The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lincolnshire 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 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)
East Midlands / Lincolnshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 9 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 0  
Contract jobs citing SQL 5 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 7.69% 10.42% 12.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.15% 50.00% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £263 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -3.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
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 Lincolnshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Lincolnshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 33 10 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lincolnshire 50.77% 20.83% 53.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 20
Median daily rate £353 £310 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.70% -11.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £16.09 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.75% -0.98%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Lincolnshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 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 Lincolnshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Lincolnshire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Lincolnshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Lincolnshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Lincolnshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Scunthorpe - 1 £263 - 1
SQL
East Midlands

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

1 6 (40.00%) Java
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) TDD
2 5 (33.33%) Billing
2 5 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (33.33%) Spring
2 5 (33.33%) Maven
2 5 (33.33%) Java EE
2 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (33.33%) IaaS
2 5 (33.33%) J2EE
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (33.33%) JMS
2 5 (33.33%) XML
2 5 (33.33%) VMS
3 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (26.67%) Big Data
3 4 (26.67%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (13.33%) Firewall
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Windows

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lincolnshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Big Data
1 4 (26.67%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (33.33%) Maven
General
1 5 (33.33%) Billing
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) MIS Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) CRM Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Tester
5 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (33.33%) J2EE
1 5 (33.33%) Java EE
1 5 (33.33%) JMS
1 5 (33.33%) Spring
1 5 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) CSS3
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) VMS
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) SDLC
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Data Strategy
4 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Machine Learning
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft