The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Programmer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Programmer
Rank 593 565 541
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -24
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Programmer 14 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.032% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.035% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 6
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£275 £400 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £240 £200
% change year-on-year
+10.41% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

SQL Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Programmer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SQL Programmer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Programmer within the UK.

SQL Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SQL Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SQL Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SQL Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Programmer within the UK.

SQL Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SQL Programmer
Top 27 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England -30 13 £275 -31.25% 3
North West -16 5 £470 -
Lancashire - 5 £470 -
London -16 3 £400 -15.78%
Chorley - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 £265 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £265 - 1
City of London +8 1 £375 -21.05%
East Midlands -10 1 - -
South East -15 1 £400 - 2
Wales - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 £265 -
North East - 1 £325 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £265 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £400 - 1
Darlington - 1 £325 -
Halifax - 1 £275 - 1
Harrogate - 1 £265 -
Leeds - 1 £265 -
Northampton - 1 - -
Preston - 1 - -
Swansea - 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 £265 -
York - 1 £265 -
Durham - 1 £325 -

SQL Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SQL Programmer in their job title 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 with SQL Programmer in their job title.

1 26 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (46.15%) PL/SQL
3 12 (46.15%) Oracle
4 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 9 (34.62%) Migration
6 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
6 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
7 7 (26.92%) CRM
8 6 (23.08%) Validation
8 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
9 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
9 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (19.23%) Data Migration
9 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
9 5 (19.23%) OLAP
10 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
10 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (15.38%) Finance
10 4 (15.38%) MDX
10 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (15.38%) PerformancePoint
10 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
11 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (11.54%) Java
12 2 (7.69%) JavaScript

SQL Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SQL Programmer in their job title 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 with SQL Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) FastStats
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.85%) Unica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (19.23%) OLAP
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (15.38%) PerformancePoint
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (3.85%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (3.85%) TKPROF
8 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Billing
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) MDX
2 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.85%) J2EE
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.85%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Migration
2 7 (26.92%) CRM
3 6 (23.08%) Validation
4 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
4 5 (19.23%) Data Migration
4 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
5 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.85%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (3.85%) Data Mapping
6 1 (3.85%) Fund Management
6 1 (3.85%) WFM
6 1 (3.85%) SOA
6 1 (3.85%) ETL
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) PL/SQL
3 3 (11.54%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.85%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
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