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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 1 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +17
Contract jobs citing SQL 13 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 11.61% 31.03% 7.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.71% 67.50% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 1
Median daily rate £339 £420 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +63.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 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 £32.50 £22.85 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+42.23% -23.83%
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
41 40 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 36.61% 45.98% 36.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 17
Median daily rate £345 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.76% +6.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £233 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £500 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Median hourly rate £20.50 £37.00 £19.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.59% +93.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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
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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 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 (33.33%) Oracle
1 8 (33.33%) Unix
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (20.83%) Finance
4 5 (20.83%) Manufacturing
4 5 (20.83%) LoadRunner
4 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
4 5 (20.83%) XML
4 5 (20.83%) Java
5 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.67%) SAP
5 4 (16.67%) MS Office
5 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 4 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (16.67%) Migration
5 4 (16.67%) Analytics
5 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 3 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
6 3 (12.50%) jQuery
6 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) SAP BW
6 3 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (12.50%) Python

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 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DHCP
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
1 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.50%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) SAP BW
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) DB2
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) LoadRunner
2 2 (8.33%) ClearCase
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) NetBeans
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.17%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (4.17%) Rational Robot
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
1 5 (20.83%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Avionics
3 1 (4.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) PHP Developer
2 3 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Tester
3 2 (8.33%) Test Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.17%) Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) XML
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
2 3 (12.50%) jQuery
3 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
3 2 (8.33%) Highcharts JS
3 2 (8.33%) WinForms
3 2 (8.33%) WPF
3 2 (8.33%) XSD
3 2 (8.33%) XSLT
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) AIX
4 1 (4.17%) HPUX
4 1 (4.17%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Solaris
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (16.67%) Analytics
2 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (12.50%) ETL
3 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 3 (12.50%) SDLC
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) HMVC
4 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.33%) SOLID
4 2 (8.33%) TDD
4 2 (8.33%) Web Development
5 1 (4.17%) Data Virtualisation
5 1 (4.17%) Defect Management
5 1 (4.17%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (4.17%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) PHP
3 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (12.50%) Python
3 3 (12.50%) VB
4 2 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (4.17%) Ada
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (8.33%) CODA
4 2 (8.33%) Cognos
4 2 (8.33%) Concur
4 2 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) Maconomy
4 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) EMC
5 1 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) Intel
5 1 (4.17%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) VMware
Preston, Lancashire
X4 Group
Rate: £24 - 26 per hour
Posted: 12 hours ago