The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 3 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 21.43% 28.57% 23.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 66.67% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +16.36%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Maidstone region.

Programming Languages Category
Maidstone
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 64.29% 42.86% 55.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 12
Average daily rate £350 £275 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -0.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Maidstone region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Maidstone region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Maidstone

SQL
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Maidstone 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 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) vSphere
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) Kanban
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Agresso
6 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Maidstone 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 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) SQL DBA
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Manager
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server DBA
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) DBA
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) VMware