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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 10 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 14.08% 14.71% 29.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 62.50% 29.41% 60.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 7
Median daily rate £338 £338 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £288 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £400 £382
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -26.22%
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
16 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 22.54% 50.00% 47.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 13
Median daily rate £263 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.79% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £415 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

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
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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 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 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
3 5 (31.25%) WinForms
4 4 (25.00%) Finance
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 3 (18.75%) ETL
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (18.75%) Ajax
6 2 (12.50%) Workflow
6 2 (12.50%) OOP
6 2 (12.50%) XML
6 2 (12.50%) XSD
6 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
6 2 (12.50%) ADO.NET
6 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 2 (12.50%) VB
6 2 (12.50%) OOD
6 2 (12.50%) SOA
6 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 2 (12.50%) CRM

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 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Power BI
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) DBA
4 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) WinForms
3 3 (18.75%) Ajax
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 2 (12.50%) ADO.NET
4 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework
4 2 (12.50%) REST
4 2 (12.50%) WCF
4 2 (12.50%) WF
4 2 (12.50%) XML
4 2 (12.50%) XSD
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (6.25%) jQuery
5 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Online Games
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) ETL
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (12.50%) OOD
3 2 (12.50%) OOP
3 2 (12.50%) SDLC
3 2 (12.50%) SOA
3 2 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) Data Mapping
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) Presales
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
3 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
4 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (12.50%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) DevExpress