Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 7 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 148 130 358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 15.51% 14.18% 16.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.74% 41.01% 39.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 124 278
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £425 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +24.09% -5.84%
10th Percentile £254 £254 £241
90th Percentile £538 £615 £500
North East median daily rate £375 £413 £350
% change year-on-year -9.09% +17.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 14
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £45.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +60.71% -24.32%
North East median hourly rate £16.00 £45.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -64.44% +60.71% +37.93%

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 382 317 898
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 40.04% 34.57% 40.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 215 643
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.10% +12.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £285 £268 £260
90th Percentile £556 £558 £512
North East median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 24
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +30.46% +25.30%
10th Percentile £37.25 £19.90 £26.95
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.05 £48.73
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year - +46.34% +57.69%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +1 127 £395 -7.06% 48
Sunderland +4 13 £288 -33.14%
Gateshead - 7 £413 - 8
South Shields - 1 £325 -
SQL
North East

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 59 (39.86%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (30.41%) SQL Server
3 42 (28.38%) JavaScript
4 35 (23.65%) Problem-Solving
5 34 (22.97%) Security Cleared
6 31 (20.95%) Java
7 30 (20.27%) Oracle
7 30 (20.27%) Linux
8 29 (19.59%) Microsoft
8 29 (19.59%) TDD
9 28 (18.92%) Git (software)
10 27 (18.24%) BDD
10 27 (18.24%) Windows
11 24 (16.22%) SC Cleared
12 23 (15.54%) Python
12 23 (15.54%) HTML
12 23 (15.54%) ITIL
12 23 (15.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 22 (14.86%) JIRA
14 21 (14.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 21 (14.19%) C#
14 21 (14.19%) Middleware
14 21 (14.19%) NoSQL
15 20 (13.51%) Microservices
15 20 (13.51%) XML
16 19 (12.84%) Scrum
16 19 (12.84%) Node.js
17 18 (12.16%) Cucumber
17 18 (12.16%) Test Automation
17 18 (12.16%) Analytical Skills

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 13 (8.78%) Confluence
2 8 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.73%) SAS
4 5 (3.38%) FileNet
5 4 (2.70%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.70%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.03%) Apache
6 3 (2.03%) JBoss
6 3 (2.03%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.03%) nginx
6 3 (2.03%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.68%) CMS
8 1 (0.68%) Drupal
8 1 (0.68%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.68%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (4.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Line 500
2 1 (0.68%) Magento
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.68%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.68%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.41%) GitHub
4 5 (3.38%) Office 365
5 4 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.03%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (2.03%) Google Analytics
6 3 (2.03%) IaaS
6 3 (2.03%) PaaS
6 3 (2.03%) SaaS
6 3 (2.03%) Slack
7 2 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.68%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.46%) Firewall
2 12 (8.11%) HTTP
3 8 (5.41%) HTTPS
3 8 (5.41%) iSCSI
3 8 (5.41%) NAS
3 8 (5.41%) SAN
4 6 (4.05%) LAN
5 3 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (2.03%) DHCP
5 3 (2.03%) DNS
5 3 (2.03%) Internet
5 3 (2.03%) SSL
5 3 (2.03%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.03%) WAN
6 2 (1.35%) FTP
6 2 (1.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (30.41%) SQL Server
2 23 (15.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (14.19%) NoSQL
3 21 (14.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (11.49%) MongoDB
4 17 (11.49%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (8.11%) Big Data
7 8 (5.41%) Relational Database
8 7 (4.73%) MySQL
9 6 (4.05%) Sqoop
10 5 (3.38%) DB2
10 5 (3.38%) Power BI
10 5 (3.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (2.70%) Hadoop
11 4 (2.70%) MS Access
12 3 (2.03%) Apache Hive
12 3 (2.03%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (2.03%) HBase
Development Applications
1 28 (18.92%) Git (software)
2 22 (14.86%) JIRA
3 18 (12.16%) Cucumber
3 18 (12.16%) Jenkins
4 16 (10.81%) Selenium
5 14 (9.46%) JUnit
6 8 (5.41%) Gatling
7 7 (4.73%) gulp
8 6 (4.05%) GitLab
9 5 (3.38%) Jasmine
9 5 (3.38%) JMeter
9 5 (3.38%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (2.70%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.70%) Maven
10 4 (2.70%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.70%) SpecFlow
10 4 (2.70%) Subversion
10 4 (2.70%) Toad
11 3 (2.03%) SonarQube
11 3 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (10.14%) Finance
2 6 (4.05%) Banking
3 5 (3.38%) Financial Institution
3 5 (3.38%) Retail
4 4 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Advertising
5 1 (0.68%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (41.89%) Developer
2 25 (16.89%) Analyst
3 16 (10.81%) Java Developer
4 15 (10.14%) SQL Developer
5 14 (9.46%) Automation Engineer
6 9 (6.08%) Applications Support
7 8 (5.41%) Data Engineer
8 7 (4.73%) .NET Developer
8 7 (4.73%) C# Developer
8 7 (4.73%) Systems Support
9 6 (4.05%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (4.05%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.05%) Test Analyst
10 5 (3.38%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (3.38%) Big Data Engineer
10 5 (3.38%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.38%) Support Analyst
11 4 (2.70%) Data Analyst
11 4 (2.70%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (2.70%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.54%) HTML
2 21 (14.19%) Middleware
3 20 (13.51%) XML
4 19 (12.84%) Node.js
5 18 (12.16%) CSS
6 14 (9.46%) .NET
7 13 (8.78%) J2EE
7 13 (8.78%) Web Services
8 11 (7.43%) jQuery
8 11 (7.43%) REST
8 11 (7.43%) Spring
9 10 (6.76%) AngularJS
9 10 (6.76%) SOAP
10 8 (5.41%) ASP.NET
10 8 (5.41%) JSON
11 7 (4.73%) Hibernate
11 7 (4.73%) Java EE
12 6 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (3.38%) Gherkin
14 4 (2.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.05%) Public Cloud
3 5 (3.38%) Credit Risk
4 4 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.03%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.03%) PKI
6 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.27%) Linux
2 27 (18.24%) Windows
3 12 (8.11%) Unix
4 11 (7.43%) Windows Server
5 8 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.70%) CentOS
6 4 (2.70%) Debian
7 3 (2.03%) Android
7 3 (2.03%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.03%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.03%) Windows Phone
7 3 (2.03%) Windows Phone 8
7 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.35%) AIX
8 2 (1.35%) VME
9 1 (0.68%) HPUX
9 1 (0.68%) MVS
9 1 (0.68%) Solaris
9 1 (0.68%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (39.86%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (23.65%) Problem-Solving
3 29 (19.59%) TDD
4 27 (18.24%) BDD
5 23 (15.54%) ITIL
6 20 (13.51%) Microservices
7 19 (12.84%) Scrum
8 18 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (12.16%) ITSM
8 18 (12.16%) OO
8 18 (12.16%) Test Automation
9 16 (10.81%) Analytics
9 16 (10.81%) DevOps
9 16 (10.81%) Runbook
10 15 (10.14%) Open Source
11 12 (8.11%) ETL
12 11 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (7.43%) Test Scripting
13 10 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (6.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 42 (28.38%) JavaScript
2 31 (20.95%) Java
3 23 (15.54%) Python
4 21 (14.19%) C#
5 14 (9.46%) T-SQL
6 9 (6.08%) PL/SQL
6 9 (6.08%) Shell Script
7 8 (5.41%) R
8 7 (4.73%) Bash Shell
8 7 (4.73%) PowerShell
8 7 (4.73%) Scala
9 6 (4.05%) Perl
9 6 (4.05%) Ruby
10 4 (2.70%) C++
10 4 (2.70%) Groovy
10 4 (2.70%) VBA
11 3 (2.03%) Haskell
11 3 (2.03%) XPath
12 2 (1.35%) Java 8
12 2 (1.35%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 34 (22.97%) Security Cleared
2 24 (16.22%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.78%) Degree
4 8 (5.41%) ISTQB
5 7 (4.73%) DV Cleared
6 6 (4.05%) Master's Degree
7 5 (3.38%) ISEB
7 5 (3.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (2.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (2.03%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.68%) CCNA
11 1 (0.68%) CCNP
11 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.68%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.81%) QA
2 5 (3.38%) IFRS
2 5 (3.38%) IFRS 9
3 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.68%) GDPR
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (9.46%) Active Directory
1 14 (9.46%) Docker
2 6 (4.05%) Apache Flume
2 6 (4.05%) HDFS
3 3 (2.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (10.14%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 7 (4.73%) Puppet
3 6 (4.05%) Kubernetes
4 5 (3.38%) Ansible
4 5 (3.38%) Terraform
5 4 (2.70%) Matomo
5 4 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.03%) AirWatch
6 3 (2.03%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (2.03%) Grafana
6 3 (2.03%) Kibana
6 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (2.03%) SAP Afaria
6 3 (2.03%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.68%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.68%) Nagios
7 1 (0.68%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (20.27%) Oracle
2 29 (19.59%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.49%) HP
4 8 (5.41%) Google
5 7 (4.73%) Cloudera
6 6 (4.05%) EMC
6 6 (4.05%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.38%) Citrix
7 5 (3.38%) Sage
8 4 (2.70%) Cisco
8 4 (2.70%) SAP
8 4 (2.70%) Tableau
9 3 (2.03%) Adobe
9 3 (2.03%) Apple
9 3 (2.03%) Hortonworks
9 3 (2.03%) McAfee
9 3 (2.03%) webMethods
10 2 (1.35%) BT
10 2 (1.35%) Dell
10 2 (1.35%) Siebel