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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Programmer
Rank 579 555 546
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -9
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Programmer 13 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.029% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.032% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 10
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£325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +1.63%
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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 -32 11 £325 +4.83% 3
South East -28 5 £325 -
Surrey - 5 £325 -
London +9 3 £375 +15.38% 2
City of London +2 1 £375 -9.09% 1
Scotland - 1 £355 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £355 - 1
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bradford - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Edgware - - - -

SQL Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (54.17%) Oracle
3 12 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (20.83%) Finance
4 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
4 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.67%) .NET
5 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.50%) SAS
6 3 (12.50%) CRM
6 3 (12.50%) C#
6 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 3 (12.50%) HTML
6 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) TKPROF
7 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (8.33%) Base SAS
7 2 (8.33%) OLAP
7 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
7 2 (8.33%) Windows
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (8.33%) Agresso
7 2 (8.33%) ERP

SQL Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (12.50%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Agresso
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (12.50%) TKPROF
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (8.33%) Base SAS
4 2 (8.33%) OLAP
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (4.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (4.17%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) PVCS
1 1 (4.17%) PowerDesigner
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) MFC
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) MDX
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.17%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) CRM
4 2 (8.33%) ERP
4 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.17%) ETL
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) OOP
5 1 (4.17%) OO
5 1 (4.17%) Wealth Management
5 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.17%) Investment Management
5 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (4.17%) Change Control
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analytics
5 1 (4.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.17%) VC++
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) SAS Macro
5 1 (4.17%) COBOL
5 1 (4.17%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) VBScript
5 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) SAS Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Teradata
3 1 (4.17%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.17%) Cognos
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
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