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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 6 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 12 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 16.90% 26.19% 16.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 37.93% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 3
Median daily rate £288 £345 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +25.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.78% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £31.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.80% +13.63%

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
24 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 33.80% 69.05% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 8
Median daily rate £275 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £315 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £420 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017, 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 18 (72.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (56.00%) .NET
2 14 (56.00%) C#
2 14 (56.00%) MVC
3 13 (52.00%) T-SQL
4 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 10 (40.00%) jQuery
5 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (36.00%) WCF
6 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
7 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
8 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (28.00%) CSS
8 7 (28.00%) HTML
8 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
9 6 (24.00%) OO
9 6 (24.00%) Scrum
9 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
9 6 (24.00%) SOLID
9 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (20.00%) Entity Framework
10 5 (20.00%) HTML5
10 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (20.00%) TeamCity
10 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework

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:

Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (72.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (20.00%) Subversion
3 5 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 4 (16.00%) Selenium
5 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.00%) Appium
6 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (32.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (32.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (20.00%) DBA
5 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (16.00%) SQL DBA
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Cutover Manager
6 3 (12.00%) Programmer
7 2 (8.00%) C# WCF Developer
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (8.00%) WCF Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
8 1 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Data Migration Consultant
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) .NET
2 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (40.00%) jQuery
3 9 (36.00%) WCF
4 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
5 7 (28.00%) CSS
5 7 (28.00%) HTML
6 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (20.00%) Entity Framework
6 5 (20.00%) HTML5
6 5 (20.00%) XML
7 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (12.00%) AutoMapper
8 3 (12.00%) LINQ
8 3 (12.00%) React
8 3 (12.00%) RESTful
8 3 (12.00%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Replication
2 2 (8.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) MVC
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) OO
3 6 (24.00%) Scrum
3 6 (24.00%) SOLID
4 5 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.00%) Migration
5 4 (16.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (16.00%) Project Management
5 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.00%) Transition Management
6 3 (12.00%) Data Management
6 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (12.00%) SOA
6 3 (12.00%) System Testing
6 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Web Development
6 3 (12.00%) Workflow
7 2 (8.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) C#
2 13 (52.00%) T-SQL
3 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (12.00%) TypeScript
5 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.00%) XPath
6 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) ISEB
1 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) SAP
3 2 (8.00%) Xamarin