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 23 May 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
23 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 12 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 15 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 7.85% 13.84% 9.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 60.00% 41.51% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 7
Median daily rate £356 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.07% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.68 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+43.32% -26.85%
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
25 53 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 13.09% 33.33% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 17
Median daily rate £388 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £284 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £605 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 16 (42.11%) Oracle
2 11 (28.95%) Migration
2 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (23.68%) PL/SQL
4 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
4 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (23.68%) Data Migration
5 8 (21.05%) Data Management
5 8 (21.05%) C#
5 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
6 7 (18.42%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (18.42%) .NET
6 7 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (18.42%) Data Modelling
6 7 (18.42%) ETL
7 6 (15.79%) Unix
7 6 (15.79%) Windows
7 6 (15.79%) NHS
7 6 (15.79%) Data Analysis
7 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (15.79%) Data Integration
7 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
7 6 (15.79%) Case Management
8 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (13.16%) Retail
8 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis

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 4 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) Confluence
2 3 (7.89%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.63%) SAS
3 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.89%) Office 365
2 3 (7.89%) Yammer
3 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
1 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.63%) LAN
1 1 (2.63%) SAN
1 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
5 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
6 3 (7.89%) Hadoop
6 3 (7.89%) Pentaho
6 3 (7.89%) PowerPivot
7 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (5.26%) MS Access
7 2 (5.26%) OLAP
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (2.63%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) JIRA
2 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.26%) Toad
General
1 5 (13.16%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Pentaho Developer
6 2 (5.26%) CRM Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) HR Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle HRMS Functional Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle HRMS Payroll Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Report Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) VBA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) COM
2 2 (5.26%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (2.63%) J2EE
3 1 (2.63%) MDX
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.63%) WCF
3 1 (2.63%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.79%) Data Integration
2 6 (15.79%) NHS
3 4 (10.53%) iPad
4 2 (5.26%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.63%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.63%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Unix
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Migration
2 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (23.68%) Data Migration
3 8 (21.05%) Data Management
4 7 (18.42%) Data Modelling
4 7 (18.42%) ETL
5 6 (15.79%) Case Management
5 6 (15.79%) Data Analysis
6 4 (10.53%) Analytics
6 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 4 (10.53%) CRM
6 4 (10.53%) Data Mapping
6 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.53%) SDLC
6 4 (10.53%) Supply Chain Transformation
6 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
6 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) PL/SQL
2 8 (21.05%) C#
3 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
3 3 (7.89%) VBA
4 2 (5.26%) Java
4 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) Perl
5 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
1 2 (5.26%) ISEB
1 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Oracle
2 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) Informatica
3 4 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (10.53%) SAP
4 3 (7.89%) Cloudera
4 3 (7.89%) Infor
4 3 (7.89%) TOWER Software
5 2 (5.26%) JDA
5 2 (5.26%) Pega
5 2 (5.26%) webMethods
6 1 (2.63%) BEA
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) Kronos
6 1 (2.63%) Teradata
6 1 (2.63%) VMware