The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 44 36 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 16.99% 16.98% 11.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.48% 49.32% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 14
Average daily rate
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£345 £363 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.82% +13.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £244 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £523 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £90.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -81.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.60 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -3.27%
SQL
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
124 73 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 47.88% 34.43% 38.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 41 53
Average daily rate £350 £350 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% -52.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.62 £17.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £17.00 £52.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Kent

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells -1 8 £400 - 6
Maidstone 0 7 £350 +16.66% 6
Canterbury +3 5 £315 +36.95% 1
Dartford - 2 - - 2
Sevenoaks - 1 £305 -
Tonbridge - 1 - - 4
West Malling - - - - 4
Whitstable - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - - 2
Rochester - - - - 1
Folkestone - - - -
Chatham - - - - 1
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 44 (58.67%) SQL Server
2 26 (34.67%) .NET
3 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (22.67%) C#
5 16 (21.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (20.00%) MVC
6 15 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (18.67%) Windows
8 13 (17.33%) XML
8 13 (17.33%) T-SQL
8 13 (17.33%) Performance Monitoring
9 12 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
9 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET
10 11 (14.67%) Oracle
10 11 (14.67%) Web Services
10 11 (14.67%) JavaScript
10 11 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (14.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (13.33%) WCF
11 10 (13.33%) AngularJS
11 10 (13.33%) SharePoint
11 10 (13.33%) Finance
12 9 (12.00%) CSS
13 8 (10.67%) ETL
13 8 (10.67%) VMware
14 7 (9.33%) Data Modelling
14 7 (9.33%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (9.33%) Visual Studio

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 10 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (5.33%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.67%) CMS
4 2 (2.67%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.67%) Lync
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.33%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) Internet
2 3 (4.00%) LAN
2 3 (4.00%) WAN
3 2 (2.67%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.33%) Intranet
4 1 (1.33%) Firewall
4 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (58.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (21.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (14.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (9.33%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (6.67%) OLAP Cube
7 5 (6.67%) OLAP
8 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
9 3 (4.00%) MySQL
10 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.33%) QlikView
11 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (1.33%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.67%) AdminStudio
2 2 (2.67%) Subversion
2 2 (2.67%) ReSharper
2 2 (2.67%) Zend Studio
2 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.67%) PHPUnit
2 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Electronics
2 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.00%) Banking
2 3 (4.00%) Marketing
3 2 (2.67%) Legal
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Advertising
4 1 (1.33%) Publishing
4 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (40.00%) Developer
2 16 (21.33%) DBA
2 16 (21.33%) SQL DBA
3 12 (16.00%) C# Developer
4 11 (14.67%) .NET Developer
5 10 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (12.00%) SQL Server DBA
7 8 (10.67%) Analyst
8 7 (9.33%) Administrator
8 7 (9.33%) SharePoint Developer
9 6 (8.00%) Server Administrator
9 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (6.67%) Architect
10 5 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (5.33%) Project Manager
11 4 (5.33%) Data Architect
11 4 (5.33%) Data Warehouse Architect
12 3 (4.00%) PHP Developer
12 3 (4.00%) Technical Manager
12 3 (4.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.67%) .NET
2 13 (17.33%) XML
3 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET
4 11 (14.67%) Web Services
5 10 (13.33%) WCF
5 10 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 9 (12.00%) CSS
7 7 (9.33%) HTML
7 7 (9.33%) jQuery
7 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (8.00%) WPF
8 6 (8.00%) .NET Framework
9 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (4.00%) XSLT
10 3 (4.00%) LAMP
11 2 (2.67%) XHTML
11 2 (2.67%) EDIFACT
11 2 (2.67%) Application Packaging
11 2 (2.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) Data Structures
2 3 (4.00%) DTV
2 3 (4.00%) Clustering
2 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) Replication
4 1 (1.33%) NHS
4 1 (1.33%) W3C
4 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.67%) Windows
2 2 (2.67%) Windows Phone
2 2 (2.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (2.67%) Android
2 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.67%) CentOS
2 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.33%) UNIX
3 1 (1.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (20.00%) MVC
3 13 (17.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 12 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (10.67%) ETL
7 7 (9.33%) Data Modelling
8 6 (8.00%) CRM
8 6 (8.00%) OOP
8 6 (8.00%) Migration
8 6 (8.00%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.67%) MVVM
9 5 (6.67%) TDD
10 4 (5.33%) Scrum
10 4 (5.33%) Release Management
10 4 (5.33%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.33%) OOD
10 4 (5.33%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.33%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.67%) C#
2 13 (17.33%) T-SQL
3 11 (14.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.33%) PHP
5 3 (4.00%) VBScript
5 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.67%) VB
6 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.67%) Java
7 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.33%) VBA
7 1 (1.33%) VB6
7 1 (1.33%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (4.00%) Degree
1 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.33%) ISEB
2 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) QA
2 3 (4.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.33%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.33%) Basel II
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) vSphere
2 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.67%) XenApp
3 2 (2.67%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) WSUS
1 2 (2.67%) SCCM
2 1 (1.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.67%) Oracle
3 8 (10.67%) VMware
4 6 (8.00%) Citrix
5 3 (4.00%) Zend
5 3 (4.00%) SAP
6 2 (2.67%) Wyse
7 1 (1.33%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.33%) HP
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