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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 42 54 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.27% 21.26% 19.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 49.41% 54.55% 38.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 39 32
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£275 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.56% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £160 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £15.39 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.05% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.29 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -15.30%
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
85 99 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 38.99% 38.98% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 65 88
Average daily rate £325 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £177 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Average hourly rate £15.44 £28.75 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.28% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £27.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 17 September 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 17 September 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 20 (32.26%) Finance
2 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (17.74%) Banking
4 11 (17.74%) Oracle
4 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
5 10 (16.13%) .NET
5 10 (16.13%) UNIX
5 10 (16.13%) Windows
5 10 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (16.13%) Shell Script
6 9 (14.52%) QA
6 9 (14.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (14.52%) Oracle Database
6 9 (14.52%) Relational Database
7 8 (12.90%) BPMN
7 8 (12.90%) Unit Testing
7 8 (12.90%) Ab Initio
7 8 (12.90%) ETL
7 8 (12.90%) MicroStrategy
8 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
8 7 (11.29%) Data Modelling
8 7 (11.29%) Web Services
8 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
8 7 (11.29%) T-SQL
8 7 (11.29%) Incident Management
9 6 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (9.68%) Change Management
9 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
9 6 (9.68%) Data Management

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 3 (4.84%) IIS
2 2 (3.23%) Magnolia
2 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.61%) Apache
3 1 (1.61%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) Jetty
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) SAN
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) DHCP
2 1 (1.61%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.52%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (14.52%) Oracle Database
2 9 (14.52%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.84%) Data Mining
4 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.84%) MS Access
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.23%) MySQL
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.61%) OLAP
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) JIRA
1 3 (4.84%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.23%) TestDirector
2 2 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.61%) MorphX
General
1 20 (32.26%) Finance
2 11 (17.74%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Advertising
5 1 (1.61%) Electronics
5 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Back Office
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Developer
2 21 (33.87%) Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) Ab Initio Developer
3 8 (12.90%) Report Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) Applications Support
5 6 (9.68%) Test Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Data Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.45%) MI Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Administrator
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.84%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Build Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) CRM Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.13%) .NET
2 7 (11.29%) Web Services
3 5 (8.06%) HTML
3 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.45%) RESTful
4 4 (6.45%) XML
5 3 (4.84%) J2EE
5 3 (4.84%) Spring
5 3 (4.84%) Gherkin
5 3 (4.84%) jQuery
5 3 (4.84%) WCF
6 2 (3.23%) WPF
6 2 (3.23%) LINQ
6 2 (3.23%) Spring MVC
6 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.23%) CSS
7 1 (1.61%) SOAP
7 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.61%) Middleware
7 1 (1.61%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
1 6 (9.68%) NHS
2 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.23%) Firmware
4 1 (1.61%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.61%) DTV
4 1 (1.61%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.13%) UNIX
1 10 (16.13%) Windows
2 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (12.90%) BPMN
3 8 (12.90%) Unit Testing
3 8 (12.90%) ETL
4 7 (11.29%) Data Modelling
4 7 (11.29%) Incident Management
5 6 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (9.68%) Change Management
5 6 (9.68%) Data Management
5 6 (9.68%) Data Analysis
6 5 (8.06%) ITIL
7 4 (6.45%) Test Management
7 4 (6.45%) Test Scripting
7 4 (6.45%) MVC
8 3 (4.84%) CRM
8 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.84%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (4.84%) Benchmarking
8 3 (4.84%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.13%) Shell Script
2 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
2 7 (11.29%) T-SQL
3 5 (8.06%) C#
4 4 (6.45%) Java
5 3 (4.84%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.84%) X++
6 2 (3.23%) VBScript
6 2 (3.23%) VB
7 1 (1.61%) Perl
7 1 (1.61%) PHP
7 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.61%) C
7 1 (1.61%) Python
7 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) ISEB
2 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) QA
2 6 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) XenServer
2 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) vSphere
2 1 (1.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Control-M
2 3 (4.84%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.23%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.61%) EMC Navisphere
4 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.61%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.61%) Puppet
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.74%) Oracle
3 8 (12.90%) Ab Initio
3 8 (12.90%) MicroStrategy
4 5 (8.06%) HP
5 4 (6.45%) BMC
6 3 (4.84%) VMware
7 2 (3.23%) Veeam
7 2 (3.23%) JBoss
8 1 (1.61%) NetApp
8 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.61%) EMC
8 1 (1.61%) Cisco
8 1 (1.61%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.61%) SAP
8 1 (1.61%) Symantec
8 1 (1.61%) McAfee
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £280 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday