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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 3 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL 25 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 11.21% 20.16% 8.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.08% 60.98% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 2
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.60% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £217 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £398 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.09%
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
52 41 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 23.32% 33.06% 32.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 18
Average daily rate £310 £308 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.81% +23.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £233 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £397 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £23.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +638.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 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 4 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 16 (32.65%) Java
1 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
2 15 (30.61%) Oracle
2 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
3 12 (24.49%) Finance
3 12 (24.49%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (24.49%) XML
4 10 (20.41%) UNIX
4 10 (20.41%) PL/SQL
5 9 (18.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (16.33%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 7 (14.29%) Windows
7 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
8 6 (12.24%) Migration
9 5 (10.20%) HTTP
9 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (10.20%) ISTQB
10 4 (8.16%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (8.16%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
10 4 (8.16%) WSDL
10 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
10 4 (8.16%) ETL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.12%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.12%) IIS
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.08%) OpenEdge
3 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.04%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) HTTP
2 2 (4.08%) SMTP
2 2 (4.08%) FTP
2 2 (4.08%) SSL
2 2 (4.08%) DNS
2 2 (4.08%) CTI
2 2 (4.08%) Firewall
3 1 (2.04%) DAB
3 1 (2.04%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.49%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (18.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (16.33%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (8.16%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
6 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (6.12%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (4.08%) QlikView
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
8 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.04%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Ant
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.04%) JMeter
3 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.04%) JUnit
3 1 (2.04%) Toad
3 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) Selenium
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Legal
3 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Billing
4 1 (2.04%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Developer
2 13 (26.53%) Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) DBA
3 8 (16.33%) SQL DBA
4 7 (14.29%) Administrator
5 6 (12.24%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Oracle Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.12%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (6.12%) IT Support
8 2 (4.08%) Siebel Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) SharePoint Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Perl Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Cognos Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) XML
2 4 (8.16%) WSDL
2 4 (8.16%) XSLT
2 4 (8.16%) SOAP
2 4 (8.16%) HTML
2 4 (8.16%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) J2EE
2 4 (8.16%) Spring
3 3 (6.12%) JDBC
3 3 (6.12%) JSP
3 3 (6.12%) Web Services
3 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.08%) JAX-WS
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (4.08%) JiBX
4 2 (4.08%) POJO
4 2 (4.08%) JAXB
4 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.08%) CSS
4 2 (4.08%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Replication
2 2 (4.08%) Online Banking
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) NHS
3 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) UNIX
2 7 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (4.08%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.08%) VMS
3 2 (4.08%) OpenVMS
4 1 (2.04%) HPUX
4 1 (2.04%) Solaris
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 6 (12.24%) Migration
4 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (8.16%) ETL
6 3 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.12%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.08%) Manual Testing
7 2 (4.08%) System Testing
7 2 (4.08%) TDD
7 2 (4.08%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.08%) Data Architecture
7 2 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.08%) Test Planning
7 2 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.08%) UML
7 2 (4.08%) OO
7 2 (4.08%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) Java
2 10 (20.41%) PL/SQL
3 7 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 4 (8.16%) C#
5 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.08%) XQuery
6 2 (4.08%) Perl
6 2 (4.08%) VBScript
6 2 (4.08%) VB
7 1 (2.04%) VBA
7 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.20%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.08%) Degree
5 2 (4.08%) ISEB
6 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Oracle
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Business Objects
3 2 (4.08%) Cognos
3 2 (4.08%) Siebel
3 2 (4.08%) CosmoCom
3 2 (4.08%) Actuate
3 2 (4.08%) VMware
3 2 (4.08%) Perforce
4 1 (2.04%) ATG
4 1 (2.04%) HP
4 1 (2.04%) IBM
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