The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 21 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.48% 8.33% 11.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 67.74% 29.79% 39.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 5
Median daily rate £475 £306 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.10% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £258 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £360 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -25.00%
SQL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
31 47 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 16.94% 27.98% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 19
Median daily rate £463 £323 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.41% -7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £645 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Midlands region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Midlands region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SQL.

1 20 (45.45%) Oracle
2 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 17 (38.64%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (36.36%) C#
3 16 (36.36%) .NET
3 16 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
4 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (31.82%) Data Management
5 14 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (29.55%) Case Management
7 12 (27.27%) SAP
7 12 (27.27%) CRM
8 11 (25.00%) Windows
8 11 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
8 11 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (25.00%) Retail
8 11 (25.00%) Migration
8 11 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (22.73%) SDLC
9 10 (22.73%) Waterfall
9 10 (22.73%) Business Analysis
9 10 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (22.73%) SharePoint
9 10 (22.73%) PL/SQL
10 9 (20.45%) T-SQL
10 9 (20.45%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
10 9 (20.45%) Document Management

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 11 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (22.73%) SharePoint
3 9 (20.45%) Skype for Business
4 3 (6.82%) Confluence
5 1 (2.27%) SAS
5 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.27%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (20.45%) Office 365
2 9 (20.45%) Yammer
3 1 (2.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) LAN
1 1 (2.27%) SAN
1 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (20.45%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (13.64%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (13.64%) Oracle Database
4 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (9.09%) RDBMS
6 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
7 3 (6.82%) Hadoop
7 3 (6.82%) Pentaho
7 3 (6.82%) PowerPivot
8 2 (4.55%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (4.55%) MS Access
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (2.27%) OLAP
9 1 (2.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) JIRA
2 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.55%) Toad
General
1 11 (25.00%) Retail
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Automotive
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) Analyst
2 11 (25.00%) Consultant
3 5 (11.36%) Architect
3 5 (11.36%) CRM Architect
3 5 (11.36%) CRM Solutions Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Dynamics CRM Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Consultant
3 5 (11.36%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 4 (9.09%) CRM Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) CRM Technical Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Migration Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Pentaho Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) .NET
2 7 (15.91%) Web Services
3 4 (9.09%) COM
4 2 (4.55%) XML
4 2 (4.55%) XSL
5 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.27%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.27%) J2EE
5 1 (2.27%) jQuery
5 1 (2.27%) JSON
5 1 (2.27%) MDX
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (38.64%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.64%) NHS
3 5 (11.36%) Data Integration
4 4 (9.09%) iPad
5 2 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
5 2 (4.55%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.27%) Data Extraction
6 1 (2.27%) e-Learning
6 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Unix
3 2 (4.55%) AIX
3 2 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (31.82%) Data Management
3 13 (29.55%) Case Management
4 12 (27.27%) CRM
5 11 (25.00%) Migration
6 10 (22.73%) Business Analysis
6 10 (22.73%) SDLC
6 10 (22.73%) Waterfall
7 9 (20.45%) Document Management
7 9 (20.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (20.45%) Integration Testing
7 9 (20.45%) TOGAF
7 9 (20.45%) Zachman Framework
8 7 (15.91%) Data Migration
8 7 (15.91%) Presales
9 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
9 6 (13.64%) ETL
10 5 (11.36%) Data Analysis
11 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) C#
2 10 (22.73%) PL/SQL
3 9 (20.45%) T-SQL
4 4 (9.09%) Java
5 3 (6.82%) VBA
6 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.27%) Perl
7 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
1 1 (2.27%) ISEB
1 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Oracle
2 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
3 12 (27.27%) SAP
4 11 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (20.45%) Infor
6 4 (9.09%) Informatica
7 3 (6.82%) Cloudera
7 3 (6.82%) TOWER Software
8 2 (4.55%) IBM
8 2 (4.55%) JDA
8 2 (4.55%) Pega
8 2 (4.55%) webMethods
9 1 (2.27%) BEA
9 1 (2.27%) HP
9 1 (2.27%) Kronos
9 1 (2.27%) Teradata
9 1 (2.27%) VMware