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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 24 38 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 10.34% 23.31% 18.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.80% 43.18% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 17
Median daily rate £288 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £300 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £420 £327
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £12.62 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.44% +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
71 88 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 30.60% 53.99% 31.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 48 26
Median daily rate £300 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £420 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 £8.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+275.00% -38.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +2 7 £391 -6.84% 18
Stafford -3 3 - -
Tamworth 0 2 £313 -21.87% 1
Burton-upon-Trent -6 1 £275 -8.33% 1
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 19 (42.22%) T-SQL
2 17 (37.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (31.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
4 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
5 11 (24.44%) C#
5 11 (24.44%) .NET
6 10 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (15.56%) QlikView
8 7 (15.56%) Data Analysis
8 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (15.56%) NHS
9 6 (13.33%) Migration
9 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
10 5 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
10 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (11.11%) Project Management
10 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
10 5 (11.11%) WinForms
11 4 (8.89%) Windows
11 4 (8.89%) Oracle
11 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
11 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
11 4 (8.89%) Degree
11 4 (8.89%) Data Migration
11 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server

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 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.22%) Magento
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 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Intranet
1 2 (4.44%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.22%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 14 (31.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (15.56%) QlikView
5 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (6.67%) MySQL
6 3 (6.67%) Power BI
6 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (4.44%) Data Lake
7 2 (4.44%) HDInsight
7 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.22%) OLTP
8 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
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%) Selenium
3 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.22%) Subversion
3 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
1 2 (4.44%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Games
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Analyst
1 14 (31.11%) Developer
2 7 (15.56%) DBA
2 7 (15.56%) Information Analyst
2 7 (15.56%) SQL DBA
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Administrator
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Data Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) SQL Data Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Information Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Cutover Manager
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) .NET
2 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 5 (11.11%) WinForms
3 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.67%) HTML
3 3 (6.67%) XML
4 2 (4.44%) ADO.NET
4 2 (4.44%) Ajax
4 2 (4.44%) Entity Framework
4 2 (4.44%) J2EE
4 2 (4.44%) jQuery
4 2 (4.44%) REST
5 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.22%) HTML5
5 1 (2.22%) Ninject
5 1 (2.22%) Node.js
5 1 (2.22%) React
5 1 (2.22%) Spring
5 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) NHS
2 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Informatics
3 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.44%) CESG
4 2 (4.44%) Clustering
4 2 (4.44%) Replication
4 2 (4.44%) Statistics
4 2 (4.44%) User Experience
5 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.22%) IVR
5 1 (2.22%) Life Science
5 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.22%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Unix
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.56%) Data Analysis
3 6 (13.33%) Migration
4 5 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (11.11%) Project Management
5 4 (8.89%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.67%) CRM
6 3 (6.67%) Data Management
6 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.67%) ETL
6 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.44%) Benchmarking
7 2 (4.44%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.44%) OOD
7 2 (4.44%) OOP
7 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) T-SQL
2 11 (24.44%) C#
3 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.67%) VB
4 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.44%) C
5 2 (4.44%) Java
6 1 (2.22%) PHP
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%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) 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%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) Citrix
3 2 (4.44%) Dell
3 2 (4.44%) SAP
3 2 (4.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) Avaya
4 1 (2.22%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.22%) Epicor
4 1 (2.22%) Genesys
4 1 (2.22%) KANA
4 1 (2.22%) RedGate