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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 35 13 6
Rank change year-on-year -22 -7  
Contract jobs citing SQL 45 71 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 7.63% 10.19% 14.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.79% 26.01% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 51 47
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.47% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £23.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +69.14% -21.66%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 253 273 202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 42.88% 39.17% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 177 139
Median daily rate £350 £338 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +4.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Median hourly rate £38.75 £18.13 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.79% -42.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.83 £19.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £20.43 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Tyne and Wear

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 38 £358 +5.92% 19
Jarrow - 1 - -
SQL
North East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for SQL.

1 97 (47.32%) Windows
2 81 (39.51%) Linux
3 71 (34.63%) Unix
4 63 (30.73%) Microsoft
5 60 (29.27%) Security Cleared
6 54 (26.34%) Windows Server
7 52 (25.37%) ITIL
8 50 (24.39%) Perl
8 50 (24.39%) Oracle
9 49 (23.90%) SQL Server
9 49 (23.90%) Java
10 48 (23.41%) TCP/IP
11 47 (22.93%) .NET
12 45 (21.95%) SC Cleared
13 42 (20.49%) HP
14 40 (19.51%) Active Directory
14 40 (19.51%) VB
15 38 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
16 37 (18.05%) MS Excel
16 37 (18.05%) Shell Script
16 37 (18.05%) PowerShell
17 36 (17.56%) HP SiteScope
18 35 (17.07%) AIX
19 32 (15.61%) PL/SQL
20 31 (15.12%) Open Source
21 30 (14.63%) DNS
22 29 (14.15%) C#
22 29 (14.15%) LDAP
23 28 (13.66%) JavaScript
23 28 (13.66%) XML

SQL
Top Related 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 22 (10.73%) WebLogic
2 18 (8.78%) JBoss
3 8 (3.90%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.41%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (3.41%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.93%) Confluence
5 6 (2.93%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.44%) FileNet
6 5 (2.44%) Oracle Application Server
6 5 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.95%) CMS
7 4 (1.95%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.46%) Apache
8 3 (1.46%) Documentum
8 3 (1.46%) GeoServer
8 3 (1.46%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.98%) IIS
9 2 (0.98%) SAS
9 2 (0.98%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 37 (18.05%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.90%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.44%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.98%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.32%) IaaS
1 15 (7.32%) PaaS
1 15 (7.32%) SaaS
2 6 (2.93%) OpenShift
3 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.46%) HP Helion
5 2 (0.98%) GitHub
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.49%) G Suite
6 1 (0.49%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.49%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 48 (23.41%) TCP/IP
2 30 (14.63%) DNS
3 29 (14.15%) LDAP
4 20 (9.76%) DHCP
5 12 (5.85%) SSL
6 11 (5.37%) Firewall
7 8 (3.90%) OpenLDAP
7 8 (3.90%) SSH
8 5 (2.44%) HTTP
8 5 (2.44%) HTTPS
8 5 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (1.95%) Network Security
10 3 (1.46%) FTP
10 3 (1.46%) Internet
10 3 (1.46%) IP Telephony
10 3 (1.46%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.46%) NAS
10 3 (1.46%) PuTTY
10 3 (1.46%) SAN
10 3 (1.46%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (23.90%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.27%) MongoDB
3 16 (7.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (7.32%) DB2
5 11 (5.37%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (5.37%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (4.88%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (3.41%) Ingres
8 7 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.44%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.46%) EDRMS
12 3 (1.46%) GIS
12 3 (1.46%) MySQL
12 3 (1.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (7.32%) Git (software)
1 15 (7.32%) Selenium
2 13 (6.34%) HP UFT
2 13 (6.34%) Sahi
2 13 (6.34%) WATIR
3 10 (4.88%) Visual Studio
4 8 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.41%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.93%) JIRA
7 5 (2.44%) JUnit
7 5 (2.44%) MSI
7 5 (2.44%) Subversion
8 4 (1.95%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.46%) Ant
9 3 (1.46%) Gradle
9 3 (1.46%) Maven
9 3 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.98%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.98%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.98%) ProC
General
1 12 (5.85%) Finance
2 5 (2.44%) Advertising
2 5 (2.44%) Back Office
3 3 (1.46%) Banking
3 3 (1.46%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.49%) Electronics
5 1 (0.49%) Legal
5 1 (0.49%) Marketing
5 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (28.29%) Developer
2 37 (18.05%) Support Engineer
3 25 (12.20%) DBA
4 21 (10.24%) .NET Developer
5 19 (9.27%) Automation Engineer
6 18 (8.78%) Migration Engineer
7 16 (7.80%) Administrator
8 13 (6.34%) SQL DBA
9 12 (5.85%) SQL Developer
10 11 (5.37%) C# Developer
10 11 (5.37%) Oracle DBA
11 10 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
12 9 (4.39%) C# .NET Developer
13 7 (3.41%) Cloud Engineer
13 7 (3.41%) Java Developer
13 7 (3.41%) Product Engineer
13 7 (3.41%) Products Support Engineer
14 6 (2.93%) Oracle Developer
14 6 (2.93%) QA Engineer
14 6 (2.93%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (22.93%) .NET
2 28 (13.66%) XML
3 20 (9.76%) Web Services
4 17 (8.29%) HTML
5 12 (5.85%) ASP.NET
5 12 (5.85%) CSS
6 10 (4.88%) Software Packaging
7 9 (4.39%) .NET Framework
8 7 (3.41%) AngularJS
8 7 (3.41%) REST
8 7 (3.41%) WPF
9 6 (2.93%) Entity Framework
9 6 (2.93%) Hibernate
9 6 (2.93%) Middleware
9 6 (2.93%) Spring
10 5 (2.44%) Ajax
10 5 (2.44%) J2EE
10 5 (2.44%) jQuery
10 5 (2.44%) LINQ
10 5 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.29%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.85%) Mainframe
4 10 (4.88%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (2.44%) DataPower
6 4 (1.95%) NHS
7 3 (1.46%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.98%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.98%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.98%) FlexPod
8 2 (0.98%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.49%) iPad
9 1 (0.49%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 97 (47.32%) Windows
2 81 (39.51%) Linux
3 71 (34.63%) Unix
4 54 (26.34%) Windows Server
5 35 (17.07%) AIX
6 25 (12.20%) Windows 7
7 23 (11.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (5.85%) Solaris
8 12 (5.85%) Windows XP
8 12 (5.85%) zOS
9 6 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.46%) MVS
12 2 (0.98%) VME
12 2 (0.98%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.49%) Android
13 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.49%) HPUX
13 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (25.37%) ITIL
2 38 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (15.12%) Open Source
4 27 (13.17%) DevOps
5 23 (11.22%) Change Management
6 21 (10.24%) Migration
6 21 (10.24%) Problem Management
6 21 (10.24%) Virtual Environments
7 20 (9.76%) Change Control
7 20 (9.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 19 (9.27%) TDD
9 18 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (8.29%) OO
10 17 (8.29%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (7.80%) Data Management
11 16 (7.80%) Server Monitoring
12 15 (7.32%) BDD
12 15 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (7.32%) MVC
13 14 (6.83%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (24.39%) Perl
2 49 (23.90%) Java
3 40 (19.51%) VB
4 37 (18.05%) PowerShell
4 37 (18.05%) Shell Script
5 32 (15.61%) PL/SQL
6 29 (14.15%) C#
7 28 (13.66%) JavaScript
8 20 (9.76%) T-SQL
9 13 (6.34%) Ruby
10 8 (3.90%) Korn
10 8 (3.90%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.44%) VBScript
12 4 (1.95%) C
12 4 (1.95%) C++
12 4 (1.95%) Python
13 3 (1.46%) Scala
13 3 (1.46%) VB6
13 3 (1.46%) VBA
14 2 (0.98%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 60 (29.27%) Security Cleared
2 45 (21.95%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.83%) DV Cleared
4 12 (5.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.95%) Degree
6 2 (0.98%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.49%) CISSP
7 1 (0.49%) HND
7 1 (0.49%) OCA
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.49%) SANS
7 1 (0.49%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.34%) QA
2 10 (4.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (2.93%) SLA
4 2 (0.98%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.49%) PMO
System Software
1 40 (19.51%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.88%) NFS
3 9 (4.39%) Docker
3 9 (4.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 5 (2.44%) Oracle Clusterware
4 5 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.46%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.98%) XenApp
6 2 (0.98%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.98%) XenServer
7 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.49%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 36 (17.56%) HP SiteScope
2 23 (11.22%) SCCM
3 20 (9.76%) Tivoli
4 18 (8.78%) Puppet
5 13 (6.34%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (3.90%) Control-M
7 6 (2.93%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 6 (2.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 5 (2.44%) Data Guard
8 5 (2.44%) Forum Sentry
8 5 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (1.46%) MOM
10 2 (0.98%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.98%) SCOM
10 2 (0.98%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.98%) WSUS
11 1 (0.49%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.49%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 63 (30.73%) Microsoft
2 50 (24.39%) Oracle
3 42 (20.49%) HP
4 22 (10.73%) Red Hat
5 20 (9.76%) IBM
6 16 (7.80%) CA
7 11 (5.37%) Sun
8 9 (4.39%) VMware
9 8 (3.90%) Siebel
10 6 (2.93%) Cisco
10 6 (2.93%) Informatica
11 5 (2.44%) Atlassian
11 5 (2.44%) Axway
11 5 (2.44%) Sitecore
12 3 (1.46%) BMC
12 3 (1.46%) Genesys
12 3 (1.46%) NetApp
12 3 (1.46%) Nortel
12 3 (1.46%) Verint
13 2 (0.98%) Citrix
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum 12 month Fixed Term Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Square One Resources
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 10 days ago