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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 3 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 49 45 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.99% 11.60% 18.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 49.00% 30.20% 43.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 61
Median daily rate £335 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 £37.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £35.00 £33.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.76 £63.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £31.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.80% +13.63%

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
100 149 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 38.76% 38.40% 42.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 104 126
Median daily rate £350 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 14
Median hourly rate £49.50 £37.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £36.40 £31.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.35 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +7 16 £400 +17.64% 2
Preston -5 12 £303 -20.65% 8
Blackburn - 4 £375 - 4
Chorley +7 1 £375 - 8
Fleetwood - 1 £275 - 1
Burnley - 1 £275 - 4
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 45 (42.45%) .NET
2 36 (33.96%) C#
3 31 (29.25%) XML
4 30 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (27.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (26.42%) Oracle
6 28 (26.42%) SQL Server
7 27 (25.47%) HTML
8 26 (24.53%) JavaScript
8 26 (24.53%) Microsoft
9 24 (22.64%) Windows
10 21 (19.81%) ASP.NET
10 21 (19.81%) CSS
10 21 (19.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (18.87%) T-SQL
11 20 (18.87%) VB.NET
12 19 (17.92%) WinForms
13 18 (16.98%) Security Cleared
14 16 (15.09%) VB
14 16 (15.09%) MVC
15 15 (14.15%) Web Services
16 14 (13.21%) Linux
16 14 (13.21%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (13.21%) Java
16 14 (13.21%) ITIL
16 14 (13.21%) XSD
16 14 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
17 13 (12.26%) Finance
17 13 (12.26%) VB6
18 12 (11.32%) Software Engineering

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 (8.49%) IIS
2 8 (7.55%) SAS
3 7 (6.60%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.83%) ColdFusion
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (2.83%) PowerExchange
6 1 (0.94%) Apache
6 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) MS Excel
1 5 (4.72%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (3.77%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (3.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.83%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.83%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (2.83%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.94%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.94%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.66%) LAN
1 6 (5.66%) WAN
2 4 (3.77%) SAN
2 4 (3.77%) VPN
3 2 (1.89%) HTTP
4 1 (0.94%) Firewall
4 1 (0.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (27.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 28 (26.42%) SQL Server
3 21 (19.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (13.21%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (11.32%) Oracle Database
5 12 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (9.43%) Relational Database
6 10 (9.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (8.49%) DB2
7 9 (8.49%) NoSQL
8 6 (5.66%) Big Data
8 6 (5.66%) MongoDB
9 4 (3.77%) MySQL
9 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (2.83%) SAP Data Services
10 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.89%) Firebird
11 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (10.38%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.55%) ClearCase
3 7 (6.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.66%) Rational Robot
5 5 (4.72%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (4.72%) Rational Rhapsody
5 5 (4.72%) VectorCAST
6 4 (3.77%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.77%) JIRA
7 3 (2.83%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.89%) Selenium
8 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.89%) Subversion
9 1 (0.94%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.94%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.94%) Sahi
9 1 (0.94%) WATIR
General
1 13 (12.26%) Finance
2 5 (4.72%) Advertising
2 5 (4.72%) Avionics
3 4 (3.77%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.83%) General Ledger
4 3 (2.83%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.83%) Retail
5 2 (1.89%) Banking
5 2 (1.89%) Electronics
5 2 (1.89%) Military
5 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (59.43%) Developer
2 28 (26.42%) .NET Developer
3 20 (18.87%) C# Developer
4 12 (11.32%) SQL Developer
5 10 (9.43%) VB.NET Developer
6 9 (8.49%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (8.49%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (7.55%) Analyst
8 7 (6.60%) Architect
8 7 (6.60%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Monitoring Engineer
9 6 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.72%) Software Engineer
10 5 (4.72%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) C# Software Developer
11 4 (3.77%) DBA
11 4 (3.77%) Informatica Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) SQL DBA
11 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (42.45%) .NET
2 31 (29.25%) XML
3 27 (25.47%) HTML
4 21 (19.81%) ASP.NET
4 21 (19.81%) CSS
5 19 (17.92%) WinForms
6 15 (14.15%) Web Services
7 14 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (13.21%) XSD
8 10 (9.43%) .NET Framework
9 9 (8.49%) XSL
10 8 (7.55%) Entity Framework
10 8 (7.55%) SOAP
11 7 (6.60%) JSON
11 7 (6.60%) Regular Expression
12 6 (5.66%) J2EE
12 6 (5.66%) Middleware
12 6 (5.66%) WPF
13 5 (4.72%) RESTful
13 5 (4.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.83%) NHS
3 2 (1.89%) Clustering
3 2 (1.89%) Data Extraction
3 2 (1.89%) iPad
4 1 (0.94%) AS400
4 1 (0.94%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.64%) Windows
2 14 (13.21%) Linux
3 12 (11.32%) AIX
3 12 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (7.55%) Windows Server
5 7 (6.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.66%) HPUX
6 6 (5.66%) Solaris
6 6 (5.66%) Unix
6 6 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.66%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.94%) Android
7 1 (0.94%) CentOS
7 1 (0.94%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (15.09%) MVC
3 14 (13.21%) ITIL
4 12 (11.32%) Software Engineering
4 12 (11.32%) Unit Testing
5 11 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (10.38%) TDD
6 8 (7.55%) Microservices
6 8 (7.55%) Release Management
6 8 (7.55%) Service Management
7 7 (6.60%) BDD
7 7 (6.60%) Infrastructure Management
7 7 (6.60%) Integration Testing
7 7 (6.60%) Migration
7 7 (6.60%) SDLC
8 6 (5.66%) ETL
8 6 (5.66%) SOA
8 6 (5.66%) UML
9 5 (4.72%) CRM
9 5 (4.72%) HOOD
Programming Languages
1 36 (33.96%) C#
2 26 (24.53%) JavaScript
3 20 (18.87%) T-SQL
3 20 (18.87%) VB.NET
4 16 (15.09%) VB
5 14 (13.21%) Java
6 13 (12.26%) VB6
7 12 (11.32%) Perl
8 10 (9.43%) PL/SQL
9 8 (7.55%) VBScript
10 7 (6.60%) PowerShell
11 6 (5.66%) Bourne shell
11 6 (5.66%) Korn
12 5 (4.72%) Ada
12 5 (4.72%) C
13 1 (0.94%) PHP
13 1 (0.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (16.98%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.38%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.60%) Degree
3 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.72%) ISEB
4 5 (4.72%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.72%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.72%) MCSE
4 5 (4.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.77%) CCNA
5 4 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.89%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.89%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.94%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.94%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.94%) HND
7 1 (0.94%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.55%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (6.60%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.89%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.89%) vSphere
4 1 (0.94%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 10 (9.43%) SCOM
2 6 (5.66%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (5.66%) Netcool
2 6 (5.66%) Tivoli
3 5 (4.72%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.72%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (3.77%) SCCM
5 2 (1.89%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 28 (26.42%) Oracle
2 26 (24.53%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.55%) IBM
3 8 (7.55%) VMware
4 7 (6.60%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.66%) CA
5 6 (5.66%) Cisco
5 6 (5.66%) HP
5 6 (5.66%) Intel Security
5 6 (5.66%) Symantec
6 4 (3.77%) Canon
6 4 (3.77%) Dell
6 4 (3.77%) Informatica
6 4 (3.77%) Veeam
7 3 (2.83%) EqualLogic
7 3 (2.83%) Perforce
7 3 (2.83%) Telerik
8 2 (1.89%) Citrix
8 2 (1.89%) SAP
9 1 (0.94%) Cognos
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