The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 16 12 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 10.19% 15.58% 35.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.03% 46.15% 75.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 31
Average daily rate
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£295 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £390 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £443 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.30% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.43% -15.90%
SQL
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
39 26 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 24.84% 33.77% 46.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 37
Average daily rate £388 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £446 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Shropshire region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -2 13 £295 -21.33% 7
Market Drayton - - - - 1
Shrewsbury - - - - 1
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 23 (67.65%) Oracle
2 19 (55.88%) UNIX
3 13 (38.24%) WebLogic
3 13 (38.24%) PL/SQL
4 12 (35.29%) Java
4 12 (35.29%) Waterfall
5 9 (26.47%) Windows
6 8 (23.53%) XML
6 8 (23.53%) webMethods
7 7 (20.59%) Informatica
7 7 (20.59%) Documentum
7 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database
8 6 (17.65%) COBOL
8 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
9 5 (14.71%) BEA
9 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
9 5 (14.71%) Perl
9 5 (14.71%) RUP
9 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
9 5 (14.71%) ICL
9 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
10 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
10 4 (11.76%) Security Testing
10 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
10 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (11.76%) Pega
10 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
10 4 (11.76%) J2EE
10 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
11 3 (8.82%) VB

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (38.24%) WebLogic
2 7 (20.59%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Project
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) DHCP
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.88%) Data Mart
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.88%) SQLPlus
5 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) ClearCase
1 3 (8.82%) ClearQuest
2 2 (5.88%) CA Gen
3 1 (2.94%) Toad
3 1 (2.94%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (2.94%) ERwin
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Test Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Architect
5 5 (14.71%) Software Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Test Manager
6 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL Developer
6 3 (8.82%) SQL Developer
6 3 (8.82%) COBOL Developer
7 2 (5.88%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.88%) Report Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Reporting Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) DBA
8 1 (2.94%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Database Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) XML
2 4 (11.76%) J2EE
3 3 (8.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) UNIX
2 9 (26.47%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Waterfall
2 5 (14.71%) RUP
2 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
3 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
3 4 (11.76%) Security Testing
3 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
3 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.82%) OO
4 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
4 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
4 3 (8.82%) Software Architecture
4 3 (8.82%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Information Assurance
5 2 (5.88%) Test Management
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.88%) Coaching
5 2 (5.88%) Data Security
5 2 (5.88%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) PL/SQL
2 12 (35.29%) Java
3 6 (17.65%) COBOL
3 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
4 5 (14.71%) Perl
5 3 (8.82%) VB
6 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (5.88%) ISEB
4 1 (2.94%) HND
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) Oracle
2 8 (23.53%) webMethods
3 7 (20.59%) Informatica
4 5 (14.71%) BEA
4 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (14.71%) ICL
5 4 (11.76%) Pega
6 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.94%) Sybase
7 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.94%) VMware
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Posted: 25 days ago
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