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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 51 43 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 20.99% 18.86% 16.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.86% 48.86% 45.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 24
Average daily rate
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£331 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £514 £450
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 £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +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
119 88 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 48.97% 38.60% 35.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 42 59
Average daily rate £338 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Average hourly rate £38.81 £47.00 £35.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.42% +31.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.56 £47.00 £19.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.00 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -4 9 £375 +3.44% 7
Maidstone -2 3 - - 2
Sevenoaks - 3 £305 -
Dover - 3 £500 - 1
Tonbridge - 2 £560 - 3
West Malling - 1 - - 4
Rochester - 1 - - 1
Chatham - 1 £275 - 1
Dartford - 1 £288 - 5
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 45 (52.33%) SQL Server
2 34 (39.53%) .NET
3 24 (27.91%) C#
4 22 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (24.42%) Microsoft
6 19 (22.09%) MVC
6 19 (22.09%) Oracle
7 18 (20.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (20.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
8 14 (16.28%) T-SQL
8 14 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (16.28%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (15.12%) ASP.NET
10 11 (12.79%) Windows
10 11 (12.79%) WCF
11 10 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (11.63%) VMware
11 10 (11.63%) PL/SQL
11 10 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (10.47%) Performance Monitoring
12 9 (10.47%) AngularJS
12 9 (10.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (10.47%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (10.47%) MVVM
12 9 (10.47%) jQuery
13 8 (9.30%) WPF
13 8 (9.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (9.30%) Oracle Database

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.33%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.33%) CMS
4 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.16%) SAS
5 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Office
2 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.49%) Visualfiles
3 1 (1.16%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) LAN
1 4 (4.65%) WAN
2 3 (3.49%) LDAP
3 2 (2.33%) Firewall
3 2 (2.33%) Internet
4 1 (1.16%) DHCP
4 1 (1.16%) DNS
4 1 (1.16%) Intranet
4 1 (1.16%) SAN
4 1 (1.16%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (52.33%) SQL Server
2 18 (20.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 18 (20.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (9.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (9.30%) Oracle Database
6 5 (5.81%) OLAP
6 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (5.81%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.49%) MySQL
7 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.33%) MS Access
9 1 (1.16%) Ingres
9 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (8.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.33%) AdminStudio
4 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 8 (9.30%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Banking
3 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.16%) Legal
3 1 (1.16%) Advertising
3 1 (1.16%) Publishing
3 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 46 (53.49%) Developer
2 20 (23.26%) .NET Developer
3 15 (17.44%) C# Developer
4 14 (16.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (12.79%) SQL DBA
5 11 (12.79%) DBA
6 9 (10.47%) SQL Server DBA
6 9 (10.47%) Oracle Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Administrator
7 7 (8.14%) SharePoint Developer
8 6 (6.98%) Architect
8 6 (6.98%) Server Administrator
9 5 (5.81%) Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) WPF Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Data Architect
10 4 (4.65%) Project Manager
10 4 (4.65%) Data Warehouse Architect
10 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (39.53%) .NET
2 13 (15.12%) ASP.NET
3 11 (12.79%) WCF
4 10 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (10.47%) AngularJS
5 9 (10.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (10.47%) jQuery
6 8 (9.30%) WPF
6 8 (9.30%) HTML
6 8 (9.30%) CSS
7 7 (8.14%) XML
7 7 (8.14%) .NET Framework
8 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (6.98%) Web Services
9 3 (3.49%) MDX
10 2 (2.33%) Entity Framework
10 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (2.33%) Application Packaging
11 1 (1.16%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.65%) Data Structures
2 3 (3.49%) NHS
2 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.49%) Open Source
3 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.16%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.16%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.16%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.79%) Windows
2 4 (4.65%) Linux
2 4 (4.65%) UNIX
3 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.33%) Windows Phone
4 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.33%) Android
5 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.09%) MVC
3 14 (16.28%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (10.47%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (10.47%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (10.47%) MVVM
6 8 (9.30%) ETL
7 6 (6.98%) Web Development
7 6 (6.98%) TDD
7 6 (6.98%) OOP
7 6 (6.98%) CRM
8 4 (4.65%) Analytics
8 4 (4.65%) Release Management
8 4 (4.65%) Data Mapping
8 4 (4.65%) Data Modelling
8 4 (4.65%) OOD
9 3 (3.49%) SOA
9 3 (3.49%) Scrum
9 3 (3.49%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.91%) C#
2 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
2 14 (16.28%) T-SQL
3 10 (11.63%) PL/SQL
4 5 (5.81%) VB
5 3 (3.49%) Java
5 3 (3.49%) VBScript
5 3 (3.49%) PHP
5 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.33%) VBA
7 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.16%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
1 2 (2.33%) ISEB
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.16%) MCSE
2 1 (1.16%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.16%) MCITP
2 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) Basel II
2 1 (1.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (8.14%) vSphere
2 5 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.33%) XenApp
3 2 (2.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.16%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (3.49%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (3.49%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.33%) WSUS
2 2 (2.33%) SCCM
3 1 (1.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (24.42%) Microsoft
2 19 (22.09%) Oracle
3 10 (11.63%) VMware
4 5 (5.81%) Citrix
5 3 (3.49%) Zend
6 2 (2.33%) Wyse
6 2 (2.33%) HP
7 1 (1.16%) Dell
7 1 (1.16%) CommVault
7 1 (1.16%) Business Objects
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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Dover, Kent
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Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago