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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Programmer
Rank 561 553 519
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -34
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Programmer 10 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.012% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.013% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 10
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£325 £173 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.40% -50.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £125 £345
% change year-on-year
+160.00% -63.76%
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
46318 45203 42184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.55% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29063 26904 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1961 2473
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 24 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 28 January 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 -17 7 £325 +88.40% 4
South East -9 5 £325 +160.00% 2
Surrey - 5 £325 -
Edinburgh - 1 £355 -
Scotland - 1 £355 -
West Midlands - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
London - - - - 1
Petersfield - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
Aldershot - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Edgware - - - -

SQL Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 26 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (53.85%) Oracle
3 13 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
5 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
5 5 (19.23%) Finance
6 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (15.38%) .NET
6 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (11.54%) TKPROF
7 3 (11.54%) CRM
7 3 (11.54%) C#
7 3 (11.54%) OLAP
7 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
7 3 (11.54%) HTML
7 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
7 3 (11.54%) SAS
8 2 (7.69%) Agresso
8 2 (7.69%) ERP
8 2 (7.69%) Java
8 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 2 (7.69%) Windows

SQL Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (11.54%) SAS
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Agresso
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (11.54%) TKPROF
3 3 (11.54%) OLAP
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (7.69%) PerformancePoint
4 2 (7.69%) Base SAS
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (3.85%) MySQL
5 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.85%) PVCS
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) PowerDesigner
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) MDX
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.85%) MFC
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
3 3 (11.54%) CRM
3 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Wealth Management
5 1 (3.85%) Change Control
5 1 (3.85%) Data Analytics
5 1 (3.85%) Analytics
5 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (3.85%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.85%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (3.85%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (11.54%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.69%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.85%) SAS Macro
5 1 (3.85%) VC++
5 1 (3.85%) COBOL
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) VBScript
5 1 (3.85%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SAS Certification
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Cognos
3 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.85%) Teradata
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco