The first table below looks at the demand for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sale region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Sale region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 - 2
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sale 66.67% - 50.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 100.00% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £310 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.56
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +7.57%
Programming Languages Category
Sale
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sale 66.67% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £310 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
SQL
Manchester

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Sale

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Sale region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Sale

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Sale

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Sale region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Sale

SQL
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Sale

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sale region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) V-Model
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle 11i

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Sale by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sale region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle SCM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Web Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Web Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Supply Chain Functional Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Supply Chain Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (40.00%) V-Model
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft