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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Programmer
Rank 635 599 576
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -23
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Programmer 23 32 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.057% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.060% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 33
Average daily rate £400 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £265 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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
53058 52916 51575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32091 31451
Average daily rate £425 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2122 2107
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 2016.

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 22 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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -35 22 £400 +23.07% 12
South East -14 10 £438 +9.37% 2
Kent -21 7 £400 -
London -9 6 £400 +14.28% 7
West Midlands -8 2 £351 +17.08% 1
North West -9 2 £331 -39.77%
Birmingham - 2 £351 - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £450 -
South West +9 1 £526 +46.11%
Cheshire -3 1 £338 -38.63%
Warrington -10 1 £338 -38.63%
Edinburgh -12 1 £375 -
Scotland -19 1 £375 -
East of England - 1 - - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 £526 -
Maidstone - 1 £400 -
Manchester - 1 £325 -
Peterborough - 1 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 £425 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1

SQL Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 39 (84.78%) SQL
2 20 (43.48%) Finance
3 19 (41.30%) .NET
3 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
4 18 (39.13%) C#
5 16 (34.78%) Oracle
6 14 (30.43%) PL/SQL
7 10 (21.74%) Unix
7 10 (21.74%) T-SQL
8 9 (19.57%) Banking
8 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
8 9 (19.57%) Web Services
8 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET
8 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
9 8 (17.39%) DataStage
9 8 (17.39%) XML
9 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
10 7 (15.22%) SOAP
10 7 (15.22%) Java
10 7 (15.22%) MVC
10 7 (15.22%) .NET Framework
11 6 (13.04%) Java SE
11 6 (13.04%) Multithreading
11 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database
11 6 (13.04%) ETL
11 6 (13.04%) IBM
11 6 (13.04%) TDD
11 6 (13.04%) Migration
12 5 (10.87%) Validation

SQL Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (10.87%) JBoss
2 4 (8.70%) Apache
2 4 (8.70%) Apache TomEE
2 4 (8.70%) Jetty
2 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.70%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.52%) SAS
4 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) OpenText Process Suite
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) GitHub
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.39%) DataStage
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database
4 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.35%) Data Mart
6 2 (4.35%) MS Access
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (4.35%) Pentaho
6 2 (4.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.17%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Maven
2 4 (8.70%) Cucumber
2 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.70%) GitLab
2 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.70%) JMeter
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (8.70%) Selenium
3 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.35%) Subversion
3 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.17%) Ant
4 1 (2.17%) JIRA
4 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.17%) Toad
4 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (43.48%) Finance
2 9 (19.57%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (41.30%) .NET
2 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET
2 9 (19.57%) Web Services
3 8 (17.39%) XML
4 7 (15.22%) .NET Framework
4 7 (15.22%) SOAP
5 6 (13.04%) Java SE
6 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
6 5 (10.87%) JMS
6 5 (10.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (10.87%) XSLT
7 4 (8.70%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (8.70%) Apache CXF
7 4 (8.70%) HornetQ
7 4 (8.70%) JAX-RS
7 4 (8.70%) JAX-WS
7 4 (8.70%) Memcached
7 4 (8.70%) Spring
7 4 (8.70%) XSD
8 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.70%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (6.52%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.17%) Equities
4 1 (2.17%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Unix
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.22%) MVC
2 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
3 6 (13.04%) ETL
3 6 (13.04%) Migration
3 6 (13.04%) Multithreading
3 6 (13.04%) TDD
4 5 (10.87%) BDD
4 5 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (10.87%) Project Management
4 5 (10.87%) Validation
5 4 (8.70%) AOP
5 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 4 (8.70%) Concurrent Programming
5 4 (8.70%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.52%) Web Development
7 2 (4.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 39 (84.78%) SQL
2 18 (39.13%) C#
3 14 (30.43%) PL/SQL
4 10 (21.74%) T-SQL
5 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
6 7 (15.22%) Java
7 5 (10.87%) Python
8 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
8 4 (8.70%) XPath
9 2 (4.35%) C++
9 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
9 2 (4.35%) VBA
10 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.17%) C
10 1 (2.17%) COBOL
10 1 (2.17%) Jython
10 1 (2.17%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Oracle
2 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.04%) IBM
4 2 (4.35%) Informatica
5 1 (2.17%) Tableau
5 1 (2.17%) Xamarin
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
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