The first table below looks at the demand for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Stoke-on-Trent region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 8 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 24.24% 35.00% 23.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 43.75% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 13
Average daily rate
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£330 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £240 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £396 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Programming Languages Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
16 32 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 48.48% 80.00% 55.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 26 29
Average daily rate £330 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £375 £345
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 £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 18 (72.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (64.00%) .NET
3 11 (44.00%) VB.NET
4 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (36.00%) Finance
6 8 (32.00%) C#
6 8 (32.00%) N-Tier
7 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
7 7 (28.00%) Degree
8 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
9 5 (20.00%) WinForms
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.00%) XML
9 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (16.00%) Resource Management
10 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
10 4 (16.00%) WCF
10 4 (16.00%) Financial Analysis
10 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (16.00%) SOA
10 4 (16.00%) Back Office
11 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (12.00%) Web Services
11 3 (12.00%) Windows
11 3 (12.00%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (12.00%) Business Objects
11 3 (12.00%) HTML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 1 (4.00%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (72.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (12.00%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (4.00%) OLAP
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) PowerBuilder
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Back Office
3 2 (8.00%) Games
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Development Team Leader
4 4 (16.00%) SQL DBA
4 4 (16.00%) DBA
4 4 (16.00%) .NET Team Leader
5 3 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
5 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (12.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (8.00%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Development Team Leader
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (20.00%) XML
2 5 (20.00%) WinForms
3 4 (16.00%) WCF
4 3 (12.00%) HTML
4 3 (12.00%) Web Services
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (8.00%) JSON
5 2 (8.00%) HTML5
5 2 (8.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (8.00%) CSS3
5 2 (8.00%) CSS
5 2 (8.00%) jQuery
5 2 (8.00%) Ajax
5 2 (8.00%) XSLT
5 2 (8.00%) XHTML
6 1 (4.00%) MXML
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) N-Tier
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Open Source
3 2 (8.00%) WURFL
3 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (8.00%) Android
2 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.00%) BlackBerry OS
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (16.00%) SOA
2 4 (16.00%) Resource Management
2 4 (16.00%) Financial Analysis
3 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.00%) Document Management
4 2 (8.00%) SEO
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) TDD
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) OOP
4 2 (8.00%) OO
4 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (8.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) VB.NET
2 8 (32.00%) C#
3 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) ActionScript
5 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.00%) VB6
5 1 (4.00%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Business Objects
2 3 (12.00%) AccuRev
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe
3 1 (4.00%) Apple