The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 13 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 15 32 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 11.81% 21.05% 18.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.32% 43.24% 33.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 3
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£356 £345 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% -23.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.60 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -3.27%
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
57 74 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 44.88% 48.68% 54.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 21
Average daily rate £363 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £297 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £410 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) .NET
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle
2 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (25.00%) DB2
3 8 (25.00%) UNIX
4 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
4 7 (21.88%) HTML
5 6 (18.75%) Sybase
5 6 (18.75%) Migration
6 5 (15.63%) Maximo
6 5 (15.63%) TDD
6 5 (15.63%) Sybase ASE
6 5 (15.63%) PDA
6 5 (15.63%) Data Migration
6 5 (15.63%) Java
6 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
6 5 (15.63%) Linux
6 5 (15.63%) CRM
6 5 (15.63%) Data Modelling
6 5 (15.63%) Web Application Development
6 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (15.63%) Mobile App
7 4 (12.50%) Coaching
7 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
7 4 (12.50%) XML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 2 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) LiveLink
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Maximo
2 3 (9.38%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) 3GPP
1 2 (6.25%) 3G
1 2 (6.25%) 2G
1 2 (6.25%) LTE
1 2 (6.25%) 4G
1 2 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.00%) DB2
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (15.63%) Sybase ASE
4 3 (9.38%) DbVisualizer
5 2 (6.25%) Couchbase
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.13%) QlikView
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) OLAP
6 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Selenium
1 3 (9.38%) ProC
1 3 (9.38%) Subversion
1 3 (9.38%) WebDriver
1 3 (9.38%) PHPUnit
2 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.25%) SpecFlow
2 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.25%) StyleCop
2 2 (6.25%) JIRA
2 2 (6.25%) Fiddler
2 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (12.50%) Retail
2 3 (9.38%) Billing
3 2 (6.25%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Publishing
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) DBA
4 3 (9.38%) SQL DBA
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Automation Tester
4 3 (9.38%) Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Sybase Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Lead C# Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) .NET
2 7 (21.88%) HTML
3 4 (12.50%) XML
4 3 (9.38%) Flash
4 3 (9.38%) RESTful
5 2 (6.25%) REST
5 2 (6.25%) jQuery
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.25%) CSS
6 1 (3.13%) Web Services
6 1 (3.13%) Spring
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Mobile App
2 5 (15.63%) PDA
3 3 (9.38%) Replication
3 3 (9.38%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Statistics
4 1 (3.13%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) UNIX
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) Migration
3 5 (15.63%) CRM
3 5 (15.63%) Data Modelling
3 5 (15.63%) TDD
3 5 (15.63%) Data Migration
3 5 (15.63%) Web Application Development
4 4 (12.50%) Coaching
5 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
5 3 (9.38%) Document Management
5 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
5 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.38%) System Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
6 2 (6.25%) Pair Programming
6 2 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) SOA
6 2 (6.25%) OOP
6 2 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
2 5 (15.63%) Java
2 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.50%) C#
3 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.38%) C
4 3 (9.38%) PHP
5 2 (6.25%) C++
5 2 (6.25%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) MCDBA
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (3.13%) MCITP
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Sybase
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.38%) NetCracker
5 2 (6.25%) Huawei
5 2 (6.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (6.25%) Splunk
5 2 (6.25%) Nortel
5 2 (6.25%) Ericsson
6 1 (3.13%) OpenText
6 1 (3.13%) RedDot
6 1 (3.13%) VMware
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) EMC
6 1 (3.13%) Cognos
6 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
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