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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 14 4
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL 39 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 22.81% 7.27% 13.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 55.71% 14.55% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £265 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -24.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £219 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £372 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.63% -14.54%
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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
70 55 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 40.94% 50.00% 48.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 40 24
Average daily rate £385 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £208 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -22.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
2 21 (41.18%) Oracle
3 20 (39.22%) UNIX
4 19 (37.25%) Linux
5 18 (35.29%) C#
6 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
7 15 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (27.45%) Telecoms
8 14 (27.45%) HTML
8 14 (27.45%) MySQL
9 13 (25.49%) MS Excel
9 13 (25.49%) ETL
9 13 (25.49%) Requirements Analysis
9 13 (25.49%) jQuery
10 12 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
10 12 (23.53%) CSS
10 12 (23.53%) MS Office
10 12 (23.53%) Business Objects
11 11 (21.57%) MS Visio
11 11 (21.57%) MVC
11 11 (21.57%) Radio Access Network
12 10 (19.61%) Greenplum
12 10 (19.61%) XML
12 10 (19.61%) .NET
12 10 (19.61%) Perl
13 9 (17.65%) Windows
13 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET
14 8 (15.69%) Java
14 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 4 (7.84%) IIS
2 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (25.49%) MS Excel
2 12 (23.53%) MS Office
3 11 (21.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) Radio Access Network
2 8 (15.69%) LTE
3 7 (13.73%) 3G
3 7 (13.73%) 2G
4 6 (11.76%) Telnet
4 6 (11.76%) SNMP
5 4 (7.84%) DNS
5 4 (7.84%) DHCP
6 3 (5.88%) WAN
6 3 (5.88%) LAN
6 3 (5.88%) SAN
6 3 (5.88%) 4G
7 2 (3.92%) GSM
7 2 (3.92%) HSUPA
7 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.92%) HSDPA
7 2 (3.92%) 3GPP
7 2 (3.92%) WCDMA
8 1 (1.96%) FTP
8 1 (1.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (27.45%) MySQL
3 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 12 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database
5 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (3.92%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (3.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (3.92%) Data Mining
9 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
9 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.96%) SAP BW
10 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.96%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (11.76%) Subversion
3 5 (9.80%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.92%) Hudson
5 2 (3.92%) Maven
5 2 (3.92%) Selenium
5 2 (3.92%) Ant
5 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.96%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (27.45%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.84%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (70.59%) Developer
2 7 (13.73%) Database Developer
3 5 (9.80%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (9.80%) .NET Developer
3 5 (9.80%) C# Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
4 4 (7.84%) DBA
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Developer
5 3 (5.88%) SQL DBA
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Ruby Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Applications Support
6 2 (3.92%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Software Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Tester
7 1 (1.96%) Programmer
7 1 (1.96%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (27.45%) HTML
2 13 (25.49%) jQuery
3 12 (23.53%) CSS
4 10 (19.61%) XML
4 10 (19.61%) .NET
5 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET
6 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (9.80%) REST
7 5 (9.80%) Ajax
7 5 (9.80%) .NET Framework
8 4 (7.84%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (7.84%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (7.84%) Spring
8 4 (7.84%) XHTML
8 4 (7.84%) SOAP
8 4 (7.84%) Web Services
8 4 (7.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (3.92%) JSON
9 2 (3.92%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Visualisation
2 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.96%) Online Games
3 1 (1.96%) FMCG
3 1 (1.96%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 20 (39.22%) UNIX
2 19 (37.25%) Linux
3 9 (17.65%) Windows
4 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) ETL
1 13 (25.49%) Requirements Analysis
2 11 (21.57%) MVC
3 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (13.73%) Validation
4 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
4 7 (13.73%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (9.80%) Performance Management
5 5 (9.80%) Dimensional Modelling
5 5 (9.80%) Scrum
6 4 (7.84%) OWASP
6 4 (7.84%) Web Accessibility
6 4 (7.84%) Game Development
6 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Migration
8 2 (3.92%) Regression Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.92%) Code Coverage
8 2 (3.92%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 18 (35.29%) C#
2 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
3 10 (19.61%) Perl
4 8 (15.69%) Java
5 6 (11.76%) C++
5 6 (11.76%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.84%) Ruby
7 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.92%) Python
8 2 (3.92%) C
9 1 (1.96%) VBScript
9 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
1 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) CCNA
2 1 (1.96%) ISEB
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) WAI
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
2 21 (41.18%) Oracle
3 12 (23.53%) Business Objects
4 10 (19.61%) Greenplum
5 8 (15.69%) Huawei
6 7 (13.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 7 (13.73%) Nortel
6 7 (13.73%) Ericsson
7 3 (5.88%) Talend
8 2 (3.92%) Mapinfo
8 2 (3.92%) VMware
9 1 (1.96%) SAP
9 1 (1.96%) Cisco
9 1 (1.96%) Sybase
9 1 (1.96%) Twitter