Period
to 20 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 April 2019 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 > Worcestershire
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 20 5
Rank change year-on-year -11 -15 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 4 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 1.72% 2.19% 12.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.30% 8.82% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Worcestershire median daily rate £375 £290 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.31% -18.60% -20.83%
10th Percentile £328 £241 £241
90th Percentile £396 £329 £397
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - £45.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £30.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +48.76% +83.33% -13.24%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 93 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 40.09% 24.82% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 24 19
Worcestershire median daily rate £413 £392 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.16% +12.07% -17.65%
10th Percentile £334 £232 £232
90th Percentile £450 £450 £445
West Midlands median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Worcestershire median hourly rate £45.00 - £43.75
10th Percentile £41.25 - £41.63
90th Percentile £46.00 - £44.88
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% +50.00% +19.05%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Worcestershire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Worcestershire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Worcestershire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 20 April 2019. 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
Worcester -1 3 £375 +29.31% 2
Evesham - 1 £315 - 1
SQL
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Worcestershire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (25.00%) MSI
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) IaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (25.00%) Power BI
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Scorecard
3 1 (25.00%) Serverless
3 1 (25.00%) Azure Functions
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Azure Functions
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Power BI
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSI
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Power BI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) ITSM
1 1 (25.00%) Scorecard
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft