The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 5 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 25.00% 4.00% 57.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 71.43% 20.00% 84.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 8
Median daily rate £308 - £368
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 - £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 - £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £33.02 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-16.71% +28.23%
SQL
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the St Albans region.

Programming Languages Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
7 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 35.00% 20.00% 67.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 10
Median daily rate £308 £219 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.80% -40.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £331 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

The demand trend of contract jobs across the St Albans region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the St Albans region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 St Albans region with a requirement for SQL.

1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 5 (55.56%) Ab Initio
3 4 (44.44%) ETL
3 4 (44.44%) Hadoop
3 4 (44.44%) Data Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Low Latency
4 3 (33.33%) System Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) Data Management
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Retail
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
6 1 (11.11%) Sybase
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) C
6 1 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) C++
6 1 (11.11%) Perl
6 1 (11.11%) PHP

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans 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 4 (44.44%) Hadoop
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) Sybase IQ
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Tester
1 3 (33.33%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ETL Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) LAMP
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) ETL
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Data Management
3 3 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 3 (33.33%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Ab Initio
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Netezza
3 1 (11.11%) Sybase
3 1 (11.11%) Teradata