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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 40 32 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 11.98% 12.12% 13.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.90% 48.48% 43.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 21
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£315 £294 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.23% -16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £204 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.48 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+10.73% -17.61%
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
118 66 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 35.33% 25.00% 31.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 40 51
Average daily rate £325 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £375 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £28.69 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 22 October 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 22 October 2014.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 35 (37.23%) Oracle
2 27 (28.72%) .NET
3 22 (23.40%) SQL Server
4 17 (18.09%) C#
4 17 (18.09%) Windows
5 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
6 13 (13.83%) Unit Testing
7 12 (12.77%) UNIX
7 12 (12.77%) OO
8 11 (11.70%) VBScript
8 11 (11.70%) VBA
8 11 (11.70%) Software Engineering
8 11 (11.70%) Relational Database
9 10 (10.64%) TDD
9 10 (10.64%) HTML
9 10 (10.64%) ASP.NET
9 10 (10.64%) CSS
9 10 (10.64%) Linux
9 10 (10.64%) Finance
10 9 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (9.57%) Java
10 9 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (9.57%) WPF
11 8 (8.51%) .NET Framework
11 8 (8.51%) JavaScript
11 8 (8.51%) VB
11 8 (8.51%) PL/SQL
11 8 (8.51%) MVC
11 8 (8.51%) HP

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 7 (7.45%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.13%) Apache
3 2 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.06%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.06%) IIS
4 1 (1.06%) SAS
4 1 (1.06%) CMS
4 1 (1.06%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) ENOVIA
1 3 (3.19%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (2.13%) Agresso
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) GitHub
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) SAN
2 2 (2.13%) VLAN
2 2 (2.13%) LAN
2 2 (2.13%) WAN
2 2 (2.13%) MPLS
3 1 (1.06%) Firewall
3 1 (1.06%) Intranet
3 1 (1.06%) HTTP
3 1 (1.06%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.70%) Relational Database
3 9 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (6.38%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.26%) MySQL
6 4 (4.26%) DB2
7 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.19%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.19%) Essbase
7 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.06%) OLAP
9 1 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.06%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (1.06%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.26%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (3.19%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.19%) Maven
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (2.13%) NUnit
4 2 (2.13%) JMeter
5 1 (1.06%) Hudson
5 1 (1.06%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.06%) ERwin
5 1 (1.06%) Ant
5 1 (1.06%) Subversion
5 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (10.64%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Automotive
2 4 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.19%) Advertising
3 3 (3.19%) Back Office
3 3 (3.19%) Marketing
4 2 (2.13%) Banking
4 2 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (40.43%) Developer
2 20 (21.28%) Analyst
3 13 (13.83%) .NET Developer
4 12 (12.77%) SQL Developer
5 10 (10.64%) Support Analyst
6 8 (8.51%) Architect
7 7 (7.45%) Project Manager
8 6 (6.38%) Applications Support Analyst
8 6 (6.38%) Applications Support
9 4 (4.26%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.26%) PL/SQL Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Consultant
10 3 (3.19%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.19%) Programmer
10 3 (3.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (3.19%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (3.19%) VBA Developer
10 3 (3.19%) MI Analyst
10 3 (3.19%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (28.72%) .NET
2 10 (10.64%) HTML
2 10 (10.64%) ASP.NET
2 10 (10.64%) CSS
3 9 (9.57%) WPF
4 8 (8.51%) .NET Framework
5 6 (6.38%) WCF
5 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (6.38%) Middleware
5 6 (6.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (5.32%) XML
7 4 (4.26%) jQuery
8 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (3.19%) J2EE
8 3 (3.19%) Web Services
8 3 (3.19%) XSLT
8 3 (3.19%) Spring
8 3 (3.19%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.19%) Spring.NET
8 3 (3.19%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.13%) Open Source
3 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.13%) User Experience
4 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.06%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.09%) Windows
2 12 (12.77%) UNIX
3 10 (10.64%) Linux
4 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.26%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.19%) MVS
6 3 (3.19%) Windows NT
7 2 (2.13%) AIX
7 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.83%) Unit Testing
2 12 (12.77%) OO
3 11 (11.70%) Software Engineering
4 10 (10.64%) TDD
5 9 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.51%) MVC
7 7 (7.45%) ITIL
7 7 (7.45%) Test Scripting
8 6 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.38%) Data Modelling
9 5 (5.32%) Analytics
10 4 (4.26%) Scrum
10 4 (4.26%) CRM
10 4 (4.26%) MVVM
10 4 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (3.19%) Data Analytics
11 3 (3.19%) Validation
11 3 (3.19%) Change Management
11 3 (3.19%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.09%) C#
2 11 (11.70%) VBScript
2 11 (11.70%) VBA
3 9 (9.57%) Java
4 8 (8.51%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.51%) VB
4 8 (8.51%) PL/SQL
5 7 (7.45%) VB.NET
6 6 (6.38%) C
7 4 (4.26%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.26%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.26%) XAML
8 2 (2.13%) PHP
9 1 (1.06%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (3.19%) MCSE
2 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (2.13%) CCNP
2 2 (2.13%) CCNA
2 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.13%) VCP4
3 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.06%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) SLA
1 5 (5.32%) QA
2 2 (2.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.13%) NFS
2 2 (2.13%) vSphere
3 1 (1.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.06%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.06%) SCCM
1 1 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (37.23%) Oracle
2 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.51%) HP
4 4 (4.26%) VMware
4 4 (4.26%) SAP
4 4 (4.26%) Citrix
5 3 (3.19%) Hyperion
5 3 (3.19%) Dell
5 3 (3.19%) Sybase
6 2 (2.13%) Cisco
6 2 (2.13%) IBM
6 2 (2.13%) Software AG
6 2 (2.13%) webMethods
7 1 (1.06%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.06%) Twitter
7 1 (1.06%) Motorola
7 1 (1.06%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.06%) Sophos
7 1 (1.06%) Symantec
7 1 (1.06%) Perforce
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