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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 79 96 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.72% 15.12% 13.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.40% 45.71% 33.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 61 51
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £36.75 £20.93 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.58% +90.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +1.78%
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
174 210 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.21% 33.07% 40.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 104 153
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.92% +0.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 6
Average hourly rate £49.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Watford +7 20 £313 -28.57% 7
St Albans -2 10 £625 +96.07% 4
Hemel Hempstead -1 6 £390 +20.00% 5
Welwyn Garden City +2 4 £325 -16.12% 2
Cheshunt - 4 £275 -
Royston - 4 - -
Hoddesdon 0 1 £264 -
Rickmansworth -7 1 - - 1
Waltham Cross - 1 £375 - 1
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 54 (31.03%) Oracle
2 49 (28.16%) SQL Server
3 42 (24.14%) C#
4 38 (21.84%) .NET
5 36 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (20.11%) HTML
6 35 (20.11%) ETL
6 35 (20.11%) Microsoft
7 34 (19.54%) JavaScript
8 30 (17.24%) Finance
9 27 (15.52%) Unix
9 27 (15.52%) Windows
9 27 (15.52%) E-Commerce
10 25 (14.37%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (14.37%) Retail
11 24 (13.79%) TDD
12 23 (13.22%) XML
13 22 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (12.07%) Java
14 21 (12.07%) PL/SQL
15 20 (11.49%) T-SQL
15 20 (11.49%) DB2
15 20 (11.49%) Configuration Management
15 20 (11.49%) Oracle Database
16 19 (10.92%) ASP.NET
17 18 (10.34%) SOA
17 18 (10.34%) RESTful
18 17 (9.77%) Data Integration
18 17 (9.77%) MS Excel
19 16 (9.20%) SOAP

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (3.45%) Tomcat
1 6 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.87%) ArchestrA
2 5 (2.87%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.72%) IIS
4 3 (1.72%) MQSeries
4 3 (1.72%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.15%) CMS
5 2 (1.15%) Drupal
5 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.15%) JBoss
5 2 (1.15%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.57%) Apache
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.57%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (9.77%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.75%) MS Office
3 7 (4.02%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (7.47%) Magento
2 4 (2.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.72%) Cognos Planning
4 2 (1.15%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (1.15%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.57%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.17%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (5.17%) SaaS
2 2 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.17%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (1.72%) 2G
2 3 (1.72%) 3G
2 3 (1.72%) Internet
3 2 (1.15%) 4G
3 2 (1.15%) DHCP
3 2 (1.15%) DNS
3 2 (1.15%) Firewall
3 2 (1.15%) SNMP
4 1 (0.57%) GSM
4 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.57%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.57%) LAN
4 1 (0.57%) LTE
4 1 (0.57%) SAN
4 1 (0.57%) Telnet
4 1 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (28.16%) SQL Server
2 25 (14.37%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (11.49%) DB2
3 20 (11.49%) Oracle Database
4 14 (8.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (8.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (7.47%) MySQL
5 13 (7.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (5.17%) DbVisualizer
6 9 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (4.60%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.15%) Cognos Powerplay
9 2 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.15%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.15%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 14 (8.05%) Oracle Forms
2 13 (7.47%) Selenium
2 13 (7.47%) Subversion
3 11 (6.32%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.32%) WebDriver
4 8 (4.60%) PHPUnit
4 8 (4.60%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.45%) JIRA
6 5 (2.87%) Ant
6 5 (2.87%) Appium
6 5 (2.87%) LoadRunner
6 5 (2.87%) Protractor
6 5 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.30%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.30%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.30%) NUnit
8 3 (1.72%) HP UFT
8 3 (1.72%) Rational Application Developer
9 2 (1.15%) CruiseControl
9 2 (1.15%) JUnit
General
1 30 (17.24%) Finance
2 25 (14.37%) Retail
3 10 (5.75%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.02%) Advertising
4 7 (4.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.15%) Back Office
6 2 (1.15%) Banking
6 2 (1.15%) Military
7 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (37.93%) Developer
2 30 (17.24%) Analyst
3 23 (13.22%) Architect
4 19 (10.92%) Oracle Developer
5 17 (9.77%) .NET Developer
5 17 (9.77%) DBA
6 15 (8.62%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (8.62%) Tester
7 14 (8.05%) C# Developer
7 14 (8.05%) E-Commerce Architect
7 14 (8.05%) SQL Developer
8 12 (6.90%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
9 11 (6.32%) Automation Tester
9 11 (6.32%) Oracle DBA
10 10 (5.75%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (5.75%) ETL Developer
10 10 (5.75%) Selenium Tester
10 10 (5.75%) Web Tester
11 9 (5.17%) Administrator
11 9 (5.17%) Oracle ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (21.84%) .NET
2 35 (20.11%) HTML
3 23 (13.22%) XML
4 19 (10.92%) ASP.NET
5 18 (10.34%) RESTful
6 16 (9.20%) SOAP
6 16 (9.20%) Web Services
7 15 (8.62%) WCF
8 14 (8.05%) CSS
8 14 (8.05%) J2EE
9 13 (7.47%) REST
10 12 (6.90%) HTML5
11 11 (6.32%) .NET Framework
12 9 (5.17%) Flash
12 9 (5.17%) jQuery
13 8 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (4.02%) MSMQ
15 6 (3.45%) Ajax
15 6 (3.45%) JSON
15 6 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.77%) Data Integration
3 6 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (2.87%) SCADA
5 4 (2.30%) Clustering
5 4 (2.30%) NHS
6 3 (1.72%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.15%) AS400
7 2 (1.15%) e-Health
7 2 (1.15%) FMCG
7 2 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.15%) iPad
7 2 (1.15%) iPhone
7 2 (1.15%) Life Science
7 2 (1.15%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.15%) User Experience
8 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.52%) Unix
1 27 (15.52%) Windows
2 12 (6.90%) Linux
3 9 (5.17%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.72%) AIX
5 3 (1.72%) Solaris
5 3 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.15%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.15%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.15%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (20.11%) ETL
3 27 (15.52%) E-Commerce
4 24 (13.79%) TDD
5 20 (11.49%) Configuration Management
6 18 (10.34%) SOA
7 16 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (8.62%) Change Management
8 15 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (8.05%) Automated Testing
10 12 (6.90%) Test Scripting
11 11 (6.32%) MVC
11 11 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (6.32%) Test Automation
12 10 (5.75%) Coaching
12 10 (5.75%) Document Management
13 9 (5.17%) BDD
13 9 (5.17%) DevOps
13 9 (5.17%) System Testing
13 9 (5.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (24.14%) C#
2 34 (19.54%) JavaScript
3 21 (12.07%) Java
3 21 (12.07%) PL/SQL
4 20 (11.49%) T-SQL
5 12 (6.90%) PHP
6 6 (3.45%) C++
6 6 (3.45%) MATLAB
6 6 (3.45%) Perl
7 5 (2.87%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.30%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.30%) VBA
9 3 (1.72%) VBScript
10 2 (1.15%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.15%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.15%) Python
10 2 (1.15%) Ruby
10 2 (1.15%) SOQL
11 1 (0.57%) COBOL
11 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (4.60%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.30%) Degree
4 3 (1.72%) MCSE
4 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.15%) MCSA
6 1 (0.57%) ACCA
6 1 (0.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.62%) QA
2 5 (2.87%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (4.60%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.72%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.15%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.15%) vCloud
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.57%) vSphere
5 1 (0.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (6.32%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (2.87%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.30%) Wonderware InTouch
4 3 (1.72%) SCOM
5 2 (1.15%) Ansible
5 2 (1.15%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.15%) Puppet
5 2 (1.15%) SCCM
5 2 (1.15%) vRealize
6 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 54 (31.03%) Oracle
2 35 (20.11%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.17%) IBM
4 8 (4.60%) HP
5 6 (3.45%) Cognos
5 6 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.87%) Allen-Bradley
6 5 (2.87%) SAP
6 5 (2.87%) VMware
6 5 (2.87%) Wonderware
7 4 (2.30%) Informatica
7 4 (2.30%) ION Trading
7 4 (2.30%) Rockwell
8 3 (1.72%) Greenplum
8 3 (1.72%) Red Gate
9 2 (1.15%) hybris
9 2 (1.15%) Pega
9 2 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.15%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.15%) Splunk
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