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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 9 1
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL 44 14 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 27.33% 14.00% 36.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.83% 37.84% 77.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 20
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£400 £313 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -11.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £363 £476
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
96 37 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 59.63% 37.00% 46.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 10 27
Average daily rate £400 £322 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.41% -11.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £495 £550
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 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 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 4 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 +10 35 £400 +28.00% 4
Shrewsbury +2 1 £288 - 1
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 4 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 49 (62.03%) UNIX
2 42 (53.16%) Oracle
3 41 (51.90%) PL/SQL
4 34 (43.04%) webMethods
5 30 (37.97%) Java
6 23 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (24.05%) Waterfall
8 18 (22.78%) Windows
8 18 (22.78%) WebLogic
8 18 (22.78%) Informatica
9 17 (21.52%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (21.52%) J2EE
9 17 (21.52%) Test Strategy
10 16 (20.25%) Pega
11 15 (18.99%) SQL Server
12 14 (17.72%) RUP
12 14 (17.72%) Data Modelling
12 14 (17.72%) Shell Script
13 13 (16.46%) Perl
14 12 (15.19%) SAX
15 11 (13.92%) BEA
15 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
16 8 (10.13%) OO
16 8 (10.13%) XML
17 7 (8.86%) MS Office
17 7 (8.86%) Business Objects
17 7 (8.86%) Active Directory
18 6 (7.59%) Problem Management
18 6 (7.59%) HP
18 6 (7.59%) Configuration Management

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 18 (22.78%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.80%) Exstream Dialogue
3 2 (2.53%) CMS
3 2 (2.53%) Documentum
3 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.53%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.27%) IIS
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) MS Office
2 5 (6.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Exstream
2 2 (2.53%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.53%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) DNS
1 5 (6.33%) DHCP
2 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.53%) LAN
4 1 (1.27%) SAN
4 1 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.99%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.33%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.53%) MySQL
4 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.53%) DTS
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.27%) FileMaker
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Toad
2 1 (1.27%) CA Gen
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (5.06%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 47 (59.49%) Developer
2 18 (22.78%) Analyst
3 14 (17.72%) webMethods Developer
4 7 (8.86%) Web Developer
5 6 (7.59%) Test Analyst
5 6 (7.59%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.06%) Consultant
7 4 (5.06%) Programmer
7 4 (5.06%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) SQL DBA
8 3 (3.80%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) DBA
8 3 (3.80%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.53%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (2.53%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (2.53%) SQL Developer
10 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.52%) J2EE
2 12 (15.19%) SAX
3 8 (10.13%) XML
4 5 (6.33%) .NET
5 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.80%) HTML
6 2 (2.53%) Ajax
6 2 (2.53%) jQuery
6 2 (2.53%) CSS
6 2 (2.53%) ODBC
6 2 (2.53%) HTML5
6 2 (2.53%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.06%) Open Source
2 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 49 (62.03%) UNIX
2 18 (22.78%) Windows
3 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.06%) Linux
4 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.27%) Android
5 1 (1.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.05%) Waterfall
3 17 (21.52%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (21.52%) Test Strategy
4 14 (17.72%) RUP
4 14 (17.72%) Data Modelling
5 8 (10.13%) OO
6 6 (7.59%) Problem Management
6 6 (7.59%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.06%) Security Testing
7 4 (5.06%) Test Scripting
8 3 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.53%) Migration
9 2 (2.53%) Software Testing
9 2 (2.53%) Content Management
9 2 (2.53%) ITIL
9 2 (2.53%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.53%) Information Assurance
9 2 (2.53%) Analytics
10 1 (1.27%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (51.90%) PL/SQL
2 30 (37.97%) Java
3 14 (17.72%) Shell Script
4 13 (16.46%) Perl
5 5 (6.33%) C#
6 2 (2.53%) COBOL
6 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.27%) VB
7 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.27%) C
7 1 (1.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.80%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.53%) Degree
3 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) ISEB
4 1 (1.27%) CISSP
4 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (8.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.06%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.27%) Nessus
Vendors
1 42 (53.16%) Oracle
2 34 (43.04%) webMethods
3 18 (22.78%) Informatica
4 16 (20.25%) Pega
5 11 (13.92%) BEA
5 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
6 7 (8.86%) Business Objects
7 6 (7.59%) HP
8 5 (6.33%) VMware
9 3 (3.80%) Adobe
10 2 (2.53%) Omniture
10 2 (2.53%) Google
10 2 (2.53%) Sitecore
11 1 (1.27%) Splunk
11 1 (1.27%) Spiceworks
11 1 (1.27%) Meraki
11 1 (1.27%) Panasonic
11 1 (1.27%) Cisco
11 1 (1.27%) Micro Focus
11 1 (1.27%) ICL
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