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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 3 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL 44 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 24.18% 20.00% 15.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 56.41% 40.28% 48.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 10
Median daily rate £285 £383 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.49% +17.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £350 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £395 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £33.02 £25.88
% change year-on-year
-16.71% +27.61%
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
78 72 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 42.86% 49.66% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 28
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

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 25 September 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 22 (34.92%) Java
2 21 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 20 (31.75%) DB2
3 20 (31.75%) Unix
3 20 (31.75%) Git (software)
4 19 (30.16%) E-Commerce
5 18 (28.57%) Subversion
6 17 (26.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (26.98%) Magento
6 17 (26.98%) Oracle
6 17 (26.98%) IBM
6 17 (26.98%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
7 16 (25.40%) HTML
8 15 (23.81%) T-SQL
8 15 (23.81%) hybris
8 15 (23.81%) Retail
9 14 (22.22%) Linux
9 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 13 (20.63%) XML
10 13 (20.63%) PHP
10 13 (20.63%) Ant
10 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (20.63%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (19.05%) Web Services
11 12 (19.05%) Python
12 10 (15.87%) Firewall
12 10 (15.87%) MySQL
12 10 (15.87%) Selenium
12 10 (15.87%) Ruby

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 9 (14.29%) Drupal
1 9 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 9 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 8 (12.70%) WebSphere
3 6 (9.52%) Apache
4 4 (6.35%) CMS
5 3 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (4.76%) IIS
5 3 (4.76%) MQSeries
5 3 (4.76%) NServiceBus
5 3 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.59%) DNN
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.59%) JBoss
6 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (26.98%) Magento
2 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) SaaS
2 3 (4.76%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (3.17%) Slack
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) Firewall
2 4 (6.35%) Internet
2 4 (6.35%) SAN
3 1 (1.59%) Network Security
3 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 20 (31.75%) DB2
3 17 (26.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (20.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (15.87%) MySQL
6 9 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (7.94%) DbVisualizer
9 5 (7.94%) Sybase ASE
10 3 (4.76%) Jackrabbit
10 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
10 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
11 2 (3.17%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (3.17%) DTS
11 2 (3.17%) OLAP
11 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 20 (31.75%) Git (software)
2 18 (28.57%) Subversion
3 13 (20.63%) Ant
4 10 (15.87%) Selenium
5 8 (12.70%) WebDriver
6 7 (11.11%) Appium
7 6 (9.52%) JIRA
8 5 (7.94%) Cucumber
9 4 (6.35%) SoapUI
10 3 (4.76%) Eclipse
10 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
10 3 (4.76%) JUnit
10 3 (4.76%) Log4j
10 3 (4.76%) Mockito
10 3 (4.76%) PHPUnit
10 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
10 3 (4.76%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (1.59%) Hudson
12 1 (1.59%) Maven
General
1 15 (23.81%) Retail
2 8 (12.70%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) French Language
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (34.92%) Developer
2 17 (26.98%) Architect
3 12 (19.05%) SQL Developer
4 9 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (14.29%) Unix Architect
5 8 (12.70%) Automation Tester
5 8 (12.70%) DBA
5 8 (12.70%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 8 (12.70%) Selenium Tester
5 8 (12.70%) SQL DBA
5 8 (12.70%) Tester
6 6 (9.52%) .NET Developer
6 6 (9.52%) Administrator
6 6 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 6 (9.52%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (7.94%) Java Automation Tester
7 5 (7.94%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.94%) Sybase Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.40%) HTML
2 13 (20.63%) XML
3 12 (19.05%) Web Services
4 9 (14.29%) J2EE
5 6 (9.52%) .NET
6 5 (7.94%) Ajax
6 5 (7.94%) Gherkin
6 5 (7.94%) JSP
7 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
7 4 (6.35%) CSS
7 4 (6.35%) EJB
7 4 (6.35%) Hibernate
7 4 (6.35%) JSON
7 4 (6.35%) REST
7 4 (6.35%) RESTful
7 4 (6.35%) SOAP
7 4 (6.35%) Spring
7 4 (6.35%) Struts
8 3 (4.76%) JDBC
8 3 (4.76%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.98%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.70%) Replication
3 5 (7.94%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.35%) Clustering
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.59%) iPad
5 1 (1.59%) RIA
5 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.75%) Unix
2 14 (22.22%) Linux
3 9 (14.29%) AIX
3 9 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (9.52%) Windows
5 3 (4.76%) HPUX
5 3 (4.76%) Solaris
6 1 (1.59%) VMS
6 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) E-Commerce
2 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 9 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 9 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
4 8 (12.70%) Automated Testing
4 8 (12.70%) Coaching
4 8 (12.70%) Document Management
4 8 (12.70%) Test Automation
4 8 (12.70%) Test Scripting
5 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 7 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (7.94%) CRM
6 5 (7.94%) System Testing
7 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.92%) Java
2 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
3 15 (23.81%) T-SQL
4 13 (20.63%) PHP
5 12 (19.05%) Python
6 10 (15.87%) Ruby
7 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.76%) Perl
8 2 (3.17%) C#
8 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) Degree
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.59%) A+ Certification
2 1 (1.59%) MCITP
2 1 (1.59%) MCSA
2 1 (1.59%) MCTS
2 1 (1.59%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (15.87%) Ansible
1 10 (15.87%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (15.87%) Puppet
2 6 (9.52%) SCCM
3 3 (4.76%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (4.76%) WSUS
4 1 (1.59%) SCOM
4 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (26.98%) IBM
1 17 (26.98%) Oracle
2 15 (23.81%) hybris
3 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.70%) Sybase
5 4 (6.35%) ATG
5 4 (6.35%) SAP
6 3 (4.76%) Blue Martini
6 3 (4.76%) Elastic Path
6 3 (4.76%) Interwoven
7 1 (1.59%) Percussion
7 1 (1.59%) Splunk
7 1 (1.59%) Veritas