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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 6 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL 31 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 16.67% 11.86% 4.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.24% 37.10% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 9
Median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £244 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £28.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -26.22%
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
79 62 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 42.47% 31.96% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 32 25
Median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £396 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 10
Median hourly rate £45.50 £36.56 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -13.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016, 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 31 (52.54%) Oracle
2 26 (44.07%) Unix
2 26 (44.07%) Linux
3 25 (42.37%) C
3 25 (42.37%) C++
4 23 (38.98%) Perl
4 23 (38.98%) STL
4 23 (38.98%) Software Engineering
4 23 (38.98%) Multithreading
4 23 (38.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 17 (28.81%) Java
6 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
6 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (13.56%) HTML
8 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
8 7 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (11.86%) Migration
9 6 (10.17%) C#
9 6 (10.17%) CSS
9 6 (10.17%) .NET
10 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
10 5 (8.47%) Data Mapping
10 5 (8.47%) XML
10 5 (8.47%) ITIL
10 5 (8.47%) ERP
10 5 (8.47%) IBM
10 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
11 4 (6.78%) Service Management
11 4 (6.78%) Workflow

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 3 (5.08%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.39%) CMS
3 1 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.69%) IIS
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) GIMP
1 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Sage 1000
1 1 (1.69%) SystmOne
1 1 (1.69%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.69%) Engine Yard
4 1 (1.69%) GitHub
4 1 (1.69%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Network Security
2 1 (1.69%) DVB
2 1 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.08%) Data Mart
4 3 (5.08%) DataStage
4 3 (5.08%) Pentaho
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.39%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (3.39%) Big Data
5 2 (3.39%) Informix
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.69%) MS Access
6 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.39%) Ant
3 2 (3.39%) Hudson
3 2 (3.39%) JIRA
3 2 (3.39%) Maven
3 2 (3.39%) Subversion
4 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.69%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.69%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) General Ledger
3 2 (3.39%) Advertising
3 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (59.32%) Developer
2 23 (38.98%) Oracle Developer
2 23 (38.98%) SQL Developer
3 22 (37.29%) C++ Developer
4 21 (35.59%) Linux Developer
4 21 (35.59%) Linux Engineer
4 21 (35.59%) Software Engineer
5 20 (33.90%) C++ Software Engineer
6 18 (30.51%) C++ Software Developer
6 18 (30.51%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 18 (30.51%) Unix Developer
6 18 (30.51%) Unix Engineer
6 18 (30.51%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) Architect
7 6 (10.17%) Java Developer
7 6 (10.17%) Java Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) C++/Java Developer
8 5 (8.47%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (38.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 23 (38.98%) STL
2 8 (13.56%) HTML
3 6 (10.17%) .NET
3 6 (10.17%) CSS
4 5 (8.47%) XML
5 4 (6.78%) jQuery
5 4 (6.78%) REST
5 4 (6.78%) Swing
6 3 (5.08%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.08%) Ajax
6 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.08%) SOAP
6 3 (5.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (5.08%) WCF
6 3 (5.08%) Web Services
7 2 (3.39%) RESTful
8 1 (1.69%) LINQ
8 1 (1.69%) MCollective
8 1 (1.69%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Data Integration
1 3 (5.08%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.39%) CMDB
2 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) Clustering
3 1 (1.69%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.69%) DTV
3 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) MPEG
3 1 (1.69%) STB
Operating Systems
1 26 (44.07%) Linux
1 26 (44.07%) Unix
2 4 (6.78%) Windows
3 2 (3.39%) VMS
3 2 (3.39%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.69%) CentOS
4 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Multithreading
1 23 (38.98%) Software Engineering
2 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (11.86%) Migration
4 5 (8.47%) Data Mapping
4 5 (8.47%) ERP
4 5 (8.47%) ITIL
5 4 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (6.78%) MVC
5 4 (6.78%) Service Management
5 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
5 4 (6.78%) Workflow
6 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.08%) Data Analysis
6 3 (5.08%) Data Transformation
6 3 (5.08%) ETL
6 3 (5.08%) High Availability
6 3 (5.08%) Logistics
6 3 (5.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (42.37%) C
1 25 (42.37%) C++
2 23 (38.98%) Perl
3 17 (28.81%) Java
4 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.17%) C#
6 4 (6.78%) Python
7 3 (5.08%) PHP
7 3 (5.08%) Ruby
8 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.69%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.69%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) CIMA
2 3 (5.08%) MCSE
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.69%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.69%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) BitLocker
2 2 (3.39%) Docker
3 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) SCCM
2 3 (5.08%) Ansible
2 3 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.08%) Puppet
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Flashback
3 2 (3.39%) SCOM
4 1 (1.69%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.69%) Cobbler
4 1 (1.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (52.54%) Oracle
2 5 (8.47%) IBM
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.08%) BMC
3 3 (5.08%) Informatica
3 3 (5.08%) SAP
4 2 (3.39%) Ab Initio
4 2 (3.39%) CA
4 2 (3.39%) Citrix
4 2 (3.39%) Dell
4 2 (3.39%) HP
4 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.39%) Sage
4 2 (3.39%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.39%) Splunk
4 2 (3.39%) VMware
5 1 (1.69%) Adobe
5 1 (1.69%) RedGate
5 1 (1.69%) Siemens