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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 18 3
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Contract jobs citing SQL 5 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcester 8.77% 4.35% 26.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 25.00% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £550 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £550 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +9.09%
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
15 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcester 26.32% 17.39% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 7
Average daily rate £263 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £368 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £490 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -46.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 6 July 2015.

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 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
3 4 (26.67%) DHCP
3 4 (26.67%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (26.67%) Northgate
3 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) FalconStor
4 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (13.33%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (6.67%) Finance
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) iPad
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Sun
5 1 (6.67%) Cerner
5 1 (6.67%) NHS
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Infor
5 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (6.67%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DHCP
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) HL7
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Northgate
3 2 (13.33%) FalconStor
4 1 (6.67%) Infor
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Sun
4 1 (6.67%) Cerner