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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 19 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 28.79% 11.54% 17.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 70.37% 50.00% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 6
Average daily rate
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£330 £590 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.06% +122.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £378 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £618 £363
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 £24.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+7.21% -14.91%
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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Programming Languages Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
27 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 40.91% 23.08% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 10
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £325 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £625 £373
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 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Welwyn Garden City region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 October 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 14 (42.42%) Oracle
1 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (33.33%) ETL
3 11 (33.33%) Informatica
3 11 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 9 (27.27%) HP
4 9 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (24.24%) PowerCenter
5 8 (24.24%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Windows
8 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
8 5 (15.15%) ITIL
8 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.12%) Replication
9 4 (12.12%) C#
9 4 (12.12%) VB
9 4 (12.12%) .NET
9 4 (12.12%) TDD
10 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (9.09%) Validation
10 3 (9.09%) System Testing
10 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (9.09%) Marketing
10 3 (9.09%) Data Extraction
10 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
10 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (6.06%) IIS
1 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (6.06%) Node.js
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) SAN
2 2 (6.06%) NAS
2 2 (6.06%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (3.03%) ATM
3 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 8 (24.24%) PowerCenter
4 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 3 (9.09%) Couchbase
5 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.03%) DTS
7 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (3.03%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.06%) SpecFlow
1 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) StyleCop
2 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.03%) NUnit
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Fiddler
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Tester
3 3 (9.09%) DBA
3 3 (9.09%) Administrator
3 3 (9.09%) Business Objects Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Business Developer
3 3 (9.09%) ETL Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Services Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) SQL DBA
4 2 (6.06%) Informatica Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Informatica ETL Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.06%) REST
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) JMS
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.03%) WCF
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Replication
2 3 (9.09%) Data Extraction
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) EPoS
4 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) UNIX
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) ETL
3 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
4 5 (15.15%) ITIL
5 4 (12.12%) TDD
6 3 (9.09%) Validation
6 3 (9.09%) System Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Data Transformation
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.06%) SOA
7 2 (6.06%) Scrum
7 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.06%) Migration
7 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.06%) Service Management
8 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.03%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) VB
1 4 (12.12%) C#
2 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.06%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) Perl
3 2 (6.06%) VBA
3 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.03%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Oracle
2 11 (33.33%) Informatica
3 9 (27.27%) HP
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.09%) Business Objects
5 3 (9.09%) VMware
6 2 (6.06%) Teradata
6 2 (6.06%) WatchGuard
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco
6 2 (6.06%) CommVault
6 2 (6.06%) NetApp
7 1 (3.03%) TIBCO
7 1 (3.03%) Splunk