The table below looks at the statistics for SQL 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 over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 16 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 8 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 7.62% 10.28% 13.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.05% 34.38% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 12
Median daily rate £350 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £413 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £413 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.45 £33.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-6.11% +28.84%
SQL
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Programming Languages Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
38 32 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 36.19% 29.91% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 25
Median daily rate £450 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Watford

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Watford region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 8 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 Watford region with a requirement for SQL.

1 21 (40.38%) E-Commerce
2 20 (38.46%) Java
3 18 (34.62%) Oracle
3 18 (34.62%) SQL Server
4 17 (32.69%) DB2
4 17 (32.69%) IBM
4 17 (32.69%) Unix
4 17 (32.69%) Git (software)
5 14 (26.92%) Magento
5 14 (26.92%) hybris
5 14 (26.92%) Linux
5 14 (26.92%) HTML
6 13 (25.00%) Retail
6 13 (25.00%) Subversion
6 13 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (23.08%) T-SQL
7 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 12 (23.08%) Ant
7 12 (23.08%) Web Services
7 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 11 (21.15%) Python
8 11 (21.15%) MySQL
8 11 (21.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (19.23%) Firewall
9 10 (19.23%) XML
10 9 (17.31%) PHP
10 9 (17.31%) AIX
10 9 (17.31%) Tomcat
10 9 (17.31%) SharePoint

SQL
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 9 (17.31%) Drupal
1 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
1 9 (17.31%) Tomcat
1 9 (17.31%) WebSphere
2 6 (11.54%) Apache
3 4 (7.69%) CMS
3 4 (7.69%) NServiceBus
4 3 (5.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (5.77%) IIS
4 3 (5.77%) MQSeries
4 3 (5.77%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.92%) DNN
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Magento
2 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) SaaS
2 2 (3.85%) Slack
3 1 (1.92%) AdWords
3 1 (1.92%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) Firewall
2 5 (9.62%) Internet
3 4 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 17 (32.69%) DB2
3 11 (21.15%) MySQL
3 11 (21.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (17.31%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (9.62%) DbVisualizer
7 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (9.62%) Sybase ASE
8 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
9 3 (5.77%) Jackrabbit
9 3 (5.77%) RDBMS
10 2 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
10 2 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (32.69%) Git (software)
2 13 (25.00%) Subversion
3 12 (23.08%) Ant
4 7 (13.46%) Selenium
5 5 (9.62%) Appium
5 5 (9.62%) Cucumber
5 5 (9.62%) JIRA
5 5 (9.62%) SoapUI
5 5 (9.62%) WebDriver
6 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.77%) JUnit
6 3 (5.77%) Log4j
6 3 (5.77%) Mockito
6 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.77%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (25.00%) Retail
2 8 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) French Language
3 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Developer
2 14 (26.92%) Architect
3 11 (21.15%) SQL Developer
4 9 (17.31%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (17.31%) Unix Architect
5 6 (11.54%) .NET Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Java Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Automation Tester
6 5 (9.62%) Java Automation Tester
6 5 (9.62%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 5 (9.62%) Selenium Tester
6 5 (9.62%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (9.62%) Sybase Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Tester
7 4 (7.69%) DBA
7 4 (7.69%) SQL DBA
7 4 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (5.77%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.92%) HTML
2 12 (23.08%) Web Services
3 10 (19.23%) XML
4 8 (15.38%) J2EE
5 7 (13.46%) .NET
6 6 (11.54%) Ajax
7 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET
7 5 (9.62%) CSS
7 5 (9.62%) Gherkin
7 5 (9.62%) JSON
7 5 (9.62%) SOAP
8 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
8 4 (7.69%) Entity Framework
8 4 (7.69%) JSP
8 4 (7.69%) MSMQ
8 4 (7.69%) REST
9 3 (5.77%) Hibernate
9 3 (5.77%) JMS
9 3 (5.77%) Spring
9 3 (5.77%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.69%) Clustering
3 4 (7.69%) Replication
4 3 (5.77%) User Experience
5 2 (3.85%) RIA
6 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Unix
2 14 (26.92%) Linux
3 9 (17.31%) AIX
3 9 (17.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (11.54%) Windows
5 3 (5.77%) HPUX
5 3 (5.77%) Solaris
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) E-Commerce
2 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (17.31%) Continuous Delivery
2 9 (17.31%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
2 9 (17.31%) Software Delivery
2 9 (17.31%) Translating Business Requirements
3 8 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (9.62%) Automated Testing
4 5 (9.62%) B2B
4 5 (9.62%) Coaching
4 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (9.62%) CRM
4 5 (9.62%) Document Management
4 5 (9.62%) MVC
4 5 (9.62%) System Testing
4 5 (9.62%) Test Automation
4 5 (9.62%) Test Scripting
4 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) Java
2 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 12 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 11 (21.15%) Python
4 9 (17.31%) PHP
4 9 (17.31%) Ruby
5 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.77%) C#
5 3 (5.77%) Perl
6 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) A+ Certification
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
1 1 (1.92%) MCITP
1 1 (1.92%) MCTS
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.92%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) Ansible
1 9 (17.31%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (17.31%) Puppet
2 5 (9.62%) SCCM
3 3 (5.77%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (5.77%) WSUS
4 1 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) Oracle
2 17 (32.69%) IBM
3 14 (26.92%) hybris
4 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 8 (15.38%) Sybase
6 3 (5.77%) ATG
6 3 (5.77%) Blue Martini
6 3 (5.77%) Elastic Path
6 3 (5.77%) Interwoven
7 1 (1.92%) Google
7 1 (1.92%) SAP
7 1 (1.92%) Veritas