The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 14 3
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL 60 30 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.07% 7.54% 16.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.10% 24.79% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 20 56
Median daily rate £350 £318 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -4.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £165 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.09% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +260.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.48 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +19.23%
SQL
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
113 121 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 37.79% 30.40% 39.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 79 121
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £477 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 10
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +13.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +5 18 £388 - 1
Preston +2 13 £325 +4.83% 6
Fleetwood - 4 £275 -
Blackburn - 2 £375 - 3
Burnley - 2 £250 - 6
Lytham St Annes - 2 £415 -
Chorley +6 1 £375 - 11
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 44 (42.72%) .NET
2 34 (33.01%) C#
2 34 (33.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (31.07%) Microsoft
4 30 (29.13%) SQL Server
5 24 (23.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (23.30%) HTML
6 23 (22.33%) Oracle
6 23 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (21.36%) T-SQL
7 22 (21.36%) XML
8 21 (20.39%) VB.NET
9 20 (19.42%) Windows
10 19 (18.45%) ASP.NET
11 18 (17.48%) VB
11 18 (17.48%) JavaScript
11 18 (17.48%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (17.48%) WinForms
12 17 (16.50%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (15.53%) CSS
14 14 (13.59%) ITIL
14 14 (13.59%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (12.62%) XSD
15 13 (12.62%) Java
15 13 (12.62%) MVC
16 12 (11.65%) Active Directory
16 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (11.65%) Finance
16 12 (11.65%) VB6
16 12 (11.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 9 (8.74%) IIS
1 9 (8.74%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.80%) SAS
3 3 (2.91%) ColdFusion
3 3 (2.91%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (2.91%) PowerExchange
4 1 (0.97%) Apache
4 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (8.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.88%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.91%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (2.91%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (2.91%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.97%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.97%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.97%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.97%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.80%) LAN
1 7 (6.80%) WAN
2 4 (3.88%) SAN
2 4 (3.88%) VPN
3 3 (2.91%) DHCP
4 2 (1.94%) VoIP
5 1 (0.97%) DNS
5 1 (0.97%) Firewall
5 1 (0.97%) Intranet
5 1 (0.97%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (33.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 30 (29.13%) SQL Server
3 24 (23.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (17.48%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (11.65%) Oracle Database
5 12 (11.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (11.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (9.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (3.88%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.91%) DB2
8 3 (2.91%) MySQL
8 3 (2.91%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.91%) Power BI
8 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.94%) Big Data
9 2 (1.94%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (9.71%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.83%) ClearCase
3 6 (5.83%) Rational Robot
4 4 (3.88%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.91%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.94%) JIRA
6 2 (1.94%) Selenium
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.97%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.97%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.97%) Sahi
7 1 (0.97%) Subversion
7 1 (0.97%) Toad
7 1 (0.97%) WATIR
General
1 12 (11.65%) Finance
2 6 (5.83%) Advertising
3 4 (3.88%) Retail
4 3 (2.91%) General Ledger
4 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.94%) Banking
5 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.97%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 63 (61.17%) Developer
2 28 (27.18%) .NET Developer
3 18 (17.48%) C# Developer
4 12 (11.65%) SQL Developer
5 10 (9.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (8.74%) VB.NET Developer
7 7 (6.80%) Analyst
8 6 (5.83%) DBA
8 6 (5.83%) Monitoring Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.85%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 4 (3.88%) Informatica Developer
10 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) IT Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (3.88%) SQL DBA
10 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (42.72%) .NET
2 24 (23.30%) HTML
3 22 (21.36%) XML
4 19 (18.45%) ASP.NET
5 18 (17.48%) WinForms
6 16 (15.53%) CSS
7 13 (12.62%) XSD
8 11 (10.68%) .NET Framework
8 11 (10.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (8.74%) Entity Framework
10 8 (7.77%) XSL
11 7 (6.80%) Regular Expression
11 7 (6.80%) Web Services
12 6 (5.83%) SOAP
12 6 (5.83%) WPF
13 5 (4.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (4.85%) HTML5
13 5 (4.85%) RESTful
13 5 (4.85%) XSLT
14 4 (3.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.88%) Replication
3 3 (2.91%) Clustering
4 2 (1.94%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.94%) iPad
4 2 (1.94%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.94%) NHS
5 1 (0.97%) AS400
5 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.97%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Licensing
5 1 (0.97%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.42%) Windows
2 14 (13.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (9.71%) Linux
5 9 (8.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (8.74%) Windows Server
6 8 (7.77%) AIX
6 8 (7.77%) HPUX
6 8 (7.77%) Solaris
6 8 (7.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.83%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.97%) Android
8 1 (0.97%) CentOS
8 1 (0.97%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.97%) Unix
8 1 (0.97%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (16.50%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (13.59%) ITIL
4 13 (12.62%) MVC
5 11 (10.68%) TDD
6 10 (9.71%) ETL
7 9 (8.74%) Software Engineering
8 8 (7.77%) CRM
8 8 (7.77%) Service Management
9 7 (6.80%) BDD
9 7 (6.80%) Release Management
9 7 (6.80%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (5.83%) Migration
10 6 (5.83%) Software Testing
11 5 (4.85%) Defect Management
11 5 (4.85%) ERP
12 4 (3.88%) Change Data Capture
12 4 (3.88%) Technical Analysis
12 4 (3.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 34 (33.01%) C#
2 22 (21.36%) T-SQL
3 21 (20.39%) VB.NET
4 18 (17.48%) JavaScript
4 18 (17.48%) VB
5 13 (12.62%) Java
6 12 (11.65%) VB6
7 11 (10.68%) PL/SQL
8 8 (7.77%) PowerShell
8 8 (7.77%) VBScript
9 7 (6.80%) Perl
10 6 (5.83%) Bourne shell
10 6 (5.83%) Korn
11 1 (0.97%) PHP
11 1 (0.97%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (11.65%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.77%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.83%) MCSE
4 5 (4.85%) CCNA
4 5 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.85%) ISEB
4 5 (4.85%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.85%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.94%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.94%) Degree
6 1 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.97%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.97%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.97%) MCSA
6 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (11.65%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.94%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.94%) vSphere
3 2 (1.94%) XenApp
4 1 (0.97%) MetaFrame
4 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (9.71%) SCOM
2 6 (5.83%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (5.83%) Netcool
2 6 (5.83%) Tivoli
3 5 (4.85%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.85%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (3.88%) SCCM
5 3 (2.91%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.97%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.97%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.97%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (31.07%) Microsoft
2 23 (22.33%) Oracle
3 11 (10.68%) VMware
4 8 (7.77%) IBM
5 7 (6.80%) Cisco
5 7 (6.80%) HP
5 7 (6.80%) Intel Security
5 7 (6.80%) Red Hat
6 6 (5.83%) CA
6 6 (5.83%) Symantec
7 5 (4.85%) Veeam
8 4 (3.88%) Canon
8 4 (3.88%) Citrix
8 4 (3.88%) Dell
8 4 (3.88%) Informatica
8 4 (3.88%) SAP
8 4 (3.88%) Telerik
9 3 (2.91%) EqualLogic
10 2 (1.94%) Cognos
10 2 (1.94%) Tableau
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