Period
to 14 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 39 69
Rank change year-on-year -11 +30 +1
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 57 70 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.59% 4.33% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.86% 4.64% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 76 14
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -2.03% +9.63%
10th Percentile £357 £300 £325
90th Percentile £550 £394 £496
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £364
% change year-on-year +10.34% -0.34% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £41.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year - +19.42% -9.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 1,475 1,507 1,378
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.00% 93.20% 96.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 774 787
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £190 £200 £210
90th Percentile £556 £575 £550
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 128 86
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.03% +20.69% -15.94%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.13 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.25 £43.75 £53.13
East of England median hourly rate £17.38 £20.39 £20.00
% change year-on-year -14.77% +1.93% -6.98%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings that featured SQL Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Hertfordshire

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in Hertfordshire

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Developer in Hertfordshire

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in Hertfordshire

SQL Developer
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Developer within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +2 30 £550 +51.72% 3
Rickmansworth +1 18 £380 -
Hemel Hempstead -3 3 £400 +14.29%
St Albans -2 2 £300 -7.69%
Hatfield +4 1 £425 +9.68% 1
Borehamwood - 1 £475 -
SQL Developer
East of England

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, SQL Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 57 (100.00%) SQL
2 35 (61.40%) SQL Server
3 33 (57.89%) T-SQL
4 25 (43.86%) Migration
4 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (42.11%) Data Migration
6 22 (38.60%) Security Cleared
6 22 (38.60%) TDD
7 21 (36.84%) C#
7 21 (36.84%) Test Automation
7 21 (36.84%) BDD
7 21 (36.84%) SC Cleared
7 21 (36.84%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 20 (35.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (33.33%) ETL
10 18 (31.58%) Sybase
11 17 (29.82%) Java
11 17 (29.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (29.82%) Data Mapping
12 16 (28.07%) JSON
12 16 (28.07%) Sybase ASE
12 16 (28.07%) Subversion
13 15 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (26.32%) Finance
13 15 (26.32%) PL/SQL
13 15 (26.32%) Oracle
13 15 (26.32%) XML
13 15 (26.32%) JIRA
13 15 (26.32%) Reference Data
13 15 (26.32%) Talend

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.75%) Apache
2 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.26%) SaaS
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (61.40%) SQL Server
2 20 (35.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (29.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (28.07%) Sybase ASE
5 15 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (22.81%) SQL Server 2016
7 9 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
12 1 (1.75%) dBASE
12 1 (1.75%) Endeca
12 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (28.07%) Subversion
2 15 (26.32%) JIRA
3 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.75%) Maven
3 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (26.32%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.07%) JSON
2 15 (26.32%) XML
3 14 (24.56%) Web Services
4 13 (22.81%) Spring
5 12 (21.05%) JSP
6 10 (17.54%) Spring MVC
7 7 (12.28%) .NET
7 7 (12.28%) HTML
8 6 (10.53%) HTML5
9 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET
10 3 (5.26%) Hibernate
10 3 (5.26%) REST
11 2 (3.51%) jQuery
12 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
12 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1 (1.75%) JPA
12 1 (1.75%) RESTful
12 1 (1.75%) Spring Boot
12 1 (1.75%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Reference Data
2 12 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Fintech
3 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (43.86%) Migration
2 24 (42.11%) Data Migration
3 22 (38.60%) TDD
4 21 (36.84%) BDD
4 21 (36.84%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 21 (36.84%) Test Automation
5 19 (33.33%) ETL
6 17 (29.82%) Data Mapping
7 13 (22.81%) MVC
8 12 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (10.53%) Analytical Thinking
9 6 (10.53%) Data Modelling
9 6 (10.53%) Statistics
10 3 (5.26%) Data Integration
10 3 (5.26%) OO
10 3 (5.26%) Open Source
11 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (3.51%) SDLC
12 1 (1.75%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) SQL
2 33 (57.89%) T-SQL
3 21 (36.84%) C#
4 17 (29.82%) Java
5 15 (26.32%) PL/SQL
6 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.26%) PHP
8 2 (3.51%) Python
9 1 (1.75%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (38.60%) Security Cleared
2 21 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) Sybase
2 15 (26.32%) Oracle
2 15 (26.32%) Talend
3 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.75%) SAP