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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 152 74 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.60% 12.80% 18.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 56.30% 35.24% 38.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 42 82
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£343 £356 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.85% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.75 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% +40.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -19.64%
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
270 210 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 36.59% 36.33% 48.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 115 254
Average daily rate £365 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £10.96 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £58.40 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 25 November 2014.

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 25 November 2014. 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
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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
Rickmansworth - 23 £340 -
Welwyn Garden City +6 20 £361 -40.53% 7
Watford +5 20 £335 +11.66% 8
St Albans +3 16 £319 -16.39% 7
Stevenage - 8 £258 - 5
Hemel Hempstead -5 4 - - 1
Hoddesdon - 3 - -
Hertford -1 1 £160 -1.53%
Borehamwood -1 1 - - 3
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £350 - 1
Cheshunt - 1 - -
Tring - - - -
Royston - - - - 2
Harpenden - - - - 1
Baldock - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - - 2
Hitchin - - - - 2
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - - 2
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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.

1 137 (42.95%) Oracle
2 108 (33.86%) Finance
3 78 (24.45%) SQL Server
4 74 (23.20%) Java
5 71 (22.26%) Oracle Database
6 64 (20.06%) ETL
7 61 (19.12%) Data Warehouse
8 58 (18.18%) PL/SQL
9 57 (17.87%) UNIX
9 57 (17.87%) Agile Software Development
10 51 (15.99%) XML
11 49 (15.36%) Microsoft
12 47 (14.73%) Web Services
12 47 (14.73%) JavaScript
13 45 (14.11%) HTML
13 45 (14.11%) T-SQL
13 45 (14.11%) .NET
14 41 (12.85%) Linux
15 39 (12.23%) Windows
16 37 (11.60%) Performance Tuning
17 35 (10.97%) MS Excel
17 35 (10.97%) Spring
18 34 (10.66%) CSS
19 30 (9.40%) Informatica
20 29 (9.09%) C#
20 29 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
21 27 (8.46%) MySQL
21 27 (8.46%) Data Modelling
21 27 (8.46%) Teradata
21 27 (8.46%) Oracle ODI

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 17 (5.33%) CMS
2 14 (4.39%) Tomcat
2 14 (4.39%) WebLogic
3 13 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.08%) SAS
3 13 (4.08%) Apache
4 12 (3.76%) MQSeries
5 6 (1.88%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.57%) Adobe CQ
6 5 (1.57%) WordPress
7 3 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.94%) Node.js
7 3 (0.94%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (0.94%) Oracle 10gAS
7 3 (0.94%) Joomla!
7 3 (0.94%) Drupal
7 3 (0.94%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.63%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (0.63%) JBoss
8 2 (0.63%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (10.97%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.08%) MS Office
3 9 (2.82%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.57%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (1.57%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.63%) Magento
4 1 (0.31%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.31%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.51%) 4G
2 7 (2.19%) Internet
2 7 (2.19%) SAN
3 5 (1.57%) VPN
4 4 (1.25%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (1.25%) HTTP
4 4 (1.25%) ADSL
4 4 (1.25%) GPRS
4 4 (1.25%) 2G
4 4 (1.25%) L2TP
4 4 (1.25%) 3G
4 4 (1.25%) LTE
5 2 (0.63%) DNS
5 2 (0.63%) DHCP
5 2 (0.63%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.31%) Intranet
6 1 (0.31%) WAN
6 1 (0.31%) LAN
6 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (24.45%) SQL Server
2 71 (22.26%) Oracle Database
3 61 (19.12%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (8.46%) MySQL
5 27 (8.46%) Oracle ODI
6 25 (7.84%) Relational Database
7 23 (7.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (6.58%) RDBMS
8 21 (6.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (5.33%) NoSQL
10 16 (5.02%) Sybase ASE
11 15 (4.70%) Oracle Database 10g
11 15 (4.70%) Oracle Reports
12 14 (4.39%) Hadoop
12 14 (4.39%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (4.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (4.08%) QlikView
14 12 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (3.45%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 26 (8.15%) JUnit
2 23 (7.21%) Eclipse
3 22 (6.90%) Subversion
4 21 (6.58%) Maven
5 16 (5.02%) Ant
5 16 (5.02%) Oracle Forms
6 15 (4.70%) Git (software)
7 14 (4.39%) QuickTest Pro
8 11 (3.45%) Mockito
8 11 (3.45%) IntelliJ
9 9 (2.82%) JIRA
10 8 (2.51%) Selenium
11 6 (1.88%) LoadRunner
11 6 (1.88%) Jenkins
12 5 (1.57%) ClearQuest
13 4 (1.25%) Visual Studio
13 4 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (1.25%) SpecFlow
14 3 (0.94%) Log4j
14 3 (0.94%) PVCS
General
1 108 (33.86%) Finance
2 18 (5.64%) Retail
3 16 (5.02%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 13 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (3.45%) Banking
5 11 (3.45%) Marketing
6 6 (1.88%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.63%) Automotive
8 1 (0.31%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
8 1 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 162 (50.78%) Developer
2 53 (16.61%) Analyst
3 33 (10.34%) SQL Developer
4 27 (8.46%) Java Developer
5 24 (7.52%) Oracle Developer
6 21 (6.58%) Tester
7 19 (5.96%) Architect
7 19 (5.96%) DBA
8 15 (4.70%) SQL DBA
8 15 (4.70%) Business Analyst
9 14 (4.39%) .NET Developer
10 12 (3.76%) Consultant
11 11 (3.45%) Software Developer
12 10 (3.13%) Data Analyst
12 10 (3.13%) Data Scientist
13 8 (2.51%) C# Developer
13 8 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (2.51%) Business Developer
14 7 (2.19%) C# .NET Developer
14 7 (2.19%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (15.99%) XML
2 47 (14.73%) Web Services
3 45 (14.11%) HTML
3 45 (14.11%) .NET
4 35 (10.97%) Spring
5 34 (10.66%) CSS
6 23 (7.21%) Hibernate
7 22 (6.90%) REST
8 19 (5.96%) JSON
8 19 (5.96%) J2EE
8 19 (5.96%) SOAP
9 17 (5.33%) Ajax
9 17 (5.33%) ASP.NET
10 16 (5.02%) JSP
10 16 (5.02%) jQuery
11 12 (3.76%) HTML5
12 11 (3.45%) JDBC
13 9 (2.82%) CSS3
13 9 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (2.51%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
1 26 (8.15%) Replication
2 22 (6.90%) Mathematics
3 21 (6.58%) Statistics
4 20 (6.27%) Algorithms
5 15 (4.70%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.76%) Applied Mathematics
6 12 (3.76%) Economics
7 11 (3.45%) Data Structures
8 10 (3.13%) Mainframe
9 7 (2.19%) Data Integration
9 7 (2.19%) Visualisation
9 7 (2.19%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.19%) User Experience
10 6 (1.88%) PKI
10 6 (1.88%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.57%) Open Source
11 5 (1.57%) N-Tier
12 4 (1.25%) Clustering
12 4 (1.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 57 (17.87%) UNIX
2 41 (12.85%) Linux
3 39 (12.23%) Windows
4 15 (4.70%) Solaris
5 6 (1.88%) MVS
6 5 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.57%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.94%) HPUX
8 2 (0.63%) VMS
8 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (0.31%) Android
9 1 (0.31%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (20.06%) ETL
2 57 (17.87%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (11.60%) Performance Tuning
4 27 (8.46%) Data Modelling
5 23 (7.21%) MVC
6 22 (6.90%) Scrum
7 21 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (6.27%) TDD
8 20 (6.27%) Predictive Modelling
8 20 (6.27%) Analytics
9 18 (5.64%) E-Commerce
10 17 (5.33%) Requirements Analysis
10 17 (5.33%) Waterfall
10 17 (5.33%) UML
10 17 (5.33%) Project Management
10 17 (5.33%) Migration
11 16 (5.02%) Unit Testing
12 15 (4.70%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (4.39%) BDD
13 14 (4.39%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 74 (23.20%) Java
2 58 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 47 (14.73%) JavaScript
4 45 (14.11%) T-SQL
5 29 (9.09%) C#
6 17 (5.33%) Python
7 11 (3.45%) Perl
8 9 (2.82%) VBA
9 7 (2.19%) R
9 7 (2.19%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.88%) C++
10 6 (1.88%) JCL
11 4 (1.25%) VB
12 3 (0.94%) XPath
12 3 (0.94%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.94%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.94%) C
13 2 (0.63%) PHP
14 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.31%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (6.90%) Degree
2 14 (4.39%) SC Cleared
2 14 (4.39%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.19%) ISEB
3 7 (2.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (0.94%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.63%) MCDBA
6 2 (0.63%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.63%) MCITP
6 2 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) CBAP
7 1 (0.31%) CIMA
7 1 (0.31%) MBA
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.31%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.58%) QA
2 5 (1.57%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.63%) SLA
3 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.31%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (2.19%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.94%) FreeRADIUS
3 3 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.63%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.63%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.63%) vSphere
5 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (4.70%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.63%) SCOM
3 2 (0.63%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.31%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 137 (42.95%) Oracle
2 49 (15.36%) Microsoft
3 30 (9.40%) Informatica
4 27 (8.46%) Teradata
5 19 (5.96%) Sybase
6 16 (5.02%) HP
7 14 (4.39%) Business Objects
8 12 (3.76%) SAP
8 12 (3.76%) Cisco
8 12 (3.76%) IBM
9 9 (2.82%) Tableau
10 8 (2.51%) Cognos
11 7 (2.19%) VMware
12 6 (1.88%) F5
13 4 (1.25%) MicroStrategy
13 4 (1.25%) BEA
14 3 (0.94%) Red Gate
14 3 (0.94%) Serena
14 3 (0.94%) Interwoven
14 3 (0.94%) Sun
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £270 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 25 days ago