The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 8 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Contract jobs citing SQL 5 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 14.29% 6.06% 16.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.32% 13.33% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £240 £150 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -60.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.08 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.17% -24.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% +44.44%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Stevenage
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 19 15 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 54.29% 45.45% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 10
Median daily rate £240 £375 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +42.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.70 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.74% +9.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stevenage citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Stevenage

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Stevenage.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Stevenage

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in Stevenage.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Stevenage

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Stevenage

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Stevenage over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Stevenage region with a requirement for SQL.

1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (33.33%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) SMTP
2 2 (33.33%) HTTP
2 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VBA
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) SAP

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Database Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Java Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Support
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support
2 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 2 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
1 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Informatica
3 1 (16.67%) Mitel
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Veeam
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
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