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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 12 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 3 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcester 7.14% 27.78% 11.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.08% 58.82% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
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£208 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.43% -15.90%
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
13 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcester 30.95% 47.22% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 6
Average daily rate £188 £366 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.73% -2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £315 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £391 £400
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 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Worcester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Worcester region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (28.57%) NHS
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Information Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Writer
2 1 (14.29%) Information Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Report Writer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Information Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) NHS Information Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Information Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) VMware