The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cobham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 2 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL 3 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cobham 27.27% 35.71% 5.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.27% 76.92% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 0
Average daily rate £410 £353 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.31% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -23.07%
SQL
Surrey

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

Programming Languages Category
Cobham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
11 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cobham 100.00% 46.43% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 7
Average daily rate £410 £425 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +8.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cobham

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Cobham

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Cobham

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Cobham

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Cobham

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Cobham

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cobham

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cobham 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 8 (88.89%) T-SQL
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
1 8 (88.89%) Software Testing
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (88.89%) Marketing
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (77.78%) Relational Database
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (77.78%) RedGate
2 7 (77.78%) RDBMS
2 7 (77.78%) VBScript
3 6 (66.67%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) C++
3 6 (66.67%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) OO
3 6 (66.67%) Database Security
4 5 (55.56%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (55.56%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
4 5 (55.56%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Line Management
6 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (11.11%) SDLC

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cobham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cobham 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.

Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (77.78%) RDBMS
2 7 (77.78%) Relational Database
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (88.89%) Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) DBA
2 6 (66.67%) SQL DBA
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server DBA
4 4 (44.44%) Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Software Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Database Security
2 6 (66.67%) OO
3 5 (55.56%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
4 2 (22.22%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) T-SQL
2 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
2 7 (77.78%) VBScript
3 6 (66.67%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) C++
3 6 (66.67%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) RedGate
2 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow