The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 48 45 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 16.84% 15.85% 16.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.86% 47.87% 63.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 27 23
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £219 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.18 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
SQL
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
112 94 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 39.30% 33.10% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 58 35
Average daily rate £340 £313 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £195 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £451 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.85% -49.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Coventry region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Coventry region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 40 (40.00%) Oracle
2 23 (23.00%) .NET
3 21 (21.00%) SQL Server
4 16 (16.00%) C#
4 16 (16.00%) UNIX
5 15 (15.00%) Windows
5 15 (15.00%) VBA
5 15 (15.00%) XML
6 14 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (13.00%) OO
7 13 (13.00%) Java
8 11 (11.00%) VBScript
8 11 (11.00%) Linux
8 11 (11.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (11.00%) Finance
8 11 (11.00%) Software Engineering
9 9 (9.00%) TDD
9 9 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (9.00%) HP
9 9 (9.00%) VB
9 9 (9.00%) ASP.NET
9 9 (9.00%) Analytics
10 8 (8.00%) Middleware
10 8 (8.00%) Management Information System
10 8 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (8.00%) WebSphere
11 7 (7.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (7.00%) Marketing
11 7 (7.00%) MDX
11 7 (7.00%) QA

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (3.00%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.00%) Apache
5 1 (1.00%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.00%) CMS
5 1 (1.00%) SAS
5 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (3.00%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (2.00%) Agresso
2 2 (2.00%) ENOVIA
2 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) SAN
1 3 (3.00%) SMS
2 1 (1.00%) VLAN
2 1 (1.00%) MPLS
2 1 (1.00%) WAN
2 1 (1.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (7.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.00%) MySQL
6 4 (4.00%) DB2
6 4 (4.00%) OLAP
6 4 (4.00%) Essbase
7 3 (3.00%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.00%) Apache Hive
7 3 (3.00%) Data Mining
7 3 (3.00%) Big Data
7 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Power View
7 3 (3.00%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (5.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.00%) Maven
3 3 (3.00%) JMeter
4 2 (2.00%) NUnit
5 1 (1.00%) Subversion
5 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.00%) Hudson
5 1 (1.00%) ERwin
5 1 (1.00%) Ant
5 1 (1.00%) MSBuild
General
1 11 (11.00%) Finance
2 7 (7.00%) Marketing
2 7 (7.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.00%) Advertising
4 3 (3.00%) Banking
4 3 (3.00%) Automotive
5 2 (2.00%) Retail
6 1 (1.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (33.00%) Developer
2 23 (23.00%) Analyst
3 9 (9.00%) Project Manager
4 7 (7.00%) .NET Developer
4 7 (7.00%) Designer
5 6 (6.00%) Support Analyst
5 6 (6.00%) Architect
5 6 (6.00%) SQL Developer
6 5 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (5.00%) Integration Specialist
6 5 (5.00%) Consultant
6 5 (5.00%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.00%) MI Analyst
8 3 (3.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (3.00%) Database Architect
8 3 (3.00%) VB Developer
8 3 (3.00%) PL/SQL Developer
8 3 (3.00%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.00%) .NET
2 15 (15.00%) XML
3 9 (9.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (8.00%) Middleware
5 7 (7.00%) MDX
5 7 (7.00%) XSLT
6 5 (5.00%) HTML
6 5 (5.00%) XSD
6 5 (5.00%) CSS
6 5 (5.00%) Itk
7 4 (4.00%) Web Services
7 4 (4.00%) J2EE
7 4 (4.00%) Hibernate
7 4 (4.00%) WCF
7 4 (4.00%) Java EE
7 4 (4.00%) Spring
8 3 (3.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.00%) jQuery
8 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.00%) NHS
3 5 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.00%) Open Source
5 2 (2.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.00%) Statistics
6 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.00%) UNIX
2 15 (15.00%) Windows
3 11 (11.00%) Linux
4 5 (5.00%) AIX
5 4 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.00%) Windows NT
7 2 (2.00%) MVS
8 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (13.00%) OO
3 11 (11.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (9.00%) TDD
4 9 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (9.00%) Analytics
5 7 (7.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (7.00%) Test Scripting
5 7 (7.00%) Data Modelling
5 7 (7.00%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (6.00%) Data Analytics
6 6 (6.00%) SOA
6 6 (6.00%) MVC
6 6 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (5.00%) EAI
7 5 (5.00%) Validation
7 5 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.00%) C#
2 15 (15.00%) VBA
3 13 (13.00%) Java
4 11 (11.00%) VBScript
5 9 (9.00%) VB
6 7 (7.00%) VB.NET
7 6 (6.00%) PL/SQL
7 6 (6.00%) C
8 5 (5.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (1.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (1.00%) Degree
1 1 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.00%) VCP4
1 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.00%) MCP
1 1 (1.00%) CCNP
1 1 (1.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) QA
2 5 (5.00%) HL7
3 2 (2.00%) SLA
3 2 (2.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) NFS
1 2 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.00%) XenApp
2 1 (1.00%) vSphere
2 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) WSUS
1 1 (1.00%) SCCM
1 1 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 40 (40.00%) Oracle
2 11 (11.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.00%) HP
4 6 (6.00%) webMethods
4 6 (6.00%) Software AG
5 5 (5.00%) Teradata
6 4 (4.00%) Hyperion
7 3 (3.00%) Tableau
7 3 (3.00%) VMware
7 3 (3.00%) SAP
7 3 (3.00%) Sybase
8 2 (2.00%) IBM
8 2 (2.00%) Motorola
8 2 (2.00%) Aprimo
9 1 (1.00%) Google
9 1 (1.00%) Citrix
9 1 (1.00%) Symantec
9 1 (1.00%) Sophos
9 1 (1.00%) Perforce
9 1 (1.00%) Cognos
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