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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 24 26 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 19.83% 19.70% 35.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.28% 45.61% 56.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 39
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£325 £278 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.11% -13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £238 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £364 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -21.05%
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
53 57 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 43.80% 43.18% 62.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 33 78
Average daily rate £325 £288 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £34.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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
Cannock +1 9 £363 +90.78% 1
Lichfield +1 3 £188 -31.81% 2
Stoke-on-Trent -2 3 £325 -9.72% 15
Stafford 0 2 £260 -13.33% 5
Burton-upon-Trent -1 2 £369 +22.91% 3
Tamworth - - - - 1
Uttoxeter - - - -
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 28 (62.22%) SQL Server
2 22 (48.89%) .NET
3 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (37.78%) C#
5 16 (35.56%) Web Services
6 15 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 13 (28.89%) HTML
7 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
7 13 (28.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
8 11 (24.44%) CSS
8 11 (24.44%) XML
9 10 (22.22%) VB.NET
10 9 (20.00%) PHP
10 9 (20.00%) WinForms
10 9 (20.00%) Ajax
10 9 (20.00%) jQuery
10 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (17.78%) User Experience
11 8 (17.78%) Web Application Development
12 7 (15.56%) Social Media
12 7 (15.56%) Time Management
12 7 (15.56%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (15.56%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (15.56%) Taxonomies
12 7 (15.56%) Blog
12 7 (15.56%) Drupal
12 7 (15.56%) PHP5
12 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (15.56%) LAMP

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 7 (15.56%) IIS
1 7 (15.56%) Apache
1 7 (15.56%) Drupal
2 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.44%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (62.22%) SQL Server
2 13 (28.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (15.56%) MySQL
4 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.22%) DataStage
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 7 (15.56%) Back Office
2 5 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Developer
2 13 (28.89%) Analyst
3 12 (26.67%) .NET Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.89%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (48.89%) .NET
2 16 (35.56%) Web Services
3 13 (28.89%) HTML
4 11 (24.44%) XML
4 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
4 11 (24.44%) CSS
5 9 (20.00%) Ajax
5 9 (20.00%) WinForms
5 9 (20.00%) jQuery
6 7 (15.56%) LAMP
7 3 (6.67%) WCF
8 2 (4.44%) SOAP
8 2 (4.44%) CSS3
9 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (2.22%) REST
9 1 (2.22%) XSLT
9 1 (2.22%) JSP
9 1 (2.22%) J2EE
9 1 (2.22%) Classic ASP
9 1 (2.22%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.78%) User Experience
3 7 (15.56%) Social Media
3 7 (15.56%) Blog
3 7 (15.56%) Taxonomies
4 6 (13.33%) N-Tier
5 4 (8.89%) NHS
6 3 (6.67%) Open Source
7 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Web Application Development
2 7 (15.56%) MVC
2 7 (15.56%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (15.56%) Time Management
3 5 (11.11%) Web Development
4 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
4 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
4 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) TDD
6 2 (4.44%) Refactoring
6 2 (4.44%) Resource Management
6 2 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Test Management
6 2 (4.44%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.44%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) C#
2 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
3 10 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 9 (20.00%) PHP
5 7 (15.56%) T-SQL
5 7 (15.56%) VB
5 7 (15.56%) PHP5
6 3 (6.67%) VB6
7 2 (4.44%) Korn
7 2 (4.44%) Perl
8 1 (2.22%) Java
8 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (6.67%) AccuRev
4 1 (2.22%) Sage
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.22%) IBM
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