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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 14 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 70 71 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.87% 19.94% 11.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.70% 42.77% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 44 15
Average daily rate
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£344 £327 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £249 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £426 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.66%
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
228 166 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 32.16% 46.63% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 111 24
Average daily rate £383 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £450 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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 -10 67 £344 +5.76% 22
Sunderland -10 1 £265 -29.33%
SQL
North East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 71 (44.65%) Oracle
2 65 (40.88%) Java
3 53 (33.33%) Web Services
4 43 (27.04%) Security Cleared
5 42 (26.42%) PL/SQL
6 39 (24.53%) Linux
7 37 (23.27%) Informatica
8 36 (22.64%) UNIX
9 35 (22.01%) Finance
9 35 (22.01%) Oracle Database
10 34 (21.38%) Business Intelligence
11 30 (18.87%) SC Cleared
12 29 (18.24%) Shell Script
12 29 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
13 28 (17.61%) WebLogic
13 28 (17.61%) Problem Management
14 27 (16.98%) .NET
15 25 (15.72%) ITIL
16 24 (15.09%) Windows
16 24 (15.09%) SLA
16 24 (15.09%) Microsoft
17 23 (14.47%) Oracle Reports
17 23 (14.47%) XML
18 22 (13.84%) J2EE
18 22 (13.84%) QA
18 22 (13.84%) Test Automation
19 21 (13.21%) LDAP
20 20 (12.58%) SOAP
20 20 (12.58%) HP
21 19 (11.95%) Service Management

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 28 (17.61%) WebLogic
2 11 (6.92%) AquaLogic
3 9 (5.66%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (3.14%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.14%) FileNet
4 5 (3.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (3.14%) JBoss
5 4 (2.52%) SAS
6 3 (1.89%) Apache
6 3 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.89%) CMS
7 2 (1.26%) Oracle 10gAS
7 2 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.63%) nginx
8 1 (0.63%) Node.js
8 1 (0.63%) Zope
8 1 (0.63%) Plone
8 1 (0.63%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.89%) MS Office
2 3 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.63%) Windchill
3 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.66%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (5.03%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (3.77%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (3.77%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (3.14%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (2.52%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (2.52%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (2.52%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.21%) LDAP
2 7 (4.40%) DNS
3 6 (3.77%) SSL
3 6 (3.77%) DHCP
3 6 (3.77%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (2.52%) Network Security
6 3 (1.89%) 2G
7 1 (0.63%) ATM
7 1 (0.63%) Internet
7 1 (0.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (22.01%) Oracle Database
2 23 (14.47%) Oracle Reports
3 19 (11.95%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (10.69%) SQL Server
5 16 (10.06%) MongoDB
6 15 (9.43%) NoSQL
7 12 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (5.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (3.77%) Oracle OWB
10 6 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (3.77%) Relational Database
11 5 (3.14%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (2.52%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (2.52%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (2.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 3 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (1.89%) Cognos Report Studio
13 3 (1.89%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 3 (1.89%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 19 (11.95%) Ant
2 13 (8.18%) ERwin
3 9 (5.66%) HP UFT
4 7 (4.40%) Selenium
5 5 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.14%) Sahi
5 5 (3.14%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (3.14%) WATIR
6 4 (2.52%) Toad
6 4 (2.52%) LoadRunner
6 4 (2.52%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.89%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.26%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.26%) NeoLoad
8 2 (1.26%) Facilita Forecast
8 2 (1.26%) LoadUI
8 2 (1.26%) JMeter
9 1 (0.63%) Subversion
9 1 (0.63%) JIRA
General
1 35 (22.01%) Finance
2 6 (3.77%) General Ledger
3 3 (1.89%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.89%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.26%) Games
5 1 (0.63%) Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Retail
5 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Marketing
5 1 (0.63%) Back Office
5 1 (0.63%) Automotive
5 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (38.99%) Developer
2 32 (20.13%) Analyst
3 16 (10.06%) .NET Developer
4 12 (7.55%) ETL Developer
5 10 (6.29%) Lead Developer
5 10 (6.29%) Test Analyst
6 9 (5.66%) Support Engineer
6 9 (5.66%) Informatica Developer
7 8 (5.03%) Administrator
8 7 (4.40%) Programmer
8 7 (4.40%) Oracle Developer
8 7 (4.40%) QA Analyst
9 6 (3.77%) Applications Developer
10 5 (3.14%) DBA
10 5 (3.14%) Consultant
10 5 (3.14%) Analyst Programmer
10 5 (3.14%) QA Test Analyst
10 5 (3.14%) COBOL Analyst
11 4 (2.52%) Quality Analyst
11 4 (2.52%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (33.33%) Web Services
2 27 (16.98%) .NET
3 23 (14.47%) XML
4 22 (13.84%) J2EE
5 20 (12.58%) SOAP
6 15 (9.43%) RESTful
7 12 (7.55%) JNDI
7 12 (7.55%) JMS
7 12 (7.55%) JDBC
8 11 (6.92%) Middleware
9 10 (6.29%) ASP.NET
10 6 (3.77%) HTML
10 6 (3.77%) .NET Framework
11 5 (3.14%) Software Packaging
11 5 (3.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (3.14%) WebSphere MQ
12 4 (2.52%) CSS
12 4 (2.52%) jBPM
13 3 (1.89%) jQuery
13 3 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.43%) Clustering
2 11 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.40%) NHS
4 6 (3.77%) Mainframe
5 5 (3.14%) DataPower
6 4 (2.52%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (1.89%) PKI
7 3 (1.89%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.26%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.26%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.26%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.26%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.26%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.26%) Informatics
9 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.63%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 39 (24.53%) Linux
2 36 (22.64%) UNIX
3 24 (15.09%) Windows
4 17 (10.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (5.66%) VME
5 9 (5.66%) AIX
6 4 (2.52%) Solaris
6 4 (2.52%) zOS
7 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.89%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.89%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.38%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (17.61%) Problem Management
4 25 (15.72%) ITIL
5 22 (13.84%) Test Automation
6 19 (11.95%) ETL
6 19 (11.95%) Service Management
7 17 (10.69%) TDD
7 17 (10.69%) Dimensional Modelling
8 16 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (10.06%) Open Source
8 16 (10.06%) BDD
8 16 (10.06%) Data Modelling
9 14 (8.81%) Configuration Management
10 13 (8.18%) SOA
10 13 (8.18%) Migration
10 13 (8.18%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (7.55%) High Availability
11 12 (7.55%) Workflow
11 12 (7.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (40.88%) Java
2 42 (26.42%) PL/SQL
3 29 (18.24%) Shell Script
4 19 (11.95%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 18 (11.32%) C#
6 14 (8.81%) VB
7 13 (8.18%) COBOL
8 12 (7.55%) Perl
9 11 (6.92%) T-SQL
9 11 (6.92%) JavaScript
10 10 (6.29%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.52%) C
11 4 (2.52%) Ruby
12 3 (1.89%) VBA
12 3 (1.89%) Python
13 2 (1.26%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.63%) Scala
14 1 (0.63%) VB6
14 1 (0.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 43 (27.04%) Security Cleared
2 30 (18.87%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.40%) Degree
4 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.89%) MCSE
7 2 (1.26%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.26%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.63%) ISEB
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.09%) SLA
2 22 (13.84%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (1.89%) Xen
3 3 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.89%) vSphere
4 2 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.63%) qmail
5 1 (0.63%) Postfix
5 1 (0.63%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (3.77%) OpenView
1 6 (3.77%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (1.89%) HP SIM
3 2 (1.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.26%) MOM
3 2 (1.26%) SCOM
3 2 (1.26%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.63%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.63%) Ansible
4 1 (0.63%) systemd
4 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 71 (44.65%) Oracle
2 37 (23.27%) Informatica
3 24 (15.09%) Microsoft
4 20 (12.58%) HP
5 17 (10.69%) Red Hat
6 11 (6.92%) IBM
7 7 (4.40%) CA
8 6 (3.77%) CheckPoint
9 5 (3.14%) Sun
9 5 (3.14%) Siebel
9 5 (3.14%) Axway
10 4 (2.52%) SAP
10 4 (2.52%) Citrix
10 4 (2.52%) Cerner
11 3 (1.89%) Cognos
11 3 (1.89%) Symantec
11 3 (1.89%) McAfee
11 3 (1.89%) VMware
12 1 (0.63%) PTC
12 1 (0.63%) Micro Focus
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