The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 23 32 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 23.47% 20.13% 39.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.27% 45.07% 58.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 43
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£307 £284 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -14.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £240 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £366 £350
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 £26.00 £27.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -6.89%
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 Staffordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
44 71 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 44.90% 44.65% 66.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 43 87
Average daily rate £325 £283 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.04% -14.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £240 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £34.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
Cannock +1 9 £363 +90.78% 1
Lichfield 0 3 £188 -31.81% 3
Stoke-on-Trent -4 3 £288 -5.73% 14
Burton-upon-Trent +2 2 £369 +36.57% 1
Stafford -1 1 £260 -13.33% 6
Tamworth - - - -
Uttoxeter - - - -
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 25 (58.14%) SQL Server
2 22 (51.16%) .NET
3 20 (46.51%) C#
4 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
5 14 (32.56%) Web Services
6 13 (30.23%) HTML
6 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
6 13 (30.23%) MS Excel
6 13 (30.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET
7 11 (25.58%) CSS
7 11 (25.58%) XML
8 9 (20.93%) PHP
8 9 (20.93%) VB.NET
8 9 (20.93%) WinForms
8 9 (20.93%) Ajax
8 9 (20.93%) jQuery
8 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (18.60%) Web Application Development
10 7 (16.28%) VB
10 7 (16.28%) MySQL
10 7 (16.28%) IIS
10 7 (16.28%) Windows
10 7 (16.28%) Apache
10 7 (16.28%) MVC
10 7 (16.28%) LAMP
10 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (16.28%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (16.28%) Taxonomies
10 7 (16.28%) Blog

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 7 (16.28%) IIS
1 7 (16.28%) Apache
1 7 (16.28%) Drupal
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (30.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (58.14%) SQL Server
2 13 (30.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (16.28%) MySQL
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.33%) DataStage
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) JIRA
General
1 5 (11.63%) Back Office
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) .NET Developer
3 11 (25.58%) Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Web Developer
5 4 (9.30%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (4.65%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Programmer
8 1 (2.33%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) .NET
2 14 (32.56%) Web Services
3 13 (30.23%) HTML
4 11 (25.58%) XML
4 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET
4 11 (25.58%) CSS
5 9 (20.93%) WinForms
5 9 (20.93%) Ajax
5 9 (20.93%) jQuery
6 7 (16.28%) LAMP
7 3 (6.98%) WCF
8 2 (4.65%) WPF
8 2 (4.65%) CSS3
8 2 (4.65%) DirectX
8 2 (4.65%) SOAP
9 1 (2.33%) XSLT
9 1 (2.33%) JSP
9 1 (2.33%) J2EE
9 1 (2.33%) Classic ASP
9 1 (2.33%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.28%) Taxonomies
2 7 (16.28%) Blog
2 7 (16.28%) Social Media
3 6 (13.95%) User Experience
4 4 (9.30%) N-Tier
4 4 (9.30%) NHS
5 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) UNIX
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Web Application Development
2 7 (16.28%) Time Management
2 7 (16.28%) MVC
2 7 (16.28%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (11.63%) Web Development
4 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
4 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.65%) Change Management
6 2 (4.65%) OOP
6 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.65%) Migration
6 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.65%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) C#
2 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.93%) PHP
3 9 (20.93%) VB.NET
4 7 (16.28%) VB
4 7 (16.28%) PHP5
5 5 (11.63%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.98%) VB6
7 2 (4.65%) Korn
7 2 (4.65%) XAML
7 2 (4.65%) Perl
7 2 (4.65%) C++
8 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (6.98%) AccuRev
4 1 (2.33%) Sage
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
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