The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL 47 67 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 12.53% 14.63% 9.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.96% 40.36% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 41 16
Median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £255 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £550 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -23.66%
SQL
East Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
112 166 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 29.87% 36.24% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 104 63
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £267 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.05% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +3 26 £405 -4.14% 9
Kettering -2 1 £288 -4.95% 1
SQL
East Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 38 (44.71%) .NET
2 33 (38.82%) C#
3 32 (37.65%) SQL Server
3 32 (37.65%) Microsoft
4 27 (31.76%) VB.NET
5 24 (28.24%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (25.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (24.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (24.71%) SharePoint
8 17 (20.00%) Oracle
9 16 (18.82%) JavaScript
9 16 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (17.65%) Web Services
10 15 (17.65%) ETL
11 14 (16.47%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (14.12%) jQuery
13 11 (12.94%) MVC
13 11 (12.94%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (12.94%) Classic ASP
13 11 (12.94%) Kimball Methodology
14 10 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (11.76%) SDLC
14 10 (11.76%) PowerShell
14 10 (11.76%) SharePoint Server
14 10 (11.76%) ASP.NET
14 10 (11.76%) Windows
14 10 (11.76%) HTML
14 10 (11.76%) Java
14 10 (11.76%) VB
15 9 (10.59%) VBA

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (24.71%) SharePoint
2 10 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
2 10 (11.76%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (5.88%) IIS
4 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.18%) Apache
5 1 (1.18%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.18%) JBoss
5 1 (1.18%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
2 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Office 365
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) DHCP
1 2 (2.35%) DNS
1 2 (2.35%) Firewall
1 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (37.65%) SQL Server
2 22 (25.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (24.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (16.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (12.94%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (9.41%) DB2
6 8 (9.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (8.24%) OLAP
7 7 (8.24%) OLAP Cube
7 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (5.88%) SSDT
9 4 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (3.53%) Power BI
11 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (1.18%) DTS
12 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
12 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
12 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.71%) Lombardi
2 4 (4.71%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.53%) Subversion
4 1 (1.18%) Ant
4 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.18%) Gradle
4 1 (1.18%) JProfiler
4 1 (1.18%) JUnit
4 1 (1.18%) Maven
4 1 (1.18%) Toad
4 1 (1.18%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (10.59%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Law
3 2 (2.35%) Advertising
3 2 (2.35%) Legal
4 1 (1.18%) Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Billing
4 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (67.06%) Developer
2 16 (18.82%) Analyst
2 16 (18.82%) SharePoint Developer
3 12 (14.12%) SQL Developer
4 11 (12.94%) .NET Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Data Analyst
5 9 (10.59%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Java Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Oracle Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) SSRS Developer
8 5 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.88%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.88%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 5 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) SQL BI Developer
8 5 (5.88%) SSIS Developer
8 5 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (44.71%) .NET
2 15 (17.65%) Web Services
3 12 (14.12%) jQuery
4 11 (12.94%) Classic ASP
5 10 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 10 (11.76%) HTML
6 9 (10.59%) .NET Framework
7 7 (8.24%) XML
8 6 (7.06%) Ajax
8 6 (7.06%) CSS
8 6 (7.06%) HTML5
9 5 (5.88%) J2EE
9 5 (5.88%) Spring
9 5 (5.88%) XSLT
10 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (4.71%) Hibernate
10 4 (4.71%) SOAP
10 4 (4.71%) WinForms
11 3 (3.53%) RESTful
12 2 (2.35%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.71%) Data Integration
1 4 (4.71%) iSeries
2 3 (3.53%) NHS
3 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.35%) e-Learning
3 2 (2.35%) iPad
3 2 (2.35%) Replication
4 1 (1.18%) EPoS
4 1 (1.18%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.76%) Windows
2 4 (4.71%) Unix
3 2 (2.35%) Linux
3 2 (2.35%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.24%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.65%) ETL
4 11 (12.94%) Kimball Methodology
4 11 (12.94%) MVC
5 10 (11.76%) SDLC
6 7 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (8.24%) Data Modelling
6 7 (8.24%) Dimensional Modelling
7 6 (7.06%) Scrum
8 5 (5.88%) ITIL
9 4 (4.71%) ETL Development
9 4 (4.71%) Inmon Methodology
9 4 (4.71%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (4.71%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.53%) Change Management
10 3 (3.53%) Data Mapping
10 3 (3.53%) Functional Testing
10 3 (3.53%) Manual Testing
10 3 (3.53%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (38.82%) C#
2 27 (31.76%) VB.NET
3 16 (18.82%) JavaScript
4 10 (11.76%) Java
4 10 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 10 (11.76%) VB
5 9 (10.59%) VB6
5 9 (10.59%) VBA
6 5 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.71%) XPath
7 4 (4.71%) XQuery
8 2 (2.35%) VBScript
9 1 (1.18%) AWK
9 1 (1.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.35%) CCNA
2 2 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.35%) HND
2 2 (2.35%) MCSA
2 2 (2.35%) MCSE
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (37.65%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.00%) Oracle
3 8 (9.41%) SAP
4 4 (4.71%) IBM
5 2 (2.35%) Cisco
5 2 (2.35%) Citrix
5 2 (2.35%) Dell
5 2 (2.35%) HP
5 2 (2.35%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.35%) VMware
6 1 (1.18%) Cognos
6 1 (1.18%) Endeca
6 1 (1.18%) Kronos
6 1 (1.18%) Perforce
6 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.18%) Tableau
6 1 (1.18%) Teradata
6 1 (1.18%) Twitter