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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 7 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 12 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 13.95% 22.37% 21.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 57.14% 41.46% 60.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 17
Median daily rate £303 £381 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.65% +52.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £162 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £475 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Median hourly rate £49.50 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £31.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.80% +13.63%

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
21 41 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 24.42% 53.95% 35.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 25
Median daily rate £325 £210 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £473 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 4
Median hourly rate £47.25 £37.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £35.80 £34.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.20 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, 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%) XML
2 8 (34.78%) C#
2 8 (34.78%) .NET
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
3 7 (30.43%) Degree
3 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) Finance
4 6 (26.09%) WinForms
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle
4 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
5 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
5 5 (21.74%) HTML
5 5 (21.74%) Perl
5 5 (21.74%) C
5 5 (21.74%) ClearCase
5 5 (21.74%) Ada
5 5 (21.74%) HOOD
5 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (21.74%) Integration Testing
5 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
5 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
5 5 (21.74%) Avionics
5 5 (21.74%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (21.74%) Rational Rhapsody
5 5 (21.74%) VectorCAST
5 5 (21.74%) SDLC
6 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server

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
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
5 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
5 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (4.35%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.35%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
2 5 (21.74%) ClearCase
2 5 (21.74%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (21.74%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (21.74%) VectorCAST
3 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (13.04%) Rational Robot
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (4.35%) JIRA
6 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Avionics
3 4 (17.39%) Aerospace
4 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
5 2 (8.70%) Advertising
5 2 (8.70%) Banking
5 2 (8.70%) Military
5 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Informatica Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) DBA
5 2 (8.70%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Manual Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) XML
2 8 (34.78%) .NET
3 6 (26.09%) WinForms
4 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
4 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
4 5 (21.74%) HTML
5 4 (17.39%) CSS
6 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (13.04%) Entity Framework
6 3 (13.04%) Web Services
6 3 (13.04%) WPF
6 3 (13.04%) XSD
6 3 (13.04%) XSLT
7 2 (8.70%) Ajax
7 2 (8.70%) jQuery
7 2 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (8.70%) RESTful
7 2 (8.70%) SOAP
7 2 (8.70%) WCF
8 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
1 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) HOOD
3 5 (21.74%) Integration Testing
3 5 (21.74%) SDLC
4 4 (17.39%) ETL
4 4 (17.39%) Hazard Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) UML
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.04%) Change Data Capture
5 3 (13.04%) MVC
5 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.70%) CRM
6 2 (8.70%) Data Encryption
6 2 (8.70%) OO
6 2 (8.70%) SOLID
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Optimisation
6 2 (8.70%) TDD
6 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) Ada
2 5 (21.74%) C
2 5 (21.74%) Perl
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
3 3 (13.04%) VB
3 3 (13.04%) VB6
4 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) BC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) DBS Check
5 1 (4.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) Informatica
4 1 (4.35%) Avaya
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos
4 1 (4.35%) Telerik
4 1 (4.35%) VMware