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 3 months to 28 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)
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 6 3
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3  
Contract jobs citing SQL 30 47 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 10.79% 18.36% 16.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.06% 55.95% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 23
Median daily rate £350 £340 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +8.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £206 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.90 £19.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.31% -30.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £9.98 £18.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £17.82 £21.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% +44.44%  

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 Liverpool with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 136 84 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 48.92% 32.81% 26.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 45 37
Median daily rate £325 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.80 £19.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.87% -5.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £9.00 £18.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £18.80 £21.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for SQL.

1 23 (42.59%) JavaScript
1 23 (42.59%) Oracle
2 21 (38.89%) HTML
3 20 (37.04%) SQL Server
4 19 (35.19%) CSS
5 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (31.48%) Java
7 14 (25.93%) Scrum
8 12 (22.22%) Spring
8 12 (22.22%) Git (software)
8 12 (22.22%) Microservices
8 12 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (20.37%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (20.37%) Jenkins
9 11 (20.37%) RESTful
9 11 (20.37%) BDD
9 11 (20.37%) MongoDB
9 11 (20.37%) Kanban
9 11 (20.37%) TDD
9 11 (20.37%) .NET
9 11 (20.37%) MySQL
9 11 (20.37%) Linux
10 10 (18.52%) Coaching
11 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (14.81%) Oracle Database
12 8 (14.81%) C#
13 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
13 7 (12.96%) VMware
13 7 (12.96%) Front End Development
14 6 (11.11%) Spring Boot

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 (9.26%) Umbraco
2 3 (5.56%) CMS
2 3 (5.56%) ColdFusion
2 3 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.70%) EPiServer
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.85%) OpenROAD
4 1 (1.85%) SAS
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.85%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Internet
1 3 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (1.85%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.37%) MongoDB
2 11 (20.37%) MySQL
3 8 (14.81%) Oracle Database
4 6 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.41%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (3.70%) QlikView
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.85%) Ingres
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 11 (20.37%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.56%) JIRA
3 3 (5.56%) Selenium
3 3 (5.56%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.85%) JDeveloper
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
1 3 (5.56%) Legal
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Law
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (18.52%) Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Java Developer
4 5 (9.26%) .NET Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (7.41%) C# Developer
5 4 (7.41%) DBA
5 4 (7.41%) Sitecore Developer
5 4 (7.41%) SQL DBA
5 4 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Applications Developer
6 3 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Data Manager
6 3 (5.56%) DevOps Developer
6 3 (5.56%) OBIEE Developer
6 3 (5.56%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.89%) HTML
2 19 (35.19%) CSS
3 12 (22.22%) Spring
4 11 (20.37%) .NET
4 11 (20.37%) RESTful
5 6 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 6 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 6 (11.11%) Spring Boot
5 6 (11.11%) Web Services
5 6 (11.11%) XML
6 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (9.26%) Ember.js
6 5 (9.26%) React
7 4 (7.41%) J2EE
7 4 (7.41%) jQuery
8 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (5.56%) HTML5
9 2 (3.70%) Entity Framework
9 2 (3.70%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.70%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.70%) PlayStation
5 1 (1.85%) iPad
5 1 (1.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Linux
2 3 (5.56%) Windows
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) Android
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.93%) Scrum
3 12 (22.22%) Microservices
4 11 (20.37%) BDD
4 11 (20.37%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (20.37%) Kanban
4 11 (20.37%) TDD
5 10 (18.52%) Coaching
6 7 (12.96%) Front End Development
7 6 (11.11%) API Design
7 6 (11.11%) Migration
7 6 (11.11%) Open Source
8 5 (9.26%) Configuration Management
8 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.26%) DevOps
8 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.26%) MVC
8 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.41%) Project Management
9 4 (7.41%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (42.59%) JavaScript
2 17 (31.48%) Java
3 8 (14.81%) C#
4 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.56%) Python
6 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.85%) PHP
7 1 (1.85%) R
7 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.85%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (1.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.70%) COBIT
2 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (42.59%) Oracle
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) VMware
3 5 (9.26%) HP
3 5 (9.26%) Sitecore
4 3 (5.56%) Citrix
4 3 (5.56%) Teradata
5 2 (3.70%) 3PAR
5 2 (3.70%) Cisco
5 2 (3.70%) Software AG
5 2 (3.70%) Talend
5 2 (3.70%) webMethods
6 1 (1.85%) ATG
6 1 (1.85%) NetApp
6 1 (1.85%) SAP
6 1 (1.85%) Veeam
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
JM
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday