Period
to 21 February 2018

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 6 months to 21 February 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)
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 8 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 78 97 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 11.39% 11.04% 16.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.33% 26.29% 43.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 69 128
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £278 £309 £243
90th Percentile £615 £528 £600
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Sheffield median hourly rate - £20.97 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.32% +38.12%
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £20.97 £21.25
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +38.12%

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 Sheffield with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 249 369 315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 36.35% 41.98% 36.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 256 235
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £312 £300 £250
90th Percentile £589 £563 £542
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.18% +6.73% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Sheffield median hourly rate £34.41 £20.97 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.10% +4.85% +25.63%
10th Percentile £21.87 £13.12 £14.15
90th Percentile £46.22 £38.39 £25.00
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £47.50 £20.97 £21.00
% change year-on-year +126.51% -0.14% +28.52%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

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 6 months to 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for SQL.

1 37 (47.44%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 19 (24.36%) TDD
4 18 (23.08%) Finance
5 17 (21.79%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (21.79%) Java
5 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
6 16 (20.51%) Oracle
6 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
7 14 (17.95%) Data Modelling
7 14 (17.95%) .NET
7 14 (17.95%) NoSQL
8 13 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (15.38%) C#
9 12 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (15.38%) jQuery
9 12 (15.38%) Git (software)
9 12 (15.38%) Test Automation
10 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
10 11 (14.10%) CSS
10 11 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (12.82%) SAS
11 10 (12.82%) HTML
11 10 (12.82%) Data Analysis
11 10 (12.82%) Scrum
12 9 (11.54%) Migration
12 9 (11.54%) Subversion
12 9 (11.54%) OO
12 9 (11.54%) Unix

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 10 (12.82%) SAS
2 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.13%) Confluence
5 3 (3.85%) Apache Pig
5 3 (3.85%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.56%) CMS
6 2 (2.56%) WordPress
7 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle iProcurement
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.85%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.56%) Slack
4 1 (1.28%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.28%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (1.28%) GitHub
4 1 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) SMS
2 1 (1.28%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (21.79%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (17.95%) NoSQL
4 12 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (10.26%) Hadoop
6 8 (10.26%) Power BI
6 8 (10.26%) Relational Database
6 8 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (8.97%) Apache Hive
8 6 (7.69%) Big Data
8 6 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (7.69%) QlikView
9 5 (6.41%) Data Lake
9 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database
10 4 (5.13%) Data Mining
10 4 (5.13%) MongoDB
10 4 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (3.85%) HBase
11 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 12 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.54%) Subversion
3 7 (8.97%) Mercurial
4 5 (6.41%) JIRA
5 4 (5.13%) ERwin
6 2 (2.56%) Capybara
6 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.56%) JMeter
6 2 (2.56%) RSpec
6 2 (2.56%) Selenium
6 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.28%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.28%) Burp Suite
7 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.28%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.28%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.28%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.28%) Zephyr
General
1 18 (23.08%) Finance
2 7 (8.97%) Banking
3 5 (6.41%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.85%) Private Banking
4 3 (3.85%) Retail
5 2 (2.56%) Billing
6 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (48.72%) Developer
2 18 (23.08%) SQL Developer
3 11 (14.10%) Analyst
4 9 (11.54%) .NET Developer
5 7 (8.97%) Software Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Consultant
6 6 (7.69%) Java Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.41%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) AWS Software Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Data Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Data Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.13%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Data Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Lead Architect
9 3 (3.85%) Lead Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.95%) .NET
2 12 (15.38%) jQuery
2 12 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 11 (14.10%) CSS
4 10 (12.82%) HTML
5 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET
6 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 6 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
6 6 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (5.13%) Web Services
8 3 (3.85%) Ajax
8 3 (3.85%) XML
9 2 (2.56%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.56%) REST
9 2 (2.56%) Spring
9 2 (2.56%) Spring Boot
9 2 (2.56%) XHTML
10 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.28%) CSS3
10 1 (1.28%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.85%) NHS
5 2 (2.56%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.28%) Robotics
6 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.54%) Unix
2 5 (6.41%) Windows
3 4 (5.13%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.85%) Linux
4 3 (3.85%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (47.44%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.36%) TDD
3 14 (17.95%) Data Modelling
4 13 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
7 10 (12.82%) Data Analysis
7 10 (12.82%) Scrum
8 9 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (11.54%) Data Integration
8 9 (11.54%) ETL
8 9 (11.54%) Migration
8 9 (11.54%) OO
9 8 (10.26%) Analytics
9 8 (10.26%) Data Management
9 8 (10.26%) Open Source
10 7 (8.97%) DSDM
10 7 (8.97%) Kanban
10 7 (8.97%) MVC
10 7 (8.97%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.79%) Java
1 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
2 12 (15.38%) C#
3 8 (10.26%) Shell Script
4 6 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 6 (7.69%) Ruby
5 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.13%) Python
5 4 (5.13%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.85%) PHP
6 3 (3.85%) R
6 3 (3.85%) Scala
7 2 (2.56%) PHP 5
7 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.28%) C
8 1 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) ISEB
2 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) QA
2 4 (5.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.28%) SLA
3 1 (1.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Docker
2 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) SCOM
2 3 (3.85%) Ambari
3 1 (1.28%) CSIRT
3 1 (1.28%) Nessus
3 1 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
1 16 (20.51%) Oracle
2 9 (11.54%) Tableau
3 8 (10.26%) Informatica
4 4 (5.13%) CA
4 4 (5.13%) Google
4 4 (5.13%) xMatters
5 2 (2.56%) Zend
6 1 (1.28%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.28%) Datameer
6 1 (1.28%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.28%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.28%) Teradata