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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL 27 34 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 12.05% 15.60% 8.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.67% 38.64% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 11
Median daily rate £355 £350 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +16.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £348 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £28.13 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.44% +12.50%
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
91 88 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 40.63% 40.37% 33.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 48 46
Median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £403 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.13 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% -31.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 26 (50.00%) Oracle
1 26 (50.00%) Linux
1 26 (50.00%) Unix
2 25 (48.08%) Java
3 24 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 22 (42.31%) C++
5 21 (40.38%) C
6 20 (38.46%) Perl
6 20 (38.46%) STL
6 20 (38.46%) Multithreading
6 20 (38.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
8 8 (15.38%) HTML
9 7 (13.46%) Migration
10 6 (11.54%) Finance
10 6 (11.54%) ERP
10 6 (11.54%) C#
10 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
10 6 (11.54%) Web Services
10 6 (11.54%) XML
10 6 (11.54%) .NET
10 6 (11.54%) Python
10 6 (11.54%) ITIL
10 6 (11.54%) Degree
11 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
11 5 (9.62%) CSS
11 5 (9.62%) SAP
11 5 (9.62%) Data Analysis
12 4 (7.69%) 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 2 (3.85%) CMS
1 2 (3.85%) IIS
1 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.92%) Sage 1000
2 1 (1.92%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.77%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.92%) Engine Yard
2 1 (1.92%) GitHub
2 1 (1.92%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) HTTP
2 3 (5.77%) Network Security
3 2 (3.85%) WebEx
4 1 (1.92%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.77%) Big Data
4 2 (3.85%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.85%) Informix
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (3.85%) MS Access
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.92%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.92%) HBase
5 1 (1.92%) Mahout
5 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.92%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.77%) Subversion
3 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.92%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) General Ledger
3 3 (5.77%) Advertising
3 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (55.77%) Developer
2 21 (40.38%) Software Engineer
3 20 (38.46%) C++ Software Engineer
4 19 (36.54%) C++ Developer
4 19 (36.54%) C++ Software Developer
4 19 (36.54%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 18 (34.62%) Linux Developer
5 18 (34.62%) Linux Engineer
5 18 (34.62%) Oracle Developer
5 18 (34.62%) SQL Developer
6 11 (21.15%) Architect
7 10 (19.23%) Unix Developer
7 10 (19.23%) Unix Engineer
7 10 (19.23%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 8 (15.38%) Linux Software Architect
8 8 (15.38%) Oracle Architect
8 8 (15.38%) Software Architect
9 6 (11.54%) Analyst
9 6 (11.54%) Consultant
9 6 (11.54%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (38.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 20 (38.46%) STL
2 8 (15.38%) HTML
3 6 (11.54%) .NET
3 6 (11.54%) Web Services
3 6 (11.54%) XML
4 5 (9.62%) CSS
5 4 (7.69%) REST
5 4 (7.69%) Swing
6 3 (5.77%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.77%) Ajax
6 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.77%) jQuery
6 3 (5.77%) RESTful
6 3 (5.77%) SOAP
6 3 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (5.77%) WCF
7 2 (3.85%) ODBC
8 1 (1.92%) LINQ
8 1 (1.92%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.77%) Digital Media
1 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.85%) CMDB
2 2 (3.85%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.92%) Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.92%) Digital TV
3 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.92%) MPEG
3 1 (1.92%) Neural Network
3 1 (1.92%) Physics
3 1 (1.92%) Social Network
3 1 (1.92%) Statistics
3 1 (1.92%) STB
Operating Systems
1 26 (50.00%) Linux
1 26 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.92%) CentOS
3 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 20 (38.46%) Multithreading
3 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (13.46%) Migration
5 6 (11.54%) ERP
5 6 (11.54%) ITIL
6 5 (9.62%) Data Analysis
7 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.69%) Data Mapping
7 4 (7.69%) Data Transformation
7 4 (7.69%) ETL
7 4 (7.69%) High Availability
7 4 (7.69%) MVC
7 4 (7.69%) TDD
7 4 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.69%) Workflow
8 3 (5.77%) BDD
8 3 (5.77%) Microservices
8 3 (5.77%) Scrum
8 3 (5.77%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 25 (48.08%) Java
2 22 (42.31%) C++
3 21 (40.38%) C
4 20 (38.46%) Perl
5 6 (11.54%) C#
5 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.54%) Python
6 3 (5.77%) PHP
7 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.92%) R
7 1 (1.92%) Ruby
7 1 (1.92%) Scala
7 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) CIMA
3 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.85%) MCDBA
3 2 (3.85%) MCP
3 2 (3.85%) MCSE
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.92%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.92%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) Ansible
2 1 (1.92%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.92%) Cobbler
2 1 (1.92%) Nagios
2 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (9.62%) SAP
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.77%) BMC
4 3 (5.77%) Sage
5 2 (3.85%) Ab Initio
5 2 (3.85%) CA
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco
5 2 (3.85%) HP
5 2 (3.85%) IBM
5 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.85%) Siemens
6 1 (1.92%) RedGate
6 1 (1.92%) Tableau
6 1 (1.92%) Teradata
6 1 (1.92%) VMware