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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 18 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.74% 10.24% 9.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.91% 33.33% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 7
Average daily rate £425 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £270 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £25.56
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +7.57%
Programming Languages Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
44 63 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 21.36% 30.73% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 22
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £263 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
SQL
England

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
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 17 April 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 18 (47.37%) NHS
2 11 (28.95%) T-SQL
3 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
4 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
4 8 (21.05%) Oracle
4 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (13.16%) XML
6 5 (13.16%) ETL
6 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (10.53%) Finance
7 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
7 4 (10.53%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (10.53%) Data Conversion
7 4 (10.53%) Data Extraction
7 4 (10.53%) Data Mapping
7 4 (10.53%) MS Access
7 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
8 3 (7.89%) .NET
8 3 (7.89%) MS Office
8 3 (7.89%) C#
8 3 (7.89%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (7.89%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (7.89%) Informatica

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.63%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
3 2 (5.26%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle iRecruitment
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) ATM
1 1 (2.63%) LAN
1 1 (2.63%) SDH
1 1 (2.63%) VoIP
1 1 (2.63%) WLAN
1 1 (2.63%) WAN
1 1 (2.63%) SMTP
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
1 1 (2.63%) DWDM
1 1 (2.63%) MPLS
1 1 (2.63%) OSPF
1 1 (2.63%) BGP
1 1 (2.63%) H.323
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
1 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.63%) Wireless
1 1 (2.63%) Frame Relay
1 1 (2.63%) IPsec
1 1 (2.63%) WiMAX
1 1 (2.63%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (10.53%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (10.53%) MS Access
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.63%) MySQL
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.63%) DTS
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Developer
1 16 (42.11%) Analyst
2 11 (28.95%) Information Analyst
2 11 (28.95%) NHS Information Analyst
3 9 (23.68%) SQL Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (7.89%) OBIEE Developer
5 2 (5.26%) NHS Business Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.63%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Tester
6 1 (2.63%) SQL DBA
6 1 (2.63%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Uniface Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) XML
2 3 (7.89%) .NET
3 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.26%) MDX
3 2 (5.26%) WCF
3 2 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.63%) WPF
4 1 (2.63%) jQuery
4 1 (2.63%) CSS
4 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (47.37%) NHS
2 4 (10.53%) Data Conversion
2 4 (10.53%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.63%) iPad
3 1 (2.63%) PKI
3 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) ETL
1 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
2 4 (10.53%) Data Mapping
3 3 (7.89%) Analytics
3 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.63%) Test Strategy
5 1 (2.63%) Change Management
5 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.63%) Workflow
5 1 (2.63%) Migration
5 1 (2.63%) Document Management
5 1 (2.63%) Network Design
5 1 (2.63%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.63%) ERP
5 1 (2.63%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) T-SQL
2 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
3 3 (7.89%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
5 1 (2.63%) VB
5 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.63%) VBA
5 1 (2.63%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (2.63%) Uniface
5 1 (2.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) CCIE
1 1 (2.63%) CCNP
1 1 (2.63%) CCDP
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
1 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.63%) NCDA
1 1 (2.63%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) NFS
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Informatica
3 2 (5.26%) Tableau
3 2 (5.26%) HP
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.63%) Nortel
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix
4 1 (2.63%) NetApp
4 1 (2.63%) OPNET
4 1 (2.63%) Riverbed
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