Period
to 24 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 24 April 2019 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 332 429 406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.80% 14.40% 13.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.49% 35.05% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 279 257
East Midlands median daily rate £395 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +15.38% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £208
90th Percentile £550 £500 £457
England median daily rate £450 £438 £410
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.71% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 10
East Midlands median hourly rate £35.50 £14.97 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.22% -30.40% +22.86%
10th Percentile £16.78 £13.25 £10.98
90th Percentile £41.10 £31.25 £38.88
England median hourly rate £28.00 £26.78 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.58% -28.60% +29.31%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 820 1,224 1,191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 36.56% 41.09% 38.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 766 730
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +11.54%
10th Percentile £284 £263 £240
90th Percentile £550 £538 £504
England median daily rate £480 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +1.05% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 21
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £42.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.31% +12.67% +92.31%
10th Percentile £13.26 £14.38 £16.25
90th Percentile £42.35 £47.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +5.81%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in the East Midlands

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in the East Midlands

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in the East Midlands

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in the East Midlands

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL in the East Midlands

SQL
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +9 90 £400 +23.08% 38
Northamptonshire -1 85 £375 - 17
Nottinghamshire -3 85 £400 +6.67% 30
Derbyshire -2 46 £338 -15.63% 18
Lincolnshire +4 15 £450 +74.76% 6
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for SQL.

1 142 (42.77%) SQL Server
2 102 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (25.00%) .NET
4 81 (24.40%) Microsoft
5 80 (24.10%) Windows
6 72 (21.69%) C#
7 71 (21.39%) JavaScript
7 71 (21.39%) Oracle
8 62 (18.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 61 (18.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 61 (18.37%) HTML
10 58 (17.47%) CSS
11 52 (15.66%) Java
12 50 (15.06%) ETL
13 48 (14.46%) MVC
14 45 (13.55%) ASP.NET
15 44 (13.25%) T-SQL
16 43 (12.95%) Business Intelligence
16 43 (12.95%) Finance
17 39 (11.75%) Web Services
18 38 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
19 36 (10.84%) AngularJS
20 35 (10.54%) PL/SQL
21 34 (10.24%) Security Cleared
22 33 (9.94%) Git (software)
22 33 (9.94%) Linux
22 33 (9.94%) DevOps
23 32 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
23 32 (9.64%) SC Cleared
24 31 (9.34%) jQuery

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (3.92%) Apache
2 11 (3.31%) JBoss
2 11 (3.31%) Tomcat
3 10 (3.01%) IIS
3 10 (3.01%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.41%) CMS
5 6 (1.81%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.20%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.20%) Appian
6 4 (1.20%) SAS
7 3 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.90%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.90%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.90%) Tuxedo
8 2 (0.60%) Confluence
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.30%) DNN
9 1 (0.30%) Drupal
9 1 (0.30%) Kentico
Applications
1 11 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.30%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 7 (2.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.51%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.90%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.90%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.60%) Workday HCM
4 2 (0.60%) Workfront
5 1 (0.30%) Line 500
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.30%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 62 (18.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.31%) Office 365
4 9 (2.71%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (1.51%) OpenShift
5 5 (1.51%) PaaS
6 4 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.20%) GitHub
6 4 (1.20%) IaaS
6 4 (1.20%) SaaS
7 2 (0.60%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.60%) npm
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (0.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.01%) Internet
2 9 (2.71%) Firewall
3 5 (1.51%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (1.51%) HTTP
3 5 (1.51%) SAN
4 2 (0.60%) DHCP
4 2 (0.60%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.60%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (0.60%) SMTP
4 2 (0.60%) VPN
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.30%) DNS
5 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.30%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.30%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (42.77%) SQL Server
2 61 (18.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (8.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (7.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (5.72%) SQL Server 2016
7 17 (5.12%) NoSQL
7 17 (5.12%) Power BI
8 16 (4.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (4.52%) DB2
9 15 (4.52%) Oracle Database
9 15 (4.52%) Relational Database
10 13 (3.92%) Hadoop
11 12 (3.61%) Crystal Reports
12 11 (3.31%) Azure SQL Database
13 10 (3.01%) Spark SQL
13 10 (3.01%) SQL Server 2014
14 8 (2.41%) Big Data
15 7 (2.11%) Apache Hive
15 7 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 33 (9.94%) Git (software)
2 31 (9.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (5.12%) JUnit
4 16 (4.82%) Jenkins
4 16 (4.82%) Maven
5 12 (3.61%) Visual Studio
6 9 (2.71%) JMeter
7 8 (2.41%) Selenium
8 5 (1.51%) JIRA
8 5 (1.51%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (1.20%) Artifactory
9 4 (1.20%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.20%) Gradle
9 4 (1.20%) Subversion
10 3 (0.90%) gulp
10 3 (0.90%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.90%) LSMW
10 3 (0.90%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.90%) Toad
10 3 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 43 (12.95%) Finance
2 30 (9.04%) Retail
3 12 (3.61%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.71%) Marketing
5 6 (1.81%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.51%) Banking
6 5 (1.51%) Electronics
7 3 (0.90%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.60%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Advertising
9 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 156 (46.99%) Developer
2 42 (12.65%) Analyst
3 38 (11.45%) .NET Developer
4 37 (11.14%) SQL Developer
5 33 (9.94%) C# Developer
6 24 (7.23%) Senior Developer
7 19 (5.72%) Architect
7 19 (5.72%) Java Developer
8 17 (5.12%) C# .NET Developer
8 17 (5.12%) Consultant
9 15 (4.52%) DBA
10 14 (4.22%) Lead Developer
10 14 (4.22%) Lead Java Developer
10 14 (4.22%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (4.22%) Tester
11 12 (3.61%) SQL DBA
12 11 (3.31%) ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (3.31%) Test Analyst
12 11 (3.31%) Web Developer
13 9 (2.71%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (25.00%) .NET
2 61 (18.37%) HTML
3 58 (17.47%) CSS
4 45 (13.55%) ASP.NET
5 39 (11.75%) Web Services
6 36 (10.84%) AngularJS
7 31 (9.34%) jQuery
8 28 (8.43%) ASP.NET Web API
9 25 (7.53%) XML
10 22 (6.63%) Spring
11 21 (6.33%) HTML5
12 20 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (6.02%) React
13 19 (5.72%) RESTful
14 16 (4.82%) WCF
15 15 (4.52%) .NET Framework
15 15 (4.52%) Hibernate
15 15 (4.52%) XSLT
16 14 (4.22%) WinForms
16 14 (4.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.01%) Data Centre
3 8 (2.41%) EPoS
3 8 (2.41%) Mobile App
3 8 (2.41%) Robotics
4 7 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.81%) NHS
6 5 (1.51%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.51%) Replication
7 4 (1.20%) User Experience
8 3 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.90%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.60%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.60%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.30%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 80 (24.10%) Windows
2 33 (9.94%) Linux
3 14 (4.22%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.41%) Unix
5 7 (2.11%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.81%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.20%) Android
9 3 (0.90%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (15.06%) ETL
3 48 (14.46%) MVC
4 43 (12.95%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
6 33 (9.94%) DevOps
7 22 (6.63%) Microservices
7 22 (6.63%) Test Automation
8 21 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (6.02%) ITIL
10 19 (5.72%) Waterfall
11 16 (4.82%) Analytics
12 14 (4.22%) Customer Requirements
12 14 (4.22%) Decision-Making
12 14 (4.22%) SDLC
13 13 (3.92%) Migration
13 13 (3.92%) Unit Testing
13 13 (3.92%) Web Development
14 12 (3.61%) ERP
14 12 (3.61%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 72 (21.69%) C#
2 71 (21.39%) JavaScript
3 52 (15.66%) Java
4 44 (13.25%) T-SQL
5 35 (10.54%) PL/SQL
6 24 (7.23%) Python
7 22 (6.63%) PowerShell
8 10 (3.01%) PHP
8 10 (3.01%) Scala
9 8 (2.41%) Groovy
9 8 (2.41%) VB
10 6 (1.81%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.81%) XPath
11 5 (1.51%) C++
11 5 (1.51%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.51%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.51%) VBA
11 5 (1.51%) VBScript
12 4 (1.20%) C
12 4 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (10.24%) Security Cleared
2 32 (9.64%) SC Cleared
3 24 (7.23%) Degree
4 9 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.51%) MCP
6 3 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.90%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.60%) CCNA
7 2 (0.60%) CCNP
7 2 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.60%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.60%) ISEB
7 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (0.30%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.30%) MCSA
8 1 (0.30%) MCSE
8 1 (0.30%) PhD
8 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.41%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.81%) SLA
3 4 (1.20%) QA
4 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.30%) GDPR
4 1 (0.30%) IAS 39
4 1 (0.30%) IFRS
4 1 (0.30%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.30%) TickIT
System Software
1 27 (8.13%) Docker
2 19 (5.72%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.90%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.90%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.30%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.30%) HDFS
6 1 (0.30%) XenApp
6 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (4.82%) Kubernetes
2 15 (4.52%) Control-M
3 10 (3.01%) Puppet
4 8 (2.41%) Ansible
4 8 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.81%) SCCM
6 5 (1.51%) Nagios
7 4 (1.20%) SCOM
8 3 (0.90%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.90%) WMI
8 3 (0.90%) WSUS
9 2 (0.60%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 2 (0.60%) MaaS360
9 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.30%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.30%) Oozie
10 1 (0.30%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 81 (24.40%) Microsoft
2 71 (21.39%) Oracle
3 22 (6.63%) VMware
4 19 (5.72%) SAP
5 14 (4.22%) Databricks
6 10 (3.01%) Remedy
6 10 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (2.71%) Cisco
7 9 (2.71%) Citrix
8 8 (2.41%) Google
9 7 (2.11%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.81%) BMC
10 6 (1.81%) Zend
11 5 (1.51%) Informatica
11 5 (1.51%) SolarWinds
12 4 (1.20%) Tableau
12 4 (1.20%) Xamarin
13 3 (0.90%) Barracuda Networks
13 3 (0.90%) MuleSoft
13 3 (0.90%) WSO2