Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 8 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 439 378 407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.05% 11.97% 12.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.95% 29.65% 39.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 253 279
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £218
90th Percentile £502 £456 £450
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £17.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +99.49% -29.82%
10th Percentile £16.00 £12.24 £13.25
90th Percentile £46.88 £40.00 £43.88
England median hourly rate £25.75 £39.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year -34.80% +38.60% +22.58%

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 1,221 1,275 1,026
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 41.87% 40.36% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 776 813 662
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +4.48%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £236
90th Percentile £525 £500 £487
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 23
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £47.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.57% +20.51% +56.00%
10th Percentile £18.33 £21.05 £13.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £64.50 £76.75
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.91% +9.67% +7.14%

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 July 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 15 July 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 15 July 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
Nottinghamshire +3 158 £388 +14.39% 64
Northamptonshire +3 108 £400 +23.08% 54
Derbyshire +18 66 £400 +4.17% 27
Leicestershire 0 64 £325 +3.17% 51
Lincolnshire -2 9 £260 -34.18% 12
Rutland - 5 £375 - 1
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, 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.

1 152 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 136 (30.98%) C#
2 136 (30.98%) .NET
3 126 (28.70%) Oracle
4 112 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (24.15%) Microsoft
6 90 (20.50%) PL/SQL
7 87 (19.82%) Business Intelligence
8 80 (18.22%) Unix
9 76 (17.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 72 (16.40%) Data Warehouse
11 71 (16.17%) JavaScript
12 64 (14.58%) HTML
13 63 (14.35%) Java
14 60 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
15 58 (13.21%) Windows
16 57 (12.98%) ASP.NET
16 57 (12.98%) ETL
17 54 (12.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 52 (11.85%) Finance
19 49 (11.16%) XML
19 49 (11.16%) Oracle Database
19 49 (11.16%) Microsoft Azure
20 48 (10.93%) T-SQL
21 44 (10.02%) Retail
22 43 (9.79%) PowerShell
22 43 (9.79%) Git (software)
23 42 (9.57%) Scrum
24 41 (9.34%) CSS
25 40 (9.11%) Problem-Solving

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 32 (7.29%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.42%) IIS
3 13 (2.96%) SAS
4 11 (2.51%) K2 blackpearl
4 11 (2.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (2.05%) Umbraco
6 8 (1.82%) Apache Solr
6 8 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (1.59%) JBoss
7 7 (1.59%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.37%) CMS
8 6 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (1.14%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.14%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.14%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.91%) Apache
10 4 (0.91%) Confluence
10 4 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.91%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (5.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.05%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) HipChat
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.37%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 6 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.14%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.46%) Demantra
5 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.46%) Retail-J
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.23%) Maximo
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.23%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.23%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 49 (11.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.05%) Boomi
4 7 (1.59%) PaaS
4 7 (1.59%) Trello
5 5 (1.14%) IaaS
5 5 (1.14%) iPaaS
5 5 (1.14%) Office 365
6 4 (0.91%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.91%) Google Tag Manager
7 3 (0.68%) GitHub
8 2 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.46%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.23%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.23%) Scribe Online
9 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.23%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.64%) FTP
2 14 (3.19%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.51%) SAN
4 9 (2.05%) SMS
5 7 (1.59%) HTTP
5 7 (1.59%) HTTPS
5 7 (1.59%) SSL
5 7 (1.59%) Wireshark
6 5 (1.14%) VPN
7 4 (0.91%) Firewall
7 4 (0.91%) Network Security
8 3 (0.68%) DNS
8 3 (0.68%) LAN
8 3 (0.68%) WAN
9 2 (0.46%) Cisco Firepower
9 2 (0.46%) DDNS
9 2 (0.46%) NAS
9 2 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.23%) Modbus
10 1 (0.23%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 76 (17.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 72 (16.40%) Data Warehouse
4 54 (12.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 49 (11.16%) Oracle Database
6 39 (8.88%) Power BI
7 28 (6.38%) Relational Database
8 27 (6.15%) Oracle Database 11g
9 26 (5.92%) Hadoop
9 26 (5.92%) SQL Server 2012
10 23 (5.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 19 (4.33%) Oracle Reports
12 17 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
13 16 (3.64%) NoSQL
14 15 (3.42%) MongoDB
15 14 (3.19%) Big Data
15 14 (3.19%) MySQL
15 14 (3.19%) Oracle BI EE
15 14 (3.19%) QlikView
15 14 (3.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 43 (9.79%) Git (software)
2 31 (7.06%) Visual Studio
3 26 (5.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (5.47%) JIRA
5 20 (4.56%) Jenkins
6 18 (4.10%) TeamCity
7 15 (3.42%) Toad
8 13 (2.96%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (1.82%) JUnit
9 8 (1.82%) NUnit
10 7 (1.59%) Maven
11 6 (1.37%) JDeveloper
11 6 (1.37%) Selenium
11 6 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (0.91%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.91%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.91%) Qt Creator
12 4 (0.91%) StarTeam
12 4 (0.91%) Xcode
13 3 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
General
1 52 (11.85%) Finance
2 44 (10.02%) Retail
3 21 (4.78%) Banking
4 12 (2.73%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.28%) Corporate Banking
6 7 (1.59%) Legal
7 5 (1.14%) Back Office
8 3 (0.68%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.68%) Law
8 3 (0.68%) Publishing
9 2 (0.46%) Advertising
9 2 (0.46%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.23%) Marketing
10 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 194 (44.19%) Developer
2 76 (17.31%) Analyst
3 48 (10.93%) .NET Developer
4 43 (9.79%) C# Developer
5 31 (7.06%) SQL Developer
6 28 (6.38%) Architect
7 25 (5.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 21 (4.78%) Applications Support
8 21 (4.78%) Support Analyst
9 20 (4.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 20 (4.56%) Data Analyst
10 18 (4.10%) Applications Support Analyst
11 17 (3.87%) ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (3.87%) Consultant
11 17 (3.87%) Oracle Developer
12 16 (3.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 16 (3.64%) Senior Developer
13 15 (3.42%) DBA
13 15 (3.42%) SQL DBA
14 14 (3.19%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (30.98%) .NET
2 64 (14.58%) HTML
3 57 (12.98%) ASP.NET
4 49 (11.16%) XML
5 41 (9.34%) CSS
6 28 (6.38%) WCF
7 25 (5.69%) AngularJS
7 25 (5.69%) jQuery
8 24 (5.47%) HTML5
8 24 (5.47%) WPF
9 23 (5.24%) ASP.NET Web API
9 23 (5.24%) JSON
10 20 (4.56%) CSS3
10 20 (4.56%) REST
11 17 (3.87%) Web Services
12 16 (3.64%) SOAP
13 15 (3.42%) .NET Framework
13 15 (3.42%) React
14 14 (3.19%) JSP
14 14 (3.19%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 60 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 15 (3.42%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (2.51%) Credit Risk
6 8 (1.82%) NHS
6 8 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (1.82%) User Experience
7 7 (1.59%) Replication
8 6 (1.37%) Clustering
9 5 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.14%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.91%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.68%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.46%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.46%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.46%) FMCG
13 1 (0.23%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 80 (18.22%) Unix
2 58 (13.21%) Windows
3 37 (8.43%) Linux
4 21 (4.78%) Windows Server
5 14 (3.19%) VMS
6 11 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.14%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.14%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.91%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.46%) AIX
12 1 (0.23%) Android
12 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (19.82%) Business Intelligence
3 57 (12.98%) ETL
4 42 (9.57%) Scrum
5 40 (9.11%) Problem-Solving
6 39 (8.88%) DevOps
7 37 (8.43%) Analytics
8 36 (8.20%) E-Commerce
9 30 (6.83%) ITIL
10 28 (6.38%) MVC
11 25 (5.69%) TDD
12 23 (5.24%) Configuration Management
13 22 (5.01%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (5.01%) Test Automation
14 21 (4.78%) Migration
15 19 (4.33%) Performance Tuning
15 19 (4.33%) Web Development
16 18 (4.10%) Data Analysis
16 18 (4.10%) SOA
16 18 (4.10%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 136 (30.98%) C#
2 90 (20.50%) PL/SQL
3 71 (16.17%) JavaScript
4 63 (14.35%) Java
5 48 (10.93%) T-SQL
6 43 (9.79%) PowerShell
7 33 (7.52%) Shell Script
8 18 (4.10%) VBA
9 16 (3.64%) VB.NET
10 13 (2.96%) PHP
11 11 (2.51%) Python
12 10 (2.28%) C++
13 9 (2.05%) Bash Shell
13 9 (2.05%) XPath
13 9 (2.05%) XQuery
14 8 (1.82%) Scala
14 8 (1.82%) VB
15 6 (1.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 6 (1.37%) Perl
15 6 (1.37%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 26 (5.92%) Degree
2 17 (3.87%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.28%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.37%) MCSE
6 4 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.46%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.46%) MCITP
8 2 (0.46%) MCTS
9 1 (0.23%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.23%) CCNP
9 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.23%) HND
9 1 (0.23%) ISEB
9 1 (0.23%) MBCS
9 1 (0.23%) MySQL Certification
9 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.42%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.51%) GDPR
2 11 (2.51%) QA
3 5 (1.14%) SLA
4 4 (0.91%) PMO
5 3 (0.68%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.23%) COBIT
6 1 (0.23%) IFRS
6 1 (0.23%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 9002
6 1 (0.23%) TickIT
System Software
1 12 (2.73%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.51%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.82%) Docker
4 4 (0.91%) HDFS
5 3 (0.68%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.68%) vSphere
6 2 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 12 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.05%) Puppet
3 3 (0.68%) Ansible
3 3 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (0.68%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.46%) logstash
4 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.46%) Oozie
4 2 (0.46%) SCCM
4 2 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.46%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.23%) Galera Cluster
5 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.23%) Mesos
5 1 (0.23%) SCOM
5 1 (0.23%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.23%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 126 (28.70%) Oracle
2 106 (24.15%) Microsoft
3 28 (6.38%) SAP
4 18 (4.10%) Tableau
5 15 (3.42%) Red Hat
6 13 (2.96%) Ab Initio
7 12 (2.73%) Cloudera
8 9 (2.05%) Dell
8 9 (2.05%) Sitecore
9 8 (1.82%) JD Edwards
10 7 (1.59%) IBM
10 7 (1.59%) VMware
11 6 (1.37%) Cisco
11 6 (1.37%) Cognos
11 6 (1.37%) Informatica
12 5 (1.14%) Alteryx
12 5 (1.14%) Google
13 4 (0.91%) Citrix
13 4 (0.91%) HP
13 4 (0.91%) Talend