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 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 10 6
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4  
Contract jobs citing SQL 32 38 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 8.72% 9.62% 14.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.32% 33.33% 41.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 28
Median daily rate £316 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.93% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £274 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% +44.44%  

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 113 114 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 30.79% 28.86% 35.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 83 82
Median daily rate £425 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Median hourly rate £187.50 £54.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +244.03% +186.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

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 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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 19 £320 -20.00% 11
Kettering +3 2 £300 +4.34%
Brackley - 1 - -
SQL
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 34 (43.59%) SQL Server
2 33 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 30 (38.46%) Finance
4 21 (26.92%) .NET
5 18 (23.08%) C#
6 17 (21.79%) Java
6 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
6 17 (21.79%) Windows
7 16 (20.51%) ITIL
8 15 (19.23%) Hibernate
8 15 (19.23%) Banking
8 15 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (17.95%) Spring
9 14 (17.95%) Relational Database
10 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (16.67%) TDD
10 13 (16.67%) Service Management
10 13 (16.67%) ITSM
10 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
11 12 (15.38%) XML
11 12 (15.38%) J2EE
11 12 (15.38%) OO
11 12 (15.38%) Data Modelling
11 12 (15.38%) RDBMS
11 12 (15.38%) jQuery
11 12 (15.38%) JPA
11 12 (15.38%) MongoDB
12 11 (14.10%) Unit Testing
12 11 (14.10%) ITIL Certification

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 10 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.97%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.56%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.56%) JBoss
3 2 (2.56%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.28%) Apache
4 1 (1.28%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.28%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.28%) OpenEdge
4 1 (1.28%) SAS
4 1 (1.28%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (1.28%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) Internet
2 2 (2.56%) DNS
3 1 (1.28%) HTTP
3 1 (1.28%) Intranet
3 1 (1.28%) SAN
3 1 (1.28%) SMTP
3 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (43.59%) SQL Server
2 15 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (17.95%) Relational Database
4 12 (15.38%) MongoDB
4 12 (15.38%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.41%) Big Data
6 4 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.13%) Hadoop
6 4 (5.13%) MySQL
6 4 (5.13%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.85%) Data Lake
7 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (2.56%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.56%) DB2
8 2 (2.56%) MS Access
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.56%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Git (software)
1 10 (12.82%) Gradle
2 9 (11.54%) Eclipse
2 9 (11.54%) IntelliJ
2 9 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 9 (11.54%) JProfiler
3 8 (10.26%) JUnit
4 7 (8.97%) JIRA
5 5 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.56%) Maven
6 2 (2.56%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.28%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.28%) Subversion
7 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (38.46%) Finance
2 15 (19.23%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Advertising
3 2 (2.56%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.28%) Back Office
4 1 (1.28%) Front Office
4 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Law
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (51.28%) Developer
2 15 (19.23%) Analyst
3 13 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 11 (14.10%) Applications Support
5 8 (10.26%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (6.41%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) DBA
7 4 (5.13%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) SQL DBA
7 4 (5.13%) SQL Support Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Agile Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) .NET Software Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) Quality Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Service Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.92%) .NET
2 15 (19.23%) Hibernate
3 14 (17.95%) Spring
4 12 (15.38%) J2EE
4 12 (15.38%) JPA
4 12 (15.38%) jQuery
4 12 (15.38%) XML
5 11 (14.10%) HTML
6 10 (12.82%) Ajax
6 10 (12.82%) AngularJS
6 10 (12.82%) CSS
6 10 (12.82%) Web Services
7 9 (11.54%) SOAP
8 8 (10.26%) JSON
9 7 (8.97%) Classic ASP
9 7 (8.97%) HTML5
9 7 (8.97%) XSLT
10 5 (6.41%) CSS3
10 5 (6.41%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (6.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.41%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.56%) User Experience
3 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.28%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.28%) DataPower
3 1 (1.28%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.28%) PMI
3 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.79%) Windows
2 5 (6.41%) Linux
3 4 (5.13%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.85%) Unix
5 2 (2.56%) Android
5 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.51%) ITIL
2 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.67%) ITSM
2 13 (16.67%) Service Management
2 13 (16.67%) TDD
3 12 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 12 (15.38%) OO
4 11 (14.10%) Unit Testing
5 10 (12.82%) Release Management
5 10 (12.82%) Test Automation
6 9 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (8.97%) Metadata Management
7 7 (8.97%) RAD
8 6 (7.69%) ETL
8 6 (7.69%) Project Management
9 5 (6.41%) MVC
9 5 (6.41%) SDLC
9 5 (6.41%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.41%) Visualisation
10 4 (5.13%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.08%) C#
2 17 (21.79%) Java
2 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
3 11 (14.10%) VB
4 10 (12.82%) VB.NET
4 10 (12.82%) VBA
5 8 (10.26%) PowerShell
5 8 (10.26%) VB6
6 6 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.13%) Python
8 2 (2.56%) Perl
8 2 (2.56%) R
8 2 (2.56%) Scala
9 1 (1.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.28%) Groovy
9 1 (1.28%) PHP
9 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.28%) RPG
9 1 (1.28%) Ruby
9 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.85%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.56%) Degree
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.28%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.28%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.28%) MCP
4 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.56%) SLA
3 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.28%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) SCCM
2 1 (1.28%) Ansible
2 1 (1.28%) Kibana
2 1 (1.28%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.28%) Mesos
2 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.82%) Oracle
3 9 (11.54%) Perforce
3 9 (11.54%) SAP
4 3 (3.85%) Remedy
5 2 (2.56%) VMware
6 1 (1.28%) BMC
6 1 (1.28%) Chordiant
6 1 (1.28%) Citrix
6 1 (1.28%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.28%) Dell
6 1 (1.28%) EMC
6 1 (1.28%) HP
6 1 (1.28%) IBM
6 1 (1.28%) Kony
6 1 (1.28%) Progress
6 1 (1.28%) Sybase
6 1 (1.28%) Tableau
6 1 (1.28%) Teradata
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