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 4 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 - 1
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stafford 21.43% - 20.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 54.55% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +18.18%
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
11 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stafford 39.29% 6.25% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £350 £340 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +94.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £43.50 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +3.42%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) i2
4 1 (14.29%) NHS
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Database Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) i2