The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 29 June 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)
North West > Lancashire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 18 3
Rank change year-on-year +6 -15  
Contract jobs citing SQL 43 33 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 12.72% 7.35% 20.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 57.33% 17.84% 53.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 51
Lancashire median daily rate £355 £320 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.93% -22.79%  
10th Percentile £256 £191 £230
90th Percentile £694 £398 £568
North West median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 1
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.25 £20.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.97% +28.12%  
10th Percentile £40.29 £20.50 £15.50
90th Percentile £44.60 £40.00 £16.50
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £20.78 £20.00
% change year-on-year +68.43% +3.90%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 75 185 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 22.19% 41.20% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 230 228
Lancashire median daily rate £375 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.53% +9.33%  
10th Percentile £256 £281 £258
90th Percentile £543 £525 £556
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 34 5
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.86% -9.45%  
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £28.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +43.85% -22.97%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Lancashire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Lancashire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Lancashire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Lancashire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Lancashire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -8 23 £355 +4.87% 4
Blackburn 0 7 £415 +88.63% 3
Blackpool - 1 £743 - 2
SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 33 (43.42%) Oracle
2 26 (34.21%) Migration
2 26 (34.21%) Security Cleared
3 23 (30.26%) Oracle Database
4 22 (28.95%) SC Cleared
5 20 (26.32%) SQL Server
5 20 (26.32%) DB2
6 18 (23.68%) PL/SQL
6 18 (23.68%) Oracle RMAN
6 18 (23.68%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 17 (22.37%) Performance Tuning
7 17 (22.37%) Windows
8 16 (21.05%) Perl
8 16 (21.05%) Finance
9 15 (19.74%) Data Migration
9 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
9 15 (19.74%) XML
10 13 (17.11%) CSS
10 13 (17.11%) HTML
10 13 (17.11%) Toad
10 13 (17.11%) PowerShell
10 13 (17.11%) TKPROF
11 11 (14.47%) T-SQL
11 11 (14.47%) zOS
11 11 (14.47%) Clustering
12 10 (13.16%) .NET
13 9 (11.84%) Web Services
13 9 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (11.84%) Retail
13 9 (11.84%) Performance Monitoring

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.95%) Apache
1 3 (3.95%) SAS
1 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) HTTP
1 5 (6.58%) SSH
1 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.26%) Oracle Database
2 20 (26.32%) DB2
2 20 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 13 (17.11%) TKPROF
4 9 (11.84%) Relational Database
5 8 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (9.21%) MySQL
7 6 (7.89%) SAP Data Services
7 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (6.58%) RDBMS
9 4 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (5.26%) MongoDB
10 3 (3.95%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (3.95%) CouchDB
10 3 (3.95%) Neo4j
10 3 (3.95%) NoSQL
10 3 (3.95%) Riak
10 3 (3.95%) SQLPlus
11 2 (2.63%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 13 (17.11%) Toad
2 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.95%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (3.95%) Rational Statemate
4 2 (2.63%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.63%) JIRA
4 2 (2.63%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (2.63%) Rational Robot
4 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.32%) ERwin
5 1 (1.32%) Subversion
5 1 (1.32%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.32%) VectorCAST
General
1 16 (21.05%) Finance
2 9 (11.84%) Retail
3 5 (6.58%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.95%) Avionics
5 2 (2.63%) Electronics
5 2 (2.63%) Military
6 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.32%) Automotive
6 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (42.11%) Developer
2 29 (38.16%) DBA
3 16 (21.05%) Oracle DBA
4 9 (11.84%) Analyst
4 9 (11.84%) DB2 DBA
5 8 (10.53%) Administrator
6 7 (9.21%) .NET Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Architect
7 6 (7.89%) Java Developer
7 6 (7.89%) SQL Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Database Architect
8 5 (6.58%) Oracle Architect
9 4 (5.26%) Designer
9 4 (5.26%) SAP Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) SQL DBA
9 4 (5.26%) Technical Designer
9 4 (5.26%) Technical Developer
9 4 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.68%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 15 (19.74%) XML
3 13 (17.11%) CSS
3 13 (17.11%) HTML
4 10 (13.16%) .NET
5 9 (11.84%) Web Services
6 6 (7.89%) Spring
6 6 (7.89%) XSD
7 5 (6.58%) .NET Framework
7 5 (6.58%) Entity Framework
7 5 (6.58%) SOAP
8 4 (5.26%) Servlets
8 4 (5.26%) XSL
9 3 (3.95%) Ajax
9 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.95%) DOM
9 3 (3.95%) REST
9 3 (3.95%) SAX
9 3 (3.95%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Clustering
2 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.63%) RIA
3 2 (2.63%) Wiki
4 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.37%) Windows
2 11 (14.47%) zOS
3 8 (10.53%) Linux
4 7 (9.21%) Unix
5 5 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.63%) AIX
6 2 (2.63%) HPUX
6 2 (2.63%) Solaris
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.21%) Migration
2 17 (22.37%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (19.74%) Data Migration
4 9 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.84%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 7 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.89%) MVC
8 5 (6.58%) Integration Testing
8 5 (6.58%) Programme Management
8 5 (6.58%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.26%) Data Flow Diagram
9 4 (5.26%) ITIL
9 4 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (5.26%) SDLC
9 4 (5.26%) TDD
9 4 (5.26%) UML
10 3 (3.95%) CRM
10 3 (3.95%) HOOD
10 3 (3.95%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.68%) PL/SQL
2 16 (21.05%) Perl
3 13 (17.11%) PowerShell
4 11 (14.47%) T-SQL
5 8 (10.53%) C#
5 8 (10.53%) VB
6 7 (9.21%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.89%) Java
7 6 (7.89%) Shell Script
7 6 (7.89%) VB.NET
7 6 (7.89%) VB6
8 3 (3.95%) Ada
8 3 (3.95%) COBOL
9 2 (2.63%) C
9 2 (2.63%) Groovy
9 2 (2.63%) Python
9 2 (2.63%) Ruby
9 2 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (34.21%) Security Cleared
2 22 (28.95%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) Degree
4 2 (2.63%) HNC
4 2 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.63%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (1.32%) HND
5 1 (1.32%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.32%) OCMJD
5 1 (1.32%) OCPJP
5 1 (1.32%) OCPJWCD
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.32%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (23.68%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (6.58%) Data Guard
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 33 (43.42%) Oracle
2 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.21%) IBM
4 5 (6.58%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.26%) SAP
6 3 (3.95%) HP
7 2 (2.63%) Perforce
8 1 (1.32%) CA
8 1 (1.32%) Informatica
8 1 (1.32%) Sun
8 1 (1.32%) Tableau
8 1 (1.32%) Talend
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