Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Preston 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 January 2018 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)
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 3 5
Rank change year-on-year -14 +2 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 11 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 6.92% 19.55% 14.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 57.78% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 16
Preston median daily rate £400 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -10.34% +34.26%
10th Percentile £255 £225 £164
90th Percentile £417 £393 £488
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £325 £463
% change year-on-year +30.77% -29.73% +32.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 7
Preston median hourly rate £51.50 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.18% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £50.75 £22.25 £33.10
90th Percentile £52.25 £50.00 £39.61
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.18% +14.86% +74.12%

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 Preston with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Preston
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 33 45 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 20.75% 33.83% 40.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 39
Preston median daily rate £350 £325 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.38% +4.25%
10th Percentile £316 £225 £199
90th Percentile £429 £475 £493
Lancashire median daily rate £401 £360 £408
% change year-on-year +11.46% -11.66% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 17
Preston median hourly rate £41.00 £42.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +12.00% +5.63%
10th Percentile £36.23 £28.18 £31.90
90th Percentile £48.45 £49.93 £45.33
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.41% +10.67% +10.23%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Preston

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Preston

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Preston over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Preston

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Preston

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Preston region with a requirement for SQL.

1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (27.27%) DB2
2 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (27.27%) zOS
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Use Case
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Clustering
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Cognos
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) B2B
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Informatica

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (27.27%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) QlikView
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) DB2 DBA
1 3 (27.27%) DBA
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) QA Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum Master
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) zOS
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) B2B
4 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cognos
2 1 (9.09%) Informatica
2 1 (9.09%) Jaspersoft
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle