The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had SQL Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Programmer
UK
Rank 585 587 588
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Programmer 8 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.050% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.053% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 18
Median daily rate £388 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
42518 47379 47264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.78% 94.76% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27667 30205 29656
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1737 1864
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

SQL Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured SQL Programmer in the job title.

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 24 January 2017.

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 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +7 8 £388 +10.71% 3
London 0 4 £413 +10.00% 1
North West +21 3 £355 -21.11% 1
Manchester +13 3 £355 +13.60% 1
Surrey +17 1 - -
South East +12 1 - -
Egham - 1 - -

SQL Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, SQL Programmer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring SQL Programmer in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) PL/SQL
3 12 (48.00%) Oracle
4 10 (40.00%) Project Management
5 8 (32.00%) Java
5 8 (32.00%) Oracle Forms
5 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database
5 8 (32.00%) Performance Metrics
6 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
7 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (20.00%) .NET
8 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
9 4 (16.00%) OO
9 4 (16.00%) Unix
10 3 (12.00%) CRM
10 3 (12.00%) RUP
10 3 (12.00%) ETL
10 3 (12.00%) Perl
10 3 (12.00%) COBOL
10 3 (12.00%) J2EE
10 3 (12.00%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (12.00%) Mainframe
10 3 (12.00%) Web Design
10 3 (12.00%) webMethods
10 3 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (12.00%) Informatica

SQL Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) K2 blackpearl
1 1 (4.00%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (12.00%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (8.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.00%) DTS
6 1 (4.00%) MySQL
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) J2EE
3 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (8.00%) CSS
3 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) jQuery
3 2 (8.00%) SOAP
3 2 (8.00%) WCF
3 2 (8.00%) Web Services
3 2 (8.00%) XSLT
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (12.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Equities
4 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Project Management
2 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) OO
5 3 (12.00%) CRM
5 3 (12.00%) ETL
5 3 (12.00%) MVC
5 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (12.00%) RUP
5 3 (12.00%) SDLC
5 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (12.00%) Web Design
6 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.00%) Line Management
6 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Web Development
6 2 (8.00%) Workflow
7 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.00%) Migration
7 1 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) PL/SQL
3 8 (32.00%) Java
4 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (12.00%) COBOL
6 3 (12.00%) Perl
7 2 (8.00%) C#
8 1 (4.00%) PHP
8 1 (4.00%) Python
8 1 (4.00%) R
8 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Informatica
3 3 (12.00%) Pega
3 3 (12.00%) webMethods
4 2 (8.00%) ICL
5 1 (4.00%) Ab Initio
5 1 (4.00%) Alteryx
5 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Netezza
5 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.00%) SAP
5 1 (4.00%) Teradata