Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 19 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)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 6 4
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 39 66 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 9.56% 15.03% 17.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.31% 46.48% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 37 47
Liverpool median daily rate £350 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +5.47% +3.23%
10th Percentile £260 £234 £173
90th Percentile £410 £425 £425
Merseyside median daily rate £356 £334 £313
% change year-on-year +6.74% +6.80% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Liverpool median hourly rate £17.74 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.16% +4.65% +18.75%
10th Percentile £12.32 £11.05 £20.75
90th Percentile £18.87 £23.95 £22.25
Merseyside median hourly rate £17.74 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -21.16% +4.65% +18.75%

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 Liverpool with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 183 142 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 44.85% 32.35% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 85 75
Liverpool median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £294 £263 £179
90th Percentile £470 £503 £498
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Liverpool median hourly rate £17.74 £23.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.70% +8.14% +14.67%
10th Percentile £12.32 £12.33 £20.75
90th Percentile £18.87 £33.28 £22.25
Merseyside median hourly rate £17.74 £23.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -23.70% +8.14% +14.67%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Liverpool

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Liverpool

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Liverpool over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Liverpool

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 19 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for SQL.

1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.51%) Finance
4 7 (17.95%) .NET
4 7 (17.95%) Data Modelling
5 6 (15.38%) MySQL
5 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.38%) ITIL
5 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (12.82%) Open Source
6 5 (12.82%) C#
6 5 (12.82%) SAS
6 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (10.26%) HTML
7 4 (10.26%) Java
7 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
7 4 (10.26%) Oracle
7 4 (10.26%) CSS
7 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
7 4 (10.26%) Redis
7 4 (10.26%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (7.69%) Microservices
8 3 (7.69%) Liquibase
8 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
8 3 (7.69%) Trend Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) R
8 3 (7.69%) Data Quality
8 3 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 5 (12.82%) SAS
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.56%) Confluence
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) IaaS
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
1 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Skype
2 1 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) MySQL
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
4 4 (10.26%) Redis
5 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (2.56%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.56%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.69%) Liquibase
2 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) Toad
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) DBA
5 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Excel Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Report Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 3 (7.69%) SSIS Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Data Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Data Modeller
6 2 (5.13%) ITIL Service Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) SAS Modeller
6 2 (5.13%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) .NET
2 4 (10.26%) CSS
2 4 (10.26%) HTML
3 3 (7.69%) RESTful
4 2 (5.13%) Ember.js
4 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.13%) React
4 2 (5.13%) Spring
5 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.56%) Dapper ORM
5 1 (2.56%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.56%) JDBC
5 1 (2.56%) jQuery
5 1 (2.56%) LINQ
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.13%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.13%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) NHS
4 1 (2.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.56%) Unix
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.95%) Data Modelling
3 6 (15.38%) ITIL
4 5 (12.82%) Open Source
5 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Data Extraction
6 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.69%) Logistic Regression
6 3 (7.69%) Microservices
6 3 (7.69%) Project Management
6 3 (7.69%) Project Planning
6 3 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Scrum
6 3 (7.69%) Service Management
6 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.69%) TDD
6 3 (7.69%) Trend Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 5 (12.82%) C#
3 4 (10.26%) Java
3 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.69%) Python
4 3 (7.69%) R
5 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) SCOrch
1 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) Teradata
3 2 (5.13%) Citrix
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) TSYS
4 1 (2.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) Xamarin