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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 1 9
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL 98 121 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.85% 20.93% 10.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.77% 47.27% 39.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 73 22
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £423 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £16.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 - £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 - £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.50 £27.41
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.61%
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
274 256 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 30.34% 44.29% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 163 39
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 18
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £13.00 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 4 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the North East region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 August 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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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 -12 64 £311 -4.23% 26
Durham -6 26 £325 - 3
Teesside - 3 £350 - 1
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 81 (40.70%) Oracle
2 68 (34.17%) Java
3 54 (27.14%) Web Services
4 45 (22.61%) Security Cleared
5 44 (22.11%) PL/SQL
6 42 (21.11%) SQL Server
6 42 (21.11%) Finance
7 41 (20.60%) .NET
8 40 (20.10%) Linux
9 39 (19.60%) Microsoft
10 38 (19.10%) Business Intelligence
11 37 (18.59%) Informatica
12 36 (18.09%) UNIX
12 36 (18.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 36 (18.09%) Oracle Database
13 34 (17.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 33 (16.58%) Agile Software Development
15 31 (15.58%) SC Cleared
15 31 (15.58%) C#
16 30 (15.08%) Windows
17 29 (14.57%) Shell Script
18 28 (14.07%) Problem Management
19 27 (13.57%) ITIL
20 26 (13.07%) WebLogic
21 24 (12.06%) XML
21 24 (12.06%) J2EE
22 23 (11.56%) SOAP
22 23 (11.56%) SLA
23 22 (11.06%) Data Modelling
23 22 (11.06%) Oracle Reports

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 26 (13.07%) WebLogic
2 15 (7.54%) SAS
3 12 (6.03%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.53%) AquaLogic
5 8 (4.02%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (2.51%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.51%) FileNet
6 5 (2.51%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (2.51%) JBoss
7 4 (2.01%) CMS
8 3 (1.51%) Apache
9 2 (1.01%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.50%) nginx
10 1 (0.50%) Node.js
10 1 (0.50%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.50%) Zope
10 1 (0.50%) Plone
10 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.50%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 21 (10.55%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.51%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.51%) MS Office
4 1 (0.50%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (4.52%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (3.52%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.51%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (2.51%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (2.51%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (2.01%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (1.51%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.51%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.55%) LDAP
2 8 (4.02%) DNS
3 7 (3.52%) DHCP
4 6 (3.02%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.02%) SSL
5 5 (2.51%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (2.01%) Network Security
7 3 (1.51%) 2G
8 1 (0.50%) Internet
8 1 (0.50%) Firewall
8 1 (0.50%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (21.11%) SQL Server
2 36 (18.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 36 (18.09%) Oracle Database
3 34 (17.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (11.06%) Oracle Reports
5 21 (10.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (8.04%) MongoDB
7 15 (7.54%) NoSQL
7 15 (7.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (7.04%) Relational Database
9 12 (6.03%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (5.53%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 9 (4.52%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (4.02%) MS Access
12 8 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (3.52%) Oracle OWB
14 6 (3.02%) Base SAS
15 5 (2.51%) BusinessObjects
16 4 (2.01%) Oracle BI EE
16 4 (2.01%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 19 (9.55%) Ant
2 15 (7.54%) ERwin
3 13 (6.53%) Visual Studio
4 12 (6.03%) Toad
5 9 (4.52%) HP UFT
6 7 (3.52%) Selenium
7 6 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.51%) Sahi
8 5 (2.51%) WATIR
9 4 (2.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (2.01%) LoadRunner
9 4 (2.01%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (1.51%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.01%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.01%) Facilita Forecast
11 2 (1.01%) LoadUI
11 2 (1.01%) JMeter
12 1 (0.50%) Subversion
12 1 (0.50%) JIRA
12 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
General
1 42 (21.11%) Finance
2 7 (3.52%) Back Office
3 5 (2.51%) General Ledger
4 3 (1.51%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.51%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.01%) Games
5 2 (1.01%) Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Retail
6 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Marketing
6 1 (0.50%) Automotive
6 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 93 (46.73%) Developer
2 37 (18.59%) Analyst
3 18 (9.05%) SQL Developer
4 14 (7.04%) .NET Developer
5 13 (6.53%) ETL Developer
6 10 (5.03%) Test Analyst
6 10 (5.03%) Support Engineer
6 10 (5.03%) Lead Developer
7 9 (4.52%) Informatica Developer
8 8 (4.02%) Oracle Developer
8 8 (4.02%) Administrator
8 8 (4.02%) Programmer
9 7 (3.52%) Applications Developer
9 7 (3.52%) QA Analyst
9 7 (3.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (3.52%) MI Developer
10 6 (3.02%) DBA
11 5 (2.51%) Consultant
11 5 (2.51%) Analyst Programmer
11 5 (2.51%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (27.14%) Web Services
2 41 (20.60%) .NET
3 24 (12.06%) J2EE
3 24 (12.06%) XML
4 23 (11.56%) SOAP
5 20 (10.05%) ASP.NET
6 18 (9.05%) RESTful
7 12 (6.03%) JNDI
7 12 (6.03%) JDBC
7 12 (6.03%) JMS
8 11 (5.53%) Middleware
9 10 (5.03%) HTML
10 9 (4.52%) .NET Framework
11 8 (4.02%) CSS
12 7 (3.52%) jQuery
13 5 (2.51%) Software Packaging
13 5 (2.51%) WebSphere MQ
13 5 (2.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 4 (2.01%) XSLT
14 4 (2.01%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.54%) Clustering
1 15 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.52%) NHS
3 6 (3.02%) Mainframe
4 5 (2.51%) DataPower
5 4 (2.01%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (2.01%) iPhone
5 4 (2.01%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.51%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.51%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.51%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.51%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.51%) PKI
7 2 (1.01%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.01%) Informatics
7 2 (1.01%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.50%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.50%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 40 (20.10%) Linux
2 36 (18.09%) UNIX
3 30 (15.08%) Windows
4 17 (8.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (4.52%) VME
5 9 (4.52%) AIX
6 4 (2.01%) Solaris
6 4 (2.01%) Windows XP
6 4 (2.01%) zOS
6 4 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.01%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (19.10%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (16.58%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (14.07%) Problem Management
4 27 (13.57%) ITIL
5 22 (11.06%) Data Modelling
5 22 (11.06%) ETL
5 22 (11.06%) Test Automation
6 19 (9.55%) Dimensional Modelling
6 19 (9.55%) Service Management
7 17 (8.54%) TDD
8 16 (8.04%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (8.04%) Open Source
8 16 (8.04%) BDD
9 15 (7.54%) Workflow
10 14 (7.04%) Migration
11 13 (6.53%) Configuration Management
11 13 (6.53%) Project Management
11 13 (6.53%) SOA
11 13 (6.53%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (6.03%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 68 (34.17%) Java
2 44 (22.11%) PL/SQL
3 31 (15.58%) C#
4 29 (14.57%) Shell Script
5 22 (11.06%) VB
6 19 (9.55%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 18 (9.05%) T-SQL
8 16 (8.04%) JavaScript
9 13 (6.53%) COBOL
10 12 (6.03%) Perl
11 10 (5.03%) Bash Shell
12 9 (4.52%) VBA
13 4 (2.01%) VB.NET
13 4 (2.01%) Ruby
13 4 (2.01%) C
14 3 (1.51%) Python
15 2 (1.01%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.50%) Scala
16 1 (0.50%) VB6
16 1 (0.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 45 (22.61%) Security Cleared
2 31 (15.58%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.52%) Degree
4 4 (2.01%) MCSE
5 3 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.01%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.01%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.50%) ISEB
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.56%) SLA
2 21 (10.55%) QA
System Software
1 12 (6.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.01%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 4 (2.01%) vSphere
2 4 (2.01%) Xen
2 4 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.51%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.50%) Varnish
5 1 (0.50%) qmail
5 1 (0.50%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (3.02%) OpenView
1 6 (3.02%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.01%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (2.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (1.51%) HP SIM
4 2 (1.01%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (1.01%) MOM
4 2 (1.01%) SCOM
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.50%) Ansible
5 1 (0.50%) systemd
5 1 (0.50%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 81 (40.70%) Oracle
2 39 (19.60%) Microsoft
3 37 (18.59%) Informatica
4 21 (10.55%) HP
5 17 (8.54%) Red Hat
6 11 (5.53%) IBM
7 7 (3.52%) CA
8 6 (3.02%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.51%) Citrix
9 5 (2.51%) Sun
9 5 (2.51%) Siebel
9 5 (2.51%) Axway
10 4 (2.01%) VMware
10 4 (2.01%) SAP
10 4 (2.01%) Cerner
10 4 (2.01%) McAfee
11 3 (1.51%) Symantec
11 3 (1.51%) Cognos
12 2 (1.01%) Progress
13 1 (0.50%) Micro Focus
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