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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 89 120 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.76% 19.35% 16.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.63% 54.55% 38.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 54 30
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £290 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 21
Average hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +45.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £33.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.80 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +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
183 220 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 34.46% 35.48% 41.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 106 91
Average daily rate £370 £365 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +37.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 35
Average hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +50.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £32.75 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +2 15 £400 +32.23% 7
Basildon -7 14 £400 -11.11% 5
Brentwood -4 12 £375 +4.45% 1
Colchester +11 5 £400 - 6
Southend-on-Sea +4 1 - -
Harlow -5 1 - - 1
Witham - 1 £325 - 1
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 74 (39.78%) XML
2 69 (37.10%) Java
3 64 (34.41%) SQL Server
4 62 (33.33%) HTML
4 62 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (28.49%) JavaScript
6 47 (25.27%) J2EE
6 47 (25.27%) Web Services
6 47 (25.27%) UNIX
7 45 (24.19%) Windows
8 44 (23.66%) Linux
9 43 (23.12%) CSS
10 42 (22.58%) Finance
11 37 (19.89%) Relational Database
12 36 (19.35%) SOAP
12 36 (19.35%) Microsoft
13 35 (18.82%) TDD
14 34 (18.28%) Oracle
15 33 (17.74%) HTML5
16 32 (17.20%) Solaris
17 30 (16.13%) Ajax
17 30 (16.13%) EclipseLink
18 29 (15.59%) .NET
18 29 (15.59%) C#
19 28 (15.05%) TopLink
20 26 (13.98%) PL/SQL
21 25 (13.44%) OO
21 25 (13.44%) Content Management
22 24 (12.90%) Eclipse
22 24 (12.90%) IBM

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 23 (12.37%) WebSphere
2 13 (6.99%) SharePoint
3 12 (6.45%) JBoss
4 10 (5.38%) WebLogic
5 7 (3.76%) IIS
6 6 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (3.23%) CMS
7 4 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.15%) GlassFish
7 4 (2.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.61%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.54%) LiveCycle
10 1 (0.54%) Lync
10 1 (0.54%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.91%) MS Office
3 3 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.08%) Agresso
2 2 (1.08%) CODA-Financials
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.08%) SunGard AvantGard
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.08%) Office 365
2 1 (0.54%) SaaS
2 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.76%) LDAP
2 6 (3.23%) DNS
2 6 (3.23%) DHCP
2 6 (3.23%) NetScaler
3 4 (2.15%) HTTP
3 4 (2.15%) SAN
3 4 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (2.15%) Network Security
4 3 (1.61%) Firewall
5 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.08%) Internet
6 1 (0.54%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.54%) NAS
6 1 (0.54%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.54%) Intranet
6 1 (0.54%) VPN
6 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.54%) SNMP
6 1 (0.54%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (34.41%) SQL Server
2 37 (19.89%) Relational Database
3 16 (8.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (7.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (5.91%) DB2
6 9 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (4.84%) MySQL
7 8 (4.30%) MariaDB
8 7 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (3.76%) MS Access
9 6 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (2.15%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (2.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 4 (2.15%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (1.08%) DTS
13 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 24 (12.90%) Eclipse
2 22 (11.83%) Ant
3 17 (9.14%) SoapUI
4 9 (4.84%) CA Gen
5 7 (3.76%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 5 (2.69%) AccuRev
6 5 (2.69%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.15%) JUnit
7 4 (2.15%) PowerBuilder
7 4 (2.15%) LoadRunner
7 4 (2.15%) Maven
7 4 (2.15%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.15%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.08%) Selenium
8 2 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.54%) JIRA
9 1 (0.54%) Subversion
9 1 (0.54%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (22.58%) Finance
2 19 (10.22%) Marketing
3 11 (5.91%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.30%) Legal
5 6 (3.23%) Automotive
6 3 (1.61%) Advertising
7 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.08%) Banking
7 2 (1.08%) Local Government
8 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Retail
8 1 (0.54%) Publishing
8 1 (0.54%) Back Office
8 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 103 (55.38%) Developer
2 49 (26.34%) Java Developer
3 37 (19.89%) Analyst
4 20 (10.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 17 (9.14%) DBA
5 17 (9.14%) Senior Developer
6 13 (6.99%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (6.45%) .NET Developer
8 9 (4.84%) Consultant
9 8 (4.30%) Support Analyst
9 8 (4.30%) Administrator
9 8 (4.30%) Test Analyst
9 8 (4.30%) C# Developer
9 8 (4.30%) SQL DBA
10 7 (3.76%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (3.76%) Systems Analyst
10 7 (3.76%) Business Analyst
11 6 (3.23%) Oracle Consultant
11 6 (3.23%) J2EE Developer
12 5 (2.69%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (39.78%) XML
2 62 (33.33%) HTML
3 47 (25.27%) J2EE
3 47 (25.27%) Web Services
4 43 (23.12%) CSS
5 36 (19.35%) SOAP
6 33 (17.74%) HTML5
7 30 (16.13%) Ajax
7 30 (16.13%) EclipseLink
8 29 (15.59%) .NET
9 28 (15.05%) TopLink
10 23 (12.37%) XHTML
11 19 (10.22%) JAX-WS
11 19 (10.22%) JAX-RS
12 17 (9.14%) REST
13 16 (8.60%) Hibernate
14 15 (8.06%) JAXB
15 13 (6.99%) Spring MVC
15 13 (6.99%) JSP
15 13 (6.99%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.38%) Mainframe
2 8 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.76%) NHS
4 5 (2.69%) Hedge funds
4 5 (2.69%) AS400
4 5 (2.69%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.69%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.15%) LIMS
5 4 (2.15%) Replication
5 4 (2.15%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.61%) iSeries
6 3 (1.61%) Web 2.0
6 3 (1.61%) Clustering
7 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.54%) User Experience
8 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.54%) PKI
8 1 (0.54%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 47 (25.27%) UNIX
2 45 (24.19%) Windows
3 44 (23.66%) Linux
4 32 (17.20%) Solaris
5 6 (3.23%) Mac OS X
6 4 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.61%) AIX
8 2 (1.08%) HPUX
8 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.08%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.54%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.54%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (18.82%) TDD
3 25 (13.44%) OO
3 25 (13.44%) Content Management
4 23 (12.37%) User Stories
5 22 (11.83%) MVC
6 21 (11.29%) Web Development
6 21 (11.29%) Use Case
7 20 (10.75%) Scrum
8 18 (9.68%) Digital Marketing
9 17 (9.14%) Validation
10 15 (8.06%) RUP
11 13 (6.99%) B2C
12 11 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (5.38%) Migration
14 9 (4.84%) SOA
15 8 (4.30%) Workflow
15 8 (4.30%) Analytics
16 6 (3.23%) CRM
16 6 (3.23%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 69 (37.10%) Java
2 53 (28.49%) JavaScript
3 29 (15.59%) C#
4 26 (13.98%) PL/SQL
5 15 (8.06%) T-SQL
6 13 (6.99%) VBA
7 11 (5.91%) COBOL
7 11 (5.91%) JCL
8 9 (4.84%) SELCOPY
8 9 (4.84%) Assembly Language
8 9 (4.84%) REXX
9 4 (2.15%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.61%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.08%) VB
11 2 (1.08%) C++
11 2 (1.08%) VB6
12 1 (0.54%) X++
12 1 (0.54%) XPath
12 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.54%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 6 (3.23%) Sun Certification
2 3 (1.61%) Degree
3 2 (1.08%) MCP
3 2 (1.08%) ISEB
3 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.54%) MOS
4 1 (0.54%) OCP
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.54%) MCSE
4 1 (0.54%) MCSA
4 1 (0.54%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.54%) QA
1 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.76%) XenApp
3 3 (1.61%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
5 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%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 36 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 34 (18.28%) Oracle
3 24 (12.90%) IBM
4 11 (5.91%) Citrix
5 10 (5.38%) VMware
6 7 (3.76%) FatWire
6 7 (3.76%) Sun
6 7 (3.76%) HP
7 5 (2.69%) 3PAR
7 5 (2.69%) NetApp
7 5 (2.69%) Cognos
7 5 (2.69%) Adobe
8 3 (1.61%) Twitter
8 3 (1.61%) BMC
8 3 (1.61%) CODA
9 2 (1.08%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.08%) SAP
9 2 (1.08%) SunGard
9 2 (1.08%) McAfee
10 1 (0.54%) ServiceNow
Brentwood, Essex
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Rate: From £325 to £375 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Rayleigh, Essex
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago
Chelmsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 25 days ago