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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 16 5
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL 24 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 18.90% 8.89% 13.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.15% 16.44% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 5
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£331 £225 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.22% -47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £175 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £375 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.13 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.77% +14.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £26.96 £26.37
% change year-on-year
-3.54% +2.23%
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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 Guildford region.

Programming Languages Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
52 73 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 40.94% 54.07% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 45 22
Average daily rate £325 £288 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £158 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 August 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 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
2 15 (42.86%) Oracle
3 13 (37.14%) Telecoms
4 12 (34.29%) Linux
5 11 (31.43%) MySQL
5 11 (31.43%) XML
5 11 (31.43%) Java
6 10 (28.57%) UNIX
6 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 9 (25.71%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (25.71%) ETL
7 9 (25.71%) MS Office
7 9 (25.71%) C#
7 9 (25.71%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (22.86%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
8 8 (22.86%) Business Objects
8 8 (22.86%) Radio Access Network
9 7 (20.00%) REST
9 7 (20.00%) LTE
9 7 (20.00%) SOAP
9 7 (20.00%) Greenplum
9 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (17.14%) Huawei
10 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (17.14%) Spring
10 6 (17.14%) Web Services
10 6 (17.14%) .NET
10 6 (17.14%) MS Visio
10 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (5.71%) Confluence
2 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 9 (25.71%) MS Office
3 6 (17.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (20.00%) LTE
3 5 (14.29%) 3G
3 5 (14.29%) Telnet
3 5 (14.29%) 2G
3 5 (14.29%) SNMP
4 3 (8.57%) DNS
4 3 (8.57%) DHCP
5 2 (5.71%) GSM
5 2 (5.71%) 3GPP
5 2 (5.71%) WCDMA
5 2 (5.71%) HSUPA
5 2 (5.71%) HSDPA
6 1 (2.86%) 4G
6 1 (2.86%) FTP
6 1 (2.86%) SAN
6 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) MySQL
2 9 (25.71%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (25.71%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
4 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (11.43%) Big Data
7 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
7 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (8.57%) Data Mining
8 2 (5.71%) MS Access
8 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
8 2 (5.71%) Apache Accumulo
8 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
9 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Talend Open Studio
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.71%) Maven
2 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) Ant
3 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.86%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) Hudson
3 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (37.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Java Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Database Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) DBA
5 3 (8.57%) Applications Support
5 3 (8.57%) Data Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.57%) SQL DBA
5 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Data Integrity Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (2.86%) Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) XML
2 7 (20.00%) SOAP
2 7 (20.00%) REST
3 6 (17.14%) Web Services
3 6 (17.14%) Spring
3 6 (17.14%) .NET
4 3 (8.57%) HTML
4 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.57%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (8.57%) jQuery
5 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.71%) Kafka
5 2 (5.71%) JSF
5 2 (5.71%) CSS
5 2 (5.71%) JDBC
5 2 (5.71%) XSD
5 2 (5.71%) Swing
5 2 (5.71%) WSDL
5 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
1 2 (5.71%) Open Source
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Linux
2 10 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ETL
2 8 (22.86%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
4 5 (14.29%) MVC
4 5 (14.29%) Validation
4 5 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (11.43%) Scrum
6 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.57%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Performance Management
6 3 (8.57%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.71%) Analytics
7 2 (5.71%) Cyber Security
7 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) Java
2 9 (25.71%) C#
3 5 (14.29%) Perl
4 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
4 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.57%) C++
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) VBScript
5 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
2 15 (42.86%) Oracle
3 8 (22.86%) Business Objects
4 7 (20.00%) Greenplum
5 6 (17.14%) Huawei
6 5 (14.29%) Nortel
6 5 (14.29%) Ericsson
6 5 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 3 (8.57%) Talend
8 2 (5.71%) Mapinfo
9 1 (2.86%) Sybase
9 1 (2.86%) Twitter