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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 10 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 27.03% 29.03% 24.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 55.56% 40.91% 42.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £185 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £400 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £26.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -1.85%
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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
18 22 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 48.65% 70.97% 57.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 32
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £375 £340
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 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 August 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 21 (87.50%) .NET
2 19 (79.17%) SQL Server
3 12 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 11 (45.83%) C#
5 9 (37.50%) WinForms
6 8 (33.33%) Back Office
6 8 (33.33%) N-Tier
7 7 (29.17%) Web Services
7 7 (29.17%) Windows
7 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
7 7 (29.17%) Degree
8 5 (20.83%) AccuRev
8 5 (20.83%) VB
8 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
9 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (16.67%) Resource Management
9 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 4 (16.67%) WCF
9 4 (16.67%) JIRA
9 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
10 3 (12.50%) Open Source
10 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (12.50%) Finance
11 2 (8.33%) SEO
11 2 (8.33%) Games

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (4.17%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (79.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) PowerBuilder
General
1 8 (33.33%) Back Office
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Games
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Team Leader
3 5 (20.83%) Development Team Leader
4 4 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (16.67%) .NET Team Leader
5 3 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Software Development Team Leader
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (8.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Software Team Leader
7 1 (4.17%) VB6 Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Data Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) .NET
2 9 (37.50%) WinForms
3 7 (29.17%) Web Services
4 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 4 (16.67%) WCF
5 2 (8.33%) jQuery
5 2 (8.33%) Ajax
5 2 (8.33%) CSS
5 2 (8.33%) XML
5 2 (8.33%) XSLT
5 2 (8.33%) XHTML
5 2 (8.33%) HTML5
5 2 (8.33%) HTML
5 2 (8.33%) CSS3
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 1 (4.17%) Classic ASP
6 1 (4.17%) Apache Flex
6 1 (4.17%) MXML
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.50%) Open Source
4 2 (8.33%) WURFL
4 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (8.33%) Android
2 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.33%) BlackBerry OS
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
2 4 (16.67%) Resource Management
2 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.33%) SEO
3 2 (8.33%) TDD
3 2 (8.33%) Document Management
3 2 (8.33%) SOA
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.33%) Web Application Development
3 2 (8.33%) Refactoring
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.17%) Web Development
4 1 (4.17%) MVC
4 1 (4.17%) OOP
4 1 (4.17%) OO
4 1 (4.17%) RAD
4 1 (4.17%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 11 (45.83%) C#
3 5 (20.83%) VB
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) ActionScript
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.17%) VB6
5 1 (4.17%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
1 5 (20.83%) AccuRev
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe
2 1 (4.17%) Apple