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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 50 42 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 19.61% 20.49% 13.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.67% 53.16% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 19
Average daily rate
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£320 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £276 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £513 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +16.36%
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
120 79 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 47.06% 38.54% 40.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 42 65
Average daily rate £338 £375 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +26.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £270 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £33.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.62 - £20.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 - £107.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 April 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 24 April 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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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
Tunbridge Wells -3 9 £360 -0.68% 4
Maidstone -1 5 £340 +13.33% 5
Canterbury - 3 £310 - 1
Dartford - 3 £288 - 3
Tonbridge - 2 £560 -
West Malling - 1 - - 5
Chatham - 1 £275 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £305 - 2
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 50 (60.98%) SQL Server
2 31 (37.80%) .NET
3 21 (25.61%) C#
4 20 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (23.17%) Microsoft
6 18 (21.95%) Performance Tuning
7 17 (20.73%) MVC
8 16 (19.51%) T-SQL
8 16 (19.51%) Oracle
8 16 (19.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (18.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (17.07%) Windows
10 14 (17.07%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (15.85%) Performance Monitoring
12 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET
12 12 (14.63%) Capacity Planning
13 11 (13.41%) WCF
13 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
13 11 (13.41%) Finance
14 10 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (12.20%) SharePoint
14 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (10.98%) MVVM
15 9 (10.98%) AngularJS
15 9 (10.98%) XML
15 9 (10.98%) VMware
16 8 (9.76%) CSS
16 8 (9.76%) Web Services
16 8 (9.76%) HTML
16 8 (9.76%) Data Warehouse

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (12.20%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.54%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.44%) CMS
4 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.44%) Lync
4 2 (2.44%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) MS Office
2 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.66%) Visualfiles
2 3 (3.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.22%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) LAN
1 3 (3.66%) WAN
1 3 (3.66%) LDAP
2 2 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (1.22%) Intranet
3 1 (1.22%) Firewall
3 1 (1.22%) Wireless
3 1 (1.22%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (60.98%) SQL Server
2 16 (19.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (18.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (17.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (7.32%) Oracle Database
6 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (6.10%) OLAP Cube
7 5 (6.10%) Relational Database
7 5 (6.10%) OLAP
8 3 (3.66%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (2.44%) MS Access
9 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.22%) QlikView
10 1 (1.22%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (1.22%) Ingres
10 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.44%) Subversion
3 2 (2.44%) AdminStudio
3 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.44%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 11 (13.41%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Banking
3 3 (3.66%) Marketing
3 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.66%) Electronics
3 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.22%) Advertising
4 1 (1.22%) Publishing
4 1 (1.22%) Legal
4 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (43.90%) Developer
2 17 (20.73%) .NET Developer
3 15 (18.29%) DBA
3 15 (18.29%) SQL DBA
4 13 (15.85%) C# Developer
5 12 (14.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (10.98%) SQL Server DBA
7 7 (8.54%) SharePoint Developer
7 7 (8.54%) Administrator
7 7 (8.54%) Analyst
8 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (7.32%) Server Administrator
8 6 (7.32%) Architect
9 4 (4.88%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Data Warehouse Architect
9 4 (4.88%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Data Architect
9 4 (4.88%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.88%) WPF Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (37.80%) .NET
2 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET
3 11 (13.41%) WCF
4 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (10.98%) AngularJS
5 9 (10.98%) XML
6 8 (9.76%) CSS
6 8 (9.76%) Web Services
6 8 (9.76%) HTML
6 8 (9.76%) WPF
7 7 (8.54%) .NET Framework
8 6 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (7.32%) jQuery
9 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.44%) XSLT
10 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (2.44%) Entity Framework
10 2 (2.44%) Application Packaging
10 2 (2.44%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.88%) Data Structures
2 3 (3.66%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.66%) DTV
3 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.22%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.22%) NHS
4 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.07%) Windows
2 4 (4.88%) Linux
2 4 (4.88%) UNIX
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Phone
3 2 (2.44%) Android
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.95%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (20.73%) MVC
4 13 (15.85%) Performance Monitoring
5 12 (14.63%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (10.98%) MVVM
8 8 (9.76%) ETL
9 7 (8.54%) Data Modelling
10 6 (7.32%) CRM
10 6 (7.32%) Web Development
11 5 (6.10%) OOP
11 5 (6.10%) Migration
12 4 (4.88%) OOD
12 4 (4.88%) Analytics
12 4 (4.88%) Data Mapping
12 4 (4.88%) Release Management
13 3 (3.66%) Software Testing
13 3 (3.66%) Digital Marketing
13 3 (3.66%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.61%) C#
2 16 (19.51%) T-SQL
3 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.10%) PL/SQL
4 5 (6.10%) VB
5 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.66%) VBScript
5 3 (3.66%) Java
6 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.22%) VBA
6 1 (1.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
2 3 (3.66%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.22%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.22%) SLA
3 1 (1.22%) Basel II
System Software
1 6 (7.32%) Active Directory
1 6 (7.32%) vSphere
2 5 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.44%) XenApp
3 2 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) Data Guard
1 3 (3.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (3.66%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.44%) SCCM
2 2 (2.44%) WSUS
3 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (23.17%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.51%) Oracle
3 9 (10.98%) VMware
4 7 (8.54%) Citrix
5 3 (3.66%) SAP
6 2 (2.44%) Wyse
6 2 (2.44%) HP
7 1 (1.22%) Business Objects
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