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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 7 5 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3  
Contract jobs citing SQL 47 55 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 12.30% 15.03% 12.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.43% 50.00% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 40 38
Median daily rate £338 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £311 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £426 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +65.62% -20.00%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 129 110 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 33.77% 30.05% 32.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 83 94
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £448 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +263.63% -42.10%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +2 42 £338 -16.66% 10
Corby +1 1 £270 -16.92%
SQL
East Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 38 (33.63%) Finance
1 38 (33.63%) SQL Server
2 30 (26.55%) Oracle
3 28 (24.78%) ETL
4 26 (23.01%) Microsoft
5 25 (22.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (20.35%) Data Modelling
7 22 (19.47%) Banking
8 20 (17.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (15.93%) MS Excel
9 18 (15.93%) PL/SQL
10 17 (15.04%) Java
10 17 (15.04%) Informatica
10 17 (15.04%) Migration
11 16 (14.16%) Mainframe
12 15 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (13.27%) Spring
12 15 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (12.39%) JavaScript
13 14 (12.39%) .NET
13 14 (12.39%) Data Management
14 13 (11.50%) HTML
14 13 (11.50%) XML
14 13 (11.50%) Windows
14 13 (11.50%) Hibernate
15 12 (10.62%) ITIL
15 12 (10.62%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (10.62%) C#
15 12 (10.62%) J2EE
15 12 (10.62%) MS PowerPoint

SQL
Top Related 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 (3.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.77%) JBoss
2 2 (1.77%) K2 blackpearl
2 2 (1.77%) SAS
2 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.77%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.88%) Apache
3 1 (0.88%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.88%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.88%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (0.88%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 18 (15.93%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (6.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.88%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.88%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.65%) Boomi
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (33.63%) SQL Server
2 25 (22.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (17.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (10.62%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (8.85%) Power BI
5 10 (8.85%) Relational Database
6 9 (7.96%) MongoDB
7 8 (7.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Power View
8 7 (6.19%) RDBMS
9 5 (4.42%) Oracle Database
9 5 (4.42%) PowerPivot
10 4 (3.54%) MySQL
11 3 (2.65%) DB2
11 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (1.77%) Big Data
13 1 (0.88%) DTS
13 1 (0.88%) MS Access
13 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.88%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (8.85%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.96%) Eclipse
2 9 (7.96%) IntelliJ
2 9 (7.96%) JUnit
3 8 (7.08%) JIRA
3 8 (7.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (6.19%) Gradle
5 6 (5.31%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.31%) JProfiler
6 4 (3.54%) Maven
7 3 (2.65%) JBehave
7 3 (2.65%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.88%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.88%) ERwin
9 1 (0.88%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.88%) Selenium
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.88%) Subversion
9 1 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 38 (33.63%) Finance
2 22 (19.47%) Banking
3 4 (3.54%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.54%) Retail
4 3 (2.65%) Advertising
4 3 (2.65%) Legal
5 2 (1.77%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Back Office
6 1 (0.88%) Front Office
6 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Law
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (46.02%) Developer
2 25 (22.12%) Analyst
3 16 (14.16%) Data Analyst
4 14 (12.39%) Informatica Developer
4 14 (12.39%) Java Developer
5 12 (10.62%) Business Data Analyst
6 11 (9.73%) ETL Developer
7 9 (7.96%) Informatica ETL Developer
8 8 (7.08%) Applications Support
9 6 (5.31%) Designer
9 6 (5.31%) Junior
10 5 (4.42%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Consultant
10 5 (4.42%) Graduate
10 5 (4.42%) Graduate Data Analyst
10 5 (4.42%) Junior Analyst
10 5 (4.42%) Junior Data Analyst
10 5 (4.42%) SQL Analyst
10 5 (4.42%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.27%) Spring
2 14 (12.39%) .NET
3 13 (11.50%) Hibernate
3 13 (11.50%) HTML
3 13 (11.50%) XML
4 12 (10.62%) J2EE
5 10 (8.85%) CSS
5 10 (8.85%) jQuery
5 10 (8.85%) JSON
6 9 (7.96%) JPA
6 9 (7.96%) Web Services
7 8 (7.08%) AngularJS
7 8 (7.08%) HTML5
7 8 (7.08%) XSLT
8 7 (6.19%) Ajax
8 7 (6.19%) D3.js
8 7 (6.19%) SOAP
9 5 (4.42%) CSS3
10 4 (3.54%) REST
11 3 (2.65%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.16%) Mainframe
2 8 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.54%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.65%) User Experience
5 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.88%) DataPower
5 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.88%) iPad
5 1 (0.88%) iPhone
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) PMI
5 1 (0.88%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.50%) Windows
2 6 (5.31%) Linux
3 2 (1.77%) Android
4 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.88%) Unix
4 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.78%) ETL
2 23 (20.35%) Data Modelling
3 17 (15.04%) Migration
4 15 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (12.39%) Data Management
6 12 (10.62%) Data Cleansing
6 12 (10.62%) ITIL
7 11 (9.73%) OO
8 10 (8.85%) Mentoring
8 10 (8.85%) TDD
9 9 (7.96%) Analytics
10 8 (7.08%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (7.08%) Data Visualisation
10 8 (7.08%) Unit Testing
10 8 (7.08%) Visualisation
11 7 (6.19%) Coaching
11 7 (6.19%) Data Migration
11 7 (6.19%) Release Management
11 7 (6.19%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.93%) PL/SQL
2 17 (15.04%) Java
3 14 (12.39%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.62%) C#
5 10 (8.85%) T-SQL
6 8 (7.08%) VBA
7 5 (4.42%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.54%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.54%) Python
9 3 (2.65%) C
9 3 (2.65%) VB
9 3 (2.65%) VB6
10 1 (0.88%) C++
10 1 (0.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.88%) Groovy
10 1 (0.88%) Perl
10 1 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (7.08%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (4.42%) Degree
3 4 (3.54%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.88%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.88%) MCP
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) QA
2 3 (2.65%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.88%) IFRS
3 1 (0.88%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (26.55%) Oracle
2 26 (23.01%) Microsoft
3 17 (15.04%) Informatica
4 9 (7.96%) Perforce
5 4 (3.54%) SAP
5 4 (3.54%) VMware
6 3 (2.65%) Dell
7 2 (1.77%) Teradata
8 1 (0.88%) Chordiant
8 1 (0.88%) Citrix
8 1 (0.88%) IBM
8 1 (0.88%) Kony
8 1 (0.88%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.88%) Sybase
8 1 (0.88%) Talend
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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