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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East / Middlesex
Rank 3 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 21 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 16.67% 18.52% 11.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.50% 50.00% 32.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 13
Median daily rate £355 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £333 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £418 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.52 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+77.61% -24.93%

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 60 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 31.75% 37.04% 35.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 37 37
Median daily rate £360 £350 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £338 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 1
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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
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 February 2017, 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 23 (54.76%) C++
1 23 (54.76%) Perl
2 22 (52.38%) Unix
2 22 (52.38%) Linux
3 19 (45.24%) C
4 17 (40.48%) STL
5 16 (38.10%) Java
5 16 (38.10%) Software Engineering
6 15 (35.71%) Multithreading
6 15 (35.71%) Oracle
7 13 (30.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 9 (21.43%) HTML
8 9 (21.43%) HTML5
8 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (19.05%) DevOps
10 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 7 (16.67%) SOA
11 6 (14.29%) Scrum
11 6 (14.29%) Digital TV
11 6 (14.29%) DVB
11 6 (14.29%) MPEG
11 6 (14.29%) HTTP
11 6 (14.29%) NoSQL
11 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
11 6 (14.29%) TDD
11 6 (14.29%) Degree
11 6 (14.29%) STB
11 6 (14.29%) Node.js
11 6 (14.29%) REST

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 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) SAS
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) DVB
1 6 (14.29%) HTTP
2 5 (11.90%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.76%) Ingres
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.38%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (2.38%) MySQL
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.38%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.90%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.38%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (9.52%) Advertising
2 2 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Billing
3 1 (2.38%) Local Government
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Developer
2 18 (42.86%) C++ Developer
3 16 (38.10%) Software Engineer
4 14 (33.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 14 (33.33%) SQL Developer
5 13 (30.95%) Architect
5 13 (30.95%) C++ Software Developer
5 13 (30.95%) C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (30.95%) Linux Developer
5 13 (30.95%) Linux Engineer
5 13 (30.95%) Linux Software Architect
5 13 (30.95%) Oracle Architect
5 13 (30.95%) Oracle Developer
5 13 (30.95%) Software Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) SSRS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) STL
2 13 (30.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 9 (21.43%) HTML
3 9 (21.43%) HTML5
4 6 (14.29%) Node.js
4 6 (14.29%) REST
5 4 (9.52%) Web Services
6 3 (7.14%) .NET
6 3 (7.14%) CSS
7 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.76%) JSON
7 2 (4.76%) WinForms
7 2 (4.76%) XML
8 1 (2.38%) jQuery
8 1 (2.38%) React
8 1 (2.38%) Redux
8 1 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 6 (14.29%) Digital TV
1 6 (14.29%) MPEG
1 6 (14.29%) STB
2 5 (11.90%) Over-the-Top Content
3 3 (7.14%) PlayStation
3 3 (7.14%) Xbox
4 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) Linux
1 22 (52.38%) Unix
2 5 (11.90%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) CentOS
3 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Software Engineering
2 15 (35.71%) Multithreading
3 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.05%) DevOps
5 7 (16.67%) SOA
6 6 (14.29%) Scrum
6 6 (14.29%) TDD
7 5 (11.90%) Continuous Deployment
7 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.90%) Software Architecture
7 5 (11.90%) User Stories
8 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.14%) OOP
10 2 (4.76%) Data Cleansing
10 2 (4.76%) ETL
10 2 (4.76%) ETL Development
10 2 (4.76%) OO
10 2 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (4.76%) Prototyping
11 1 (2.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) C++
1 23 (54.76%) Perl
2 19 (45.24%) C
3 16 (38.10%) Java
4 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.14%) C#
5 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.76%) Python
6 2 (4.76%) UniBasic
6 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
7 1 (2.38%) PHP 5
7 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.38%) R
7 1 (2.38%) SAS Macro
7 1 (2.38%) Scala
7 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.38%) QA
1 1 (2.38%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Docker
1 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) IBM
3 2 (4.76%) Redback
4 1 (2.38%) DataFlux
4 1 (2.38%) Google
4 1 (2.38%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
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