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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 15 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL 28 55 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 9.76% 20.68% 9.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.35% 51.40% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 30 22
Average daily rate
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£338 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £274 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.20 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.33%
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
115 107 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 40.07% 40.23% 37.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 63 77
Average daily rate £325 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £273 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Maidstone +4 6 £338 -2.17% 3
Dartford 0 3 £300 -40.00%
Tunbridge Wells -3 1 - - 5
West Malling - - - - 1
Folkestone - - - - 1
Canterbury - - - - 3
Chatham - - - -
Rochester - - - - 1
Sevenoaks - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - - 3
Tonbridge - - - -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 37 (53.62%) XML
2 31 (44.93%) SQL Server
3 24 (34.78%) REST
4 22 (31.88%) JSON
5 17 (24.64%) HTML
5 17 (24.64%) T-SQL
6 16 (23.19%) JavaScript
6 16 (23.19%) CSS
6 16 (23.19%) Internet
7 15 (21.74%) SOA
7 15 (21.74%) C#
7 15 (21.74%) .NET
7 15 (21.74%) MVC
7 15 (21.74%) TDD
8 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET
8 14 (20.29%) Mobile App
9 13 (18.84%) Mobile Application Development
9 13 (18.84%) Facebook
9 13 (18.84%) Twitter
9 13 (18.84%) Google
9 13 (18.84%) Use Case
9 13 (18.84%) OAuth
9 13 (18.84%) Rapid Prototyping
9 13 (18.84%) Java
9 13 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
10 12 (17.39%) Unit Testing
10 12 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (15.94%) E-Commerce
11 11 (15.94%) PHP

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.90%) Lync
2 2 (2.90%) IIS
3 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) MS Office
2 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.45%) ResourceLink
3 1 (1.45%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.19%) Internet
2 2 (2.90%) VLAN
2 2 (2.90%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (2.90%) LAN
2 2 (2.90%) WAN
2 2 (2.90%) DNS
3 1 (1.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (44.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (7.25%) MySQL
4 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.45%) DTS
8 1 (1.45%) Ingres
8 1 (1.45%) MS Access
8 1 (1.45%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.45%) QlikView
8 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.25%) Subversion
2 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.35%) Maven
3 3 (4.35%) JIRA
4 2 (2.90%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.90%) Zend Studio
4 2 (2.90%) AdminStudio
4 2 (2.90%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Games
3 3 (4.35%) Banking
3 3 (4.35%) Marketing
3 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.35%) Electronics
3 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.90%) Legal
5 1 (1.45%) Publishing
5 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.45%) Back Office
5 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (65.22%) Developer
2 13 (18.84%) Mobile Developer
3 8 (11.59%) Web Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) DBA
4 7 (10.14%) SQL DBA
5 5 (7.25%) C# Developer
5 5 (7.25%) SQL Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (5.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (5.80%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (5.80%) PHP Developer
6 4 (5.80%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Quality Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (53.62%) XML
2 24 (34.78%) REST
3 22 (31.88%) JSON
4 17 (24.64%) HTML
5 16 (23.19%) CSS
6 15 (21.74%) .NET
7 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET
8 13 (18.84%) OAuth
9 12 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (15.94%) Web Services
11 10 (14.49%) WCF
11 10 (14.49%) HTML5
12 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (11.59%) jQuery
13 8 (11.59%) Spring
14 6 (8.70%) J2ME
14 6 (8.70%) Java ME
15 5 (7.25%) AngularJS
15 5 (7.25%) Unity DI Container
15 5 (7.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) NHS
2 3 (4.35%) DTV
2 3 (4.35%) Clustering
3 2 (2.90%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.45%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) Replication
4 1 (1.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.94%) Windows
2 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.90%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.90%) UNIX
4 2 (2.90%) CentOS
4 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) SOA
1 15 (21.74%) MVC
1 15 (21.74%) TDD
2 13 (18.84%) Use Case
2 13 (18.84%) Rapid Prototyping
2 13 (18.84%) Mobile Application Development
2 13 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.39%) Unit Testing
4 11 (15.94%) E-Commerce
5 10 (14.49%) OOP
6 8 (11.59%) Game Development
7 7 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (7.25%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (7.25%) Automation Testing
9 5 (7.25%) Migration
10 4 (5.80%) Data Modelling
10 4 (5.80%) ETL
10 4 (5.80%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (4.35%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.64%) T-SQL
2 16 (23.19%) JavaScript
3 15 (21.74%) C#
4 13 (18.84%) Java
5 11 (15.94%) PHP
6 9 (13.04%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.35%) VBScript
8 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.45%) PHP5
9 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
1 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (5.80%) XenApp
1 4 (5.80%) XenDesktop
1 4 (5.80%) vSphere
1 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) WSUS
1 2 (2.90%) SCCM
1 2 (2.90%) SCOM
1 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.90%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) Google
1 13 (18.84%) Facebook
1 13 (18.84%) Twitter
2 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.70%) Citrix
4 4 (5.80%) VMware
4 4 (5.80%) HP
5 3 (4.35%) Oracle
5 3 (4.35%) SAP
5 3 (4.35%) Telerik
5 3 (4.35%) Zend
5 3 (4.35%) DevExpress
5 3 (4.35%) Red Gate
6 2 (2.90%) Veeam
6 2 (2.90%) Wyse
7 1 (1.45%) Intel
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