Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 64 72
Rank change year-on-year +28 +8 -30
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 70 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.43% 2.14% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.76% 2.22% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 14 12
Hertfordshire median daily rate £363 £370 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.03% +2.78% +15.20%
10th Percentile £300 £325 £289
90th Percentile £394 £496 £423
East of England median daily rate £351 £360 £350
% change year-on-year -2.50% +2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £38.26
% change year-on-year +15.28% -5.91% +0.68%

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 1472 1353 1502
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.16% 96.71% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 780 760
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £200 £210 £190
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 83 155
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% -14.71% +12.25%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £53.50 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -26.53% +16.67% +5.00%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +13 38 £349 -30.25% 1
Stevenage 0 11 £363 -
St Albans - 7 £325 -
Rickmansworth - 5 - -
Welwyn Garden City +7 4 £450 -14.29%
Hemel Hempstead +5 2 £343 -
Hatfield -6 1 £388 +10.71%
SQL Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 56 (80.00%) SQL
2 47 (67.14%) Finance
3 42 (60.00%) MVC
4 35 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 34 (48.57%) JSON
6 33 (47.14%) Java
7 31 (44.29%) JSP
7 31 (44.29%) Spring MVC
7 31 (44.29%) Spring
8 28 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 27 (38.57%) C#
10 25 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (27.14%) .NET
12 17 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 14 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (18.57%) WCF
15 12 (17.14%) SDLC
16 11 (15.71%) T-SQL
17 10 (14.29%) French Language
17 10 (14.29%) TDD
17 10 (14.29%) SOLID
17 10 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
17 10 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
17 10 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 9 (12.86%) Enterprise Software
18 9 (12.86%) Migration
18 9 (12.86%) JavaScript
18 9 (12.86%) Web Services
19 8 (11.43%) HTML

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 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.43%) IIS
2 1 (1.43%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) IaaS
2 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) HTTP
1 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (5.71%) Sybase ASE
7 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.43%) OLAP
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.43%) Power BI
9 1 (1.43%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.43%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 10 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.43%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 47 (67.14%) Finance
2 10 (14.29%) French Language
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (48.57%) JSON
2 31 (44.29%) JSP
2 31 (44.29%) Spring
2 31 (44.29%) Spring MVC
3 19 (27.14%) .NET
4 13 (18.57%) WCF
5 9 (12.86%) Web Services
6 8 (11.43%) HTML
7 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (7.14%) AngularJS
9 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET
9 4 (5.71%) CSS
9 4 (5.71%) Hibernate
9 4 (5.71%) HTML5
9 4 (5.71%) REST
9 4 (5.71%) RESTful
9 4 (5.71%) WPF
9 4 (5.71%) XML
10 3 (4.29%) jQuery
10 3 (4.29%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) Fintech
5 1 (1.43%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) Linux
1 2 (2.86%) Windows
2 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (60.00%) MVC
2 17 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.14%) SDLC
4 10 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (14.29%) SOLID
4 10 (14.29%) TDD
5 9 (12.86%) Migration
6 8 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.14%) CRM
7 5 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 5 (7.14%) ETL
8 3 (4.29%) Prototyping
9 2 (2.86%) Data Modelling
9 2 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (2.86%) Kimball Methodology
10 1 (1.43%) Data Cleansing
10 1 (1.43%) Data Conversion
10 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
10 1 (1.43%) Data Mapping
10 1 (1.43%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 56 (80.00%) SQL
2 33 (47.14%) Java
3 27 (38.57%) C#
4 11 (15.71%) T-SQL
5 9 (12.86%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.29%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.43%) Python
7 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle
3 5 (7.14%) Sybase
4 1 (1.43%) RedGate
4 1 (1.43%) Talend
4 1 (1.43%) Teradata