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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 21 23 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.94% 19.66% 24.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.22% 47.92% 51.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 23
Average daily rate
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£310 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £217 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £373 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.88 £23.48 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+10.20% -8.74%
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
41 48 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 33.06% 41.03% 47.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 34 57
Average daily rate £313 £328 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £250 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £370 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.41% -
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 15 September 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 15 September 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 -1 9 £325 -1.51% 12
Stafford -1 1 - - 8
Cannock - 1 £300 - 1
Lichfield - - - - 4
Burton-upon-Trent - - - - 4
Tamworth - - - - 1
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 35 (70.00%) .NET
2 30 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 20 (40.00%) C#
4 19 (38.00%) VB.NET
5 14 (28.00%) WinForms
5 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
6 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET
7 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
8 11 (22.00%) Windows
9 10 (20.00%) N-Tier
9 10 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (18.00%) Degree
10 9 (18.00%) Web Services
10 9 (18.00%) T-SQL
11 8 (16.00%) E-Commerce
11 8 (16.00%) Back Office
12 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (14.00%) XML
12 7 (14.00%) HTML
12 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
12 7 (14.00%) VB
13 6 (12.00%) AccuRev
13 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
13 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (12.00%) WCF
14 5 (10.00%) JIRA
14 5 (10.00%) Ajax
14 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) SAS
2 1 (2.00%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.00%) PowerBuilder
General
1 8 (16.00%) Back Office
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Games
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Local Government
4 1 (2.00%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (66.00%) Developer
2 18 (36.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Team Leader
4 7 (14.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (14.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (12.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 5 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Development Team Leader
6 5 (10.00%) .NET Team Leader
7 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Applications Support
9 2 (4.00%) Data Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (4.00%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (70.00%) .NET
2 14 (28.00%) WinForms
3 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (18.00%) Web Services
5 7 (14.00%) XML
5 7 (14.00%) HTML
6 6 (12.00%) WCF
7 5 (10.00%) CSS
7 5 (10.00%) Ajax
8 4 (8.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (8.00%) XSLT
8 4 (8.00%) jQuery
8 4 (8.00%) CSS3
9 2 (4.00%) HTML5
9 2 (4.00%) SOAP
9 2 (4.00%) XHTML
9 2 (4.00%) Classic ASP
10 1 (2.00%) J2EE
10 1 (2.00%) JSON
10 1 (2.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 5 (10.00%) Open Source
3 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.00%) WURFL
4 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.00%) User Experience
4 2 (4.00%) NHS
4 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.00%) Replication
5 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) UNIX
2 3 (6.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (4.00%) Android
3 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.00%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.00%) MVC
5 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (8.00%) Web Development
5 4 (8.00%) Resource Management
6 3 (6.00%) Web Application Development
6 3 (6.00%) Line Management
6 3 (6.00%) Migration
6 3 (6.00%) TDD
6 3 (6.00%) Project Management
6 3 (6.00%) SOA
7 2 (4.00%) OOP
7 2 (4.00%) Document Management
7 2 (4.00%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.00%) SEO
7 2 (4.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) C#
2 19 (38.00%) VB.NET
3 9 (18.00%) T-SQL
4 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.00%) VB
5 3 (6.00%) VB6
6 2 (4.00%) Java
7 1 (2.00%) VBScript
7 1 (2.00%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.00%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.00%) CIMA
3 1 (2.00%) ICAEW
3 1 (2.00%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) AccuRev
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe
3 1 (2.00%) Apple
3 1 (2.00%) Sage
3 1 (2.00%) Infragistics
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