The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 3 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcester 11.11% 18.57% 24.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 75.00% 61.90% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
Average daily rate £450 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £310 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +1.78%
SQL
Worcestershire

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

Programming Languages Category
Worcester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcester 14.81% 30.00% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 6
Average daily rate £400 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £234 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £365 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +162.29%
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 Worcester

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Worcester

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Worcester

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcester

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Worcester

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Worcester 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 12 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (61.11%) Business Continuity
2 11 (61.11%) QA
3 10 (55.56%) Relational Database
3 10 (55.56%) Service Delivery
3 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 10 (55.56%) MS Access
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) Finance
6 3 (16.67%) Migration
7 2 (11.11%) Clustering
7 2 (11.11%) Windows
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
7 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (11.11%) FalconStor
7 2 (11.11%) General Ledger
8 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (5.56%) Misys Midas

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Worcester 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 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (5.56%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (55.56%) MS Access
2 10 (55.56%) Relational Database
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (5.56%) MySQL
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 12 (66.67%) Business Developer
3 11 (61.11%) Business Objects Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Database Developer
5 1 (5.56%) DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning DBA
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
1 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
1 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Business Continuity
2 10 (55.56%) Service Delivery
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) ETL
4 1 (5.56%) High Availability
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
1 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (61.11%) QA
2 4 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) FalconStor
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) VMware