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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 6 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 28 36 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 14.89% 27.07% 17.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.18% 49.32% 48.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 10
Median daily rate £300 £320 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £274 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £427 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.09%

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
68 73 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 36.17% 54.89% 36.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 50 18
Median daily rate £325 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -1 12 £288 -16.66% 5
Stafford -2 4 £480 +14.97% 3
Tamworth -4 1 £300 +6.66% 4
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 35 (57.38%) SQL Server
2 28 (45.90%) T-SQL
3 24 (39.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
4 23 (37.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (34.43%) .NET
6 18 (29.51%) C#
7 17 (27.87%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (26.23%) JavaScript
9 15 (24.59%) MVC
10 14 (22.95%) jQuery
11 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET
12 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
13 11 (18.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (16.39%) Oracle
15 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
15 9 (14.75%) WCF
15 9 (14.75%) AngularJS
16 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 8 (13.11%) Scrum
17 7 (11.48%) Migration
17 7 (11.48%) Data Warehouse
17 7 (11.48%) OO
17 7 (11.48%) CSS
17 7 (11.48%) Visual Studio
17 7 (11.48%) HTML
17 7 (11.48%) ETL
17 7 (11.48%) NHS

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 2 (3.28%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.64%) CMS
2 1 (1.64%) Drupal
2 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Intranet
1 2 (3.28%) Skype
2 1 (1.64%) Firewall
2 1 (1.64%) LAN
2 1 (1.64%) LDAP
2 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (57.38%) SQL Server
2 24 (39.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (37.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (18.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (11.48%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (11.48%) QlikView
6 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (3.28%) Data Mart
9 2 (3.28%) OLAP
9 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (3.28%) Star Schema
10 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.64%) MySQL
10 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.64%) Power BI
10 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.48%) Jenkins
2 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (11.48%) Visual Studio
3 6 (9.84%) Selenium
4 5 (8.20%) Subversion
4 5 (8.20%) TeamCity
5 4 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.92%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.28%) Appium
8 1 (1.64%) JIRA
8 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (4.92%) Local Government
2 2 (3.28%) Advertising
2 2 (3.28%) Back Office
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Games
2 2 (3.28%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (47.54%) Developer
2 14 (22.95%) SQL Developer
3 10 (16.39%) DBA
4 9 (14.75%) .NET Developer
4 9 (14.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 9 (14.75%) C# Developer
4 9 (14.75%) SQL DBA
5 8 (13.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (11.48%) SQL BI Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Analyst
8 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (8.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Cutover Manager
9 4 (6.56%) Programmer
9 4 (6.56%) SSRS Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Web Developer
10 3 (4.92%) Information Analyst
10 3 (4.92%) Report Writer
10 3 (4.92%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (34.43%) .NET
2 14 (22.95%) jQuery
3 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET
4 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (14.75%) AngularJS
5 9 (14.75%) WCF
6 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (11.48%) CSS
7 7 (11.48%) HTML
8 6 (9.84%) .NET Framework
8 6 (9.84%) Entity Framework
8 6 (9.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (9.84%) XML
9 5 (8.20%) HTML5
9 5 (8.20%) React
10 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (6.56%) LINQ
10 4 (6.56%) RESTful
10 4 (6.56%) SOAP
10 4 (6.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) NHS
2 4 (6.56%) Replication
3 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.28%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.28%) IVR
4 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.28%) Online Games
5 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Linux
1 2 (3.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (24.59%) MVC
3 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (13.11%) Scrum
5 7 (11.48%) ETL
5 7 (11.48%) Migration
5 7 (11.48%) OO
6 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (9.84%) Data Analysis
6 6 (9.84%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (9.84%) Project Management
6 6 (9.84%) SOLID
7 5 (8.20%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (8.20%) Data Migration
7 5 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.20%) Transition Management
7 5 (8.20%) Web Development
8 4 (6.56%) System Testing
8 4 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.90%) T-SQL
2 18 (29.51%) C#
3 16 (26.23%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.20%) Java
5 4 (6.56%) TypeScript
6 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.92%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.28%) C
7 2 (3.28%) PHP
7 2 (3.28%) XPath
8 1 (1.64%) Ruby
8 1 (1.64%) VB
8 1 (1.64%) VB6
8 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Degree
1 2 (3.28%) ISEB
1 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Rundeck
2 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.39%) Oracle
3 5 (8.20%) SAP
4 2 (3.28%) Cisco
4 2 (3.28%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.64%) Avaya
5 1 (1.64%) Genesys
5 1 (1.64%) KANA
5 1 (1.64%) Zend
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