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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL 109 109 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 13.81% 18.11% 10.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.20% 47.19% 48.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 62 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £214 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £439 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.24 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +16.36%
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
293 231 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 37.14% 38.37% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 145 36
Average daily rate £330 £278 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% +0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Average hourly rate £32.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.68 £13.30 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -3 86 £368 +32.43% 30
Durham 0 13 £325 +44.44% 5
Teesside - 1 £400 - 1
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 69 (36.70%) Oracle
2 61 (32.45%) Java
3 49 (26.06%) Web Services
4 43 (22.87%) PL/SQL
5 39 (20.74%) Business Intelligence
5 39 (20.74%) Finance
6 38 (20.21%) Security Cleared
7 35 (18.62%) Informatica
8 34 (18.09%) UNIX
8 34 (18.09%) Linux
8 34 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (17.55%) Oracle Database
10 32 (17.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 31 (16.49%) SQL Server
12 29 (15.43%) .NET
13 26 (13.83%) SC Cleared
14 25 (13.30%) WebLogic
14 25 (13.30%) XML
15 24 (12.77%) Oracle Reports
15 24 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 23 (12.23%) Microsoft
17 22 (11.70%) ITIL
17 22 (11.70%) J2EE
17 22 (11.70%) C#
17 22 (11.70%) QA
17 22 (11.70%) Problem Management
17 22 (11.70%) Test Automation
18 21 (11.17%) SLA
19 20 (10.64%) JavaScript
19 20 (10.64%) Data Modelling

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (13.30%) WebLogic
2 12 (6.38%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.26%) AquaLogic
4 6 (3.19%) SAS
4 6 (3.19%) JBoss
5 5 (2.66%) FileNet
5 5 (2.66%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.66%) Tuxedo
5 5 (2.66%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.60%) CMS
6 3 (1.60%) Apache
7 2 (1.06%) IIS
7 2 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.06%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.53%) Node.js
8 1 (0.53%) Lync
8 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.66%) MS Office
3 3 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.53%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (6.38%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (4.79%) Oracle General Ledger
2 9 (4.79%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (4.26%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (3.72%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (3.72%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (3.72%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (2.66%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (2.66%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (1.60%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 3 (1.60%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 3 (1.60%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 3 (1.60%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.11%) LDAP
2 5 (2.66%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (2.66%) SSL
3 4 (2.13%) Network Security
4 2 (1.06%) DNS
4 2 (1.06%) Internet
4 2 (1.06%) Firewall
5 1 (0.53%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.53%) 2G
5 1 (0.53%) SSH
5 1 (0.53%) Intranet
5 1 (0.53%) DHCP
5 1 (0.53%) HTTP
5 1 (0.53%) VPN
5 1 (0.53%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.55%) Oracle Database
2 32 (17.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (16.49%) SQL Server
4 24 (12.77%) Oracle Reports
4 24 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (9.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (8.51%) MongoDB
7 15 (7.98%) NoSQL
8 14 (7.45%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 13 (6.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (3.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 6 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (3.19%) Base SAS
12 4 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (2.13%) Oracle OWB
12 4 (2.13%) Relational Database
12 4 (2.13%) QlikView
13 3 (1.60%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (1.60%) Cognos Report Studio
13 3 (1.60%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 16 (8.51%) Ant
2 15 (7.98%) ERwin
3 9 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.72%) Selenium
4 7 (3.72%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (2.66%) WATIR
5 5 (2.66%) Sahi
5 5 (2.66%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (2.13%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.13%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.60%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.06%) Toad
8 2 (1.06%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.06%) NeoLoad
9 1 (0.53%) JIRA
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 39 (20.74%) Finance
2 7 (3.72%) Back Office
3 6 (3.19%) General Ledger
4 3 (1.60%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.06%) Banking
5 2 (1.06%) Retail
5 2 (1.06%) Games
5 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.53%) Automotive
6 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 91 (48.40%) Developer
2 43 (22.87%) Analyst
3 21 (11.17%) SQL Developer
4 16 (8.51%) .NET Developer
5 12 (6.38%) ETL Developer
6 10 (5.32%) Test Analyst
6 10 (5.32%) Informatica Developer
6 10 (5.32%) Lead Developer
6 10 (5.32%) Oracle Developer
7 9 (4.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 9 (4.79%) COBOL Analyst
8 7 (3.72%) NHS Information Analyst
8 7 (3.72%) Information Analyst
8 7 (3.72%) QA Analyst
8 7 (3.72%) Consultant
9 6 (3.19%) Applications Developer
9 6 (3.19%) Administrator
10 5 (2.66%) Programmer
10 5 (2.66%) Support Analyst
10 5 (2.66%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (26.06%) Web Services
2 29 (15.43%) .NET
3 25 (13.30%) XML
4 22 (11.70%) J2EE
5 18 (9.57%) SOAP
6 15 (7.98%) RESTful
7 9 (4.79%) JNDI
7 9 (4.79%) JMS
7 9 (4.79%) JDBC
7 9 (4.79%) Middleware
8 8 (4.26%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.66%) Software Packaging
9 5 (2.66%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (2.13%) jBPM
10 4 (2.13%) JSF
10 4 (2.13%) REST
10 4 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (2.13%) jQuery
11 3 (1.60%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.60%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.51%) NHS
3 9 (4.79%) Clustering
4 5 (2.66%) DataPower
5 4 (2.13%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.60%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.06%) Informatics
8 1 (0.53%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.53%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.53%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.53%) Statistics
8 1 (0.53%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 34 (18.09%) UNIX
1 34 (18.09%) Linux
2 15 (7.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (6.38%) VME
4 11 (5.85%) Windows
5 5 (2.66%) AIX
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (20.74%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (11.70%) ITIL
3 22 (11.70%) Problem Management
3 22 (11.70%) Test Automation
4 20 (10.64%) Data Modelling
5 19 (10.11%) ETL
5 19 (10.11%) Migration
6 18 (9.57%) Service Management
7 17 (9.04%) Dimensional Modelling
7 17 (9.04%) TDD
8 16 (8.51%) Workflow
8 16 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (8.51%) Open Source
8 16 (8.51%) BDD
9 13 (6.91%) Project Management
10 12 (6.38%) SOA
11 11 (5.85%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (5.85%) Automated Testing
11 11 (5.85%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 61 (32.45%) Java
2 43 (22.87%) PL/SQL
3 22 (11.70%) C#
4 20 (10.64%) JavaScript
5 18 (9.57%) Shell Script
6 16 (8.51%) COBOL
6 16 (8.51%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 11 (5.85%) T-SQL
8 8 (4.26%) Perl
9 7 (3.72%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.72%) C
10 6 (3.19%) VBA
11 4 (2.13%) Ruby
12 2 (1.06%) VB
12 2 (1.06%) Python
13 1 (0.53%) X++
13 1 (0.53%) XPath
13 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.53%) Scala
13 1 (0.53%) VB6
Qualifications
1 38 (20.21%) Security Cleared
2 26 (13.83%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.19%) Degree
4 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.13%) MCSE
6 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.70%) QA
2 21 (11.17%) SLA
3 2 (1.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (3.72%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.53%) Xen
3 1 (0.53%) KVM
3 1 (0.53%) iptables
3 1 (0.53%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.13%) OpenView
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 69 (36.70%) Oracle
2 35 (18.62%) Informatica
3 23 (12.23%) Microsoft
4 15 (7.98%) Red Hat
5 12 (6.38%) HP
6 8 (4.26%) IBM
7 6 (3.19%) CheckPoint
8 5 (2.66%) Axway
8 5 (2.66%) Business Objects
8 5 (2.66%) Siebel
8 5 (2.66%) Sun
8 5 (2.66%) Micro Focus
9 4 (2.13%) Cerner
9 4 (2.13%) SAP
10 3 (1.60%) Cognos
11 2 (1.06%) Citrix
11 2 (1.06%) VMware
12 1 (0.53%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.53%) TSYS
12 1 (0.53%) PTC
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