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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 19 4 19
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Contract jobs citing SQL 26 89 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.39% 20.23% 7.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.99% 52.98% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 57 31
Median daily rate £320 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £565 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Median hourly rate £20.50 £44.47 £23.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.89% +92.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+48.88% -29.68%
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
153 168 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 37.59% 38.18% 25.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 118 96
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £553 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 7
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.22 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.19% +34.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £28.68 £26.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £46.09 £32.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 30 May 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
Preston -7 10 £324 -15.36% 8
Blackburn -2 3 £275 - 2
Chorley -2 3 - - 3
Lytham St Annes -4 2 £338 +12.85% 1
Ormskirk - 1 - -
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 37 (44.58%) Oracle
2 28 (33.73%) Microsoft
3 22 (26.51%) ETL
4 21 (25.30%) Data Modelling
4 21 (25.30%) Finance
5 18 (21.69%) ERwin
5 18 (21.69%) SQL Server
6 17 (20.48%) PL/SQL
7 16 (19.28%) Informatica
8 14 (16.87%) C++
9 13 (15.66%) Windows
10 12 (14.46%) XML
10 12 (14.46%) JavaScript
10 12 (14.46%) T-SQL
11 11 (13.25%) VBA
12 10 (12.05%) Java
12 10 (12.05%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (12.05%) Active Directory
13 9 (10.84%) Software Engineering
13 9 (10.84%) Unit Testing
13 9 (10.84%) Security Cleared
13 9 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (10.84%) Citrix
13 9 (10.84%) C#
13 9 (10.84%) .NET
13 9 (10.84%) MS Office
14 8 (9.64%) Unix
14 8 (9.64%) Python
14 8 (9.64%) SharePoint
14 8 (9.64%) Manufacturing

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 (9.64%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.43%) SAS
3 6 (7.23%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.82%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.41%) Apache
5 2 (2.41%) FileNet
5 2 (2.41%) IIS
6 1 (1.20%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (10.84%) MS Office
2 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.43%) DNS
2 6 (7.23%) DHCP
3 4 (4.82%) VoIP
4 3 (3.61%) Firewall
4 3 (3.61%) HTTP
5 2 (2.41%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.41%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.20%) SAN
6 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.69%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.05%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (8.43%) Base SAS
3 7 (8.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.23%) MySQL
5 5 (6.02%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.82%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.61%) QlikView
7 3 (3.61%) SAP BW
8 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.20%) DB2
9 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.20%) PowerPivot
9 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (21.69%) ERwin
2 6 (7.23%) ClearCase
2 6 (7.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.23%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.02%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.82%) LoadRunner
4 4 (4.82%) NetBeans
4 4 (4.82%) Rational Robot
5 1 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.20%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 21 (25.30%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.61%) Avionics
4 2 (2.41%) Military
4 2 (2.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) Back Office
5 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (49.40%) Developer
2 17 (20.48%) Analyst
3 12 (14.46%) SQL Developer
4 10 (12.05%) ETL Developer
4 10 (12.05%) Software Developer
5 7 (8.43%) Author
5 7 (8.43%) Technical Author
6 6 (7.23%) Web Developer
7 5 (6.02%) PHP Developer
7 5 (6.02%) PHP Web Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Administrator
8 4 (4.82%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Tester
9 3 (3.61%) Applications Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.46%) XML
2 9 (10.84%) .NET
3 6 (7.23%) .NET Framework
3 6 (7.23%) CodeIgniter
3 6 (7.23%) Entity Framework
3 6 (7.23%) jQuery
3 6 (7.23%) Velocity
3 6 (7.23%) WinForms
3 6 (7.23%) WPF
3 6 (7.23%) XSD
3 6 (7.23%) XSLT
4 4 (4.82%) Highcharts JS
4 4 (4.82%) HTML
5 3 (3.61%) CSS
6 2 (2.41%) Django
7 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.20%) MDX
7 1 (1.20%) RESTful
7 1 (1.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Algorithms
2 5 (6.02%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.82%) Replication
4 3 (3.61%) Clustering
4 3 (3.61%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.41%) NHS
5 2 (2.41%) Tandem
6 1 (1.20%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.66%) Windows
2 8 (9.64%) Unix
3 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (6.02%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.61%) Linux
7 2 (2.41%) AIX
7 2 (2.41%) HPUX
7 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.51%) ETL
2 21 (25.30%) Data Modelling
3 9 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (10.84%) Software Engineering
3 9 (10.84%) Unit Testing
4 6 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (7.23%) Data Security
4 6 (7.23%) ITIL
4 6 (7.23%) Test Scripting
5 5 (6.02%) Migration
5 5 (6.02%) Project Planning
5 5 (6.02%) SOLID
5 5 (6.02%) TDD
6 4 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (4.82%) HMVC
6 4 (4.82%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (4.82%) Programme Management
6 4 (4.82%) SDLC
6 4 (4.82%) Web Development
7 3 (3.61%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.48%) PL/SQL
2 14 (16.87%) C++
3 12 (14.46%) JavaScript
3 12 (14.46%) T-SQL
4 11 (13.25%) VBA
5 10 (12.05%) Java
6 9 (10.84%) C#
7 8 (9.64%) Python
8 7 (8.43%) PHP
9 5 (6.02%) PowerShell
9 5 (6.02%) VB
10 3 (3.61%) JCL
10 3 (3.61%) VBScript
11 1 (1.20%) Ada
11 1 (1.20%) C
11 1 (1.20%) COBOL
11 1 (1.20%) Perl
11 1 (1.20%) R
11 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.82%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.61%) MCSE
4 1 (1.20%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.20%) ISEB
4 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.41%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (12.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.82%) Brightmail
2 4 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.82%) vSphere
2 4 (4.82%) XenApp
2 4 (4.82%) XenDesktop
2 4 (4.82%) XenServer
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.41%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (2.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (44.58%) Oracle
2 28 (33.73%) Microsoft
3 16 (19.28%) Informatica
4 9 (10.84%) Citrix
5 7 (8.43%) CA
5 7 (8.43%) HP
6 6 (7.23%) VMware
7 4 (4.82%) Compaq
7 4 (4.82%) Dell
7 4 (4.82%) IronPort
7 4 (4.82%) SAP
7 4 (4.82%) Symantec
7 4 (4.82%) ThinPrint
8 3 (3.61%) Cognos
8 3 (3.61%) IFS
9 2 (2.41%) Concur
9 2 (2.41%) Ektron
9 2 (2.41%) EMC
9 2 (2.41%) Maconomy
9 2 (2.41%) ServiceNow
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