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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 23 14 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 14.84% 18.92% 29.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.94% 66.67% 68.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 24
Average daily rate
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£295 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.25% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £358 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £425 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.16 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+12.25% -19.43%
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
47 21 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 30.32% 28.38% 42.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 29
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £425 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 0 15 £258 -28.96% 3
Market Drayton - - - -
Shrewsbury - - - - 1
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 21 (61.76%) Oracle
2 20 (58.82%) UNIX
3 12 (35.29%) PL/SQL
4 11 (32.35%) Java
4 11 (32.35%) WebLogic
4 11 (32.35%) Windows
5 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
6 8 (23.53%) Waterfall
7 7 (20.59%) XML
8 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
8 6 (17.65%) webMethods
9 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
9 5 (14.71%) Informatica
9 5 (14.71%) Perl
9 5 (14.71%) Documentum
9 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
9 5 (14.71%) Security Testing
10 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
10 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
10 4 (11.76%) Finance
10 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
10 4 (11.76%) RUP
10 4 (11.76%) BEA
11 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
11 3 (8.82%) DHCP
11 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
11 3 (8.82%) DNS
11 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 11 (32.35%) WebLogic
2 5 (14.71%) Documentum
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) DHCP
1 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
1 3 (8.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.88%) Data Mart
4 2 (5.88%) SQLPlus
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.94%) QlikView
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) ClearCase
1 3 (8.82%) ClearQuest
2 2 (5.88%) CA Gen
2 2 (5.88%) Toad
3 1 (2.94%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (2.94%) ERwin
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Software Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Developer
4 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL Developer
4 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Reporting Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) COBOL Developer
5 2 (5.88%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Report Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.88%) DBA
6 1 (2.94%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Security Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) XML
2 3 (8.82%) Middleware
2 3 (8.82%) J2EE
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (58.82%) UNIX
2 11 (32.35%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Waterfall
2 5 (14.71%) Security Testing
3 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
3 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
3 4 (11.76%) RUP
4 3 (8.82%) Information Assurance
4 3 (8.82%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.88%) Test Management
5 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.88%) ETL
5 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.88%) Data Security
5 2 (5.88%) Security Management
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL
5 2 (5.88%) OO
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Test Strategy
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) PL/SQL
2 11 (32.35%) Java
3 5 (14.71%) Perl
3 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.82%) VB
4 3 (8.82%) COBOL
5 1 (2.94%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.88%) ISEB
4 2 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.88%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.94%) HND
5 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) CISSP
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
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%) Nessus
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Oracle
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.65%) webMethods
4 5 (14.71%) Informatica
5 4 (11.76%) BEA
6 3 (8.82%) VMware
6 3 (8.82%) Pega
7 2 (5.88%) ICL
7 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.94%) Micro Focus
8 1 (2.94%) HP
8 1 (2.94%) Sybase
8 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.94%) Splunk