The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lincoln 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 28 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)
Lincolnshire / Lincoln
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 8 7
Contract jobs citing SQL 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincoln - 5.26% 15.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 100.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +3.44% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.09 -
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 Lincoln with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Lincoln
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 10 1 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lincoln 41.67% 5.26% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 12
Median daily rate £400 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £65.00 £16.09 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +303.97% -8.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Lincoln

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lincoln.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Lincoln

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lincoln

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Lincoln

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lincoln

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Lincoln

For the 6 months to 28 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 Lincoln region with a requirement for SQL.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) VMS
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Billing
1 2 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) IaaS

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lincoln 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (100.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java