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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 16 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 9.94% 4.37% 6.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.00% 17.19% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 7
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£306 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £470 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +18.18%
SQL
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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
40 64 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 24.84% 25.40% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 26
Average daily rate £313 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £508 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 14 (37.84%) HTML
1 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
1 14 (37.84%) Oracle
1 14 (37.84%) CSS
2 12 (32.43%) jQuery
3 9 (24.32%) OO
3 9 (24.32%) Eclipse
4 7 (18.92%) Tomcat
4 7 (18.92%) Adobe
4 7 (18.92%) JSP
4 7 (18.92%) Servlets
4 7 (18.92%) UNIX
4 7 (18.92%) UML
4 7 (18.92%) Photoshop
4 7 (18.92%) Java
4 7 (18.92%) MooTools
4 7 (18.92%) Dojo
4 7 (18.92%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (18.92%) NetBeans
4 7 (18.92%) GIMP
5 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
5 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.51%) Degree
5 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
5 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
6 4 (10.81%) C++
6 4 (10.81%) STL
6 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
6 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (10.81%) Finance

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 7 (18.92%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.11%) Apache
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.70%) CMS
4 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.70%) WordPress
4 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.70%) Moodle
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Photoshop
1 7 (18.92%) GIMP
2 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.41%) MS Office
4 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Utilities
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.41%) Big Data
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.70%) MySQL
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Eclipse
2 7 (18.92%) NetBeans
3 3 (8.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.11%) JIRA
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.41%) JUnit
4 2 (5.41%) IntelliJ
4 2 (5.41%) Maven
4 2 (5.41%) Log4j
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Legal
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.51%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (10.81%) C++ Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Applications Support
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) LODESTAR Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Development Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Business Data Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) HTML
1 14 (37.84%) CSS
2 12 (32.43%) jQuery
3 7 (18.92%) JSP
3 7 (18.92%) Servlets
3 7 (18.92%) MooTools
3 7 (18.92%) Dojo
4 4 (10.81%) STL
5 3 (8.11%) .NET
6 2 (5.41%) RESTEasy
6 2 (5.41%) JAX-RS
6 2 (5.41%) HTML5
6 2 (5.41%) REST
6 2 (5.41%) Apache CXF
6 2 (5.41%) RESTful
6 2 (5.41%) J2EE
6 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.41%) Web Services
6 2 (5.41%) XML
6 2 (5.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) User Experience
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.41%) Wiki
1 2 (5.41%) Blog
2 1 (2.70%) Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) SCORM
2 1 (2.70%) VLE
2 1 (2.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) UNIX
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) AIX
3 2 (5.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) OO
2 7 (18.92%) UML
3 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.11%) Migration
4 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
4 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
4 3 (8.11%) Project Management
4 3 (8.11%) ITIL
4 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (8.11%) IT Asset Management
5 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.41%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.41%) TDD
5 2 (5.41%) Change Management
5 2 (5.41%) MVC
6 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
2 7 (18.92%) Java
3 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
4 4 (10.81%) C++
5 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.41%) Korn
7 1 (2.70%) Perl
7 1 (2.70%) PHP
7 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.70%) VBA
7 1 (2.70%) C
7 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Oracle
2 7 (18.92%) Adobe
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.81%) VMware
5 3 (8.11%) BMC
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco
6 2 (5.41%) IBM
7 1 (2.70%) Pegasus
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