The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL 96 83 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.40% 9.50% 15.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.00% 31.56% 41.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 48 62
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.38 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +3.30%
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
300 263 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.38% 30.09% 36.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 136 176
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -37.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £15.03 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.20 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 72 (36.73%) SQL Server
2 70 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 59 (30.10%) MS Excel
4 41 (20.92%) T-SQL
5 39 (19.90%) C#
6 37 (18.88%) Oracle
7 36 (18.37%) UNIX
8 34 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (15.82%) Data Warehouse
10 30 (15.31%) Windows
10 30 (15.31%) .NET
10 30 (15.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 28 (14.29%) XML
11 28 (14.29%) Telecoms
12 26 (13.27%) Finance
12 26 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
13 24 (12.24%) Migration
14 22 (11.22%) Linux
14 22 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (11.22%) Security Cleared
15 21 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 20 (10.20%) Web Services
17 19 (9.69%) BusinessObjects
17 19 (9.69%) WCF
18 18 (9.18%) ETL
18 18 (9.18%) Java
18 18 (9.18%) Firewall
19 17 (8.67%) MVC
19 17 (8.67%) JavaScript
20 16 (8.16%) MS Office

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 12 (6.12%) IIS
1 12 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.08%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.06%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.53%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.53%) Lync
8 2 (1.02%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (1.02%) Apache
8 2 (1.02%) CMS
9 1 (0.51%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.51%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.51%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 59 (30.10%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.16%) MS Office
3 8 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.02%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.04%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 4 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.02%) assyst
4 2 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.02%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (1.02%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.51%) Agresso
5 1 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.04%) SaaS
2 2 (1.02%) PaaS
2 2 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.51%) Office 365
3 1 (0.51%) IaaS
3 1 (0.51%) Yammer
3 1 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.18%) Firewall
2 13 (6.63%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.10%) 2G
3 10 (5.10%) 3G
3 10 (5.10%) LTE
3 10 (5.10%) 4G
4 9 (4.59%) Radio Access Network
4 9 (4.59%) DNS
5 8 (4.08%) VoIP
6 7 (3.57%) ATM
7 6 (3.06%) Broadband
7 6 (3.06%) VPN
7 6 (3.06%) Ethernet
7 6 (3.06%) PPP
7 6 (3.06%) xDSL
7 6 (3.06%) DSLAM
8 5 (2.55%) iSCSI
9 4 (2.04%) DHCP
10 3 (1.53%) WAN
10 3 (1.53%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (36.73%) SQL Server
2 31 (15.82%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (15.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (9.69%) BusinessObjects
6 12 (6.12%) MS Access
6 12 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (4.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 8 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (4.08%) DB2
9 7 (3.57%) QlikView
10 6 (3.06%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (2.55%) Hadoop
11 5 (2.55%) Relational Database
12 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (2.04%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.53%) MySQL
13 3 (1.53%) Oracle Database
14 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (6.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (5.61%) Jenkins
2 11 (5.61%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (4.08%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.57%) JIRA
5 6 (3.06%) SoapUI
6 5 (2.55%) Selenium
7 3 (1.53%) ClearQuest
7 3 (1.53%) ClearCase
7 3 (1.53%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.02%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (1.02%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.02%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.02%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.02%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.02%) Maven
8 2 (1.02%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.51%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.51%) JUnit
9 1 (0.51%) Subversion
General
1 28 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 26 (13.27%) Finance
3 5 (2.55%) Banking
4 3 (1.53%) Retail
4 3 (1.53%) Back Office
4 3 (1.53%) Marketing
5 2 (1.02%) Electronics
5 2 (1.02%) Advertising
6 1 (0.51%) Billing
6 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 69 (35.20%) Developer
2 40 (20.41%) Analyst
3 17 (8.67%) SQL Developer
4 16 (8.16%) C# Developer
5 15 (7.65%) Test Analyst
5 15 (7.65%) Support Engineer
6 14 (7.14%) DBA
6 14 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 13 (6.63%) Consultant
8 12 (6.12%) Administrator
9 11 (5.61%) Data Analyst
10 10 (5.10%) SQL DBA
11 9 (4.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 8 (4.08%) C# Programmer
12 8 (4.08%) Programmer
13 7 (3.57%) Architect
14 6 (3.06%) Tester
14 6 (3.06%) C# .NET Developer
15 5 (2.55%) Business Analyst
15 5 (2.55%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.31%) .NET
2 28 (14.29%) XML
3 20 (10.20%) Web Services
4 19 (9.69%) WCF
5 16 (8.16%) CSS
6 14 (7.14%) HTML
7 13 (6.63%) ASP.NET
8 12 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (5.61%) WPF
10 10 (5.10%) RESTful
11 8 (4.08%) Spring
12 7 (3.57%) JSON
13 6 (3.06%) Hibernate
13 6 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (2.55%) .NET Framework
14 5 (2.55%) SOAP
15 4 (2.04%) XSD
15 4 (2.04%) Java EE
15 4 (2.04%) Spring Web Flow
15 4 (2.04%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.16%) Client/Server
2 16 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.08%) Mobile Computing
4 6 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.04%) Replication
5 4 (2.04%) Clustering
6 3 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.53%) Statistics
6 3 (1.53%) Taxonomies
6 3 (1.53%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.53%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.02%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.02%) Social Media
7 2 (1.02%) CMDB
7 2 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.02%) NHS
8 1 (0.51%) GIS
8 1 (0.51%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.37%) UNIX
2 30 (15.31%) Windows
3 22 (11.22%) Linux
4 12 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (5.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.08%) Solaris
7 6 (3.06%) Windows XP
7 6 (3.06%) AIX
7 6 (3.06%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.55%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (2.55%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.51%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (12.24%) Migration
3 22 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (9.18%) ETL
5 17 (8.67%) MVC
6 15 (7.65%) Unit Testing
7 13 (6.63%) Validation
8 12 (6.12%) Scrum
9 11 (5.61%) Analytics
10 10 (5.10%) Workflow
10 10 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (5.10%) Data Migration
11 9 (4.59%) System Testing
11 9 (4.59%) Automated Testing
11 9 (4.59%) RAD
12 8 (4.08%) Service Management
12 8 (4.08%) ITIL
12 8 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (3.57%) Agile Testing
13 7 (3.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 41 (20.92%) T-SQL
2 39 (19.90%) C#
3 18 (9.18%) Java
4 17 (8.67%) JavaScript
5 14 (7.14%) Perl
6 12 (6.12%) Python
7 9 (4.59%) PowerShell
7 9 (4.59%) Bash Shell
8 7 (3.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 6 (3.06%) C
9 6 (3.06%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.53%) VBA
10 3 (1.53%) Ruby
11 2 (1.02%) Korn
11 2 (1.02%) PHP
11 2 (1.02%) X++
12 1 (0.51%) C++
12 1 (0.51%) COBOL
12 1 (0.51%) Delphi
12 1 (0.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (11.22%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.12%) SC Cleared
2 12 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (5.61%) CCNP
3 11 (5.61%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (5.61%) Degree
4 10 (5.10%) CCNA
5 7 (3.57%) MCTS
5 7 (3.57%) Sun Certification
5 7 (3.57%) DV Cleared
6 6 (3.06%) ISTQB
6 6 (3.06%) SCSA
6 6 (3.06%) ISEB
6 6 (3.06%) HND
7 5 (2.55%) HNC
8 4 (2.04%) MCSE
9 3 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.02%) MCITP
10 2 (1.02%) MCDBA
10 2 (1.02%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.55%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.02%) SLA
2 2 (1.02%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 13 (6.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.53%) VMware ESX
2 3 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.53%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.02%) vSphere
4 1 (0.51%) XenApp
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (5.61%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (5.10%) SCCM
3 4 (2.04%) SCOM
4 3 (1.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.02%) Netcool
5 2 (1.02%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (1.02%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.02%) BMC Performance Manager
6 1 (0.51%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.51%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.51%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.51%) WMI
6 1 (0.51%) Puppet
6 1 (0.51%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 70 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 37 (18.88%) Oracle
3 12 (6.12%) VMware
4 9 (4.59%) HP
5 8 (4.08%) Telerik
6 6 (3.06%) Huawei
6 6 (3.06%) Veritas
6 6 (3.06%) Ab Initio
6 6 (3.06%) Sun
6 6 (3.06%) IBM
7 5 (2.55%) Citrix
8 4 (2.04%) BMC
8 4 (2.04%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (2.04%) SAP
8 4 (2.04%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.53%) LANDesk
9 3 (1.53%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.53%) Cisco
9 3 (1.53%) Informatica
9 3 (1.53%) EMC
Reading, Berkshire
Aquent
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £410 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Pertemps ERP
Rate: up to £350 per day all inclusive
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
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