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 3 months to 26 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)
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 8 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Contract jobs citing SQL 8 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 8.70% 12.14% 9.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.63% 31.34% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 10
Median daily rate £338 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.62% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £348 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £473 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +60.00%  
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 Middlesex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 27 67 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 29.35% 38.73% 30.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 39 26
Median daily rate £385 £360 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +26.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £323 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £45.50 £36.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +24.44%  
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 Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Middlesex

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Middlesex over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Middlesex

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 26 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for SQL.

1 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
3 6 (35.29%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) CSS
3 6 (35.29%) XML
3 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) HTML5
4 5 (29.41%) Degree
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Web Services
4 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
4 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
4 5 (29.41%) .NET
5 4 (23.53%) C#
5 4 (23.53%) OOP
5 4 (23.53%) Unix
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) UniBasic
6 3 (17.65%) Redback
6 3 (17.65%) STB
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
6 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
6 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
6 3 (17.65%) Marketing
6 3 (17.65%) JSON
6 3 (17.65%) DVB
6 3 (17.65%) MVC
6 3 (17.65%) WinForms

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.88%) CMS
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DVB
2 2 (11.76%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Intranet
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (11.76%) Big Data
4 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (5.88%) Power BI
4 1 (5.88%) QlikView
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
2 1 (5.88%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (17.65%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) C Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Packager
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++ Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) CSS
2 6 (35.29%) HTML5
2 6 (35.29%) XML
3 5 (29.41%) .NET
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 5 (29.41%) Web Services
4 3 (17.65%) JSON
4 3 (17.65%) WinForms
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.76%) Node.js
5 2 (11.76%) REST
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (5.88%) D3.js
6 1 (5.88%) jQuery
6 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (5.88%) React
6 1 (5.88%) Three.js
6 1 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) STB
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Digital TV
2 2 (11.76%) MPEG
3 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Animation
3 1 (5.88%) CMDB
3 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.88%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (5.88%) PlayStation
3 1 (5.88%) Video on Demand
3 1 (5.88%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Unix
3 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) OOP
3 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
3 3 (17.65%) MVC
3 3 (17.65%) OO
3 3 (17.65%) Prototyping
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) ITSM
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) User Stories
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) DRM
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
4 4 (23.53%) C#
5 3 (17.65%) C
5 3 (17.65%) UniBasic
5 3 (17.65%) VB
5 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
6 2 (11.76%) C++
6 2 (11.76%) PHP
6 2 (11.76%) Python
7 1 (5.88%) ActionScript
7 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
7 1 (5.88%) PHP 5
7 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.88%) R
7 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) IBM
1 3 (17.65%) Redback
2 2 (11.76%) CA
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe
3 1 (5.88%) AppSense
3 1 (5.88%) BMC
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.88%) Tableau
3 1 (5.88%) Teradata
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