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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 10 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 27.78% 32.65% 40.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.48% 53.33% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 8
Average daily rate
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£366 £320 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.45% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £330 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +20.48%
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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
23 30 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 63.89% 61.22% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 10
Average daily rate £325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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
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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015, 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 12 (80.00%) C#
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (26.67%) XML
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) C++
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (13.33%) VB
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) DirectX
5 2 (13.33%) WCF
5 2 (13.33%) WPF
5 2 (13.33%) XAML
5 2 (13.33%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (13.33%) VB6
6 1 (6.67%) CSS3
6 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (6.67%) Spring
6 1 (6.67%) Maven
6 1 (6.67%) HTML5
6 1 (6.67%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (26.67%) XML
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) DirectX
5 2 (13.33%) WCF
5 2 (13.33%) WPF
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.67%) HTML5
6 1 (6.67%) CSS3
6 1 (6.67%) XSLT
6 1 (6.67%) XML Schema
6 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
6 1 (6.67%) WinForms
6 1 (6.67%) Spring
6 1 (6.67%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Data Conversion
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) MVC
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) OOD
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (13.33%) XAML
3 2 (13.33%) VB6
3 2 (13.33%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (13.33%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) IBM