The table below looks at the statistics for SQR skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQR over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Report Writer (SQR)
Rank 621 619 605
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing SQR 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.005% 0.005% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £525 £575 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +2.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £455 -
% change year-on-year
+15.51% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SQR
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19922 19812 18398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.00% 38.29% 37.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13808 13544 11982
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 404 383
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.44 £19.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

SQR
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing SQR as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQR Jobs Demand Trend in England

SQR
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQR across the England region.

SQR Daily Rate Trend in England

SQR
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQR across the England region.

SQR Hourly Rate Trend in England

SQR
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQR within the England region over the 3 months to 29 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
South East - 1 £525 -
SQR
UK

SQR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQR 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 England region with a requirement for SQR.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) PeopleSoft
2 9 (81.82%) PeopleCode
3 8 (72.73%) Oracle
4 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
5 6 (54.55%) PeopleTools
5 6 (54.55%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
6 5 (45.45%) System Testing
6 5 (45.45%) Time Management
6 5 (45.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 5 (45.45%) XML
6 5 (45.45%) CRM
6 5 (45.45%) ERP
6 5 (45.45%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 5 (45.45%) Finance
6 5 (45.45%) BPEL
7 3 (27.27%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 2 (18.18%) B2C
8 2 (18.18%) zOS
8 2 (18.18%) Web Services
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 2 (18.18%) DB2
8 2 (18.18%) J2EE
8 2 (18.18%) Marketing
8 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
8 2 (18.18%) Java EE
8 2 (18.18%) Replication
8 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development

SQR
Top Related IT Skills in 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 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (54.55%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 5 (45.45%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 3 (27.27%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (18.18%) DB2
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) PeopleTools
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Technical Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Database Developer
2 2 (18.18%) DB2 Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) HR Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE Developer
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Payroll Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) PeopleSoft Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) PeopleSoft HRMS Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Developer
2 2 (18.18%) z/OS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE
2 2 (18.18%) Java EE
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
1 2 (18.18%) zOS
2 1 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
2 5 (45.45%) BPEL
2 5 (45.45%) CRM
2 5 (45.45%) ERP
2 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
2 5 (45.45%) System Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Time Management
2 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) B2C
3 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) PeopleCode
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) PeopleSoft
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle