The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcester 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 April 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)
Worcestershire / Worcester
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1  
Contract jobs citing SQL 3 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcester 9.38% 18.42% 11.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 75.00% 53.85% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Median daily rate £300 £358 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.08% -1.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £21.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.28% -47.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +63.26% -2.00%  

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 Worcester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Worcester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 4 13 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcester 12.50% 34.21% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 9
Median daily rate £300 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £21.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.28% -47.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcester 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 Worcester

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Worcester

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Worcester

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Worcester region with a requirement for SQL.

1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 3 (27.27%) Advertising
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Web Development
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Sage
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
3 2 (18.18%) git-flow
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) GitHub
3 2 (18.18%) Sass
3 2 (18.18%) Capybara
3 2 (18.18%) Sage 1000
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 2 (18.18%) Scala
3 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
3 2 (18.18%) RSpec
3 2 (18.18%) Cucumber

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcester 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) HTTP
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) 3G
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
3 1 (9.09%) RS-232
3 1 (9.09%) RS-485
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) Power BI
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Capybara
1 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) git-flow
1 2 (18.18%) JUnit
1 2 (18.18%) RSpec
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) LabVIEW
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Advertising
1 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Sage 500 Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Sage Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) JDE Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) Dropwizard
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (18.18%) Sass
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
1 3 (27.27%) Web Development
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (18.18%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (18.18%) ERP
2 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
2 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
2 2 (18.18%) Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Post-Production
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
2 2 (18.18%) Scala
3 1 (9.09%) Assembly Language
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Firmware
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Sage
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Assembla
3 1 (9.09%) JD Edwards