Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 11 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 24 33 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 9.27% 9.30% 10.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.17% 23.40% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 22
Middlesex median daily rate £421 £390 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.01% -1.27% +16.18%
10th Percentile £297 £305 £291
90th Percentile £540 £479 £419
South East median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Middlesex median hourly rate - £30.00 £31.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.95% -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £37.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -32.89% +14.62% +30.00%

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 77 141 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 29.73% 39.72% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 85 48
Middlesex median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £300 £302 £263
90th Percentile £505 £528 £438
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
Middlesex median hourly rate - £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -12.50%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 20 November 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 10 (41.67%) Java
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle
2 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 8 (33.33%) Docker
3 8 (33.33%) Hadoop
4 7 (29.17%) Gradle
4 7 (29.17%) HTML
4 7 (29.17%) Linux
5 6 (25.00%) Python
5 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (25.00%) Maven
5 6 (25.00%) OpenShift
5 6 (25.00%) Apache Spark
6 5 (20.83%) Hudson
6 5 (20.83%) Analytics
6 5 (20.83%) Spring Boot
6 5 (20.83%) Spring
6 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (20.83%) .NET
6 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
6 5 (20.83%) Finance
7 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 4 (16.67%) Perl
7 4 (16.67%) C#
7 4 (16.67%) CSS
7 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.67%) Kubernetes

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 6 (25.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (8.33%) Confluence
2 2 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (8.33%) JBoss
2 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (8.33%) SAS
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (4.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) OpenShift
2 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (8.33%) GitHub
5 1 (4.17%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (4.17%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (4.17%) IaaS
5 1 (4.17%) PaaS
5 1 (4.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Firewall
1 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) DHCP
2 2 (8.33%) LAN
2 2 (8.33%) LDAP
2 2 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) DVB
3 1 (4.17%) Network Security
3 1 (4.17%) VLAN
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.33%) Apache Hive
4 2 (8.33%) Big Data
4 2 (8.33%) InfluxDB
4 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.17%) Data Lake
5 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.17%) GIS
5 1 (4.17%) MS Access
5 1 (4.17%) QlikView
5 1 (4.17%) SAP BW
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.17%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 7 (29.17%) Gradle
3 6 (25.00%) Maven
4 5 (20.83%) Hudson
5 2 (8.33%) Ant
5 2 (8.33%) Artifactory
5 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Billing
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (8.33%) HTML Developer
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (8.33%) NoSQL Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Angular Developer
5 1 (4.17%) AWS Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Business Strategy Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Hadoop Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Insight Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Report Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) HTML
2 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 5 (20.83%) Spring
2 5 (20.83%) Spring Boot
3 4 (16.67%) CSS
3 4 (16.67%) Node.js
4 3 (12.50%) RESTful
4 3 (12.50%) Web Services
5 2 (8.33%) Ajax
5 2 (8.33%) HTML5
5 2 (8.33%) jQuery
5 2 (8.33%) REST
5 2 (8.33%) Sensu
5 2 (8.33%) XML
6 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.17%) DHTMLX
6 1 (4.17%) DOM
6 1 (4.17%) Kafka
6 1 (4.17%) Play Framework
6 1 (4.17%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.17%) Animation
3 1 (4.17%) IPTV
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing Technology
3 1 (4.17%) STB
3 1 (4.17%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Unix
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Solaris
4 1 (4.17%) CentOS
4 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Analytics
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (16.67%) Functional Programming
3 3 (12.50%) High Availability
3 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.33%) DevOps
4 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Microservices
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Software Delivery
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.33%) Web Application Development
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.17%) Statistics
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) Python
3 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) Perl
5 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (12.50%) Ruby
6 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.33%) PHP
6 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.17%) ActionScript
7 1 (4.17%) C++
7 1 (4.17%) R
7 1 (4.17%) Scala
7 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.17%) VB
7 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.17%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Docker
2 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) Gluster
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Flume
4 1 (4.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Ansible
1 4 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (8.33%) Fluentd
2 2 (8.33%) Graphite
2 2 (8.33%) logstash
2 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.33%) Prometheus
2 2 (8.33%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) Salt
2 2 (8.33%) StatsD
2 2 (8.33%) ZABBIX
3 1 (4.17%) Ambari
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Rackspace
3 2 (8.33%) Remedy
3 2 (8.33%) SaltStack
3 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
3 2 (8.33%) Splunk
3 2 (8.33%) Tableau
3 2 (8.33%) TOWER Software
3 2 (8.33%) Workday
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe
4 1 (4.17%) CA
4 1 (4.17%) Capita
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Civica
4 1 (4.17%) Cloudera
4 1 (4.17%) DataFlux
4 1 (4.17%) Hortonworks
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) Teradata