The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 45 72 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 16.13% 17.78% 13.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.72% 54.55% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 20
Median daily rate £314 £310 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £163 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £13.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +56.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.44% +12.50%
SQL
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
87 132 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.18% 32.59% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 54 47
Median daily rate £325 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £169 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £15.75 £21.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.74% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £21.50 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.55 £21.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Merseyside region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Merseyside region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Merseyside

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -5 33 £314 +0.40% 19
Wirral +3 3 £283 +2.72% 3
Southport - 3 £350 - 2
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for SQL.

1 58 (48.33%) Oracle
2 38 (31.67%) PL/SQL
3 36 (30.00%) Migration
4 32 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 30 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 29 (24.17%) Data Migration
7 26 (21.67%) Security Cleared
7 26 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 21 (17.50%) Oracle Reports
9 21 (17.50%) Oracle EBS
10 19 (15.83%) Oracle EBS R12
10 19 (15.83%) Oracle Payables
11 18 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (15.00%) CRM
12 17 (14.17%) .NET
12 17 (14.17%) Finance
12 17 (14.17%) Relational Database
13 16 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (12.50%) Web Services
14 15 (12.50%) Unix
14 15 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (11.67%) XML
15 14 (11.67%) C#
15 14 (11.67%) HTML
15 14 (11.67%) JavaScript
16 13 (10.83%) Dynamics CRM
17 12 (10.00%) ETL
17 12 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (10.00%) Waterfall

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.67%) ColdFusion
1 8 (6.67%) IIS
2 5 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.50%) ATG Dynamo
3 3 (2.50%) JBoss
3 3 (2.50%) SAS
3 3 (2.50%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.83%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 11 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.67%) MS Office
3 2 (1.67%) Mingle
4 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (17.50%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (15.83%) Oracle EBS R12
2 19 (15.83%) Oracle Payables
3 13 (10.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (3.33%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (3.33%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (2.50%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) IaaS
2 3 (2.50%) PaaS
3 2 (1.67%) Office 365
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.33%) SAN
2 2 (1.67%) FTP
2 2 (1.67%) HTTP
2 2 (1.67%) Internet
2 2 (1.67%) Skype
3 1 (0.83%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (0.83%) DHCP
3 1 (0.83%) DMZ
3 1 (0.83%) DNS
3 1 (0.83%) IPsec
3 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 21 (17.50%) Oracle Reports
3 18 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (14.17%) Relational Database
5 16 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (7.50%) Oracle Database
7 7 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (4.17%) MongoDB
8 5 (4.17%) MySQL
8 5 (4.17%) NoSQL
9 4 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.50%) PowerCenter
10 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (1.67%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 10 (8.33%) JIRA
2 9 (7.50%) Subversion
3 4 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.50%) Ant
4 3 (2.50%) Maven
5 2 (1.67%) JDeveloper
5 2 (1.67%) Selenium
5 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.83%) Zephyr
General
1 17 (14.17%) Finance
2 8 (6.67%) Banking
3 6 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.17%) Marketing
5 4 (3.33%) Electronics
5 4 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.50%) Retail
7 1 (0.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 68 (56.67%) Developer
2 31 (25.83%) Analyst
3 15 (12.50%) Consultant
4 14 (11.67%) Oracle Developer
4 14 (11.67%) SQL Developer
5 11 (9.17%) Analyst Developer
5 11 (9.17%) Data Migration Developer
6 10 (8.33%) DBA
7 8 (6.67%) E-Business Developer
7 8 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
8 7 (5.83%) .NET Developer
8 7 (5.83%) Business Developer
8 7 (5.83%) C# Developer
8 7 (5.83%) Data Analyst
8 7 (5.83%) SQL DBA
9 6 (5.00%) ColdFusion Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Applications Developer
10 5 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
11 4 (3.33%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.17%) .NET
2 15 (12.50%) Web Services
3 14 (11.67%) HTML
3 14 (11.67%) XML
4 11 (9.17%) jQuery
5 7 (5.83%) JSON
6 6 (5.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (5.00%) REST
6 6 (5.00%) SOAP
6 6 (5.00%) Spring
7 5 (4.17%) Autofac
7 5 (4.17%) Hibernate
7 5 (4.17%) SAML
7 5 (4.17%) XSD
8 4 (3.33%) Ajax
8 4 (3.33%) ColdBox
8 4 (3.33%) CSS
8 4 (3.33%) JSP
9 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (1.67%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.33%) NHS
4 3 (2.50%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.67%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.67%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.67%) FMCG
5 2 (1.67%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.83%) Clustering
6 1 (0.83%) CMDB
6 1 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.50%) Unix
2 11 (9.17%) Windows
2 11 (9.17%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.00%) Linux
4 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.67%) Solaris
5 2 (1.67%) zOS
6 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.00%) Migration
2 29 (24.17%) Data Migration
3 26 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (15.00%) CRM
5 15 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (10.00%) ETL
6 12 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 11 (9.17%) MVC
8 10 (8.33%) Data Modelling
9 8 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (6.67%) Scrum
10 7 (5.83%) E-business
11 5 (4.17%) Automated Testing
11 5 (4.17%) Change Management
11 5 (4.17%) Data Analysis
11 5 (4.17%) Data Management
11 5 (4.17%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.17%) OWASP
12 4 (3.33%) ERP
12 4 (3.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (31.67%) PL/SQL
2 14 (11.67%) C#
2 14 (11.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (9.17%) T-SQL
4 10 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 9 (7.50%) Java
6 6 (5.00%) CFML
7 4 (3.33%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.33%) VB
8 3 (2.50%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.67%) C
9 2 (1.67%) REXX
9 2 (1.67%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
9 2 (1.67%) VB6
10 1 (0.83%) JCL
10 1 (0.83%) PHP
10 1 (0.83%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 26 (21.67%) Security Cleared
2 24 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.17%) Degree
4 2 (1.67%) Siebel Certification
5 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.50%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.50%) QA
3 2 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (2.50%) XenApp
3 2 (1.67%) vSphere
4 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.83%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.83%) Firmware
4 1 (0.83%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.50%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.67%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.83%) SCCM
3 1 (0.83%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.83%) TADDM
3 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 58 (48.33%) Oracle
2 30 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.83%) Siebel
4 6 (5.00%) SAP
5 5 (4.17%) Informatica
6 4 (3.33%) HP
7 3 (2.50%) ATG
7 3 (2.50%) Citrix
7 3 (2.50%) IBM
7 3 (2.50%) Teradata
7 3 (2.50%) VMware
8 2 (1.67%) iManage
8 2 (1.67%) Sony
9 1 (0.83%) Actuate
9 1 (0.83%) Cisco
9 1 (0.83%) Dell
9 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.83%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.83%) Tableau
9 1 (0.83%) Talend
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