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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 134 122 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.03% 14.99% 20.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.94% 41.92% 49.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 48 95
Median daily rate £348 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Median hourly rate £12.08 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.44% +12.50%
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
258 291 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 36.65% 35.75% 41.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 132 197
Median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £300 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 8
Median hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £20.94 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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
Watford +1 37 £320 -11.72% 5
Welwyn Garden City +7 19 £288 -7.25% 2
Hemel Hempstead -1 12 £400 -20.00% 2
St Albans - 5 £308 - 9
Hertford +1 3 - -
Letchworth 0 2 £325 -3.34% 2
Stevenage -2 2 £275 -26.66% 1
Kings Langley - 2 £425 -
Rickmansworth +4 1 - -
Tring - 1 £375 -
Welwyn - 1 - -
Borehamwood - 1 £450 -
Hitchin - 1 £365 - 1
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 69 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 57 (27.54%) Oracle
3 54 (26.09%) Retail
4 52 (25.12%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (19.81%) Microsoft
6 40 (19.32%) Windows
7 39 (18.84%) Java
8 38 (18.36%) Finance
9 33 (15.94%) Web Services
10 32 (15.46%) SDLC
11 30 (14.49%) T-SQL
12 29 (14.01%) JavaScript
13 26 (12.56%) Oracle Database
14 25 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (12.08%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (11.59%) Linux
16 23 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 23 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
17 22 (10.63%) Unix
17 22 (10.63%) HTML
18 21 (10.14%) .NET
18 21 (10.14%) Python
18 21 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
18 21 (10.14%) SQL Server 2008
19 20 (9.66%) Git (software)
19 20 (9.66%) PHP
19 20 (9.66%) ETL
19 20 (9.66%) MATLAB
20 19 (9.18%) QA
20 19 (9.18%) Relational Database

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 12 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.83%) Confluence
2 10 (4.83%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 7 (3.38%) Drupal
4 7 (3.38%) SAS
5 6 (2.90%) Apache
6 5 (2.42%) JBoss
7 4 (1.93%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.45%) ArcGIS
8 3 (1.45%) IIS
8 3 (1.45%) NServiceBus
8 3 (1.45%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.97%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.48%) CMS
10 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (7.73%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (5.80%) Magento
2 5 (2.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.45%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.97%) HFM
4 2 (0.97%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.48%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.48%) Unica
5 1 (0.48%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.86%) SaaS
2 5 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.45%) Office 365
4 3 (1.45%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.97%) Slack
6 1 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.48%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.48%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.25%) SAN
2 8 (3.86%) Firewall
3 4 (1.93%) Internet
4 3 (1.45%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (1.45%) NAS
5 2 (0.97%) FTP
5 2 (0.97%) Network Security
6 1 (0.48%) ATM
6 1 (0.48%) HTTP
6 1 (0.48%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.48%) Intranet
6 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 26 (12.56%) Oracle Database
3 23 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (10.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (9.18%) Relational Database
6 15 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (6.76%) SQL Server 2014
8 13 (6.28%) DB2
9 11 (5.31%) MySQL
9 11 (5.31%) RDBMS
9 11 (5.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (4.83%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (3.86%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (3.38%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (2.42%) Base SAS
13 5 (2.42%) Data Mart
13 5 (2.42%) PowerCenter
13 5 (2.42%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 20 (9.66%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.25%) Subversion
3 14 (6.76%) JIRA
4 9 (4.35%) Zephyr
5 8 (3.86%) Ant
6 7 (3.38%) Selenium
7 5 (2.42%) ERwin
7 5 (2.42%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (2.42%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.42%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.93%) Appium
8 4 (1.93%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.93%) JMeter
8 4 (1.93%) LoadRunner
8 4 (1.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.45%) Maven
9 3 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (1.45%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.45%) Toad
10 2 (0.97%) Eclipse
General
1 54 (26.09%) Retail
2 38 (18.36%) Finance
3 7 (3.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (2.90%) Advertising
4 6 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.45%) Billing
6 2 (0.97%) Banking
6 2 (0.97%) French Language
6 2 (0.97%) Marketing
6 2 (0.97%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 60 (28.99%) Developer
2 30 (14.49%) Analyst
3 22 (10.63%) Architect
3 22 (10.63%) SQL Developer
4 18 (8.70%) DBA
4 18 (8.70%) SQL DBA
5 12 (5.80%) Consultant
5 12 (5.80%) SQL Server DBA
6 10 (4.83%) Data Analyst
6 10 (4.83%) Infrastructure Architect
6 10 (4.83%) Oracle Developer
7 9 (4.35%) Java Developer
7 9 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 8 (3.86%) .NET Developer
8 8 (3.86%) Administrator
8 8 (3.86%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (3.86%) SQL Analyst
8 8 (3.86%) Tester
9 7 (3.38%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (3.38%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.94%) Web Services
2 22 (10.63%) HTML
3 21 (10.14%) .NET
4 18 (8.70%) XML
5 13 (6.28%) RESTful
5 13 (6.28%) Spring
6 10 (4.83%) CSS
6 10 (4.83%) Hibernate
7 9 (4.35%) J2EE
8 8 (3.86%) ASP.NET
9 6 (2.90%) .NET Framework
9 6 (2.90%) jQuery
9 6 (2.90%) Middleware
9 6 (2.90%) SOAP
10 5 (2.42%) JSP
10 5 (2.42%) MDX
11 4 (1.93%) AngularJS
11 4 (1.93%) Entity Framework
11 4 (1.93%) MSMQ
11 4 (1.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.25%) Algorithms
3 11 (5.31%) Replication
4 9 (4.35%) Clustering
5 7 (3.38%) Data Integration
6 6 (2.90%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.90%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.42%) Life Science
7 5 (2.42%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.93%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.93%) Data Extraction
8 4 (1.93%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.93%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.93%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.93%) Statistics
9 3 (1.45%) EFT
9 3 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.45%) EPoS
9 3 (1.45%) Physics
9 3 (1.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 40 (19.32%) Windows
2 24 (11.59%) Linux
3 22 (10.63%) Unix
4 10 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (4.35%) AIX
6 6 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.42%) Windows Server
7 5 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.45%) CentOS
8 3 (1.45%) Solaris
8 3 (1.45%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.45%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.97%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.48%) HPUX
10 1 (0.48%) VMS
10 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (25.12%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (15.46%) SDLC
3 25 (12.08%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 20 (9.66%) ETL
6 17 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (7.73%) E-Commerce
8 14 (6.76%) Analytics
9 13 (6.28%) Migration
10 12 (5.80%) Data Modelling
10 12 (5.80%) ITIL
10 12 (5.80%) Validation
11 11 (5.31%) PRINCE2
11 11 (5.31%) Project Management
12 10 (4.83%) Unit Testing
13 9 (4.35%) Business Analytics
13 9 (4.35%) Dimensional Modelling
13 9 (4.35%) MVC
13 9 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
13 9 (4.35%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 39 (18.84%) Java
2 30 (14.49%) T-SQL
3 29 (14.01%) JavaScript
4 21 (10.14%) Python
5 20 (9.66%) MATLAB
5 20 (9.66%) PHP
6 16 (7.73%) Ruby
7 14 (6.76%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.86%) C#
9 6 (2.90%) R
10 5 (2.42%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.42%) VBA
11 4 (1.93%) C
12 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.97%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.48%) C++
13 1 (0.48%) Clojure
13 1 (0.48%) Groovy
13 1 (0.48%) Perl
13 1 (0.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (2.90%) Degree
2 6 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.42%) MCSE
3 5 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.45%) ISEB
4 3 (1.45%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.45%) MCITP
4 3 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.97%) CCA
5 2 (0.97%) CCENT
5 2 (0.97%) CCNA
5 2 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (0.97%) MCSA
5 2 (0.97%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.97%) PMP
6 1 (0.48%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.48%) MBA
6 1 (0.48%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.18%) QA
2 4 (1.93%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.93%) SLA
3 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.35%) vSphere
3 8 (3.86%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.90%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.48%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.48%) Docker
6 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.48%) XenApp
6 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.48%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (4.35%) SCCM
2 8 (3.86%) Ansible
2 8 (3.86%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.86%) Puppet
3 3 (1.45%) AirWatch
3 3 (1.45%) SCOM
3 3 (1.45%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.97%) OpenView
4 2 (0.97%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (27.54%) Oracle
2 41 (19.81%) Microsoft
3 18 (8.70%) Teradata
4 14 (6.76%) IBM
4 14 (6.76%) VMware
5 13 (6.28%) hybris
6 11 (5.31%) SAP
6 11 (5.31%) Sybase
7 7 (3.38%) HP
8 6 (2.90%) Citrix
9 5 (2.42%) Ab Initio
9 5 (2.42%) Informatica
10 4 (1.93%) ATG
10 4 (1.93%) JDA
10 4 (1.93%) Percussion
10 4 (1.93%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.45%) Cisco
11 3 (1.45%) CommVault
11 3 (1.45%) Intel Security
11 3 (1.45%) NetApp
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