The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Telford 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 30 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.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Shropshire / Telford
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 4 10
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6  
Contract jobs citing SQL 15 109 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Telford 9.68% 29.07% 16.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.59% 55.90% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 31 8
Median daily rate £500 £460 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.69% -0.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -0.68% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £23.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +70.21% -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 Telford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Telford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 61 195 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Telford 39.35% 52.00% 53.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 75 36
Median daily rate £496 £460 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.85% -1.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Telford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Telford 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 Telford

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Telford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Telford

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Telford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Telford over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Telford

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Telford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Telford

For the 6 months to 30 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 Telford region with a requirement for SQL.

1 29 (67.44%) Java
1 29 (67.44%) Unix
2 28 (65.12%) Oracle
3 23 (53.49%) webMethods
4 19 (44.19%) WebLogic
4 19 (44.19%) XML
5 16 (37.21%) J2EE
5 16 (37.21%) PL/SQL
5 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (27.91%) Shell Script
7 10 (23.26%) Waterfall
7 10 (23.26%) Test Strategy
8 9 (20.93%) Pega
8 9 (20.93%) Windows
8 9 (20.93%) RUP
8 9 (20.93%) Informatica
9 8 (18.60%) BEA
9 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (16.28%) Open Source
10 7 (16.28%) Eclipse
10 7 (16.28%) Linux
10 7 (16.28%) OO
10 7 (16.28%) Finance
10 7 (16.28%) Scrum
10 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
11 6 (13.95%) SOAP
11 6 (13.95%) Perl
11 6 (13.95%) JUnit
11 6 (13.95%) Selenium
11 6 (13.95%) Problem Management

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Telford 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 19 (44.19%) WebLogic
2 4 (9.30%) Apache
3 3 (6.98%) Apache Spark
3 3 (6.98%) Confluence
3 3 (6.98%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (6.98%) JBoss
4 2 (4.65%) SAS
5 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) assyst
1 1 (2.33%) Exstream
1 1 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) HTTP
1 3 (6.98%) SSL
1 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) OSPF
2 1 (2.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) MongoDB
2 5 (11.63%) Hadoop
3 4 (9.30%) MySQL
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (6.98%) Apache Hive
4 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.98%) Pentaho
5 2 (4.65%) Big Data
5 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Eclipse
2 6 (13.95%) CA Gen
2 6 (13.95%) JUnit
2 6 (13.95%) Selenium
3 5 (11.63%) Cucumber
4 4 (9.30%) ClearCase
4 4 (9.30%) Toad
5 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.98%) IntelliJ
5 3 (6.98%) JIRA
5 3 (6.98%) Mockito
5 3 (6.98%) PVCS
5 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.65%) ClearQuest
6 2 (4.65%) HP UFT
6 2 (4.65%) Sahi
6 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.65%) WATIR
7 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.33%) Maven
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) webMethods Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Test Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Agile Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Scala Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Test Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Tester
8 2 (4.65%) Automation Tester
8 2 (4.65%) Big Data Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Data Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Digital Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Hadoop Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Migration Specialist
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (44.19%) XML
2 16 (37.21%) J2EE
3 6 (13.95%) SOAP
4 5 (11.63%) JSON
5 4 (9.30%) CSS
5 4 (9.30%) HTML
6 3 (6.98%) Akka
6 3 (6.98%) EDIFACT
6 3 (6.98%) EJB
6 3 (6.98%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (6.98%) Hibernate
6 3 (6.98%) HTML5
6 3 (6.98%) J2SE
6 3 (6.98%) OAuth2
6 3 (6.98%) OpenID
6 3 (6.98%) Play Framework
6 3 (6.98%) REST
6 3 (6.98%) RESTful
6 3 (6.98%) spray
6 3 (6.98%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) CMDB
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (67.44%) Unix
2 9 (20.93%) Windows
3 7 (16.28%) Linux
4 3 (6.98%) AIX
5 1 (2.33%) CentOS
5 1 (2.33%) Debian
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Solaris
5 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.26%) Test Strategy
2 10 (23.26%) Waterfall
3 9 (20.93%) RUP
4 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
5 7 (16.28%) OO
5 7 (16.28%) Open Source
5 7 (16.28%) Scrum
6 6 (13.95%) Microservices
6 6 (13.95%) Problem Management
6 6 (13.95%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
7 5 (11.63%) BDD
7 5 (11.63%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (11.63%) Process Improvement
7 5 (11.63%) Software Architecture
7 5 (11.63%) TDD
8 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.30%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 29 (67.44%) Java
2 16 (37.21%) PL/SQL
3 12 (27.91%) Shell Script
4 6 (13.95%) Perl
5 3 (6.98%) C#
5 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.98%) Python
5 3 (6.98%) Scala
6 2 (4.65%) Ruby
7 1 (2.33%) COBOL
7 1 (2.33%) PHP
7 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.33%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) ISEB
1 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
1 4 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Grafana
1 3 (6.98%) Kibana
1 3 (6.98%) logstash
1 3 (6.98%) Puppet
1 3 (6.98%) rkt
2 1 (2.33%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (65.12%) Oracle
2 23 (53.49%) webMethods
3 9 (20.93%) Informatica
3 9 (20.93%) Pega
4 8 (18.60%) BEA
5 4 (9.30%) CheckPoint
5 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.98%) Adobe
6 3 (6.98%) AppDynamics
6 3 (6.98%) Cloudera
6 3 (6.98%) HP
6 3 (6.98%) Splunk
7 1 (2.33%) Aruba
7 1 (2.33%) BMC
7 1 (2.33%) CA
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco
7 1 (2.33%) IBM
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.33%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.33%) SAP