The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Abingdon 14.29% 20.00% 18.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£163 £316 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.61% -9.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.81%
SQL
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Abingdon region.

Programming Languages Category
Abingdon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Abingdon 57.14% 20.00% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate £290 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Abingdon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Abingdon region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Abingdon

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Abingdon

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Abingdon

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Abingdon region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Migration

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Abingdon region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) WPF
2 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft