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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL 41 54 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 10.88% 15.38% 9.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.34% 43.90% 38.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 28 18
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £483 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -25.00%
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
116 123 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 30.77% 35.04% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 76 55
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Median hourly rate £54.50 £19.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+186.84% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -2 31 £400 +14.28% 3
Corby -4 1 - - 3
Kettering -5 1 £288 -4.16% 2
SQL
East Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 46 (48.42%) .NET
2 42 (44.21%) C#
3 40 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 37 (38.95%) VB.NET
5 31 (32.63%) SQL Server
5 31 (32.63%) SharePoint
5 31 (32.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (24.21%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (23.16%) PowerShell
8 22 (23.16%) SharePoint 2013
9 21 (22.11%) Classic ASP
10 20 (21.05%) VB
11 19 (20.00%) VBA
11 19 (20.00%) .NET Framework
11 19 (20.00%) VB6
12 18 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (16.84%) Oracle
13 16 (16.84%) SAP
13 16 (16.84%) Finance
14 15 (15.79%) JavaScript
14 15 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (14.74%) ETL
15 14 (14.74%) ITIL
16 13 (13.68%) Windows
16 13 (13.68%) Web Services
16 13 (13.68%) ITIL Certification
17 12 (12.63%) SharePoint Server
18 10 (10.53%) jQuery
18 10 (10.53%) MVC

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 31 (32.63%) SharePoint
2 22 (23.16%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (12.63%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (5.26%) IIS
5 3 (3.16%) K2 blackpearl
6 2 (2.11%) Apache
6 2 (2.11%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.11%) SAS
7 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.05%) CMS
7 1 (1.05%) JBoss
7 1 (1.05%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.05%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.11%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.05%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.05%) Endur
2 1 (1.05%) Findur
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.11%) Office 365
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (1.05%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (1.05%) Heroku
2 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) Firewall
2 2 (2.11%) DHCP
2 2 (2.11%) DNS
2 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.05%) LAN
3 1 (1.05%) NAS
3 1 (1.05%) SAN
3 1 (1.05%) Skype
3 1 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (32.63%) SQL Server
1 31 (32.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 30 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (8.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (7.37%) OLAP
6 7 (7.37%) OLAP Cube
6 7 (7.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (5.26%) SSDT
8 4 (4.21%) DB2
9 3 (3.16%) Power BI
9 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (2.11%) Looker
10 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
10 2 (2.11%) MySQL
10 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
10 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Subversion
1 6 (6.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.21%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.16%) JUnit
3 3 (3.16%) Maven
4 2 (2.11%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.11%) Gradle
4 2 (2.11%) JProfiler
5 1 (1.05%) Ant
5 1 (1.05%) CircleCI
5 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.05%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (1.05%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (16.84%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Law
2 4 (4.21%) Retail
3 3 (3.16%) Advertising
3 3 (3.16%) Banking
4 2 (2.11%) Back Office
4 2 (2.11%) Legal
5 1 (1.05%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Marketing
5 1 (1.05%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (71.58%) Developer
2 27 (28.42%) SharePoint Developer
3 15 (15.79%) Analyst
4 12 (12.63%) SQL Developer
5 10 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 10 (10.53%) Data Analyst
6 9 (9.47%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (7.37%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.32%) SQL BI Developer
9 5 (5.26%) SSRS Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Architect
10 4 (4.21%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.21%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.21%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Consultant
10 4 (4.21%) SSIS Developer
10 4 (4.21%) VB.NET Developer
11 3 (3.16%) Applications Developer
11 3 (3.16%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (48.42%) .NET
2 21 (22.11%) Classic ASP
3 19 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 13 (13.68%) Web Services
5 10 (10.53%) jQuery
6 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET
7 7 (7.37%) CSS
7 7 (7.37%) HTML
7 7 (7.37%) Spring
8 5 (5.26%) Hibernate
9 4 (4.21%) Ajax
9 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (4.21%) WinForms
9 4 (4.21%) XML
10 3 (3.16%) JPA
10 3 (3.16%) JSON
10 3 (3.16%) RESTful
10 3 (3.16%) SAP Smart Forms
11 2 (2.11%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (2.11%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.21%) iSeries
2 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.11%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.11%) e-Learning
3 2 (2.11%) iPad
3 2 (2.11%) NHS
3 2 (2.11%) RIA
3 2 (2.11%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.05%) EPoS
4 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.05%) Neural Network
4 1 (1.05%) Replication
4 1 (1.05%) Statistics
4 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.68%) Windows
2 7 (7.37%) Linux
3 5 (5.26%) Unix
4 4 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.16%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.05%) CoreOS
7 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.21%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (14.74%) ETL
3 14 (14.74%) ITIL
4 10 (10.53%) MVC
5 9 (9.47%) SDLC
6 8 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (8.42%) Kimball Methodology
7 7 (7.37%) Data Modelling
7 7 (7.37%) Scrum
8 6 (6.32%) Dimensional Modelling
9 5 (5.26%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.21%) B2B
10 4 (4.21%) B2C
10 4 (4.21%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.21%) Unit Testing
11 3 (3.16%) Migration
11 3 (3.16%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (3.16%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 42 (44.21%) C#
2 37 (38.95%) VB.NET
3 22 (23.16%) PowerShell
4 20 (21.05%) VB
5 19 (20.00%) VB6
5 19 (20.00%) VBA
6 15 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 10 (10.53%) Java
8 7 (7.37%) PL/SQL
9 6 (6.32%) T-SQL
10 4 (4.21%) AWK
11 2 (2.11%) VBScript
12 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.05%) PHP
12 1 (1.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (13.68%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (8.42%) HND
3 2 (2.11%) CCNA
3 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.11%) MCSA
3 2 (2.11%) MCSE
3 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.05%) Degree
4 1 (1.05%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.05%) Docker
2 1 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.05%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) SCOM
2 1 (1.05%) Mesos
2 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.05%) OVSD
2 1 (1.05%) Puppet
2 1 (1.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.84%) Oracle
2 16 (16.84%) SAP
3 4 (4.21%) Endeca
3 4 (4.21%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.21%) VMware
4 3 (3.16%) HP
5 2 (2.11%) Cisco
5 2 (2.11%) Citrix
5 2 (2.11%) Dell
5 2 (2.11%) Perforce
5 2 (2.11%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.05%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.05%) hybris
6 1 (1.05%) Informatica
6 1 (1.05%) Kronos
6 1 (1.05%) Reuters
6 1 (1.05%) Tableau
6 1 (1.05%) Teradata
6 1 (1.05%) Twitter