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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 73 47 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.35% 12.95% 14.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 54.89% 68.12% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 34 18
Median daily rate £378 £300 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.83% -2.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £158 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £430 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £18.80 £16.23 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+45.13% -29.68%
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
133 69 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 38.89% 19.01% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 43 34
Median daily rate £325 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £18.80 £16.23 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% +8.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 31 May 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
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 31 May 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 +3 58 £388 +29.16% 20
Wirral +4 4 £250 - 2
Southport -2 2 £338 -10.00%
Birkenhead - 1 £525 - 2
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 50 (37.88%) Oracle
2 48 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 41 (31.06%) SQL Server
4 40 (30.30%) PL/SQL
5 33 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (22.73%) Migration
7 27 (20.45%) CRM
8 26 (19.70%) Data Migration
8 26 (19.70%) Waterfall
9 23 (17.42%) Security Cleared
10 22 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
11 20 (15.15%) SC Cleared
12 18 (13.64%) Finance
13 17 (12.88%) Oracle EBS
13 17 (12.88%) .NET
14 16 (12.12%) JavaScript
14 16 (12.12%) HTML
14 16 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 15 (11.36%) Oracle EBS R12
15 15 (11.36%) Java
15 15 (11.36%) Oracle Reports
15 15 (11.36%) Oracle Payables
16 14 (10.61%) Oracle Database
16 14 (10.61%) Windows
16 14 (10.61%) ETL
16 14 (10.61%) C#
16 14 (10.61%) Web Services
17 13 (9.85%) XML
17 13 (9.85%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (9.85%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 10 (7.58%) IIS
2 9 (6.82%) ATG Dynamo
2 9 (6.82%) JBoss
3 3 (2.27%) Confluence
4 2 (1.52%) SAS
4 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.52%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.52%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.76%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (12.88%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (11.36%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (11.36%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (3.03%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (3.03%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (2.27%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.76%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.76%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.06%) IaaS
2 7 (5.30%) PaaS
3 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.06%) SAN
2 3 (2.27%) DNS
3 2 (1.52%) DHCP
3 2 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.76%) DMZ
4 1 (0.76%) IPsec
4 1 (0.76%) LAN
4 1 (0.76%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.76%) Skype
4 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (31.06%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (11.36%) Oracle Reports
4 14 (10.61%) Oracle Database
5 13 (9.85%) Relational Database
5 13 (9.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (7.58%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (3.79%) MongoDB
8 5 (3.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (3.79%) PowerCenter
9 4 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (3.03%) DB2
9 4 (3.03%) Siebel EIM
9 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (2.27%) MySQL
10 3 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 9 (6.82%) Ant
1 9 (6.82%) Maven
2 7 (5.30%) JIRA
3 3 (2.27%) JDeveloper
3 3 (2.27%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.52%) Subversion
5 1 (0.76%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.76%) YouTrack
General
1 18 (13.64%) Finance
2 7 (5.30%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.79%) Banking
3 5 (3.79%) Marketing
4 4 (3.03%) Advertising
5 3 (2.27%) Back Office
5 3 (2.27%) Electronics
5 3 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (53.79%) Developer
2 41 (31.06%) Analyst
3 19 (14.39%) Analyst Developer
4 16 (12.12%) Consultant
5 10 (7.58%) Data Migration Developer
6 9 (6.82%) Java Developer
6 9 (6.82%) Oracle Developer
7 8 (6.06%) DBA
7 8 (6.06%) SQL Developer
8 7 (5.30%) .NET Developer
8 7 (5.30%) Business Developer
9 6 (4.55%) Data Analyst
9 6 (4.55%) E-Business Developer
9 6 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
9 6 (4.55%) Oracle Consultant
9 6 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
9 6 (4.55%) SQL DBA
10 5 (3.79%) CRM Developer
10 5 (3.79%) Migration Consultant
11 4 (3.03%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.88%) .NET
2 16 (12.12%) HTML
3 14 (10.61%) Web Services
4 13 (9.85%) XML
5 11 (8.33%) Ajax
5 11 (8.33%) CSS
5 11 (8.33%) JSP
6 5 (3.79%) .NET Framework
6 5 (3.79%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.03%) jQuery
7 4 (3.03%) JSON
8 3 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (2.27%) Entity Framework
8 3 (2.27%) REST
8 3 (2.27%) SOAP
8 3 (2.27%) Spring
9 2 (1.52%) Autofac
9 2 (1.52%) Oracle ADF
9 2 (1.52%) SAML
9 2 (1.52%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.55%) NHS
3 4 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.27%) Clustering
4 3 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.27%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.27%) Wiki
5 2 (1.52%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.52%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.52%) FMCG
5 2 (1.52%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.76%) CMDB
6 1 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.61%) Windows
2 11 (8.33%) Unix
3 10 (7.58%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.55%) Linux
5 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.27%) Solaris
6 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.52%) AIX
7 2 (1.52%) zOS
8 1 (0.76%) HPUX
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (22.73%) Migration
3 27 (20.45%) CRM
4 26 (19.70%) Data Migration
4 26 (19.70%) Waterfall
5 14 (10.61%) ETL
6 13 (9.85%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 10 (7.58%) Data Modelling
9 9 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (6.82%) System Testing
10 8 (6.06%) Test Scripting
11 7 (5.30%) Converged Infrastructure
11 7 (5.30%) Infrastructure Management
11 7 (5.30%) ITIL
12 6 (4.55%) Change Management
12 6 (4.55%) Data Analysis
12 6 (4.55%) E-business
13 4 (3.03%) Data Management
13 4 (3.03%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (30.30%) PL/SQL
2 16 (12.12%) JavaScript
3 15 (11.36%) Java
4 14 (10.61%) C#
5 11 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 10 (7.58%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.79%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.27%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.52%) C
9 2 (1.52%) REXX
9 2 (1.52%) VB
9 2 (1.52%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (0.76%) C++
10 1 (0.76%) CFML
10 1 (0.76%) JCL
10 1 (0.76%) PHP
10 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (17.42%) Security Cleared
2 20 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.03%) Degree
4 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.52%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.76%) AAT
6 1 (0.76%) ISEB
6 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.76%) MCP
6 1 (0.76%) MCSE
6 1 (0.76%) MCTS
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.52%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.30%) Hyper-V
1 7 (5.30%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (5.30%) XenApp
2 2 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.76%) DFS Replication
3 1 (0.76%) Firmware
3 1 (0.76%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (5.30%) SCOrch
2 3 (2.27%) EdgeSight
2 3 (2.27%) Nagios
2 3 (2.27%) SCOM
3 2 (1.52%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.52%) SCCM
4 1 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.76%) Legato
4 1 (0.76%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.76%) TADDM
4 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 50 (37.88%) Oracle
2 48 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.58%) HP
4 9 (6.82%) ATG
4 9 (6.82%) Informatica
5 7 (5.30%) Siebel
6 6 (4.55%) Citrix
7 5 (3.79%) SAP
8 3 (2.27%) IBM
9 2 (1.52%) Google
10 1 (0.76%) Dell
10 1 (0.76%) NetApp
10 1 (0.76%) Remedy
10 1 (0.76%) Sage
10 1 (0.76%) Siemens
10 1 (0.76%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.76%) Symantec
10 1 (0.76%) Tableau
10 1 (0.76%) Talend
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