Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 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)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 9 7
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 119 67 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 14.12% 9.50% 11.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.40% 30.73% 39.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 52 71
Northamptonshire median daily rate £394 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.15% -18.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £287 £281 £281
90th Percentile £526 £450 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +13.97% -2.86% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.55
% change year-on-year +3.23% +40.68% +83.33%

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 379 218 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 44.96% 30.92% 29.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 155 161
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £310 £281 £285
90th Percentile £525 £550 £550
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £45.00 £187.50 £54.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.00% +244.04% +186.84%
10th Percentile £42.50 £181.25 £27.20
90th Percentile £47.50 £193.75 £76.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £41.00 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -18.00% +25.00% +110.53%

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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 2018. 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 +4 79 £388 +14.81% 25
Wellingborough - 5 £375 - 2
Kettering +3 2 £388 +29.17% 12
Corby 0 1 £350 +29.63% 3
SQL
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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 41 (34.45%) C#
2 38 (31.93%) .NET
3 37 (31.09%) SQL Server
4 28 (23.53%) Finance
5 24 (20.17%) Microsoft
5 24 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (16.81%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (15.97%) Java
7 19 (15.97%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (15.13%) Banking
9 17 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (13.45%) Retail
10 16 (13.45%) PowerShell
11 15 (12.61%) Hadoop
12 14 (11.76%) Data Analysis
12 14 (11.76%) Oracle
12 14 (11.76%) ETL
12 14 (11.76%) Unix
12 14 (11.76%) SharePoint
13 12 (10.08%) Windows
13 12 (10.08%) E-Commerce
13 12 (10.08%) ASP.NET
13 12 (10.08%) SAP
13 12 (10.08%) Ab Initio
13 12 (10.08%) Git (software)
13 12 (10.08%) Relational Database
14 11 (9.24%) Analytics
14 11 (9.24%) K2 blackpearl
14 11 (9.24%) Credit Risk

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 14 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 11 (9.24%) K2 blackpearl
3 7 (5.88%) SAS
3 7 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (3.36%) IIS
4 4 (3.36%) JBoss
4 4 (3.36%) NServiceBus
4 4 (3.36%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.36%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.52%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.52%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.52%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.68%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.84%) Apache
7 1 (0.84%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.84%) Confluence
7 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.84%) HipChat
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.04%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 3 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.68%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.84%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.84%) PaaS
3 1 (0.84%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.52%) DNS
2 2 (1.68%) DDNS
2 2 (1.68%) NAS
2 2 (1.68%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (1.68%) SAN
3 1 (0.84%) DHCP
3 1 (0.84%) DSL
3 1 (0.84%) Firewall
3 1 (0.84%) SSL
3 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (31.09%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.81%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (12.61%) Hadoop
5 12 (10.08%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.72%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.52%) Blockchain
8 3 (2.52%) Data Mining
8 3 (2.52%) DB2
8 3 (2.52%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.68%) Big Data
9 2 (1.68%) Endeca
9 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.68%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.84%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.84%) DTS
10 1 (0.84%) MySQL
10 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (10.08%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.56%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.04%) JUnit
4 6 (5.04%) Maven
5 5 (4.20%) NUnit
6 4 (3.36%) JIRA
7 3 (2.52%) Selenium
7 3 (2.52%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.68%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.68%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.68%) Moq
8 2 (1.68%) MSTest
8 2 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.68%) Protractor
8 2 (1.68%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio Code
8 2 (1.68%) WebStorm
9 1 (0.84%) gulp
9 1 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 28 (23.53%) Finance
2 18 (15.13%) Banking
3 16 (13.45%) Retail
4 10 (8.40%) Corporate Banking
5 7 (5.88%) Legal
6 2 (1.68%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.68%) Law
6 2 (1.68%) Publishing
6 2 (1.68%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 54 (45.38%) Developer
2 20 (16.81%) Analyst
3 14 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 9 (7.56%) .NET Developer
5 8 (6.72%) SQL Developer
6 7 (5.88%) Applications Support
6 7 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 7 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 7 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.04%) Data Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) Analytics Manager
8 5 (4.20%) Architect
8 5 (4.20%) Data Manager
8 5 (4.20%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.20%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (3.36%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
9 4 (3.36%) Consultant
9 4 (3.36%) E-Commerce Developer
9 4 (3.36%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (31.93%) .NET
2 12 (10.08%) ASP.NET
3 10 (8.40%) Entity Framework
4 8 (6.72%) SAP Smart Forms
4 8 (6.72%) XML
5 6 (5.04%) .NET Framework
5 6 (5.04%) AngularJS
5 6 (5.04%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (5.04%) MSMQ
5 6 (5.04%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (5.04%) REST
5 6 (5.04%) Spring
6 5 (4.20%) Angular 2
6 5 (4.20%) EJB
6 5 (4.20%) HTML
6 5 (4.20%) Java EE
6 5 (4.20%) JSP
6 5 (4.20%) Web Services
7 4 (3.36%) CSS
7 4 (3.36%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.24%) Credit Risk
2 5 (4.20%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.52%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.52%) Fintech
4 3 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.52%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.68%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.68%) Clustering
5 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.84%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.84%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.84%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.76%) Unix
2 12 (10.08%) Windows
3 4 (3.36%) Linux
4 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.68%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (15.97%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (11.76%) Data Analysis
3 14 (11.76%) ETL
4 12 (10.08%) E-Commerce
5 11 (9.24%) Analytics
6 10 (8.40%) Microservices
6 10 (8.40%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (6.72%) Mathematics
7 8 (6.72%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (5.88%) Data Science
9 6 (5.04%) Change Management
9 6 (5.04%) Migration
9 6 (5.04%) OO
9 6 (5.04%) Scrum
9 6 (5.04%) TDD
10 5 (4.20%) CRM
10 5 (4.20%) Data Modelling
10 5 (4.20%) Risk Management
10 5 (4.20%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 41 (34.45%) C#
2 19 (15.97%) Java
3 16 (13.45%) PowerShell
4 7 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.04%) PL/SQL
5 6 (5.04%) VBA
6 4 (3.36%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.36%) Python
7 3 (2.52%) R
7 3 (2.52%) TypeScript
7 3 (2.52%) VB
7 3 (2.52%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.52%) VB6
8 2 (1.68%) Perl
8 2 (1.68%) Scala
9 1 (0.84%) AWK
9 1 (0.84%) C
9 1 (0.84%) Groovy
9 1 (0.84%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 6 (5.04%) Degree
2 2 (1.68%) HND
2 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.40%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.52%) GDPR
3 1 (0.84%) IFRS
3 1 (0.84%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.84%) PMO
3 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.52%) Docker
3 2 (1.68%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.84%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.84%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.84%) Ansible
2 1 (0.84%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.84%) logstash
2 1 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.84%) Mesos
2 1 (0.84%) Oozie
Vendors
1 24 (20.17%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.76%) Oracle
3 12 (10.08%) Ab Initio
3 12 (10.08%) SAP
4 10 (8.40%) Cloudera
5 8 (6.72%) JD Edwards
6 4 (3.36%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.52%) Citrix
7 3 (2.52%) Informatica
7 3 (2.52%) Pega
7 3 (2.52%) VMware
8 2 (1.68%) Perforce
8 2 (1.68%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.68%) Teradata
9 1 (0.84%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.84%) Infoblox
9 1 (0.84%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.84%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.84%) Splunk
9 1 (0.84%) Tableau