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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 14 2
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL 31 9 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 16.23% 7.76% 29.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.69% 27.27% 80.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 10
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£463 £320 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.53% -10.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £264 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £376 £552
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.09%
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
101 33 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 52.88% 28.45% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 12 13
Average daily rate £450 £287 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.93% -38.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £455 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 25 £450 +40.62% 7
Shrewsbury - - - -
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 42 (58.33%) UNIX
2 39 (54.17%) PL/SQL
3 37 (51.39%) Oracle
4 34 (47.22%) webMethods
5 30 (41.67%) Java
6 21 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (25.00%) Informatica
8 17 (23.61%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (23.61%) J2EE
8 17 (23.61%) Windows
8 17 (23.61%) Waterfall
8 17 (23.61%) Test Strategy
9 16 (22.22%) Pega
9 16 (22.22%) WebLogic
10 14 (19.44%) RUP
10 14 (19.44%) SQL Server
10 14 (19.44%) Data Modelling
11 13 (18.06%) Perl
12 12 (16.67%) SAX
12 12 (16.67%) Shell Script
13 11 (15.28%) BEA
14 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
15 8 (11.11%) OO
15 8 (11.11%) XML
15 8 (11.11%) Configuration Management
16 7 (9.72%) Business Objects
17 6 (8.33%) MS Office
17 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
17 6 (8.33%) HP
17 6 (8.33%) Problem Management

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 16 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.17%) Exstream Dialogue
3 2 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.78%) CMS
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.39%) IIS
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Office
2 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Exstream
2 2 (2.78%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.78%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.56%) DHCP
2 4 (5.56%) DNS
3 2 (2.78%) LAN
3 2 (2.78%) SSL
3 2 (2.78%) Internet
3 2 (2.78%) Firewall
4 1 (1.39%) Wireless
4 1 (1.39%) SAN
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (5.56%) MySQL
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.78%) DTS
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (1.39%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Toad
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.39%) CA Gen
General
1 4 (5.56%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 46 (63.89%) Developer
2 14 (19.44%) webMethods Developer
3 13 (18.06%) Analyst
4 7 (9.72%) Web Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Consultant
6 4 (5.56%) Programmer
6 4 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.17%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) DBA
7 3 (4.17%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) AWS Developer
8 2 (2.78%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (2.78%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (2.78%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Administrator
8 2 (2.78%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.61%) J2EE
2 12 (16.67%) SAX
3 8 (11.11%) XML
4 5 (6.94%) .NET
5 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.17%) HTML
6 2 (2.78%) jQuery
6 2 (2.78%) CSS3
6 2 (2.78%) HTML5
6 2 (2.78%) CSS
6 2 (2.78%) ODBC
6 2 (2.78%) CGI
6 2 (2.78%) Ajax
6 2 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 42 (58.33%) UNIX
2 17 (23.61%) Windows
3 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.56%) Linux
5 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.78%) SUSE
7 1 (1.39%) HPUX
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.39%) Android
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (23.61%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (23.61%) Waterfall
2 17 (23.61%) Test Strategy
3 14 (19.44%) RUP
3 14 (19.44%) Data Modelling
4 8 (11.11%) OO
4 8 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 6 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.17%) Analytics
6 3 (4.17%) Security Testing
6 3 (4.17%) Test Scripting
7 2 (2.78%) ITIL
7 2 (2.78%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.78%) Migration
7 2 (2.78%) Content Management
8 1 (1.39%) TDD
8 1 (1.39%) Software Testing
8 1 (1.39%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (54.17%) PL/SQL
2 30 (41.67%) Java
3 13 (18.06%) Perl
4 12 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.94%) C#
6 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.78%) Ruby
7 1 (1.39%) VB6
7 1 (1.39%) C
7 1 (1.39%) COBOL
7 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.39%) VB
7 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.39%) ISEB
3 1 (1.39%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.39%) Nessus
Vendors
1 37 (51.39%) Oracle
2 34 (47.22%) webMethods
3 18 (25.00%) Informatica
4 16 (22.22%) Pega
5 11 (15.28%) BEA
6 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 7 (9.72%) Business Objects
8 6 (8.33%) HP
9 4 (5.56%) VMware
10 3 (4.17%) Adobe
11 2 (2.78%) Sitecore
11 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.78%) Omniture
11 2 (2.78%) Google
12 1 (1.39%) Micro Focus
12 1 (1.39%) Cisco
12 1 (1.39%) Splunk
12 1 (1.39%) Spiceworks
12 1 (1.39%) Panasonic
12 1 (1.39%) Meraki