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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 4 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 54 57 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.01% 12.75% 16.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.47% 27.27% 43.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 39 46
Median daily rate £310 £300 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.16% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £453 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 4
Median hourly rate £44.00 £37.75 £46.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.55% -18.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.00 £39.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.30 £62.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.52 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+77.61% -24.93%

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
107 209 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 41.63% 46.76% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 140 99
Median daily rate £313 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £530 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 10
Median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.80 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.03 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Preston -4 16 £303 -15.08% 7
Blackpool +2 8 £525 +75.00% 3
Blackburn -2 8 £375 +50.00% 4
Fleetwood - 4 £275 -
Chorley +10 1 £375 +25.00% 8
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 41 (36.28%) .NET
2 40 (35.40%) Oracle
3 39 (34.51%) XML
4 31 (27.43%) C#
4 31 (27.43%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (26.55%) SQL Server
6 28 (24.78%) HTML
7 27 (23.89%) CSS
7 27 (23.89%) Microsoft
8 25 (22.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (22.12%) JavaScript
8 25 (22.12%) Windows
9 21 (18.58%) Web Services
9 21 (18.58%) Security Cleared
10 20 (17.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (17.70%) VB.NET
10 20 (17.70%) Oracle Database
11 19 (16.81%) VB
11 19 (16.81%) Perl
12 17 (15.04%) T-SQL
12 17 (15.04%) ASP.NET
12 17 (15.04%) Finance
13 16 (14.16%) XSD
13 16 (14.16%) Java
13 16 (14.16%) MVC
14 15 (13.27%) WinForms
14 15 (13.27%) VB6
14 15 (13.27%) SC Cleared
15 14 (12.39%) Software Engineering
15 14 (12.39%) Migration

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 8 (7.08%) IIS
1 8 (7.08%) SAS
2 7 (6.19%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (3.54%) Apache
5 3 (2.65%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (2.65%) PowerExchange
6 2 (1.77%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.65%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Oracle Cash Management
1 3 (2.65%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.65%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (2.65%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.88%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.31%) HTTP
2 4 (3.54%) LAN
2 4 (3.54%) WAN
3 3 (2.65%) SAN
3 3 (2.65%) VPN
4 1 (0.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (26.55%) SQL Server
2 25 (22.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (17.70%) Oracle Database
3 20 (17.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (11.50%) Relational Database
5 12 (10.62%) DB2
5 12 (10.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (9.73%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (9.73%) NoSQL
7 10 (8.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (7.96%) MongoDB
9 8 (7.08%) MySQL
9 8 (7.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (6.19%) Big Data
11 5 (4.42%) SAP Data Services
11 5 (4.42%) TKPROF
12 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (2.65%) CouchDB
13 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (7.08%) ClearCase
1 8 (7.08%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.19%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.31%) Rational Rhapsody
3 6 (5.31%) Rational Robot
4 5 (4.42%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.42%) JIRA
4 5 (4.42%) Toad
4 5 (4.42%) VectorCAST
5 3 (2.65%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.77%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.77%) Selenium
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.77%) Subversion
7 1 (0.88%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.88%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.88%) Sahi
7 1 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.88%) WATIR
General
1 17 (15.04%) Finance
2 7 (6.19%) Avionics
3 6 (5.31%) Retail
4 5 (4.42%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.54%) Advertising
5 4 (3.54%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.65%) Electronics
6 3 (2.65%) General Ledger
6 3 (2.65%) Military
7 2 (1.77%) Banking
7 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.88%) Automotive
8 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (56.64%) Developer
2 26 (23.01%) .NET Developer
3 17 (15.04%) C# Developer
4 12 (10.62%) VB.NET Developer
5 10 (8.85%) Analyst
5 10 (8.85%) SQL Developer
6 9 (7.96%) Architect
6 9 (7.96%) DBA
6 9 (7.96%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (7.08%) Software Developer
8 7 (6.19%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (6.19%) Software Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) Java Developer
9 6 (5.31%) Monitoring Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (5.31%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.42%) Administrator
10 5 (4.42%) SQL Analyst
10 5 (4.42%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
11 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (36.28%) .NET
2 39 (34.51%) XML
3 28 (24.78%) HTML
4 27 (23.89%) CSS
5 21 (18.58%) Web Services
6 17 (15.04%) ASP.NET
7 16 (14.16%) XSD
8 15 (13.27%) WinForms
9 12 (10.62%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (9.73%) SOAP
10 11 (9.73%) XSL
11 9 (7.96%) .NET Framework
12 7 (6.19%) Entity Framework
12 7 (6.19%) J2EE
12 7 (6.19%) Regular Expression
13 6 (5.31%) Ajax
13 6 (5.31%) JSON
13 6 (5.31%) Middleware
13 6 (5.31%) Spring
13 6 (5.31%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.77%) Clustering
2 2 (1.77%) Data Structures
2 2 (1.77%) NHS
2 2 (1.77%) Wiki
3 1 (0.88%) AS400
3 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Licensing
3 1 (0.88%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.12%) Windows
2 14 (12.39%) Linux
3 12 (10.62%) AIX
4 10 (8.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (8.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.31%) HPUX
6 6 (5.31%) Solaris
6 6 (5.31%) Unix
6 6 (5.31%) Windows Server
6 6 (5.31%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.88%) CentOS
8 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.43%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (14.16%) MVC
3 14 (12.39%) ITIL
3 14 (12.39%) Migration
3 14 (12.39%) Software Engineering
4 13 (11.50%) TDD
5 12 (10.62%) Unit Testing
6 9 (7.96%) BDD
6 9 (7.96%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (7.96%) Integration Testing
6 9 (7.96%) SDLC
7 8 (7.08%) Data Migration
7 8 (7.08%) Release Management
7 8 (7.08%) Service Management
8 7 (6.19%) HOOD
8 7 (6.19%) Microservices
8 7 (6.19%) UML
9 6 (5.31%) ETL
9 6 (5.31%) SOA
10 5 (4.42%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 31 (27.43%) C#
2 25 (22.12%) JavaScript
3 20 (17.70%) VB.NET
4 19 (16.81%) Perl
4 19 (16.81%) VB
5 17 (15.04%) T-SQL
6 16 (14.16%) Java
7 15 (13.27%) VB6
8 13 (11.50%) PL/SQL
9 12 (10.62%) PowerShell
10 8 (7.08%) VBScript
11 7 (6.19%) Ada
12 6 (5.31%) Bourne shell
12 6 (5.31%) Korn
13 5 (4.42%) C
14 3 (2.65%) COBOL
14 3 (2.65%) Ruby
15 2 (1.77%) Groovy
15 2 (1.77%) Python
15 2 (1.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (18.58%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.27%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.96%) Degree
4 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.42%) ISEB
5 5 (4.42%) ISTQB
5 5 (4.42%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (3.54%) MCSE
6 4 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.65%) CCNA
7 3 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.77%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.77%) HND
9 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.88%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.88%) HNC
9 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.88%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (4.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.88%) MetaFrame
3 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (7.96%) SCOM
2 6 (5.31%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (5.31%) Netcool
2 6 (5.31%) Tivoli
3 5 (4.42%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (2.65%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.65%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (2.65%) SCCM
5 2 (1.77%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 40 (35.40%) Oracle
2 27 (23.89%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.85%) IBM
4 8 (7.08%) HP
5 7 (6.19%) Red Hat
6 6 (5.31%) CA
6 6 (5.31%) VMware
7 5 (4.42%) Cisco
8 4 (3.54%) Informatica
8 4 (3.54%) Intel Security
8 4 (3.54%) Perforce
8 4 (3.54%) Symantec
9 3 (2.65%) Canon
9 3 (2.65%) Dell
9 3 (2.65%) EqualLogic
9 3 (2.65%) SAP
9 3 (2.65%) Veeam
10 1 (0.88%) Citrix
10 1 (0.88%) Tableau
10 1 (0.88%) Talend
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