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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 79 93 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.08% 12.85% 18.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.93% 41.15% 47.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 38 69
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £313 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £16.75 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+27.00% -23.07%
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
184 226 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.81% 31.22% 38.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 104 158
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 14
Median hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -12.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 17 £400 +6.66% 13
Hemel Hempstead +2 13 £419 -16.25% 3
Welwyn Garden City +5 12 £425 +21.42%
St Albans -4 3 £400 -11.11% 6
Waltham Cross - 3 £370 -
Stevenage -4 2 £150 -14.52% 2
Rickmansworth - 2 - - 2
Cheshunt -1 1 - -
Welwyn -3 1 - -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 47 (29.19%) SQL Server
2 42 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (23.60%) JavaScript
4 37 (22.98%) Retail
5 36 (22.36%) Oracle
6 32 (19.88%) HTML
7 31 (19.25%) Finance
8 29 (18.01%) C#
9 27 (16.77%) .NET
10 26 (16.15%) E-Commerce
10 26 (16.15%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (14.29%) Windows
11 23 (14.29%) T-SQL
11 23 (14.29%) Java
12 21 (13.04%) Microsoft
12 21 (13.04%) TDD
13 19 (11.80%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (11.18%) XML
14 18 (11.18%) Unix
14 18 (11.18%) QA
15 17 (10.56%) DB2
16 16 (9.94%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (9.94%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (9.32%) SOA
17 15 (9.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 14 (8.70%) Test Scripting
18 14 (8.70%) RESTful
19 13 (8.07%) SDLC
19 13 (8.07%) DevOps
19 13 (8.07%) HTML5

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 5 (3.11%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.48%) ArchestrA
2 4 (2.48%) Confluence
2 4 (2.48%) JBoss
2 4 (2.48%) Node.js
2 4 (2.48%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.24%) Apache
4 2 (1.24%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.24%) SAS
4 2 (1.24%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.62%) IIS
5 1 (0.62%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.62%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (8.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.86%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (7.45%) Magento
2 3 (1.86%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.24%) HFM
3 2 (1.24%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (1.24%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.21%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (6.21%) SaaS
2 1 (0.62%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.11%) Internet
1 5 (3.11%) SAN
2 3 (1.86%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (1.86%) NAS
3 2 (1.24%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.62%) ATM
4 1 (0.62%) GSM
4 1 (0.62%) HTTP
4 1 (0.62%) Intranet
4 1 (0.62%) Network Security
4 1 (0.62%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (29.19%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.56%) DB2
3 15 (9.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (7.45%) Oracle Database
4 12 (7.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (5.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (4.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.11%) DbVisualizer
8 5 (3.11%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (2.48%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.48%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.86%) MySQL
11 2 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.24%) Essbase
11 2 (1.24%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (7.45%) Selenium
1 12 (7.45%) Subversion
1 12 (7.45%) WebDriver
2 10 (6.21%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.59%) JIRA
4 8 (4.97%) Appium
4 8 (4.97%) PHPUnit
5 4 (2.48%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.48%) Protractor
5 4 (2.48%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.86%) Ant
6 3 (1.86%) Rational Application Developer
6 3 (1.86%) Zephyr
7 2 (1.24%) CruiseControl
7 2 (1.24%) FitNesse
7 2 (1.24%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.24%) MSTest
7 2 (1.24%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.24%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (22.98%) Retail
2 31 (19.25%) Finance
3 6 (3.73%) Advertising
3 6 (3.73%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.73%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.48%) Banking
5 3 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.24%) Billing
6 2 (1.24%) Marketing
7 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (27.95%) Developer
2 31 (19.25%) Analyst
3 23 (14.29%) Architect
4 16 (9.94%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (9.32%) DBA
5 15 (9.32%) SQL DBA
6 14 (8.70%) E-Commerce Architect
7 12 (7.45%) Automation Tester
7 12 (7.45%) Tester
8 11 (6.83%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 11 (6.83%) Selenium Tester
8 11 (6.83%) SQL Developer
9 10 (6.21%) Administrator
9 10 (6.21%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
10 9 (5.59%) .NET Developer
10 9 (5.59%) C# Developer
11 8 (4.97%) Consultant
12 7 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
12 7 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
12 7 (4.35%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.88%) HTML
2 27 (16.77%) .NET
3 18 (11.18%) XML
4 14 (8.70%) RESTful
5 13 (8.07%) HTML5
6 12 (7.45%) CSS
6 12 (7.45%) J2EE
6 12 (7.45%) WCF
7 11 (6.83%) REST
7 11 (6.83%) SOAP
8 9 (5.59%) ASP.NET
9 8 (4.97%) Behat
9 8 (4.97%) jQuery
10 7 (4.35%) Middleware
10 7 (4.35%) MSMQ
11 6 (3.73%) React
11 6 (3.73%) Web Services
12 5 (3.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (3.11%) Flash
13 4 (2.48%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.15%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.07%) Data Integration
3 7 (4.35%) iPad
4 6 (3.73%) Clustering
4 6 (3.73%) Replication
5 5 (3.11%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.11%) User Experience
6 4 (2.48%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.48%) SCADA
7 3 (1.86%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.24%) CMDB
8 2 (1.24%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.24%) EPoS
8 2 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.24%) iPhone
8 2 (1.24%) Life Science
8 2 (1.24%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.24%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.24%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.29%) Windows
2 18 (11.18%) Unix
3 7 (4.35%) Linux
3 7 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 7 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.11%) Solaris
4 5 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.48%) AIX
6 2 (1.24%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.62%) HPUX
7 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (16.15%) E-Commerce
3 21 (13.04%) TDD
4 19 (11.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (9.94%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (9.94%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (9.32%) SOA
7 14 (8.70%) Test Scripting
8 13 (8.07%) Automated Testing
8 13 (8.07%) DevOps
8 13 (8.07%) SDLC
9 12 (7.45%) Test Automation
10 11 (6.83%) Coaching
10 11 (6.83%) Data Modelling
10 11 (6.83%) Document Management
11 10 (6.21%) ETL
12 8 (4.97%) BDD
12 8 (4.97%) Data Management
12 8 (4.97%) Project Management
12 8 (4.97%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 38 (23.60%) JavaScript
2 29 (18.01%) C#
3 23 (14.29%) Java
3 23 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 12 (7.45%) PHP
5 11 (6.83%) PL/SQL
6 8 (4.97%) MATLAB
7 5 (3.11%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.11%) VBA
8 4 (2.48%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.86%) Perl
10 2 (1.24%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.24%) C
10 2 (1.24%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.24%) SOQL
11 1 (0.62%) C++
11 1 (0.62%) COBOL
11 1 (0.62%) Python
11 1 (0.62%) Ruby
11 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.73%) Degree
3 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.86%) MCSA
4 3 (1.86%) MCSE
4 3 (1.86%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.24%) ISEB
5 2 (1.24%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.62%) HND
6 1 (0.62%) MBA
6 1 (0.62%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.18%) QA
2 4 (2.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (3.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.86%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.86%) vSphere
4 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.62%) XenApp
4 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.62%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (2.48%) Wonderware InTouch
2 3 (1.86%) AirWatch
2 3 (1.86%) SCOM
3 2 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.24%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (22.36%) Oracle
2 21 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.59%) VMware
4 7 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.73%) IBM
6 5 (3.11%) HP
6 5 (3.11%) JDA
6 5 (3.11%) SAP
7 4 (2.48%) Allen-Bradley
7 4 (2.48%) hybris
7 4 (2.48%) Pega
7 4 (2.48%) RedGate
7 4 (2.48%) Rockwell
7 4 (2.48%) Wonderware
8 3 (1.86%) ATG
8 3 (1.86%) CommVault
8 3 (1.86%) Intel Security
8 3 (1.86%) NetApp
8 3 (1.86%) Percussion
9 2 (1.24%) Lotus
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