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 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 9 8
Rank change year-on-year -15 -1  
Contract jobs citing SQL 22 244 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.58% 17.38% 12.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.49% 49.00% 34.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 152 50
Median daily rate £310 £320 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -10.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £236 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £449 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 20 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £28.88 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.47% -9.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% +44.44%  

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 119 498 222
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 30.20% 35.47% 35.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 318 151
Median daily rate £350 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 26 4
Median hourly rate £51.42 £29.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.29% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £28.00 £15.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 23 June 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
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 23 June 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 -13 20 £310 -2.36% 14
SQL
North East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 25 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 22 (33.85%) Windows
3 19 (29.23%) SQL Server
4 17 (26.15%) Security Cleared
5 16 (24.62%) JavaScript
5 16 (24.62%) ITIL
6 15 (23.08%) .NET
6 15 (23.08%) PowerShell
6 15 (23.08%) Windows Server
7 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (18.46%) SC Cleared
8 12 (18.46%) C#
8 12 (18.46%) Active Directory
9 11 (16.92%) TCP/IP
9 11 (16.92%) Windows 7
9 11 (16.92%) HP SiteScope
10 10 (15.38%) Migration
11 9 (13.85%) Linux
11 9 (13.85%) HTML
11 9 (13.85%) VB
11 9 (13.85%) WebLogic
11 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (12.31%) REST
12 8 (12.31%) SCCM
12 8 (12.31%) Unix
12 8 (12.31%) Oracle
12 8 (12.31%) DHCP
12 8 (12.31%) DNS
12 8 (12.31%) Quality Management
12 8 (12.31%) MVC

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 9 (13.85%) WebLogic
2 6 (9.23%) JBoss
2 6 (9.23%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.15%) Apache
4 3 (4.62%) Documentum
4 3 (4.62%) GeoServer
4 3 (4.62%) NServiceBus
4 3 (4.62%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.54%) CMS
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.54%) IIS
6 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle iRecruitment
1 2 (3.08%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.54%) G Suite
2 1 (1.54%) GitHub
2 1 (1.54%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.54%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.92%) TCP/IP
2 8 (12.31%) DHCP
2 8 (12.31%) DNS
3 3 (4.62%) FTP
3 3 (4.62%) IP Telephony
3 3 (4.62%) PuTTY
3 3 (4.62%) WinSCP
4 2 (3.08%) HTTP
4 2 (3.08%) HTTPS
4 2 (3.08%) SSL
4 2 (3.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.62%) EDRMS
5 3 (4.62%) GIS
5 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (3.08%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.08%) DB2
6 2 (3.08%) MySQL
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.54%) ActiveReports
7 1 (1.54%) Redis
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.23%) JUnit
3 4 (6.15%) Selenium
3 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.62%) Ant
4 3 (4.62%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.62%) Gradle
4 3 (4.62%) IntelliJ
4 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.62%) Maven
4 3 (4.62%) Subversion
5 2 (3.08%) MSI
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (3.08%) Toad
6 1 (1.54%) git-flow
General
1 6 (9.23%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Marketing
3 1 (1.54%) Advertising
3 1 (1.54%) Electronics
3 1 (1.54%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.54%) Legal
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (41.54%) Developer
2 11 (16.92%) .NET Developer
3 10 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 9 (13.85%) DBA
5 8 (12.31%) Migration Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) SQL DBA
6 7 (10.77%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.15%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Documentum Support
8 3 (4.62%) Integration Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Java Scala Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Scala Developer
8 3 (4.62%) SCCM Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.08%) .NET
2 9 (13.85%) HTML
3 8 (12.31%) REST
4 7 (10.77%) .NET Framework
5 6 (9.23%) CSS
5 6 (9.23%) Entity Framework
5 6 (9.23%) Hibernate
5 6 (9.23%) J2EE
5 6 (9.23%) Spring
5 6 (9.23%) XML
6 5 (7.69%) JSON
6 5 (7.69%) SOAP
7 4 (6.15%) AngularJS
7 4 (6.15%) HTML5
7 4 (6.15%) Web Services
8 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.62%) EJB
8 3 (4.62%) J2SE
8 3 (4.62%) JPA
8 3 (4.62%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.69%) Replication
3 4 (6.15%) Clustering
4 3 (4.62%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.08%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.85%) Windows
2 15 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 11 (16.92%) Windows 7
4 9 (13.85%) Linux
5 8 (12.31%) Unix
6 3 (4.62%) AIX
6 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.08%) MVS
7 2 (3.08%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.08%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.08%) zOS
8 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) ITIL
2 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.38%) Migration
4 8 (12.31%) MVC
4 8 (12.31%) Quality Management
4 8 (12.31%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (9.23%) Scrum
5 6 (9.23%) Waterfall
6 5 (7.69%) Change Management
6 5 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 5 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 4 (6.15%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (6.15%) DevOps
7 4 (6.15%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (6.15%) Project Management
7 4 (6.15%) Software Distribution
7 4 (6.15%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.62%) JavaScript
2 15 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 12 (18.46%) C#
4 9 (13.85%) VB
5 7 (10.77%) Java
6 6 (9.23%) PL/SQL
6 6 (9.23%) T-SQL
7 5 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 5 (7.69%) VBA
8 4 (6.15%) REXX
8 4 (6.15%) VB.NET
9 3 (4.62%) Perl
9 3 (4.62%) Scala
9 3 (4.62%) VB6
10 2 (3.08%) Tcl
11 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.54%) Google Apps Script
11 1 (1.54%) Groovy
11 1 (1.54%) PHP
11 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (26.15%) Security Cleared
2 12 (18.46%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.62%) Degree
5 2 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.54%) HND
6 1 (1.54%) MCTS
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.08%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.08%) SLA
3 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (18.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.15%) Docker
3 2 (3.08%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (16.92%) HP SiteScope
2 8 (12.31%) SCCM
3 7 (10.77%) Puppet
4 4 (6.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.08%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (3.08%) OMEGAMON
6 2 (3.08%) Perfmon
7 1 (1.54%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.54%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.54%) MOM
7 1 (1.54%) SCOM
7 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.31%) Oracle
3 7 (10.77%) HP
4 4 (6.15%) Cisco
5 3 (4.62%) CA
5 3 (4.62%) Genesys
5 3 (4.62%) Nortel
5 3 (4.62%) Siebel
5 3 (4.62%) Verint
5 3 (4.62%) webMethods
6 2 (3.08%) BMC
6 2 (3.08%) IBM
6 2 (3.08%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.08%) Sitecore
6 2 (3.08%) VMware
7 1 (1.54%) Apigee
7 1 (1.54%) Apple
7 1 (1.54%) Informatica
7 1 (1.54%) NetApp
7 1 (1.54%) PeopleSoft
Newcastle upon Tyne
Pearson Frank
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £720 to £766 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago