The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 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.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 7 12
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5  
Contract jobs citing SQL 10 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 8.33% 19.79% 12.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.41% 46.34% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 8
Median daily rate £350 £438 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +22.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -0.68% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +63.26% -18.33%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 34 41 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 28.33% 42.71% 46.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 23
Median daily rate £350 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £300 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £550 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Watford

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Watford

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Watford over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Watford

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in Watford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for SQL.

1 10 (55.56%) Web Services
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 8 (44.44%) Java
3 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
4 7 (38.89%) J2EE
4 7 (38.89%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (38.89%) Retail
5 6 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 6 (33.33%) Spring
5 6 (33.33%) Sybase ASE
5 6 (33.33%) .NET
5 6 (33.33%) Sybase
5 6 (33.33%) HTML
5 6 (33.33%) JSP
5 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
6 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (27.78%) Windows
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) C
6 5 (27.78%) Finance
6 5 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (22.22%) Change Management
7 4 (22.22%) Project Management
7 4 (22.22%) C#
7 4 (22.22%) Time Management
8 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008

SQL
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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.56%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Magento
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) AdWords
1 1 (5.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (33.33%) Sybase ASE
3 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
3 5 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Big Data
5 2 (11.11%) DB2
5 2 (11.11%) DbVisualizer
5 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
5 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (5.56%) HBase
6 1 (5.56%) MySQL
6 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
6 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Appium
1 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
1 2 (11.11%) Selenium
1 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (38.89%) Retail
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Business Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Process Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Java Automation Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Java Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Tester
5 2 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) Web Services
2 7 (38.89%) J2EE
3 6 (33.33%) .NET
3 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 6 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 6 (33.33%) HTML
3 6 (33.33%) JSP
3 6 (33.33%) Spring
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (16.67%) CSS
4 3 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (11.11%) Classic ASP
5 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
5 2 (11.11%) Spring Boot
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.56%) Kendo UI
6 1 (5.56%) SOAP
6 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 4 (22.22%) Change Management
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Time Management
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 2 (11.11%) BDD
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Coaching
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) Document Management
4 2 (11.11%) Microservices
4 2 (11.11%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) System Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 5 (27.78%) C
4 4 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.56%) Python
6 1 (5.56%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Sybase
2 2 (11.11%) hybris
2 2 (11.11%) IBM
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Teradata
Watford, Hertfordshire
Whitby Munn
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