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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 14 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 8 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 7.48% 17.69% 20.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.60% 42.62% 35.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 5
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£294 £335 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.31% -16.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £306 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £368 £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 £30.00 £27.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.09%
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
43 61 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 40.19% 41.50% 56.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 25
Average daily rate £313 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £302 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £434 £500
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 £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015, 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 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (34.48%) .NET
3 8 (27.59%) T-SQL
4 7 (24.14%) Oracle
4 7 (24.14%) Sybase
4 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
5 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.69%) Sybase ASE
5 6 (20.69%) Migration
5 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
6 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.24%) C#
6 5 (17.24%) Java
6 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
7 4 (13.79%) DB2
7 4 (13.79%) HTML
7 4 (13.79%) Maximo
7 4 (13.79%) PDA
7 4 (13.79%) Replication
7 4 (13.79%) Data Migration
7 4 (13.79%) Web Application Development
7 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
8 3 (10.34%) Clustering
8 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
8 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
8 3 (10.34%) Linux

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 2 (6.90%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) LiveLink
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) 3GPP
1 2 (6.90%) 3G
1 2 (6.90%) 2G
1 2 (6.90%) 4G
1 2 (6.90%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (6.90%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
3 6 (20.69%) Sybase ASE
4 4 (13.79%) DB2
5 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (6.90%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (6.90%) Couchbase
6 2 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.45%) QlikView
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
1 2 (6.90%) Fiddler
1 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.90%) StyleCop
1 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Publishing
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Developer
3 4 (13.79%) DBA
4 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) SQL DBA
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Maximo Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) HTML
3 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.90%) CSS
4 2 (6.90%) REST
4 2 (6.90%) jQuery
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.45%) Spring
5 1 (3.45%) Web Services
5 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) PDA
2 4 (13.79%) Replication
2 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
3 3 (10.34%) Clustering
4 2 (6.90%) Statistics
5 1 (3.45%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) UNIX
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) AIX
3 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (20.69%) Migration
1 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
2 4 (13.79%) Data Migration
2 4 (13.79%) Web Application Development
3 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.90%) CRM
4 2 (6.90%) OOP
4 2 (6.90%) SOA
4 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.90%) Change Management
4 2 (6.90%) Security Management
4 2 (6.90%) MVC
4 2 (6.90%) Data Management
4 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) TDD
4 2 (6.90%) Pair Programming
4 2 (6.90%) Validation
4 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) T-SQL
2 5 (17.24%) C#
2 5 (17.24%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.90%) Perl
3 2 (6.90%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) VBA
4 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) MCDBA
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (6.90%) MCITP
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) SCOM
1 2 (6.90%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
1 7 (24.14%) Sybase
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Nortel
3 2 (6.90%) Ericsson
3 2 (6.90%) Huawei
3 2 (6.90%) Splunk
3 2 (6.90%) Hortonworks
3 2 (6.90%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Open Text
4 1 (3.45%) RedDot
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) EMC
4 1 (3.45%) Cognos
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