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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 108 115 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.06% 14.43% 19.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 55.67% 43.73% 51.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 42 58
Median daily rate £381 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £291 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Median hourly rate £12.08 £20.94 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.29% -60.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £23.30 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+39.48% -23.60%
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
194 263 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.65% 33.00% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 127 123
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 9
Median hourly rate £50.00 £32.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -12.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £20.94 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.10 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.02%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Welwyn Garden City +11 22 £288 -7.25% 3
Hemel Hempstead +1 19 £425 -15.00% 4
Watford +1 19 £400 +14.28% 11
St Albans +5 4 £350 - 3
Stevenage -4 3 £213 -41.37% 7
Hertford +6 2 - - 1
Welwyn - 2 - -
Borehamwood - 2 £450 - 1
Rickmansworth +4 1 - - 1
Letchworth 0 1 £325 -3.70% 7
Hitchin - 1 £365 -
Tring - 1 £375 -
Waltham Cross - 1 £275 -
Cheshunt - 1 - -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 54 (30.86%) SQL Server
2 47 (26.86%) Oracle
2 47 (26.86%) Retail
3 44 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 32 (18.29%) Windows
6 29 (16.57%) Java
6 29 (16.57%) Oracle Database
6 29 (16.57%) SDLC
7 27 (15.43%) Finance
8 26 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 24 (13.71%) T-SQL
11 23 (13.14%) .NET
12 22 (12.57%) HTML
12 22 (12.57%) Web Services
12 22 (12.57%) Performance Tuning
13 20 (11.43%) Relational Database
13 20 (11.43%) XML
14 18 (10.29%) ETL
15 17 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (9.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (9.14%) QA
16 16 (9.14%) SQL Server 2008
16 16 (9.14%) Migration
17 15 (8.57%) MATLAB
17 15 (8.57%) PL/SQL
17 15 (8.57%) RESTful
18 14 (8.00%) JIRA
18 14 (8.00%) PHP

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 10 (5.71%) Confluence
2 7 (4.00%) SAS
3 5 (2.86%) JBoss
3 5 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.29%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.29%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.71%) Apache
5 3 (1.71%) NServiceBus
5 3 (1.71%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (1.71%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.14%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.14%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.57%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (7.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.00%) Magento
2 5 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.71%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (1.14%) HFM
4 2 (1.14%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (1.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.57%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.57%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.57%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.86%) SaaS
2 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.71%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.57%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.57%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.71%) SAN
2 4 (2.29%) Internet
3 3 (1.71%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (1.71%) NAS
4 2 (1.14%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.57%) ATM
5 1 (0.57%) HTTP
5 1 (0.57%) Intranet
5 1 (0.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (30.86%) SQL Server
2 29 (16.57%) Oracle Database
3 20 (11.43%) Relational Database
4 17 (9.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (9.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (8.00%) RDBMS
7 12 (6.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (6.29%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (6.29%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (5.14%) DB2
9 9 (5.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (5.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (2.86%) Base SAS
11 5 (2.86%) Data Mart
11 5 (2.86%) PowerCenter
12 3 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (1.71%) DTS
Development Applications
1 14 (8.00%) JIRA
2 13 (7.43%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.71%) Subversion
4 9 (5.14%) Zephyr
5 7 (4.00%) Selenium
5 7 (4.00%) WebDriver
6 5 (2.86%) Appium
6 5 (2.86%) ERwin
6 5 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (2.86%) PHPUnit
7 4 (2.29%) JMeter
7 4 (2.29%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.71%) Maven
8 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.14%) Ant
9 2 (1.14%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.14%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.14%) Protractor
10 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (26.86%) Retail
2 27 (15.43%) Finance
3 7 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.29%) Advertising
5 4 (2.29%) Banking
6 3 (1.71%) Billing
7 2 (1.14%) Marketing
8 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (28.00%) Developer
2 30 (17.14%) Analyst
3 18 (10.29%) DBA
3 18 (10.29%) SQL DBA
4 14 (8.00%) Architect
5 12 (6.86%) Oracle Developer
6 11 (6.29%) Administrator
7 10 (5.71%) Consultant
7 10 (5.71%) SQL Developer
8 9 (5.14%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.57%) Infrastructure Manager
9 8 (4.57%) SQL Server DBA
10 7 (4.00%) .NET Developer
10 7 (4.00%) Automation Tester
10 7 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 7 (4.00%) SQL Analyst
10 7 (4.00%) Tester
11 6 (3.43%) Business Analyst
11 6 (3.43%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 6 (3.43%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (13.14%) .NET
2 22 (12.57%) HTML
2 22 (12.57%) Web Services
3 20 (11.43%) XML
4 15 (8.57%) RESTful
5 12 (6.86%) CSS
6 10 (5.71%) J2EE
7 9 (5.14%) jQuery
8 8 (4.57%) ASP.NET
9 7 (4.00%) Hibernate
9 7 (4.00%) Spring
10 5 (2.86%) Ajax
10 5 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (2.86%) Behat
10 5 (2.86%) HTML5
10 5 (2.86%) Node.js
10 5 (2.86%) React
11 4 (2.29%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.29%) JSON
11 4 (2.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.71%) Algorithms
3 8 (4.57%) Clustering
4 6 (3.43%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.43%) Replication
5 5 (2.86%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.86%) iPad
5 5 (2.86%) Life Science
5 5 (2.86%) User Experience
5 5 (2.86%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.29%) Data Extraction
6 4 (2.29%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.29%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.71%) EPoS
8 2 (1.14%) CMDB
8 2 (1.14%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.14%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.14%) Statistics
8 2 (1.14%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 32 (18.29%) Windows
2 13 (7.43%) Linux
3 11 (6.29%) Unix
4 8 (4.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.86%) Solaris
8 4 (2.29%) AIX
9 2 (1.14%) CentOS
9 2 (1.14%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.57%) HPUX
10 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.57%) VMS
10 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (16.57%) SDLC
3 22 (12.57%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (10.29%) ETL
5 17 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (9.14%) Migration
7 14 (8.00%) Data Modelling
7 14 (8.00%) E-Commerce
8 12 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (6.29%) Data Migration
9 11 (6.29%) ITIL
9 11 (6.29%) Non-Functional Testing
9 11 (6.29%) Project Management
9 11 (6.29%) Validation
10 10 (5.71%) MVC
11 9 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (5.14%) Performance Testing
11 9 (5.14%) Test Scripting
11 9 (5.14%) Unit Testing
11 9 (5.14%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 35 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 29 (16.57%) Java
3 24 (13.71%) T-SQL
4 15 (8.57%) MATLAB
4 15 (8.57%) PL/SQL
5 14 (8.00%) PHP
6 12 (6.86%) C#
7 9 (5.14%) Python
8 8 (4.57%) Ruby
9 6 (3.43%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.86%) R
10 5 (2.86%) VBA
11 4 (2.29%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.14%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.14%) C
12 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.14%) SOQL
13 1 (0.57%) C++
13 1 (0.57%) COBOL
13 1 (0.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (5.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.43%) Degree
2 6 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.86%) MCSE
4 4 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.14%) CCA
5 2 (1.14%) CCENT
5 2 (1.14%) CCNA
5 2 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.14%) ISEB
5 2 (1.14%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.14%) MCITP
5 2 (1.14%) MCSA
5 2 (1.14%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.14%) PMP
6 1 (0.57%) HND
6 1 (0.57%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.14%) QA
2 4 (2.29%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.29%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.57%) Active Directory
1 8 (4.57%) Oracle RAC
1 8 (4.57%) vSphere
2 4 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.57%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.57%) Docker
3 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.57%) XenApp
3 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (1.71%) AirWatch
1 3 (1.71%) SCCM
1 3 (1.71%) SCOM
2 2 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.57%) Ansible
3 1 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (26.86%) Oracle
2 25 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.29%) VMware
4 10 (5.71%) SAP
5 9 (5.14%) Teradata
6 6 (3.43%) Citrix
6 6 (3.43%) HP
7 5 (2.86%) hybris
7 5 (2.86%) IBM
7 5 (2.86%) Informatica
7 5 (2.86%) JDA
8 4 (2.29%) ATG
8 4 (2.29%) Pega
8 4 (2.29%) Percussion
8 4 (2.29%) RedGate
9 3 (1.71%) Cisco
9 3 (1.71%) CommVault
9 3 (1.71%) Intel Security
9 3 (1.71%) NetApp
9 3 (1.71%) Red Hat
Watford, Hertfordshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Hertfordshire
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Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £265 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
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