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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 10 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 51 84 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.57% 14.09% 14.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.29% 46.41% 40.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 42 54
Median daily rate £313 £388 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +13.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £276 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £20.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +79.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £23.52 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+70.06% -21.60%

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
194 181 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.61% 30.37% 35.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 97 106
Median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £284 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £623 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 13
Median hourly rate £45.71 £49.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.66% +32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.72 £37.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 14 £150 -53.84% 3
Watford -6 9 £475 +52.00% 13
Hemel Hempstead -1 2 £330 -15.38% 2
St Albans -2 2 £110 -82.40% 11
Rickmansworth -1 1 - - 1
Stevenage - 1 - - 1
Letchworth - 1 - - 5
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 33 (28.45%) Windows
2 31 (26.72%) Linux
3 30 (25.86%) Java
4 29 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 24 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (18.97%) C#
6 22 (18.97%) HTML
6 22 (18.97%) Unix
7 21 (18.10%) Web Services
7 21 (18.10%) E-Commerce
7 21 (18.10%) JavaScript
8 20 (17.24%) Oracle
8 20 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (16.38%) .NET
10 18 (15.52%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (15.52%) Finance
11 16 (13.79%) Microsoft
12 15 (12.93%) ASP.NET
13 14 (12.07%) MVC
13 14 (12.07%) MySQL
13 14 (12.07%) XML
14 13 (11.21%) Python
14 13 (11.21%) .NET Framework
14 13 (11.21%) Git (software)
15 12 (10.34%) QA
15 12 (10.34%) Entity Framework
15 12 (10.34%) Oracle Database
15 12 (10.34%) WebSphere
15 12 (10.34%) Retail
15 12 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 (10.34%) Apache
1 12 (10.34%) WebSphere
2 9 (7.76%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (2.59%) CMS
3 3 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.59%) IIS
3 3 (2.59%) MQSeries
3 3 (2.59%) nginx
3 3 (2.59%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.59%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.72%) Drupal
4 2 (1.72%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.86%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.86%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (6.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.72%) MS Office
2 2 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.86%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.86%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Magento
2 5 (4.31%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.86%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.86%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.72%) Office 365
3 1 (0.86%) AdWords
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.86%) GitHub
3 1 (0.86%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.86%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.62%) Firewall
1 10 (8.62%) Internet
2 6 (5.17%) SSL
2 6 (5.17%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.31%) FTP
4 1 (0.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.52%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (12.07%) MySQL
4 12 (10.34%) Oracle Database
4 12 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (9.48%) Relational Database
6 10 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (7.76%) DB2
7 9 (7.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (6.90%) RDBMS
9 7 (6.03%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (4.31%) PowerCenter
11 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (3.45%) Data Mart
12 4 (3.45%) DbVisualizer
12 4 (3.45%) NoSQL
13 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (2.59%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 13 (11.21%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.90%) JIRA
3 7 (6.03%) Subversion
4 5 (4.31%) Ant
4 5 (4.31%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.31%) Selenium
5 4 (3.45%) Appium
5 4 (3.45%) SoapUI
5 4 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.45%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.59%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.59%) ERwin
6 3 (2.59%) JUnit
6 3 (2.59%) Log4j
6 3 (2.59%) Mockito
6 3 (2.59%) Protractor
6 3 (2.59%) Vagrant
6 3 (2.59%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.59%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 2 (1.72%) Bugzilla
General
1 18 (15.52%) Finance
2 12 (10.34%) Retail
3 5 (4.31%) Banking
3 5 (4.31%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.59%) Legal
6 2 (1.72%) Automotive
6 2 (1.72%) Marketing
6 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.86%) Back Office
7 1 (0.86%) Electronics
7 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (36.21%) Developer
2 22 (18.97%) Analyst
3 16 (13.79%) Architect
4 15 (12.93%) .NET Developer
5 13 (11.21%) SQL Developer
6 9 (7.76%) Tester
7 8 (6.90%) Java Developer
8 7 (6.03%) Support Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Business Analyst
9 6 (5.17%) Service Desk Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Automation Tester
10 5 (4.31%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.31%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.31%) Data Analyst
10 5 (4.31%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 5 (4.31%) Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (3.45%) Applications Support
11 4 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.45%) Consultant
11 4 (3.45%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.97%) HTML
2 21 (18.10%) Web Services
3 19 (16.38%) .NET
4 15 (12.93%) ASP.NET
5 14 (12.07%) XML
6 13 (11.21%) .NET Framework
7 12 (10.34%) CSS
7 12 (10.34%) Entity Framework
8 10 (8.62%) AngularJS
8 10 (8.62%) JSON
9 9 (7.76%) J2EE
9 9 (7.76%) REST
10 8 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (6.03%) Ajax
11 7 (6.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (6.03%) jQuery
11 7 (6.03%) SOAP
12 6 (5.17%) JSP
12 6 (5.17%) LAPP Stack
12 6 (5.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.76%) NHS
3 7 (6.03%) EFT
4 6 (5.17%) Algorithms
4 6 (5.17%) Clustering
5 3 (2.59%) FMCG
5 3 (2.59%) iPad
5 3 (2.59%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.59%) User Experience
6 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.86%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.86%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.86%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.86%) PKI
7 1 (0.86%) Replication
7 1 (0.86%) RIA
7 1 (0.86%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 33 (28.45%) Windows
2 31 (26.72%) Linux
3 22 (18.97%) Unix
4 6 (5.17%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.45%) Solaris
5 4 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.59%) AIX
6 3 (2.59%) HPUX
7 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.72%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.72%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.86%) Android
8 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.10%) E-Commerce
3 14 (12.07%) MVC
4 9 (7.76%) ETL
4 9 (7.76%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (7.76%) TDD
5 8 (6.90%) Project Management
6 7 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (6.03%) OO
6 7 (6.03%) Time Management
6 7 (6.03%) Unit Testing
7 6 (5.17%) Scrum
7 6 (5.17%) Software Engineering
8 5 (4.31%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (4.31%) Data Extraction
8 5 (4.31%) Data Modelling
8 5 (4.31%) Mathematics
8 5 (4.31%) Migration
8 5 (4.31%) Test Scripting
8 5 (4.31%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (25.86%) Java
2 22 (18.97%) C#
3 21 (18.10%) JavaScript
4 13 (11.21%) Python
5 11 (9.48%) T-SQL
6 10 (8.62%) C
7 9 (7.76%) Bash Shell
7 9 (7.76%) Perl
8 8 (6.90%) MATLAB
8 8 (6.90%) Ruby
9 6 (5.17%) C++
9 6 (5.17%) PHP
9 6 (5.17%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.45%) VB
11 3 (2.59%) Go
11 3 (2.59%) Lua
12 2 (1.72%) R
12 2 (1.72%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.72%) VBA
13 1 (0.86%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (4.31%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.72%) RHCE
4 1 (0.86%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) ISEB
4 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.34%) QA
2 4 (3.45%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.31%) Docker
2 5 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.72%) vSphere
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.31%) Puppet
2 3 (2.59%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.59%) SCCM
3 2 (1.72%) Ansible
3 2 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.72%) Salt
3 2 (1.72%) WSUS
4 1 (0.86%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.86%) OpenView
4 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (17.24%) Oracle
2 16 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.34%) IBM
4 7 (6.03%) VMware
5 6 (5.17%) hybris
5 6 (5.17%) Informatica
6 4 (3.45%) HP
7 3 (2.59%) ATG
7 3 (2.59%) Blue Martini
7 3 (2.59%) Elastic Path
7 3 (2.59%) Interwoven
7 3 (2.59%) SAP
7 3 (2.59%) Sybase
8 2 (1.72%) Google
9 1 (0.86%) BMC
9 1 (0.86%) Cisco
9 1 (0.86%) PTC
9 1 (0.86%) Sun
9 1 (0.86%) Teradata
9 1 (0.86%) Zend
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