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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East / Kent
Rank 4 3 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL 47 82 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.74% 22.59% 12.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.09% 45.05% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 70 24
Median daily rate £338 £344 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -3.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £200 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £426 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.52 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+77.61% -24.93%

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
92 182 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 34.72% 50.14% 45.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 155 74
Median daily rate £338 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +4 6 £325 - 3
Maidstone +2 4 £375 +7.14% 3
Tunbridge Wells -2 2 - - 5
Sevenoaks - 2 £246 -
Tonbridge +3 1 £193 -56.00%
Dartford -2 1 £300 - 3
Gravesend - 1 £413 -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 55 (63.22%) .NET
2 46 (52.87%) C#
2 46 (52.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (44.83%) LINQ
3 39 (44.83%) SQL Server
4 37 (42.53%) .NET Framework
5 36 (41.38%) Entity Framework
6 34 (39.08%) Web Services
7 31 (35.63%) TDD
7 31 (35.63%) XML
8 30 (34.48%) JSON
8 30 (34.48%) Multithreading
8 30 (34.48%) Concurrent Programming
8 30 (34.48%) Multithreaded Programming
9 29 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
10 25 (28.74%) Algorithms
11 21 (24.14%) Data Management
12 19 (21.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (18.39%) ASP.NET
14 15 (17.24%) VB.NET
14 15 (17.24%) ETL
14 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
14 15 (17.24%) MVC
15 14 (16.09%) Finance
15 14 (16.09%) HTML
15 14 (16.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
16 13 (14.94%) T-SQL
16 13 (14.94%) Oracle

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 1 (1.15%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.15%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 19 (21.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (16.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (9.20%) DB2
6 7 (8.05%) Relational Database
7 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (4.60%) MS Access
9 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (2.30%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (2.30%) MySQL
10 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.15%) DTS
11 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (1.15%) Power BI
11 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (1.15%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 46 (52.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (10.34%) Moq
2 9 (10.34%) MSBuild
2 9 (10.34%) NUnit
2 9 (10.34%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.15%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.15%) Selenium
3 1 (1.15%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.15%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.15%) Subversion
3 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.15%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (16.09%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Advertising
3 3 (3.45%) Banking
3 3 (3.45%) Marketing
4 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.15%) Automotive
5 1 (1.15%) Back Office
5 1 (1.15%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (82.76%) Developer
2 46 (52.87%) .NET Developer
3 33 (37.93%) SQL Developer
4 25 (28.74%) C# .NET Developer
4 25 (28.74%) C# Developer
5 10 (11.49%) Oracle Developer
6 9 (10.34%) WCF Developer
6 9 (10.34%) WinForms Developer
6 9 (10.34%) WPF Developer
7 7 (8.05%) DBA
7 7 (8.05%) SQL DBA
8 6 (6.90%) C Developer
8 6 (6.90%) C/C++ Developer
8 6 (6.90%) C++ Developer
8 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Developer
9 5 (5.75%) Administrator
9 5 (5.75%) Analyst
9 5 (5.75%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.75%) XML Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (63.22%) .NET
2 39 (44.83%) LINQ
3 37 (42.53%) .NET Framework
4 36 (41.38%) Entity Framework
5 34 (39.08%) Web Services
6 31 (35.63%) XML
7 30 (34.48%) JSON
8 29 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
9 16 (18.39%) ASP.NET
10 14 (16.09%) HTML
11 13 (14.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (12.64%) CSS
13 10 (11.49%) ADO.NET
13 10 (11.49%) WCF
13 10 (11.49%) WinForms
13 10 (11.49%) WPF
14 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (10.34%) Caliburn.Micro
14 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
15 2 (2.30%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.74%) Algorithms
2 9 (10.34%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.15%) AS400
4 1 (1.15%) Clustering
4 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.15%) IVR
4 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.15%) NHS
4 1 (1.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.15%) Linux
1 1 (1.15%) Unix
1 1 (1.15%) Windows
1 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.63%) TDD
2 30 (34.48%) Concurrent Programming
2 30 (34.48%) Multithreaded Programming
2 30 (34.48%) Multithreading
3 21 (24.14%) Data Management
4 15 (17.24%) ETL
4 15 (17.24%) MVC
5 14 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (11.49%) Unit Testing
7 9 (10.34%) Migration
7 9 (10.34%) MVVM
7 9 (10.34%) Prototyping
8 7 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (5.75%) High Availability
10 5 (5.75%) Web Development
11 4 (4.60%) Data Migration
11 4 (4.60%) Statistics
12 2 (2.30%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 46 (52.87%) C#
2 15 (17.24%) VB.NET
3 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
3 13 (14.94%) T-SQL
4 9 (10.34%) C
5 7 (8.05%) C++
5 7 (8.05%) Perl
6 6 (6.90%) VB
7 5 (5.75%) COBOL
8 2 (2.30%) Java
9 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.15%) Scala
9 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.15%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.15%) VBA
9 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.94%) Oracle
3 1 (1.15%) Citrix
3 1 (1.15%) Infragistics
3 1 (1.15%) VMware
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