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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 15 7 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 12.20% 13.46% 33.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.88% 58.33% 71.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 21
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£258 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.96% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £353 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £373 £600
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 £26.00 £23.48 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+10.73% -17.61%
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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
32 12 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 26.02% 23.08% 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 26
Average daily rate £350 £363 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £294 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £375 £600
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 £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014, 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 16 (72.73%) Oracle
2 14 (63.64%) UNIX
3 8 (36.36%) WebLogic
3 8 (36.36%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) PL/SQL
4 7 (31.82%) XML
4 7 (31.82%) Windows
5 5 (22.73%) webMethods
5 5 (22.73%) Security Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
6 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.64%) Documentum
7 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
7 3 (13.64%) COBOL
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
7 3 (13.64%) Finance
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (13.64%) Information Assurance
8 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
8 2 (9.09%) Pega
8 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
8 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 2 (9.09%) Coaching
8 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 8 (36.36%) WebLogic
2 3 (13.64%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.55%) SQLPlus
4 1 (4.55%) Data Mart
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.55%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Toad
2 1 (4.55%) ClearQuest
2 1 (4.55%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL Developer
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Developer
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Reporting Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) SQL DBA
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Report Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
5 2 (9.09%) DBA
5 2 (9.09%) COBOL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Database Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.55%) Software Architect
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) UNIX
2 7 (31.82%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Security Testing
1 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
2 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
2 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Information Assurance
4 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.09%) Coaching
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) ETL
5 1 (4.55%) OO
5 1 (4.55%) RUP
5 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Data Security
5 1 (4.55%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Java
1 8 (36.36%) PL/SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
2 3 (13.64%) COBOL
3 2 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (9.09%) ISEB
4 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
1 1 (4.55%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) webMethods
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.09%) Pega
4 2 (9.09%) ICL
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) BEA
5 1 (4.55%) Informatica
5 1 (4.55%) Micro Focus
5 1 (4.55%) Sybase