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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Programmer
Rank 601 584 542
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -42
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Programmer 25 28 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.054% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.057% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 31
Average daily rate £335 £331 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% -2.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £511 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +18.18%
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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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 28 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 10 February 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 -5 21 £350 +7.69% 14
London +6 6 £300 -36.84% 4
South East +9 4 £420 +29.23% 6
Scotland -4 3 £310 -17.33%
West Midlands - 3 £295 - 2
Yorkshire - 3 £350 - 1
North West - 3 £350 -
Birmingham - 3 £340 - 2
Edinburgh -15 2 £278 -26.00%
Stevenage - 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 £350 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 £350 -
East of England - 2 - -
City of London +34 1 £525 +22.80%
Surrey -18 1 £420 +29.23%
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 £400 - 2
Solihull - 1 £250 -
Stockport - 1 £313 -
Cheshire - 1 £450 -
Cumbria - 1 £350 -
Glasgow - 1 £310 -
Leeds - 1 - - 1
Maidstone - 1 £400 - 1
Manchester - 1 £313 -
Redhill - 1 £420 -
Reigate - 1 £420 -

SQL Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 54 (91.53%) SQL
2 35 (59.32%) SQL Server
3 28 (47.46%) .NET
3 28 (47.46%) C#
4 23 (38.98%) Finance
5 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
6 14 (23.73%) PL/SQL
7 13 (22.03%) T-SQL
7 13 (22.03%) TDD
7 13 (22.03%) Jenkins
8 12 (20.34%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
8 12 (20.34%) Oracle
9 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET
9 11 (18.64%) Unix
9 11 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (18.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (16.95%) WinForms
11 9 (15.25%) MVC
11 9 (15.25%) Windows
11 9 (15.25%) C++
12 8 (13.56%) Windows 7
12 8 (13.56%) PowerShell
12 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database
12 8 (13.56%) Windows 8
12 8 (13.56%) Big Data
12 8 (13.56%) Java
12 8 (13.56%) XML
12 8 (13.56%) ADO.NET

SQL Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 (8.47%) JBoss
1 5 (8.47%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.78%) Apache
2 4 (6.78%) Apache TomEE
2 4 (6.78%) Jetty
2 4 (6.78%) SharePoint Foundation
2 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.08%) SAS
4 1 (1.69%) Node.js
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.69%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) GitHub
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (59.32%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.56%) Big Data
2 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.47%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.69%) MS Access
8 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.69%) SAS EBI
8 1 (1.69%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 13 (22.03%) Jenkins
2 11 (18.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.47%) Maven
3 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.78%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.78%) GitLab
4 4 (6.78%) JMeter
4 4 (6.78%) Selenium
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (3.39%) Subversion
6 1 (1.69%) Ant
6 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.69%) JIRA
6 1 (1.69%) JUnit
6 1 (1.69%) Toad
6 1 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (38.98%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Legal
3 2 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.69%) Advertising
4 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.69%) Front Office
4 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Law
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (47.46%) .NET
2 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET
3 10 (16.95%) WinForms
4 8 (13.56%) ADO.NET
4 8 (13.56%) XML
5 7 (11.86%) AngularJS
5 7 (11.86%) Web Services
5 7 (11.86%) XSLT
6 5 (8.47%) Java SE
6 5 (8.47%) JMS
6 5 (8.47%) SOAP
6 5 (8.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (6.78%) .NET Framework
7 4 (6.78%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (6.78%) Apache CXF
7 4 (6.78%) HTML
7 4 (6.78%) JAX-RS
7 4 (6.78%) JAX-WS
7 4 (6.78%) Spring
7 4 (6.78%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.78%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (3.39%) Informatics
2 2 (3.39%) Life Science
2 2 (3.39%) Statistics
3 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.69%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.64%) Unix
2 9 (15.25%) Windows
3 8 (13.56%) Windows 7
3 8 (13.56%) Windows 8
4 7 (11.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.03%) TDD
3 12 (20.34%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (15.25%) MVC
6 6 (10.17%) Unit Testing
7 5 (8.47%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.78%) AOP
8 4 (6.78%) BDD
8 4 (6.78%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.78%) Concurrent Programming
8 4 (6.78%) Load Balancing
8 4 (6.78%) Multithreading
8 4 (6.78%) OO
8 4 (6.78%) Validation
8 4 (6.78%) Web Development
9 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.08%) CRM
9 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (91.53%) SQL
2 28 (47.46%) C#
3 14 (23.73%) PL/SQL
4 13 (22.03%) T-SQL
5 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
6 9 (15.25%) C++
7 8 (13.56%) Java
7 8 (13.56%) PowerShell
8 5 (8.47%) Python
8 5 (8.47%) Shell Script
9 4 (6.78%) VB.NET
9 4 (6.78%) XPath
10 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
11 2 (3.39%) VBA
12 1 (1.69%) C
12 1 (1.69%) Jython
12 1 (1.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Puppet
2 1 (1.69%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.34%) Oracle
3 4 (6.78%) IBM
4 2 (3.39%) SAP
5 1 (1.69%) iManage
5 1 (1.69%) Sybase
5 1 (1.69%) Xamarin
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