Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 8 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 89 74 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 10.41% 11.00% 12.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.10% 32.74% 35.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 63 82
Northamptonshire median daily rate £388 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £303 £281 £263
90th Percentile £475 £500 £550
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - £15.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +197.03%

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 341 226 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 39.88% 33.58% 34.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 152 213
Northamptonshire median daily rate £388 £420 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.74% - +6.33%
10th Percentile £310 £282 £300
90th Percentile £488 £550 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £10.59 £54.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -80.58% -
East Midlands median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -8.89% +12.50% +125.35%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 54 £388 +10.71% 33
Wellingborough - 5 £375 - 5
Kettering -2 2 £388 +29.17% 5
Corby - 1 £350 - 1
SQL
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 39 (43.82%) C#
2 36 (40.45%) .NET
3 34 (38.20%) SQL Server
4 21 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (21.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (21.35%) Microsoft
6 17 (19.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (16.85%) Finance
8 13 (14.61%) SharePoint
8 13 (14.61%) E-Commerce
9 12 (13.48%) PowerShell
9 12 (13.48%) Git (software)
10 11 (12.36%) K2 blackpearl
10 11 (12.36%) Oracle
10 11 (12.36%) Java
10 11 (12.36%) SAP
10 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET
11 10 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (10.11%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (10.11%) Entity Framework
13 8 (8.99%) JD Edwards
13 8 (8.99%) SAP Smart Forms
13 8 (8.99%) Microservices
14 7 (7.87%) Jenkins
14 7 (7.87%) Relational Database
14 7 (7.87%) Legal
14 7 (7.87%) Migration
14 7 (7.87%) JavaScript
14 7 (7.87%) T-SQL
14 7 (7.87%) NoSQL

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 13 (14.61%) SharePoint
2 11 (12.36%) K2 blackpearl
3 7 (7.87%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (5.62%) Apache Spark
5 4 (4.49%) JBoss
6 3 (3.37%) NServiceBus
6 3 (3.37%) SAS
6 3 (3.37%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.37%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.25%) IIS
7 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.12%) Apache
8 1 (1.12%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.12%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.12%) Confluence
8 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (6.74%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 3 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.12%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.12%) Sauce Labs
2 1 (1.12%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) Internet
2 2 (2.25%) HTTP
2 2 (2.25%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.25%) SMTP
3 1 (1.12%) DHCP
3 1 (1.12%) DNS
3 1 (1.12%) DSL
3 1 (1.12%) Firewall
3 1 (1.12%) SSL
3 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (38.20%) SQL Server
2 19 (21.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (19.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (10.11%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (7.87%) Hadoop
5 7 (7.87%) NoSQL
5 7 (7.87%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.37%) Blockchain
7 3 (3.37%) OLAP
8 2 (2.25%) Big Data
8 2 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.25%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.25%) DTS
8 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.25%) PowerCenter
8 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.12%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.12%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 12 (13.48%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.87%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.74%) Maven
4 5 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.49%) JIRA
5 4 (4.49%) JUnit
5 4 (4.49%) Selenium
6 3 (3.37%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.37%) Jasmine
6 3 (3.37%) NUnit
6 3 (3.37%) Protractor
6 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.25%) Moq
7 2 (2.25%) MSTest
7 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio Code
7 2 (2.25%) WebStorm
8 1 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.12%) Toad
8 1 (1.12%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (16.85%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Legal
3 6 (6.74%) Retail
4 4 (4.49%) Banking
5 3 (3.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (55.06%) Developer
2 13 (14.61%) Analyst
2 13 (14.61%) C# Developer
3 8 (8.99%) SQL Developer
4 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (6.74%) .NET Developer
5 6 (6.74%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Architect
6 5 (5.62%) Data Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (4.49%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
7 4 (4.49%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Consultant
7 4 (4.49%) E-Commerce Developer
7 4 (4.49%) E-Commerce Specialist
7 4 (4.49%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Angular Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (3.37%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (40.45%) .NET
2 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET
3 9 (10.11%) Entity Framework
4 8 (8.99%) SAP Smart Forms
5 6 (6.74%) AngularJS
5 6 (6.74%) HTML
5 6 (6.74%) Spring
6 5 (5.62%) .NET Framework
6 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (5.62%) HTML5
6 5 (5.62%) MSMQ
6 5 (5.62%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (5.62%) XML
7 4 (4.49%) Angular 2
7 4 (4.49%) REST
7 4 (4.49%) Web Services
8 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (3.37%) Java EE
8 3 (3.37%) JPA
8 3 (3.37%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.49%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.37%) Fintech
3 3 (3.37%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.25%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.12%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.74%) Windows
2 2 (2.25%) Linux
2 2 (2.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.12%) Android
3 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (14.61%) E-Commerce
3 10 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (8.99%) Microservices
5 7 (7.87%) Migration
6 6 (6.74%) Change Management
6 6 (6.74%) Data Migration
6 6 (6.74%) Test Automation
7 5 (5.62%) Data Modelling
7 5 (5.62%) Risk Management
7 5 (5.62%) Visualisation
8 4 (4.49%) CRM
8 4 (4.49%) Data Mapping
8 4 (4.49%) ETL
8 4 (4.49%) Scrum
8 4 (4.49%) Statistical Analysis
9 3 (3.37%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.37%) System Testing
9 3 (3.37%) TDD
9 3 (3.37%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (43.82%) C#
2 12 (13.48%) PowerShell
3 11 (12.36%) Java
4 7 (7.87%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.87%) T-SQL
5 6 (6.74%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.49%) Python
7 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.37%) R
7 3 (3.37%) TypeScript
7 3 (3.37%) VBA
8 2 (2.25%) Delphi
8 2 (2.25%) Perl
8 2 (2.25%) Scala
8 2 (2.25%) VB
8 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.25%) VB6
9 1 (1.12%) AWK
9 1 (1.12%) C
9 1 (1.12%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (2.25%) HND
1 2 (2.25%) PhD
2 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) Docker
2 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Ansible
1 2 (2.25%) Control-M
1 2 (2.25%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.12%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.12%) logstash
2 1 (1.12%) Mesos
2 1 (1.12%) Oozie
Vendors
1 19 (21.35%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.36%) Oracle
2 11 (12.36%) SAP
3 8 (8.99%) JD Edwards
4 3 (3.37%) Ab Initio
4 3 (3.37%) Informatica
4 3 (3.37%) Perforce
5 2 (2.25%) Ariba
5 2 (2.25%) Tableau
6 1 (1.12%) Aareon
6 1 (1.12%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.12%) Citrix
6 1 (1.12%) Google
6 1 (1.12%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.12%) NetApp
6 1 (1.12%) Orchard
6 1 (1.12%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.12%) Talend
6 1 (1.12%) VMware