Period
to 6 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 6 April 2020 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)
South East > Middlesex
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 10 11
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 2 13 24
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Middlesex 8.70% 9.29% 10.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 26.00% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 7
Median daily rate £370 £313 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.40% -21.88% +14.29%
10th Percentile £342 £255 £363
90th Percentile £395 £525 £493
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £38.75
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year -7.14% +11.99% -8.08%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Middlesex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4 50 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 17.39% 35.71% 47.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 31 70
Median daily rate £370 £475 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.11% +14.46% +18.57%
10th Percentile £342 £290 £326
90th Percentile £395 £500 £488
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £38.75
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +3.66%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

Job postings citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Middlesex.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Middlesex

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL in Middlesex.

Daily rate trend for SQL in Middlesex

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SQL in Middlesex.

Hourly rate trend for SQL in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Middlesex region with a requirement for SQL.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) JDBC
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) JSF
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) XPath
1 1 (50.00%) JSTL
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
1 1 (50.00%) Azure
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2017
1 1 (50.00%) Public Sector

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 1 (50.00%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2017
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
1 1 (50.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) JDBC
1 1 (50.00%) JSF
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
1 1 (50.00%) JSTL
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) XPath