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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL 41 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 14.75% 9.90% 18.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.41% 26.32% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 19
Average daily rate
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£331 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £267 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £419 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +16.36%
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
99 76 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 35.61% 37.62% 34.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 55 33
Average daily rate £370 £302 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.41% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +122.22%
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 33 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
3 27 (34.62%) Oracle
4 21 (26.92%) Linux
5 19 (24.36%) .NET
6 17 (21.79%) Windows
6 17 (21.79%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (20.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (19.23%) ITIL
8 15 (19.23%) T-SQL
9 14 (17.95%) IIS
9 14 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (16.67%) Java
11 12 (15.38%) Finance
11 12 (15.38%) Migration
11 12 (15.38%) SharePoint
12 11 (14.10%) ETL
12 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
12 11 (14.10%) JBoss
13 10 (12.82%) VB
13 10 (12.82%) PL/SQL
13 10 (12.82%) Firewall
13 10 (12.82%) Oracle Database
14 9 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
14 9 (11.54%) Git (software)
14 9 (11.54%) Puppet
14 9 (11.54%) Incident Management
14 9 (11.54%) BizTalk Server

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (17.95%) IIS
2 12 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 11 (14.10%) JBoss
4 9 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (8.97%) SAS
6 3 (3.85%) Apache
7 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (2.56%) CMS400.NET
8 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.28%) CMS
8 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.28%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.82%) Firewall
2 2 (2.56%) SAN
2 2 (2.56%) DNS
3 1 (1.28%) SSL
3 1 (1.28%) LAN
3 1 (1.28%) WAN
3 1 (1.28%) DHCP
3 1 (1.28%) HTTP
3 1 (1.28%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 16 (20.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (12.82%) Oracle Database
4 8 (10.26%) CouchDB
4 8 (10.26%) MongoDB
4 8 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (10.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (7.69%) NoSQL
6 5 (6.41%) DB2
7 4 (5.13%) DataStage
8 3 (3.85%) MySQL
8 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.56%) Base SAS
9 2 (2.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (2.56%) Sybase IQ
9 2 (2.56%) Sybase ASE
9 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.69%) ERwin
4 2 (2.56%) Maven
4 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.28%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.28%) Toad
5 1 (1.28%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Games
2 4 (5.13%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Retail
3 1 (1.28%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (34.62%) Developer
2 13 (16.67%) DBA
2 13 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 12 (15.38%) Analyst
4 9 (11.54%) Migration Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Lead Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (5.13%) MI Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.85%) SQL Developer
8 3 (3.85%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (3.85%) PHP Developer
8 3 (3.85%) ETL Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) SAS Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Sybase DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.36%) .NET
2 9 (11.54%) XML
3 8 (10.26%) Web Services
3 8 (10.26%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (10.26%) Kafka
4 6 (7.69%) HTML
4 6 (7.69%) jQuery
4 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.69%) CSS
5 2 (2.56%) SOAP
5 2 (2.56%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.56%) Spring
5 2 (2.56%) REST
6 1 (1.28%) CSS3
6 1 (1.28%) JAX-WS
6 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.28%) HTML5
6 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.28%) Java EE
6 1 (1.28%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Private Cloud
1 6 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.13%) Online Games
2 4 (5.13%) Clustering
3 3 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (3.85%) Life Science
3 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.56%) Replication
4 2 (2.56%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.56%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.56%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.56%) CCTV
5 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.28%) NHS
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.92%) Linux
2 17 (21.79%) Windows
3 14 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (10.26%) CentOS
5 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.41%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (6.41%) UNIX
6 5 (6.41%) Windows 2000
6 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.79%) Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (19.23%) ITIL
3 12 (15.38%) Migration
4 11 (14.10%) ETL
5 9 (11.54%) Data Modelling
5 9 (11.54%) Incident Management
5 9 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (10.26%) DevOps
6 8 (10.26%) Dimensional Modelling
6 8 (10.26%) Data Management
7 7 (8.97%) SDLC
8 6 (7.69%) Microservices
9 5 (6.41%) CRM
10 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.85%) Project Management
10 3 (3.85%) Web Development
10 3 (3.85%) Data Protection
10 3 (3.85%) MVC
11 2 (2.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.23%) T-SQL
2 13 (16.67%) Java
3 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.82%) VB
4 10 (12.82%) PL/SQL
5 8 (10.26%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.41%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.13%) C#
8 3 (3.85%) PHP
8 3 (3.85%) VBA
8 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.56%) Perl
10 1 (1.28%) SAS Macro
10 1 (1.28%) RPG/400
10 1 (1.28%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) ISEB
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (10.26%) Docker
2 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.28%) vSphere
3 1 (1.28%) vCloud
3 1 (1.28%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) Puppet
1 9 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (10.26%) Salt
2 8 (10.26%) Graphite
3 5 (6.41%) Foglight
4 1 (1.28%) SCOM
4 1 (1.28%) Control-M
Vendors
1 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 27 (34.62%) Oracle
3 8 (10.26%) Splunk
4 7 (8.97%) Informatica
5 6 (7.69%) NetApp
5 6 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 6 (7.69%) EMC
6 5 (6.41%) New Relic
6 5 (6.41%) Cisco
7 4 (5.13%) VMware
7 4 (5.13%) Teradata
7 4 (5.13%) Cognos
8 3 (3.85%) Sybase
8 3 (3.85%) Business Objects
9 2 (2.56%) IBM
9 2 (2.56%) Sitecore
9 2 (2.56%) Ektron
9 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.28%) MKS
10 1 (1.28%) Ab Initio
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