The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 58 39 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 14.54% 13.98% 14.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.57% 35.78% 38.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 26 16
Median daily rate £375 £313 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £245 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £332
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.88 £28.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +16.66%
SQL
South Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
203 109 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 50.88% 39.07% 36.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 68 38
Median daily rate £425 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for SQL.

1 72 (47.06%) Oracle
2 56 (36.60%) SQL Server
2 56 (36.60%) Finance
3 48 (31.37%) Business Intelligence
4 42 (27.45%) Data Modelling
5 40 (26.14%) Data Warehouse
5 40 (26.14%) Unix
6 38 (24.84%) SAS
7 37 (24.18%) Hadoop
8 36 (23.53%) JavaScript
9 35 (22.88%) Informatica
10 34 (22.22%) ERwin
10 34 (22.22%) C#
11 33 (21.57%) BusinessObjects
12 32 (20.92%) Java
12 32 (20.92%) Linux
12 32 (20.92%) HBase
13 30 (19.61%) Data Visualisation
13 30 (19.61%) Visualisation
14 27 (17.65%) MongoDB
14 27 (17.65%) Windows
15 26 (16.99%) Shell Script
15 26 (16.99%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (16.99%) Data Architecture
15 26 (16.99%) Tableau
16 25 (16.34%) Apache Hive
16 25 (16.34%) Open Source
16 25 (16.34%) PostgreSQL
16 25 (16.34%) ETL
16 25 (16.34%) .NET

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 38 (24.84%) SAS
2 14 (9.15%) IIS
3 10 (6.54%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.23%) Apache
4 8 (5.23%) WebSphere
5 7 (4.58%) nginx
5 7 (4.58%) Oracle Coherence
5 7 (4.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 6 (3.92%) CICS
6 6 (3.92%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (3.27%) CMS
8 2 (1.31%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.65%) JBoss
9 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.65%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.58%) GitHub
3 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.54%) LAN
1 10 (6.54%) Multicast
1 10 (6.54%) SAN
1 10 (6.54%) WAN
2 9 (5.88%) FCoE
2 9 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
2 9 (5.88%) iSCSI
2 9 (5.88%) NAS
3 7 (4.58%) HTTP
4 5 (3.27%) SSL
5 4 (2.61%) DNS
6 3 (1.96%) Internet
7 2 (1.31%) Extranet
7 2 (1.31%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (36.60%) SQL Server
2 40 (26.14%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (24.18%) Hadoop
4 33 (21.57%) BusinessObjects
5 32 (20.92%) HBase
6 27 (17.65%) MongoDB
7 25 (16.34%) Apache Hive
7 25 (16.34%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (15.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 23 (15.03%) Pentaho
9 23 (15.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 22 (14.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (13.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 20 (13.07%) Oracle Database
13 14 (9.15%) DB2
14 11 (7.19%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (7.19%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (6.54%) NoSQL
16 8 (5.23%) SQL Server 2014
17 7 (4.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (22.22%) ERwin
2 13 (8.50%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.54%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.58%) Artifactory
4 7 (4.58%) GitLab
5 6 (3.92%) HP UFT
6 5 (3.27%) Maven
7 4 (2.61%) JUnit
7 4 (2.61%) Mockito
7 4 (2.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (2.61%) Subversion
8 3 (1.96%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.31%) ClearCase
9 2 (1.31%) Gitweb
9 2 (1.31%) Gradle
9 2 (1.31%) jMock
10 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.65%) Selenium
10 1 (0.65%) Toad
General
1 56 (36.60%) Finance
2 24 (15.69%) Banking
3 5 (3.27%) Advertising
4 3 (1.96%) Back Office
4 3 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.31%) Billing
5 2 (1.31%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.31%) Retail
5 2 (1.31%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Local Government
6 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (38.56%) Developer
2 40 (26.14%) Architect
3 25 (16.34%) Analyst
4 20 (13.07%) Enterprise Architect
5 18 (11.76%) SQL Developer
6 16 (10.46%) Infrastructure Architect
7 13 (8.50%) Data Architect
7 13 (8.50%) Tester
8 12 (7.84%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 12 (7.84%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 12 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (7.19%) .NET Developer
10 10 (6.54%) C# Developer
10 10 (6.54%) Senior Architect
11 9 (5.88%) Senior Enterprise Architect
12 8 (5.23%) DevOps Engineer
12 8 (5.23%) SSIS Developer
12 8 (5.23%) Test Analyst
13 7 (4.58%) Business Analyst
13 7 (4.58%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.34%) .NET
2 24 (15.69%) jQuery
3 23 (15.03%) XML
4 20 (13.07%) HTML
5 17 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 16 (10.46%) Middleware
7 14 (9.15%) .NET Framework
8 12 (7.84%) CSS
9 11 (7.19%) Unity DI Container
10 10 (6.54%) Web Services
11 9 (5.88%) ASP.NET
11 9 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 9 (5.88%) Entity Framework
11 9 (5.88%) Razor View Engine
12 8 (5.23%) JSON
12 8 (5.23%) XSLT
13 7 (4.58%) Rendezvous
13 7 (4.58%) Sensu
14 6 (3.92%) MCollective
14 6 (3.92%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (19.61%) Visualisation
2 24 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.50%) Data Integration
4 11 (7.19%) Inversion of Control
5 10 (6.54%) Algorithms
5 10 (6.54%) Management Information System
6 8 (5.23%) Replication
7 3 (1.96%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.96%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.31%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.31%) Clustering
8 2 (1.31%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.31%) Derivative
8 2 (1.31%) FMCG
8 2 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.31%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.31%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.31%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 40 (26.14%) Unix
2 32 (20.92%) Linux
3 27 (17.65%) Windows
4 15 (9.80%) Solaris
5 9 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (5.23%) AIX
7 7 (4.58%) CoreOS
7 7 (4.58%) SUSE
7 7 (4.58%) zOS
8 4 (2.61%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.31%) CentOS
9 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (31.37%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (27.45%) Data Modelling
3 30 (19.61%) Data Visualisation
4 26 (16.99%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (16.99%) Data Architecture
5 25 (16.34%) ETL
5 25 (16.34%) Open Source
6 24 (15.69%) MVC
7 17 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (10.46%) Logical Data Model
8 16 (10.46%) Physical Data Model
8 16 (10.46%) Web Development
9 15 (9.80%) Data Transformation
10 13 (8.50%) Data Management
10 13 (8.50%) SDLC
11 11 (7.19%) DevOps
12 9 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
12 9 (5.88%) Information Management
12 9 (5.88%) SFIA
12 9 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 36 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 34 (22.22%) C#
3 32 (20.92%) Java
4 26 (16.99%) Shell Script
5 17 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 17 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 15 (9.80%) VBA
7 14 (9.15%) Python
8 9 (5.88%) Ruby
9 8 (5.23%) C++
10 7 (4.58%) Go
11 6 (3.92%) Erlang
12 5 (3.27%) Bash Shell
13 4 (2.61%) C
13 4 (2.61%) VB
13 4 (2.61%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.31%) PHP
15 1 (0.65%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 17 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.84%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (3.27%) SAS Certification
4 4 (2.61%) Degree
4 4 (2.61%) ISEB
5 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.88%) QA
2 8 (5.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.31%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.31%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.31%) EMIR
3 2 (1.31%) MiFID
System Software
1 16 (10.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.54%) Hyper-V
3 9 (5.88%) Docker
3 9 (5.88%) KVM
3 9 (5.88%) NFS
3 9 (5.88%) SRDF
3 9 (5.88%) Xen
4 8 (5.23%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (4.58%) Ceph
5 7 (4.58%) etcd
5 7 (4.58%) flannel
5 7 (4.58%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (7.84%) Control-M
2 9 (5.88%) Graphite
2 9 (5.88%) Puppet
3 7 (4.58%) Ansible
3 7 (4.58%) HAProxy
3 7 (4.58%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 7 (4.58%) Kubernetes
3 7 (4.58%) logstash
3 7 (4.58%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 7 (4.58%) rkt
4 2 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.31%) Salt
5 1 (0.65%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 72 (47.06%) Oracle
2 35 (22.88%) Informatica
3 26 (16.99%) Tableau
4 24 (15.69%) CA
5 21 (13.73%) Microsoft
6 17 (11.11%) VMware
7 15 (9.80%) Intel
8 11 (7.19%) Sybase
9 10 (6.54%) Cisco
10 9 (5.88%) EMC
10 9 (5.88%) IBM
10 9 (5.88%) NetApp
11 7 (4.58%) DataSynapse
11 7 (4.58%) TIBCO
12 5 (3.27%) Cognos
12 5 (3.27%) Teradata
13 4 (2.61%) HP
14 2 (1.31%) Red Hat
14 2 (1.31%) Splunk
14 2 (1.31%) Vitria
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