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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 22 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 16.92% 21.52% 26.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 57.89% 45.33% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 7
Median daily rate £475 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £275 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £400 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+45.13% -29.68%
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 75 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 29.23% 47.47% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 20
Median daily rate £394 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £306 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 23 (57.50%) JavaScript
2 17 (42.50%) HTML
2 17 (42.50%) Unix
2 17 (42.50%) XML
2 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (40.00%) Java
4 15 (37.50%) DB2
4 15 (37.50%) Retail
4 15 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (32.50%) J2EE
6 12 (30.00%) Subversion
6 12 (30.00%) Automated Testing
6 12 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (27.50%) QA
7 11 (27.50%) Selenium
7 11 (27.50%) Test Scripting
7 11 (27.50%) Magento
7 11 (27.50%) Test Automation
7 11 (27.50%) RESTful
7 11 (27.50%) WebDriver
8 10 (25.00%) Document Management
8 10 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 10 (25.00%) Coaching
9 9 (22.50%) PHP
10 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
11 7 (17.50%) PHPUnit
11 7 (17.50%) Behat
11 7 (17.50%) User Stories
11 7 (17.50%) BDD
11 7 (17.50%) Appium

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 5 (12.50%) JBoss
1 5 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (5.00%) Apache
3 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.50%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
1 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Magento
2 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) DB2
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (12.50%) DbVisualizer
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.50%) DTS
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.50%) MySQL
6 1 (2.50%) OLAP
6 1 (2.50%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Subversion
2 11 (27.50%) Selenium
2 11 (27.50%) WebDriver
3 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (17.50%) Appium
4 7 (17.50%) PHPUnit
5 5 (12.50%) JIRA
6 4 (10.00%) Ant
6 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 4 (10.00%) Protractor
7 3 (7.50%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (2.50%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.50%) Hudson
8 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
8 1 (2.50%) Maven
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (37.50%) Retail
2 6 (15.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Automation Tester
1 11 (27.50%) Tester
2 10 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 10 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
3 8 (20.00%) Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Architect
5 6 (15.00%) Administrator
5 6 (15.00%) Web Automation Tester
5 6 (15.00%) Web Tester
6 4 (10.00%) DBA
6 4 (10.00%) Java Automation Tester
6 4 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (10.00%) SQL DBA
7 3 (7.50%) Data Architect
7 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce Architect
7 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Java Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Java Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Senior DBA
7 3 (7.50%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) HTML
1 17 (42.50%) XML
2 13 (32.50%) J2EE
3 11 (27.50%) RESTful
4 7 (17.50%) Behat
5 5 (12.50%) CSS
5 5 (12.50%) Flash
5 5 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 5 (12.50%) Spring
5 5 (12.50%) Web Services
6 4 (10.00%) EJB
6 4 (10.00%) Gherkin
6 4 (10.00%) JSP
6 4 (10.00%) Struts
7 3 (7.50%) .NET
7 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
7 3 (7.50%) HTML5
8 2 (5.00%) Ajax
8 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Replication
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) Unix
2 2 (5.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) AIX
3 1 (2.50%) HPUX
3 1 (2.50%) Solaris
3 1 (2.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) Automated Testing
2 12 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (27.50%) Test Automation
3 11 (27.50%) Test Scripting
4 10 (25.00%) Coaching
4 10 (25.00%) Document Management
4 10 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 7 (17.50%) BDD
5 7 (17.50%) TDD
5 7 (17.50%) User Stories
6 6 (15.00%) Re-Platforming
7 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (12.50%) System Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Analytics
8 4 (10.00%) Change Management
8 4 (10.00%) CRM
8 4 (10.00%) Migration
8 4 (10.00%) Web Development
9 3 (7.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) JavaScript
2 16 (40.00%) Java
3 9 (22.50%) PHP
4 7 (17.50%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.50%) C#
6 2 (5.00%) Apex Code
6 2 (5.00%) Perl
6 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.00%) SOQL
7 1 (2.50%) C
7 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.50%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) Ruby
7 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) MBA
2 1 (2.50%) MCSA
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Ansible
1 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
1 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) IBM
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle
2 5 (12.50%) hybris
3 4 (10.00%) ATG
3 4 (10.00%) Percussion
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.50%) SAP
5 2 (5.00%) HP
5 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.00%) Sybase
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) Citrix
6 1 (2.50%) Dell
6 1 (2.50%) EMC
6 1 (2.50%) Hitachi
6 1 (2.50%) IFS
6 1 (2.50%) Juniper
6 1 (2.50%) Splunk
6 1 (2.50%) Symantec
6 1 (2.50%) VMware