Period
to 17 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 373 423 483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 12.36% 13.40% 15.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.89% 35.25% 46.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 279 267
East Midlands median daily rate £363 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.41% -3.57% +3.70%
10th Percentile £225 £179 £263
90th Percentile £475 £515 £475
England median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 20
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £21.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.53% +38.71% -58.67%
10th Percentile £13.70 £14.85 £8.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £39.00 £41.50
England median hourly rate £27.00 £34.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -20.59% +6.25% +16.36%

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 1,134 1,200 1,044
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 37.57% 38.01% 34.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 753 640
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £263 £249 £243
90th Percentile £538 £538 £488
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 13 28
East Midlands median hourly rate £39.25 £32.50 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.77% +76.87% -45.19%
10th Percentile £12.50 £15.85 £12.93
90th Percentile £58.56 £42.50 £42.70
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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
Northamptonshire +1 92 £350 -1.41% 52
Nottinghamshire -7 90 £358 +2.14% 80
Leicestershire 0 86 £340 +9.68% 37
Derbyshire -1 63 £383 +45.71% 36
Lincolnshire +6 10 £275 -15.38% 7
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 155 (41.55%) SQL Server
2 135 (36.19%) Oracle
3 106 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (26.01%) .NET
5 81 (21.72%) Java
6 80 (21.45%) C#
7 79 (21.18%) Microsoft
8 63 (16.89%) Windows
9 58 (15.55%) Business Intelligence
10 56 (15.01%) JavaScript
11 53 (14.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 52 (13.94%) Data Warehouse
13 50 (13.40%) Linux
14 49 (13.14%) ETL
15 46 (12.33%) Relational Database
15 46 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
16 45 (12.06%) Unix
17 44 (11.80%) JUnit
18 42 (11.26%) Spring
19 41 (10.99%) NoSQL
20 40 (10.72%) ITIL
21 39 (10.46%) Git (software)
22 38 (10.19%) ASP.NET
22 38 (10.19%) MVC
22 38 (10.19%) Finance
22 38 (10.19%) DevOps
23 37 (9.92%) PL/SQL
23 37 (9.92%) Microsoft Azure
24 35 (9.38%) Security Cleared
24 35 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 (6.43%) IIS
2 14 (3.75%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.49%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.34%) SAS
6 4 (1.07%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (1.07%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.80%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.54%) Apache
8 2 (0.54%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.54%) Documentum
8 2 (0.54%) JBoss
8 2 (0.54%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.27%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 13 (3.49%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.07%) SPSS
4 3 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (2.95%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (1.61%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.54%) Maximo
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.27%) Demantra
4 1 (0.27%) Magento
4 1 (0.27%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.27%) Shopify
4 1 (0.27%) SnowdropKCS
4 1 (0.27%) Summit
4 1 (0.27%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 37 (9.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.88%) Boomi
4 6 (1.61%) PaaS
5 5 (1.34%) IaaS
5 5 (1.34%) Office 365
6 3 (0.80%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (0.54%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.54%) iPaaS
7 2 (0.54%) SaaS
8 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.95%) VLAN
2 10 (2.68%) DNS
3 8 (2.14%) LAN
3 8 (2.14%) WAN
4 6 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.34%) VPN
6 4 (1.07%) Network Security
6 4 (1.07%) SAN
6 4 (1.07%) Skype
7 3 (0.80%) Internet
8 2 (0.54%) Converged Networks
8 2 (0.54%) DHCP
8 2 (0.54%) FTP
8 2 (0.54%) Modbus
8 2 (0.54%) MPLS
8 2 (0.54%) NAS
8 2 (0.54%) SMS
8 2 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.27%) SSH
9 1 (0.27%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (41.55%) SQL Server
2 53 (14.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (13.94%) Data Warehouse
4 46 (12.33%) Relational Database
5 41 (10.99%) NoSQL
6 35 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (8.04%) Oracle Database
8 25 (6.70%) RDBMS
9 24 (6.43%) Power BI
10 20 (5.36%) MySQL
11 18 (4.83%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (4.56%) MongoDB
12 17 (4.56%) Oracle Database 11g
13 15 (4.02%) Oracle Reports
14 14 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
14 14 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (3.49%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 13 (3.49%) Cognos Report Studio
15 13 (3.49%) SQL Server 2014
16 11 (2.95%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 44 (11.80%) JUnit
2 39 (10.46%) Git (software)
3 29 (7.77%) Maven
4 25 (6.70%) Jenkins
5 18 (4.83%) TeamCity
5 18 (4.83%) Visual Studio
6 15 (4.02%) JIRA
7 10 (2.68%) Cucumber
7 10 (2.68%) Selenium
7 10 (2.68%) Toad
8 9 (2.41%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.88%) Gradle
9 7 (1.88%) JProfiler
9 7 (1.88%) Subversion
10 6 (1.61%) git-flow
11 5 (1.34%) IntelliJ
11 5 (1.34%) SonarQube
11 5 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.07%) TestRail
13 3 (0.80%) VersionOne
General
1 38 (10.19%) Finance
2 29 (7.77%) Manufacturing
3 20 (5.36%) Retail
4 16 (4.29%) Banking
5 9 (2.41%) Aerospace
6 7 (1.88%) Publishing
7 5 (1.34%) Marketing
7 5 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.07%) Legal
9 3 (0.80%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.54%) Advertising
10 2 (0.54%) Electronics
10 2 (0.54%) French Language
10 2 (0.54%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.54%) Russian Language
10 2 (0.54%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 162 (43.43%) Developer
2 66 (17.69%) Analyst
3 48 (12.87%) Java Developer
4 37 (9.92%) .NET Developer
5 34 (9.12%) C# Developer
5 34 (9.12%) SQL Developer
6 28 (7.51%) Applications Support
7 23 (6.17%) Senior Developer
7 23 (6.17%) Support Analyst
8 21 (5.63%) Architect
9 20 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
10 18 (4.83%) Applications Support Analyst
11 17 (4.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 17 (4.56%) DevOps Engineer
11 17 (4.56%) SSIS Developer
12 14 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 13 (3.49%) ASP.NET Developer
13 13 (3.49%) Consultant
14 12 (3.22%) Data Analyst
14 12 (3.22%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (26.01%) .NET
2 42 (11.26%) Spring
3 38 (10.19%) ASP.NET
4 32 (8.58%) Java EE
4 32 (8.58%) XML
5 29 (7.77%) HTML
6 25 (6.70%) J2EE
7 24 (6.43%) Web Services
8 22 (5.90%) .NET Framework
8 22 (5.90%) CSS
8 22 (5.90%) Hibernate
8 22 (5.90%) RESTful
9 21 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (4.29%) REST
11 15 (4.02%) jQuery
11 15 (4.02%) SOAP
12 14 (3.75%) AngularJS
13 13 (3.49%) JPA
13 13 (3.49%) JSON
14 12 (3.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.49%) Clustering
3 9 (2.41%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.41%) Derivative
4 7 (1.88%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.88%) NHS
4 7 (1.88%) Replication
5 6 (1.61%) Data Centre
5 6 (1.61%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.80%) Algorithms
6 3 (0.80%) Fat Client
6 3 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (0.80%) Smart Meter
6 3 (0.80%) Thin Client
6 3 (0.80%) User Experience
7 2 (0.54%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.54%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.54%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 63 (16.89%) Windows
2 50 (13.40%) Linux
3 45 (12.06%) Unix
4 18 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (4.83%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.95%) CentOS
6 10 (2.68%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.88%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.61%) HPUX
8 6 (1.61%) VMS
9 5 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.80%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.54%) AIX
11 2 (0.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.27%) Android
12 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (15.55%) Business Intelligence
3 49 (13.14%) ETL
4 40 (10.72%) ITIL
5 38 (10.19%) DevOps
5 38 (10.19%) MVC
6 29 (7.77%) E-Commerce
7 28 (7.51%) TDD
8 27 (7.24%) Scrum
9 25 (6.70%) Data Modelling
10 24 (6.43%) Migration
10 24 (6.43%) Service Management
11 23 (6.17%) Analytics
12 22 (5.90%) SDLC
12 22 (5.90%) Unit Testing
13 21 (5.63%) Test Automation
14 20 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (4.83%) OO
16 15 (4.02%) Software Engineering
17 14 (3.75%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 81 (21.72%) Java
2 80 (21.45%) C#
3 56 (15.01%) JavaScript
4 37 (9.92%) PL/SQL
5 21 (5.63%) T-SQL
6 20 (5.36%) PowerShell
7 19 (5.09%) PHP
8 16 (4.29%) Shell Script
9 10 (2.68%) Bash Shell
10 9 (2.41%) VB.NET
10 9 (2.41%) VBA
11 8 (2.14%) Python
12 7 (1.88%) VB
12 7 (1.88%) XPath
12 7 (1.88%) XQuery
13 6 (1.61%) C++
13 6 (1.61%) R
14 5 (1.34%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 4 (1.07%) VB6
16 3 (0.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 21 (5.63%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.95%) Degree
3 11 (2.95%) Sun Certification
4 8 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.34%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.07%) CCNA
7 4 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.80%) CCNP
8 3 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.54%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.54%) ECDL
9 2 (0.54%) ISEB
9 2 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.27%) MCSA
10 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.75%) SLA
2 12 (3.22%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.61%) QA
4 5 (1.34%) ISO 9001
5 4 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.54%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.54%) CDISC
6 2 (0.54%) GxP
6 2 (0.54%) HL7
7 1 (0.27%) GDPR
7 1 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (6.17%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.68%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.34%) vSphere
4 3 (0.80%) HDFS
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.54%) XenApp
6 1 (0.27%) Docker
6 1 (0.27%) Firmware
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (2.68%) Data Guard
2 6 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.61%) Puppet
3 4 (1.07%) SCCM
4 3 (0.80%) Oozie
5 2 (0.54%) SCOM
5 2 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.54%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 135 (36.19%) Oracle
2 79 (21.18%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.36%) Tableau
4 18 (4.83%) Red Hat
5 15 (4.02%) IBM
6 13 (3.49%) Cognos
7 12 (3.22%) SAP
8 10 (2.68%) Perforce
8 10 (2.68%) VMware
9 7 (1.88%) Dell
10 6 (1.61%) NetApp
10 6 (1.61%) PeopleSoft
11 5 (1.34%) Cisco
11 5 (1.34%) Citrix
11 5 (1.34%) Informatica
11 5 (1.34%) Teradata
12 4 (1.07%) HP
13 3 (0.80%) Google
13 3 (0.80%) SolarWinds
14 2 (0.54%) Capita