The first table below looks at the demand for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Essex region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 170 57 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 22.46% 13.87% 14.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 59.65% 43.18% 48.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 25 28
Average daily rate £375 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £165 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £381 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 6
Average hourly rate £39.25 £30.45 £26.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.92% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.15 £25.65 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.85 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.56
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +7.57%
Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
285 132 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.65% 32.12% 30.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 64 57
Average daily rate £350 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £188 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.89 £26.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.39% +17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £27.48 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
SQL
East of England

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Essex

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Basildon +6 27 £350 +73.91% 2
Southend-on-Sea -2 20 £450 +260.00% 3
Brentwood +3 16 £400 -
Colchester +3 8 £375 +87.50% 7
Chelmsford -10 3 £315 +5.00% 3
Harlow 0 1 £200 -20.00% 1
Braintree - 1 £350 -
Witham - 1 - -
Wickford - - - -
Rayleigh - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Billericay - - - -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

1 148 (49.01%) Oracle
2 107 (35.43%) SQL Server
3 70 (23.18%) Java
4 68 (22.52%) XML
5 67 (22.19%) UNIX
6 66 (21.85%) Finance
7 64 (21.19%) HTML
8 62 (20.53%) PL/SQL
9 58 (19.21%) Linux
10 55 (18.21%) Windows
11 49 (16.23%) ETL
12 47 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
13 46 (15.23%) JavaScript
13 46 (15.23%) Data Modelling
13 46 (15.23%) Oracle Database
14 44 (14.57%) .NET
15 43 (14.24%) Microsoft
16 41 (13.58%) Relational Database
17 39 (12.91%) Web Services
18 36 (11.92%) C#
19 35 (11.59%) T-SQL
19 35 (11.59%) CSS
19 35 (11.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 33 (10.93%) Solaris
21 32 (10.60%) UML
21 32 (10.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 30 (9.93%) Web Development
22 30 (9.93%) TDD
23 29 (9.60%) IBM
24 27 (8.94%) EAI

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 22 (7.28%) WebLogic
2 13 (4.30%) IIS
3 8 (2.65%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (2.32%) Apache
4 7 (2.32%) CMS
4 7 (2.32%) Umbraco
5 5 (1.66%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.66%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (1.32%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.99%) GlassFish
7 3 (0.99%) LiveCycle
8 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.66%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.33%) CICS
9 1 (0.33%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.33%) FormScape
9 1 (0.33%) DNN
Applications
1 25 (8.28%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.64%) MS Office
3 6 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.99%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.66%) MS Project
6 1 (0.33%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.98%) Magento
2 8 (2.65%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.33%) BASE24
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.33%) AWD
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.66%) SaaS
1 2 (0.66%) Office 365
1 2 (0.66%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.99%) SAN
1 6 (1.99%) DNS
2 4 (1.32%) LDAP
2 4 (1.32%) HTTP
3 3 (0.99%) Firewall
4 1 (0.33%) LAN
4 1 (0.33%) WAN
4 1 (0.33%) DHCP
4 1 (0.33%) FTP
4 1 (0.33%) Internet
4 1 (0.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (35.43%) SQL Server
2 47 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
3 46 (15.23%) Oracle Database
4 41 (13.58%) Relational Database
5 35 (11.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 32 (10.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 27 (8.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 21 (6.95%) MySQL
9 20 (6.62%) Oracle Reports
10 15 (4.97%) DB2
11 11 (3.64%) RDBMS
11 11 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
12 10 (3.31%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 10 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (3.31%) MS Access
13 9 (2.98%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (2.98%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (2.98%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (2.32%) DTS
14 7 (2.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (3.64%) QuickTest Pro
1 11 (3.64%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.31%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 9 (2.98%) RequisitePro
4 8 (2.65%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.32%) PowerDesigner
5 7 (2.32%) Visual Studio
5 7 (2.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (1.99%) Subversion
6 6 (1.99%) XDoclet
6 6 (1.99%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (1.66%) ERwin
8 3 (0.99%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.66%) TestDirector
10 1 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.33%) Ant
10 1 (0.33%) JUnit
10 1 (0.33%) NUnit
10 1 (0.33%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.33%) WebLOAD
General
1 66 (21.85%) Finance
2 18 (5.96%) Marketing
3 13 (4.30%) Automotive
4 11 (3.64%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.32%) Legal
5 7 (2.32%) Retail
6 4 (1.32%) Banking
6 4 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.66%) Local Government
7 2 (0.66%) Publishing
7 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 119 (39.40%) Developer
2 82 (27.15%) Analyst
3 33 (10.93%) Data Analyst
4 30 (9.93%) DBA
5 27 (8.94%) Java Developer
6 21 (6.95%) SQL Developer
6 21 (6.95%) SQL DBA
7 17 (5.63%) Administrator
8 13 (4.30%) Capacity Analyst
8 13 (4.30%) Capacity Management Analyst
9 11 (3.64%) Senior Developer
9 11 (3.64%) SQL Server DBA
9 11 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (3.31%) Web Developer
10 10 (3.31%) Business Analyst
11 9 (2.98%) Software Engineer
11 9 (2.98%) Systems Analyst
11 9 (2.98%) Support Analyst
11 9 (2.98%) Support Engineer
11 9 (2.98%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (22.52%) XML
2 64 (21.19%) HTML
3 44 (14.57%) .NET
4 39 (12.91%) Web Services
5 35 (11.59%) CSS
6 18 (5.96%) J2EE
7 16 (5.30%) jQuery
7 16 (5.30%) JAX-RPC
8 15 (4.97%) XSD
9 14 (4.64%) Hibernate
10 13 (4.30%) Struts
11 12 (3.97%) XSLT
11 12 (3.97%) JAXB
12 11 (3.64%) Spring
12 11 (3.64%) Struts2
12 11 (3.64%) JPA
13 10 (3.31%) JSON
13 10 (3.31%) Ajax
13 10 (3.31%) HTML5
13 10 (3.31%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (2.98%) Management Information System
2 9 (2.98%) AS400
2 9 (2.98%) Clustering
3 8 (2.65%) Replication
4 5 (1.66%) Social Media
4 5 (1.66%) Open Source
4 5 (1.66%) iSeries
5 4 (1.32%) Data Extraction
5 4 (1.32%) iPhone
5 4 (1.32%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.32%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.32%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.32%) GIS
5 4 (1.32%) NHS
6 3 (0.99%) N-Tier
6 3 (0.99%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.99%) Mainframe
6 3 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (0.99%) LLPG
Operating Systems
1 67 (22.19%) UNIX
2 58 (19.21%) Linux
3 55 (18.21%) Windows
4 33 (10.93%) Solaris
5 25 (8.28%) AIX
6 17 (5.63%) Mac OS X
7 9 (2.98%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.32%) Android
9 4 (1.32%) Windows Phone
9 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.99%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.99%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.66%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.33%) NetWare
12 1 (0.33%) zOS
12 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (16.23%) ETL
2 46 (15.23%) Data Modelling
3 32 (10.60%) UML
4 30 (9.93%) Web Development
4 30 (9.93%) TDD
5 27 (8.94%) EAI
5 27 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (8.61%) Migration
7 23 (7.62%) OO
7 23 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (7.28%) Data Analysis
9 20 (6.62%) E-Commerce
10 19 (6.29%) Configuration Management
10 19 (6.29%) Data Migration
11 18 (5.96%) Performance Tuning
12 17 (5.63%) OOD
13 16 (5.30%) Capacity Management
13 16 (5.30%) Test Automation
14 14 (4.64%) CRM
15 13 (4.30%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 70 (23.18%) Java
2 62 (20.53%) PL/SQL
3 46 (15.23%) JavaScript
4 36 (11.92%) C#
5 35 (11.59%) T-SQL
6 21 (6.95%) C++
7 18 (5.96%) PHP
8 12 (3.97%) VBScript
9 10 (3.31%) VB
9 10 (3.31%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.32%) Ruby
10 4 (1.32%) Python
10 4 (1.32%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.32%) VBA
11 3 (0.99%) VB6
12 2 (0.66%) COBOL
12 2 (0.66%) JCL
13 1 (0.33%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 14 (4.64%) Sun Certification
2 11 (3.64%) Degree
3 6 (1.99%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.32%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.66%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 2 (0.66%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.33%) CCA
6 1 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.33%) MCSE
6 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.29%) QA
2 7 (2.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.32%) Basel II
4 3 (0.99%) SLA
5 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (6.62%) VMware ESX
2 5 (1.66%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.66%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.66%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (7.62%) Tivoli
1 23 (7.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (1.99%) Control-M
3 5 (1.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (1.66%) Data Guard
4 4 (1.32%) Foglight
5 2 (0.66%) SCCM
5 2 (0.66%) SCOM
5 2 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 148 (49.01%) Oracle
2 43 (14.24%) Microsoft
3 29 (9.60%) IBM
4 23 (7.62%) NetApp
5 18 (5.96%) JBoss
6 17 (5.63%) Sun
7 16 (5.30%) Business Objects
8 12 (3.97%) SAP
9 9 (2.98%) JD Edwards
9 9 (2.98%) Teradata
9 9 (2.98%) AccuRev
10 8 (2.65%) BMC
10 8 (2.65%) HP
11 6 (1.99%) VMware
11 6 (1.99%) Citrix
12 5 (1.66%) Facebook
12 5 (1.66%) Twitter
13 4 (1.32%) Lagan
13 4 (1.32%) Northgate
13 4 (1.32%) Civica
Essex
Westbourne Partners
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Square One Resources
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago