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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 8 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcester 10.53% 5.56% 29.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.36% 40.00% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -31.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £55.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -7.27%
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
22 5 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcester 28.95% 13.89% 77.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 16
Average daily rate £350 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £322 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £336 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 30 March 2015, 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 11 (57.89%) Oracle
2 9 (47.37%) Sun
2 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Infor
3 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
4 3 (15.79%) Publishing
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
4 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.79%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (15.79%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
5 2 (10.53%) QA
5 2 (10.53%) FalconStor
5 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.53%) Web Services
5 2 (10.53%) Windows
5 2 (10.53%) DHCP
5 2 (10.53%) DNS
5 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (10.53%) Northgate
6 1 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.26%) .NET
6 1 (5.26%) SAP
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 (15.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.79%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DHCP
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Systems Support
2 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Report Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Sun Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Sun Support
4 2 (10.53%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Support Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Report Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Statistical Analysis
1 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
1 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle
2 9 (47.37%) Sun
2 9 (47.37%) Infor
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) FalconStor
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) Northgate
5 1 (5.26%) SAP