Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 10 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL 99 275 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.06% 14.42% 12.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.79% 34.55% 29.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 227 142
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -9.68% +7.64%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £288
90th Percentile £615 £500 £600
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 8
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £45.00 £47.75 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.76% +64.66% +5.45%
10th Percentile £21.00 £36.25 £18.75
90th Percentile £48.66 £55.93 £43.60
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £47.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year -5.76% +64.66% +5.45%

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 293 796 574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.74% 41.74% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 598 380
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £350 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -14.63% +15.49%
10th Percentile £275 £273 £287
90th Percentile £579 £513 £550
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £350 £403
% change year-on-year +14.29% -13.04% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 15
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £36.25 £38.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +49.04% -5.45%
10th Percentile £17.70 £33.66 £14.60
90th Percentile £47.66 £55.25 £41.30
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.33% +59.57% -21.67%

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 January 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

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 19 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 40 (40.40%) Oracle
2 36 (36.36%) Unix
3 28 (28.28%) Java
3 28 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (27.27%) XML
5 26 (26.26%) JavaScript
6 25 (25.25%) Windows
7 24 (24.24%) PL/SQL
8 23 (23.23%) Linux
9 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
10 20 (20.20%) Security Cleared
11 19 (19.19%) Data Management
11 19 (19.19%) Migration
11 19 (19.19%) PostgreSQL
11 19 (19.19%) DevOps
12 18 (18.18%) Shell Script
12 18 (18.18%) CSS
13 17 (17.17%) HTML
13 17 (17.17%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (17.17%) Active Directory
13 17 (17.17%) QA
13 17 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (17.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (16.16%) NoSQL
15 15 (15.15%) Mentoring
15 15 (15.15%) Data Modelling
15 15 (15.15%) SQL Server
16 14 (14.14%) JSP
16 14 (14.14%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (14.14%) TDD

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 (13.13%) WebLogic
2 12 (12.12%) SAS
3 10 (10.10%) JBoss
4 9 (9.09%) Tomcat
5 8 (8.08%) IIS
6 7 (7.07%) Apache ServiceMix
7 6 (6.06%) Confluence
7 6 (6.06%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.03%) Apache
8 3 (3.03%) Tuxedo
9 2 (2.02%) Apache Spark
9 2 (2.02%) CMS
9 2 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (1.01%) NServiceBus
10 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.01%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (1.01%) TPMS
10 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.01%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (7.07%) Slack
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.02%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (2.02%) Boomi
3 2 (2.02%) IaaS
3 2 (2.02%) PaaS
3 2 (2.02%) Serverless
3 2 (2.02%) Trello
4 1 (1.01%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (1.01%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.10%) DNS
2 8 (8.08%) Firewall
3 7 (7.07%) OpenLDAP
4 6 (6.06%) SSH
5 2 (2.02%) DHCP
5 2 (2.02%) SAN
5 2 (2.02%) SMS
5 2 (2.02%) WAN
6 1 (1.01%) HTTP
6 1 (1.01%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.01%) Internet
6 1 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.01%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.01%) Modbus
6 1 (1.01%) NAS
6 1 (1.01%) Network Security
6 1 (1.01%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.01%) SSL
6 1 (1.01%) VPN
6 1 (1.01%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.19%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (17.17%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (16.16%) NoSQL
4 15 (15.15%) SQL Server
5 12 (12.12%) Big Data
6 11 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (11.11%) MongoDB
6 11 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 10 (10.10%) MySQL
7 10 (10.10%) Oracle Database
8 8 (8.08%) InterSystems Cache
9 6 (6.06%) Apache Hive
9 6 (6.06%) HBase
10 5 (5.05%) Data Lake
11 4 (4.04%) Data Mining
11 4 (4.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 4 (4.04%) Hadoop
11 4 (4.04%) Pentaho
12 3 (3.03%) OLAP
12 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (14.14%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.06%) Firebug
3 6 (6.06%) Gradle
3 6 (6.06%) Hamcrest
3 6 (6.06%) JIRA
3 6 (6.06%) JUnit
3 6 (6.06%) MSI
4 5 (5.05%) Cucumber
4 5 (5.05%) ERwin
4 5 (5.05%) Selenium
5 3 (3.03%) Subversion
5 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.02%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.02%) HP UFT
6 2 (2.02%) Sahi
6 2 (2.02%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (2.02%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.02%) WATIR
6 2 (2.02%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.02%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.01%) Advertising
3 1 (1.01%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (32.32%) Developer
2 15 (15.15%) Java Developer
3 13 (13.13%) Analyst
4 11 (11.11%) DBA
5 10 (10.10%) Data Engineer
6 9 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 8 (8.08%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (8.08%) Oracle DBA
8 6 (6.06%) Agile Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Agile Java Developer
8 6 (6.06%) SAS Analyst
8 6 (6.06%) Senior Agile Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Senior Data Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Administrator
9 5 (5.05%) Analyst Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Java Software Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (27.27%) XML
2 18 (18.18%) CSS
3 17 (17.17%) HTML
4 14 (14.14%) JSP
5 13 (13.13%) Spring
6 11 (11.11%) JSON
6 11 (11.11%) SOAP
6 11 (11.11%) XSD
7 9 (9.09%) .NET
7 9 (9.09%) jQuery
8 8 (8.08%) LDAP
9 7 (7.07%) Apache Camel
9 7 (7.07%) GWT
10 6 (6.06%) REST
10 6 (6.06%) Spring Boot
10 6 (6.06%) Spring MVC
10 6 (6.06%) Spring Security
11 5 (5.05%) Web Services
12 4 (4.04%) Node.js
13 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.10%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.08%) Replication
4 6 (6.06%) Public Cloud
5 5 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.03%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.03%) User Experience
7 2 (2.02%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.01%) Clustering
8 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.01%) DataPower
8 1 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.01%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 36 (36.36%) Unix
2 25 (25.25%) Windows
3 23 (23.23%) Linux
4 17 (17.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (14.14%) Windows Server
6 9 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 8 (8.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.02%) AIX
10 1 (1.01%) VME
10 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (19.19%) Data Management
2 19 (19.19%) DevOps
2 19 (19.19%) Migration
3 15 (15.15%) Data Modelling
3 15 (15.15%) Mentoring
4 14 (14.14%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (14.14%) Coaching
4 14 (14.14%) Data Architecture
4 14 (14.14%) TDD
5 13 (13.13%) BDD
5 13 (13.13%) ETL
5 13 (13.13%) OO
6 12 (12.12%) Open Source
7 11 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (10.10%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (10.10%) Data Integration
8 10 (10.10%) Kanban
8 10 (10.10%) Scrum
8 10 (10.10%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.28%) Java
2 26 (26.26%) JavaScript
3 24 (24.24%) PL/SQL
4 18 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 11 (11.11%) C#
6 7 (7.07%) Perl
7 5 (5.05%) Korn
7 5 (5.05%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.05%) Python
8 3 (3.03%) COBOL
8 3 (3.03%) Ruby
9 2 (2.02%) Groovy
9 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.02%) XPath
9 2 (2.02%) XQuery
10 1 (1.01%) Jython
10 1 (1.01%) PHP
10 1 (1.01%) R
10 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (20.20%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.05%) Degree
4 3 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.02%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.17%) QA
2 11 (11.11%) Data Quality
3 7 (7.07%) HL7
4 1 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.01%) SLA
4 1 (1.01%) WAI
System Software
1 17 (17.17%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.07%) NFS
3 3 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.02%) Docker
5 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.01%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.01%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.01%) Xen
5 1 (1.01%) XenApp
5 1 (1.01%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.01%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) SCCM
2 5 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.05%) Puppet
3 4 (4.04%) Ansible
4 3 (3.03%) Nagios
4 3 (3.03%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.01%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (1.01%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.01%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (1.01%) Forum Sentry
6 1 (1.01%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (1.01%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.01%) OpenNMS
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.01%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.01%) SafeCom
6 1 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.01%) vRealize
Vendors
1 40 (40.40%) Oracle
2 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 13 (13.13%) Red Hat
4 12 (12.12%) Informatica
5 8 (8.08%) Google
5 8 (8.08%) InterSystems
6 7 (7.07%) HP
6 7 (7.07%) Tableau
7 6 (6.06%) Remedy
8 5 (5.05%) CA
8 5 (5.05%) Cloudera
8 5 (5.05%) Hortonworks
9 3 (3.03%) IBM
9 3 (3.03%) Micro Focus
9 3 (3.03%) Rackspace
9 3 (3.03%) SaltStack
9 3 (3.03%) SAP
9 3 (3.03%) VMware
10 2 (2.02%) Dell
10 2 (2.02%) OpenText