The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 70 34 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 22.08% 12.45% 12.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.30% 29.57% 36.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 26 14
Average daily rate £338 £350 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £231 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £458 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +1.78%
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
158 115 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 49.84% 42.12% 34.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 68 41
Average daily rate £338 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £229 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +135.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Kent region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +5 13 £338 -15.62% 7
Maidstone -3 9 £350 +2.94% 3
West Malling - 3 £325 -
Dartford +3 2 - - 2
Tonbridge - 2 £438 - 2
Chatham - 1 £180 - 1
Folkestone - 1 - - 1
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 44 (38.94%) SQL Server
2 43 (38.05%) .NET
3 36 (31.86%) Oracle
4 34 (30.09%) JavaScript
5 33 (29.20%) C#
5 33 (29.20%) HTML
6 29 (25.66%) XML
6 29 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (24.78%) PL/SQL
8 27 (23.89%) Oracle Database
9 26 (23.01%) CSS
10 23 (20.35%) MVC
11 22 (19.47%) ASP.NET
12 21 (18.58%) Unix
13 20 (17.70%) Microsoft
13 20 (17.70%) Oracle Database 11g
13 20 (17.70%) jQuery
14 19 (16.81%) Oracle Database 10g
15 18 (15.93%) T-SQL
15 18 (15.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 18 (15.93%) .NET Framework
16 17 (15.04%) Finance
16 17 (15.04%) ASP.NET Web API
16 17 (15.04%) Entity Framework
17 15 (13.27%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (13.27%) Shell Script
17 15 (13.27%) Windows
17 15 (13.27%) Oracle Forms
17 15 (13.27%) Business Analysis
18 14 (12.39%) TDD

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (7.96%) IIS
2 7 (6.19%) JBoss
2 7 (6.19%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.65%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.77%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.88%) Apache
6 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.88%) Confluence
6 1 (0.88%) Drupal
6 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.88%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.77%) Maximo
3 1 (0.88%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.31%) DNS
2 5 (4.42%) DHCP
2 5 (4.42%) LDAP
3 4 (3.54%) HTTP
3 4 (3.54%) SMTP
3 4 (3.54%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.65%) Firewall
5 2 (1.77%) SAN
5 2 (1.77%) VLAN
5 2 (1.77%) VPN
6 1 (0.88%) Internet
6 1 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.88%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (38.94%) SQL Server
2 27 (23.89%) Oracle Database
3 20 (17.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 19 (16.81%) Oracle Database 10g
5 18 (15.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (11.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (10.62%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (10.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (8.85%) MySQL
9 9 (7.96%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (7.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (7.08%) Oracle9i Database
11 7 (6.19%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (2.65%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database 12c
14 2 (1.77%) DataStage
14 2 (1.77%) MS Access
14 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (13.27%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (9.73%) Subversion
3 7 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.65%) HP UFT
4 3 (2.65%) Selenium
4 3 (2.65%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.65%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.77%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.88%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.88%) JIRA
6 1 (0.88%) JMeter
6 1 (0.88%) Moq
6 1 (0.88%) MSTest
6 1 (0.88%) NUnit
6 1 (0.88%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.88%) Xcode
General
1 17 (15.04%) Finance
2 4 (3.54%) Banking
3 2 (1.77%) Marketing
3 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.88%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Back Office
4 1 (0.88%) Electronics
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 79 (69.91%) Developer
2 45 (39.82%) SQL Developer
3 29 (25.66%) Oracle Developer
4 25 (22.12%) .NET Developer
4 25 (22.12%) PL/SQL Developer
5 22 (19.47%) C# Developer
6 20 (17.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (13.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 14 (12.39%) Oracle Forms Developer
9 12 (10.62%) Analyst
9 12 (10.62%) HTML CSS Developer
9 12 (10.62%) HTML Developer
10 9 (7.96%) Oracle Reports Developer
10 9 (7.96%) Report Developer
11 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (6.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (6.19%) Java Developer
11 7 (6.19%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (6.19%) SQL Server Developer
12 6 (5.31%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (38.05%) .NET
2 33 (29.20%) HTML
3 29 (25.66%) XML
4 26 (23.01%) CSS
5 22 (19.47%) ASP.NET
6 20 (17.70%) jQuery
7 18 (15.93%) .NET Framework
8 17 (15.04%) ASP.NET Web API
8 17 (15.04%) Entity Framework
9 15 (13.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (12.39%) CSS3
10 14 (12.39%) HTML5
11 10 (8.85%) AngularJS
11 10 (8.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 7 (6.19%) Hibernate
12 7 (6.19%) PrimeFaces
13 6 (5.31%) JSF
13 6 (5.31%) WCF
13 6 (5.31%) WPF
14 4 (3.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.54%) Clustering
2 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.77%) Grid Computing
3 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.88%) AS400
4 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.88%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.88%) NHS
4 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.58%) Unix
2 15 (13.27%) Windows
3 9 (7.96%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.65%) Android
4 3 (2.65%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.77%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.88%) AIX
6 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.88%) Solaris
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.35%) MVC
3 15 (13.27%) Business Analysis
4 14 (12.39%) Migration
4 14 (12.39%) System Testing
4 14 (12.39%) TDD
4 14 (12.39%) Waterfall
5 12 (10.62%) ETL
6 11 (9.73%) Business Development
6 11 (9.73%) Scrum
6 11 (9.73%) Software Engineering
7 10 (8.85%) E-Commerce
8 9 (7.96%) SDLC
9 7 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.31%) Data Migration
10 6 (5.31%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (3.54%) Test Scripting
12 3 (2.65%) CRM
12 3 (2.65%) Test Automation
12 3 (2.65%) UML
Programming Languages
1 34 (30.09%) JavaScript
2 33 (29.20%) C#
3 28 (24.78%) PL/SQL
4 18 (15.93%) T-SQL
5 15 (13.27%) Shell Script
6 14 (12.39%) Java
7 12 (10.62%) PowerShell
8 8 (7.08%) VB
9 6 (5.31%) Perl
10 5 (4.42%) VB.NET
11 4 (3.54%) PHP
12 3 (2.65%) VBScript
13 2 (1.77%) RPG
13 2 (1.77%) RPG IV
14 1 (0.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (1.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (10.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.54%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.65%) XenServer
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (5.31%) SCCM
2 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 5 (4.42%) SCOM
2 5 (4.42%) SCOrch
2 5 (4.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (31.86%) Oracle
2 20 (17.70%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.08%) VMware
4 5 (4.42%) IBM
5 4 (3.54%) Citrix
5 4 (3.54%) HP
6 3 (2.65%) Cognos
6 3 (2.65%) Dell
7 1 (0.88%) Adobe
7 1 (0.88%) Ektron
7 1 (0.88%) Informatica
7 1 (0.88%) Lotus
7 1 (0.88%) Netezza
7 1 (0.88%) SAP
7 1 (0.88%) Siebel
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