Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL 87 128 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 12.72% 13.81% 14.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.66% 39.14% 50.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 97 70
Northamptonshire median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - +0.67%
10th Percentile £272 £211 £263
90th Percentile £500 £550 £551
East Midlands median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £14.13 -
East Midlands median hourly rate £31.15 £28.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year +10.27% +82.26% -57.24%

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 251 327 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 36.70% 35.28% 29.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 233 144
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £276 £300 £263
90th Percentile £538 £575 £550
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £10.59 £29.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.66% - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year +13.33% +106.90% -48.21%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -2 53 £320 -20.00% 11
Kettering +4 3 £290 - 3
Corby 0 1 £325 -18.75% 1
SQL
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 40 (45.98%) Oracle
2 37 (42.53%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (36.78%) Java
4 31 (35.63%) SQL Server
5 27 (31.03%) Spring
6 25 (28.74%) Finance
7 24 (27.59%) JUnit
8 23 (26.44%) Java EE
8 23 (26.44%) Relational Database
9 22 (25.29%) ITIL
9 22 (25.29%) RDBMS
10 20 (22.99%) NoSQL
10 20 (22.99%) Maven
11 18 (20.69%) J2EE
11 18 (20.69%) Hibernate
11 18 (20.69%) Service Management
12 17 (19.54%) .NET
12 17 (19.54%) Web Services
12 17 (19.54%) Microsoft
12 17 (19.54%) RESTful
13 15 (17.24%) E-Commerce
13 15 (17.24%) C#
13 15 (17.24%) TDD
14 14 (16.09%) Banking
14 14 (16.09%) Data Modelling
15 13 (14.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (13.79%) JPA
16 12 (13.79%) OO
17 11 (12.64%) ETL
17 11 (12.64%) Linux

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 4 (4.60%) IIS
1 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.30%) SAS
3 1 (1.15%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.15%) Simulink
2 1 (1.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle SCM
1 1 (1.15%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.15%) DNS
2 1 (1.15%) HTTP
2 1 (1.15%) SMTP
2 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (35.63%) SQL Server
2 23 (26.44%) Relational Database
3 22 (25.29%) RDBMS
4 20 (22.99%) NoSQL
5 13 (14.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (10.34%) DB2
7 7 (8.05%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (5.75%) Big Data
9 5 (5.75%) Hadoop
10 4 (4.60%) Data Mining
10 4 (4.60%) MongoDB
11 3 (3.45%) MySQL
11 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (1.15%) BigQuery
13 1 (1.15%) DTS
13 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (27.59%) JUnit
2 20 (22.99%) Maven
3 9 (10.34%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.90%) Gradle
4 6 (6.90%) JProfiler
5 5 (5.75%) Eclipse
5 5 (5.75%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.60%) IntelliJ
6 4 (4.60%) SonarQube
7 3 (3.45%) JIRA
7 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.15%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.15%) Grunt
8 1 (1.15%) gulp
8 1 (1.15%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.15%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.15%) Synon
8 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (28.74%) Finance
2 14 (16.09%) Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Advertising
3 1 (1.15%) Legal
3 1 (1.15%) Marketing
3 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (49.43%) Developer
2 23 (26.44%) Java Developer
3 12 (13.79%) Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) Applications Support
5 7 (8.05%) C# Developer
5 7 (8.05%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Data Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Agile Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (5.75%) SQL Developer
8 4 (4.60%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Architect
8 4 (4.60%) DBA
8 4 (4.60%) Designer
8 4 (4.60%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Database Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Solutions Designer
9 3 (3.45%) SQL Database Developer
9 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.03%) Spring
2 23 (26.44%) Java EE
3 18 (20.69%) Hibernate
3 18 (20.69%) J2EE
4 17 (19.54%) .NET
4 17 (19.54%) RESTful
4 17 (19.54%) Web Services
5 12 (13.79%) JPA
6 9 (10.34%) REST
7 8 (9.20%) SOAP
7 8 (9.20%) Spring Boot
8 7 (8.05%) WPF
9 6 (6.90%) .NET Framework
10 5 (5.75%) jQuery
10 5 (5.75%) X-Windows
11 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET
11 4 (4.60%) Entity Framework
11 4 (4.60%) HTML
11 4 (4.60%) JSON
12 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Clustering
1 9 (10.34%) Derivative
2 3 (3.45%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.64%) Linux
2 10 (11.49%) Windows
3 9 (10.34%) CentOS
3 9 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.30%) Android
5 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (42.53%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (25.29%) ITIL
3 18 (20.69%) Service Management
4 15 (17.24%) E-Commerce
4 15 (17.24%) TDD
5 14 (16.09%) Data Modelling
6 12 (13.79%) OO
7 11 (12.64%) ETL
8 10 (11.49%) Test Automation
8 10 (11.49%) Unit Testing
9 9 (10.34%) ITSM
9 9 (10.34%) Performance Metrics
9 9 (10.34%) Release Management
10 8 (9.20%) MVC
10 8 (9.20%) Scrum
11 7 (8.05%) Data Protection
11 7 (8.05%) Mentoring
12 6 (6.90%) Microservices
12 6 (6.90%) Migration
12 6 (6.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (36.78%) Java
2 15 (17.24%) C#
3 9 (10.34%) Bash Shell
4 7 (8.05%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.90%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.60%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.30%) VB
8 1 (1.15%) COBOL
8 1 (1.15%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.15%) Perl
8 1 (1.15%) PHP
8 1 (1.15%) Python
8 1 (1.15%) RPG
8 1 (1.15%) RPG IV
8 1 (1.15%) RPG/400
8 1 (1.15%) Ruby
8 1 (1.15%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.15%) VB6
8 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.30%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.15%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.15%) ISEB
3 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) Data Quality
1 5 (5.75%) SLA
2 2 (2.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.15%) Ansible
2 1 (1.15%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.15%) Mesos
2 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 40 (45.98%) Oracle
2 17 (19.54%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.34%) Perforce
3 9 (10.34%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.75%) Teradata
5 3 (3.45%) SAP
6 2 (2.30%) Google
6 2 (2.30%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.15%) Capita
7 1 (1.15%) Hitwise
7 1 (1.15%) Tableau
7 1 (1.15%) TIBCO