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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 3 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL 46 60 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.84% 18.75% 9.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.71% 57.14% 44.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 52 20
Median daily rate £350 £380 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +34.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £311 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £24.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -14.60%

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
113 105 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 36.45% 32.81% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 77 40
Median daily rate £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +142.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -4 33 £375 -6.25% 9
Wirral +2 6 £320 - 1
Birkenhead - 1 £350 - 1
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 44 (51.16%) SQL Server
2 29 (33.72%) C#
3 27 (31.40%) .NET
4 22 (25.58%) Oracle
5 18 (20.93%) JavaScript
5 18 (20.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (19.77%) Windows
6 17 (19.77%) Microsoft
7 16 (18.60%) HTML
8 15 (17.44%) Java
8 15 (17.44%) XML
8 15 (17.44%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (16.28%) CSS
9 14 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (15.12%) ASP.NET
10 13 (15.12%) Web Services
11 11 (12.79%) ETL
11 11 (12.79%) MVC
11 11 (12.79%) PowerShell
12 10 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (11.63%) MySQL
12 10 (11.63%) Linux
13 9 (10.47%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (10.47%) Data Modelling
13 9 (10.47%) T-SQL
13 9 (10.47%) VMware
13 9 (10.47%) Spring
13 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (10.47%) Microservices

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 4 (4.65%) EPiServer
1 4 (4.65%) IIS
1 4 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (4.65%) Umbraco
2 3 (3.49%) Apache
2 3 (3.49%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.33%) CMS
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.16%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.49%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) SAP BPC
2 2 (2.33%) OPENContractor
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.16%) GitHub
2 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) Firewall
2 1 (1.16%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (1.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (51.16%) SQL Server
2 18 (20.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (11.63%) MySQL
4 10 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (10.47%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (10.47%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (8.14%) MongoDB
6 7 (8.14%) NoSQL
6 7 (8.14%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database
7 6 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (4.65%) QlikView
8 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.49%) DB2
9 3 (3.49%) Informix
9 3 (3.49%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.14%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.16%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.16%) JDeveloper
5 1 (1.16%) JUnit
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.16%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (8.14%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Legal
2 2 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.16%) Back Office
3 1 (1.16%) Banking
3 1 (1.16%) Front Office
3 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (50.00%) Developer
2 16 (18.60%) .NET Developer
3 14 (16.28%) Analyst
4 13 (15.12%) SQL Developer
5 11 (12.79%) C# Developer
6 8 (9.30%) Applications Support
6 8 (9.30%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (8.14%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Support Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) VB.NET Developer
8 6 (6.98%) Consultant
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Applications Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Applications Support Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 4 (4.65%) DBA
10 4 (4.65%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.65%) SQL DBA
10 4 (4.65%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.40%) .NET
2 16 (18.60%) HTML
3 15 (17.44%) XML
4 14 (16.28%) CSS
5 13 (15.12%) ASP.NET
5 13 (15.12%) Web Services
6 9 (10.47%) Spring
7 8 (9.30%) XSLT
8 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (8.14%) RESTful
8 7 (8.14%) Spring Boot
9 6 (6.98%) .NET Framework
10 4 (4.65%) CSS3
10 4 (4.65%) REST
11 3 (3.49%) AngularJS
11 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (3.49%) Entity Framework
11 3 (3.49%) HTML5
11 3 (3.49%) J2EE
11 3 (3.49%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.49%) NHS
3 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.77%) Windows
2 10 (11.63%) Linux
3 6 (6.98%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.65%) Unix
6 1 (1.16%) Android
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.44%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (12.79%) ETL
3 11 (12.79%) MVC
4 9 (10.47%) Data Modelling
4 9 (10.47%) Microservices
5 7 (8.14%) API Design
5 7 (8.14%) BDD
5 7 (8.14%) Configuration Management
5 7 (8.14%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (8.14%) Front End Development
5 7 (8.14%) Kanban
5 7 (8.14%) Open Source
5 7 (8.14%) Scrum
5 7 (8.14%) TDD
6 6 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (6.98%) CRM
6 6 (6.98%) Data Management
6 6 (6.98%) DevOps
6 6 (6.98%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 29 (33.72%) C#
2 18 (20.93%) JavaScript
3 15 (17.44%) Java
4 11 (12.79%) PowerShell
5 9 (10.47%) T-SQL
6 8 (9.30%) VB.NET
7 6 (6.98%) VBScript
8 5 (5.81%) VB
9 4 (4.65%) VB6
10 1 (1.16%) Delphi
10 1 (1.16%) Perl
10 1 (1.16%) PHP
10 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.16%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 2 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.16%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (25.58%) Oracle
2 17 (19.77%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.47%) VMware
4 5 (5.81%) Civica
5 4 (4.65%) SAP
5 4 (4.65%) Sitecore
6 3 (3.49%) IDERA
6 3 (3.49%) Sun
6 3 (3.49%) Tableau
7 2 (2.33%) Capita
7 2 (2.33%) Software AG
7 2 (2.33%) Teradata
7 2 (2.33%) webMethods
8 1 (1.16%) Cisco
8 1 (1.16%) Citrix
8 1 (1.16%) HP
8 1 (1.16%) iManage
8 1 (1.16%) Sybase
8 1 (1.16%) Talend
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