The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 7 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 9.86% 16.67% 26.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.84% 26.09% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Median daily rate £391 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £420 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £420 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £28.31 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-1.10% +13.25%
SQL
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Programming Languages Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 26.76% 63.89% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 12
Median daily rate £350 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 26 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for SQL.

1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) ETL
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Replication
5 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (6.67%) Data Reconciliation
6 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (6.67%) User Experience
6 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.67%) NoSQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.67%) Power BI
4 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) DBA
2 4 (26.67%) SQL DBA
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Online Games
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (20.00%) ETL
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) SAP