The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 94 172 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 22.33% 25.37% 16.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 55.95% 63.70% 61.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 87 25
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£350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £257 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 19
Average hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.69% +12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £27.60 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.44 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.09%
SQL
East of 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 Essex region.

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
168 270 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 39.90% 39.82% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 132 43
Average daily rate £355 £375 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +19.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £283 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £540 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 23
Average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.17% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.18 £25.70 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.40 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Brentwood +1 19 £255 -43.33% 5
Basildon +1 11 £293 -16.42% 3
Southend-on-Sea -5 8 £425 +8.28% 2
Chelmsford -2 4 £475 +35.71% 9
Colchester -1 1 - - 6
Hockley - - - -
Leigh-on-Sea - - - -
Purfleet - - - -
Rayleigh - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Wickford - - - -
Witham - - - -
Billericay - - - - 2
Braintree - - - - 2
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

1 106 (46.90%) HTML
2 105 (46.46%) Java
3 101 (44.69%) XML
4 93 (41.15%) Oracle
5 89 (39.38%) UNIX
6 83 (36.73%) JavaScript
7 82 (36.28%) CSS
8 75 (33.19%) Linux
9 72 (31.86%) SQL Server
10 70 (30.97%) Agile Software Development
11 65 (28.76%) Relational Database
12 62 (27.43%) PL/SQL
13 61 (26.99%) MVC
14 59 (26.11%) Web Development
15 57 (25.22%) Web Services
16 49 (21.68%) J2EE
17 48 (21.24%) TDD
18 45 (19.91%) Hibernate
18 45 (19.91%) Windows
19 44 (19.47%) MySQL
19 44 (19.47%) Spring
20 43 (19.03%) Spring MVC
21 42 (18.58%) JBoss
22 39 (17.26%) LDAP
22 39 (17.26%) JAAS
22 39 (17.26%) Enterprise Software
22 39 (17.26%) MariaDB
23 36 (15.93%) JPA
24 35 (15.49%) Mac OS X
25 34 (15.04%) C#

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 42 (18.58%) JBoss
2 19 (8.41%) WebSphere
3 17 (7.52%) WebLogic
4 13 (5.75%) SharePoint
5 10 (4.42%) CMS
6 9 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (3.98%) MS Exchange
7 8 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (3.10%) Lync
8 7 (3.10%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.77%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.77%) Adobe CQ
10 3 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.33%) LiveCycle
11 2 (0.88%) IIS
11 2 (0.88%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 16 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.42%) MS Office
3 3 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.33%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (3.54%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (3.10%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (2.21%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.44%) Summit
4 1 (0.44%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) Office 365
2 1 (0.44%) IaaS
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (17.26%) LDAP
2 20 (8.85%) HTTP
3 11 (4.87%) SAN
4 4 (1.77%) Network Security
5 3 (1.33%) Internet
6 2 (0.88%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.88%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.44%) NAS
7 1 (0.44%) Wireless
7 1 (0.44%) DHCP
7 1 (0.44%) LAN
7 1 (0.44%) WAN
7 1 (0.44%) SNMP
7 1 (0.44%) DNS
7 1 (0.44%) MPLS
7 1 (0.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (31.86%) SQL Server
2 65 (28.76%) Relational Database
3 44 (19.47%) MySQL
4 39 (17.26%) MariaDB
5 19 (8.41%) DB2
6 18 (7.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (7.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (7.08%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (7.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (5.75%) MongoDB
8 13 (5.75%) Neo4j
9 10 (4.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (3.54%) Oracle Database
11 7 (3.10%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 7 (3.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (3.10%) DataStage
12 6 (2.65%) MS Access
13 5 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
15 3 (1.33%) DTS
Development Applications
1 19 (8.41%) Eclipse
2 17 (7.52%) Ant
3 13 (5.75%) SoapUI
4 11 (4.87%) AccuRev
5 9 (3.98%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 8 (3.54%) Selenium
7 7 (3.10%) SpecFlow
7 7 (3.10%) CA Gen
7 7 (3.10%) NUnit
8 5 (2.21%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.77%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.77%) Subversion
9 4 (1.77%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.88%) JUnit
10 2 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.88%) jEdit
11 1 (0.44%) QUnit
11 1 (0.44%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.44%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.44%) MSTest
General
1 29 (12.83%) Finance
2 16 (7.08%) Marketing
3 10 (4.42%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.54%) Legal
5 5 (2.21%) Automotive
5 5 (2.21%) Banking
6 3 (1.33%) Retail
6 3 (1.33%) Local Government
7 2 (0.88%) Advertising
7 2 (0.88%) Publishing
7 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.88%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Front Office
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 152 (67.26%) Developer
2 77 (34.07%) Java Developer
3 28 (12.39%) Analyst
4 19 (8.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 17 (7.52%) Senior Developer
6 14 (6.19%) .NET Developer
7 12 (5.31%) DBA
8 11 (4.87%) ETL Developer
8 11 (4.87%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (3.98%) Consultant
9 9 (3.98%) SQL Developer
10 8 (3.54%) Administrator
11 7 (3.10%) Business Analyst
11 7 (3.10%) J2EE Developer
11 7 (3.10%) Oracle Consultant
12 6 (2.65%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 6 (2.65%) Team Leader
12 6 (2.65%) C# Developer
12 6 (2.65%) C# .NET Developer
13 5 (2.21%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (46.90%) HTML
2 101 (44.69%) XML
3 82 (36.28%) CSS
4 57 (25.22%) Web Services
5 49 (21.68%) J2EE
6 45 (19.91%) Hibernate
7 44 (19.47%) Spring
8 43 (19.03%) Spring MVC
9 39 (17.26%) JAAS
10 36 (15.93%) JPA
11 34 (15.04%) .NET
12 28 (12.39%) HTML5
13 27 (11.95%) REST
14 26 (11.50%) JAX-RS
15 24 (10.62%) TopLink
15 24 (10.62%) Ajax
16 21 (9.29%) SOAP
17 20 (8.85%) ASP.NET
18 19 (8.41%) XHTML
19 17 (7.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.26%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (6.64%) Visualisation
3 10 (4.42%) Clustering
3 10 (4.42%) Mainframe
3 10 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.21%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.21%) AS400
5 5 (2.21%) NHS
6 4 (1.77%) Biology
7 3 (1.33%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.33%) Web 2.0
7 3 (1.33%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.33%) iSeries
8 2 (0.88%) LIMS
8 2 (0.88%) Replication
8 2 (0.88%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.88%) Life Science
8 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.44%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 89 (39.38%) UNIX
2 75 (33.19%) Linux
3 45 (19.91%) Windows
4 35 (15.49%) Mac OS X
5 25 (11.06%) Solaris
6 10 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.77%) VMS
8 4 (1.77%) CentOS
9 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.33%) AIX
10 2 (0.88%) HPUX
10 2 (0.88%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.44%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (30.97%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (26.99%) MVC
3 59 (26.11%) Web Development
4 48 (21.24%) TDD
5 23 (10.18%) Content Management
6 22 (9.73%) Configuration Management
7 21 (9.29%) Web Design
8 20 (8.85%) Validation
8 20 (8.85%) Responsive Web Design
9 19 (8.41%) Mentoring
9 19 (8.41%) Data Modelling
9 19 (8.41%) Scrum
10 18 (7.96%) OO
10 18 (7.96%) Use Case
10 18 (7.96%) User Stories
11 17 (7.52%) Microservices
12 16 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (6.64%) Digital Marketing
13 15 (6.64%) RUP
13 15 (6.64%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 105 (46.46%) Java
2 83 (36.73%) JavaScript
3 62 (27.43%) PL/SQL
4 34 (15.04%) C#
5 19 (8.41%) T-SQL
6 10 (4.42%) VBA
7 9 (3.98%) COBOL
7 9 (3.98%) JCL
8 8 (3.54%) Shell Script
8 8 (3.54%) SELCOPY
9 7 (3.10%) Assembly Language
9 7 (3.10%) REXX
10 6 (2.65%) C++
10 6 (2.65%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.88%) Python
11 2 (0.88%) Perl
11 2 (0.88%) VB
11 2 (0.88%) VB6
11 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (6.19%) Sun Certification
2 5 (2.21%) Degree
3 4 (1.77%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.33%) VCP4
4 3 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.88%) ISEB
5 2 (0.88%) MCP
6 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.44%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.44%) MCSE
6 1 (0.44%) MCSD
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.44%) OCP
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.44%) PMP
6 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.65%) QA
System Software
1 12 (5.31%) Active Directory
1 12 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.54%) XenApp
3 7 (3.10%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (3.98%) Control-M
2 3 (1.33%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.44%) SCOM
4 1 (0.44%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 93 (41.15%) Oracle
2 29 (12.83%) Microsoft
3 22 (9.73%) IBM
4 16 (7.08%) VMware
5 15 (6.64%) Sun
5 15 (6.64%) Citrix
6 11 (4.87%) FatWire
6 11 (4.87%) HP
7 8 (3.54%) Adobe
7 8 (3.54%) 3PAR
8 5 (2.21%) Brocade
8 5 (2.21%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.21%) NetApp
9 4 (1.77%) BMC
9 4 (1.77%) Cisco
9 4 (1.77%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.88%) Cognos
10 2 (0.88%) SAP
11 1 (0.44%) Spiceworks
11 1 (0.44%) Nintex
Brentwood, Essex
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £220 - £250 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood
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Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £40 - 50 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Essex
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Posted: 12 days ago
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Posted: 13 days ago
Brentwood
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £240 - £270 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Essex
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Essex
Explore Group
Posted: 23 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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Essex
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Rate: 400-450 Per Day
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