Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 24 November 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 of England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 7 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 627 678 851
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.15% 13.90% 14.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.48% 35.18% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 427 508
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.44% +0.34%
10th Percentile £275 £213 £230
90th Percentile £525 £494 £500
England median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 54
East of England median hourly rate £26.00 £36.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +10.77% +4.84%
10th Percentile £15.00 £15.75 £12.73
90th Percentile £41.73 £46.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £27.50 £28.00 £27.89
% change year-on-year -1.79% +0.39% +11.56%

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 of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1992 1927 2255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.60% 39.51% 38.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1098 1140 1313
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
10th Percentile £288 £237 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £501
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 142 168
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £15.92 £27.66 £20.70
90th Percentile £53.25 £52.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in the East of England

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in the East of England

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in the East of England

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in the East of England

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL in the East of England

SQL
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Hertfordshire -1 232 £364 +3.93% 50
Cambridgeshire -7 142 £350 +2.94% 58
Essex -12 109 £425 +30.77% 24
Bedfordshire -1 63 £350 - 8
Suffolk +2 42 £400 - 8
Norfolk -6 36 £325 - 14
East Anglia -3 3 - -
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 of England region with a requirement for SQL.

1 204 (32.54%) SQL Server
2 181 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (25.20%) Oracle
4 149 (23.76%) Java
5 132 (21.05%) Finance
6 127 (20.26%) .NET
7 108 (17.22%) Microsoft
8 103 (16.43%) C#
8 103 (16.43%) Windows
9 99 (15.79%) XML
9 99 (15.79%) JavaScript
10 98 (15.63%) Web Services
11 84 (13.40%) MVC
11 84 (13.40%) HTML
12 83 (13.24%) Linux
13 80 (12.76%) Spring
13 80 (12.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 78 (12.44%) Git (software)
15 76 (12.12%) PL/SQL
15 76 (12.12%) T-SQL
16 72 (11.48%) Migration
17 71 (11.32%) Data Modelling
18 69 (11.00%) Data Warehouse
19 68 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
20 67 (10.69%) Continuous Integration
21 66 (10.53%) TDD
22 64 (10.21%) JSON
23 62 (9.89%) Jenkins
23 62 (9.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 61 (9.73%) Unix

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 42 (6.70%) JBoss
2 37 (5.90%) WebLogic
3 31 (4.94%) Confluence
4 27 (4.31%) Tomcat
5 24 (3.83%) Apache
5 24 (3.83%) SharePoint
6 21 (3.35%) WebSphere
7 19 (3.03%) Apache Spark
8 17 (2.71%) IIS
9 15 (2.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 14 (2.23%) MS Exchange
11 9 (1.44%) Mule
12 8 (1.28%) Drupal
13 7 (1.12%) Skype for Business
14 6 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
15 5 (0.80%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.80%) MQSeries
16 4 (0.64%) Apache Pig
16 4 (0.64%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (2.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.16%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 18 (2.87%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.96%) Unica
4 5 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.80%) ResourceLink
5 4 (0.64%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.64%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.48%) Magento
6 3 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.32%) Infor M3
7 2 (0.32%) iTrent
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.32%) Raiser's Edge
7 2 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM On Demand
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.91%) Dynamics 365
4 9 (1.44%) PaaS
5 8 (1.28%) SaaS
5 8 (1.28%) Sauce Labs
6 7 (1.12%) IaaS
7 5 (0.80%) GitHub
8 4 (0.64%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.64%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (0.64%) Data Lake Analytics
9 3 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.48%) Office 365
10 2 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.32%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.32%) Route 53
10 2 (0.32%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.47%) HTTP
2 21 (3.35%) Internet
3 14 (2.23%) SAN
3 14 (2.23%) SSL
3 14 (2.23%) TCP/IP
4 13 (2.07%) Firewall
5 10 (1.59%) LAN
6 9 (1.44%) LDAP
6 9 (1.44%) SMTP
7 8 (1.28%) DNS
8 7 (1.12%) DHCP
8 7 (1.12%) VoIP
9 6 (0.96%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (0.96%) iSCSI
9 6 (0.96%) NAS
10 5 (0.80%) SMS
11 3 (0.48%) WAN
12 2 (0.32%) SNMP
12 2 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (32.54%) SQL Server
2 80 (12.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 69 (11.00%) Data Warehouse
4 62 (9.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 52 (8.29%) Oracle Database
6 49 (7.81%) Relational Database
7 39 (6.22%) MySQL
8 29 (4.63%) NoSQL
9 28 (4.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 27 (4.31%) Big Data
11 26 (4.15%) RDBMS
11 26 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
12 25 (3.99%) MongoDB
13 24 (3.83%) Oracle Reports
13 24 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
14 23 (3.67%) Power BI
15 21 (3.35%) Hadoop
16 20 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
17 18 (2.87%) Qlik Sense
18 17 (2.71%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 78 (12.44%) Git (software)
2 62 (9.89%) Jenkins
3 56 (8.93%) Visual Studio
4 53 (8.45%) JIRA
5 43 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 41 (6.54%) Maven
7 35 (5.58%) JUnit
8 28 (4.47%) SoapUI
9 25 (3.99%) Selenium
10 18 (2.87%) Cucumber
10 18 (2.87%) Subversion
11 17 (2.71%) JMeter
12 15 (2.39%) Eclipse
12 15 (2.39%) Mockito
12 15 (2.39%) Talend Open Studio
13 14 (2.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 13 (2.07%) Gradle
15 12 (1.91%) Ant
15 12 (1.91%) WebDriver
16 9 (1.44%) Bitbucket
General
1 132 (21.05%) Finance
2 31 (4.94%) Retail
3 19 (3.03%) Marketing
4 17 (2.71%) Manufacturing
5 15 (2.39%) Games
6 11 (1.75%) Banking
6 11 (1.75%) French Language
6 11 (1.75%) Publishing
7 10 (1.59%) Automotive
8 9 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.28%) Corporate Banking
9 8 (1.28%) Local Government
10 7 (1.12%) Legal
10 7 (1.12%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.96%) Back Office
11 6 (0.96%) Electronics
12 4 (0.64%) Advertising
12 4 (0.64%) Billing
13 3 (0.48%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 289 (46.09%) Developer
2 121 (19.30%) Analyst
3 88 (14.04%) SQL Developer
4 70 (11.16%) Java Developer
5 45 (7.18%) .NET Developer
6 39 (6.22%) Data Analyst
7 34 (5.42%) Consultant
8 32 (5.10%) DBA
9 31 (4.94%) JSP Developer
9 31 (4.94%) Senior Developer
10 28 (4.47%) C# Developer
11 25 (3.99%) SQL DBA
12 23 (3.67%) Business Analyst
13 22 (3.51%) Applications Support
14 21 (3.35%) Architect
15 20 (3.19%) C# .NET Developer
16 18 (2.87%) Support Engineer
16 18 (2.87%) Tester
17 17 (2.71%) SQL Analyst
17 17 (2.71%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (20.26%) .NET
2 99 (15.79%) XML
3 98 (15.63%) Web Services
4 84 (13.40%) HTML
5 80 (12.76%) Spring
6 64 (10.21%) JSON
7 60 (9.57%) CSS
8 58 (9.25%) REST
8 58 (9.25%) SOAP
9 50 (7.97%) Spring MVC
10 49 (7.81%) JSP
11 39 (6.22%) jQuery
12 38 (6.06%) AngularJS
13 35 (5.58%) ASP.NET
13 35 (5.58%) Middleware
14 32 (5.10%) J2EE
15 29 (4.63%) HTML5
16 28 (4.47%) .NET Framework
17 27 (4.31%) XSLT
18 23 (3.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 58 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.67%) Management Information System
3 21 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (2.87%) User Experience
5 14 (2.23%) Mobile App
6 13 (2.07%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.07%) Reference Data
7 11 (1.75%) Clustering
7 11 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (1.59%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.44%) N-Tier
9 9 (1.44%) Replication
10 8 (1.28%) Data Centre
11 7 (1.12%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.64%) Fintech
12 4 (0.64%) NHS
13 3 (0.48%) CAN bus
13 3 (0.48%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
14 2 (0.32%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 103 (16.43%) Windows
2 83 (13.24%) Linux
3 61 (9.73%) Unix
4 41 (6.54%) Windows Server
5 15 (2.39%) Mac OS X
6 14 (2.23%) Solaris
7 12 (1.91%) Android
7 12 (1.91%) Apple iOS
8 10 (1.59%) AIX
8 10 (1.59%) HPUX
9 9 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.12%) Windows 10
10 7 (1.12%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.48%) OpenVMS
12 3 (0.48%) VMS
12 3 (0.48%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (13.40%) MVC
3 72 (11.48%) Migration
4 71 (11.32%) Data Modelling
5 68 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
6 67 (10.69%) Continuous Integration
7 66 (10.53%) TDD
8 59 (9.41%) ETL
9 57 (9.09%) Scrum
10 48 (7.66%) ITIL
11 44 (7.02%) Data Migration
12 42 (6.70%) Data Analysis
13 41 (6.54%) Test Automation
14 37 (5.90%) Performance Tuning
14 37 (5.90%) UML
15 36 (5.74%) Analytics
16 34 (5.42%) Data Mapping
17 30 (4.78%) CRM
18 28 (4.47%) SDLC
18 28 (4.47%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 149 (23.76%) Java
2 103 (16.43%) C#
3 99 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 76 (12.12%) PL/SQL
4 76 (12.12%) T-SQL
5 44 (7.02%) Python
6 30 (4.78%) C++
7 22 (3.51%) C
8 21 (3.35%) Perl
9 19 (3.03%) PHP
9 19 (3.03%) PowerShell
9 19 (3.03%) Shell Script
10 15 (2.39%) VB.NET
11 13 (2.07%) X++
12 11 (1.75%) Groovy
12 11 (1.75%) VBA
13 10 (1.59%) R
14 9 (1.44%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.28%) Scala
15 8 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (5.42%) Security Cleared
2 26 (4.15%) SC Cleared
3 25 (3.99%) Degree
4 18 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.75%) MCSA
5 11 (1.75%) MCSE
6 8 (1.28%) ISEB
6 8 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (0.80%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.80%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.48%) CCA
9 3 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.32%) CCNP
10 2 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.32%) MCP
10 2 (0.32%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.32%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.22%) Data Quality
2 36 (5.74%) QA
3 20 (3.19%) SLA
4 3 (0.48%) IFRS
4 3 (0.48%) IFRS 9
4 3 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.32%) GDPR
5 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 36 (5.74%) Active Directory
2 25 (3.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.87%) Docker
4 11 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
5 10 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (1.44%) Hyper-V
7 8 (1.28%) HDFS
8 7 (1.12%) Terminal Services
9 6 (0.96%) XenApp
10 5 (0.80%) vSphere
11 4 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.32%) XenServer
14 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
14 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.16%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (1.59%) Ansible
2 9 (1.44%) Microsoft Clustering
2 9 (1.44%) Puppet
3 8 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (1.28%) SCCM
4 7 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.12%) SCOM
5 6 (0.96%) Backup Exec
5 6 (0.96%) HP Data Protector
5 6 (0.96%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.80%) Grafana
6 5 (0.80%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (0.64%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.48%) Mesos
8 3 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.48%) vMotion
8 3 (0.48%) WSUS
9 2 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.16%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 158 (25.20%) Oracle
2 108 (17.22%) Microsoft
3 41 (6.54%) IBM
4 30 (4.78%) VMware
5 27 (4.31%) HP
6 25 (3.99%) Citrix
7 22 (3.51%) SAP
8 17 (2.71%) Dell
9 15 (2.39%) Cognos
9 15 (2.39%) Talend
10 13 (2.07%) Atlassian
10 13 (2.07%) Cisco
10 13 (2.07%) NetApp
11 12 (1.91%) Sybase
11 12 (1.91%) Symantec
11 12 (1.91%) Tableau
12 11 (1.75%) CommVault
12 11 (1.75%) Teradata
13 10 (1.59%) CA
14 9 (1.44%) 3PAR