The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 13 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 19.40% 8.57% 6.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.83% 18.75% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £290 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.66%
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 Stevenage region.

Programming Languages Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
29 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 43.28% 45.71% 44.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 7
Average daily rate £288 £295 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.54% -26.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £273 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Stevenage region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 (63.16%) Oracle
2 9 (47.37%) PL/SQL
3 7 (36.84%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (36.84%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (26.32%) .NET
5 4 (21.05%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (21.05%) XML
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (15.79%) Time Management
6 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
6 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
6 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.79%) IIS
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (15.79%) Migration
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (15.79%) VMware
6 3 (15.79%) CMDB
7 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) MVC
7 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
7 2 (10.53%) J2EE
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 (15.79%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle Reports
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (10.53%) ClearCase
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle Developer
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Developer
2 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle Forms Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
5 2 (10.53%) TIBCO Developer
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Python Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) MI Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Report Writer
6 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) OBIEE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
3 2 (10.53%) J2EE
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) WCF
4 1 (5.26%) WPF
4 1 (5.26%) LINQ
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.26%) SQLAlchemy
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) StructureMap
4 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.26%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) CMDB
2 2 (10.53%) FMCG
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
1 3 (15.79%) Migration
1 3 (15.79%) Time Management
2 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) ERP
2 2 (10.53%) MVC
3 1 (5.26%) Workflow
3 1 (5.26%) ETL
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) PL/SQL
2 2 (10.53%) C#
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) VBA
3 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) TIBCO
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