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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 21 27 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.57% 9.44% 11.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.58% 36.99% 50.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 16
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£313 £440 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.97% +35.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £305 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £484 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.30% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.88 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+11.89% -15.90%
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
71 73 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 28.98% 25.52% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 37 28
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £288 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014, 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 16 (48.48%) PL/SQL
2 12 (36.36%) XML
3 10 (30.30%) SAS
3 10 (30.30%) Cognos
3 10 (30.30%) Oracle
3 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
3 10 (30.30%) Data Management
3 10 (30.30%) Spotfire
3 10 (30.30%) CDISC
3 10 (30.30%) Data Mapping
4 6 (18.18%) UNIX
4 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
6 4 (12.12%) C#
6 4 (12.12%) HTML
6 4 (12.12%) .NET
6 4 (12.12%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (12.12%) Windows
6 4 (12.12%) Linux
6 4 (12.12%) MVC
6 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
7 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
7 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 3 (9.09%) STL
7 3 (9.09%) Web Services
7 3 (9.09%) Business Objects
7 3 (9.09%) C++
7 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 10 (30.30%) SAS
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle UPK
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle AGIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) LAN
1 1 (3.03%) WAN
1 1 (3.03%) VPN
1 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
1 10 (30.30%) Spotfire
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.12%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Navigator
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (3.03%) JasperReports
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.03%) MS Access
5 1 (3.03%) QlikView
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (6.06%) Toad
2 1 (3.03%) NUnit
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Games
2 1 (3.03%) General Ledger
2 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Consultant
2 10 (30.30%) SAS Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) C++ Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Crystal Reports Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Report Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.06%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) DBA
6 1 (3.03%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.03%) Report Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) XML
2 4 (12.12%) HTML
2 4 (12.12%) .NET
3 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.09%) STL
3 3 (9.09%) Web Services
4 2 (6.06%) JSON
4 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.06%) HTML5
4 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (6.06%) CSS
5 1 (3.03%) JSP
5 1 (3.03%) J2EE
5 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.03%) Spring
5 1 (3.03%) Ajax
5 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.03%) Android SDK
5 1 (3.03%) LINQ
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) DTV
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Online Games
2 1 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) UNIX
2 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) VMS
3 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Data Management
1 10 (30.30%) Data Mapping
2 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (12.12%) MVC
4 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
4 2 (6.06%) TDD
5 1 (3.03%) Automation Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Android Development
5 1 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.03%) Scrum
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.03%) Migration
5 1 (3.03%) Six Sigma
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) PL/SQL
2 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
3 4 (12.12%) C#
3 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) C++
5 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.06%) VBA
6 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) CDISC
2 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle
1 10 (30.30%) Cognos
2 3 (9.09%) Business Objects
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) ReadSoft
4 1 (3.03%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) Sybase
Middlesex
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Middlesex
Real Staffing
Rate: £320 - £360 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago