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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 112 171 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 21.88% 23.01% 13.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.85% 61.29% 41.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 79 23
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£390 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £290 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 20
Average hourly rate £40.60 £39.25 £30.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.43% +28.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.65 £30.15 £27.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £37.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +16.36%
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
208 279 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 40.63% 37.55% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 137 68
Average daily rate £370 £356 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.85% +31.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 31
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £30.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +21.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.79 £27.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -1 21 £301 -24.82% 2
Basildon -6 16 £338 -3.57% 1
Southend-on-Sea +1 8 £425 -5.55% 1
Chelmsford +1 8 £475 +50.79% 5
Colchester +5 3 £406 +8.33% 1
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 75 (40.32%) XML
2 66 (35.48%) Java
3 64 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (33.87%) HTML
5 62 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 57 (30.65%) JavaScript
7 51 (27.42%) Windows
8 47 (25.27%) Web Services
8 47 (25.27%) J2EE
9 45 (24.19%) UNIX
9 45 (24.19%) Linux
10 44 (23.66%) CSS
11 39 (20.97%) Microsoft
12 38 (20.43%) Oracle
13 36 (19.35%) Relational Database
14 34 (18.28%) TDD
15 33 (17.74%) Finance
15 33 (17.74%) C#
15 33 (17.74%) HTML5
16 32 (17.20%) .NET
16 32 (17.20%) SOAP
17 30 (16.13%) Solaris
18 28 (15.05%) Ajax
19 27 (14.52%) PL/SQL
20 26 (13.98%) Content Management
20 26 (13.98%) TopLink
21 24 (12.90%) MVC
22 23 (12.37%) OO
22 23 (12.37%) IBM
22 23 (12.37%) Web Development

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (11.83%) WebSphere
2 13 (6.99%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.91%) JBoss
4 9 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.84%) Oracle Workflow
4 9 (4.84%) MS Exchange
5 8 (4.30%) WebLogic
5 8 (4.30%) CMS
5 8 (4.30%) Lync
5 8 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (3.76%) IIS
7 4 (2.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.61%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.54%) LiveCycle
10 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.54%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 15 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.91%) MS Office
3 3 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) MS Project
4 1 (0.54%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.84%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (2.69%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (1.08%) Agresso
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.08%) Office 365
2 1 (0.54%) IaaS
2 1 (0.54%) SaaS
2 1 (0.54%) PaaS
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.38%) SAN
2 7 (3.76%) LDAP
3 6 (3.23%) NetScaler
4 5 (2.69%) DNS
4 5 (2.69%) DHCP
5 4 (2.15%) HTTP
5 4 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.15%) Network Security
6 2 (1.08%) Internet
6 2 (1.08%) Firewall
7 1 (0.54%) Intranet
7 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.54%) SNMP
7 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 36 (19.35%) Relational Database
3 16 (8.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (7.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (5.91%) DB2
7 10 (5.38%) MySQL
8 8 (4.30%) MariaDB
9 7 (3.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 7 (3.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (2.69%) MS Access
12 4 (2.15%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (2.15%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (10.75%) Ant
2 19 (10.22%) Eclipse
3 15 (8.06%) SoapUI
4 9 (4.84%) CA Gen
5 8 (4.30%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 6 (3.23%) AccuRev
7 5 (2.69%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.15%) LoadRunner
8 4 (2.15%) PowerBuilder
8 4 (2.15%) JUnit
8 4 (2.15%) Git (software)
8 4 (2.15%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.61%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.61%) Selenium
9 3 (1.61%) NUnit
9 3 (1.61%) Maven
10 2 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.54%) Subversion
11 1 (0.54%) TestDirector
General
1 33 (17.74%) Finance
2 18 (9.68%) Marketing
3 11 (5.91%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.84%) Legal
5 6 (3.23%) Automotive
6 3 (1.61%) Advertising
6 3 (1.61%) Local Government
7 2 (1.08%) Banking
7 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.54%) Front Office
8 1 (0.54%) Back Office
8 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 106 (56.99%) Developer
2 47 (25.27%) Java Developer
3 30 (16.13%) Analyst
4 19 (10.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 16 (8.60%) Senior Developer
6 15 (8.06%) DBA
7 13 (6.99%) .NET Developer
8 12 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
8 12 (6.45%) Consultant
9 11 (5.91%) Administrator
10 9 (4.84%) Oracle Consultant
11 8 (4.30%) C# Developer
12 7 (3.76%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (3.76%) Business Analyst
12 7 (3.76%) J2EE Developer
13 6 (3.23%) Team Leader
13 6 (3.23%) SQL DBA
13 6 (3.23%) AWS Developer
14 5 (2.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 5 (2.69%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (40.32%) XML
2 63 (33.87%) HTML
3 47 (25.27%) Web Services
3 47 (25.27%) J2EE
4 44 (23.66%) CSS
5 33 (17.74%) HTML5
6 32 (17.20%) .NET
6 32 (17.20%) SOAP
7 28 (15.05%) Ajax
8 26 (13.98%) TopLink
9 22 (11.83%) XHTML
10 17 (9.14%) ASP.NET
10 17 (9.14%) JAX-WS
10 17 (9.14%) JAX-RS
11 16 (8.60%) JAXB
11 16 (8.60%) Hibernate
12 15 (8.06%) JSP
12 15 (8.06%) REST
13 11 (5.91%) Spring MVC
13 11 (5.91%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.38%) Mainframe
2 9 (4.84%) Clustering
3 8 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.76%) NHS
5 6 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.69%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.69%) AS400
7 4 (2.15%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.15%) LIMS
7 4 (2.15%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.61%) iSeries
8 3 (1.61%) Web 2.0
9 2 (1.08%) Replication
9 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.54%) User Experience
10 1 (0.54%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 51 (27.42%) Windows
2 45 (24.19%) UNIX
2 45 (24.19%) Linux
3 30 (16.13%) Solaris
4 10 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.23%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.15%) VMS
7 4 (2.15%) CentOS
8 3 (1.61%) AIX
9 2 (1.08%) HPUX
9 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.54%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (18.28%) TDD
3 26 (13.98%) Content Management
4 24 (12.90%) MVC
5 23 (12.37%) OO
5 23 (12.37%) Web Development
6 21 (11.29%) User Stories
7 20 (10.75%) Use Case
8 19 (10.22%) Scrum
9 18 (9.68%) Validation
10 17 (9.14%) Digital Marketing
11 14 (7.53%) RUP
11 14 (7.53%) B2C
12 11 (5.91%) Migration
12 11 (5.91%) Workflow
12 11 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (4.84%) SOA
14 8 (4.30%) Analytics
15 7 (3.76%) Data Modelling
16 6 (3.23%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 66 (35.48%) Java
2 57 (30.65%) JavaScript
3 33 (17.74%) C#
4 27 (14.52%) PL/SQL
5 14 (7.53%) T-SQL
6 11 (5.91%) COBOL
6 11 (5.91%) JCL
7 9 (4.84%) SELCOPY
7 9 (4.84%) VBA
7 9 (4.84%) Assembly Language
7 9 (4.84%) REXX
8 4 (2.15%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.61%) C++
10 2 (1.08%) VB
10 2 (1.08%) VB6
10 2 (1.08%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.54%) X++
11 1 (0.54%) XPath
11 1 (0.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (4.30%) Sun Certification
2 3 (1.61%) Degree
2 3 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (1.61%) ISEB
3 2 (1.08%) MCP
3 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.54%) MCSE
4 1 (0.54%) MCSD
4 1 (0.54%) PMP
4 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.54%) OCP
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 14 (7.53%) XenApp
1 14 (7.53%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.76%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.61%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.54%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.61%) Tivoli
1 3 (1.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.54%) SCOM
3 1 (0.54%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 39 (20.97%) Microsoft
2 38 (20.43%) Oracle
3 23 (12.37%) IBM
4 19 (10.22%) Citrix
5 16 (8.60%) VMware
6 15 (8.06%) HP
7 12 (6.45%) 3PAR
8 9 (4.84%) FatWire
8 9 (4.84%) Sun
9 5 (2.69%) Brocade
9 5 (2.69%) NetApp
9 5 (2.69%) Adobe
10 4 (2.15%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.15%) BMC
11 2 (1.08%) Cisco
11 2 (1.08%) Business Objects
11 2 (1.08%) SAP
11 2 (1.08%) Cognos
11 2 (1.08%) Twitter
12 1 (0.54%) Nintex
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