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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 119 107 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.45% 22.38% 17.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 49.58% 56.91% 50.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 62 30
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£375 £390 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +10.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 14
Average hourly rate £37.45 £32.36 £26.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.72% +22.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £28.00 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.50 £37.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.31 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+8.89% -1.88%
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
240 188 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.21% 39.33% 35.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 98 71
Average daily rate £360 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 25
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £25.00 £9.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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
Chelmsford -2 21 £363 -6.45% 2
Basildon -2 17 £370 -32.72% 8
Brentwood +8 15 £288 +30.68% 4
Colchester +1 2 £500 +33.33% 3
Harlow - 2 £550 -
Billericay - 1 £250 - 1
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 82 (38.50%) SQL Server
2 66 (30.99%) Finance
3 56 (26.29%) XML
4 52 (24.41%) HTML
4 52 (24.41%) Java
5 49 (23.00%) J2EE
5 49 (23.00%) Windows
6 48 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (20.66%) Microsoft
8 43 (20.19%) Web Services
9 41 (19.25%) JavaScript
10 36 (16.90%) CSS
11 33 (15.49%) Linux
12 30 (14.08%) UNIX
12 30 (14.08%) T-SQL
13 27 (12.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 27 (12.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 26 (12.21%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (11.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 24 (11.27%) WebSphere
16 24 (11.27%) Ant
16 24 (11.27%) SOAP
17 23 (10.80%) Ajax
18 22 (10.33%) Relational Database
18 22 (10.33%) Solaris
18 22 (10.33%) TDD
19 21 (9.86%) TopLink
19 21 (9.86%) Struts
19 21 (9.86%) Oracle
19 21 (9.86%) HTML5

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (11.27%) WebSphere
2 9 (4.23%) CMS
2 9 (4.23%) IIS
3 6 (2.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (2.35%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.35%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.88%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (1.88%) JBoss
5 4 (1.88%) GlassFish
6 3 (1.41%) Lync
6 3 (1.41%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.47%) SAS
8 1 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (4.23%) MS Office
1 9 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.94%) MS Project
4 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.69%) CODA-Financials
2 6 (2.82%) SunGard AvantGard
3 5 (2.35%) Cognos Planning
4 2 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.94%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.47%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.76%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.88%) SaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Office 365
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.16%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.23%) DNS
2 9 (4.23%) Firewall
3 7 (3.29%) DHCP
4 6 (2.82%) NetScaler
5 5 (2.35%) SAN
6 4 (1.88%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.41%) Intranet
7 3 (1.41%) Internet
7 3 (1.41%) HTTPS
7 3 (1.41%) Network Security
8 2 (0.94%) VLAN
9 1 (0.47%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.47%) NAS
9 1 (0.47%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.47%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.47%) VPN
9 1 (0.47%) LDAP
9 1 (0.47%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (38.50%) SQL Server
2 27 (12.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 27 (12.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 25 (11.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (10.33%) Relational Database
5 20 (9.39%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (6.10%) Crystal Reports
7 11 (5.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (5.16%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (4.23%) MS Access
9 7 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (3.29%) Oracle Database
10 6 (2.82%) DTS
11 4 (1.88%) ProClarity
11 4 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.41%) SQLite
12 3 (1.41%) QlikView
12 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 24 (11.27%) Ant
2 17 (7.98%) Eclipse
3 16 (7.51%) AccuRev
4 9 (4.23%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 8 (3.76%) SoapUI
6 7 (3.29%) JUnit
7 5 (2.35%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.88%) PowerBuilder
8 4 (1.88%) Maven
9 3 (1.41%) JIRA
9 3 (1.41%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.94%) Selenium
10 2 (0.94%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.94%) CA Gen
10 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.47%) Checkstyle
11 1 (0.47%) FindBugs
General
1 66 (30.99%) Finance
2 12 (5.63%) Marketing
3 11 (5.16%) Manufacturing
4 10 (4.69%) Automotive
5 4 (1.88%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.88%) Banking
6 2 (0.94%) Retail
6 2 (0.94%) Law
6 2 (0.94%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Advertising
7 1 (0.47%) Publishing
7 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.47%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (37.09%) Developer
2 48 (22.54%) Analyst
3 34 (15.96%) Java Developer
4 33 (15.49%) DBA
5 25 (11.74%) SQL DBA
6 19 (8.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 16 (7.51%) Support Analyst
7 16 (7.51%) Systems Analyst
8 13 (6.10%) Applications Support
8 13 (6.10%) Systems Support
9 12 (5.63%) Senior Developer
10 11 (5.16%) J2EE Developer
10 11 (5.16%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (4.69%) Financial Analyst
11 10 (4.69%) SQL Server DBA
12 9 (4.23%) Systems Support Analyst
12 9 (4.23%) Administrator
13 8 (3.76%) Data Analyst
13 8 (3.76%) AWS Developer
14 7 (3.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (26.29%) XML
2 52 (24.41%) HTML
3 49 (23.00%) J2EE
4 43 (20.19%) Web Services
5 36 (16.90%) CSS
6 24 (11.27%) SOAP
7 23 (10.80%) Ajax
8 21 (9.86%) TopLink
8 21 (9.86%) Struts
8 21 (9.86%) HTML5
9 20 (9.39%) JSP
10 19 (8.92%) .NET
11 18 (8.45%) XHTML
11 18 (8.45%) EclipseLink
12 13 (6.10%) AngularJS
13 11 (5.16%) JAX-RS
13 11 (5.16%) JAX-WS
14 10 (4.69%) RESTful
14 10 (4.69%) REST
14 10 (4.69%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.39%) Clustering
2 8 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.76%) Web 2.0
3 7 (3.29%) Replication
4 6 (2.82%) HP Storage
4 6 (2.82%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.35%) NHS
6 4 (1.88%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.88%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.41%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.41%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.41%) LIMS
8 2 (0.94%) Statistics
8 2 (0.94%) User Experience
8 2 (0.94%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.47%) PKI
9 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.47%) Life Science
9 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (23.00%) Windows
2 33 (15.49%) Linux
3 30 (14.08%) UNIX
4 22 (10.33%) Solaris
5 13 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.94%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.47%) Fedora
9 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (12.21%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (10.33%) TDD
4 19 (8.92%) Analytics
5 18 (8.45%) Performance Tuning
6 17 (7.98%) OO
6 17 (7.98%) Content Management
7 13 (6.10%) Web Development
8 12 (5.63%) B2C
8 12 (5.63%) User Stories
9 10 (4.69%) ETL
10 9 (4.23%) Scrum
10 9 (4.23%) Migration
10 9 (4.23%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (3.76%) Use Case
11 8 (3.76%) SEO
11 8 (3.76%) SOA
12 7 (3.29%) RAD
12 7 (3.29%) ITIL
12 7 (3.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (24.41%) Java
2 41 (19.25%) JavaScript
3 30 (14.08%) T-SQL
4 20 (9.39%) VBA
5 17 (7.98%) PL/SQL
6 16 (7.51%) C#
7 10 (4.69%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.88%) VB
9 3 (1.41%) C
9 3 (1.41%) C++
9 3 (1.41%) COBOL
9 3 (1.41%) Embedded C
9 3 (1.41%) Embedded C++
10 2 (0.94%) XQuery
10 2 (0.94%) Assembly Language
10 2 (0.94%) REXX
10 2 (0.94%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.94%) JCL
10 2 (0.94%) XPath
10 2 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (4.23%) MCSE
3 7 (3.29%) Degree
4 5 (2.35%) CISSP
4 5 (2.35%) ISACA
5 4 (1.88%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) MCSA
6 1 (0.47%) ISEB
6 1 (0.47%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.35%) SLA
2 2 (0.94%) QA
2 2 (0.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (5.63%) Active Directory
1 12 (5.63%) XenApp
2 6 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (2.35%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.41%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (4.23%) SCOM
2 4 (1.88%) SCCM
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.94%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.47%) Mesos
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 44 (20.66%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.86%) Oracle
3 17 (7.98%) Cognos
3 17 (7.98%) CODA
4 15 (7.04%) IBM
5 14 (6.57%) Citrix
6 13 (6.10%) FatWire
7 12 (5.63%) VMware
8 8 (3.76%) Google
9 7 (3.29%) Omniture
9 7 (3.29%) HP
10 6 (2.82%) Adobe
10 6 (2.82%) SunGard
10 6 (2.82%) 3PAR
11 4 (1.88%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.88%) Thunderhead
11 4 (1.88%) MicroStrategy
12 3 (1.41%) Cisco
12 3 (1.41%) Twitter
13 2 (0.94%) Red Gate
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