Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 September 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 10 13
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 130 108 416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 14.22% 11.84% 16.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.67% 34.84% 41.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 96 285
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £325 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38% -18.75%
10th Percentile £255 £234 £235
90th Percentile £600 £615 £500
North East median daily rate £340 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -9.33% +15.38% -12.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 26
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £45.83 £28.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +60.10% -23.67%
North East median hourly rate - £45.83 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +60.81% -23.49%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 375 310 995
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 41.03% 33.99% 39.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 200 669
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +6.62% -15.00%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £254
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
North East median daily rate £377 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.03% +6.62% -9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 40
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £31.00 £45.00 £32.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.11% +37.80% -11.74%
10th Percentile £27.75 £18.80 £27.85
90th Percentile £35.00 £51.00 £36.91
North East median hourly rate £31.00 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -31.11% +38.46% +28.79%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Tyne and Wear

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Tyne and Wear

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Tyne and Wear

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Tyne and Wear

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 120 £350 -6.67% 50
Sunderland +7 8 £281 -34.59% 6
Tyneside - 1 £425 -
South Shields - 1 £325 -
SQL
North East

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for SQL.

1 54 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (40.77%) SQL Server
3 48 (36.92%) Linux
4 45 (34.62%) Microsoft
5 37 (28.46%) TDD
5 37 (28.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 35 (26.92%) Windows
7 34 (26.15%) C#
7 34 (26.15%) BDD
8 33 (25.38%) Problem-Solving
9 32 (24.62%) Security Cleared
10 31 (23.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 31 (23.85%) Scrum
11 29 (22.31%) MVC
11 29 (22.31%) Java
12 28 (21.54%) T-SQL
12 28 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
13 27 (20.77%) .NET
14 24 (18.46%) ASP.NET
15 23 (17.69%) Git (software)
16 22 (16.92%) Oracle
17 21 (16.15%) ASP.NET MVC
18 20 (15.38%) JavaScript
19 19 (14.62%) Degree
19 19 (14.62%) SC Cleared
20 18 (13.85%) SpecFlow
20 18 (13.85%) Finance
21 17 (13.08%) PostgreSQL
21 17 (13.08%) Banking
21 17 (13.08%) ITIL

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 7 (5.38%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.62%) Tuxedo
3 5 (3.85%) SAS
3 5 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.08%) Confluence
4 4 (3.08%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (3.08%) TPMS
5 3 (2.31%) CICS
5 3 (2.31%) Jetty
5 3 (2.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.31%) WildFly
6 2 (1.54%) FileNet
6 2 (1.54%) JBoss
6 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.54%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.54%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.77%) Apache
7 1 (0.77%) nginx
7 1 (0.77%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (3.85%) SPSS
2 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 2 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.77%) Line 500
2 1 (0.77%) Maximo
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.77%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.77%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.54%) IaaS
4 2 (1.54%) PaaS
4 2 (1.54%) SaaS
4 2 (1.54%) Slack
5 1 (0.77%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.77%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.77%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 1 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.77%) Boomi
5 1 (0.77%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.77%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.77%) GitHub
5 1 (0.77%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.77%) Linode
5 1 (0.77%) Office 365
5 1 (0.77%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.92%) Firewall
2 8 (6.15%) DHCP
2 8 (6.15%) DNS
3 5 (3.85%) HTTP
3 5 (3.85%) LAN
4 4 (3.08%) HTTPS
4 4 (3.08%) iSCSI
4 4 (3.08%) NAS
4 4 (3.08%) SAN
4 4 (3.08%) SMS
5 3 (2.31%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (2.31%) Internet
5 3 (2.31%) WAN
6 2 (1.54%) FTP
6 2 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.54%) Network Security
6 2 (1.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (40.77%) SQL Server
2 37 (28.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (23.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (13.08%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (6.92%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (6.15%) MongoDB
6 8 (6.15%) NoSQL
7 6 (4.62%) Big Data
7 6 (4.62%) MySQL
8 5 (3.85%) OLTP
8 5 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (3.08%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.31%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (2.31%) DB2
10 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (1.54%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 23 (17.69%) Git (software)
2 18 (13.85%) SpecFlow
3 14 (10.77%) Jenkins
4 13 (10.00%) JIRA
5 9 (6.92%) JUnit
6 5 (3.85%) Selenium
7 4 (3.08%) GitLab
7 4 (3.08%) gulp
7 4 (3.08%) Jasmine
8 3 (2.31%) Artifactory
8 3 (2.31%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.31%) Gradle
8 3 (2.31%) JMeter
8 3 (2.31%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (2.31%) SonarQube
8 3 (2.31%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.54%) Hamcrest
9 2 (1.54%) Maven
9 2 (1.54%) Subversion
10 1 (0.77%) Oracle APEX
General
1 18 (13.85%) Finance
2 17 (13.08%) Banking
3 5 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 5 (3.85%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.08%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.31%) Retail
6 1 (0.77%) Advertising
6 1 (0.77%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (59.23%) Developer
2 22 (16.92%) C# Developer
3 19 (14.62%) Java Developer
4 17 (13.08%) SQL Developer
5 11 (8.46%) .NET Developer
5 11 (8.46%) Analyst
6 8 (6.15%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (5.38%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (5.38%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (5.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (4.62%) Mobility Engineer
9 5 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.08%) Architect
10 4 (3.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 4 (3.08%) Senior DevOps
10 4 (3.08%) Systems Support
11 3 (2.31%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.77%) .NET
2 24 (18.46%) ASP.NET
3 21 (16.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (12.31%) HTML
5 15 (11.54%) XML
6 13 (10.00%) Middleware
7 12 (9.23%) J2EE
7 12 (9.23%) Node.js
8 11 (8.46%) RESTful
9 10 (7.69%) CSS
9 10 (7.69%) Web Services
10 7 (5.38%) AngularJS
10 7 (5.38%) JDBC
11 6 (4.62%) Ajax
12 5 (3.85%) JSON
12 5 (3.85%) LESS
12 5 (3.85%) Spring
13 4 (3.08%) JSP
13 4 (3.08%) Swing
14 3 (2.31%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.15%) PKI
3 6 (4.62%) Algorithms
3 6 (4.62%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.62%) User Experience
4 5 (3.85%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.31%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (2.31%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.31%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.54%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (1.54%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.54%) DataPower
6 2 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.54%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.54%) Social Media
7 1 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 48 (36.92%) Linux
2 35 (26.92%) Windows
3 13 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 10 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (6.15%) Android
5 8 (6.15%) Apple iOS
5 8 (6.15%) Windows Phone
5 8 (6.15%) Windows Phone 8
5 8 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.38%) VME
7 6 (4.62%) Unix
8 5 (3.85%) AIX
8 5 (3.85%) CentOS
9 4 (3.08%) Debian
10 1 (0.77%) HPUX
10 1 (0.77%) Solaris
10 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.77%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (28.46%) TDD
3 34 (26.15%) BDD
4 33 (25.38%) Problem-Solving
5 31 (23.85%) Scrum
6 29 (22.31%) MVC
7 17 (13.08%) ITIL
8 15 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (10.77%) Microservices
10 12 (9.23%) Continuous Deployment
11 11 (8.46%) DevOps
12 10 (7.69%) Front End Development
12 10 (7.69%) OO
13 9 (6.92%) Analytics
13 9 (6.92%) ITSM
14 8 (6.15%) ETL
14 8 (6.15%) Kanban
15 7 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (5.38%) Mathematics
15 7 (5.38%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.15%) C#
2 29 (22.31%) Java
3 28 (21.54%) T-SQL
4 20 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 17 (13.08%) Python
5 17 (13.08%) Shell Script
6 8 (6.15%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.38%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.62%) COBOL
9 5 (3.85%) Perl
9 5 (3.85%) R
10 4 (3.08%) C++
10 4 (3.08%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.31%) Java 8
11 3 (2.31%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.54%) Ruby
12 2 (1.54%) VB
13 1 (0.77%) Jython
13 1 (0.77%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
13 1 (0.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (24.62%) Security Cleared
2 19 (14.62%) Degree
2 19 (14.62%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (4.62%) Master's Degree
5 5 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.08%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.77%) CCNA
7 1 (0.77%) CCNP
7 1 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.77%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (3.85%) IFRS
1 5 (3.85%) IFRS 9
2 4 (3.08%) GCP
2 4 (3.08%) QA
3 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 14 (10.77%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.92%) Docker
3 3 (2.31%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.77%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.77%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (6.15%) AirWatch
1 8 (6.15%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (6.15%) Puppet
1 8 (6.15%) SAP Afaria
1 8 (6.15%) XenMobile
2 7 (5.38%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 6 (4.62%) Ansible
4 5 (3.85%) Kubernetes
5 4 (3.08%) Matomo
5 4 (3.08%) Terraform
6 3 (2.31%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.54%) Forum Sentry
7 2 (1.54%) Nagios
7 2 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.54%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.77%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.77%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.77%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 45 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.92%) Oracle
3 10 (7.69%) HP
4 9 (6.92%) Citrix
4 9 (6.92%) Red Hat
5 8 (6.15%) Apple
5 8 (6.15%) McAfee
5 8 (6.15%) SAP
6 7 (5.38%) IBM
7 6 (4.62%) Micro Focus
8 5 (3.85%) Google
9 4 (3.08%) Cisco
9 4 (3.08%) Siebel
10 2 (1.54%) Axway
10 2 (1.54%) Informatica
10 2 (1.54%) MuleSoft
10 2 (1.54%) Sage
10 2 (1.54%) Sun
11 1 (0.77%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.77%) F5