Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 379 448 508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 11.89% 13.79% 15.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.17% 37.74% 47.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 296 294
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £250 £203 £210
90th Percentile £488 £525 £475
England median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 19
East Midlands median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +141.94% -55.71%
10th Percentile £14.22 £12.85 £8.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £41.75 £39.75
England median hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £27.89
% change year-on-year -3.51% +2.19% +11.56%

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 1216 1187 1070
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 38.16% 36.53% 33.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 781 766 672
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £225
90th Percentile £538 £538 £488
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 15 23
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +105.48% -47.86%
10th Percentile £13.10 £13.60 £11.35
90th Percentile £58.00 £46.75 £43.45
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -4 97 £353 +0.71% 26
Leicestershire -3 95 £350 +12.90% 23
Northamptonshire -2 88 £350 -6.67% 21
Derbyshire 0 56 £375 +15.38% 9
Lincolnshire +1 12 £275 -15.38% 4
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SQL.

1 148 (39.05%) SQL Server
2 119 (31.40%) .NET
3 115 (30.34%) Oracle
4 109 (28.76%) Agile Software Development
5 97 (25.59%) C#
6 81 (21.37%) Microsoft
7 71 (18.73%) Windows
8 61 (16.09%) Java
9 60 (15.83%) JavaScript
10 54 (14.25%) ASP.NET
11 52 (13.72%) MVC
12 51 (13.46%) ETL
13 49 (12.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 45 (11.87%) Data Warehouse
15 44 (11.61%) Business Intelligence
15 44 (11.61%) Linux
16 43 (11.35%) ITIL
17 42 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
18 41 (10.82%) Relational Database
18 41 (10.82%) Finance
18 41 (10.82%) TDD
19 40 (10.55%) Unix
20 38 (10.03%) HTML
20 38 (10.03%) Microsoft Azure
21 37 (9.76%) JUnit
22 33 (8.71%) XML
22 33 (8.71%) Git (software)
23 32 (8.44%) Spring
23 32 (8.44%) CSS
23 32 (8.44%) PL/SQL

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 24 (6.33%) IIS
2 17 (4.49%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.11%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.11%) WinCC
4 7 (1.85%) CMS
5 5 (1.32%) SAS
5 5 (1.32%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.06%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.79%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.53%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.53%) Documentum
8 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.53%) JBoss
8 2 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.53%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.26%) CoreMedia CMS
Applications
1 19 (5.01%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.53%) SPSS
5 1 (0.26%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (2.11%) Teamcenter
2 5 (1.32%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.53%) Maximo
5 1 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.26%) Magento
5 1 (0.26%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.26%) Shopify
5 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 38 (10.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.22%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.17%) Office 365
4 3 (0.79%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (0.79%) Azure Machine Learning
4 3 (0.79%) Boomi
4 3 (0.79%) IaaS
4 3 (0.79%) PaaS
4 3 (0.79%) SaaS
5 2 (0.53%) Heroku
6 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.26%) G Suite
6 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.17%) DNS
1 12 (3.17%) TCP/IP
2 11 (2.90%) LAN
2 11 (2.90%) WAN
3 9 (2.37%) VLAN
4 8 (2.11%) SAN
5 7 (1.85%) Internet
6 5 (1.32%) Skype
7 4 (1.06%) Network Security
8 3 (0.79%) DHCP
8 3 (0.79%) MPLS
8 3 (0.79%) SMS
8 3 (0.79%) VPN
8 3 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.53%) Converged Networks
9 2 (0.53%) Firewall
9 2 (0.53%) FTP
9 2 (0.53%) Modbus
9 2 (0.53%) NAS
10 1 (0.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (39.05%) SQL Server
2 49 (12.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 45 (11.87%) Data Warehouse
4 41 (10.82%) Relational Database
5 32 (8.44%) NoSQL
6 26 (6.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (6.33%) RDBMS
8 21 (5.54%) Oracle Database
9 20 (5.28%) MySQL
10 16 (4.22%) MongoDB
11 15 (3.96%) Oracle Reports
12 14 (3.69%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (3.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (3.17%) Power BI
14 12 (3.17%) SQL Server 2014
15 11 (2.90%) DB2
15 11 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
16 10 (2.64%) Big Data
17 9 (2.37%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (9.76%) JUnit
2 33 (8.71%) Git (software)
3 23 (6.07%) Maven
4 19 (5.01%) Visual Studio
5 18 (4.75%) Jenkins
6 17 (4.49%) TeamCity
7 11 (2.90%) Selenium
8 10 (2.64%) JIRA
8 10 (2.64%) Toad
9 9 (2.37%) Cucumber
10 8 (2.11%) NUnit
11 7 (1.85%) git-flow
11 7 (1.85%) MSTest
11 7 (1.85%) Subversion
11 7 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (1.58%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.58%) Gradle
12 6 (1.58%) JProfiler
13 4 (1.06%) IntelliJ
13 4 (1.06%) SonarQube
General
1 41 (10.82%) Finance
2 26 (6.86%) Manufacturing
2 26 (6.86%) Retail
3 16 (4.22%) Banking
4 8 (2.11%) Aerospace
5 7 (1.85%) Publishing
6 5 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.06%) Legal
7 4 (1.06%) Marketing
8 3 (0.79%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.53%) Advertising
9 2 (0.53%) Electronics
9 2 (0.53%) French Language
9 2 (0.53%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.53%) Russian Language
9 2 (0.53%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.26%) Automotive
10 1 (0.26%) Games
10 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 179 (47.23%) Developer
2 62 (16.36%) Analyst
3 43 (11.35%) .NET Developer
4 38 (10.03%) Java Developer
5 35 (9.23%) C# Developer
6 33 (8.71%) SQL Developer
7 27 (7.12%) Applications Support
8 23 (6.07%) Architect
9 22 (5.80%) C# .NET Developer
9 22 (5.80%) Support Analyst
10 20 (5.28%) Senior Developer
11 17 (4.49%) ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 16 (4.22%) Applications Support Analyst
12 16 (4.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 15 (3.96%) SSIS Developer
14 14 (3.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 13 (3.43%) Data Analyst
15 13 (3.43%) Technical Leader
16 12 (3.17%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (31.40%) .NET
2 54 (14.25%) ASP.NET
3 38 (10.03%) HTML
4 33 (8.71%) XML
5 32 (8.44%) CSS
5 32 (8.44%) Spring
6 30 (7.92%) .NET Framework
7 28 (7.39%) Web Services
8 26 (6.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (6.86%) Java EE
9 23 (6.07%) AngularJS
9 23 (6.07%) J2EE
10 22 (5.80%) Hibernate
10 22 (5.80%) RESTful
11 18 (4.75%) jQuery
12 16 (4.22%) Entity Framework
13 15 (3.96%) WCF
14 14 (3.69%) CSS3
14 14 (3.69%) HTML5
14 14 (3.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.17%) Clustering
2 12 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (2.64%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.37%) Derivative
5 8 (2.11%) Data Centre
6 7 (1.85%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.58%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.32%) NHS
9 4 (1.06%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.06%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.06%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.06%) Replication
9 4 (1.06%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.79%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.79%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.79%) User Experience
11 2 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Licensing
12 1 (0.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 71 (18.73%) Windows
2 44 (11.61%) Linux
3 40 (10.55%) Unix
4 18 (4.75%) Windows Server
5 12 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (2.90%) Windows 7
7 9 (2.37%) CentOS
7 9 (2.37%) Windows 8
8 8 (2.11%) Android
9 7 (1.85%) AIX
10 5 (1.32%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.06%) HPUX
11 4 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.79%) VMS
12 3 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.53%) Solaris
14 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (28.76%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (13.72%) MVC
3 51 (13.46%) ETL
4 44 (11.61%) Business Intelligence
5 43 (11.35%) ITIL
6 41 (10.82%) TDD
7 31 (8.18%) Service Management
8 30 (7.92%) Migration
9 27 (7.12%) E-Commerce
9 27 (7.12%) Scrum
10 25 (6.60%) Data Modelling
11 23 (6.07%) Test Automation
12 20 (5.28%) DevOps
13 19 (5.01%) SDLC
14 18 (4.75%) Data Analysis
14 18 (4.75%) ITSM
14 18 (4.75%) OO
14 18 (4.75%) Unit Testing
15 16 (4.22%) Software Engineering
15 16 (4.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (25.59%) C#
2 61 (16.09%) Java
3 60 (15.83%) JavaScript
4 32 (8.44%) PL/SQL
5 24 (6.33%) T-SQL
6 20 (5.28%) PowerShell
7 15 (3.96%) PHP
8 12 (3.17%) Shell Script
9 11 (2.90%) VB.NET
10 9 (2.37%) Bash Shell
10 9 (2.37%) Python
10 9 (2.37%) VB
10 9 (2.37%) VBA
11 6 (1.58%) C++
11 6 (1.58%) R
12 5 (1.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 4 (1.06%) Perl
13 4 (1.06%) VB6
14 3 (0.79%) Ruby
14 3 (0.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (8.18%) Security Cleared
2 18 (4.75%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.96%) Degree
4 10 (2.64%) Sun Certification
5 9 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.06%) CCNA
7 4 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.06%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.79%) CCNP
8 3 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.53%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.53%) ISEB
9 2 (0.53%) MCSA
9 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.26%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.26%) ECDL
10 1 (0.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.43%) Data Quality
1 13 (3.43%) SLA
2 6 (1.58%) QA
3 5 (1.32%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.53%) CDISC
4 2 (0.53%) GxP
4 2 (0.53%) HL7
5 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.26%) TickIT
System Software
1 24 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.85%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.32%) vSphere
4 2 (0.53%) XenApp
5 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.26%) Docker
5 1 (0.26%) Firmware
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (2.64%) Data Guard
2 7 (1.85%) SCCM
3 6 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.32%) Puppet
5 2 (0.53%) SCOM
5 2 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.53%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.26%) Ansible
6 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.26%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.26%) Mesos
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 115 (30.34%) Oracle
2 81 (21.37%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.96%) SAP
4 14 (3.69%) Red Hat
5 13 (3.43%) VMware
6 10 (2.64%) HP
6 10 (2.64%) Siemens
7 9 (2.37%) Perforce
8 8 (2.11%) PeopleSoft
9 7 (1.85%) Citrix
9 7 (1.85%) Tableau
10 6 (1.58%) Cisco
10 6 (1.58%) Informatica
10 6 (1.58%) Xamarin
11 5 (1.32%) Teradata
12 4 (1.06%) Dell
12 4 (1.06%) IBM
12 4 (1.06%) NetApp
12 4 (1.06%) SolarWinds
13 3 (0.79%) Retek