The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 58 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 16.07% 17.04% 9.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.28% 45.10% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 8 3
Median daily rate £415 £418 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.59% +32.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £234 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £327
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.88 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +12.50%
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
144 51 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 39.89% 37.78% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 23 10
Median daily rate £430 £410 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% +20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 £33.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Shropshire region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -2 49 £415 -2.35% 9
Shrewsbury +1 1 £188 +25.41% 2
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Shropshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 107 (65.24%) Oracle
2 99 (60.37%) Unix
3 93 (56.71%) Java
4 80 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (39.63%) Linux
6 61 (37.20%) Puppet
7 59 (35.98%) MongoDB
7 59 (35.98%) Spring
8 57 (34.76%) JIRA
9 56 (34.15%) Confluence
10 53 (32.32%) J2EE
11 52 (31.71%) PL/SQL
12 47 (28.66%) Git (software)
13 42 (25.61%) WebLogic
13 42 (25.61%) Docker
14 41 (25.00%) Informatica
15 38 (23.17%) BusinessObjects
15 38 (23.17%) Test Strategy
15 38 (23.17%) Maven
16 37 (22.56%) Waterfall
16 37 (22.56%) Scrum
17 36 (21.95%) webMethods
17 36 (21.95%) XML
17 36 (21.95%) Spring Boot
18 35 (21.34%) RabbitMQ
18 35 (21.34%) Software Engineering
19 34 (20.73%) Hadoop
19 34 (20.73%) Pentaho
19 34 (20.73%) RUP
20 33 (20.12%) SOAP

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 56 (34.15%) Confluence
2 42 (25.61%) WebLogic
3 15 (9.15%) Apache
4 12 (7.32%) JBoss
4 12 (7.32%) WebLogic Portal
5 7 (4.27%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.83%) Documentum
8 2 (1.22%) IIS
8 2 (1.22%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.61%) Captiva
9 1 (0.61%) nginx
9 1 (0.61%) SAS
9 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.22%) MS Office
2 1 (0.61%) MS Project
2 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (6.10%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (6.10%) Google App Engine
2 10 (6.10%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.61%) GitHub
3 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.88%) SSL
2 6 (3.66%) HTTP
2 6 (3.66%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.83%) LAN
3 3 (1.83%) WAN
4 2 (1.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (35.98%) MongoDB
2 38 (23.17%) BusinessObjects
3 34 (20.73%) Hadoop
3 34 (20.73%) Pentaho
4 19 (11.59%) Oracle OWB
5 18 (10.98%) Big Data
6 9 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (4.88%) SQL Server
8 5 (3.05%) MySQL
8 5 (3.05%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.22%) HBase
9 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 57 (34.76%) JIRA
2 47 (28.66%) Git (software)
3 38 (23.17%) Maven
4 26 (15.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 22 (13.41%) Selenium
6 20 (12.20%) ClearQuest
7 18 (10.98%) ClearCase
8 13 (7.93%) Jenkins
9 12 (7.32%) SoapUI
10 9 (5.49%) Eclipse
10 9 (5.49%) IntelliJ
10 9 (5.49%) JUnit
11 5 (3.05%) PVCS
12 4 (2.44%) FishEye
12 4 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (2.44%) Subversion
12 4 (2.44%) Toad
13 3 (1.83%) GoCD
14 2 (1.22%) Gatling
14 2 (1.22%) JIRA Agile
General
1 9 (5.49%) Finance
Job Titles
1 78 (47.56%) Developer
2 47 (28.66%) Architect
3 34 (20.73%) Software Architect
4 28 (17.07%) Lead Developer
5 27 (16.46%) Java Architect
6 24 (14.63%) Java Software Architect
7 19 (11.59%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 19 (11.59%) Software Engineer
8 17 (10.37%) Analyst
8 17 (10.37%) Senior Architect
9 16 (9.76%) DevOps Engineer
9 16 (9.76%) Java Developer
10 15 (9.15%) Java Engineer
11 14 (8.54%) Scala Developer
12 13 (7.93%) Java Scala Developer
12 13 (7.93%) Java Scala Software Engineer
12 13 (7.93%) Java Software Developer
12 13 (7.93%) Java Software Engineer
12 13 (7.93%) Pentaho Developer
12 13 (7.93%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (35.98%) Spring
2 53 (32.32%) J2EE
3 36 (21.95%) Spring Boot
3 36 (21.95%) XML
4 35 (21.34%) RabbitMQ
5 33 (20.12%) SOAP
6 23 (14.02%) ELK Stack
6 23 (14.02%) Play Framework
7 22 (13.41%) JSON
8 21 (12.80%) J2SE
8 21 (12.80%) REST
9 20 (12.20%) CSS
9 20 (12.20%) Hystrix
9 20 (12.20%) Swagger
10 19 (11.59%) Hibernate
10 19 (11.59%) WireMock
11 11 (6.71%) HTML
11 11 (6.71%) jQuery
12 10 (6.10%) HTML5
13 9 (5.49%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.93%) Data Integration
2 3 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.22%) Clustering
3 2 (1.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.61%) HP Superdome
4 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 99 (60.37%) Unix
2 65 (39.63%) Linux
3 23 (14.02%) Windows
4 5 (3.05%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.61%) AIX
5 1 (0.61%) HPUX
5 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.61%) Solaris
5 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (23.17%) Test Strategy
3 37 (22.56%) Scrum
3 37 (22.56%) Waterfall
4 35 (21.34%) Software Engineering
5 34 (20.73%) RUP
6 32 (19.51%) Open Source
6 32 (19.51%) Software Architecture
7 26 (15.85%) DevOps
7 26 (15.85%) Microservices
8 23 (14.02%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (13.41%) Data Modelling
10 19 (11.59%) Analytics
10 19 (11.59%) Project Planning
11 18 (10.98%) Configuration Management
12 17 (10.37%) OO
13 10 (6.10%) Dashboard Development
13 10 (6.10%) Migration
14 9 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (5.49%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 93 (56.71%) Java
2 52 (31.71%) PL/SQL
3 31 (18.90%) Shell Script
4 23 (14.02%) Scala
5 16 (9.76%) JavaScript
6 11 (6.71%) Perl
7 10 (6.10%) C
8 9 (5.49%) C#
9 6 (3.66%) Haskell
10 2 (1.22%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.22%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.61%) Groovy
11 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.61%) Python
11 1 (0.61%) Ruby
11 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (7.93%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.49%) ISEB
4 8 (4.88%) ISTQB
5 7 (4.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.61%) Degree
7 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 42 (25.61%) Docker
2 2 (1.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 61 (37.20%) Puppet
2 20 (12.20%) Grafana
2 20 (12.20%) Graphite
3 5 (3.05%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (3.05%) Kibana
3 5 (3.05%) OPNET
3 5 (3.05%) SCOM
4 4 (2.44%) logstash
5 2 (1.22%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.22%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.61%) Opsview
6 1 (0.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 107 (65.24%) Oracle
2 41 (25.00%) Informatica
3 36 (21.95%) webMethods
4 26 (15.85%) Pega
5 20 (12.20%) Cloudera
6 17 (10.37%) WSO2
7 15 (9.15%) Adobe
8 11 (6.71%) Google
9 10 (6.10%) Red Hat
10 8 (4.88%) Microsoft
11 7 (4.27%) BMC
12 4 (2.44%) Digital Fuel
12 4 (2.44%) VMware
13 3 (1.83%) Atlassian
13 3 (1.83%) Citrix
14 2 (1.22%) HP
15 1 (0.61%) BEA
15 1 (0.61%) CheckPoint
15 1 (0.61%) EMC
15 1 (0.61%) IBM
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