The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 11 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 29 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 9.83% 11.82% 7.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.22% 41.38% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £292 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £556 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +16.36%
SQL
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
90 58 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 30.51% 28.57% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 39 13
Average daily rate £380 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £470 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £16.25
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 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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, 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 14 (28.00%) Oracle
2 13 (26.00%) Windows
2 13 (26.00%) Finance
3 12 (24.00%) Data Analysis
3 12 (24.00%) .NET
4 11 (22.00%) Banking
5 10 (20.00%) Web Services
6 9 (18.00%) Java
6 9 (18.00%) Data Modelling
6 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (18.00%) Data Management
7 8 (16.00%) ETL
7 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (16.00%) C#
7 8 (16.00%) Data Mapping
8 7 (14.00%) GoldenSource
8 7 (14.00%) JIRA
8 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET
8 7 (14.00%) XML
8 7 (14.00%) UNIX
8 7 (14.00%) Toad
8 7 (14.00%) MS Visio
8 7 (14.00%) Subversion
9 6 (12.00%) Retail
9 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (12.00%) XSLT
9 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (12.00%) Git (software)
9 6 (12.00%) Mentoring

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (6.00%) Apache Pig
1 3 (6.00%) SAS
2 2 (4.00%) Apache
2 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.00%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) JBoss
3 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) SSL
1 1 (2.00%) DNS
1 1 (2.00%) SMTP
1 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
1 1 (2.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (10.00%) Big Data
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.00%) Hadoop
3 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.00%) Apache Hive
4 3 (6.00%) MySQL
5 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
5 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.00%) DTS
5 2 (4.00%) OLAP
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.00%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (2.00%) Impala
6 1 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) JIRA
1 7 (14.00%) Toad
1 7 (14.00%) Subversion
2 6 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.00%) Gradle
4 1 (2.00%) Ant
4 1 (2.00%) JUnit
4 1 (2.00%) Maven
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 11 (22.00%) Banking
3 6 (12.00%) Retail
4 3 (6.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Developer
2 11 (22.00%) Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (12.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Data Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Data Modeller
6 2 (4.00%) Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) DBA
6 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Design Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Systems Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Support Manager
6 2 (4.00%) MySQL DBA
7 1 (2.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Big Data Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.00%) .NET
2 10 (20.00%) Web Services
3 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (14.00%) XML
4 6 (12.00%) XSLT
5 3 (6.00%) CSS
6 2 (4.00%) Spring
6 2 (4.00%) HTML
6 2 (4.00%) Java EE
7 1 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.00%) HTML5
7 1 (2.00%) Apache CXF
7 1 (2.00%) REST
7 1 (2.00%) LESS
7 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.00%) Ajax
7 1 (2.00%) Spring MVC
7 1 (2.00%) WCF
7 1 (2.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.00%) IVR
2 1 (2.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) UNIX
3 5 (10.00%) Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Data Analysis
2 9 (18.00%) Data Modelling
2 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.00%) Data Management
3 8 (16.00%) ETL
3 8 (16.00%) Data Mapping
4 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.00%) UML
6 4 (8.00%) ITIL
7 3 (6.00%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (6.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.00%) CRM
7 3 (6.00%) Migration
8 2 (4.00%) Scrum
8 2 (4.00%) MVC
8 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.00%) B2B
8 2 (4.00%) B2C
8 2 (4.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) Java
2 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (16.00%) C#
3 4 (8.00%) C
4 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.00%) AWK
5 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.00%) SAS Macro
6 1 (2.00%) C++
6 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.00%) VBA
6 1 (2.00%) PHP
6 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) ISEB
1 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) HDFS
2 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) SCCM
1 2 (4.00%) SCOM
2 1 (2.00%) Oozie
2 1 (2.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) GoldenSource
3 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.00%) Teradata
5 3 (6.00%) hybris
5 3 (6.00%) SAP
5 3 (6.00%) IBM
6 2 (4.00%) Embarcadero
6 2 (4.00%) NetApp
6 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.00%) Endeca
6 2 (4.00%) Cloudera
6 2 (4.00%) RedPrairie
7 1 (2.00%) Akamai
7 1 (2.00%) Facebook
7 1 (2.00%) Twitter
7 1 (2.00%) F5
7 1 (2.00%) Xamarin
7 1 (2.00%) Google
7 1 (2.00%) Greenplum