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 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 84 102 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.23% 14.51% 22.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.89% 36.17% 47.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 58 85
Average daily rate
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£335 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.89% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.93 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.09%
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
216 282 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.02% 40.11% 46.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 162 188
Average daily rate £351 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £40.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -19.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £30.00 £33.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 February 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
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 February 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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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
St Albans +1 14 £285 -25.24% 5
Hemel Hempstead +8 13 £325 +30.00% 5
Watford -3 8 £313 -2.34% 8
Rickmansworth - 6 £280 - 4
Stevenage -2 5 £281 -21.32% 3
Letchworth +1 4 £375 -
Welwyn Garden City -5 3 - - 5
Cheshunt - 2 - -
Welwyn - - - -
Ware - - - - 1
Potters Bar - - - -
Radlett - - - -
Royston - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - - 1
Hoddesdon - - - - 1
Berkhamsted - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 3
Broxbourne - - - - 1
Harpenden - - - - 1
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 95 (41.30%) Oracle
2 67 (29.13%) SQL Server
2 67 (29.13%) Finance
3 55 (23.91%) .NET
3 55 (23.91%) Microsoft
4 46 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 44 (19.13%) Java
6 43 (18.70%) XML
7 42 (18.26%) ETL
8 41 (17.83%) HTML
9 40 (17.39%) JavaScript
10 38 (16.52%) T-SQL
11 36 (15.65%) Data Warehouse
12 35 (15.22%) C#
13 34 (14.78%) MS Excel
14 33 (14.35%) Performance Tuning
15 32 (13.91%) UNIX
16 29 (12.61%) PL/SQL
17 28 (12.17%) Web Services
18 27 (11.74%) Windows
18 27 (11.74%) ASP.NET
18 27 (11.74%) MVC
19 26 (11.30%) CSS
20 24 (10.43%) SQL Server 2012
21 22 (9.57%) Linux
21 22 (9.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 21 (9.13%) Relational Database
23 20 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
23 20 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 12 (5.22%) Tomcat
2 11 (4.78%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.78%) CMS
3 9 (3.91%) Apache
3 9 (3.91%) SAS
4 4 (1.74%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.30%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (1.30%) Oracle 10gAS
5 3 (1.30%) JBoss
5 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.30%) Confluence
6 2 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.87%) Node.js
6 2 (0.87%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.43%) IIS
7 1 (0.43%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.43%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.43%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.43%) Liferay
Applications
1 34 (14.78%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.35%) MS Office
3 6 (2.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) SPSS
4 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
1 10 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.30%) Maximo
3 2 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Utilities
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.43%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.43%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.43%) Agresso
4 1 (0.43%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.48%) FTP
2 6 (2.61%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (2.17%) LTE
3 5 (2.17%) 4G
3 5 (2.17%) 3G
3 5 (2.17%) 2G
4 4 (1.74%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.30%) 3GPP
5 3 (1.30%) SAN
6 2 (0.87%) LAN
6 2 (0.87%) SSH
6 2 (0.87%) X.25
6 2 (0.87%) WAN
6 2 (0.87%) DHCP
6 2 (0.87%) HTTP
6 2 (0.87%) DNS
7 1 (0.43%) SSL
7 1 (0.43%) VPN
7 1 (0.43%) Firewall
7 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (29.13%) SQL Server
2 46 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 36 (15.65%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (10.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (9.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (9.13%) Relational Database
7 20 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (6.96%) QlikView
9 15 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (6.09%) MySQL
10 14 (6.09%) RDBMS
11 13 (5.65%) Snowflake Schema
11 13 (5.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (5.22%) Oracle Database 10g
12 12 (5.22%) Oracle ODI
13 10 (4.35%) Hadoop
14 9 (3.91%) NoSQL
14 9 (3.91%) OLAP
15 7 (3.04%) Star Schema
15 7 (3.04%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 18 (7.83%) Maven
2 16 (6.96%) JUnit
3 14 (6.09%) Subversion
3 14 (6.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (5.65%) Git (software)
4 13 (5.65%) Oracle Forms
5 12 (5.22%) Eclipse
6 10 (4.35%) Ant
6 10 (4.35%) JIRA
7 8 (3.48%) IntelliJ
7 8 (3.48%) Mockito
8 6 (2.61%) Jenkins
9 5 (2.17%) Selenium
9 5 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (1.74%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.30%) StyleCop
11 3 (1.30%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.30%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.30%) PVCS
11 3 (1.30%) Fiddler
General
1 67 (29.13%) Finance
2 13 (5.65%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (3.04%) Retail
4 7 (3.04%) Marketing
5 5 (2.17%) Banking
6 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.87%) Automotive
7 1 (0.43%) Advertising
7 1 (0.43%) Publishing
7 1 (0.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 128 (55.65%) Developer
2 43 (18.70%) Analyst
3 23 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 21 (9.13%) Java Developer
5 20 (8.70%) .NET Developer
6 17 (7.39%) Oracle Developer
7 15 (6.52%) Architect
8 12 (5.22%) Software Developer
8 12 (5.22%) Data Analyst
9 10 (4.35%) C# Developer
10 9 (3.91%) Team Leader
10 9 (3.91%) DBA
10 9 (3.91%) Consultant
10 9 (3.91%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (3.04%) Business Developer
11 7 (3.04%) Business Analyst
11 7 (3.04%) Tester
11 7 (3.04%) Database Developer
11 7 (3.04%) SQL DBA
11 7 (3.04%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (23.91%) .NET
2 43 (18.70%) XML
3 41 (17.83%) HTML
4 28 (12.17%) Web Services
5 27 (11.74%) ASP.NET
6 26 (11.30%) CSS
7 18 (7.83%) Spring
8 15 (6.52%) jQuery
8 15 (6.52%) REST
9 14 (6.09%) .NET Framework
10 13 (5.65%) Ajax
11 12 (5.22%) SOAP
12 11 (4.78%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (4.35%) HTML5
13 10 (4.35%) CSS3
13 10 (4.35%) J2EE
14 9 (3.91%) ADO.NET
14 9 (3.91%) JDBC
14 9 (3.91%) Hibernate
14 9 (3.91%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.52%) Replication
3 14 (6.09%) Mathematics
4 12 (5.22%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.78%) NHS
5 11 (4.78%) Visualisation
6 10 (4.35%) Algorithms
6 10 (4.35%) Statistics
7 7 (3.04%) Economics
7 7 (3.04%) Applied Mathematics
7 7 (3.04%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.17%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.74%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (1.74%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.74%) User Experience
9 4 (1.74%) Clustering
10 3 (1.30%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.30%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.30%) PDA
10 3 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.91%) UNIX
2 27 (11.74%) Windows
3 22 (9.57%) Linux
4 7 (3.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.61%) Solaris
6 5 (2.17%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.30%) MVS
8 2 (0.87%) VMS
8 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.87%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.87%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (18.26%) ETL
3 33 (14.35%) Performance Tuning
4 27 (11.74%) MVC
5 20 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
6 19 (8.26%) Analytics
7 18 (7.83%) Data Modelling
8 16 (6.96%) TDD
9 14 (6.09%) Scrum
9 14 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (6.09%) ERP
10 13 (5.65%) Project Management
10 13 (5.65%) Data Analysis
11 12 (5.22%) Unit Testing
12 11 (4.78%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (4.78%) Test Strategy
13 10 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (4.35%) Predictive Modelling
13 10 (4.35%) BDD
13 10 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 44 (19.13%) Java
2 40 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 38 (16.52%) T-SQL
4 35 (15.22%) C#
5 29 (12.61%) PL/SQL
6 11 (4.78%) VBA
7 10 (4.35%) VB.NET
7 10 (4.35%) Perl
8 8 (3.48%) Python
8 8 (3.48%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.04%) C++
9 7 (3.04%) VBScript
10 4 (1.74%) VB
10 4 (1.74%) C
10 4 (1.74%) R
11 3 (1.30%) JCL
11 3 (1.30%) XQuery
11 3 (1.30%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.87%) COBOL
13 1 (0.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (4.78%) SC Cleared
1 11 (4.78%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.35%) Degree
3 6 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.87%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.87%) MCDBA
4 2 (0.87%) MCITP
4 2 (0.87%) VCP4
5 1 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) CIMA
5 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.26%) QA
2 4 (1.74%) SLA
3 2 (0.87%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 5 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.30%) vSphere
3 2 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (3.04%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 3 (1.30%) SCOM
3 2 (0.87%) HP SIM
3 2 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.43%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 95 (41.30%) Oracle
2 55 (23.91%) Microsoft
3 19 (8.26%) Teradata
4 16 (6.96%) SAP
5 15 (6.52%) Informatica
6 13 (5.65%) Tableau
7 12 (5.22%) HP
8 7 (3.04%) Sybase
8 7 (3.04%) VMware
9 6 (2.61%) Business Objects
10 5 (2.17%) Cognos
11 3 (1.30%) Serena
11 3 (1.30%) Splunk
12 2 (0.87%) Hortonworks
12 2 (0.87%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 2 (0.87%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.87%) Huawei
12 2 (0.87%) Nortel
12 2 (0.87%) Citrix
12 2 (0.87%) IBM
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