The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 17 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 8 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 6.20% 9.15% 7.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.33% 29.79% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 7
Median daily rate £375 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £455 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+52.94% -26.72%
SQL Server
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
24 47 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 18.60% 30.72% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 11
Median daily rate £381 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £225 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -23.07%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Watford region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Watford

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Watford region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Watford region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 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 Watford region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) CSS
2 6 (54.55%) MVC
2 6 (54.55%) jQuery
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 4 (36.36%) Retail
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 4 (36.36%) User Experience
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
5 3 (27.27%) Ajax
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (27.27%) Web Development
5 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 3 (27.27%) JSON
5 3 (27.27%) CRM
5 3 (27.27%) Replication
5 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) SOAP

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 2 (18.18%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (18.18%) DB2
3 2 (18.18%) MySQL
3 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Ant
1 2 (18.18%) JUnit
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 4 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) DBA
3 3 (27.27%) SQL DBA
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Production Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior DBA
4 2 (18.18%) Senior SQL DBA
4 2 (18.18%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) CSS
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
1 6 (54.55%) jQuery
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 4 (36.36%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 3 (27.27%) Ajax
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
3 3 (27.27%) JSON
3 3 (27.27%) SOAP
4 2 (18.18%) JDBC
4 2 (18.18%) JNDI
4 2 (18.18%) Kendo UI
4 2 (18.18%) Struts
4 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) User Experience
2 3 (27.27%) Replication
3 2 (18.18%) RIA
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) CRM
4 3 (27.27%) Web Development
5 2 (18.18%) B2B
5 2 (18.18%) Change Control
5 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) Logistics
5 2 (18.18%) OOD
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) SEO
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Web Design
6 1 (9.09%) ERP
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) SOA
6 1 (9.09%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
6 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCSA
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Intershop