The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derby with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Derbyshire / Derby
Rank 15 22 15
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7  
Contract jobs citing SQL 23 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derby 11.39% 4.14% 7.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.05% 20.00% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 3
Median daily rate £275 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £161 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £393 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £8.63 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £23.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +69.14% -21.66%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Derby with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Derby
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 82 30 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derby 40.59% 20.69% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 19 25
Median daily rate £400 £220 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +81.81% -33.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £110 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £367 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £8.63 £112.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -92.33% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Derby

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derby citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Derby

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derby

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Derby.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Derby

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Derby

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Derby over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Derby

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derby

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL in Derby.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Derby

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Derby region with a requirement for SQL.

1 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
2 18 (43.90%) SQL Server
3 15 (36.59%) Linux
3 15 (36.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (36.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (31.71%) Oracle
5 13 (31.71%) Apache Spark
6 12 (29.27%) Power BI
6 12 (29.27%) Oracle Database
6 12 (29.27%) Unix
6 12 (29.27%) Finance
7 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (26.83%) PaaS
7 11 (26.83%) HDInsight
8 10 (24.39%) Relational Database
8 10 (24.39%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (24.39%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (24.39%) Oracle 11i
8 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
8 10 (24.39%) PL/SQL
8 10 (24.39%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (21.95%) C#
9 9 (21.95%) .NET
9 9 (21.95%) Windows
9 9 (21.95%) Business Analysis
9 9 (21.95%) Manufacturing
9 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (19.51%) HPUX
10 8 (19.51%) VBA

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Derby 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 13 (31.71%) Apache Spark
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (4.88%) SAS
4 1 (2.44%) DNN
4 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Project
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Oracle 11i
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (7.32%) Demantra
3 3 (7.32%) SnowdropKCS
4 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (26.83%) PaaS
3 6 (14.63%) Azure Machine Learning
4 5 (12.20%) IaaS
4 5 (12.20%) SaaS
5 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) NAS
1 1 (2.44%) SAN
1 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (43.90%) SQL Server
2 15 (36.59%) SQL Server 2012
2 15 (36.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (29.27%) Oracle Database
3 12 (29.27%) Power BI
4 11 (26.83%) HDInsight
5 10 (24.39%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (24.39%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (24.39%) Relational Database
5 10 (24.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (17.07%) Hadoop
6 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (12.20%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (12.20%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (12.20%) Big Data
7 5 (12.20%) MongoDB
7 5 (12.20%) NoSQL
7 5 (12.20%) OpenTSDB
7 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (12.20%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.44%) JDeveloper
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Manufacturing
3 7 (17.07%) Aerospace
4 6 (14.63%) Retail
5 4 (9.76%) Banking
5 4 (9.76%) Publishing
6 2 (4.88%) Advertising
7 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Applications Support
3 7 (17.07%) SQL Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Support Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Architect
5 5 (12.20%) Data Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Azure Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Oracle Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Oracle Support Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior SQL Developer
7 3 (7.32%) T-SQL Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Data Scientist
8 2 (4.88%) Development Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Development Support Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) .NET
2 8 (19.51%) XML
3 5 (12.20%) JSON
4 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.32%) Software Packaging
4 3 (7.32%) Web Services
5 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.88%) RESTful
6 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.44%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.44%) HTML
6 1 (2.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (2.44%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.88%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Linux
2 12 (29.27%) Unix
3 9 (21.95%) Windows
4 8 (19.51%) HPUX
5 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
5 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.44%) Android
6 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.95%) Business Analysis
3 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (17.07%) Machine Learning
3 7 (17.07%) Mathematics
4 6 (14.63%) ETL
4 6 (14.63%) QMS
5 5 (12.20%) Business Process Improvement
5 5 (12.20%) Change Control
5 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
5 5 (12.20%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 5 (12.20%) Data Validation
5 5 (12.20%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (12.20%) Migration
5 5 (12.20%) Process Improvement
5 5 (12.20%) Validation
6 4 (9.76%) Automated Testing
6 4 (9.76%) DevOps
6 4 (9.76%) Quality Management
6 4 (9.76%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) PL/SQL
2 9 (21.95%) C#
3 8 (19.51%) VBA
4 7 (17.07%) Python
4 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
5 6 (14.63%) R
5 6 (14.63%) Scala
6 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
6 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
7 3 (7.32%) Java
8 2 (4.88%) C
8 2 (4.88%) C++
9 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (31.71%) Oracle
3 7 (17.07%) Tableau
4 5 (12.20%) MuleSoft
4 5 (12.20%) Talend
5 2 (4.88%) Xamarin
6 1 (2.44%) Citrix
6 1 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com