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 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
Rank 11 13 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -8  
Contract jobs citing SQL 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 1.72% 1.82% 16.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.88% 6.25% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +66.66% -20.00%  

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 17 16 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 29.31% 29.09% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 6
Median daily rate £300 £445 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.58% +54.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £49.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL in Stevenage.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Stevenage

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) VB
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Redmine
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) PLM
4 1 (20.00%) PTC
4 1 (20.00%) Windchill
4 1 (20.00%) Teamcenter
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) OO

SQL
Top Related 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Redmine
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Access Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Database Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Database Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Database Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Database Developer
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (20.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) PLM
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) PTC
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) Siemens
3 1 (20.00%) VMware