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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 11 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 11.11% 17.86% 29.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.19% 41.67% 61.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 11
Average daily rate
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£310 £225 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.77% -43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £188 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £228 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.66%
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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
42 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 42.42% 42.86% 48.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 14
Average daily rate £325 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.24% -24.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £224 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £364 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 2015, 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 10 (50.00%) Windows
1 10 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle
3 8 (40.00%) Validation
3 8 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (40.00%) ETL
3 8 (40.00%) Informatica
3 8 (40.00%) PowerCenter
3 8 (40.00%) Data Quality
3 8 (40.00%) Data Transformation
3 8 (40.00%) Data Extraction
4 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
4 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
4 7 (35.00%) ERwin
4 7 (35.00%) RDBMS
4 7 (35.00%) Data Mart
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.00%) Citrix
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (15.00%) Finance
6 3 (15.00%) VMware

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
1 2 (10.00%) DHCP
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (40.00%) PowerCenter
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (35.00%) RDBMS
2 7 (35.00%) Data Mart
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (10.00%) MySQL
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (5.00%) Couchbase
6 1 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) ERwin
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Local Government
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Informatica Developer
3 3 (15.00%) DBA
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (10.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) ETL Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Informatica ETL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Backup Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.00%) MySQL DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) J2EE
1 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (5.00%) Spring
1 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) EFT
2 1 (5.00%) GIS
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (40.00%) Data Transformation
2 8 (40.00%) ETL
2 8 (40.00%) Validation
3 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.00%) Resource Management
5 3 (15.00%) Database Security
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (10.00%) Office Automation
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) SOA
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Information Security
7 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.00%) System Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 8 (40.00%) Informatica
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) NetApp