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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 14 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 47 124 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 11.55% 21.87% 24.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.72% 53.22% 54.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 74 91
Median daily rate £338 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £493 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 4
Median hourly rate £34.25 £34.25 £33.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £25.50 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £43.65 £35.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +34.61%
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
153 233 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.59% 41.09% 44.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 127 170
Median daily rate £350 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 9
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £26.15 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 3 December 2016.

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 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -2 14 £255 +6.25% 2
Brentwood -2 2 £280 -6.66% 1
Chelmsford -2 2 £475 +35.71% 4
Harlow - 2 - -
Southend-on-Sea +5 1 £325 -
Witham - 1 £325 - 1
Billericay - 1 - -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 54 (47.37%) Oracle
2 34 (29.82%) CRM
3 32 (28.07%) Windows
4 31 (27.19%) Analytics
5 29 (25.44%) Mainframe
6 27 (23.68%) SQL Server
7 26 (22.81%) Microsoft
7 26 (22.81%) Hadoop
8 25 (21.93%) Data Analytics
8 25 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (21.05%) Business Analysis
10 23 (20.18%) DB2
10 23 (20.18%) Unix
10 23 (20.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (19.30%) Java
12 20 (17.54%) Finance
12 20 (17.54%) Project Management
12 20 (17.54%) Data Analysis
13 19 (16.67%) Customer Analytics
14 18 (15.79%) Degree
15 17 (14.91%) Windows Vista
15 17 (14.91%) Campaign Management
16 16 (14.04%) Use Case
17 15 (13.16%) XML
17 15 (13.16%) MS Excel
18 14 (12.28%) JSON
18 14 (12.28%) Change Control
19 13 (11.40%) Big Data
19 13 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
19 13 (11.40%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 4 (3.51%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.63%) IIS
3 2 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.88%) Apache
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.02%) MS Office
2 8 (7.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (9.65%) Adobe Campaign
1 11 (9.65%) Unica
2 3 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (2.63%) Summit
3 2 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.88%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.88%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.88%) Line 500
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.88%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.88%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.51%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.75%) Office 365
3 2 (1.75%) Yammer
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.14%) WebEx
2 5 (4.39%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.75%) DHCP
3 2 (1.75%) DNS
3 2 (1.75%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.75%) Firewall
3 2 (1.75%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.75%) Internet
3 2 (1.75%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.75%) NAS
3 2 (1.75%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.75%) VoIP
4 1 (0.88%) FTP
4 1 (0.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 26 (22.81%) Hadoop
3 23 (20.18%) DB2
4 13 (11.40%) Big Data
4 13 (11.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (7.89%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (5.26%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (3.51%) SQLite
9 3 (2.63%) DataStage
9 3 (2.63%) QlikView
9 3 (2.63%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.75%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (1.75%) MySQL
10 2 (1.75%) Power BI
10 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.39%) JIRA
2 4 (3.51%) PVCS
3 3 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.75%) Android Studio
4 2 (1.75%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.88%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (17.54%) Finance
2 10 (8.77%) Automotive
3 7 (6.14%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.26%) Retail
5 4 (3.51%) Advertising
5 4 (3.51%) Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Local Government
6 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (29.82%) Analyst
2 30 (26.32%) Developer
3 19 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 11 (9.65%) Project Manager
4 11 (9.65%) SQL Developer
5 10 (8.77%) Consultant
5 10 (8.77%) DBA
6 8 (7.02%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (6.14%) Oracle DBA
7 7 (6.14%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (5.26%) CRM Consultant
8 6 (5.26%) CRM Developer
8 6 (5.26%) CRM Technical Consultant
8 6 (5.26%) Data Consultant
8 6 (5.26%) IT Manager
8 6 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (5.26%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) Insight Consultant
9 5 (4.39%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.16%) XML
2 14 (12.28%) JSON
3 13 (11.40%) .NET
3 13 (11.40%) CSS
3 13 (11.40%) HTML
4 3 (2.63%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.63%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.63%) MDX
4 3 (2.63%) RESTful
4 3 (2.63%) Web Services
5 2 (1.75%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.75%) COM
5 2 (1.75%) Entity Framework
5 2 (1.75%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (1.75%) WPF
6 1 (0.88%) Java EE
6 1 (0.88%) jQuery
6 1 (0.88%) Middleware
6 1 (0.88%) Qt
6 1 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 29 (25.44%) Mainframe
2 13 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (10.53%) Mathematics
4 8 (7.02%) Management Information System
5 7 (6.14%) Clustering
6 6 (5.26%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.63%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.63%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.63%) Statistics
8 2 (1.75%) Life Science
8 2 (1.75%) NHS
8 2 (1.75%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.88%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.88%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.88%) Replication
9 1 (0.88%) VAX
9 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (28.07%) Windows
2 23 (20.18%) Unix
3 17 (14.91%) Windows Vista
4 9 (7.89%) Linux
5 5 (4.39%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.75%) Android
7 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.75%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.88%) CentOS
8 1 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.82%) CRM
2 31 (27.19%) Analytics
3 25 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (21.93%) Data Analytics
4 24 (21.05%) Business Analysis
5 23 (20.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (17.54%) Data Analysis
6 20 (17.54%) Project Management
7 19 (16.67%) Customer Analytics
8 17 (14.91%) Campaign Management
9 16 (14.04%) Use Case
10 14 (12.28%) Change Control
11 11 (9.65%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (9.65%) SDLC
12 10 (8.77%) B2C
13 9 (7.89%) Web Development
14 8 (7.02%) Migration
15 7 (6.14%) Performance Tuning
15 7 (6.14%) Time Management
15 7 (6.14%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.30%) Java
2 13 (11.40%) JavaScript
2 13 (11.40%) Shell Script
3 11 (9.65%) PHP
4 10 (8.77%) PL/SQL
5 9 (7.89%) C++
6 8 (7.02%) COBOL
7 6 (5.26%) C#
8 4 (3.51%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.63%) C
9 3 (2.63%) VBA
10 2 (1.75%) Perl
10 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.75%) Python
11 1 (0.88%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.88%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (15.79%) Degree
2 4 (3.51%) Sun Certification
3 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.75%) MCSA
4 2 (1.75%) MOS
5 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.02%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.75%) Terminal Server
2 2 (1.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (5.26%) Data Guard
1 6 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 54 (47.37%) Oracle
2 26 (22.81%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.65%) Adobe
4 7 (6.14%) SAP
5 6 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.51%) Sun
7 3 (2.63%) Citrix
8 2 (1.75%) EMC
8 2 (1.75%) Infor
8 2 (1.75%) VMware
9 1 (0.88%) CODA
9 1 (0.88%) Cognos
9 1 (0.88%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.88%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.88%) Mapbox
9 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.88%) Sage
9 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.88%) Teradata
9 1 (0.88%) Thunderhead