Period
to 22 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -15 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 3 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 2.19% 12.50% 23.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.82% 46.15% 61.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 24
Worcestershire median daily rate £290 £356 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.60% -18.57% +25.00%
10th Percentile £241 £241 £316
90th Percentile £329 £397 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Worcestershire median hourly rate - £45.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +114.29% -47.50%
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.25 £16.50 £19.02
% change year-on-year +83.33% -13.24% -11.55%

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 34 26 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 24.82% 27.08% 37.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 33
Worcestershire median daily rate £392 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.07% -17.65% +30.77%
10th Percentile £232 £232 £233
90th Percentile £450 £445 £498
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Worcestershire median hourly rate - £43.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +108.33% -54.59%
West Midlands median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% +19.05% -27.59%

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 April 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
Worcester -9 3 £290 -18.60% 11
SQL
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008

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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Server Virtualisation
1 2 (66.67%) Task Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) KVM
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) XenServer
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) VMware