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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 19 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 14.29% 10.80% 10.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.50% 54.29% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £288 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.70%
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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
40 35 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 30.08% 19.89% 32.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 14
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £393 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 12 (36.36%) Java
2 10 (30.30%) JDBC
3 9 (27.27%) Oracle
3 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 8 (24.24%) IBM InfoSphere
4 8 (24.24%) IBM
4 8 (24.24%) Eclipse
4 8 (24.24%) Migration
5 7 (21.21%) Information Management
5 7 (21.21%) WebSphere
5 7 (21.21%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 7 (21.21%) DB2
5 7 (21.21%) .NET
5 7 (21.21%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (21.21%) SAP
5 7 (21.21%) RAD
5 7 (21.21%) RDBMS
6 6 (18.18%) XML
6 6 (18.18%) C#
7 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
7 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET
7 5 (15.15%) Workflow
8 4 (12.12%) MVC
8 4 (12.12%) WCF
8 4 (12.12%) Web Services
8 4 (12.12%) Windows
8 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
8 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (21.21%) WebSphere
1 7 (21.21%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (6.06%) CMS
2 2 (6.06%) MQSI
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) K2 blackpearl
2 2 (6.06%) Umbraco
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.03%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.03%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) LAN
1 1 (3.03%) WAN
1 1 (3.03%) DHCP
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 8 (24.24%) IBM InfoSphere
3 7 (21.21%) DB2
3 7 (21.21%) RDBMS
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.03%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (3.03%) MaxDB
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (3.03%) SAP BW
7 1 (3.03%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Eclipse
2 7 (21.21%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 2 (6.06%) Maven
3 2 (6.06%) Subversion
3 2 (6.06%) Ant
3 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.06%) Hudson
4 1 (3.03%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (3.03%) Retail
1 1 (3.03%) Local Government
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Developer
2 5 (15.15%) Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) DBA
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (6.06%) ETL Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.06%) Umbraco Developer
6 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Data Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Applications Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) JDBC
2 7 (21.21%) .NET
3 6 (18.18%) XML
4 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET
5 4 (12.12%) WCF
5 4 (12.12%) Web Services
6 3 (9.09%) JMS
6 3 (9.09%) Spring
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.06%) HTML
7 2 (6.06%) J2EE
7 2 (6.06%) EJB
7 2 (6.06%) Struts
7 2 (6.06%) JSP
7 2 (6.06%) Servlets
8 1 (3.03%) REST
8 1 (3.03%) SOAP
8 1 (3.03%) XSD
8 1 (3.03%) jQuery
8 1 (3.03%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) N-Tier
1 2 (6.06%) NHS
1 2 (6.06%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.03%) Data Conversion
2 1 (3.03%) FMCG
2 1 (3.03%) Open Source
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) UNIX
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Migration
2 7 (21.21%) Information Management
2 7 (21.21%) RAD
3 5 (15.15%) Workflow
4 4 (12.12%) MVC
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.06%) EAI
6 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.06%) CRM
6 2 (6.06%) SOA
6 2 (6.06%) ETL
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (6.06%) Database Security
6 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.03%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) Java
2 6 (18.18%) C#
3 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
4 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.06%) ABAP
6 1 (3.03%) RPG IV
6 1 (3.03%) C
6 1 (3.03%) RPG
6 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle
2 8 (24.24%) IBM
3 7 (21.21%) SAP
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) RedPrairie
5 1 (3.03%) Talend
5 1 (3.03%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.03%) Informatica
5 1 (3.03%) Cognos
5 1 (3.03%) Trillium
5 1 (3.03%) Ab Initio
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