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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 2 15
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs citing SQL 100 97 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.98% 18.73% 7.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.46% 44.29% 36.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 55 17
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £409 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.24 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.63 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-14.58% +9.09%
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
282 219 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 33.77% 42.28% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 133 32
Average daily rate £338 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £411 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 11
Average hourly rate £32.00 £24.38 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.28% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -5 71 £350 +27.27% 28
Durham 0 22 £325 +30.00% 2
Teesside - 2 £400 - 1
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 77 (39.49%) Oracle
2 60 (30.77%) Java
3 52 (26.67%) Web Services
4 46 (23.59%) PL/SQL
5 42 (21.54%) Finance
5 42 (21.54%) Security Cleared
6 41 (21.03%) Business Intelligence
7 39 (20.00%) .NET
8 36 (18.46%) SQL Server
9 35 (17.95%) Informatica
9 35 (17.95%) Microsoft
9 35 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (17.95%) Oracle Database
10 34 (17.44%) Linux
11 32 (16.41%) C#
12 31 (15.90%) UNIX
12 31 (15.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 30 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 29 (14.87%) SC Cleared
15 26 (13.33%) ITIL
15 26 (13.33%) XML
16 25 (12.82%) WebLogic
17 24 (12.31%) Windows
17 24 (12.31%) Oracle Reports
17 24 (12.31%) SLA
17 24 (12.31%) Shell Script
17 24 (12.31%) Problem Management
18 22 (11.28%) Test Automation
18 22 (11.28%) ETL
18 22 (11.28%) Data Modelling

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 25 (12.82%) WebLogic
2 13 (6.67%) SAS
3 11 (5.64%) Oracle Workflow
4 10 (5.13%) AquaLogic
5 8 (4.10%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.08%) JBoss
7 5 (2.56%) FileNet
7 5 (2.56%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (2.05%) CMS
9 3 (1.54%) Apache
10 2 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.03%) Oracle 10gAS
10 2 (1.03%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.51%) Node.js
11 1 (0.51%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.51%) IIS
11 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.05%) MS Office
4 3 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.51%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 13 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (4.10%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (4.10%) Oracle General Ledger
2 8 (4.10%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (3.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (3.08%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (3.08%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (2.56%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (2.05%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.26%) LDAP
2 8 (4.10%) DNS
3 7 (3.59%) DHCP
4 5 (2.56%) SSL
4 5 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (2.05%) Network Security
6 2 (1.03%) Internet
6 2 (1.03%) Firewall
6 2 (1.03%) 2G
7 1 (0.51%) SSH
7 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.51%) VPN
7 1 (0.51%) ATM
7 1 (0.51%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 35 (17.95%) Oracle Database
3 31 (15.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (12.31%) Oracle Reports
6 19 (9.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (8.21%) MongoDB
8 15 (7.69%) NoSQL
9 13 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (5.64%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 11 (5.64%) Relational Database
11 9 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (3.59%) Oracle OWB
14 6 (3.08%) MS Access
14 6 (3.08%) Base SAS
14 6 (3.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 5 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
16 4 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
16 4 (2.05%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (8.72%) Ant
2 15 (7.69%) ERwin
3 10 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 10 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (4.62%) Toad
5 7 (3.59%) HP UFT
5 7 (3.59%) Selenium
6 5 (2.56%) WATIR
6 5 (2.56%) Sahi
6 5 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.54%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.03%) NeoLoad
8 2 (1.03%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.51%) JIRA
9 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 42 (21.54%) Finance
2 7 (3.59%) Back Office
3 6 (3.08%) General Ledger
4 3 (1.54%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.54%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.03%) Games
5 2 (1.03%) Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Retail
6 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Marketing
6 1 (0.51%) Automotive
6 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 96 (49.23%) Developer
2 37 (18.97%) Analyst
3 18 (9.23%) SQL Developer
4 17 (8.72%) .NET Developer
5 14 (7.18%) ETL Developer
6 11 (5.64%) Oracle Developer
7 10 (5.13%) Lead Developer
7 10 (5.13%) Test Analyst
8 9 (4.62%) Informatica Developer
8 9 (4.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (4.10%) Administrator
10 7 (3.59%) Applications Developer
10 7 (3.59%) QA Analyst
11 6 (3.08%) Consultant
12 5 (2.56%) Programmer
12 5 (2.56%) Support Analyst
12 5 (2.56%) SAS Developer
12 5 (2.56%) QA Test Analyst
12 5 (2.56%) COBOL Analyst
12 5 (2.56%) MI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (26.67%) Web Services
2 39 (20.00%) .NET
3 26 (13.33%) XML
4 22 (11.28%) J2EE
5 19 (9.74%) SOAP
6 17 (8.72%) ASP.NET
7 16 (8.21%) RESTful
8 10 (5.13%) Middleware
8 10 (5.13%) JNDI
8 10 (5.13%) JDBC
8 10 (5.13%) JMS
9 6 (3.08%) .NET Framework
10 5 (2.56%) Software Packaging
10 5 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (2.56%) HTML
10 5 (2.56%) CSS
10 5 (2.56%) jQuery
11 4 (2.05%) XSLT
11 4 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (2.05%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.67%) Clustering
3 12 (6.15%) NHS
4 5 (2.56%) DataPower
5 4 (2.05%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.54%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.54%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.54%) iPhone
6 3 (1.54%) PKI
7 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.03%) Informatics
8 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.51%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.51%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.51%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 34 (17.44%) Linux
2 31 (15.90%) UNIX
3 24 (12.31%) Windows
4 16 (8.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (4.10%) VME
6 5 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.56%) AIX
6 5 (2.56%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.05%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.03%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (13.33%) ITIL
4 24 (12.31%) Problem Management
5 22 (11.28%) Test Automation
5 22 (11.28%) Data Modelling
5 22 (11.28%) ETL
6 19 (9.74%) Service Management
7 18 (9.23%) Workflow
7 18 (9.23%) Dimensional Modelling
8 17 (8.72%) TDD
9 16 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (8.21%) Open Source
9 16 (8.21%) BDD
10 15 (7.69%) Migration
11 13 (6.67%) Project Management
12 12 (6.15%) SOA
12 12 (6.15%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (5.64%) Configuration Management
13 11 (5.64%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 60 (30.77%) Java
2 46 (23.59%) PL/SQL
3 32 (16.41%) C#
4 24 (12.31%) Shell Script
5 19 (9.74%) JavaScript
6 17 (8.72%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 12 (6.15%) COBOL
8 11 (5.64%) T-SQL
9 9 (4.62%) VB
9 9 (4.62%) Perl
9 9 (4.62%) Bash Shell
9 9 (4.62%) VBA
10 6 (3.08%) C
11 4 (2.05%) Ruby
12 3 (1.54%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.03%) Python
13 2 (1.03%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.51%) Scala
14 1 (0.51%) Korn
14 1 (0.51%) X++
Qualifications
1 42 (21.54%) Security Cleared
2 29 (14.87%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.59%) Degree
5 4 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.05%) MCSE
6 1 (0.51%) ISEB
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.31%) SLA
2 20 (10.26%) QA
3 2 (1.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.56%) Xen
4 4 (2.05%) vSphere
5 3 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.54%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.51%) KVM
7 1 (0.51%) iptables
7 1 (0.51%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (2.56%) OpenView
2 4 (2.05%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (2.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (1.54%) HP SIM
4 2 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.51%) SCOM
5 1 (0.51%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.51%) MOM
5 1 (0.51%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 77 (39.49%) Oracle
2 35 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 35 (17.95%) Informatica
3 18 (9.23%) HP
4 16 (8.21%) Red Hat
5 8 (4.10%) IBM
6 6 (3.08%) VMware
6 6 (3.08%) CheckPoint
6 6 (3.08%) Citrix
7 5 (2.56%) Sun
7 5 (2.56%) Siebel
7 5 (2.56%) Business Objects
7 5 (2.56%) Axway
8 4 (2.05%) McAfee
8 4 (2.05%) SAP
8 4 (2.05%) Cerner
9 3 (1.54%) CA
9 3 (1.54%) Symantec
9 3 (1.54%) Cognos
10 1 (0.51%) Sybase
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