The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Preston region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 20 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 17.54% 13.79% 14.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 58.82% 26.67% 36.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 23
Average daily rate
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£446 £240 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.93% -36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £210 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £310 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.41 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.79% +9.64%
Programming Languages Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
34 30 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 29.82% 51.72% 40.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 60
Average daily rate £424 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.25% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £237 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £325 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £24.20 £72.69 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, 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 15 (62.50%) VBA
2 14 (58.33%) Java
2 14 (58.33%) PL/SQL
2 14 (58.33%) SaaS
3 13 (54.17%) ResourceLink
3 13 (54.17%) SuccessFactors
3 13 (54.17%) SAP
3 13 (54.17%) Python
3 13 (54.17%) Perl
3 13 (54.17%) Dell
3 13 (54.17%) Software AG
3 13 (54.17%) Shell Script
3 13 (54.17%) webMethods
4 12 (50.00%) Degree
5 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
5 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
6 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (29.17%) .NET
8 6 (25.00%) C#
8 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 5 (20.83%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (16.67%) MVVM
10 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
10 4 (16.67%) WPF
10 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (16.67%) TDD
10 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
10 4 (16.67%) Scrum
10 4 (16.67%) SQL Server

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (54.17%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 14 (58.33%) SaaS
2 13 (54.17%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) T4 Templates
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) Architect
3 7 (29.17%) Integration Architect
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Developer
4 5 (20.83%) .NET Developer
5 4 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 4 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 4 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (12.50%) WPF Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Architect
7 1 (4.17%) IT Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Lead Architect
7 1 (4.17%) VB Developer
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 4 (16.67%) WPF
3 3 (12.50%) Web Services
3 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.33%) CSS
4 2 (8.33%) Classic ASP
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (4.17%) POCO
5 1 (4.17%) JSON
5 1 (4.17%) WCF
5 1 (4.17%) WF
5 1 (4.17%) LINQ
5 1 (4.17%) jQuery
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.17%) XML
5 1 (4.17%) Ajax
5 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Scrum
1 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (16.67%) TDD
1 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
1 4 (16.67%) MVVM
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.17%) Service Management
3 1 (4.17%) Change Management
3 1 (4.17%) ITSM
3 1 (4.17%) MVC
3 1 (4.17%) Validation
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Data Management
3 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
3 1 (4.17%) ETL
3 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Data Mapping
3 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) VBA
2 14 (58.33%) Java
2 14 (58.33%) PL/SQL
3 13 (54.17%) Perl
3 13 (54.17%) Python
3 13 (54.17%) Shell Script
4 6 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.33%) VB
5 2 (8.33%) VB6
6 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Degree
2 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
2 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) SAP
1 13 (54.17%) Dell
1 13 (54.17%) Software AG
1 13 (54.17%) webMethods
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) Sybase
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) Talend
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £550.00 - £660.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago