The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 23 June 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)
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -19 -1  
Contract jobs citing SQL 49 89 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 11.45% 18.50% 15.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.17% 50.57% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 44 60
Median daily rate £425 £310 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.09% -15.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £232 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £468 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 7
Median hourly rate - £34.75 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.26%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% +44.44%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 221 176 200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 51.64% 36.59% 31.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 86 115
Median daily rate £465 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.07% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £228 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 14
Median hourly rate £41.50 £32.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.69% -22.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.00 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £40.33 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Essex

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Essex

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Essex over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Essex

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Essex

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Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea -11 22 £447 +123.50%
Colchester - 7 £363 - 3
Brentwood -6 1 £123 -60.48% 1
Saffron Walden - 1 - - 1
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for SQL.

1 76 (58.46%) Oracle
2 57 (43.85%) Java
3 56 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (36.15%) XML
5 43 (33.08%) Unix
6 38 (29.23%) HTML
7 37 (28.46%) CSS
8 35 (26.92%) JavaScript
8 35 (26.92%) Windows
9 34 (26.15%) MySQL
10 31 (23.85%) TDD
11 30 (23.08%) SQL Server
11 30 (23.08%) Relational Database
12 29 (22.31%) PL/SQL
12 29 (22.31%) CRM
13 28 (21.54%) Web Services
13 28 (21.54%) Test Automation
14 27 (20.77%) Git (software)
14 27 (20.77%) Analytics
14 27 (20.77%) Jenkins
15 26 (20.00%) Hadoop
15 26 (20.00%) Spring
16 25 (19.23%) Linux
17 24 (18.46%) WebLogic
17 24 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
18 23 (17.69%) Web Development
19 22 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
20 21 (16.15%) MVC
20 21 (16.15%) JPA
21 20 (15.38%) Data Integration

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (18.46%) WebLogic
2 20 (15.38%) JBoss
3 6 (4.62%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.85%) Confluence
4 5 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (3.08%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.31%) CMS
6 3 (2.31%) Mule
6 3 (2.31%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.54%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.77%) IIS
8 1 (0.77%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.31%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (10.00%) Adobe Campaign
2 11 (8.46%) Unica
3 10 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.54%) SAP BPC
4 2 (1.54%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.77%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.77%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.15%) Adobe Analytics
2 4 (3.08%) IaaS
2 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.08%) Office 365
2 4 (3.08%) PaaS
2 4 (3.08%) SaaS
2 4 (3.08%) Yammer
3 3 (2.31%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.54%) LDAP
2 8 (6.15%) HTTP
3 3 (2.31%) SSL
3 3 (2.31%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.54%) Internet
5 1 (0.77%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.77%) DHCP
5 1 (0.77%) DNS
5 1 (0.77%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (26.15%) MySQL
2 30 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 30 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 26 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 18 (13.85%) MariaDB
5 15 (11.54%) BusinessObjects
5 15 (11.54%) Ingres
5 15 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (10.77%) DB2
7 12 (9.23%) Data Mining
7 12 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (9.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (4.62%) Big Data
9 6 (4.62%) Oracle Database
9 6 (4.62%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (4.62%) QlikView
9 6 (4.62%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (3.85%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 27 (20.77%) Git (software)
1 27 (20.77%) Jenkins
2 18 (13.85%) JUnit
3 16 (12.31%) Mockito
4 9 (6.92%) Selenium
4 9 (6.92%) SoapUI
5 8 (6.15%) Maven
6 7 (5.38%) XDoclet
7 5 (3.85%) Ant
7 5 (3.85%) JIRA
7 5 (3.85%) Subversion
8 3 (2.31%) CA Gen
8 3 (2.31%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.54%) AccuRev
9 2 (1.54%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.54%) Gradle
9 2 (1.54%) NWDI
General
1 20 (15.38%) Finance
2 8 (6.15%) Automotive
2 8 (6.15%) Legal
2 8 (6.15%) Retail
3 7 (5.38%) Banking
4 5 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.54%) Law
5 2 (1.54%) Marketing
6 1 (0.77%) Advertising
6 1 (0.77%) Billing
Job Titles
1 75 (57.69%) Developer
2 40 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 30 (23.08%) Analyst
4 20 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 14 (10.77%) ETL Developer
6 11 (8.46%) CRM Developer
7 10 (7.69%) Data Business Analyst
8 9 (6.92%) Data Insight Analyst
8 9 (6.92%) Insight Analyst
8 9 (6.92%) Insight Data Analyst
9 7 (5.38%) SQL Developer
10 6 (4.62%) DBA
10 6 (4.62%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (4.62%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.62%) SQL DBA
10 6 (4.62%) SSIS Developer
10 6 (4.62%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (3.85%) Administrator
11 5 (3.85%) CRM Analyst
11 5 (3.85%) Senior Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (36.15%) XML
2 38 (29.23%) HTML
3 37 (28.46%) CSS
4 28 (21.54%) Web Services
5 26 (20.00%) Spring
6 21 (16.15%) JPA
7 20 (15.38%) Spring MVC
8 18 (13.85%) EclipseLink
8 18 (13.85%) Middleware
9 17 (13.08%) REST
10 16 (12.31%) Hibernate
11 15 (11.54%) JSON
11 15 (11.54%) XSLT
12 14 (10.77%) JAAS
13 13 (10.00%) JAXB
14 12 (9.23%) .NET
15 11 (8.46%) Struts
16 10 (7.69%) EJB
16 10 (7.69%) Java EE
16 10 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.85%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (10.77%) Mainframe
3 9 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.92%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.15%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.08%) Clustering
6 3 (2.31%) Replication
6 3 (2.31%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.31%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.77%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.77%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.77%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.77%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.77%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.77%) iPad
7 1 (0.77%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.77%) RIA
7 1 (0.77%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 43 (33.08%) Unix
2 35 (26.92%) Windows
3 25 (19.23%) Linux
4 15 (11.54%) Mac OS X
5 12 (9.23%) Windows Vista
6 10 (7.69%) Windows Server
7 8 (6.15%) Solaris
8 4 (3.08%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.31%) AIX
9 3 (2.31%) HPUX
9 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.77%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (23.85%) TDD
3 29 (22.31%) CRM
4 28 (21.54%) Test Automation
5 27 (20.77%) Analytics
6 24 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (17.69%) Web Development
8 22 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (16.15%) MVC
10 20 (15.38%) Data Integration
11 19 (14.62%) ETL
12 18 (13.85%) Data Analysis
12 18 (13.85%) Scrum
13 17 (13.08%) Data Modelling
14 16 (12.31%) Data Analytics
14 16 (12.31%) Data Transformation
15 15 (11.54%) B2C
15 15 (11.54%) Configuration Management
15 15 (11.54%) Data Munging
15 15 (11.54%) UML
Programming Languages
1 57 (43.85%) Java
2 35 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 29 (22.31%) PL/SQL
4 18 (13.85%) C#
5 17 (13.08%) T-SQL
6 11 (8.46%) PHP
7 10 (7.69%) Groovy
8 7 (5.38%) VBScript
9 5 (3.85%) Perl
9 5 (3.85%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.08%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.31%) C
11 3 (2.31%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.31%) VB
11 3 (2.31%) XPath
12 2 (1.54%) Python
13 1 (0.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (13.85%) Degree
2 8 (6.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (5.38%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.31%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.54%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.54%) ISEB
6 2 (1.54%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.54%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.54%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.54%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.77%) MCSA
7 1 (0.77%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.31%) IFRS
2 3 (2.31%) IFRS 9
3 2 (1.54%) QA
4 1 (0.77%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.77%) MiFID
4 1 (0.77%) PMO
4 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.77%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.31%) Ansible
1 3 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.31%) Puppet
2 2 (1.54%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.77%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.77%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 76 (58.46%) Oracle
2 20 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 15 (11.54%) Adobe
4 8 (6.15%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (5.38%) SAP
6 6 (4.62%) IBM
6 6 (4.62%) webMethods
7 4 (3.08%) Google
7 4 (3.08%) HP
7 4 (3.08%) Infor
8 3 (2.31%) BEA
8 3 (2.31%) FatWire
8 3 (2.31%) Informatica
8 3 (2.31%) Omniture
8 3 (2.31%) Pega
8 3 (2.31%) VMware
8 3 (2.31%) WSO2
9 2 (1.54%) Cisco
9 2 (1.54%) Sybase
10 1 (0.77%) Cognos
Brentwood, Essex
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