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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Programmer
Rank 585 554 570
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +16
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Programmer 11 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.053% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.057% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 19
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£395 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £312 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £408 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £233
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +39.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.00

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
51582 48912 54385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.74% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 31504 29191 30441
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2115 2659
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 2014.

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 30 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 17 September 2014. 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 -39 6 £413 +26.92% 6
Scotland -13 5 £355 -
London -3 4 £413 +14.58% 5
City of London +21 1 £425 - 1
North West -3 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
South East - - - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Sunderland - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Worcester - - - -

SQL Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 32 (94.12%) SQL
2 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
3 15 (44.12%) Finance
4 14 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (35.29%) .NET
6 10 (29.41%) T-SQL
6 10 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (26.47%) C#
8 8 (23.53%) Oracle
8 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (20.59%) Business Analysis
9 7 (20.59%) ETL
9 7 (20.59%) PL/SQL
9 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (17.65%) SAS
10 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
11 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
11 5 (14.71%) QlikView
11 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
11 5 (14.71%) VB.NET
11 5 (14.71%) Web Services
12 4 (11.76%) Data Mining
12 4 (11.76%) Control-M
12 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
12 4 (11.76%) Workflow
12 4 (11.76%) Asset Management
12 4 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
12 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database

SQL Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 6 (17.65%) SAS
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 14 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (14.71%) QlikView
4 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (11.76%) Data Mining
5 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (8.82%) Base SAS
6 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (5.88%) MySQL
7 2 (5.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (5.88%) TKPROF
8 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.94%) OLAP
8 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Subversion
1 1 (2.94%) PowerDesigner
1 1 (2.94%) PVCS
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
2 3 (8.82%) Marketing
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.88%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) .NET
2 5 (14.71%) Web Services
3 2 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.94%) MDX
4 1 (2.94%) WCF
4 1 (2.94%) MFC
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.94%) CSS
4 1 (2.94%) SOAP
4 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Derivative
2 1 (2.94%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.94%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) UNIX
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) SUSE
3 1 (2.94%) Debian
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (20.59%) Business Analysis
2 7 (20.59%) ETL
3 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
3 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
4 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
4 4 (11.76%) Workflow
4 4 (11.76%) Asset Management
4 4 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.82%) CRM
6 2 (5.88%) Migration
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.94%) Data Analytics
7 1 (2.94%) Analytics
7 1 (2.94%) TDD
7 1 (2.94%) Wealth Management
7 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (94.12%) SQL
2 10 (29.41%) T-SQL
3 9 (26.47%) C#
4 7 (20.59%) PL/SQL
5 5 (14.71%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.88%) VBA
6 2 (5.88%) VB
6 2 (5.88%) Perl
6 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.88%) SAS Macro
7 1 (2.94%) Korn
7 1 (2.94%) Java
7 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) C
7 1 (2.94%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) SAS Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.94%) Teradata
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) Sage
4 1 (2.94%) Cognos
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) Sybase
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