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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 5 3
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2  
Contract jobs citing SQL 77 89 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 18.92% 19.47% 23.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.31% 60.96% 57.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 63 63
Median daily rate £400 £325 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £215 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 11
Median hourly rate £39.00 £44.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.36% +11.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £44.00 £32.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +66.66% -20.00%  

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 191 146 188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 46.93% 31.95% 40.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 89 95
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 29
Median hourly rate £37.00 £47.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.10% +20.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £36.50 £32.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Essex

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Essex over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL in Essex

SQL
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 27 March 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 -10 16 £466 +28.46% 1
Basildon - 8 £335 -
Colchester +4 3 £400 +42.85% 3
Brentwood -6 3 £400 +70.21% 2
Harlow 0 1 £600 +100.00%
Saffron Walden - 1 - - 3
Witham - 1 £138 - 2
Billericay - 1 - -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 79 (62.70%) Oracle
2 55 (43.65%) Java
3 51 (40.48%) Unix
4 42 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (32.54%) JavaScript
5 41 (32.54%) SQL Server
6 40 (31.75%) CRM
7 39 (30.95%) XML
8 37 (29.37%) Windows
9 33 (26.19%) HTML
10 32 (25.40%) CSS
11 31 (24.60%) Microsoft
11 31 (24.60%) Analytics
12 26 (20.63%) Adobe
12 26 (20.63%) JSON
12 26 (20.63%) Hadoop
13 25 (19.84%) Business Intelligence
13 25 (19.84%) BusinessObjects
14 24 (19.05%) Adobe Campaign
15 23 (18.25%) B2C
16 22 (17.46%) PHP
16 22 (17.46%) Unica
17 19 (15.08%) PL/SQL
18 18 (14.29%) MS Excel
18 18 (14.29%) Web Development
18 18 (14.29%) Degree
18 18 (14.29%) Finance
18 18 (14.29%) Data Analysis
18 18 (14.29%) Data Analytics
19 17 (13.49%) Git (software)

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 15 (11.90%) WebLogic
2 7 (5.56%) Skype for Business
3 6 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.97%) JBoss
5 4 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (3.17%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.38%) Confluence
6 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.59%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.79%) CMS
8 1 (0.79%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.38%) MS Office
2 3 (2.38%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (19.05%) Adobe Campaign
2 22 (17.46%) Unica
3 13 (10.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (3.17%) SAP BPC
5 3 (2.38%) SAP MII
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.79%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.79%) Odoo
7 1 (0.79%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.52%) Adobe Analytics
2 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.76%) Office 365
2 6 (4.76%) Yammer
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.79%) IaaS
3 1 (0.79%) PaaS
3 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.97%) LDAP
2 4 (3.17%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.59%) DHCP
3 2 (1.59%) DNS
3 2 (1.59%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.59%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.59%) NAS
3 2 (1.59%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.59%) VoIP
4 1 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.79%) Firewall
4 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (32.54%) SQL Server
2 26 (20.63%) Hadoop
3 25 (19.84%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (12.70%) DB2
5 15 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (11.11%) MySQL
7 13 (10.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (9.52%) Relational Database
9 9 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (6.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (5.56%) Oracle Database
11 7 (5.56%) QlikView
12 6 (4.76%) Big Data
12 6 (4.76%) Ingres
12 6 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (3.97%) MariaDB
13 5 (3.97%) OLAP
13 5 (3.97%) OLTP
13 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (13.49%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 9 (7.14%) Selenium
3 9 (7.14%) SoapUI
4 8 (6.35%) JUnit
5 7 (5.56%) XDoclet
6 5 (3.97%) AccuRev
6 5 (3.97%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.97%) Maven
6 5 (3.97%) Mockito
6 5 (3.97%) PVCS
6 5 (3.97%) Subversion
7 4 (3.17%) JIRA
8 3 (2.38%) Ant
8 3 (2.38%) CA Gen
8 3 (2.38%) NWDI
8 3 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.59%) Android Studio
9 2 (1.59%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.59%) Gradle
General
1 18 (14.29%) Finance
2 11 (8.73%) Retail
3 10 (7.94%) Automotive
4 9 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.17%) Banking
6 3 (2.38%) Legal
7 2 (1.59%) Advertising
7 2 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (59.52%) Developer
2 31 (24.60%) Java Developer
3 30 (23.81%) Analyst
4 18 (14.29%) CRM Developer
5 16 (12.70%) Business Analyst
6 12 (9.52%) ETL Developer
7 9 (7.14%) SQL Developer
8 8 (6.35%) Data Business Analyst
8 8 (6.35%) Data Insight Analyst
8 8 (6.35%) Insight Analyst
8 8 (6.35%) Insight Data Analyst
8 8 (6.35%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (3.97%) Consultant
10 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
11 4 (3.17%) Big Data Analyst
11 4 (3.17%) Senior Insight Analyst
11 4 (3.17%) SQL Analyst
11 4 (3.17%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (30.95%) XML
2 33 (26.19%) HTML
3 32 (25.40%) CSS
4 26 (20.63%) JSON
5 17 (13.49%) Web Services
6 13 (10.32%) .NET
7 11 (8.73%) Spring
8 10 (7.94%) EclipseLink
8 10 (7.94%) EJB
8 10 (7.94%) JPA
9 8 (6.35%) Hibernate
9 8 (6.35%) Spring MVC
10 7 (5.56%) COM
10 7 (5.56%) Java EE
10 7 (5.56%) REST
11 6 (4.76%) Middleware
11 6 (4.76%) SOAP
11 6 (4.76%) XSLT
12 5 (3.97%) JAAS
12 5 (3.97%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 11 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.35%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.56%) Data Structures
5 6 (4.76%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.17%) Clustering
8 2 (1.59%) Life Science
8 2 (1.59%) Reinsurance
8 2 (1.59%) Replication
8 2 (1.59%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.79%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.79%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.79%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.79%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.79%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 51 (40.48%) Unix
2 37 (29.37%) Windows
3 17 (13.49%) Linux
4 13 (10.32%) Windows Vista
5 7 (5.56%) Windows Server
6 5 (3.97%) Mac OS X
7 4 (3.17%) Solaris
8 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.59%) Android
9 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.59%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.79%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (31.75%) CRM
3 31 (24.60%) Analytics
4 25 (19.84%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (18.25%) B2C
6 18 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 18 (14.29%) Data Analytics
6 18 (14.29%) Web Development
7 16 (12.70%) ETL
8 14 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 14 (11.11%) TDD
9 13 (10.32%) Customer Analytics
9 13 (10.32%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (8.73%) Data Transformation
10 11 (8.73%) Mathematics
10 11 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (7.94%) MVC
12 9 (7.14%) Data Integration
12 9 (7.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 55 (43.65%) Java
2 41 (32.54%) JavaScript
3 22 (17.46%) PHP
4 19 (15.08%) PL/SQL
5 17 (13.49%) C#
6 12 (9.52%) T-SQL
7 10 (7.94%) Shell Script
8 8 (6.35%) C++
9 7 (5.56%) Groovy
9 7 (5.56%) VBScript
10 5 (3.97%) VB.NET
11 4 (3.17%) Perl
12 3 (2.38%) C
12 3 (2.38%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.38%) VB
13 1 (0.79%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.79%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.79%) Python
13 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (14.29%) Degree
2 10 (7.94%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.97%) Sun Certification
4 4 (3.17%) BC Cleared
5 3 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.59%) MCSA
6 2 (1.59%) MOS
6 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) IFRS
1 3 (2.38%) IFRS 9
2 2 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.59%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.79%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (3.97%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.79%) Terminal Server
2 1 (0.79%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (0.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (0.79%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 79 (62.70%) Oracle
2 31 (24.60%) Microsoft
3 26 (20.63%) Adobe
4 10 (7.94%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (7.94%) SAP
5 6 (4.76%) Infor
6 5 (3.97%) Sun
7 4 (3.17%) IBM
7 4 (3.17%) Teradata
8 3 (2.38%) BEA
8 3 (2.38%) EMC
8 3 (2.38%) Informatica
8 3 (2.38%) Pega
8 3 (2.38%) Sybase
8 3 (2.38%) webMethods
9 2 (1.59%) Citrix
9 2 (1.59%) Google
9 2 (1.59%) Mapbox
9 2 (1.59%) VMware
10 1 (0.79%) Brocade
Essex
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £120 - £125 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 24 days ago
Essex
Washington Frank
Posted: 3 days ago