The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 27 25 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 11.49% 10.92% 23.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.50% 36.76% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 18
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +16.36%
SQL
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Programming Languages Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
72 68 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 30.64% 29.69% 30.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 35 24
Average daily rate £400 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.25 £17.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -35.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 17 (39.53%) Java
2 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
2 14 (32.56%) DB2
2 14 (32.56%) XML
3 13 (30.23%) IBM
3 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
3 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (27.91%) WebSphere
4 12 (27.91%) HTML
4 12 (27.91%) Retail
5 11 (25.58%) UNIX
6 10 (23.26%) E-Commerce
7 9 (20.93%) Windows
7 9 (20.93%) MS Office
7 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (20.93%) Automated Testing
8 8 (18.60%) System Testing
8 8 (18.60%) DbVisualizer
8 8 (18.60%) J2EE
8 8 (18.60%) Flash
8 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
9 7 (16.28%) HP
9 7 (16.28%) Finance
10 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
10 6 (13.95%) ISEB
10 6 (13.95%) QuickTest Pro
10 6 (13.95%) Linux
10 6 (13.95%) Oracle
10 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
10 6 (13.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (27.91%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.63%) MQSeries
3 3 (6.98%) Apache
3 3 (6.98%) Commerce Server
3 3 (6.98%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.33%) Lync
5 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MS Office
2 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.33%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
1 1 (2.33%) PaaS
1 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) HTTP
2 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.65%) VPN
2 2 (4.65%) SNA
2 2 (4.65%) DNS
2 2 (4.65%) LAN
2 2 (4.65%) WAN
2 2 (4.65%) Internet
2 2 (4.65%) APPN
2 2 (4.65%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) FTP
3 1 (2.33%) 2G
3 1 (2.33%) LTE
3 1 (2.33%) 4G
3 1 (2.33%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.33%) 3G
3 1 (2.33%) DHCP
3 1 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) DB2
2 8 (18.60%) DbVisualizer
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
4 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (4.65%) Data Mart
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
7 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.33%) MS Access
8 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.33%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (11.63%) LoadRunner
3 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.98%) Subversion
4 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.98%) JBehave
4 3 (6.98%) WebDriver
4 3 (6.98%) Selenium
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.33%) WinRunner
6 1 (2.33%) TestDirector
6 1 (2.33%) MSI
6 1 (2.33%) JIRA
6 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (27.91%) Retail
2 7 (16.28%) Finance
3 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
4 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Electronics
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Data Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Test Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Tester
4 5 (11.63%) Developer
5 4 (9.30%) MI Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Audit Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Automation Tester
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Junior
7 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Junior Software Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.33%) UAT Tester
8 1 (2.33%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) XML
2 12 (27.91%) HTML
3 8 (18.60%) J2EE
3 8 (18.60%) Flash
4 4 (9.30%) CSS
5 3 (6.98%) .NET
5 3 (6.98%) RESTful
5 3 (6.98%) Gherkin
6 2 (4.65%) Web Services
6 2 (4.65%) Ext JS
6 2 (4.65%) Ajax
6 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.65%) JSON
6 2 (4.65%) APPC
7 1 (2.33%) Spring
7 1 (2.33%) Middleware
7 1 (2.33%) JDBC
7 1 (2.33%) jQuery
7 1 (2.33%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) AS400
2 2 (4.65%) Clustering
2 2 (4.65%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.65%) iSeries
2 2 (4.65%) Visualisation
2 2 (4.65%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) PDA
3 1 (2.33%) Biometrics
3 1 (2.33%) DTV
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) UNIX
2 9 (20.93%) Windows
3 6 (13.95%) Linux
4 5 (11.63%) AIX
5 4 (9.30%) Windows XP
5 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.65%) OS/400
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.65%) i5/OS
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) E-Commerce
2 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.93%) Automated Testing
3 8 (18.60%) System Testing
4 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.63%) Data Analysis
5 5 (11.63%) Regression Testing
6 4 (9.30%) TDD
6 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
6 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Document Management
7 3 (6.98%) CRM
7 3 (6.98%) Scrum
7 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.98%) Project Management
7 3 (6.98%) Change Management
7 3 (6.98%) Coaching
8 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.65%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) Java
2 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.63%) C
4 3 (6.98%) C#
4 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.65%) Perl
5 2 (4.65%) RPG
5 2 (4.65%) COBOL
6 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.33%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) Jython
6 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) ISEB
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
1 6 (13.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) IBM Certification
5 1 (2.33%) MCTS
5 1 (2.33%) MCITP
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.33%) MCSE
5 1 (2.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.65%) PowerHA
2 1 (2.33%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) vSphere
2 1 (2.33%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (2.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
1 2 (4.65%) Tivoli NetView
1 2 (4.65%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.33%) SCDPM
2 1 (2.33%) SCSM
2 1 (2.33%) Netcool
2 1 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.33%) SCOM
2 1 (2.33%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) IBM
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) HP
3 6 (13.95%) Oracle
4 4 (9.30%) SAP
5 2 (4.65%) Cognos
5 2 (4.65%) Business Objects
5 2 (4.65%) NetIQ
5 2 (4.65%) McAfee
5 2 (4.65%) VMware
6 1 (2.33%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.33%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco
6 1 (2.33%) Citrix
6 1 (2.33%) Veritas
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat