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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 51 38 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 13.14% 17.43% 17.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.23% 47.50% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 19 33
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £147 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £17.25 £15.39 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -44.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.13 £26.33
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.83%
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
149 80 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 38.40% 36.70% 32.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 46 57
Average daily rate £425 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Average hourly rate £17.25 £15.39 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -46.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £12.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £34.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 52 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 42 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 28 (30.77%) Oracle
4 26 (28.57%) .NET
4 26 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 25 (27.47%) ETL
6 23 (25.27%) Linux
7 19 (20.88%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (19.78%) PL/SQL
8 18 (19.78%) Windows
9 17 (18.68%) T-SQL
9 17 (18.68%) ERwin
10 15 (16.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (14.29%) Informatica
13 12 (13.19%) SharePoint
13 12 (13.19%) ITIL
13 12 (13.19%) SDLC
14 11 (12.09%) IIS
14 11 (12.09%) C++
14 11 (12.09%) Java
14 11 (12.09%) JavaScript
14 11 (12.09%) JBoss
14 11 (12.09%) Finance
14 11 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (10.99%) Migration
15 10 (10.99%) UNIX
15 10 (10.99%) Puppet
15 10 (10.99%) Opscode Chef
15 10 (10.99%) Test Scripting

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 12 (13.19%) SharePoint
2 11 (12.09%) IIS
2 11 (12.09%) JBoss
3 8 (8.79%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.30%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (3.30%) Apache
5 2 (2.20%) SAS
5 2 (2.20%) Moodle
6 1 (1.10%) Confluence
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.10%) Node.js
6 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.10%) Jetty
6 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.10%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.20%) Office 365
2 2 (2.20%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) Firewall
2 1 (1.10%) VPN
2 1 (1.10%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (9.89%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (8.79%) DB2
4 8 (8.79%) CouchDB
4 8 (8.79%) MongoDB
5 7 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 7 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (6.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (6.59%) NoSQL
7 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (4.40%) MySQL
8 3 (3.30%) OLAP
9 2 (2.20%) Sybase IQ
9 2 (2.20%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (1.10%) Base SAS
10 1 (1.10%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (18.68%) ERwin
2 9 (9.89%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.89%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.40%) JIRA
3 4 (4.40%) Selenium
4 3 (3.30%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.30%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.10%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (1.10%) PhantomJS
5 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.10%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.10%) Hudson
5 1 (1.10%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.10%) FishEye
5 1 (1.10%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.10%) Gradle
5 1 (1.10%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.10%) JMeter
General
1 11 (12.09%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Games
3 2 (2.20%) Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Retail
4 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (23.08%) Analyst
2 20 (21.98%) Developer
3 8 (8.79%) Migration Engineer
3 8 (8.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (7.69%) DBA
5 6 (6.59%) Lead Developer
5 6 (6.59%) Business Analyst
5 6 (6.59%) Tester
5 6 (6.59%) Test Analyst
5 6 (6.59%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (5.49%) Data Analyst
6 5 (5.49%) SQL DBA
7 4 (4.40%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.40%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.30%) MI Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) Test Leader
8 3 (3.30%) Data Business Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (28.57%) .NET
2 9 (9.89%) Web Services
3 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET
3 8 (8.79%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (8.79%) Kafka
4 7 (7.69%) WCF
5 6 (6.59%) .NET Framework
5 6 (6.59%) HTML
5 6 (6.59%) Entity Framework
6 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (5.49%) WPF
6 5 (5.49%) CSS
7 4 (4.40%) XML
7 4 (4.40%) jQuery
7 4 (4.40%) Task Parallel Library
8 3 (3.30%) Gherkin
8 3 (3.30%) MDX
9 1 (1.10%) Java EE
9 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.10%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) Client/Server
1 6 (6.59%) Private Cloud
1 6 (6.59%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.40%) Online Games
2 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.30%) NHS
3 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.20%) Replication
4 2 (2.20%) Clustering
5 1 (1.10%) Tandem
5 1 (1.10%) Statistics
5 1 (1.10%) AS400
5 1 (1.10%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.27%) Linux
2 18 (19.78%) Windows
3 14 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (10.99%) UNIX
5 9 (9.89%) CentOS
6 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.49%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (5.49%) Windows 2000
7 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.10%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 25 (27.47%) ETL
3 19 (20.88%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (13.19%) ITIL
4 12 (13.19%) SDLC
5 11 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (10.99%) Migration
6 10 (10.99%) Test Scripting
7 9 (9.89%) Physical Data Model
7 9 (9.89%) DevOps
8 7 (7.69%) Data Security
9 6 (6.59%) Data Management
9 6 (6.59%) Dimensional Modelling
9 6 (6.59%) Microservices
9 6 (6.59%) Logical Data Model
9 6 (6.59%) Inmon Methodology
9 6 (6.59%) Software Delivery
10 5 (5.49%) Kimball Methodology
11 4 (4.40%) MVVM
11 4 (4.40%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.78%) PL/SQL
2 17 (18.68%) T-SQL
3 11 (12.09%) C++
3 11 (12.09%) Java
3 11 (12.09%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.89%) Bash Shell
5 7 (7.69%) VB
6 5 (5.49%) C#
6 5 (5.49%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (3.30%) Perl
7 3 (3.30%) PHP
8 2 (2.20%) VBA
9 1 (1.10%) Python
9 1 (1.10%) Ruby
9 1 (1.10%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.10%) ISEB
2 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (9.89%) Docker
2 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.20%) vCloud
4 1 (1.10%) Firmware
4 1 (1.10%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (10.99%) Puppet
1 10 (10.99%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (8.79%) Salt
2 8 (8.79%) Graphite
3 7 (7.69%) Control-M
4 5 (5.49%) Foglight
5 4 (4.40%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.10%) SCOM
6 1 (1.10%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 42 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 28 (30.77%) Oracle
3 13 (14.29%) Informatica
4 8 (8.79%) Splunk
5 7 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 7 (7.69%) Cognos
6 5 (5.49%) Cisco
6 5 (5.49%) NetApp
6 5 (5.49%) New Relic
6 5 (5.49%) VMware
6 5 (5.49%) EMC
7 2 (2.20%) Sybase
8 1 (1.10%) Sun
8 1 (1.10%) HP
8 1 (1.10%) Google
8 1 (1.10%) Zend
8 1 (1.10%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.10%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.10%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.10%) MKS
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