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 3 months to 27 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)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 5 3
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2  
Contract jobs citing SQL 163 214 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 10.60% 13.83% 18.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.25% 41.88% 45.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 137 170
Median daily rate £338 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £238 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.09 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +148.60% -42.53%  
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 621 511 637
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 40.38% 33.03% 40.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 331 405
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 8
Median hourly rate £50.00 £44.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +141.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £14.73 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £54.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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
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 3 months to 27 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
Nottinghamshire -1 56 £325 -10.95% 38
Leicestershire -8 45 £300 - 19
Northamptonshire -3 31 £313 -21.87% 12
Derbyshire -11 18 £403 +15.00% 11
Lincolnshire -6 5 £263 -25.00% 5
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SQL.

1 122 (31.77%) .NET
2 120 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 103 (26.82%) Oracle
3 103 (26.82%) C#
4 94 (24.48%) Microsoft
5 85 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
6 77 (20.05%) JavaScript
7 65 (16.93%) Windows
8 63 (16.41%) HTML
9 61 (15.89%) ASP.NET
10 59 (15.36%) Finance
10 59 (15.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 58 (15.10%) PL/SQL
12 57 (14.84%) MVC
13 53 (13.80%) Analytical Skills
14 51 (13.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 50 (13.02%) CSS
16 48 (12.50%) Unix
17 46 (11.98%) Java
18 45 (11.72%) Oracle Database
19 44 (11.46%) Business Intelligence
20 41 (10.68%) TDD
21 40 (10.42%) Relational Database
22 36 (9.38%) jQuery
22 36 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
22 36 (9.38%) T-SQL
22 36 (9.38%) Web Services
22 36 (9.38%) Linux
23 35 (9.11%) VB.NET
24 34 (8.85%) XML

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 12 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.86%) IIS
3 8 (2.08%) WinCC
4 7 (1.82%) JBoss
4 7 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (1.56%) CMS
6 4 (1.04%) Apache
6 4 (1.04%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.78%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.78%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.78%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.52%) DNN
8 2 (0.52%) K2 blackpearl
8 2 (0.52%) SAS
8 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.26%) CoreMedia CMS
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPEL
9 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 30 (7.81%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (3.65%) Oracle 11i
2 8 (2.08%) Teamcenter
3 7 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.30%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.78%) Demantra
5 3 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.78%) SnowdropKCS
6 2 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.26%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.08%) Office 365
3 6 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.30%) Adobe Analytics
4 5 (1.30%) IaaS
5 3 (0.78%) SaaS
6 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.26%) G Suite
6 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.56%) Internet
2 6 (1.56%) SAN
3 4 (1.04%) DNS
3 4 (1.04%) HTTP
3 4 (1.04%) WAN
4 3 (0.78%) LAN
5 2 (0.52%) Firewall
5 2 (0.52%) VLAN
5 2 (0.52%) VoIP
6 1 (0.26%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.26%) FTP
6 1 (0.26%) Intranet
6 1 (0.26%) SMS
6 1 (0.26%) SMTP
6 1 (0.26%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 59 (15.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 51 (13.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 45 (11.72%) Oracle Database
5 40 (10.42%) Relational Database
6 36 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 31 (8.07%) Oracle Database 10g
9 28 (7.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 21 (5.47%) Oracle Reports
11 16 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
12 15 (3.91%) RDBMS
13 14 (3.65%) Big Data
13 14 (3.65%) MongoDB
13 14 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
14 13 (3.39%) MySQL
15 11 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
15 11 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (2.34%) SQL Server 2016
17 8 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 33 (8.59%) Git (software)
2 20 (5.21%) JIRA
3 17 (4.43%) Jenkins
4 14 (3.65%) Maven
5 13 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (3.13%) NUnit
7 11 (2.86%) Eclipse
8 10 (2.60%) Gradle
8 10 (2.60%) Selenium
9 9 (2.34%) IntelliJ
9 9 (2.34%) JProfiler
10 8 (2.08%) JUnit
10 8 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (2.08%) SoapUI
11 7 (1.82%) Visual Studio
12 6 (1.56%) SpecFlow
13 5 (1.30%) JMeter
13 5 (1.30%) MSTest
13 5 (1.30%) TeamCity
14 4 (1.04%) Subversion
General
1 59 (15.36%) Finance
2 34 (8.85%) Manufacturing
3 25 (6.51%) Retail
4 20 (5.21%) Banking
5 17 (4.43%) Marketing
6 9 (2.34%) Billing
7 7 (1.82%) Publishing
8 4 (1.04%) Back Office
8 4 (1.04%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.78%) Advertising
9 3 (0.78%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.78%) Automotive
10 2 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.26%) Front Office
11 1 (0.26%) Games
11 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Law
11 1 (0.26%) Legal
11 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 199 (51.82%) Developer
2 90 (23.44%) Analyst
3 37 (9.64%) .NET Developer
4 34 (8.85%) SQL Developer
5 31 (8.07%) Applications Support
6 29 (7.55%) C# Developer
6 29 (7.55%) Java Developer
7 25 (6.51%) Support Analyst
8 24 (6.25%) Test Analyst
9 21 (5.47%) SQL Analyst
10 19 (4.95%) Applications Support Analyst
11 18 (4.69%) Oracle Developer
12 17 (4.43%) C# .NET Developer
13 16 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
14 15 (3.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 14 (3.65%) Architect
16 13 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 13 (3.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 12 (3.13%) DBA
18 11 (2.86%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (31.77%) .NET
2 63 (16.41%) HTML
3 61 (15.89%) ASP.NET
4 50 (13.02%) CSS
5 36 (9.38%) jQuery
5 36 (9.38%) Web Services
6 34 (8.85%) XML
7 31 (8.07%) AngularJS
8 28 (7.29%) Spring
9 25 (6.51%) HTML5
10 24 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 23 (5.99%) SOAP
12 22 (5.73%) Hibernate
12 22 (5.73%) J2EE
13 19 (4.95%) CSS3
14 17 (4.43%) .NET Framework
14 17 (4.43%) REST
15 16 (4.17%) Ajax
15 16 (4.17%) Entity Framework
16 15 (3.91%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 53 (13.80%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (2.60%) Smart Meter
4 8 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.82%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.56%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.56%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.30%) User Experience
8 3 (0.78%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.78%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.52%) Clustering
9 2 (0.52%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.52%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.52%) iSeries
9 2 (0.52%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.26%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.26%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.26%) DataPower
10 1 (0.26%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 65 (16.93%) Windows
2 48 (12.50%) Unix
3 36 (9.38%) Linux
4 15 (3.91%) Windows 7
5 13 (3.39%) Windows Server
6 11 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.60%) Android
7 10 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (2.08%) HPUX
10 7 (1.82%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.56%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.30%) AIX
12 5 (1.30%) VMS
12 5 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.52%) Solaris
14 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (14.84%) MVC
3 44 (11.46%) Business Intelligence
4 41 (10.68%) TDD
5 34 (8.85%) E-Commerce
6 33 (8.59%) Analytics
7 32 (8.33%) ETL
7 32 (8.33%) Scrum
7 32 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 31 (8.07%) Migration
9 29 (7.55%) ITIL
10 25 (6.51%) Test Automation
11 23 (5.99%) CRM
11 23 (5.99%) ITSM
12 22 (5.73%) Data Modelling
12 22 (5.73%) Project Management
13 20 (5.21%) Data Migration
13 20 (5.21%) SDLC
13 20 (5.21%) Service Management
13 20 (5.21%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 103 (26.82%) C#
2 77 (20.05%) JavaScript
3 58 (15.10%) PL/SQL
4 46 (11.98%) Java
5 36 (9.38%) T-SQL
6 35 (9.11%) VB.NET
7 23 (5.99%) VBA
8 18 (4.69%) Python
9 17 (4.43%) Shell Script
9 17 (4.43%) VB
10 13 (3.39%) PowerShell
11 11 (2.86%) C
12 8 (2.08%) VB6
13 6 (1.56%) Scala
14 5 (1.30%) PHP
15 4 (1.04%) R
15 4 (1.04%) VBScript
16 3 (0.78%) Perl
16 3 (0.78%) RPG
17 2 (0.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (5.99%) Degree
2 14 (3.65%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.56%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.04%) ISEB
6 4 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.52%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.26%) Analytics IQ
8 1 (0.26%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.26%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.26%) MBA
8 1 (0.26%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.26%) MCITP
8 1 (0.26%) MCP
8 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.39%) QA
2 9 (2.34%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.30%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.04%) SLA
4 4 (1.04%) TickIT
5 1 (0.26%) HL7
5 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (4.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.52%) Docker
4 2 (0.52%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.26%) XenApp
5 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.30%) SCCM
2 3 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.52%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.26%) Ansible
4 1 (0.26%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.26%) Kibana
4 1 (0.26%) Mesos
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.26%) Puppet
4 1 (0.26%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 103 (26.82%) Oracle
2 94 (24.48%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.65%) SAP
4 10 (2.60%) VMware
4 10 (2.60%) Xamarin
5 9 (2.34%) Perforce
5 9 (2.34%) Siemens
6 7 (1.82%) HP
7 6 (1.56%) Brio
7 6 (1.56%) Cognos
7 6 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
7 6 (1.56%) Omniture
8 5 (1.30%) Coremetrics
9 3 (0.78%) Citrix
9 3 (0.78%) IBM
9 3 (0.78%) Informatica
9 3 (0.78%) Remedy
9 3 (0.78%) Retek
10 2 (0.52%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.52%) NetApp
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