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 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 16 3
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL 53 40 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 18.86% 13.51% 20.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.75% 28.17% 52.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 30
Median daily rate £350 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £245 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.83 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.88 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +12.50%
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
111 142 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 39.50% 47.97% 39.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 87 56
Median daily rate £350 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £297 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £500 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.42 - £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 30 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 30 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
Maidstone +10 9 £313 - 2
Tunbridge Wells +8 9 £328 -6.42% 3
West Malling - 4 £378 -
Tonbridge +2 2 £461 +41.92%
Chatham - 1 £350 -
Stansted - 1 £325 -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 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 62 (37.80%) Oracle
2 57 (34.76%) SQL Server
3 51 (31.10%) Oracle Database
4 50 (30.49%) PL/SQL
5 49 (29.88%) .NET
6 43 (26.22%) Microsoft
7 42 (25.61%) C#
8 39 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (23.78%) Finance
9 36 (21.95%) XML
10 32 (19.51%) HTML
10 32 (19.51%) Oracle Database 10g
11 31 (18.90%) JavaScript
11 31 (18.90%) Oracle Database 11g
12 30 (18.29%) Data Warehouse
12 30 (18.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 29 (17.68%) MVC
13 29 (17.68%) T-SQL
14 28 (17.07%) CSS
14 28 (17.07%) Unix
15 26 (15.85%) Oracle Forms
16 24 (14.63%) .NET Framework
17 22 (13.41%) Team Foundation Server
18 21 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
19 20 (12.20%) jQuery
20 19 (11.59%) System Testing
20 19 (11.59%) Business Development
20 19 (11.59%) Business Analysis
20 19 (11.59%) Software Engineering
20 19 (11.59%) Shell Script

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 8 (4.88%) Cloud Foundry
1 8 (4.88%) SharePoint
1 8 (4.88%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.66%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.05%) IIS
3 5 (3.05%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.44%) SAS
5 3 (1.83%) JBoss
6 2 (1.22%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.22%) WordPress
7 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.61%) CMS
7 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.27%) MS Office
3 6 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (3.66%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.27%) Bluemix
2 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.66%) Firewall
2 5 (3.05%) SAN
3 4 (2.44%) LAN
3 4 (2.44%) WAN
4 3 (1.83%) DNS
5 2 (1.22%) DHCP
5 2 (1.22%) HTTP
5 2 (1.22%) Internet
6 1 (0.61%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.61%) LDAP
6 1 (0.61%) SMTP
6 1 (0.61%) VLAN
6 1 (0.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (34.76%) SQL Server
2 51 (31.10%) Oracle Database
3 32 (19.51%) Oracle Database 10g
4 31 (18.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 30 (18.29%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (18.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (10.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (9.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (7.32%) MySQL
9 12 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (6.71%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (5.49%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (4.27%) DataStage
13 6 (3.66%) QlikView
13 6 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (3.05%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (2.44%) DTS
Development Applications
1 26 (15.85%) Oracle Forms
2 22 (13.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (10.37%) Subversion
4 9 (5.49%) Git (software)
5 8 (4.88%) Ant
5 8 (4.88%) Eclipse
5 8 (4.88%) Maven
6 7 (4.27%) JIRA
6 7 (4.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (1.83%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (1.83%) Moq
7 3 (1.83%) MSTest
7 3 (1.83%) NUnit
7 3 (1.83%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (1.83%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.22%) Selenium
9 1 (0.61%) git-flow
9 1 (0.61%) JUnit
9 1 (0.61%) Ranorex
General
1 39 (23.78%) Finance
2 6 (3.66%) Advertising
2 6 (3.66%) Banking
3 3 (1.83%) Investment Banking
3 3 (1.83%) Retail
3 3 (1.83%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.61%) Local Government
4 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 102 (62.20%) Developer
2 49 (29.88%) Oracle Developer
3 48 (29.27%) SQL Developer
4 41 (25.00%) Analyst
5 30 (18.29%) PL/SQL Developer
6 23 (14.02%) .NET Developer
6 23 (14.02%) C# Developer
7 22 (13.41%) Oracle Forms Developer
8 21 (12.80%) C# .NET Developer
9 19 (11.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 15 (9.15%) HTML CSS Developer
10 15 (9.15%) HTML Developer
11 14 (8.54%) Web Developer
12 13 (7.93%) .NET Web Developer
12 13 (7.93%) C# Web Developer
13 12 (7.32%) DBA
13 12 (7.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 12 (7.32%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 12 (7.32%) JavaScript Developer
13 12 (7.32%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (29.88%) .NET
2 36 (21.95%) XML
3 32 (19.51%) HTML
4 28 (17.07%) CSS
5 24 (14.63%) .NET Framework
6 20 (12.20%) jQuery
7 18 (10.98%) ASP.NET
8 17 (10.37%) Entity Framework
9 14 (8.54%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (8.54%) CSS3
9 14 (8.54%) HTML5
10 13 (7.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (7.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 8 (4.88%) J2EE
11 8 (4.88%) JDBC
11 8 (4.88%) JSON
11 8 (4.88%) JSP
11 8 (4.88%) Servlets
11 8 (4.88%) Spring
11 8 (4.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.49%) Clustering
3 6 (3.66%) NHS
4 4 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.44%) Wiki
5 3 (1.83%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.83%) Replication
6 2 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.22%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.22%) User Experience
6 2 (1.22%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.61%) AS400
7 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.61%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.61%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.61%) iPad
7 1 (0.61%) iSeries
7 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.07%) Unix
2 14 (8.54%) Windows
3 9 (5.49%) Linux
3 9 (5.49%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.44%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.61%) AIX
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (17.68%) MVC
3 19 (11.59%) Business Analysis
3 19 (11.59%) Business Development
3 19 (11.59%) Software Engineering
3 19 (11.59%) System Testing
4 18 (10.98%) ETL
5 17 (10.37%) TDD
6 16 (9.76%) Waterfall
6 16 (9.76%) Web Development
7 14 (8.54%) Scrum
7 14 (8.54%) SDLC
8 13 (7.93%) E-Commerce
9 12 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (7.32%) Migration
10 10 (6.10%) UML
11 9 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (4.88%) OOD
12 8 (4.88%) OOP
12 8 (4.88%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 50 (30.49%) PL/SQL
2 42 (25.61%) C#
3 31 (18.90%) JavaScript
4 29 (17.68%) T-SQL
5 19 (11.59%) Shell Script
6 17 (10.37%) Java
7 14 (8.54%) PowerShell
8 9 (5.49%) VB
9 8 (4.88%) AspectJ
10 6 (3.66%) VBScript
11 3 (1.83%) RPG
11 3 (1.83%) RPG IV
12 2 (1.22%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.22%) VBA
13 1 (0.61%) JCL
13 1 (0.61%) Perl
13 1 (0.61%) PHP
13 1 (0.61%) REXX
13 1 (0.61%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (6.10%) Degree
2 6 (3.66%) ISEB
3 2 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.61%) MCSA
4 1 (0.61%) MCSE
4 1 (0.61%) MCTS
4 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.83%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) COBIT
2 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.05%) VMware ESX
3 4 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (4.27%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (3.05%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.22%) SCOM
4 1 (0.61%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.61%) SCCM
4 1 (0.61%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (37.80%) Oracle
2 43 (26.22%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.71%) IBM
4 7 (4.27%) Citrix
5 6 (3.66%) VMware
6 5 (3.05%) HP
6 5 (3.05%) Informatica
7 4 (2.44%) IronPort
7 4 (2.44%) Siebel
8 3 (1.83%) Infragistics
9 2 (1.22%) Dell
9 2 (1.22%) SAP
10 1 (0.61%) Cognos
10 1 (0.61%) Intel
10 1 (0.61%) Lotus
10 1 (0.61%) Netezza
10 1 (0.61%) Remedy
10 1 (0.61%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.61%) Symantec
10 1 (0.61%) Tableau
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