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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 18 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 13.64% 19.15% 21.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 45.00% 34.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 9
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£345 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £405
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 £26.00 £27.20 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.33%
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
36 40 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 27.27% 42.55% 60.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 30
Average daily rate £375 £300 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
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 £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 13 (34.21%) Finance
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.95%) Java
2 11 (28.95%) T-SQL
3 10 (26.32%) Sybase
3 10 (26.32%) Oracle
4 9 (23.68%) E-Commerce
4 9 (23.68%) Manufacturing
4 9 (23.68%) Retail
4 9 (23.68%) Sybase ASE
4 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (21.05%) Data Modelling
5 8 (21.05%) UNIX
5 8 (21.05%) J2EE
5 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 7 (18.42%) HTML
6 7 (18.42%) XML
6 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
7 6 (15.79%) Spring
7 6 (15.79%) Degree
7 6 (15.79%) Web Services
7 6 (15.79%) IBM
7 6 (15.79%) Linux
7 6 (15.79%) MQSeries
8 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
8 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
8 5 (13.16%) Hibernate
8 5 (13.16%) Change Management
9 4 (10.53%) Replication

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 6 (15.79%) MQSeries
2 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.89%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (2.63%) Confluence
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) HTTP
1 3 (7.89%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) 3G
2 2 (5.26%) 2G
2 2 (5.26%) LTE
2 2 (5.26%) 4G
2 2 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (5.26%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.68%) Sybase ASE
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.89%) DbVisualizer
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.89%) DB2
4 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.89%) MySQL
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (2.63%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
1 3 (7.89%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (7.89%) LoadRunner
1 3 (7.89%) Log4j
1 3 (7.89%) Subversion
1 3 (7.89%) Maven
1 3 (7.89%) Ant
1 3 (7.89%) JUnit
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) StyleCop
2 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Manufacturing
2 9 (23.68%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Publishing
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Java Developer
5 5 (13.16%) DBA
6 4 (10.53%) SQL DBA
6 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Tester
7 3 (7.89%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (7.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Data Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Architect
9 1 (2.63%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Consultant
9 1 (2.63%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.63%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Sybase Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) J2EE
2 7 (18.42%) HTML
2 7 (18.42%) XML
3 6 (15.79%) Spring
3 6 (15.79%) Web Services
4 5 (13.16%) Hibernate
5 4 (10.53%) REST
5 4 (10.53%) .NET
6 3 (7.89%) CSS
6 3 (7.89%) Servlets
6 3 (7.89%) SOAP
6 3 (7.89%) Struts
6 3 (7.89%) XMLBeans
6 3 (7.89%) Ajax
6 3 (7.89%) JSON
6 3 (7.89%) jQuery
6 3 (7.89%) XSLT
6 3 (7.89%) Flash
6 3 (7.89%) JMS
7 2 (5.26%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Replication
3 3 (7.89%) Clustering
3 3 (7.89%) Web 2.0
4 2 (5.26%) Statistics
5 1 (2.63%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) UNIX
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Windows
3 4 (10.53%) Solaris
4 3 (7.89%) HPUX
5 1 (2.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) E-Commerce
2 8 (21.05%) Data Modelling
3 5 (13.16%) Change Management
4 4 (10.53%) Migration
5 3 (7.89%) Project Management
5 3 (7.89%) Content Management
5 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (7.89%) System Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Time Management
5 3 (7.89%) Regression Testing
5 3 (7.89%) OO
5 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.89%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Data Management
6 2 (5.26%) Coaching
6 2 (5.26%) SOA
6 2 (5.26%) Security Management
6 2 (5.26%) CRM
6 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) Java
1 11 (28.95%) T-SQL
2 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.53%) C#
4 3 (7.89%) XPath
5 2 (5.26%) C++
5 2 (5.26%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (7.89%) ISEB
2 3 (7.89%) Sun Certification
3 2 (5.26%) MCITP
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (5.26%) MCDBA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle
1 10 (26.32%) Sybase
2 6 (15.79%) IBM
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.53%) HP
5 3 (7.89%) Interwoven
5 3 (7.89%) Sun
6 2 (5.26%) Ericsson
6 2 (5.26%) Huawei
6 2 (5.26%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (5.26%) Nortel
6 2 (5.26%) Hortonworks
7 1 (2.63%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.63%) Splunk
7 1 (2.63%) VMware
7 1 (2.63%) EMC
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