Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 8 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 125 117 386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 14.78% 13.57% 16.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.41% 39.66% 41.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 119 301
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £378 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.18% +28.79% -8.97%
10th Percentile £266 £260 £235
90th Percentile £578 £615 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £425 £330
% change year-on-year -11.76% +28.79% -9.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 20
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £45.00 £28.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +57.21% -23.67%
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £45.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +57.89% -24.00%

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 353 295 928
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 41.73% 34.22% 40.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 208 671
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +10.71% -14.63%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £255
90th Percentile £558 £550 £506
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 33
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £32.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +30.15% +18.75%
10th Percentile £35.00 £19.90 £28.00
90th Percentile £47.63 £48.05 £41.80
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.66
% change year-on-year +5.88% +30.15% +20.94%

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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 2018, 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 54 (43.20%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (29.60%) Problem-Solving
3 35 (28.00%) Java
3 35 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 35 (28.00%) Linux
4 33 (26.40%) Git (software)
5 31 (24.80%) SQL Server
6 30 (24.00%) TDD
7 29 (23.20%) Security Cleared
8 27 (21.60%) BDD
9 25 (20.00%) JIRA
9 25 (20.00%) Windows
9 25 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 24 (19.20%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (18.40%) Oracle
12 22 (17.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 21 (16.80%) Microservices
14 20 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
15 19 (15.20%) Scrum
15 19 (15.20%) HTML
15 19 (15.20%) Python
15 19 (15.20%) Jenkins
16 18 (14.40%) NoSQL
16 18 (14.40%) Node.js
16 18 (14.40%) C#
16 18 (14.40%) XML
16 18 (14.40%) ITIL
16 18 (14.40%) Middleware
17 17 (13.60%) HP
17 17 (13.60%) OO

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 13 (10.40%) Confluence
2 8 (6.40%) WebLogic
3 7 (5.60%) SAS
4 6 (4.80%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.00%) JBoss
5 5 (4.00%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.20%) MS Exchange
6 4 (3.20%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (3.20%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.40%) Apache
7 3 (2.40%) CICS
7 3 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.40%) FileNet
7 3 (2.40%) Jetty
7 3 (2.40%) nginx
7 3 (2.40%) WildFly
8 2 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.80%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.80%) CMS
9 1 (0.80%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 5 (4.00%) SPSS
2 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.80%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.80%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (8.80%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.60%) GitHub
4 4 (3.20%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.40%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.40%) Google Analytics
5 3 (2.40%) Office 365
5 3 (2.40%) Slack
6 2 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.60%) IaaS
6 2 (1.60%) PaaS
6 2 (1.60%) SaaS
7 1 (0.80%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.80%) Boomi
7 1 (0.80%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.00%) HTTP
2 9 (7.20%) Firewall
3 6 (4.80%) HTTPS
3 6 (4.80%) iSCSI
3 6 (4.80%) NAS
3 6 (4.80%) SAN
4 5 (4.00%) SSL
5 4 (3.20%) DHCP
5 4 (3.20%) DNS
6 3 (2.40%) Internet
6 3 (2.40%) LAN
6 3 (2.40%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.40%) WAN
7 2 (1.60%) FTP
7 2 (1.60%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.60%) Network Security
7 2 (1.60%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.80%) SQL Server
2 22 (17.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (14.40%) NoSQL
5 15 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (11.20%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (11.20%) MongoDB
7 8 (6.40%) Big Data
8 7 (5.60%) Relational Database
9 6 (4.80%) MySQL
10 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (3.20%) DB2
12 3 (2.40%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (2.40%) RDBMS
12 3 (2.40%) Sqoop
13 2 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (1.60%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (1.60%) Oracle ODI
13 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 33 (26.40%) Git (software)
2 25 (20.00%) JIRA
3 19 (15.20%) Jenkins
4 16 (12.80%) Cucumber
4 16 (12.80%) JUnit
5 15 (12.00%) Selenium
6 8 (6.40%) Gatling
7 7 (5.60%) gulp
8 5 (4.00%) GitLab
8 5 (4.00%) Jasmine
9 4 (3.20%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.20%) Maven
9 4 (3.20%) SpecFlow
9 4 (3.20%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (2.40%) Ant
10 3 (2.40%) Artifactory
10 3 (2.40%) Gradle
10 3 (2.40%) IntelliJ
10 3 (2.40%) JMeter
10 3 (2.40%) Subversion
General
1 14 (11.20%) Finance
2 6 (4.80%) Banking
3 5 (4.00%) Financial Institution
3 5 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (0.80%) Advertising
4 1 (0.80%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.80%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (48.80%) Developer
2 22 (17.60%) Java Developer
3 16 (12.80%) Analyst
4 14 (11.20%) SQL Developer
5 12 (9.60%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (4.80%) C# Developer
6 6 (4.80%) Data Engineer
6 6 (4.80%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (4.00%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.20%) .NET Developer
8 4 (3.20%) Senior DevOps
8 4 (3.20%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.40%) Azure DevOps
9 3 (2.40%) Data Analyst
9 3 (2.40%) Python Developer
9 3 (2.40%) Senior Data Engineer
9 3 (2.40%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.20%) HTML
2 18 (14.40%) Middleware
2 18 (14.40%) Node.js
2 18 (14.40%) XML
3 16 (12.80%) J2EE
4 14 (11.20%) CSS
5 13 (10.40%) Web Services
6 12 (9.60%) Spring
7 11 (8.80%) REST
8 10 (8.00%) .NET
9 9 (7.20%) JSON
9 9 (7.20%) RESTful
10 8 (6.40%) AngularJS
10 8 (6.40%) ASP.NET
10 8 (6.40%) JDBC
11 7 (5.60%) jQuery
11 7 (5.60%) JSP
11 7 (5.60%) SOAP
12 6 (4.80%) Hibernate
12 6 (4.80%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.20%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.00%) Credit Risk
3 4 (3.20%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.20%) PKI
3 4 (3.20%) Public Cloud
3 4 (3.20%) User Experience
4 3 (2.40%) Analytical Mindset
4 3 (2.40%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (2.40%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.40%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.60%) DataPower
5 2 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.60%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.80%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.80%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (28.00%) Linux
2 25 (20.00%) Windows
3 14 (11.20%) Unix
4 10 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (8.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.20%) AIX
5 4 (3.20%) Android
5 4 (3.20%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.20%) CentOS
5 4 (3.20%) Debian
5 4 (3.20%) Windows Phone
5 4 (3.20%) Windows Phone 8
5 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.40%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.60%) VME
8 1 (0.80%) HPUX
8 1 (0.80%) MVS
8 1 (0.80%) Solaris
8 1 (0.80%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (43.20%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (29.60%) Problem-Solving
3 30 (24.00%) TDD
4 27 (21.60%) BDD
5 21 (16.80%) Microservices
6 19 (15.20%) Scrum
7 18 (14.40%) ITIL
8 17 (13.60%) DevOps
8 17 (13.60%) OO
9 16 (12.80%) ITSM
10 15 (12.00%) Test Automation
11 14 (11.20%) Open Source
11 14 (11.20%) Runbook
12 13 (10.40%) Analytics
13 12 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (9.60%) MVC
14 10 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (8.00%) Mathematics
14 10 (8.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 35 (28.00%) Java
1 35 (28.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (15.20%) Python
3 18 (14.40%) C#
4 13 (10.40%) Shell Script
5 11 (8.80%) T-SQL
6 8 (6.40%) R
7 6 (4.80%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.00%) Java 8
8 5 (4.00%) Perl
9 4 (3.20%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.20%) C++
9 4 (3.20%) Groovy
9 4 (3.20%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.20%) Ruby
9 4 (3.20%) Scala
10 3 (2.40%) Haskell
10 3 (2.40%) XPath
11 2 (1.60%) XQuery
12 1 (0.80%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 29 (23.20%) Security Cleared
2 17 (13.60%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.60%) Degree
4 5 (4.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.00%) ISEB
4 5 (4.00%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.00%) Master's Degree
5 3 (2.40%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.40%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.60%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.80%) CCNA
7 1 (0.80%) CCNP
7 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.80%) QA
2 5 (4.00%) IFRS
2 5 (4.00%) IFRS 9
3 2 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (10.40%) Active Directory
1 13 (10.40%) Docker
2 3 (2.40%) Apache Flume
2 3 (2.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (10.40%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 9 (7.20%) Puppet
3 6 (4.80%) Kubernetes
3 6 (4.80%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (4.00%) Ansible
4 5 (4.00%) Terraform
5 4 (3.20%) AirWatch
5 4 (3.20%) Matomo
5 4 (3.20%) SAP Afaria
5 4 (3.20%) XenMobile
6 3 (2.40%) Grafana
6 3 (2.40%) Kibana
7 2 (1.60%) Forum Sentry
8 1 (0.80%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.80%) Nagios
8 1 (0.80%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (18.40%) Oracle
3 17 (13.60%) HP
4 8 (6.40%) Red Hat
5 7 (5.60%) Google
6 6 (4.80%) Citrix
7 5 (4.00%) IBM
7 5 (4.00%) SAP
8 4 (3.20%) Apple
8 4 (3.20%) McAfee
8 4 (3.20%) Siebel
8 4 (3.20%) Tableau
9 3 (2.40%) Adobe
9 3 (2.40%) Cloudera
9 3 (2.40%) Hortonworks
9 3 (2.40%) Informatica
9 3 (2.40%) webMethods
10 2 (1.60%) Axway
10 2 (1.60%) BT
10 2 (1.60%) Sun