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 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 6 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 17.14% 27.03% 29.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.09% 55.56% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 9
Average daily rate
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£420 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -1.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.31 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+8.89% -1.88%
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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 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 65.71% 48.65% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 17
Average daily rate £365 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £330 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 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 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) C#
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
4 5 (35.71%) HTML
5 4 (28.57%) HTML5
5 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 4 (28.57%) VB
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 3 (21.43%) CSS
6 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) CSS3
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
6 3 (21.43%) VB6
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Games
6 3 (21.43%) WinForms
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (14.29%) Online Games
7 2 (14.29%) MVC
7 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
7 2 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) C++
7 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
8 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
1 3 (21.43%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Development Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) HTML5
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 3 (21.43%) WinForms
4 3 (21.43%) CSS3
5 2 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (7.14%) DirectX
6 1 (7.14%) WebGL
6 1 (7.14%) WCF
6 1 (7.14%) WPF
6 1 (7.14%) jQuery
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
6 1 (7.14%) MFC
6 1 (7.14%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Online Games
3 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
1 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 4 (28.57%) VB
4 3 (21.43%) VB6
5 2 (14.29%) C++
6 1 (7.14%) VC++
6 1 (7.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft