Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 35 10
Rank change year-on-year +17 -25 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 111 68 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 10.42% 6.78% 14.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.03% 18.09% 39.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 47 196
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £325 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.29% +9.38% -10.41%
10th Percentile £255 £261 £246
90th Percentile £491 £500 £496
North East median daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year -4.56% +4.62% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 18
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £40.00 £30.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +30.28% -4.05%
North East median hourly rate - £40.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year - +39.13% +71.80%

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 396 376 750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 37.18% 37.49% 37.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 246 476
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -2.22%
10th Percentile £263 £286 £258
90th Percentile £538 £514 £516
North East median daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +3.57% +6.06% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 25
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £32.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +25.56% +3.67%
10th Percentile £30.30 £19.98 £18.75
90th Percentile £42.25 £52.85 £36.74
North East median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.70
% change year-on-year -12.50% +30.28% +79.84%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +20 109 £325 -7.29% 37
Sunderland - 1 £275 - 4
Tyneside - 1 £425 -
SQL
North East

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 54 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (45.05%) SQL Server
3 46 (41.44%) Microsoft
4 41 (36.94%) Linux
5 40 (36.04%) Windows
6 39 (35.14%) Security Cleared
7 37 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 33 (29.73%) C#
9 30 (27.03%) Oracle
9 30 (27.03%) .NET
10 29 (26.13%) MVC
11 28 (25.23%) ASP.NET
11 28 (25.23%) Scrum
12 27 (24.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 27 (24.32%) SC Cleared
12 27 (24.32%) Problem-Solving
13 26 (23.42%) BDD
13 26 (23.42%) TDD
14 25 (22.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 24 (21.62%) T-SQL
16 22 (19.82%) Java
17 21 (18.92%) ITIL
18 20 (18.02%) SAP
18 20 (18.02%) Active Directory
18 20 (18.02%) Degree
18 20 (18.02%) Windows Server
19 19 (17.12%) ASP.NET MVC
20 18 (16.22%) Citrix
20 18 (16.22%) DHCP
20 18 (16.22%) DNS

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 14 (12.61%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.11%) WebLogic
3 8 (7.21%) SAS
4 7 (6.31%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (5.41%) FileNet
5 6 (5.41%) JBoss
5 6 (5.41%) WebSphere
5 6 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (4.50%) Confluence
6 5 (4.50%) Tuxedo
7 4 (3.60%) TPMS
8 3 (2.70%) CICS
8 3 (2.70%) Jetty
8 3 (2.70%) WildFly
9 2 (1.80%) Apache
9 2 (1.80%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.90%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (5.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.90%) Maximo
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.50%) Slack
3 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.80%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.90%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 1 (0.90%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (0.90%) GitHub
5 1 (0.90%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.90%) Linode
5 1 (0.90%) Office 365
5 1 (0.90%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.22%) DHCP
1 18 (16.22%) DNS
2 6 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (5.41%) Network Security
2 6 (5.41%) SSL
3 4 (3.60%) SMS
4 2 (1.80%) HTTP
4 2 (1.80%) SAN
5 1 (0.90%) Firewall
5 1 (0.90%) FTP
5 1 (0.90%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.90%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.90%) NAS
5 1 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.90%) VSAN
5 1 (0.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (45.05%) SQL Server
2 27 (24.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (22.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (12.61%) NoSQL
4 14 (12.61%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (11.71%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (9.91%) Relational Database
7 10 (9.01%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (5.41%) Big Data
9 5 (4.50%) MongoDB
9 5 (4.50%) OLTP
9 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database
10 4 (3.60%) MySQL
10 4 (3.60%) OLAP
10 4 (3.60%) Oracle OLAP
11 3 (2.70%) Apache Hive
11 3 (2.70%) PowerCenter
11 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.80%) Data Lake
12 2 (1.80%) HBase
Development Applications
1 17 (15.32%) SpecFlow
2 15 (13.51%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.01%) JIRA
4 8 (7.21%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.41%) Gradle
6 4 (3.60%) JUnit
7 3 (2.70%) ERwin
7 3 (2.70%) Hamcrest
8 2 (1.80%) Burp Suite
8 2 (1.80%) FindBugs
8 2 (1.80%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.80%) JMeter
8 2 (1.80%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.80%) Selenium
9 1 (0.90%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.90%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.90%) GitLab
9 1 (0.90%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.90%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.90%) webpack
General
1 13 (11.71%) Banking
2 10 (9.01%) Finance
3 5 (4.50%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.90%) Billing
4 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 65 (58.56%) Developer
2 26 (23.42%) C# Developer
3 14 (12.61%) Mobility Engineer
4 13 (11.71%) Java Developer
5 10 (9.01%) .NET Developer
6 9 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (8.11%) SQL Developer
7 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (7.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (6.31%) Data Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Analyst
9 6 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) Applications Developer
11 3 (2.70%) Analyst Developer
11 3 (2.70%) Architect
11 3 (2.70%) Consultant
11 3 (2.70%) Junior
11 3 (2.70%) Oracle Developer
11 3 (2.70%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (27.03%) .NET
2 28 (25.23%) ASP.NET
3 19 (17.12%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (10.81%) XML
5 9 (8.11%) HTML
5 9 (8.11%) RESTful
6 8 (7.21%) CSS
6 8 (7.21%) Spring
7 7 (6.31%) jQuery
7 7 (6.31%) Web Services
8 6 (5.41%) Ajax
8 6 (5.41%) J2EE
8 6 (5.41%) LDAP
8 6 (5.41%) REST
8 6 (5.41%) Software Packaging
8 6 (5.41%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (4.50%) .NET Framework
10 4 (3.60%) JDBC
10 4 (3.60%) JSP
10 4 (3.60%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 37 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (14.41%) PKI
3 6 (5.41%) Algorithms
3 6 (5.41%) DataPower
3 6 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.41%) Private Cloud
3 6 (5.41%) User Experience
4 5 (4.50%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.70%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (2.70%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.80%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.90%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.90%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (36.94%) Linux
2 40 (36.04%) Windows
3 20 (18.02%) Windows Server
4 17 (15.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (14.41%) Android
5 16 (14.41%) Apple iOS
5 16 (14.41%) Windows Phone
5 16 (14.41%) Windows Phone 8
5 16 (14.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (13.51%) Unix
7 10 (9.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (4.50%) AIX
8 5 (4.50%) VME
9 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.90%) CentOS
10 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (26.13%) MVC
3 28 (25.23%) Scrum
4 27 (24.32%) Problem-Solving
5 26 (23.42%) BDD
5 26 (23.42%) TDD
6 21 (18.92%) ITIL
7 15 (13.51%) Content Management
7 15 (13.51%) Incident Management
8 13 (11.71%) Coaching
8 13 (11.71%) Mentoring
9 12 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (10.81%) OO
10 10 (9.01%) Microservices
11 9 (8.11%) Data Management
11 9 (8.11%) DevOps
12 8 (7.21%) Customer Requirements
12 8 (7.21%) Data Engineering
12 8 (7.21%) Waterfall
13 7 (6.31%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 33 (29.73%) C#
2 24 (21.62%) T-SQL
3 22 (19.82%) Java
4 14 (12.61%) Shell Script
5 12 (10.81%) JavaScript
6 10 (9.01%) Python
7 6 (5.41%) Perl
7 6 (5.41%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.50%) COBOL
8 5 (4.50%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.60%) Java 8
9 4 (3.60%) VB
10 2 (1.80%) Groovy
10 2 (1.80%) R
10 2 (1.80%) Ruby
10 2 (1.80%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.90%) Jython
11 1 (0.90%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
11 1 (0.90%) VB6
11 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (35.14%) Security Cleared
2 27 (24.32%) SC Cleared
3 20 (18.02%) Degree
4 13 (11.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 13 (11.71%) Citrix Certification
4 13 (11.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.80%) ISEB
6 2 (1.80%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.90%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.91%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (7.21%) QA
3 2 (1.80%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.80%) WCAG
4 1 (0.90%) IFRS
4 1 (0.90%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 20 (18.02%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.80%) XenApp
2 2 (1.80%) XenDesktop
2 2 (1.80%) XenServer
3 1 (0.90%) Docker
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.90%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.90%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (14.41%) AirWatch
1 16 (14.41%) SAP Afaria
1 16 (14.41%) XenMobile
2 9 (8.11%) Puppet
3 8 (7.21%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (5.41%) Forum Sentry
5 4 (3.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.80%) Ansible
6 2 (1.80%) Nessus
7 1 (0.90%) Grafana
7 1 (0.90%) Graylog
7 1 (0.90%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.90%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (0.90%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.90%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.90%) SafeCom
7 1 (0.90%) SCCM
7 1 (0.90%) Terraform
7 1 (0.90%) vRealize
7 1 (0.90%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 46 (41.44%) Microsoft
2 30 (27.03%) Oracle
3 20 (18.02%) SAP
4 18 (16.22%) Citrix
5 16 (14.41%) Apple
5 16 (14.41%) McAfee
6 12 (10.81%) Informatica
7 11 (9.91%) IBM
8 9 (8.11%) Red Hat
9 8 (7.21%) Siebel
10 7 (6.31%) HP
11 6 (5.41%) Axway
11 6 (5.41%) Cloudera
11 6 (5.41%) Hortonworks
11 6 (5.41%) Sun
12 5 (4.50%) Micro Focus
12 5 (4.50%) Tableau
13 3 (2.70%) Remedy
14 2 (1.80%) CA
14 2 (1.80%) VMware