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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 12 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 26.09% 14.29% 19.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 70.59% 31.82% 56.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 13
Median daily rate £330 £286 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.28% -4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £162 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £33.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +29.80%
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
17 44 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 36.96% 44.90% 34.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 24 25
Median daily rate £325 £210 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% -38.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £470 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 0
Median hourly rate £39.75 £37.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 7 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Preston region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 8 (34.78%) XML
3 7 (30.43%) .NET
3 7 (30.43%) C#
3 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (26.09%) WinForms
4 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (26.09%) ETL
5 4 (17.39%) HTML
5 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
5 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
5 4 (17.39%) VB
5 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
5 4 (17.39%) Finance
5 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.04%) VB6
6 3 (13.04%) Advertising
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) Clustering
6 3 (13.04%) CRM
6 3 (13.04%) ClearCase
6 3 (13.04%) XSD

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 2 (8.70%) PowerExchange
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.35%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DHCP
1 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) Star Schema
6 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (4.35%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (4.35%) DB2
6 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.35%) SAP BW
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.04%) ClearCase
2 3 (13.04%) Rational Robot
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Advertising
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
2 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) DBA
3 3 (13.04%) Informatica Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
3 3 (13.04%) SQL DBA
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior WPF Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Siebel Tester
5 1 (4.35%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) XML
2 7 (30.43%) .NET
3 6 (26.09%) WinForms
4 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
4 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
4 4 (17.39%) HTML
5 3 (13.04%) Entity Framework
5 3 (13.04%) WPF
5 3 (13.04%) XSD
5 3 (13.04%) XSLT
6 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.70%) CSS
6 2 (8.70%) jQuery
6 2 (8.70%) Web Services
7 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET
7 1 (4.35%) Ajax
7 1 (4.35%) Classic ASP
7 1 (4.35%) LINQ
7 1 (4.35%) SOAP
7 1 (4.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) AIX
2 1 (4.35%) HPUX
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Solaris
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) ETL
2 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Change Data Capture
3 3 (13.04%) CRM
3 3 (13.04%) Data Encryption
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Optimisation
4 2 (8.70%) SOLID
4 2 (8.70%) TDD
4 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Data Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) C#
2 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
2 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
2 4 (17.39%) VB
3 3 (13.04%) VB6
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) BC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) DBS Check
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Informatica
4 2 (8.70%) Cognos
4 2 (8.70%) SAP
4 2 (8.70%) Telerik
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) Avaya
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) CODA
5 1 (4.35%) Concur
5 1 (4.35%) EMC
5 1 (4.35%) Intel
5 1 (4.35%) Maconomy
5 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.35%) Siebel