The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Essex region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 93 95 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.86% 20.56% 19.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 55.69% 49.74% 56.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 39 44
Average daily rate
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£420 £275 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.72% -0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £196 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 14
Average hourly rate £40.50 £27.41 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.75% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £9.23 £27.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.90 £37.00 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.41 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.79% +9.64%
Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
167 191 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 33.87% 41.34% 34.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 102 81
Average daily rate £350 £295 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 33
Average hourly rate £31.00 £27.41 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -14.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £9.23 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.20 £38.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SQL
East of England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Colchester -2 9 £375 - 1
Basildon 0 8 £450 +80.00% 3
Brentwood -4 6 £225 -16.66% 1
Harlow +2 3 £500 -
Southend-on-Sea -4 2 £460 +22.66% 3
Chelmsford -5 2 £389 +80.81% 3
Saffron Walden - 1 - - 1
Hockley - - - - 1
Chigwell - - - -
Billericay - - - -
Stanford-le-Hope - - - -
Waltham Abbey - - - -
Witham - - - - 1
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 115 (44.57%) Oracle
2 74 (28.68%) SQL Server
3 64 (24.81%) Java
4 61 (23.64%) Finance
5 58 (22.48%) XML
6 55 (21.32%) UNIX
7 51 (19.77%) HTML
8 49 (18.99%) Linux
9 45 (17.44%) .NET
9 45 (17.44%) PL/SQL
10 44 (17.05%) JavaScript
11 43 (16.67%) Windows
12 40 (15.50%) Data Warehouse
12 40 (15.50%) Relational Database
13 38 (14.73%) C#
13 38 (14.73%) CSS
13 38 (14.73%) ETL
13 38 (14.73%) Microsoft
13 38 (14.73%) TDD
14 36 (13.95%) Oracle Database
15 30 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 29 (11.24%) T-SQL
17 27 (10.47%) Data Modelling
17 27 (10.47%) Web Development
18 26 (10.08%) Web Services
18 26 (10.08%) JBoss
19 25 (9.69%) MS Excel
19 25 (9.69%) SQL Server 2008
20 24 (9.30%) QA
20 24 (9.30%) Agile Software Development

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 23 (8.91%) WebLogic
2 16 (6.20%) IIS
3 13 (5.04%) WebSphere
4 10 (3.88%) Apache
5 8 (3.10%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.71%) Umbraco
6 7 (2.71%) CMS
7 5 (1.94%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (1.94%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.94%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.55%) GlassFish
8 4 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.78%) LiveCycle
9 2 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.78%) Documentum
10 1 (0.39%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.39%) CICS
Applications
1 25 (9.69%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.49%) MS Office
3 5 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.55%) PowerPivot
5 3 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.78%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.39%) MS Project
7 1 (0.39%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.55%) Oracle CRM
1 4 (1.55%) Magento
2 3 (1.16%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.78%) assyst
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.39%) BASE24
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.16%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (0.78%) Office 365
3 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.43%) LDAP
2 8 (3.10%) Internet
3 6 (2.33%) Firewall
3 6 (2.33%) HTTP
4 2 (0.78%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.39%) NAS
5 1 (0.39%) SAN
5 1 (0.39%) Intranet
5 1 (0.39%) LAN
5 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (28.68%) SQL Server
2 40 (15.50%) Data Warehouse
2 40 (15.50%) Relational Database
3 36 (13.95%) Oracle Database
4 30 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (9.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (9.30%) MySQL
7 22 (8.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (3.88%) MariaDB
11 9 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (2.71%) Data Mart
12 7 (2.71%) DB2
12 7 (2.71%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (2.33%) Oracle9i Database
13 6 (2.33%) MS Access
14 5 (1.94%) DTS
14 5 (1.94%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (3.49%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (2.33%) Ant
3 5 (1.94%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (1.94%) RequisitePro
3 5 (1.94%) PowerDesigner
3 5 (1.94%) MSTest
3 5 (1.94%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (1.55%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.55%) Subversion
4 4 (1.55%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.55%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.55%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.55%) VisualVM
4 4 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.16%) XDoclet
5 3 (1.16%) QUnit
5 3 (1.16%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 2 (0.78%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.78%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
General
1 61 (23.64%) Finance
2 13 (5.04%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.10%) Automotive
3 8 (3.10%) Marketing
4 7 (2.71%) Legal
5 4 (1.55%) Banking
6 3 (1.16%) Publishing
7 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.78%) Local Government
8 1 (0.39%) German Language
8 1 (0.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 98 (37.98%) Developer
2 65 (25.19%) Analyst
3 29 (11.24%) Java Developer
4 24 (9.30%) DBA
5 21 (8.14%) Data Analyst
6 18 (6.98%) SQL DBA
7 13 (5.04%) Systems Analyst
8 11 (4.26%) SQL Server DBA
8 11 (4.26%) SQL Developer
9 10 (3.88%) Software Engineer
9 10 (3.88%) Applications Support
9 10 (3.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 9 (3.49%) Architect
10 9 (3.49%) Business Analyst
11 7 (2.71%) Web Developer
11 7 (2.71%) Senior Developer
11 7 (2.71%) .NET Developer
11 7 (2.71%) ETL Developer
11 7 (2.71%) Capacity Analyst
11 7 (2.71%) Capacity Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (22.48%) XML
2 51 (19.77%) HTML
3 45 (17.44%) .NET
4 38 (14.73%) CSS
5 26 (10.08%) Web Services
6 18 (6.98%) Hibernate
7 17 (6.59%) JPA
8 16 (6.20%) jQuery
8 16 (6.20%) Spring
9 15 (5.81%) XSD
10 14 (5.43%) J2EE
10 14 (5.43%) .NET Framework
11 13 (5.04%) ASP.NET
12 12 (4.65%) JAAS
12 12 (4.65%) JAX-RPC
12 12 (4.65%) HTML5
13 10 (3.88%) Middleware
13 10 (3.88%) Spring MVC
13 10 (3.88%) WCF
13 10 (3.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.53%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (3.49%) Replication
3 8 (3.10%) Clustering
3 8 (3.10%) NHS
4 5 (1.94%) Web 2.0
4 5 (1.94%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.55%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (1.55%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.55%) AS400
6 2 (0.78%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.78%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.78%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.78%) iPhone
6 2 (0.78%) Social Media
6 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.39%) iPad
7 1 (0.39%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.39%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.39%) DataPower
7 1 (0.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 55 (21.32%) UNIX
2 49 (18.99%) Linux
3 43 (16.67%) Windows
4 21 (8.14%) Solaris
5 19 (7.36%) Mac OS X
6 14 (5.43%) AIX
7 6 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.94%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.55%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.16%) Android
11 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.39%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (14.73%) ETL
1 38 (14.73%) TDD
2 27 (10.47%) Web Development
2 27 (10.47%) Data Modelling
3 24 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (8.91%) MVC
4 23 (8.91%) Migration
5 21 (8.14%) EAI
6 18 (6.98%) UML
6 18 (6.98%) Configuration Management
7 17 (6.59%) Data Migration
8 16 (6.20%) Data Analysis
9 15 (5.81%) Unit Testing
10 14 (5.43%) OO
10 14 (5.43%) Test Automation
11 13 (5.04%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (5.04%) Scrum
12 12 (4.65%) Dimensional Modelling
13 11 (4.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (24.81%) Java
2 45 (17.44%) PL/SQL
3 44 (17.05%) JavaScript
4 38 (14.73%) C#
5 29 (11.24%) T-SQL
6 15 (5.81%) C++
7 10 (3.88%) PHP
7 10 (3.88%) Shell Script
8 9 (3.49%) VBA
8 9 (3.49%) VBScript
9 8 (3.10%) VB
10 6 (2.33%) ABAP
11 5 (1.94%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.94%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.78%) XAML
12 2 (0.78%) VB6
12 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.39%) FQL
13 1 (0.39%) Python
13 1 (0.39%) JCL
Qualifications
1 13 (5.04%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.49%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.71%) Sun Certification
4 6 (2.33%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.16%) Degree
6 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.39%) MCSE
6 1 (0.39%) MCSA
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.30%) QA
2 6 (2.33%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.49%) VMware ESX
2 6 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.94%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (1.55%) XenApp
5 2 (0.78%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.78%) vSphere
5 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (4.26%) Tivoli
1 11 (4.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (2.33%) Control-M
3 5 (1.94%) Data Guard
3 5 (1.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.55%) Opsview
5 1 (0.39%) Foglight
5 1 (0.39%) SCCM
5 1 (0.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 115 (44.57%) Oracle
2 38 (14.73%) Microsoft
3 26 (10.08%) JBoss
4 21 (8.14%) IBM
5 13 (5.04%) SAP
5 13 (5.04%) NetApp
6 12 (4.65%) VMware
7 10 (3.88%) HP
8 8 (3.10%) Sun
9 7 (2.71%) Citrix
9 7 (2.71%) FatWire
10 6 (2.33%) Business Objects
11 5 (1.94%) AccuRev
12 4 (1.55%) Splunk
12 4 (1.55%) Twitter
12 4 (1.55%) JD Edwards
12 4 (1.55%) webMethods
12 4 (1.55%) Adobe
13 3 (1.16%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.16%) Cadence
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