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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 17 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 51.52% 28.13% 29.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 80.95% 60.00% 52.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 7
Average daily rate
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£286 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.32% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £350 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £430 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.20 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.33%
SQL
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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
21 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 63.64% 46.88% 56.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 14
Average daily rate £285 £405 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.62% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £352 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £425 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 19 (59.38%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 15 (46.88%) Analytics
3 12 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (34.38%) Requirements Analysis
4 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
4 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
5 10 (31.25%) Snowflake Schema
6 9 (28.13%) ETL
6 9 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (21.88%) ERP
7 7 (21.88%) Project Management
7 7 (21.88%) Replication
8 6 (18.75%) QA
8 6 (18.75%) QlikView
8 6 (18.75%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (18.75%) SAP
8 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
8 6 (18.75%) Oracle
8 6 (18.75%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (18.75%) Visualisation
8 6 (18.75%) Tableau
8 6 (18.75%) Test Strategy
9 5 (15.63%) .NET
9 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (12.50%) Business Continuity
10 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
10 4 (12.50%) Star Schema

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.13%) SAS
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) ADSL
1 1 (3.13%) DHCP
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
3 10 (31.25%) Snowflake Schema
4 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (18.75%) QlikView
6 4 (12.50%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) SQL Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) DBA
4 5 (15.63%) SQL DBA
5 4 (12.50%) Team Leader
6 3 (9.38%) Database Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Insight Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Excel Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Administrator
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Data Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (3.13%) IT Support Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Replication
2 6 (18.75%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.13%) Open Source
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Equities
3 1 (3.13%) FMCG
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
1 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Analytics
2 12 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (34.38%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (28.13%) ETL
4 9 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (21.88%) Project Management
5 7 (21.88%) ERP
6 6 (18.75%) Test Strategy
7 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (12.50%) Business Continuity
8 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
8 4 (12.50%) Coaching
8 4 (12.50%) Data Governance
9 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (6.25%) Database Security
9 2 (6.25%) Data Management
9 2 (6.25%) Change Management
10 1 (3.13%) MVC
10 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Python
2 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.13%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) FreeRADIUS
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) SAP
2 6 (18.75%) Tableau
3 1 (3.13%) Epicor
3 1 (3.13%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Red Gate