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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 5 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 11.63% 6.25% 15.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.32% 16.67% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate
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£290 £400 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +28.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £400 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £420 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.88 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +3.50%
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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
19 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 44.19% 37.50% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 6
Average daily rate £290 £400 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +27.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £425 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 10
Average hourly rate £28.75 £32.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.15% -14.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 20 August 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 14 (77.78%) Oracle
2 9 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 8 (44.44%) Finance
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (38.89%) Java
5 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
6 4 (22.22%) Retail
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (22.22%) MSMQ
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
8 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 2 (11.11%) E-business
8 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 2 (11.11%) EPoS
8 2 (11.11%) Windows
8 2 (11.11%) SQLPlus
9 1 (5.56%) McAfee
9 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
9 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (5.56%) HTML
9 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (5.56%) MS Access

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (11.11%) SQLPlus
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) MS Access
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Support Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Junior
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) MSMQ
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (11.11%) EPoS
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.11%) E-business
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 7 (38.89%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) McAfee
2 1 (5.56%) BT
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Retalix
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