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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 20 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 39 91 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.62% 15.61% 17.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.74% 51.41% 53.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 52 66
Median daily rate £300 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £250 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £36.75 £20.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.09%

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
188 177 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 31.92% 30.36% 32.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 92 115
Median daily rate £450 £338 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 11
Median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.13 £30.00 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -1 13 £150 -53.84% 3
Watford -10 6 - - 4
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - - 2
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 42 (27.45%) Windows
2 41 (26.80%) Linux
2 41 (26.80%) Java
3 37 (24.18%) Oracle
4 35 (22.88%) Unix
5 34 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 34 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (18.30%) E-Commerce
7 27 (17.65%) Finance
8 25 (16.34%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (15.69%) Microsoft
9 24 (15.69%) Retail
10 23 (15.03%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (14.38%) HTML
12 21 (13.73%) MySQL
12 21 (13.73%) Web Services
12 21 (13.73%) IBM
12 21 (13.73%) Git (software)
13 20 (13.07%) Python
13 20 (13.07%) JavaScript
14 18 (11.76%) T-SQL
14 18 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 17 (11.11%) QA
16 16 (10.46%) DB2
16 16 (10.46%) Firewall
17 15 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 15 (9.80%) C#
17 15 (9.80%) MATLAB
17 15 (9.80%) Oracle Database
17 15 (9.80%) Performance Tuning

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 14 (9.15%) Apache
1 14 (9.15%) Tomcat
2 13 (8.50%) WebSphere
3 11 (7.19%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.23%) Drupal
5 6 (3.92%) IIS
5 6 (3.92%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.96%) CMS
6 3 (1.96%) MQSeries
6 3 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.31%) nginx
8 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.65%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 11 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.92%) MS Office
3 2 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.65%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 13 (8.50%) Magento
2 5 (3.27%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.65%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.27%) Office 365
3 3 (1.96%) SaaS
4 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.31%) Slack
5 1 (0.65%) AdWords
5 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.65%) GitHub
5 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.65%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.46%) Firewall
2 12 (7.84%) Internet
3 7 (4.58%) FTP
4 6 (3.92%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.27%) SAN
5 5 (3.27%) SSL
6 1 (0.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 23 (15.03%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (13.73%) MySQL
4 18 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (10.46%) DB2
6 15 (9.80%) Oracle Database
6 15 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (9.15%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (7.19%) Relational Database
9 10 (6.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (5.23%) RDBMS
12 7 (4.58%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (3.27%) DbVisualizer
13 5 (3.27%) PowerCenter
13 5 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (3.27%) Sybase ASE
14 4 (2.61%) Data Mart
14 4 (2.61%) MongoDB
14 4 (2.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (13.73%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.50%) Subversion
3 11 (7.19%) Ant
4 9 (5.88%) JIRA
5 7 (4.58%) Selenium
6 6 (3.92%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.27%) Appium
7 5 (3.27%) SoapUI
7 5 (3.27%) WebDriver
8 4 (2.61%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.96%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.96%) ERwin
9 3 (1.96%) JUnit
9 3 (1.96%) Log4j
9 3 (1.96%) Mockito
9 3 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (1.96%) Protractor
9 3 (1.96%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.96%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 27 (17.65%) Finance
2 24 (15.69%) Retail
3 6 (3.92%) Banking
4 4 (2.61%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.96%) Legal
5 3 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.31%) French Language
6 2 (1.31%) Marketing
7 1 (0.65%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) Back Office
7 1 (0.65%) Electronics
7 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.65%) Games
7 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (32.03%) Developer
2 25 (16.34%) Analyst
2 25 (16.34%) Architect
3 22 (14.38%) SQL Developer
4 13 (8.50%) Infrastructure Architect
5 11 (7.19%) Tester
6 10 (6.54%) Java Developer
7 9 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 9 (5.88%) Service Desk Engineer
7 9 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 8 (5.23%) Applications Support
8 8 (5.23%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (5.23%) Unix Architect
9 6 (3.92%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 6 (3.92%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.27%) Automation Tester
10 5 (3.27%) Java Automation Tester
10 5 (3.27%) Selenium Tester
10 5 (3.27%) SQL DBA
10 5 (3.27%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.38%) HTML
2 21 (13.73%) Web Services
3 13 (8.50%) .NET
4 12 (7.84%) XML
5 11 (7.19%) .NET Framework
6 10 (6.54%) ASP.NET
7 9 (5.88%) Entity Framework
7 9 (5.88%) J2EE
8 8 (5.23%) CSS
8 8 (5.23%) JSON
8 8 (5.23%) REST
8 8 (5.23%) SOAP
9 7 (4.58%) AngularJS
10 6 (3.92%) Spring
10 6 (3.92%) XSLT
11 5 (3.27%) Ajax
11 5 (3.27%) Gherkin
11 5 (3.27%) jQuery
11 5 (3.27%) JSP
11 5 (3.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.34%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.19%) Algorithms
3 10 (6.54%) EFT
4 9 (5.88%) Clustering
5 6 (3.92%) NHS
6 5 (3.27%) Data Extraction
6 5 (3.27%) Mathematics
6 5 (3.27%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.27%) Physics
6 5 (3.27%) Replication
6 5 (3.27%) Statistics
7 4 (2.61%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.61%) User Experience
8 3 (1.96%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.96%) iPad
8 3 (1.96%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (1.96%) PKI
9 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (27.45%) Windows
2 41 (26.80%) Linux
3 35 (22.88%) Unix
4 10 (6.54%) AIX
5 8 (5.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.92%) Solaris
6 6 (3.92%) Windows 7
6 6 (3.92%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.61%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.96%) HPUX
9 2 (1.31%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (18.30%) E-Commerce
3 15 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (8.50%) ETL
5 12 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (7.19%) MVC
7 10 (6.54%) Software Engineering
8 9 (5.88%) Analytics
8 9 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (5.88%) Data Modelling
8 9 (5.88%) OO
8 9 (5.88%) TDD
9 8 (5.23%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 8 (5.23%) Mentoring
9 8 (5.23%) Software Delivery
9 8 (5.23%) System Testing
9 8 (5.23%) Translating Business Requirements
10 7 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (4.58%) Time Management
10 7 (4.58%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (26.80%) Java
2 20 (13.07%) JavaScript
2 20 (13.07%) Python
3 18 (11.76%) T-SQL
4 15 (9.80%) C#
4 15 (9.80%) MATLAB
5 14 (9.15%) PHP
5 14 (9.15%) Ruby
6 10 (6.54%) C
7 9 (5.88%) PL/SQL
8 8 (5.23%) Bash Shell
8 8 (5.23%) Perl
9 5 (3.27%) C++
9 5 (3.27%) VBA
10 4 (2.61%) VB
11 2 (1.31%) Go
11 2 (1.31%) Lua
12 1 (0.65%) Clojure
12 1 (0.65%) Groovy
12 1 (0.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (3.27%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.61%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.31%) Degree
3 2 (1.31%) ISEB
3 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.31%) RHCE
4 1 (0.65%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.65%) MCITP
4 1 (0.65%) MCSA
4 1 (0.65%) MCSE
4 1 (0.65%) MCTS
4 1 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.11%) QA
2 4 (2.61%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.96%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (9.15%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.54%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.61%) Docker
5 3 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (6.54%) Puppet
2 9 (5.88%) SCCM
3 8 (5.23%) Ansible
3 8 (5.23%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.61%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.96%) OpenView
5 3 (1.96%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.96%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (1.96%) WSUS
6 2 (1.31%) Salt
7 1 (0.65%) SCOM
7 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (24.18%) Oracle
2 24 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 21 (13.73%) IBM
4 13 (8.50%) hybris
5 8 (5.23%) Teradata
5 8 (5.23%) VMware
6 7 (4.58%) Sybase
7 6 (3.92%) Informatica
8 4 (2.61%) HP
9 3 (1.96%) Ab Initio
9 3 (1.96%) ATG
9 3 (1.96%) Blue Martini
9 3 (1.96%) BMC
9 3 (1.96%) Elastic Path
9 3 (1.96%) Interwoven
9 3 (1.96%) Sun
10 2 (1.31%) JDA
10 2 (1.31%) SAP
10 2 (1.31%) Zend
11 1 (0.65%) Cisco
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