The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 3 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +22
Contract jobs citing SQL 10 29 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 8.85% 27.36% 4.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.57% 52.73% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 2
Median daily rate £324 £382 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% +25.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £231 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £435 £341
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £23.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -30.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+45.13% -29.68%
SQL
Lancashire

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
35 55 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 30.97% 51.89% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 24
Median daily rate £343 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £310 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £538 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.00 £23.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.45% +59.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 28 May 2016, 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 Preston region with a requirement for SQL.

1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 7 (25.93%) XML
2 7 (25.93%) Unix
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 6 (22.22%) Java
3 6 (22.22%) .NET
3 6 (22.22%) Finance
3 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
4 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
4 5 (18.52%) C#
4 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
5 4 (14.81%) ClearCase
5 4 (14.81%) Windows
5 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
5 4 (14.81%) XSD
5 4 (14.81%) XSLT
5 4 (14.81%) MS Office
5 4 (14.81%) LoadRunner
5 4 (14.81%) WPF
5 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (14.81%) Entity Framework
5 4 (14.81%) TDD
5 4 (14.81%) Project Planning
5 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
5 4 (14.81%) WinForms
5 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
5 4 (14.81%) SOLID

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS Office
3 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (11.11%) MySQL
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) SAP BW
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.70%) PowerPivot
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) ClearCase
1 4 (14.81%) LoadRunner
1 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.41%) NetBeans
3 2 (7.41%) Rational Robot
4 1 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (3.70%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
3 3 (11.11%) Avionics
4 2 (7.41%) Military
5 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Software Developer
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) PHP Developer
5 3 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Access Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Architect
7 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) XML
2 6 (22.22%) .NET
3 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
3 4 (14.81%) Entity Framework
3 4 (14.81%) WinForms
3 4 (14.81%) WPF
3 4 (14.81%) XSD
3 4 (14.81%) XSLT
4 3 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
4 3 (11.11%) jQuery
5 2 (7.41%) Highcharts JS
6 1 (3.70%) MDX
6 1 (3.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Unix
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
3 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
3 4 (14.81%) Project Planning
3 4 (14.81%) SOLID
3 4 (14.81%) TDD
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (7.41%) Analytics
5 2 (7.41%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (7.41%) ETL
5 2 (7.41%) HMVC
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Web Development
6 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Facilities Management
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) C#
3 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
4 3 (11.11%) PHP
4 3 (11.11%) Python
5 2 (7.41%) C++
5 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.41%) VB
6 1 (3.70%) Ada
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) SAP
4 2 (7.41%) Cognos
4 2 (7.41%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) CODA
5 1 (3.70%) Concur
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Maconomy
5 1 (3.70%) NetApp
5 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
Preston, Lancashire
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