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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 102 51 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 22.22% 20.99% 20.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.68% 44.35% 53.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 23 24
Median daily rate £338 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £516 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -23.07%
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
239 115 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 52.07% 47.33% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 50 40
Median daily rate £375 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £514 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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 5 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 5 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 +3 21 £325 -9.72% 2
Chatham -5 7 £375 +36.36%
Maidstone +1 6 £313 -8.08% 1
Dover - 6 £350 -
West Malling -4 4 - - 1
Tonbridge -5 4 - -
Dartford +1 1 - - 3
Canterbury 0 1 £375 +20.96% 2
Westerham - 1 £250 -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 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 60 (37.74%) .NET
2 59 (37.11%) Oracle
3 48 (30.19%) SQL Server
4 44 (27.67%) HTML
4 44 (27.67%) PL/SQL
5 43 (27.04%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (27.04%) Oracle Database
6 41 (25.79%) C#
7 39 (24.53%) Microsoft
8 38 (23.90%) JavaScript
9 36 (22.64%) Finance
10 35 (22.01%) CSS
10 35 (22.01%) XML
11 32 (20.13%) MVC
12 29 (18.24%) Oracle Database 10g
13 28 (17.61%) Unix
14 27 (16.98%) .NET Framework
15 26 (16.35%) ASP.NET
16 25 (15.72%) jQuery
16 25 (15.72%) Software Engineering
17 24 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 24 (15.09%) T-SQL
18 22 (13.84%) Java
18 22 (13.84%) Oracle Database 11g
18 22 (13.84%) Waterfall
19 21 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
19 21 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web API
19 21 (13.21%) Data Warehouse
20 20 (12.58%) TDD
20 20 (12.58%) Entity Framework

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 (6.92%) IIS
2 9 (5.66%) JBoss
3 8 (5.03%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.14%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.52%) SAS
6 2 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.26%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.26%) WordPress
7 1 (0.63%) Apache
7 1 (0.63%) Drupal
7 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (10.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (3.14%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.52%) MS Office
4 1 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Maximo
2 1 (0.63%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.03%) Firewall
2 7 (4.40%) DNS
2 7 (4.40%) SAN
3 6 (3.77%) DHCP
3 6 (3.77%) LDAP
4 4 (2.52%) LAN
4 4 (2.52%) WAN
5 3 (1.89%) VLAN
5 3 (1.89%) VPN
6 1 (0.63%) Internet
6 1 (0.63%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (30.19%) SQL Server
2 43 (27.04%) Oracle Database
3 29 (18.24%) Oracle Database 10g
4 24 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (13.84%) Oracle Database 11g
6 21 (13.21%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (8.18%) MySQL
9 11 (6.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (6.29%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (5.66%) DataStage
11 9 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (3.14%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (3.14%) QlikView
13 5 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
15 2 (1.26%) DTS
Development Applications
1 21 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (11.32%) Oracle Forms
3 17 (10.69%) Subversion
4 7 (4.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (3.14%) Selenium
6 3 (1.89%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.89%) HP UFT
6 3 (1.89%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.89%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.26%) Ant
7 2 (1.26%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (1.26%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.26%) Maven
8 1 (0.63%) JIRA
8 1 (0.63%) JUnit
8 1 (0.63%) Moq
8 1 (0.63%) MSTest
8 1 (0.63%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.63%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (22.64%) Finance
2 6 (3.77%) Banking
3 5 (3.14%) Advertising
4 3 (1.89%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.89%) Retail
4 3 (1.89%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.26%) Marketing
6 1 (0.63%) Back Office
6 1 (0.63%) Electronics
6 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 101 (63.52%) Developer
2 54 (33.96%) SQL Developer
3 41 (25.79%) Analyst
3 41 (25.79%) Oracle Developer
4 31 (19.50%) PL/SQL Developer
5 30 (18.87%) C# Developer
6 29 (18.24%) .NET Developer
7 28 (17.61%) C# .NET Developer
8 26 (16.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 21 (13.21%) HTML CSS Developer
9 21 (13.21%) HTML Developer
10 16 (10.06%) Oracle Forms Developer
11 14 (8.81%) .NET Web Developer
11 14 (8.81%) C# Web Developer
11 14 (8.81%) JavaScript Developer
11 14 (8.81%) Web Developer
12 13 (8.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 13 (8.18%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 11 (6.92%) Java Developer
13 11 (6.92%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (37.74%) .NET
2 44 (27.67%) HTML
3 35 (22.01%) CSS
3 35 (22.01%) XML
4 27 (16.98%) .NET Framework
5 26 (16.35%) ASP.NET
6 25 (15.72%) jQuery
7 21 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web API
8 20 (12.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (12.58%) Entity Framework
9 19 (11.95%) CSS3
9 19 (11.95%) HTML5
10 18 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 9 (5.66%) Hibernate
11 9 (5.66%) PrimeFaces
12 8 (5.03%) JSF
13 6 (3.77%) WCF
14 5 (3.14%) AngularJS
15 4 (2.52%) JSP
15 4 (2.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.40%) Clustering
3 4 (2.52%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.52%) NHS
3 4 (2.52%) Wiki
4 3 (1.89%) Grid Computing
5 2 (1.26%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.63%) AS400
6 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.63%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.61%) Unix
2 14 (8.81%) Windows
3 12 (7.55%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.52%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.26%) AIX
6 2 (1.26%) Android
6 2 (1.26%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.26%) Linux
7 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.63%) Solaris
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.04%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (20.13%) MVC
3 25 (15.72%) Software Engineering
4 22 (13.84%) Waterfall
5 20 (12.58%) TDD
6 19 (11.95%) Migration
7 18 (11.32%) E-Commerce
7 18 (11.32%) Web Development
8 16 (10.06%) Business Analysis
8 16 (10.06%) Business Development
8 16 (10.06%) SDLC
8 16 (10.06%) System Testing
9 13 (8.18%) ETL
9 13 (8.18%) Scrum
10 7 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (4.40%) Test Scripting
11 6 (3.77%) CRM
12 5 (3.14%) Data Migration
12 5 (3.14%) Performance Optimisation
12 5 (3.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 44 (27.67%) PL/SQL
2 41 (25.79%) C#
3 38 (23.90%) JavaScript
4 24 (15.09%) T-SQL
5 22 (13.84%) Java
6 17 (10.69%) Shell Script
7 11 (6.92%) PowerShell
8 7 (4.40%) VB
9 6 (3.77%) Perl
9 6 (3.77%) VBScript
10 5 (3.14%) PHP
11 3 (1.89%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.26%) AspectJ
12 2 (1.26%) RPG
12 2 (1.26%) RPG IV
13 1 (0.63%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (3.77%) ISEB
2 5 (3.14%) Degree
3 2 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) MCTS
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.89%) QA
1 3 (1.89%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (6.92%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.66%) VMware ESX
3 6 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.14%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (2.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (4.40%) SCOM
2 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 6 (3.77%) SCCM
2 6 (3.77%) SCOrch
2 6 (3.77%) WSUS
3 4 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 59 (37.11%) Oracle
2 39 (24.53%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.92%) VMware
4 10 (6.29%) Citrix
5 9 (5.66%) HP
6 8 (5.03%) IBM
7 6 (3.77%) Informatica
8 5 (3.14%) Siebel
9 4 (2.52%) Cognos
9 4 (2.52%) Dell
9 4 (2.52%) IronPort
10 2 (1.26%) Netezza
11 1 (0.63%) Adobe
11 1 (0.63%) Ektron
11 1 (0.63%) Infragistics
11 1 (0.63%) Intel
11 1 (0.63%) Lotus
11 1 (0.63%) SAP
11 1 (0.63%) Symantec
Kent
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££ competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling
Capita plc
Posted: 7 days ago