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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 113 89 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 22.16% 20.32% 26.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 60.11% 52.35% 69.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 38 83
Average daily rate £350 £319 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.65% -14.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £212 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £408 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 9
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.31% +25.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £22.10 £27.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.50 £35.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.69 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +2.46%
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
188 170 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 36.86% 38.81% 38.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 87 116
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 31
Average hourly rate £44.00 £39.50 £33.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.39% +16.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £32.00 £25.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 14 February 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
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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 25 £288 +4.54% 3
Chelmsford +7 9 £363 - 4
Basildon -5 4 - - 2
Southend-on-Sea -4 3 - - 1
Chigwell - 3 £350 -
Thurrock 0 2 £250 -28.57%
Colchester 0 1 £280 - 2
Harlow - 1 £300 -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 80 (35.24%) Finance
2 73 (32.16%) SQL Server
3 55 (24.23%) Windows
4 53 (23.35%) Oracle
5 45 (19.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 42 (18.50%) .NET
6 42 (18.50%) XML
7 40 (17.62%) PL/SQL
8 39 (17.18%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (16.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 37 (16.30%) Unix
9 37 (16.30%) Business Intelligence
10 36 (15.86%) HTML
10 36 (15.86%) Java
11 34 (14.98%) Data Warehouse
12 33 (14.54%) C#
13 31 (13.66%) Microsoft
14 29 (12.78%) ASP.NET
15 27 (11.89%) Web Services
15 27 (11.89%) JavaScript
15 27 (11.89%) ETL
16 26 (11.45%) T-SQL
17 24 (10.57%) HP
17 24 (10.57%) Clustering
18 23 (10.13%) SQL Server 2008
19 21 (9.25%) Automotive
20 20 (8.81%) Migration
20 20 (8.81%) MVC
20 20 (8.81%) Banking
20 20 (8.81%) Shell Script

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 14 (6.17%) WebSphere
2 10 (4.41%) IIS
3 7 (3.08%) CMS
3 7 (3.08%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.64%) JBoss
4 6 (2.64%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.76%) GlassFish
5 4 (1.76%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.76%) WebLogic Portal
5 4 (1.76%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.32%) Apache
6 3 (1.32%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.32%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 16 (7.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.64%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (2.20%) CODA-Financials
2 5 (2.20%) Cognos Planning
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) IBM PureFlex
1 2 (0.88%) Office 365
1 2 (0.88%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.64%) DHCP
1 6 (2.64%) DNS
1 6 (2.64%) NetScaler
2 5 (2.20%) Firewall
2 5 (2.20%) SAN
3 4 (1.76%) FTP
3 4 (1.76%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.32%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.88%) Network Security
5 2 (0.88%) VoIP
6 1 (0.44%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.44%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (32.16%) SQL Server
2 45 (19.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (16.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (14.98%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (10.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (7.49%) DB2
7 16 (7.05%) Oracle Database
8 11 (4.85%) Relational Database
9 10 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (3.08%) QlikView
11 7 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (2.64%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (2.64%) WebFOCUS
13 5 (2.20%) Oracle9i Database
13 5 (2.20%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (1.76%) DataStage
15 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (0.88%) Oracle Exadata
15 2 (0.88%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 18 (7.93%) AccuRev
2 14 (6.17%) Ant
3 8 (3.52%) HP UFT
4 7 (3.08%) Eclipse
4 7 (3.08%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.08%) JUnit
4 7 (3.08%) SoapUI
4 7 (3.08%) TestDirector
5 6 (2.64%) Checkstyle
5 6 (2.64%) FindBugs
6 5 (2.20%) Maven
7 4 (1.76%) Selenium
8 3 (1.32%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.32%) NUnit
9 2 (0.88%) PowerDesigner
9 2 (0.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.44%) JIRA
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.44%) Subversion
General
1 80 (35.24%) Finance
2 21 (9.25%) Automotive
3 20 (8.81%) Banking
4 18 (7.93%) Manufacturing
5 12 (5.29%) Marketing
6 9 (3.96%) Retail
6 9 (3.96%) Retail Banking
7 8 (3.52%) Financial Institution
8 7 (3.08%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.76%) Legal
10 1 (0.44%) Back Office
10 1 (0.44%) Front Office
10 1 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 98 (43.17%) Developer
2 56 (24.67%) Analyst
3 54 (23.79%) SQL Developer
4 33 (14.54%) Applications Support
5 23 (10.13%) DBA
5 23 (10.13%) Java Developer
6 20 (8.81%) .NET Developer
7 18 (7.93%) Applications Support Analyst
7 18 (7.93%) SQL DBA
7 18 (7.93%) Support Analyst
8 17 (7.49%) ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (7.49%) C# .NET Developer
8 17 (7.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (7.49%) C# Developer
9 16 (7.05%) Senior Developer
10 15 (6.61%) SQL Analyst
11 14 (6.17%) Applications Developer
12 13 (5.73%) Data Analyst
12 13 (5.73%) Oracle DBA
13 12 (5.29%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (18.50%) .NET
1 42 (18.50%) XML
2 36 (15.86%) HTML
3 29 (12.78%) ASP.NET
4 27 (11.89%) Web Services
5 19 (8.37%) CSS
6 17 (7.49%) J2EE
7 15 (6.61%) SOAP
8 14 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (5.73%) HTML5
10 12 (5.29%) Struts
10 12 (5.29%) TopLink
11 11 (4.85%) Ajax
11 11 (4.85%) RESTful
12 10 (4.41%) jQuery
13 9 (3.96%) .NET Framework
13 9 (3.96%) WCF
14 8 (3.52%) EclipseLink
14 8 (3.52%) WPF
14 8 (3.52%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.57%) Clustering
2 14 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.08%) Data Extraction
3 7 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.64%) Mainframe
4 6 (2.64%) Replication
5 4 (1.76%) Hedge funds
5 4 (1.76%) HP Storage
5 4 (1.76%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.76%) User Experience
6 3 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.32%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.32%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.32%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.88%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.88%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (0.88%) Physics
7 2 (0.88%) Reinsurance
7 2 (0.88%) Statistics
7 2 (0.88%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 55 (24.23%) Windows
2 37 (16.30%) Unix
3 20 (8.81%) Linux
4 10 (4.41%) Solaris
4 10 (4.41%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.08%) Windows Vista
7 4 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.88%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.88%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (17.18%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (16.30%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (11.89%) ETL
4 20 (8.81%) Migration
4 20 (8.81%) MVC
5 18 (7.93%) Data Analysis
6 17 (7.49%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (7.05%) High Availability
7 16 (7.05%) User Stories
8 15 (6.61%) Data Migration
8 15 (6.61%) Scrum
9 14 (6.17%) OO
9 14 (6.17%) Software Testing
9 14 (6.17%) TDD
10 12 (5.29%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (4.41%) System Testing
11 10 (4.41%) Test Automation
12 9 (3.96%) SOA
12 9 (3.96%) Validation
13 8 (3.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (17.62%) PL/SQL
2 36 (15.86%) Java
3 33 (14.54%) C#
4 27 (11.89%) JavaScript
5 26 (11.45%) T-SQL
6 20 (8.81%) Shell Script
7 15 (6.61%) C++
8 4 (1.76%) COBOL
8 4 (1.76%) JCL
9 3 (1.32%) PHP
9 3 (1.32%) REXX
9 3 (1.32%) VBA
10 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.88%) VB
11 1 (0.44%) Python
11 1 (0.44%) Ruby
11 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (4.41%) Degree
2 9 (3.96%) ISEB
2 9 (3.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (2.20%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.44%) ACCA
5 1 (0.44%) CIMA
5 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.73%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.20%) QA
3 4 (1.76%) SLA
4 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (5.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.85%) XenApp
3 5 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.32%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.44%) Docker
6 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (4.85%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (3.96%) Data Guard
2 9 (3.96%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.88%) SCOM
3 2 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.44%) Ansible
4 1 (0.44%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 53 (23.35%) Oracle
2 31 (13.66%) Microsoft
3 24 (10.57%) HP
4 14 (6.17%) Citrix
4 14 (6.17%) IBM
5 11 (4.85%) VMware
6 8 (3.52%) DevExpress
7 6 (2.64%) 3PAR
7 6 (2.64%) CODA
7 6 (2.64%) Cognos
7 6 (2.64%) Rally
8 5 (2.20%) Sun
9 4 (1.76%) Cisco
9 4 (1.76%) FatWire
9 4 (1.76%) Teradata
10 3 (1.32%) Adobe
10 3 (1.32%) Capita
11 1 (0.44%) Google
11 1 (0.44%) JDA
11 1 (0.44%) Omniture
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