The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 19 4 7
Rank change year-on-year -15 +3  
Contract jobs citing SQL 16 129 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 8.84% 29.59% 16.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.78% 57.59% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 35 10
Median daily rate £500 £470 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +1.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £23.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +69.14% -21.66%  

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 Shropshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 77 224 91
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 42.54% 51.38% 49.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 81 44
Median daily rate £491 £465 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.48% +3.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £370 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 Shropshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Shropshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Shropshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Shropshire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Shropshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Telford -12 15 £500 +6.38% 6
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 30 (63.83%) Java
1 30 (63.83%) Oracle
2 28 (59.57%) Unix
3 23 (48.94%) XML
4 22 (46.81%) webMethods
5 18 (38.30%) WebLogic
6 14 (29.79%) J2EE
6 14 (29.79%) PL/SQL
6 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (27.66%) Test Strategy
8 12 (25.53%) Windows
9 10 (21.28%) Waterfall
10 9 (19.15%) Pega
10 9 (19.15%) OO
10 9 (19.15%) Shell Script
10 9 (19.15%) Finance
11 8 (17.02%) Configuration Management
11 8 (17.02%) SOAP
11 8 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (17.02%) Problem Management
11 8 (17.02%) System Integration Testing
12 7 (14.89%) Open Source
12 7 (14.89%) Linux
12 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
12 7 (14.89%) Eclipse
12 7 (14.89%) Scrum
13 6 (12.77%) RUP
13 6 (12.77%) CheckPoint
13 6 (12.77%) Informatica
13 6 (12.77%) JUnit

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 18 (38.30%) WebLogic
2 4 (8.51%) Apache
3 3 (6.38%) Confluence
3 3 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (6.38%) JBoss
4 2 (4.26%) SAS
5 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) assyst
2 1 (2.13%) Exstream
2 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) HTTP
1 3 (6.38%) OSPF
1 3 (6.38%) SNMP
1 3 (6.38%) SSL
1 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
1 6 (12.77%) MySQL
2 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.26%) Big Data
3 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Eclipse
2 6 (12.77%) CA Gen
2 6 (12.77%) JUnit
2 6 (12.77%) Selenium
3 5 (10.64%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.51%) Toad
5 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.38%) IntelliJ
5 3 (6.38%) JIRA
5 3 (6.38%) Mockito
5 3 (6.38%) PVCS
5 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.26%) ClearCase
6 2 (4.26%) ClearQuest
6 2 (4.26%) HP UFT
6 2 (4.26%) Sahi
6 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.26%) WATIR
7 1 (2.13%) Maven
7 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) webMethods Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Java Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Test Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Test Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Agile Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Scala Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Tester
7 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.26%) Big Data Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.26%) DBA
7 2 (4.26%) Digital Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Migration Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (48.94%) XML
2 14 (29.79%) J2EE
3 8 (17.02%) SOAP
4 5 (10.64%) CSS
4 5 (10.64%) JSON
5 4 (8.51%) HTML
6 3 (6.38%) .NET
6 3 (6.38%) Akka
6 3 (6.38%) EDIFACT
6 3 (6.38%) EJB
6 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
6 3 (6.38%) HTML5
6 3 (6.38%) J2SE
6 3 (6.38%) OAuth2
6 3 (6.38%) OpenID
6 3 (6.38%) Play Framework
6 3 (6.38%) REST
6 3 (6.38%) RESTful
6 3 (6.38%) spray
6 3 (6.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) CMDB
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (59.57%) Unix
2 12 (25.53%) Windows
3 7 (14.89%) Linux
4 3 (6.38%) AIX
5 1 (2.13%) Android
5 1 (2.13%) CentOS
5 1 (2.13%) Debian
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Solaris
5 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.66%) Test Strategy
3 10 (21.28%) Waterfall
4 9 (19.15%) OO
5 8 (17.02%) Configuration Management
5 8 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (17.02%) Problem Management
5 8 (17.02%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (14.89%) Open Source
6 7 (14.89%) Scrum
7 6 (12.77%) Customer Requirements
7 6 (12.77%) Microservices
7 6 (12.77%) RUP
7 6 (12.77%) Test Scripting
8 5 (10.64%) BDD
8 5 (10.64%) Process Improvement
8 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.64%) TDD
9 4 (8.51%) Web Development
10 3 (6.38%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 30 (63.83%) Java
2 14 (29.79%) PL/SQL
3 9 (19.15%) Shell Script
4 4 (8.51%) C#
4 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.38%) Perl
5 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.38%) Python
5 3 (6.38%) Scala
6 2 (4.26%) Ruby
7 1 (2.13%) COBOL
7 1 (2.13%) PHP
7 1 (2.13%) Prolog
7 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) ISEB
1 4 (8.51%) ISTQB
1 4 (8.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Grafana
1 3 (6.38%) Kibana
1 3 (6.38%) logstash
1 3 (6.38%) Puppet
1 3 (6.38%) rkt
2 1 (2.13%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.13%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 30 (63.83%) Oracle
2 22 (46.81%) webMethods
3 9 (19.15%) Pega
4 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
5 6 (12.77%) CheckPoint
5 6 (12.77%) Informatica
6 5 (10.64%) BEA
7 3 (6.38%) Adobe
7 3 (6.38%) AppDynamics
7 3 (6.38%) Aruba
7 3 (6.38%) Cisco
7 3 (6.38%) Fortinet
7 3 (6.38%) HP
7 3 (6.38%) Remedy
7 3 (6.38%) Riverbed
7 3 (6.38%) Splunk
8 1 (2.13%) BMC
8 1 (2.13%) CA
8 1 (2.13%) IBM
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
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