Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 7 10
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 5 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 3.91% 10.13% 14.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.16% 42.11% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 14
Worcestershire median daily rate £320 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -2.10% +19.17%
10th Percentile £310 £208 £228
90th Percentile £330 £385 £419
West Midlands median daily rate £394 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +7.88% -2.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Worcestershire median hourly rate - £45.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +36.36% -17.50%
West Midlands median hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £17.04
% change year-on-year -22.58% +81.98% -6.09%

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 38 19 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 29.69% 24.05% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 38
Worcestershire median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.14% - +21.74%
10th Percentile £310 £229 £193
90th Percentile £475 £445 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Worcestershire median hourly rate - £43.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +108.33% -21.50%
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £32.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year -9.23% +31.31% -7.80%

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 22 July 2018. 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
Bromsgrove - 3 - - 1
Worcester -2 2 £320 -3.40% 5
SQL
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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 (60.00%) WPF
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) QA

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# WPF Developer
2 2 (40.00%) WPF Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) WPF
2 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA