Period
to 15 September 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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 4 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 343 424 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.00% 15.32% 10.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.31% 36.05% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 282 234
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £264 £269 £250
90th Percentile £538 £506 £484
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 9
East Midlands median hourly rate £28.92 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.71% +14.29% +27.06%
10th Percentile £13.77 £16.40 £28.40
90th Percentile £45.50 £50.00 £44.38
England median hourly rate £35.07 £27.62 £28.98
% change year-on-year +26.98% -4.72% -0.06%

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 792 1,176 1,230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 39.25% 42.49% 38.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 799 809
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £288 £268
90th Percentile £539 £525 £520
England median daily rate £478 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +0.53% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 27
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £42.25 £48.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.51% -11.98% +17.79%
10th Percentile £23.13 £16.70 £20.60
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.88 £64.50
England median hourly rate £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 15 September 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 +3 120 £370 +15.63% 53
Nottinghamshire -3 104 £425 +9.68% 73
Northamptonshire 0 62 £400 +3.23% 30
Derbyshire +2 42 £415 -2.35% 19
Lincolnshire +4 5 £363 -14.71% 16
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 147 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 91 (26.53%) .NET
3 90 (26.24%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (22.74%) JavaScript
5 77 (22.45%) Microsoft
6 70 (20.41%) C#
7 66 (19.24%) Oracle
8 65 (18.95%) HTML
9 61 (17.78%) CSS
9 61 (17.78%) Windows
9 61 (17.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 57 (16.62%) ETL
11 52 (15.16%) Business Intelligence
11 52 (15.16%) Java
11 52 (15.16%) Finance
12 49 (14.29%) Azure
13 48 (13.99%) MVC
14 45 (13.12%) Web Services
15 43 (12.54%) ASP.NET
16 39 (11.37%) Linux
17 38 (11.08%) T-SQL
17 38 (11.08%) jQuery
17 38 (11.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 35 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
18 35 (10.20%) Security Cleared
19 33 (9.62%) PL/SQL
19 33 (9.62%) Migration
20 32 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
20 32 (9.33%) Retail
20 32 (9.33%) AngularJS

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 19 (5.54%) Apache
2 16 (4.66%) IIS
3 13 (3.79%) SharePoint
4 12 (3.50%) JBoss
4 12 (3.50%) Tomcat
5 11 (3.21%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.46%) Documentum
6 5 (1.46%) MQSeries
7 4 (1.17%) CMS
7 4 (1.17%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.87%) SAS
8 3 (0.87%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.58%) Appian
9 2 (0.58%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.29%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.29%) DNN
10 1 (0.29%) Kentico
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (4.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.87%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.29%) HFM
6 1 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.29%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 49 (14.29%) Azure
2 25 (7.29%) AWS
3 21 (6.12%) Power Platform
4 10 (2.92%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (1.75%) Office 365
6 5 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.17%) Serverless
8 3 (0.87%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.58%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.58%) GCP
9 2 (0.58%) PaaS
9 2 (0.58%) SaaS
10 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.29%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (0.29%) GitHub
10 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.29%) IaaS
10 1 (0.29%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.29%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.50%) TCP/IP
2 11 (3.21%) Internet
3 8 (2.33%) Modbus
4 7 (2.04%) HTTP
5 5 (1.46%) DHCP
5 5 (1.46%) DNS
6 4 (1.17%) LAN
6 4 (1.17%) WAN
7 3 (0.87%) Firewall
7 3 (0.87%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.87%) SAN
7 3 (0.87%) SMTP
8 2 (0.58%) Skype
8 2 (0.58%) VPN
9 1 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.29%) FTP
9 1 (0.29%) MPLS
9 1 (0.29%) VoIP
9 1 (0.29%) Wireless
9 1 (0.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 61 (17.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (11.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (6.12%) Power BI
6 19 (5.54%) Big Data
6 19 (5.54%) DB2
7 18 (5.25%) Oracle Database
7 18 (5.25%) SQL Server 2016
8 17 (4.96%) Apache Hive
8 17 (4.96%) Relational Database
9 16 (4.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (4.37%) Hadoop
11 14 (4.08%) Azure SQL Database
12 13 (3.79%) NoSQL
13 12 (3.50%) SQL Server 2017
14 10 (2.92%) Impala
15 9 (2.62%) HBase
15 9 (2.62%) Oracle Reports
15 9 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (7.87%) Git (software)
2 21 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (5.25%) Visual Studio
4 17 (4.96%) JUnit
5 13 (3.79%) Maven
6 12 (3.50%) Jenkins
7 10 (2.92%) Bitbucket
8 9 (2.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (2.62%) GitLab
8 9 (2.62%) Gradle
9 5 (1.46%) NetBeans
10 4 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.87%) JIRA
11 3 (0.87%) LSMW
12 2 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.58%) Selenium
12 2 (0.58%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.58%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.58%) Subversion
12 2 (0.58%) TeamCity
General
1 52 (15.16%) Finance
2 32 (9.33%) Retail
3 11 (3.21%) Marketing
3 11 (3.21%) Public Sector
4 8 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.46%) Law
6 4 (1.17%) Banking
6 4 (1.17%) Billing
6 4 (1.17%) Legal
6 4 (1.17%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.87%) Electronics
8 2 (0.58%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.58%) Military
8 2 (0.58%) Police
9 1 (0.29%) Automotive
9 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.29%) Front Office
9 1 (0.29%) Games
9 1 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 186 (54.23%) Developer
2 51 (14.87%) SQL Developer
3 36 (10.50%) .NET Developer
4 33 (9.62%) C# Developer
5 30 (8.75%) Analyst
6 22 (6.41%) Java Developer
7 20 (5.83%) Lead Developer
7 20 (5.83%) Senior Developer
8 17 (4.96%) C# .NET Developer
8 17 (4.96%) Lead Java Developer
9 15 (4.37%) Architect
10 14 (4.08%) DBA
11 12 (3.50%) ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (3.50%) Data Analyst
12 11 (3.21%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 10 (2.92%) Backend Developer
13 10 (2.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 10 (2.92%) Data Engineer
13 10 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (2.92%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (26.53%) .NET
2 65 (18.95%) HTML
3 61 (17.78%) CSS
4 45 (13.12%) Web Services
5 43 (12.54%) ASP.NET
6 38 (11.08%) jQuery
7 32 (9.33%) AngularJS
8 30 (8.75%) React
9 27 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (6.71%) .NET Core
10 23 (6.71%) Node.js
11 22 (6.41%) .NET Framework
12 20 (5.83%) Apache NiFi
12 20 (5.83%) RESTful
13 18 (5.25%) Spring
13 18 (5.25%) XML
14 15 (4.37%) REST
14 15 (4.37%) XSLT
15 13 (3.79%) CSS3
15 13 (3.79%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.92%) Client/Server
2 10 (2.92%) NHS
3 9 (2.62%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (2.33%) Replication
5 7 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.75%) User Experience
7 4 (1.17%) Clustering
7 4 (1.17%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.17%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.17%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.58%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.29%) AS400
9 1 (0.29%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.29%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.29%) iSeries
9 1 (0.29%) Robotics
9 1 (0.29%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 61 (17.78%) Windows
2 39 (11.37%) Linux
3 23 (6.71%) Windows Server
4 20 (5.83%) Unix
5 8 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.04%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.17%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.58%) Android
9 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.29%) AIX
10 1 (0.29%) CentOS
10 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (26.24%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (16.62%) ETL
3 52 (15.16%) Business Intelligence
4 48 (13.99%) MVC
5 33 (9.62%) Migration
6 32 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (8.45%) Test Automation
8 27 (7.87%) Analytics
8 27 (7.87%) Unit Testing
9 24 (7.00%) Problem-Solving
10 21 (6.12%) Deployment Automation
11 20 (5.83%) DevOps
12 19 (5.54%) Waterfall
13 18 (5.25%) High Availability
13 18 (5.25%) Performance Tuning
13 18 (5.25%) SDLC
14 17 (4.96%) ITIL
14 17 (4.96%) Scrum
15 16 (4.66%) Project Management
15 16 (4.66%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 78 (22.74%) JavaScript
2 70 (20.41%) C#
3 52 (15.16%) Java
4 38 (11.08%) T-SQL
5 33 (9.62%) PL/SQL
6 27 (7.87%) PowerShell
7 16 (4.66%) Python
8 11 (3.21%) VB
9 9 (2.62%) VBScript
10 7 (2.04%) Scala
10 7 (2.04%) VBA
11 6 (1.75%) C++
11 6 (1.75%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.75%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.46%) Groovy
12 5 (1.46%) Ruby
13 4 (1.17%) Perl
13 4 (1.17%) RPG
13 4 (1.17%) RPG IV
14 3 (0.87%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 27 (7.87%) SC Cleared
3 23 (6.71%) Degree
4 11 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.46%) MCITP
6 4 (1.17%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.17%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.58%) MCP
7 2 (0.58%) MCSA
7 2 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.29%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.29%) ISEB
8 1 (0.29%) MCSE
8 1 (0.29%) MCTS
8 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (0.29%) OCP
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.75%) Data Quality
1 6 (1.75%) QA
2 5 (1.46%) GDPR
3 4 (1.17%) ISO 14001
3 4 (1.17%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.87%) PMO
4 3 (0.87%) SLA
5 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (7.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.75%) Docker
3 5 (1.46%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.58%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.58%) XenApp
5 2 (0.58%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.29%) HDFS
6 1 (0.29%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (4.08%) Control-M
2 11 (3.21%) SCCM
3 10 (2.92%) Puppet
4 9 (2.62%) Oozie
5 7 (2.04%) Kubernetes
6 5 (1.46%) SCOM
6 5 (1.46%) WSUS
7 4 (1.17%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 4 (1.17%) Terraform
8 2 (0.58%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.29%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.29%) Avamar
9 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.29%) Netcool
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.29%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 77 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 66 (19.24%) Oracle
3 16 (4.66%) VMware
4 12 (3.50%) SAP
5 10 (2.92%) WSO2
6 9 (2.62%) Citrix
7 8 (2.33%) Informatica
7 8 (2.33%) Siemens
7 8 (2.33%) Tableau
8 7 (2.04%) Remedy
9 6 (1.75%) BMC
9 6 (1.75%) Cognos
9 6 (1.75%) Databricks
9 6 (1.75%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.46%) Google
10 5 (1.46%) Xamarin
11 4 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.17%) Twitter
12 3 (0.87%) Cisco
12 3 (0.87%) JD Edwards