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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 37 36 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 20.67% 25.17% 21.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 57.81% 44.44% 59.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 14
Median daily rate £320 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £350 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £393 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £28.31 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-1.10% +13.25%
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
64 81 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 35.75% 56.64% 35.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 36 27
Median daily rate £340 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 (35.59%) SQL Server
2 17 (28.81%) Java
3 16 (27.12%) Oracle
3 16 (27.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (25.42%) Retail
4 15 (25.42%) T-SQL
5 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
5 14 (23.73%) Unix
5 14 (23.73%) E-Commerce
5 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (23.73%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (22.03%) Subversion
6 13 (22.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (22.03%) hybris
6 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
7 12 (20.34%) DB2
7 12 (20.34%) Magento
7 12 (20.34%) Git (software)
8 11 (18.64%) PHP
8 11 (18.64%) HTML
8 11 (18.64%) XML
9 10 (16.95%) Sybase
9 10 (16.95%) Linux
9 10 (16.95%) Web Services
9 10 (16.95%) Python
9 10 (16.95%) Finance
9 10 (16.95%) IBM
10 8 (13.56%) Firewall
10 8 (13.56%) Hibernate
10 8 (13.56%) Replication

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 8 (13.56%) Tomcat
2 7 (11.86%) Drupal
2 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.47%) JBoss
4 4 (6.78%) Apache
5 3 (5.08%) IIS
5 3 (5.08%) NServiceBus
6 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.69%) CMS
7 1 (1.69%) DNN
7 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (20.34%) Magento
2 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) SaaS
2 3 (5.08%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (3.39%) Slack
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) Firewall
2 4 (6.78%) SAN
3 2 (3.39%) Internet
4 1 (1.69%) HTTP
4 1 (1.69%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.69%) Network Security
4 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.59%) SQL Server
2 16 (27.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (22.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (20.34%) DB2
5 8 (13.56%) MySQL
5 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (11.86%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (8.47%) Sybase ASE
9 3 (5.08%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (3.39%) DbVisualizer
10 2 (3.39%) DTS
10 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
10 2 (3.39%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (22.03%) Subversion
2 12 (20.34%) Git (software)
3 8 (13.56%) Ant
4 7 (11.86%) Selenium
5 5 (8.47%) WebDriver
6 4 (6.78%) Appium
7 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
7 3 (5.08%) JIRA
7 3 (5.08%) PHPUnit
7 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.69%) Hudson
9 1 (1.69%) Maven
9 1 (1.69%) Protractor
9 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (25.42%) Retail
2 10 (16.95%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) French Language
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Developer
2 14 (23.73%) Architect
3 12 (20.34%) SQL Developer
4 8 (13.56%) DBA
4 8 (13.56%) SQL DBA
5 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (11.86%) Unix Architect
6 6 (10.17%) .NET Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Administrator
6 6 (10.17%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (8.47%) Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) Automation Tester
7 5 (8.47%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 5 (8.47%) Selenium Tester
7 5 (8.47%) Sybase Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Tester
8 4 (6.78%) Applications Support
8 4 (6.78%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.78%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) HTML
1 11 (18.64%) XML
2 10 (16.95%) Web Services
3 8 (13.56%) Hibernate
3 8 (13.56%) Spring
4 7 (11.86%) J2EE
5 6 (10.17%) .NET
6 5 (8.47%) CSS
6 5 (8.47%) JSP
7 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET
7 4 (6.78%) EJB
7 4 (6.78%) RESTful
7 4 (6.78%) Struts
8 3 (5.08%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.08%) Behat
8 3 (5.08%) Entity Framework
8 3 (5.08%) MSMQ
9 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.39%) Gherkin
9 2 (3.39%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.56%) Replication
3 4 (6.78%) Clustering
4 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.69%) iPad
6 1 (1.69%) RIA
6 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) Unix
2 10 (16.95%) Linux
3 8 (13.56%) AIX
4 7 (11.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (10.17%) Windows
6 1 (1.69%) HPUX
6 1 (1.69%) Solaris
6 1 (1.69%) VMS
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (23.73%) E-Commerce
2 7 (11.86%) Continuous Delivery
2 7 (11.86%) Mentoring
2 7 (11.86%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (11.86%) Software Delivery
2 7 (11.86%) Translating Business Requirements
3 6 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (10.17%) Data Modelling
4 5 (8.47%) Automated Testing
4 5 (8.47%) Coaching
4 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (8.47%) CRM
4 5 (8.47%) Document Management
4 5 (8.47%) Test Automation
4 5 (8.47%) Test Scripting
5 4 (6.78%) Analytics
5 4 (6.78%) Database Security
5 4 (6.78%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.81%) Java
2 15 (25.42%) T-SQL
3 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
4 11 (18.64%) PHP
5 10 (16.95%) Python
6 8 (13.56%) Ruby
7 2 (3.39%) C#
7 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.69%) C
8 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.69%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.69%) MBA
3 1 (1.69%) MCITP
3 1 (1.69%) MCSA
3 1 (1.69%) MCTS
3 1 (1.69%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) Hyper-V
2 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.69%) Docker
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) Ansible
1 8 (13.56%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (13.56%) Puppet
2 4 (6.78%) SCCM
3 3 (5.08%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.69%) SCOM
4 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Oracle
2 13 (22.03%) hybris
2 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.95%) IBM
3 10 (16.95%) Sybase
4 4 (6.78%) ATG
4 4 (6.78%) Percussion
4 4 (6.78%) SAP
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco
5 1 (1.69%) Citrix
5 1 (1.69%) Dell
5 1 (1.69%) EMC
5 1 (1.69%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.69%) HP
5 1 (1.69%) IFS
5 1 (1.69%) Juniper
5 1 (1.69%) Splunk
5 1 (1.69%) Symantec
5 1 (1.69%) Veritas
5 1 (1.69%) VMware