Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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)
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 7 3
Rank change year-on-year -36 -4 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 18 107 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 4.63% 13.65% 21.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.04% 40.23% 58.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 50 23
Shropshire median daily rate £494 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.09% +5.33% +36.36%
10th Percentile £366 £311 £264
90th Percentile £530 £500 £485
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Shropshire median hourly rate - - £17.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £16.00 £17.37
% change year-on-year +84.38% -7.89% -13.15%

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 Shropshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Shropshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 138 266 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 35.48% 33.93% 35.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 127 39
Shropshire median daily rate £492 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.46% +3.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £309 £313 £248
90th Percentile £575 £513 £489
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Shropshire median hourly rate - £21.47 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.26% -15.00%
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.25 £24.25 £27.08
% change year-on-year +28.87% -10.45% +23.09%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -31 16 £500 +26.58% 6
Shrewsbury - 2 £350 -
SQL
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 11 (61.11%) Java
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
1 11 (61.11%) DevOps
2 10 (55.56%) XML
2 10 (55.56%) Unix
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) webMethods
3 9 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 9 (50.00%) JSON
3 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (50.00%) REST
4 8 (44.44%) Puppet
4 8 (44.44%) HTML5
4 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (44.44%) Spring
4 8 (44.44%) HTML
4 8 (44.44%) CSS
4 8 (44.44%) SOAP
4 8 (44.44%) JBoss
4 8 (44.44%) Microservices
5 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
5 7 (38.89%) MongoDB
5 7 (38.89%) Scala
6 6 (33.33%) Open Source
6 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 6 (33.33%) Selenium
6 6 (33.33%) SSL
6 6 (33.33%) Apache
6 6 (33.33%) Eclipse
6 6 (33.33%) 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 9 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 8 (44.44%) JBoss
3 6 (33.33%) Apache
4 4 (22.22%) Confluence
5 2 (11.11%) Mule
6 1 (5.56%) Documentum
6 1 (5.56%) nginx
6 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) IaaS
2 2 (11.11%) PaaS
2 2 (11.11%) SaaS
3 1 (5.56%) GitHub
3 1 (5.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) HTTP
1 6 (33.33%) SSL
1 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) MongoDB
2 5 (27.78%) NoSQL
3 3 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.56%) QlikView
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 6 (33.33%) IntelliJ
2 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 6 (33.33%) JUnit
2 6 (33.33%) Selenium
3 4 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (11.11%) Maven
5 1 (5.56%) Ant
5 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.56%) Gatling
5 1 (5.56%) Grunt
5 1 (5.56%) gulp
5 1 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (5.56%) Sublime Text
5 1 (5.56%) Toad
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Scala Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Java Scala Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Database Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Development Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Middleware Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) XML
2 9 (50.00%) JSON
2 9 (50.00%) REST
3 8 (44.44%) CSS
3 8 (44.44%) HTML
3 8 (44.44%) HTML5
3 8 (44.44%) SOAP
3 8 (44.44%) Spring
4 6 (33.33%) EJB
4 6 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 6 (33.33%) J2EE
4 6 (33.33%) J2SE
4 6 (33.33%) Play Framework
5 3 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (11.11%) Java EE
6 2 (11.11%) Java SE
6 2 (11.11%) Middleware
6 2 (11.11%) OAuth
6 2 (11.11%) WSDL
6 2 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) Unix
3 5 (27.78%) Windows
4 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.11%) AIX
5 2 (11.11%) HPUX
5 2 (11.11%) Solaris
6 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) DevOps
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (44.44%) Microservices
4 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
5 6 (33.33%) Open Source
6 4 (22.22%) Migration
6 4 (22.22%) Scrum
6 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (11.11%) API Design
8 2 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (11.11%) Critical Success Factor
8 2 (11.11%) High Availability
8 2 (11.11%) Kanban
8 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 2 (11.11%) OO
8 2 (11.11%) SDLC
8 2 (11.11%) Sequence Diagram
8 2 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) Scala
3 3 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) Groovy
3 3 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) Perl
4 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Ruby
4 2 (11.11%) VBA
4 2 (11.11%) XPath
5 1 (5.56%) Haskell
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Docker
2 3 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Puppet
2 5 (27.78%) Ansible
3 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.56%) Grafana
4 1 (5.56%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) webMethods
2 3 (16.67%) Atlassian
2 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) Adobe
3 2 (11.11%) Google
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) WSO2
4 1 (5.56%) Facebook
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Pega
4 1 (5.56%) Telerik