The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 36 31 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 20.34% 22.14% 27.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.73% 41.89% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 22
Median daily rate £300 £325 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -20.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £267 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+63.26% -14.60%

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

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
67 74 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 37.85% 52.86% 51.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 49 40
Median daily rate £293 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
Stoke-on-Trent +2 16 £250 -25.37% 6
Stafford 0 4 £428 -5.00% 1
Tamworth -5 1 £300 -2.04% 2
Lichfield - 1 £525 -
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 37 (55.22%) SQL Server
2 29 (43.28%) T-SQL
3 24 (35.82%) .NET
4 22 (32.84%) C#
4 22 (32.84%) Microsoft
5 21 (31.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
6 20 (29.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (28.36%) MVC
8 17 (25.37%) ASP.NET
8 17 (25.37%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (25.37%) jQuery
9 15 (22.39%) Git (software)
9 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (19.40%) AngularJS
11 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (16.42%) Visual Studio
12 11 (16.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 10 (14.93%) Entity Framework
13 10 (14.93%) .NET Framework
13 10 (14.93%) Oracle
14 9 (13.43%) WCF
14 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (13.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (11.94%) TypeScript
15 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 8 (11.94%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (11.94%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (11.94%) LINQ
15 8 (11.94%) MS Excel

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.49%) CMS
2 1 (1.49%) Drupal
2 1 (1.49%) SAS
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Skype
2 1 (1.49%) Intranet
2 1 (1.49%) LAN
2 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (55.22%) SQL Server
2 21 (31.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (29.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (7.46%) QlikView
7 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (4.48%) OLAP
8 3 (4.48%) Power BI
8 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (2.99%) Data Mart
9 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.99%) Star Schema
10 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.49%) DataStage
10 1 (1.49%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (22.39%) Git (software)
2 11 (16.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 11 (16.42%) Visual Studio
3 8 (11.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (8.96%) Jenkins
4 6 (8.96%) Selenium
5 5 (7.46%) Subversion
5 5 (7.46%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.99%) Appium
6 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.99%) JIRA
General
1 5 (7.46%) Finance
1 5 (7.46%) Local Government
2 3 (4.48%) Advertising
3 2 (2.99%) Back Office
4 1 (1.49%) Games
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Publishing
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (41.79%) Developer
2 13 (19.40%) SQL Developer
3 11 (16.42%) DBA
4 10 (14.93%) SQL DBA
5 9 (13.43%) .NET Developer
5 9 (13.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 8 (11.94%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (11.94%) C# Developer
7 7 (10.45%) Programmer
7 7 (10.45%) SQL BI Developer
8 6 (8.96%) Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (7.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 4 (5.97%) Web Developer
11 3 (4.48%) Applications Support
11 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 3 (4.48%) Cutover Manager
11 3 (4.48%) Report Writer
11 3 (4.48%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.82%) .NET
2 17 (25.37%) ASP.NET
2 17 (25.37%) jQuery
3 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (19.40%) AngularJS
5 10 (14.93%) .NET Framework
5 10 (14.93%) Entity Framework
6 9 (13.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (13.43%) WCF
7 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 8 (11.94%) HTML
7 8 (11.94%) LINQ
8 7 (10.45%) AutoMapper
8 7 (10.45%) CSS
8 7 (10.45%) StructureMap
9 5 (7.46%) HTML5
9 5 (7.46%) XML
10 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (5.97%) RESTful
10 4 (5.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) NHS
2 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.48%) Replication
3 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) iPad
4 1 (1.49%) IVR
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Unix
2 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) MVC
2 17 (25.37%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (11.94%) ETL
4 8 (11.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (10.45%) Migration
5 7 (10.45%) OO
5 7 (10.45%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (10.45%) Scrum
5 7 (10.45%) System Testing
6 6 (8.96%) SOLID
6 6 (8.96%) Workflow
7 5 (7.46%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.46%) Strategic Planning
7 5 (7.46%) Web Development
8 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.97%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.28%) T-SQL
2 22 (32.84%) C#
3 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.94%) TypeScript
5 5 (7.46%) Java
6 3 (4.48%) PHP
6 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.48%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.99%) XPath
8 1 (1.49%) C
8 1 (1.49%) Korn
8 1 (1.49%) Perl
8 1 (1.49%) Ruby
8 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) ISEB
1 2 (2.99%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.49%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 22 (32.84%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.93%) Oracle
3 4 (5.97%) SAP
4 2 (2.99%) Cisco
4 2 (2.99%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.49%) IBM
5 1 (1.49%) Zend