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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 188 78 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.12% 15.95% 18.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.08% 44.83% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 49 80
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £237 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.78 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.54% -55.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £24.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.52% -10.00%
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
361 174 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.47% 35.58% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 96 231
Average daily rate £355 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £11.00 £34.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £42.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 - 37 £325 -
Watford +3 20 £320 -8.57% 17
Welwyn Garden City +2 18 £274 -15.76% 4
Hemel Hempstead -4 17 £363 +101.38% 2
St Albans +5 13 £368 -2.00% 3
Stevenage +5 7 £258 -37.57% 3
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £388 - 2
Hertford 0 1 £160 - 3
Hoddesdon - 1 - - 1
Letchworth - 1 £200 - 1
Potters Bar - - - -
Royston - - - -
Hitchin - - - - 1
Borehamwood - - - -
Harpenden - - - - 1
Cheshunt - - - - 1
Berkhamsted - - - - 2
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 132 (42.17%) Oracle
2 108 (34.50%) Finance
3 79 (25.24%) Java
4 77 (24.60%) SQL Server
5 67 (21.41%) Oracle Database
6 64 (20.45%) UNIX
7 62 (19.81%) ETL
8 56 (17.89%) PL/SQL
8 56 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
9 55 (17.57%) Data Warehouse
10 53 (16.93%) XML
11 52 (16.61%) Linux
12 51 (16.29%) Windows
12 51 (16.29%) JavaScript
13 49 (15.65%) Web Services
14 48 (15.34%) HTML
15 44 (14.06%) .NET
16 40 (12.78%) Microsoft
17 35 (11.18%) T-SQL
18 34 (10.86%) CSS
19 33 (10.54%) Spring
19 33 (10.54%) Performance Tuning
20 31 (9.90%) MySQL
20 31 (9.90%) Informatica
21 28 (8.95%) E-Commerce
22 27 (8.63%) Retail
23 26 (8.31%) MS Excel
24 25 (7.99%) Eclipse
24 25 (7.99%) JUnit
24 25 (7.99%) Relational Database

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 22 (7.03%) SharePoint
1 22 (7.03%) CMS
2 16 (5.11%) MQSeries
3 15 (4.79%) Apache
4 14 (4.47%) WebLogic
4 14 (4.47%) Tomcat
5 10 (3.19%) SAS
5 10 (3.19%) MS Exchange
6 9 (2.88%) WebSphere
7 7 (2.24%) Adobe CQ
7 7 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.60%) WordPress
9 5 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.28%) IIS
11 3 (0.96%) Drupal
11 3 (0.96%) Node.js
11 3 (0.96%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.64%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 26 (8.31%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.51%) MS Office
3 5 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.64%) Magento
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.32%) Agresso
3 1 (0.32%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.47%) Internet
2 11 (3.51%) SAN
3 9 (2.88%) HTTP
3 9 (2.88%) DNS
4 6 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.92%) DHCP
5 5 (1.60%) VPN
6 4 (1.28%) ADSL
6 4 (1.28%) GPRS
6 4 (1.28%) L2TP
6 4 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (1.28%) 4G
6 4 (1.28%) NAS
7 2 (0.64%) Intranet
7 2 (0.64%) Firewall
8 1 (0.32%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.32%) LAN
8 1 (0.32%) WAN
8 1 (0.32%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (24.60%) SQL Server
2 67 (21.41%) Oracle Database
3 55 (17.57%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (9.90%) MySQL
5 25 (7.99%) Relational Database
6 23 (7.35%) Oracle ODI
6 23 (7.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (7.03%) RDBMS
7 22 (7.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (6.71%) Oracle Database 10g
9 20 (6.39%) Oracle Database 11g
10 16 (5.11%) NoSQL
11 14 (4.47%) Oracle Reports
11 14 (4.47%) Sybase ASE
12 13 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (3.83%) DataStage
14 11 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (3.19%) Hadoop
15 10 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 8 (2.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (7.99%) Eclipse
1 25 (7.99%) JUnit
2 23 (7.35%) Subversion
3 19 (6.07%) Maven
4 17 (5.43%) Ant
5 15 (4.79%) QuickTest Pro
6 14 (4.47%) Oracle Forms
7 12 (3.83%) Git (software)
8 9 (2.88%) Mockito
8 9 (2.88%) IntelliJ
9 8 (2.56%) Selenium
9 8 (2.56%) JIRA
10 7 (2.24%) LoadRunner
11 6 (1.92%) Log4j
12 5 (1.60%) Jenkins
12 5 (1.60%) ClearQuest
13 4 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (0.96%) SpecFlow
14 3 (0.96%) Visual Studio
15 2 (0.64%) Toad
General
1 108 (34.50%) Finance
2 27 (8.63%) Retail
3 22 (7.03%) Manufacturing
4 14 (4.47%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.15%) Marketing
6 12 (3.83%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (3.19%) Banking
8 5 (1.60%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.96%) Legal
10 1 (0.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 147 (46.96%) Developer
2 52 (16.61%) Analyst
3 29 (9.27%) Java Developer
4 24 (7.67%) Oracle Developer
5 22 (7.03%) Tester
6 21 (6.71%) Architect
6 21 (6.71%) SQL Developer
7 19 (6.07%) Business Analyst
8 16 (5.11%) DBA
9 14 (4.47%) Consultant
10 13 (4.15%) .NET Developer
11 11 (3.51%) SQL DBA
11 11 (3.51%) Administrator
12 10 (3.19%) Systems Architect
13 9 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
14 8 (2.56%) Test Analyst
14 8 (2.56%) Software Developer
14 8 (2.56%) Project Manager
14 8 (2.56%) Data Analyst
15 7 (2.24%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (16.93%) XML
2 49 (15.65%) Web Services
3 48 (15.34%) HTML
4 44 (14.06%) .NET
5 34 (10.86%) CSS
6 33 (10.54%) Spring
7 24 (7.67%) Hibernate
8 22 (7.03%) J2EE
9 20 (6.39%) JSON
9 20 (6.39%) REST
10 19 (6.07%) jQuery
10 19 (6.07%) Ajax
10 19 (6.07%) SOAP
11 16 (5.11%) JSP
12 15 (4.79%) ASP.NET
13 11 (3.51%) HTML5
13 11 (3.51%) JMS
14 10 (3.19%) JDBC
15 8 (2.56%) Struts
15 8 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.67%) Replication
2 22 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.43%) Mathematics
4 16 (5.11%) Statistics
4 16 (5.11%) Algorithms
5 11 (3.51%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.19%) Mainframe
7 8 (2.56%) Applied Mathematics
7 8 (2.56%) Economics
7 8 (2.56%) User Experience
7 8 (2.56%) Data Structures
8 7 (2.24%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.92%) Web 2.0
9 6 (1.92%) PKI
9 6 (1.92%) Data Integration
9 6 (1.92%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.60%) Open Source
10 5 (1.60%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.96%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.96%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 64 (20.45%) UNIX
2 52 (16.61%) Linux
3 51 (16.29%) Windows
4 13 (4.15%) Solaris
5 8 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.24%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.92%) HPUX
7 6 (1.92%) MVS
8 4 (1.28%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.28%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.32%) Android
9 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (0.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (19.81%) ETL
2 56 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (10.54%) Performance Tuning
4 28 (8.95%) E-Commerce
5 24 (7.67%) Data Modelling
6 21 (6.71%) Scrum
7 20 (6.39%) Migration
8 19 (6.07%) MVC
8 19 (6.07%) Analytics
9 18 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (5.43%) TDD
10 17 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (5.11%) Project Management
11 16 (5.11%) Predictive Modelling
12 15 (4.79%) Data Analysis
12 15 (4.79%) Unit Testing
12 15 (4.79%) Change Management
12 15 (4.79%) UML
12 15 (4.79%) OO
13 14 (4.47%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 79 (25.24%) Java
2 56 (17.89%) PL/SQL
3 51 (16.29%) JavaScript
4 35 (11.18%) T-SQL
5 23 (7.35%) C#
6 14 (4.47%) Perl
7 13 (4.15%) Python
8 9 (2.88%) Bash Shell
9 8 (2.56%) VB
10 6 (1.92%) JCL
10 6 (1.92%) XPath
11 5 (1.60%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.28%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.28%) R
13 3 (0.96%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.96%) C
14 2 (0.64%) C++
14 2 (0.64%) PHP
14 2 (0.64%) VBA
14 2 (0.64%) VB6
Qualifications
1 24 (7.67%) Degree
2 13 (4.15%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.83%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.56%) ISEB
4 8 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.60%) Sun Certification
6 4 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.96%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.64%) MCSE
8 2 (0.64%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.32%) CBAP
9 1 (0.32%) MCITP
9 1 (0.32%) MBA
9 1 (0.32%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.32%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.75%) QA
2 9 (2.88%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.96%) SLA
4 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.32%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 15 (4.79%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.24%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.28%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.96%) FreeRADIUS
5 3 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.64%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (4.79%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.32%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.32%) SCOM
3 1 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.32%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 132 (42.17%) Oracle
2 40 (12.78%) Microsoft
3 31 (9.90%) Informatica
4 21 (6.71%) Teradata
5 19 (6.07%) HP
6 17 (5.43%) Sybase
7 16 (5.11%) IBM
8 14 (4.47%) Business Objects
9 13 (4.15%) Cisco
10 11 (3.51%) VMware
11 9 (2.88%) SAP
12 7 (2.24%) Tableau
12 7 (2.24%) Cognos
13 6 (1.92%) Interwoven
13 6 (1.92%) F5
14 5 (1.60%) NetApp
14 5 (1.60%) CommVault
14 5 (1.60%) Sun
15 4 (1.28%) BEA
15 4 (1.28%) Red Hat
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Rate: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension, Life, Health
Posted: 6 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £265 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Hertfordshire
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 20 days ago
Hertfordshire
TRG
Rate: 350-450 Per Day
Posted: 26 days ago