The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 2 13
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs citing SQL 31 38 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.99% 19.90% 8.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.97% 58.46% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 1
Average daily rate
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£240 £265 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -39.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £26.38
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.42%
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
66 65 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 19.13% 34.03% 33.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 35 20
Average daily rate £300 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £217 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £388 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -5 25 £238 -23.69% 25
St Helens -1 2 £283 -1.73% 5
Wirral - 2 £335 - 2
Prescot - - - - 1
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 23 (36.51%) SQL Server
2 21 (33.33%) Oracle
3 17 (26.98%) Java
3 17 (26.98%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
4 16 (25.40%) Finance
5 13 (20.63%) T-SQL
5 13 (20.63%) XML
5 13 (20.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (17.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (17.46%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (15.87%) UNIX
7 10 (15.87%) Windows
7 10 (15.87%) PL/SQL
7 10 (15.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (14.29%) .NET
8 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
9 8 (12.70%) NHS
9 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (11.11%) Integration Testing
10 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
11 6 (9.52%) IIS
11 6 (9.52%) Migration
11 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
11 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database
12 5 (7.94%) Oracle EBS R12
12 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.52%) IIS
3 4 (6.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.76%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (3.17%) JCAPS
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.59%) CMS
6 1 (1.59%) OpenEdge
6 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.59%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) HTTP
2 2 (3.17%) DNS
2 2 (3.17%) SSL
2 2 (3.17%) SMTP
2 2 (3.17%) FTP
2 2 (3.17%) Firewall
2 2 (3.17%) CTI
3 1 (1.59%) DAB
3 1 (1.59%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (36.51%) SQL Server
2 17 (26.98%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (20.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (17.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (17.46%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (15.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database
9 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (6.35%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (3.17%) QlikView
11 2 (3.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
12 1 (1.59%) Data Mart
12 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (1.59%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Ant
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.59%) YouTrack
2 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.59%) Selenium
2 1 (1.59%) JMeter
2 1 (1.59%) JUnit
2 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.59%) Toad
General
1 16 (25.40%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.17%) Legal
4 2 (3.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Local Government
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Billing
5 1 (1.59%) Publishing
5 1 (1.59%) Electronics
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (38.10%) Developer
2 17 (26.98%) Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) SQL DBA
3 8 (12.70%) DBA
4 7 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Administrator
5 6 (9.52%) Test Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) IT Support
8 3 (4.76%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (4.76%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.17%) Business Developer
9 2 (3.17%) IT Support Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Information Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.63%) XML
2 9 (14.29%) .NET
3 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.35%) WSDL
4 4 (6.35%) CSS
4 4 (6.35%) XSLT
4 4 (6.35%) SOAP
4 4 (6.35%) J2EE
4 4 (6.35%) Spring
5 3 (4.76%) HTML
5 3 (4.76%) JDBC
5 3 (4.76%) JSP
5 3 (4.76%) Web Services
6 2 (3.17%) XSD
6 2 (3.17%) JAXB
6 2 (3.17%) Middleware
6 2 (3.17%) JAX-WS
6 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.17%) MDX
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) NHS
2 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.35%) Clustering
4 3 (4.76%) Replication
5 2 (3.17%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.59%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.59%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) UNIX
1 10 (15.87%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
2 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.17%) Solaris
3 2 (3.17%) Linux
3 2 (3.17%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.17%) VMS
3 2 (3.17%) OpenVMS
4 1 (1.59%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 6 (9.52%) Migration
4 5 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (7.94%) ETL
5 4 (6.35%) Content Management
6 3 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.76%) Test Scripting
6 3 (4.76%) CRM
7 2 (3.17%) UML
7 2 (3.17%) OO
7 2 (3.17%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.17%) SOA
7 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.17%) Change Management
7 2 (3.17%) Regression Testing
7 2 (3.17%) Workflow
7 2 (3.17%) Validation
7 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.98%) Java
2 13 (20.63%) T-SQL
3 10 (15.87%) PL/SQL
4 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.76%) C#
6 2 (3.17%) VBScript
6 2 (3.17%) VB
6 2 (3.17%) Perl
6 2 (3.17%) XQuery
7 1 (1.59%) PHP
7 1 (1.59%) C
7 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.94%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.17%) ISEB
6 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) HL7
1 2 (3.17%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
1 2 (3.17%) LiteSpeed
1 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 21 (33.33%) Oracle
2 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.76%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.17%) Cognos
4 2 (3.17%) Siebel
4 2 (3.17%) SAP
4 2 (3.17%) CosmoCom
4 2 (3.17%) Actuate
4 2 (3.17%) Perforce
4 2 (3.17%) VMware
5 1 (1.59%) Tableau
5 1 (1.59%) ATG
5 1 (1.59%) HP
5 1 (1.59%) IBM
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