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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 12 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL 9 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 8.04% 19.59% 8.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.03% 41.30% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Median daily rate £413 £313 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £303 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £323 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £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 £38.50 £24.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -14.60%

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
31 46 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 27.68% 47.42% 38.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 16
Median daily rate £450 £398 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +24.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £478 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 22 February 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 16 (64.00%) E-Commerce
2 13 (52.00%) Java
3 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (44.00%) WebSphere
4 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 10 (40.00%) DB2
4 10 (40.00%) Web Services
4 10 (40.00%) IBM
4 10 (40.00%) Unix
5 9 (36.00%) HTML
5 9 (36.00%) J2EE
5 9 (36.00%) Retail
6 8 (32.00%) XML
6 8 (32.00%) Linux
7 7 (28.00%) hybris
7 7 (28.00%) Magento
7 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (24.00%) Subversion
8 6 (24.00%) JSP
8 6 (24.00%) Ant
9 5 (20.00%) Windows
9 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (16.00%) Change Management
10 4 (16.00%) Document Management
10 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
10 4 (16.00%) Ajax
10 4 (16.00%) Sybase ASE
10 4 (16.00%) System Testing
10 4 (16.00%) Time Management

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 11 (44.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Apache
2 3 (12.00%) CMS
2 3 (12.00%) Drupal
2 3 (12.00%) MQSeries
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Magento
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) AdWords
1 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Internet
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) DB2
2 5 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (16.00%) DbVisualizer
3 4 (16.00%) MySQL
3 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (16.00%) Sybase ASE
4 3 (12.00%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.00%) Big Data
6 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
6 1 (4.00%) Power BI
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (24.00%) Ant
2 6 (24.00%) Subversion
3 4 (16.00%) Appium
3 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (16.00%) JIRA
3 4 (16.00%) Selenium
3 4 (16.00%) SoapUI
3 4 (16.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (12.00%) JUnit
4 3 (12.00%) Log4j
4 3 (12.00%) Mockito
4 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 9 (36.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Architect
2 6 (24.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Automation Tester
4 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Java Automation Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Process Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Selenium Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Tester
5 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (12.00%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) Web Services
2 9 (36.00%) HTML
2 9 (36.00%) J2EE
3 8 (32.00%) XML
4 6 (24.00%) JSP
5 4 (16.00%) Ajax
5 4 (16.00%) Gherkin
5 4 (16.00%) JSON
5 4 (16.00%) REST
5 4 (16.00%) SOAP
6 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (12.00%) EJB
6 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (12.00%) JDBC
6 3 (12.00%) JMS
6 3 (12.00%) JSTL
6 3 (12.00%) Servlets
6 3 (12.00%) Spring
6 3 (12.00%) Struts
6 3 (12.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.00%) User Experience
4 1 (4.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Unix
2 8 (32.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (12.00%) AIX
4 3 (12.00%) HPUX
4 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (12.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Change Management
3 4 (16.00%) Coaching
3 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (16.00%) Document Management
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) System Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (16.00%) Time Management
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (12.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (12.00%) OO
4 3 (12.00%) RAD
4 3 (12.00%) Software Delivery
4 3 (12.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (12.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) Java
2 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (12.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) Perl
4 3 (12.00%) PHP
4 3 (12.00%) Python
4 3 (12.00%) Ruby
5 2 (8.00%) C
6 1 (4.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Ansible
1 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (12.00%) Puppet
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
1 3 (12.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) IBM
2 7 (28.00%) hybris
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.00%) Sybase
4 3 (12.00%) ATG
4 3 (12.00%) Blue Martini
4 3 (12.00%) Elastic Path
4 3 (12.00%) Interwoven
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) Google