The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Sheffield region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL 25 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 12.95% 15.52% 8.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.89% 56.25% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 15
Average daily rate
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£319 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £164 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.57% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
76 48 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 39.38% 27.59% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 30 52
Average daily rate £313 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £172 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
SQL
South Yorkshire

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 10 July 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 10 July 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 14 (21.54%) Windows
1 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.00%) Finance
3 11 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (15.38%) Oracle
5 9 (13.85%) UNIX
6 8 (12.31%) Data Modelling
6 8 (12.31%) .NET
6 8 (12.31%) VMware
6 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database
7 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
7 7 (10.77%) Banking
7 7 (10.77%) SAN
7 7 (10.77%) ETL
8 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
8 6 (9.23%) HTML
8 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
8 6 (9.23%) PL/SQL
8 6 (9.23%) MicroStrategy
8 6 (9.23%) Unit Testing
8 6 (9.23%) Dimensional Modelling
8 6 (9.23%) BPMN
8 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (7.69%) XenServer
9 5 (7.69%) Veeam
9 5 (7.69%) Incident Management
9 5 (7.69%) SCDPM

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 2 (3.08%) IIS
1 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.54%) Tuxedo
2 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.54%) Jetty
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) SAN
2 2 (3.08%) LAN
2 2 (3.08%) WAN
3 1 (1.54%) DHCP
3 1 (1.54%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.54%) VPN
3 1 (1.54%) DNS
3 1 (1.54%) VRRP
3 1 (1.54%) Firewall
3 1 (1.54%) VLAN
3 1 (1.54%) NAS
3 1 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database
3 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.15%) DataStage
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.62%) Data Mining
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.54%) MySQL
7 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.54%) DB2
7 1 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.54%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) ERwin
2 2 (3.08%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.54%) NUnit
3 1 (1.54%) MorphX
3 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (29.23%) Analyst
2 15 (23.08%) Developer
3 7 (10.77%) Applications Support
4 6 (9.23%) Report Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Data Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Data Modeller
5 5 (7.69%) Build Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) DBA
7 3 (4.62%) Administrator
7 3 (4.62%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) SQL DBA
7 3 (4.62%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) .NET
2 6 (9.23%) HTML
3 5 (7.69%) CSS
3 5 (7.69%) Web Services
4 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (3.08%) jQuery
5 2 (3.08%) Spring
5 2 (3.08%) MDX
5 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.08%) HTML5
5 2 (3.08%) REST
5 2 (3.08%) SOAP
5 2 (3.08%) Middleware
5 2 (3.08%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.08%) J2EE
6 1 (1.54%) WML
6 1 (1.54%) JDBC
6 1 (1.54%) JSP
6 1 (1.54%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Firmware
2 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.62%) NHS
3 2 (3.08%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.54%) Open Source
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) Clustering
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.54%) Windows
2 9 (13.85%) UNIX
3 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (7.69%) Linux
5 3 (4.62%) AIX
6 1 (1.54%) Solaris
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (12.31%) Data Modelling
2 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.77%) ETL
4 6 (9.23%) Dimensional Modelling
4 6 (9.23%) BPMN
4 6 (9.23%) Unit Testing
5 5 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 5 (7.69%) ITIL
6 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis
7 3 (4.62%) Software Testing
7 3 (4.62%) Change Management
7 3 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.62%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.08%) Test Strategy
8 2 (3.08%) Test Management
8 2 (3.08%) TDD
8 2 (3.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.08%) Logistics
8 2 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
1 6 (9.23%) PL/SQL
2 5 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 4 (6.15%) C#
3 4 (6.15%) Java
4 3 (4.62%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.62%) VB
4 3 (4.62%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.08%) VBScript
5 2 (3.08%) Perl
6 1 (1.54%) C
6 1 (1.54%) COBOL
6 1 (1.54%) SQR
6 1 (1.54%) VB6
6 1 (1.54%) X++
6 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) ISEB
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) SLA
1 4 (6.15%) Basel II
2 3 (4.62%) QA
3 2 (3.08%) COREP
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) XenServer
2 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) SCDPM
2 2 (3.08%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.38%) Oracle
3 8 (12.31%) VMware
4 6 (9.23%) MicroStrategy
5 5 (7.69%) HP
5 5 (7.69%) Informatica
5 5 (7.69%) Veeam
6 2 (3.08%) Ab Initio
6 2 (3.08%) JBoss
6 2 (3.08%) BMC
7 1 (1.54%) NetApp
7 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.54%) Citrix
7 1 (1.54%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.54%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.54%) Brocade
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