Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 10 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7 +19
Contract jobs citing SQL 10 18 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 11.63% 12.77% 19.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 55.56% 40.91% 63.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 22
Worcestershire median daily rate £350 £350 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.58% +32.79%
10th Percentile £138 £221 £305
90th Percentile £438 £394 £487
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Worcestershire median hourly rate £12.50 - £12.15
10th Percentile £11.25 - £12.00
90th Percentile £13.75 - £16.29
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +65.63% -8.57% -12.50%

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 18 44 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 20.93% 31.21% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 35 32
Worcestershire median daily rate £350 £338 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -15.09% +44.55%
10th Percentile £138 £213 £207
90th Percentile £428 £420 £487
West Midlands median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Worcestershire median hourly rate £12.50 £41.50 £15.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.88% +173.93% +12.22%
10th Percentile £11.25 £40.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £13.75 £42.25 £21.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.00 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +26.53% +3.16% +9.20%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 November 2017. 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 8 £356 -0.35% 1
Redditch +2 1 - - 1
SQL
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) XSL
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (20.00%) Pega
3 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) IFS
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (10.00%) QlikView

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 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (10.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Pega Developer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (10.00%) IFS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) XSL
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) ETL
2 1 (10.00%) ETL Development
2 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) IFS
2 2 (20.00%) Pega
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft