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 30 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 42 55 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 18.10% 21.91% 20.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.19% 56.70% 40.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 39 33
Average daily rate
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£305 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.81% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.19 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.48% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -10.00%
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
89 97 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 38.36% 38.65% 50.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 64 87
Average daily rate £310 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £176 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £27.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.63% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.43 £27.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.94 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014, 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 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
2 16 (24.62%) Finance
3 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (20.00%) .NET
5 12 (18.46%) Oracle
5 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
6 11 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (16.92%) Relational Database
7 10 (15.38%) Unit Testing
7 10 (15.38%) Windows
7 10 (15.38%) Banking
7 10 (15.38%) Shell Script
8 9 (13.85%) UNIX
8 9 (13.85%) JavaScript
8 9 (13.85%) T-SQL
8 9 (13.85%) MicroStrategy
8 9 (13.85%) BPMN
9 8 (12.31%) QA
9 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database
10 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (10.77%) Data Analysis
10 7 (10.77%) ETL
10 7 (10.77%) C#
10 7 (10.77%) HTML
10 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET
10 7 (10.77%) Web Services
10 7 (10.77%) Ab Initio
10 7 (10.77%) MVC
11 6 (9.23%) NHS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.62%) IIS
1 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.08%) Apache
2 2 (3.08%) Magnolia
3 1 (1.54%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.54%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.54%) Jetty
3 1 (1.54%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.54%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.62%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) DNS
1 3 (4.62%) SAN
2 2 (3.08%) DHCP
3 1 (1.54%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) Internet
3 1 (1.54%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.92%) Relational Database
3 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database
3 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (6.15%) MS Access
8 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (4.62%) Data Mining
8 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (3.08%) MySQL
10 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (1.54%) OLAP
10 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) JIRA
1 3 (4.62%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.08%) TestDirector
2 2 (3.08%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.54%) MorphX
3 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (24.62%) Finance
2 10 (15.38%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Retail
3 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.08%) Advertising
4 2 (3.08%) Back Office
5 1 (1.54%) Electronics
5 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (40.00%) Developer
2 22 (33.85%) Analyst
3 9 (13.85%) Report Analyst
4 7 (10.77%) .NET Developer
4 7 (10.77%) Ab Initio Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Data Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Test Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Applications Support
6 5 (7.69%) MI Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Storage Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Senior Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.00%) .NET
2 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET
2 7 (10.77%) Web Services
2 7 (10.77%) HTML
3 6 (9.23%) XML
4 5 (7.69%) WCF
4 5 (7.69%) jQuery
4 5 (7.69%) RESTful
5 4 (6.15%) CSS
6 3 (4.62%) J2EE
6 3 (4.62%) WPF
6 3 (4.62%) Spring
6 3 (4.62%) LINQ
6 3 (4.62%) Gherkin
7 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.08%) HTML5
7 2 (3.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (3.08%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.08%) Spring MVC
7 2 (3.08%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) NHS
2 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.08%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.54%) Clustering
5 1 (1.54%) DTV
5 1 (1.54%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.38%) Windows
2 9 (13.85%) UNIX
3 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 9 (13.85%) BPMN
5 7 (10.77%) ETL
5 7 (10.77%) MVC
5 7 (10.77%) Data Analysis
6 6 (9.23%) Data Management
6 6 (9.23%) Incident Management
6 6 (9.23%) ITIL
6 6 (9.23%) Data Modelling
7 5 (7.69%) Change Management
7 5 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (6.15%) Test Strategy
8 4 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (6.15%) Test Management
8 4 (6.15%) Test Scripting
8 4 (6.15%) CRM
9 3 (4.62%) Benchmarking
9 3 (4.62%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.38%) Shell Script
2 9 (13.85%) JavaScript
2 9 (13.85%) T-SQL
3 7 (10.77%) C#
4 4 (6.15%) Java
5 3 (4.62%) X++
5 3 (4.62%) VB
5 3 (4.62%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.08%) VBScript
7 1 (1.54%) Perl
7 1 (1.54%) PHP
7 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.54%) Python
7 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) ISEB
2 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.54%) NCDA
3 1 (1.54%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) QA
2 5 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.62%) vSphere
2 2 (3.08%) vCloud
2 2 (3.08%) Firmware
2 2 (3.08%) XenServer
3 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Control-M
1 3 (4.62%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (4.62%) SCOM
2 2 (3.08%) ZABBIX
2 2 (3.08%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.08%) Puppet
2 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (3.08%) SCDPM
2 2 (3.08%) EMC Navisphere
2 2 (3.08%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.54%) WSUS
3 1 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.46%) Oracle
3 9 (13.85%) MicroStrategy
4 7 (10.77%) Ab Initio
5 5 (7.69%) HP
6 4 (6.15%) VMware
7 3 (4.62%) BMC
7 3 (4.62%) NetApp
7 3 (4.62%) JBoss
8 2 (3.08%) Cisco
8 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.08%) Symantec
8 2 (3.08%) McAfee
8 2 (3.08%) Veeam
8 2 (3.08%) EMC
9 1 (1.54%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.54%) SAP
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