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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 24 43 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 12.24% 23.89% 13.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 65.15% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 7
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£305 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.30% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.71 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.43% -15.90%
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
72 66 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 36.73% 36.67% 41.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 42 27
Average daily rate £338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £225 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 (37.21%) Oracle
2 15 (34.88%) SQL Server
3 14 (32.56%) .NET
4 11 (25.58%) C#
4 11 (25.58%) PL/SQL
4 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
5 10 (23.26%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (23.26%) QA
6 9 (20.93%) HTML
7 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
7 8 (18.60%) UNIX
7 8 (18.60%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (18.60%) NHS
7 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (16.28%) Degree
8 7 (16.28%) Software Testing
8 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (16.28%) ISEB
8 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
8 7 (16.28%) Java
8 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
9 6 (13.95%) XML
9 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (13.95%) Finance
9 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
10 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
10 5 (11.63%) Web Services
10 5 (11.63%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (11.63%) VBScript
10 5 (11.63%) ETL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.63%) Umbraco
3 4 (9.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.33%) AquaLogic
5 1 (2.33%) SAS
5 1 (2.33%) OpenEdge
5 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) IaaS
1 1 (2.33%) GitHub
1 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) LAN
1 2 (4.65%) WAN
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (2.33%) MGCP
2 1 (2.33%) H.323
2 1 (2.33%) CTI
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.26%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (18.60%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
5 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
6 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (4.65%) QlikView
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (4.65%) OLAP
8 2 (4.65%) Siebel EIM
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (2.33%) EDMS
9 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (9.30%) Selenium
2 4 (9.30%) TestComplete
2 4 (9.30%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (4.65%) Ant
4 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Developer
2 14 (32.56%) Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Test Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) QA Tester
4 4 (9.30%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Tester
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle Financials Developer
4 4 (9.30%) QA Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Information Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Developer
5 3 (6.98%) NHS Information Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Siebel Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (4.65%) DBA
6 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) .NET
2 9 (20.93%) HTML
3 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
4 6 (13.95%) XML
5 5 (11.63%) Web Services
5 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
5 5 (11.63%) HTML5
6 3 (6.98%) WCF
6 3 (6.98%) jQuery
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (4.65%) XSLT
7 2 (4.65%) Middleware
8 1 (2.33%) Spring
8 1 (2.33%) Ajax
8 1 (2.33%) WSDL
8 1 (2.33%) J2EE
8 1 (2.33%) XSD
8 1 (2.33%) EJB
8 1 (2.33%) CSS
8 1 (2.33%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) NHS
1 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Statistics
2 1 (2.33%) IVR
2 1 (2.33%) Social Gaming
2 1 (2.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.33%) Online Games
2 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) UNIX
2 3 (6.98%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.33%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) Software Testing
1 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
2 5 (11.63%) ETL
2 5 (11.63%) Security Testing
2 5 (11.63%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (9.30%) Automation Testing
3 4 (9.30%) Line Management
3 4 (9.30%) Load Testing
3 4 (9.30%) Automated Testing
3 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
3 4 (9.30%) CRM
3 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.30%) TDD
4 3 (6.98%) Content Management
4 3 (6.98%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.98%) MVC
4 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
4 3 (6.98%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) C#
1 11 (25.58%) PL/SQL
2 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
3 7 (16.28%) Java
3 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.63%) VBScript
5 3 (6.98%) VB
6 2 (4.65%) XQuery
6 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.33%) VBA
7 1 (2.33%) C
7 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
1 7 (16.28%) ISEB
2 5 (11.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.98%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.33%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) XenApp
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Oracle
2 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.30%) Siebel
4 3 (6.98%) Informatica
5 1 (2.33%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.33%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) EMC
5 1 (2.33%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.33%) NetApp
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) CosmoCom
5 1 (2.33%) BEA
5 1 (2.33%) Actuate
5 1 (2.33%) BMC
5 1 (2.33%) Trillium
5 1 (2.33%) Cognos
5 1 (2.33%) Business Objects
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