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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 37 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 13.12% 14.36% 15.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.26% 40.00% 50.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 22
Average daily rate
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£330 £294 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.34% -3.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £155 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.66%
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
108 65 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 38.30% 35.91% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 36 38
Average daily rate £350 £313 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +2.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £422 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Average hourly rate - £22.69 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 45 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 31 (36.90%) Microsoft
3 26 (30.95%) .NET
4 24 (28.57%) Linux
5 22 (26.19%) Oracle
6 20 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (20.24%) Windows
7 17 (20.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (19.05%) ETL
9 14 (16.67%) Finance
9 14 (16.67%) Data Modelling
9 14 (16.67%) Java
9 14 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (15.48%) ITIL
11 12 (14.29%) UNIX
12 11 (13.10%) IIS
12 11 (13.10%) T-SQL
12 11 (13.10%) SharePoint
12 11 (13.10%) JBoss
12 11 (13.10%) SDLC
13 10 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (11.90%) JavaScript
13 10 (11.90%) Puppet
13 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (10.71%) CentOS
14 9 (10.71%) Jenkins
14 9 (10.71%) Git (software)
14 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (10.71%) Bash Shell

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (13.10%) IIS
1 11 (13.10%) JBoss
1 11 (13.10%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.57%) SAS
3 3 (3.57%) Apache
4 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.19%) Jetty
5 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.19%) nginx
5 1 (1.19%) Confluence
5 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.19%) Node.js
5 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.71%) Firewall
2 1 (1.19%) HTTP
2 1 (1.19%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.19%) VPN
2 1 (1.19%) SAN
2 1 (1.19%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 17 (20.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (10.71%) DB2
3 9 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (9.52%) CouchDB
4 8 (9.52%) MongoDB
4 8 (9.52%) Oracle Database
5 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (7.14%) NoSQL
7 5 (5.95%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (4.76%) OLAP
8 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.38%) Base SAS
9 2 (2.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.38%) Sybase ASE
9 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.38%) MySQL
9 2 (2.38%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Git (software)
1 9 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.14%) ERwin
3 3 (3.57%) Maven
4 2 (2.38%) JIRA
4 2 (2.38%) Selenium
4 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.38%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.38%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.19%) Toad
5 1 (1.19%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.19%) JMeter
5 1 (1.19%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.19%) Subversion
5 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.19%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.19%) Hudson
5 1 (1.19%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.19%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 14 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Games
2 4 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (1.19%) Retail
3 1 (1.19%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (29.76%) Developer
2 16 (19.05%) Analyst
3 10 (11.90%) DBA
4 9 (10.71%) SQL DBA
5 8 (9.52%) Migration Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Lead Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Technical Leader
8 4 (4.76%) MI Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.76%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.57%) ETL Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Consultant
9 3 (3.57%) Applications Developer
10 2 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse Consultant
10 2 (2.38%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (30.95%) .NET
2 9 (10.71%) Web Services
3 8 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (9.52%) Kafka
4 7 (8.33%) WCF
4 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 6 (7.14%) XML
5 6 (7.14%) HTML
6 5 (5.95%) .NET Framework
6 5 (5.95%) CSS
6 5 (5.95%) WPF
6 5 (5.95%) Entity Framework
6 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (4.76%) Task Parallel Library
7 4 (4.76%) jQuery
8 3 (3.57%) MDX
8 3 (3.57%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.38%) Spring
9 2 (2.38%) SOAP
9 2 (2.38%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) Private Cloud
1 6 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.76%) Online Games
2 4 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.57%) NHS
3 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.57%) Clustering
4 2 (2.38%) Replication
4 2 (2.38%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.38%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.38%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.19%) Tandem
5 1 (1.19%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 24 (28.57%) Linux
2 17 (20.24%) Windows
3 14 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (14.29%) UNIX
5 9 (10.71%) CentOS
6 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.95%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (5.95%) Windows 2000
7 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.38%) Solaris
9 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (19.05%) ETL
3 14 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 13 (15.48%) ITIL
5 11 (13.10%) SDLC
6 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (10.71%) Migration
7 9 (10.71%) DevOps
8 7 (8.33%) Data Management
8 7 (8.33%) Software Delivery
8 7 (8.33%) Physical Data Model
9 6 (7.14%) Microservices
9 6 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
10 5 (5.95%) Incident Management
11 4 (4.76%) Kimball Methodology
11 4 (4.76%) Inmon Methodology
11 4 (4.76%) MVVM
11 4 (4.76%) Logical Data Model
12 3 (3.57%) MVC
12 3 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.67%) Java
2 11 (13.10%) T-SQL
3 10 (11.90%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.71%) Bash Shell
5 8 (9.52%) VB
6 7 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.95%) C#
7 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.57%) Perl
8 3 (3.57%) PHP
8 3 (3.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.38%) VBA
10 1 (1.19%) Python
10 1 (1.19%) Ruby
10 1 (1.19%) SAS Macro
10 1 (1.19%) C++
10 1 (1.19%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (10.71%) Docker
2 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.38%) vCloud
4 1 (1.19%) vSphere
4 1 (1.19%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (11.90%) Puppet
1 10 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (9.52%) Control-M
2 8 (9.52%) Salt
2 8 (9.52%) Graphite
3 5 (5.95%) Foglight
4 2 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.19%) SCOM
5 1 (1.19%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 31 (36.90%) Microsoft
2 22 (26.19%) Oracle
3 8 (9.52%) Splunk
4 7 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 6 (7.14%) Cognos
5 6 (7.14%) Informatica
6 5 (5.95%) NetApp
6 5 (5.95%) Cisco
6 5 (5.95%) VMware
6 5 (5.95%) New Relic
6 5 (5.95%) EMC
7 3 (3.57%) Sybase
8 2 (2.38%) Sun
9 1 (1.19%) HP
9 1 (1.19%) IBM
9 1 (1.19%) Teradata
9 1 (1.19%) Google
9 1 (1.19%) Zend
9 1 (1.19%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.19%) Sitecore
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