Period
to 20 November 2017

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 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)
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 12 12
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL 117 365 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 13.62% 16.49% 12.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.53% 41.24% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 285 140
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £330 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.79% -8.33% +2.86%
10th Percentile £260 £232 £275
90th Percentile £615 £500 £563
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £330 £363
% change year-on-year +28.79% -8.97% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 8
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £45.00 £28.63 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.21% -23.15% +35.45%
10th Percentile £21.00 £28.00 £15.98
90th Percentile £48.66 £53.90 £43.60
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £28.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year +57.89% -23.49% +35.45%

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 296 885 522
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 34.46% 39.99% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 641 349
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £388 £350 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -14.63% +15.49%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £275
90th Percentile £550 £513 £563
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £388 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 31 13
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £42.50 £32.66 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.15% +20.94% -1.82%
10th Percentile £19.90 £28.00 £13.65
90th Percentile £48.05 £43.00 £42.15
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +30.77% +22.64% -3.64%

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 20 November 2017.

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

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL in Newcastle upon Tyne

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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for SQL.

1 59 (50.43%) Oracle
2 50 (42.74%) Unix
3 41 (35.04%) Linux
4 39 (33.33%) Windows
5 36 (30.77%) PL/SQL
6 33 (28.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (25.64%) Java
8 29 (24.79%) WebLogic
8 29 (24.79%) Active Directory
8 29 (24.79%) Red Hat
9 27 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 27 (23.08%) Security Cleared
10 26 (22.22%) DevOps
11 25 (21.37%) XML
11 25 (21.37%) JavaScript
11 25 (21.37%) LDAP
12 24 (20.51%) JBoss
13 23 (19.66%) DNS
13 23 (19.66%) Shell Script
13 23 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (18.80%) Perl
15 21 (17.95%) SQL Server
15 21 (17.95%) Windows XP
16 20 (17.09%) NFS
16 20 (17.09%) OpenLDAP
17 19 (16.24%) SC Cleared
17 19 (16.24%) SSH
18 18 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
18 18 (15.38%) OO
18 18 (15.38%) CSS

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 29 (24.79%) WebLogic
2 24 (20.51%) JBoss
3 11 (9.40%) Tomcat
4 10 (8.55%) IIS
5 9 (7.69%) Apache ServiceMix
6 8 (6.84%) SAS
6 8 (6.84%) SharePoint
7 5 (4.27%) Confluence
7 5 (4.27%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (4.27%) WebSphere
7 5 (4.27%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (3.42%) FileNet
9 3 (2.56%) Apache
9 3 (2.56%) Tuxedo
10 2 (1.71%) Apache Spark
10 2 (1.71%) CMS
10 2 (1.71%) Drupal
10 2 (1.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.85%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (3.42%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (3.42%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.85%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.98%) Slack
2 5 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.71%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (1.71%) Boomi
3 2 (1.71%) IaaS
3 2 (1.71%) PaaS
3 2 (1.71%) Serverless
3 2 (1.71%) Trello
4 1 (0.85%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (0.85%) Linode
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (21.37%) LDAP
2 23 (19.66%) DNS
3 20 (17.09%) OpenLDAP
4 19 (16.24%) SSH
5 16 (13.68%) Firewall
6 5 (4.27%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (4.27%) Network Security
6 5 (4.27%) SSL
7 2 (1.71%) DHCP
7 2 (1.71%) SMS
7 2 (1.71%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.71%) WAN
8 1 (0.85%) Internet
8 1 (0.85%) LAN
8 1 (0.85%) Modbus
8 1 (0.85%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.85%) SAN
8 1 (0.85%) VPN
8 1 (0.85%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (14.53%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (14.53%) MongoDB
4 16 (13.68%) BusinessObjects
5 14 (11.97%) Big Data
6 12 (10.26%) NoSQL
6 12 (10.26%) Oracle Database
7 10 (8.55%) InterSystems Cache
7 10 (8.55%) MySQL
8 9 (7.69%) Relational Database
9 8 (6.84%) Apache Hive
9 8 (6.84%) HBase
10 6 (5.13%) Data Lake
10 6 (5.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 6 (5.13%) Hadoop
10 6 (5.13%) Pentaho
11 4 (3.42%) Data Mining
11 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.98%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.13%) ERwin
3 6 (5.13%) MSI
4 5 (4.27%) JIRA
5 4 (3.42%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.42%) Firebug
5 4 (3.42%) Gradle
5 4 (3.42%) Hamcrest
5 4 (3.42%) JUnit
6 3 (2.56%) Selenium
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (2.56%) Subversion
6 3 (2.56%) Toad
6 3 (2.56%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.71%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.71%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (1.71%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.71%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (14.53%) Finance
2 3 (2.56%) General Ledger
3 1 (0.85%) Advertising
3 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (23.93%) Developer
2 16 (13.68%) DBA
3 14 (11.97%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 10 (8.55%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Oracle DBA
7 7 (5.98%) Administrator
7 7 (5.98%) Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) Consultant
7 7 (5.98%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Architect
8 6 (5.13%) Data Architect
8 6 (5.13%) Data Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Lead Architect
8 6 (5.13%) Lead Data Architect
8 6 (5.13%) Senior Data Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) SQL DBA
9 5 (4.27%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.37%) XML
2 18 (15.38%) CSS
3 17 (14.53%) HTML
4 14 (11.97%) JSP
5 13 (11.11%) JSON
5 13 (11.11%) SOAP
5 13 (11.11%) Spring
6 9 (7.69%) Apache Camel
6 9 (7.69%) GWT
6 9 (7.69%) XSD
7 8 (6.84%) Spring Security
8 7 (5.98%) .NET
8 7 (5.98%) jQuery
9 6 (5.13%) REST
10 5 (4.27%) Software Packaging
10 5 (4.27%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (3.42%) Node.js
11 4 (3.42%) Spring Boot
11 4 (3.42%) Spring MVC
12 3 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.26%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.69%) Replication
4 6 (5.13%) Clustering
4 6 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.27%) DataPower
6 4 (3.42%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.56%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.56%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.56%) User Experience
8 2 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.85%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 50 (42.74%) Unix
2 41 (35.04%) Linux
3 39 (33.33%) Windows
4 33 (28.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (17.95%) Windows XP
6 14 (11.97%) Windows Server
7 9 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (5.13%) AIX
9 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.85%) MVS
10 1 (0.85%) VME
10 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.22%) DevOps
2 23 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (15.38%) OO
4 17 (14.53%) Data Management
5 16 (13.68%) Data Architecture
5 16 (13.68%) Data Modelling
6 14 (11.97%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (11.97%) ETL
7 13 (11.11%) Migration
8 12 (10.26%) Data Integration
8 12 (10.26%) Open Source
8 12 (10.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 11 (9.40%) Analytics
10 10 (8.55%) BDD
10 10 (8.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (8.55%) Data Analysis
10 10 (8.55%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (8.55%) SFIA
10 10 (8.55%) TDD
11 9 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (30.77%) PL/SQL
2 30 (25.64%) Java
3 25 (21.37%) JavaScript
4 23 (19.66%) Shell Script
5 22 (18.80%) Perl
6 14 (11.97%) Korn
7 13 (11.11%) C#
8 7 (5.98%) T-SQL
9 6 (5.13%) Python
10 4 (3.42%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.56%) COBOL
12 2 (1.71%) Groovy
12 2 (1.71%) R
12 2 (1.71%) VB
12 2 (1.71%) VBA
12 2 (1.71%) XPath
12 2 (1.71%) XQuery
13 1 (0.85%) Jython
13 1 (0.85%) REXX
13 1 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 19 (16.24%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.98%) Degree
4 3 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.71%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.71%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.11%) Data Quality
1 13 (11.11%) QA
2 9 (7.69%) HL7
3 1 (0.85%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) WAI
System Software
1 29 (24.79%) Active Directory
2 20 (17.09%) NFS
3 3 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.71%) Docker
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.85%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.85%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.85%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.85%) Xen
5 1 (0.85%) XenApp
5 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (7.69%) Puppet
2 6 (5.13%) SCCM
3 5 (4.27%) Forum Sentry
4 4 (3.42%) Ansible
5 3 (2.56%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.71%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (1.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.85%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.85%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (0.85%) MOM
7 1 (0.85%) Nagios
7 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.85%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (0.85%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.85%) SCOM
7 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 59 (50.43%) Oracle
2 29 (24.79%) Red Hat
3 27 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 17 (14.53%) Informatica
5 14 (11.97%) HP
6 10 (8.55%) Google
6 10 (8.55%) InterSystems
7 8 (6.84%) IBM
8 7 (5.98%) CA
9 6 (5.13%) Tableau
10 5 (4.27%) Axway
10 5 (4.27%) Siebel
10 5 (4.27%) Sun
11 3 (2.56%) Micro Focus
11 3 (2.56%) SaltStack
11 3 (2.56%) VMware
12 2 (1.71%) Dell
12 2 (1.71%) OpenText
12 2 (1.71%) ThinPrint
13 1 (0.85%) Citrix