The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 57 60
Rank change year-on-year +11 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 13 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.06% 0.30% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 0.31% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Median daily rate £350 £500 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +58.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £500 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £500 £327
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +7.55% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 585 646 823
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 92.56% 96.71% 92.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 330 431
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 35 72
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -25.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.25 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £29.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire that featured SQL Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -3 5 £250 -50.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £350 -
Hatfield - 1 £375 -
SQL Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, SQL Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (45.00%) .NET
6 7 (35.00%) C#
6 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
6 7 (35.00%) Web Services
6 7 (35.00%) VB.NET
7 6 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
7 6 (30.00%) JSON
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (25.00%) RESTful
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (25.00%) WCF
8 5 (25.00%) CSS
8 5 (25.00%) HTML
8 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
9 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (20.00%) CRM
9 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 4 (20.00%) XML
9 4 (20.00%) XSL
9 4 (20.00%) QA
9 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (20.00%) jQuery
9 4 (20.00%) CAML
10 3 (15.00%) Kimball Methodology

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 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (10.00%) DTS
6 2 (10.00%) QlikView
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (5.00%) Big Data
7 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (5.00%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (35.00%) Web Services
3 6 (30.00%) JSON
4 5 (25.00%) CSS
4 5 (25.00%) HTML
4 5 (25.00%) RESTful
4 5 (25.00%) WCF
5 4 (20.00%) CAML
5 4 (20.00%) jQuery
5 4 (20.00%) XML
5 4 (20.00%) XSL
6 2 (10.00%) JSP
6 2 (10.00%) SOAP
6 2 (10.00%) Spring
6 2 (10.00%) Spring MVC
6 2 (10.00%) WinForms
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (5.00%) Classic ASP
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (20.00%) CRM
2 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (15.00%) ETL
2 3 (15.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (15.00%) MVC
3 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (5.00%) Data Conversion
4 1 (5.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (5.00%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (5.00%) SDLC
4 1 (5.00%) TDD
4 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) VB.NET
3 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Teradata