The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 46 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 14.79% 14.22% 15.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.10% 41.33% 38.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 20 22
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£350 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £262 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £428 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +51.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
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
102 75 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 32.80% 34.40% 40.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 56 45
Average daily rate £363 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £260 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £424 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.12% +46.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 35 (42.17%) SQL Server
2 31 (37.35%) Microsoft
3 27 (32.53%) Oracle
4 21 (25.30%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (24.10%) .NET
5 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (21.69%) Finance
7 17 (20.48%) Linux
8 16 (19.28%) T-SQL
9 15 (18.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (16.87%) Java
10 14 (16.87%) JavaScript
10 14 (16.87%) ETL
10 14 (16.87%) SAS
10 14 (16.87%) Oracle Database
11 13 (15.66%) Data Modelling
11 13 (15.66%) PL/SQL
12 12 (14.46%) ASP.NET
12 12 (14.46%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (14.46%) Dimensional Modelling
13 11 (13.25%) jQuery
13 11 (13.25%) XML
13 11 (13.25%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (12.05%) Windows
14 10 (12.05%) C#
14 10 (12.05%) HTML
14 10 (12.05%) CRM
14 10 (12.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (12.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (10.84%) Git (software)

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 14 (16.87%) SAS
2 9 (10.84%) IIS
3 8 (9.64%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.02%) JBoss
4 5 (6.02%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (4.82%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.82%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (3.61%) Apache
7 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.41%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (2.41%) CMS400.NET
8 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.20%) Lync
8 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.20%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.20%) CMS
8 1 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) Firewall
2 5 (6.02%) SAN
3 3 (3.61%) LAN
3 3 (3.61%) WAN
3 3 (3.61%) HTTP
4 2 (2.41%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.41%) NAS
4 2 (2.41%) FCoE
4 2 (2.41%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (2.41%) Multicast
4 2 (2.41%) DNS
5 1 (1.20%) SSL
5 1 (1.20%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.20%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (42.17%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (16.87%) Oracle Database
4 12 (14.46%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (12.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (10.84%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (9.64%) CouchDB
7 8 (9.64%) MongoDB
8 6 (7.23%) NoSQL
8 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (7.23%) DB2
9 5 (6.02%) DataStage
9 5 (6.02%) Base SAS
9 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
10 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 3 (3.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 3 (3.61%) MySQL
12 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
12 2 (2.41%) OLAP
12 2 (2.41%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.64%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.23%) ERwin
4 2 (2.41%) Maven
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.20%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.20%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.20%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.20%) Toad
General
1 18 (21.69%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Banking
3 4 (4.82%) Games
4 2 (2.41%) Back Office
5 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.20%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (40.96%) Developer
2 12 (14.46%) DBA
3 11 (13.25%) SQL DBA
4 10 (12.05%) Analyst
5 8 (9.64%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) SQL Developer
7 5 (6.02%) SAS Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Migration Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Lead Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Data Modeller
8 4 (4.82%) MI Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.61%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.61%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (3.61%) ETL Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.61%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.10%) .NET
2 12 (14.46%) ASP.NET
3 11 (13.25%) XML
3 11 (13.25%) jQuery
4 10 (12.05%) HTML
5 8 (9.64%) Web Services
5 8 (9.64%) CSS
5 8 (9.64%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (9.64%) Kafka
6 5 (6.02%) Silverlight
7 4 (4.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (3.61%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.41%) Spring
9 2 (2.41%) WCF
9 2 (2.41%) SOAP
9 2 (2.41%) XSLT
9 2 (2.41%) Rendezvous
9 2 (2.41%) Middleware
9 2 (2.41%) REST
10 1 (1.20%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Private Cloud
2 4 (4.82%) Online Games
3 3 (3.61%) Data Extraction
3 3 (3.61%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.61%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (3.61%) Life Science
3 3 (3.61%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.41%) Replication
4 2 (2.41%) Clustering
4 2 (2.41%) CCTV
5 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.20%) NHS
5 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.48%) Linux
2 10 (12.05%) Windows
2 10 (12.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (9.64%) CentOS
4 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.61%) UNIX
5 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.61%) Solaris
5 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.41%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.30%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (16.87%) ETL
4 13 (15.66%) Data Modelling
5 12 (14.46%) Dimensional Modelling
6 11 (13.25%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (12.05%) CRM
8 9 (10.84%) Migration
9 8 (9.64%) ITIL
9 8 (9.64%) Data Management
9 8 (9.64%) DevOps
10 7 (8.43%) Web Development
11 6 (7.23%) Microservices
11 6 (7.23%) Incident Management
12 5 (6.02%) MVC
13 3 (3.61%) Workflow
13 3 (3.61%) Project Management
13 3 (3.61%) Scrum
13 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2
13 3 (3.61%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.28%) T-SQL
2 14 (16.87%) Java
2 14 (16.87%) JavaScript
3 13 (15.66%) PL/SQL
4 10 (12.05%) C#
5 8 (9.64%) Bash Shell
6 6 (7.23%) VBA
7 5 (6.02%) VB
8 3 (3.61%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.61%) PHP
9 2 (2.41%) SAS Macro
9 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.41%) ISEB
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.20%) Degree
2 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.20%) MCSE
2 1 (1.20%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (9.64%) Docker
2 4 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.82%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.41%) SRDF
3 2 (2.41%) NFS
3 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.41%) Xen
3 2 (2.41%) KVM
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (9.64%) Puppet
1 8 (9.64%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (9.64%) Salt
1 8 (9.64%) Graphite
2 2 (2.41%) Foglight
3 1 (1.20%) SCCM
3 1 (1.20%) SCOM
3 1 (1.20%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.20%) Control-M
Vendors
1 31 (37.35%) Microsoft
2 27 (32.53%) Oracle
3 9 (10.84%) Informatica
4 8 (9.64%) Splunk
5 5 (6.02%) Teradata
5 5 (6.02%) NetApp
5 5 (6.02%) EMC
5 5 (6.02%) Cognos
6 4 (4.82%) Cisco
6 4 (4.82%) IBM
6 4 (4.82%) Sybase
6 4 (4.82%) Business Objects
6 4 (4.82%) VMware
7 2 (2.41%) Ektron
7 2 (2.41%) New Relic
7 2 (2.41%) DataSynapse
7 2 (2.41%) Intel
7 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.41%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.41%) TIBCO
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