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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 60 97 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.51% 14.95% 20.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.64% 47.55% 56.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 62 87
Median daily rate £328 £406 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.38% +17.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £230 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £23.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.47% +90.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £33.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +29.80%
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
234 204 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 37.08% 31.43% 35.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 111 156
Median daily rate £438 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 9
Median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.13 £22.95 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £42.05 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Welwyn Garden City -2 12 £180 -21.73% 1
Watford -3 9 £350 -15.15% 5
Stevenage -3 3 £363 -27.50% 3
Letchworth - 2 - - 3
Rickmansworth - 1 - - 1
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 55 (29.26%) SQL Server
2 47 (25.00%) Oracle
3 44 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (22.87%) Windows
5 40 (21.28%) Linux
6 37 (19.68%) Unix
6 37 (19.68%) Java
6 37 (19.68%) Retail
7 33 (17.55%) Microsoft
8 31 (16.49%) Web Services
9 29 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
10 28 (14.89%) Finance
10 28 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
11 27 (14.36%) Git (software)
12 25 (13.30%) T-SQL
13 23 (12.23%) .NET
13 23 (12.23%) E-Commerce
13 23 (12.23%) Python
13 23 (12.23%) MATLAB
14 22 (11.70%) IBM
14 22 (11.70%) HTML
14 22 (11.70%) Oracle Database
15 21 (11.17%) Performance Tuning
16 20 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
16 20 (10.64%) JavaScript
17 19 (10.11%) MySQL
17 19 (10.11%) QA
17 19 (10.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 18 (9.57%) Relational Database
18 18 (9.57%) PHP

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 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.32%) Tomcat
2 10 (5.32%) WebSphere
3 9 (4.79%) Apache
3 9 (4.79%) Drupal
4 6 (3.19%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.66%) IIS
6 4 (2.13%) CMS
6 4 (2.13%) NServiceBus
6 4 (2.13%) SAS
7 3 (1.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.60%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.60%) Confluence
7 3 (1.60%) MQSeries
7 3 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.06%) nginx
9 1 (0.53%) DNN
9 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.72%) MS Office
3 2 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.53%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (7.45%) Magento
2 3 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.53%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.53%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.53%) Unica
4 1 (0.53%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.66%) Office 365
2 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.13%) SaaS
3 2 (1.06%) Slack
4 1 (0.53%) AdWords
4 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.53%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.38%) Firewall
1 12 (6.38%) Internet
2 7 (3.72%) FTP
2 7 (3.72%) SAN
3 1 (0.53%) Network Security
3 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (29.26%) SQL Server
2 28 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (11.70%) Oracle Database
4 20 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (10.11%) MySQL
5 19 (10.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (9.57%) DB2
6 18 (9.57%) Relational Database
7 14 (7.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (5.85%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (4.79%) RDBMS
10 8 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (3.72%) PowerCenter
11 7 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (3.19%) Data Mart
13 5 (2.66%) DbVisualizer
13 5 (2.66%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (2.66%) Sybase ASE
14 4 (2.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (14.36%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.45%) Subversion
3 12 (6.38%) Ant
3 12 (6.38%) JIRA
4 7 (3.72%) Selenium
5 6 (3.19%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.66%) Appium
6 5 (2.66%) ERwin
6 5 (2.66%) SoapUI
6 5 (2.66%) WebDriver
7 4 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.13%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.60%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.60%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.60%) JUnit
8 3 (1.60%) Mockito
8 3 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.60%) Toad
8 3 (1.60%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 3 (1.60%) Zephyr
General
1 37 (19.68%) Retail
2 28 (14.89%) Finance
3 6 (3.19%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.19%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (2.66%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.13%) Banking
6 3 (1.60%) Advertising
6 3 (1.60%) Legal
6 3 (1.60%) Marketing
7 2 (1.06%) French Language
8 1 (0.53%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Billing
8 1 (0.53%) Electronics
8 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.53%) Games
8 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (34.57%) Developer
2 29 (15.43%) Analyst
3 27 (14.36%) Architect
3 27 (14.36%) SQL Developer
4 14 (7.45%) .NET Developer
4 14 (7.45%) Infrastructure Architect
5 11 (5.85%) Java Developer
5 11 (5.85%) Tester
6 9 (4.79%) Data Analyst
6 9 (4.79%) Service Desk Engineer
6 9 (4.79%) Unix Architect
7 8 (4.26%) Applications Support
7 8 (4.26%) Consultant
7 8 (4.26%) DBA
7 8 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (4.26%) SQL DBA
8 7 (3.72%) Project Manager
8 7 (3.72%) Software Developer
9 6 (3.19%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.19%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.49%) Web Services
2 23 (12.23%) .NET
3 22 (11.70%) HTML
4 14 (7.45%) .NET Framework
4 14 (7.45%) ASP.NET
5 12 (6.38%) XML
6 11 (5.85%) CSS
6 11 (5.85%) Entity Framework
7 10 (5.32%) SOAP
8 8 (4.26%) J2EE
8 8 (4.26%) JSON
8 8 (4.26%) RESTful
9 7 (3.72%) Ajax
9 7 (3.72%) jQuery
9 7 (3.72%) REST
10 6 (3.19%) AngularJS
10 6 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (3.19%) Spring
10 6 (3.19%) XSLT
11 5 (2.66%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.04%) Algorithms
3 10 (5.32%) EFT
4 8 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.72%) Data Extraction
6 6 (3.19%) Clustering
6 6 (3.19%) NHS
6 6 (3.19%) Statistics
6 6 (3.19%) User Experience
7 5 (2.66%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.66%) Physics
7 5 (2.66%) Replication
8 4 (2.13%) Data Integration
8 4 (2.13%) PKI
9 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.60%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.06%) iPad
10 2 (1.06%) Life Science
10 2 (1.06%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 43 (22.87%) Windows
2 40 (21.28%) Linux
3 37 (19.68%) Unix
4 11 (5.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.32%) AIX
6 6 (3.19%) Solaris
6 6 (3.19%) Windows Server
7 5 (2.66%) Windows 10
7 5 (2.66%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.60%) HPUX
9 2 (1.06%) CentOS
9 2 (1.06%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.06%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (12.23%) E-Commerce
3 21 (11.17%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (9.04%) ETL
5 15 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (7.98%) MVC
6 13 (6.91%) Unit Testing
7 12 (6.38%) Analytics
7 12 (6.38%) SDLC
8 10 (5.32%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (5.32%) Validation
9 9 (4.79%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 9 (4.79%) Mentoring
9 9 (4.79%) OO
9 9 (4.79%) Software Delivery
9 9 (4.79%) Software Engineering
9 9 (4.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (4.79%) TDD
9 9 (4.79%) Translating Business Requirements
10 8 (4.26%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (19.68%) Java
2 25 (13.30%) T-SQL
3 23 (12.23%) MATLAB
3 23 (12.23%) Python
4 20 (10.64%) JavaScript
5 18 (9.57%) PHP
6 16 (8.51%) Ruby
7 15 (7.98%) C#
8 12 (6.38%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.72%) VBA
10 6 (3.19%) R
11 5 (2.66%) C++
12 4 (2.13%) C
12 4 (2.13%) VB
13 3 (1.60%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.60%) Perl
14 2 (1.06%) Go
14 2 (1.06%) Lua
14 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (3.72%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.66%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.60%) MCSE
5 2 (1.06%) CCA
5 2 (1.06%) CCENT
5 2 (1.06%) CCNA
5 2 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.06%) Degree
5 2 (1.06%) ISEB
5 2 (1.06%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.06%) PMP
5 2 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.53%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.53%) MCITP
6 1 (0.53%) MCSA
6 1 (0.53%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.11%) QA
2 6 (3.19%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.60%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (7.98%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.32%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.66%) vSphere
4 4 (2.13%) Docker
5 3 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.53%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 10 (5.32%) SCCM
2 9 (4.79%) Ansible
2 9 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (4.79%) Puppet
3 4 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.60%) OpenView
4 3 (1.60%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.60%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (1.60%) WSUS
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.53%) SCOM
5 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 47 (25.00%) Oracle
2 33 (17.55%) Microsoft
3 22 (11.70%) IBM
4 17 (9.04%) Teradata
5 14 (7.45%) hybris
6 9 (4.79%) Sybase
6 9 (4.79%) VMware
7 8 (4.26%) Informatica
8 6 (3.19%) HP
9 5 (2.66%) Ab Initio
10 4 (2.13%) SAP
11 3 (1.60%) Apple
11 3 (1.60%) ATG
11 3 (1.60%) Blue Martini
11 3 (1.60%) BMC
11 3 (1.60%) Cisco
11 3 (1.60%) Elastic Path
11 3 (1.60%) ESRI
11 3 (1.60%) Interwoven
11 3 (1.60%) Sun
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