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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 19 3 20
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Contract jobs citing SQL 31 87 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.08% 21.75% 7.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.42% 54.72% 33.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 51 29
Median daily rate £327 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £545 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £18.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -15.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -26.22%
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
178 159 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 40.64% 39.75% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 108 82
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £540 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 4
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.00 £15.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.45% +145.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £24.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.00 £28.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -5 12 £350 -8.43% 5
Blackburn -2 4 £250 -9.09% 1
Chorley -3 4 - - 1
Burnley +13 1 £375 -
Ormskirk - 1 - -
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 30 (39.47%) Oracle
2 28 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 19 (25.00%) Finance
4 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
5 17 (22.37%) PL/SQL
6 16 (21.05%) ETL
7 14 (18.42%) Data Modelling
7 14 (18.42%) C++
8 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
8 13 (17.11%) Windows
8 13 (17.11%) Active Directory
9 12 (15.79%) T-SQL
9 12 (15.79%) Citrix
10 11 (14.47%) ERwin
10 11 (14.47%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (14.47%) Security Cleared
11 10 (13.16%) SharePoint
11 10 (13.16%) Java
11 10 (13.16%) XML
12 9 (11.84%) MS Office
12 9 (11.84%) Unix
12 9 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (11.84%) Informatica
12 9 (11.84%) Migration
12 9 (11.84%) Unit Testing
13 8 (10.53%) Test Scripting
13 8 (10.53%) DHCP
13 8 (10.53%) Python
14 7 (9.21%) HP
14 7 (9.21%) DNS

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 10 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.89%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.26%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.63%) Apache
4 2 (2.63%) FileNet
4 2 (2.63%) IIS
5 1 (1.32%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) MS Office
2 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) DHCP
2 7 (9.21%) DNS
3 4 (5.26%) VoIP
4 3 (3.95%) Firewall
4 3 (3.95%) HTTP
5 2 (2.63%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.63%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.32%) SAN
6 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.47%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (9.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.89%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (7.89%) MySQL
5 5 (6.58%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (5.26%) SAP BW
6 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.95%) DB2
7 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.63%) QlikView
8 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (14.47%) ERwin
2 5 (6.58%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.58%) LoadRunner
3 4 (5.26%) NetBeans
3 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.95%) ClearCase
4 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.63%) Rational Robot
6 1 (1.32%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.32%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 19 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.63%) Avionics
4 1 (1.32%) Back Office
4 1 (1.32%) Military
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (47.37%) Developer
2 17 (22.37%) Analyst
3 10 (13.16%) ETL Developer
3 10 (13.16%) SQL Developer
4 7 (9.21%) Software Developer
5 6 (7.89%) Web Developer
6 5 (6.58%) PHP Developer
6 5 (6.58%) PHP Web Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Administrator
7 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Tester
8 3 (3.95%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) DBA
8 3 (3.95%) Messaging Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Messaging Support
8 3 (3.95%) Performance Tester
8 3 (3.95%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.16%) XML
2 7 (9.21%) .NET
3 6 (7.89%) CodeIgniter
3 6 (7.89%) jQuery
3 6 (7.89%) Velocity
4 5 (6.58%) HTML
5 4 (5.26%) CSS
5 4 (5.26%) Highcharts JS
6 3 (3.95%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.95%) Entity Framework
6 3 (3.95%) WinForms
6 3 (3.95%) WPF
6 3 (3.95%) XSD
6 3 (3.95%) XSLT
7 2 (2.63%) Django
8 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.32%) CSS3
8 1 (1.32%) HTML5
8 1 (1.32%) Node.js
8 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Algorithms
1 7 (9.21%) Mainframe
2 5 (6.58%) Replication
3 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.95%) Clustering
4 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.63%) NHS
5 2 (2.63%) Tandem
6 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.32%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.32%) iPad
6 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.11%) Windows
2 9 (11.84%) Unix
3 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (6.58%) Linux
4 5 (6.58%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.26%) AIX
5 4 (5.26%) HPUX
5 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.26%) Solaris
5 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.05%) ETL
2 14 (18.42%) Data Modelling
3 9 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (11.84%) Migration
3 9 (11.84%) Unit Testing
4 8 (10.53%) Test Scripting
5 7 (9.21%) Software Engineering
6 6 (7.89%) Data Security
6 6 (7.89%) ITIL
7 4 (5.26%) Analytics
7 4 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.26%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (5.26%) HMVC
7 4 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (5.26%) SDLC
7 4 (5.26%) Web Development
8 3 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.95%) Project Planning
8 3 (3.95%) SOLID
8 3 (3.95%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.37%) PL/SQL
2 14 (18.42%) C++
3 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
4 12 (15.79%) T-SQL
5 10 (13.16%) Java
6 8 (10.53%) Python
7 7 (9.21%) C#
7 7 (9.21%) PHP
8 5 (6.58%) PowerShell
8 5 (6.58%) VB
9 3 (3.95%) JCL
9 3 (3.95%) VBA
10 2 (2.63%) VBScript
11 1 (1.32%) Ada
11 1 (1.32%) C
11 1 (1.32%) COBOL
11 1 (1.32%) Perl
11 1 (1.32%) R
11 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.95%) MCSE
5 1 (1.32%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.32%) Degree
5 1 (1.32%) ISEB
5 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (17.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.26%) Brightmail
2 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.26%) vSphere
2 4 (5.26%) XenApp
2 4 (5.26%) XenDesktop
2 4 (5.26%) XenServer
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.63%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.32%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (39.47%) Oracle
2 28 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 12 (15.79%) Citrix
4 9 (11.84%) Informatica
5 7 (9.21%) HP
6 6 (7.89%) VMware
7 5 (6.58%) SAP
8 4 (5.26%) Compaq
8 4 (5.26%) Dell
8 4 (5.26%) EMC
8 4 (5.26%) IFS
8 4 (5.26%) IronPort
8 4 (5.26%) Symantec
8 4 (5.26%) ThinPrint
9 3 (3.95%) CODA
9 3 (3.95%) Cognos
9 3 (3.95%) Concur
9 3 (3.95%) Maconomy
9 3 (3.95%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.63%) Genesys