Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for SQL Server 2016 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2016 over the 6 months to 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 50 43
Rank change year-on-year +18 -7 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 14 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.84% 0.24% 0.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.88% 1.03% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 0
Watford median daily rate £550 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £550 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +37.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

SQL Server 2016 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 64 97 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 17.53% 23.32% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 48 22
Watford median daily rate £475 £425 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +11.11% +4.08%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £216
90th Percentile £550 £575 £534
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £28.54
% change year-on-year +133.33% -47.44% +36.33%

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing SQL Server 2016 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2016 in Watford

SQL Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in Watford.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2016 in Watford

SQL Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in Watford over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2016 in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2016 also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL
1 14 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (100.00%) Migration
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 14 (100.00%) Data Migration
2 13 (92.86%) ETL
3 12 (85.71%) Data Mapping
4 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (71.43%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (71.43%) Oracle
5 10 (71.43%) XML
5 10 (71.43%) C#
5 10 (71.43%) PL/SQL
5 10 (71.43%) Subversion
5 10 (71.43%) Reference Data
5 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
5 10 (71.43%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
6 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
6 9 (64.29%) BDD
6 9 (64.29%) Talend
6 9 (64.29%) TDD
6 9 (64.29%) JSON
6 9 (64.29%) JIRA
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server 2016
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:

Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (71.43%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.14%) dBASE
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Subversion
2 9 (64.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (85.71%) ETL Developer
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Developer
3 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Developer
4 10 (71.43%) Data Migration Developer
5 9 (64.29%) Oracle Developer
5 9 (64.29%) Oracle ETL Developer
5 9 (64.29%) PostgreSQL Developer
6 3 (21.43%) T-SQL Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (7.14%) SSAS Developer
7 1 (7.14%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) XML
2 9 (64.29%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Reference Data
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 14 (100.00%) Migration
2 13 (92.86%) ETL
3 12 (85.71%) Data Mapping
4 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (71.43%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 9 (64.29%) BDD
5 9 (64.29%) TDD
5 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
6 3 (21.43%) Data Integration
7 2 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (14.29%) ETL Development
7 2 (14.29%) Time Management
8 1 (7.14%) API Development
8 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
1 14 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 10 (71.43%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 9 (64.29%) Talend
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) SAP