The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 128 97 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.22% 15.75% 20.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 37.74% 49.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 62 84
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £424 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 15
Average hourly rate £52.50 £76.28 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.17% +146.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
256 257 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 38.44% 41.72% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 137 202
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £465 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 29
Average hourly rate £37.25 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £30.06 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £59.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SQL
East of England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Watford +5 28 £375 -15.73% 14
Hemel Hempstead -1 16 £363 +107.14% 3
Rickmansworth - 13 £313 -
St Albans +7 12 £450 +13.92% 6
Welwyn Garden City -2 10 £225 -43.75% 2
Stevenage +6 4 £290 -27.50% 2
Potters Bar - 2 £525 -
Letchworth - 1 £190 - 1
Ware - 1 - -
Berkhamsted - 1 £163 - 1
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 2
Harpenden - - - - 1
Hertford - - - - 1
Hitchin - - - - 1
Hoddesdon - - - -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 108 (40.15%) Oracle
2 99 (36.80%) Finance
3 69 (25.65%) SQL Server
4 68 (25.28%) Java
5 50 (18.59%) Data Warehouse
6 49 (18.22%) Linux
7 47 (17.47%) Retail
8 45 (16.73%) JavaScript
9 44 (16.36%) Windows
10 43 (15.99%) XML
10 43 (15.99%) .NET
11 42 (15.61%) UNIX
12 41 (15.24%) HTML
12 41 (15.24%) Microsoft
13 39 (14.50%) Oracle Database
14 38 (14.13%) T-SQL
15 37 (13.75%) E-Commerce
16 36 (13.38%) ETL
17 35 (13.01%) Web Services
18 33 (12.27%) Relational Database
19 30 (11.15%) Manufacturing
20 29 (10.78%) J2EE
21 28 (10.41%) RDBMS
22 26 (9.67%) SharePoint
23 25 (9.29%) PL/SQL
23 25 (9.29%) MS Excel
23 25 (9.29%) Analytics
24 22 (8.18%) Spring
24 22 (8.18%) Degree
24 22 (8.18%) CSS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 26 (9.67%) SharePoint
2 19 (7.06%) MQSeries
3 16 (5.95%) CMS
4 14 (5.20%) Apache
5 13 (4.83%) WebSphere
6 11 (4.09%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.60%) MS Exchange
7 7 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.23%) Adobe CQ
8 6 (2.23%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.49%) IIS
9 4 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.12%) Alfresco
10 3 (1.12%) WordPress
11 2 (0.74%) Drupal
11 2 (0.74%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 25 (9.29%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.20%) MS Office
3 7 (2.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Tridion
2 3 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.12%) RiskWrite
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.37%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.81%) Internet
2 11 (4.09%) HTTP
3 9 (3.35%) DNS
4 7 (2.60%) SAN
5 6 (2.23%) DHCP
6 5 (1.86%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.49%) VPN
7 4 (1.49%) GPRS
7 4 (1.49%) ADSL
7 4 (1.49%) L2TP
7 4 (1.49%) NAS
7 4 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (1.49%) 4G
8 2 (0.74%) Firewall
9 1 (0.37%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.37%) ATM
9 1 (0.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (25.65%) SQL Server
2 50 (18.59%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (14.50%) Oracle Database
4 33 (12.27%) Relational Database
5 28 (10.41%) RDBMS
6 21 (7.81%) MySQL
7 18 (6.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (6.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (5.58%) Oracle Reports
10 13 (4.83%) DB2
11 12 (4.46%) Oracle ODI
12 11 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (4.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (3.72%) Sybase ASE
13 10 (3.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (3.72%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (3.35%) Data Mart
15 8 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (2.97%) BusinessObjects XI
15 8 (2.97%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (7.43%) Subversion
2 16 (5.95%) Eclipse
3 15 (5.58%) Ant
3 15 (5.58%) JUnit
4 11 (4.09%) Log4j
5 10 (3.72%) Oracle Forms
5 10 (3.72%) Maven
6 8 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (2.60%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (2.23%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.49%) Mockito
9 4 (1.49%) Selenium
9 4 (1.49%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.49%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 4 (1.49%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.74%) WebLogic Workshop
10 2 (0.74%) JIRA
11 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 99 (36.80%) Finance
2 47 (17.47%) Retail
3 30 (11.15%) Manufacturing
4 14 (5.20%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (3.35%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.35%) Banking
6 8 (2.97%) Marketing
7 4 (1.49%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 118 (43.87%) Developer
2 56 (20.82%) Analyst
3 26 (9.67%) Java Developer
4 22 (8.18%) Business Analyst
5 21 (7.81%) Architect
6 17 (6.32%) SQL Developer
7 15 (5.58%) Consultant
7 15 (5.58%) .NET Developer
8 14 (5.20%) Oracle Developer
9 13 (4.83%) Systems Architect
10 11 (4.09%) Tester
10 11 (4.09%) Business Developer
11 10 (3.72%) Business Objects Developer
11 10 (3.72%) Administrator
12 9 (3.35%) ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (3.35%) DBA
12 9 (3.35%) Support Engineer
13 8 (2.97%) Software Developer
13 8 (2.97%) C# Developer
13 8 (2.97%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (15.99%) .NET
1 43 (15.99%) XML
2 41 (15.24%) HTML
3 35 (13.01%) Web Services
4 29 (10.78%) J2EE
5 22 (8.18%) CSS
5 22 (8.18%) Spring
6 18 (6.69%) Hibernate
6 18 (6.69%) jQuery
7 17 (6.32%) ASP.NET
7 17 (6.32%) JSP
8 16 (5.95%) Ajax
9 15 (5.58%) XSLT
10 14 (5.20%) SOAP
10 14 (5.20%) JSON
11 12 (4.46%) JMS
11 12 (4.46%) Struts
12 11 (4.09%) Servlets
12 11 (4.09%) XMLBeans
12 11 (4.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.09%) Web 2.0
2 10 (3.72%) Visualisation
3 8 (2.97%) Informatics
4 7 (2.60%) Replication
5 6 (2.23%) Statistics
5 6 (2.23%) Mainframe
5 6 (2.23%) Mathematics
6 5 (1.86%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.86%) EPoS
6 5 (1.86%) NHS
7 4 (1.49%) Open Source
7 4 (1.49%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.12%) Data Extraction
8 3 (1.12%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.74%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.74%) Clustering
10 1 (0.37%) PKI
10 1 (0.37%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 49 (18.22%) Linux
2 44 (16.36%) Windows
3 42 (15.61%) UNIX
4 15 (5.58%) Solaris
5 9 (3.35%) HPUX
6 8 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.60%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.12%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.37%) Android
11 1 (0.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (13.75%) E-Commerce
2 36 (13.38%) ETL
3 25 (9.29%) Analytics
4 21 (7.81%) ITIL
4 21 (7.81%) Project Management
5 20 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (7.43%) Data Modelling
6 17 (6.32%) System Testing
7 16 (5.95%) Asset Management
7 16 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (5.58%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (5.58%) Time Management
8 15 (5.58%) OO
9 14 (5.20%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (4.83%) Change Management
10 13 (4.83%) Data Security
11 12 (4.46%) Migration
11 12 (4.46%) Content Management
12 10 (3.72%) Service Delivery
12 10 (3.72%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 68 (25.28%) Java
2 45 (16.73%) JavaScript
3 38 (14.13%) T-SQL
4 25 (9.29%) PL/SQL
5 20 (7.43%) C#
6 12 (4.46%) Bash Shell
7 11 (4.09%) XPath
8 8 (2.97%) VB
8 8 (2.97%) Perl
9 6 (2.23%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.49%) VBA
10 4 (1.49%) Python
10 4 (1.49%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.12%) VB6
12 2 (0.74%) Ruby
12 2 (0.74%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.37%) PHP
13 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (8.18%) Degree
2 11 (4.09%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (3.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (3.35%) ISEB
5 7 (2.60%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.23%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.49%) Sun Certification
8 3 (1.12%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.74%) MCSE
9 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.74%) MBA
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.37%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.35%) QA
2 4 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.12%) SLA
4 1 (0.37%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.37%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (7.06%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.86%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.12%) FreeRADIUS
6 2 (0.74%) vSphere
7 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.37%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (2.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 108 (40.15%) Oracle
2 41 (15.24%) Microsoft
3 19 (7.06%) Sybase
3 19 (7.06%) HP
4 18 (6.69%) IBM
5 17 (6.32%) Business Objects
6 13 (4.83%) Informatica
7 11 (4.09%) VMware
8 9 (3.35%) Tableau
9 8 (2.97%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.97%) Interwoven
10 7 (2.60%) Cisco
10 7 (2.60%) NetApp
11 6 (2.23%) SAP
12 5 (1.86%) CommVault
13 4 (1.49%) Sun
13 4 (1.49%) Teradata
13 4 (1.49%) Blue Martini
13 4 (1.49%) WatchGuard
13 4 (1.49%) Elastic Path
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: to £500 day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago