The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 10 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 27.03% 14.29% 17.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 83.33% 40.00% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 5
Average daily rate
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£388 £438 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £608 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.20 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.33%
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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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Programming Languages Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
12 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 32.43% 35.71% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 11
Average daily rate £388 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £590 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle
3 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (23.08%) Teradata
5 5 (19.23%) ETL
5 5 (19.23%) Informatica
5 5 (19.23%) VBA
5 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (15.38%) TDD
6 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
6 4 (15.38%) .NET
6 4 (15.38%) C#
6 4 (15.38%) Windows
6 4 (15.38%) HP
6 4 (15.38%) Data Structures
7 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (11.54%) PowerCenter
7 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
7 3 (11.54%) Business Objects
7 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
7 3 (11.54%) System Testing
7 3 (11.54%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (11.54%) Marketing
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
7 3 (11.54%) Couchbase
8 2 (7.69%) Jenkins

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 (7.69%) Node.js
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
1 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database
2 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
3 3 (11.54%) PowerCenter
3 3 (11.54%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) Couchbase
3 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.85%) DTS
5 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.69%) SpecFlow
1 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) StyleCop
2 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.85%) NUnit
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Fiddler
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (11.54%) Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Tester
4 4 (15.38%) Developer Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Business Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Business Objects Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Report Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (3.85%) Architect
7 1 (3.85%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Data Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior DBA
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Manual Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.69%) REST
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) JMS
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.85%) WCF
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Structures
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) PKI
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) ETL
3 4 (15.38%) TDD
3 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
4 3 (11.54%) System Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.69%) SOA
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) OOP
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) MVC
6 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.85%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) VBA
2 4 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 6 (23.08%) Teradata
3 5 (19.23%) Informatica
4 4 (15.38%) HP
5 3 (11.54%) Business Objects
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco
6 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.85%) Adobe
7 1 (3.85%) TIBCO
7 1 (3.85%) VMware
7 1 (3.85%) Splunk
7 1 (3.85%) Tableau