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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL 23 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 16.31% 8.94% 15.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.10% 34.38% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 6
Average daily rate
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£418 £315 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.53% -25.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £327 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.66%
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
51 32 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 36.17% 26.02% 42.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 12
Average daily rate £410 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.50 - £19.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +8 18 £425 +34.92% 4
Shrewsbury 0 1 £150 -
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 29 (63.04%) UNIX
2 23 (50.00%) Java
3 22 (47.83%) Oracle
4 18 (39.13%) webMethods
5 17 (36.96%) Informatica
5 17 (36.96%) J2EE
6 15 (32.61%) WebLogic
6 15 (32.61%) Shell Script
6 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (30.43%) Data Modelling
7 14 (30.43%) Pega
8 12 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (26.09%) XML
9 11 (23.91%) Waterfall
10 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
11 9 (19.57%) Test Strategy
12 8 (17.39%) Open Source
12 8 (17.39%) RUP
12 8 (17.39%) HTML
12 8 (17.39%) Perl
12 8 (17.39%) PL/SQL
13 7 (15.22%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (15.22%) BEA
13 7 (15.22%) HTML5
14 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
14 6 (13.04%) Apache
15 5 (10.87%) SOAP
15 5 (10.87%) JUnit
15 5 (10.87%) Eclipse
15 5 (10.87%) J2SE

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 15 (32.61%) WebLogic
2 6 (13.04%) Apache
3 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (4.35%) CMS
4 2 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (4.35%) JBoss
5 1 (2.17%) Confluence
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.17%) Captiva
5 1 (2.17%) IIS
5 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.17%) Documentum
5 1 (2.17%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (4.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.35%) SSL
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
1 2 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) Wireless
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.17%) NAS
2 1 (2.17%) VPN
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.70%) MySQL
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.17%) OLAP
6 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.17%) PowerCenter
6 1 (2.17%) Base SAS
6 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (2.17%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Eclipse
1 5 (10.87%) JUnit
1 5 (10.87%) Selenium
2 3 (6.52%) ClearCase
3 2 (4.35%) IntelliJ
3 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.17%) CA Gen
4 1 (2.17%) Ant
4 1 (2.17%) Subversion
4 1 (2.17%) Maven
4 1 (2.17%) JIRA
4 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Back Office
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (63.04%) Developer
2 6 (13.04%) Senior Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (4.35%) DBA
6 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.35%) webMethods Developer
6 2 (4.35%) AWS Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Business Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Software Architect
7 1 (2.17%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.17%) SQL DBA
7 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) J2EE
2 12 (26.09%) XML
3 8 (17.39%) HTML
4 7 (15.22%) HTML5
5 5 (10.87%) REST
5 5 (10.87%) SOAP
5 5 (10.87%) Hibernate
5 5 (10.87%) Spring
5 5 (10.87%) J2SE
6 4 (8.70%) JSON
6 4 (8.70%) .NET
7 3 (6.52%) CSS
8 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.35%) EJB
8 2 (4.35%) CGI
8 2 (4.35%) SAX
8 2 (4.35%) Ajax
8 2 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (4.35%) CSS3
8 2 (4.35%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) Credit Risk
1 1 (2.17%) Arduino
1 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (63.04%) UNIX
2 4 (8.70%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) SUSE
3 2 (4.35%) Android
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (30.43%) Data Modelling
3 12 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (23.91%) Waterfall
5 9 (19.57%) Test Strategy
6 8 (17.39%) Open Source
6 8 (17.39%) RUP
7 5 (10.87%) Software Architecture
7 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.87%) DevOps
7 5 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (8.70%) Problem Management
8 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.52%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.52%) Scrum
9 3 (6.52%) Web Development
9 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.52%) Analytics
10 2 (4.35%) Automated Testing
10 2 (4.35%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (50.00%) Java
2 15 (32.61%) Shell Script
3 8 (17.39%) Perl
3 8 (17.39%) PL/SQL
4 4 (8.70%) C#
5 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.35%) Ruby
5 2 (4.35%) Scala
6 1 (2.17%) VB6
6 1 (2.17%) C
6 1 (2.17%) C++
6 1 (2.17%) COBOL
6 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.17%) VB
6 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) ISEB
1 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Oracle
2 18 (39.13%) webMethods
3 17 (36.96%) Informatica
4 14 (30.43%) Pega
5 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 7 (15.22%) BEA
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco
8 2 (4.35%) IBM
8 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.35%) Sage
8 2 (4.35%) Adobe
8 2 (4.35%) Misys
8 2 (4.35%) HP
8 2 (4.35%) Sitecore
8 2 (4.35%) Omniture
8 2 (4.35%) Google
9 1 (2.17%) VMware
9 1 (2.17%) Panasonic
9 1 (2.17%) Veeam
9 1 (2.17%) Spiceworks