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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 110 82 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 22.40% 17.75% 18.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 56.70% 47.95% 54.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 31 47
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£390 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £180 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 11
Average hourly rate £32.36 £25.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.91% -19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £9.23 £27.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.30 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.37
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.50%
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
194 171 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 39.51% 37.01% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 83 85
Average daily rate £350 £319 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 28
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.25 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.81% -19.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £9.21 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.05 £37.50
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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
Southend-on-Sea +1 14 £460 +22.66% 2
Basildon +6 9 £550 +175.00% 5
Colchester +2 8 £350 - 5
Saffron Walden - 6 - -
Chelmsford +5 5 £388 +154.09% 1
Brentwood -6 3 £220 -18.51% 1
Harlow +2 1 £450 -
Hockley - - - -
Chigwell - - - -
Billericay - - - - 3
Stanford-le-Hope - - - -
Waltham Abbey - - - -
Witham - - - - 1
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 94 (41.05%) Oracle
2 80 (34.93%) Java
3 61 (26.64%) SQL Server
4 60 (26.20%) HTML
5 59 (25.76%) XML
6 56 (24.45%) UNIX
7 55 (24.02%) PL/SQL
8 49 (21.40%) Linux
9 48 (20.96%) Finance
10 47 (20.52%) JavaScript
11 45 (19.65%) Relational Database
12 42 (18.34%) .NET
13 41 (17.90%) CSS
14 38 (16.59%) Microsoft
15 37 (16.16%) TDD
16 36 (15.72%) Windows
16 36 (15.72%) JBoss
17 35 (15.28%) C#
18 32 (13.97%) MySQL
18 32 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
18 32 (13.97%) Web Development
19 31 (13.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 31 (13.54%) MVC
20 28 (12.23%) Business Intelligence
21 27 (11.79%) Data Warehouse
21 27 (11.79%) Spring
21 27 (11.79%) Oracle Database
22 26 (11.35%) T-SQL
23 24 (10.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 23 (10.04%) LDAP

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 21 (9.17%) WebLogic
2 15 (6.55%) WebSphere
3 13 (5.68%) IIS
4 11 (4.80%) Apache
5 8 (3.49%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.06%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.18%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.18%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.75%) GlassFish
8 4 (1.75%) CMS
8 4 (1.75%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (1.75%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.87%) Documentum
11 1 (0.44%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.44%) CICS
Applications
1 23 (10.04%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.06%) MS Office
3 5 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.31%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.44%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.44%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.31%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (1.31%) Magento
2 2 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.87%) assyst
3 1 (0.44%) BASE24
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.31%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (0.87%) Office 365
3 1 (0.44%) SaaS
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.04%) LDAP
2 11 (4.80%) Internet
3 7 (3.06%) HTTP
4 6 (2.62%) Firewall
5 1 (0.44%) LAN
5 1 (0.44%) WAN
5 1 (0.44%) SAN
5 1 (0.44%) Intranet
5 1 (0.44%) NAS
5 1 (0.44%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (26.64%) SQL Server
2 45 (19.65%) Relational Database
3 32 (13.97%) MySQL
4 31 (13.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (11.79%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (11.79%) Oracle Database
6 24 (10.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (9.61%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (6.99%) MariaDB
9 15 (6.55%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (3.93%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (3.06%) Data Mart
11 7 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (2.62%) Oracle9i Database
13 5 (2.18%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (1.75%) MongoDB
14 4 (1.75%) DTS
14 4 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (1.31%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (3.49%) Eclipse
2 6 (2.62%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (2.62%) MSTest
2 6 (2.62%) Ant
3 5 (2.18%) RequisitePro
3 5 (2.18%) Subversion
4 4 (1.75%) QUnit
4 4 (1.75%) VisualVM
4 4 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.75%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.75%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (1.31%) PowerDesigner
5 3 (1.31%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.31%) Maven
5 3 (1.31%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.87%) JIRA
6 2 (0.87%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.44%) ERwin
General
1 48 (20.96%) Finance
2 11 (4.80%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.93%) Automotive
4 7 (3.06%) Legal
5 6 (2.62%) Marketing
6 5 (2.18%) Publishing
7 2 (0.87%) Local Government
7 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.87%) Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Retail
8 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 97 (42.36%) Developer
2 48 (20.96%) Analyst
3 36 (15.72%) Java Developer
4 16 (6.99%) DBA
5 14 (6.11%) Systems Analyst
6 13 (5.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 12 (5.24%) SQL DBA
8 11 (4.80%) Senior Developer
9 10 (4.37%) Data Analyst
10 9 (3.93%) SQL Developer
10 9 (3.93%) Software Engineer
10 9 (3.93%) Architect
10 9 (3.93%) Business Analyst
11 8 (3.49%) .NET Developer
12 7 (3.06%) Senior Java Developer
12 7 (3.06%) Web Developer
12 7 (3.06%) Applications Support
13 5 (2.18%) Oracle DBA
13 5 (2.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 5 (2.18%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (26.20%) HTML
2 59 (25.76%) XML
3 42 (18.34%) .NET
4 41 (17.90%) CSS
5 27 (11.79%) Spring
6 21 (9.17%) Web Services
6 21 (9.17%) JAAS
7 19 (8.30%) Hibernate
7 19 (8.30%) jQuery
8 17 (7.42%) Spring MVC
9 16 (6.99%) JPA
10 14 (6.11%) .NET Framework
11 13 (5.68%) J2EE
11 13 (5.68%) ASP.NET
11 13 (5.68%) Ajax
11 13 (5.68%) HTML5
12 12 (5.24%) WCF
12 12 (5.24%) Struts
12 12 (5.24%) XSLT
13 11 (4.80%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.17%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (3.06%) Replication
3 6 (2.62%) Biology
3 6 (2.62%) NHS
4 5 (2.18%) Mathematics
4 5 (2.18%) Web 2.0
4 5 (2.18%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.18%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.75%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.75%) Life Science
5 4 (1.75%) Clustering
6 3 (1.31%) AS400
6 3 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.87%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.44%) Tandem
8 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.44%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 56 (24.45%) UNIX
2 49 (21.40%) Linux
3 36 (15.72%) Windows
4 18 (7.86%) Mac OS X
5 11 (4.80%) Solaris
6 6 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.75%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.75%) Windows Vista
7 4 (1.75%) AIX
8 2 (0.87%) Android
8 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.44%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (16.16%) TDD
2 32 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (13.97%) Web Development
3 31 (13.54%) MVC
4 28 (12.23%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (9.17%) ETL
5 21 (9.17%) Migration
6 17 (7.42%) Data Migration
7 16 (6.99%) Unit Testing
8 14 (6.11%) Data Modelling
9 13 (5.68%) OO
9 13 (5.68%) Software Engineering
10 12 (5.24%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (5.24%) Data Analysis
10 12 (5.24%) EAI
11 11 (4.80%) UML
11 11 (4.80%) Validation
12 10 (4.37%) Release Management
12 10 (4.37%) Project Management
13 9 (3.93%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 80 (34.93%) Java
2 55 (24.02%) PL/SQL
3 47 (20.52%) JavaScript
4 35 (15.28%) C#
5 26 (11.35%) T-SQL
6 17 (7.42%) Shell Script
7 14 (6.11%) C++
8 10 (4.37%) PHP
9 8 (3.49%) VBA
10 6 (2.62%) ABAP
10 6 (2.62%) VB
11 5 (2.18%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.18%) VBScript
11 5 (2.18%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.75%) Perl
13 2 (0.87%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.87%) XAML
13 2 (0.87%) Python
14 1 (0.44%) JCL
14 1 (0.44%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 16 (6.99%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.80%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.49%) Degree
4 7 (3.06%) Sun Certification
5 5 (2.18%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.44%) MCSE
6 1 (0.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.55%) QA
2 6 (2.62%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.75%) XenApp
3 4 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.87%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.87%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.75%) Opsview
1 4 (1.75%) Data Guard
1 4 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.44%) SCCM
2 1 (0.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 94 (41.05%) Oracle
2 38 (16.59%) Microsoft
3 36 (15.72%) JBoss
4 12 (5.24%) SAP
5 11 (4.80%) VMware
6 10 (4.37%) AccuRev
6 10 (4.37%) IBM
6 10 (4.37%) HP
7 8 (3.49%) Sun
8 7 (3.06%) Citrix
9 6 (2.62%) FatWire
10 5 (2.18%) Business Objects
11 4 (1.75%) Splunk
11 4 (1.75%) Twitter
11 4 (1.75%) webMethods
12 3 (1.31%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.31%) JD Edwards
12 3 (1.31%) Cognos
13 2 (0.87%) Facebook
13 2 (0.87%) Teradata
Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Loughton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Advanced Resource Managers
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Southend on Sea
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £495 - 500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Chelmsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago