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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 100 105 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 15.31% 19.96% 22.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.08% 58.66% 47.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 50 41
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£350 £375 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £453 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 21
Average hourly rate £40.60 £40.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% +46.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £31.18 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.90 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +9.09%
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
217 179 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 33.23% 34.03% 46.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 86 112
Average daily rate £375 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 30
Average hourly rate £42.00 £39.63 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.99% +44.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.45 £28.65 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +10 29 £363 -6.75% 1
Basildon -6 12 £400 -11.11% 2
Brentwood -5 4 £425 +86.81%
Colchester +3 3 £375 +3.44%
Harlow -6 1 - - 1
Southend-on-Sea -8 1 - -
Witham - 1 £325 - 3
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 71 (33.02%) SQL Server
2 69 (32.09%) XML
3 65 (30.23%) Java
4 60 (27.91%) HTML
4 60 (27.91%) Finance
5 56 (26.05%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (21.86%) JavaScript
7 46 (21.40%) J2EE
8 45 (20.93%) Web Services
8 45 (20.93%) Windows
9 44 (20.47%) UNIX
9 44 (20.47%) Microsoft
10 42 (19.53%) Linux
11 40 (18.60%) CSS
12 35 (16.28%) SOAP
13 34 (15.81%) TDD
14 33 (15.35%) Relational Database
15 29 (13.49%) EclipseLink
15 29 (13.49%) HTML5
16 28 (13.02%) TopLink
16 28 (13.02%) Oracle
17 27 (12.56%) PL/SQL
17 27 (12.56%) Solaris
18 26 (12.09%) Ajax
19 25 (11.63%) Eclipse
20 24 (11.16%) C#
20 24 (11.16%) .NET
21 23 (10.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 22 (10.23%) WebSphere
22 22 (10.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 22 (10.23%) WebSphere
2 12 (5.58%) JBoss
3 10 (4.65%) WebLogic
4 9 (4.19%) IIS
5 8 (3.72%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.86%) GlassFish
6 4 (1.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (1.86%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.40%) Lync
7 3 (1.40%) CMS
8 2 (0.93%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.47%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (5.12%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.72%) MS Office
3 3 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) MS Project
4 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (2.79%) SunGard AvantGard
2 5 (2.33%) CODA-Financials
3 4 (1.86%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.93%) Agresso
5 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.93%) Office 365
2 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.19%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.26%) DHCP
2 7 (3.26%) LDAP
2 7 (3.26%) DNS
2 7 (3.26%) Firewall
3 6 (2.79%) NetScaler
4 4 (1.86%) HTTP
4 4 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.40%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.40%) Intranet
5 3 (1.40%) Internet
5 3 (1.40%) Network Security
6 2 (0.93%) SAN
7 1 (0.47%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.47%) NAS
7 1 (0.47%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.47%) LAN
7 1 (0.47%) VoIP
7 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (33.02%) SQL Server
2 33 (15.35%) Relational Database
3 23 (10.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (10.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (8.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (5.12%) DB2
8 9 (4.19%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (4.19%) MySQL
8 9 (4.19%) MS Access
9 8 (3.72%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (3.72%) MariaDB
10 6 (2.79%) DTS
11 4 (1.86%) ProClarity
11 4 (1.86%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 25 (11.63%) Eclipse
2 22 (10.23%) Ant
3 17 (7.91%) SoapUI
4 9 (4.19%) CA Gen
5 8 (3.72%) AccuRev
6 6 (2.79%) JUnit
7 5 (2.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 4 (1.86%) Maven
8 4 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.86%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.86%) LoadRunner
8 4 (1.86%) PowerBuilder
8 4 (1.86%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.93%) Selenium
10 1 (0.47%) JIRA
10 1 (0.47%) Subversion
10 1 (0.47%) TestDirector
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 60 (27.91%) Finance
2 19 (8.84%) Marketing
3 9 (4.19%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.79%) Automotive
5 5 (2.33%) Legal
6 3 (1.40%) Advertising
7 2 (0.93%) Banking
7 2 (0.93%) Back Office
8 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.47%) Law
8 1 (0.47%) Retail
8 1 (0.47%) Local Government
8 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 101 (46.98%) Developer
2 54 (25.12%) Analyst
3 48 (22.33%) Java Developer
4 22 (10.23%) DBA
5 21 (9.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 16 (7.44%) Support Analyst
6 16 (7.44%) Systems Analyst
7 13 (6.05%) Senior Developer
7 13 (6.05%) SQL DBA
8 12 (5.58%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (4.65%) Business Analyst
9 10 (4.65%) .NET Developer
9 10 (4.65%) Financial Analyst
10 9 (4.19%) Administrator
10 9 (4.19%) Systems Support
10 9 (4.19%) Systems Support Analyst
11 8 (3.72%) Test Analyst
12 7 (3.26%) C# Developer
12 7 (3.26%) Data Analyst
12 7 (3.26%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (32.09%) XML
2 60 (27.91%) HTML
3 46 (21.40%) J2EE
4 45 (20.93%) Web Services
5 40 (18.60%) CSS
6 35 (16.28%) SOAP
7 29 (13.49%) HTML5
7 29 (13.49%) EclipseLink
8 28 (13.02%) TopLink
9 26 (12.09%) Ajax
10 24 (11.16%) .NET
11 19 (8.84%) XHTML
12 18 (8.37%) Hibernate
12 18 (8.37%) JAX-RS
12 18 (8.37%) JAX-WS
13 17 (7.91%) REST
14 16 (7.44%) Struts
15 13 (6.05%) JSP
15 13 (6.05%) JAXB
15 13 (6.05%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.65%) Mainframe
2 8 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.26%) NHS
4 6 (2.79%) Replication
4 6 (2.79%) HP Storage
5 5 (2.33%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.33%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.33%) Clustering
5 5 (2.33%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.86%) LIMS
6 4 (1.86%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.40%) AS400
8 2 (0.93%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.47%) Life Science
9 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.47%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 45 (20.93%) Windows
2 44 (20.47%) UNIX
3 42 (19.53%) Linux
4 27 (12.56%) Solaris
5 8 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.79%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.40%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.47%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.47%) AIX
9 1 (0.47%) HPUX
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%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (26.05%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (15.81%) TDD
3 22 (10.23%) OO
3 22 (10.23%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (10.23%) User Stories
4 21 (9.77%) Content Management
4 21 (9.77%) MVC
5 20 (9.30%) Use Case
6 18 (8.37%) Web Development
6 18 (8.37%) Scrum
7 17 (7.91%) Digital Marketing
8 14 (6.51%) Validation
8 14 (6.51%) RUP
8 14 (6.51%) Analytics
9 12 (5.58%) ETL
10 9 (4.19%) B2C
11 8 (3.72%) Migration
11 8 (3.72%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (3.26%) Workflow
12 7 (3.26%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 65 (30.23%) Java
2 47 (21.86%) JavaScript
3 27 (12.56%) PL/SQL
4 24 (11.16%) C#
5 19 (8.84%) T-SQL
5 19 (8.84%) VBA
6 11 (5.12%) JCL
6 11 (5.12%) COBOL
7 9 (4.19%) Assembly Language
7 9 (4.19%) REXX
7 9 (4.19%) SELCOPY
8 5 (2.33%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.40%) C++
10 2 (0.93%) C
10 2 (0.93%) XPath
10 2 (0.93%) Embedded C
10 2 (0.93%) Embedded C++
10 2 (0.93%) XQuery
10 2 (0.93%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.47%) X++
Qualifications
1 11 (5.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (4.65%) MCSE
3 5 (2.33%) CISSP
3 5 (2.33%) ISACA
4 4 (1.86%) Degree
5 3 (1.40%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.93%) ISEB
6 2 (0.93%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.47%) MOS
7 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.47%) MCSA
7 1 (0.47%) MCP
7 1 (0.47%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.40%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (5.12%) XenApp
2 9 (4.19%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.40%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.86%) SCCM
1 4 (1.86%) SCOM
2 2 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 44 (20.47%) Microsoft
2 28 (13.02%) Oracle
3 18 (8.37%) IBM
4 12 (5.58%) Citrix
5 11 (5.12%) Cognos
5 11 (5.12%) CODA
6 9 (4.19%) VMware
7 8 (3.72%) HP
8 6 (2.79%) SunGard
8 6 (2.79%) 3PAR
9 5 (2.33%) Adobe
10 4 (1.86%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (1.86%) FatWire
10 4 (1.86%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.40%) Twitter
11 3 (1.40%) Thunderhead
11 3 (1.40%) Sun
11 3 (1.40%) Cisco
12 2 (0.93%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.93%) SAP
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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Witham
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