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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 41 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 25.95% 27.88% 27.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.90% 58.00% 67.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 18
Average daily rate
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£367 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.25% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £396
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 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
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
79 50 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 50.00% 48.08% 40.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 20 27
Average daily rate £388 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £490 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(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 +1 31 £388 +29.16%
Shrewsbury - 2 £281 - 3
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 35 (61.40%) PL/SQL
2 29 (50.88%) UNIX
3 28 (49.12%) Oracle
4 19 (33.33%) webMethods
5 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (24.56%) Windows
7 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
7 13 (22.81%) Java
8 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
8 11 (19.30%) Test Strategy
9 10 (17.54%) Waterfall
9 10 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (15.79%) SAX
10 9 (15.79%) WebLogic
11 7 (12.28%) XML
12 6 (10.53%) HP
12 6 (10.53%) Informatica
12 6 (10.53%) Data Modelling
12 6 (10.53%) Security Testing
12 6 (10.53%) Oracle Database
13 5 (8.77%) Problem Management
13 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (8.77%) Finance
13 5 (8.77%) OO
13 5 (8.77%) J2EE
13 5 (8.77%) RUP
13 5 (8.77%) Perl
13 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
13 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
14 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (15.79%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.26%) Exstream Dialogue
3 2 (3.51%) Documentum
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Office
2 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Exstream
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) DHCP
1 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
1 4 (7.02%) DNS
2 1 (1.75%) LAN
2 1 (1.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.51%) SQLPlus
5 2 (3.51%) DTS
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.51%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (1.75%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Toad
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.75%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (1.75%) ERwin
General
1 5 (8.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (50.88%) Developer
2 18 (31.58%) Analyst
3 10 (17.54%) webMethods Developer
4 7 (12.28%) Web Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.02%) SQL Developer
6 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Programmer
7 3 (5.26%) SQL DBA
7 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL Developer
7 3 (5.26%) DBA
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Report Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (3.51%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) SAX
2 7 (12.28%) XML
3 5 (8.77%) J2EE
4 2 (3.51%) .NET
4 2 (3.51%) ODBC
5 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Open Source
2 2 (3.51%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (50.88%) UNIX
2 14 (24.56%) Windows
3 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.02%) Linux
5 1 (1.75%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (19.30%) Test Strategy
3 10 (17.54%) Waterfall
3 10 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 6 (10.53%) Security Testing
5 5 (8.77%) Problem Management
5 5 (8.77%) OO
5 5 (8.77%) RUP
5 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.26%) Software Testing
6 3 (5.26%) Information Assurance
6 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.51%) ITIL
7 2 (3.51%) ETL
7 2 (3.51%) Data Security
7 2 (3.51%) Security Management
7 2 (3.51%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.51%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 35 (61.40%) PL/SQL
2 13 (22.81%) Java
3 5 (8.77%) Perl
4 4 (7.02%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.26%) COBOL
6 2 (3.51%) C#
7 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.75%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.75%) ISEB
4 1 (1.75%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.75%) Nessus
Vendors
1 28 (49.12%) Oracle
2 19 (33.33%) webMethods
3 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.53%) HP
4 6 (10.53%) Informatica
5 4 (7.02%) BEA
5 4 (7.02%) VMware
6 2 (3.51%) Business Objects
6 2 (3.51%) ICL
6 2 (3.51%) Pega
7 1 (1.75%) Splunk
7 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.75%) Micro Focus
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