The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 9 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 49 68 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 12.25% 15.89% 18.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.78% 40.72% 63.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 41 22
Median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £198 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.71% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.97 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.09%

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
183 167 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 45.75% 39.02% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 116 32
Median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £558 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £20.97 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for SQL.

1 44 (42.72%) SQL Server
2 31 (30.10%) Finance
3 25 (24.27%) T-SQL
4 24 (23.30%) C#
5 23 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (21.36%) Oracle
7 19 (18.45%) ETL
7 19 (18.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (17.48%) jQuery
8 18 (17.48%) Linux
9 16 (15.53%) Java
9 16 (15.53%) Microsoft
9 16 (15.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 15 (14.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (14.56%) Git (software)
11 14 (13.59%) Inversion of Control
11 14 (13.59%) NoSQL
11 14 (13.59%) Entity Framework
11 14 (13.59%) Razor View Engine
11 14 (13.59%) MVC
11 14 (13.59%) Replication
11 14 (13.59%) .NET
11 14 (13.59%) MySQL
11 14 (13.59%) Windows
11 14 (13.59%) Unity DI Container
11 14 (13.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 13 (12.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (11.65%) JIRA
13 12 (11.65%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (11.65%) Confluence

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (11.65%) Confluence
2 6 (5.83%) CICS
2 6 (5.83%) CMS
2 6 (5.83%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (5.83%) WordPress
3 5 (4.85%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.85%) nginx
3 5 (4.85%) SAS
4 4 (3.88%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.91%) Jetty
5 3 (2.91%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.94%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.97%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.97%) Apache
7 1 (0.97%) IIS
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Office
2 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.83%) GitHub
2 5 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.97%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) FCoE
1 1 (0.97%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (0.97%) HTTP
1 1 (0.97%) iSCSI
1 1 (0.97%) LAN
1 1 (0.97%) Multicast
1 1 (0.97%) NAS
1 1 (0.97%) SAN
1 1 (0.97%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (42.72%) SQL Server
2 19 (18.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (14.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (13.59%) MySQL
4 14 (13.59%) NoSQL
5 13 (12.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (11.65%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (11.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (6.80%) Big Data
7 7 (6.80%) DB2
8 6 (5.83%) Hadoop
8 6 (5.83%) HBase
8 6 (5.83%) Oracle Database
9 5 (4.85%) Apache Hive
9 5 (4.85%) DataStage
9 5 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (3.88%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (3.88%) Data Lake
10 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (14.56%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.65%) JIRA
3 6 (5.83%) Subversion
4 5 (4.85%) Mercurial
5 3 (2.91%) Artifactory
5 3 (2.91%) GitLab
6 1 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.97%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.97%) Selenium
6 1 (0.97%) Vagrant
General
1 31 (30.10%) Finance
2 7 (6.80%) Banking
3 4 (3.88%) Back Office
4 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.97%) Advertising
5 1 (0.97%) Billing
5 1 (0.97%) Retail
5 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (48.54%) Developer
2 21 (20.39%) SQL Developer
3 19 (18.45%) DBA
4 16 (15.53%) SQL DBA
5 15 (14.56%) Consultant
6 14 (13.59%) Java Developer
7 9 (8.74%) Analyst
8 8 (7.77%) Data Analyst
8 8 (7.77%) PHP Developer
9 7 (6.80%) .NET Developer
9 7 (6.80%) Architect
9 7 (6.80%) C# Developer
9 7 (6.80%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (5.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 6 (5.83%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (4.85%) Big Data Analyst
11 5 (4.85%) SQL Server DBA
11 5 (4.85%) Web Consultant
12 4 (3.88%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.48%) jQuery
2 16 (15.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 14 (13.59%) .NET
3 14 (13.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 14 (13.59%) Entity Framework
3 14 (13.59%) Razor View Engine
3 14 (13.59%) Unity DI Container
4 12 (11.65%) XML
5 11 (10.68%) HTML
6 10 (9.71%) CSS
7 7 (6.80%) Ajax
7 7 (6.80%) Hibernate
7 7 (6.80%) Middleware
7 7 (6.80%) SOAP
7 7 (6.80%) Spring
8 6 (5.83%) .NET Framework
8 6 (5.83%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (5.83%) XHTML
9 5 (4.85%) REST
9 5 (4.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.59%) Inversion of Control
1 14 (13.59%) Replication
2 6 (5.83%) Visualisation
3 5 (4.85%) Algorithms
3 5 (4.85%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.88%) NHS
5 3 (2.91%) Clustering
5 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.91%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.94%) Fintech
6 2 (1.94%) Statistics
7 1 (0.97%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.97%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.97%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.97%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.97%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.48%) Linux
2 14 (13.59%) Windows
3 8 (7.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (6.80%) Solaris
5 6 (5.83%) AIX
5 6 (5.83%) SUSE
5 6 (5.83%) zOS
6 5 (4.85%) Unix
7 4 (3.88%) CentOS
7 4 (3.88%) Windows Server
7 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.91%) CoreOS
9 2 (1.94%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (18.45%) ETL
3 14 (13.59%) MVC
4 12 (11.65%) Data Modelling
5 11 (10.68%) OO
6 10 (9.71%) TDD
7 8 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (7.77%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.80%) CRM
9 6 (5.83%) Content Management
9 6 (5.83%) Data Validation
9 6 (5.83%) Data Visualisation
9 6 (5.83%) Feasibility Study
9 6 (5.83%) OOP
9 6 (5.83%) Scrum
9 6 (5.83%) Unit Testing
9 6 (5.83%) Validation
10 5 (4.85%) Automated Testing
10 5 (4.85%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.27%) T-SQL
2 24 (23.30%) C#
3 16 (15.53%) Java
4 10 (9.71%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.71%) PHP
4 10 (9.71%) VBA
5 9 (8.74%) Python
6 7 (6.80%) PL/SQL
7 6 (5.83%) PHP 5
8 4 (3.88%) Perl
8 4 (3.88%) Ruby
9 3 (2.91%) Go
10 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.97%) C
11 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.91%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.94%) Degree
4 2 (1.94%) MCSA
4 2 (1.94%) MCSE
4 2 (1.94%) OCP
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.83%) GlusterFS
3 3 (2.91%) Ceph
3 3 (2.91%) Docker
3 3 (2.91%) etcd
3 3 (2.91%) flannel
3 3 (2.91%) HDFS
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.97%) KVM
5 1 (0.97%) NFS
5 1 (0.97%) SRDF
5 1 (0.97%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (7.77%) Ansible
2 6 (5.83%) logstash
3 4 (3.88%) Puppet
4 3 (2.91%) Graphite
4 3 (2.91%) HAProxy
4 3 (2.91%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (2.91%) Kibana
4 3 (2.91%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.91%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (2.91%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (2.91%) rkt
5 2 (1.94%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.94%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.97%) Packer
Vendors
1 22 (21.36%) Oracle
2 16 (15.53%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.77%) VMware
4 7 (6.80%) Intel
5 6 (5.83%) Zend
6 5 (4.85%) Ab Initio
6 5 (4.85%) Informatica
7 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.94%) Sybase
8 1 (0.97%) Cisco
8 1 (0.97%) Cognos
8 1 (0.97%) DataSynapse
8 1 (0.97%) EMC
8 1 (0.97%) IBM
8 1 (0.97%) NetApp
8 1 (0.97%) New Relic
8 1 (0.97%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.97%) SAP
8 1 (0.97%) Tableau
8 1 (0.97%) TIBCO