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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 27 46 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 14.67% 27.71% 18.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.19% 62.16% 43.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 30 16
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£300 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £174 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £438
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 £18.11 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £24.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+7.21% -14.91%
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
64 74 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 34.78% 44.58% 42.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 52 31
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £223 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 17 (36.96%) Oracle
3 15 (32.61%) .NET
3 15 (32.61%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
4 11 (23.91%) C#
5 10 (21.74%) PL/SQL
5 10 (21.74%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (19.57%) T-SQL
6 9 (19.57%) UNIX
6 9 (19.57%) QA
7 8 (17.39%) Degree
7 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
8 7 (15.22%) HTML
8 7 (15.22%) Java
8 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
8 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
8 7 (15.22%) ETL
8 7 (15.22%) Finance
9 6 (13.04%) ISEB
9 6 (13.04%) VBScript
9 6 (13.04%) XML
9 6 (13.04%) Software Testing
9 6 (13.04%) .NET Framework
9 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.87%) Umbraco
2 5 (10.87%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.35%) IIS
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.35%) OpenEdge
5 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.17%) SAS
5 1 (2.17%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) PaaS
1 1 (2.17%) GitHub
1 1 (2.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) LAN
2 2 (4.35%) WAN
2 2 (4.35%) CTI
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) MGCP
3 1 (2.17%) H.323
3 1 (2.17%) Firewall
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (2.17%) SMTP
3 1 (2.17%) FTP
3 1 (2.17%) HTTP
3 1 (2.17%) DNS
3 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 15 (32.61%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (21.74%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
7 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (6.52%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (6.52%) QlikView
9 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
9 3 (6.52%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (4.35%) Siebel EIM
10 2 (4.35%) OLAP
11 1 (2.17%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (8.70%) Selenium
3 3 (6.52%) TestComplete
3 3 (6.52%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (4.35%) Ant
5 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.17%) JMeter
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.17%) Toad
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Legal
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Billing
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Developer
2 15 (32.61%) Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Test Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Tester
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle Financials Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Siebel Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) QA Tester
6 3 (6.52%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.52%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Developer
6 3 (6.52%) QA Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Business Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) .NET
2 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
2 7 (15.22%) HTML
3 6 (13.04%) XML
3 6 (13.04%) .NET Framework
4 5 (10.87%) HTML5
4 5 (10.87%) Web Services
5 3 (6.52%) WCF
5 3 (6.52%) jQuery
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (4.35%) Middleware
6 2 (4.35%) MDX
6 2 (4.35%) XSLT
7 1 (2.17%) WSDL
7 1 (2.17%) XSD
7 1 (2.17%) EJB
7 1 (2.17%) CSS
7 1 (2.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) NHS
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) IVR
3 1 (2.17%) Statistics
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Online Games
3 1 (2.17%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.17%) Social Gaming
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) UNIX
2 5 (10.87%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.35%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.17%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (15.22%) ETL
3 6 (13.04%) Software Testing
4 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
5 4 (8.70%) Security Testing
5 4 (8.70%) Content Management
5 4 (8.70%) CRM
5 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
5 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.52%) Automation Testing
6 3 (6.52%) Line Management
6 3 (6.52%) V-Model
6 3 (6.52%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.52%) TDD
6 3 (6.52%) MVC
6 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.52%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) C#
2 10 (21.74%) PL/SQL
3 9 (19.57%) T-SQL
4 7 (15.22%) Java
4 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.04%) VBScript
6 4 (8.70%) VB
7 2 (4.35%) VBA
7 2 (4.35%) XQuery
7 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.35%) C
8 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
2 6 (13.04%) ISEB
2 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) HL7
2 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) XenApp
2 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.17%) SCCM
1 1 (2.17%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) Oracle
2 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.87%) Siebel
4 3 (6.52%) Business Objects
4 3 (6.52%) Informatica
5 2 (4.35%) CosmoCom
5 2 (4.35%) Actuate
5 2 (4.35%) VMware
6 1 (2.17%) Facebook
6 1 (2.17%) Datanomic
6 1 (2.17%) BMC
6 1 (2.17%) BEA
6 1 (2.17%) SAP
6 1 (2.17%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.17%) NetApp
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.17%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.17%) Trillium
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco
6 1 (2.17%) IBM
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