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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 17 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 20.24% 20.45% 18.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 54.84% 66.67% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 4
Median daily rate £325 £550 £446
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.90% +23.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £425 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £600 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £332
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.88 £28.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +16.66%
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
31 27 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 36.90% 30.68% 30.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 11
Median daily rate £327 £425 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.05% +0.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £275 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £600 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.00 £24.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +52.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £37.00 £16.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £37.00 £31.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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%) Unix
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
3 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 5 (18.52%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (18.52%) LoadRunner
4 5 (18.52%) SAP
4 5 (18.52%) Java
4 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
4 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (18.52%) jQuery
5 4 (14.81%) Finance
5 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
5 4 (14.81%) Migration
5 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (14.81%) ETL
5 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
5 4 (14.81%) MS Office
5 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
5 4 (14.81%) Analytics
6 3 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 3 (11.11%) SDLC
6 3 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
6 3 (11.11%) SAP BW

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 (18.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS Office
3 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) DHCP
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) SAN
1 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (11.11%) MySQL
4 3 (11.11%) SAP BW
5 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (3.70%) DB2
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.70%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) LoadRunner
2 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) NetBeans
3 1 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (3.70%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (3.70%) Toad
3 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
1 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
2 1 (3.70%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) PHP Developer
3 3 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Tester
3 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Tester
4 2 (7.41%) Test Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Report Writer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.70%) UAT Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) jQuery
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
2 3 (11.11%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
3 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.41%) Highcharts JS
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) WinForms
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Clustering
1 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
1 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.41%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Unix
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) AIX
3 1 (3.70%) HPUX
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 4 (14.81%) Analytics
2 4 (14.81%) ETL
2 4 (14.81%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (11.11%) SDLC
3 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.41%) Data Management
4 2 (7.41%) HMVC
4 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
4 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Web Development
5 1 (3.70%) Data Virtualisation
5 1 (3.70%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (3.70%) Defect Management
5 1 (3.70%) Functional Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (3.70%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.11%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) PHP
3 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 3 (11.11%) Python
3 3 (11.11%) VB
4 2 (7.41%) C++
4 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.70%) Ada
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle
3 5 (18.52%) SAP
4 2 (7.41%) CODA
4 2 (7.41%) Cognos
4 2 (7.41%) Concur
4 2 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) Maconomy
4 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
4 2 (7.41%) Telerik
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) EMC
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Intel
5 1 (3.70%) NetApp
5 1 (3.70%) Siebel
5 1 (3.70%) VMware