The first table below looks at the demand for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Northampton region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 23 8
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs citing SQL 21 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 10.05% 4.70% 9.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.00% 15.56% 52.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 12
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -34.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £27.41 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.61% +9.64%
Programming Languages Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60 45 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 28.71% 30.20% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 9 20
Average daily rate £344 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SQL
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SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Northampton region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Northampton region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
3 12 (27.27%) .NET
4 10 (22.73%) C#
5 9 (20.45%) HTML
5 9 (20.45%) Oracle
6 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
6 7 (15.91%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
6 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
6 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (13.64%) Banking
7 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (13.64%) Migration
7 6 (13.64%) T-SQL
7 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
8 5 (11.36%) Java
8 5 (11.36%) XML
8 5 (11.36%) Windows
8 5 (11.36%) MVC
8 5 (11.36%) Data Analysis
8 5 (11.36%) Teradata
8 5 (11.36%) .NET Framework
8 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
8 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
9 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (9.09%) Retail Banking
9 4 (9.09%) jQuery
9 4 (9.09%) Data Integration
9 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 4 (9.09%) SAS
1 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) InfoPath
3 2 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.55%) MS Office
4 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Agresso
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Intranet
2 2 (4.55%) HTTP
3 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (9.09%) DTS
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
8 1 (2.27%) MS Access
8 1 (2.27%) Informix
8 1 (2.27%) MySQL
8 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (2.27%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Toad
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Retail Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Developer
2 18 (40.91%) Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Analyst Developer
4 4 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Applications Support
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Report Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.55%) SQL DBA
6 2 (4.55%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.55%) DBA
6 2 (4.55%) Programmer
6 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) .NET
2 9 (20.45%) HTML
3 5 (11.36%) XML
3 5 (11.36%) .NET Framework
4 4 (9.09%) jQuery
4 4 (9.09%) XSL
4 4 (9.09%) XSLT
4 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 4 (9.09%) CSS
4 4 (9.09%) XHTML
5 3 (6.82%) WCF
6 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (4.55%) REST
6 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.55%) WPF
6 2 (4.55%) Ajax
6 2 (4.55%) J2EE
6 2 (4.55%) SOAP
6 2 (4.55%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Data Integration
1 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) Reference Data
2 2 (4.55%) Data Extraction
2 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.27%) Tandem
3 1 (2.27%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.27%) Statistics
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) UNIX
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.64%) Migration
1 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
2 5 (11.36%) MVC
2 5 (11.36%) Data Analysis
3 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.82%) Project Management
4 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.82%) E-Procurement
4 3 (6.82%) Workflow
4 3 (6.82%) Logistics
4 3 (6.82%) Scrum
4 3 (6.82%) Data Governance
4 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) Analytics
5 2 (4.55%) Release Management
5 2 (4.55%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.55%) Data Management
5 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) C#
2 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.64%) T-SQL
4 5 (11.36%) Java
4 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
5 4 (9.09%) VB
5 4 (9.09%) VBA
6 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.27%) Perl
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.27%) ABAP
7 1 (2.27%) C++
7 1 (2.27%) VB6
7 1 (2.27%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.27%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) ISEB
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.27%) MCTS
1 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.27%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.36%) Teradata
4 3 (6.82%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.27%) Remedy
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco
5 1 (2.27%) IBM
5 1 (2.27%) Citrix
5 1 (2.27%) Avaya
5 1 (2.27%) BMC
5 1 (2.27%) SAP
5 1 (2.27%) Perforce
5 1 (2.27%) Tableau
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