The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 18 4
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL 20 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 11.76% 4.76% 12.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.79% 25.58% 51.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £293 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.65% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £263 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £406 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.09%
SQL
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
61 43 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 35.88% 18.61% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 14 19
Average daily rate £356 £450 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £285 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 5
Average hourly rate £45.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Middlesex region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Middlesex region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 20 (46.51%) Oracle
2 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
2 18 (41.86%) HTML
3 17 (39.53%) CSS
4 14 (32.56%) UNIX
4 14 (32.56%) jQuery
5 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
6 10 (23.26%) OO
7 9 (20.93%) Eclipse
7 9 (20.93%) Java
8 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
9 7 (16.28%) Adobe
9 7 (16.28%) RDBMS
9 7 (16.28%) Tomcat
9 7 (16.28%) C++
9 7 (16.28%) Photoshop
9 7 (16.28%) JSP
9 7 (16.28%) Servlets
9 7 (16.28%) UML
9 7 (16.28%) STL
9 7 (16.28%) NetBeans
9 7 (16.28%) Migration
9 7 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (16.28%) JIRA
9 7 (16.28%) Dojo
9 7 (16.28%) MooTools
9 7 (16.28%) GIMP
9 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
10 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 7 (16.28%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.98%) Apache
4 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.33%) CMS
5 1 (2.33%) WordPress
5 1 (2.33%) Moodle
5 1 (2.33%) Kentico
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Photoshop
1 7 (16.28%) GIMP
2 4 (9.30%) MS Office
2 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Utilities
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) RDBMS
2 7 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.65%) SQLite
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.33%) MySQL
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Eclipse
2 7 (16.28%) NetBeans
2 7 (16.28%) JIRA
3 5 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (11.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (4.65%) JUnit
4 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.65%) IntelliJ
4 2 (4.65%) Log4j
4 2 (4.65%) Maven
4 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.33%) NUnit
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Advertising
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Analyst
3 11 (25.58%) Support Analyst
4 9 (20.93%) Applications Support
5 8 (18.60%) Applications Support Analyst
6 7 (16.28%) C++ Developer
7 5 (11.63%) Java Developer
7 5 (11.63%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (9.30%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (6.98%) Consultant
10 2 (4.65%) Architect
10 2 (4.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (4.65%) Oracle Consultant
10 2 (4.65%) J2EE Developer
10 2 (4.65%) ScrumMaster
10 2 (4.65%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (4.65%) LODESTAR Consultant
10 2 (4.65%) Development Engineer
11 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
11 1 (2.33%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) HTML
2 17 (39.53%) CSS
3 14 (32.56%) jQuery
4 7 (16.28%) MooTools
4 7 (16.28%) Dojo
4 7 (16.28%) JSP
4 7 (16.28%) Servlets
4 7 (16.28%) STL
5 5 (11.63%) .NET
6 4 (9.30%) Web Services
6 4 (9.30%) XML
6 4 (9.30%) Spring
7 3 (6.98%) HTML5
8 2 (4.65%) REST
8 2 (4.65%) JAX-RS
8 2 (4.65%) RESTEasy
8 2 (4.65%) Spring MVC
8 2 (4.65%) Apache CXF
8 2 (4.65%) RESTful
8 2 (4.65%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Wiki
1 2 (4.65%) Blog
1 2 (4.65%) User Experience
2 1 (2.33%) Clustering
2 1 (2.33%) SCORM
2 1 (2.33%) VLE
2 1 (2.33%) Open Source
2 1 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) UNIX
2 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) AIX
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) VMS
3 1 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) OO
2 7 (16.28%) UML
2 7 (16.28%) Migration
3 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
5 4 (9.30%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (9.30%) TDD
5 4 (9.30%) MVC
6 3 (6.98%) Scrum
7 2 (4.65%) Integration Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.65%) Change Control
7 2 (4.65%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (2.33%) OOP
8 1 (2.33%) Release Management
8 1 (2.33%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.33%) CRM
8 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
2 9 (20.93%) Java
3 7 (16.28%) C++
4 6 (13.95%) PL/SQL
4 6 (13.95%) Shell Script
5 5 (11.63%) T-SQL
6 4 (9.30%) Korn
6 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.65%) XPath
7 2 (4.65%) C#
8 1 (2.33%) PHP
8 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.33%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Oracle
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.28%) Adobe
4 4 (9.30%) IBM
4 4 (9.30%) VMware
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco
6 1 (2.33%) Pegasus
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