The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East / Middlesex
Rank 4 1 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL 22 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 17.19% 23.40% 10.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 57.89% 26.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 14
Median daily rate £360 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £330 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £350 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.78% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £31.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.80% +13.63%

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
44 57 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 34.38% 40.43% 39.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 51
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £330 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £398 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Middlesex region with a requirement for SQL.

1 24 (53.33%) Unix
1 24 (53.33%) Linux
2 23 (51.11%) C++
2 23 (51.11%) Perl
3 19 (42.22%) Java
4 18 (40.00%) C
5 17 (37.78%) STL
5 17 (37.78%) Software Engineering
6 15 (33.33%) Oracle
7 14 (31.11%) Multithreading
8 13 (28.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (17.78%) TDD
10 8 (17.78%) HTTP
10 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
10 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
10 8 (17.78%) DevOps
11 7 (15.56%) HTML
11 7 (15.56%) Scrum
11 7 (15.56%) Degree
12 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
12 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
12 6 (13.33%) Python
12 6 (13.33%) SOA
12 6 (13.33%) HTML5
13 5 (11.11%) Node.js
13 5 (11.11%) REST
13 5 (11.11%) NoSQL
13 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
13 5 (11.11%) Over-the-Top Content

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.44%) IIS
1 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.22%) SAS
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.22%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) HTTP
2 5 (11.11%) DVB
2 5 (11.11%) Wireshark
3 2 (4.44%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.44%) Ingres
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.22%) HBase
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.22%) MySQL
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.22%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.11%) Fiddler
3 3 (6.67%) Subversion
4 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (11.11%) Advertising
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Billing
3 1 (2.22%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Developer
2 17 (37.78%) C++ Developer
3 16 (35.56%) Software Engineer
4 14 (31.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 14 (31.11%) SQL Developer
5 13 (28.89%) Architect
5 13 (28.89%) C++ Software Developer
5 13 (28.89%) C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (28.89%) Linux Developer
5 13 (28.89%) Linux Engineer
5 13 (28.89%) Linux Software Architect
5 13 (28.89%) Oracle Architect
5 13 (28.89%) Oracle Developer
5 13 (28.89%) Software Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) SSRS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) STL
2 13 (28.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (15.56%) HTML
4 6 (13.33%) HTML5
5 5 (11.11%) Node.js
5 5 (11.11%) REST
5 5 (11.11%) Web Services
6 2 (4.44%) .NET
6 2 (4.44%) CSS
6 2 (4.44%) XML
7 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.22%) Cascading
7 1 (2.22%) jQuery
7 1 (2.22%) JSON
7 1 (2.22%) ODBC
7 1 (2.22%) React
7 1 (2.22%) Redux
7 1 (2.22%) RESTful
7 1 (2.22%) SOAP
7 1 (2.22%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.11%) Digital TV
2 5 (11.11%) MPEG
2 5 (11.11%) Over-the-Top Content
2 5 (11.11%) STB
3 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.67%) PlayStation
4 3 (6.67%) Xbox
5 2 (4.44%) Data Extraction
6 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.22%) Neural Network
6 1 (2.22%) Physics
6 1 (2.22%) Social Network
6 1 (2.22%) Statistics
6 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (53.33%) Linux
1 24 (53.33%) Unix
2 3 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) CentOS
3 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Software Engineering
2 14 (31.11%) Multithreading
3 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (17.78%) DevOps
4 8 (17.78%) TDD
5 7 (15.56%) Scrum
6 6 (13.33%) SOA
7 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.89%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.89%) OO
8 4 (8.89%) OOP
8 4 (8.89%) Software Architecture
8 4 (8.89%) User Stories
9 3 (6.67%) BDD
9 3 (6.67%) ETL
9 3 (6.67%) Microservices
9 3 (6.67%) SOLID
10 2 (4.44%) Data Cleansing
10 2 (4.44%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (51.11%) C++
1 23 (51.11%) Perl
2 19 (42.22%) Java
3 18 (40.00%) C
4 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.33%) Python
5 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.44%) C#
6 2 (4.44%) R
6 2 (4.44%) Scala
7 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.22%) SAS Macro
7 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.22%) UniBasic
7 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) CIMA
2 1 (2.22%) MCDBA
2 1 (2.22%) MCP
2 1 (2.22%) MCSE
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Docker
1 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco
3 2 (4.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) DataFlux
4 1 (2.22%) Google
4 1 (2.22%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) Redback
4 1 (2.22%) Sage
4 1 (2.22%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.22%) Siemens