The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 117 103 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.64% 13.81% 22.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.26% 41.20% 51.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 49 132
Median daily rate £325 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £33.25 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +202.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.48% +35.00%
SQL
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
298 250 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 39.84% 33.51% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 114 252
Median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 10
Median hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% +95.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.65 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Hertfordshire region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +2 44 £285 -24.00% 11
Welwyn Garden City +3 12 £283 -18.99% 1
St Albans +5 5 £308 - 8
Letchworth +2 3 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead -1 2 £285 - 1
Kings Langley - 2 £425 -
Hertford -2 1 - - 3
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Royston - 1 - -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 71 (31.84%) SQL Server
2 61 (27.35%) Oracle
3 58 (26.01%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (23.77%) Retail
5 45 (20.18%) Java
5 45 (20.18%) Windows
6 42 (18.83%) Microsoft
7 36 (16.14%) Finance
8 35 (15.70%) Web Services
9 32 (14.35%) Data Warehouse
9 32 (14.35%) Oracle Database
10 31 (13.90%) SDLC
10 31 (13.90%) Linux
10 31 (13.90%) JavaScript
10 31 (13.90%) T-SQL
11 30 (13.45%) Unix
12 29 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
13 28 (12.56%) Performance Tuning
13 28 (12.56%) HTML
13 28 (12.56%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (12.56%) Git (software)
14 27 (12.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 26 (11.66%) ETL
16 25 (11.21%) Relational Database
17 24 (10.76%) QA
18 23 (10.31%) PHP
18 23 (10.31%) .NET
18 23 (10.31%) Python
19 22 (9.87%) IBM
19 22 (9.87%) MATLAB

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 13 (5.83%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.93%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.48%) Confluence
3 10 (4.48%) WebLogic
3 10 (4.48%) WebSphere
4 9 (4.04%) Drupal
5 8 (3.59%) Apache
6 6 (2.69%) SAS
7 4 (1.79%) CMS
8 3 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.35%) ArcGIS
8 3 (1.35%) IIS
8 3 (1.35%) MQSeries
8 3 (1.35%) NServiceBus
8 3 (1.35%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.45%) DNN
10 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.04%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (7.62%) Magento
2 5 (2.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.35%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.90%) HFM
4 2 (0.90%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.45%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.45%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.45%) Unica
5 1 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.14%) SaaS
2 5 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.24%) Office 365
3 4 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.35%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.90%) Slack
6 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.45%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.45%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.83%) SAN
2 10 (4.48%) Firewall
3 7 (3.14%) Internet
4 3 (1.35%) FTP
5 2 (0.90%) Network Security
6 1 (0.45%) ATM
6 1 (0.45%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.45%) Intranet
6 1 (0.45%) NAS
6 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (31.84%) SQL Server
2 32 (14.35%) Data Warehouse
2 32 (14.35%) Oracle Database
3 27 (12.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (11.21%) Relational Database
5 22 (9.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (9.42%) DB2
7 18 (8.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (7.62%) RDBMS
9 14 (6.28%) MySQL
9 14 (6.28%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (5.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (4.48%) PowerCenter
11 10 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (4.04%) Data Mart
12 9 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (3.59%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (2.69%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (2.24%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 28 (12.56%) Git (software)
2 20 (8.97%) Subversion
3 18 (8.07%) JIRA
4 13 (5.83%) Ant
5 10 (4.48%) Selenium
6 9 (4.04%) Zephyr
7 8 (3.59%) ERwin
7 8 (3.59%) WebDriver
8 7 (3.14%) Appium
9 5 (2.24%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.24%) Eclipse
9 5 (2.24%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (2.24%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.79%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.79%) JMeter
10 4 (1.79%) LoadRunner
10 4 (1.79%) Protractor
10 4 (1.79%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (1.35%) Maven
General
1 53 (23.77%) Retail
2 36 (16.14%) Finance
3 9 (4.04%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (3.14%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.69%) Advertising
5 6 (2.69%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.35%) Billing
6 3 (1.35%) Legal
7 2 (0.90%) Banking
7 2 (0.90%) French Language
7 2 (0.90%) Marketing
7 2 (0.90%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 71 (31.84%) Developer
2 34 (15.25%) Analyst
3 25 (11.21%) Architect
4 24 (10.76%) SQL Developer
5 18 (8.07%) DBA
5 18 (8.07%) SQL DBA
6 14 (6.28%) Infrastructure Architect
6 14 (6.28%) Tester
7 12 (5.38%) Java Developer
7 12 (5.38%) SQL Server DBA
8 11 (4.93%) .NET Developer
8 11 (4.93%) Oracle Developer
9 10 (4.48%) Data Analyst
9 10 (4.48%) Project Manager
10 9 (4.04%) Consultant
10 9 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.04%) Unix Architect
11 8 (3.59%) Automation Tester
11 8 (3.59%) Selenium Tester
11 8 (3.59%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (15.70%) Web Services
2 28 (12.56%) HTML
3 23 (10.31%) .NET
4 21 (9.42%) XML
5 13 (5.83%) RESTful
6 11 (4.93%) ASP.NET
6 11 (4.93%) J2EE
7 10 (4.48%) CSS
8 9 (4.04%) .NET Framework
8 9 (4.04%) Spring
9 8 (3.59%) SOAP
10 7 (3.14%) Entity Framework
10 7 (3.14%) jQuery
11 6 (2.69%) Ajax
11 6 (2.69%) Hibernate
11 6 (2.69%) Middleware
11 6 (2.69%) REST
11 6 (2.69%) XSLT
12 5 (2.24%) JDBC
12 5 (2.24%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.17%) Algorithms
3 10 (4.48%) Replication
4 8 (3.59%) Clustering
4 8 (3.59%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.14%) Data Extraction
5 7 (3.14%) Data Integration
6 5 (2.24%) EFT
6 5 (2.24%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.79%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.79%) Life Science
7 4 (1.79%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.79%) NHS
7 4 (1.79%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.79%) PKI
7 4 (1.79%) Statistics
7 4 (1.79%) User Experience
8 3 (1.35%) EPoS
8 3 (1.35%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 45 (20.18%) Windows
2 31 (13.90%) Linux
3 30 (13.45%) Unix
4 12 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (4.48%) AIX
6 7 (3.14%) Windows Server
6 7 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.69%) Solaris
7 6 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.24%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.35%) CentOS
9 3 (1.35%) HPUX
9 3 (1.35%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.90%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.45%) VMS
11 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (26.01%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (13.90%) SDLC
3 28 (12.56%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (12.56%) Performance Tuning
4 26 (11.66%) ETL
5 20 (8.97%) E-Commerce
6 16 (7.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (6.73%) Migration
7 15 (6.73%) Unit Testing
8 14 (6.28%) Data Modelling
9 13 (5.83%) Analytics
9 13 (5.83%) MVC
9 13 (5.83%) Validation
10 12 (5.38%) Dimensional Modelling
11 11 (4.93%) Data Transformation
11 11 (4.93%) PRINCE2
11 11 (4.93%) Scrum
12 10 (4.48%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (4.48%) ITIL
12 10 (4.48%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 45 (20.18%) Java
2 31 (13.90%) JavaScript
2 31 (13.90%) T-SQL
3 23 (10.31%) PHP
3 23 (10.31%) Python
4 22 (9.87%) MATLAB
5 18 (8.07%) Ruby
6 14 (6.28%) PL/SQL
7 10 (4.48%) C#
8 6 (2.69%) R
8 6 (2.69%) VBA
9 4 (1.79%) Perl
10 3 (1.35%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.35%) C
10 3 (1.35%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.90%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.45%) Clojure
12 1 (0.45%) Groovy
12 1 (0.45%) Scala
12 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (1.79%) Degree
3 4 (1.79%) MCSE
3 4 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.35%) ISEB
4 3 (1.35%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.90%) CCA
5 2 (0.90%) CCENT
5 2 (0.90%) CCNA
5 2 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (0.90%) MCITP
5 2 (0.90%) MCSA
5 2 (0.90%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.90%) PMP
6 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) MCTS
6 1 (0.45%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.76%) QA
2 7 (3.14%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.79%) SLA
4 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (6.73%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.93%) Hyper-V
3 10 (4.48%) vSphere
4 6 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.24%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.45%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.45%) Docker
7 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (5.38%) SCCM
2 10 (4.48%) Ansible
2 10 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (4.48%) Puppet
3 5 (2.24%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.35%) OpenView
4 3 (1.35%) SCOM
4 3 (1.35%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.35%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (1.35%) WSUS
5 1 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 61 (27.35%) Oracle
2 42 (18.83%) Microsoft
3 22 (9.87%) IBM
4 18 (8.07%) Teradata
5 15 (6.73%) hybris
6 14 (6.28%) VMware
7 11 (4.93%) Informatica
8 9 (4.04%) SAP
8 9 (4.04%) Sybase
9 7 (3.14%) HP
10 5 (2.24%) Ab Initio
11 4 (1.79%) ATG
11 4 (1.79%) Citrix
11 4 (1.79%) JDA
12 3 (1.35%) Apple
12 3 (1.35%) BMC
12 3 (1.35%) ESRI
12 3 (1.35%) Interwoven
12 3 (1.35%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.35%) Sun
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Oscar
Rate: £375 - £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £100.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Partnerships in Care
Rate: £40,000 + Excellent benefits
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Rate: £28,000 to £30,000 + Excellent benefits
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