The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Welwyn Garden City region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 16 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 21.62% 11.11% 25.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 64.00% 27.27% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 6
Average daily rate £240 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 - £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.56
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +7.57%
Programming Languages Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
25 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 33.78% 40.74% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 8
Average daily rate £280 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
SQL
Hertfordshire

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 18 April 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 15 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 14 (51.85%) Oracle
3 13 (48.15%) Business Objects
3 13 (48.15%) Analytics
4 12 (44.44%) Visualisation
5 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (33.33%) Data Mart
6 9 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database
7 8 (29.63%) BusinessObjects XI
7 8 (29.63%) System Testing
7 8 (29.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (29.63%) RDBMS
7 8 (29.63%) Informatics
8 7 (25.93%) VBA
9 6 (22.22%) Data Modelling
10 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
11 4 (14.81%) MS Access
11 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (14.81%) TIBCO
11 4 (14.81%) Java
11 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
11 4 (14.81%) Spotfire
11 4 (14.81%) Essbase
12 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
12 3 (11.11%) Teradata
12 3 (11.11%) C#
13 2 (7.41%) .NET
13 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
13 2 (7.41%) Code Coverage

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (3.70%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 9 (33.33%) Data Mart
2 9 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 8 (29.63%) BusinessObjects XI
3 8 (29.63%) RDBMS
4 4 (14.81%) MS Access
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
4 4 (14.81%) Spotfire
4 4 (14.81%) Essbase
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.70%) Star Schema
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) NUnit
1 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) NCover
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (29.63%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Business Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Business Objects Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) TIBCO Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Data Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Spotfire Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Essbase Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Informatica ETL Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Information Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Informatica Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Data Modeller
7 1 (3.70%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
1 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (3.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Visualisation
2 8 (29.63%) Informatics
3 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.70%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Analytics
2 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (29.63%) System Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Code Coverage
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.70%) Low Latency
8 1 (3.70%) Dimensional Modelling
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.70%) Logistics
8 1 (3.70%) TDD
8 1 (3.70%) Service Management
8 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.70%) MVC
8 1 (3.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) VBA
2 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
3 4 (14.81%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Oracle
2 13 (48.15%) Business Objects
3 4 (14.81%) TIBCO
4 3 (11.11%) Teradata
5 2 (7.41%) Hyperion
6 1 (3.70%) VMware
6 1 (3.70%) Informatica
6 1 (3.70%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (3.70%) NetApp
6 1 (3.70%) HP