Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hemel Hempstead with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Hertfordshire > Hemel Hempstead
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 3 16
Rank change year-on-year -5 +13 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 7 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead 14.00% 20.00% 2.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 63.64% 65.22% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 2
Hemel Hempstead median daily rate £325 £350 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +41.41% -
10th Percentile £283 £313 £199
90th Percentile £388 £420 £290
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £365 £314
% change year-on-year +9.59% +16.24% -16.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hemel Hempstead median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% -61.11% +30.43%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hemel Hempstead with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hemel Hempstead
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 11 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead 22.00% 30.67% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 12
Hemel Hempstead median daily rate £363 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.38% +8.11%
10th Percentile £288 £313 £163
90th Percentile £475 £408 £411
Hertfordshire median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hemel Hempstead median hourly rate - - £22.50
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £24.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +83.67% -45.56% +15.38%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Hemel Hempstead

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Hemel Hempstead

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Hemel Hempstead.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Hemel Hempstead

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hemel Hempstead

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Hemel Hempstead over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Hemel Hempstead

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in Hemel Hempstead.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hemel Hempstead region with a requirement for SQL.

1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 3 (42.86%) VB
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 3 (42.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) HP ALM
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
4 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) CMS
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) JMeter
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Migration

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead 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 2 (28.57%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Power BI
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) JMeter
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) OAT Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) OAT Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Report Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (42.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Psychology
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
2 3 (42.86%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP ALM
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft