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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 28 19 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.83% 16.10% 24.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.36% 50.00% 50.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 21
Average daily rate
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£338 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £408 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.66%
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
77 38 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 49.04% 32.20% 47.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 24 39
Average daily rate £363 £301 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.63% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £405 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -69.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 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 31 July 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
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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 -5 5 £420 +27.27% 11
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £300 - 2
Lichfield - 2 £256 - 4
Tamworth -3 1 £325 -21.21% 5
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 57 (67.86%) .NET
2 49 (58.33%) C#
3 44 (52.38%) SQL Server
4 24 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 24 (28.57%) SOA
5 18 (21.43%) IBM
5 18 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 18 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 16 (19.05%) WinForms
6 16 (19.05%) T-SQL
7 15 (17.86%) VB.NET
7 15 (17.86%) XML
7 15 (17.86%) Microsoft
8 14 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 14 (16.67%) HTML
8 14 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 13 (15.48%) Relational Database
10 12 (14.29%) CSS
11 11 (13.10%) MS Excel
11 11 (13.10%) Finance
12 10 (11.90%) WCF
13 9 (10.71%) WPF
13 9 (10.71%) Entity Framework
13 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (10.71%) Windows
13 9 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (10.71%) Software Engineering
14 8 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (9.52%) TDD
14 8 (9.52%) Oracle

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.57%) IIS
3 2 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (13.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) Line 500
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.48%) Relational Database
3 9 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.57%) QlikView
7 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.38%) MS Access
8 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.38%) MySQL
8 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (2.38%) Big Data
8 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.19%) DataStage
9 1 (1.19%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.38%) TestComplete
2 2 (2.38%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.19%) Subversion
3 1 (1.19%) Maven
3 1 (1.19%) ReSharper
General
1 11 (13.10%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Law
2 5 (5.95%) Retail
3 3 (3.57%) Marketing
4 2 (2.38%) Back Office
4 2 (2.38%) Games
5 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (60.71%) Developer
2 18 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 10 (11.90%) Analyst
4 9 (10.71%) C# Developer
5 8 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (8.33%) Team Leader
6 7 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Programmer
7 6 (7.14%) SQL Developer
7 6 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) C# Programmer
7 6 (7.14%) .NET Programmer
7 6 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Architect
9 4 (4.76%) Data Architect
9 4 (4.76%) Technical Team Leader
9 4 (4.76%) Database Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (67.86%) .NET
2 24 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 16 (19.05%) WinForms
4 15 (17.86%) XML
5 14 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 14 (16.67%) HTML
6 12 (14.29%) CSS
7 10 (11.90%) WCF
8 9 (10.71%) WPF
8 9 (10.71%) Entity Framework
9 8 (9.52%) HTML5
9 8 (9.52%) jQuery
10 7 (8.33%) LINQ
10 7 (8.33%) CSS3
11 5 (5.95%) Web Services
12 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (3.57%) Ajax
14 2 (2.38%) SOAP
15 1 (1.19%) J2EE
15 1 (1.19%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.14%) N-Tier
2 6 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.38%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.38%) NHS
3 2 (2.38%) Replication
3 2 (2.38%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.19%) Online Games
4 1 (1.19%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.71%) Windows
2 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.19%) Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.57%) SOA
2 9 (10.71%) Software Engineering
3 8 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (9.52%) TDD
4 7 (8.33%) MVC
4 7 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (8.33%) OO
4 7 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 7 (8.33%) SDLC
5 6 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 5 (5.95%) Migration
6 5 (5.95%) Project Management
7 4 (4.76%) ETL
7 4 (4.76%) Data Analysis
7 4 (4.76%) Web Development
7 4 (4.76%) Performance Testing
8 3 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.57%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (3.57%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 49 (58.33%) C#
2 16 (19.05%) T-SQL
3 15 (17.86%) VB.NET
4 14 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.14%) VBScript
6 5 (5.95%) VB
7 3 (3.57%) VB6
8 2 (2.38%) R
8 2 (2.38%) C++
9 1 (1.19%) Java
9 1 (1.19%) PHP
9 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.19%) VC++
9 1 (1.19%) XAML
9 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 18 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (21.43%) IBM
2 15 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.52%) Oracle
4 4 (4.76%) i2
5 2 (2.38%) MKS
6 1 (1.19%) VMware
6 1 (1.19%) Sage
6 1 (1.19%) Cognos
6 1 (1.19%) Citrix
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
NES IT
Rate: Good rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Stafford
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago