The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 88 112 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 13.60% 19.79% 13.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.08% 46.28% 50.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 75 20
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£328 £282 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.28% -13.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £210 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £32.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.60 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -3.27%
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 North East region.

Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
266 242 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 41.11% 42.76% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 154 40
Average daily rate £320 £275 £292
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 7
Average hourly rate £31.50 £34.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% +4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £17.00 £20.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £34.00 £34.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in the North East

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

SQL
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -2 68 £338 +22.72% 37
Durham -3 4 £308 -16.66% 4
Teesside - - - -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 70 (32.86%) Oracle
2 53 (24.88%) Finance
2 53 (24.88%) Security Cleared
3 52 (24.41%) Microsoft
4 48 (22.54%) Business Intelligence
5 47 (22.07%) PL/SQL
6 44 (20.66%) .NET
6 44 (20.66%) SQL Server
7 43 (20.19%) Java
8 39 (18.31%) JavaScript
9 38 (17.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 36 (16.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 36 (16.90%) Web Services
10 36 (16.90%) UNIX
10 36 (16.90%) Windows
11 35 (16.43%) C#
12 34 (15.96%) SC Cleared
12 34 (15.96%) Oracle Database
13 31 (14.55%) Linux
14 30 (14.08%) VBA
15 29 (13.62%) XML
16 26 (12.21%) Oracle Reports
17 25 (11.74%) Data Modelling
17 25 (11.74%) Agile Software Development
18 24 (11.27%) MS Excel
19 23 (10.80%) jQuery
20 22 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
20 22 (10.33%) ITIL
20 22 (10.33%) ASP.NET
21 21 (9.86%) Migration

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 19 (8.92%) SharePoint
2 16 (7.51%) WebLogic
3 14 (6.57%) SAS
4 13 (6.10%) IIS
5 12 (5.63%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (3.29%) AquaLogic
6 7 (3.29%) Tuxedo
6 7 (3.29%) Lync
7 6 (2.82%) MQSeries
7 6 (2.82%) MS Exchange
8 5 (2.35%) Apache
8 5 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.88%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.41%) JBoss
11 2 (0.94%) CMS
11 2 (0.94%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.47%) Node.js
12 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.47%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 24 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.04%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (6.57%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (5.63%) Oracle General Ledger
2 12 (5.63%) Oracle Payables
3 11 (5.16%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (4.69%) Oracle Receivables
5 9 (4.23%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (2.82%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (1.88%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (1.41%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (1.41%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 3 (1.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 3 (1.41%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.10%) DNS
2 11 (5.16%) LDAP
2 11 (5.16%) DHCP
3 4 (1.88%) Firewall
4 3 (1.41%) HTTP
4 3 (1.41%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.41%) VPN
5 2 (0.94%) LAN
5 2 (0.94%) WAN
5 2 (0.94%) 2G
5 2 (0.94%) SSH
5 2 (0.94%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (0.94%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.94%) SSL
5 2 (0.94%) Intranet
5 2 (0.94%) Internet
6 1 (0.47%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (20.66%) SQL Server
2 38 (17.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (16.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (15.96%) Oracle Database
5 26 (12.21%) Oracle Reports
6 18 (8.45%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 16 (7.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (6.10%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (4.69%) Base SAS
9 10 (4.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 9 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (3.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (2.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (2.35%) Oracle OWB
13 5 (2.35%) Relational Database
13 5 (2.35%) MongoDB
14 4 (1.88%) NoSQL
14 4 (1.88%) Oracle Discoverer
14 4 (1.88%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.76%) Ant
2 8 (3.76%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.76%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (2.82%) Eclipse
4 5 (2.35%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (1.41%) ERwin
5 3 (1.41%) WATIR
5 3 (1.41%) Selenium
5 3 (1.41%) PVCS
5 3 (1.41%) Sahi
5 3 (1.41%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.94%) NeoLoad
6 2 (0.94%) Toad
6 2 (0.94%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.47%) SoapUI
General
1 53 (24.88%) Finance
2 13 (6.10%) Banking
3 9 (4.23%) General Ledger
4 8 (3.76%) Back Office
5 3 (1.41%) Spanish Language
5 3 (1.41%) Retail
6 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.47%) Games
6 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (55.87%) Developer
2 44 (20.66%) Analyst
3 28 (13.15%) SQL Developer
4 25 (11.74%) .NET Developer
5 12 (5.63%) Consultant
6 10 (4.69%) Oracle Developer
7 9 (4.23%) Applications Developer
7 9 (4.23%) ETL Developer
7 9 (4.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (3.76%) SAS Developer
9 7 (3.29%) VBA Developer
9 7 (3.29%) SQL DBA
9 7 (3.29%) Information Analyst
9 7 (3.29%) Informatica Developer
9 7 (3.29%) DBA
9 7 (3.29%) Test Analyst
9 7 (3.29%) COBOL Analyst
9 7 (3.29%) NHS Information Analyst
10 6 (2.82%) Java Developer
11 5 (2.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (20.66%) .NET
2 36 (16.90%) Web Services
3 29 (13.62%) XML
4 23 (10.80%) jQuery
5 22 (10.33%) ASP.NET
6 18 (8.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 15 (7.04%) J2EE
8 14 (6.57%) SOAP
9 12 (5.63%) Middleware
10 8 (3.76%) JNDI
10 8 (3.76%) JMS
10 8 (3.76%) JDBC
11 7 (3.29%) RESTful
12 6 (2.82%) JSF
12 6 (2.82%) MDX
12 6 (2.82%) HTML
13 5 (2.35%) CSS
13 5 (2.35%) JRules
14 4 (1.88%) jBPM
15 3 (1.41%) FusionCharts
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.45%) NHS
3 12 (5.63%) Clustering
4 9 (4.23%) N-Tier
4 9 (4.23%) Algorithms
5 7 (3.29%) Open Source
6 3 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.41%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.94%) Informatics
8 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.47%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.90%) UNIX
1 36 (16.90%) Windows
2 31 (14.55%) Linux
3 14 (6.57%) VME
4 10 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.94%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (22.54%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (11.74%) Data Modelling
2 25 (11.74%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (10.33%) ITIL
4 21 (9.86%) Migration
5 19 (8.92%) Web Development
6 17 (7.98%) Reverse Engineering
7 16 (7.51%) Problem Management
8 15 (7.04%) Workflow
9 13 (6.10%) Data Management
9 13 (6.10%) ETL
9 13 (6.10%) Dimensional Modelling
10 12 (5.63%) Service Delivery
11 11 (5.16%) Service Management
12 10 (4.69%) SOA
12 10 (4.69%) CRM
12 10 (4.69%) Logical Data Model
12 10 (4.69%) Physical Data Model
13 9 (4.23%) Data Security
13 9 (4.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 47 (22.07%) PL/SQL
2 43 (20.19%) Java
3 39 (18.31%) JavaScript
4 35 (16.43%) C#
5 30 (14.08%) VBA
6 14 (6.57%) COBOL
6 14 (6.57%) VB.NET
7 12 (5.63%) Shell Script
8 9 (4.23%) T-SQL
8 9 (4.23%) VBScript
9 8 (3.76%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 7 (3.29%) VB
11 6 (2.82%) C
12 5 (2.35%) Perl
13 3 (1.41%) C++
13 3 (1.41%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.94%) Scala
14 2 (0.94%) Ruby
14 2 (0.94%) Korn
15 1 (0.47%) LINC
Qualifications
1 53 (24.88%) Security Cleared
2 34 (15.96%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.29%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.82%) MCSE
6 5 (2.35%) MCSA
7 3 (1.41%) Degree
8 2 (0.94%) ISEB
9 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.51%) SLA
2 13 (6.10%) QA
3 2 (0.94%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (7.98%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.88%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.94%) NFS
5 1 (0.47%) Xen
5 1 (0.47%) KVM
5 1 (0.47%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (3.29%) OpenView
2 3 (1.41%) HP SIM
2 3 (1.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.94%) SCCM
4 1 (0.47%) SCOM
4 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 70 (32.86%) Oracle
2 52 (24.41%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.51%) HP
4 12 (5.63%) Informatica
5 11 (5.16%) Micro Focus
6 10 (4.69%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.82%) VMware
8 5 (2.35%) Citrix
9 4 (1.88%) SAP
9 4 (1.88%) Lotus
9 4 (1.88%) Cerner
10 3 (1.41%) ILOG
10 3 (1.41%) IBM
11 2 (0.94%) Rogue Wave
12 1 (0.47%) TSYS
12 1 (0.47%) EnterpriseDB
12 1 (0.47%) OpenText
12 1 (0.47%) CA
12 1 (0.47%) Cognos
12 1 (0.47%) Cisco
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