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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 3 12
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL 32 60 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 10.46% 20.55% 7.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.07% 53.10% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 42 19
Average daily rate
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£344 £420 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.15% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £300 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £500 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £162.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -93.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £24.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+7.21% -14.91%
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
114 113 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 37.25% 38.70% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 74 53
Average daily rate £338 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £265 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+263.63% -67.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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
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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 0 8 £350 +9.37% 4
Maidstone -1 8 £225 -25.00% 2
West Malling - 2 £363 - 1
Chatham - 1 £215 -
Dartford - - - - 5
Folkestone - - - - 1
Whitstable - - - -
Rochester - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - - 4
Tonbridge - - - -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 60 (71.43%) XML
2 41 (48.81%) JSON
2 41 (48.81%) REST
3 34 (40.48%) SQL Server
4 28 (33.33%) HTML
4 28 (33.33%) Internet
5 27 (32.14%) Mobile App
6 26 (30.95%) Mobile Application Development
6 26 (30.95%) Facebook
6 26 (30.95%) Twitter
6 26 (30.95%) OAuth
6 26 (30.95%) Google
6 26 (30.95%) TDD
6 26 (30.95%) JavaScript
6 26 (30.95%) SOA
7 25 (29.76%) C#
7 25 (29.76%) CSS
8 24 (28.57%) Use Case
8 24 (28.57%) Rapid Prototyping
9 23 (27.38%) ASP.NET
9 23 (27.38%) .NET
10 20 (23.81%) Java
10 20 (23.81%) MVC
11 19 (22.62%) T-SQL
11 19 (22.62%) VB.NET
12 18 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (19.05%) Spring
13 16 (19.05%) WCF
14 15 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 4 (4.76%) Apache
1 4 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.38%) IIS
3 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) SAP SD
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.19%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 28 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (2.38%) VLAN
2 2 (2.38%) DNS
3 1 (1.19%) Intranet
3 1 (1.19%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (40.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.57%) MySQL
4 3 (3.57%) Ingres
4 3 (3.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.19%) DTS
6 1 (1.19%) MS Access
6 1 (1.19%) QlikView
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.19%) Big Data
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (13.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.14%) JIRA
3 4 (4.76%) JUnit
3 4 (4.76%) Subversion
4 3 (3.57%) Maven
4 3 (3.57%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.19%) LSMW
5 1 (1.19%) Zend Studio
5 1 (1.19%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (14.29%) Games
2 8 (9.52%) Finance
3 3 (3.57%) Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Retail
4 1 (1.19%) Legal
4 1 (1.19%) Publishing
4 1 (1.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 70 (83.33%) Developer
2 23 (27.38%) Mobile Developer
3 17 (20.24%) Lead Developer
4 14 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 9 (10.71%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Consultant
6 5 (5.95%) DBA
6 5 (5.95%) SQL Developer
7 4 (4.76%) SQL DBA
7 4 (4.76%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.57%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (2.38%) PHP Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Test Consultant
9 2 (2.38%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (71.43%) XML
2 41 (48.81%) JSON
2 41 (48.81%) REST
3 28 (33.33%) HTML
4 26 (30.95%) OAuth
5 25 (29.76%) CSS
6 23 (27.38%) ASP.NET
6 23 (27.38%) .NET
7 18 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (19.05%) WCF
8 16 (19.05%) Spring
9 15 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 14 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 13 (15.48%) HTML5
11 13 (15.48%) Web Services
12 12 (14.29%) jQuery
12 12 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
13 8 (9.52%) Hibernate
14 6 (7.14%) J2ME
14 6 (7.14%) Java ME
Miscellaneous
1 27 (32.14%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.57%) NHS
3 3 (3.57%) Replication
4 2 (2.38%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.19%) User Experience
5 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.19%) Clustering
5 1 (1.19%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.19%) W3C
5 1 (1.19%) HACMP
5 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Windows
2 5 (5.95%) UNIX
3 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.19%) CentOS
5 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.19%) AIX
5 1 (1.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.95%) SOA
1 26 (30.95%) TDD
1 26 (30.95%) Mobile Application Development
2 24 (28.57%) Rapid Prototyping
2 24 (28.57%) Use Case
3 20 (23.81%) MVC
4 15 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 13 (15.48%) Unit Testing
7 12 (14.29%) OOP
7 12 (14.29%) Game Development
8 8 (9.52%) Automation Testing
9 7 (8.33%) OO
10 5 (5.95%) OOD
10 5 (5.95%) Test Automation
11 4 (4.76%) Mentoring
11 4 (4.76%) UML
11 4 (4.76%) ETL
11 4 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (4.76%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.95%) JavaScript
2 25 (29.76%) C#
3 20 (23.81%) Java
4 19 (22.62%) T-SQL
4 19 (22.62%) VB.NET
5 11 (13.10%) PHP
6 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.38%) C
6 2 (2.38%) Perl
7 1 (1.19%) ABAP
7 1 (1.19%) VBA
7 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (3.57%) OCPJP
1 3 (3.57%) Degree
1 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.38%) ISEB
3 1 (1.19%) OCP
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.38%) XenApp
1 2 (2.38%) XenDesktop
1 2 (2.38%) vSphere
1 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.19%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) SCOM
1 2 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.38%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.19%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.19%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (30.95%) Google
1 26 (30.95%) Facebook
1 26 (30.95%) Twitter
2 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.95%) Oracle
3 5 (5.95%) DevExpress
3 5 (5.95%) Telerik
4 4 (4.76%) HP
5 3 (3.57%) Red Gate
6 2 (2.38%) VMware
6 2 (2.38%) Citrix
6 2 (2.38%) Veeam
7 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.19%) SAP
7 1 (1.19%) IBM
7 1 (1.19%) EMC
7 1 (1.19%) Intel
7 1 (1.19%) Zend
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