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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 13 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 21 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.50% 7.81% 8.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.68% 32.61% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 5
Median daily rate £475 £320 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.43% +56.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £283 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £356 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £97.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.44% +12.50%
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
47 46 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 23.50% 23.96% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 15
Median daily rate £475 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £512 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 19 (52.78%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (52.78%) .NET
3 18 (50.00%) C#
4 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
4 17 (47.22%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (44.44%) MS Excel
6 15 (41.67%) CRM
6 15 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (41.67%) Case Management
7 14 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (38.89%) Dynamics CRM
7 14 (38.89%) SAP
8 13 (36.11%) Oracle
8 13 (36.11%) SharePoint
8 13 (36.11%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (36.11%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (36.11%) Retail
9 12 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
9 12 (33.33%) TOGAF
9 12 (33.33%) Business Analysis
9 12 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
10 11 (30.56%) Windows
10 11 (30.56%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (30.56%) Integration Testing
10 11 (30.56%) Document Management
10 11 (30.56%) Data Management
10 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (30.56%) Waterfall

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 13 (36.11%) BizTalk Server
1 13 (36.11%) SharePoint
2 11 (30.56%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.78%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (30.56%) Office 365
2 11 (30.56%) Yammer
3 1 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) LAN
1 1 (2.78%) SAN
1 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 14 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (30.56%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (5.56%) Big Data
7 2 (5.56%) MS Access
7 2 (5.56%) PowerPivot
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Toad
2 1 (2.78%) MSTest
2 1 (2.78%) NUnit
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (36.11%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Automotive
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Consultant
2 10 (27.78%) Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Consultant
4 7 (19.44%) CRM Consultant
4 7 (19.44%) CRM Technical Consultant
4 7 (19.44%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 7 (19.44%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 7 (19.44%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (13.89%) Architect
5 5 (13.89%) CRM Architect
5 5 (13.89%) CRM Solutions Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Dynamics CRM Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 3 (8.33%) CRM Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Migration Consultant
7 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) .NET
2 8 (22.22%) Web Services
3 6 (16.67%) COM
4 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.56%) Entity Framework
4 2 (5.56%) WCF
4 2 (5.56%) XML
4 2 (5.56%) XSL
5 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.78%) HTML
5 1 (2.78%) jQuery
5 1 (2.78%) JSON
5 1 (2.78%) MDX
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.78%) REST
5 1 (2.78%) SOAP
5 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.78%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 17 (47.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) NHS
3 2 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (41.67%) Case Management
2 15 (41.67%) CRM
3 12 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 12 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 12 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 12 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
4 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (30.56%) Data Management
4 11 (30.56%) Document Management
4 11 (30.56%) Integration Testing
4 11 (30.56%) SDLC
4 11 (30.56%) Waterfall
5 7 (19.44%) Presales
6 5 (13.89%) Migration
7 4 (11.11%) ETL
7 4 (11.11%) Project Management
8 3 (8.33%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
9 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (8.33%) VBA
4 2 (5.56%) Java
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) ISEB
1 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 14 (38.89%) SAP
3 13 (36.11%) Oracle
3 13 (36.11%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (30.56%) Infor
5 2 (5.56%) IBM
5 2 (5.56%) Tableau
6 1 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) Northgate
6 1 (2.78%) Orchard
6 1 (2.78%) Pega
6 1 (2.78%) VMware