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 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Programmer
Rank 632 600 571
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -29
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Programmer 14 38 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.069% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.073% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 37
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £421 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.75% +1.66%
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
51013 52259 50243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33240 32883 30807
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1530 1985 2033
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 28 June 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 17 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 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -23 12 £350 +7.69% 4
South East -6 4 £450 +28.57%
London -15 4 £438 +16.66% 4
North West -9 3 £338 -28.19%
Docklands, London - 3 - -
Edinburgh -10 2 £363 -9.37%
Scotland -19 2 £363 +14.17%
Warrington - 2 £344 -
Cheshire - 2 £344 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £450 -
Kent - 2 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £450 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £325 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

SQL Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 34 (89.47%) SQL
2 18 (47.37%) Finance
3 16 (42.11%) Oracle
3 16 (42.11%) .NET
4 14 (36.84%) PL/SQL
5 12 (31.58%) C#
5 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
6 8 (21.05%) Banking
6 8 (21.05%) T-SQL
6 8 (21.05%) DataStage
6 8 (21.05%) Project Management
6 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 7 (18.42%) ETL
7 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
7 7 (18.42%) XML
7 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
8 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
8 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (15.79%) Migration
8 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 6 (15.79%) Web Services
8 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
8 6 (15.79%) Unix
8 6 (15.79%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (15.79%) Java
8 6 (15.79%) MVC
9 5 (13.16%) IBM
9 5 (13.16%) SOAP

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 4 (10.53%) JBoss
2 3 (7.89%) Apache
2 3 (7.89%) Apache TomEE
2 3 (7.89%) Jetty
2 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.26%) SAS
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) GitHub
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) DataStage
3 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
4 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.26%) Data Mart
7 2 (5.26%) MS Access
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (5.26%) Pentaho
7 2 (5.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
8 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.63%) HBase
8 1 (2.63%) MySQL
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
2 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.89%) GitLab
2 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.89%) JMeter
2 3 (7.89%) Maven
2 3 (7.89%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Law
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) .NET
2 7 (18.42%) XML
3 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
3 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 6 (15.79%) Web Services
4 5 (13.16%) SOAP
5 4 (10.53%) Java SE
6 3 (7.89%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
6 3 (7.89%) Apache CXF
6 3 (7.89%) HornetQ
6 3 (7.89%) JAX-RS
6 3 (7.89%) JAX-WS
6 3 (7.89%) JMS
6 3 (7.89%) Memcached
6 3 (7.89%) Spring
6 3 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (7.89%) XSD
6 3 (7.89%) XSLT
7 2 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) AS400
2 3 (7.89%) Data Integration
2 3 (7.89%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (7.89%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.63%) Equities
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Unix
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Android
3 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Project Management
2 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.42%) ETL
3 6 (15.79%) Migration
3 6 (15.79%) MVC
3 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
4 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
4 5 (13.16%) Multithreading
5 4 (10.53%) BDD
5 4 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (10.53%) TDD
5 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.53%) Validation
6 3 (7.89%) AOP
6 3 (7.89%) Concurrent Programming
6 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.26%) Business Development
7 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.26%) System Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 34 (89.47%) SQL
2 14 (36.84%) PL/SQL
3 12 (31.58%) C#
4 8 (21.05%) T-SQL
5 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
6 6 (15.79%) Java
7 4 (10.53%) COBOL
7 4 (10.53%) Python
8 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
8 3 (7.89%) XPath
9 1 (2.63%) C++
9 1 (2.63%) Perl
9 1 (2.63%) Scala
9 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Data Quality
1 3 (7.89%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Apache Flume
1 1 (2.63%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Oracle
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.16%) IBM
4 2 (5.26%) Informatica
5 1 (2.63%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.63%) Cognos
5 1 (2.63%) iManage
5 1 (2.63%) Reuters
5 1 (2.63%) Tableau
5 1 (2.63%) Unisys