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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 86 88 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.78% 10.09% 16.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.13% 35.92% 50.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 50 93
Average daily rate £425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £322 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £33.50 £55.65 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £27.20
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +4.77%
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
317 245 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.35% 28.10% 33.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 154 181
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 8 February 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 8 February 2016, 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 76 (47.20%) SQL Server
2 60 (37.27%) Microsoft
3 33 (20.50%) .NET
4 32 (19.88%) C#
4 32 (19.88%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (19.25%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (18.01%) Java
6 29 (18.01%) Windows
6 29 (18.01%) Security Cleared
7 27 (16.77%) Oracle
7 27 (16.77%) T-SQL
7 27 (16.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (15.53%) SC Cleared
9 24 (14.91%) MS Excel
10 22 (13.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (13.04%) PL/SQL
12 20 (12.42%) JavaScript
12 20 (12.42%) Web Services
12 20 (12.42%) SharePoint
12 20 (12.42%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (12.42%) SQL Server 2008
13 19 (11.80%) CSS
14 17 (10.56%) HTML
15 16 (9.94%) MVC
15 16 (9.94%) IIS
15 16 (9.94%) Linux
16 15 (9.32%) TCP/IP
16 15 (9.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 15 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (8.70%) DNS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 20 (12.42%) SharePoint
2 16 (9.94%) IIS
3 8 (4.97%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (4.97%) JBoss
4 3 (1.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.86%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.24%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.24%) CMS
5 2 (1.24%) Drupal
5 2 (1.24%) K2 blackpearl
5 2 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.62%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.62%) Confluence
6 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.62%) Mule
6 1 (0.62%) nginx
6 1 (0.62%) Node.js
Applications
1 24 (14.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.73%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (6.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.62%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.62%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.11%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.24%) Scribe Online
4 1 (0.62%) Office 365
4 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.32%) TCP/IP
2 14 (8.70%) DNS
3 10 (6.21%) iSCSI
4 5 (3.11%) DHCP
4 5 (3.11%) WAN
5 4 (2.48%) Internet
5 4 (2.48%) SAN
6 3 (1.86%) LAN
6 3 (1.86%) Network Security
7 2 (1.24%) Firewall
7 2 (1.24%) HTTP
7 2 (1.24%) NAS
8 1 (0.62%) Broadband
8 1 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.62%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.62%) IOS XR
8 1 (0.62%) IPv4
8 1 (0.62%) IPv6
8 1 (0.62%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.62%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (47.20%) SQL Server
2 27 (16.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (13.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (12.42%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (12.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (9.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (8.07%) Big Data
7 12 (7.45%) Hadoop
7 12 (7.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 11 (6.83%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (6.21%) Relational Database
10 9 (5.59%) Oracle Database
11 7 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (3.73%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (3.73%) QlikView
13 5 (3.11%) MongoDB
13 5 (3.11%) OLAP
13 5 (3.11%) PerformancePoint
14 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (5.59%) Jenkins
1 9 (5.59%) Maven
1 9 (5.59%) Selenium
2 8 (4.97%) Eclipse
2 8 (4.97%) SoapUI
3 7 (4.35%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.73%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.73%) JUnit
5 5 (3.11%) LoadRunner
5 5 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.48%) Subversion
7 3 (1.86%) Artifactory
7 3 (1.86%) Checkstyle
7 3 (1.86%) Cobertura
7 3 (1.86%) FindBugs
7 3 (1.86%) Hudson
7 3 (1.86%) Liquibase
7 3 (1.86%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.24%) JIRA
General
1 13 (8.07%) Finance
2 5 (3.11%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.48%) Marketing
4 2 (1.24%) Back Office
4 2 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.24%) Retail
5 1 (0.62%) Banking
5 1 (0.62%) Electronics
5 1 (0.62%) Law
5 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 67 (41.61%) Developer
2 23 (14.29%) Consultant
3 20 (12.42%) Analyst
3 20 (12.42%) SQL Developer
4 17 (10.56%) .NET Developer
5 16 (9.94%) Java Developer
6 12 (7.45%) Support Engineer
7 11 (6.83%) Administrator
8 10 (6.21%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 9 (5.59%) C# Developer
9 9 (5.59%) DBA
9 9 (5.59%) Test Analyst
9 9 (5.59%) Tester
10 8 (4.97%) SQL DBA
11 7 (4.35%) Applications Engineer
11 7 (4.35%) Applications Support
11 7 (4.35%) Architect
11 7 (4.35%) Field Engineer
12 6 (3.73%) Microsoft Developer
12 6 (3.73%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (20.50%) .NET
2 20 (12.42%) Web Services
3 19 (11.80%) CSS
4 17 (10.56%) HTML
5 12 (7.45%) jQuery
6 11 (6.83%) .NET Framework
7 10 (6.21%) AngularJS
7 10 (6.21%) HTML5
7 10 (6.21%) XML
8 9 (5.59%) ASP.NET
8 9 (5.59%) Java EE
9 8 (4.97%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (4.97%) Entity Framework
10 7 (4.35%) SOAP
11 6 (3.73%) CSS3
11 6 (3.73%) RESTful
11 6 (3.73%) Spring
11 6 (3.73%) WCF
12 5 (3.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (3.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.97%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (4.97%) Public Cloud
3 6 (3.73%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.48%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.86%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.86%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (1.86%) NHS
5 3 (1.86%) Statistics
6 2 (1.24%) Clustering
6 2 (1.24%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.24%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.24%) User Experience
7 1 (0.62%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.62%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.62%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.01%) Windows
2 16 (9.94%) Linux
3 14 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 11 (6.83%) Unix
5 6 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.48%) CentOS
7 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.24%) NetWare
9 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.88%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (19.25%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (9.94%) MVC
4 13 (8.07%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (7.45%) Analytics
5 12 (7.45%) CRM
6 11 (6.83%) SDLC
7 10 (6.21%) Data Protection
7 10 (6.21%) Migration
7 10 (6.21%) Use Case
8 9 (5.59%) Software Engineering
8 9 (5.59%) Unit Testing
9 8 (4.97%) Data Cleansing
9 8 (4.97%) Data Management
9 8 (4.97%) Workflow
10 7 (4.35%) ETL
10 7 (4.35%) TDD
11 6 (3.73%) Automated Testing
11 6 (3.73%) Data Migration
11 6 (3.73%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 32 (19.88%) C#
2 29 (18.01%) Java
3 27 (16.77%) T-SQL
4 21 (13.04%) PL/SQL
5 20 (12.42%) JavaScript
6 13 (8.07%) PowerShell
7 10 (6.21%) VB.NET
8 9 (5.59%) Bash Shell
9 8 (4.97%) VBA
10 7 (4.35%) C
10 7 (4.35%) PHP
11 5 (3.11%) Python
11 5 (3.11%) VB
12 3 (1.86%) Perl
12 3 (1.86%) Ruby
13 2 (1.24%) C++
14 1 (0.62%) Delphi
14 1 (0.62%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.62%) Scala
14 1 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (18.01%) Security Cleared
2 25 (15.53%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (6.83%) Degree
5 5 (3.11%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.86%) MCSD
7 2 (1.24%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.24%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (1.24%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.24%) MCP
7 2 (1.24%) MCSE
7 2 (1.24%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.24%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (0.62%) CCNP
8 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.62%) HND
8 1 (0.62%) MCITP
8 1 (0.62%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.86%) QA
2 2 (1.24%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.62%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (6.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.73%) Docker
3 5 (3.11%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.48%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.24%) vSphere
7 1 (0.62%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.62%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (4.35%) SCCM
2 5 (3.11%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.24%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.24%) Perfmon
3 2 (1.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.62%) Puppet
4 1 (0.62%) SCOM
4 1 (0.62%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 60 (37.27%) Microsoft
2 27 (16.77%) Oracle
3 10 (6.21%) VMware
4 8 (4.97%) SAP
5 7 (4.35%) Tableau
6 6 (3.73%) HP
7 5 (3.11%) Citrix
7 5 (3.11%) Sony
8 3 (1.86%) Cognos
8 3 (1.86%) EMC
8 3 (1.86%) Remedy
9 2 (1.24%) Altiris
9 2 (1.24%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.62%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.62%) CA
10 1 (0.62%) CommVault
10 1 (0.62%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.62%) RightScale
10 1 (0.62%) Splunk
10 1 (0.62%) Veeam
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