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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 28 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 11.07% 13.95% 12.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 49.12% 47.37% 37.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 6
Average daily rate
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£234 £308 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.98% -30.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £243 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £332 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +845.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -7.27%
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
57 38 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 22.53% 29.46% 33.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 18
Average daily rate £275 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £335 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1309.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.85%) Java
3 14 (26.92%) SQL Server
4 13 (25.00%) Oracle
5 12 (23.08%) Finance
6 11 (21.15%) PL/SQL
6 11 (21.15%) XML
6 11 (21.15%) Windows
7 9 (17.31%) UNIX
7 9 (17.31%) T-SQL
8 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (13.46%) Integration Testing
9 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
9 7 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (13.46%) HTTP
10 6 (11.54%) Migration
10 6 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
10 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (11.54%) ISTQB
11 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (9.62%) IIS
11 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
12 4 (7.69%) DNS
12 4 (7.69%) Firewall
12 4 (7.69%) VMware

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (9.62%) IIS
2 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.92%) SAS
4 1 (1.92%) OpenEdge
4 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.92%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) HTTP
2 4 (7.69%) DNS
2 4 (7.69%) SSL
2 4 (7.69%) SMTP
2 4 (7.69%) FTP
2 4 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (1.92%) LAN
3 1 (1.92%) CTI
3 1 (1.92%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (1.92%) QlikView
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.92%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.92%) MySQL
8 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (3.85%) Ant
2 1 (1.92%) JUnit
2 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.92%) Toad
2 1 (1.92%) JMeter
2 1 (1.92%) Selenium
2 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Billing
5 1 (1.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Developer
2 16 (30.77%) Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) Test Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) DBA
3 7 (13.46%) Administrator
3 7 (13.46%) SQL DBA
4 5 (9.62%) IT Support
5 4 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.77%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Perl Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Cognos Developer
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) XML
2 4 (7.69%) J2EE
2 4 (7.69%) SOAP
2 4 (7.69%) Spring
3 3 (5.77%) JDBC
3 3 (5.77%) JSP
3 3 (5.77%) HTML
3 3 (5.77%) Web Services
3 3 (5.77%) XSLT
3 3 (5.77%) WSDL
4 2 (3.85%) JAXB
4 2 (3.85%) CSS
4 2 (3.85%) .NET
4 2 (3.85%) JiBX
4 2 (3.85%) POJO
4 2 (3.85%) JAX-WS
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.92%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Clustering
2 3 (5.77%) Replication
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Informatics
4 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.92%) NHS
4 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Windows
2 9 (17.31%) UNIX
3 4 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 4 (7.69%) VMS
3 4 (7.69%) OpenVMS
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.85%) Linux
6 1 (1.92%) HPUX
6 1 (1.92%) Solaris
6 1 (1.92%) Android
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.46%) Integration Testing
2 6 (11.54%) Migration
3 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (5.77%) Software Testing
5 3 (5.77%) Test Scripting
6 2 (3.85%) Manual Testing
6 2 (3.85%) System Testing
6 2 (3.85%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.85%) Data Architecture
6 2 (3.85%) TDD
6 2 (3.85%) ETL
6 2 (3.85%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.85%) ITIL
6 2 (3.85%) UML
6 2 (3.85%) OO
6 2 (3.85%) Scrum
6 2 (3.85%) Change Management
6 2 (3.85%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) Java
2 11 (21.15%) PL/SQL
3 9 (17.31%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.85%) Perl
4 2 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (1.92%) C
5 1 (1.92%) PHP
5 1 (1.92%) VBScript
5 1 (1.92%) VB
5 1 (1.92%) VBA
5 1 (1.92%) XQuery
5 1 (1.92%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.54%) ISTQB
2 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.77%) ISEB
5 2 (3.85%) MCP
5 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) Degree
6 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 13 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (7.69%) VMware
4 2 (3.85%) Perforce
4 2 (3.85%) Cognos
4 2 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) CosmoCom
5 1 (1.92%) Actuate
5 1 (1.92%) ATG
5 1 (1.92%) Siebel
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.92%) Teradata
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
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Lewis Paige
Rate: Contractor Rates
Posted: 26 days ago