The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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 28 June 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.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
East Midlands / Derbyshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 13 3
Rank change year-on-year -11 -10  
Contract jobs citing SQL 18 18 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 6.36% 8.74% 18.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.57% 28.57% 58.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 24
Median daily rate £403 £350 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £195 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £538 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +3.44% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% +44.44%  

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 Derbyshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 92 63 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 32.51% 30.58% 31.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 93 151
Median daily rate £400 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £171 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £15.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -59.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Derbyshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Derbyshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Derbyshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Derbyshire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Derbyshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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
Derby -17 15 £405 +35.00% 7
Alfreton - 1 £338 - 1
SQL
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 29 (55.77%) SQL Server
2 22 (42.31%) Manufacturing
3 20 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (36.54%) Oracle
5 17 (32.69%) Windows
6 16 (30.77%) Unix
7 15 (28.85%) Oracle Reports
7 15 (28.85%) Linux
7 15 (28.85%) PL/SQL
7 15 (28.85%) Oracle Database
8 14 (26.92%) Relational Database
8 14 (26.92%) Oracle 11i
8 14 (26.92%) Oracle Database 10g
8 14 (26.92%) Finance
8 14 (26.92%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 13 (25.00%) .NET
10 11 (21.15%) Retail
11 10 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (19.23%) VBA
11 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Excel
12 9 (17.31%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (17.31%) Data Integration
13 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
13 8 (15.38%) WinCC
13 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (15.38%) HPUX
13 8 (15.38%) T-SQL

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 8 (15.38%) WinCC
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (3.85%) DNN
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.92%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Oracle 11i
2 8 (15.38%) Teamcenter
3 7 (13.46%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (5.77%) Demantra
4 3 (5.77%) SnowdropKCS
5 1 (1.92%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (1.92%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) DNS
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
1 1 (1.92%) SAN
1 1 (1.92%) VoIP
1 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (55.77%) SQL Server
2 20 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (28.85%) Oracle Database
3 15 (28.85%) Oracle Reports
4 14 (26.92%) Oracle Database 10g
4 14 (26.92%) Relational Database
4 14 (26.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (13.46%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (3.85%) Power BI
12 1 (1.92%) Essbase
12 1 (1.92%) HDInsight
12 1 (1.92%) OLAP Cube
12 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.92%) git-flow
3 1 (1.92%) MSTest
3 1 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (42.31%) Manufacturing
2 14 (26.92%) Finance
3 11 (21.15%) Retail
4 7 (13.46%) Publishing
5 5 (9.62%) Banking
6 2 (3.85%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Developer
2 16 (30.77%) Analyst
3 14 (26.92%) Support Analyst
4 13 (25.00%) Applications Support
5 12 (23.08%) Applications Support Analyst
6 10 (19.23%) SQL Developer
7 8 (15.38%) Technical Leader
8 5 (9.62%) .NET Developer
8 5 (9.62%) Oracle Analyst
8 5 (9.62%) Oracle Support Analyst
8 5 (9.62%) Senior Developer
8 5 (9.62%) Senior SQL Developer
9 4 (7.69%) Architect
9 4 (7.69%) Development Analyst
9 4 (7.69%) Development Support Analyst
9 4 (7.69%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 4 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (7.69%) Technical Architect
9 4 (7.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 4 (7.69%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) .NET
1 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (5.77%) XML
4 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.85%) Entity Framework
4 2 (3.85%) HTML
4 2 (3.85%) RESTful
4 2 (3.85%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.92%) Ajax
5 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.92%) CSS3
5 1 (1.92%) HTML5
5 1 (1.92%) jQuery
5 1 (1.92%) MDX
5 1 (1.92%) Sass
5 1 (1.92%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (1.92%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (1.92%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.85%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Windows
2 16 (30.77%) Unix
3 15 (28.85%) Linux
4 8 (15.38%) HPUX
4 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.85%) Android
7 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) Data Integration
2 8 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 7 (13.46%) QMS
4 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.62%) Change Control
4 5 (9.62%) Configuration Management
4 5 (9.62%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 5 (9.62%) MVC
5 4 (7.69%) Quality Management
6 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.77%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (5.77%) ETL
6 3 (5.77%) Migration
6 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.77%) Workflow
7 2 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.85%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.85%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.85%) DevOps
7 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) PL/SQL
2 10 (19.23%) VBA
3 8 (15.38%) C#
3 8 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.85%) C
5 2 (3.85%) C++
5 2 (3.85%) Java
5 2 (3.85%) VB
6 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.92%) R
6 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) MBA
2 1 (1.92%) MCITP
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) XenApp
2 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Oracle
2 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (15.38%) Siemens
4 4 (7.69%) Xamarin
5 3 (5.77%) HP
6 1 (1.92%) Anaplan
6 1 (1.92%) Citrix
6 1 (1.92%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.92%) IBM
6 1 (1.92%) Informatica
6 1 (1.92%) RedPrairie
6 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.92%) SAP
6 1 (1.92%) VMware