Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 21 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)
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 6 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +14
Contract jobs citing SQL 54 94 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 11.25% 16.01% 12.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.29% 51.09% 47.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 74 37
Northampton median daily rate £315 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.25% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £277 £217 £240
90th Percentile £500 £550 £563
Northamptonshire median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Northampton median hourly rate - £12.50 -
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £14.13 -

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 Northampton with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 153 184 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 31.88% 31.35% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 139 81
Northampton median daily rate £366 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.44% -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £250
90th Percentile £500 £575 £575
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Northampton median hourly rate £10.59 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.32% - -
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £10.59 £29.13 -
% change year-on-year -63.66% - -

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northampton.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Northampton

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Northampton

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Northampton over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Northampton

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Northampton

For the 6 months to 21 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 Northampton region with a requirement for SQL.

1 27 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (37.04%) Finance
3 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (33.33%) ITIL
5 17 (31.48%) Oracle
6 16 (29.63%) RDBMS
6 16 (29.63%) Relational Database
7 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 15 (27.78%) Java
8 14 (25.93%) Service Management
9 12 (22.22%) Banking
9 12 (22.22%) .NET
10 11 (20.37%) Web Services
11 10 (18.52%) Windows
11 10 (18.52%) C#
11 10 (18.52%) OO
11 10 (18.52%) TDD
11 10 (18.52%) Spring
11 10 (18.52%) Hibernate
11 10 (18.52%) JPA
11 10 (18.52%) REST
12 9 (16.67%) RESTful
12 9 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (16.67%) Release Management
12 9 (16.67%) ITSM
12 9 (16.67%) Data Modelling
12 9 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (16.67%) Linux
12 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
13 8 (14.81%) Perforce

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 4 (7.41%) IIS
2 2 (3.70%) SAS
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.85%) Simulink
2 1 (1.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle SCM
1 1 (1.85%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.56%) SaaS
3 1 (1.85%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) DNS
2 1 (1.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) SMTP
2 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (29.63%) RDBMS
2 16 (29.63%) Relational Database
3 9 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (9.26%) Big Data
5 5 (9.26%) DB2
5 5 (9.26%) Hadoop
5 5 (9.26%) NoSQL
6 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
7 3 (5.56%) MySQL
7 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.85%) BigQuery
9 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.85%) DTS
9 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
1 7 (12.96%) JUnit
2 4 (7.41%) Eclipse
2 4 (7.41%) Gradle
2 4 (7.41%) JProfiler
3 3 (5.56%) IntelliJ
3 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.56%) Maven
3 3 (5.56%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.85%) JIRA
4 1 (1.85%) Synon
4 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (37.04%) Finance
2 12 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Developer
2 9 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 8 (14.81%) Java Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.41%) DBA
6 4 (7.41%) Designer
7 3 (5.56%) Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Database Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (5.56%) SQL Database Developer
7 3 (5.56%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) .NET
2 11 (20.37%) Web Services
3 10 (18.52%) Hibernate
3 10 (18.52%) JPA
3 10 (18.52%) REST
3 10 (18.52%) Spring
4 9 (16.67%) RESTful
5 7 (12.96%) Java EE
5 7 (12.96%) SOAP
5 7 (12.96%) Spring Boot
6 5 (9.26%) WPF
6 5 (9.26%) X-Windows
7 3 (5.56%) HTML
7 3 (5.56%) Middleware
8 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (3.70%) J2EE
8 2 (3.70%) jQuery
8 2 (3.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Clustering
1 5 (9.26%) Derivative
2 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Windows
2 9 (16.67%) Linux
3 5 (9.26%) CentOS
3 5 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Android
4 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.33%) ITIL
3 14 (25.93%) Service Management
4 10 (18.52%) OO
4 10 (18.52%) TDD
5 9 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 9 (16.67%) ITSM
5 9 (16.67%) Release Management
6 7 (12.96%) Test Automation
6 7 (12.96%) Unit Testing
7 6 (11.11%) API Design
7 6 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 6 (11.11%) ETL
8 5 (9.26%) Data Integration
8 5 (9.26%) Performance Metrics
8 5 (9.26%) Scrum
8 5 (9.26%) Waterfall
8 5 (9.26%) Workflow
9 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) Java
2 10 (18.52%) C#
3 5 (9.26%) Bash Shell
4 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.56%) VB
6 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.70%) Python
7 1 (1.85%) COBOL
7 1 (1.85%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.85%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) PHP
7 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.85%) RPG
7 1 (1.85%) RPG IV
7 1 (1.85%) RPG/400
7 1 (1.85%) Ruby
7 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.85%) VB6
7 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.85%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.85%) ISEB
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.85%) QA
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.85%) Ansible
2 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.85%) Mesos
2 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Oracle
2 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.81%) Perforce
4 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
4 5 (9.26%) Teradata
5 2 (3.70%) Google
5 2 (3.70%) SAP
6 1 (1.85%) Capita
6 1 (1.85%) Hitwise
6 1 (1.85%) Tableau
6 1 (1.85%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.85%) Xamarin