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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 45 31 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 30.41% 23.85% 40.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 56.25% 50.00% 68.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 32
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£395 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £240 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £26.38
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.42%
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
80 62 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 54.05% 47.69% 58.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 40 50
Average daily rate £335 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £345 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 £395 +27.41% 21
Stafford - 6 £425 - 4
Burton-upon-Trent +1 4 £300 +25.00% 1
Lichfield - 2 £363 - 3
Tamworth - 2 £238 - 5
Uttoxeter - - - -
Cannock - - - -
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 42 (61.76%) C#
1 42 (61.76%) .NET
2 36 (52.94%) SQL Server
3 20 (29.41%) SOA
3 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 19 (27.94%) IBM
5 18 (26.47%) ASP.NET
5 18 (26.47%) SC Cleared
5 18 (26.47%) Security Cleared
6 16 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (22.06%) XML
7 15 (22.06%) HTML
8 14 (20.59%) T-SQL
8 14 (20.59%) CSS
9 13 (19.12%) JavaScript
9 13 (19.12%) MS Excel
9 13 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (16.18%) MVC
10 11 (16.18%) Web Services
10 11 (16.18%) jQuery
11 10 (14.71%) PHP
11 10 (14.71%) VB.NET
12 9 (13.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (13.24%) Ajax
12 9 (13.24%) WCF
13 8 (11.76%) WPF
13 8 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
13 8 (11.76%) .NET Framework
13 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (11.76%) WinForms

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 8 (11.76%) IIS
2 7 (10.29%) Drupal
2 7 (10.29%) Apache
3 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (19.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 16 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (13.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (11.76%) MySQL
4 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (2.94%) DataStage
8 2 (2.94%) MS Access
8 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.47%) Maven
2 1 (1.47%) Subversion
2 1 (1.47%) ReSharper
General
1 7 (10.29%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Law
3 3 (4.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.94%) Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Back Office
5 1 (1.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (61.76%) Developer
2 12 (17.65%) .NET Developer
3 11 (16.18%) Analyst
3 11 (16.18%) Architect
4 8 (11.76%) SQL Developer
5 7 (10.29%) C# Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Programmer
7 5 (7.35%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) .NET Software Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) .NET Programmer
8 4 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Database Developer
8 4 (5.88%) SQL DBA
8 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Data Architect
8 4 (5.88%) DBA
8 4 (5.88%) C# Programmer
9 3 (4.41%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (61.76%) .NET
2 18 (26.47%) ASP.NET
3 15 (22.06%) XML
3 15 (22.06%) HTML
4 14 (20.59%) CSS
5 11 (16.18%) Web Services
5 11 (16.18%) jQuery
6 9 (13.24%) Ajax
6 9 (13.24%) WCF
7 8 (11.76%) WPF
7 8 (11.76%) .NET Framework
7 8 (11.76%) WinForms
8 7 (10.29%) LAMP
9 6 (8.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (7.35%) LINQ
11 2 (2.94%) DirectX
11 2 (2.94%) SOAP
11 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (1.47%) NancyFx
12 1 (1.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.29%) Blog
2 7 (10.29%) Social Media
2 7 (10.29%) Taxonomies
3 6 (8.82%) User Experience
4 3 (4.41%) NHS
4 3 (4.41%) Replication
5 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.47%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.47%) Open Source
6 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) UNIX
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) SOA
2 11 (16.18%) MVC
3 8 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.76%) Time Management
4 7 (10.29%) Web Application Development
4 7 (10.29%) TDD
4 7 (10.29%) Software Engineering
5 6 (8.82%) Migration
5 6 (8.82%) OO
6 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.41%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (2.94%) Web Development
9 2 (2.94%) Business Analysis
9 2 (2.94%) Change Management
9 2 (2.94%) Risk Management
9 2 (2.94%) Workflow
9 2 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.94%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 42 (61.76%) C#
2 14 (20.59%) T-SQL
3 13 (19.12%) JavaScript
4 10 (14.71%) PHP
4 10 (14.71%) VB.NET
5 7 (10.29%) PHP5
6 5 (7.35%) VB
7 4 (5.88%) VB6
7 4 (5.88%) VBScript
8 2 (2.94%) Korn
8 2 (2.94%) XAML
8 2 (2.94%) Perl
8 2 (2.94%) C++
9 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.47%) Java
9 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (26.47%) SC Cleared
1 18 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.41%) VCP4
3 2 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 19 (27.94%) IBM
3 7 (10.29%) Oracle
4 6 (8.82%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (5.88%) i2
6 1 (1.47%) Business Objects
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £290 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Stafford
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
Tamworth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago