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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 10 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4  
Contract jobs citing SQL 18 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 7.41% 12.79% 12.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 41.79% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 18
Median daily rate £325 £400 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +27.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £303 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% +44.44%  

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 Northampton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Northampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 54 67 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 22.22% 30.59% 31.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 52 45
Median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £187.50 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 25 June 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 28 (46.67%) Finance
1 28 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
3 19 (31.67%) .NET
4 16 (26.67%) C#
5 15 (25.00%) Java
5 15 (25.00%) Windows
5 15 (25.00%) Banking
6 14 (23.33%) Hibernate
6 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
7 13 (21.67%) ITIL
7 13 (21.67%) Spring
8 12 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (18.33%) TDD
9 11 (18.33%) Service Management
9 11 (18.33%) ITSM
9 11 (18.33%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Office
9 11 (18.33%) J2EE
9 11 (18.33%) VB
9 11 (18.33%) OO
9 11 (18.33%) JPA
10 10 (16.67%) jQuery
10 10 (16.67%) Release Management
10 10 (16.67%) MongoDB
10 10 (16.67%) VB.NET
10 10 (16.67%) HTML
11 9 (15.00%) VBA

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 9 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.33%) JBoss
3 2 (3.33%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.67%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.67%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.67%) OpenEdge
4 1 (1.67%) SAS
4 1 (1.67%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) DNS
2 1 (1.67%) HTTP
2 1 (1.67%) Intranet
2 1 (1.67%) SMTP
2 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 9 (15.00%) Relational Database
5 8 (13.33%) RDBMS
6 4 (6.67%) MySQL
7 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (3.33%) Big Data
8 2 (3.33%) DB2
8 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.67%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.67%) DTS
9 1 (1.67%) MS Access
9 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (15.00%) Gradle
2 8 (13.33%) Eclipse
2 8 (13.33%) IntelliJ
2 8 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 8 (13.33%) JProfiler
3 7 (11.67%) JUnit
4 6 (10.00%) JIRA
5 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.33%) Maven
6 2 (3.33%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.67%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 28 (46.67%) Finance
2 15 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.67%) Back Office
4 1 (1.67%) Front Office
4 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Law
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (56.67%) Developer
2 12 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.33%) Applications Support
4 8 (13.33%) SharePoint Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) SQL Support Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Agile Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (5.00%) DBA
8 3 (5.00%) SQL DBA
9 2 (3.33%) .NET Software Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) C# Software Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Data Manager
9 2 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Test Leader
9 2 (3.33%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.67%) .NET
2 14 (23.33%) Hibernate
3 13 (21.67%) Spring
4 11 (18.33%) J2EE
4 11 (18.33%) JPA
5 10 (16.67%) HTML
5 10 (16.67%) jQuery
6 9 (15.00%) CSS
6 9 (15.00%) Web Services
6 9 (15.00%) XML
7 8 (13.33%) Ajax
7 8 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 8 (13.33%) SOAP
8 7 (11.67%) Classic ASP
9 6 (10.00%) HTML5
9 6 (10.00%) JSON
9 6 (10.00%) XSLT
10 5 (8.33%) CSS3
10 5 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.33%) User Experience
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.67%) DataPower
3 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.67%) PMI
3 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) Linux
3 3 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.33%) Android
4 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.33%) Unix
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) ITIL
2 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.33%) ITSM
3 11 (18.33%) OO
3 11 (18.33%) Service Management
3 11 (18.33%) TDD
4 10 (16.67%) Release Management
5 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 8 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 8 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 7 (11.67%) Metadata Management
7 6 (10.00%) RAD
8 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.67%) Data Protection
9 4 (6.67%) MVC
9 4 (6.67%) Project Management
10 3 (5.00%) BDD
10 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.67%) C#
2 15 (25.00%) Java
3 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
4 11 (18.33%) VB
5 10 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 9 (15.00%) VBA
7 8 (13.33%) PowerShell
7 8 (13.33%) VB6
8 3 (5.00%) Python
9 2 (3.33%) Perl
9 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.67%) Groovy
10 1 (1.67%) PHP
10 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.67%) Progress 4GL
10 1 (1.67%) Ruby
10 1 (1.67%) Scala
10 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.67%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.67%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.67%) MCP
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.67%) Docker
1 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Ansible
1 1 (1.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.67%) Mesos
1 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) Oracle
3 8 (13.33%) Perforce
3 8 (13.33%) SAP
4 1 (1.67%) BMC
4 1 (1.67%) Chordiant
4 1 (1.67%) Citrix
4 1 (1.67%) IBM
4 1 (1.67%) Kony
4 1 (1.67%) Progress
4 1 (1.67%) Remedy
4 1 (1.67%) Sybase
4 1 (1.67%) Teradata
4 1 (1.67%) VMware