The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Maidstone region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 40.00% 11.76% 5.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 100.00% 20.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £300 - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.56
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +7.57%
Programming Languages Category
Maidstone
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 40.00% 58.82% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 12
Average daily rate £300 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £299 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.42 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
SQL
Kent

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 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VBA
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) SMTP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Excel Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Excel VBA Developer
1 2 (40.00%) VBA Developer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VBA
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Sun
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint