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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL 35 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 16.91% 8.23% 10.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.67% 25.00% 39.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £301 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -14.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £245 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.56 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.31 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+8.89% -1.88%
SQL
South East

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
84 80 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 40.58% 32.92% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 46 29
Average daily rate £350 £350 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 3
Average hourly rate £31.56 £41.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.48% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 26 (50.98%) Oracle
2 21 (41.18%) UNIX
3 20 (39.22%) Linux
4 15 (29.41%) STL
4 15 (29.41%) C
4 15 (29.41%) C++
4 15 (29.41%) Perl
4 15 (29.41%) Multithreading
4 15 (29.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 8 (15.69%) Finance
7 7 (13.73%) Windows
7 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
8 6 (11.76%) Java
8 6 (11.76%) Degree
9 5 (9.80%) Data Migration
9 5 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (9.80%) Data Analysis
9 5 (9.80%) Migration
9 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
9 5 (9.80%) HTML
10 4 (7.84%) ITIL
10 4 (7.84%) CSS
10 4 (7.84%) MS Access
10 4 (7.84%) BMC
10 4 (7.84%) VMware
10 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (7.84%) jQuery
10 4 (7.84%) Asset Management
10 4 (7.84%) IT Asset Management

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.96%) SAS
2 1 (1.96%) CMS
2 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.88%) GIMP
3 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) SAN
2 1 (1.96%) NAS
2 1 (1.96%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.96%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) MS Access
2 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.92%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (3.92%) Big Data
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.96%) BODI
4 1 (1.96%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.96%) Essbase
4 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) LoadRunner
1 2 (3.92%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) Selenium
2 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.96%) NetBeans
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Legal
2 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (49.02%) Developer
2 14 (27.45%) C++ Developer
3 12 (23.53%) Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Software Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Data Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) C++ Software Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Data Migration Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Business Data Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Business Objects Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Applications Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (29.41%) STL
1 15 (29.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (9.80%) HTML
3 4 (7.84%) CSS
3 4 (7.84%) jQuery
4 3 (5.88%) MooTools
5 2 (3.92%) .NET
6 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.96%) JSP
6 1 (1.96%) Servlets
6 1 (1.96%) Dojo
6 1 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Learning Management System
2 2 (3.92%) Video on Demand
2 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.96%) Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 21 (41.18%) UNIX
2 20 (39.22%) Linux
3 7 (13.73%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) CentOS
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.96%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Multithreading
2 5 (9.80%) Data Migration
2 5 (9.80%) Migration
2 5 (9.80%) Data Analysis
2 5 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (7.84%) Asset Management
3 4 (7.84%) ITIL
3 4 (7.84%) IT Asset Management
4 3 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 3 (5.88%) ETL
4 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 2 (3.92%) Business Analysis
5 2 (3.92%) Software Testing
5 2 (3.92%) Performance Testing
5 2 (3.92%) Integration Testing
5 2 (3.92%) Test Management
5 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) C
1 15 (29.41%) C++
1 15 (29.41%) Perl
2 6 (11.76%) Java
3 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.92%) C#
4 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) ISEB
2 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.96%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.96%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (50.98%) Oracle
2 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) BMC
3 4 (7.84%) VMware
4 3 (5.88%) Adobe
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco
5 2 (3.92%) Teradata
6 1 (1.96%) Brocade
6 1 (1.96%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.96%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.96%) NetApp
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
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