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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 4 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 10.00% 16.67% 23.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.00% 26.32% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 14
Average daily rate £325 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.60 £27.20
% change year-on-year
-14.32% +5.12%
SQL
Hertfordshire

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
10 19 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 25.00% 63.33% 55.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 29
Average daily rate £335 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.54% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £378 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.23 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) SOA
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) NUnit
2 2 (33.33%) CruiseControl
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) FitNesse
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) OWASP
2 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (33.33%) MSTest
2 2 (33.33%) Splunk
2 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) SOLID
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) CruiseControl
1 2 (33.33%) FitNesse
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) MSTest
1 2 (33.33%) NUnit
1 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) ETL Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) SOA
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
2 2 (33.33%) OWASP
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) SOLID
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) HND
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Talend