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 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)
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 7 11
Rank change year-on-year -18 +4  
Contract jobs citing SQL 14 65 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 8.00% 18.31% 9.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.42% 43.33% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 31 2
Median daily rate £500 £415 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.48% +48.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £488 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
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 Shropshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 53 150 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 30.29% 42.25% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 84 18
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £370 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
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 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 28 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 28 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
Telford -16 13 £500 +20.48% 5
Shrewsbury -2 1 - - 1
SQL
West Midlands

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 Shropshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 20 (68.97%) Java
2 18 (62.07%) Unix
3 16 (55.17%) WebLogic
3 16 (55.17%) webMethods
4 15 (51.72%) J2EE
5 13 (44.83%) Microservices
6 12 (41.38%) Docker
6 12 (41.38%) MongoDB
6 12 (41.38%) JUnit
6 12 (41.38%) XML
6 12 (41.38%) Linux
6 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (37.93%) Open Source
8 10 (34.48%) Puppet
8 10 (34.48%) REST
8 10 (34.48%) JSON
8 10 (34.48%) Selenium
8 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (34.48%) Spring
8 10 (34.48%) JBoss
8 10 (34.48%) SOAP
8 10 (34.48%) Oracle
9 9 (31.03%) EJB
9 9 (31.03%) CSS
9 9 (31.03%) PL/SQL
9 9 (31.03%) HTML
9 9 (31.03%) Apache
9 9 (31.03%) J2SE
9 9 (31.03%) Eclipse
9 9 (31.03%) IntelliJ

SQL
Co-occurring 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 16 (55.17%) WebLogic
2 10 (34.48%) JBoss
3 9 (31.03%) Apache
4 4 (13.79%) SAS
5 3 (10.34%) Apache Spark
5 3 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (3.45%) Mule
6 1 (3.45%) nginx
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Exstream
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) GitHub
1 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
1 1 (3.45%) PaaS
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) HTTP
1 8 (27.59%) SSL
1 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) MongoDB
2 7 (24.14%) Hadoop
3 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle OWB
4 4 (13.79%) Big Data
4 4 (13.79%) Pentaho
5 3 (10.34%) Apache Hive
6 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.90%) MySQL
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) JUnit
2 10 (34.48%) Selenium
3 9 (31.03%) Eclipse
3 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
3 9 (31.03%) IntelliJ
4 5 (17.24%) ClearCase
5 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
6 3 (10.34%) CA Gen
6 3 (10.34%) ClearQuest
6 3 (10.34%) Mockito
7 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
8 1 (3.45%) Gatling
8 1 (3.45%) Grunt
8 1 (3.45%) gulp
8 1 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (3.45%) Maven
8 1 (3.45%) MSTest
8 1 (3.45%) Sahi
8 1 (3.45%) Sublime Text
8 1 (3.45%) WATIR
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Scala Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Big Data Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Data Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Digital Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) DBA
6 2 (6.90%) Hadoop Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) MySQL DBA
7 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (3.45%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) J2EE
2 12 (41.38%) XML
3 10 (34.48%) JSON
3 10 (34.48%) REST
3 10 (34.48%) SOAP
3 10 (34.48%) Spring
4 9 (31.03%) CSS
4 9 (31.03%) EJB
4 9 (31.03%) Hibernate
4 9 (31.03%) HTML
4 9 (31.03%) HTML5
4 9 (31.03%) J2SE
4 9 (31.03%) Play Framework
5 6 (20.69%) Akka
5 6 (20.69%) spray
6 4 (13.79%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (10.34%) OAuth2
7 3 (10.34%) OpenID
7 3 (10.34%) RESTful
7 3 (10.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Unix
2 12 (41.38%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
4 2 (6.90%) Solaris
5 1 (3.45%) AIX
5 1 (3.45%) CentOS
5 1 (3.45%) HPUX
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Microservices
2 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (37.93%) Open Source
4 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (31.03%) Configuration Management
6 6 (20.69%) RUP
6 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
7 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (17.24%) High Availability
7 5 (17.24%) Project Planning
7 5 (17.24%) Software Architecture
7 5 (17.24%) TDD
8 4 (13.79%) Analytics
8 4 (13.79%) BDD
8 4 (13.79%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (13.79%) DevOps
8 4 (13.79%) Kanban
8 4 (13.79%) Scrum
8 4 (13.79%) Web Development
9 3 (10.34%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) PL/SQL
2 9 (31.03%) Scala
3 8 (27.59%) C#
4 7 (24.14%) Perl
4 7 (24.14%) Python
4 7 (24.14%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.90%) Groovy
5 2 (6.90%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) Haskell
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) Puppet
2 4 (13.79%) Grafana
2 4 (13.79%) Kibana
3 3 (10.34%) logstash
3 3 (10.34%) rkt
4 1 (3.45%) Ansible
4 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) webMethods
2 10 (34.48%) Oracle
3 7 (24.14%) Adobe
4 6 (20.69%) BEA
4 6 (20.69%) Informatica
5 3 (10.34%) AppDynamics
5 3 (10.34%) Cloudera
5 3 (10.34%) Pega
5 3 (10.34%) Splunk
6 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.45%) Google
7 1 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.45%) WSO2