The first table below looks at the demand for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Midlands region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 12 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL 15 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.62% 9.55% 6.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.59% 25.93% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £97.50 £175.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Programming Languages Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
41 81 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 23.56% 36.82% 36.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 24
Average daily rate £350 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £198 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £700 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £175.00 £175.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +337.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 16 (44.44%) Oracle
2 12 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 11 (30.56%) PL/SQL
3 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
3 11 (30.56%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (30.56%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (30.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (25.00%) Finance
4 9 (25.00%) ETL
5 8 (22.22%) Oracle BI EE
5 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
6 7 (19.44%) NHS
7 6 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 6 (16.67%) Informatica
7 6 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 6 (16.67%) SAP
7 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (16.67%) Analytics
8 5 (13.89%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 5 (13.89%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 5 (13.89%) DV Cleared
8 5 (13.89%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (13.89%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (13.89%) CRM
8 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
8 5 (13.89%) Workflow
8 5 (13.89%) Oracle Workflow

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (13.89%) SharePoint
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (5.56%) SAS
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) PowerPivot
2 2 (5.56%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
1 11 (30.56%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (13.89%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
6 3 (8.33%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (5.56%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (2.78%) Data Mart
8 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.78%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.56%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.78%) ERwin
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Local Government
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.33%) OBIEE Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Business Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Functional Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) NHS Information Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Information Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) ETL Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) MDX
2 3 (8.33%) WCF
3 2 (5.56%) XML
3 2 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (2.78%) jQuery
4 1 (2.78%) WPF
4 1 (2.78%) LINQ
4 1 (2.78%) XHTML
4 1 (2.78%) ADO.NET
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.78%) CSS
4 1 (2.78%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) NHS
2 3 (8.33%) Open Source
3 2 (5.56%) IVR
4 1 (2.78%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) UNIX
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (25.00%) ETL
3 6 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 6 (16.67%) Analytics
4 5 (13.89%) CRM
4 5 (13.89%) Workflow
5 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.56%) Migration
6 2 (5.56%) ERP
6 2 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.56%) Data Management
7 1 (2.78%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.78%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 11 (30.56%) PL/SQL
3 4 (11.11%) C#
4 3 (8.33%) VBA
5 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.78%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) C
6 1 (2.78%) VB
6 1 (2.78%) Uniface
6 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) NCDA
3 1 (2.78%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Oracle
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.67%) Informatica
3 6 (16.67%) SAP
4 3 (8.33%) Ab Initio
5 2 (5.56%) Genesys
5 2 (5.56%) IBM
5 2 (5.56%) Trillium
5 2 (5.56%) Tableau
5 2 (5.56%) Talend
6 1 (2.78%) Nintex
6 1 (2.78%) Datanomic
6 1 (2.78%) Ektron
6 1 (2.78%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.78%) NetApp
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Rate: £15 - £25 per hour
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