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 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 8 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 10.00% 29.03% 32.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.33% 52.94% 59.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 9
Median daily rate £331 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £288 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £400 £370
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 £32.83 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+45.90% -29.68%
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
15 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 18.75% 54.84% 55.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 17
Median daily rate £275 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.81% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £415 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -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
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 May 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 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 8 (47.06%) T-SQL
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) C#
3 6 (35.29%) WinForms
4 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
5 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
6 3 (17.65%) SDLC
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (11.76%) DevExpress
7 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
7 2 (11.76%) REST
7 2 (11.76%) Analytics
7 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
7 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
7 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
7 2 (11.76%) WCF
7 2 (11.76%) WF
7 2 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
7 2 (11.76%) Replication

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 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Power BI
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Back Office
3 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Developer
3 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) C# Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) MicroStrategy Developer
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (5.88%) MIS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) NHS BI Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) WinForms
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
3 2 (11.76%) ADO.NET
3 2 (11.76%) Ajax
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
3 2 (11.76%) REST
3 2 (11.76%) WCF
3 2 (11.76%) WF
3 2 (11.76%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) XSD
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
2 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) Online Games
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
2 3 (17.65%) SDLC
3 2 (11.76%) Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
3 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.76%) ETL
3 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (11.76%) OO
3 2 (11.76%) OOD
3 2 (11.76%) OOP
3 2 (11.76%) SOA
3 2 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (11.76%) Workflow
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) T-SQL
2 7 (41.18%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
4 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.76%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) DevExpress
2 2 (11.76%) MicroStrategy
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