Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 46 61
Rank change year-on-year -8 +15 +23
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 51 57 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.19% 3.82% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.42% 4.13% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 50 13
Hertfordshire median daily rate £388 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £324
90th Percentile £550 £439 £498
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £41.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +18.57% +11.04%

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 1,492 1,381 1,358
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.43% 92.62% 96.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 864 693 740
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £173 £200 £205
90th Percentile £556 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £415 £388
% change year-on-year +2.38% +7.13% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 129 85
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 £16.81 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.06% +8.42% -8.82%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.90 £10.07
90th Percentile £48.25 £40.00 £53.25
East of England median hourly rate £17.36 £18.00 £20.32
% change year-on-year -3.56% -11.42% -4.94%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +1 24 £550 +51.72% 3
Rickmansworth +2 16 £380 -
St Albans -5 3 £325 -
Hemel Hempstead -8 2 £413 +17.86%
Stevenage -17 1 £375 +3.45%
Borehamwood - 1 £475 - 2
SQL Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 50 (98.04%) SQL
2 37 (72.55%) SQL Server
3 27 (52.94%) T-SQL
4 21 (41.18%) C#
5 19 (37.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (35.29%) ETL
6 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (35.29%) Migration
7 17 (33.33%) Data Migration
8 16 (31.37%) Data Mapping
8 16 (31.37%) JSON
8 16 (31.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (29.41%) Subversion
9 15 (29.41%) Security Cleared
9 15 (29.41%) TDD
9 15 (29.41%) Sybase
10 14 (27.45%) Oracle
10 14 (27.45%) PL/SQL
10 14 (27.45%) XML
10 14 (27.45%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (27.45%) Test Automation
10 14 (27.45%) SC Cleared
10 14 (27.45%) BDD
10 14 (27.45%) Talend
10 14 (27.45%) JIRA
10 14 (27.45%) Reference Data
10 14 (27.45%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2016
11 13 (25.49%) Sybase ASE
11 13 (25.49%) MVC

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 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.96%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) SaaS
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (72.55%) SQL Server
2 19 (37.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (31.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (27.45%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2016
5 13 (25.49%) Sybase ASE
6 9 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
10 2 (3.92%) MS Access
10 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (1.96%) dBASE
11 1 (1.96%) Endeca
11 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (29.41%) Subversion
2 14 (27.45%) JIRA
3 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) Maven
3 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (31.37%) JSON
2 14 (27.45%) XML
3 12 (23.53%) Spring
4 11 (21.57%) JSP
5 10 (19.61%) Web Services
6 9 (17.65%) .NET
6 9 (17.65%) HTML
6 9 (17.65%) Spring MVC
7 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
8 4 (7.84%) HTML5
9 3 (5.88%) Hibernate
9 3 (5.88%) REST
10 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (3.92%) CSS
10 2 (3.92%) jQuery
11 1 (1.96%) Angular 2
11 1 (1.96%) RESTful
11 1 (1.96%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Reference Data
2 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Fintech
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) MVS
2 1 (1.96%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (35.29%) ETL
1 18 (35.29%) Migration
2 17 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 16 (31.37%) Data Mapping
4 15 (29.41%) TDD
5 14 (27.45%) BDD
5 14 (27.45%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 14 (27.45%) Test Automation
6 13 (25.49%) MVC
7 7 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (5.88%) Data Integration
8 3 (5.88%) OOP
9 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.92%) Change Control
9 2 (3.92%) Office Automation
9 2 (3.92%) SDLC
10 1 (1.96%) ETL Development
10 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office Automation
10 1 (1.96%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 50 (98.04%) SQL
2 27 (52.94%) T-SQL
3 21 (41.18%) C#
4 14 (27.45%) PL/SQL
5 13 (25.49%) Java
6 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.92%) Python
7 2 (3.92%) VBA
8 1 (1.96%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.96%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 14 (27.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Sybase
2 14 (27.45%) Oracle
2 14 (27.45%) Talend
3 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.96%) SAP