The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 69 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 14.17% 8.47% 10.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.70% 22.86% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 12 9
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 £285 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £223 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.20 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.33%
SQL
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Programming Languages Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
188 70 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 38.60% 37.04% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 38 37
Average daily rate £390 £275 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% -9.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 78 (51.32%) Oracle
2 53 (34.87%) UNIX
2 53 (34.87%) Windows
3 50 (32.89%) PL/SQL
3 50 (32.89%) Security Cleared
4 45 (29.61%) Oracle Database
5 38 (25.00%) Java
5 38 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 37 (24.34%) Linux
7 35 (23.03%) SQL Server
8 32 (21.05%) ITIL
9 30 (19.74%) SC Cleared
10 29 (19.08%) MS Excel
11 28 (18.42%) VB
11 28 (18.42%) Web Services
11 28 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
12 27 (17.76%) .NET
13 25 (16.45%) C#
14 24 (15.79%) XML
15 22 (14.47%) Shell Script
15 22 (14.47%) WebLogic
16 21 (13.82%) C
16 21 (13.82%) Active Directory
17 20 (13.16%) HP
17 20 (13.16%) Tuxedo
17 20 (13.16%) Data Modelling
17 20 (13.16%) Clustering
18 19 (12.50%) Finance
18 19 (12.50%) Data Management
18 19 (12.50%) ASP.NET

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 22 (14.47%) WebLogic
2 20 (13.16%) Tuxedo
3 15 (9.87%) SAS
4 10 (6.58%) Apache
5 8 (5.26%) JBoss
6 7 (4.61%) IBM Notes
6 7 (4.61%) IIS
6 7 (4.61%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (4.61%) WebSphere
7 6 (3.95%) MQSeries
8 5 (3.29%) AquaLogic
9 4 (2.63%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.97%) Documentum
11 2 (1.32%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.32%) Oracle 10gAS
11 2 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.66%) Jetty
12 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 29 (19.08%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.87%) MS Office
3 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.66%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (6.58%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (4.61%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (3.29%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (3.29%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (3.29%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.55%) DNS
2 12 (7.89%) LDAP
3 8 (5.26%) Firewall
4 7 (4.61%) DHCP
5 5 (3.29%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (1.97%) SSH
7 2 (1.32%) 2G
8 1 (0.66%) HTTP
8 1 (0.66%) VPN
8 1 (0.66%) LAN
8 1 (0.66%) WAN
8 1 (0.66%) SAN
8 1 (0.66%) Internet
8 1 (0.66%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (29.61%) Oracle Database
2 35 (23.03%) SQL Server
3 19 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (11.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (9.87%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (7.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (6.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 10 (6.58%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (5.92%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (3.29%) Base SAS
10 5 (3.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (1.32%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (5.92%) PVCS
2 5 (3.29%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (3.29%) Eclipse
2 5 (3.29%) Ant
3 4 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.66%) JUnit
4 1 (0.66%) Toad
4 1 (0.66%) MSI
4 1 (0.66%) JIRA
4 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.66%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (3.29%) General Ledger
3 2 (1.32%) Back Office
4 1 (0.66%) Front Office
4 1 (0.66%) Marketing
4 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.66%) Publishing
4 1 (0.66%) Banking
4 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 52 (34.21%) Developer
2 24 (15.79%) Analyst
3 16 (10.53%) Consultant
4 11 (7.24%) Applications Support
5 8 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 8 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 8 (5.26%) Architect
6 7 (4.61%) Support Analyst
6 7 (4.61%) Technical Leader
7 6 (3.95%) Software Support Engineer
7 6 (3.95%) Support Specialist
7 6 (3.95%) Applications Specialist
7 6 (3.95%) Lead Software Engineer
7 6 (3.95%) COBOL Analyst
8 5 (3.29%) Tester
8 5 (3.29%) Java Developer
8 5 (3.29%) .NET Developer
8 5 (3.29%) ETL Developer
8 5 (3.29%) Oracle Consultant
8 5 (3.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.42%) Web Services
2 27 (17.76%) .NET
3 24 (15.79%) XML
4 19 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 14 (9.21%) Middleware
6 13 (8.55%) SOAP
7 10 (6.58%) J2EE
7 10 (6.58%) MDX
8 7 (4.61%) WCF
9 6 (3.95%) HTML
10 5 (3.29%) JMS
10 5 (3.29%) JRules
10 5 (3.29%) CSS
10 5 (3.29%) JDBC
10 5 (3.29%) WF
10 5 (3.29%) JNDI
10 5 (3.29%) AppFabric
11 3 (1.97%) RESTful
11 3 (1.97%) jQuery
11 3 (1.97%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.16%) Clustering
2 15 (9.87%) N-Tier
3 12 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.95%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.63%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.97%) Open Source
6 3 (1.97%) NHS
7 2 (1.32%) Statistics
7 2 (1.32%) CMDB
8 1 (0.66%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.66%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.66%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.66%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 53 (34.87%) UNIX
1 53 (34.87%) Windows
2 37 (24.34%) Linux
3 12 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (7.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (7.24%) VME
5 10 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.95%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.29%) HPUX
8 2 (1.32%) Android
8 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.66%) Solaris
9 1 (0.66%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.05%) ITIL
2 28 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (13.16%) Data Modelling
4 19 (12.50%) Data Management
5 18 (11.84%) Service Management
6 17 (11.18%) Service Delivery
6 17 (11.18%) Migration
7 15 (9.87%) Performance Testing
8 12 (7.89%) Web Design
9 11 (7.24%) Problem Management
10 10 (6.58%) Logical Data Model
10 10 (6.58%) Physical Data Model
11 9 (5.92%) Software Engineering
11 9 (5.92%) Workflow
11 9 (5.92%) Configuration Management
12 8 (5.26%) ETL
12 8 (5.26%) Dimensional Modelling
13 7 (4.61%) System Testing
13 7 (4.61%) Change Management
13 7 (4.61%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 50 (32.89%) PL/SQL
2 38 (25.00%) Java
3 28 (18.42%) VB
4 25 (16.45%) C#
5 22 (14.47%) Shell Script
6 21 (13.82%) C
7 16 (10.53%) VB.NET
8 15 (9.87%) VB6
9 14 (9.21%) VBA
9 14 (9.21%) VBScript
10 11 (7.24%) COBOL
11 7 (4.61%) JavaScript
12 5 (3.29%) Perl
12 5 (3.29%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 4 (2.63%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.97%) Korn
15 2 (1.32%) C++
16 1 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 50 (32.89%) Security Cleared
2 30 (19.74%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.29%) ISEB
6 4 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.32%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.66%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.66%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.21%) SLA
2 6 (3.95%) QA
3 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (13.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.61%) Terminal Services
3 6 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.97%) NFS
5 1 (0.66%) KVM
5 1 (0.66%) RHEV
5 1 (0.66%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (7.89%) OpenView
2 9 (5.92%) MIIS
3 5 (3.29%) HP SIM
4 3 (1.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.66%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.66%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 78 (51.32%) Oracle
2 38 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (13.16%) HP
4 13 (8.55%) Red Hat
5 12 (7.89%) Informatica
6 10 (6.58%) Micro Focus
7 8 (5.26%) Citrix
8 7 (4.61%) VMware
8 7 (4.61%) Lotus
9 3 (1.97%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.66%) SAP
10 1 (0.66%) Cisco
10 1 (0.66%) CA
10 1 (0.66%) Veritas
10 1 (0.66%) ILOG
10 1 (0.66%) EnterpriseDB