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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 84 104 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 15.05% 19.51% 13.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.29% 45.81% 54.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 67 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £270 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £194 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £440 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +16.36%
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
245 227 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 43.91% 42.59% 25.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 158 31
Average daily rate £309 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £199 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +2 81 £350 +29.62% 33
Sunderland -7 2 £263 - 1
Gateshead - 1 - - 2
SQL
North East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 66 (47.14%) Oracle
2 43 (30.71%) Security Cleared
3 42 (30.00%) Java
4 41 (29.29%) PL/SQL
5 40 (28.57%) Oracle Database
6 39 (27.86%) Web Services
7 37 (26.43%) Business Intelligence
8 34 (24.29%) UNIX
9 31 (22.14%) .NET
10 29 (20.71%) C#
11 27 (19.29%) Linux
11 27 (19.29%) Data Modelling
12 26 (18.57%) XML
12 26 (18.57%) SC Cleared
13 25 (17.86%) Informatica
13 25 (17.86%) Finance
14 22 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (14.29%) Migration
16 19 (13.57%) Oracle Reports
17 18 (12.86%) ETL
17 18 (12.86%) SQL Server
17 18 (12.86%) Microsoft
17 18 (12.86%) Oracle Database 11g
17 18 (12.86%) Dimensional Modelling
18 16 (11.43%) JavaScript
18 16 (11.43%) ITIL
19 15 (10.71%) ASP.NET
19 15 (10.71%) COBOL
19 15 (10.71%) VME
20 14 (10.00%) Problem Management

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 7 (5.00%) Tuxedo
2 7 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (5.00%) AquaLogic
3 6 (4.29%) MQSeries
3 6 (4.29%) SAS
4 4 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.14%) JBoss
5 3 (2.14%) Apache
5 3 (2.14%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.43%) Oracle 10gAS
6 2 (1.43%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.43%) FileNet
6 2 (1.43%) CMS
6 2 (1.43%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.71%) Node.js
7 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.71%) OpenROAD
7 1 (0.71%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (5.71%) MS Office
1 8 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.71%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (6.43%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (5.71%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (4.29%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (4.29%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (2.86%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.57%) LDAP
2 2 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (1.43%) 2G
2 2 (1.43%) SSL
3 1 (0.71%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (0.71%) Network Security
3 1 (0.71%) DNS
3 1 (0.71%) Internet
3 1 (0.71%) Firewall
3 1 (0.71%) ATM
3 1 (0.71%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 19 (13.57%) Oracle Reports
3 18 (12.86%) SQL Server
3 18 (12.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (7.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (5.00%) MongoDB
6 7 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (4.29%) NoSQL
8 5 (3.57%) Base SAS
8 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.86%) Oracle OWB
9 4 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (2.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (2.14%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.14%) QlikView
11 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (8.57%) ERwin
1 12 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.71%) Ant
2 8 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.29%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (2.14%) Sahi
5 3 (2.14%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.14%) WATIR
5 3 (2.14%) Selenium
6 2 (1.43%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.43%) Toad
6 2 (1.43%) NeoLoad
7 1 (0.71%) SoapUI
General
1 25 (17.86%) Finance
2 6 (4.29%) General Ledger
3 3 (2.14%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.43%) Games
5 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.71%) Automotive
5 1 (0.71%) Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Retail
5 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (58.57%) Developer
2 26 (18.57%) Analyst
3 20 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 15 (10.71%) ETL Developer
5 11 (7.86%) Lead Developer
5 11 (7.86%) Informatica Developer
6 9 (6.43%) Consultant
6 9 (6.43%) Applications Developer
6 9 (6.43%) COBOL Analyst
7 6 (4.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (4.29%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (4.29%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.57%) Informatica ETL Developer
9 4 (2.86%) SAS Developer
9 4 (2.86%) Java Developer
9 4 (2.86%) JRules Developer
9 4 (2.86%) JRules Consultant
10 3 (2.14%) Technical Design Leader
10 3 (2.14%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.14%) Oracle BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (27.86%) Web Services
2 31 (22.14%) .NET
3 26 (18.57%) XML
4 15 (10.71%) ASP.NET
5 12 (8.57%) J2EE
6 11 (7.86%) SOAP
7 9 (6.43%) Middleware
8 8 (5.71%) JNDI
8 8 (5.71%) JDBC
8 8 (5.71%) JMS
8 8 (5.71%) RESTful
9 6 (4.29%) HTML
10 5 (3.57%) CSS
10 5 (3.57%) JRules
10 5 (3.57%) JSF
10 5 (3.57%) jQuery
10 5 (3.57%) MDX
11 4 (2.86%) jBPM
12 3 (2.14%) FusionCharts
12 3 (2.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.71%) Clustering
2 8 (5.71%) NHS
2 8 (5.71%) Open Source
3 6 (4.29%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.86%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.43%) Informatics
5 2 (1.43%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.43%) DataPower
6 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.71%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 34 (24.29%) UNIX
2 27 (19.29%) Linux
3 15 (10.71%) VME
4 13 (9.29%) Windows
5 11 (7.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.43%) AIX
7 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (26.43%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (19.29%) Data Modelling
3 22 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (14.29%) Migration
5 18 (12.86%) ETL
5 18 (12.86%) Dimensional Modelling
6 16 (11.43%) ITIL
7 14 (10.00%) Problem Management
8 11 (7.86%) Service Management
9 10 (7.14%) Workflow
9 10 (7.14%) CRM
9 10 (7.14%) SOA
9 10 (7.14%) Test Automation
9 10 (7.14%) Logical Data Model
9 10 (7.14%) Physical Data Model
10 9 (6.43%) Data Management
11 8 (5.71%) TDD
11 8 (5.71%) Configuration Management
11 8 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (5.71%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 42 (30.00%) Java
2 41 (29.29%) PL/SQL
3 29 (20.71%) C#
4 16 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 15 (10.71%) COBOL
6 9 (6.43%) Shell Script
6 9 (6.43%) VB.NET
7 8 (5.71%) VBA
7 8 (5.71%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 7 (5.00%) VB
8 7 (5.00%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.57%) VBScript
10 4 (2.86%) Perl
10 4 (2.86%) C
11 3 (2.14%) C++
12 2 (1.43%) Ruby
12 2 (1.43%) Python
13 1 (0.71%) Scala
13 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.71%) VB6
Qualifications
1 43 (30.71%) Security Cleared
2 26 (18.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.86%) Degree
3 4 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.71%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.71%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.86%) SLA
1 11 (7.86%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.71%) NFS
3 1 (0.71%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (2.86%) OpenView
2 2 (1.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (1.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.71%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 66 (47.14%) Oracle
2 25 (17.86%) Informatica
3 18 (12.86%) Microsoft
4 11 (7.86%) HP
4 11 (7.86%) Red Hat
5 10 (7.14%) Micro Focus
6 6 (4.29%) CheckPoint
7 5 (3.57%) IBM
8 4 (2.86%) SAP
8 4 (2.86%) Cerner
9 3 (2.14%) ILOG
10 2 (1.43%) Axway
10 2 (1.43%) VMware
10 2 (1.43%) Siebel
10 2 (1.43%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.43%) Citrix
10 2 (1.43%) Sun
10 2 (1.43%) Rogue Wave
11 1 (0.71%) TSYS
11 1 (0.71%) Lotus
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