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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL 32 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 15.09% 7.83% 9.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.02% 24.32% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £375 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.13 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.66%
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
82 74 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 38.68% 32.17% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 41 29
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £28.13 £43.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 23 (46.00%) Oracle
2 16 (32.00%) UNIX
3 15 (30.00%) Linux
4 11 (22.00%) STL
4 11 (22.00%) C++
4 11 (22.00%) C
4 11 (22.00%) Perl
4 11 (22.00%) Multithreading
4 11 (22.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 8 (16.00%) HTML
5 8 (16.00%) Java
5 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (16.00%) Finance
6 7 (14.00%) CSS
7 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (12.00%) Degree
7 6 (12.00%) jQuery
8 5 (10.00%) VMware
8 5 (10.00%) Migration
8 5 (10.00%) Windows
8 5 (10.00%) Tomcat
9 4 (8.00%) OO
9 4 (8.00%) ITIL
9 4 (8.00%) JSP
9 4 (8.00%) Servlets
9 4 (8.00%) MS Access
9 4 (8.00%) Eclipse
9 4 (8.00%) BMC

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.00%) Confluence
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.00%) SAS
3 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.00%) GIMP
3 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.00%) SAN
2 1 (2.00%) NAS
2 1 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) MS Access
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.00%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (4.00%) Big Data
3 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.00%) BODI
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQLPlus
4 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.00%) JUnit
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.00%) IntelliJ
3 2 (4.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.00%) Log4j
3 2 (4.00%) NetBeans
3 2 (4.00%) Maven
3 2 (4.00%) JIRA
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.00%) Selenium
4 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Legal
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (24.00%) Analyst
3 11 (22.00%) C++ Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Data Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.00%) C++ Software Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Data Migration Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Business Data Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Business Objects Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) STL
1 11 (22.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 8 (16.00%) HTML
3 7 (14.00%) CSS
4 6 (12.00%) jQuery
5 4 (8.00%) JSP
5 4 (8.00%) Servlets
6 3 (6.00%) MooTools
7 2 (4.00%) JAX-WS
7 2 (4.00%) Apache CXF
7 2 (4.00%) RESTful
7 2 (4.00%) REST
7 2 (4.00%) JAX-RS
7 2 (4.00%) RESTEasy
7 2 (4.00%) HTML5
7 2 (4.00%) SOAP
7 2 (4.00%) .NET
7 2 (4.00%) J2EE
7 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Learning Management System
2 2 (4.00%) Video on Demand
2 2 (4.00%) User Experience
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.00%) Wiki
2 2 (4.00%) Blog
3 1 (2.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) UNIX
2 15 (30.00%) Linux
3 5 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) CentOS
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.00%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.00%) Migration
4 4 (8.00%) Asset Management
4 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (8.00%) ITIL
4 4 (8.00%) OO
4 4 (8.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (8.00%) IT Asset Management
5 3 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.00%) ETL
5 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.00%) TDD
6 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.00%) Project Management
6 2 (4.00%) Change Management
6 2 (4.00%) MVC
6 2 (4.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) C
1 11 (22.00%) C++
1 11 (22.00%) Perl
2 8 (16.00%) Java
2 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.00%) Python
5 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) ISEB
2 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.00%) NFS
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) Oracle
2 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.00%) VMware
4 4 (8.00%) BMC
5 3 (6.00%) Adobe
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco
6 2 (4.00%) IBM
7 1 (2.00%) NetApp
7 1 (2.00%) Pegasus
7 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.00%) Brocade
7 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow