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 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Programmer
Rank 572 566 534
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -32
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Programmer 6 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.017% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.019% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Average daily rate
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£388 £125 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+210.00% -69.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £125 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £125 £350
% change year-on-year
+210.00% -64.28%
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
50025 48432 42510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.39% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 30372 29064 24408
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1969 2003 2177
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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
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 25 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 March 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 -21 3 £400 +220.00% 4
South East -21 1 £400 +220.00% 2
Surrey - 1 £400 -
Edinburgh - 1 £375 -
Scotland - 1 £375 -
East of England - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
London - - - - 2
Petersfield - - - -
Reading - - - -
Watford - - - -
Woking - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brighton - - - - 1

SQL Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 19 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) PL/SQL
2 11 (57.89%) Oracle
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (21.05%) Java
6 3 (15.79%) OLAP
6 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
6 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
6 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (15.79%) MDX
6 3 (15.79%) PerformancePoint
6 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
7 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (10.53%) TKPROF
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.53%) Agresso
7 2 (10.53%) ERP
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management

SQL Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.79%) OLAP
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (15.79%) PerformancePoint
5 2 (10.53%) TKPROF
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) MDX
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) J2EE
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
2 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) ERP
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) OOP
4 1 (5.26%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) PL/SQL
3 4 (21.05%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) VBScript
5 1 (5.26%) VB
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft