Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 10 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 123 388 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 13.37% 16.65% 11.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.92% 41.68% 31.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 298 148
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £340 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £260 £241 £275
90th Percentile £615 £500 £563
North East median daily rate £413 £345 £350
% change year-on-year +19.57% -1.43% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 8
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £28.50 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.89% -23.49% +35.45%
10th Percentile £21.00 £27.70 £15.98
90th Percentile £48.66 £54.05 £43.60
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £28.65
% change year-on-year +60.71% -2.27% +4.18%

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 316 931 578
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 34.35% 39.94% 37.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 665 379
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £388 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £265 £259 £263
90th Percentile £550 £506 £561
North East median daily rate £380 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +8.57% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 31 15
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.77% +20.37% -1.82%
10th Percentile £19.90 £28.00 £13.45
90th Percentile £48.05 £43.00 £41.30
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £29.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +55.17% +45.00% +31.15%

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 24 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +3 116 £425 +25.00% 14
Sunderland +4 6 £430 +14.67% 1
SQL
North East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 59 (47.97%) Oracle
2 50 (40.65%) Unix
3 41 (33.33%) Linux
4 39 (31.71%) Windows
5 36 (29.27%) PL/SQL
6 33 (26.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (26.02%) Microsoft
8 30 (24.39%) Java
9 29 (23.58%) WebLogic
9 29 (23.58%) Active Directory
9 29 (23.58%) Red Hat
10 27 (21.95%) SQL Server
10 27 (21.95%) Security Cleared
11 26 (21.14%) DevOps
12 25 (20.33%) JavaScript
12 25 (20.33%) XML
12 25 (20.33%) LDAP
13 24 (19.51%) JBoss
14 23 (18.70%) DNS
14 23 (18.70%) Shell Script
14 23 (18.70%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (17.89%) Perl
16 21 (17.07%) Windows XP
17 20 (16.26%) NFS
17 20 (16.26%) OpenLDAP
18 19 (15.45%) SC Cleared
18 19 (15.45%) SSH
19 18 (14.63%) Firewall
19 18 (14.63%) Finance
19 18 (14.63%) PostgreSQL

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 (23.58%) WebLogic
2 24 (19.51%) JBoss
3 11 (8.94%) Tomcat
4 10 (8.13%) IIS
5 9 (7.32%) Apache ServiceMix
6 8 (6.50%) SAS
6 8 (6.50%) SharePoint
7 6 (4.88%) Confluence
8 5 (4.07%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (4.07%) WebSphere
8 5 (4.07%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (3.25%) FileNet
10 3 (2.44%) Apache
10 3 (2.44%) Tuxedo
11 2 (1.63%) Apache Spark
11 2 (1.63%) CMS
11 2 (1.63%) Drupal
11 2 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.81%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (4.88%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.07%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (3.25%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.63%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.69%) Slack
2 5 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.63%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (1.63%) Boomi
3 2 (1.63%) IaaS
3 2 (1.63%) PaaS
3 2 (1.63%) Serverless
3 2 (1.63%) Trello
4 1 (0.81%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (0.81%) Linode
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.33%) LDAP
2 23 (18.70%) DNS
3 20 (16.26%) OpenLDAP
4 19 (15.45%) SSH
5 18 (14.63%) Firewall
6 5 (4.07%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (4.07%) Network Security
6 5 (4.07%) SSL
7 3 (2.44%) SAN
7 3 (2.44%) VPN
8 2 (1.63%) DHCP
8 2 (1.63%) NAS
8 2 (1.63%) SMS
8 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.63%) WAN
9 1 (0.81%) Internet
9 1 (0.81%) LAN
9 1 (0.81%) Modbus
9 1 (0.81%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.81%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (14.63%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (13.82%) MongoDB
4 16 (13.01%) BusinessObjects
5 14 (11.38%) Big Data
6 12 (9.76%) NoSQL
6 12 (9.76%) Oracle Database
7 10 (8.13%) InterSystems Cache
7 10 (8.13%) MySQL
8 9 (7.32%) Relational Database
9 8 (6.50%) Apache Hive
9 8 (6.50%) HBase
10 6 (4.88%) Data Lake
10 6 (4.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 6 (4.88%) Hadoop
10 6 (4.88%) Pentaho
11 5 (4.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (9.76%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.69%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.88%) ERwin
3 6 (4.88%) JIRA
3 6 (4.88%) MSI
4 4 (3.25%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.25%) Firebug
4 4 (3.25%) Gradle
4 4 (3.25%) Hamcrest
4 4 (3.25%) JUnit
5 3 (2.44%) Selenium
5 3 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (2.44%) Subversion
5 3 (2.44%) Toad
5 3 (2.44%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.63%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.63%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (1.63%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.63%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.81%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (14.63%) Finance
2 3 (2.44%) General Ledger
3 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.81%) Advertising
4 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (25.20%) Developer
2 15 (12.20%) DBA
3 14 (11.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (10.57%) Java Developer
5 10 (8.13%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (6.50%) Consultant
6 8 (6.50%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (6.50%) Oracle DBA
6 8 (6.50%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.69%) Administrator
7 7 (5.69%) Analyst
7 7 (5.69%) Architect
7 7 (5.69%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.88%) Data Architect
8 6 (4.88%) Data Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Lead Architect
8 6 (4.88%) Lead Data Architect
8 6 (4.88%) Senior Data Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) SQL DBA
9 5 (4.07%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.33%) XML
2 18 (14.63%) CSS
3 17 (13.82%) HTML
4 14 (11.38%) JSP
5 13 (10.57%) JSON
5 13 (10.57%) SOAP
5 13 (10.57%) Spring
6 10 (8.13%) .NET
7 9 (7.32%) Apache Camel
7 9 (7.32%) GWT
7 9 (7.32%) XSD
8 8 (6.50%) Spring Security
9 7 (5.69%) jQuery
10 6 (4.88%) REST
11 5 (4.07%) Software Packaging
11 5 (4.07%) WebSphere MQ
12 4 (3.25%) ASP.NET
12 4 (3.25%) Node.js
12 4 (3.25%) Spring Boot
12 4 (3.25%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.57%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.32%) Replication
4 6 (4.88%) Clustering
4 6 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.07%) DataPower
6 4 (3.25%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.44%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.44%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.44%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.44%) User Experience
8 2 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.81%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 50 (40.65%) Unix
2 41 (33.33%) Linux
3 39 (31.71%) Windows
4 33 (26.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (17.07%) Windows XP
6 14 (11.38%) Windows Server
7 9 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (4.88%) AIX
9 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.81%) VME
10 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.14%) DevOps
2 23 (18.70%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (14.63%) OO
4 17 (13.82%) Data Management
5 16 (13.01%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (13.01%) Data Architecture
5 16 (13.01%) Data Modelling
6 15 (12.20%) ETL
7 13 (10.57%) Migration
8 12 (9.76%) Data Integration
8 12 (9.76%) Open Source
8 12 (9.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 11 (8.94%) Analytics
10 10 (8.13%) BDD
10 10 (8.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (8.13%) Data Analysis
10 10 (8.13%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (8.13%) SFIA
10 10 (8.13%) TDD
11 9 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (29.27%) PL/SQL
2 30 (24.39%) Java
3 25 (20.33%) JavaScript
4 23 (18.70%) Shell Script
5 22 (17.89%) Perl
6 16 (13.01%) C#
7 14 (11.38%) Korn
8 8 (6.50%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.88%) Python
10 5 (4.07%) VB
11 4 (3.25%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.44%) COBOL
13 2 (1.63%) Groovy
13 2 (1.63%) R
13 2 (1.63%) VBA
13 2 (1.63%) XPath
13 2 (1.63%) XQuery
14 1 (0.81%) Jython
14 1 (0.81%) Ruby
14 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (21.95%) Security Cleared
2 19 (15.45%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.88%) Degree
4 3 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.63%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.63%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.63%) MCSE
5 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.57%) Data Quality
1 13 (10.57%) QA
2 9 (7.32%) HL7
3 2 (1.63%) PMBOK
3 2 (1.63%) SLA
4 1 (0.81%) WAI
System Software
1 29 (23.58%) Active Directory
2 20 (16.26%) NFS
3 5 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.63%) Docker
4 2 (1.63%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.81%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.81%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.81%) Xen
5 1 (0.81%) XenApp
5 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.81%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (7.32%) Puppet
2 6 (4.88%) SCCM
3 5 (4.07%) Forum Sentry
4 4 (3.25%) Ansible
5 3 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.63%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.81%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.81%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.81%) MOM
7 1 (0.81%) Nagios
7 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.81%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.81%) SCOM
7 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.81%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 59 (47.97%) Oracle
2 32 (26.02%) Microsoft
3 29 (23.58%) Red Hat
4 17 (13.82%) Informatica
5 16 (13.01%) HP
6 10 (8.13%) Google
6 10 (8.13%) InterSystems
7 7 (5.69%) IBM
7 7 (5.69%) Tableau
8 6 (4.88%) CA
9 5 (4.07%) Axway
9 5 (4.07%) Siebel
9 5 (4.07%) Sun
9 5 (4.07%) VMware
10 3 (2.44%) Micro Focus
10 3 (2.44%) SaltStack
11 2 (1.63%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.63%) Dell
11 2 (1.63%) OpenText
11 2 (1.63%) ThinPrint