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 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 3 1 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL 8 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 16.33% 29.73% 17.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.44% 57.89% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 3
Average daily rate
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£225 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Programming Languages Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 36.73% 51.35% 55.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 16
Average daily rate £231 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.37% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £446 £350
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 £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 20 August 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 17 (62.96%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (59.26%) Oracle
3 13 (48.15%) Oracle Database
4 11 (40.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (33.33%) Business Objects
5 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (33.33%) Data Mart
6 8 (29.63%) BusinessObjects XI
6 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
6 8 (29.63%) Analytics
6 8 (29.63%) System Testing
6 8 (29.63%) Visualisation
6 8 (29.63%) ETL
6 8 (29.63%) RDBMS
6 8 (29.63%) Informatica
7 7 (25.93%) Informatics
8 6 (22.22%) HP
9 5 (18.52%) PowerCenter
9 5 (18.52%) ITIL
10 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
10 4 (14.81%) Windows
10 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
10 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
10 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing
11 3 (11.11%) Data Extraction
11 3 (11.11%) Data Quality
11 3 (11.11%) Data Transformation
11 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (11.11%) IIS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 3 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) SAN
1 2 (7.41%) NAS
1 2 (7.41%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.70%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (48.15%) Oracle Database
3 9 (33.33%) Data Mart
4 8 (29.63%) RDBMS
4 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
4 8 (29.63%) BusinessObjects XI
5 5 (18.52%) PowerCenter
6 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (3.70%) Star Schema
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (3.70%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (40.74%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Business Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Business Objects Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) ETL Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Informatica Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Informatica ETL Developer
5 3 (11.11%) DBA
5 3 (11.11%) Tester
6 2 (7.41%) SQL DBA
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Services Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Campaign Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Data Modeller
7 1 (3.70%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
1 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Visualisation
2 7 (25.93%) Informatics
3 3 (11.11%) Data Extraction
3 3 (11.11%) EPoS
3 3 (11.11%) Replication
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) PKI
4 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) UNIX
3 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) System Testing
2 8 (29.63%) ETL
2 8 (29.63%) Analytics
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL
4 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (11.11%) Data Transformation
5 3 (11.11%) Service Management
5 3 (11.11%) Validation
6 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.70%) TDD
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.70%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (3.70%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
2 2 (7.41%) VB
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.41%) Perl
3 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Oracle
2 9 (33.33%) Business Objects
3 8 (29.63%) Informatica
4 6 (22.22%) HP
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.41%) CommVault
6 2 (7.41%) NetApp
6 2 (7.41%) VMware
6 2 (7.41%) WatchGuard
7 1 (3.70%) MicroStrategy