Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 20 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 > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 6 11
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 33 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 33.00% 15.13% 17.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 62.26% 46.00% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 7
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £375 £325 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -22.62% +29.23%
10th Percentile £313 £240 £333
90th Percentile £419 £460 £430
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £320 £331
% change year-on-year +9.38% -3.40% +4.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - - -
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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 53 50 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 53.00% 32.89% 61.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 31
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £375 £320 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.19% -10.49% +10.00%
10th Percentile £298 £151 £263
90th Percentile £438 £396 £430
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - - -
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 Stoke-on-Trent

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Stoke-on-Trent over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 20 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for SQL.

1 22 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (42.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (39.39%) C#
3 13 (39.39%) T-SQL
4 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 12 (36.36%) ETL
4 12 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (33.33%) .NET
6 9 (27.27%) VB.NET
7 8 (24.24%) FMCG
7 8 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (15.15%) Tableau
10 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (15.15%) WinForms
10 5 (15.15%) Back Office
10 5 (15.15%) MVC
11 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
11 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (12.12%) Internet
11 4 (12.12%) HTML
11 4 (12.12%) CSS
11 4 (12.12%) WPF
11 4 (12.12%) jQuery
11 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (12.12%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (12.12%) TypeScript
11 4 (12.12%) Complex ETL

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (42.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (9.09%) DTS
7 3 (9.09%) Power BI
7 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
7 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
8 2 (6.06%) PowerPivot
9 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
9 1 (3.03%) OLTP
9 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (3.03%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) SpecFlow
2 3 (9.09%) Subversion
3 2 (6.06%) JIRA
4 1 (3.03%) AccuRev
General
1 5 (15.15%) Back Office
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Developer
2 13 (39.39%) SQL Developer
3 10 (30.30%) DBA
3 10 (30.30%) SQL DBA
4 9 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 9 (27.27%) C# Software Developer
4 9 (27.27%) Software Developer
5 7 (21.21%) .NET Developer
5 7 (21.21%) .NET Software Developer
5 7 (21.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (15.15%) Business Developer
6 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (15.15%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (15.15%) Senior Developer
7 4 (12.12%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 4 (12.12%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (12.12%) WinForms Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Database Developer
8 3 (9.09%) SQL Database Developer
9 2 (6.06%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) WinForms
3 4 (12.12%) CSS
3 4 (12.12%) HTML
3 4 (12.12%) jQuery
3 4 (12.12%) WPF
4 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (9.09%) HTML5
4 3 (9.09%) Sass
5 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.03%) Middleware
5 1 (3.03%) RESTful
5 1 (3.03%) WCF
5 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) FMCG
2 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.03%) iPad
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) AIX
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) ETL
2 8 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.15%) MVC
5 4 (12.12%) Complex ETL
5 4 (12.12%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (9.09%) BDD
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.09%) Information Governance
6 3 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (9.09%) TDD
6 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Visualisation
6 3 (9.09%) Web Development
7 2 (6.06%) Data Management
7 2 (6.06%) ITIL
7 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
7 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.03%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) C#
1 13 (39.39%) T-SQL
2 9 (27.27%) VB.NET
3 4 (12.12%) TypeScript
4 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) VB
5 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Tableau
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Xamarin