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 11 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 12 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.23% 10.53% 12.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.38% 50.00% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 7
Median daily rate £400 £318 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £293 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £358 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.48 £30.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +15.38%
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
29 36 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 22.31% 21.05% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 14
Median daily rate £500 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%

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 11 December 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 11 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SQL.

1 12 (44.44%) .NET
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 12 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) Business Analysis
3 10 (37.04%) C#
4 9 (33.33%) CRM
4 9 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
4 9 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 9 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (29.63%) Retail
5 8 (29.63%) Oracle
6 6 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (22.22%) SAP
6 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 6 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (22.22%) Document Management
6 6 (22.22%) Data Management
6 6 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (22.22%) Infor
6 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
6 6 (22.22%) SDLC

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 9 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (22.22%) Skype for Business
3 3 (11.11%) nginx
4 2 (7.41%) Apache
4 2 (7.41%) Apache Solr
4 2 (7.41%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (7.41%) IIS
4 2 (7.41%) JBoss
4 2 (7.41%) OpenStack
4 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.70%) Aareon QL
2 1 (3.70%) Academy Housing
2 1 (3.70%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (3.70%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (3.70%) OPENHousing
2 1 (3.70%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (22.22%) Office 365
2 6 (22.22%) Yammer
3 3 (11.11%) IaaS
3 3 (11.11%) PaaS
4 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (3.70%) Google App Engine
5 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (7.41%) Big Data
6 2 (7.41%) MySQL
6 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
6 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
6 2 (7.41%) Riak
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
7 1 (3.70%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MSTest
1 3 (11.11%) NUnit
2 2 (7.41%) Ant
2 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) GoCD
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) Maven
2 2 (7.41%) Selenium
2 2 (7.41%) SonarQube
2 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) Protractor
3 1 (3.70%) Robot Framework
3 1 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (29.63%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Automotive
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Consultant
2 8 (29.63%) CRM Consultant
2 8 (29.63%) CRM Technical Consultant
2 8 (29.63%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Consultant
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
2 8 (29.63%) Technical Consultant
3 7 (25.93%) Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Developer
5 3 (11.11%) CRM Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Data Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Migration Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) COM
3 4 (14.81%) Web Services
4 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 3 (11.11%) Entity Framework
4 3 (11.11%) HTML
4 3 (11.11%) REST
4 3 (11.11%) SOAP
4 3 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (11.11%) WCF
5 2 (7.41%) LAMP
5 2 (7.41%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (7.41%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (7.41%) Node.js
6 1 (3.70%) JSON
6 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Unix
3 2 (7.41%) CoreOS
3 2 (7.41%) Solaris
4 1 (3.70%) Debian
4 1 (3.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) Business Analysis
4 9 (33.33%) CRM
4 9 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 9 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
5 6 (22.22%) Case Management
5 6 (22.22%) Data Management
5 6 (22.22%) Document Management
5 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 6 (22.22%) SDLC
5 6 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 4 (14.81%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) Workflow
7 3 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (11.11%) ETL
7 3 (11.11%) Migration
7 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) C#
2 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) Python
4 3 (11.11%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.41%) Go
5 2 (7.41%) Perl
5 2 (7.41%) Ruby
6 1 (3.70%) C
6 1 (3.70%) R
6 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ISEB
1 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
1 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Docker
2 2 (7.41%) Snort
3 1 (3.70%) NFS
3 1 (3.70%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Ansible
2 2 (7.41%) Control-M
2 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
2 2 (7.41%) Mesos
2 2 (7.41%) Nagios
2 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.41%) rkt
2 2 (7.41%) Unicenter
2 2 (7.41%) ZABBIX
3 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.70%) systemd
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) Oracle
3 6 (22.22%) Infor
3 6 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (22.22%) SAP
4 3 (11.11%) Tableau
5 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco
5 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
5 2 (7.41%) Juniper
5 2 (7.41%) New Relic
5 2 (7.41%) Northgate
5 2 (7.41%) Orchard
6 1 (3.70%) Aareon
6 1 (3.70%) Capita
6 1 (3.70%) Civica
6 1 (3.70%) Google
6 1 (3.70%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) MuleSoft
6 1 (3.70%) Talend