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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 14 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 123 116 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.36% 19.43% 11.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.28% 45.49% 41.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 69 29
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£340 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £376 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £19.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.80% +28.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £12.65 £8.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £25.85 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.13 £26.33
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.83%
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
381 255 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 35.18% 42.71% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 164 45
Average daily rate £425 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.51% +0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £246 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 23
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -53.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £12.20 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £54.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -7 92 £354 +1.07% 33
Durham -10 18 £300 -7.69% 5
Teesside - 2 £300 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 103 (44.21%) Oracle
2 76 (32.62%) Java
3 71 (30.47%) SQL Server
4 59 (25.32%) Linux
5 58 (24.89%) Microsoft
6 53 (22.75%) PL/SQL
6 53 (22.75%) Security Cleared
7 47 (20.17%) Web Services
7 47 (20.17%) Informatica
8 46 (19.74%) UNIX
9 45 (19.31%) .NET
10 44 (18.88%) Windows
10 44 (18.88%) Business Intelligence
11 43 (18.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 40 (17.17%) Oracle Database
12 40 (17.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 37 (15.88%) Finance
14 36 (15.45%) Data Modelling
14 36 (15.45%) T-SQL
14 36 (15.45%) SC Cleared
15 34 (14.59%) C#
15 34 (14.59%) ETL
16 33 (14.16%) VB
17 31 (13.30%) MS Excel
18 30 (12.88%) Shell Script
19 28 (12.02%) JavaScript
19 28 (12.02%) WebLogic
19 28 (12.02%) Agile Software Development
19 28 (12.02%) Problem Management
20 27 (11.59%) HTML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 28 (12.02%) WebLogic
2 22 (9.44%) SAS
3 14 (6.01%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.86%) AquaLogic
5 7 (3.00%) Node.js
6 6 (2.58%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (2.15%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.15%) FileNet
7 5 (2.15%) CMS
7 5 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (2.15%) JBoss
8 3 (1.29%) Apache
9 2 (0.86%) Oracle 10gAS
9 2 (0.86%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.43%) nginx
10 1 (0.43%) Zope
10 1 (0.43%) Plone
10 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.43%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 31 (13.30%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.15%) MS Office
3 10 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.43%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (2.58%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.15%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.15%) LDAP
2 10 (4.29%) TCP/IP
3 9 (3.86%) DNS
4 8 (3.43%) DHCP
5 6 (2.58%) SSL
6 5 (2.15%) Internet
6 5 (2.15%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (1.72%) Network Security
8 3 (1.29%) HTTP
9 2 (0.86%) 2G
10 1 (0.43%) ATM
10 1 (0.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (30.47%) SQL Server
2 43 (18.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (17.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (17.17%) Oracle Database
4 20 (8.58%) Oracle Database 11g
4 20 (8.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 19 (8.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (7.73%) MongoDB
7 17 (7.30%) NoSQL
8 16 (6.87%) Oracle Reports
9 15 (6.44%) Relational Database
10 14 (6.01%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (6.01%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 12 (5.15%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (4.72%) MySQL
13 9 (3.86%) MS Access
14 8 (3.43%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (3.43%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (2.58%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 27 (11.59%) ERwin
2 17 (7.30%) Ant
3 16 (6.87%) Toad
4 15 (6.44%) Visual Studio
5 8 (3.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (3.00%) HP UFT
7 6 (2.58%) Selenium
8 4 (1.72%) Subversion
8 4 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.72%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.29%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.29%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.86%) Facilita Forecast
10 2 (0.86%) LoadUI
10 2 (0.86%) JIRA
10 2 (0.86%) WATIR
10 2 (0.86%) Sahi
10 2 (0.86%) JMeter
10 2 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
General
1 37 (15.88%) Finance
2 7 (3.00%) Back Office
3 4 (1.72%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.29%) General Ledger
4 3 (1.29%) Banking
5 2 (0.86%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.86%) Games
5 2 (0.86%) Marketing
5 2 (0.86%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Retail
6 1 (0.43%) Electronics
6 1 (0.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 100 (42.92%) Developer
2 44 (18.88%) Analyst
3 23 (9.87%) SQL Developer
4 14 (6.01%) Test Analyst
5 13 (5.58%) DBA
6 12 (5.15%) Support Engineer
7 11 (4.72%) Java Developer
7 11 (4.72%) ETL Developer
8 10 (4.29%) Lead Developer
8 10 (4.29%) Tester
9 9 (3.86%) Administrator
9 9 (3.86%) Programmer
10 8 (3.43%) SQL DBA
10 8 (3.43%) Informatica Developer
10 8 (3.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 8 (3.43%) MI Developer
11 7 (3.00%) QA Analyst
12 6 (2.58%) Senior Developer
12 6 (2.58%) Analyst Programmer
12 6 (2.58%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (20.17%) Web Services
2 45 (19.31%) .NET
3 27 (11.59%) HTML
4 25 (10.73%) CSS
5 24 (10.30%) XML
5 24 (10.30%) SOAP
6 22 (9.44%) RESTful
6 22 (9.44%) ASP.NET
6 22 (9.44%) J2EE
7 15 (6.44%) XHTML
8 11 (4.72%) .NET Framework
9 10 (4.29%) JNDI
9 10 (4.29%) jQuery
9 10 (4.29%) JMS
9 10 (4.29%) JDBC
10 9 (3.86%) JSP
10 9 (3.86%) Middleware
11 7 (3.00%) Servlets
11 7 (3.00%) Java EE
12 6 (2.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.87%) Clustering
3 10 (4.29%) Mainframe
4 9 (3.86%) NHS
5 8 (3.43%) IBM Mainframe
6 7 (3.00%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.15%) Statistics
7 5 (2.15%) DataPower
8 4 (1.72%) iPhone
8 4 (1.72%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.72%) Replication
8 4 (1.72%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.29%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.29%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.29%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.29%) PKI
10 2 (0.86%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.86%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.43%) DTV
11 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 59 (25.32%) Linux
2 46 (19.74%) UNIX
3 44 (18.88%) Windows
4 15 (6.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (5.58%) AIX
6 12 (5.15%) Solaris
7 11 (4.72%) Mac OS X
8 8 (3.43%) zOS
8 8 (3.43%) VME
9 5 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (2.15%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.15%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.43%) CentOS
11 1 (0.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (18.88%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (15.45%) Data Modelling
3 34 (14.59%) ETL
4 28 (12.02%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (12.02%) Problem Management
5 26 (11.16%) ITIL
6 23 (9.87%) Service Management
7 22 (9.44%) TDD
8 20 (8.58%) BDD
9 18 (7.73%) Dimensional Modelling
9 18 (7.73%) Test Automation
10 17 (7.30%) Test Scripting
11 14 (6.01%) Migration
12 13 (5.58%) Change Management
12 13 (5.58%) Data Security
13 12 (5.15%) Workflow
13 12 (5.15%) Data Management
13 12 (5.15%) Configuration Management
13 12 (5.15%) SOA
13 12 (5.15%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 76 (32.62%) Java
2 53 (22.75%) PL/SQL
3 36 (15.45%) T-SQL
4 34 (14.59%) C#
5 33 (14.16%) VB
6 30 (12.88%) Shell Script
7 28 (12.02%) JavaScript
8 18 (7.73%) C++
9 17 (7.30%) VBA
9 17 (7.30%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 16 (6.87%) Perl
11 12 (5.15%) COBOL
12 11 (4.72%) VB.NET
13 10 (4.29%) Bash Shell
14 9 (3.86%) Python
15 8 (3.43%) Ruby
15 8 (3.43%) C
16 7 (3.00%) VBScript
17 2 (0.86%) PowerShell
18 1 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 53 (22.75%) Security Cleared
2 36 (15.45%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.43%) Degree
5 4 (1.72%) MCSE
6 3 (1.29%) ISEB
6 3 (1.29%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.86%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.86%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.86%) MCT
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.01%) SLA
2 15 (6.44%) QA
System Software
1 13 (5.58%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 5 (2.15%) Xen
3 5 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.15%) vSphere
4 4 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.29%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.43%) Varnish
7 1 (0.43%) qmail
7 1 (0.43%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 13 (5.58%) Tivoli
2 5 (2.15%) OpenView
2 5 (2.15%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (1.72%) Data Guard
3 4 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (1.29%) HP SIM
5 2 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.86%) MOM
5 2 (0.86%) SCOM
5 2 (0.86%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.43%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.43%) Ansible
6 1 (0.43%) systemd
6 1 (0.43%) Puppet
6 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 103 (44.21%) Oracle
2 58 (24.89%) Microsoft
3 47 (20.17%) Informatica
4 27 (11.59%) HP
5 15 (6.44%) Red Hat
6 14 (6.01%) IBM
7 11 (4.72%) CA
8 7 (3.00%) VMware
9 6 (2.58%) CheckPoint
9 6 (2.58%) Citrix
10 5 (2.15%) Sun
10 5 (2.15%) Siebel
10 5 (2.15%) McAfee
10 5 (2.15%) Axway
11 4 (1.72%) SAP
12 3 (1.29%) Cerner
12 3 (1.29%) Symantec
13 2 (0.86%) Cognos
13 2 (0.86%) Progress
13 2 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
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