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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 10 2
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL 54 50 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.53% 17.54% 23.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.71% 34.72% 53.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 33 26
Median daily rate £375 £338 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £292 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.83 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.02% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £23.30 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+39.48% -23.60%
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
136 144 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 44.16% 50.53% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 86 45
Median daily rate £434 £338 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.59% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £312 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £500 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £17.42 £40.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.46% -14.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.02%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Tunbridge Wells +6 14 £321 -11.37% 1
Maidstone - 6 £344 - 1
West Malling -3 5 £378 - 2
Chatham -3 4 £375 +36.36%
Tonbridge -1 2 £461 +4.23% 5
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 59 (34.50%) .NET
2 58 (33.92%) Oracle
3 52 (30.41%) SQL Server
4 46 (26.90%) C#
5 45 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 45 (26.32%) Oracle Database
6 44 (25.73%) PL/SQL
6 44 (25.73%) Finance
7 43 (25.15%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (22.22%) HTML
9 35 (20.47%) XML
10 31 (18.13%) JavaScript
10 31 (18.13%) MVC
11 30 (17.54%) CSS
12 29 (16.96%) Data Warehouse
12 29 (16.96%) Oracle Database 10g
13 28 (16.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 28 (16.37%) .NET Framework
14 27 (15.79%) Unix
15 25 (14.62%) Software Engineering
15 25 (14.62%) Oracle Database 11g
15 25 (14.62%) jQuery
16 23 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
16 23 (13.45%) ASP.NET
16 23 (13.45%) T-SQL
17 22 (12.87%) Java
18 21 (12.28%) Team Foundation Server
18 21 (12.28%) Waterfall
19 20 (11.70%) Entity Framework
19 20 (11.70%) ASP.NET Web API

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 11 (6.43%) IIS
2 9 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.68%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (4.68%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.51%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.92%) JBoss
6 4 (2.34%) SAS
7 2 (1.17%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.17%) WordPress
8 1 (0.58%) Apache
8 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (11.70%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.51%) MS Office
2 6 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (3.51%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.09%) Bluemix
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.26%) Firewall
2 8 (4.68%) DNS
3 7 (4.09%) SAN
4 6 (3.51%) DHCP
4 6 (3.51%) LDAP
5 4 (2.34%) LAN
5 4 (2.34%) WAN
6 3 (1.75%) VLAN
6 3 (1.75%) VPN
7 1 (0.58%) HTTP
7 1 (0.58%) Internet
7 1 (0.58%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.58%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.58%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (30.41%) SQL Server
2 45 (26.32%) Oracle Database
3 29 (16.96%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (16.96%) Oracle Database 10g
4 28 (16.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (14.62%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (9.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (9.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (8.77%) MySQL
8 13 (7.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (7.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (4.68%) DataStage
10 8 (4.68%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (3.51%) QlikView
12 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (1.17%) PerformancePoint
13 2 (1.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (12.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (11.70%) Oracle Forms
3 18 (10.53%) Subversion
4 8 (4.68%) Ant
4 8 (4.68%) Eclipse
4 8 (4.68%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.68%) Maven
5 7 (4.09%) JIRA
6 6 (3.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (2.92%) Selenium
8 3 (1.75%) HP UFT
8 3 (1.75%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.75%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.17%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.58%) JMeter
10 1 (0.58%) JUnit
10 1 (0.58%) NUnit
10 1 (0.58%) Ranorex
10 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.58%) Xcode
General
1 44 (25.73%) Finance
2 8 (4.68%) Banking
3 6 (3.51%) Advertising
4 3 (1.75%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.75%) Retail
4 3 (1.75%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.58%) Back Office
5 1 (0.58%) Electronics
5 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.58%) Marketing
5 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 101 (59.06%) Developer
2 48 (28.07%) SQL Developer
3 43 (25.15%) Analyst
3 43 (25.15%) Oracle Developer
4 31 (18.13%) PL/SQL Developer
5 27 (15.79%) .NET Developer
5 27 (15.79%) C# Developer
6 25 (14.62%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 25 (14.62%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (11.11%) Oracle Forms Developer
8 18 (10.53%) HTML CSS Developer
8 18 (10.53%) HTML Developer
9 14 (8.19%) .NET Web Developer
9 14 (8.19%) C# Web Developer
9 14 (8.19%) Java Developer
9 14 (8.19%) Web Developer
10 13 (7.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 13 (7.60%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 13 (7.60%) JavaScript Developer
11 11 (6.43%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (34.50%) .NET
2 38 (22.22%) HTML
3 35 (20.47%) XML
4 30 (17.54%) CSS
5 28 (16.37%) .NET Framework
6 25 (14.62%) jQuery
7 23 (13.45%) ASP.NET
8 20 (11.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 20 (11.70%) Entity Framework
9 19 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (11.11%) CSS3
9 19 (11.11%) HTML5
10 18 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 8 (4.68%) J2EE
11 8 (4.68%) JDBC
11 8 (4.68%) JSON
11 8 (4.68%) JSP
11 8 (4.68%) Servlets
11 8 (4.68%) Spring
12 6 (3.51%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.85%) Clustering
3 4 (2.34%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.34%) NHS
3 4 (2.34%) Wiki
4 3 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.75%) Grid Computing
4 3 (1.75%) Replication
5 2 (1.17%) AS400
5 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.58%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.58%) Informatics
6 1 (0.58%) iPad
6 1 (0.58%) iSeries
6 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.58%) Physics
6 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.79%) Unix
2 16 (9.36%) Windows
3 13 (7.60%) Windows Server
4 9 (5.26%) Linux
5 5 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.34%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.58%) AIX
7 1 (0.58%) Android
7 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.58%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (25.15%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (18.13%) MVC
3 25 (14.62%) Software Engineering
4 21 (12.28%) Waterfall
5 20 (11.70%) TDD
6 19 (11.11%) Web Development
7 18 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 17 (9.94%) ETL
9 16 (9.36%) Business Analysis
9 16 (9.36%) Business Development
9 16 (9.36%) Scrum
9 16 (9.36%) SDLC
9 16 (9.36%) System Testing
10 14 (8.19%) Migration
11 13 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (6.43%) UML
13 9 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (4.68%) OOD
14 8 (4.68%) OOP
14 8 (4.68%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 46 (26.90%) C#
2 44 (25.73%) PL/SQL
3 31 (18.13%) JavaScript
4 23 (13.45%) T-SQL
5 22 (12.87%) Java
6 18 (10.53%) PowerShell
7 17 (9.94%) Shell Script
8 9 (5.26%) VB
9 8 (4.68%) AspectJ
10 6 (3.51%) Perl
11 4 (2.34%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.34%) VBScript
12 3 (1.75%) PHP
12 3 (1.75%) RPG
12 3 (1.75%) RPG IV
13 1 (0.58%) JCL
13 1 (0.58%) REXX
13 1 (0.58%) VBA
13 1 (0.58%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (6.43%) Degree
2 6 (3.51%) ISEB
3 2 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.58%) MCSA
4 1 (0.58%) MCSE
4 1 (0.58%) MCTS
4 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.75%) QA
1 3 (1.75%) SLA
2 1 (0.58%) COBIT
2 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (7.60%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.26%) VMware ESX
3 6 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.92%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (2.34%) XenServer
6 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (4.09%) Microsoft Clustering
1 7 (4.09%) SCOM
2 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 6 (3.51%) SCCM
2 6 (3.51%) SCOrch
2 6 (3.51%) WSUS
3 4 (2.34%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.58%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.58%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 58 (33.92%) Oracle
2 45 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.43%) IBM
3 11 (6.43%) VMware
4 10 (5.85%) Citrix
5 9 (5.26%) HP
6 5 (2.92%) Informatica
6 5 (2.92%) Siebel
7 4 (2.34%) Dell
7 4 (2.34%) IronPort
8 3 (1.75%) SAP
9 1 (0.58%) Cognos
9 1 (0.58%) Ektron
9 1 (0.58%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.58%) Intel
9 1 (0.58%) Netezza
9 1 (0.58%) Remedy
9 1 (0.58%) Symantec
9 1 (0.58%) Tableau