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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 15 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 65.22% 23.08% 13.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 100.00% 70.59% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 2
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£334 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £363 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £381
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 £24.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+7.21% -14.91%
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
15 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 65.22% 32.69% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 7
Average daily rate £300 £388 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +1.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £350 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £585
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 £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 11 (40.74%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Analytics
3 8 (29.63%) Linux
3 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 6 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 5 (18.52%) ETL
5 5 (18.52%) Project Management
5 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
6 4 (14.81%) Data Governance
6 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (14.81%) L2TP
6 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
6 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) Subversion
6 4 (14.81%) Replication
6 4 (14.81%) ADSL
6 4 (14.81%) DHCP
6 4 (14.81%) DNS
6 4 (14.81%) .NET
6 4 (14.81%) Python
7 3 (11.11%) Apache
7 3 (11.11%) ERP
7 3 (11.11%) Java
7 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 3 (11.11%) UNIX

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3 (11.11%) Apache
1 3 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) ADSL
1 4 (14.81%) DHCP
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
1 4 (14.81%) L2TP
2 3 (11.11%) Internet
2 3 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (11.11%) QlikView
4 3 (11.11%) Snowflake Schema
4 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.70%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Subversion
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Administrator
4 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Insight Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Database Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
6 2 (7.41%) DBA
6 2 (7.41%) SQL DBA
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Excel Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) IT Support
7 1 (3.70%) IT Technician
7 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Replication
2 3 (11.11%) Open Source
3 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) UNIX
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Analytics
2 6 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (18.52%) ETL
3 5 (18.52%) Project Management
3 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
4 4 (14.81%) Data Governance
4 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) ERP
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.70%) Data Management
7 1 (3.70%) Change Management
7 1 (3.70%) MVC
7 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.70%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Python
1 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
2 3 (11.11%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Tableau
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Epicor
4 1 (3.70%) VMware