Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 6 8
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 77 90 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 9.78% 13.60% 12.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.46% 35.86% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 81 90
Northamptonshire median daily rate £388 £350 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -3.78% -9.06%
10th Percentile £305 £281 £190
90th Percentile £575 £500 £550
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - £14.13
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% -20.00% +154.24%

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 291 251 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 36.98% 37.92% 34.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 168 218
Northamptonshire median daily rate £388 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £305 £270 £300
90th Percentile £538 £541 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £10.59 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.79% -
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +106.90%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -9 41 £388 +21.09% 13
Kettering 0 5 £360 +24.14% 6
Wellingborough - 4 £375 - 5
Daventry - 3 £388 - 5
SQL
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 31 (40.26%) C#
2 30 (38.96%) SQL Server
3 27 (35.06%) .NET
4 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (22.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (19.48%) Finance
6 15 (19.48%) Oracle
7 13 (16.88%) E-Commerce
7 13 (16.88%) Microsoft
7 13 (16.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (12.99%) Java
8 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET
8 10 (12.99%) Git (software)
8 10 (12.99%) Entity Framework
9 8 (10.39%) MVC
9 8 (10.39%) Migration
9 8 (10.39%) NoSQL
9 8 (10.39%) Microservices
10 7 (9.09%) Spring
10 7 (9.09%) Maven
10 7 (9.09%) Data Migration
10 7 (9.09%) XML
10 7 (9.09%) SharePoint
11 6 (7.79%) Windows
11 6 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (7.79%) HTML
11 6 (7.79%) PL/SQL
11 6 (7.79%) T-SQL
11 6 (7.79%) jQuery
11 6 (7.79%) K2 blackpearl

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 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.79%) K2 blackpearl
3 4 (5.19%) SAS
4 3 (3.90%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.90%) JBoss
4 3 (3.90%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.90%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.60%) NServiceBus
5 2 (2.60%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.30%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.30%) Confluence
6 1 (1.30%) IIS
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (3.90%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 3 (3.90%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.30%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.30%) Sauce Labs
3 1 (1.30%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Internet
2 3 (3.90%) HTTP
2 3 (3.90%) HTTPS
2 3 (3.90%) SMTP
3 1 (1.30%) DSL
3 1 (1.30%) Firewall
3 1 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (38.96%) SQL Server
2 17 (22.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (16.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (10.39%) NoSQL
5 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.49%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.90%) Blockchain
8 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.90%) Hadoop
8 3 (3.90%) OLAP
8 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (2.60%) Big Data
9 2 (2.60%) DTS
9 2 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.30%) HBase
10 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.09%) Maven
3 5 (6.49%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.19%) JUnit
4 4 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.90%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.90%) Jasmine
5 3 (3.90%) JIRA
5 3 (3.90%) Protractor
5 3 (3.90%) Selenium
6 2 (2.60%) Moq
6 2 (2.60%) MSTest
6 2 (2.60%) NUnit
6 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio Code
6 2 (2.60%) WebStorm
7 1 (1.30%) Appium
7 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.30%) Toad
7 1 (1.30%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (19.48%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Retail
3 4 (5.19%) Banking
4 3 (3.90%) Legal
5 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (50.65%) Developer
2 15 (19.48%) C# Developer
3 11 (14.29%) Analyst
4 9 (11.69%) Consultant
5 7 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 7 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Architect
7 4 (5.19%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
7 4 (5.19%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (5.19%) E-Commerce Developer
7 4 (5.19%) E-Commerce Specialist
7 4 (5.19%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.19%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Angular Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Data Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Data Migration Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (35.06%) .NET
2 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET
2 10 (12.99%) Entity Framework
3 7 (9.09%) Spring
3 7 (9.09%) XML
4 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (7.79%) HTML
4 6 (7.79%) jQuery
5 5 (6.49%) .NET Framework
5 5 (6.49%) HTML5
6 4 (5.19%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.19%) Java EE
6 4 (5.19%) MSMQ
6 4 (5.19%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (5.19%) REST
6 4 (5.19%) Web Services
6 4 (5.19%) XSLT
7 3 (3.90%) Angular 2
7 3 (3.90%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.90%) Data Structures
2 3 (3.90%) Fintech
2 3 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.30%) NHS
3 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.30%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Windows
2 2 (2.60%) Linux
2 2 (2.60%) Unix
3 1 (1.30%) Android
3 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.88%) E-Commerce
3 8 (10.39%) Microservices
3 8 (10.39%) Migration
3 8 (10.39%) MVC
4 7 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 6 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.49%) Risk Management
6 5 (6.49%) Test Automation
6 5 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.19%) Analytics
7 4 (5.19%) Data Mapping
7 4 (5.19%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.19%) E-Procurement
7 4 (5.19%) ERP
7 4 (5.19%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (5.19%) Visualisation
8 3 (3.90%) CRM
8 3 (3.90%) OO
8 3 (3.90%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 31 (40.26%) C#
2 10 (12.99%) Java
3 6 (7.79%) PL/SQL
3 6 (7.79%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.90%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.60%) Delphi
8 1 (1.30%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.30%) AWK
8 1 (1.30%) C
8 1 (1.30%) Groovy
8 1 (1.30%) Python
8 1 (1.30%) R
8 1 (1.30%) VB
8 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.30%) VB6
8 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.60%) Degree
1 2 (2.60%) HND
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) IAS 39
2 1 (1.30%) IFRS
2 1 (1.30%) IFRS 9
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Docker
2 1 (1.30%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Ansible
1 2 (2.60%) Control-M
1 2 (2.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.30%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.30%) Mesos
2 1 (1.30%) Oozie
2 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (19.48%) Oracle
2 13 (16.88%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.49%) SAP
4 4 (5.19%) JD Edwards
5 3 (3.90%) Ariba
5 3 (3.90%) Perforce
6 2 (2.60%) Tableau
7 1 (1.30%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.30%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.30%) Google
7 1 (1.30%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.30%) Talend
7 1 (1.30%) Teradata