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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL 87 80 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.38% 8.88% 13.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.98% 31.37% 41.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 36 53
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 £254 £219 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £25.00 £27.41
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.79%
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
256 255 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.59% 28.30% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 104 140
Average daily rate £375 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 11
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.84% -30.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 56 (30.11%) SQL Server
2 54 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 53 (28.49%) MS Excel
4 39 (20.97%) C#
5 38 (20.43%) Oracle
6 37 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (19.35%) UNIX
8 32 (17.20%) Telecoms
9 30 (16.13%) T-SQL
9 30 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
10 29 (15.59%) .NET
10 29 (15.59%) Finance
11 28 (15.05%) Migration
11 28 (15.05%) XML
12 26 (13.98%) Security Cleared
13 24 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 24 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
14 22 (11.83%) Linux
15 21 (11.29%) Windows
16 20 (10.75%) ETL
16 20 (10.75%) MVC
16 20 (10.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 18 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (9.68%) Web Services
17 18 (9.68%) Java
17 18 (9.68%) JavaScript
18 17 (9.14%) MS Office
18 17 (9.14%) Scrum
18 17 (9.14%) Firewall
18 17 (9.14%) Management Information System

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 11 (5.91%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.30%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (3.76%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.23%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (2.15%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.15%) IIS
6 4 (2.15%) Lync
7 3 (1.61%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (1.61%) Apache
7 3 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.61%) CMS
8 2 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.54%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.54%) WordPress
9 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.54%) SAS
9 1 (0.54%) JBoss
Applications
1 53 (28.49%) MS Excel
2 17 (9.14%) MS Office
3 8 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.08%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.54%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.15%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 4 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (1.08%) assyst
2 2 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.15%) SaaS
2 2 (1.08%) PaaS
2 2 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.54%) Office 365
3 1 (0.54%) Yammer
3 1 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.14%) Firewall
2 10 (5.38%) 2G
2 10 (5.38%) LTE
2 10 (5.38%) 4G
2 10 (5.38%) 3G
3 9 (4.84%) Radio Access Network
4 8 (4.30%) VoIP
5 7 (3.76%) ATM
6 6 (3.23%) Broadband
6 6 (3.23%) Ethernet
6 6 (3.23%) PPP
6 6 (3.23%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.23%) VPN
6 6 (3.23%) DSLAM
6 6 (3.23%) xDSL
7 3 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.61%) Unified Communications
7 3 (1.61%) DNS
7 3 (1.61%) FTP
7 3 (1.61%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (30.11%) SQL Server
2 30 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (10.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (8.06%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (5.91%) MS Access
7 10 (5.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (4.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 8 (4.30%) DB2
10 6 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (3.23%) QlikView
11 5 (2.69%) Hadoop
11 5 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (2.15%) Relational Database
12 4 (2.15%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.61%) MySQL
13 3 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (1.61%) Oracle Database
14 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (5.91%) Jenkins
2 11 (5.91%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (3.76%) JIRA
3 7 (3.76%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.23%) SoapUI
5 4 (2.15%) Selenium
6 3 (1.61%) ClearQuest
6 3 (1.61%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.08%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.08%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.08%) Maven
7 2 (1.08%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.08%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (1.08%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.54%) Hudson
8 1 (0.54%) Apache Continuum
8 1 (0.54%) Gerrit
General
1 32 (17.20%) Telecoms
2 29 (15.59%) Finance
3 8 (4.30%) Banking
4 4 (2.15%) Back Office
5 2 (1.08%) Electronics
5 2 (1.08%) Advertising
5 2 (1.08%) Retail
5 2 (1.08%) Marketing
6 1 (0.54%) Front Office
6 1 (0.54%) Billing
6 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (40.86%) Developer
2 39 (20.97%) Analyst
3 18 (9.68%) SQL Developer
4 16 (8.60%) C# Developer
5 14 (7.53%) .NET Developer
6 13 (6.99%) Test Analyst
7 12 (6.45%) Data Analyst
8 9 (4.84%) Consultant
9 8 (4.30%) Programmer
9 8 (4.30%) Support Engineer
9 8 (4.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (4.30%) C# Programmer
10 7 (3.76%) DBA
11 6 (3.23%) Architect
11 6 (3.23%) Data Migration Analyst
12 5 (2.69%) Java Developer
12 5 (2.69%) SQL DBA
12 5 (2.69%) Business Analyst
12 5 (2.69%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (2.69%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.59%) .NET
2 28 (15.05%) XML
3 18 (9.68%) Web Services
4 16 (8.60%) ASP.NET
5 15 (8.06%) WCF
6 14 (7.53%) HTML
7 13 (6.99%) CSS
8 11 (5.91%) WPF
8 11 (5.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (5.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (4.84%) RESTful
11 8 (4.30%) Spring
12 7 (3.76%) JSON
12 7 (3.76%) jQuery
12 7 (3.76%) AngularJS
13 6 (3.23%) .NET Framework
13 6 (3.23%) Hibernate
14 5 (2.69%) LINQ
14 5 (2.69%) SOAP
14 5 (2.69%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.14%) Management Information System
3 15 (8.06%) Client/Server
4 8 (4.30%) Mobile Computing
5 5 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.69%) User Experience
6 4 (2.15%) GIS
7 3 (1.61%) Replication
7 3 (1.61%) Clustering
7 3 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.61%) Statistics
7 3 (1.61%) Taxonomies
7 3 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.08%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.08%) Social Media
8 2 (1.08%) CMDB
8 2 (1.08%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.54%) iSeries
9 1 (0.54%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 36 (19.35%) UNIX
2 22 (11.83%) Linux
3 21 (11.29%) Windows
4 8 (4.30%) Solaris
4 8 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.76%) Windows 7
5 7 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.23%) Windows XP
6 6 (3.23%) AIX
7 5 (2.69%) Windows 2000
7 5 (2.69%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.08%) Android
9 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (15.05%) Migration
3 20 (10.75%) MVC
3 20 (10.75%) ETL
4 18 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (9.14%) Scrum
6 16 (8.60%) Validation
6 16 (8.60%) Unit Testing
7 13 (6.99%) Data Migration
8 10 (5.38%) Service Management
8 10 (5.38%) ITIL
9 9 (4.84%) RAD
9 9 (4.84%) Data Modelling
9 9 (4.84%) System Testing
9 9 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (4.84%) Analytics
10 8 (4.30%) Automated Testing
11 7 (3.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (3.76%) Data Management
11 7 (3.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 39 (20.97%) C#
2 30 (16.13%) T-SQL
3 18 (9.68%) Java
3 18 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 14 (7.53%) Perl
4 14 (7.53%) Python
5 8 (4.30%) Bash Shell
6 7 (3.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 6 (3.23%) C
7 6 (3.23%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.15%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.08%) PHP
9 2 (1.08%) Korn
9 2 (1.08%) VB
9 2 (1.08%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.08%) VBA
10 1 (0.54%) VBScript
10 1 (0.54%) XPath
10 1 (0.54%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 26 (13.98%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.06%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (6.99%) Degree
5 11 (5.91%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (5.91%) CCNP
6 10 (5.38%) CCNA
7 9 (4.84%) MCTS
8 8 (4.30%) ISEB
8 8 (4.30%) DV Cleared
9 7 (3.76%) HND
9 7 (3.76%) ISTQB
9 7 (3.76%) Sun Certification
10 6 (3.23%) SCSA
11 5 (2.69%) HNC
12 4 (2.15%) MCSE
12 4 (2.15%) MCITP
13 3 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (1.08%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.69%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.61%) SLA
3 2 (1.08%) QA
4 1 (0.54%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.54%) GCP
System Software
1 10 (5.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (5.91%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.76%) SCCM
3 4 (2.15%) SCOM
4 2 (1.08%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.08%) BMC Performance Manager
4 2 (1.08%) Netcool
4 2 (1.08%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.54%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.54%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.54%) Puppet
5 1 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 54 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 38 (20.43%) Oracle
3 9 (4.84%) HP
4 8 (4.30%) VMware
4 8 (4.30%) Telerik
5 6 (3.23%) Huawei
5 6 (3.23%) Informatica
5 6 (3.23%) Veritas
5 6 (3.23%) IBM
5 6 (3.23%) Sun
5 6 (3.23%) Ab Initio
6 4 (2.15%) ServiceNow
6 4 (2.15%) Cisco
6 4 (2.15%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (2.15%) BMC
7 3 (1.61%) ESRI
7 3 (1.61%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.61%) LANDesk
7 3 (1.61%) Avaya
8 2 (1.08%) EMC
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