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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 53 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 14.17% 9.15% 8.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.74% 36.49% 25.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 17 17
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £343 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.30% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 £15.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.00% -51.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.43% -15.90%
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
124 74 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 33.16% 25.08% 34.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 44 69
Average daily rate £320 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £29.50 £15.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.66% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £15.00 £30.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £15.00 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 19 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 33 (35.11%) .NET
2 28 (29.79%) Oracle
2 28 (29.79%) SQL Server
3 24 (25.53%) C#
4 21 (22.34%) Windows
5 18 (19.15%) ASP.NET
6 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
7 12 (12.77%) MVC
7 12 (12.77%) CSS
7 12 (12.77%) HTML
8 11 (11.70%) JavaScript
8 11 (11.70%) VB.NET
9 10 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (10.64%) Unit Testing
9 10 (10.64%) Relational Database
10 9 (9.57%) WPF
10 9 (9.57%) Linux
10 9 (9.57%) UNIX
10 9 (9.57%) OO
11 8 (8.51%) VBA
11 8 (8.51%) T-SQL
11 8 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (8.51%) TDD
11 8 (8.51%) Software Engineering
11 8 (8.51%) .NET Framework
12 7 (7.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (7.45%) WCF
12 7 (7.45%) Data Modelling
12 7 (7.45%) PL/SQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.26%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.13%) CMS
2 2 (2.13%) Apache
2 2 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.06%) Sitefinity
3 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.06%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.06%) SAS
3 1 (1.06%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.06%) IIS
3 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) ENOVIA
2 2 (2.13%) Agresso
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (2.13%) Magento
3 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.06%) Retail-J
3 1 (1.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) GitHub
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) SAN
2 2 (2.13%) MPLS
2 2 (2.13%) LAN
2 2 (2.13%) WAN
2 2 (2.13%) VLAN
3 1 (1.06%) HTTP
3 1 (1.06%) SMS
3 1 (1.06%) Firewall
3 1 (1.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (10.64%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (7.45%) MySQL
4 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (6.38%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.26%) DB2
5 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.19%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.06%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (1.06%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.26%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.13%) NUnit
4 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.06%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.06%) Subversion
4 1 (1.06%) Maven
4 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.06%) Selenium
4 1 (1.06%) JMeter
4 1 (1.06%) ERwin
4 1 (1.06%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.06%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (6.38%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Automotive
2 4 (4.26%) Marketing
3 3 (3.19%) Retail
3 3 (3.19%) Back Office
3 3 (3.19%) Advertising
4 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.13%) Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Billing
Job Titles
1 46 (48.94%) Developer
2 17 (18.09%) Analyst
2 17 (18.09%) .NET Developer
3 16 (17.02%) SQL Developer
4 9 (9.57%) Support Analyst
5 7 (7.45%) Architect
6 6 (6.38%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.38%) Applications Support
6 6 (6.38%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Consultant
7 4 (4.26%) Programmer
7 4 (4.26%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.19%) VB Developer
8 3 (3.19%) PL/SQL Developer
8 3 (3.19%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) VBA Developer
8 3 (3.19%) MI Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Database Architect
8 3 (3.19%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (35.11%) .NET
2 18 (19.15%) ASP.NET
3 12 (12.77%) CSS
3 12 (12.77%) HTML
4 9 (9.57%) WPF
5 8 (8.51%) .NET Framework
6 7 (7.45%) WCF
6 7 (7.45%) WinForms
7 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (6.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (5.32%) jQuery
9 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (3.19%) NHibernate
9 3 (3.19%) Spring.NET
9 3 (3.19%) XML
9 3 (3.19%) Middleware
10 2 (2.13%) Web Services
10 2 (2.13%) Ajax
10 2 (2.13%) Castle Windsor
10 2 (2.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.32%) NHS
3 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.13%) Open Source
4 2 (2.13%) User Experience
5 1 (1.06%) Statistics
5 1 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.06%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.34%) Windows
2 9 (9.57%) Linux
2 9 (9.57%) UNIX
3 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.26%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.19%) Windows NT
5 3 (3.19%) MVS
6 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.77%) MVC
2 10 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (10.64%) Unit Testing
3 9 (9.57%) OO
4 8 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (8.51%) TDD
4 8 (8.51%) Software Engineering
5 7 (7.45%) Data Modelling
5 7 (7.45%) ITIL
6 6 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (6.38%) ETL
7 5 (5.32%) Test Scripting
7 5 (5.32%) Migration
8 4 (4.26%) Scrum
8 4 (4.26%) CRM
8 4 (4.26%) MVVM
9 3 (3.19%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.19%) Data Management
9 3 (3.19%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (3.19%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.53%) C#
2 11 (11.70%) JavaScript
2 11 (11.70%) VB.NET
3 8 (8.51%) VBA
3 8 (8.51%) T-SQL
4 7 (7.45%) PL/SQL
5 6 (6.38%) VBScript
5 6 (6.38%) VB
6 5 (5.32%) C
6 5 (5.32%) Java
7 4 (4.26%) XAML
7 4 (4.26%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.19%) PHP
9 1 (1.06%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (3.19%) MCSE
2 2 (2.13%) CCNP
2 2 (2.13%) CCNA
2 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.13%) VCP4
2 2 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.06%) ISEB
3 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.06%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) SLA
2 4 (4.26%) QA
3 2 (2.13%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.13%) NFS
2 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.13%) vSphere
3 1 (1.06%) XenApp
3 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (1.06%) WSUS
1 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.06%) SCCM
1 1 (1.06%) SCOM
1 1 (1.06%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 28 (29.79%) Oracle
2 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.38%) HP
4 4 (4.26%) VMware
4 4 (4.26%) SAP
4 4 (4.26%) Dell
4 4 (4.26%) Citrix
5 3 (3.19%) Sybase
6 2 (2.13%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.13%) Cisco
6 2 (2.13%) IBM
7 1 (1.06%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.06%) Twitter
7 1 (1.06%) Tableau
7 1 (1.06%) Netezza
7 1 (1.06%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.06%) Ektron
7 1 (1.06%) Cognos
7 1 (1.06%) Teradata
7 1 (1.06%) Perforce
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
DP Connect
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £1 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago