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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 4 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 46 38 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.83% 12.26% 8.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.66% 56.72% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 13
Median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £405 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £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 £34.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.09%

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
103 67 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 39.92% 21.61% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 43 31
Median daily rate £350 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £268 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 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 £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +3 35 £375 +11.11% 22
Wirral +2 7 £320 - 2
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 51 (52.58%) SQL Server
2 34 (35.05%) .NET
2 34 (35.05%) C#
3 29 (29.90%) Oracle
4 22 (22.68%) JavaScript
4 22 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (21.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (21.65%) Windows
5 21 (21.65%) Microsoft
6 20 (20.62%) HTML
7 18 (18.56%) XML
7 18 (18.56%) MVC
8 15 (15.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (15.46%) Java
8 15 (15.46%) Web Services
9 14 (14.43%) CSS
9 14 (14.43%) PowerShell
10 13 (13.40%) ASP.NET
10 13 (13.40%) MySQL
10 13 (13.40%) Linux
11 12 (12.37%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (12.37%) Git (software)
11 12 (12.37%) Spring
12 11 (11.34%) ETL
12 11 (11.34%) T-SQL
12 11 (11.34%) Finance
13 10 (10.31%) VMware
13 10 (10.31%) Scrum
13 10 (10.31%) Data Modelling

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 7 (7.22%) IIS
2 5 (5.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (4.12%) ColdFusion
3 4 (4.12%) Umbraco
3 4 (4.12%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.09%) Apache
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.06%) CMS
5 2 (2.06%) SAS
6 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.03%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 9 (9.28%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.19%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) SAP BPC
2 2 (2.06%) OPENContractor
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) GitHub
1 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) Firewall
2 1 (1.03%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (1.03%) Network Security
2 1 (1.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (52.58%) SQL Server
2 21 (21.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (15.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (13.40%) MySQL
5 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (10.31%) MongoDB
6 10 (10.31%) NoSQL
6 10 (10.31%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (9.28%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (8.25%) Oracle Database
9 7 (7.22%) Relational Database
10 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (6.19%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (4.12%) QlikView
12 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (3.09%) DB2
13 3 (3.09%) Informix
14 2 (2.06%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.22%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.22%) Subversion
3 4 (4.12%) JIRA
3 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.06%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.03%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.03%) JDeveloper
5 1 (1.03%) JUnit
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.03%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (11.34%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Banking
3 3 (3.09%) Retail
4 2 (2.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Back Office
5 1 (1.03%) Front Office
5 1 (1.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (55.67%) Developer
2 18 (18.56%) .NET Developer
3 16 (16.49%) Analyst
3 16 (16.49%) SQL Developer
4 14 (14.43%) C# Developer
5 10 (10.31%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (8.25%) Applications Support
7 7 (7.22%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 7 (7.22%) DBA
7 7 (7.22%) Software Developer
7 7 (7.22%) SQL DBA
7 7 (7.22%) Support Analyst
7 7 (7.22%) VB.NET Developer
8 5 (5.15%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Consultant
8 5 (5.15%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.15%) SSIS Developer
8 5 (5.15%) VB Developer
8 5 (5.15%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (35.05%) .NET
2 20 (20.62%) HTML
3 18 (18.56%) XML
4 15 (15.46%) Web Services
5 14 (14.43%) CSS
6 13 (13.40%) ASP.NET
7 12 (12.37%) Spring
8 9 (9.28%) .NET Framework
8 9 (9.28%) jQuery
9 8 (8.25%) XSLT
10 7 (7.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (7.22%) RESTful
10 7 (7.22%) Spring Boot
11 6 (6.19%) REST
12 4 (4.12%) ColdBox
12 4 (4.12%) CSS3
12 4 (4.12%) JSON
12 4 (4.12%) SOAP
12 4 (4.12%) XSD
13 3 (3.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.15%) Data Extraction
3 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.09%) NHS
3 3 (3.09%) Statistics
3 3 (3.09%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.03%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.65%) Windows
2 13 (13.40%) Linux
3 10 (10.31%) Windows Server
4 7 (7.22%) Unix
5 6 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.56%) MVC
3 12 (12.37%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (11.34%) ETL
5 10 (10.31%) Data Modelling
5 10 (10.31%) Scrum
6 9 (9.28%) Microservices
7 7 (7.22%) API Design
7 7 (7.22%) BDD
7 7 (7.22%) Configuration Management
7 7 (7.22%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (7.22%) Front End Development
7 7 (7.22%) Kanban
7 7 (7.22%) Migration
7 7 (7.22%) Open Source
7 7 (7.22%) TDD
8 6 (6.19%) Coaching
8 6 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (6.19%) CRM
8 6 (6.19%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 34 (35.05%) C#
2 22 (22.68%) JavaScript
3 15 (15.46%) Java
4 14 (14.43%) PowerShell
5 11 (11.34%) T-SQL
6 8 (8.25%) VB.NET
7 6 (6.19%) VB
7 6 (6.19%) VBScript
8 5 (5.15%) VB6
9 4 (4.12%) CFML
10 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.03%) Perl
11 1 (1.03%) PHP
11 1 (1.03%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 5 (5.15%) Degree
2 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) Data Quality
1 3 (3.09%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.06%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.06%) vSphere
3 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.03%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (29.90%) Oracle
2 21 (21.65%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.31%) VMware
4 5 (5.15%) Civica
5 4 (4.12%) EPiServer
5 4 (4.12%) SAP
5 4 (4.12%) Sitecore
6 3 (3.09%) IDERA
6 3 (3.09%) Sun
6 3 (3.09%) Tableau
6 3 (3.09%) Teradata
7 2 (2.06%) Capita
7 2 (2.06%) iManage
8 1 (1.03%) Actuate
8 1 (1.03%) Cisco
8 1 (1.03%) Citrix
8 1 (1.03%) Ektron
8 1 (1.03%) HP
8 1 (1.03%) Software AG
8 1 (1.03%) webMethods
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Posted: 4 hours ago
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Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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