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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 22 34 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 14.19% 23.13% 27.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 59.46% 44.16% 60.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 11
Median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £393 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.13 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +14.79%
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
37 77 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 23.87% 52.38% 45.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 35 24
Median daily rate £270 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.51% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £425 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
3 11 (28.95%) Java
3 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.95%) Retail
3 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (26.32%) T-SQL
4 10 (26.32%) HTML
4 10 (26.32%) XML
5 9 (23.68%) Web Services
5 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (21.05%) Unix
6 8 (21.05%) Sybase
6 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
6 8 (21.05%) Subversion
6 8 (21.05%) Spring
6 8 (21.05%) Hibernate
7 7 (18.42%) hybris
8 6 (15.79%) Magento
8 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
8 6 (15.79%) Finance
8 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
8 6 (15.79%) DB2
8 6 (15.79%) .NET
8 6 (15.79%) J2EE
8 6 (15.79%) PHP
9 5 (13.16%) CSS
9 5 (13.16%) JSP

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 (13.16%) JBoss
2 3 (7.89%) NServiceBus
2 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.26%) Drupal
4 1 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.63%) CMS
4 1 (2.63%) DNN
4 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Magento
2 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Firewall
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (15.79%) DB2
4 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.89%) MySQL
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.89%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.63%) DbVisualizer
6 1 (2.63%) DTS
6 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.63%) OLAP
6 1 (2.63%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Subversion
2 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.16%) Selenium
4 4 (10.53%) WebDriver
5 3 (7.89%) Ant
5 3 (7.89%) Appium
5 3 (7.89%) PHPUnit
5 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
6 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.26%) JIRA
7 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.63%) Hudson
7 1 (2.63%) Maven
7 1 (2.63%) Protractor
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (28.95%) Retail
2 6 (15.79%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) French Language
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Developer
3 6 (15.79%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Administrator
3 6 (15.79%) Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Automation Tester
4 4 (10.53%) DBA
4 4 (10.53%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 4 (10.53%) Selenium Tester
4 4 (10.53%) SQL DBA
4 4 (10.53%) Sybase Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Tester
5 3 (7.89%) Data Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior DBA
5 3 (7.89%) Senior SQL DBA
6 2 (5.26%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) HTML
1 10 (26.32%) XML
2 9 (23.68%) Web Services
3 8 (21.05%) Hibernate
3 8 (21.05%) Spring
4 6 (15.79%) .NET
4 6 (15.79%) J2EE
5 5 (13.16%) CSS
5 5 (13.16%) JSP
6 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
6 4 (10.53%) EJB
6 4 (10.53%) RESTful
6 4 (10.53%) Struts
7 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
7 3 (7.89%) Behat
7 3 (7.89%) Entity Framework
7 3 (7.89%) MSMQ
8 2 (5.26%) Classic ASP
8 2 (5.26%) CSS3
8 2 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Replication
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) iPad
4 1 (2.63%) RIA
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Unix
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) AIX
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Windows
5 1 (2.63%) HPUX
5 1 (2.63%) Solaris
5 1 (2.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
3 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
4 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (13.16%) CRM
5 4 (10.53%) Analytics
5 4 (10.53%) Automated Testing
5 4 (10.53%) B2B
5 4 (10.53%) Coaching
5 4 (10.53%) Document Management
5 4 (10.53%) Migration
5 4 (10.53%) MVC
5 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
5 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
5 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.53%) Web Development
6 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.89%) Re-Platforming
6 3 (7.89%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
2 11 (28.95%) Java
3 10 (26.32%) T-SQL
4 6 (15.79%) PHP
5 4 (10.53%) Python
6 3 (7.89%) Ruby
7 2 (5.26%) C#
7 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.63%) C
8 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) MBA
2 1 (2.63%) MCSA
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Ansible
1 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.89%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Sybase
2 7 (18.42%) hybris
3 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.53%) ATG
4 4 (10.53%) IBM
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle
4 4 (10.53%) Percussion
5 3 (7.89%) SAP
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) Dell
6 1 (2.63%) EMC
6 1 (2.63%) Hitachi
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) IFS
6 1 (2.63%) Juniper
6 1 (2.63%) Splunk
6 1 (2.63%) Symantec
6 1 (2.63%) VMware
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