The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Herefordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing SQL 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Herefordshire 26.67% 12.00% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.44% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £15.71 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +1.78%
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 Herefordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Herefordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Herefordshire 60.00% 24.00% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Average daily rate £425 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £15.71 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Herefordshire

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Herefordshire

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Herefordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Herefordshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Herefordshire

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Herefordshire

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Herefordshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Herefordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Herefordshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hereford +3 3 £275 -
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Herefordshire 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 25 (92.59%) SQL Server
2 14 (51.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (22.22%) Ingres
5 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 5 (18.52%) .NET
6 5 (18.52%) C#
6 5 (18.52%) Linux
7 4 (14.81%) Infoflex
7 4 (14.81%) Finance
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (14.81%) NHS
7 4 (14.81%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (14.81%) Web Services
8 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
8 3 (11.11%) Oracle
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.11%) Unix
8 3 (11.11%) Windows
8 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (11.11%) Replication
8 3 (11.11%) Clustering
8 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity
8 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
8 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Herefordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Herefordshire 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 (14.81%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) InfoPath
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (92.59%) SQL Server
2 14 (51.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (22.22%) Ingres
4 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 2 (7.41%) DTS
7 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
8 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (3.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) DBA
2 12 (44.44%) SQL DBA
3 10 (37.04%) Developer
4 8 (29.63%) Administrator
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Developer
6 4 (14.81%) BizTalk Developer
7 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Applications Support
7 3 (11.11%) Ingres DBA
7 3 (11.11%) Linux Support
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Server DBA
9 1 (3.70%) Business Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Business Objects Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning DBA
9 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Administrator
9 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) Web Services
3 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) NHS
2 3 (11.11%) Clustering
2 3 (11.11%) Replication
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Unix
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity
2 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (11.11%) High Availability
3 2 (7.41%) ETL
3 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Security Auditing
4 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
2 5 (18.52%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) Perl
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) MCAD
1 1 (3.70%) MCITP
1 1 (3.70%) MCSD
1 1 (3.70%) MCTS
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Infoflex
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Capita