The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Programmer
Rank 569 544 568
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +24
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Programmer 11 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.049% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.053% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 12
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£225 £200 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -47.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £412 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £375
% change year-on-year
- -46.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.00
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49763 47179 53563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.42% 92.54% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30243 27592 29833
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1973 2142 2712
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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 -28 10 £213 +6.25% 2
London -11 4 £475 +13.09%
South East -5 2 £200 -
North West - 2 £325 -
Manchester - 2 £325 -
Basingstoke +14 1 £200 -
Reading +10 1 £200 -
Berkshire +3 1 £200 -
Scotland -16 1 £355 - 1
Hampshire -16 1 £200 -
East of England -19 1 £225 -
Surrey - 1 - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 1
Brighton - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Leicester - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Aldershot - - - -

SQL Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (92.86%) SQL
2 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 15 (53.57%) Finance
3 12 (42.86%) .NET
3 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (32.14%) T-SQL
4 9 (32.14%) C#
5 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (21.43%) ETL
7 5 (17.86%) Web Services
7 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
7 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
7 5 (17.86%) QlikView
7 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 4 (14.29%) Asset Management
8 4 (14.29%) Markit EDM
8 4 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (14.29%) Workflow
8 4 (14.29%) Control-M
8 4 (14.29%) UNIX
8 4 (14.29%) Linux
8 4 (14.29%) SAS
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle
8 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 4 (14.29%) Data Mining
8 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
8 4 (14.29%) VB.NET

SQL Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (14.29%) SAS
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Markit EDM
2 1 (3.57%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) LDAP
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (17.86%) QlikView
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (14.29%) Data Mining
6 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (7.14%) Base SAS
7 2 (7.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Toad
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Marketing
3 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.14%) Advertising
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) Web Services
3 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.14%) MDX
5 1 (3.57%) WCF
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (3.57%) SOAP
5 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Market Risk
2 1 (3.57%) Learning Management System
2 1 (3.57%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
1 4 (14.29%) UNIX
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) AIX
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) SUSE
3 1 (3.57%) Debian
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (21.43%) ETL
3 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
3 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
4 4 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 4 (14.29%) Workflow
4 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 4 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.14%) CRM
7 1 (3.57%) RAD
7 1 (3.57%) Benchmarking
7 1 (3.57%) Change Management
7 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.57%) ITSM
7 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) T-SQL
2 9 (32.14%) C#
3 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 2 (7.14%) VBA
4 2 (7.14%) VB
4 2 (7.14%) SAS Macro
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.57%) Korn
5 1 (3.57%) C
5 1 (3.57%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) Perl
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) Informatica
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) Sage
4 1 (3.57%) Sybase
4 1 (3.57%) Business Objects