The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 52 34 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 15.07% 9.02% 6.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.70% 38.64% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £23.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.30 £30.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-23.60% +10.90%
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
119 88 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 34.49% 23.34% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 55 25
Average daily rate £350 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £400 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £23.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +5.88%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 June 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 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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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
Northampton +5 28 £350 -6.66% 20
Corby - 4 - -
Kettering - 1 £300 - 3
SQL
East Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 59 (50.86%) Oracle
2 40 (34.48%) PL/SQL
3 27 (23.28%) Java
4 24 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (19.83%) UNIX
6 22 (18.97%) JavaScript
6 22 (18.97%) Oracle Database
7 19 (16.38%) Windows
8 18 (15.52%) Billing
8 18 (15.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 17 (14.66%) SQL Server
10 16 (13.79%) E-Commerce
10 16 (13.79%) ETL
10 16 (13.79%) Finance
11 15 (12.93%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (12.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (11.21%) Endeca
13 13 (11.21%) Subversion
14 12 (10.34%) Linux
14 12 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
14 12 (10.34%) Web Services
14 12 (10.34%) .NET
14 12 (10.34%) Data Analysis
14 12 (10.34%) Banking
14 12 (10.34%) Retail
14 12 (10.34%) Data Mapping
15 11 (9.48%) JIRA
15 11 (9.48%) Oracle APEX
16 10 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 9 (7.76%) Migration

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 7 (6.03%) Apache
1 7 (6.03%) Apache Solr
1 7 (6.03%) Apache Pig
2 3 (2.59%) SAS
3 2 (1.72%) JBoss
3 2 (1.72%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.86%) IIS
4 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.86%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.86%) Lync
4 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.86%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Agresso
2 1 (0.86%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.86%) GPRS
1 1 (0.86%) DNS
1 1 (0.86%) SSL
1 1 (0.86%) Internet
1 1 (0.86%) 3G
1 1 (0.86%) Firewall
1 1 (0.86%) 2G
1 1 (0.86%) HSPA
1 1 (0.86%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.97%) Oracle Database
2 18 (15.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 17 (14.66%) SQL Server
4 14 (12.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (7.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (6.90%) Hadoop
8 8 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (6.03%) Apache Hive
9 7 (6.03%) Big Data
10 6 (5.17%) Relational Database
10 6 (5.17%) MongoDB
11 5 (4.31%) OLAP
11 5 (4.31%) Data Mining
12 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (3.45%) DTS
12 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 13 (11.21%) Subversion
2 11 (9.48%) JIRA
2 11 (9.48%) Oracle APEX
3 7 (6.03%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.31%) Toad
5 2 (1.72%) Maven
5 2 (1.72%) Ant
5 2 (1.72%) JUnit
5 2 (1.72%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.86%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.86%) ERwin
6 1 (0.86%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.86%) Gradle
General
1 18 (15.52%) Billing
2 16 (13.79%) Finance
3 12 (10.34%) Banking
3 12 (10.34%) Retail
4 7 (6.03%) Marketing
5 4 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.45%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.72%) Advertising
7 1 (0.86%) Military
7 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (33.62%) Analyst
2 34 (29.31%) Developer
3 13 (11.21%) Test Analyst
4 12 (10.34%) Programmer
5 10 (8.62%) Oracle Developer
5 10 (8.62%) Architect
5 10 (8.62%) Analyst Programmer
6 8 (6.90%) Business Analyst
7 7 (6.03%) DBA
7 7 (6.03%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Agile Test Analyst
8 6 (5.17%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Data Analyst
8 6 (5.17%) Consultant
8 6 (5.17%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) Business Systems Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.31%) SQL Developer
9 5 (4.31%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.34%) .NET
1 12 (10.34%) Web Services
2 8 (6.90%) ASP.NET
3 7 (6.03%) XML
4 6 (5.17%) XSLT
5 4 (3.45%) CSS
5 4 (3.45%) HTML
6 3 (2.59%) Spring
6 3 (2.59%) Java EE
7 2 (1.72%) Ajax
7 2 (1.72%) jQuery
7 2 (1.72%) JSP
7 2 (1.72%) XHTML
7 2 (1.72%) Spring MVC
8 1 (0.86%) WCF
8 1 (0.86%) Middleware
8 1 (0.86%) SOAP
8 1 (0.86%) Apache CXF
8 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.45%) Reference Data
2 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.59%) Data Structures
2 3 (2.59%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.72%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.72%) Clustering
4 1 (0.86%) IVR
4 1 (0.86%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.83%) UNIX
2 19 (16.38%) Windows
3 12 (10.34%) Linux
4 7 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.86%) AIX
6 1 (0.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (13.79%) E-Commerce
2 16 (13.79%) ETL
3 15 (12.93%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (10.34%) Data Mapping
4 12 (10.34%) Data Analysis
5 9 (7.76%) Mentoring
5 9 (7.76%) Data Modelling
5 9 (7.76%) Migration
6 8 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
6 8 (6.90%) Data Migration
7 7 (6.03%) Data Management
7 7 (6.03%) Scrum
7 7 (6.03%) B2B
7 7 (6.03%) B2C
7 7 (6.03%) System Testing
7 7 (6.03%) Test Management
8 6 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (5.17%) User Stories
8 6 (5.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 40 (34.48%) PL/SQL
2 27 (23.28%) Java
3 22 (18.97%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.03%) T-SQL
4 7 (6.03%) C#
4 7 (6.03%) AWK
5 6 (5.17%) C
6 4 (3.45%) Perl
7 2 (1.72%) VBA
8 1 (0.86%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.86%) Korn
8 1 (0.86%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.86%) PHP
8 1 (0.86%) C++
8 1 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (4.31%) ISEB
2 2 (1.72%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.72%) Degree
2 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.72%) DV Cleared
2 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.86%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.31%) HDFS
2 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.86%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) OVSD
1 2 (1.72%) SCCM
1 2 (1.72%) SCOM
2 1 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.86%) Oozie
2 1 (0.86%) Control-M
Vendors
1 59 (50.86%) Oracle
2 13 (11.21%) Endeca
3 8 (6.90%) hybris
4 7 (6.03%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.03%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.45%) HP
5 4 (3.45%) Cloudera
5 4 (3.45%) GoldenSource
6 3 (2.59%) NetApp
7 2 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.72%) SAP
7 2 (1.72%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.72%) VMware
7 2 (1.72%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.86%) Akamai
8 1 (0.86%) F5
8 1 (0.86%) Lumension
8 1 (0.86%) Facebook
8 1 (0.86%) Twitter
8 1 (0.86%) Xamarin