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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Hertfordshire / St Albans
Rank - 1 2
Contract jobs citing SQL 0 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans - 35.90% 47.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 70.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 8
Median daily rate - £625 £286
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +118.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £31.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.80% +13.63%

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
8 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 72.73% 51.28% 63.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 11
Median daily rate £525 £625 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +96.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

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 13 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 St Albans region with a requirement for SQL.

1 3 (75.00%) ETL
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Ab Initio
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Data Management
1 3 (75.00%) System Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Data Integration
1 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (75.00%) Low Latency
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ETL Tester
2 1 (25.00%) SSRS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Management
1 3 (75.00%) ETL
1 3 (75.00%) Low Latency
1 3 (75.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Ab Initio