Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 7 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 92 71 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 14.91% 10.60% 12.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.46% 31.14% 28.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 86 93
Sheffield median daily rate £363 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.71% -2.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £212 £325 £313
90th Percentile £653 £645 £538
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £380
% change year-on-year -5.88% +11.84% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Sheffield median hourly rate £70.00 - £15.72
10th Percentile £60.00 - £12.54
90th Percentile £80.00 - £43.31
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £82.50 - £15.50

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 267 228 416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 43.27% 34.03% 43.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 163 312
Sheffield median daily rate £415 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.19% -1.18% +9.68%
10th Percentile £291 £313 £310
90th Percentile £538 £600 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £420 £425
% change year-on-year -1.79% -1.18% +14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Sheffield median hourly rate £43.75 - £45.00
10th Percentile £21.75 - £13.41
90th Percentile £73.75 - £48.75
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £57.50 - £45.00

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 31 (33.70%) Oracle
2 27 (29.35%) Finance
2 27 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 22 (23.91%) SQL Server
5 20 (21.74%) Hadoop
6 19 (20.65%) Java
6 19 (20.65%) Windows
6 19 (20.65%) Linux
7 18 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (17.39%) SAS
9 15 (16.30%) Python
9 15 (16.30%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (15.22%) NoSQL
10 14 (15.22%) Analytics
11 13 (14.13%) MongoDB
11 13 (14.13%) C#
12 12 (13.04%) .NET
12 12 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (11.96%) IaaS
13 11 (11.96%) Big Data
13 11 (11.96%) Visualisation
13 11 (11.96%) Data Analysis
13 11 (11.96%) Google
13 11 (11.96%) HTML
13 11 (11.96%) Microsoft
13 11 (11.96%) EMC
13 11 (11.96%) SAN
13 11 (11.96%) NetApp

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 16 (17.39%) SAS
2 6 (6.52%) Confluence
3 5 (5.43%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (5.43%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.35%) Apache
4 4 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (3.26%) nginx
6 1 (1.09%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.09%) CICS
6 1 (1.09%) JBoss
6 1 (1.09%) Kentico
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (1.09%) iTrent
1 1 (1.09%) OPENHousing
1 1 (1.09%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.96%) IaaS
3 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (10.87%) PaaS
4 4 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (3.26%) GitHub
5 3 (3.26%) SaaS
6 1 (1.09%) iPaaS
6 1 (1.09%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.96%) SAN
2 8 (8.70%) NAS
3 4 (4.35%) LAN
3 4 (4.35%) WAN
4 3 (3.26%) FCoE
4 3 (3.26%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (3.26%) iSCSI
4 3 (3.26%) VSAN
5 2 (2.17%) Internet
5 2 (2.17%) SMS
5 2 (2.17%) WebEx
6 1 (1.09%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.09%) DNS
6 1 (1.09%) Firewall
6 1 (1.09%) Multicast
6 1 (1.09%) Skype
6 1 (1.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 20 (21.74%) Hadoop
3 15 (16.30%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (15.22%) NoSQL
5 13 (14.13%) MongoDB
6 11 (11.96%) Big Data
7 10 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (10.87%) Power BI
8 9 (9.78%) QlikView
9 7 (7.61%) Spotfire
10 6 (6.52%) MySQL
11 4 (4.35%) Apache Hive
11 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
11 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (3.26%) Data Lake
12 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 3 (3.26%) HBase
12 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (10.87%) JIRA
2 9 (9.78%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.52%) Maven
3 6 (6.52%) Selenium
4 5 (5.43%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.43%) WebDriver
5 4 (4.35%) Subversion
6 3 (3.26%) GitLab
6 3 (3.26%) JUnit
6 3 (3.26%) Toad
6 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (2.17%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.17%) ERwin
7 2 (2.17%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.09%) JMeter
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.09%) PVCS
8 1 (1.09%) Zephyr
General
1 27 (29.35%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Banking
3 4 (4.35%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Law
4 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (39.13%) Developer
2 22 (23.91%) Analyst
3 20 (21.74%) Data Analyst
4 10 (10.87%) Architect
5 7 (7.61%) .NET Developer
5 7 (7.61%) SQL Developer
6 5 (5.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (5.43%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Consultant
7 4 (4.35%) DBA
7 4 (4.35%) ETL Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Senior Data Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.26%) Ab Initio Developer
8 3 (3.26%) SQL DBA
8 3 (3.26%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.04%) .NET
2 11 (11.96%) HTML
3 8 (8.70%) REST
4 6 (6.52%) CSS
4 6 (6.52%) Node.js
4 6 (6.52%) XML
5 5 (5.43%) Spring
6 4 (4.35%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.35%) HTML5
6 4 (4.35%) Middleware
6 4 (4.35%) Web Services
7 3 (3.26%) .NET Core
7 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (3.26%) Gherkin
7 3 (3.26%) Hibernate
7 3 (3.26%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (3.26%) SOAP
7 3 (3.26%) Spring Boot
7 3 (3.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.26%) Clustering
3 3 (3.26%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.26%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.17%) iSeries
4 2 (2.17%) NHS
4 2 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.17%) User Experience
5 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.65%) Linux
1 19 (20.65%) Windows
2 10 (10.87%) Unix
3 6 (6.52%) Solaris
4 3 (3.26%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.26%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.09%) CentOS
5 1 (1.09%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (15.22%) Analytics
4 11 (11.96%) Data Analysis
4 11 (11.96%) Visualisation
5 10 (10.87%) Data Visualisation
5 10 (10.87%) DevOps
5 10 (10.87%) ETL
5 10 (10.87%) MVC
5 10 (10.87%) Test Automation
6 9 (9.78%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
7 8 (8.70%) Risk Analytics
7 8 (8.70%) TDD
8 7 (7.61%) BDD
8 7 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.61%) Data Modelling
8 7 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (6.52%) SDLC
10 5 (5.43%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (20.65%) Java
3 15 (16.30%) Python
4 13 (14.13%) C#
5 10 (10.87%) R
6 9 (9.78%) Shell Script
7 7 (7.61%) PL/SQL
7 7 (7.61%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.43%) T-SQL
9 4 (4.35%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.26%) Java 8
10 3 (3.26%) PHP
10 3 (3.26%) Ruby
11 2 (2.17%) Perl
11 2 (2.17%) VB
12 1 (1.09%) COBOL
12 1 (1.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (1.09%) Kotlin
12 1 (1.09%) Scala
12 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.17%) Degree
3 1 (1.09%) CISA
3 1 (1.09%) CISM
3 1 (1.09%) CISSP
3 1 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.70%) Data Quality
2 5 (5.43%) QA
3 1 (1.09%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.35%) Docker
2 4 (4.35%) NFS
2 4 (4.35%) SRDF
2 4 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (4.35%) Xen
3 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.09%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.26%) Kibana
2 3 (3.26%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.26%) Puppet
3 2 (2.17%) Ansible
3 2 (2.17%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.17%) Foglight
3 2 (2.17%) Grafana
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.17%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.09%) CA Endevor
4 1 (1.09%) Graylog
4 1 (1.09%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.09%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (33.70%) Oracle
2 11 (11.96%) EMC
2 11 (11.96%) Google
2 11 (11.96%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.96%) NetApp
2 11 (11.96%) VMware
3 10 (10.87%) Cisco
3 10 (10.87%) Tableau
4 8 (8.70%) Datameer
4 8 (8.70%) IBM
4 8 (8.70%) Teradata
5 5 (5.43%) Ab Initio
6 4 (4.35%) Veritas
7 3 (3.26%) CA
7 3 (3.26%) Informatica
7 3 (3.26%) MuleSoft
8 2 (2.17%) Imperva
9 1 (1.09%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (1.09%) Pega
9 1 (1.09%) Veeam