Period
to 19 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 19 February 2019 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)
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 22 12
Rank change year-on-year +15 -10 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 122 80 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 13.12% 8.73% 12.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.11% 27.97% 30.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 88 197
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £438 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +21.43% -1.06%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £261
90th Percentile £538 £615 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -2.94% +21.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - £43.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £16.24 - £43.00

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 380 286 757
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 40.86% 31.22% 41.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 215 575
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £435 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +14.29% -7.89%
10th Percentile £305 £275 £275
90th Percentile £550 £558 £524
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £433 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +8.13% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 15
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75% +97.53%
10th Percentile £44.30 £24.60 £29.48
90th Percentile £47.93 £37.25 £55.25
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +38.46% -16.13% +98.72%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for SQL.

1 55 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (31.15%) Git (software)
3 37 (30.33%) JIRA
3 37 (30.33%) JavaScript
4 35 (28.69%) Java
5 30 (24.59%) Problem-Solving
6 29 (23.77%) DevOps
7 27 (22.13%) Test Automation
8 26 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
9 25 (20.49%) Cucumber
10 24 (19.67%) Confluence
10 24 (19.67%) Security Cleared
10 24 (19.67%) Oracle
11 22 (18.03%) Selenium
11 22 (18.03%) NoSQL
12 21 (17.21%) Microservices
13 20 (16.39%) Docker
13 20 (16.39%) Linux
14 19 (15.57%) XML
14 19 (15.57%) Microsoft
14 19 (15.57%) PostgreSQL
14 19 (15.57%) Jenkins
15 18 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (14.75%) Node.js
15 18 (14.75%) Open Source
15 18 (14.75%) HTML
15 18 (14.75%) TDD
16 17 (13.93%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (13.93%) Amazon AWS
16 17 (13.93%) Windows

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 24 (19.67%) Confluence
2 8 (6.56%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.74%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.10%) Apache Spark
4 5 (4.10%) FileNet
5 4 (3.28%) Apache
5 4 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.28%) JBoss
5 4 (3.28%) nginx
5 4 (3.28%) SAS
5 4 (3.28%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.28%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.64%) Documentum
7 1 (0.82%) CMS
7 1 (0.82%) Drupal
7 1 (0.82%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.82%) Magento
2 1 (0.82%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.82%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 26 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (13.93%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (9.84%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (7.38%) GitHub
5 6 (4.92%) IaaS
6 5 (4.10%) Slack
7 4 (3.28%) Boomi
7 4 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (3.28%) Google Analytics
7 4 (3.28%) Office 365
7 4 (3.28%) PaaS
7 4 (3.28%) SaaS
8 3 (2.46%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (1.64%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.82%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.82%) Route 53
10 1 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.66%) Firewall
2 11 (9.02%) HTTP
3 6 (4.92%) HTTPS
3 6 (4.92%) iSCSI
3 6 (4.92%) NAS
3 6 (4.92%) SAN
4 5 (4.10%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.28%) SSL
6 3 (2.46%) Internet
7 2 (1.64%) LAN
7 2 (1.64%) WAN
8 1 (0.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.03%) NoSQL
2 19 (15.57%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (12.30%) SQL Server
4 14 (11.48%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (11.48%) MongoDB
5 12 (9.84%) Big Data
6 11 (9.02%) Sqoop
7 9 (7.38%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (5.74%) Relational Database
8 7 (5.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (4.92%) Hadoop
10 5 (4.10%) Cosmos DB
10 5 (4.10%) MySQL
11 4 (3.28%) Apache Hive
11 4 (3.28%) DB2
11 4 (3.28%) HBase
11 4 (3.28%) Oracle Database
11 4 (3.28%) Spark SQL
11 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (31.15%) Git (software)
2 37 (30.33%) JIRA
3 25 (20.49%) Cucumber
4 22 (18.03%) Selenium
5 19 (15.57%) Jenkins
6 16 (13.11%) GitLab
7 11 (9.02%) JUnit
8 9 (7.38%) Gatling
9 8 (6.56%) Visual Studio Team System
10 7 (5.74%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (4.92%) Maven
12 5 (4.10%) SoapUI
12 5 (4.10%) Subversion
12 5 (4.10%) Visual Studio
13 4 (3.28%) Ant
13 4 (3.28%) Grunt
13 4 (3.28%) gulp
13 4 (3.28%) Karma Test Runner
13 4 (3.28%) SonarQube
13 4 (3.28%) Sublime Text
General
1 7 (5.74%) Finance
2 4 (3.28%) Retail
3 1 (0.82%) Advertising
3 1 (0.82%) Banking
3 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (30.33%) Developer
2 16 (13.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (9.02%) Automation Engineer
4 10 (8.20%) Analyst
4 10 (8.20%) Java Developer
5 9 (7.38%) Azure DevOps
5 9 (7.38%) Big Data Engineer
6 8 (6.56%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 8 (6.56%) Azure Engineer
6 8 (6.56%) Data Engineer
6 8 (6.56%) SQL Developer
6 8 (6.56%) Test Engineer
7 7 (5.74%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.92%) Architect
9 5 (4.10%) Senior Test Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.28%) Applications Support
10 4 (3.28%) Python Developer
10 4 (3.28%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (3.28%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.57%) XML
2 18 (14.75%) HTML
2 18 (14.75%) Node.js
3 17 (13.93%) REST
4 15 (12.30%) Middleware
5 14 (11.48%) CSS
5 14 (11.48%) SOAP
6 11 (9.02%) jQuery
6 11 (9.02%) Spring
6 11 (9.02%) Web Services
7 10 (8.20%) AngularJS
7 10 (8.20%) JSON
8 8 (6.56%) Hibernate
8 8 (6.56%) HTML5
8 8 (6.56%) J2EE
9 7 (5.74%) .NET
9 7 (5.74%) Gherkin
9 7 (5.74%) JSP
10 6 (4.92%) Java EE
10 6 (4.92%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.92%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.10%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (4.10%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.28%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.64%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (1.64%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.39%) Linux
2 17 (13.93%) Windows
3 12 (9.84%) Unix
4 7 (5.74%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.28%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.46%) CentOS
8 1 (0.82%) Solaris
8 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (24.59%) Problem-Solving
3 29 (23.77%) DevOps
4 27 (22.13%) Test Automation
5 21 (17.21%) Microservices
6 18 (14.75%) Open Source
6 18 (14.75%) TDD
7 17 (13.93%) BDD
7 17 (13.93%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (13.11%) OO
9 14 (11.48%) ITIL
9 14 (11.48%) ITSM
10 13 (10.66%) Mentoring
10 13 (10.66%) Runbook
10 13 (10.66%) Scrum
10 13 (10.66%) User Stories
11 12 (9.84%) Coaching
11 12 (9.84%) ETL
12 11 (9.02%) Data Management
12 11 (9.02%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.33%) JavaScript
2 35 (28.69%) Java
3 17 (13.93%) Python
4 10 (8.20%) C#
5 9 (7.38%) Scala
6 7 (5.74%) Perl
7 6 (4.92%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.10%) Groovy
8 5 (4.10%) Ruby
8 5 (4.10%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.28%) Haskell
10 3 (2.46%) R
10 3 (2.46%) XPath
11 2 (1.64%) Java 8
11 2 (1.64%) Korn
11 2 (1.64%) XQuery
12 1 (0.82%) C
12 1 (0.82%) C++
12 1 (0.82%) PHP
12 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (19.67%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.30%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.38%) ISTQB
4 8 (6.56%) ISEB
5 6 (4.92%) Degree
5 6 (4.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (4.10%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.64%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.11%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 20 (16.39%) Docker
2 17 (13.93%) Active Directory
3 11 (9.02%) Apache Flume
3 11 (9.02%) HDFS
4 5 (4.10%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (9.84%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 11 (9.02%) Kubernetes
3 10 (8.20%) Ansible
4 9 (7.38%) Terraform
5 7 (5.74%) Puppet
6 5 (4.10%) Grafana
7 4 (3.28%) Kibana
8 1 (0.82%) logstash
8 1 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.82%) Packer
8 1 (0.82%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.82%) Rancher
Vendors
1 24 (19.67%) Oracle
2 19 (15.57%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.66%) HP
4 9 (7.38%) Cloudera
5 5 (4.10%) Dell
5 5 (4.10%) EMC
5 5 (4.10%) Pega
5 5 (4.10%) Tableau
6 4 (3.28%) Adobe
6 4 (3.28%) Google
6 4 (3.28%) SAP
6 4 (3.28%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.28%) webMethods
7 3 (2.46%) Hortonworks
7 3 (2.46%) Informatica
8 2 (1.64%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.64%) BT
8 2 (1.64%) Citrix
8 2 (1.64%) Guidewire
8 2 (1.64%) VMware