The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Rank 10 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 54 114 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 13.78% 21.97% 18.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.84% 54.55% 50.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 86 37
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 8
Median hourly rate £34.25 £41.50 £37.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% +11.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £37.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £44.50 £39.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.09%

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
155 209 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 39.54% 40.27% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 144 94
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £525 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 14
Median hourly rate £36.00 £44.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £36.50 £31.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Essex region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon 0 18 £260 +8.33%
Southend-on-Sea +13 6 £475 -
Chelmsford -3 3 £475 +35.71% 4
Harlow - 2 - -
Brentwood -4 1 £260 -9.56% 3
Colchester - 1 £400 - 1
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for SQL.

1 63 (60.00%) Oracle
2 35 (33.33%) CRM
3 32 (30.48%) Windows
3 32 (30.48%) Java
3 32 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 29 (27.62%) Analytics
6 28 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 27 (25.71%) Unix
8 25 (23.81%) Hadoop
9 24 (22.86%) Data Analytics
9 24 (22.86%) DB2
10 23 (21.90%) Mainframe
10 23 (21.90%) Data Analysis
11 20 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (18.10%) Business Analysis
13 18 (17.14%) Customer Analytics
14 17 (16.19%) JavaScript
14 17 (16.19%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (15.24%) Finance
15 16 (15.24%) Windows Vista
15 16 (15.24%) Campaign Management
16 15 (14.29%) JSON
16 15 (14.29%) Degree
16 15 (14.29%) MS Excel
17 14 (13.33%) XML
17 14 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
18 13 (12.38%) Project Management
18 13 (12.38%) CSS
18 13 (12.38%) HTML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.57%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.81%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.86%) IIS
4 2 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.90%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 15 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.76%) MS Office
3 5 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (10.48%) Adobe Campaign
1 11 (10.48%) Unica
2 4 (3.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.86%) SAP BPC
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.90%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.95%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.95%) Cognos Planning
5 1 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.95%) Line 500
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.95%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.95%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.90%) Office 365
3 2 (1.90%) Yammer
4 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.90%) DHCP
2 2 (1.90%) DNS
2 2 (1.90%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.90%) Firewall
2 2 (1.90%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.90%) iSCSI
2 2 (1.90%) NAS
2 2 (1.90%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.90%) VoIP
2 2 (1.90%) WebEx
3 1 (0.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 25 (23.81%) Hadoop
3 24 (22.86%) DB2
4 14 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (12.38%) Big Data
6 10 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (5.71%) DataStage
8 6 (5.71%) Oracle Database
9 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (3.81%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (3.81%) Relational Database
10 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (3.81%) SQLite
11 3 (2.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (2.86%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (2.86%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Git (software)
1 6 (5.71%) Jenkins
1 6 (5.71%) Selenium
1 6 (5.71%) SoapUI
1 6 (5.71%) XDoclet
2 5 (4.76%) PVCS
3 3 (2.86%) AccuRev
3 3 (2.86%) CA Gen
3 3 (2.86%) JIRA
3 3 (2.86%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.90%) Android Studio
4 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.90%) NWDI
5 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (15.24%) Finance
2 8 (7.62%) Automotive
3 5 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.76%) Retail
4 4 (3.81%) Advertising
5 2 (1.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (36.19%) Developer
2 28 (26.67%) Analyst
3 15 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 15 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 10 (9.52%) Consultant
5 9 (8.57%) Project Manager
5 9 (8.57%) SQL Developer
6 8 (7.62%) CRM Developer
6 8 (7.62%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (5.71%) CRM Consultant
7 6 (5.71%) CRM Technical Consultant
7 6 (5.71%) Data Consultant
8 5 (4.76%) Analytics Consultant
8 5 (4.76%) Data Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) ETL Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Insight Consultant
8 5 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.29%) JSON
2 14 (13.33%) XML
3 13 (12.38%) CSS
3 13 (12.38%) HTML
4 12 (11.43%) .NET
5 8 (7.62%) Web Services
6 6 (5.71%) EJB
6 6 (5.71%) Java EE
7 4 (3.81%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.81%) J2EE
8 3 (2.86%) Entity Framework
8 3 (2.86%) MDX
8 3 (2.86%) RESTful
9 2 (1.90%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.90%) COM
9 2 (1.90%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (1.90%) SAP Basis
9 2 (1.90%) WPF
10 1 (0.95%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.90%) Mainframe
2 11 (10.48%) Mathematics
3 7 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.76%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.86%) Clustering
6 2 (1.90%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.90%) Life Science
6 2 (1.90%) Reinsurance
6 2 (1.90%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.95%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.95%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.95%) NHS
7 1 (0.95%) Replication
7 1 (0.95%) VAX
7 1 (0.95%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (30.48%) Windows
2 27 (25.71%) Unix
3 16 (15.24%) Windows Vista
4 8 (7.62%) Linux
5 5 (4.76%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.90%) Android
7 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.90%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.95%) Solaris
8 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.33%) CRM
2 32 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (27.62%) Analytics
4 24 (22.86%) Data Analytics
5 23 (21.90%) Data Analysis
6 20 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (18.10%) Business Analysis
8 18 (17.14%) Customer Analytics
9 17 (16.19%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (15.24%) Campaign Management
11 13 (12.38%) Project Management
12 10 (9.52%) B2C
12 10 (9.52%) Use Case
12 10 (9.52%) Web Development
13 9 (8.57%) ETL
14 7 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (5.71%) Automated Testing
15 6 (5.71%) DevOps
15 6 (5.71%) Open Source
16 5 (4.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (30.48%) Java
2 17 (16.19%) JavaScript
3 12 (11.43%) Shell Script
4 11 (10.48%) PHP
4 11 (10.48%) PL/SQL
5 9 (8.57%) C#
5 9 (8.57%) C++
6 6 (5.71%) Groovy
7 4 (3.81%) Perl
7 4 (3.81%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.86%) VBA
9 2 (1.90%) C
9 2 (1.90%) COBOL
9 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.95%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.95%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.95%) Python
10 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (14.29%) Degree
2 7 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.76%) Sun Certification
4 3 (2.86%) BC Cleared
4 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.90%) MCSA
5 2 (1.90%) MOS
5 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.90%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.90%) Terminal Server
2 2 (1.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.95%) SCCM
Vendors
1 63 (60.00%) Oracle
2 28 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.48%) Adobe
4 9 (8.57%) SAP
5 6 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (4.76%) Sun
7 4 (3.81%) Teradata
8 3 (2.86%) BEA
8 3 (2.86%) Citrix
8 3 (2.86%) Informatica
8 3 (2.86%) Pega
8 3 (2.86%) webMethods
9 2 (1.90%) EMC
9 2 (1.90%) Infor
9 2 (1.90%) Mapbox
9 2 (1.90%) Sybase
9 2 (1.90%) VMware
10 1 (0.95%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.95%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.95%) Thunderhead