Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Midlands > Herefordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 10 4
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL 8 5 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 23.53% 10.64% 28.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.10% 41.67% 75.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 26
Herefordshire median daily rate £215 £450 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.22% +18.03% +27.08%
10th Percentile £195 £311 £313
90th Percentile £245 £475 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Herefordshire median hourly rate - - £14.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +65.63% -8.57% -12.50%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Herefordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 21 12 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 61.76% 25.53% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 30
Herefordshire median daily rate £325 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £208 £271 £309
90th Percentile £388 £475 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Herefordshire median hourly rate - £37.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +167.86% -
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.00 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +26.53% +3.16% +9.20%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Herefordshire

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Herefordshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Herefordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Herefordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Herefordshire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Herefordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Herefordshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Herefordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Herefordshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hereford +6 1 - - 1
SQL
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Herefordshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Retail
1 6 (75.00%) Google
1 6 (75.00%) JIRA
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (75.00%) QA
1 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (75.00%) Waterfall
1 6 (75.00%) SpecFlow
1 6 (75.00%) Gherkin
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (75.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 6 (75.00%) JIRA Agile
2 5 (62.50%) SDLC
2 5 (62.50%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) SCADA
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) LIMS
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Herefordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) JIRA
1 6 (75.00%) JIRA Agile
1 6 (75.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Gherkin
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) LIMS
2 1 (12.50%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 5 (62.50%) Acceptance Criteria
2 5 (62.50%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) SAP