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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 23 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 10.60% 9.41% 12.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 35.29% 60.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 16
Average daily rate
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£313 £440 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.97% +28.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £293 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £497 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -21.05%
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
69 68 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 31.80% 26.67% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 47 31
Average daily rate £325 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £274 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £34.50 - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 (35.56%) Oracle
2 15 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 15 (33.33%) UNIX
3 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
3 14 (31.11%) XML
4 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
4 11 (24.44%) HTML
5 10 (22.22%) Cognos
5 10 (22.22%) SAS
5 10 (22.22%) Data Management
5 10 (22.22%) Spotfire
5 10 (22.22%) CDISC
5 10 (22.22%) Data Mapping
6 9 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 9 (20.00%) CSS
7 7 (15.56%) jQuery
8 6 (13.33%) JIRA
8 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
8 6 (13.33%) Migration
8 6 (13.33%) STL
8 6 (13.33%) Java
8 6 (13.33%) C++
8 6 (13.33%) .NET
8 6 (13.33%) RDBMS
8 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
9 5 (11.11%) Windows
9 5 (11.11%) C#
10 4 (8.89%) JSP

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (22.22%) SAS
2 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.22%) Kentico
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle UPK
4 1 (2.22%) CMS
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
2 3 (6.67%) GIMP
3 1 (2.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle AGIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.22%) Spotfire
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.44%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (4.44%) SQLite
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Navigator
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (2.22%) QlikView
7 1 (2.22%) MS Access
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.22%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) JIRA
2 4 (8.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.67%) NetBeans
4 2 (4.44%) Toad
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.22%) NUnit
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Developer
2 13 (28.89%) Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) Consultant
3 10 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) SAS Consultant
4 9 (20.00%) Applications Support
5 8 (17.78%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (13.33%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Report Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Development Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Junior Support Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) CMS Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Android Developer
8 1 (2.22%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.22%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) XML
2 11 (24.44%) HTML
3 9 (20.00%) CSS
4 7 (15.56%) jQuery
5 6 (13.33%) .NET
5 6 (13.33%) STL
6 4 (8.89%) JSP
6 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.67%) Spring
7 3 (6.67%) Servlets
7 3 (6.67%) Web Services
7 3 (6.67%) MooTools
7 3 (6.67%) Dojo
8 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.44%) HTML5
8 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (4.44%) JDBC
8 2 (4.44%) JSON
8 2 (4.44%) XSD
8 2 (4.44%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) DTV
1 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) UNIX
2 5 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (6.67%) AIX
3 3 (6.67%) Linux
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) VMS
4 1 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Data Management
1 10 (22.22%) Data Mapping
2 6 (13.33%) Migration
3 4 (8.89%) MVC
3 4 (8.89%) OO
3 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (6.67%) Scrum
4 3 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (6.67%) UML
4 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.44%) Software Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Integration Testing
5 2 (4.44%) TDD
5 2 (4.44%) Change Control
5 2 (4.44%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.22%) Automation Testing
6 1 (2.22%) Android Development
6 1 (2.22%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (13.33%) C++
4 6 (13.33%) Java
5 5 (11.11%) C#
5 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.67%) Korn
6 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.44%) XPath
7 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) CDISC
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Oracle
2 10 (22.22%) Cognos
3 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.67%) Adobe
5 2 (4.44%) IBM
5 2 (4.44%) VMware
6 1 (2.22%) ReadSoft
6 1 (2.22%) Sybase
6 1 (2.22%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.22%) SAP
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
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