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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 71 45 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.53% 19.57% 21.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.04% 61.64% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 28 31
Average daily rate £350 £345 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +25.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £279 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +1.78%
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
173 73 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 42.72% 31.74% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 45 51
Average daily rate £375 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £40.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.75% +40.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £40.00 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 58 (42.34%) Microsoft
2 55 (40.15%) SQL Server
3 48 (35.04%) Oracle
4 43 (31.39%) Data Modelling
5 41 (29.93%) PL/SQL
6 39 (28.47%) ETL
7 37 (27.01%) T-SQL
8 34 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (24.09%) Finance
10 30 (21.90%) ERwin
10 30 (21.90%) Analytical Skills
11 29 (21.17%) Informatica
11 29 (21.17%) JavaScript
12 27 (19.71%) HTML
13 26 (18.98%) Unix
13 26 (18.98%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (17.52%) CSS
15 22 (16.06%) Java
15 22 (16.06%) C++
16 21 (15.33%) .NET
16 21 (15.33%) SAS
16 21 (15.33%) Migration
17 19 (13.87%) C#
18 18 (13.14%) Data Quality
19 16 (11.68%) TDD
20 15 (10.95%) jQuery
20 15 (10.95%) Test Scripting
20 15 (10.95%) ASP.NET
21 14 (10.22%) Windows
21 14 (10.22%) Oracle Database

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 21 (15.33%) SAS
2 10 (7.30%) IIS
3 8 (5.84%) CMS
4 6 (4.38%) Node.js
5 5 (3.65%) Apache
6 4 (2.92%) JBoss
6 4 (2.92%) Umbraco
7 3 (2.19%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.19%) nginx
7 3 (2.19%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.46%) Moodle
8 2 (1.46%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.46%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.73%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (8.76%) MS Office
2 10 (7.30%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.19%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.46%) GitHub
2 2 (1.46%) Office 365
2 2 (1.46%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.84%) SSL
2 7 (5.11%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (5.11%) NAS
2 7 (5.11%) SAN
3 6 (4.38%) DNS
3 6 (4.38%) Internet
4 5 (3.65%) HTTP
5 4 (2.92%) Extranet
5 4 (2.92%) Intranet
6 1 (0.73%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (40.15%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.22%) Oracle Database
3 13 (9.49%) NoSQL
4 12 (8.76%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (8.03%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (8.03%) MongoDB
6 10 (7.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (5.84%) Base SAS
7 8 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (5.11%) Hadoop
9 6 (4.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (4.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (3.65%) MySQL
10 5 (3.65%) Neo4j
10 5 (3.65%) Relational Database
10 5 (3.65%) SQLBase
11 4 (2.92%) MS Access
12 3 (2.19%) Apache Hive
12 3 (2.19%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 30 (21.90%) ERwin
2 13 (9.49%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.84%) Maven
3 8 (5.84%) Mockito
4 6 (4.38%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.92%) JIRA
5 4 (2.92%) Subversion
6 3 (2.19%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.19%) Liquibase
6 3 (2.19%) NUnit
6 3 (2.19%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.46%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.46%) GitLab
8 1 (0.73%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.73%) Selenium
General
1 33 (24.09%) Finance
2 7 (5.11%) Billing
2 7 (5.11%) Financial Institution
3 6 (4.38%) Banking
4 4 (2.92%) Advertising
5 3 (2.19%) Retail
6 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (39.42%) Developer
2 37 (27.01%) Analyst
3 16 (11.68%) Tester
4 15 (10.95%) Java Developer
5 13 (9.49%) ETL Tester
5 13 (9.49%) Senior Developer
6 12 (8.76%) Business Analyst
7 9 (6.57%) Test Analyst
7 9 (6.57%) Web Developer
8 8 (5.84%) .NET Developer
8 8 (5.84%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 8 (5.84%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
8 8 (5.84%) Data Analyst
8 8 (5.84%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (5.84%) SQL Developer
9 7 (5.11%) C# Developer
10 6 (4.38%) SQL Analyst
11 5 (3.65%) ETL Analyst
11 5 (3.65%) NAS Engineer
11 5 (3.65%) NetApp Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.71%) HTML
2 24 (17.52%) CSS
3 21 (15.33%) .NET
4 15 (10.95%) ASP.NET
4 15 (10.95%) jQuery
5 11 (8.03%) XML
6 9 (6.57%) HTML5
6 9 (6.57%) Web Services
7 8 (5.84%) .NET Framework
7 8 (5.84%) Hibernate
8 7 (5.11%) CSS3
9 6 (4.38%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (4.38%) REST
9 6 (4.38%) RESTful
10 5 (3.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (3.65%) JAX-RS
11 4 (2.92%) SOAP
12 3 (2.19%) JMS
12 3 (2.19%) JSON
12 3 (2.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.90%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.57%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.84%) Statistics
4 5 (3.65%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (3.65%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.92%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.19%) Data Extraction
6 3 (2.19%) NHS
6 3 (2.19%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.46%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.46%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.46%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.46%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.73%) Clustering
8 1 (0.73%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.98%) Unix
2 14 (10.22%) Windows
3 11 (8.03%) Linux
4 7 (5.11%) Data ONTAP
5 5 (3.65%) Mac OS X
5 5 (3.65%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.46%) CentOS
7 2 (1.46%) CoreOS
7 2 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (31.39%) Data Modelling
2 39 (28.47%) ETL
3 34 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (18.98%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (15.33%) Migration
6 16 (11.68%) TDD
7 15 (10.95%) Test Scripting
8 13 (9.49%) Analytics
8 13 (9.49%) MVC
9 12 (8.76%) CRM
9 12 (8.76%) Data Security
9 12 (8.76%) SDLC
10 11 (8.03%) Software Testing
11 10 (7.30%) Data Analysis
11 10 (7.30%) Data Management
11 10 (7.30%) Kimball Methodology
12 9 (6.57%) Unit Testing
13 8 (5.84%) BDD
14 7 (5.11%) Customer Segmentation
14 7 (5.11%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 41 (29.93%) PL/SQL
2 37 (27.01%) T-SQL
3 29 (21.17%) JavaScript
4 22 (16.06%) C++
4 22 (16.06%) Java
5 19 (13.87%) C#
6 6 (4.38%) Python
6 6 (4.38%) Ruby
6 6 (4.38%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.92%) PHP
8 3 (2.19%) Go
8 3 (2.19%) Perl
9 2 (1.46%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.73%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.73%) C
10 1 (0.73%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.73%) VB
10 1 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (8.03%) ISEB
2 8 (5.84%) Degree
2 8 (5.84%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.14%) Data Quality
2 8 (5.84%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.19%) QA
4 2 (1.46%) FATCA
5 1 (0.73%) Basel II
System Software
1 7 (5.11%) NFS
2 4 (2.92%) Docker
3 2 (1.46%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.46%) Ceph
3 2 (1.46%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.73%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) Graphite
2 4 (2.92%) Control-M
2 4 (2.92%) Puppet
3 3 (2.19%) Ansible
3 3 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.46%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.46%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.46%) logstash
4 2 (1.46%) Salt
5 1 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.73%) Opsview
Vendors
1 58 (42.34%) Microsoft
2 48 (35.04%) Oracle
3 29 (21.17%) Informatica
4 10 (7.30%) VMware
5 7 (5.11%) Brocade
5 7 (5.11%) NetApp
5 7 (5.11%) NetCracker
6 6 (4.38%) Cognos
7 5 (3.65%) Tableau
8 3 (2.19%) Ab Initio
8 3 (2.19%) BMC
8 3 (2.19%) CA
8 3 (2.19%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.46%) Ektron
9 2 (1.46%) Splunk
10 1 (0.73%) Lotus
10 1 (0.73%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.73%) Teradata
10 1 (0.73%) Twitter
10 1 (0.73%) Xamarin
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