The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 14 2
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL 46 37 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.10% 12.94% 22.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.42% 29.13% 53.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 33
Median daily rate £350 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £227 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.83 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £28.31 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-1.10% +13.25%
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
97 127 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 36.06% 44.41% 41.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 77 68
Median daily rate £340 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £17.42 - £26.21
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 - £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 - £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone +7 8 £313 - 1
Tunbridge Wells +9 5 - - 4
Tonbridge +1 2 £461 +41.92%
Dartford -2 1 £130 -39.53% 5
Stansted - 1 £325 -
Chatham - 1 £350 -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for SQL.

1 45 (36.89%) SQL Server
2 40 (32.79%) .NET
3 39 (31.97%) Microsoft
4 38 (31.15%) Oracle
5 35 (28.69%) Finance
6 33 (27.05%) C#
7 31 (25.41%) PL/SQL
8 26 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (21.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 26 (21.31%) XML
8 26 (21.31%) Oracle Database
9 25 (20.49%) T-SQL
10 22 (18.03%) Oracle Database 11g
11 21 (17.21%) Oracle Forms
11 21 (17.21%) MVC
12 20 (16.39%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (15.57%) ETL
13 19 (15.57%) Unix
14 18 (14.75%) JavaScript
14 18 (14.75%) .NET Framework
15 17 (13.93%) Oracle Database 10g
15 17 (13.93%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (13.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 15 (12.30%) HTML
18 14 (11.48%) CSS
18 14 (11.48%) Windows
18 14 (11.48%) Shell Script
18 14 (11.48%) Business Analysis
18 14 (11.48%) Business Development

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.56%) Cloud Foundry
1 8 (6.56%) SharePoint
1 8 (6.56%) Tomcat
2 6 (4.92%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.10%) IIS
3 5 (4.10%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.28%) SAS
5 2 (1.64%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.64%) WordPress
6 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.82%) CMS
6 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.82%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (10.66%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (4.92%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.10%) MS Office
4 1 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.74%) Bluemix
1 7 (5.74%) IBM Cloud
2 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.92%) Firewall
2 5 (4.10%) SAN
3 4 (3.28%) LAN
3 4 (3.28%) WAN
4 3 (2.46%) DNS
5 2 (1.64%) DHCP
5 2 (1.64%) HTTP
6 1 (0.82%) Internet
6 1 (0.82%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.82%) LDAP
6 1 (0.82%) SMTP
6 1 (0.82%) VLAN
6 1 (0.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (36.89%) SQL Server
2 26 (21.31%) Oracle Database
2 26 (21.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (18.03%) Oracle Database 11g
4 20 (16.39%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (13.93%) Oracle Database 10g
6 16 (13.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (11.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (9.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (8.20%) MySQL
9 10 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (5.74%) DataStage
10 7 (5.74%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (4.92%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (4.92%) QlikView
12 5 (4.10%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (3.28%) DTS
13 4 (3.28%) Relational Database
14 3 (2.46%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (17.21%) Oracle Forms
2 17 (13.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (9.84%) Subversion
4 9 (7.38%) Git (software)
5 8 (6.56%) Ant
5 8 (6.56%) Eclipse
5 8 (6.56%) Maven
6 7 (5.74%) JIRA
7 5 (4.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (2.46%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.64%) Moq
9 2 (1.64%) MSTest
9 2 (1.64%) NUnit
9 2 (1.64%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.82%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.82%) git-flow
10 1 (0.82%) JUnit
10 1 (0.82%) Selenium
General
1 35 (28.69%) Finance
2 6 (4.92%) Advertising
2 6 (4.92%) Banking
3 3 (2.46%) Investment Banking
3 3 (2.46%) Retail
3 3 (2.46%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.82%) Local Government
4 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 72 (59.02%) Developer
2 32 (26.23%) Analyst
3 30 (24.59%) Oracle Developer
4 28 (22.95%) SQL Developer
5 17 (13.93%) Oracle Forms Developer
6 16 (13.11%) .NET Developer
7 15 (12.30%) C# Developer
8 14 (11.48%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (10.66%) SQL Analyst
10 12 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 11 (9.02%) DBA
11 11 (9.02%) PL/SQL Developer
12 10 (8.20%) SQL DBA
13 9 (7.38%) Oracle Analyst
13 9 (7.38%) Senior Developer
14 8 (6.56%) Java Developer
14 8 (6.56%) Senior Java Developer
14 8 (6.56%) SSIS Developer
14 8 (6.56%) Web Developer
15 7 (5.74%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (32.79%) .NET
2 26 (21.31%) XML
3 18 (14.75%) .NET Framework
4 15 (12.30%) HTML
5 14 (11.48%) CSS
6 11 (9.02%) Entity Framework
7 10 (8.20%) ASP.NET
7 10 (8.20%) jQuery
8 8 (6.56%) J2EE
8 8 (6.56%) JDBC
8 8 (6.56%) JSON
8 8 (6.56%) JSP
8 8 (6.56%) Servlets
8 8 (6.56%) Spring
9 7 (5.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (5.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 7 (5.74%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (5.74%) CSS3
9 7 (5.74%) HTML5
9 7 (5.74%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.74%) Clustering
2 7 (5.74%) NHS
3 4 (3.28%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.28%) Wiki
4 3 (2.46%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.46%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.64%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.64%) Replication
5 2 (1.64%) User Experience
6 1 (0.82%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.82%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.82%) Informatics
6 1 (0.82%) iPad
6 1 (0.82%) iSeries
6 1 (0.82%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.82%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.57%) Unix
2 14 (11.48%) Windows
3 10 (8.20%) Linux
4 9 (7.38%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.28%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.82%) AIX
7 1 (0.82%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (17.21%) MVC
3 19 (15.57%) ETL
4 14 (11.48%) Business Analysis
4 14 (11.48%) Business Development
4 14 (11.48%) System Testing
5 13 (10.66%) Software Engineering
6 12 (9.84%) Scrum
7 11 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (8.20%) TDD
8 10 (8.20%) UML
8 10 (8.20%) Web Development
9 9 (7.38%) Migration
9 9 (7.38%) SDLC
9 9 (7.38%) Waterfall
10 8 (6.56%) AOP
10 8 (6.56%) OOD
10 8 (6.56%) OOP
10 8 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (6.56%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.05%) C#
2 31 (25.41%) PL/SQL
3 25 (20.49%) T-SQL
4 18 (14.75%) JavaScript
5 14 (11.48%) Shell Script
6 13 (10.66%) PowerShell
7 11 (9.02%) Java
8 8 (6.56%) AspectJ
9 6 (4.92%) VB
10 5 (4.10%) VBScript
11 2 (1.64%) VBA
12 1 (0.82%) JCL
12 1 (0.82%) Perl
12 1 (0.82%) PHP
12 1 (0.82%) REXX
12 1 (0.82%) RPG
12 1 (0.82%) RPG IV
12 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.82%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (8.20%) Degree
2 2 (1.64%) ISEB
2 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.82%) MCSA
3 1 (0.82%) MCSE
3 1 (0.82%) MCTS
3 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) SLA
2 1 (0.82%) COBIT
2 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.10%) VMware ESX
3 4 (3.28%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.64%) SCOM
4 1 (0.82%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.82%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.82%) SCCM
4 1 (0.82%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (31.97%) Microsoft
2 38 (31.15%) Oracle
3 11 (9.02%) IBM
4 7 (5.74%) Citrix
4 7 (5.74%) VMware
5 5 (4.10%) HP
5 5 (4.10%) Informatica
6 4 (3.28%) IronPort
6 4 (3.28%) Siebel
7 2 (1.64%) Dell
7 2 (1.64%) Infragistics
7 2 (1.64%) SAP
8 1 (0.82%) Cognos
8 1 (0.82%) Intel
8 1 (0.82%) Lotus
8 1 (0.82%) Netezza
8 1 (0.82%) Remedy
8 1 (0.82%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.82%) Symantec
8 1 (0.82%) Tableau
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