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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 118 137 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 23.14% 24.16% 15.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 57.28% 69.19% 47.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 83 28
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£425 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £128 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £445 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 7
Average hourly rate £31.00 £31.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £27.60 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.18 £36.60 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.20 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.33%
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
206 198 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 40.39% 34.92% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 107 59
Average daily rate £425 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.12% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £133 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 33 16
Average hourly rate £35.18 £31.00 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% +2.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £12.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.60 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Southend-on-Sea -2 23 £475 +119.27%
Basildon -4 10 £375 +66.66% 3
Brentwood 0 9 £303 -21.80% 5
Chelmsford -4 5 £425 +44.06% 10
Saffron Walden 0 2 £375 -
Colchester -1 2 £300 +7.14% 4
Harlow - - - -
Hockley - - - -
Loughton - - - -
Purfleet - - - -
Canvey Island - - - -
Billericay - - - - 1
Braintree - - - -
Stanford-le-Hope - - - -
Witham - - - -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 125 (53.19%) Java
2 121 (51.49%) HTML
3 120 (51.06%) Oracle
4 104 (44.26%) UNIX
5 97 (41.28%) XML
6 93 (39.57%) CSS
7 91 (38.72%) Linux
8 87 (37.02%) PL/SQL
9 85 (36.17%) JavaScript
10 76 (32.34%) SQL Server
10 76 (32.34%) Web Development
10 76 (32.34%) Relational Database
11 70 (29.79%) MVC
12 68 (28.94%) Agile Software Development
13 67 (28.51%) MySQL
14 64 (27.23%) JBoss
15 63 (26.81%) Spring
16 53 (22.55%) LDAP
16 53 (22.55%) JAAS
17 52 (22.13%) Hibernate
17 52 (22.13%) Spring MVC
18 50 (21.28%) Enterprise Software
18 50 (21.28%) TDD
19 48 (20.43%) Web Services
20 47 (20.00%) Mac OS X
20 47 (20.00%) MariaDB
21 43 (18.30%) JPA
22 39 (16.60%) J2EE
23 36 (15.32%) Windows
24 34 (14.47%) .NET

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 64 (27.23%) JBoss
2 22 (9.36%) WebLogic
3 19 (8.09%) WebSphere
4 11 (4.68%) SharePoint
5 10 (4.26%) CMS
6 9 (3.83%) MS Exchange
6 9 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (2.98%) Lync
9 6 (2.55%) Adobe CQ
9 6 (2.55%) Apache
10 5 (2.13%) Tomcat
10 5 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (1.70%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (1.28%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.85%) LiveCycle
13 2 (0.85%) IIS
14 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (7.66%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.53%) MS Office
3 7 (2.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.85%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 10 (4.26%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.28%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.43%) Summit
4 1 (0.43%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.43%) SaaS
1 1 (0.43%) PaaS
1 1 (0.43%) Office 365
1 1 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (22.55%) LDAP
2 23 (9.79%) HTTP
3 10 (4.26%) SAN
4 8 (3.40%) Internet
5 2 (0.85%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.43%) Intranet
6 1 (0.43%) MPLS
6 1 (0.43%) Firewall
6 1 (0.43%) Wireless
6 1 (0.43%) Network Security
6 1 (0.43%) NAS
6 1 (0.43%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.43%) SNMP
6 1 (0.43%) LAN
6 1 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (32.34%) SQL Server
1 76 (32.34%) Relational Database
2 67 (28.51%) MySQL
3 47 (20.00%) MariaDB
4 27 (11.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (10.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (8.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (8.09%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (6.81%) MongoDB
7 16 (6.81%) Neo4j
8 15 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (4.68%) Oracle Database
9 11 (4.68%) DB2
10 7 (2.98%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (2.98%) DataStage
10 7 (2.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (2.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 5 (2.13%) MS Access
12 4 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (1.28%) DTS
Development Applications
1 18 (7.66%) Eclipse
2 12 (5.11%) Ant
3 10 (4.26%) Selenium
4 8 (3.40%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 8 (3.40%) NUnit
4 8 (3.40%) SpecFlow
5 6 (2.55%) Subversion
6 5 (2.13%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.13%) SoapUI
6 5 (2.13%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.70%) Maven
8 2 (0.85%) JIRA
8 2 (0.85%) RequisitePro
8 2 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.85%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.85%) MSTest
8 2 (0.85%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (0.85%) Mockito
8 2 (0.85%) Hamcrest
8 2 (0.85%) QUnit
General
1 21 (8.94%) Finance
2 9 (3.83%) Legal
2 9 (3.83%) Marketing
3 8 (3.40%) Automotive
4 6 (2.55%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.55%) Publishing
5 5 (2.13%) Banking
6 3 (1.28%) Retail
6 3 (1.28%) Local Government
7 2 (0.85%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Billing
8 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.43%) Front Office
8 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 158 (67.23%) Developer
2 82 (34.89%) Java Developer
3 25 (10.64%) Analyst
4 19 (8.09%) Senior Developer
5 13 (5.53%) .NET Developer
5 13 (5.53%) ETL Developer
5 13 (5.53%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (4.68%) SQL Developer
6 11 (4.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 8 (3.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (3.40%) Administrator
7 8 (3.40%) DBA
8 7 (2.98%) Consultant
8 7 (2.98%) SQL DBA
9 6 (2.55%) Team Leader
9 6 (2.55%) Architect
9 6 (2.55%) Business Analyst
9 6 (2.55%) Project Leader
9 6 (2.55%) Programmer
9 6 (2.55%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (51.49%) HTML
2 97 (41.28%) XML
3 93 (39.57%) CSS
4 63 (26.81%) Spring
5 53 (22.55%) JAAS
6 52 (22.13%) Hibernate
6 52 (22.13%) Spring MVC
7 48 (20.43%) Web Services
8 43 (18.30%) JPA
9 39 (16.60%) J2EE
10 34 (14.47%) .NET
11 28 (11.91%) REST
12 21 (8.94%) JAX-RS
12 21 (8.94%) Struts
12 21 (8.94%) Ajax
13 20 (8.51%) XSLT
13 20 (8.51%) Struts2
14 19 (8.09%) HTML5
15 18 (7.66%) .NET Framework
16 16 (6.81%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (21.28%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (6.81%) Visualisation
3 11 (4.68%) Clustering
4 10 (4.26%) Biology
4 10 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.83%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.40%) Mathematics
7 7 (2.98%) Data Integration
8 6 (2.55%) Life Science
8 6 (2.55%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.70%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.85%) AS400
10 2 (0.85%) NHS
10 2 (0.85%) Replication
10 2 (0.85%) Open Source
10 2 (0.85%) iSeries
10 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.85%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.85%) User Experience
11 1 (0.43%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 104 (44.26%) UNIX
2 91 (38.72%) Linux
3 47 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 36 (15.32%) Windows
5 14 (5.96%) Solaris
6 10 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.70%) VMS
8 4 (1.70%) CentOS
8 4 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.85%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.85%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.85%) Android
9 2 (0.85%) AIX
10 1 (0.43%) HPUX
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (32.34%) Web Development
2 70 (29.79%) MVC
3 68 (28.94%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (21.28%) TDD
5 25 (10.64%) Responsive Web Design
5 25 (10.64%) Mentoring
6 24 (10.21%) Configuration Management
7 22 (9.36%) Web Design
8 20 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (7.66%) Data Modelling
9 18 (7.66%) Content Management
10 17 (7.23%) Validation
10 17 (7.23%) Scrum
11 16 (6.81%) Microservices
12 15 (6.38%) UML
13 13 (5.53%) OOD
13 13 (5.53%) ETL
13 13 (5.53%) Unit Testing
14 12 (5.11%) OO
15 11 (4.68%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 125 (53.19%) Java
2 87 (37.02%) PL/SQL
3 85 (36.17%) JavaScript
4 34 (14.47%) C#
5 24 (10.21%) T-SQL
6 16 (6.81%) Shell Script
7 10 (4.26%) VBA
8 8 (3.40%) C++
9 7 (2.98%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.55%) VB
10 6 (2.55%) Perl
10 6 (2.55%) PHP
11 4 (1.70%) Python
12 2 (0.85%) VB6
12 2 (0.85%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.43%) FQL
13 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.43%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (6.38%) Sun Certification
2 11 (4.68%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.40%) Degree
4 5 (2.13%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.43%) PMP
6 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.43%) MCP
6 1 (0.43%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.43%) ISEB
6 1 (0.43%) OCP
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.55%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (4.68%) Active Directory
1 11 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.98%) XenApp
2 7 (2.98%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.85%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (3.83%) Control-M
2 2 (0.85%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.43%) SCOM
3 1 (0.43%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.43%) Opsview
Vendors
1 120 (51.06%) Oracle
2 33 (14.04%) Microsoft
3 17 (7.23%) AccuRev
4 15 (6.38%) VMware
4 15 (6.38%) Sun
4 15 (6.38%) IBM
5 13 (5.53%) Citrix
6 12 (5.11%) FatWire
7 8 (3.40%) HP
7 8 (3.40%) Adobe
8 7 (2.98%) 3PAR
9 6 (2.55%) Cisco
10 5 (2.13%) Cognos
10 5 (2.13%) Business Objects
10 5 (2.13%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.13%) Brocade
11 4 (1.70%) NetApp
12 3 (1.28%) BMC
12 3 (1.28%) Twitter
13 2 (0.85%) Actuate
Essex
Kent and Essex Police
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Kent & Essex Police
Rate: £34,444 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 11 days ago
Basildon
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Colchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £420 - £460 per day
Posted: 25 days ago