The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 4 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL 31 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 11.70% 16.18% 9.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 49.21% 44.00% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 6
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£240 £294 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.29% -33.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £193 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £330 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £18.46 £175.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.45% +845.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
SQL
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
63 50 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 23.77% 36.76% 30.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 24 16
Average daily rate £300 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £408 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £18.46 £175.00 £15.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.45% +1031.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Liverpool region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Liverpool region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
2 15 (29.41%) Java
3 13 (25.49%) Finance
3 13 (25.49%) Oracle
4 12 (23.53%) XML
4 12 (23.53%) Windows
5 11 (21.57%) PL/SQL
6 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
7 9 (17.65%) UNIX
8 8 (15.69%) Integration Testing
9 7 (13.73%) HTTP
9 7 (13.73%) T-SQL
10 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (11.76%) Migration
10 6 (11.76%) ISTQB
10 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
11 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
11 5 (9.80%) Banking
11 5 (9.80%) Windows XP
11 5 (9.80%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (9.80%) HTML
11 5 (9.80%) IIS
12 4 (7.84%) SOAP
12 4 (7.84%) J2EE
12 4 (7.84%) DB2
12 4 (7.84%) VMS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 5 (9.80%) IIS
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.96%) SAS
3 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.96%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) HTTP
2 4 (7.84%) DNS
2 4 (7.84%) SSL
2 4 (7.84%) SMTP
2 4 (7.84%) FTP
2 4 (7.84%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.84%) DB2
4 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.92%) OLTP
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (3.92%) MySQL
7 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.96%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (3.92%) Ant
2 1 (1.96%) JUnit
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.96%) MSBuild
General
1 13 (25.49%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.96%) Billing
5 1 (1.96%) Legal
5 1 (1.96%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Developer
2 14 (27.45%) Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Test Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) DBA
4 7 (13.73%) SQL DBA
5 6 (11.76%) Administrator
6 5 (9.80%) Consultant
7 4 (7.84%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Applications Support
7 4 (7.84%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) IT Support
8 3 (5.88%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (3.92%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (3.92%) Perl Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Cognos Developer
9 2 (3.92%) SharePoint Administrator
10 1 (1.96%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) XML
2 5 (9.80%) HTML
3 4 (7.84%) J2EE
3 4 (7.84%) SOAP
3 4 (7.84%) Spring
4 3 (5.88%) XSLT
4 3 (5.88%) WSDL
4 3 (5.88%) JDBC
4 3 (5.88%) JSP
4 3 (5.88%) Web Services
5 2 (3.92%) JAX-WS
5 2 (3.92%) JiBX
5 2 (3.92%) POJO
5 2 (3.92%) .NET
5 2 (3.92%) JAXB
5 2 (3.92%) Middleware
6 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.96%) Ajax
6 1 (1.96%) JSON
6 1 (1.96%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Clustering
2 3 (5.88%) Replication
3 2 (3.92%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.92%) Online Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Informatics
4 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.96%) NHS
4 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) UNIX
3 5 (9.80%) Windows XP
4 4 (7.84%) VMS
4 4 (7.84%) OpenVMS
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.92%) zOS
5 2 (3.92%) Linux
6 1 (1.96%) Solaris
6 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.69%) Integration Testing
2 6 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (11.76%) Migration
3 5 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (5.88%) ITIL
4 3 (5.88%) Software Testing
5 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
5 2 (3.92%) Test Scripting
5 2 (3.92%) Manual Testing
5 2 (3.92%) System Testing
5 2 (3.92%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (3.92%) Data Migration
5 2 (3.92%) Data Architecture
5 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.92%) UML
5 2 (3.92%) OO
5 2 (3.92%) ETL
5 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.92%) Change Management
5 2 (3.92%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) Java
2 11 (21.57%) PL/SQL
3 7 (13.73%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.88%) REXX
5 2 (3.92%) JCL
5 2 (3.92%) Perl
5 2 (3.92%) C
5 2 (3.92%) C#
6 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.96%) VBA
6 1 (1.96%) XQuery
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) PHP5
6 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
2 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (5.88%) MCP
3 3 (5.88%) ISEB
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.84%) VMware ESX
1 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (7.84%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
2 13 (25.49%) Oracle
3 4 (7.84%) VMware
4 3 (5.88%) IBM
5 2 (3.92%) Cognos
5 2 (3.92%) Perforce
6 1 (1.96%) Sybase
6 1 (1.96%) Teradata
6 1 (1.96%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) ATG
Liverpool, Merseyside
PCR
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Shortlist Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago