The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 27 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 18.12% 8.74% 10.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.92% 40.91% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 7
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£375 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £385 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.29% +12.72%
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
52 44 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 34.90% 21.36% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 12
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £350 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%

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 20 April 2015.

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 20 April 2015, 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 19 (41.30%) Oracle
2 17 (36.96%) Java
3 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
4 10 (21.74%) .NET
4 10 (21.74%) PL/SQL
4 10 (21.74%) SAP
4 10 (21.74%) IBM
5 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (19.57%) JDBC
5 9 (19.57%) UNIX
5 9 (19.57%) C#
6 8 (17.39%) Information Management
6 8 (17.39%) DB2
6 8 (17.39%) CRM
6 8 (17.39%) Eclipse
6 8 (17.39%) IBM InfoSphere
6 8 (17.39%) Relational Database
7 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (15.22%) WebSphere
7 7 (15.22%) RAD
7 7 (15.22%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 7 (15.22%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (15.22%) XML
7 7 (15.22%) Shell Script
7 7 (15.22%) RDBMS
8 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET
8 6 (13.04%) J2EE
8 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
8 6 (13.04%) Microsoft

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 7 (15.22%) WebSphere
1 7 (15.22%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (4.35%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.17%) MQSI
3 1 (2.17%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.17%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
1 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
2 1 (2.17%) DHCP
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.39%) DB2
2 8 (17.39%) IBM InfoSphere
2 8 (17.39%) Relational Database
3 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (15.22%) RDBMS
4 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
6 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (6.52%) Oracle Discoverer
7 3 (6.52%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (6.52%) OLAP
7 3 (6.52%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (6.52%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Eclipse
2 7 (15.22%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.17%) Ant
5 1 (2.17%) Subversion
5 1 (2.17%) Maven
5 1 (2.17%) Hudson
5 1 (2.17%) ReSharper
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (60.87%) Developer
2 9 (19.57%) Consultant
3 6 (13.04%) SQL Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) DBA
4 3 (6.52%) Designer
5 2 (4.35%) Umbraco Developer
5 2 (4.35%) CRM Technical Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Architect
5 2 (4.35%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) SQL DBA
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (2.17%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.17%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.17%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 1 (2.17%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) .NET
2 9 (19.57%) JDBC
3 7 (15.22%) XML
4 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET
4 6 (13.04%) J2EE
5 5 (10.87%) Web Services
6 4 (8.70%) WCF
6 4 (8.70%) HTML
7 2 (4.35%) WPF
7 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.35%) Spring
7 2 (4.35%) JMS
8 1 (2.17%) CGI
8 1 (2.17%) XSD
8 1 (2.17%) EJB
8 1 (2.17%) ADO.NET
8 1 (2.17%) JSP
8 1 (2.17%) Servlets
8 1 (2.17%) SOAP
8 1 (2.17%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) NHS
2 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.17%) GIS
2 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.17%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (2.17%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) UNIX
2 3 (6.52%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.17%) SUSE
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (17.39%) Information Management
2 8 (17.39%) CRM
3 7 (15.22%) RAD
4 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.70%) Migration
6 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.52%) MVC
6 3 (6.52%) Workflow
7 2 (4.35%) Test Strategy
7 2 (4.35%) Database Security
7 2 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (4.35%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.35%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.35%) Data Management
7 2 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) Java
2 10 (21.74%) PL/SQL
3 9 (19.57%) C#
4 7 (15.22%) Shell Script
5 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.35%) ABAP
8 1 (2.17%) PL/1
8 1 (2.17%) RPG
8 1 (2.17%) Ruby
8 1 (2.17%) JCL
8 1 (2.17%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) Oracle
2 10 (21.74%) SAP
2 10 (21.74%) IBM
3 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.52%) Cognos
5 2 (4.35%) Pega
5 2 (4.35%) Netezza
5 2 (4.35%) Northgate
5 2 (4.35%) Business Objects
5 2 (4.35%) Informatica
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.17%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.17%) Teradata
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