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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 5 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 17.24% 25.00% 40.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.46% 64.71% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 23
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£275 £303 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
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 £28.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.81%
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
13 17 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 44.83% 38.64% 84.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 49
Average daily rate £275 £290 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -12.12%
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 £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 23 January 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 (91.67%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) VB
3 5 (41.67%) WinForms
4 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) Back Office
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (16.67%) JIRA
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) AccuRev
6 1 (8.33%) Open Source
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (8.33%) WCF
6 1 (8.33%) WPF
6 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (33.33%) Back Office
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) CRM Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) WinForms
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (8.33%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) WPF
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) XSLT
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) DirectX
5 1 (8.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (8.33%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (8.33%) MVC
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) OOP
2 1 (8.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) VB
3 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) VB6
5 1 (8.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) AccuRev
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