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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 20 4
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL 18 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 10.17% 3.14% 12.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.47% 19.35% 53.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £273 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £353 £424
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 £28.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.81%
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
68 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 38.42% 16.23% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 9 24
Average daily rate £375 £525 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £344 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £45.50 £42.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% +25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 18 (43.90%) Oracle
2 15 (36.59%) UNIX
3 14 (34.15%) HTML
3 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
4 13 (31.71%) CSS
5 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
5 11 (26.83%) jQuery
6 10 (24.39%) PL/SQL
7 7 (17.07%) JIRA
7 7 (17.07%) C++
7 7 (17.07%) STL
7 7 (17.07%) RDBMS
7 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
7 7 (17.07%) OO
7 7 (17.07%) Relational Database
8 6 (14.63%) MooTools
8 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (14.63%) GIMP
8 6 (14.63%) Eclipse
8 6 (14.63%) Adobe
8 6 (14.63%) Shell Script
8 6 (14.63%) UML
8 6 (14.63%) XML
8 6 (14.63%) Java
8 6 (14.63%) T-SQL
8 6 (14.63%) Photoshop
8 6 (14.63%) Dojo
8 6 (14.63%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (14.63%) Migration
8 6 (14.63%) NetBeans

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (9.76%) SAS
1 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) Moodle
3 1 (2.44%) Kentico
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle UPK
3 1 (2.44%) WordPress
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) GIMP
1 6 (14.63%) Photoshop
2 4 (9.76%) MS Office
2 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle AGIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) RDBMS
2 7 (17.07%) Relational Database
3 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (14.63%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (9.76%) Spotfire
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.88%) SQLite
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.44%) MySQL
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Navigator
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) JIRA
2 6 (14.63%) Eclipse
2 6 (14.63%) NetBeans
3 5 (12.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.44%) NUnit
4 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.44%) Toad
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
1 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) General Ledger
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Developer
2 13 (31.71%) Analyst
3 10 (24.39%) Support Analyst
4 9 (21.95%) Applications Support
5 8 (19.51%) Applications Support Analyst
6 7 (17.07%) C++ Developer
7 6 (14.63%) Consultant
8 4 (9.76%) SAS Consultant
8 4 (9.76%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (4.88%) ScrumMaster
9 2 (4.88%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (4.88%) LODESTAR Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) Development Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Architect
9 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Oracle Consultant
10 1 (2.44%) Technical Development Manager
10 1 (2.44%) E-Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) HTML
2 13 (31.71%) CSS
3 11 (26.83%) jQuery
4 7 (17.07%) STL
5 6 (14.63%) MooTools
5 6 (14.63%) XML
5 6 (14.63%) Dojo
6 4 (9.76%) .NET
6 4 (9.76%) JSP
6 4 (9.76%) Servlets
7 2 (4.88%) WSDL
7 2 (4.88%) JMS
7 2 (4.88%) Web Services
7 2 (4.88%) JDBC
7 2 (4.88%) XSD
7 2 (4.88%) XSL
7 2 (4.88%) XSLT
7 2 (4.88%) Ajax
7 2 (4.88%) Spring
8 1 (2.44%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Clustering
1 1 (2.44%) SCORM
1 1 (2.44%) VLE
1 1 (2.44%) DTV
1 1 (2.44%) Open Source
1 1 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
1 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) UNIX
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) AIX
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
4 1 (2.44%) VMS
4 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) OO
2 6 (14.63%) UML
2 6 (14.63%) Migration
3 4 (9.76%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (9.76%) Data Mapping
3 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.76%) Data Management
4 3 (7.32%) Scrum
4 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Integration Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Change Control
5 2 (4.88%) TDD
5 2 (4.88%) MVC
6 1 (2.44%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.44%) Release Management
6 1 (2.44%) Change Management
6 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
2 10 (24.39%) PL/SQL
3 7 (17.07%) C++
4 6 (14.63%) Shell Script
4 6 (14.63%) Java
4 6 (14.63%) T-SQL
5 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
5 4 (9.76%) Korn
6 2 (4.88%) VBA
6 2 (4.88%) C#
6 2 (4.88%) XPath
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) CDISC
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Oracle
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 6 (14.63%) Adobe
4 4 (9.76%) Cognos
5 3 (7.32%) VMware
6 2 (4.88%) IBM
7 1 (2.44%) ReadSoft
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