Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 14 5
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 88 69 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 12.92% 10.70% 16.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.21% 28.16% 35.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 71 121
Sheffield median daily rate £375 £500 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +29.03% +10.71%
10th Percentile £165 £325 £313
90th Percentile £478 £645 £750
South Yorkshire median daily rate £393 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -7.65% +13.33% +23.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.77 - £22.50

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 282 245 406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 41.41% 37.98% 46.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 168 320
Sheffield median daily rate £400 £401 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.12% -1.42% +12.07%
10th Percentile £263 £325 £305
90th Percentile £538 £575 £638
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £389 £400
% change year-on-year +2.89% -2.81% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Sheffield median hourly rate £24.92 - £45.00
10th Percentile £19.16 - £11.20
90th Percentile £40.22 - £47.50
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 - £23.50

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 27 (30.68%) Java
2 25 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (27.27%) Oracle
4 20 (22.73%) Finance
5 19 (21.59%) SQL Server
6 18 (20.45%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (17.05%) JIRA
8 14 (15.91%) SAS
8 14 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (15.91%) NoSQL
9 13 (14.77%) Analytics
9 13 (14.77%) Python
9 13 (14.77%) PL/SQL
10 12 (13.64%) JavaScript
10 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
10 12 (13.64%) Banking
10 12 (13.64%) Test Automation
11 11 (12.50%) Git (software)
11 11 (12.50%) Visualisation
11 11 (12.50%) Data Analysis
11 11 (12.50%) Software Engineering
11 11 (12.50%) TDD
11 11 (12.50%) MySQL
11 11 (12.50%) Unix
11 11 (12.50%) Linux
11 11 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (12.50%) Shell Script
11 11 (12.50%) REST
11 11 (12.50%) SDLC
12 10 (11.36%) R

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 14 (15.91%) SAS
2 9 (10.23%) Confluence
3 3 (3.41%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.27%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.14%) Apache
5 1 (1.14%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.14%) CMS
5 1 (1.14%) Content Management Server
5 1 (1.14%) JBoss
5 1 (1.14%) Kentico
5 1 (1.14%) Mule
5 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (5.68%) Slack
2 4 (4.55%) GitHub
3 3 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.41%) IaaS
3 3 (3.41%) PaaS
3 3 (3.41%) SaaS
4 1 (1.14%) Boomi
4 1 (1.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) SMS
2 2 (2.27%) DHCP
3 1 (1.14%) Internet
3 1 (1.14%) LAN
3 1 (1.14%) Multicast
3 1 (1.14%) NAS
3 1 (1.14%) SAN
3 1 (1.14%) Skype
3 1 (1.14%) VPN
3 1 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.59%) SQL Server
2 18 (20.45%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (15.91%) NoSQL
4 11 (12.50%) MySQL
4 11 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (11.36%) MongoDB
5 10 (11.36%) QlikView
6 8 (9.09%) Hadoop
6 8 (9.09%) Oracle Database
7 7 (7.95%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (6.82%) Spotfire
9 4 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (4.55%) Power BI
9 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
9 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (3.41%) Apache Hive
10 3 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (3.41%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (2.27%) DTS
Development Applications
1 15 (17.05%) JIRA
2 11 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.68%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.68%) Toad
4 4 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.55%) Maven
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (4.55%) Selenium
4 4 (4.55%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.41%) Subversion
5 3 (3.41%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (2.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (2.27%) GitLab
6 2 (2.27%) JUnit
6 2 (2.27%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.14%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.14%) Burp Suite
7 1 (1.14%) Capybara
7 1 (1.14%) Gatling
General
1 20 (22.73%) Finance
2 12 (13.64%) Banking
3 4 (4.55%) Retail
4 2 (2.27%) Billing
4 2 (2.27%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.14%) Law
5 1 (1.14%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (52.27%) Developer
2 20 (22.73%) Analyst
3 15 (17.05%) Data Analyst
4 9 (10.23%) SQL Developer
5 8 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (6.82%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Architect
7 5 (5.68%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.55%) ETL Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Senior Data Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.41%) Ab Initio Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) DBA
9 3 (3.41%) PL/SQL Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.41%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.50%) REST
2 10 (11.36%) .NET
3 8 (9.09%) HTML
4 6 (6.82%) Hibernate
4 6 (6.82%) Spring
5 5 (5.68%) CSS
5 5 (5.68%) Node.js
6 4 (4.55%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.55%) jQuery
6 4 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (4.55%) SOAP
6 4 (4.55%) Spring Boot
6 4 (4.55%) XML
7 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.27%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.27%) Gherkin
8 2 (2.27%) OAuth
8 2 (2.27%) OAuth2
8 2 (2.27%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.68%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.55%) NHS
3 4 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.14%) iSeries
4 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.14%) Replication
4 1 (1.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.50%) Linux
1 11 (12.50%) Unix
2 8 (9.09%) Windows
3 4 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.41%) Solaris
4 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.27%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (14.77%) Analytics
4 12 (13.64%) Test Automation
5 11 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 11 (12.50%) SDLC
5 11 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 11 (12.50%) TDD
5 11 (12.50%) Visualisation
6 10 (11.36%) ETL
6 10 (11.36%) OO
7 8 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
8 7 (7.95%) BDD
8 7 (7.95%) Data Modelling
8 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Management
8 7 (7.95%) MVC
9 6 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.82%) Migration
9 6 (6.82%) Open Source
9 6 (6.82%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.68%) Java
2 13 (14.77%) PL/SQL
2 13 (14.77%) Python
3 12 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 10 (11.36%) C#
5 10 (11.36%) R
6 6 (6.82%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.68%) Java 8
7 5 (5.68%) VB
8 4 (4.55%) Ruby
9 2 (2.27%) Perl
9 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.14%) PHP
10 1 (1.14%) Scala
10 1 (1.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.27%) Degree
1 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) CISA
2 1 (1.14%) CISM
2 1 (1.14%) CISSP
2 1 (1.14%) ISEB
2 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.55%) QA
3 1 (1.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.27%) Docker
2 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.14%) KVM
3 1 (1.14%) NFS
3 1 (1.14%) SRDF
3 1 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) Kibana
1 3 (3.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.27%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.14%) Ambari
3 1 (1.14%) CSIRT
3 1 (1.14%) Grafana
3 1 (1.14%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.14%) Nessus
3 1 (1.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (27.27%) Oracle
2 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.23%) Tableau
4 6 (6.82%) Datameer
4 6 (6.82%) Teradata
5 5 (5.68%) Ab Initio
6 3 (3.41%) Informatica
6 3 (3.41%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.27%) CA
7 2 (2.27%) Cognos
7 2 (2.27%) CyberArk
7 2 (2.27%) IBM
7 2 (2.27%) Sybase
8 1 (1.14%) Cisco
8 1 (1.14%) Dell
8 1 (1.14%) NetApp
8 1 (1.14%) SAP
8 1 (1.14%) Sophos
8 1 (1.14%) Veritas
8 1 (1.14%) VMware