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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL 47 54 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 11.27% 13.47% 7.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.97% 44.26% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 30 14
Median daily rate £400 £331 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -11.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £274 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £478 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.48% +35.00%
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
147 122 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 35.25% 30.42% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 82 60
Median daily rate £450 £350 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £490 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £14.96
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

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 September 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 September 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 +6 41 £400 +18.51% 8
Corby 0 2 £400 -3.03%
Kettering -2 1 - - 3
SQL
East Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 39 (44.32%) Microsoft
2 34 (38.64%) SQL Server
2 34 (38.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (35.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (28.41%) .NET
5 24 (27.27%) SharePoint
5 24 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (26.14%) C#
7 22 (25.00%) Finance
7 22 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 21 (23.86%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (22.73%) VB.NET
10 19 (21.59%) ITIL
11 18 (20.45%) SAP
12 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (19.32%) PowerShell
12 17 (19.32%) Java
12 17 (19.32%) Data Modelling
13 16 (18.18%) JavaScript
13 16 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (18.18%) Power BI
14 15 (17.05%) Boomi
14 15 (17.05%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (17.05%) Classic ASP
14 15 (17.05%) MS Excel
14 15 (17.05%) VMware
14 15 (17.05%) Dell
15 14 (15.91%) VB
15 14 (15.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 24 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 22 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (10.23%) SAS
4 5 (5.68%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (4.55%) IIS
5 4 (4.55%) K2 blackpearl
6 2 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.14%) Apache
7 1 (1.14%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.14%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.14%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.14%) CMS
7 1 (1.14%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (17.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.14%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.27%) Endur
2 2 (2.27%) Findur
3 1 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.05%) Boomi
2 5 (5.68%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.27%) Office 365
4 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.14%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (1.14%) Heroku
4 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) LAN
2 1 (1.14%) Firewall
2 1 (1.14%) FTP
2 1 (1.14%) Intranet
2 1 (1.14%) NAS
2 1 (1.14%) PABX
2 1 (1.14%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.14%) SAN
2 1 (1.14%) Skype
2 1 (1.14%) WAN
2 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (38.64%) SQL Server
1 34 (38.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 31 (35.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (18.18%) Power BI
5 15 (17.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (15.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (11.36%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (9.09%) Relational Database
9 7 (7.95%) RDBMS
10 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (3.41%) NoSQL
11 3 (3.41%) OLAP
11 3 (3.41%) OLAP Cube
11 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
12 2 (2.27%) MySQL
12 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (9.09%) JUnit
3 7 (7.95%) Eclipse
3 7 (7.95%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.95%) Gradle
3 7 (7.95%) JProfiler
3 7 (7.95%) Maven
4 6 (6.82%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.68%) IntelliJ
5 5 (5.68%) SonarQube
5 5 (5.68%) Subversion
6 2 (2.27%) Grunt
6 2 (2.27%) gulp
6 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.14%) CircleCI
7 1 (1.14%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (1.14%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.14%) Xcode
General
1 22 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (10.23%) Banking
3 5 (5.68%) Retail
4 3 (3.41%) Back Office
5 2 (2.27%) Marketing
6 1 (1.14%) Advertising
6 1 (1.14%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.14%) Front Office
6 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (53.41%) Developer
2 18 (20.45%) SharePoint Developer
3 12 (13.64%) Analyst
3 12 (13.64%) Consultant
4 9 (10.23%) Integration Consultant
4 9 (10.23%) Java Developer
4 9 (10.23%) SQL Developer
5 8 (9.09%) Architect
5 8 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 6 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.68%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 5 (5.68%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.68%) SSIS Consultant
8 4 (4.55%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) E-Commerce Support
8 4 (4.55%) E-Commerce Support Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.41%) .NET
2 15 (17.05%) Classic ASP
3 13 (14.77%) .NET Framework
4 12 (13.64%) Web Services
5 10 (11.36%) jQuery
6 9 (10.23%) HTML
6 9 (10.23%) Spring
7 8 (9.09%) Ajax
7 8 (9.09%) CSS
7 8 (9.09%) Hibernate
7 8 (9.09%) JPA
7 8 (9.09%) JSON
8 7 (7.95%) REST
9 6 (6.82%) Java EE
9 6 (6.82%) SOAP
9 6 (6.82%) Spring Boot
9 6 (6.82%) XML
10 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET
10 5 (5.68%) Backbone.js
10 5 (5.68%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.68%) Data Integration
2 4 (4.55%) iPad
3 3 (3.41%) RIA
4 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.27%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.14%) EPoS
5 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.14%) Neural Network
5 1 (1.14%) NHS
5 1 (1.14%) Replication
5 1 (1.14%) Statistics
5 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.36%) Windows
2 7 (7.95%) Linux
3 6 (6.82%) Unix
4 4 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.41%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.14%) Android
6 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.14%) CoreOS
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (23.86%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (21.59%) ITIL
4 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (19.32%) Data Modelling
5 13 (14.77%) Continuous Deployment
6 11 (12.50%) ETL
7 10 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (10.23%) OO
8 9 (10.23%) System Integration Testing
9 8 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 8 (9.09%) Functional Testing
9 8 (9.09%) Regression Testing
9 8 (9.09%) TDD
9 8 (9.09%) Unit Testing
10 7 (7.95%) RAD
10 7 (7.95%) Scrum
11 6 (6.82%) Mentoring
12 5 (5.68%) Coaching
12 5 (5.68%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.14%) C#
2 20 (22.73%) VB.NET
3 17 (19.32%) Java
3 17 (19.32%) PowerShell
4 16 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 14 (15.91%) VB
6 13 (14.77%) VB6
6 13 (14.77%) VBA
7 7 (7.95%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.55%) AWK
9 3 (3.41%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.27%) PHP
10 2 (2.27%) Python
10 2 (2.27%) VBScript
11 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.14%) C
11 1 (1.14%) C++
11 1 (1.14%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (10.23%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (7.95%) HND
3 2 (2.27%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) CCNA
4 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.14%) Degree
4 1 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.14%) MCSE
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.27%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.27%) SLA
3 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.14%) Docker
1 1 (1.14%) HDFS
1 1 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) SCOM
2 1 (1.14%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.14%) Mesos
2 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.14%) OVSD
2 1 (1.14%) Puppet
2 1 (1.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (44.32%) Microsoft
2 18 (20.45%) SAP
3 15 (17.05%) Dell
3 15 (17.05%) VMware
4 13 (14.77%) Oracle
5 7 (7.95%) Perforce
5 7 (7.95%) Teradata
6 6 (6.82%) hybris
7 4 (4.55%) Endeca
7 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.27%) Bloomberg
8 2 (2.27%) Informatica
8 2 (2.27%) Murex
8 2 (2.27%) Reuters
9 1 (1.14%) Cisco
9 1 (1.14%) Citrix
9 1 (1.14%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.14%) HP
9 1 (1.14%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.14%) Trillium