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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 15 5
Rank change year-on-year -24 -10  
Contract jobs citing SQL 38 60 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.17% 9.26% 16.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.03% 24.90% 37.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 40 48
Median daily rate £358 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £284 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -0.68% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.47% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £23.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +70.21% -21.66%  

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 237 241 175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 44.72% 37.19% 44.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 149 118
Median daily rate £350 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Median hourly rate £38.75 £18.13 £13.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.79% +38.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.83 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £20.43 £14.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 90 (54.55%) Windows
2 74 (44.85%) Linux
3 64 (38.79%) Unix
4 51 (30.91%) Windows Server
5 50 (30.30%) Security Cleared
5 50 (30.30%) Microsoft
6 49 (29.70%) ITIL
7 45 (27.27%) Perl
7 45 (27.27%) TCP/IP
8 42 (25.45%) Java
9 40 (24.24%) SC Cleared
10 38 (23.03%) Oracle
10 38 (23.03%) Active Directory
11 35 (21.21%) HP
11 35 (21.21%) MS Excel
12 34 (20.61%) PowerShell
13 33 (20.00%) HP SiteScope
13 33 (20.00%) AIX
13 33 (20.00%) VB
13 33 (20.00%) Shell Script
14 31 (18.79%) Open Source
15 30 (18.18%) DNS
15 30 (18.18%) .NET
15 30 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
16 29 (17.58%) SQL Server
17 27 (16.36%) LDAP
18 24 (14.55%) JavaScript
18 24 (14.55%) DevOps
19 23 (13.94%) SCCM
19 23 (13.94%) Change Management

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 20 (12.12%) WebLogic
2 16 (9.70%) JBoss
3 7 (4.24%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.64%) Confluence
4 6 (3.64%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.03%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.82%) Apache
6 3 (1.82%) Documentum
6 3 (1.82%) FileNet
6 3 (1.82%) GeoServer
6 3 (1.82%) NServiceBus
6 3 (1.82%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.21%) SAS
8 1 (0.61%) CMS
8 1 (0.61%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.61%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 35 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.85%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.82%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (1.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.21%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.09%) IaaS
1 15 (9.09%) PaaS
1 15 (9.09%) SaaS
2 6 (3.64%) OpenShift
3 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.82%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.61%) G Suite
5 1 (0.61%) GitHub
5 1 (0.61%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.61%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 45 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 30 (18.18%) DNS
3 27 (16.36%) LDAP
4 20 (12.12%) DHCP
5 11 (6.67%) Firewall
6 10 (6.06%) SSL
7 8 (4.85%) OpenLDAP
7 8 (4.85%) SSH
8 5 (3.03%) HTTP
8 5 (3.03%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.82%) Internet
9 3 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (1.82%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.82%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.82%) NAS
9 3 (1.82%) PuTTY
9 3 (1.82%) SAN
9 3 (1.82%) WinSCP
10 2 (1.21%) Network Security
10 2 (1.21%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.58%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.91%) MongoDB
3 14 (8.48%) DB2
4 11 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (5.45%) Oracle Database
6 8 (4.85%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (4.24%) Ingres
8 5 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (2.42%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.82%) EDRMS
10 3 (1.82%) GIS
10 3 (1.82%) MySQL
10 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.21%) Oracle Discoverer
11 2 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (9.09%) Selenium
2 13 (7.88%) HP UFT
2 13 (7.88%) Sahi
2 13 (7.88%) WATIR
3 12 (7.27%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.24%) Cucumber
5 6 (3.64%) JIRA
6 5 (3.03%) JUnit
7 4 (2.42%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.82%) Ant
8 3 (1.82%) Gradle
8 3 (1.82%) Maven
8 3 (1.82%) MSI
8 3 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.82%) Subversion
8 3 (1.82%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.21%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.21%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.21%) Toad
General
1 9 (5.45%) Finance
2 3 (1.82%) Banking
3 2 (1.21%) Advertising
3 2 (1.21%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.61%) Electronics
4 1 (0.61%) Legal
4 1 (0.61%) Marketing
4 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (22.42%) Developer
2 33 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 24 (14.55%) DBA
4 18 (10.91%) Migration Engineer
5 16 (9.70%) Automation Engineer
6 15 (9.09%) Administrator
7 12 (7.27%) .NET Developer
7 12 (7.27%) SQL DBA
8 11 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
9 8 (4.85%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (4.24%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (4.24%) C# Developer
10 7 (4.24%) Java Developer
10 7 (4.24%) Product Engineer
10 7 (4.24%) Products Support Engineer
11 6 (3.64%) QA Engineer
11 6 (3.64%) SCCM Engineer
11 6 (3.64%) SQL Server DBA
12 5 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
13 4 (2.42%) Ingres DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (18.18%) .NET
2 21 (12.73%) XML
3 14 (8.48%) HTML
4 13 (7.88%) Web Services
5 8 (4.85%) AngularJS
5 8 (4.85%) CSS
5 8 (4.85%) Software Packaging
6 7 (4.24%) .NET Framework
6 7 (4.24%) Entity Framework
6 7 (4.24%) REST
7 6 (3.64%) ASP.NET
7 6 (3.64%) Hibernate
7 6 (3.64%) Spring
8 5 (3.03%) J2EE
8 5 (3.03%) Middleware
8 5 (3.03%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 4 (2.42%) JPA
9 4 (2.42%) JSON
9 4 (2.42%) WPF
10 3 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.70%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.27%) Mainframe
4 10 (6.06%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (1.82%) DataPower
5 3 (1.82%) NHS
6 2 (1.21%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.21%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.61%) iPad
7 1 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 90 (54.55%) Windows
2 74 (44.85%) Linux
3 64 (38.79%) Unix
4 51 (30.91%) Windows Server
5 33 (20.00%) AIX
6 22 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 21 (12.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (7.27%) Solaris
8 12 (7.27%) zOS
9 9 (5.45%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (1.82%) MVS
13 2 (1.21%) VME
13 2 (1.21%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.61%) HPUX
14 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (29.70%) ITIL
2 31 (18.79%) Open Source
3 30 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (14.55%) DevOps
5 23 (13.94%) Change Management
6 21 (12.73%) Problem Management
6 21 (12.73%) Virtual Environments
7 20 (12.12%) Migration
7 20 (12.12%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 18 (10.91%) Change Control
8 18 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (10.30%) Performance Tuning
9 17 (10.30%) TDD
10 16 (9.70%) Server Monitoring
11 15 (9.09%) Data Management
11 15 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (8.48%) BDD
13 13 (7.88%) Incident Management
13 13 (7.88%) Quality Management
13 13 (7.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 45 (27.27%) Perl
2 42 (25.45%) Java
3 34 (20.61%) PowerShell
4 33 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 33 (20.00%) VB
5 24 (14.55%) JavaScript
6 22 (13.33%) PL/SQL
7 18 (10.91%) C#
8 13 (7.88%) Ruby
8 13 (7.88%) T-SQL
9 8 (4.85%) Korn
10 5 (3.03%) VBScript
11 3 (1.82%) Scala
11 3 (1.82%) VBA
12 2 (1.21%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.21%) Python
12 2 (1.21%) REXX
12 2 (1.21%) Tcl
12 2 (1.21%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (30.30%) Security Cleared
2 40 (24.24%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.48%) DV Cleared
4 10 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.82%) Degree
6 2 (1.21%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.61%) HND
7 1 (0.61%) OCA
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.88%) QA
2 10 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (3.64%) SLA
4 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 38 (23.03%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.06%) NFS
3 9 (5.45%) Docker
3 9 (5.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 5 (3.03%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.21%) XenApp
5 2 (1.21%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.21%) XenServer
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.61%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 33 (20.00%) HP SiteScope
2 23 (13.94%) SCCM
3 17 (10.30%) Tivoli
4 15 (9.09%) Puppet
5 11 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (4.85%) Control-M
7 6 (3.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 5 (3.03%) Data Guard
8 5 (3.03%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 5 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (1.82%) Forum Sentry
10 2 (1.21%) MOM
10 2 (1.21%) SCOM
10 2 (1.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (1.21%) WSUS
11 1 (0.61%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.61%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.61%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.61%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 50 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 38 (23.03%) Oracle
3 35 (21.21%) HP
4 20 (12.12%) Red Hat
5 18 (10.91%) IBM
6 14 (8.48%) CA
7 9 (5.45%) Sun
8 6 (3.64%) Cisco
8 6 (3.64%) Siebel
8 6 (3.64%) VMware
9 5 (3.03%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.82%) Axway
10 3 (1.82%) Genesys
10 3 (1.82%) Informatica
10 3 (1.82%) NetApp
10 3 (1.82%) Nortel
10 3 (1.82%) Verint
11 2 (1.21%) Citrix
11 2 (1.21%) Symantec
11 2 (1.21%) webMethods
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