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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 41 49 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 18.30% 21.59% 13.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 60.29% 48.04% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 14
Average daily rate
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£340 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £170 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £19.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.81%
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
68 102 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 30.36% 44.93% 42.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 49 54
Average daily rate £350 £290 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £183 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Average hourly rate - £28.50 £14.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 32 (35.16%) Microsoft
2 28 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 27 (29.67%) Oracle
4 23 (25.27%) .NET
5 22 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (23.08%) Finance
7 19 (20.88%) T-SQL
7 19 (20.88%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (18.68%) JavaScript
8 17 (18.68%) ASP.NET
9 16 (17.58%) C#
9 16 (17.58%) Oracle Database
10 15 (16.48%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (15.38%) CRM
11 14 (15.38%) SAS
12 13 (14.29%) Data Modelling
12 13 (14.29%) Windows
12 13 (14.29%) jQuery
13 12 (13.19%) Dynamics CRM
13 12 (13.19%) XML
13 12 (13.19%) HTML
14 11 (12.09%) PL/SQL
14 11 (12.09%) Web Services
14 11 (12.09%) ETL
14 11 (12.09%) MVC
15 10 (10.99%) Shell Script
15 10 (10.99%) Banking
15 10 (10.99%) Dimensional Modelling
16 9 (9.89%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (15.38%) SAS
2 8 (8.79%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.69%) Apache
3 7 (7.69%) IIS
4 6 (6.59%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.49%) JBoss
6 3 (3.30%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.20%) CMS400.NET
7 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.20%) Lync
7 2 (2.20%) Magnolia
7 2 (2.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (2.20%) CMS
7 2 (2.20%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (2.20%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.10%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.10%) CICS
8 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (5.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (13.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.30%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) DNS
2 5 (5.49%) SAN
2 5 (5.49%) DHCP
3 3 (3.30%) NAS
3 3 (3.30%) LAN
3 3 (3.30%) WAN
4 2 (2.20%) FCoE
4 2 (2.20%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (2.20%) Multicast
4 2 (2.20%) HTTP
4 2 (2.20%) Firewall
4 2 (2.20%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.10%) Internet
5 1 (1.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.58%) Oracle Database
3 15 (16.48%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (9.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (9.89%) Relational Database
6 8 (8.79%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (7.69%) DB2
8 6 (6.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (6.59%) Base SAS
9 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (5.49%) MySQL
10 4 (4.40%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 4 (4.40%) MS Access
10 4 (4.40%) DataStage
11 2 (2.20%) OLAP
11 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
12 1 (1.10%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) JIRA
1 3 (3.30%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.20%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.10%) ERwin
General
1 21 (23.08%) Finance
2 10 (10.99%) Banking
3 5 (5.49%) Retail
4 4 (4.40%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.40%) Back Office
5 1 (1.10%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (42.86%) Developer
2 14 (15.38%) Analyst
3 8 (8.79%) DBA
4 6 (6.59%) Test Analyst
4 6 (6.59%) .NET Developer
4 6 (6.59%) SQL Developer
5 5 (5.49%) SQL DBA
5 5 (5.49%) Ab Initio Developer
5 5 (5.49%) SAS Developer
5 5 (5.49%) Storage Engineer
5 5 (5.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (4.40%) Consultant
6 4 (4.40%) Senior Storage Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Data Modeller
6 4 (4.40%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) Team Leader
7 3 (3.30%) MI Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Consultant
7 3 (3.30%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.27%) .NET
2 17 (18.68%) ASP.NET
3 13 (14.29%) jQuery
4 12 (13.19%) XML
4 12 (13.19%) HTML
5 11 (12.09%) Web Services
6 9 (9.89%) CSS
7 5 (5.49%) Silverlight
7 5 (5.49%) WCF
7 5 (5.49%) RESTful
8 4 (4.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (3.30%) .NET Framework
9 3 (3.30%) WPF
9 3 (3.30%) LINQ
9 3 (3.30%) Gherkin
10 2 (2.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (2.20%) J2EE
10 2 (2.20%) XSLT
10 2 (2.20%) Rendezvous
10 2 (2.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.40%) CLARiiON
1 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.30%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (3.30%) Life Science
2 3 (3.30%) NHS
3 2 (2.20%) FMCG
3 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.20%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.20%) CCTV
3 2 (2.20%) Clustering
4 1 (1.10%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.10%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.29%) Windows
2 6 (6.59%) UNIX
2 6 (6.59%) Solaris
2 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.40%) Linux
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.10%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.88%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (15.38%) CRM
4 13 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 11 (12.09%) ETL
5 11 (12.09%) MVC
6 10 (10.99%) Dimensional Modelling
7 9 (9.89%) ITIL
8 8 (8.79%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (8.79%) Migration
8 8 (8.79%) Web Development
9 7 (7.69%) Incident Management
9 7 (7.69%) Scrum
10 6 (6.59%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.59%) Change Management
10 6 (6.59%) Project Management
10 6 (6.59%) Data Management
11 5 (5.49%) Unit Testing
11 5 (5.49%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (4.40%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.88%) T-SQL
2 17 (18.68%) JavaScript
3 16 (17.58%) C#
4 11 (12.09%) PL/SQL
5 10 (10.99%) Shell Script
6 7 (7.69%) Java
7 6 (6.59%) VBA
8 4 (4.40%) VB
9 3 (3.30%) PHP
10 2 (2.20%) X++
11 1 (1.10%) SAS Macro
11 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (3.30%) ISEB
2 2 (2.20%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.10%) Degree
3 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.10%) MCSE
3 1 (1.10%) MCSA
3 1 (1.10%) NCDA
3 1 (1.10%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) QA
2 4 (4.40%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.49%) Hyper-V
2 5 (5.49%) vSphere
3 4 (4.40%) vCloud
4 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.20%) SRDF
5 2 (2.20%) KVM
5 2 (2.20%) NFS
5 2 (2.20%) Xen
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) SCOM
2 4 (4.40%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (4.40%) Puppet
2 4 (4.40%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (4.40%) EMC Navisphere
2 4 (4.40%) ZABBIX
2 4 (4.40%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.20%) SCCM
5 1 (1.10%) WSUS
5 1 (1.10%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.10%) Control-M
Vendors
1 32 (35.16%) Microsoft
2 27 (29.67%) Oracle
3 8 (8.79%) NetApp
3 8 (8.79%) VMware
4 7 (7.69%) EMC
5 6 (6.59%) Cisco
6 5 (5.49%) Ab Initio
7 4 (4.40%) Business Objects
7 4 (4.40%) IBM
7 4 (4.40%) HP
7 4 (4.40%) Cognos
7 4 (4.40%) Informatica
7 4 (4.40%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.40%) Symantec
7 4 (4.40%) McAfee
7 4 (4.40%) Teradata
8 3 (3.30%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (2.20%) Ektron
9 2 (2.20%) Intel
9 2 (2.20%) Citrix
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