The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL 28 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 20.00% 9.30% 10.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.85% 17.65% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 3
Average daily rate
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£340 £265 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% -37.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.30% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.43% -15.90%
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 Guildford region.

Programming Languages Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
54 68 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 38.57% 52.71% 46.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 18
Average daily rate £350 £288 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £158 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 21 (48.84%) Microsoft
2 16 (37.21%) Oracle
3 15 (34.88%) Telecoms
4 14 (32.56%) Linux
5 13 (30.23%) C#
5 13 (30.23%) UNIX
6 12 (27.91%) MySQL
6 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
6 12 (27.91%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (27.91%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (25.58%) Requirements Analysis
7 11 (25.58%) Java
7 11 (25.58%) XML
8 10 (23.26%) MS Office
8 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
8 10 (23.26%) ETL
8 10 (23.26%) Radio Access Network
9 9 (20.93%) .NET
9 9 (20.93%) Business Objects
10 8 (18.60%) Perl
10 8 (18.60%) MS Visio
10 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (18.60%) MVC
10 8 (18.60%) Greenplum
11 7 (16.28%) LTE
11 7 (16.28%) REST
11 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
11 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 2 (4.65%) IIS
1 2 (4.65%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
2 10 (23.26%) MS Office
3 8 (18.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (16.28%) LTE
3 6 (13.95%) 3G
3 6 (13.95%) 2G
4 5 (11.63%) Telnet
4 5 (11.63%) SNMP
5 3 (6.98%) DNS
5 3 (6.98%) DHCP
6 2 (4.65%) GSM
6 2 (4.65%) 3GPP
6 2 (4.65%) WCDMA
6 2 (4.65%) SAN
6 2 (4.65%) HSUPA
6 2 (4.65%) HSDPA
6 2 (4.65%) 4G
7 1 (2.33%) WAN
7 1 (2.33%) LAN
7 1 (2.33%) FTP
7 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) MySQL
1 12 (27.91%) Data Warehouse
1 12 (27.91%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
3 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (11.63%) Big Data
6 4 (9.30%) Data Mining
6 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
7 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (4.65%) MS Access
8 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
8 2 (4.65%) Apache Accumulo
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
9 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (6.98%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (6.98%) Subversion
2 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.65%) JIRA
3 2 (4.65%) Maven
3 2 (4.65%) Selenium
3 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.33%) Hudson
4 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.33%) Ant
General
1 15 (34.88%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Games
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (65.12%) Developer
2 6 (13.95%) Database Developer
2 6 (13.95%) Java Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) DBA
4 3 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Data Integrity Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Applications Support
4 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
4 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Developer
4 3 (6.98%) SQL DBA
4 3 (6.98%) Test Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Data Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Designer
6 1 (2.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.33%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) XML
2 9 (20.93%) .NET
3 7 (16.28%) REST
3 7 (16.28%) SOAP
4 6 (13.95%) Web Services
4 6 (13.95%) Spring
5 5 (11.63%) jQuery
5 5 (11.63%) HTML
5 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
6 4 (9.30%) CSS
6 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.98%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (6.98%) Ajax
7 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.65%) JDBC
8 2 (4.65%) XSD
8 2 (4.65%) Swing
8 2 (4.65%) WSDL
8 2 (4.65%) JSF
8 2 (4.65%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
2 2 (4.65%) Open Source
3 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.33%) Online Games
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Linux
2 13 (30.23%) UNIX
3 5 (11.63%) Windows
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Requirements Analysis
2 10 (23.26%) ETL
3 8 (18.60%) MVC
4 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
4 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.95%) Scrum
5 6 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (11.63%) Validation
7 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (9.30%) Performance Management
7 4 (9.30%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (6.98%) Game Development
8 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (6.98%) Analytics
8 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.98%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) C#
2 11 (25.58%) Java
3 8 (18.60%) Perl
4 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.63%) T-SQL
6 4 (9.30%) C++
7 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.33%) Python
8 1 (2.33%) C
8 1 (2.33%) VBScript
8 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) Microsoft
2 16 (37.21%) Oracle
3 9 (20.93%) Business Objects
4 8 (18.60%) Greenplum
5 7 (16.28%) Huawei
6 6 (13.95%) Ericsson
6 6 (13.95%) Nortel
6 6 (13.95%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 3 (6.98%) Talend
8 2 (4.65%) Mapinfo
9 1 (2.33%) Twitter
9 1 (2.33%) VMware
9 1 (2.33%) Sybase
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