The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Telford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 72 37 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 27.38% 32.74% 19.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 66.67% 52.86% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 2
Average daily rate £470 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £368 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £460 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +1.78%
SQL
Shropshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Telford region.

Programming Languages Category
Telford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
108 70 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 41.06% 61.95% 44.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 38 14
Average daily rate £470 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £340 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £511 £554
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Telford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Telford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Telford region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Telford

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Telford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Telford region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Telford

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Telford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Telford region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Telford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Telford 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 97 (85.84%) Unix
2 79 (69.91%) Oracle
3 63 (55.75%) Informatica
4 58 (51.33%) Shell Script
5 55 (48.67%) PL/SQL
6 51 (45.13%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (44.25%) Test Strategy
8 44 (38.94%) Pega
9 41 (36.28%) Java
9 41 (36.28%) Perl
10 40 (35.40%) RUP
10 40 (35.40%) WebLogic
10 40 (35.40%) Waterfall
11 38 (33.63%) BusinessObjects
12 37 (32.74%) J2EE
13 33 (29.20%) webMethods
13 33 (29.20%) Scrum
14 31 (27.43%) Business Intelligence
15 29 (25.66%) OO
16 28 (24.78%) Data Modelling
17 26 (23.01%) ClearCase
18 25 (22.12%) BEA
19 22 (19.47%) Configuration Management
20 20 (17.70%) Pentaho
20 20 (17.70%) Hadoop
20 20 (17.70%) CA Gen
21 18 (15.93%) Confluence
21 18 (15.93%) JIRA
22 16 (14.16%) Problem Management
22 16 (14.16%) Oracle OWB

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Telford 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.

Application Platforms
1 40 (35.40%) WebLogic
2 18 (15.93%) Confluence
3 4 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.54%) SAS
4 3 (2.65%) Apache
5 2 (1.77%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Sage 300 ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) Firewall
2 1 (0.88%) LAN
2 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (33.63%) BusinessObjects
2 20 (17.70%) Hadoop
2 20 (17.70%) Pentaho
3 16 (14.16%) Oracle OWB
4 10 (8.85%) Big Data
4 10 (8.85%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (5.31%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.77%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (23.01%) ClearCase
2 20 (17.70%) CA Gen
3 18 (15.93%) JIRA
4 15 (13.27%) ClearQuest
5 7 (6.19%) PVCS
6 3 (2.65%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.77%) FishEye
7 2 (1.77%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.77%) Subversion
8 1 (0.88%) GitLab
8 1 (0.88%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.88%) Maven
8 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.88%) Toad
General
1 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 67 (59.29%) Developer
2 17 (15.04%) Architect
3 14 (12.39%) Analyst
4 13 (11.50%) Software Architect
5 12 (10.62%) Pentaho Developer
6 11 (9.73%) Hadoop Developer
7 10 (8.85%) Lead Developer
7 10 (8.85%) Test Analyst
8 9 (7.96%) Data Integration Developer
8 9 (7.96%) Integration Developer
9 7 (6.19%) PL/SQL Developer
10 6 (5.31%) Big Data Developer
10 6 (5.31%) Software Developer
10 6 (5.31%) SQL Developer
11 5 (4.42%) COBOL Developer
12 4 (3.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 4 (3.54%) Monitoring Engineer
12 4 (3.54%) Senior Developer
12 4 (3.54%) Software Engineer
13 3 (2.65%) Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (32.74%) J2EE
2 10 (8.85%) XML
3 6 (5.31%) CSS
4 5 (4.42%) ELK Stack
5 3 (2.65%) .NET
5 3 (2.65%) Apache Cordova
5 3 (2.65%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (2.65%) HTML
5 3 (2.65%) Java EE
5 3 (2.65%) jQuery
5 3 (2.65%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.88%) JDBC
6 1 (0.88%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.88%) SOAP
6 1 (0.88%) Spring
6 1 (0.88%) Spring Boot
6 1 (0.88%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.85%) Data Integration
2 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.77%) Statistics
4 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 97 (85.84%) Unix
2 15 (13.27%) Windows
3 6 (5.31%) Linux
4 3 (2.65%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.77%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.77%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.88%) AIX
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (45.13%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (44.25%) Test Strategy
3 40 (35.40%) RUP
3 40 (35.40%) Waterfall
4 33 (29.20%) Scrum
5 31 (27.43%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (25.66%) OO
7 28 (24.78%) Data Modelling
8 22 (19.47%) Configuration Management
9 16 (14.16%) Problem Management
9 16 (14.16%) Process Improvement
10 12 (10.62%) Project Planning
11 11 (9.73%) SDLC
12 10 (8.85%) Software Engineering
13 9 (7.96%) Software Architecture
14 8 (7.08%) Test Scripting
14 8 (7.08%) User Stories
15 5 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
15 5 (4.42%) Integration Testing
16 4 (3.54%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (51.33%) Shell Script
2 55 (48.67%) PL/SQL
3 41 (36.28%) Java
3 41 (36.28%) Perl
4 10 (8.85%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.42%) COBOL
6 3 (2.65%) C
6 3 (2.65%) C#
7 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (7.96%) ISEB
1 9 (7.96%) ISTQB
2 6 (5.31%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.31%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (3.54%) Kibana
1 4 (3.54%) logstash
1 4 (3.54%) OPNET
1 4 (3.54%) SCOM
2 3 (2.65%) Opsview
3 2 (1.77%) SCCM
4 1 (0.88%) Grafana
4 1 (0.88%) Graphite
4 1 (0.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.88%) Puppet
4 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 79 (69.91%) Oracle
2 63 (55.75%) Informatica
3 44 (38.94%) Pega
4 33 (29.20%) webMethods
5 25 (22.12%) BEA
6 10 (8.85%) Cloudera
7 5 (4.42%) BMC
8 4 (3.54%) Digital Fuel
9 3 (2.65%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.65%) Xamarin
10 2 (1.77%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.88%) Citrix
11 1 (0.88%) Sage
11 1 (0.88%) VMware
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