The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Staffordshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 19 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.24% 23.73% 17.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.35% 50.00% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 23
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £238 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £380 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
37 56 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 31.62% 47.46% 42.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 38 52
Average daily rate £301 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £378 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.41% +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SQL
West Midlands

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Stoke-on-Trent +2 8 £330 - 12
Tamworth - 2 £413 - 1
Cannock - 2 £288 - 1
Lichfield - - - - 1
Stafford - - - - 2
Burton-upon-Trent - - - - 4
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (60.47%) .NET
2 25 (58.14%) SQL Server
3 14 (32.56%) VB.NET
3 14 (32.56%) C#
3 14 (32.56%) T-SQL
3 14 (32.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET
4 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
5 10 (23.26%) Finance
6 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (20.93%) Degree
7 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (18.60%) WinForms
7 8 (18.60%) N-Tier
7 8 (18.60%) XML
8 7 (16.28%) Windows
8 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
9 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
9 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (11.63%) Ajax
10 5 (11.63%) WCF
10 5 (11.63%) Web Services
10 5 (11.63%) HTML
10 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
11 4 (9.30%) Business Objects
11 4 (9.30%) CSS
11 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (9.30%) SOA
11 4 (9.30%) Back Office

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) SAS
2 1 (2.33%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (58.14%) SQL Server
2 14 (32.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (6.98%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (4.65%) OLAP
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.65%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.33%) PowerBuilder
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Back Office
3 2 (4.65%) Local Government
3 2 (4.65%) Games
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) .NET Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Team Leader
3 8 (18.60%) SQL Developer
4 6 (13.95%) C# Developer
4 6 (13.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Development Team Leader
5 5 (11.63%) .NET Team Leader
6 4 (9.30%) SQL DBA
6 4 (9.30%) VB.NET Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Web Developer
6 4 (9.30%) DBA
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Report Developer
7 3 (6.98%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Software Team Leader
8 2 (4.65%) C# Web Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (60.47%) .NET
2 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET
3 8 (18.60%) XML
3 8 (18.60%) WinForms
4 5 (11.63%) Ajax
4 5 (11.63%) WCF
4 5 (11.63%) HTML
4 5 (11.63%) Web Services
5 4 (9.30%) CSS
5 4 (9.30%) jQuery
5 4 (9.30%) CSS3
6 3 (6.98%) XSLT
6 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.65%) JSON
7 2 (4.65%) XHTML
7 2 (4.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (4.65%) HTML5
8 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 1 (2.33%) MXML
8 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) N-Tier
2 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.30%) Open Source
3 2 (4.65%) WURFL
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) Replication
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) UNIX
2 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (4.65%) Android
3 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.65%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
1 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (9.30%) MVC
2 4 (9.30%) SOA
2 4 (9.30%) Migration
2 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
2 4 (9.30%) Resource Management
2 4 (9.30%) Financial Analysis
3 3 (6.98%) Web Development
3 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.65%) TDD
4 2 (4.65%) Document Management
4 2 (4.65%) SEO
4 2 (4.65%) Project Management
4 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
4 2 (4.65%) OOP
4 2 (4.65%) OO
4 2 (4.65%) Refactoring
4 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
4 2 (4.65%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) C#
1 14 (32.56%) T-SQL
1 14 (32.56%) VB.NET
2 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) ActionScript
3 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.33%) VB6
3 1 (2.33%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (2.33%) VBScript
3 1 (2.33%) VB
3 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) CIMA
3 1 (2.33%) ICAEW
3 1 (2.33%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Business Objects
3 3 (6.98%) AccuRev
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe
4 1 (2.33%) Apple
4 1 (2.33%) Infragistics
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