Period
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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 4 July 2022 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
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 12 11 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 151 114 104
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 10.93% 10.42% 12.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.95% 38.38% 39.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 83 71
10th Percentile £300 £225 £260
25th Percentile £350 £313 £310
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £395 £400
Median % change year-on-year +7.59% -1.25% +3.23%
75th Percentile £500 £461 £500
90th Percentile £600 £524 £530
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 0
10th Percentile £17.12 - -
25th Percentile £18.58 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 -
Median % change year-on-year +45.83% - -
75th Percentile - £25.50 -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £26.99 £25.05
% change year-on-year +29.68% +7.77% -0.78%

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 378 297 263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.35% 27.15% 30.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 223 171
10th Percentile £313 £213 £255
25th Percentile £363 £306 £310
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £375 £385
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -2.60% -3.75%
75th Percentile £500 £438 £475
90th Percentile £587 £524 £525
England median daily rate £553 £505 £500
% change year-on-year +9.41% +1.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 8
10th Percentile £17.67 £10.85 £35.70
25th Percentile £19.83 £12.80 £39.94
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.78 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +108.58% -62.71% +25.00%
75th Percentile - £21.52 £48.94
90th Percentile - £23.91 £51.15
England median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +23.53% - -4.49%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SQL as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for SQL in the East Midlands

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SQL in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for SQL in the East Midlands

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SQL in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for SQL in the East Midlands

SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SQL in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Northamptonshire +10 52 £425 +30.77% 18
Nottinghamshire +1 42 £475 +16.42% 55
Leicestershire -2 25 £355 -5.33% 25
Derbyshire -5 20 £388 -6.06% 16
Lincolnshire +6 9 £234 -35.52% 12
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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 41 (27.15%) Microsoft
2 39 (25.83%) Azure
3 37 (24.50%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (21.19%) C#
5 30 (19.87%) .NET
6 29 (19.21%) SQL Server
7 28 (18.54%) PowerShell
8 27 (17.88%) Oracle
8 27 (17.88%) Power BI
8 27 (17.88%) Power Platform
9 25 (16.56%) Java
10 24 (15.89%) Social Skills
11 22 (14.57%) JavaScript
11 22 (14.57%) Windows
12 21 (13.91%) Public Sector
13 20 (13.25%) Analytics
13 20 (13.25%) Relational Database
14 18 (11.92%) HTML
14 18 (11.92%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (11.26%) Oracle Reports
15 17 (11.26%) Aerospace
15 17 (11.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 17 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
16 16 (10.60%) Security Cleared
17 15 (9.93%) Python
17 15 (9.93%) ETL
17 15 (9.93%) AWS
18 14 (9.27%) Visualisation
18 14 (9.27%) PL/SQL
18 14 (9.27%) Agile

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 8 (5.30%) WebLogic
2 6 (3.97%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.31%) Apache
4 2 (1.32%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.32%) SAS
4 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.66%) Apache Synapse
5 1 (0.66%) CMS
5 1 (0.66%) IIS
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.66%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (3.97%) CATIA
2 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.65%) Simulink
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.66%) BASE24
2 1 (0.66%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.66%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (0.66%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 39 (25.83%) Azure
2 27 (17.88%) Power Platform
3 15 (9.93%) AWS
4 10 (6.62%) Microsoft 365
5 6 (3.97%) Azure DevOps
5 6 (3.97%) SaaS
6 5 (3.31%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (2.65%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (2.65%) Amazon S3
7 4 (2.65%) PaaS
7 4 (2.65%) Snowflake
8 3 (1.99%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 3 (1.99%) Fivetran
8 3 (1.99%) Stitch
9 2 (1.32%) Amazon EKS
9 2 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.32%) Azure AKS
9 2 (1.32%) Azure Logic Apps
9 2 (1.32%) IaaS
9 2 (1.32%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.65%) Firewall
2 3 (1.99%) DNS
3 2 (1.32%) VLAN
3 2 (1.32%) VPN
4 1 (0.66%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.21%) SQL Server
2 27 (17.88%) Power BI
3 20 (13.25%) Relational Database
4 18 (11.92%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (11.26%) Oracle Reports
5 17 (11.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (8.61%) RDBMS
7 11 (7.28%) Oracle Database
7 11 (7.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (6.62%) DB2
8 10 (6.62%) MySQL
9 8 (5.30%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (5.30%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (5.30%) SQLPlus
10 6 (3.97%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (3.97%) Tableau
11 5 (3.31%) Data Lake
11 5 (3.31%) NoSQL
12 4 (2.65%) Looker
Development Applications
1 9 (5.96%) JUnit
2 8 (5.30%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (3.97%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.97%) Selenium
4 5 (3.31%) Gatling
4 5 (3.31%) Gradle
4 5 (3.31%) JMeter
4 5 (3.31%) Maven
4 5 (3.31%) MSTest
4 5 (3.31%) Spock
5 4 (2.65%) Mockito
6 2 (1.32%) JIRA
7 1 (0.66%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.66%) Postman
7 1 (0.66%) Sourcetree
7 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (15.89%) Social Skills
2 21 (13.91%) Public Sector
3 17 (11.26%) Aerospace
4 10 (6.62%) Finance
5 9 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.97%) Automotive
6 6 (3.97%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.97%) Retail
7 3 (1.99%) Banking
7 3 (1.99%) Documentation Skills
8 2 (1.32%) Billing
8 2 (1.32%) Law
9 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.66%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (0.66%) Legal
9 1 (0.66%) Local Government
9 1 (0.66%) Marketing
9 1 (0.66%) Police
9 1 (0.66%) Publishing
9 1 (0.66%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 43 (28.48%) Developer
2 38 (25.17%) Analyst
3 17 (11.26%) Data Analyst
4 11 (7.28%) Data Engineer
5 9 (5.96%) .NET Developer
6 8 (5.30%) Oracle Developer
6 8 (5.30%) Oracle Forms Developer
6 8 (5.30%) Service Analyst
6 8 (5.30%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (4.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (4.64%) SQL Developer
8 6 (3.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (3.97%) Architect
8 6 (3.97%) DBA
8 6 (3.97%) SCCM Engineer
9 5 (3.31%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.31%) Administrator
9 5 (3.31%) Azure Engineer
9 5 (3.31%) C# Developer
9 5 (3.31%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (19.87%) .NET
2 18 (11.92%) HTML
3 13 (8.61%) CSS
4 11 (7.28%) React
5 9 (5.96%) .NET Core
5 9 (5.96%) ASP.NET
6 8 (5.30%) Java SE
6 8 (5.30%) Node.js
6 8 (5.30%) XML
7 7 (4.64%) jQuery
8 6 (3.97%) .NET Framework
8 6 (3.97%) Spring
9 5 (3.31%) Elastic Stack
9 5 (3.31%) Enzyme
9 5 (3.31%) Hibernate
9 5 (3.31%) HTML5
9 5 (3.31%) Jest
10 3 (1.99%) Blazor
10 3 (1.99%) REST
10 3 (1.99%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.31%) NHS
2 4 (2.65%) Data Structures
2 4 (2.65%) Replication
3 3 (1.99%) Algorithms
3 3 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (1.99%) Legacy Systems
3 3 (1.99%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.32%) AS400
4 2 (1.32%) Cloud Native
4 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.32%) EPoS
4 2 (1.32%) Legacy Code
5 1 (0.66%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.66%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.66%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.66%) Tandem
5 1 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.57%) Windows
2 13 (8.61%) Linux
2 13 (8.61%) Windows Server
3 9 (5.96%) Unix
4 6 (3.97%) Windows 10
5 5 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.65%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.66%) MVS
8 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.50%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (13.25%) Analytics
3 17 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (9.93%) ETL
5 14 (9.27%) Agile
5 14 (9.27%) Visualisation
6 13 (8.61%) Data Analysis
6 13 (8.61%) Data Visualisation
6 13 (8.61%) DevOps
6 13 (8.61%) OO
6 13 (8.61%) Test Automation
7 10 (6.62%) ITIL
7 10 (6.62%) Microservices
8 9 (5.96%) CI/CD
8 9 (5.96%) Data Management
8 9 (5.96%) Migration
8 9 (5.96%) MVC
8 9 (5.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (5.30%) Incident Management
9 8 (5.30%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.19%) C#
2 28 (18.54%) PowerShell
3 25 (16.56%) Java
4 22 (14.57%) JavaScript
5 15 (9.93%) Python
6 14 (9.27%) PL/SQL
7 12 (7.95%) T-SQL
8 10 (6.62%) PHP
9 9 (5.96%) VB
10 7 (4.64%) C++
10 7 (4.64%) VB.NET
11 5 (3.31%) ES6
11 5 (3.31%) TypeScript
12 4 (2.65%) C
12 4 (2.65%) MATLAB
12 4 (2.65%) R
12 4 (2.65%) Scala
13 2 (1.32%) Go
13 2 (1.32%) Ruby
14 1 (0.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 16 (10.60%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.61%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.96%) Degree
3 9 (5.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.64%) CTC Cleared
5 5 (3.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (2.65%) MCP
6 4 (2.65%) MCSA
7 3 (1.99%) A+ Certification
7 3 (1.99%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.99%) MCSE
8 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.66%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.66%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.31%) SLA
2 3 (1.99%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.99%) QA
3 2 (1.32%) Accessibility
3 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (6.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.64%) Docker
4 3 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.32%) Apache Flume
5 2 (1.32%) HDFS
5 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (7.95%) SCCM
2 9 (5.96%) Terraform
3 7 (4.64%) Ansible
3 7 (4.64%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.99%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.32%) Oozie
5 2 (1.32%) Packer
6 1 (0.66%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 41 (27.15%) Microsoft
2 27 (17.88%) Oracle
3 8 (5.30%) VMware
4 6 (3.97%) Databricks
5 5 (3.31%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.99%) Cisco
6 3 (1.99%) Citrix
6 3 (1.99%) HP
6 3 (1.99%) Veeam
7 2 (1.32%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.66%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.66%) Hitachi
8 1 (0.66%) IBM
8 1 (0.66%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (0.66%) NCR
8 1 (0.66%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.66%) Snow
8 1 (0.66%) Talend
8 1 (0.66%) UiPath