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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 3 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL 6 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 12.77% 30.95% 5.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.00% 56.52% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Average daily rate
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£176 £290 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.48% +13.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +16.36%
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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
15 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 31.91% 54.76% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 5
Average daily rate £225 £330 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +22.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £30.50 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.54% -24.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (27.27%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (18.18%) ClearCase
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (18.18%) TIBCO
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) J2EE
4 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Applications

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (18.18%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Forms Developer
3 2 (18.18%) TIBCO Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE
2 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
2 2 (18.18%) jQuery
2 2 (18.18%) LINQ
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) StructureMap
2 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
2 2 (18.18%) CSS3
2 2 (18.18%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) MVC
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
2 1 (9.09%) Workflow
2 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) ERP
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
2 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) TIBCO
4 1 (9.09%) SAP