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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 112 91 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 22.90% 19.32% 20.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 58.64% 54.17% 58.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 37 46
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£390 £355 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +26.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £201 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 12
Average hourly rate £32.36 £25.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.91% -20.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £9.23 £27.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.20 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £26.40 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+8.90% -2.22%
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
191 168 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 39.06% 35.67% 34.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 77 84
Average daily rate £350 £363 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +26.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 26
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £9.23 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.35 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Southend-on-Sea +1 14 £460 +22.66% 3
Basildon +5 9 £550 +22.22% 3
Saffron Walden - 6 - - 2
Chelmsford +5 5 £388 +154.09% 1
Colchester -6 5 £388 - 5
Brentwood -5 3 £220 -18.51% 1
Harlow - - - -
Hockley - - - -
Chigwell - - - -
Billericay - - - - 3
Stanford-le-Hope - - - -
Witham - - - -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 92 (40.53%) Oracle
2 83 (36.56%) Java
3 65 (28.63%) HTML
4 63 (27.75%) SQL Server
5 60 (26.43%) XML
6 58 (25.55%) UNIX
7 56 (24.67%) PL/SQL
8 50 (22.03%) JavaScript
8 50 (22.03%) Linux
9 45 (19.82%) Finance
10 44 (19.38%) .NET
10 44 (19.38%) CSS
11 43 (18.94%) Relational Database
12 39 (17.18%) JBoss
12 39 (17.18%) TDD
13 37 (16.30%) C#
13 37 (16.30%) Microsoft
14 34 (14.98%) Windows
14 34 (14.98%) Agile Software Development
14 34 (14.98%) MVC
15 33 (14.54%) MySQL
15 33 (14.54%) Web Development
16 29 (12.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 28 (12.33%) Spring
18 26 (11.45%) Business Intelligence
19 24 (10.57%) T-SQL
19 24 (10.57%) LDAP
20 23 (10.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 23 (10.13%) Migration
20 23 (10.13%) SQL Server 2008

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 22 (9.69%) WebLogic
2 16 (7.05%) WebSphere
3 13 (5.73%) IIS
4 11 (4.85%) Apache
5 10 (4.41%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.08%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.20%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.20%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.76%) GlassFish
8 4 (1.76%) CMS
8 4 (1.76%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (1.76%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (1.32%) LiveCycle
9 3 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.88%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.88%) Documentum
Applications
1 22 (9.69%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.08%) MS Office
3 5 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.32%) Fireworks
4 3 (1.32%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.44%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (1.32%) Magento
1 3 (1.32%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.88%) assyst
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.44%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.32%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (0.88%) Office 365
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.57%) LDAP
2 11 (4.85%) Internet
3 8 (3.52%) HTTP
4 6 (2.64%) Firewall
5 3 (1.32%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.44%) NAS
6 1 (0.44%) SAN
6 1 (0.44%) Intranet
6 1 (0.44%) LAN
6 1 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (27.75%) SQL Server
2 43 (18.94%) Relational Database
3 33 (14.54%) MySQL
4 29 (12.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (10.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (10.13%) Oracle Database
5 23 (10.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (9.69%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (7.49%) MariaDB
8 15 (6.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (3.96%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (3.08%) Data Mart
11 6 (2.64%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (2.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (2.64%) Oracle9i Database
12 5 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.76%) MongoDB
13 4 (1.76%) DTS
13 4 (1.76%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (1.32%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (4.85%) Eclipse
2 7 (3.08%) Ant
2 7 (3.08%) Subversion
3 6 (2.64%) MSTest
3 6 (2.64%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (2.20%) RequisitePro
5 4 (1.76%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.76%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.76%) QUnit
5 4 (1.76%) VisualVM
6 3 (1.32%) Jasmine
6 3 (1.32%) Selenium
6 3 (1.32%) Maven
6 3 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.32%) PowerDesigner
7 2 (0.88%) JIRA
7 2 (0.88%) NUnit
7 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 45 (19.82%) Finance
2 11 (4.85%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.96%) Automotive
4 8 (3.52%) Legal
5 6 (2.64%) Marketing
6 5 (2.20%) Publishing
7 2 (0.88%) Banking
7 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Retail
8 1 (0.44%) Local Government
8 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 98 (43.17%) Developer
2 47 (20.70%) Analyst
3 38 (16.74%) Java Developer
4 15 (6.61%) DBA
5 13 (5.73%) Systems Analyst
6 12 (5.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 11 (4.85%) Senior Developer
7 11 (4.85%) SQL DBA
8 10 (4.41%) Business Analyst
9 9 (3.96%) Architect
9 9 (3.96%) Software Engineer
9 9 (3.96%) .NET Developer
9 9 (3.96%) Data Analyst
10 8 (3.52%) SQL Developer
11 7 (3.08%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (3.08%) Applications Support
11 7 (3.08%) Web Developer
12 5 (2.20%) Tester
12 5 (2.20%) Administrator
12 5 (2.20%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (28.63%) HTML
2 60 (26.43%) XML
3 44 (19.38%) .NET
3 44 (19.38%) CSS
4 28 (12.33%) Spring
5 22 (9.69%) Web Services
5 22 (9.69%) JAAS
6 20 (8.81%) Hibernate
7 19 (8.37%) jQuery
8 18 (7.93%) Spring MVC
9 17 (7.49%) JPA
10 16 (7.05%) .NET Framework
11 15 (6.61%) ASP.NET
12 13 (5.73%) J2EE
12 13 (5.73%) Ajax
12 13 (5.73%) Struts
12 13 (5.73%) HTML5
13 12 (5.29%) WCF
13 12 (5.29%) XSLT
14 11 (4.85%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.69%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (3.08%) Replication
3 6 (2.64%) NHS
3 6 (2.64%) Biology
3 6 (2.64%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.20%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.20%) Web 2.0
4 5 (2.20%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.76%) Life Science
5 4 (1.76%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.32%) Clustering
7 2 (0.88%) AS400
7 2 (0.88%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.44%) iPhone
8 1 (0.44%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 58 (25.55%) UNIX
2 50 (22.03%) Linux
3 34 (14.98%) Windows
4 19 (8.37%) Mac OS X
5 11 (4.85%) Solaris
6 6 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.76%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.76%) AIX
7 4 (1.76%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.88%) Android
8 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (17.18%) TDD
2 34 (14.98%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (14.98%) MVC
3 33 (14.54%) Web Development
4 26 (11.45%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (10.13%) Migration
6 19 (8.37%) Data Migration
7 16 (7.05%) Unit Testing
7 16 (7.05%) ETL
8 13 (5.73%) OO
8 13 (5.73%) Software Engineering
9 12 (5.29%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (4.85%) Mentoring
10 11 (4.85%) UML
11 10 (4.41%) Data Modelling
11 10 (4.41%) Validation
11 10 (4.41%) Configuration Management
11 10 (4.41%) Content Management
11 10 (4.41%) Scrum
11 10 (4.41%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (36.56%) Java
2 56 (24.67%) PL/SQL
3 50 (22.03%) JavaScript
4 37 (16.30%) C#
5 24 (10.57%) T-SQL
6 17 (7.49%) Shell Script
7 14 (6.17%) C++
8 10 (4.41%) PHP
9 8 (3.52%) VBA
10 7 (3.08%) VB
11 6 (2.64%) ABAP
12 5 (2.20%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.20%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.76%) Perl
14 3 (1.32%) VBScript
15 2 (0.88%) XAML
15 2 (0.88%) Python
15 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.44%) R
16 1 (0.44%) FQL
Qualifications
1 14 (6.17%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.41%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.08%) Sun Certification
3 7 (3.08%) Degree
4 5 (2.20%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.44%) MCSE
5 1 (0.44%) MCSA
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.29%) QA
2 6 (2.64%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.76%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (1.76%) XenApp
4 2 (0.88%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.88%) vSphere
4 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (1.76%) Data Guard
1 4 (1.76%) Opsview
2 3 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.44%) SCCM
3 1 (0.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 92 (40.53%) Oracle
2 39 (17.18%) JBoss
3 37 (16.30%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.85%) SAP
4 11 (4.85%) VMware
5 10 (4.41%) AccuRev
5 10 (4.41%) IBM
6 8 (3.52%) HP
7 7 (3.08%) Sun
7 7 (3.08%) Citrix
8 6 (2.64%) FatWire
9 5 (2.20%) Adobe
10 4 (1.76%) Business Objects
10 4 (1.76%) webMethods
10 4 (1.76%) Splunk
11 3 (1.32%) Twitter
11 3 (1.32%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.32%) JD Edwards
11 3 (1.32%) Cognos
12 2 (0.88%) Cisco
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