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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 14 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 6 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.71% 21.21% 10.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 48.84% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 8
Median daily rate - £313 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +18.18%

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
30 43 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 28.57% 43.43% 32.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 18
Median daily rate £456 £410 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.28% +5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

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
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 20 January 2017, 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 (48.84%) E-Commerce
2 18 (41.86%) Java
3 15 (34.88%) Oracle
3 15 (34.88%) DB2
3 15 (34.88%) IBM
3 15 (34.88%) Unix
3 15 (34.88%) Git (software)
4 13 (30.23%) Retail
5 12 (27.91%) Linux
5 12 (27.91%) Magento
5 12 (27.91%) hybris
5 12 (27.91%) WebSphere
6 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
7 10 (23.26%) HTML
7 10 (23.26%) Ant
7 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
7 10 (23.26%) Web Services
7 10 (23.26%) Subversion
7 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (20.93%) Hyper-V
8 9 (20.93%) XML
8 9 (20.93%) J2EE
8 9 (20.93%) T-SQL
8 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
9 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
9 8 (18.60%) Python
9 8 (18.60%) MySQL
9 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (18.60%) Firewall
9 8 (18.60%) PostgreSQL

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 12 (27.91%) WebSphere
2 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
3 7 (16.28%) Drupal
3 7 (16.28%) Tomcat
4 6 (13.95%) Apache
5 3 (6.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (6.98%) CMS
5 3 (6.98%) IIS
5 3 (6.98%) MQSeries
5 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.33%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Magento
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) SaaS
2 1 (2.33%) AdWords
2 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) Firewall
2 4 (9.30%) Internet
2 4 (9.30%) SAN
3 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) DB2
2 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
3 8 (18.60%) MySQL
3 8 (18.60%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (11.63%) DbVisualizer
5 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
6 4 (9.30%) Sybase ASE
7 3 (6.98%) Jackrabbit
7 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
7 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (2.33%) DTS
9 1 (2.33%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Git (software)
2 10 (23.26%) Ant
2 10 (23.26%) Subversion
3 6 (13.95%) Selenium
4 5 (11.63%) Appium
4 5 (11.63%) Cucumber
4 5 (11.63%) JIRA
4 5 (11.63%) SoapUI
4 5 (11.63%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
5 3 (6.98%) JUnit
5 3 (6.98%) Log4j
5 3 (6.98%) Mockito
5 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (30.23%) Retail
2 7 (16.28%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) French Language
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Architect
3 8 (18.60%) Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (16.28%) Unix Architect
5 6 (13.95%) Java Developer
5 6 (13.95%) SQL Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Automation Tester
6 5 (11.63%) Java Automation Tester
6 5 (11.63%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 5 (11.63%) Selenium Tester
6 5 (11.63%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (11.63%) Tester
7 4 (9.30%) Business Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) DBA
7 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Process Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) SQL DBA
7 4 (9.30%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) HTML
1 10 (23.26%) Web Services
2 9 (20.93%) J2EE
2 9 (20.93%) XML
3 5 (11.63%) Gherkin
3 5 (11.63%) JSP
4 4 (9.30%) Ajax
4 4 (9.30%) JSON
4 4 (9.30%) REST
4 4 (9.30%) SOAP
5 3 (6.98%) EJB
5 3 (6.98%) Hibernate
5 3 (6.98%) JDBC
5 3 (6.98%) JMS
5 3 (6.98%) Servlets
5 3 (6.98%) Spring
5 3 (6.98%) Struts
5 3 (6.98%) XHTML
5 3 (6.98%) XSD
5 3 (6.98%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.30%) Clustering
3 4 (9.30%) Replication
4 2 (4.65%) User Experience
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Unix
2 12 (27.91%) Linux
3 7 (16.28%) AIX
3 7 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (16.28%) Windows
4 3 (6.98%) HPUX
4 3 (6.98%) Solaris
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) E-Commerce
2 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.28%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (16.28%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 7 (16.28%) Mentoring
3 7 (16.28%) Software Delivery
3 7 (16.28%) Translating Business Requirements
4 5 (11.63%) Automated Testing
4 5 (11.63%) Coaching
4 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (11.63%) Document Management
4 5 (11.63%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (11.63%) System Testing
4 5 (11.63%) Test Automation
4 5 (11.63%) Test Scripting
5 4 (9.30%) Change Management
5 4 (9.30%) Project Management
5 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.30%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) Java
2 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.93%) T-SQL
4 8 (18.60%) Python
5 7 (16.28%) PHP
5 7 (16.28%) Ruby
6 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.98%) Perl
7 2 (4.65%) C#
8 1 (2.33%) C
8 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
1 1 (2.33%) MCITP
1 1 (2.33%) MCTS
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) Hyper-V
2 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Ansible
1 7 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (16.28%) Puppet
2 5 (11.63%) SCCM
3 3 (6.98%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (6.98%) WSUS
4 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) IBM
1 15 (34.88%) Oracle
2 12 (27.91%) hybris
3 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.95%) Sybase
5 3 (6.98%) ATG
5 3 (6.98%) Blue Martini
5 3 (6.98%) Elastic Path
5 3 (6.98%) Interwoven
6 1 (2.33%) Google
6 1 (2.33%) SAP
6 1 (2.33%) Veritas