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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 560 368 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.17% 15.69% 17.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.37% 39.70% 43.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 210 288
Average daily rate
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£363 £343 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 27
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.06 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £29.22 £36.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.43% -15.90%
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
1262 927 1238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.95% 39.51% 40.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 473 627
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 74 117
Average hourly rate £37.00 £34.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% -4.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.46 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.70 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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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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 0 183 £353 +8.46% 56
Essex +3 119 £400 +9.58% 26
Cambridgeshire +4 114 £323 -7.85% 100
Bedfordshire +3 55 £400 +73.91% 25
Suffolk 0 43 £375 -6.25% 14
Norfolk -9 27 £200 -18.36% 14
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 349 (32.86%) Oracle
2 306 (28.81%) SQL Server
3 290 (27.31%) .NET
4 235 (22.13%) Finance
5 231 (21.75%) Java
6 224 (21.09%) Microsoft
7 199 (18.74%) UNIX
8 193 (18.17%) Agile Software Development
9 190 (17.89%) HTML
10 189 (17.80%) C#
11 184 (17.33%) Windows
12 175 (16.48%) XML
13 173 (16.29%) PL/SQL
14 171 (16.10%) Linux
15 168 (15.82%) JavaScript
16 136 (12.81%) CSS
17 134 (12.62%) T-SQL
18 129 (12.15%) Data Warehouse
19 123 (11.58%) ETL
20 119 (11.21%) MVC
21 118 (11.11%) Web Services
22 114 (10.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 113 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 108 (10.17%) ASP.NET
24 108 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
25 103 (9.70%) Oracle Database
26 98 (9.23%) MySQL
27 96 (9.04%) Migration
28 95 (8.95%) .NET Framework
29 88 (8.29%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 58 (5.46%) WebLogic
2 51 (4.80%) SharePoint
3 43 (4.05%) Tomcat
4 41 (3.86%) Apache
5 38 (3.58%) WebSphere
6 32 (3.01%) MS Exchange
7 29 (2.73%) CMS
8 23 (2.17%) IIS
9 19 (1.79%) MQSeries
10 14 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (0.85%) Adobe CQ
13 9 (0.85%) SAS
14 8 (0.75%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
14 8 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
14 8 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
15 7 (0.66%) WordPress
Applications
1 76 (7.16%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.45%) MS Office
3 10 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.38%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.19%) MS Project
6 2 (0.19%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.094%) SPSS
7 1 (0.094%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 26 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
3 14 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (1.22%) SAP SD
5 12 (1.13%) Oracle General Ledger
5 12 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
6 10 (0.94%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
7 7 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.56%) Agresso
9 5 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.47%) Oracle HRMS
10 4 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.38%) Magento
10 4 (0.38%) Oracle iProcurement
11 3 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
11 3 (0.28%) Oracle E-Business Tax
11 3 (0.28%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 3 (0.28%) Oracle AGIS
11 3 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.47%) Office 365
4 3 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.28%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.28%) SaaS
4 3 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (0.28%) CloudFront
4 3 (0.28%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.094%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.48%) LDAP
1 37 (3.48%) Internet
2 33 (3.11%) DNS
3 27 (2.54%) SAN
4 26 (2.45%) TCP/IP
5 25 (2.35%) Firewall
6 23 (2.17%) VPN
6 23 (2.17%) HTTP
7 16 (1.51%) DHCP
8 13 (1.22%) Reverse Proxy
9 9 (0.85%) LAN
10 5 (0.47%) IPsec
10 5 (0.47%) VLAN
10 5 (0.47%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (0.38%) 4G
11 4 (0.38%) NAS
11 4 (0.38%) L2TP
11 4 (0.38%) WAN
11 4 (0.38%) GPRS
11 4 (0.38%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 306 (28.81%) SQL Server
2 129 (12.15%) Data Warehouse
3 114 (10.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 113 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 103 (9.70%) Oracle Database
6 98 (9.23%) MySQL
7 88 (8.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 87 (8.19%) Relational Database
9 46 (4.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 38 (3.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 36 (3.39%) SSDT
12 31 (2.92%) Oracle Reports
13 29 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
13 29 (2.73%) NoSQL
14 28 (2.64%) MariaDB
15 26 (2.45%) Data Mart
16 24 (2.26%) RDBMS
17 23 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
18 21 (1.98%) Oracle ODI
19 20 (1.88%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 76 (7.16%) Visual Studio
2 71 (6.69%) Git (software)
3 61 (5.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 56 (5.27%) Maven
5 42 (3.95%) TeamCity
6 39 (3.67%) Eclipse
7 36 (3.39%) Subversion
7 36 (3.39%) MSBuild
8 34 (3.20%) NuGet
9 33 (3.11%) Gradle
9 33 (3.11%) Artifactory
9 33 (3.11%) Octopus Deploy
10 28 (2.64%) JUnit
11 23 (2.17%) JIRA
11 23 (2.17%) Selenium
12 21 (1.98%) Ant
13 20 (1.88%) Oracle Forms
14 15 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
15 11 (1.04%) NUnit
15 11 (1.04%) Jenkins
General
1 235 (22.13%) Finance
2 48 (4.52%) Manufacturing
3 32 (3.01%) Retail
4 21 (1.98%) Marketing
5 19 (1.79%) Banking
6 18 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.13%) General Ledger
8 11 (1.04%) Legal
8 11 (1.04%) Advertising
9 10 (0.94%) Automotive
10 9 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (0.85%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.56%) Publishing
12 3 (0.28%) Back Office
13 1 (0.094%) Electronics
13 1 (0.094%) Law
13 1 (0.094%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.094%) Games
13 1 (0.094%) Military
13 1 (0.094%) Billing
Job Titles
1 464 (43.69%) Developer
2 226 (21.28%) Analyst
3 85 (8.00%) Java Developer
4 82 (7.72%) .NET Developer
5 51 (4.80%) Business Analyst
6 50 (4.71%) Architect
7 49 (4.61%) SQL Developer
8 48 (4.52%) Consultant
9 47 (4.43%) C# Developer
10 46 (4.33%) DBA
11 45 (4.24%) Data Analyst
12 40 (3.77%) Test Analyst
13 39 (3.67%) SQL DBA
14 37 (3.48%) Web Developer
14 37 (3.48%) C# .NET Developer
15 36 (3.39%) Senior Developer
16 34 (3.20%) Systems Analyst
16 34 (3.20%) ASP.NET Developer
16 34 (3.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 33 (3.11%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (27.31%) .NET
2 190 (17.89%) HTML
3 175 (16.48%) XML
4 136 (12.81%) CSS
5 118 (11.11%) Web Services
6 108 (10.17%) ASP.NET
7 95 (8.95%) .NET Framework
8 77 (7.25%) jQuery
9 76 (7.16%) Spring
10 70 (6.59%) J2EE
11 61 (5.74%) Hibernate
12 53 (4.99%) WCF
13 52 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 51 (4.80%) Ajax
15 41 (3.86%) HTML5
16 40 (3.77%) SOAP
17 38 (3.58%) REST
18 34 (3.20%) JSON
19 33 (3.11%) JAAS
20 29 (2.73%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 53 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (4.05%) Replication
3 32 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
4 29 (2.73%) Mathematics
4 29 (2.73%) Data Integration
5 26 (2.45%) Computer Science
6 23 (2.17%) Clustering
7 22 (2.07%) Management Information System
7 22 (2.07%) NHS
8 19 (1.79%) User Experience
9 17 (1.60%) Open Source
10 15 (1.41%) Statistics
11 14 (1.32%) Mainframe
12 13 (1.22%) PKI
13 12 (1.13%) Web 2.0
14 10 (0.94%) Biology
15 9 (0.85%) N-Tier
15 9 (0.85%) Visualisation
16 8 (0.75%) Mobile App
17 7 (0.66%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 199 (18.74%) UNIX
2 184 (17.33%) Windows
3 171 (16.10%) Linux
4 50 (4.71%) Solaris
5 49 (4.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (2.64%) Mac OS X
7 20 (1.88%) Oracle Linux
8 19 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.75%) HPUX
11 8 (0.75%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.56%) Android
13 5 (0.47%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.47%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.47%) MVS
14 4 (0.38%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.38%) AIX
14 4 (0.38%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.28%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (18.17%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (11.58%) ETL
3 119 (11.21%) MVC
4 108 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
5 96 (9.04%) Migration
6 74 (6.97%) TDD
7 72 (6.78%) OO
8 70 (6.59%) Scrum
9 68 (6.40%) Data Modelling
10 65 (6.12%) Configuration Management
11 64 (6.03%) Unit Testing
12 63 (5.93%) UML
12 63 (5.93%) Data Analysis
13 60 (5.65%) Automated Testing
14 59 (5.56%) Web Development
15 57 (5.37%) Data Migration
16 54 (5.08%) CRM
17 52 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
18 49 (4.61%) Release Management
19 48 (4.52%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 231 (21.75%) Java
2 189 (17.80%) C#
3 173 (16.29%) PL/SQL
4 168 (15.82%) JavaScript
5 134 (12.62%) T-SQL
6 63 (5.93%) Perl
7 37 (3.48%) Shell Script
8 30 (2.82%) PowerShell
9 27 (2.54%) PHP
10 25 (2.35%) VB
11 21 (1.98%) VB.NET
12 19 (1.79%) Python
13 18 (1.69%) ABAP
14 17 (1.60%) VBA
14 17 (1.60%) C++
15 13 (1.22%) Bash Shell
15 13 (1.22%) LINC
16 11 (1.04%) Tcl
17 10 (0.94%) C
18 7 (0.66%) XPath
Qualifications
1 58 (5.46%) Degree
2 48 (4.52%) Security Cleared
3 37 (3.48%) SC Cleared
4 32 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (1.98%) ISEB
5 21 (1.98%) MCITP
6 17 (1.60%) Sun Certification
7 16 (1.51%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.94%) MCTS
8 10 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (0.94%) MCSE
9 5 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.47%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (0.38%) CCNA
11 3 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.19%) VCP5
12 2 (0.19%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.95%) QA
2 15 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.22%) SLA
4 10 (0.94%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.47%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.094%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.094%) Solvency II
System Software
1 47 (4.43%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.13%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.85%) vSphere
5 7 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.38%) XenApp
7 4 (0.38%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.38%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.38%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.28%) FreeRADIUS
8 3 (0.28%) KVM
9 2 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.19%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.094%) NFS
10 1 (0.094%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.094%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 39 (3.67%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (1.32%) Puppet
3 13 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (0.56%) SCCM
6 4 (0.38%) Opsview
7 3 (0.28%) SCOM
7 3 (0.28%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.28%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.19%) OpenView
8 2 (0.19%) OpenSSO
8 2 (0.19%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.094%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.094%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.094%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.094%) Nagios
9 1 (0.094%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 349 (32.86%) Oracle
2 224 (21.09%) Microsoft
3 51 (4.80%) HP
3 51 (4.80%) JBoss
4 50 (4.71%) IBM
5 45 (4.24%) SAP
5 45 (4.24%) VMware
6 37 (3.48%) Red Gate
7 31 (2.92%) Sun
8 30 (2.82%) Informatica
9 29 (2.73%) Sybase
10 28 (2.64%) Cisco
11 22 (2.07%) Business Objects
12 20 (1.88%) Teradata
13 19 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
14 18 (1.69%) Atlassian
15 16 (1.51%) Citrix
16 14 (1.32%) Tableau
17 13 (1.22%) Cognos
18 12 (1.13%) Red Hat
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