Period
to 23 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 23 May 2019 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)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 6 10
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 82 90 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 13.02% 12.41% 10.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.78% 29.61% 31.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 71 60
Northamptonshire median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% -18.75%
10th Percentile £284 £280 £281
90th Percentile £525 £475 £450
East Midlands median daily rate £385 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +2.67% +15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £35.50 £19.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +86.84% -11.63% +17.81%

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 258 304 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 40.95% 41.93% 32.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 198 162
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £409 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.14% +2.19% +6.67%
10th Percentile £287 £296 £282
90th Percentile £556 £538 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £368
% change year-on-year - +8.84% +12.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £15.50 £45.00 £113.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.56% -60.44% +108.72%
10th Percentile £14.87 £42.50 £53.23
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £178.48
East Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +14.29%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Northamptonshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Northamptonshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Northamptonshire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Northamptonshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 23 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +1 54 £400 +19.94% 18
Corby -1 1 £375 +7.14%
Kettering - 1 £350 -
Wellingborough - 1 £625 - 2
SQL
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 56 (68.29%) SQL Server
2 27 (32.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (31.71%) Windows
4 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (21.95%) Finance
5 18 (21.95%) C#
5 18 (21.95%) .NET
5 18 (21.95%) Microsoft
6 17 (20.73%) Web Services
6 17 (20.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (18.29%) PowerShell
7 15 (18.29%) Control-M
8 14 (17.07%) XML
8 14 (17.07%) T-SQL
9 13 (15.85%) HTML
9 13 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (15.85%) AngularJS
10 11 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
10 11 (13.41%) MVC
11 10 (12.20%) ETL
11 10 (12.20%) jQuery
11 10 (12.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (12.20%) RESTful
11 10 (12.20%) Non-Functional Testing
11 10 (12.20%) SDLC
11 10 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (10.98%) ITIL V3
12 9 (10.98%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 7 (8.54%) IIS
2 3 (3.66%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.44%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.22%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.22%) CMS
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (7.32%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (3.66%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.44%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.22%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.22%) IaaS
6 1 (1.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.76%) Internet
2 4 (4.88%) SAN
3 3 (3.66%) Firewall
4 2 (2.44%) HTTP
4 2 (2.44%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.44%) SMTP
5 1 (1.22%) DHCP
5 1 (1.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (68.29%) SQL Server
2 27 (32.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (20.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (9.76%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (7.32%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (6.10%) Relational Database
8 4 (4.88%) DTS
9 3 (3.66%) NoSQL
9 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.44%) Big Data
10 2 (2.44%) Hadoop
10 2 (2.44%) Power BI
10 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (1.22%) Data Lake
11 1 (1.22%) Impala
11 1 (1.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (1.22%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.32%) JMeter
3 3 (3.66%) Gradle
3 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.66%) JUnit
3 3 (3.66%) Maven
4 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.22%) Selenium
4 1 (1.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 18 (21.95%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Marketing
4 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (34.15%) Developer
2 20 (24.39%) Analyst
3 10 (12.20%) .NET Developer
3 10 (12.20%) C# Developer
4 9 (10.98%) Tester
5 7 (8.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (8.54%) DBA
5 7 (8.54%) SQL Developer
5 7 (8.54%) Test Analyst
6 6 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (7.32%) Senior Test Analyst
6 6 (7.32%) SQL DBA
7 5 (6.10%) Deployment Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Performance Tester
8 4 (4.88%) Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Systems Test Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Systems Tester
8 4 (4.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.95%) .NET
2 17 (20.73%) Web Services
3 14 (17.07%) XML
4 13 (15.85%) AngularJS
4 13 (15.85%) HTML
5 10 (12.20%) jQuery
5 10 (12.20%) RESTful
5 10 (12.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (10.98%) ASP.NET
6 9 (10.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (10.98%) CSS
7 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 6 (7.32%) Spring
9 5 (6.10%) .NET Framework
9 5 (6.10%) Regular Expression
10 4 (4.88%) JSON
11 3 (3.66%) Entity Framework
11 3 (3.66%) HTML5
11 3 (3.66%) Java EE
11 3 (3.66%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.66%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (3.66%) Mainframe
1 3 (3.66%) Public Cloud
2 2 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 26 (31.71%) Windows
2 6 (7.32%) Linux
3 4 (4.88%) Unix
3 4 (4.88%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (13.41%) MVC
3 10 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (12.20%) ETL
3 10 (12.20%) Non-Functional Testing
3 10 (12.20%) SDLC
4 9 (10.98%) ITIL
4 9 (10.98%) ITIL V3
5 8 (9.76%) DevOps
5 8 (9.76%) ITSM
6 7 (8.54%) Black-Box Testing
6 7 (8.54%) Project Management
7 6 (7.32%) E-Commerce
7 6 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (7.32%) Waterfall
8 5 (6.10%) Decision-Making
8 5 (6.10%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (6.10%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.95%) C#
2 15 (18.29%) PowerShell
3 14 (17.07%) T-SQL
4 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.76%) Java
6 5 (6.10%) XPath
7 4 (4.88%) Groovy
8 3 (3.66%) C
9 2 (2.44%) Java 8
9 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.44%) VBScript
10 1 (1.22%) Python
10 1 (1.22%) R
10 1 (1.22%) Scala
10 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.44%) CCNA
2 2 (2.44%) CCNP
2 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.44%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.44%) MCDBA
2 2 (2.44%) MCP
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.22%) ISEB
3 1 (1.22%) PhD
3 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 8 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.32%) Docker
3 3 (3.66%) Terminal Services
3 3 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.22%) HDFS
5 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (18.29%) Control-M
2 3 (3.66%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.44%) SCCM
3 2 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.22%) Netcool
4 1 (1.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.76%) Oracle
3 7 (8.54%) Remedy
3 7 (8.54%) VMware
4 6 (7.32%) BMC
5 4 (4.88%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.66%) Barracuda Networks
6 3 (3.66%) Cisco
6 3 (3.66%) Citrix
6 3 (3.66%) Juniper
6 3 (3.66%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.44%) Ariba
7 2 (2.44%) Google
7 2 (2.44%) Tableau
8 1 (1.22%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.22%) Xamarin