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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 88 92 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 14.43% 19.70% 10.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.36% 48.42% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 56 12
Average daily rate
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£368 £278 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.43% -12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £211 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £440 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +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
242 190 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 39.67% 40.69% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 125 23
Average daily rate £355 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £427 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 £34.75 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.91% -18.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 0 85 £368 +32.43% 23
Sunderland -9 1 £275 - 1
Gateshead - 1 - - 2
SQL
North East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (44.44%) Oracle
2 56 (41.48%) Java
3 47 (34.81%) Web Services
4 37 (27.41%) PL/SQL
5 35 (25.93%) Security Cleared
6 34 (25.19%) Informatica
7 31 (22.96%) UNIX
7 31 (22.96%) Linux
8 30 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (22.22%) Oracle Database
9 28 (20.74%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (20.00%) Finance
11 24 (17.78%) WebLogic
12 23 (17.04%) .NET
12 23 (17.04%) SC Cleared
13 22 (16.30%) XML
14 21 (15.56%) ITIL
14 21 (15.56%) Oracle Reports
14 21 (15.56%) Problem Management
14 21 (15.56%) Test Automation
15 20 (14.81%) QA
16 19 (14.07%) J2EE
16 19 (14.07%) C#
17 18 (13.33%) LDAP
17 18 (13.33%) SLA
18 17 (12.59%) Service Management
18 17 (12.59%) TDD
18 17 (12.59%) Migration
19 16 (11.85%) Oracle Database 11g
19 16 (11.85%) Shell Script

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 24 (17.78%) WebLogic
2 9 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (5.93%) AquaLogic
4 6 (4.44%) JBoss
5 5 (3.70%) Tuxedo
5 5 (3.70%) FileNet
5 5 (3.70%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (2.22%) SAS
7 2 (1.48%) CMS
7 2 (1.48%) Apache
7 2 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.48%) Oracle 10gAS
7 2 (1.48%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.74%) Node.js
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.74%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 5 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.22%) MS Office
2 3 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.74%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (5.93%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (5.93%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (4.44%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (4.44%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (3.70%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (2.96%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (2.96%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (2.96%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (2.96%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.33%) LDAP
2 5 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (3.70%) SSL
3 4 (2.96%) Network Security
4 1 (0.74%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.74%) ATM
4 1 (0.74%) DNS
4 1 (0.74%) Internet
4 1 (0.74%) Firewall
4 1 (0.74%) 2G
4 1 (0.74%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 21 (15.56%) Oracle Reports
3 16 (11.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (11.85%) MongoDB
4 15 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 10 (7.41%) SQL Server
6 7 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.96%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (2.22%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.22%) Cognos Report Studio
8 3 (2.22%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 3 (2.22%) QlikView
8 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.22%) Oracle OWB
8 3 (2.22%) Base SAS
9 2 (1.48%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.48%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (11.11%) Ant
2 13 (9.63%) ERwin
3 9 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.19%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (4.44%) Selenium
6 5 (3.70%) WATIR
6 5 (3.70%) Sahi
6 5 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (2.96%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.96%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.22%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.48%) NeoLoad
9 2 (1.48%) Toad
9 2 (1.48%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.74%) JIRA
General
1 27 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (4.44%) General Ledger
3 3 (2.22%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.48%) Games
5 1 (0.74%) Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
5 1 (0.74%) Automotive
5 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (42.96%) Developer
2 30 (22.22%) Analyst
3 15 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 11 (8.15%) ETL Developer
5 10 (7.41%) Informatica Developer
5 10 (7.41%) Lead Developer
6 9 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 9 (6.67%) COBOL Analyst
7 7 (5.19%) QA Analyst
8 6 (4.44%) Consultant
8 6 (4.44%) Applications Developer
8 6 (4.44%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (3.70%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (3.70%) QA Test Analyst
10 4 (2.96%) Linux Support
10 4 (2.96%) Quality Analyst
10 4 (2.96%) Programmer
10 4 (2.96%) Informatica ETL Developer
11 3 (2.22%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (34.81%) Web Services
2 23 (17.04%) .NET
3 22 (16.30%) XML
4 19 (14.07%) J2EE
5 15 (11.11%) SOAP
5 15 (11.11%) RESTful
6 9 (6.67%) JMS
6 9 (6.67%) Middleware
6 9 (6.67%) JNDI
6 9 (6.67%) JDBC
7 5 (3.70%) ASP.NET
7 5 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (3.70%) Software Packaging
8 4 (2.96%) jBPM
9 3 (2.22%) JSF
10 2 (1.48%) WCF
10 2 (1.48%) REST
10 2 (1.48%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.48%) XSLT
10 2 (1.48%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.67%) Clustering
1 9 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.19%) NHS
3 5 (3.70%) DataPower
4 3 (2.22%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.48%) Informatics
5 2 (1.48%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.74%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 31 (22.96%) UNIX
1 31 (22.96%) Linux
2 15 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (8.89%) VME
4 8 (5.93%) Windows
5 5 (3.70%) AIX
6 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (20.74%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (15.56%) ITIL
3 21 (15.56%) Problem Management
3 21 (15.56%) Test Automation
4 17 (12.59%) Service Management
4 17 (12.59%) TDD
4 17 (12.59%) Migration
5 16 (11.85%) ETL
5 16 (11.85%) Open Source
5 16 (11.85%) BDD
6 15 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
6 15 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (10.37%) Data Modelling
8 12 (8.89%) Workflow
9 11 (8.15%) Automated Testing
9 11 (8.15%) SOA
9 11 (8.15%) Configuration Management
9 11 (8.15%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (7.41%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (41.48%) Java
2 37 (27.41%) PL/SQL
3 19 (14.07%) C#
4 16 (11.85%) COBOL
4 16 (11.85%) Shell Script
5 15 (11.11%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 12 (8.89%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.19%) Perl
7 7 (5.19%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.19%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.44%) C
9 4 (2.96%) Ruby
10 3 (2.22%) VBA
11 2 (1.48%) Python
11 2 (1.48%) VB
12 1 (0.74%) C++
12 1 (0.74%) VB6
12 1 (0.74%) Korn
12 1 (0.74%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 23 (17.04%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.44%) Degree
4 4 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.22%) MCSE
5 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.74%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.81%) QA
2 18 (13.33%) SLA
3 2 (1.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.74%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.96%) OpenView
2 2 (1.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (1.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 60 (44.44%) Oracle
2 34 (25.19%) Informatica
3 15 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 14 (10.37%) Microsoft
5 12 (8.89%) HP
6 8 (5.93%) IBM
7 6 (4.44%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.70%) Micro Focus
8 5 (3.70%) Axway
8 5 (3.70%) Siebel
8 5 (3.70%) Sun
8 5 (3.70%) Business Objects
9 4 (2.96%) SAP
9 4 (2.96%) Cerner
10 3 (2.22%) Cognos
11 2 (1.48%) VMware
12 1 (0.74%) PTC
12 1 (0.74%) TSYS
12 1 (0.74%) Citrix
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