The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 17 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 48 94 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.83% 9.09% 9.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.53% 32.64% 33.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 67 55
Median daily rate £350 £385 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £313 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.02 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-19.74% +28.23%
SQL
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
188 288 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.74% 27.85% 29.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 227 149
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% +2.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.30 £14.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.50 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Reading region with a requirement for SQL.

1 35 (26.72%) .NET
2 29 (22.14%) C#
2 29 (22.14%) Microsoft
3 28 (21.37%) SQL Server
4 27 (20.61%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (19.85%) PL/SQL
6 25 (19.08%) Security Cleared
7 24 (18.32%) Oracle
8 23 (17.56%) Windows
8 23 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (16.79%) SC Cleared
10 21 (16.03%) Java
11 20 (15.27%) MVC
12 18 (13.74%) JavaScript
12 18 (13.74%) ASP.NET
13 16 (12.21%) T-SQL
13 16 (12.21%) MS Excel
14 15 (11.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (11.45%) Unix
14 15 (11.45%) Data Protection
15 14 (10.69%) Degree
15 14 (10.69%) SAP
15 14 (10.69%) Active Directory
15 14 (10.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (10.69%) Finance
16 13 (9.92%) Microsoft Azure
17 12 (9.16%) ASP.NET MVC
17 12 (9.16%) Migration
17 12 (9.16%) DNS
17 12 (9.16%) CRM

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (6.11%) JBoss
2 6 (4.58%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.82%) CMS
3 5 (3.82%) IIS
4 2 (1.53%) Apache
4 2 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.53%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.53%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.76%) Drupal
5 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.76%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (0.76%) Kentico
5 1 (0.76%) MODX
5 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.76%) Mule
5 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (12.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.76%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (6.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.29%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 2 (1.53%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (1.53%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.76%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.29%) Office 365
2 3 (2.29%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (1.53%) Azure Machine Learning
3 2 (1.53%) PaaS
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.76%) Bluemix
4 1 (0.76%) Boomi
4 1 (0.76%) IaaS
4 1 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.16%) DNS
2 8 (6.11%) Internet
3 5 (3.82%) DHCP
3 5 (3.82%) SAN
4 3 (2.29%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.29%) VLAN
5 2 (1.53%) DDNS
5 2 (1.53%) Firewall
5 2 (1.53%) HTTP
5 2 (1.53%) LAN
5 2 (1.53%) MPLS
5 2 (1.53%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.53%) SMTP
5 2 (1.53%) SNMP
5 2 (1.53%) VoIP
5 2 (1.53%) VPN
5 2 (1.53%) WAN
5 2 (1.53%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.76%) DVB
6 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.37%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (10.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (8.40%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (7.63%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.11%) Power BI
6 8 (6.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (5.34%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 7 (5.34%) RDBMS
8 6 (4.58%) MySQL
8 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (3.82%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (3.82%) Xcelsius
10 4 (3.05%) Kalido
11 3 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.53%) Big Data
12 2 (1.53%) MS Access
12 2 (1.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.11%) Eclipse
2 7 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.82%) Selenium
3 5 (3.82%) SoapUI
3 5 (3.82%) SpecFlow
4 4 (3.05%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.05%) JIRA
5 3 (2.29%) JUnit
5 3 (2.29%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.29%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.53%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.53%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.53%) Maven
7 1 (0.76%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.76%) git-flow
7 1 (0.76%) JBehave
7 1 (0.76%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.76%) PeopleTools
7 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.76%) TestRail
General
1 14 (10.69%) Finance
2 7 (5.34%) Marketing
3 4 (3.05%) Retail
4 3 (2.29%) Banking
4 3 (2.29%) Law
4 3 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.53%) Automotive
6 1 (0.76%) Advertising
6 1 (0.76%) Electronics
6 1 (0.76%) French Language
6 1 (0.76%) Games
6 1 (0.76%) German Language
6 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.76%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 47 (35.88%) Developer
2 24 (18.32%) Analyst
3 16 (12.21%) SQL Developer
4 13 (9.92%) .NET Developer
5 10 (7.63%) Consultant
5 10 (7.63%) Java Developer
6 9 (6.87%) PL/SQL Developer
7 8 (6.11%) C# Developer
7 8 (6.11%) Field Engineer
8 7 (5.34%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 6 (4.58%) Architect
9 6 (4.58%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (4.58%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.82%) Applications Support
10 5 (3.82%) Data Analyst
10 5 (3.82%) SQL Analyst
10 5 (3.82%) Tester
11 4 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 4 (3.05%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (3.05%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (26.72%) .NET
2 18 (13.74%) ASP.NET
3 12 (9.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (7.63%) XML
5 8 (6.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 8 (6.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 8 (6.11%) HTML
5 8 (6.11%) Java EE
6 7 (5.34%) Web Services
7 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (4.58%) CSS
8 5 (3.82%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.82%) Middleware
8 5 (3.82%) SOAP
9 4 (3.05%) .NET Framework
9 4 (3.05%) Entity Framework
9 4 (3.05%) Kendo UI
9 4 (3.05%) REST
10 3 (2.29%) HTML5
10 3 (2.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.34%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.58%) Clustering
3 5 (3.82%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.05%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.05%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.29%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.29%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (2.29%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.29%) PKI
5 3 (2.29%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.53%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.53%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (1.53%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.76%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.76%) MPEG
7 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) STB
7 1 (0.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.56%) Windows
2 15 (11.45%) Unix
3 10 (7.63%) Linux
4 7 (5.34%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.29%) AIX
5 3 (2.29%) Android
5 3 (2.29%) Solaris
5 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.53%) Debian
7 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.61%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (15.27%) MVC
4 15 (11.45%) Data Protection
5 12 (9.16%) CRM
5 12 (9.16%) Migration
6 10 (7.63%) Business Analysis
7 9 (6.87%) Analytics
8 8 (6.11%) Project Management
8 8 (6.11%) SDLC
8 8 (6.11%) Waterfall
9 7 (5.34%) BDD
9 7 (5.34%) Customer Engagement
9 7 (5.34%) Data Migration
10 6 (4.58%) Data Modelling
10 6 (4.58%) ITIL
10 6 (4.58%) Service Management
10 6 (4.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (4.58%) TDD
10 6 (4.58%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (22.14%) C#
2 26 (19.85%) PL/SQL
3 21 (16.03%) Java
4 18 (13.74%) JavaScript
5 16 (12.21%) T-SQL
6 11 (8.40%) PowerShell
7 8 (6.11%) VBScript
8 5 (3.82%) C++
9 4 (3.05%) C
9 4 (3.05%) PHP
9 4 (3.05%) VB
10 3 (2.29%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.29%) Python
10 3 (2.29%) R
10 3 (2.29%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.53%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.76%) Groovy
12 1 (0.76%) Ruby
12 1 (0.76%) SQR
12 1 (0.76%) XAML
Qualifications
1 25 (19.08%) Security Cleared
2 22 (16.79%) SC Cleared
3 14 (10.69%) Degree
4 7 (5.34%) MCTS
4 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (4.58%) MCITP
6 4 (3.05%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.76%) ISEB
8 1 (0.76%) MCAD
8 1 (0.76%) MCP
8 1 (0.76%) MCPD
8 1 (0.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) QA
1 2 (1.53%) SDET
2 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (10.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.58%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.53%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.53%) vSphere
4 1 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (5.34%) SCOM
2 6 (4.58%) WMI
3 4 (3.05%) SCCM
4 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (2.29%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.76%) Ansible
5 1 (0.76%) SnapMirror
5 1 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (22.14%) Microsoft
2 24 (18.32%) Oracle
3 14 (10.69%) SAP
4 8 (6.11%) IBM
5 5 (3.82%) HP
5 5 (3.82%) Sitecore
6 4 (3.05%) Cognos
6 4 (3.05%) Hyperion
6 4 (3.05%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (3.05%) VMware
7 3 (2.29%) Cisco
7 3 (2.29%) Citrix
7 3 (2.29%) Dell
7 3 (2.29%) NetApp
8 2 (1.53%) Apple
8 2 (1.53%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.53%) Sage
8 2 (1.53%) Samsung
8 2 (1.53%) Splunk
9 1 (0.76%) Concur
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