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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 24 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 11.37% 16.77% 16.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.36% 34.62% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 15
Median daily rate £300 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £420 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+3.11% +12.50%
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
66 78 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 31.28% 48.45% 32.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 46 25
Median daily rate £305 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.86% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 10 £360 -14.28% 12
Stafford - 2 - -
Tamworth 0 1 £300 -7.69% 3
Burton-upon-Trent -5 1 £275 -8.33% 5
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 14 (31.11%) T-SQL
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 13 (28.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (26.67%) .NET
3 12 (26.67%) C#
3 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (17.78%) Migration
5 8 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
7 6 (13.33%) WinForms
7 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (13.33%) Windows
8 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (11.11%) Project Management
8 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
8 5 (11.11%) VB
8 5 (11.11%) VB.NET
8 5 (11.11%) Finance
9 4 (8.89%) Data Analysis
9 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework
9 4 (8.89%) Degree
9 4 (8.89%) Oracle
9 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.89%) NHS
9 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (8.89%) Data Migration

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 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.22%) Magento
1 1 (2.22%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.22%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 13 (28.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.89%) QlikView
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.67%) MySQL
5 3 (6.67%) Power BI
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (4.44%) Data Lake
6 2 (4.44%) HDInsight
6 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.22%) MS Access
7 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.22%) OLTP
7 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.22%) NSubstitute
3 1 (2.22%) NUnit
3 1 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.22%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.22%) Subversion
3 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Games
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) DBA
3 7 (15.56%) SQL DBA
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Administrator
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Data Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Information Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.67%) SQL Data Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Azure Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Azure Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Cutover Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) .NET
2 6 (13.33%) WinForms
3 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.67%) HTML
6 2 (4.44%) ADO.NET
6 2 (4.44%) Ajax
6 2 (4.44%) Entity Framework
6 2 (4.44%) XML
7 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (2.22%) Classic ASP
7 1 (2.22%) HTML5
7 1 (2.22%) jQuery
7 1 (2.22%) LAMP
7 1 (2.22%) LINQ
7 1 (2.22%) Ninject
7 1 (2.22%) REST
7 1 (2.22%) WCF
7 1 (2.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) NHS
3 3 (6.67%) Informatics
3 3 (6.67%) User Experience
4 2 (4.44%) CESG
4 2 (4.44%) Clustering
4 2 (4.44%) Replication
4 2 (4.44%) Statistics
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.22%) Life Science
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.22%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) Migration
2 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (11.11%) Project Management
4 4 (8.89%) Data Analysis
4 4 (8.89%) Data Migration
4 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.67%) CRM
5 3 (6.67%) Data Management
5 3 (6.67%) ERP
5 3 (6.67%) ETL
5 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.44%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.44%) OOD
6 2 (4.44%) OOP
6 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.44%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) T-SQL
2 12 (26.67%) C#
3 5 (11.11%) VB
3 5 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.44%) Java
6 1 (2.22%) PHP
6 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.22%) VB6
6 1 (2.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.44%) Terminal Services
2 2 (4.44%) XenApp
2 2 (4.44%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) SAP
3 3 (6.67%) VMware
4 2 (4.44%) Citrix
4 2 (4.44%) Dell
5 1 (2.22%) DevExpress
5 1 (2.22%) Epicor
5 1 (2.22%) RedGate
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £500 - 550 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Synectics Solutions Limited
Rate: Competitive hourly rate
Posted: 7 days ago