The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 29 April 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)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -15 +1  
Contract jobs citing SQL 34 91 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 9.97% 20.50% 14.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.36% 46.67% 44.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 72 36
Median daily rate £375 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +12.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £325 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £750 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +63.26% -2.00%  

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 Sheffield with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 129 195 105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 37.83% 43.92% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 158 68
Median daily rate £425 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £700 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £11.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -71.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Sheffield.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Sheffield

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Sheffield over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Sheffield

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in Sheffield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for SQL.

1 27 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 22 (27.50%) Oracle
4 20 (25.00%) Finance
5 16 (20.00%) Windows
5 16 (20.00%) Java
5 16 (20.00%) ETL
5 16 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 15 (18.75%) T-SQL
7 14 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Excel
8 13 (16.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (16.25%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (15.00%) jQuery
9 12 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (15.00%) NoSQL
9 12 (15.00%) Linux
9 12 (15.00%) Data Modelling
9 12 (15.00%) C#
10 11 (13.75%) MVC
10 11 (13.75%) OO
10 11 (13.75%) Tomcat
10 11 (13.75%) Git (software)
10 11 (13.75%) Oracle Database
11 10 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (12.50%) Entity Framework
11 10 (12.50%) Windows Server
11 10 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 11 (13.75%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.00%) nginx
2 4 (5.00%) SAS
3 3 (3.75%) Confluence
3 3 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.75%) Jetty
4 2 (2.50%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (2.50%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.50%) CICS
4 2 (2.50%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.25%) Apache
5 1 (1.25%) CMS
5 1 (1.25%) DataSynapse
5 1 (1.25%) IIS
5 1 (1.25%) JBoss
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.25%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) GitHub
2 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.50%) Quay.io
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.25%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (2.50%) NAS
1 2 (2.50%) SAN
2 1 (1.25%) FCoE
2 1 (1.25%) HTTP
2 1 (1.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.25%) LAN
2 1 (1.25%) Multicast
2 1 (1.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 16 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (16.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (15.00%) NoSQL
5 12 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (13.75%) Oracle Database
7 10 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (11.25%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (8.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 7 (8.75%) RDBMS
9 7 (8.75%) Relational Database
9 7 (8.75%) SAP BW
9 7 (8.75%) SAP Data Services
9 7 (8.75%) SAP HANA
10 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (6.25%) DB2
11 5 (6.25%) Hadoop
11 5 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (13.75%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.75%) Mercurial
2 7 (8.75%) Subversion
3 5 (6.25%) JIRA
4 2 (2.50%) Artifactory
4 2 (2.50%) GitLab
4 2 (2.50%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.50%) JUnit
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.50%) Selenium
5 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.25%) JMeter
5 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.25%) NUnit
5 1 (1.25%) ProC
5 1 (1.25%) Spock
5 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.25%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.25%) Zephyr
General
1 20 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (10.00%) Banking
3 4 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Back Office
5 1 (1.25%) Electronics
5 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (51.25%) Developer
2 14 (17.50%) Analyst
3 13 (16.25%) SQL Developer
4 12 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 9 (11.25%) DBA
6 8 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (8.75%) SQL DBA
8 6 (7.50%) Analyst Developer
8 6 (7.50%) Business Developer
8 6 (7.50%) C# Developer
8 6 (7.50%) Consultant
8 6 (7.50%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
9 4 (5.00%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Architect
9 4 (5.00%) Data Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Data Consultant
10 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.75%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.00%) jQuery
2 10 (12.50%) Entity Framework
2 10 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 8 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
3 8 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
4 7 (8.75%) HTML
5 6 (7.50%) .NET
5 6 (7.50%) CSS
5 6 (7.50%) SOAP
6 4 (5.00%) Hibernate
6 4 (5.00%) XML
7 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.75%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (3.75%) Middleware
7 3 (3.75%) REST
7 3 (3.75%) Spring
8 2 (2.50%) Apache Camel
8 2 (2.50%) MCollective
8 2 (2.50%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.75%) Algorithms
2 7 (8.75%) Data Structures
3 4 (5.00%) Replication
4 3 (3.75%) Clustering
4 3 (3.75%) NHS
5 2 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.50%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.50%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.25%) Fintech
6 1 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.00%) Windows
2 12 (15.00%) Linux
3 10 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (8.75%) Unix
6 4 (5.00%) CentOS
7 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.75%) Solaris
8 2 (2.50%) AIX
8 2 (2.50%) CoreOS
8 2 (2.50%) SUSE
8 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.50%) zOS
9 1 (1.25%) Android
9 1 (1.25%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.00%) ETL
3 13 (16.25%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (15.00%) Data Modelling
5 11 (13.75%) MVC
5 11 (13.75%) OO
6 10 (12.50%) Migration
7 9 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
8 8 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
9 7 (8.75%) Automated Testing
9 7 (8.75%) Data Migration
10 6 (7.50%) TDD
11 5 (6.25%) Web Development
12 4 (5.00%) Data Analysis
12 4 (5.00%) DevOps
12 4 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (5.00%) High Availability
13 3 (3.75%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.00%) Java
2 15 (18.75%) T-SQL
3 12 (15.00%) C#
4 9 (11.25%) VBA
5 7 (8.75%) PL/SQL
6 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.00%) PHP
7 4 (5.00%) Python
7 4 (5.00%) Ruby
7 4 (5.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.75%) Perl
9 2 (2.50%) Go
9 2 (2.50%) JCL
10 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (1.25%) ES6
10 1 (1.25%) Korn
10 1 (1.25%) PROC SQL
10 1 (1.25%) SAS Macro
10 1 (1.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) Degree
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.50%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.50%) MCSA
4 2 (2.50%) MCSE
5 1 (1.25%) OCP
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.50%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) FATCA
2 1 (1.25%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) GlusterFS
2 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.50%) Ceph
3 2 (2.50%) Docker
3 2 (2.50%) etcd
3 2 (2.50%) flannel
3 2 (2.50%) HDFS
3 2 (2.50%) NFS
3 2 (2.50%) SkyDNS
4 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.25%) KVM
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.25%) SRDF
4 1 (1.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) Ansible
2 5 (6.25%) logstash
3 3 (3.75%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.75%) Kibana
3 3 (3.75%) Puppet
4 2 (2.50%) confd
4 2 (2.50%) Graphite
4 2 (2.50%) HAProxy
4 2 (2.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (2.50%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (2.50%) Prometheus
4 2 (2.50%) rkt
4 2 (2.50%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.25%) Control-M
5 1 (1.25%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.25%) Packer
Vendors
1 22 (27.50%) Oracle
2 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.00%) SAP
4 6 (7.50%) VMware
5 3 (3.75%) Intel
6 2 (2.50%) Ab Initio
6 2 (2.50%) Cognos
6 2 (2.50%) Informatica
6 2 (2.50%) NetApp
6 2 (2.50%) Tableau
7 1 (1.25%) Brocade
7 1 (1.25%) Cisco
7 1 (1.25%) IBM
7 1 (1.25%) New Relic
7 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.25%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.25%) Solace
7 1 (1.25%) Sybase
7 1 (1.25%) Teradata
7 1 (1.25%) Xamarin
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