Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 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
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 73 123 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 10.24% 12.75% 14.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.67% 28.94% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 96 114
Sheffield median daily rate £427 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.58% +10.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £256
90th Percentile £645 £538 £563
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57% +4.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Sheffield median hourly rate - £15.72 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.90% +12.12%
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £15.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year - -10.14% +12.12%

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 246 425 295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 34.50% 44.04% 35.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 323 219
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +17.65%
10th Percentile £307 £313 £275
90th Percentile £605 £575 £538
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.68% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Sheffield median hourly rate - £45.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +246.15% -16.13%
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £45.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +104.55% +15.79%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.88%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (31.51%) Oracle
4 22 (30.14%) SQL Server
4 22 (30.14%) Finance
5 19 (26.03%) Data Modelling
5 19 (26.03%) Data Integration
6 18 (24.66%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (21.92%) Microsoft
8 15 (20.55%) Data Architecture
9 14 (19.18%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (19.18%) ETL
9 14 (19.18%) Java
9 14 (19.18%) Unix
10 13 (17.81%) .NET
10 13 (17.81%) Shell Script
10 13 (17.81%) Data Management
10 13 (17.81%) Data Analysis
10 13 (17.81%) MongoDB
11 12 (16.44%) Open Source
11 12 (16.44%) QA
11 12 (16.44%) NoSQL
11 12 (16.44%) Migration
11 12 (16.44%) Informatica
12 11 (15.07%) Software Engineering
12 11 (15.07%) Big Data
12 11 (15.07%) Test Automation
13 10 (13.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (13.70%) Relational Database
13 10 (13.70%) C#

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 9 (12.33%) SAS
2 7 (9.59%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.22%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.48%) Confluence
5 2 (2.74%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.74%) CMS
5 2 (2.74%) WordPress
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (6.85%) Oracle iProcurement
2 5 (6.85%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Slack
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (1.37%) Data Lake Analytics
2 1 (1.37%) GitHub
2 1 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) SMS
2 1 (1.37%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.88%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (30.14%) SQL Server
3 14 (19.18%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (17.81%) MongoDB
5 12 (16.44%) NoSQL
6 11 (15.07%) Big Data
7 10 (13.70%) Relational Database
7 10 (13.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (12.33%) Apache Hive
8 9 (12.33%) Oracle Database
9 8 (10.96%) HBase
9 8 (10.96%) MySQL
9 8 (10.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (10.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (9.59%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (9.59%) Hadoop
10 7 (9.59%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (9.59%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (9.59%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (9.59%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.22%) ERwin
3 5 (6.85%) JIRA
4 4 (5.48%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.11%) Jasmine
5 3 (4.11%) JUnit
5 3 (4.11%) Subversion
6 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.37%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.37%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.37%) Protractor
7 1 (1.37%) Selenium
7 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.37%) Zephyr
General
1 22 (30.14%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Banking
3 3 (4.11%) Retail
4 2 (2.74%) Billing
4 2 (2.74%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (43.84%) Developer
2 15 (20.55%) SQL Developer
3 10 (13.70%) Analyst
4 9 (12.33%) Architect
4 9 (12.33%) Data Architect
5 8 (10.96%) .NET Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Data Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Consultant
7 6 (8.22%) Lead Architect
7 6 (8.22%) Lead Data Architect
7 6 (8.22%) Senior Data Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Data Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) Lead Software Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) OBIEE Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 4 (5.48%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.48%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Data Warehouse Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.81%) .NET
2 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET
2 8 (10.96%) Web Services
3 7 (9.59%) XML
4 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 6 (8.22%) jQuery
4 6 (8.22%) Razor View Engine
4 6 (8.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (6.85%) Node.js
5 5 (6.85%) REST
6 4 (5.48%) Java EE
7 3 (4.11%) Ajax
7 3 (4.11%) CSS
7 3 (4.11%) HTML
8 2 (2.74%) XHTML
9 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.37%) Dojo
9 1 (1.37%) Drools
9 1 (1.37%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.59%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.37%) Clustering
4 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.37%) NHS
4 1 (1.37%) Replication
4 1 (1.37%) Robotics
4 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.18%) Unix
2 6 (8.22%) Linux
3 4 (5.48%) Windows
4 3 (4.11%) MVS
4 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.03%) Data Integration
2 19 (26.03%) Data Modelling
3 18 (24.66%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (20.55%) Data Architecture
5 14 (19.18%) ETL
6 13 (17.81%) Data Analysis
6 13 (17.81%) Data Management
7 12 (16.44%) Migration
7 12 (16.44%) Open Source
8 11 (15.07%) Software Engineering
8 11 (15.07%) Test Automation
9 10 (13.70%) SFIA
10 9 (12.33%) TDD
11 7 (9.59%) Analytics
11 7 (9.59%) Coaching
11 7 (9.59%) Data Engineering
11 7 (9.59%) Data Security
11 7 (9.59%) Mentoring
11 7 (9.59%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.18%) Java
2 13 (17.81%) Shell Script
3 10 (13.70%) C#
4 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.59%) PHP
5 7 (9.59%) PL/SQL
5 7 (9.59%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.48%) C++
7 3 (4.11%) Python
8 2 (2.74%) PHP 5
8 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.74%) R
8 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.37%) C
9 1 (1.37%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.44%) QA
2 6 (8.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.37%) GDPR
3 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) SCOM
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 23 (31.51%) Oracle
2 16 (21.92%) Microsoft
3 12 (16.44%) Informatica
4 7 (9.59%) Tableau
5 6 (8.22%) CA
6 4 (5.48%) Symantec
7 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.74%) xMatters
8 2 (2.74%) Zend
9 1 (1.37%) Google
9 1 (1.37%) ServiceNow