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 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 7 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 54 69 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.04% 15.75% 20.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.22% 40.83% 51.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 55 25
Median daily rate £380 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £32.86 £17.25 £17.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% +0.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.14 £13.05 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.57 £21.45 £18.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.48% +35.00%
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
223 169 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 45.60% 38.58% 39.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 129 54
Median daily rate £438 £425 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +34.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £300 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £17.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.86% +11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.14 £13.05 £15.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £21.45 £17.94
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 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 29 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Sheffield

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

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 Sheffield region with a requirement for SQL.

1 53 (45.30%) SQL Server
2 41 (35.04%) Finance
3 39 (33.33%) C#
4 36 (30.77%) Oracle
5 31 (26.50%) Linux
5 31 (26.50%) MVC
6 29 (24.79%) Windows
6 29 (24.79%) jQuery
7 28 (23.93%) .NET
7 28 (23.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 24 (20.51%) T-SQL
9 23 (19.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (19.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 22 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (18.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 22 (18.80%) JavaScript
10 22 (18.80%) VBA
10 22 (18.80%) Unity DI Container
10 22 (18.80%) Inversion of Control
11 20 (17.09%) Java
11 20 (17.09%) Entity Framework
11 20 (17.09%) Razor View Engine
11 20 (17.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 19 (16.24%) VMware
13 18 (15.38%) .NET Framework
13 18 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (15.38%) HTML
13 18 (15.38%) Solaris
13 18 (15.38%) Intel
14 17 (14.53%) XML

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 9 (7.69%) CICS
1 9 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
1 9 (7.69%) IIS
1 9 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 8 (6.84%) Apache
2 8 (6.84%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.98%) CMS
3 7 (5.98%) Oracle Coherence
3 7 (5.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 7 (5.98%) SAS
4 6 (5.13%) nginx
5 5 (4.27%) Confluence
5 5 (4.27%) WordPress
6 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (4.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.84%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.13%) GitHub
3 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.55%) LAN
1 10 (8.55%) Multicast
1 10 (8.55%) SAN
1 10 (8.55%) WAN
2 9 (7.69%) FCoE
2 9 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
2 9 (7.69%) iSCSI
2 9 (7.69%) NAS
3 7 (5.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (45.30%) SQL Server
2 23 (19.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 23 (19.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (18.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (11.97%) DB2
5 13 (11.11%) Hadoop
6 10 (8.55%) NoSQL
6 10 (8.55%) Oracle Database
7 9 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (7.69%) HBase
7 9 (7.69%) MySQL
7 9 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (6.84%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (5.13%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (4.27%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (4.27%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (4.27%) Oracle ODI
11 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (3.42%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 13 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.13%) Artifactory
2 6 (5.13%) GitLab
3 5 (4.27%) JIRA
4 4 (3.42%) ERwin
4 4 (3.42%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (2.56%) Maven
5 3 (2.56%) Subversion
6 2 (1.71%) Gitweb
6 2 (1.71%) Gradle
6 2 (1.71%) JUnit
6 2 (1.71%) Mockito
7 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.85%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.85%) Selenium
7 1 (0.85%) Toad
General
1 41 (35.04%) Finance
2 15 (12.82%) Banking
3 7 (5.98%) Back Office
4 3 (2.56%) Billing
5 2 (1.71%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Local Government
6 1 (0.85%) Retail
6 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (54.70%) Developer
2 27 (23.08%) SQL Developer
3 21 (17.95%) Architect
4 19 (16.24%) Infrastructure Architect
5 17 (14.53%) .NET Developer
6 14 (11.97%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 14 (11.97%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (10.26%) C# Developer
8 8 (6.84%) Consultant
8 8 (6.84%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.98%) Analyst
9 7 (5.98%) PHP Developer
9 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Developer
10 6 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (4.27%) Tester
12 4 (3.42%) DBA
12 4 (3.42%) Lead DevOps
12 4 (3.42%) Lead DevOps Engineer
12 4 (3.42%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (24.79%) jQuery
2 28 (23.93%) .NET
2 28 (23.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 22 (18.80%) Unity DI Container
4 20 (17.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 20 (17.09%) Entity Framework
4 20 (17.09%) Razor View Engine
5 18 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 18 (15.38%) HTML
6 17 (14.53%) Middleware
6 17 (14.53%) XML
7 12 (10.26%) Ajax
8 11 (9.40%) CSS
9 9 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
10 8 (6.84%) XSLT
11 7 (5.98%) Rendezvous
11 7 (5.98%) XHTML
12 6 (5.13%) JSON
12 6 (5.13%) Spring
12 6 (5.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.80%) Inversion of Control
2 15 (12.82%) Visualisation
3 11 (9.40%) Replication
4 2 (1.71%) Clustering
4 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.71%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.71%) Derivative
4 2 (1.71%) FMCG
4 2 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.71%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.71%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.85%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.50%) Linux
2 29 (24.79%) Windows
3 18 (15.38%) Solaris
4 10 (8.55%) AIX
4 10 (8.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (8.55%) SUSE
4 10 (8.55%) zOS
5 8 (6.84%) Unix
6 6 (5.13%) CoreOS
7 3 (2.56%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.50%) MVC
2 22 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (14.53%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (12.82%) Data Visualisation
5 14 (11.97%) Validation
6 13 (11.11%) Data Validation
7 12 (10.26%) Web Development
8 11 (9.40%) Data Modelling
9 10 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (7.69%) Benchmarking
10 9 (7.69%) Feasibility Study
10 9 (7.69%) Scrum
11 8 (6.84%) ETL
11 8 (6.84%) Migration
12 7 (5.98%) Budgeting and Forecasting
12 7 (5.98%) Content Management
12 7 (5.98%) DevOps
12 7 (5.98%) OOP
13 6 (5.13%) Business Analysis
13 6 (5.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (33.33%) C#
2 24 (20.51%) T-SQL
3 22 (18.80%) JavaScript
3 22 (18.80%) VBA
4 20 (17.09%) Java
5 10 (8.55%) PL/SQL
6 8 (6.84%) PHP
7 6 (5.13%) Go
7 6 (5.13%) Python
7 6 (5.13%) Ruby
8 5 (4.27%) PHP 5
9 4 (3.42%) Erlang
9 4 (3.42%) VB
9 4 (3.42%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.56%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.85%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 10 (8.55%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.42%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (3.42%) SAS Certification
4 3 (2.56%) Degree
5 1 (0.85%) ISEB
5 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.42%) QA
3 2 (1.71%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.71%) EMIR
3 2 (1.71%) MiFID
System Software
1 18 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 9 (7.69%) KVM
2 9 (7.69%) NFS
2 9 (7.69%) SRDF
2 9 (7.69%) Xen
3 8 (6.84%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (5.13%) Ceph
4 6 (5.13%) Docker
4 6 (5.13%) etcd
4 6 (5.13%) flannel
4 6 (5.13%) GlusterFS
5 2 (1.71%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (5.13%) Ansible
1 6 (5.13%) Graphite
1 6 (5.13%) HAProxy
1 6 (5.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (5.13%) Kubernetes
1 6 (5.13%) logstash
1 6 (5.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (5.13%) Puppet
1 6 (5.13%) rkt
2 4 (3.42%) Control-M
3 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.85%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 36 (30.77%) Oracle
2 19 (16.24%) VMware
3 18 (15.38%) Intel
4 10 (8.55%) Cisco
5 9 (7.69%) EMC
5 9 (7.69%) NetApp
6 8 (6.84%) IBM
7 7 (5.98%) DataSynapse
7 7 (5.98%) Sybase
7 7 (5.98%) TIBCO
8 5 (4.27%) Informatica
8 5 (4.27%) Zend
9 4 (3.42%) Microsoft
9 4 (3.42%) Teradata
10 2 (1.71%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.71%) CA
10 2 (1.71%) Tableau
11 1 (0.85%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.85%) HP
11 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
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