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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 12 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 31.58% 46.88% 28.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 63.16% 75.00% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 5
Average daily rate £625 £319 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.07% -17.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £255 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £651 £388 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.60 £27.20
% change year-on-year
-14.32% +5.12%
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
19 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 50.00% 62.50% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 6
Average daily rate £625 £363 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.41% -10.49%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £33.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the St Albans region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (75.00%) Data Integration
2 11 (68.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (62.50%) C#
4 9 (56.25%) SOAP
4 9 (56.25%) E-Commerce
4 9 (56.25%) SOA
4 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (56.25%) TDD
4 9 (56.25%) WCF
4 9 (56.25%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (56.25%) SaaS
4 9 (56.25%) REST
4 9 (56.25%) DevOps
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 7 (43.75%) .NET
6 6 (37.50%) MSMQ
6 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
6 6 (37.50%) Middleware
7 5 (31.25%) ERP
7 5 (31.25%) Oracle
7 5 (31.25%) Advertising
8 3 (18.75%) Data Management
8 3 (18.75%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (18.75%) Web Services
8 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
8 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
8 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (18.75%) Data Quality

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (56.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (31.25%) Advertising
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Architect
1 9 (56.25%) E-Commerce Architect
2 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
2 7 (43.75%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Architect
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Digital Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Digital Technical Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Application Development Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Application Development Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) REST
1 9 (56.25%) SOAP
1 9 (56.25%) WCF
2 7 (43.75%) .NET
3 6 (37.50%) Middleware
3 6 (37.50%) MSMQ
4 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 1 (6.25%) CSS
5 1 (6.25%) HTML
5 1 (6.25%) HTML5
5 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (18.75%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) DevOps
2 9 (56.25%) E-Commerce
2 9 (56.25%) SOA
2 9 (56.25%) TDD
3 5 (31.25%) ERP
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (18.75%) Data Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) Data Management
4 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
4 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
4 3 (18.75%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 2 (12.50%) High Availability
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
6 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) Sitecore
5 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) Dell
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) Websense