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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 35 43 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 16.43% 17.20% 18.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.45% 51.81% 37.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 32
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
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 £26.96 £26.37
% change year-on-year
-3.54% +2.23%
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
77 83 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 36.15% 33.20% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 55 81
Average daily rate £325 £343 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% +12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £176 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £424 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Average hourly rate £15.39 £28.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.48% -4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 16 (29.09%) Finance
2 11 (20.00%) Oracle
2 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 10 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 9 (16.36%) Banking
4 9 (16.36%) UNIX
4 9 (16.36%) Windows
4 9 (16.36%) Data Modelling
5 8 (14.55%) ETL
5 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.55%) QA
6 7 (12.73%) Incident Management
6 7 (12.73%) Relational Database
6 7 (12.73%) Shell Script
7 6 (10.91%) MicroStrategy
7 6 (10.91%) Change Management
7 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
7 6 (10.91%) Data Analysis
7 6 (10.91%) Ab Initio
7 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
7 6 (10.91%) SLA
7 6 (10.91%) NHS
7 6 (10.91%) .NET
7 6 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (10.91%) BPMN
7 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
8 5 (9.09%) JavaScript

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (5.45%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.82%) Tuxedo
2 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.82%) Jetty
2 1 (1.82%) Magnolia
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) SAN
2 2 (3.64%) LAN
2 2 (3.64%) WAN
3 1 (1.82%) DHCP
3 1 (1.82%) HTTP
3 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) VPN
3 1 (1.82%) DNS
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) VRRP
3 1 (1.82%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 7 (12.73%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.45%) MS Access
4 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.45%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.64%) MySQL
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.82%) OLAP
6 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) TestDirector
1 2 (3.64%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (3.64%) ERwin
1 2 (3.64%) JIRA
1 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.82%) MorphX
General
1 16 (29.09%) Finance
2 9 (16.36%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.64%) Advertising
4 1 (1.82%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Developer
1 18 (32.73%) Analyst
2 7 (12.73%) Applications Support
3 6 (10.91%) Report Analyst
3 6 (10.91%) Data Analyst
3 6 (10.91%) Ab Initio Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Administrator
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Build Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Data Modeller
6 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.64%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) .NET
2 4 (7.27%) Web Services
2 4 (7.27%) HTML
3 2 (3.64%) Gherkin
3 2 (3.64%) Spring
3 2 (3.64%) jQuery
3 2 (3.64%) Middleware
3 2 (3.64%) J2EE
3 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.64%) CSS
4 1 (1.82%) SOAP
4 1 (1.82%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.82%) WinForms
4 1 (1.82%) XML
4 1 (1.82%) RESTful
4 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.82%) HTML5
4 1 (1.82%) REST
4 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (1.82%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) NHS
1 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.64%) Firmware
2 2 (3.64%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.82%) Open Source
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.82%) DTV
3 1 (1.82%) Clustering
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) UNIX
1 9 (16.36%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.82%) AIX
3 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (16.36%) Data Modelling
3 8 (14.55%) ETL
3 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.73%) Incident Management
5 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
5 6 (10.91%) Change Management
5 6 (10.91%) Data Analysis
5 6 (10.91%) BPMN
5 6 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (9.09%) ITIL
7 4 (7.27%) Test Management
7 4 (7.27%) Test Scripting
7 4 (7.27%) Data Management
8 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.45%) Benchmarking
8 3 (5.45%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (5.45%) Change Control
8 3 (5.45%) Test Strategy
8 3 (5.45%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) Shell Script
2 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.45%) C#
4 3 (5.45%) Java
4 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.64%) X++
5 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.64%) VBScript
6 1 (1.82%) VB
6 1 (1.82%) Perl
6 1 (1.82%) PHP
6 1 (1.82%) C
6 1 (1.82%) COBOL
6 1 (1.82%) Python
6 1 (1.82%) SQR
6 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) ISEB
2 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) QA
2 6 (10.91%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) XenServer
2 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Control-M
2 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.64%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Oracle
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) MicroStrategy
2 6 (10.91%) Ab Initio
3 4 (7.27%) HP
3 4 (7.27%) BMC
4 3 (5.45%) VMware
5 2 (3.64%) Veeam
5 2 (3.64%) Informatica
6 1 (1.82%) Citrix
6 1 (1.82%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.82%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.82%) SAP
6 1 (1.82%) JBoss
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
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