The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Liverpool region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 22 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 16.30% 9.09% 12.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.31% 30.43% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 14
Average daily rate £288 £444 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.21% +35.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £105 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 £18.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+845.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.56
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +7.57%
Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
52 46 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 38.52% 29.87% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 29
Average daily rate £308 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £175.00 £15.46 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1031.95% +71.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
SQL
Merseyside

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 (29.63%) Oracle
2 12 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 11 (20.37%) C#
3 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
3 11 (20.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (18.52%) .NET
4 10 (18.52%) T-SQL
4 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 9 (16.67%) Migration
5 9 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (14.81%) NHS
6 8 (14.81%) Windows
7 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET
8 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
8 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (11.11%) WCF
9 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
9 5 (9.26%) CRM
9 5 (9.26%) Java
10 4 (7.41%) Finance
10 4 (7.41%) WinForms
10 4 (7.41%) UNIX
10 4 (7.41%) OO
10 4 (7.41%) Web Services
10 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
10 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
10 4 (7.41%) Citrix

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.70%) IIS
5 1 (1.85%) AquaLogic
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.85%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.85%) MS Project
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle SCM
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (1.85%) SAN
2 1 (1.85%) Intranet
2 1 (1.85%) Extranet
2 1 (1.85%) SSL
2 1 (1.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
1 11 (20.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.56%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.70%) SQLPlus
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.70%) MS Access
5 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (1.85%) Big Data
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.85%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.70%) Toad
3 1 (1.85%) Selenium
3 1 (1.85%) TestComplete
3 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.85%) Ant
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Law
3 1 (1.85%) Publishing
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) Developer
2 16 (29.63%) Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) SQL Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Information Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) SQL DBA
5 5 (9.26%) Consultant
5 5 (9.26%) DBA
6 4 (7.41%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Oracle Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) NHS Information Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Functional Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle Financials Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) .NET
2 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET
3 6 (11.11%) WCF
4 4 (7.41%) WinForms
4 4 (7.41%) Web Services
4 4 (7.41%) WPF
5 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.56%) HTML
6 2 (3.70%) Middleware
6 2 (3.70%) XML
6 2 (3.70%) CSS
6 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (3.70%) jQuery
6 2 (3.70%) Ajax
7 1 (1.85%) Zend Framework
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.85%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (1.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) NHS
2 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Statistics
3 1 (1.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) UNIX
3 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.67%) Migration
2 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (9.26%) CRM
4 4 (7.41%) OO
5 3 (5.56%) TDD
5 3 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 3 (5.56%) Document Management
5 3 (5.56%) Scrum
6 2 (3.70%) Data Management
6 2 (3.70%) ERP
6 2 (3.70%) Validation
6 2 (3.70%) Cash Management
6 2 (3.70%) Data Reconciliation
6 2 (3.70%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.70%) Load Testing
7 1 (1.85%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.85%) Security Testing
7 1 (1.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) PL/SQL
2 11 (20.37%) C#
3 10 (18.52%) T-SQL
4 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.26%) Java
6 3 (5.56%) VBA
7 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.70%) C
7 2 (3.70%) C++
8 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.85%) XQuery
8 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) MCPD
2 1 (1.85%) MCTS
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) ISEB
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Oracle
2 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.41%) Citrix
4 3 (5.56%) VMware
4 3 (5.56%) Symantec
5 2 (3.70%) NetApp
5 2 (3.70%) HP
6 1 (1.85%) Telerik
6 1 (1.85%) Zend
6 1 (1.85%) Dell
6 1 (1.85%) Avaya
6 1 (1.85%) BEA
6 1 (1.85%) Cognos
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco
6 1 (1.85%) IBM
6 1 (1.85%) SAP
6 1 (1.85%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.85%) Open Text
6 1 (1.85%) Kofax
6 1 (1.85%) GoldenSource
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