The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Sheffield region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 27 31 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 15.00% 15.74% 13.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.91% 50.00% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 22
Average daily rate
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£313 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £400 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Programming Languages Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
66 62 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 36.67% 31.47% 42.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 41 59
Average daily rate £319 £308 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Average hourly rate £15.39 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.66% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SQL
South Yorkshire

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 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 31 July 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 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (18.75%) .NET
4 8 (16.67%) Windows
4 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 7 (14.58%) Oracle
5 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
6 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 6 (12.50%) BPMN
6 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 6 (12.50%) HTML
6 6 (12.50%) UNIX
6 6 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 6 (12.50%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (12.50%) Banking
6 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.42%) VMware
7 5 (10.42%) SAN
7 5 (10.42%) ETL
7 5 (10.42%) C#
8 4 (8.33%) VB.NET
8 4 (8.33%) Web Services
8 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
8 4 (8.33%) CSS
8 4 (8.33%) HP
8 4 (8.33%) Firmware
8 4 (8.33%) Data Analysis

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (2.08%) IIS
1 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.08%) Tuxedo
1 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.08%) Jetty
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) SAN
2 2 (4.17%) LAN
2 2 (4.17%) WAN
3 1 (2.08%) DHCP
3 1 (2.08%) HTTP
3 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) VPN
3 1 (2.08%) DNS
3 1 (2.08%) VRRP
3 1 (2.08%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.25%) Data Mining
5 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.08%) MS Access
6 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) TestDirector
1 2 (4.17%) ERwin
2 1 (2.08%) NUnit
2 1 (2.08%) MorphX
2 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Electronics
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Report Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Data Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 4 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Build Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Ab Initio Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) DBA
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Programmer
7 2 (4.17%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.17%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) .NET
2 6 (12.50%) HTML
3 4 (8.33%) Web Services
3 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.33%) CSS
4 3 (6.25%) jQuery
5 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.17%) HTML5
5 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (4.17%) Middleware
6 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.08%) WinForms
6 1 (2.08%) Spring
6 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.08%) WCF
6 1 (2.08%) SOAP
6 1 (2.08%) J2EE
6 1 (2.08%) XML
6 1 (2.08%) REST
6 1 (2.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Firmware
2 3 (6.25%) NHS
2 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.08%) Open Source
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.08%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) UNIX
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.17%) Linux
5 1 (2.08%) AIX
5 1 (2.08%) Solaris
5 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 6 (12.50%) BPMN
3 5 (10.42%) ETL
4 4 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.25%) Change Management
5 3 (6.25%) ITIL
5 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.17%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.17%) CRM
6 2 (4.17%) TDD
6 2 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Logistics
6 2 (4.17%) Test Management
6 2 (4.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (10.42%) C#
3 4 (8.33%) VB.NET
3 4 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.17%) VBScript
5 2 (4.17%) VB
5 2 (4.17%) Java
6 1 (2.08%) C
6 1 (2.08%) COBOL
6 1 (2.08%) VB6
6 1 (2.08%) X++
6 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.08%) Python
6 1 (2.08%) SQR
6 1 (2.08%) Perl
6 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) ISEB
1 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
2 3 (6.25%) SLA
3 1 (2.08%) Basel II
3 1 (2.08%) COREP
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) XenServer
2 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) SCDPM
2 3 (6.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle
3 6 (12.50%) MicroStrategy
4 5 (10.42%) VMware
5 4 (8.33%) Veeam
5 4 (8.33%) HP
6 3 (6.25%) BMC
6 3 (6.25%) Ab Initio
7 2 (4.17%) Informatica
8 1 (2.08%) Citrix
8 1 (2.08%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.08%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (2.08%) SAP
8 1 (2.08%) JBoss
8 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
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