Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 10 5
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 387 331 452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.22% 10.71% 13.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.09% 27.96% 37.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 226 307
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £269 £243 £202
90th Percentile £506 £488 £518
England median daily rate £450 £429 £400
% change year-on-year +4.96% +7.19% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 7
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +197.03%
10th Percentile £16.48 £23.60 £14.75
90th Percentile £49.63 £45.00 £43.50
England median hourly rate £29.15 £27.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year +5.05% -4.31% +11.54%

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 1,103 1,184 1,190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 40.52% 38.29% 36.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 740 770 773
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £299 £275 £263
90th Percentile £526 £532 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 30 21
East Midlands median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.89% +12.50% +122.22%
10th Percentile £16.40 £13.18 £14.13
90th Percentile £48.75 £63.00 £76.75
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +11 124 £400 +14.29% 118
Leicestershire +6 89 £325 -7.14% 61
Northamptonshire -3 88 £388 +10.71% 57
Derbyshire +8 49 £425 +12.51% 30
Lincolnshire +7 8 £425 +54.55% 20
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 151 (39.02%) C#
2 135 (34.88%) SQL Server
3 133 (34.37%) .NET
4 111 (28.68%) Oracle
5 110 (28.42%) Microsoft
6 105 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
8 60 (15.50%) ASP.NET
8 60 (15.50%) HTML
8 60 (15.50%) JavaScript
9 56 (14.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 55 (14.21%) ETL
11 54 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
12 52 (13.44%) PL/SQL
13 51 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
14 50 (12.92%) Relational Database
14 50 (12.92%) Java
15 47 (12.14%) Web Services
15 47 (12.14%) Windows
16 44 (11.37%) CSS
16 44 (11.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 40 (10.34%) Visual Studio
18 39 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
19 38 (9.82%) PowerShell
19 38 (9.82%) Unix
19 38 (9.82%) Finance
20 36 (9.30%) T-SQL
20 36 (9.30%) Retail
21 35 (9.04%) Scrum
21 35 (9.04%) Analytics

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 30 (7.75%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.84%) K2 blackpearl
3 9 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (1.29%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.29%) Confluence
4 5 (1.29%) SAS
5 4 (1.03%) CMS
5 4 (1.03%) IIS
5 4 (1.03%) JBoss
5 4 (1.03%) MQSeries
6 3 (0.78%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.78%) EPiServer
6 3 (0.78%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.78%) NServiceBus
6 3 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.78%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.78%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.78%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.78%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (6.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (2.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.81%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (1.55%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 3 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.52%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.26%) Maximo
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.26%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 39 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (8.53%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.88%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (3.88%) Amazon EMR
3 15 (3.88%) Amazon Glacier
3 15 (3.88%) Amazon S3
3 15 (3.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 10 (2.58%) Office 365
5 8 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.07%) IaaS
6 4 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.78%) PaaS
7 3 (0.78%) Trello
8 2 (0.52%) Boomi
9 1 (0.26%) GitHub
9 1 (0.26%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.26%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.26%) Sauce Labs
9 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.26%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.24%) TCP/IP
2 16 (4.13%) HTTP
3 12 (3.10%) FTP
4 11 (2.84%) Firewall
5 9 (2.33%) HTTPS
6 7 (1.81%) SSL
6 7 (1.81%) Wireshark
7 6 (1.55%) SMS
8 5 (1.29%) DHCP
8 5 (1.29%) DNS
8 5 (1.29%) LAN
8 5 (1.29%) SAN
9 3 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.78%) Cisco Firepower
9 3 (0.78%) Internet
9 3 (0.78%) WAN
10 2 (0.52%) Modbus
10 2 (0.52%) SMTP
10 2 (0.52%) VPN
11 1 (0.26%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (34.88%) SQL Server
2 56 (14.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 54 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
4 50 (12.92%) Relational Database
5 44 (11.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (8.79%) NoSQL
7 33 (8.53%) Oracle Database
8 28 (7.24%) Power BI
9 17 (4.39%) QlikView
10 15 (3.88%) Amazon Aurora
10 15 (3.88%) Amazon Redshift
10 15 (3.88%) Hadoop
10 15 (3.88%) Qlik Sense
10 15 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (3.88%) SQL Server 2016
10 15 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (3.62%) Oracle Reports
11 14 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (3.36%) Big Data
13 12 (3.10%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 40 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 30 (7.75%) Git (software)
3 19 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (4.13%) JIRA
5 13 (3.36%) Jenkins
6 11 (2.84%) JUnit
7 10 (2.58%) Toad
8 9 (2.33%) Maven
9 8 (2.07%) JDeveloper
10 7 (1.81%) NetBeans
10 7 (1.81%) Selenium
11 6 (1.55%) NUnit
11 6 (1.55%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (1.55%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.03%) Moq
12 4 (1.03%) Protractor
12 4 (1.03%) Subversion
13 3 (0.78%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.78%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 38 (9.82%) Finance
2 36 (9.30%) Retail
3 8 (2.07%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.81%) Legal
5 5 (1.29%) Back Office
5 5 (1.29%) Banking
5 5 (1.29%) Publishing
6 4 (1.03%) Marketing
7 2 (0.52%) Advertising
7 2 (0.52%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.52%) Law
8 1 (0.26%) Billing
8 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 208 (53.75%) Developer
2 56 (14.47%) C# Developer
3 42 (10.85%) Analyst
4 41 (10.59%) .NET Developer
5 37 (9.56%) SQL Developer
6 28 (7.24%) C# .NET Developer
7 22 (5.68%) Oracle Developer
8 20 (5.17%) Java Developer
9 19 (4.91%) Backend Developer
9 19 (4.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 19 (4.91%) Cloud Engineer
9 19 (4.91%) Software Developer
10 18 (4.65%) AWS Engineer
11 15 (3.88%) C# Software Developer
11 15 (3.88%) Software Engineer
12 14 (3.62%) Architect
12 14 (3.62%) Full Stack Developer
13 13 (3.36%) ASP.NET Developer
13 13 (3.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 12 (3.10%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (34.37%) .NET
2 60 (15.50%) ASP.NET
2 60 (15.50%) HTML
3 47 (12.14%) Web Services
4 44 (11.37%) CSS
5 33 (8.53%) XML
6 32 (8.27%) AngularJS
7 31 (8.01%) HTML5
8 28 (7.24%) .NET Framework
9 25 (6.46%) REST
10 24 (6.20%) jQuery
11 20 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (4.39%) CSS3
13 16 (4.13%) Entity Framework
14 14 (3.62%) LINQ
15 13 (3.36%) WCF
16 12 (3.10%) JSP
16 12 (3.10%) React
16 12 (3.10%) Spring
17 11 (2.84%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 51 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.62%) Computer Science
3 10 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 7 (1.81%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.03%) Clustering
7 4 (1.03%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.03%) NHS
8 3 (0.78%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.78%) Fintech
8 3 (0.78%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.52%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.52%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.52%) PDA
9 2 (0.52%) Replication
10 1 (0.26%) AS400
10 1 (0.26%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.26%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 47 (12.14%) Windows
2 38 (9.82%) Unix
3 32 (8.27%) Linux
4 18 (4.65%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.58%) VMS
6 9 (2.33%) Android
7 8 (2.07%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.55%) AIX
10 4 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.52%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
3 55 (14.21%) ETL
4 35 (9.04%) Analytics
4 35 (9.04%) Scrum
5 27 (6.98%) DevOps
5 27 (6.98%) E-Commerce
5 27 (6.98%) MVC
6 24 (6.20%) Software Engineering
6 24 (6.20%) Test Automation
7 22 (5.68%) Open Source
7 22 (5.68%) Problem-Solving
8 21 (5.43%) Migration
9 20 (5.17%) SDLC
10 19 (4.91%) Configuration Management
10 19 (4.91%) ITIL
11 17 (4.39%) Microservices
11 17 (4.39%) Visualisation
12 16 (4.13%) Data Analytics
13 15 (3.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 151 (39.02%) C#
2 60 (15.50%) JavaScript
3 52 (13.44%) PL/SQL
4 50 (12.92%) Java
5 38 (9.82%) PowerShell
6 36 (9.30%) T-SQL
7 31 (8.01%) Python
8 12 (3.10%) VB.NET
9 11 (2.84%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.58%) VB
11 9 (2.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 8 (2.07%) Groovy
12 8 (2.07%) VBA
13 7 (1.81%) C++
14 5 (1.29%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.29%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.78%) COBOL
15 3 (0.78%) Korn
15 3 (0.78%) R
15 3 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (3.88%) Degree
2 9 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.55%) MCSE
3 6 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.55%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.78%) CCNA
4 3 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.78%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.52%) HND
5 2 (0.52%) MCITP
5 2 (0.52%) MCTS
5 2 (0.52%) PhD
6 1 (0.26%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.26%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.26%) MBCS
6 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.81%) ISO 9001
2 6 (1.55%) TickIT
3 5 (1.29%) QA
4 4 (1.03%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.78%) GDPR
6 2 (0.52%) ISO 9002
6 2 (0.52%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (4.39%) Docker
2 16 (4.13%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.78%) vSphere
6 2 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.26%) HDFS
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (5.94%) Ansible
1 23 (5.94%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.33%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.29%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.03%) SCCM
4 4 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.52%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.52%) Control-M
5 2 (0.52%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.26%) logstash
6 1 (0.26%) Mesos
6 1 (0.26%) Oozie
6 1 (0.26%) Puppet
6 1 (0.26%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.26%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.26%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 111 (28.68%) Oracle
2 110 (28.42%) Microsoft
3 26 (6.72%) SAP
4 15 (3.88%) Splunk
5 14 (3.62%) VMware
6 13 (3.36%) Tableau
7 9 (2.33%) Informatica
7 9 (2.33%) JD Edwards
7 9 (2.33%) Xamarin
8 8 (2.07%) Cisco
9 6 (1.55%) HP
9 6 (1.55%) Sitecore
10 5 (1.29%) McAfee
10 5 (1.29%) Sencha
10 5 (1.29%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.03%) Alteryx
11 4 (1.03%) F5
11 4 (1.03%) Talend
11 4 (1.03%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.78%) Ab Initio