The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Stevenage region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL 4 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 11.11% 6.52% 17.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.22% 13.04% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate
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£290 £400 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +28.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Programming Languages Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 50.00% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 7
Average daily rate £300 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £353 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -14.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 24 July 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 16 (80.00%) Oracle
2 8 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (35.00%) MSMQ
3 7 (35.00%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (35.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) Retail
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle ODI
4 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (30.00%) Java
5 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (15.00%) Retalix
6 3 (15.00%) CRM
7 2 (10.00%) EPoS
7 2 (10.00%) SQLPlus
7 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (10.00%) E-business
8 1 (5.00%) BT
8 1 (5.00%) Migration
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle ADF
8 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.00%) Statistics
8 1 (5.00%) Informatics
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Reports
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (10.00%) SQLPlus
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) MS Access
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
1 7 (35.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Support Specialist
6 2 (10.00%) Support Technician
6 2 (10.00%) Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 1 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
7 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Junior Analyst Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Junior Systems Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (5.00%) REST
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (10.00%) EPoS
3 1 (5.00%) Statistics
3 1 (5.00%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) E-business
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 6 (30.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Retalix
3 1 (5.00%) BT
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft