Period
to 17 December 2018

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 17 December 2018 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 7 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 349 376 420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.22% 11.82% 12.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.52% 32.16% 36.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 251 277
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -
10th Percentile £269 £225 £190
90th Percentile £550 £475 £530
England median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 8
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -20.00% +154.24%
10th Percentile £16.33 £13.70 £14.40
90th Percentile £49.75 £45.00 £42.63
England median hourly rate £27.73 £26.78 £31.50
% change year-on-year +3.57% -15.00% +14.55%

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 1,011 1,169 1,166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 38.31% 36.74% 36.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 751 739
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +2.15% +9.41% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 13
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +105.48%
10th Percentile £13.66 £12.50 £15.85
90th Percentile £49.38 £58.56 £43.65
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%

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 17 December 2018.

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 17 December 2018.

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 17 December 2018. 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
Nottinghamshire +8 114 £425 +13.33% 104
Leicestershire +8 83 £350 +2.94% 45
Northamptonshire -4 77 £388 +10.71% 41
Derbyshire +5 45 £425 +13.33% 44
Lincolnshire +3 10 £425 +54.55% 17
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, 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.

1 131 (37.54%) SQL Server
2 121 (34.67%) C#
3 103 (29.51%) .NET
4 100 (28.65%) Oracle
4 100 (28.65%) Agile Software Development
5 91 (26.07%) Microsoft
6 60 (17.19%) JavaScript
6 60 (17.19%) Web Services
7 57 (16.33%) Java
8 55 (15.76%) HTML
9 50 (14.33%) Windows
9 50 (14.33%) ETL
9 50 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
10 49 (14.04%) Relational Database
10 49 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 47 (13.47%) ASP.NET
12 46 (13.18%) Business Intelligence
13 44 (12.61%) CSS
14 42 (12.03%) Finance
14 42 (12.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 41 (11.75%) Amazon AWS
16 40 (11.46%) NoSQL
16 40 (11.46%) Visual Studio
16 40 (11.46%) PL/SQL
17 37 (10.60%) Data Warehouse
17 37 (10.60%) Retail
18 35 (10.03%) T-SQL
19 33 (9.46%) Git (software)
19 33 (9.46%) DevOps
19 33 (9.46%) Analytics

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 23 (6.59%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.58%) Apache
3 7 (2.01%) Confluence
4 6 (1.72%) JBoss
4 6 (1.72%) K2 blackpearl
4 6 (1.72%) MQSeries
4 6 (1.72%) SAS
5 5 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (1.15%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.15%) IIS
6 4 (1.15%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.86%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.86%) CMS
7 3 (0.86%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.86%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.57%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.57%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.57%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (6.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.86%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (1.72%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (1.15%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.86%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.57%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.29%) Maximo
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.29%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.29%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (11.75%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (8.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (5.44%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (5.44%) Amazon EMR
3 19 (5.44%) Amazon Glacier
3 19 (5.44%) Amazon S3
3 19 (5.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 8 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (2.29%) Office 365
5 6 (1.72%) IaaS
6 3 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.86%) PaaS
7 2 (0.57%) Trello
8 1 (0.29%) Boomi
8 1 (0.29%) GitHub
8 1 (0.29%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.29%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.29%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.59%) TCP/IP
2 11 (3.15%) Firewall
2 11 (3.15%) HTTP
3 5 (1.43%) Internet
4 4 (1.15%) DHCP
4 4 (1.15%) DNS
5 3 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (0.86%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.86%) LAN
5 3 (0.86%) SMTP
6 2 (0.57%) Modbus
6 2 (0.57%) SMS
6 2 (0.57%) VPN
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (0.29%) DSL
7 1 (0.29%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.29%) SSL
7 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (37.54%) SQL Server
2 49 (14.04%) Relational Database
2 49 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (12.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (11.46%) NoSQL
5 37 (10.60%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (7.74%) Oracle Database
7 25 (7.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (5.73%) Power BI
9 19 (5.44%) Amazon Aurora
9 19 (5.44%) Amazon Redshift
10 16 (4.58%) SQL Server 2014
11 15 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (3.72%) MySQL
12 13 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (3.72%) SQL Server 2016
13 12 (3.44%) Big Data
13 12 (3.44%) DB2
14 11 (3.15%) Qlik Sense
15 10 (2.87%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 40 (11.46%) Visual Studio
2 33 (9.46%) Git (software)
3 18 (5.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (4.30%) Jenkins
4 15 (4.30%) JUnit
4 15 (4.30%) Maven
5 13 (3.72%) JIRA
6 11 (3.15%) Selenium
7 8 (2.29%) NetBeans
7 8 (2.29%) Toad
8 7 (2.01%) JDeveloper
8 7 (2.01%) Subversion
9 4 (1.15%) Protractor
9 4 (1.15%) Visual Studio Code
10 3 (0.86%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.86%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.86%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.86%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.57%) NUnit
General
1 42 (12.03%) Finance
2 37 (10.60%) Retail
3 8 (2.29%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.72%) Banking
5 4 (1.15%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.86%) Billing
6 3 (0.86%) Legal
6 3 (0.86%) Marketing
6 3 (0.86%) Publishing
7 2 (0.57%) Law
8 1 (0.29%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 182 (52.15%) Developer
2 49 (14.04%) C# Developer
3 38 (10.89%) Analyst
4 35 (10.03%) SQL Developer
5 29 (8.31%) .NET Developer
6 24 (6.88%) AWS Engineer
7 22 (6.30%) Java Developer
8 20 (5.73%) C# .NET Developer
8 20 (5.73%) Cloud Engineer
9 17 (4.87%) Backend Developer
9 17 (4.87%) Oracle Developer
10 15 (4.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 15 (4.30%) Software Developer
11 14 (4.01%) Lead Developer
12 13 (3.72%) Architect
12 13 (3.72%) C# Software Developer
12 13 (3.72%) DevOps Engineer
13 12 (3.44%) Consultant
13 12 (3.44%) Software Engineer
14 11 (3.15%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (29.51%) .NET
2 60 (17.19%) Web Services
3 55 (15.76%) HTML
4 47 (13.47%) ASP.NET
5 44 (12.61%) CSS
6 32 (9.17%) HTML5
7 28 (8.02%) AngularJS
7 28 (8.02%) XML
8 27 (7.74%) .NET Framework
9 25 (7.16%) jQuery
10 18 (5.16%) REST
11 17 (4.87%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (4.87%) Entity Framework
12 16 (4.58%) CSS3
13 14 (4.01%) Node.js
13 14 (4.01%) Spring
14 13 (3.72%) JSP
14 13 (3.72%) LINQ
15 12 (3.44%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (3.44%) React
Miscellaneous
1 50 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.44%) Mobile App
3 8 (2.29%) NHS
4 6 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.15%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.15%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.86%) Clustering
7 3 (0.86%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.86%) Fintech
7 3 (0.86%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.57%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.57%) PDA
8 2 (0.57%) User Experience
9 1 (0.29%) FMCG
9 1 (0.29%) iSeries
9 1 (0.29%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.29%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 50 (14.33%) Windows
2 32 (9.17%) Linux
3 24 (6.88%) Unix
4 12 (3.44%) Android
4 12 (3.44%) Windows Server
5 11 (3.15%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.01%) VMS
7 6 (1.72%) AIX
8 4 (1.15%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (28.65%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (14.33%) ETL
3 46 (13.18%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (9.46%) Analytics
4 33 (9.46%) DevOps
5 31 (8.88%) MVC
6 28 (8.02%) Test Automation
7 26 (7.45%) Problem-Solving
8 25 (7.16%) Scrum
9 24 (6.88%) Open Source
10 23 (6.59%) Software Engineering
11 20 (5.73%) Microservices
12 19 (5.44%) Configuration Management
12 19 (5.44%) E-Commerce
12 19 (5.44%) SDLC
13 18 (5.16%) Data Analytics
13 18 (5.16%) ITIL
13 18 (5.16%) Visualisation
14 16 (4.58%) Migration
15 15 (4.30%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 121 (34.67%) C#
2 60 (17.19%) JavaScript
3 57 (16.33%) Java
4 40 (11.46%) PL/SQL
5 35 (10.03%) T-SQL
6 31 (8.88%) Python
7 28 (8.02%) PowerShell
8 11 (3.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 9 (2.58%) Groovy
9 9 (2.58%) VB
9 9 (2.58%) VB.NET
10 8 (2.29%) TypeScript
11 7 (2.01%) PHP
12 6 (1.72%) C++
12 6 (1.72%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.43%) VBA
14 4 (1.15%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.86%) ES7
15 3 (0.86%) Korn
15 3 (0.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 26 (7.45%) Degree
2 12 (3.44%) SC Cleared
2 12 (3.44%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.15%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.15%) MCSE
5 3 (0.86%) CCNA
5 3 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.57%) HND
6 2 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.29%) MBCS
7 1 (0.29%) MCITP
7 1 (0.29%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.29%) ISO 9001
1 8 (2.29%) QA
2 7 (2.01%) TickIT
3 4 (1.15%) SLA
4 2 (0.57%) GDPR
4 2 (0.57%) ISO 9002
4 2 (0.57%) PMO
5 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.29%) IAS 39
5 1 (0.29%) IFRS
5 1 (0.29%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 21 (6.02%) Docker
2 17 (4.87%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.43%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.86%) vSphere
6 2 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.29%) HDFS
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (9.17%) Ansible
2 31 (8.88%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.29%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.15%) Puppet
5 3 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.86%) Nagios
5 3 (0.86%) SCCM
5 3 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.57%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.57%) Control-M
6 2 (0.57%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.29%) Mesos
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.29%) Oozie
7 1 (0.29%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 100 (28.65%) Oracle
2 91 (26.07%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.44%) SAP
4 18 (5.16%) Splunk
5 15 (4.30%) VMware
6 10 (2.87%) Xamarin
7 8 (2.29%) Tableau
8 6 (1.72%) HP
8 6 (1.72%) Sencha
9 5 (1.43%) Cisco
9 5 (1.43%) JD Edwards
9 5 (1.43%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.15%) Informatica
10 4 (1.15%) Zend
11 3 (0.86%) Ariba
11 3 (0.86%) CommVault
11 3 (0.86%) McAfee
11 3 (0.86%) Perforce
11 3 (0.86%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.86%) SolarWinds