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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 28 21 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 21.21% 17.65% 36.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.85% 48.84% 57.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 35
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£313 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £244 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £332 £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 £23.16 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+12.25% -19.43%
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
54 43 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 40.91% 36.13% 62.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 26 74
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £360 £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 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Stoke-on-Trent -3 7 £325 +8.33% 11
Cannock - 7 £363 -
Lichfield +2 3 £188 -42.30%
Burton-upon-Trent -2 2 £369 +13.46% 4
Stafford +1 1 - - 1
Tamworth - - - - 2
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 29 (60.42%) SQL Server
2 25 (52.08%) .NET
3 17 (35.42%) C#
4 16 (33.33%) Web Services
4 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 15 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 13 (27.08%) VB.NET
7 12 (25.00%) WinForms
7 12 (25.00%) HTML
7 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 11 (22.92%) XML
8 11 (22.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (20.83%) CSS
10 9 (18.75%) Ajax
10 9 (18.75%) jQuery
11 8 (16.67%) Web Application Development
11 8 (16.67%) Windows
12 7 (14.58%) N-Tier
12 7 (14.58%) PHP
12 7 (14.58%) T-SQL
12 7 (14.58%) Back Office
12 7 (14.58%) User Experience
12 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (12.50%) Social Media
13 6 (12.50%) Time Management
13 6 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (12.50%) MVC
13 6 (12.50%) E-Commerce
13 6 (12.50%) VB

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (12.50%) IIS
1 6 (12.50%) Apache
1 6 (12.50%) Drupal
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) SAS
3 1 (2.08%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 15 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.08%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (60.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (12.50%) MySQL
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.08%) DataStage
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (14.58%) Back Office
2 5 (10.42%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Local Government
4 1 (2.08%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.08%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) .NET Developer
3 11 (22.92%) Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Architect
4 5 (10.42%) VB.NET Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Applications Support
4 5 (10.42%) Team Leader
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (52.08%) .NET
2 16 (33.33%) Web Services
3 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (25.00%) HTML
3 12 (25.00%) WinForms
4 11 (22.92%) XML
5 10 (20.83%) CSS
6 9 (18.75%) Ajax
6 9 (18.75%) jQuery
7 6 (12.50%) LAMP
8 5 (10.42%) WCF
9 3 (6.25%) CSS3
10 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
10 2 (4.17%) SOAP
10 2 (4.17%) XSLT
11 1 (2.08%) XHTML
11 1 (2.08%) JSP
11 1 (2.08%) J2EE
11 1 (2.08%) Classic ASP
11 1 (2.08%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) N-Tier
1 7 (14.58%) User Experience
1 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.50%) Taxonomies
2 6 (12.50%) Blog
2 6 (12.50%) Social Media
3 3 (6.25%) Open Source
3 3 (6.25%) NHS
4 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) WURFL
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.08%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) BlackBerry OS
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) Web Application Development
2 6 (12.50%) Time Management
2 6 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 6 (12.50%) MVC
2 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
3 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (8.33%) Web Development
4 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.17%) Refactoring
6 2 (4.17%) Resource Management
6 2 (4.17%) Project Management
6 2 (4.17%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.17%) SOA
6 2 (4.17%) TDD
6 2 (4.17%) OOP
6 2 (4.17%) Line Management
7 1 (2.08%) OO
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) C#
2 13 (27.08%) VB.NET
3 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.58%) PHP
4 7 (14.58%) T-SQL
5 6 (12.50%) VB
5 6 (12.50%) PHP5
6 2 (4.17%) VB6
6 2 (4.17%) Java
7 1 (2.08%) Perl
7 1 (2.08%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.08%) Korn
7 1 (2.08%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) AAT
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.08%) CIMA
2 1 (2.08%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (8.33%) AccuRev
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 2 (4.17%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.08%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) Infragistics
5 1 (2.08%) Adobe
5 1 (2.08%) Apple
5 1 (2.08%) Sage
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