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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 26 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 17.93% 17.39% 11.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.00% 52.83% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 20
Median daily rate £375 £350 £297
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £344 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £402 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.19% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £33.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.62% +29.80%
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
65 53 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 44.83% 32.92% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 52
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £345 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +30.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 27 (54.00%) Linux
2 26 (52.00%) Unix
3 24 (48.00%) Perl
4 23 (46.00%) C++
5 22 (44.00%) Java
6 20 (40.00%) Software Engineering
7 18 (36.00%) STL
7 18 (36.00%) C
8 17 (34.00%) Oracle
9 14 (28.00%) Multithreading
9 14 (28.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 8 (16.00%) Degree
10 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (14.00%) TDD
11 7 (14.00%) HTTP
11 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (14.00%) Python
11 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
12 6 (12.00%) DevOps
12 6 (12.00%) SAP
12 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
12 6 (12.00%) HTML
12 6 (12.00%) ETL
12 6 (12.00%) Scrum
12 6 (12.00%) Data Analysis
13 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
13 5 (10.00%) Finance
13 5 (10.00%) Advertising
13 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
13 5 (10.00%) JavaScript

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 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.00%) SAS
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) HTTP
2 4 (8.00%) DVB
3 3 (6.00%) Wireshark
4 2 (4.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.00%) Big Data
4 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
5 2 (4.00%) Ingres
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.00%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.00%) HBase
6 1 (2.00%) Mahout
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.00%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (2.00%) SAP HANA
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.00%) Fiddler
2 3 (6.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (10.00%) Advertising
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) General Ledger
3 2 (4.00%) Legal
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Developer
2 18 (36.00%) C++ Developer
3 17 (34.00%) Software Engineer
4 15 (30.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 15 (30.00%) SQL Developer
5 14 (28.00%) Architect
5 14 (28.00%) C++ Software Developer
5 14 (28.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 14 (28.00%) Linux Developer
5 14 (28.00%) Linux Engineer
5 14 (28.00%) Linux Software Architect
5 14 (28.00%) Oracle Architect
5 14 (28.00%) Oracle Developer
5 14 (28.00%) Software Architect
6 8 (16.00%) Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) Data Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) Senior Data Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Consultant
9 3 (6.00%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.00%) STL
2 14 (28.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 6 (12.00%) HTML
4 5 (10.00%) Web Services
5 4 (8.00%) HTML5
5 4 (8.00%) Node.js
5 4 (8.00%) REST
5 4 (8.00%) XML
6 2 (4.00%) CSS
7 1 (2.00%) .NET
7 1 (2.00%) Cascading
7 1 (2.00%) jQuery
7 1 (2.00%) ODBC
7 1 (2.00%) React
7 1 (2.00%) Redux
7 1 (2.00%) RESTful
7 1 (2.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.00%) Digital TV
2 4 (8.00%) MPEG
2 4 (8.00%) STB
3 3 (6.00%) Over-the-Top Content
4 2 (4.00%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.00%) CMDB
5 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.00%) Neural Network
5 1 (2.00%) Physics
5 1 (2.00%) PlayStation
5 1 (2.00%) Social Network
5 1 (2.00%) Statistics
5 1 (2.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 27 (54.00%) Linux
2 26 (52.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.00%) CentOS
3 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (28.00%) Multithreading
3 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (14.00%) TDD
5 6 (12.00%) Data Analysis
5 6 (12.00%) DevOps
5 6 (12.00%) ETL
5 6 (12.00%) Scrum
6 5 (10.00%) SOA
7 4 (8.00%) Data Mapping
7 4 (8.00%) Data Transformation
7 4 (8.00%) Migration
8 3 (6.00%) BDD
8 3 (6.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.00%) Microservices
8 3 (6.00%) Software Architecture
8 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.00%) Perl
2 23 (46.00%) C++
3 22 (44.00%) Java
4 18 (36.00%) C
5 7 (14.00%) Python
6 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.00%) R
8 2 (4.00%) Scala
9 1 (2.00%) C#
9 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.00%) SAS Macro
9 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) CIMA
3 1 (2.00%) MCDBA
3 1 (2.00%) MCP
3 1 (2.00%) MCSE
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Docker
1 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.00%) SAP
3 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.00%) Ab Initio
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco
4 2 (4.00%) Sage
5 1 (2.00%) BMC
5 1 (2.00%) CA
5 1 (2.00%) DataFlux
5 1 (2.00%) Google
5 1 (2.00%) HP
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.00%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.00%) Siemens
5 1 (2.00%) Tableau
5 1 (2.00%) Teradata