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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 72 157 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.94% 27.45% 20.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.00% 69.78% 60.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 87 29
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£338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £196 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 11
Average hourly rate £39.50 £31.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.39% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £28.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.57 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.81%
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
150 225 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 35.29% 39.34% 33.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 117 54
Average daily rate £375 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 34 13
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 £28.70 £25.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Brentwood 0 18 £265 -37.64% 5
Basildon 0 10 £293 -16.42% 2
Chelmsford -6 5 £425 +44.06% 3
Colchester -7 2 - - 2
Hockley - - - -
Leigh-on-Sea - - - - 1
Purfleet - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - - 3
Witham - - - -
Billericay - - - - 1
Braintree - - - -
Canvey Island - - - -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 113 (50.22%) Java
2 108 (48.00%) HTML
3 105 (46.67%) Oracle
4 91 (40.44%) UNIX
5 88 (39.11%) XML
6 84 (37.33%) JavaScript
7 80 (35.56%) CSS
7 80 (35.56%) Linux
8 73 (32.44%) SQL Server
9 70 (31.11%) PL/SQL
10 67 (29.78%) Web Development
10 67 (29.78%) Relational Database
11 65 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
12 60 (26.67%) MVC
13 55 (24.44%) MySQL
14 53 (23.56%) Spring
15 51 (22.67%) JBoss
16 48 (21.33%) Web Services
17 44 (19.56%) LDAP
17 44 (19.56%) JAAS
18 43 (19.11%) Hibernate
19 42 (18.67%) Spring MVC
20 41 (18.22%) TDD
20 41 (18.22%) J2EE
21 40 (17.78%) Enterprise Software
22 38 (16.89%) Mac OS X
23 37 (16.44%) MariaDB
24 36 (16.00%) Windows
25 34 (15.11%) JPA
26 32 (14.22%) C#

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 51 (22.67%) JBoss
2 19 (8.44%) WebLogic
3 15 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 11 (4.89%) SharePoint
5 9 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (4.00%) CMS
5 9 (4.00%) MS Exchange
6 8 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (3.11%) Lync
8 5 (2.22%) Adobe CQ
8 5 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.78%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.33%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.89%) Apache
11 2 (0.89%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.89%) LiveCycle
11 2 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.33%) MS Office
3 5 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.89%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (3.56%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.44%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.44%) Summit
4 1 (0.44%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) IaaS
1 1 (0.44%) Office 365
1 1 (0.44%) SaaS
1 1 (0.44%) PaaS
1 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (19.56%) LDAP
2 20 (8.89%) HTTP
3 11 (4.89%) SAN
4 6 (2.67%) Internet
5 2 (0.89%) Network Security
5 2 (0.89%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.89%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.44%) NAS
6 1 (0.44%) Wireless
6 1 (0.44%) MPLS
6 1 (0.44%) Intranet
6 1 (0.44%) DHCP
6 1 (0.44%) LAN
6 1 (0.44%) WAN
6 1 (0.44%) SNMP
6 1 (0.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (32.44%) SQL Server
2 67 (29.78%) Relational Database
3 55 (24.44%) MySQL
4 37 (16.44%) MariaDB
5 23 (10.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (9.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (9.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (6.67%) MongoDB
9 15 (6.67%) Neo4j
9 15 (6.67%) DB2
10 13 (5.78%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (4.44%) Oracle Database
12 7 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (3.11%) DataStage
13 6 (2.67%) MS Access
13 6 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (2.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 5 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (1.33%) DTS
Development Applications
1 18 (8.00%) Eclipse
2 11 (4.89%) Ant
3 10 (4.44%) Selenium
4 9 (4.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 8 (3.56%) NUnit
5 8 (3.56%) SpecFlow
6 6 (2.67%) SoapUI
7 5 (2.22%) Git (software)
7 5 (2.22%) Subversion
8 4 (1.78%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.78%) Maven
8 4 (1.78%) CA Gen
9 2 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.89%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.89%) MSTest
9 2 (0.89%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (0.89%) Mockito
9 2 (0.89%) Hamcrest
9 2 (0.89%) JIRA
9 2 (0.89%) QUnit
General
1 27 (12.00%) Finance
2 9 (4.00%) Marketing
2 9 (4.00%) Legal
3 6 (2.67%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.67%) Automotive
4 5 (2.22%) Banking
5 4 (1.78%) Publishing
6 3 (1.33%) Retail
7 2 (0.89%) Advertising
7 2 (0.89%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.89%) Local Government
8 1 (0.44%) Billing
8 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.44%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 147 (65.33%) Developer
2 73 (32.44%) Java Developer
3 23 (10.22%) Analyst
4 20 (8.89%) Senior Developer
5 13 (5.78%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (5.33%) ETL Developer
6 12 (5.33%) .NET Developer
6 12 (5.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 11 (4.89%) DBA
8 10 (4.44%) Administrator
8 10 (4.44%) SQL Developer
9 7 (3.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (3.11%) J2EE Developer
9 7 (3.11%) Consultant
10 6 (2.67%) Project Leader
10 6 (2.67%) Programmer
10 6 (2.67%) SQL DBA
10 6 (2.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 6 (2.67%) Team Leader
10 6 (2.67%) Software Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (48.00%) HTML
2 88 (39.11%) XML
3 80 (35.56%) CSS
4 53 (23.56%) Spring
5 48 (21.33%) Web Services
6 44 (19.56%) JAAS
7 43 (19.11%) Hibernate
8 42 (18.67%) Spring MVC
9 41 (18.22%) J2EE
10 34 (15.11%) JPA
11 31 (13.78%) .NET
12 25 (11.11%) REST
13 22 (9.78%) JAX-RS
13 22 (9.78%) Ajax
14 19 (8.44%) Struts
14 19 (8.44%) HTML5
15 18 (8.00%) Struts2
15 18 (8.00%) .NET Framework
15 18 (8.00%) XSLT
16 17 (7.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (17.78%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (6.22%) Visualisation
3 11 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.44%) Clustering
4 10 (4.44%) Biology
5 9 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.56%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.56%) Mathematics
7 7 (3.11%) Data Integration
8 6 (2.67%) Life Science
9 5 (2.22%) AS400
9 5 (2.22%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.33%) iSeries
10 3 (1.33%) NHS
11 2 (0.89%) LIMS
11 2 (0.89%) Replication
11 2 (0.89%) Open Source
11 2 (0.89%) Web 2.0
11 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.89%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 91 (40.44%) UNIX
2 80 (35.56%) Linux
3 38 (16.89%) Mac OS X
4 36 (16.00%) Windows
5 16 (7.11%) Solaris
6 10 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.78%) VMS
8 4 (1.78%) CentOS
9 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.33%) AIX
10 2 (0.89%) HPUX
10 2 (0.89%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (29.78%) Web Development
2 65 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (26.67%) MVC
4 41 (18.22%) TDD
5 23 (10.22%) Mentoring
6 21 (9.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 21 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (9.33%) Configuration Management
7 20 (8.89%) Web Design
8 19 (8.44%) Data Modelling
9 18 (8.00%) Content Management
10 16 (7.11%) Validation
11 15 (6.67%) ETL
12 14 (6.22%) UML
12 14 (6.22%) Scrum
12 14 (6.22%) Microservices
13 13 (5.78%) Unit Testing
13 13 (5.78%) OO
13 13 (5.78%) OOD
14 12 (5.33%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (50.22%) Java
2 84 (37.33%) JavaScript
3 70 (31.11%) PL/SQL
4 32 (14.22%) C#
5 23 (10.22%) T-SQL
6 14 (6.22%) Shell Script
7 10 (4.44%) VBA
8 7 (3.11%) VB.NET
8 7 (3.11%) C++
9 6 (2.67%) Perl
10 4 (1.78%) REXX
10 4 (1.78%) Assembly Language
10 4 (1.78%) JCL
10 4 (1.78%) COBOL
10 4 (1.78%) VB
10 4 (1.78%) SELCOPY
11 3 (1.33%) Python
12 2 (0.89%) VB6
12 2 (0.89%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (6.67%) Sun Certification
2 9 (4.00%) Degree
3 7 (3.11%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.89%) ISEB
5 2 (0.89%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.44%) MCP
6 1 (0.44%) Postgraduate
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 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 12 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.89%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.56%) XenApp
4 7 (3.11%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (4.00%) Control-M
2 3 (1.33%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.89%) 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
1 105 (46.67%) Oracle
2 30 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 17 (7.56%) VMware
4 16 (7.11%) AccuRev
5 15 (6.67%) Sun
5 15 (6.67%) IBM
6 13 (5.78%) Citrix
7 11 (4.89%) HP
8 9 (4.00%) FatWire
9 8 (3.56%) 3PAR
10 7 (3.11%) Adobe
11 5 (2.22%) Brocade
11 5 (2.22%) Business Objects
11 5 (2.22%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.22%) NetApp
11 5 (2.22%) Cisco
12 4 (1.78%) BMC
13 3 (1.33%) Cognos
14 2 (0.89%) SAP
15 1 (0.44%) Nintex
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