The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 169 88 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.45% 16.48% 20.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 42.51% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 59 92
Average daily rate
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£360 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 8
Average hourly rate - £17.75 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £26.96 £26.37
% change year-on-year
-3.54% +2.23%
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
338 207 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.89% 38.76% 44.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 117 235
Average daily rate £350 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 20
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.06 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £131.00 £40.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +8 28 £375 -9.63% 14
Rickmansworth - 26 £285 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -3 20 £363 +107.14% 4
St Albans +5 13 £368 -8.12% 4
Welwyn Garden City -1 8 £413 +3.12% 1
Stevenage +3 6 £290 -27.50% 7
Letchworth - 1 £200 - 2
Potters Bar - 1 £525 -
Berkhamsted - 1 £163 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £425 - 2
Borehamwood - - - -
Harpenden - - - - 1
Hertford - - - - 3
Hitchin - - - - 1
Hoddesdon - - - -
Ware - - - -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

1 123 (41.69%) Oracle
2 110 (37.29%) Finance
3 78 (26.44%) Java
4 69 (23.39%) SQL Server
5 57 (19.32%) UNIX
5 57 (19.32%) Oracle Database
6 55 (18.64%) Data Warehouse
7 50 (16.95%) Linux
8 49 (16.61%) Windows
8 49 (16.61%) ETL
9 48 (16.27%) XML
9 48 (16.27%) PL/SQL
10 46 (15.59%) JavaScript
11 44 (14.92%) .NET
11 44 (14.92%) Web Services
12 42 (14.24%) HTML
13 40 (13.56%) Microsoft
14 38 (12.88%) Retail
15 35 (11.86%) T-SQL
16 34 (11.53%) E-Commerce
17 31 (10.51%) Spring
18 28 (9.49%) Manufacturing
19 27 (9.15%) J2EE
19 27 (9.15%) MS Excel
20 26 (8.81%) MySQL
20 26 (8.81%) CSS
20 26 (8.81%) Hibernate
20 26 (8.81%) Analytics
21 25 (8.47%) SharePoint
22 24 (8.14%) Degree

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 25 (8.47%) SharePoint
2 21 (7.12%) CMS
3 19 (6.44%) MQSeries
4 14 (4.75%) WebLogic
5 12 (4.07%) Apache
5 12 (4.07%) WebSphere
6 10 (3.39%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.71%) MS Exchange
8 7 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (2.37%) Adobe CQ
9 6 (2.03%) SAS
10 5 (1.69%) IIS
10 5 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.69%) WordPress
11 4 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (1.02%) Drupal
12 3 (1.02%) Joomla!
12 3 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.68%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 27 (9.15%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.73%) MS Office
3 6 (2.03%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.02%) Tridion
2 2 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.68%) Magento
2 2 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.10%) Internet
2 11 (3.73%) HTTP
3 10 (3.39%) SAN
4 9 (3.05%) DNS
5 6 (2.03%) DHCP
6 5 (1.69%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.36%) VPN
7 4 (1.36%) ADSL
7 4 (1.36%) GPRS
7 4 (1.36%) L2TP
7 4 (1.36%) NAS
7 4 (1.36%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (1.36%) 4G
8 2 (0.68%) Firewall
8 2 (0.68%) Intranet
9 1 (0.34%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.34%) LAN
9 1 (0.34%) WAN
9 1 (0.34%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (23.39%) SQL Server
2 57 (19.32%) Oracle Database
3 55 (18.64%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (8.81%) MySQL
5 24 (8.14%) Relational Database
6 21 (7.12%) RDBMS
7 20 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (6.10%) Oracle ODI
9 16 (5.42%) Oracle Reports
9 16 (5.42%) Oracle Database 11g
10 14 (4.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (4.75%) Oracle Database 10g
11 12 (4.07%) Sybase ASE
12 11 (3.73%) DB2
12 11 (3.73%) NoSQL
13 10 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (3.05%) DataStage
15 8 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (2.71%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 23 (7.80%) Eclipse
2 22 (7.46%) JUnit
3 19 (6.44%) Subversion
4 16 (5.42%) QuickTest Pro
5 13 (4.41%) Ant
6 12 (4.07%) Maven
7 11 (3.73%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (2.71%) Log4j
9 7 (2.37%) LoadRunner
9 7 (2.37%) JIRA
10 5 (1.69%) Selenium
10 5 (1.69%) Git (software)
10 5 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.69%) Mockito
10 5 (1.69%) IntelliJ
10 5 (1.69%) ClearQuest
11 3 (1.02%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.68%) WebLogic Workshop
13 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 110 (37.29%) Finance
2 38 (12.88%) Retail
3 28 (9.49%) Manufacturing
4 12 (4.07%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.39%) Banking
5 10 (3.39%) Marketing
5 10 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.69%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.02%) Legal
Job Titles
1 130 (44.07%) Developer
2 55 (18.64%) Analyst
3 28 (9.49%) Java Developer
4 24 (8.14%) Architect
5 21 (7.12%) Business Analyst
6 19 (6.44%) Tester
6 19 (6.44%) SQL Developer
7 18 (6.10%) Oracle Developer
8 14 (4.75%) Consultant
8 14 (4.75%) DBA
9 13 (4.41%) Systems Architect
10 12 (4.07%) .NET Developer
11 11 (3.73%) Administrator
11 11 (3.73%) SQL DBA
12 10 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (3.39%) Project Manager
13 9 (3.05%) Software Developer
13 9 (3.05%) Senior Developer
13 9 (3.05%) Support Engineer
14 8 (2.71%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (16.27%) XML
2 44 (14.92%) .NET
2 44 (14.92%) Web Services
3 42 (14.24%) HTML
4 31 (10.51%) Spring
5 27 (9.15%) J2EE
6 26 (8.81%) CSS
6 26 (8.81%) Hibernate
7 20 (6.78%) jQuery
8 17 (5.76%) JSON
9 15 (5.08%) Ajax
9 15 (5.08%) ASP.NET
9 15 (5.08%) SOAP
10 14 (4.75%) JSP
10 14 (4.75%) REST
11 12 (4.07%) HTML5
11 12 (4.07%) JMS
12 11 (3.73%) XSLT
13 9 (3.05%) Struts
13 9 (3.05%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.42%) Replication
2 12 (4.07%) Mathematics
3 11 (3.73%) Statistics
4 8 (2.71%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.71%) Web 2.0
4 8 (2.71%) Visualisation
5 7 (2.37%) Mainframe
6 6 (2.03%) PKI
7 5 (1.69%) Economics
7 5 (1.69%) Applied Mathematics
7 5 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.69%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.69%) EPoS
7 5 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.69%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.36%) Open Source
8 4 (1.36%) Informatics
9 3 (1.02%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.68%) NHS
11 1 (0.34%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 57 (19.32%) UNIX
2 50 (16.95%) Linux
3 49 (16.61%) Windows
4 15 (5.08%) Solaris
5 9 (3.05%) HPUX
6 7 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.37%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.02%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.02%) MVS
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.34%) Android
9 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.34%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (16.61%) ETL
2 34 (11.53%) E-Commerce
3 26 (8.81%) Analytics
4 24 (8.14%) Performance Tuning
5 20 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
5 20 (6.78%) Project Management
5 20 (6.78%) Migration
6 19 (6.44%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (6.10%) Data Modelling
8 17 (5.76%) Change Management
9 16 (5.42%) Asset Management
10 15 (5.08%) Content Management
10 15 (5.08%) OO
10 15 (5.08%) ITIL
11 14 (4.75%) UML
11 14 (4.75%) System Testing
11 14 (4.75%) Time Management
12 13 (4.41%) Data Security
13 12 (4.07%) MVC
13 12 (4.07%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 78 (26.44%) Java
2 48 (16.27%) PL/SQL
3 46 (15.59%) JavaScript
4 35 (11.86%) T-SQL
5 20 (6.78%) C#
6 11 (3.73%) Perl
6 11 (3.73%) Bash Shell
7 9 (3.05%) Python
8 8 (2.71%) XPath
9 7 (2.37%) VB
10 5 (1.69%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.69%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.02%) R
11 3 (1.02%) JCL
12 2 (0.68%) VBA
12 2 (0.68%) PHP
12 2 (0.68%) VB6
13 1 (0.34%) C
13 1 (0.34%) VBScript
13 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 24 (8.14%) Degree
2 10 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.05%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (3.05%) ISEB
4 7 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.69%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.68%) MBA
6 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.68%) MCSE
7 1 (0.34%) CCNA
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.34%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.75%) QA
2 7 (2.37%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.02%) SLA
4 1 (0.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.34%) Solvency II
System Software
1 17 (5.76%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.03%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.36%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.02%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (0.68%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (3.73%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 123 (41.69%) Oracle
2 40 (13.56%) Microsoft
3 20 (6.78%) Informatica
4 19 (6.44%) Sybase
5 18 (6.10%) IBM
5 18 (6.10%) HP
6 14 (4.75%) Cisco
6 14 (4.75%) Business Objects
7 12 (4.07%) Teradata
8 10 (3.39%) Tableau
9 9 (3.05%) VMware
10 8 (2.71%) SAP
10 8 (2.71%) Interwoven
11 7 (2.37%) Red Hat
12 6 (2.03%) Cognos
12 6 (2.03%) F5
13 5 (1.69%) Sun
13 5 (1.69%) CommVault
13 5 (1.69%) NetApp
14 4 (1.36%) WatchGuard
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £265 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Intapeople
Rate: £250
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £385.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £260.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 200-250 Per Day
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £390 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Hertfordshire
DP Connect
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago