Developer
16 21 (3.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 20 (3.00%) Business Analyst
18 19 (2.85%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (19.79%) .NET
2 90 (13.49%) XML
3 83 (12.44%) HTML
4 75 (11.24%) Web Services
5 65 (9.75%) ASP.NET
6 56 (8.40%) CSS
7 48 (7.20%) jQuery
8 43 (6.45%) SOAP
9 41 (6.15%) J2EE
10 39 (5.85%) .NET Framework
11 35 (5.25%) HTML5
12 32 (4.80%) RESTful
13 30 (4.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 30 (4.50%) REST
13 30 (4.50%) Spring
14 27 (4.05%) WCF
15 22 (3.30%) AngularJS
16 21 (3.15%) Ajax
16 21 (3.15%) Hibernate
17 19 (2.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 79 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.05%) Clustering
3 22 (3.30%) Data Centre
4 14 (2.10%) iPad
5 12 (1.80%) Client/Server
5 12 (1.80%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.65%) Data Extraction
6 11 (1.65%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.65%) User Experience
7 10 (1.50%) Algorithms
7 10 (1.50%) Data Integration
7 10 (1.50%) Mainframe
7 10 (1.50%) N-Tier
8 9 (1.35%) Replication
9 8 (1.20%) Statistics
10 7 (1.05%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.05%) Virtual Team
11 6 (0.90%) Life Science
12 5 (0.75%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 134 (20.09%) Windows
2 61 (9.15%) Unix
3 51 (7.65%) Linux
4 36 (5.40%) Windows Server
5 22 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (3.00%) Solaris
8 19 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (1.80%) Windows 7
10 11 (1.65%) zOS
11 6 (0.90%) AIX
12 4 (0.60%) CentOS
12 4 (0.60%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.45%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.30%) Debian
14 2 (0.30%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.30%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.15%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (11.99%) Business Intelligence
3 65 (9.75%) SDLC
4 56 (8.40%) ETL
5 54 (8.10%) MVC
6 52 (7.80%) ITIL
7 48 (7.20%) Performance Tuning
8 47 (7.05%) CRM
9 46 (6.90%) Migration
10 42 (6.30%) TDD
11 39 (5.85%) Scrum
12 36 (5.40%) SOA
13 34 (5.10%) High Availability
14 33 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (4.65%) Change Control
16 30 (4.50%) OO
16 30 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
17 28 (4.20%) Data Modelling
17 28 (4.20%) E-Commerce
17 28 (4.20%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 114 (17.09%) Java
2 106 (15.89%) C#
3 105 (15.74%) JavaScript
4 102 (15.29%) T-SQL
5 63 (9.45%) PL/SQL
6 41 (6.15%) Shell Script
7 23 (3.45%) Python
8 19 (2.85%) PHP
9 14 (2.10%) C++
10 13 (1.95%) MATLAB
11 12 (1.80%) VBA
12 9 (1.35%) Groovy
12 9 (1.35%) Perl
12 9 (1.35%) Ruby
13 8 (1.20%) C
13 8 (1.20%) COBOL
13 8 (1.20%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.05%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.75%) R
15 5 (0.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 33 (4.95%) Degree
2 25 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.30%) ISEB
4 15 (2.25%) ISTQB
5 14 (2.10%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.90%) MCSE
9 5 (0.75%) CCNA
9 5 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.45%) CISM
11 3 (0.45%) HND
11 3 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.45%) MCITP
11 3 (0.45%) MCSA
11 3 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.30%) CCA
12 2 (0.30%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.65%) QA
2 22 (3.30%) Data Quality
3 20 (3.00%) SLA
4 5 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.45%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 24 (3.60%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (3.00%) vSphere
3 15 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (1.65%) iptables
5 10 (1.50%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (1.35%) Postfix
6 9 (1.35%) Sendmail
6 9 (1.35%) VMware ESX
7 8 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.90%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.90%) Time Sharing Option
8 6 (0.90%) XenApp
9 4 (0.60%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.45%) Docker
11 2 (0.30%) Firmware
11 2 (0.30%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.15%) Cygwin
12 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (2.10%) Data Guard
2 13 (1.95%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (1.65%) OSSEC
3 11 (1.65%) Puppet
4 10 (1.50%) Nagios
5 9 (1.35%) Cobbler
5 9 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.75%) SCCM
7 4 (0.60%) SCOM
8 3 (0.45%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.45%) Opsview
9 2 (0.30%) Ansible
9 2 (0.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 2 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.30%) MOM
9 2 (0.30%) WSUS
10 1 (0.15%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 135 (20.24%) Oracle
2 106 (15.89%) Microsoft
3 40 (6.00%) VMware
4 35 (5.25%) IBM
5 34 (5.10%) HP
6 29 (4.35%) SAP
7 21 (3.15%) Red Hat
8 19 (2.85%) Citrix
9 15 (2.25%) Splunk
10 13 (1.95%) Cognos
11 11 (1.65%) EMC
11 11 (1.65%) Netezza
12 10 (1.50%) LogRhythm
12 10 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (1.50%) ServiceNow
12 10 (1.50%) SolarWinds
12 10 (1.50%) TippingPoint
13 8 (1.20%) Cisco
13 8 (1.20%) JD Edwards
14 7 (1.05%) Unisys
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