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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 376 455 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.82% 14.64% 17.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.66% 39.70% 44.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 268 295
Median daily rate £365 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £210 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £345 £332
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 17
Median hourly rate £27.62 £36.23 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.75% +3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £20.59 £20.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £42.50 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £28.13 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+3.11% +14.79%
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
948 1146 1153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.37% 36.88% 38.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 724 698
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 51 56
Median hourly rate £37.25 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.35 £20.94 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Cambridgeshire +6 104 £350 +3.70% 68
Hertfordshire +1 101 £375 +7.14% 55
Essex -3 77 £300 -14.28% 15
Suffolk +6 40 £400 +14.28% 12
Bedfordshire -9 26 £350 -11.11% 12
Norfolk -10 23 £300 +66.66% 7
East Anglia -1 6 £438 +75.00%
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 208 (30.45%) SQL Server
2 185 (27.09%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (21.23%) Oracle
4 131 (19.18%) Windows
5 118 (17.28%) Microsoft
6 116 (16.98%) Finance
7 115 (16.84%) Java
8 105 (15.37%) .NET
9 97 (14.20%) T-SQL
10 89 (13.03%) C#
11 87 (12.74%) JavaScript
12 81 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
13 76 (11.13%) XML
13 76 (11.13%) Business Intelligence
14 75 (10.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 73 (10.69%) Web Services
16 70 (10.25%) HTML
17 69 (10.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 65 (9.52%) PL/SQL
19 64 (9.37%) ETL
20 62 (9.08%) Linux
20 62 (9.08%) SDLC
21 61 (8.93%) MS Excel
22 58 (8.49%) Unix
22 58 (8.49%) ITIL
23 53 (7.76%) CSS
24 52 (7.61%) Retail
25 51 (7.47%) Migration
25 51 (7.47%) Oracle Database
26 50 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008

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 32 (4.69%) IIS
2 30 (4.39%) SharePoint
3 25 (3.66%) BizTalk Server
4 21 (3.07%) WebSphere
5 19 (2.78%) SAS
6 17 (2.49%) Tomcat
7 15 (2.20%) Apache
8 11 (1.61%) Confluence
9 10 (1.46%) JBoss
10 9 (1.32%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.88%) GlassFish
12 5 (0.73%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.73%) CMS
13 3 (0.44%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.44%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.44%) NServiceBus
13 3 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (0.44%) Skype for Business
14 2 (0.29%) Drupal
14 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 61 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.81%) MS Office
3 4 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.59%) MS Project
4 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.88%) Magento
4 6 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.44%) Cognos Planning
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.29%) HFM
7 2 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.29%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.29%) Summit
8 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.15%) CODA-Financials
8 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.76%) SaaS
2 7 (1.02%) GitHub
3 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.88%) Office 365
4 5 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.44%) IBM SmartCloud
5 3 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.29%) Taleo
7 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.15%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.15%) SmartFocus
7 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.25%) SAN
2 23 (3.37%) Firewall
3 22 (3.22%) DNS
4 15 (2.20%) Internet
5 6 (0.88%) Intranet
5 6 (0.88%) WebEx
6 5 (0.73%) DHCP
6 5 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.59%) FTP
7 4 (0.59%) LAN
7 4 (0.59%) LDAP
7 4 (0.59%) NAS
7 4 (0.59%) SSL
7 4 (0.59%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.59%) WAN
8 3 (0.44%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (0.44%) Network Security
8 3 (0.44%) VPN
9 2 (0.29%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (30.45%) SQL Server
2 75 (10.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 69 (10.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 51 (7.47%) Oracle Database
5 50 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
5 50 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 41 (6.00%) Relational Database
7 35 (5.12%) DB2
8 32 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 25 (3.66%) SQL Server 2014
10 24 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (2.78%) QlikView
12 18 (2.64%) Crystal Reports
12 18 (2.64%) SQL Server 2005
13 17 (2.49%) RDBMS
14 16 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
15 15 (2.20%) DataStage
15 15 (2.20%) MongoDB
15 15 (2.20%) NoSQL
16 14 (2.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (4.83%) JIRA
2 29 (4.25%) Git (software)
3 28 (4.10%) Selenium
4 23 (3.37%) Visual Studio
5 18 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (2.49%) Subversion
7 14 (2.05%) Ant
8 13 (1.90%) Jenkins
9 11 (1.61%) Maven
10 9 (1.32%) Cucumber
10 9 (1.32%) Zephyr
11 8 (1.17%) JUnit
11 8 (1.17%) NUnit
12 7 (1.02%) SoapUI
13 6 (0.88%) ERwin
14 5 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (0.73%) Mockito
14 5 (0.73%) MyEclipse
14 5 (0.73%) SpecFlow
14 5 (0.73%) TestDirector
General
1 116 (16.98%) Finance
2 52 (7.61%) Retail
3 19 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 17 (2.49%) Banking
5 16 (2.34%) Advertising
5 16 (2.34%) Automotive
6 14 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (1.61%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.02%) Marketing
9 5 (0.73%) Back Office
10 4 (0.59%) Billing
10 4 (0.59%) Front Office
11 3 (0.44%) Electronics
11 3 (0.44%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.44%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.29%) Legal
13 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.15%) French Language
13 1 (0.15%) Local Government
13 1 (0.15%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 260 (38.07%) Developer
2 133 (19.47%) Analyst
3 55 (8.05%) SQL Developer
4 54 (7.91%) DBA
5 50 (7.32%) .NET Developer
6 48 (7.03%) Architect
7 46 (6.73%) Administrator
8 42 (6.15%) Java Developer
9 40 (5.86%) SQL DBA
10 30 (4.39%) Consultant
10 30 (4.39%) SQL Analyst
11 27 (3.95%) Applications Support
11 27 (3.95%) Business Analyst
11 27 (3.95%) Data Analyst
11 27 (3.95%) Test Analyst
12 25 (3.66%) C# Developer
13 22 (3.22%) Oracle Developer
14 21 (3.07%) C# .NET Developer
14 21 (3.07%) Systems Administrator
15 20 (2.93%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (15.37%) .NET
2 76 (11.13%) XML
3 73 (10.69%) Web Services
4 70 (10.25%) HTML
5 53 (7.76%) CSS
6 44 (6.44%) ASP.NET
7 38 (5.56%) J2EE
7 38 (5.56%) jQuery
8 36 (5.27%) SOAP
9 31 (4.54%) HTML5
9 31 (4.54%) REST
9 31 (4.54%) Spring
10 30 (4.39%) .NET Framework
11 23 (3.37%) AngularJS
11 23 (3.37%) Hibernate
12 22 (3.22%) Java EE
13 21 (3.07%) RESTful
13 21 (3.07%) WCF
14 18 (2.64%) Ajax
15 14 (2.05%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 81 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.10%) Clustering
3 26 (3.81%) Data Centre
4 20 (2.93%) Mainframe
5 17 (2.49%) iPad
6 15 (2.20%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.90%) Data Extraction
7 13 (1.90%) Data Integration
8 12 (1.76%) Client/Server
8 12 (1.76%) Mobile App
8 12 (1.76%) User Experience
9 11 (1.61%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.17%) Replication
11 7 (1.02%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.02%) N-Tier
11 7 (1.02%) Statistics
11 7 (1.02%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.88%) Biology
13 5 (0.73%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 131 (19.18%) Windows
2 62 (9.08%) Linux
3 58 (8.49%) Unix
4 37 (5.42%) Windows Server
5 25 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (3.07%) Solaris
7 21 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (1.76%) Windows 7
10 11 (1.61%) zOS
11 8 (1.17%) AIX
12 7 (1.02%) Windows Vista
13 6 (0.88%) CentOS
14 4 (0.59%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.44%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.29%) Android
16 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (27.09%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (11.13%) Business Intelligence
3 64 (9.37%) ETL
4 62 (9.08%) SDLC
5 58 (8.49%) ITIL
6 51 (7.47%) Migration
7 48 (7.03%) Performance Tuning
8 46 (6.73%) CRM
9 37 (5.42%) Open Source
9 37 (5.42%) TDD
10 35 (5.12%) Analytics
10 35 (5.12%) MVC
11 34 (4.98%) Change Control
12 33 (4.83%) Data Modelling
12 33 (4.83%) High Availability
12 33 (4.83%) Stakeholder Management
13 31 (4.54%) Project Management
14 29 (4.25%) OO
14 29 (4.25%) Scrum
15 28 (4.10%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 115 (16.84%) Java
2 97 (14.20%) T-SQL
3 89 (13.03%) C#
4 87 (12.74%) JavaScript
5 65 (9.52%) PL/SQL
6 42 (6.15%) Shell Script
7 32 (4.69%) Python
8 20 (2.93%) PHP
8 20 (2.93%) VBA
9 15 (2.20%) C++
10 14 (2.05%) C
10 14 (2.05%) MATLAB
11 13 (1.90%) Perl
12 11 (1.61%) Ruby
13 10 (1.46%) COBOL
14 9 (1.32%) VB.NET
15 8 (1.17%) Groovy
15 8 (1.17%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.73%) R
16 5 (0.73%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 30 (4.39%) Degree
3 16 (2.34%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.20%) ISEB
5 14 (2.05%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.02%) MCSE
8 5 (0.73%) CCNA
8 5 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.44%) CISM
10 3 (0.44%) MCITP
10 3 (0.44%) MCSA
11 2 (0.29%) CCA
11 2 (0.29%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.51%) QA
2 20 (2.93%) Data Quality
2 20 (2.93%) SLA
3 7 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) SDET
5 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 23 (3.37%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.22%) vSphere
3 21 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (1.76%) iptables
6 10 (1.46%) Postfix
6 10 (1.46%) Sendmail
7 9 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (1.32%) VMware ESX
8 8 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (1.17%) Time Sharing Option
9 5 (0.73%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.59%) Docker
10 4 (0.59%) Firmware
11 2 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.29%) XenApp
12 1 (0.15%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (2.20%) Puppet
2 14 (2.05%) Data Guard
3 13 (1.90%) Nagios
3 13 (1.90%) Oracle RMAN
4 12 (1.76%) OSSEC
5 10 (1.46%) Cobbler
6 6 (0.88%) SCCM
7 5 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.59%) SCOM
9 3 (0.44%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.44%) Ansible
9 3 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.44%) Opsview
10 2 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.29%) WSUS
11 1 (0.15%) Kibana
11 1 (0.15%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 145 (21.23%) Oracle
2 118 (17.28%) Microsoft
3 39 (5.71%) VMware
4 33 (4.83%) IBM
5 29 (4.25%) SAP
6 26 (3.81%) HP
6 26 (3.81%) Red Hat
7 15 (2.20%) Citrix
7 15 (2.20%) Splunk
8 12 (1.76%) Cognos
8 12 (1.76%) EMC
8 12 (1.76%) Teradata
9 11 (1.61%) LogRhythm
9 11 (1.61%) Netezza
9 11 (1.61%) ServiceNow
9 11 (1.61%) SolarWinds
9 11 (1.61%) TippingPoint
10 9 (1.32%) JD Edwards
10 9 (1.32%) Sybase
11 8 (1.17%) Cisco
Hertfordshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bedford
aap3
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Some working from home
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Red10
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk
Rate: Salary between £25302 and £30237 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £480 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £180 - £210 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hydrogen
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Ciber UK
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Abcam
Posted: 11 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £125 - £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Ciber UK
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Amoria Bond
Rate: £1.00 - £1000 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago