The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 15 3
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL 65 20 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 16.05% 7.69% 19.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.62% 25.97% 52.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 15 30
Average daily rate
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£350 £210 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £149 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £306 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £46.05 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.09%
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
149 77 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 36.79% 29.62% 36.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 56 57
Average daily rate £350 £363 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +15.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 8
Average hourly rate £37.00 £42.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +90.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £36.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £42.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2015.

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 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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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
Burnley - 14 £400 - 1
Preston +6 13 £200 -9.60% 3
Chorley -4 7 £350 +75.00% 4
Blackpool - 4 £200 - 4
Blackburn - 1 £300 - 9
Accrington - - - - 2
Colne - - - - 1
Lytham St Annes - - - -
Ormskirk - - - -
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 62 (45.59%) Oracle
2 47 (34.56%) SQL Server
3 46 (33.82%) PL/SQL
4 41 (30.15%) Business Intelligence
5 33 (24.26%) Oracle Database
6 30 (22.06%) Java
7 29 (21.32%) Security Cleared
8 27 (19.85%) Microsoft
9 26 (19.12%) .NET
9 26 (19.12%) Windows
9 26 (19.12%) Oracle Database 11g
10 23 (16.91%) SC Cleared
11 22 (16.18%) Data Modelling
11 22 (16.18%) C#
12 19 (13.97%) T-SQL
12 19 (13.97%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (13.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
13 17 (12.50%) VBA
14 16 (11.76%) HTML
14 16 (11.76%) XML
15 15 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (11.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 14 (10.29%) MS Excel
16 14 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (9.56%) JavaScript
17 13 (9.56%) CSS
17 13 (9.56%) Telecoms
17 13 (9.56%) Software Engineering
17 13 (9.56%) Migration

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 12 (8.82%) SAS
2 11 (8.09%) SharePoint
3 10 (7.35%) Umbraco
4 6 (4.41%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.94%) IIS
5 4 (2.94%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.94%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.74%) CMS
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.47%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.74%) Summit
3 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.41%) SaaS
2 2 (1.47%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.74%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.21%) VoIP
1 3 (2.21%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.47%) DNS
2 2 (1.47%) WAN
2 2 (1.47%) LDAP
2 2 (1.47%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (34.56%) SQL Server
2 33 (24.26%) Oracle Database
3 26 (19.12%) Oracle Database 11g
4 19 (13.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (13.97%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (11.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (8.09%) Base SAS
7 10 (7.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (6.62%) IMS/DB
8 9 (6.62%) DB2
9 8 (5.88%) MS Access
9 8 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (4.41%) Relational Database
10 6 (4.41%) PowerCenter
10 6 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (3.68%) RDBMS
11 5 (3.68%) QlikView
12 4 (2.94%) Cognos Report Studio
12 4 (2.94%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (9.56%) Selenium
2 12 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (8.09%) Visual Studio
3 11 (8.09%) Eclipse
4 10 (7.35%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.41%) ERwin
6 5 (3.68%) Rational Rose
6 5 (3.68%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (2.94%) Maven
8 3 (2.21%) JIRA
8 3 (2.21%) Ant
8 3 (2.21%) JUnit
9 2 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.47%) Subversion
9 2 (1.47%) Toad
9 2 (1.47%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.74%) Rational Application Developer
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (9.56%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.15%) Finance
3 2 (1.47%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.47%) Retail
3 2 (1.47%) Marketing
4 1 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (49.26%) Developer
2 21 (15.44%) Analyst
3 14 (10.29%) SQL Developer
4 13 (9.56%) Architect
5 12 (8.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 9 (6.62%) SAS Developer
6 9 (6.62%) Mainframe Developer
7 8 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe Developer
8 6 (4.41%) Software Developer
8 6 (4.41%) Report Analyst
9 5 (3.68%) Support Engineer
10 4 (2.94%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.94%) Analyst Programmer
10 4 (2.94%) Programmer
10 4 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (2.94%) Integration Architect
10 4 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (2.94%) Java Developer
10 4 (2.94%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.94%) Cognos Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (19.12%) .NET
2 16 (11.76%) HTML
2 16 (11.76%) XML
3 13 (9.56%) CSS
4 11 (8.09%) ASP.NET
5 10 (7.35%) Classic ASP
5 10 (7.35%) CSS3
5 10 (7.35%) PhoneGap
5 10 (7.35%) HTML5
6 6 (4.41%) Web Services
6 6 (4.41%) Spring
7 5 (3.68%) Struts
8 4 (2.94%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.21%) Apache Wicket
9 3 (2.21%) RESTful
9 3 (2.21%) Spring MVC
9 3 (2.21%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (1.47%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 2 (1.47%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.82%) NHS
3 9 (6.62%) Mainframe
3 9 (6.62%) Algorithms
4 8 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (4.41%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.94%) Open Source
7 3 (2.21%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.21%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.47%) Clustering
9 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.74%) Life Science
9 1 (0.74%) AS400
9 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.74%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.12%) Windows
2 11 (8.09%) Linux
3 9 (6.62%) UNIX
4 5 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (30.15%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (16.18%) Data Modelling
3 17 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
4 15 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (9.56%) Migration
5 13 (9.56%) Software Engineering
5 13 (9.56%) Test Scripting
6 12 (8.82%) ETL
6 12 (8.82%) MVC
7 10 (7.35%) Validation
7 10 (7.35%) Software Testing
7 10 (7.35%) TDD
7 10 (7.35%) V-Model
7 10 (7.35%) Waterfall
7 10 (7.35%) Test Planning
8 9 (6.62%) BDD
9 8 (5.88%) Data Analysis
9 8 (5.88%) Release Management
9 8 (5.88%) Data Security
10 6 (4.41%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 46 (33.82%) PL/SQL
2 30 (22.06%) Java
3 22 (16.18%) C#
4 19 (13.97%) T-SQL
5 17 (12.50%) VBA
6 13 (9.56%) JavaScript
7 9 (6.62%) PL/1
7 9 (6.62%) JCL
8 7 (5.15%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.41%) PowerShell
9 6 (4.41%) Perl
10 5 (3.68%) VB
11 4 (2.94%) Python
12 3 (2.21%) Scala
12 3 (2.21%) C
13 2 (1.47%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.47%) VBScript
14 1 (0.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (21.32%) Security Cleared
2 23 (16.91%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.35%) HND
3 10 (7.35%) ISEB
3 10 (7.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (5.88%) Degree
5 3 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.47%) MCSE
7 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.74%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.74%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 10 (7.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.21%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.47%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.74%) XenApp
5 1 (0.74%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (6.62%) CA Endevor
2 2 (1.47%) PureDisk
2 2 (1.47%) SCDPM
2 2 (1.47%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.47%) WMI
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 62 (45.59%) Oracle
2 27 (19.85%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.82%) Informatica
4 11 (8.09%) IBM
5 9 (6.62%) Aquila
5 9 (6.62%) Syncsort
6 8 (5.88%) Cognos
7 7 (5.15%) Citrix
8 5 (3.68%) CA
8 5 (3.68%) VMware
9 3 (2.21%) webMethods
9 3 (2.21%) SAP
10 2 (1.47%) Dell
10 2 (1.47%) Cisco
10 2 (1.47%) Software AG
11 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.74%) AppSense
11 1 (0.74%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.74%) Nintex
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