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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 44 24 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 28.76% 23.30% 31.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.89% 45.28% 68.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 17
Average daily rate
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£394 £313 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% -8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £363 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.81%
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
90 53 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 58.82% 51.46% 45.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 18 27
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £562 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £29.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.20% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +1 36 £400 +28.00% 4
Shrewsbury +2 2 £281 -
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 38 (56.72%) PL/SQL
2 35 (52.24%) UNIX
3 33 (49.25%) Oracle
4 25 (37.31%) webMethods
5 19 (28.36%) Java
5 19 (28.36%) Windows
6 18 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (22.39%) Test Strategy
8 14 (20.90%) SQL Server
9 12 (17.91%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
10 11 (16.42%) WebLogic
10 11 (16.42%) Waterfall
11 10 (14.93%) SAX
12 9 (13.43%) Informatica
12 9 (13.43%) XML
13 8 (11.94%) Data Modelling
14 7 (10.45%) J2EE
14 7 (10.45%) Active Directory
15 6 (8.96%) HP
15 6 (8.96%) Configuration Management
15 6 (8.96%) Shell Script
15 6 (8.96%) RUP
15 6 (8.96%) OO
15 6 (8.96%) MS Office
15 6 (8.96%) Perl
15 6 (8.96%) Problem Management
15 6 (8.96%) Security Testing
15 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (16.42%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.48%) Exstream Dialogue
3 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.99%) Documentum
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Office
2 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Exstream
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) DHCP
1 5 (7.46%) DNS
2 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.99%) LAN
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.49%) Wireless
4 1 (1.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.99%) SQLPlus
5 2 (2.99%) DTS
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.99%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.49%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Toad
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.49%) ERwin
2 1 (1.49%) PowerDesigner
General
1 5 (7.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (49.25%) Developer
2 19 (28.36%) Analyst
3 12 (17.91%) webMethods Developer
4 7 (10.45%) Web Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Test Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.97%) Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Programmer
7 3 (4.48%) DBA
7 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.48%) SQL DBA
7 3 (4.48%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Report Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.93%) SAX
2 9 (13.43%) XML
3 7 (10.45%) J2EE
4 2 (2.99%) .NET
4 2 (2.99%) ODBC
5 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.49%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Open Source
2 2 (2.99%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (52.24%) UNIX
2 19 (28.36%) Windows
3 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.97%) Linux
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.49%) Android
5 1 (1.49%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.39%) Test Strategy
3 12 (17.91%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (16.42%) Waterfall
5 8 (11.94%) Data Modelling
6 6 (8.96%) Configuration Management
6 6 (8.96%) RUP
6 6 (8.96%) OO
6 6 (8.96%) Problem Management
6 6 (8.96%) Security Testing
7 3 (4.48%) Information Assurance
7 3 (4.48%) Software Testing
7 3 (4.48%) Test Scripting
7 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.99%) ITIL
8 2 (2.99%) ETL
8 2 (2.99%) Data Security
8 2 (2.99%) Security Management
8 2 (2.99%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.99%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 38 (56.72%) PL/SQL
2 19 (28.36%) Java
3 6 (8.96%) Shell Script
3 6 (8.96%) Perl
4 3 (4.48%) COBOL
5 2 (2.99%) C#
6 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.49%) Degree
4 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.49%) ISEB
4 1 (1.49%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
1 2 (2.99%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (10.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.97%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.49%) Nessus
Vendors
1 33 (49.25%) Oracle
2 25 (37.31%) webMethods
3 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
4 9 (13.43%) Informatica
5 6 (8.96%) HP
6 5 (7.46%) VMware
6 5 (7.46%) BEA
7 4 (5.97%) Business Objects
7 4 (5.97%) Pega
8 2 (2.99%) ICL
9 1 (1.49%) Splunk
9 1 (1.49%) Spiceworks
9 1 (1.49%) Meraki
9 1 (1.49%) Panasonic
9 1 (1.49%) Cisco
9 1 (1.49%) Adobe
9 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.49%) Micro Focus
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