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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 83 51 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 20.44% 20.82% 18.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.71% 42.86% 48.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 21 25
Median daily rate £328 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.96% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £550 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.07% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.83 £22.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+45.90% -27.41%
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
209 119 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 51.48% 48.57% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 57 42
Median daily rate £380 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £303 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £514 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.81 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% -17.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +1 14 £315 -16.00% 1
West Malling -2 7 £378 -
Chatham -4 7 £375 +36.36%
Maidstone +2 6 £313 -
Tonbridge -5 4 - - 2
Dover -1 3 £350 -30.00%
Canterbury - 1 £375 - 1
Westerham - 1 £250 - 2
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 (36.42%) .NET
2 58 (35.80%) Oracle
3 49 (30.25%) SQL Server
4 45 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (27.78%) Oracle Database
5 44 (27.16%) PL/SQL
5 44 (27.16%) Microsoft
6 43 (26.54%) C#
7 40 (24.69%) HTML
8 38 (23.46%) Finance
9 36 (22.22%) XML
10 32 (19.75%) JavaScript
10 32 (19.75%) MVC
11 31 (19.14%) CSS
12 29 (17.90%) Oracle Database 10g
13 28 (17.28%) Unix
13 28 (17.28%) .NET Framework
14 27 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 25 (15.43%) jQuery
15 25 (15.43%) Software Engineering
15 25 (15.43%) Data Warehouse
16 24 (14.81%) ASP.NET
16 24 (14.81%) T-SQL
16 24 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
17 22 (13.58%) Team Foundation Server
17 22 (13.58%) Waterfall
18 20 (12.35%) Entity Framework
18 20 (12.35%) ASP.NET Web API
18 20 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
18 20 (12.35%) ASP.NET MVC

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 (6.79%) IIS
2 8 (4.94%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.70%) JBoss
3 6 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.09%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (3.09%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.47%) SAS
6 2 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.23%) WordPress
7 1 (0.62%) Apache
7 1 (0.62%) Drupal
7 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.62%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.09%) MS Office
2 5 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (3.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.47%) Bluemix
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.56%) Firewall
2 8 (4.94%) DNS
3 7 (4.32%) SAN
4 6 (3.70%) DHCP
4 6 (3.70%) LDAP
5 4 (2.47%) LAN
5 4 (2.47%) WAN
6 3 (1.85%) VLAN
6 3 (1.85%) VPN
7 1 (0.62%) Internet
7 1 (0.62%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (30.25%) SQL Server
2 45 (27.78%) Oracle Database
3 29 (17.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 27 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (15.43%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (8.02%) MySQL
7 13 (8.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (6.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (6.17%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (5.56%) DataStage
12 8 (4.94%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (3.09%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (3.09%) QlikView
14 5 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
15 3 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
16 2 (1.23%) DTS
Development Applications
1 22 (13.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (12.35%) Oracle Forms
3 17 (10.49%) Subversion
4 7 (4.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (3.70%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.09%) Ant
6 5 (3.09%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.09%) Maven
6 5 (3.09%) Selenium
7 4 (2.47%) JIRA
8 3 (1.85%) HP UFT
8 3 (1.85%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.85%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.23%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.62%) JMeter
10 1 (0.62%) JUnit
10 1 (0.62%) NUnit
10 1 (0.62%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.62%) Xcode
General
1 38 (23.46%) Finance
2 6 (3.70%) Banking
3 5 (3.09%) Advertising
4 3 (1.85%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.85%) Retail
4 3 (1.85%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.62%) Back Office
5 1 (0.62%) Electronics
5 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.62%) Marketing
5 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 101 (62.35%) Developer
2 51 (31.48%) SQL Developer
3 42 (25.93%) Oracle Developer
4 41 (25.31%) Analyst
5 31 (19.14%) PL/SQL Developer
6 28 (17.28%) C# Developer
7 27 (16.67%) .NET Developer
8 26 (16.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 26 (16.05%) C# .NET Developer
9 19 (11.73%) HTML CSS Developer
9 19 (11.73%) HTML Developer
10 18 (11.11%) Oracle Forms Developer
11 14 (8.64%) .NET Web Developer
11 14 (8.64%) C# Web Developer
11 14 (8.64%) Web Developer
12 13 (8.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 13 (8.02%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 13 (8.02%) JavaScript Developer
13 12 (7.41%) Java Developer
14 11 (6.79%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (36.42%) .NET
2 40 (24.69%) HTML
3 36 (22.22%) XML
4 31 (19.14%) CSS
5 28 (17.28%) .NET Framework
6 25 (15.43%) jQuery
7 24 (14.81%) ASP.NET
8 20 (12.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (12.35%) ASP.NET Web API
8 20 (12.35%) Entity Framework
9 19 (11.73%) CSS3
9 19 (11.73%) HTML5
10 18 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 6 (3.70%) Hibernate
11 6 (3.70%) JSF
11 6 (3.70%) PrimeFaces
11 6 (3.70%) WCF
12 5 (3.09%) JDBC
12 5 (3.09%) JSON
12 5 (3.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.32%) Clustering
3 4 (2.47%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.47%) NHS
3 4 (2.47%) Wiki
4 3 (1.85%) Grid Computing
5 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.62%) AS400
6 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.62%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.62%) iPad
6 1 (0.62%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.28%) Unix
2 14 (8.64%) Windows
3 12 (7.41%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.70%) Linux
5 5 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.47%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.23%) AIX
8 1 (0.62%) Android
8 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (19.75%) MVC
3 25 (15.43%) Software Engineering
4 22 (13.58%) Waterfall
5 20 (12.35%) TDD
6 18 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 18 (11.11%) Web Development
7 16 (9.88%) Business Analysis
7 16 (9.88%) Business Development
7 16 (9.88%) ETL
7 16 (9.88%) Migration
7 16 (9.88%) Scrum
7 16 (9.88%) System Testing
8 15 (9.26%) SDLC
9 8 (4.94%) UML
10 7 (4.32%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (4.32%) Test Scripting
11 6 (3.70%) CRM
11 6 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (3.09%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 44 (27.16%) PL/SQL
2 43 (26.54%) C#
3 32 (19.75%) JavaScript
4 24 (14.81%) T-SQL
5 20 (12.35%) Java
6 17 (10.49%) Shell Script
7 12 (7.41%) PowerShell
8 10 (6.17%) VB
9 6 (3.70%) Perl
9 6 (3.70%) VBScript
10 5 (3.09%) AspectJ
11 4 (2.47%) PHP
12 3 (1.85%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.23%) RPG
13 2 (1.23%) RPG IV
14 1 (0.62%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (5.56%) Degree
2 6 (3.70%) ISEB
3 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.62%) MCTS
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.85%) QA
1 3 (1.85%) SLA
2 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 6 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.09%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (2.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (4.32%) SCOM
2 6 (3.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 6 (3.70%) SCCM
2 6 (3.70%) SCOrch
2 6 (3.70%) WSUS
3 4 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.62%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 58 (35.80%) Oracle
2 44 (27.16%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.79%) VMware
4 10 (6.17%) Citrix
5 9 (5.56%) HP
5 9 (5.56%) IBM
6 6 (3.70%) Informatica
7 5 (3.09%) Siebel
8 4 (2.47%) Dell
8 4 (2.47%) IronPort
9 2 (1.23%) Cognos
9 2 (1.23%) Netezza
10 1 (0.62%) Ektron
10 1 (0.62%) Infragistics
10 1 (0.62%) Intel
10 1 (0.62%) SAP
10 1 (0.62%) Symantec