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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 7 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 9.72% 26.32% 32.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 41.67% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 11
Median daily rate £338 £366 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.84% +14.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £294 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £416 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -23.07%
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
14 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 19.44% 63.16% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 22
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £433 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £13.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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
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 5 May 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 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (50.00%) .NET
3 8 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 8 (44.44%) WinForms
4 7 (38.89%) C#
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
5 6 (33.33%) VB.NET
6 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 4 (22.22%) Migration
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 3 (16.67%) Back Office
8 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (16.67%) SDLC
9 2 (11.11%) REST
9 2 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
9 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
9 2 (11.11%) DevExpress
9 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
9 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
9 2 (11.11%) WCF
9 2 (11.11%) WF
9 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
9 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
9 2 (11.11%) Analytics

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 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) Power BI
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 5 (27.78%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 4 (22.22%) WinForms Developer
5 3 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (11.11%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) MicroStrategy Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) CRM Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Designer
7 1 (5.56%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) WinForms
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 2 (11.11%) ADO.NET
3 2 (11.11%) Ajax
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
3 2 (11.11%) REST
3 2 (11.11%) WCF
3 2 (11.11%) WF
3 2 (11.11%) XML
3 2 (11.11%) XSD
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
3 1 (5.56%) Online Games
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (11.11%) Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 2 (11.11%) ETL
3 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (11.11%) OO
3 2 (11.11%) OOD
3 2 (11.11%) OOP
3 2 (11.11%) SOA
3 2 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (5.56%) Data Mapping
4 1 (5.56%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (5.56%) Low Latency
4 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) T-SQL
2 7 (38.89%) C#
3 6 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.11%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) DevExpress
2 2 (11.11%) MicroStrategy