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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 109 120 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.71% 19.67% 16.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.25% 50.85% 37.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 61 64
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £190 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.94 £52.50 £140.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.12% -62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
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
258 236 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.45% 38.69% 43.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 133 140
Average daily rate £350 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £412 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £33.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £43.50 £39.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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 7 July 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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -2 34 £350 -6.66% 17
Hemel Hempstead +4 17 £500 +42.85% 11
Welwyn Garden City -10 12 £310 +34.49% 4
Stevenage -3 9 £363 +25.00% 5
Hertford - 2 - -
Letchworth +1 1 £338 +77.63% 4
Rickmansworth -1 1 £500 +48.14% 2
St Albans -7 1 - - 8
Royston - 1 £350 - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £325 -
Hoddesdon - 1 - - 1
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 71 (34.63%) Oracle
2 55 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (23.41%) UNIX
4 46 (22.44%) XML
5 44 (21.46%) JavaScript
6 43 (20.98%) Windows
7 40 (19.51%) Microsoft
8 38 (18.54%) .NET
9 37 (18.05%) ETL
10 36 (17.56%) Java
10 36 (17.56%) SQL Server
11 35 (17.07%) HTML
11 35 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
12 33 (16.10%) Oracle Database
13 30 (14.63%) Finance
14 29 (14.15%) C#
14 29 (14.15%) Data Warehouse
15 28 (13.66%) J2EE
15 28 (13.66%) Performance Tuning
16 27 (13.17%) Linux
17 25 (12.20%) Web Services
17 25 (12.20%) DB2
17 25 (12.20%) Retail
18 23 (11.22%) TDD
19 22 (10.73%) ASP.NET
19 22 (10.73%) E-Commerce
20 21 (10.24%) Security Cleared
21 20 (9.76%) T-SQL
22 19 (9.27%) PL/SQL
22 19 (9.27%) MySQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 15 (7.32%) WebSphere
2 8 (3.90%) MQSeries
3 7 (3.41%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.93%) JBoss
5 5 (2.44%) IBM Notes
5 5 (2.44%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.95%) Apache
6 4 (1.95%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.46%) CMS
7 3 (1.46%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.46%) ArchestrA
8 2 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.98%) LiveLink
8 2 (0.98%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.49%) IIS
9 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 19 (9.27%) MS Office
1 19 (9.27%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.41%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (3.41%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.44%) Maximo
3 4 (1.95%) Tridion
3 4 (1.95%) Magento
4 3 (1.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.49%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.49%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.49%) Agresso
5 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.49%) SaaS
3 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.88%) LAN
1 10 (4.88%) WAN
2 8 (3.90%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (2.93%) 4G
3 6 (2.93%) 2G
3 6 (2.93%) DHCP
3 6 (2.93%) DNS
3 6 (2.93%) Internet
3 6 (2.93%) 3G
4 5 (2.44%) Firewall
5 4 (1.95%) SAN
5 4 (1.95%) Intranet
5 4 (1.95%) LTE
6 3 (1.46%) Network Security
6 3 (1.46%) VLAN
6 3 (1.46%) SNMP
6 3 (1.46%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.98%) FTP
7 2 (0.98%) 3GPP
7 2 (0.98%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (17.56%) SQL Server
2 33 (16.10%) Oracle Database
3 29 (14.15%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (12.20%) DB2
5 19 (9.27%) MySQL
6 17 (8.29%) Relational Database
7 14 (6.83%) RDBMS
7 14 (6.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (6.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (6.34%) DbVisualizer
9 11 (5.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (4.39%) PowerCenter
11 8 (3.90%) Data Mart
11 8 (3.90%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (3.41%) MS Access
12 7 (3.41%) MongoDB
12 7 (3.41%) QlikView
12 7 (3.41%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (7.32%) Subversion
2 12 (5.85%) JUnit
2 12 (5.85%) Selenium
3 10 (4.88%) WebDriver
4 8 (3.90%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (3.90%) Eclipse
4 8 (3.90%) ERwin
5 7 (3.41%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.93%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.44%) ProC
7 5 (2.44%) LoadRunner
8 4 (1.95%) Maven
8 4 (1.95%) JIRA
8 4 (1.95%) Log4j
8 4 (1.95%) HP UFT
8 4 (1.95%) Ant
8 4 (1.95%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 4 (1.95%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.95%) PHPUnit
General
1 30 (14.63%) Finance
2 25 (12.20%) Retail
3 9 (4.39%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.41%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.44%) Billing
5 5 (2.44%) Local Government
6 3 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.98%) Legal
7 2 (0.98%) Marketing
8 1 (0.49%) Advertising
8 1 (0.49%) Publishing
8 1 (0.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (45.85%) Developer
2 42 (20.49%) Analyst
3 16 (7.80%) Business Analyst
4 15 (7.32%) Java Developer
5 13 (6.34%) SQL Developer
5 13 (6.34%) Senior Developer
5 13 (6.34%) Oracle Developer
6 12 (5.85%) .NET Developer
7 11 (5.37%) Tester
8 10 (4.88%) Informatica Developer
8 10 (4.88%) Automation Tester
9 9 (4.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 9 (4.39%) Data Analyst
10 8 (3.90%) Architect
10 8 (3.90%) DBA
10 8 (3.90%) PHP Developer
11 7 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (2.93%) C# Developer
12 6 (2.93%) Support Analyst
12 6 (2.93%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (22.44%) XML
2 38 (18.54%) .NET
3 35 (17.07%) HTML
4 28 (13.66%) J2EE
5 25 (12.20%) Web Services
6 22 (10.73%) ASP.NET
7 14 (6.83%) jQuery
8 13 (6.34%) Flash
9 11 (5.37%) RESTful
10 10 (4.88%) Hibernate
10 10 (4.88%) Spring
11 8 (3.90%) CSS
11 8 (3.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (3.41%) REST
12 7 (3.41%) JSP
12 7 (3.41%) SOAP
12 7 (3.41%) .NET Framework
13 6 (2.93%) XSLT
13 6 (2.93%) Gherkin
14 5 (2.44%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.39%) Data Extraction
3 8 (3.90%) Visualisation
4 6 (2.93%) Data Integration
4 6 (2.93%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.44%) NHS
5 5 (2.44%) PKI
5 5 (2.44%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.44%) CMDB
5 5 (2.44%) PDA
5 5 (2.44%) Statistics
5 5 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.95%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.95%) Web 2.0
7 3 (1.46%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.46%) SCADA
7 3 (1.46%) iSeries
8 2 (0.98%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 48 (23.41%) UNIX
2 43 (20.98%) Windows
3 27 (13.17%) Linux
4 7 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.93%) Solaris
6 4 (1.95%) HPUX
6 4 (1.95%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.46%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.98%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.98%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.98%) Android
9 1 (0.49%) MVS
9 1 (0.49%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.49%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (18.05%) ETL
3 28 (13.66%) Performance Tuning
4 23 (11.22%) TDD
5 22 (10.73%) E-Commerce
6 18 (8.78%) SOA
7 16 (7.80%) Change Management
7 16 (7.80%) Migration
8 15 (7.32%) Configuration Management
9 14 (6.83%) Requirements Analysis
9 14 (6.83%) Coaching
10 13 (6.34%) Automated Testing
10 13 (6.34%) System Testing
10 13 (6.34%) Data Migration
10 13 (6.34%) ITIL
11 12 (5.85%) ERP
11 12 (5.85%) Project Management
11 12 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (5.85%) Time Management
11 12 (5.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 44 (21.46%) JavaScript
2 36 (17.56%) Java
3 29 (14.15%) C#
4 20 (9.76%) T-SQL
5 19 (9.27%) PL/SQL
6 12 (5.85%) PHP
7 11 (5.37%) Perl
7 11 (5.37%) C
8 9 (4.39%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.41%) C++
10 6 (2.93%) VB
10 6 (2.93%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.95%) VBScript
11 4 (1.95%) XPath
11 4 (1.95%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.95%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.46%) VBA
13 2 (0.98%) XQuery
13 2 (0.98%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.98%) RPG
Qualifications
1 21 (10.24%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.80%) Degree
3 9 (4.39%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.46%) ISEB
5 2 (0.98%) CISSP
5 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.98%) CISM
5 2 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.49%) MCITP
6 1 (0.49%) HND
6 1 (0.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.27%) QA
2 9 (4.39%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.44%) SLA
4 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.98%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.49%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (4.39%) Active Directory
1 9 (4.39%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.46%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.98%) XenServer
3 2 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (4.88%) SCOM
2 9 (4.39%) SCCM
3 4 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.46%) Puppet
4 3 (1.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (1.46%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.49%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.49%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 71 (34.63%) Oracle
2 40 (19.51%) Microsoft
3 17 (8.29%) SAP
4 11 (5.37%) HP
5 10 (4.88%) IBM
5 10 (4.88%) Informatica
6 9 (4.39%) Citrix
7 8 (3.90%) Zend
7 8 (3.90%) Tableau
8 5 (2.44%) NetCracker
8 5 (2.44%) Lotus
8 5 (2.44%) Cognos
9 4 (1.95%) Interwoven
9 4 (1.95%) Blue Martini
9 4 (1.95%) ATG
9 4 (1.95%) Elastic Path
10 3 (1.46%) 3PAR
10 3 (1.46%) Vertica
10 3 (1.46%) Infobright
10 3 (1.46%) Allen-Bradley
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