Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stafford 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 21 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)
Staffordshire > Stafford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 8 5
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stafford 16.67% 9.09% 3.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.46% 17.86% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Stafford median daily rate £350 - -
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £320 £331
% change year-on-year +9.38% -3.40% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Stafford median hourly rate £45.00 - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £8.00

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 Stafford with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Stafford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 13 28 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stafford 43.33% 50.91% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 3
Stafford median daily rate £350 £260 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.62% - -
10th Percentile £313 £252 £225
90th Percentile £425 £390 £270
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Stafford median hourly rate £45.00 £33.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +144.44% -
10th Percentile £40.00 £30.55 £12.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £35.85 £14.25
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £33.00 £15.37
% change year-on-year +36.36% +114.70% +13.85%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Stafford

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Stafford

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stafford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Stafford

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stafford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Stafford

For the 6 months to 21 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 Stafford region with a requirement for SQL.

1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) GIS
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) CESG
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (20.00%) REST

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stafford 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Azure Data Factory
1 1 (20.00%) Data Lake Analytics
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) GIS
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (20.00%) Data Lake
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) HDInsight
3 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Power BI
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) CESG
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCA
1 1 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
1 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) VMware