Period
to 21 March 2019

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 March 2019 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 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 22 11
Rank change year-on-year +18 -11 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 171 90 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 15.77% 9.18% 13.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.00% 29.03% 32.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 94 163
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £403 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +21.43% +3.70%
10th Percentile £282 £255 £258
90th Percentile £538 £600 £473
North East median daily rate £381 £413 £350
% change year-on-year -7.58% +17.86% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 14
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £16.24 - £42.50
10th Percentile £14.75 - £36.25
90th Percentile £17.74 - £55.25
North East median hourly rate £16.24 - £42.50

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 450 310 631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 41.51% 31.63% 39.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 232 460
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £300 £273 £275
90th Percentile £538 £580 £525
North East median daily rate £413 £389 £350
% change year-on-year +6.11% +11.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 16
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -14.63% +110.26%
10th Percentile £33.65 £31.00 £13.56
90th Percentile £48.75 £44.00 £55.25
North East median hourly rate £44.75 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% +105.13%

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 March 2019.

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 March 2019. 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 +15 135 £425 - 40
Gateshead - 23 £413 - 6
Sunderland +3 12 £228 - 3
SQL
North East

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, 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 77 (45.03%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (29.82%) Oracle
3 42 (24.56%) JIRA
4 39 (22.81%) SQL Server
4 39 (22.81%) JavaScript
4 39 (22.81%) Test Automation
5 36 (21.05%) Git (software)
5 36 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
6 33 (19.30%) Cucumber
6 33 (19.30%) Java
7 30 (17.54%) Windows
7 30 (17.54%) Selenium
7 30 (17.54%) DevOps
8 29 (16.96%) Confluence
8 29 (16.96%) Microsoft Azure
8 29 (16.96%) Unix
8 29 (16.96%) XML
9 28 (16.37%) Microsoft
9 28 (16.37%) Test Scripting
10 27 (15.79%) Security Cleared
11 26 (15.20%) Open Source
11 26 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (14.04%) Perl
12 24 (14.04%) QA
13 22 (12.87%) PostgreSQL
13 22 (12.87%) Firewall
13 22 (12.87%) Jenkins
13 22 (12.87%) NoSQL
14 21 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
14 21 (12.28%) Scrum

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 29 (16.96%) Confluence
2 7 (4.09%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.51%) IIS
3 6 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.92%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.92%) FileNet
5 4 (2.34%) Apache
5 4 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.34%) JBoss
5 4 (2.34%) nginx
5 4 (2.34%) SAS
5 4 (2.34%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.34%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.17%) Documentum
8 1 (0.58%) CMS
8 1 (0.58%) Drupal
8 1 (0.58%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.75%) Line 500
2 2 (1.17%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 29 (16.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (8.19%) GitHub
4 12 (7.02%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (5.26%) IaaS
6 8 (4.68%) PaaS
6 8 (4.68%) SaaS
7 6 (3.51%) Office 365
8 5 (2.92%) Slack
9 4 (2.34%) Boomi
9 4 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (2.34%) Google Analytics
10 2 (1.17%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.58%) Azure Functions
11 1 (0.58%) Route 53
11 1 (0.58%) Serverless
11 1 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.87%) Firewall
2 9 (5.26%) HTTP
3 5 (2.92%) LAN
3 5 (2.92%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (2.34%) HTTPS
4 4 (2.34%) iSCSI
4 4 (2.34%) NAS
4 4 (2.34%) SAN
4 4 (2.34%) SSL
5 2 (1.17%) Internet
6 1 (0.58%) VLAN
6 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 22 (12.87%) NoSQL
2 22 (12.87%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (12.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (11.70%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (8.77%) Big Data
6 14 (8.19%) MongoDB
7 11 (6.43%) Sqoop
8 9 (5.26%) Oracle Database
8 9 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (4.68%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (4.68%) Power BI
9 8 (4.68%) Relational Database
9 8 (4.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (4.09%) Hadoop
10 7 (4.09%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 42 (24.56%) JIRA
2 36 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 33 (19.30%) Cucumber
4 30 (17.54%) Selenium
5 22 (12.87%) Jenkins
6 14 (8.19%) Gatling
7 13 (7.60%) GitLab
8 12 (7.02%) ProC
9 8 (4.68%) JUnit
9 8 (4.68%) SoapUI
9 8 (4.68%) Subversion
10 7 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (3.51%) Maven
11 6 (3.51%) Visual Studio
11 6 (3.51%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (2.92%) Eclipse
13 4 (2.34%) Ant
13 4 (2.34%) gulp
13 4 (2.34%) IntelliJ
13 4 (2.34%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (5.26%) Banking
2 7 (4.09%) Finance
3 3 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.17%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.17%) Retail
5 1 (0.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 51 (29.82%) Developer
2 29 (16.96%) Analyst
3 16 (9.36%) Test Analyst
4 14 (8.19%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (8.19%) SQL Developer
5 12 (7.02%) DBA
6 11 (6.43%) SQL DBA
7 9 (5.26%) Applications Support
7 9 (5.26%) Big Data Engineer
7 9 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 9 (5.26%) Test Engineer
8 8 (4.68%) Administrator
8 8 (4.68%) Data Engineer
9 7 (4.09%) Architect
9 7 (4.09%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (4.09%) Azure DevOps
9 7 (4.09%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.09%) Systems Support
10 6 (3.51%) SQL Server DBA
10 6 (3.51%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.96%) XML
2 18 (10.53%) HTML
2 18 (10.53%) REST
2 18 (10.53%) SOAP
3 14 (8.19%) CSS
3 14 (8.19%) Node.js
4 13 (7.60%) Web Services
5 12 (7.02%) AngularJS
6 11 (6.43%) .NET
6 11 (6.43%) jQuery
6 11 (6.43%) Middleware
6 11 (6.43%) Spring
7 10 (5.85%) JSON
8 8 (4.68%) Gherkin
8 8 (4.68%) Hibernate
8 8 (4.68%) HTML5
8 8 (4.68%) J2EE
9 7 (4.09%) JSP
10 6 (3.51%) Java EE
10 6 (3.51%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.09%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.09%) Replication
3 4 (2.34%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.34%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (2.34%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.17%) Clustering
4 2 (1.17%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.58%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.58%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.58%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 30 (17.54%) Windows
2 29 (16.96%) Unix
3 18 (10.53%) Linux
4 11 (6.43%) Solaris
5 7 (4.09%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.34%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.75%) CentOS
9 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (45.03%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (22.81%) Test Automation
3 36 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
4 30 (17.54%) DevOps
5 28 (16.37%) Test Scripting
6 26 (15.20%) Open Source
7 21 (12.28%) Scrum
8 20 (11.70%) BDD
8 20 (11.70%) ETL
8 20 (11.70%) TDD
9 19 (11.11%) Microservices
10 14 (8.19%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (8.19%) ITIL
10 14 (8.19%) Waterfall
11 13 (7.60%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (7.60%) Mentoring
11 13 (7.60%) Migration
12 12 (7.02%) Analytics
12 12 (7.02%) Coaching
12 12 (7.02%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 39 (22.81%) JavaScript
2 33 (19.30%) Java
3 24 (14.04%) Perl
4 20 (11.70%) PL/SQL
5 18 (10.53%) Python
6 15 (8.77%) T-SQL
7 13 (7.60%) C#
7 13 (7.60%) Korn
8 12 (7.02%) C
9 10 (5.85%) Ruby
10 9 (5.26%) Scala
11 7 (4.09%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.92%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.92%) Groovy
12 5 (2.92%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.34%) Haskell
14 3 (1.75%) R
14 3 (1.75%) VBA
14 3 (1.75%) XPath
15 2 (1.17%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 27 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.53%) ISTQB
3 17 (9.94%) ISEB
3 17 (9.94%) SC Cleared
4 15 (8.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (4.68%) Degree
6 6 (3.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (3.51%) MCITP
6 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.75%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.75%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.75%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.75%) Master's Degree
8 2 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.04%) QA
2 4 (2.34%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.75%) GDPR
3 3 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.17%) SLA
5 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 16 (9.36%) Active Directory
1 16 (9.36%) Docker
2 11 (6.43%) Apache Flume
2 11 (6.43%) HDFS
3 6 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (2.34%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (5.85%) Ansible
1 10 (5.85%) Kubernetes
2 9 (5.26%) Terraform
3 8 (4.68%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 7 (4.09%) Puppet
5 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (2.92%) Grafana
7 4 (2.34%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (2.34%) Kibana
8 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.58%) logstash
8 1 (0.58%) Nagios
8 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.58%) Opsview
8 1 (0.58%) Packer
8 1 (0.58%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.58%) Rancher
Vendors
1 51 (29.82%) Oracle
2 28 (16.37%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.26%) Cloudera
3 9 (5.26%) HP
4 7 (4.09%) Google
5 5 (2.92%) Dell
5 5 (2.92%) EMC
5 5 (2.92%) Pega
5 5 (2.92%) SAP
5 5 (2.92%) Tableau
6 4 (2.34%) Adobe
6 4 (2.34%) Cisco
6 4 (2.34%) Guidewire
6 4 (2.34%) ServiceNow
6 4 (2.34%) VMware
6 4 (2.34%) webMethods
7 3 (1.75%) Hortonworks
7 3 (1.75%) Informatica
7 3 (1.75%) Sage
8 2 (1.17%) RedGate