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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 39 33 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 16.39% 17.19% 16.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.32% 38.82% 41.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 25
Average daily rate
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£413 £300 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +84.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £183 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £90.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -77.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.20 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.33%
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
76 85 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 31.93% 44.27% 40.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 41 65
Average daily rate £385 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £231 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 2
Average hourly rate - £29.50 £90.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -67.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 28 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 24 (28.57%) Oracle
2 24 (28.57%) Finance
3 19 (22.62%) SQL Server
3 19 (22.62%) .NET
3 19 (22.62%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (19.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 16 (19.05%) Oracle Database
6 14 (16.67%) C#
7 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET
7 13 (15.48%) Windows
7 13 (15.48%) Data Modelling
7 13 (15.48%) Banking
8 12 (14.29%) jQuery
8 12 (14.29%) SAS
8 12 (14.29%) Shell Script
9 11 (13.10%) MVC
9 11 (13.10%) HTML
9 11 (13.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (11.90%) Dynamics CRM
10 10 (11.90%) PL/SQL
10 10 (11.90%) T-SQL
10 10 (11.90%) XML
10 10 (11.90%) ETL
10 10 (11.90%) CRM
11 9 (10.71%) Web Services
11 9 (10.71%) Dimensional Modelling
11 9 (10.71%) Relational Database

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (14.29%) SAS
2 7 (8.33%) Apache
3 6 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.14%) IIS
3 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.76%) JBoss
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.38%) CMS
5 2 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.38%) Lync
5 2 (2.38%) Magnolia
6 1 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.19%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.19%) CICS
6 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (11.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) DNS
2 4 (4.76%) SAN
2 4 (4.76%) DHCP
3 3 (3.57%) NAS
4 2 (2.38%) FCoE
4 2 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (2.38%) Multicast
4 2 (2.38%) HTTP
4 2 (2.38%) LAN
4 2 (2.38%) WAN
4 2 (2.38%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.62%) SQL Server
2 16 (19.05%) Oracle Database 11g
2 16 (19.05%) Oracle Database
3 11 (13.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (10.71%) Relational Database
5 7 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (7.14%) Base SAS
7 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (5.95%) DB2
7 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 4 (4.76%) MS Access
8 4 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.57%) Data Mining
9 3 (3.57%) MySQL
10 2 (2.38%) DataStage
10 2 (2.38%) OLAP
11 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) JIRA
1 3 (3.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.19%) ERwin
3 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (28.57%) Finance
2 13 (15.48%) Banking
3 5 (5.95%) Retail
3 5 (5.95%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.76%) Back Office
5 1 (1.19%) Electronics
5 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.19%) Advertising
5 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (41.67%) Developer
2 17 (20.24%) Analyst
3 7 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 6 (7.14%) Report Analyst
4 6 (7.14%) Ab Initio Developer
5 5 (5.95%) SQL Developer
5 5 (5.95%) Data Analyst
5 5 (5.95%) SAS Developer
5 5 (5.95%) Storage Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) Senior Storage Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) Data Modeller
6 4 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) MI Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) Test Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) DBA
6 4 (4.76%) Applications Support
7 3 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.57%) Consultant
7 3 (3.57%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.62%) .NET
2 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET
3 12 (14.29%) jQuery
4 11 (13.10%) HTML
5 10 (11.90%) XML
6 9 (10.71%) Web Services
7 7 (8.33%) CSS
8 5 (5.95%) WCF
8 5 (5.95%) Silverlight
8 5 (5.95%) RESTful
9 4 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (3.57%) Gherkin
10 3 (3.57%) LINQ
10 3 (3.57%) WPF
10 3 (3.57%) Middleware
11 2 (2.38%) Hibernate
11 2 (2.38%) Spring
11 2 (2.38%) Ajax
11 2 (2.38%) .NET Framework
11 2 (2.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 4 (4.76%) CLARiiON
1 4 (4.76%) NHS
2 3 (3.57%) Data Integration
2 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.38%) FMCG
3 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.19%) DTV
4 1 (1.19%) Clustering
4 1 (1.19%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.19%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.48%) Windows
2 8 (9.52%) UNIX
3 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (7.14%) Solaris
4 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.57%) Linux
6 1 (1.19%) MVS
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.62%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (15.48%) Data Modelling
4 11 (13.10%) MVC
5 10 (11.90%) ETL
5 10 (11.90%) CRM
6 9 (10.71%) Dimensional Modelling
7 8 (9.52%) Unit Testing
7 8 (9.52%) ITIL
8 7 (8.33%) Change Management
9 6 (7.14%) Data Management
9 6 (7.14%) Data Analysis
9 6 (7.14%) Web Development
9 6 (7.14%) BPMN
10 5 (5.95%) Incident Management
10 5 (5.95%) Scrum
11 4 (4.76%) Migration
11 4 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (4.76%) BCP
11 4 (4.76%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 14 (16.67%) C#
3 12 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 10 (11.90%) PL/SQL
4 10 (11.90%) T-SQL
5 7 (8.33%) Java
6 6 (7.14%) VBA
7 2 (2.38%) PHP
7 2 (2.38%) X++
7 2 (2.38%) VB
7 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.19%) Perl
8 1 (1.19%) SAS Macro
8 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.19%) C
8 1 (1.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.19%) MCSE
1 1 (1.19%) MCSA
1 1 (1.19%) ISEB
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.19%) Degree
1 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.19%) NCDA
1 1 (1.19%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) QA
2 5 (5.95%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.95%) vSphere
3 4 (4.76%) vCloud
3 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.38%) NFS
5 2 (2.38%) Xen
5 2 (2.38%) SRDF
5 2 (2.38%) KVM
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) SCOM
2 4 (4.76%) ZABBIX
2 4 (4.76%) EMC Navisphere
2 4 (4.76%) NetBackup
2 4 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (4.76%) Puppet
2 4 (4.76%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.38%) Control-M
4 2 (2.38%) SCCM
5 1 (1.19%) WSUS
5 1 (1.19%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 28 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 24 (28.57%) Oracle
3 8 (9.52%) VMware
4 7 (8.33%) NetApp
5 6 (7.14%) EMC
5 6 (7.14%) Cisco
5 6 (7.14%) MicroStrategy
5 6 (7.14%) Ab Initio
6 4 (4.76%) Symantec
6 4 (4.76%) McAfee
6 4 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.76%) Informatica
7 3 (3.57%) IBM
7 3 (3.57%) HP
8 2 (2.38%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.38%) Cognos
8 2 (2.38%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.38%) Intel
8 2 (2.38%) Citrix
8 2 (2.38%) BMC