The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 30 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 68 96 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 14.91% 20.92% 17.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.23% 48.24% 53.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 64 19
Average daily rate
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£338 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £203 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £440 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -7.27%
SQL
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Programming Languages Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
211 199 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 46.27% 43.36% 32.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 137 37
Average daily rate £320 £263 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.90% -7.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 £17.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.29% +36.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Tyne and Wear region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Tyne and Wear region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 66 £350 +27.27% 30
Sunderland - 2 £263 - 1
Gateshead - - - - 3
SQL
North East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 60 (43.48%) Oracle
2 48 (34.78%) Security Cleared
3 40 (28.99%) PL/SQL
4 39 (28.26%) Java
5 36 (26.09%) Web Services
6 34 (24.64%) .NET
6 34 (24.64%) UNIX
7 33 (23.91%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (23.19%) C#
8 32 (23.19%) SC Cleared
9 30 (21.74%) Oracle Database
10 29 (21.01%) Linux
10 29 (21.01%) Finance
11 27 (19.57%) XML
12 26 (18.84%) SQL Server
13 24 (17.39%) Microsoft
14 23 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
15 22 (15.94%) Windows
15 22 (15.94%) ITIL
15 22 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
16 20 (14.49%) Migration
17 19 (13.77%) Data Modelling
18 18 (13.04%) ASP.NET
19 16 (11.59%) WebLogic
19 16 (11.59%) JavaScript
19 16 (11.59%) HP
20 15 (10.87%) Problem Management
21 14 (10.14%) VME
21 14 (10.14%) SQL Server 2008
21 14 (10.14%) COBOL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 16 (11.59%) WebLogic
2 11 (7.97%) SAS
3 9 (6.52%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (5.07%) AquaLogic
4 7 (5.07%) Tuxedo
5 6 (4.35%) MQSeries
6 4 (2.90%) IIS
6 4 (2.90%) IBM Notes
6 4 (2.90%) Apache
6 4 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.17%) JBoss
8 2 (1.45%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.45%) CMS
8 2 (1.45%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.72%) Node.js
9 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.72%) Jetty
9 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.72%) OpenROAD
9 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (9.42%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.97%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (7.25%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (6.52%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (6.52%) Oracle General Ledger
2 9 (6.52%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (5.80%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (5.07%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (5.07%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (2.90%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (2.90%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.97%) LDAP
2 6 (4.35%) DNS
3 4 (2.90%) DHCP
4 3 (2.17%) Firewall
5 2 (1.45%) 2G
5 2 (1.45%) SSH
5 2 (1.45%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.72%) Internet
6 1 (0.72%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.74%) Oracle Database
2 26 (18.84%) SQL Server
3 23 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
4 14 (10.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (9.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (7.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (5.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (5.07%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 7 (5.07%) Base SAS
9 6 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (3.62%) MongoDB
11 4 (2.90%) NoSQL
11 4 (2.90%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (2.90%) Oracle OWB
12 3 (2.17%) QlikView
12 3 (2.17%) Relational Database
13 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.80%) Ant
2 8 (5.80%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.80%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.62%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (2.17%) WATIR
5 3 (2.17%) Selenium
5 3 (2.17%) PVCS
5 3 (2.17%) Sahi
5 3 (2.17%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.45%) NeoLoad
6 2 (1.45%) Toad
6 2 (1.45%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.72%) ERwin
7 1 (0.72%) SoapUI
General
1 29 (21.01%) Finance
2 9 (6.52%) General Ledger
3 3 (2.17%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.72%) Back Office
4 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.72%) Games
4 1 (0.72%) Banking
4 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (56.52%) Developer
2 26 (18.84%) Analyst
3 20 (14.49%) .NET Developer
4 11 (7.97%) Consultant
5 9 (6.52%) Applications Developer
6 8 (5.80%) ETL Developer
7 7 (5.07%) Informatica Developer
7 7 (5.07%) COBOL Analyst
8 6 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
8 6 (4.35%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.35%) SQL Developer
9 5 (3.62%) SAS Developer
9 5 (3.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (2.90%) Support Engineer
10 4 (2.90%) Java Developer
10 4 (2.90%) Programmer
10 4 (2.90%) JRules Developer
10 4 (2.90%) JRules Consultant
11 3 (2.17%) Technical Design Leader
11 3 (2.17%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (26.09%) Web Services
2 34 (24.64%) .NET
3 27 (19.57%) XML
4 18 (13.04%) ASP.NET
5 13 (9.42%) J2EE
5 13 (9.42%) SOAP
6 12 (8.70%) Middleware
7 8 (5.80%) JMS
7 8 (5.80%) JNDI
7 8 (5.80%) JDBC
8 7 (5.07%) RESTful
9 6 (4.35%) MDX
9 6 (4.35%) HTML
10 5 (3.62%) CSS
10 5 (3.62%) JSF
10 5 (3.62%) JRules
10 5 (3.62%) jQuery
11 4 (2.90%) jBPM
12 3 (2.17%) FusionCharts
12 3 (2.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.70%) Clustering
1 12 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.52%) N-Tier
2 9 (6.52%) NHS
3 7 (5.07%) Open Source
4 6 (4.35%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.45%) Informatics
5 2 (1.45%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.72%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (24.64%) UNIX
2 29 (21.01%) Linux
3 22 (15.94%) Windows
4 14 (10.14%) VME
5 10 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.45%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (23.91%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (15.94%) ITIL
2 22 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (14.49%) Migration
4 19 (13.77%) Data Modelling
5 15 (10.87%) Problem Management
6 13 (9.42%) Data Management
7 11 (7.97%) Workflow
7 11 (7.97%) Service Management
8 10 (7.25%) Service Delivery
8 10 (7.25%) CRM
8 10 (7.25%) ETL
8 10 (7.25%) Dimensional Modelling
8 10 (7.25%) Logical Data Model
8 10 (7.25%) Physical Data Model
9 9 (6.52%) Test Automation
9 9 (6.52%) SOA
10 8 (5.80%) High Availability
10 8 (5.80%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (5.07%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 40 (28.99%) PL/SQL
2 39 (28.26%) Java
3 32 (23.19%) C#
4 16 (11.59%) JavaScript
5 14 (10.14%) COBOL
6 12 (8.70%) VB.NET
7 10 (7.25%) VBA
7 10 (7.25%) Shell Script
8 8 (5.80%) VBScript
8 8 (5.80%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 7 (5.07%) VB
10 6 (4.35%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.90%) C
12 3 (2.17%) C++
12 3 (2.17%) Perl
13 2 (1.45%) Ruby
13 2 (1.45%) Korn
13 2 (1.45%) Scala
14 1 (0.72%) VB6
14 1 (0.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 48 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 32 (23.19%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.07%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.17%) Degree
4 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.72%) ISEB
5 1 (0.72%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.42%) SLA
2 10 (7.25%) QA
3 2 (1.45%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.90%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (5.07%) OpenView
2 3 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (2.17%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 60 (43.48%) Oracle
2 24 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 16 (11.59%) HP
4 12 (8.70%) Informatica
5 11 (7.97%) Micro Focus
6 10 (7.25%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.62%) VMware
8 4 (2.90%) Lotus
8 4 (2.90%) SAP
8 4 (2.90%) Citrix
8 4 (2.90%) Cerner
9 3 (2.17%) ILOG
9 3 (2.17%) IBM
10 2 (1.45%) Rogue Wave
11 1 (0.72%) TSYS
11 1 (0.72%) EnterpriseDB
11 1 (0.72%) Cognos
11 1 (0.72%) CA
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