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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Lincolnshire / Lincoln
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Contract jobs citing SQL 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincoln 14.29% 11.11% 18.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 16.67% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £400 £225 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +77.77% -50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +65.62% -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 Lincoln with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Lincoln
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 6 6 3
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lincoln 42.86% 66.67% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Median daily rate £400 £275 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -38.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 - -
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 Lincoln

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lincoln 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL in Lincoln.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Lincoln

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincoln

For the 6 months to 25 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 Lincoln region with a requirement for SQL.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) VMS
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Billing
2 2 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Physics
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Pig
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Kibana
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) scikit-learn
3 1 (33.33%) Power BI
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) NumPy
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive

SQL
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (33.33%) Mahout
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Power BI
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
General
1 2 (66.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Scientist
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning Scientist
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) Java EE
1 2 (66.67%) JMS
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) D3.js
2 1 (33.33%) NumPy
2 1 (33.33%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Kibana