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 21 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 8 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 47.06% 21.74% 18.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 61.54% 62.50% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate
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£225 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £385 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.13 £25.37
% change year-on-year
-4.30% +2.99%
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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
13 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 76.47% 34.78% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 8
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £400 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.42 - £11.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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
Daily Rate Histogram in Maidstone

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Maidstone region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
1 6 (60.00%) jQuery
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) XSL
3 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) PhoneGap
3 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (40.00%) PrimeFaces
4 3 (30.00%) J2EE
4 3 (30.00%) SOAP
4 3 (30.00%) DOM
4 3 (30.00%) XHTML
4 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (30.00%) Subversion
4 3 (30.00%) JSF
4 3 (30.00%) Maven
4 3 (30.00%) JIRA
4 3 (30.00%) JPA
4 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) REST
4 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (30.00%) Apache Cordova

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MS Access
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
1 3 (30.00%) Maven
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) VBA Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Excel Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Excel VBA Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Access Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
1 6 (60.00%) jQuery
2 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (40.00%) XSL
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) PhoneGap
2 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (40.00%) PrimeFaces
3 3 (30.00%) Apache Cordova
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
3 3 (30.00%) REST
3 3 (30.00%) DOM
3 3 (30.00%) SOAP
3 3 (30.00%) J2EE
3 3 (30.00%) XHTML
3 3 (30.00%) JSF
3 3 (30.00%) JPA
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft