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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 14 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 13 14 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.63% 7.78% 12.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.81% 26.92% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 17
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £540 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.30% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £97.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.43% -15.90%
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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
57 52 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 29.08% 28.89% 40.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 33
Average daily rate £338 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £273 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £588 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £175.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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 19 September 2014.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (46.67%) Oracle
2 12 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 9 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (30.00%) Finance
3 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
4 8 (26.67%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 7 (23.33%) ETL
5 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.00%) Informatica
6 6 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (20.00%) Analytics
7 5 (16.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 5 (16.67%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 5 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
7 5 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 5 (16.67%) CRM
7 5 (16.67%) SAP
7 5 (16.67%) Workflow
8 4 (13.33%) .NET
8 4 (13.33%) Open Source

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.67%) SAS
4 1 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) PowerPivot
3 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (6.67%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (3.33%) Data Mart
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (3.33%) QlikView
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (3.33%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (3.33%) ERwin
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Local Government
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Developer
1 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Consultant
2 4 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (10.00%) OBIEE Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Business Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) ETL Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Research Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Business Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) MDX
2 3 (10.00%) WCF
3 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) WPF
4 1 (3.33%) LINQ
4 1 (3.33%) jQuery
4 1 (3.33%) XHTML
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) SOAP
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) ADO.NET
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Open Source
2 3 (10.00%) NHS
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) User Experience
3 2 (6.67%) Data Extraction
3 2 (6.67%) IVR
4 1 (3.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (23.33%) ETL
3 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (20.00%) Analytics
4 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.67%) CRM
4 5 (16.67%) Workflow
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.67%) Migration
5 2 (6.67%) ERP
5 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Data Management
6 1 (3.33%) Logistics
6 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.00%) VBA
3 3 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) C++
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) VB
4 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Oracle
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.00%) Informatica
4 5 (16.67%) SAP
5 3 (10.00%) Ab Initio
6 2 (6.67%) Talend
6 2 (6.67%) Genesys
6 2 (6.67%) IBM
6 2 (6.67%) Trillium
7 1 (3.33%) Ektron
7 1 (3.33%) Sitecore
7 1 (3.33%) RedPrairie
7 1 (3.33%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (3.33%) Datanomic