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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 95 47 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 26.39% 31.13% 19.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 61.69% 47.47% 39.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 2
Average daily rate £465 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.69 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +2.46%
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
154 99 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 42.78% 65.56% 49.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 52 17
Average daily rate £470 £400 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +28.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 77 £470 +17.50% 7
Shrewsbury -1 1 £700 +143.47%
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 124 (82.67%) Unix
2 103 (68.67%) Oracle
3 76 (50.67%) Informatica
4 72 (48.00%) Shell Script
5 69 (46.00%) PL/SQL
6 62 (41.33%) Test Strategy
7 61 (40.67%) Agile Software Development
8 60 (40.00%) WebLogic
9 59 (39.33%) Pega
10 58 (38.67%) Java
11 55 (36.67%) Waterfall
12 54 (36.00%) J2EE
12 54 (36.00%) RUP
13 52 (34.67%) Perl
13 52 (34.67%) webMethods
14 42 (28.00%) BusinessObjects
15 41 (27.33%) ClearCase
16 39 (26.00%) Scrum
17 37 (24.67%) BEA
18 35 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
19 33 (22.00%) CA Gen
20 32 (21.33%) OO
21 30 (20.00%) Configuration Management
22 29 (19.33%) Data Modelling
23 28 (18.67%) ClearQuest
23 28 (18.67%) Oracle OWB
24 24 (16.00%) Project Planning
25 23 (15.33%) Windows
26 22 (14.67%) Pentaho
27 21 (14.00%) Hadoop

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 60 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 21 (14.00%) Confluence
3 8 (5.33%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (4.00%) Apache
5 4 (2.67%) SAS
6 3 (2.00%) JBoss
6 3 (2.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.33%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Sage 300 ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.00%) HTTP
1 3 (2.00%) SSL
1 3 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.33%) Firewall
2 2 (1.33%) LAN
2 2 (1.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (28.00%) BusinessObjects
2 28 (18.67%) Oracle OWB
3 22 (14.67%) Pentaho
4 21 (14.00%) Hadoop
5 12 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (6.67%) Big Data
7 8 (5.33%) SQL Server
8 5 (3.33%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.33%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.67%) MySQL
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (27.33%) ClearCase
2 33 (22.00%) CA Gen
3 28 (18.67%) ClearQuest
4 21 (14.00%) JIRA
5 8 (5.33%) Git (software)
5 8 (5.33%) PVCS
6 4 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.00%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.00%) FishEye
7 3 (2.00%) IntelliJ
7 3 (2.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.00%) JUnit
7 3 (2.00%) Selenium
7 3 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (2.00%) Subversion
8 2 (1.33%) GitLab
8 2 (1.33%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (1.33%) Maven
8 2 (1.33%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.67%) Toad
General
1 1 (0.67%) Automotive
1 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 87 (58.00%) Developer
2 23 (15.33%) Architect
3 16 (10.67%) Analyst
3 16 (10.67%) Lead Developer
4 14 (9.33%) Pentaho Developer
4 14 (9.33%) Software Architect
5 12 (8.00%) Test Analyst
6 11 (7.33%) Hadoop Developer
7 10 (6.67%) Data Integration Developer
7 10 (6.67%) Integration Developer
8 9 (6.00%) Software Developer
9 8 (5.33%) Monitoring Engineer
10 7 (4.67%) Software Engineer
10 7 (4.67%) SQL Developer
11 6 (4.00%) Big Data Developer
11 6 (4.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 6 (4.00%) Senior Developer
12 5 (3.33%) .NET Developer
12 5 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 5 (3.33%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (36.00%) J2EE
2 13 (8.67%) XML
3 10 (6.67%) CSS
3 10 (6.67%) ELK Stack
4 7 (4.67%) HTML
5 6 (4.00%) .NET
5 6 (4.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (3.33%) SOAP
6 5 (3.33%) Spring
7 4 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (2.67%) jQuery
8 3 (2.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.00%) EJB
8 3 (2.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (2.00%) HTML5
8 3 (2.00%) J2SE
8 3 (2.00%) Java EE
8 3 (2.00%) JSON
8 3 (2.00%) PhoneGap
8 3 (2.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.33%) Statistics
4 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 124 (82.67%) Unix
2 23 (15.33%) Windows
3 14 (9.33%) Linux
4 5 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.67%) AIX
6 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (41.33%) Test Strategy
2 61 (40.67%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (36.67%) Waterfall
4 54 (36.00%) RUP
5 39 (26.00%) Scrum
6 35 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (21.33%) OO
8 30 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 29 (19.33%) Data Modelling
10 24 (16.00%) Project Planning
11 18 (12.00%) Problem Management
11 18 (12.00%) Software Engineering
12 16 (10.67%) Process Improvement
13 15 (10.00%) Software Architecture
14 12 (8.00%) SDLC
15 10 (6.67%) Test Scripting
16 9 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (6.00%) User Stories
17 8 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
17 8 (5.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (48.00%) Shell Script
2 69 (46.00%) PL/SQL
3 58 (38.67%) Java
4 52 (34.67%) Perl
5 14 (9.33%) JavaScript
6 8 (5.33%) C#
7 3 (2.00%) C
7 3 (2.00%) COBOL
7 3 (2.00%) Haskell
7 3 (2.00%) Scala
7 3 (2.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.33%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (7.33%) ISEB
2 10 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 6 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.33%) Docker
2 3 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (5.33%) BMC PATROL
1 8 (5.33%) Kibana
1 8 (5.33%) logstash
1 8 (5.33%) OPNET
1 8 (5.33%) SCOM
2 5 (3.33%) Puppet
3 3 (2.00%) Opsview
4 2 (1.33%) Grafana
4 2 (1.33%) Graphite
4 2 (1.33%) SCCM
5 1 (0.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 103 (68.67%) Oracle
2 76 (50.67%) Informatica
3 59 (39.33%) Pega
4 52 (34.67%) webMethods
5 37 (24.67%) BEA
6 11 (7.33%) Cloudera
7 9 (6.00%) BMC
8 8 (5.33%) Digital Fuel
9 6 (4.00%) Microsoft
10 4 (2.67%) VMware
11 3 (2.00%) Adobe
11 3 (2.00%) Atlassian
11 3 (2.00%) Xamarin
12 2 (1.33%) Citrix
13 1 (0.67%) Ab Initio
13 1 (0.67%) Cognos
13 1 (0.67%) MicroStrategy
13 1 (0.67%) SAP
13 1 (0.67%) Teradata
13 1 (0.67%) Veeam
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