The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 22 10
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL 29 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 28.43% 4.92% 6.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.70% 13.04% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 3
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£382 £304 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.84% +6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £267 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £341 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.15 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +16.36%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Programming Languages Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
54 46 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 52.94% 37.70% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 9
Average daily rate £375 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £413 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.00 £23.15 £135.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.82% -82.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Preston region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Preston

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Preston region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Preston region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 17 (42.50%) PL/SQL
1 17 (42.50%) Oracle
2 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (30.00%) .NET
3 12 (30.00%) Oracle Database
4 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
4 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
5 10 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (25.00%) C#
5 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (20.00%) MVC
6 8 (20.00%) HTML
6 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 8 (20.00%) Classic ASP
6 8 (20.00%) CSS
6 8 (20.00%) Web Services
6 8 (20.00%) Umbraco
6 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (20.00%) HTML5
6 8 (20.00%) CSS3
6 8 (20.00%) PhoneGap
7 7 (17.50%) SDLC
7 7 (17.50%) Degree
7 7 (17.50%) Java
7 7 (17.50%) Shell Script
8 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (12.50%) PowerPivot

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 (20.00%) Umbraco
2 4 (10.00%) IIS
3 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.50%) JBoss
4 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) PowerPivot
2 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (7.50%) MS Project
3 3 (7.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) ResourceLink
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
1 2 (5.00%) SuccessFactors
1 2 (5.00%) Boomi
2 1 (2.50%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
3 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Power View
6 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.00%) ProC
3 2 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (5.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.50%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (2.50%) Selenium
4 1 (2.50%) Maven
General
1 10 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Data Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Integration Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) VBA Developer
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Programmer
6 1 (2.50%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Software Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) SAP Tester
6 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Transition Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Excel Developer
6 1 (2.50%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) .NET
2 8 (20.00%) HTML
2 8 (20.00%) Classic ASP
2 8 (20.00%) CSS
2 8 (20.00%) Web Services
2 8 (20.00%) HTML5
2 8 (20.00%) CSS3
2 8 (20.00%) PhoneGap
3 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.00%) JSP
5 2 (5.00%) XML
5 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.50%) Spring
6 1 (2.50%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (7.50%) Clustering
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.50%) Statistics
5 1 (2.50%) Replication
5 1 (2.50%) NHS
5 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (7.50%) UNIX
3 2 (5.00%) Solaris
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) MVC
2 7 (17.50%) SDLC
3 5 (12.50%) ETL
4 4 (10.00%) Migration
4 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 4 (10.00%) Data Mapping
5 3 (7.50%) Supplier Management
5 3 (7.50%) Six Sigma
5 3 (7.50%) ITIL
6 2 (5.00%) CRM
6 2 (5.00%) Validation
6 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.00%) Web Development
6 2 (5.00%) Test Management
6 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.50%) Analytics
7 1 (2.50%) Functional Testing
7 1 (2.50%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) PL/SQL
2 10 (25.00%) C#
3 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.50%) Java
4 7 (17.50%) Shell Script
5 5 (12.50%) VBA
6 3 (7.50%) C
6 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
6 3 (7.50%) Perl
7 2 (5.00%) Python
7 2 (5.00%) VB
7 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.50%) Ada
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
3 7 (17.50%) Degree
4 3 (7.50%) BC Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (5.00%) WMI
1 2 (5.00%) PureDisk
1 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Oracle
2 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) SAP
4 2 (5.00%) webMethods
4 2 (5.00%) Software AG
4 2 (5.00%) HP
4 2 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (2.50%) Infor
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.50%) IBM
5 1 (2.50%) Informatica
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