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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 94 118 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.79% 18.27% 13.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.87% 44.70% 56.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 73 22
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£340 £270 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £198 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £440 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.24 - £38.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +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
286 264 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 38.91% 40.87% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 173 38
Average daily rate £310 £260 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £422 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 £34.00 £35.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -4.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.29 £16.75 £33.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £38.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +1 84 £350 +29.62% 36
Durham -1 2 £330 +46.66% 5
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 75 (35.89%) Oracle
2 49 (23.44%) Finance
3 48 (22.97%) Business Intelligence
4 47 (22.49%) PL/SQL
4 47 (22.49%) Security Cleared
5 46 (22.01%) Java
5 46 (22.01%) Microsoft
6 43 (20.57%) Oracle Database
7 40 (19.14%) .NET
8 39 (18.66%) JavaScript
8 39 (18.66%) Web Services
9 37 (17.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 36 (17.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 36 (17.22%) UNIX
11 34 (16.27%) SQL Server
12 33 (15.79%) Data Modelling
13 31 (14.83%) C#
14 29 (13.88%) Linux
15 28 (13.40%) XML
15 28 (13.40%) SC Cleared
16 27 (12.92%) VBA
17 25 (11.96%) Windows
17 25 (11.96%) Informatica
17 25 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
18 23 (11.00%) jQuery
19 22 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
20 21 (10.05%) ETL
20 21 (10.05%) Migration
21 20 (9.57%) Oracle Database 11g
21 20 (9.57%) Dimensional Modelling

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (8.61%) SharePoint
2 14 (6.70%) WebLogic
3 10 (4.78%) Oracle Workflow
3 10 (4.78%) IIS
4 8 (3.83%) SAS
5 7 (3.35%) Tuxedo
5 7 (3.35%) Lync
5 7 (3.35%) AquaLogic
6 6 (2.87%) MQSeries
6 6 (2.87%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.91%) Apache
9 3 (1.44%) JBoss
9 3 (1.44%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.96%) Oracle 10gAS
10 2 (0.96%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.96%) FileNet
10 2 (0.96%) CMS
10 2 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (8.61%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) Windchill
3 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (6.22%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (4.31%) Oracle Payables
2 9 (4.31%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (3.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (3.83%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (3.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (3.35%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (2.39%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (2.39%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (1.91%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (1.44%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (1.44%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 3 (1.44%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 3 (1.44%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.74%) LDAP
2 8 (3.83%) DNS
3 7 (3.35%) DHCP
4 4 (1.91%) SSL
5 3 (1.44%) HTTP
5 3 (1.44%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.44%) VPN
6 2 (0.96%) Firewall
6 2 (0.96%) 2G
6 2 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.96%) Intranet
6 2 (0.96%) Internet
6 2 (0.96%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.96%) LAN
6 2 (0.96%) WAN
7 1 (0.48%) ATM
7 1 (0.48%) SSH
7 1 (0.48%) Network Security
7 1 (0.48%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (20.57%) Oracle Database
2 37 (17.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (17.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (16.27%) SQL Server
5 22 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
6 20 (9.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 18 (8.61%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 12 (5.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (3.35%) MongoDB
10 7 (3.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 7 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (3.35%) Base SAS
11 6 (2.87%) NoSQL
12 5 (2.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (2.39%) Oracle OWB
12 5 (2.39%) Relational Database
13 4 (1.91%) QlikView
13 4 (1.91%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 14 (6.70%) ERwin
2 12 (5.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.83%) Ant
3 8 (3.83%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.87%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.39%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (2.39%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (1.44%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.44%) Sahi
6 3 (1.44%) WATIR
6 3 (1.44%) Selenium
7 2 (0.96%) NeoLoad
7 2 (0.96%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.96%) Toad
8 1 (0.48%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 49 (23.44%) Finance
2 13 (6.22%) Banking
3 7 (3.35%) Back Office
4 6 (2.87%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.44%) Retail
5 3 (1.44%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.96%) Games
7 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 122 (58.37%) Developer
2 43 (20.57%) Analyst
3 25 (11.96%) .NET Developer
4 24 (11.48%) SQL Developer
5 16 (7.66%) ETL Developer
6 11 (5.26%) Lead Developer
6 11 (5.26%) Informatica Developer
7 10 (4.78%) Oracle Developer
7 10 (4.78%) Consultant
7 10 (4.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 9 (4.31%) COBOL Analyst
8 9 (4.31%) Applications Developer
9 7 (3.35%) Test Analyst
9 7 (3.35%) VBA Developer
9 7 (3.35%) Information Analyst
9 7 (3.35%) NHS Information Analyst
10 6 (2.87%) Java Developer
10 6 (2.87%) SAS Developer
11 5 (2.39%) Technical Leader
11 5 (2.39%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (19.14%) .NET
2 39 (18.66%) Web Services
3 28 (13.40%) XML
4 23 (11.00%) jQuery
5 18 (8.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 18 (8.61%) ASP.NET
6 14 (6.70%) J2EE
7 12 (5.74%) SOAP
8 9 (4.31%) Middleware
9 8 (3.83%) RESTful
9 8 (3.83%) JNDI
9 8 (3.83%) JMS
9 8 (3.83%) JDBC
10 6 (2.87%) JSF
10 6 (2.87%) HTML
11 5 (2.39%) CSS
11 5 (2.39%) JRules
11 5 (2.39%) MDX
12 4 (1.91%) jBPM
13 3 (1.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.13%) NHS
3 8 (3.83%) Open Source
3 8 (3.83%) Clustering
4 6 (2.87%) Algorithms
4 6 (2.87%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.44%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.96%) Informatics
6 2 (0.96%) DataPower
7 1 (0.48%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.48%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 36 (17.22%) UNIX
2 29 (13.88%) Linux
3 25 (11.96%) Windows
4 15 (7.18%) VME
5 11 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.96%) AIX
8 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (22.97%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (15.79%) Data Modelling
3 25 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (10.05%) ETL
4 21 (10.05%) Migration
5 20 (9.57%) Dimensional Modelling
6 19 (9.09%) Web Development
7 17 (8.13%) Reverse Engineering
8 16 (7.66%) ITIL
9 15 (7.18%) Problem Management
10 14 (6.70%) Workflow
11 11 (5.26%) SOA
11 11 (5.26%) Service Management
12 10 (4.78%) Test Automation
12 10 (4.78%) Logical Data Model
12 10 (4.78%) Physical Data Model
12 10 (4.78%) CRM
13 9 (4.31%) Data Management
14 8 (3.83%) High Availability
14 8 (3.83%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 47 (22.49%) PL/SQL
2 46 (22.01%) Java
3 39 (18.66%) JavaScript
4 31 (14.83%) C#
5 27 (12.92%) VBA
6 15 (7.18%) COBOL
7 11 (5.26%) T-SQL
7 11 (5.26%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.78%) VB.NET
9 8 (3.83%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 7 (3.35%) VB
11 6 (2.87%) C
11 6 (2.87%) Perl
12 5 (2.39%) VBScript
13 3 (1.44%) C++
13 3 (1.44%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.96%) Ruby
14 2 (0.96%) Python
15 1 (0.48%) PHP
15 1 (0.48%) VB6
Qualifications
1 47 (22.49%) Security Cleared
2 28 (13.40%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.35%) MCSE
5 5 (2.39%) MCSA
6 4 (1.91%) Degree
6 4 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.48%) ISEB
7 1 (0.48%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.70%) SLA
2 13 (6.22%) QA
3 2 (0.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (6.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.48%) NFS
3 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.48%) KVM
3 1 (0.48%) Xen
3 1 (0.48%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (1.91%) OpenView
2 2 (0.96%) SCCM
2 2 (0.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 75 (35.89%) Oracle
2 46 (22.01%) Microsoft
3 25 (11.96%) Informatica
4 11 (5.26%) HP
4 11 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 10 (4.78%) Micro Focus
6 6 (2.87%) CheckPoint
7 5 (2.39%) IBM
8 4 (1.91%) Cerner
8 4 (1.91%) SAP
9 3 (1.44%) Citrix
9 3 (1.44%) ILOG
9 3 (1.44%) VMware
10 2 (0.96%) Axway
10 2 (0.96%) Rogue Wave
10 2 (0.96%) Siebel
10 2 (0.96%) Sun
10 2 (0.96%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.48%) Sybase
11 1 (0.48%) Cognos
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