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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 5 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 11.63% 8.11% 10.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.25% 27.27% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Average daily rate
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£258 £400 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.62% +28.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.88 £23.48 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+10.20% -8.74%
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
16 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 37.21% 29.73% 43.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 12
Average daily rate £258 £400 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.62% +27.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 15 September 2014, 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 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 8 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (8.33%) VBA
5 1 (8.33%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (8.33%) SOAP
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (8.33%) MSMQ
5 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (8.33%) MS Access
5 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (8.33%) CCNA
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (8.33%) EPoS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (8.33%) MS Access
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Analyst Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) MSMQ
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle ADF
1 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) EPoS
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL
1 1 (8.33%) Migration
1 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
1 8 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) McAfee
2 1 (8.33%) VMware