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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 179 86 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.78% 17.48% 18.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.28% 45.50% 41.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 55 83
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £175 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.88 £23.48 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+10.20% -8.74%
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
356 189 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 43.31% 38.41% 45.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 106 234
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 15
Average hourly rate £28.75 £46.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +24.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £10.20 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £86.00 £41.30
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 15 September 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 15 September 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 - 26 £275 - 2
Watford +4 22 £325 -15.03% 13
Hemel Hempstead -3 19 £363 +107.14% 3
St Albans +2 18 £368 -2.00% 3
Welwyn Garden City +1 13 £413 +13.79% 6
Stevenage 0 5 £258 -35.62% 6
Hertford 0 1 £160 - 3
Berkhamsted - 1 £163 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £425 - 3
Letchworth - 1 £200 - 1
Potters Bar - - - -
Ware - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Harpenden - - - - 1
Hitchin - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - - 1
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 124 (41.20%) Oracle
2 108 (35.88%) Finance
3 81 (26.91%) Java
4 71 (23.59%) SQL Server
5 58 (19.27%) Oracle Database
6 57 (18.94%) UNIX
7 53 (17.61%) Data Warehouse
8 52 (17.28%) ETL
9 51 (16.94%) Linux
9 51 (16.94%) JavaScript
9 51 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (16.61%) Windows
11 49 (16.28%) XML
11 49 (16.28%) PL/SQL
12 48 (15.95%) .NET
12 48 (15.95%) Web Services
13 45 (14.95%) HTML
14 38 (12.62%) Microsoft
15 36 (11.96%) T-SQL
16 32 (10.63%) E-Commerce
16 32 (10.63%) Retail
16 32 (10.63%) Spring
17 31 (10.30%) CSS
18 27 (8.97%) MySQL
19 26 (8.64%) MS Excel
19 26 (8.64%) Manufacturing
19 26 (8.64%) Hibernate
19 26 (8.64%) Performance Tuning
20 25 (8.31%) J2EE
21 24 (7.97%) C#

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 23 (7.64%) CMS
2 22 (7.31%) SharePoint
3 17 (5.65%) MQSeries
4 14 (4.65%) WebLogic
4 14 (4.65%) Apache
5 11 (3.65%) Tomcat
6 10 (3.32%) MS Exchange
6 10 (3.32%) WebSphere
7 7 (2.33%) SAS
7 7 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (2.33%) Adobe CQ
8 6 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.66%) IIS
9 5 (1.66%) WordPress
10 3 (1.00%) Drupal
10 3 (1.00%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 26 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.99%) MS Office
3 5 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.66%) Magento
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.66%) Tridion
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.65%) Internet
2 11 (3.65%) HTTP
2 11 (3.65%) DNS
3 10 (3.32%) SAN
4 8 (2.66%) DHCP
5 6 (1.99%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.66%) VPN
7 4 (1.33%) ADSL
7 4 (1.33%) GPRS
7 4 (1.33%) L2TP
7 4 (1.33%) NAS
7 4 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (1.33%) 4G
8 2 (0.66%) Firewall
8 2 (0.66%) Intranet
9 1 (0.33%) LAN
9 1 (0.33%) WAN
9 1 (0.33%) ATM
9 1 (0.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (23.59%) SQL Server
2 58 (19.27%) Oracle Database
3 53 (17.61%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (8.97%) MySQL
5 23 (7.64%) Relational Database
6 21 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (6.98%) RDBMS
7 18 (5.98%) Oracle ODI
8 17 (5.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (5.32%) Oracle Reports
10 15 (4.98%) Oracle Database 10g
11 14 (4.65%) NoSQL
12 12 (3.99%) Sybase ASE
13 10 (3.32%) DataStage
13 10 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (2.99%) DB2
15 8 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (2.66%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 23 (7.64%) JUnit
1 23 (7.64%) Eclipse
2 20 (6.64%) Subversion
3 15 (4.98%) Maven
3 15 (4.98%) QuickTest Pro
4 14 (4.65%) Ant
5 12 (3.99%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (2.33%) LoadRunner
6 7 (2.33%) Git (software)
6 7 (2.33%) JIRA
6 7 (2.33%) Selenium
6 7 (2.33%) Log4j
7 6 (1.99%) Mockito
7 6 (1.99%) IntelliJ
8 5 (1.66%) ClearQuest
9 4 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.00%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.66%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.66%) WebLogic Workshop
11 2 (0.66%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 108 (35.88%) Finance
2 32 (10.63%) Retail
3 26 (8.64%) Manufacturing
4 13 (4.32%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.99%) Marketing
6 10 (3.32%) Banking
7 9 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.66%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 135 (44.85%) Developer
2 56 (18.60%) Analyst
3 28 (9.30%) Java Developer
4 22 (7.31%) Architect
5 21 (6.98%) Business Analyst
6 18 (5.98%) Tester
6 18 (5.98%) SQL Developer
7 17 (5.65%) Oracle Developer
8 15 (4.98%) .NET Developer
8 15 (4.98%) Consultant
8 15 (4.98%) DBA
9 11 (3.65%) Administrator
9 11 (3.65%) SQL DBA
9 11 (3.65%) Systems Architect
10 10 (3.32%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (2.99%) Support Engineer
11 9 (2.99%) Software Developer
12 8 (2.66%) Project Manager
12 8 (2.66%) Test Analyst
12 8 (2.66%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (16.28%) XML
2 48 (15.95%) .NET
2 48 (15.95%) Web Services
3 45 (14.95%) HTML
4 32 (10.63%) Spring
5 31 (10.30%) CSS
6 26 (8.64%) Hibernate
7 25 (8.31%) J2EE
8 20 (6.64%) jQuery
9 18 (5.98%) JSON
10 17 (5.65%) ASP.NET
10 17 (5.65%) Ajax
11 16 (5.32%) SOAP
11 16 (5.32%) REST
12 15 (4.98%) JSP
13 12 (3.99%) JMS
14 11 (3.65%) HTML5
15 10 (3.32%) XSLT
16 9 (2.99%) Struts
16 9 (2.99%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.31%) Replication
2 16 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.32%) Mathematics
4 12 (3.99%) Statistics
5 8 (2.66%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.33%) Mainframe
6 7 (2.33%) User Experience
6 7 (2.33%) Web 2.0
7 6 (1.99%) PKI
8 5 (1.66%) Economics
8 5 (1.66%) Applied Mathematics
8 5 (1.66%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.66%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.66%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.66%) Open Source
8 5 (1.66%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.33%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.33%) EPoS
10 3 (1.00%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.66%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 57 (18.94%) UNIX
2 51 (16.94%) Linux
3 50 (16.61%) Windows
4 14 (4.65%) Solaris
5 8 (2.66%) HPUX
6 7 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.33%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.33%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.00%) MVS
10 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.66%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.33%) Android
11 1 (0.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (17.28%) ETL
2 51 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (10.63%) E-Commerce
4 26 (8.64%) Performance Tuning
5 23 (7.64%) Analytics
6 20 (6.64%) Data Modelling
6 20 (6.64%) Migration
7 19 (6.31%) Project Management
8 18 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (5.98%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (5.65%) Change Management
9 17 (5.65%) MVC
9 17 (5.65%) Scrum
10 16 (5.32%) OO
11 14 (4.65%) UML
11 14 (4.65%) Asset Management
11 14 (4.65%) Content Management
11 14 (4.65%) Time Management
12 13 (4.32%) System Testing
12 13 (4.32%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 81 (26.91%) Java
2 51 (16.94%) JavaScript
3 49 (16.28%) PL/SQL
4 36 (11.96%) T-SQL
5 24 (7.97%) C#
6 11 (3.65%) Perl
7 10 (3.32%) Python
7 10 (3.32%) Bash Shell
8 9 (2.99%) VB
9 7 (2.33%) XPath
10 5 (1.66%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.66%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.33%) R
12 3 (1.00%) JCL
12 3 (1.00%) VB6
13 2 (0.66%) C
13 2 (0.66%) VBA
13 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.66%) PHP
13 2 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (7.64%) Degree
2 12 (3.99%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.65%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (2.66%) ISEB
5 5 (1.66%) Sun Certification
5 5 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.00%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.66%) MBA
7 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.66%) MCSE
8 1 (0.33%) CCNA
8 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.33%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.98%) QA
2 7 (2.33%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.00%) SLA
4 1 (0.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 17 (5.65%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.00%) FreeRADIUS
6 2 (0.66%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (3.65%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.33%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 124 (41.20%) Oracle
2 38 (12.62%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.31%) Informatica
4 18 (5.98%) Sybase
5 17 (5.65%) HP
6 16 (5.32%) IBM
7 14 (4.65%) Cisco
7 14 (4.65%) Business Objects
8 13 (4.32%) Teradata
9 10 (3.32%) VMware
9 10 (3.32%) Tableau
10 7 (2.33%) SAP
10 7 (2.33%) Interwoven
11 6 (1.99%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.99%) F5
12 5 (1.66%) NetApp
12 5 (1.66%) CommVault
12 5 (1.66%) Cognos
12 5 (1.66%) Sun
13 4 (1.33%) BEA
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Salt
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
TRG
Rate: 350-450 Per Day
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Hertfordshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Hertfordshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Hertfordshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 200-250 Per Day
Posted: 27 days ago