The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stafford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing SQL 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stafford 10.00% 22.22% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.00% 54.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £418 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £32.63
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -23.37%
SQL
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Stafford region.

Programming Languages Category
Stafford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
5 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stafford 25.00% 40.74% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate £425 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £43.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Stafford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Stafford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Stafford region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Stafford

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Stafford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Stafford region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Stafford

SQL
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stafford 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 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) MDX
3 1 (25.00%) QlikView
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Advertising

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stafford 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) QlikView
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Environment Manager
3 1 (25.00%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft