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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 115 57 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 17.56% 14.96% 12.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.33% 39.86% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 36 19
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£350 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £220 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £22.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.81%
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
243 143 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 37.10% 37.53% 32.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 69 46
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 22
Average hourly rate £28.50 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £32.30 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

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 26 January 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
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 26 January 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 56 £350 +41.41% 30
Durham +9 41 £350 -5.14% 1
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 80 (33.06%) Oracle
2 74 (30.58%) Microsoft
3 64 (26.45%) Windows
4 56 (23.14%) SQL Server
5 55 (22.73%) Security Cleared
6 53 (21.90%) UNIX
7 49 (20.25%) PL/SQL
7 49 (20.25%) .NET
8 47 (19.42%) Oracle Database
9 45 (18.60%) MS Excel
10 44 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 43 (17.77%) C#
12 42 (17.36%) JavaScript
12 42 (17.36%) Finance
13 40 (16.53%) Java
14 39 (16.12%) Business Intelligence
15 37 (15.29%) Web Services
16 36 (14.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 34 (14.05%) VBA
18 33 (13.64%) SharePoint
19 32 (13.22%) XML
19 32 (13.22%) Linux
20 31 (12.81%) jQuery
20 31 (12.81%) SC Cleared
21 30 (12.40%) ITIL
21 30 (12.40%) ASP.NET
21 30 (12.40%) Active Directory
22 29 (11.98%) VB
23 24 (9.92%) C
23 24 (9.92%) Shell Script

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 33 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 20 (8.26%) Tuxedo
3 17 (7.02%) WebLogic
4 16 (6.61%) IIS
5 14 (5.79%) SAS
6 11 (4.55%) Apache
7 8 (3.31%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (2.89%) WebSphere
8 7 (2.89%) MS Exchange
8 7 (2.89%) IBM Notes
8 7 (2.89%) Lync
9 6 (2.48%) MQSeries
10 5 (2.07%) JBoss
10 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (2.07%) AquaLogic
10 5 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.83%) Oracle 10gAS
11 2 (0.83%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.41%) Documentum
Applications
1 45 (18.60%) MS Excel
2 22 (9.09%) MS Office
3 4 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.24%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (4.13%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (2.48%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (2.48%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (2.48%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (2.07%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (1.24%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (1.24%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 3 (1.24%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (1.24%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.41%) Agresso
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.02%) DNS
2 13 (5.37%) DHCP
3 12 (4.96%) HTTP
4 10 (4.13%) LDAP
5 5 (2.07%) Firewall
6 4 (1.65%) Intranet
7 3 (1.24%) Internet
7 3 (1.24%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (1.24%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.24%) VPN
8 2 (0.83%) LAN
8 2 (0.83%) WAN
8 2 (0.83%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.83%) SSL
8 2 (0.83%) Extranet
8 2 (0.83%) 2G
9 1 (0.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (23.14%) SQL Server
2 47 (19.42%) Oracle Database
3 44 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (14.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (9.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (7.44%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 16 (6.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (5.37%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (4.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (4.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 9 (3.72%) MySQL
12 8 (3.31%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (2.48%) Base SAS
13 6 (2.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 5 (2.07%) Oracle Discoverer
15 4 (1.65%) Relational Database
16 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
16 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
16 2 (0.83%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 8 (3.31%) Visual Studio
1 8 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (2.89%) Selenium
2 7 (2.89%) PVCS
3 6 (2.48%) Subversion
3 6 (2.48%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.48%) PHPUnit
4 5 (2.07%) Ant
4 5 (2.07%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (2.07%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.83%) JIRA
6 1 (0.41%) JUnit
6 1 (0.41%) Toad
6 1 (0.41%) MSI
6 1 (0.41%) SoapUI
General
1 42 (17.36%) Finance
2 13 (5.37%) Banking
3 9 (3.72%) Back Office
4 7 (2.89%) Publishing
5 4 (1.65%) Retail
6 3 (1.24%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.41%) Marketing
7 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.41%) Front Office
7 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 113 (46.69%) Developer
2 42 (17.36%) Analyst
3 27 (11.16%) SQL Developer
4 15 (6.20%) .NET Developer
5 14 (5.79%) Consultant
6 12 (4.96%) Technical Leader
7 10 (4.13%) Author
7 10 (4.13%) Technical Author
8 9 (3.72%) DBA
9 8 (3.31%) Software Engineer
9 8 (3.31%) Architect
9 8 (3.31%) Support Engineer
9 8 (3.31%) Oracle Developer
10 7 (2.89%) SQL DBA
10 7 (2.89%) VBA Developer
11 6 (2.48%) ETL Developer
11 6 (2.48%) PHP Developer
11 6 (2.48%) Information Analyst
11 6 (2.48%) Support Analyst
11 6 (2.48%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (20.25%) .NET
2 37 (15.29%) Web Services
3 32 (13.22%) XML
4 31 (12.81%) jQuery
5 30 (12.40%) ASP.NET
6 20 (8.26%) SOAP
7 18 (7.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (5.37%) Middleware
9 11 (4.55%) REST
10 10 (4.13%) J2EE
10 10 (4.13%) MDX
11 8 (3.31%) Spring
12 7 (2.89%) HTML
12 7 (2.89%) JSON
13 6 (2.48%) MooTools
13 6 (2.48%) Symfony
13 6 (2.48%) YAML
13 6 (2.48%) CSS
14 5 (2.07%) JDBC
14 5 (2.07%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.85%) Clustering
3 15 (6.20%) N-Tier
4 11 (4.55%) NHS
5 7 (2.89%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.07%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.83%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.83%) Open Source
7 2 (0.83%) User Experience
7 2 (0.83%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.83%) CMDB
8 1 (0.41%) RIA
8 1 (0.41%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.41%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 64 (26.45%) Windows
2 53 (21.90%) UNIX
3 32 (13.22%) Linux
4 17 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (6.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (4.55%) VME
7 9 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.65%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.65%) HPUX
10 2 (0.83%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (16.12%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (12.40%) ITIL
3 21 (8.68%) Service Delivery
3 21 (8.68%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (8.26%) Data Modelling
4 20 (8.26%) Web Development
4 20 (8.26%) Performance Testing
5 19 (7.85%) Service Management
6 18 (7.44%) Data Management
7 17 (7.02%) Reverse Engineering
8 15 (6.20%) Migration
9 12 (4.96%) Web Design
9 12 (4.96%) Problem Management
10 11 (4.55%) Workflow
11 10 (4.13%) ETL
11 10 (4.13%) Logical Data Model
11 10 (4.13%) Physical Data Model
12 9 (3.72%) Software Engineering
12 9 (3.72%) Dimensional Modelling
13 8 (3.31%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 49 (20.25%) PL/SQL
2 43 (17.77%) C#
3 42 (17.36%) JavaScript
4 40 (16.53%) Java
5 34 (14.05%) VBA
6 29 (11.98%) VB
7 24 (9.92%) Shell Script
7 24 (9.92%) C
8 21 (8.68%) VB.NET
9 16 (6.61%) VB6
10 15 (6.20%) VBScript
11 12 (4.96%) T-SQL
12 11 (4.55%) COBOL
13 8 (3.31%) C++
14 7 (2.89%) PHP
15 6 (2.48%) Ruby
15 6 (2.48%) Python
15 6 (2.48%) PHP5
16 5 (2.07%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 5 (2.07%) Perl
Qualifications
1 55 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 31 (12.81%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.31%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.48%) ISEB
6 5 (2.07%) MCSE
6 5 (2.07%) MCSA
7 3 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.83%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.37%) QA
2 12 (4.96%) SLA
3 2 (0.83%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (12.40%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.89%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.41%) Xen
4 1 (0.41%) KVM
4 1 (0.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (4.96%) OpenView
2 9 (3.72%) MIIS
3 5 (2.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (2.07%) HP SIM
4 2 (0.83%) SCCM
4 2 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.41%) SCOM
5 1 (0.41%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 80 (33.06%) Oracle
2 74 (30.58%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.44%) HP
4 12 (4.96%) Informatica
5 10 (4.13%) Micro Focus
6 9 (3.72%) Red Hat
7 8 (3.31%) VMware
7 8 (3.31%) Citrix
8 7 (2.89%) Lotus
9 3 (1.24%) IBM
9 3 (1.24%) ILOG
9 3 (1.24%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.83%) Cisco
10 2 (0.83%) Rogue Wave
11 1 (0.41%) Sybase
11 1 (0.41%) Juniper
11 1 (0.41%) CA
11 1 (0.41%) EnterpriseDB
11 1 (0.41%) Open Text
North East
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Darlington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 13 days ago