Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 13 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 72 77 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 9.93% 11.63% 18.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.27% 25.25% 43.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 47 119
Sheffield median daily rate £419 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.67% -6.25% +26.98%
10th Percentile £244 £294 £273
90th Percentile £488 £538 £775
South Yorkshire median daily rate £398 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +13.57% -6.67% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Sheffield median hourly rate - £20.97 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.85% -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.54 £20.97 £23.50
% change year-on-year -16.36% -10.77% -

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 264 305 353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 36.41% 46.07% 42.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 187 267
Sheffield median daily rate £419 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.47% +10.39% +16.67%
10th Percentile £268 £325 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £638
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Sheffield median hourly rate £23.12 £20.97 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.25% +61.31% -67.50%
10th Percentile £19.16 £20.97 £10.90
90th Percentile £38.08 £20.97 £17.90
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 £20.97 £21.25
% change year-on-year +18.81% -1.32% -34.62%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (43.06%) Java
3 24 (33.33%) TDD
4 21 (29.17%) NoSQL
5 20 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
6 19 (26.39%) Software Engineering
7 18 (25.00%) Oracle
8 16 (22.22%) Test Automation
9 15 (20.83%) Git (software)
9 15 (20.83%) OO
10 14 (19.44%) Finance
11 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (16.67%) Banking
13 11 (15.28%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (15.28%) HTML
13 11 (15.28%) JIRA
14 10 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (13.89%) PL/SQL
14 10 (13.89%) CSS
14 10 (13.89%) Data Modelling
14 10 (13.89%) Scrum
14 10 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (12.50%) SDLC
15 9 (12.50%) SAS
15 9 (12.50%) C#
15 9 (12.50%) Open Source
15 9 (12.50%) jQuery
15 9 (12.50%) REST
15 9 (12.50%) Oracle Database

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 (12.50%) SAS
2 8 (11.11%) Confluence
3 4 (5.56%) Apache Pig
3 4 (5.56%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.39%) CMS
4 1 (1.39%) Content Management Server
4 1 (1.39%) Mule
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.33%) Slack
3 4 (5.56%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.39%) Boomi
5 1 (1.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) SMS
2 2 (2.78%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.17%) NoSQL
2 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
3 11 (15.28%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 7 (9.72%) MongoDB
5 7 (9.72%) MySQL
5 7 (9.72%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (8.33%) Hadoop
6 6 (8.33%) QlikView
7 5 (6.94%) Apache Hive
7 5 (6.94%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
8 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (4.17%) Big Data
9 3 (4.17%) Data Lake
9 3 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (2.78%) Power BI
10 2 (2.78%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 15 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 11 (15.28%) JIRA
3 8 (11.11%) Mercurial
3 8 (11.11%) Subversion
4 4 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (4.17%) Capybara
5 3 (4.17%) JMeter
5 3 (4.17%) RSpec
6 2 (2.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (2.78%) Burp Suite
6 2 (2.78%) ERwin
6 2 (2.78%) HP UFT
6 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.78%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.78%) Toad
7 1 (1.39%) Selenium
7 1 (1.39%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.39%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (19.44%) Finance
2 12 (16.67%) Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Private Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.17%) Retail
5 2 (2.78%) Billing
5 2 (2.78%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (54.17%) Developer
2 10 (13.89%) Software Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) Analyst
3 9 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 8 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 6 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) AWS Software Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Java Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) DBA
7 4 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 3 (4.17%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Ruby Developer
9 2 (2.78%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Risk Manager
9 2 (2.78%) SQL DBA
9 2 (2.78%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.28%) HTML
2 10 (13.89%) CSS
3 9 (12.50%) jQuery
3 9 (12.50%) REST
4 8 (11.11%) .NET
5 7 (9.72%) Hibernate
5 7 (9.72%) Ruby on Rails
5 7 (9.72%) Spring
5 7 (9.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (8.33%) Spring Boot
7 4 (5.56%) .NET Framework
7 4 (5.56%) Node.js
8 3 (4.17%) SOAP
9 2 (2.78%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.78%) Classic ASP
9 2 (2.78%) LDAP
9 2 (2.78%) OAuth2
9 2 (2.78%) WCF
9 2 (2.78%) WPF
9 2 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.56%) NHS
4 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.78%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.39%) Replication
5 1 (1.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) Linux
1 5 (6.94%) Unix
2 4 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (5.56%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (33.33%) TDD
3 19 (26.39%) Software Engineering
4 16 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 15 (20.83%) OO
6 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (13.89%) Data Modelling
7 10 (13.89%) Scrum
8 9 (12.50%) Open Source
8 9 (12.50%) SDLC
9 8 (11.11%) Analytics
9 8 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (11.11%) Coaching
9 8 (11.11%) DSDM
9 8 (11.11%) Kanban
9 8 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 8 (11.11%) RUP
10 7 (9.72%) BDD
10 7 (9.72%) Data Analysis
10 7 (9.72%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 31 (43.06%) Java
2 20 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 10 (13.89%) PL/SQL
4 9 (12.50%) C#
5 7 (9.72%) Ruby
6 6 (8.33%) Java 8
6 6 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 5 (6.94%) Python
7 5 (6.94%) R
8 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.56%) Scala
9 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.17%) VB
10 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) ISEB
2 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) QA
2 3 (4.17%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.78%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Docker
2 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Ambari
2 2 (2.78%) CSIRT
2 2 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.78%) Nessus
2 2 (2.78%) SCOM
2 2 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (25.00%) Oracle
2 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) Tableau
3 4 (5.56%) Google
3 4 (5.56%) Informatica
4 3 (4.17%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.78%) CA
5 2 (2.78%) Cognos
5 2 (2.78%) CyberArk
5 2 (2.78%) IBM
5 2 (2.78%) Sybase
5 2 (2.78%) xMatters
6 1 (1.39%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.39%) Datameer
6 1 (1.39%) Dell
6 1 (1.39%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.39%) hybris
6 1 (1.39%) Nintex
6 1 (1.39%) SAP
6 1 (1.39%) Sitecore