Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £349 per day in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 23 January 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 33 31
Rank change year-on-year +11 -2 -5
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 28 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 7.22% 1.56% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.55% 1.65% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 0 0
Watford median daily rate £349 - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £363 £363 £338
% change year-on-year - +7.41% +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Contract vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 371 242 227
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.62% 94.53% 97.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 126 128
Watford median daily rate £390 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.24% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £140 £120
90th Percentile £575 £538 £488
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 16
Watford median hourly rate £17.50 £13.25 £18.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.08% -28.82% +48.92%
10th Percentile £13.40 £11.57 £8.50
90th Percentile £35.80 £15.55 £41.25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +20.69% -12.12% +1.85%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Watford

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in Watford

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Watford over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Developer in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Watford region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 24 (85.71%) Finance
2 20 (71.43%) MVC
3 18 (64.29%) SQL
4 14 (50.00%) Java
4 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (50.00%) JSP
4 14 (50.00%) Spring
4 14 (50.00%) JSON
4 14 (50.00%) Spring MVC
5 13 (46.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (42.86%) C#
7 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (32.14%) .NET
9 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (21.43%) TDD
10 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
10 6 (21.43%) French Language
10 6 (21.43%) WCF
10 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (21.43%) SDLC
10 6 (21.43%) SOLID
11 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (10.71%) Migration
13 3 (10.71%) WPF

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (46.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.57%) OLAP
7 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) JSON
1 14 (50.00%) JSP
1 14 (50.00%) Spring
1 14 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 9 (32.14%) .NET
3 6 (21.43%) WCF
4 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (10.71%) WPF
6 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.57%) MDX
6 1 (3.57%) RESTful
6 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) MVC
2 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (21.43%) SDLC
4 6 (21.43%) SOLID
4 6 (21.43%) TDD
5 3 (10.71%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) CRM
6 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
7 1 (3.57%) Data Mapping
7 1 (3.57%) Database Tuning
7 1 (3.57%) ETL
7 1 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) SQL
2 14 (50.00%) Java
3 12 (42.86%) C#
4 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) RedGate
2 1 (3.57%) Talend