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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 110 166 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.94% 21.04% 16.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.86% 49.55% 42.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 106 57
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£350 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £218 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £17.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 - £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 - £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.13 £26.33
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.83%
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
276 335 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.98% 42.46% 38.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 217 114
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 15
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £16.00 £12.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £37.50 £131.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

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 3 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 September 2015. 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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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 +5 33 £363 +11.53% 14
Hemel Hempstead 0 13 £400 +10.34% 4
Stevenage -4 8 £375 +45.63% 2
Welwyn Garden City -8 8 £310 -24.84% 2
Letchworth -1 3 £336 +68.12% 2
Hertford - 3 £325 - 4
St Albans -5 1 - - 8
Rickmansworth -7 1 £390 +41.81% 6
Cheshunt - 1 - -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 65 (30.09%) Oracle
2 58 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (26.39%) UNIX
4 54 (25.00%) Windows
5 52 (24.07%) JavaScript
6 45 (20.83%) XML
7 39 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
8 38 (17.59%) Linux
8 38 (17.59%) Java
8 38 (17.59%) SQL Server
9 35 (16.20%) .NET
10 34 (15.74%) HTML
10 34 (15.74%) Microsoft
10 34 (15.74%) Retail
11 33 (15.28%) E-Commerce
12 32 (14.81%) J2EE
12 32 (14.81%) Finance
12 32 (14.81%) Oracle Database
13 31 (14.35%) DB2
14 29 (13.43%) C#
14 29 (13.43%) Subversion
15 28 (12.96%) ETL
16 26 (12.04%) Data Warehouse
16 26 (12.04%) TDD
16 26 (12.04%) Performance Tuning
17 25 (11.57%) Web Services
18 22 (10.19%) Configuration Management
19 20 (9.26%) MySQL
19 20 (9.26%) WebSphere
19 20 (9.26%) QA

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 20 (9.26%) WebSphere
2 14 (6.48%) MQSeries
3 9 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (3.24%) ArchestrA
6 6 (2.78%) IIS
7 5 (2.31%) JBoss
7 5 (2.31%) IBM Notes
7 5 (2.31%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.85%) Apache
9 3 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.93%) Lync
10 2 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.93%) LiveLink
10 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.93%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.93%) Drupal
11 1 (0.46%) SAS
11 1 (0.46%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 17 (7.87%) MS Office
2 14 (6.48%) MS Visio
3 13 (6.02%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (4.17%) Magento
2 7 (3.24%) Tridion
3 5 (2.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (1.39%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (1.39%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.93%) Agresso
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.93%) Cognos Planning
7 1 (0.46%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.46%) Maximo
7 1 (0.46%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.39%) Office 365
4 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.09%) Internet
2 9 (4.17%) DNS
2 9 (4.17%) DHCP
3 8 (3.70%) SNMP
4 7 (3.24%) Firewall
4 7 (3.24%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (2.78%) 4G
5 6 (2.78%) 2G
5 6 (2.78%) LAN
5 6 (2.78%) WAN
5 6 (2.78%) 3G
6 5 (2.31%) Intranet
7 4 (1.85%) LTE
8 3 (1.39%) VLAN
8 3 (1.39%) Network Security
8 3 (1.39%) FTP
9 2 (0.93%) 3GPP
9 2 (0.93%) GSM
9 2 (0.93%) Telnet
9 2 (0.93%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (17.59%) SQL Server
2 32 (14.81%) Oracle Database
3 31 (14.35%) DB2
4 26 (12.04%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (9.26%) MySQL
6 19 (8.80%) DbVisualizer
6 19 (8.80%) Relational Database
7 16 (7.41%) RDBMS
8 14 (6.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (4.63%) MongoDB
10 10 (4.63%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (4.17%) Data Mart
11 9 (4.17%) PowerCenter
11 9 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (3.24%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (3.24%) MS Access
14 6 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 29 (13.43%) Subversion
2 16 (7.41%) Selenium
3 13 (6.02%) WebDriver
4 12 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 10 (4.63%) JUnit
6 9 (4.17%) Ant
6 9 (4.17%) LoadRunner
6 9 (4.17%) ERwin
7 8 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (3.24%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 7 (3.24%) Eclipse
8 7 (3.24%) Log4j
8 7 (3.24%) PHPUnit
9 6 (2.78%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.78%) Git (software)
9 6 (2.78%) HP UFT
10 5 (2.31%) ProC
11 4 (1.85%) JIRA
12 3 (1.39%) NUnit
12 3 (1.39%) Maven
General
1 34 (15.74%) Retail
2 32 (14.81%) Finance
3 11 (5.09%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.63%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.31%) Billing
5 5 (2.31%) Local Government
6 2 (0.93%) Marketing
6 2 (0.93%) Legal
7 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.46%) Back Office
7 1 (0.46%) Advertising
7 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 83 (38.43%) Developer
2 51 (23.61%) Analyst
3 19 (8.80%) Business Analyst
4 15 (6.94%) Java Developer
5 14 (6.48%) SQL Developer
6 13 (6.02%) Tester
6 13 (6.02%) Automation Tester
7 12 (5.56%) Consultant
8 11 (5.09%) Data Analyst
9 10 (4.63%) Oracle Developer
9 10 (4.63%) DBA
9 10 (4.63%) Senior Developer
9 10 (4.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 9 (4.17%) Selenium Tester
10 9 (4.17%) Architect
10 9 (4.17%) Test Analyst
10 9 (4.17%) Informatica Developer
11 8 (3.70%) PHP Developer
12 7 (3.24%) Software Engineer
13 6 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (20.83%) XML
2 35 (16.20%) .NET
3 34 (15.74%) HTML
4 32 (14.81%) J2EE
5 25 (11.57%) Web Services
6 19 (8.80%) Flash
7 18 (8.33%) ASP.NET
7 18 (8.33%) RESTful
8 14 (6.48%) JSP
9 13 (6.02%) jQuery
10 12 (5.56%) SOAP
10 12 (5.56%) Hibernate
10 12 (5.56%) Spring
11 9 (4.17%) .NET Framework
11 9 (4.17%) XSLT
12 8 (3.70%) Ajax
12 8 (3.70%) XHTML
12 8 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (3.24%) REST
13 7 (3.24%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 39 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.09%) Data Extraction
3 9 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.70%) CMDB
5 7 (3.24%) Data Integration
5 7 (3.24%) Web 2.0
5 7 (3.24%) SCADA
6 6 (2.78%) Statistics
6 6 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (2.78%) e-Health
7 5 (2.31%) PKI
7 5 (2.31%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.85%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.39%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.39%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.93%) AS400
10 2 (0.93%) NHS
10 2 (0.93%) Clustering
10 2 (0.93%) iPad
10 2 (0.93%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 57 (26.39%) UNIX
2 54 (25.00%) Windows
3 38 (17.59%) Linux
4 9 (4.17%) Solaris
4 9 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.24%) HPUX
7 3 (1.39%) AIX
8 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.93%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.93%) Android
9 1 (0.46%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.46%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (15.28%) E-Commerce
3 28 (12.96%) ETL
4 26 (12.04%) TDD
4 26 (12.04%) Performance Tuning
5 22 (10.19%) Configuration Management
6 20 (9.26%) System Testing
7 19 (8.80%) Automated Testing
8 18 (8.33%) Change Management
9 17 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (7.87%) SOA
10 16 (7.41%) Migration
11 15 (6.94%) ITIL
12 14 (6.48%) Test Scripting
12 14 (6.48%) Coaching
13 13 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (6.02%) Test Automation
13 13 (6.02%) Document Management
13 13 (6.02%) Validation
13 13 (6.02%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (24.07%) JavaScript
2 38 (17.59%) Java
3 29 (13.43%) C#
4 18 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 18 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 17 (7.87%) PHP
6 13 (6.02%) Perl
7 12 (5.56%) C
8 11 (5.09%) VB
9 7 (3.24%) C++
9 7 (3.24%) XPath
9 7 (3.24%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.78%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.78%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.31%) VBScript
12 4 (1.85%) Python
13 3 (1.39%) VBA
14 2 (0.93%) VB6
14 2 (0.93%) Ruby
14 2 (0.93%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 18 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.56%) Degree
3 5 (2.31%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.39%) ISEB
4 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.93%) CISSP
5 2 (0.93%) CISM
5 2 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.46%) MCITP
6 1 (0.46%) HND
6 1 (0.46%) MCSE
6 1 (0.46%) ACCA
6 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.26%) QA
2 10 (4.63%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.31%) SLA
4 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.46%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 9 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.39%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.46%) XenApp
4 1 (0.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (4.17%) SCCM
1 9 (4.17%) SCOM
2 6 (2.78%) CA Spectrum
3 5 (2.31%) Puppet
4 3 (1.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (1.39%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.93%) Ansible
5 2 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.46%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 65 (30.09%) Oracle
2 34 (15.74%) Microsoft
3 18 (8.33%) IBM
4 13 (6.02%) SAP
5 12 (5.56%) HP
6 9 (4.17%) Informatica
7 8 (3.70%) Zend
8 7 (3.24%) Blue Martini
8 7 (3.24%) Wonderware
8 7 (3.24%) ATG
8 7 (3.24%) Interwoven
8 7 (3.24%) CA
8 7 (3.24%) Sybase
8 7 (3.24%) Elastic Path
8 7 (3.24%) Allen-Bradley
9 6 (2.78%) Cognos
9 6 (2.78%) VMware
9 6 (2.78%) NetIQ
10 5 (2.31%) NetCracker
10 5 (2.31%) Citrix
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