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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 66 47 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.89% 12.34% 17.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 55.93% 63.51% 48.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 37 21
Median daily rate £375 £275 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £385 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £18.80 £16.23 £100.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -83.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -23.66%
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
118 74 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 37.34% 19.42% 35.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 53 37
Median daily rate £325 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £18.80 £16.23 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -90.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 2 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 2 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 +2 48 £388 +40.90% 16
Wirral +4 5 £250 - 3
Southport -1 2 £338 -10.00% 2
Birkenhead - 1 £525 -
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 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 47 (37.30%) Microsoft
2 39 (30.95%) SQL Server
3 38 (30.16%) Oracle
4 31 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (22.22%) PL/SQL
6 26 (20.63%) Waterfall
7 25 (19.84%) CRM
8 22 (17.46%) .NET
8 22 (17.46%) Dynamics CRM
9 18 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 18 (14.29%) HTML
9 18 (14.29%) Finance
10 17 (13.49%) C#
11 16 (12.70%) Security Cleared
12 15 (11.90%) Java
12 15 (11.90%) Migration
13 14 (11.11%) Web Services
13 14 (11.11%) XML
13 14 (11.11%) Windows
13 14 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (11.11%) Oracle Database
14 13 (10.32%) Data Migration
14 13 (10.32%) SC Cleared
14 13 (10.32%) CSS
14 13 (10.32%) Data Modelling
14 13 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (9.52%) E-Commerce
16 11 (8.73%) JSP
16 11 (8.73%) Informatica

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 (7.94%) IIS
2 9 (7.14%) ATG Dynamo
2 9 (7.14%) JBoss
3 3 (2.38%) Confluence
4 2 (1.59%) SAS
4 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.59%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.59%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.79%) Node.js
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.79%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.97%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (17.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (6.35%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (4.76%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (3.17%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (2.38%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (2.38%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.79%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.79%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.56%) IaaS
1 7 (5.56%) PaaS
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.56%) SAN
2 2 (1.59%) DNS
3 1 (0.79%) DHCP
3 1 (0.79%) LAN
3 1 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 14 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (8.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (7.94%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (7.94%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (4.76%) DB2
7 6 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (3.97%) MongoDB
8 5 (3.97%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (3.97%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (3.97%) PowerCenter
8 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (3.17%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (3.17%) InterSystems Cache
9 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (3.17%) MySQL
9 4 (3.17%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 9 (7.14%) Ant
1 9 (7.14%) Maven
2 5 (3.97%) JIRA
3 3 (2.38%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.59%) JDeveloper
4 2 (1.59%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.59%) Subversion
4 2 (1.59%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.59%) YouTrack
5 1 (0.79%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.79%) Grunt
5 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (14.29%) Finance
2 7 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.76%) Banking
4 5 (3.97%) Advertising
4 5 (3.97%) Marketing
5 3 (2.38%) Back Office
5 3 (2.38%) Electronics
5 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (56.35%) Developer
2 38 (30.16%) Analyst
3 17 (13.49%) Analyst Developer
4 11 (8.73%) .NET Developer
4 11 (8.73%) SQL Developer
5 10 (7.94%) Consultant
6 9 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 6 (4.76%) Data Migration Developer
7 6 (4.76%) DBA
7 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
8 5 (3.97%) CRM Developer
8 5 (3.97%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (3.17%) Administrator
9 4 (3.17%) Business Developer
9 4 (3.17%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 4 (3.17%) Information Analyst
9 4 (3.17%) NHS Information Analyst
9 4 (3.17%) Report Developer
9 4 (3.17%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.46%) .NET
2 18 (14.29%) HTML
3 14 (11.11%) Web Services
3 14 (11.11%) XML
4 13 (10.32%) CSS
5 11 (8.73%) Ajax
5 11 (8.73%) JSP
6 7 (5.56%) ASP.NET
7 6 (4.76%) .NET Framework
8 5 (3.97%) jQuery
9 4 (3.17%) JSON
10 3 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (2.38%) Entity Framework
10 3 (2.38%) REST
10 3 (2.38%) SOAP
10 3 (2.38%) Spring
11 2 (1.59%) Autofac
11 2 (1.59%) Google Maps API
11 2 (1.59%) SAML
11 2 (1.59%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.76%) NHS
3 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.38%) Wiki
5 2 (1.59%) Clustering
5 2 (1.59%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.59%) FMCG
5 2 (1.59%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.59%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.79%) CMDB
6 1 (0.79%) iPad
6 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.11%) Windows
2 9 (7.14%) Unix
2 9 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.76%) Linux
4 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.59%) AIX
5 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.59%) zOS
6 1 (0.79%) HPUX
6 1 (0.79%) Solaris
6 1 (0.79%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (20.63%) Waterfall
3 25 (19.84%) CRM
4 15 (11.90%) Migration
5 13 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (10.32%) Data Migration
5 13 (10.32%) Data Modelling
6 12 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 10 (7.94%) ETL
8 9 (7.14%) System Testing
9 8 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (6.35%) Test Scripting
10 7 (5.56%) Converged Infrastructure
10 7 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
11 6 (4.76%) MVC
12 5 (3.97%) Dashboard Development
12 5 (3.97%) Data Management
13 4 (3.17%) Change Management
13 4 (3.17%) Performance Management
13 4 (3.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.22%) PL/SQL
2 18 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 17 (13.49%) C#
4 15 (11.90%) Java
5 10 (7.94%) PowerShell
6 9 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.97%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.97%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.17%) VB
9 2 (1.59%) C
9 2 (1.59%) REXX
9 2 (1.59%) VB6
9 2 (1.59%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.79%) C++
10 1 (0.79%) JCL
10 1 (0.79%) Perl
10 1 (0.79%) PHP
10 1 (0.79%) Python
10 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (12.70%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.32%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.17%) Degree
4 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.59%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.79%) AAT
6 1 (0.79%) ISEB
6 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.79%) MCP
6 1 (0.79%) MCSE
6 1 (0.79%) MCTS
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (5.56%) XenApp
2 6 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.79%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (5.56%) SCOrch
2 3 (2.38%) EdgeSight
2 3 (2.38%) Nagios
2 3 (2.38%) SCOM
3 2 (1.59%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (1.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.79%) Ansible
4 1 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.79%) Legato
4 1 (0.79%) Puppet
4 1 (0.79%) SCCM
4 1 (0.79%) TADDM
4 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 47 (37.30%) Microsoft
2 38 (30.16%) Oracle
3 11 (8.73%) Informatica
4 9 (7.14%) ATG
4 9 (7.14%) HP
5 8 (6.35%) SAP
6 7 (5.56%) Siebel
7 6 (4.76%) Citrix
8 3 (2.38%) IBM
9 2 (1.59%) Google
10 1 (0.79%) Motorola
10 1 (0.79%) Remedy
10 1 (0.79%) Sage
10 1 (0.79%) Siemens
10 1 (0.79%) Splunk
10 1 (0.79%) Tableau
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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