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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East / Kent
Rank 6 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 42 30 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 16.22% 13.16% 12.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.00% 26.55% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 23
Median daily rate £350 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £173 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £427 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +18.18%

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
100 113 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 38.61% 49.56% 43.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 94 64
Median daily rate £338 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Folkestone +5 7 £375 - 7
Maidstone +3 3 £350 +30.84% 6
Sevenoaks - 3 £248 -
West Malling +1 2 - - 5
Dartford - 2 £425 - 2
Gravesend - 1 £438 -
Tonbridge - 1 £193 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 36 (50.00%) .NET
2 30 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 28 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (37.50%) C#
5 26 (36.11%) .NET Framework
5 26 (36.11%) Entity Framework
6 25 (34.72%) Web Services
7 24 (33.33%) XML
8 23 (31.94%) TDD
9 22 (30.56%) Concurrent Programming
9 22 (30.56%) JSON
9 22 (30.56%) LINQ
9 22 (30.56%) Multithreading
9 22 (30.56%) Multithreaded Programming
10 21 (29.17%) LINQ to SQL
11 18 (25.00%) Finance
12 17 (23.61%) ETL
12 17 (23.61%) Algorithms
13 16 (22.22%) Data Management
14 15 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (20.83%) T-SQL
15 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
15 14 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (19.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (15.28%) HTML
16 11 (15.28%) JavaScript
17 10 (13.89%) CSS
18 9 (12.50%) C
18 9 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
19 8 (11.11%) Migration

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 3 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (19.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (9.72%) DB2
5 7 (9.72%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (5.56%) MS Access
7 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database
7 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (2.78%) MySQL
9 2 (2.78%) Power BI
9 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.39%) DTS
10 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.39%) Selenium
3 1 (1.39%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.39%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.39%) Subversion
3 1 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.39%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Advertising
3 3 (4.17%) Marketing
4 2 (2.78%) Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.39%) Back Office
5 1 (1.39%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (75.00%) Developer
2 27 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 19 (26.39%) SQL Developer
4 17 (23.61%) C# .NET Developer
4 17 (23.61%) C# Developer
5 9 (12.50%) Analyst
6 6 (8.33%) C Developer
6 6 (8.33%) C/C++ Developer
6 6 (8.33%) C++ Developer
7 5 (6.94%) DBA
7 5 (6.94%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.94%) SQL DBA
7 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Administrator
8 4 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (50.00%) .NET
2 26 (36.11%) .NET Framework
2 26 (36.11%) Entity Framework
3 25 (34.72%) Web Services
4 24 (33.33%) XML
5 22 (30.56%) JSON
5 22 (30.56%) LINQ
6 21 (29.17%) LINQ to SQL
7 11 (15.28%) HTML
8 10 (13.89%) CSS
9 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET
10 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.39%) ADO.NET
11 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 1 (1.39%) DHTML
11 1 (1.39%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (1.39%) SOAP
11 1 (1.39%) Spring
11 1 (1.39%) WCF
11 1 (1.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.61%) Algorithms
2 3 (4.17%) Statistics
3 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.78%) NHS
4 1 (1.39%) Clustering
4 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.39%) IVR
4 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.39%) Replication
4 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.17%) Windows
1 3 (4.17%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.39%) Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Unix
2 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.94%) TDD
2 22 (30.56%) Concurrent Programming
2 22 (30.56%) Multithreaded Programming
2 22 (30.56%) Multithreading
3 17 (23.61%) ETL
4 16 (22.22%) Data Management
5 14 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (11.11%) Migration
7 6 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.56%) Data Migration
8 4 (5.56%) High Availability
8 4 (5.56%) MVC
9 3 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (4.17%) Web Development
10 2 (2.78%) Functional Testing
10 2 (2.78%) Test Scripting
11 1 (1.39%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (1.39%) System Testing
11 1 (1.39%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (37.50%) C#
2 15 (20.83%) T-SQL
3 11 (15.28%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.50%) C
5 7 (9.72%) C++
5 7 (9.72%) Perl
6 5 (6.94%) COBOL
6 5 (6.94%) VB
6 5 (6.94%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.56%) Java
7 4 (5.56%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.39%) Scala
8 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.39%) SPARQL
8 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) Oracle
3 2 (2.78%) VMware
4 1 (1.39%) Citrix
4 1 (1.39%) Infragistics
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