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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 15 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 63 77 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.43% 8.20% 12.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.90% 31.05% 43.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 62 77
Median daily rate £396 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £498 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.09% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £15.31 £33.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.59% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.48 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-1.64% +23.07%
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
218 248 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.18% 26.41% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 174 180
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 2
Median hourly rate £19.63 £43.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.88% +24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £14.90 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £55.55 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 32 (30.19%) .NET
2 28 (26.42%) SQL Server
3 27 (25.47%) C#
3 27 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (19.81%) Microsoft
5 19 (17.92%) JavaScript
6 18 (16.98%) Java
6 18 (16.98%) Oracle
7 16 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (15.09%) MVC
8 15 (14.15%) Finance
8 15 (14.15%) ASP.NET
8 15 (14.15%) T-SQL
9 13 (12.26%) Unix
9 13 (12.26%) MS Excel
9 13 (12.26%) Migration
9 13 (12.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (12.26%) Data Protection
10 12 (11.32%) Security Cleared
10 12 (11.32%) Windows
11 11 (10.38%) HTML
11 11 (10.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (10.38%) Degree
11 11 (10.38%) SC Cleared
12 10 (9.43%) XML
13 9 (8.49%) CSS
13 9 (8.49%) Linux
13 9 (8.49%) Scrum
14 8 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (7.55%) Relational Database

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 7 (6.60%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.77%) CMS
3 3 (2.83%) Apache
4 2 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.89%) ColdFusion
4 2 (1.89%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.89%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.89%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.94%) IIS
5 1 (0.94%) JBoss
5 1 (0.94%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (0.94%) Kentico
5 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.94%) Mule
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (12.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.89%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.94%) HFM
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.94%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.94%) Sonata
3 1 (0.94%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.89%) Office 365
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.94%) Bluemix
3 1 (0.94%) IaaS
3 1 (0.94%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.66%) Internet
2 5 (4.72%) SAN
3 4 (3.77%) DNS
3 4 (3.77%) Firewall
3 4 (3.77%) VoIP
4 2 (1.89%) ATM
4 2 (1.89%) Broadband
4 2 (1.89%) DDNS
4 2 (1.89%) DHCP
4 2 (1.89%) DSLAM
4 2 (1.89%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.89%) LAN
4 2 (1.89%) MPLS
4 2 (1.89%) PBX
4 2 (1.89%) PPP
4 2 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (1.89%) SMTP
4 2 (1.89%) SNMP
4 2 (1.89%) WAN
4 2 (1.89%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.42%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (10.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (7.55%) Relational Database
4 8 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (6.60%) RDBMS
6 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.77%) Kalido
7 4 (3.77%) MySQL
7 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.83%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.83%) Power BI
9 2 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.94%) GIS
10 1 (0.94%) Snowflake Schema
10 1 (0.94%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.66%) JUnit
2 6 (5.66%) SoapUI
2 6 (5.66%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.77%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.77%) Maven
3 4 (3.77%) Selenium
3 4 (3.77%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.83%) MSTest
4 3 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.89%) Bower
5 2 (1.89%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.89%) Grunt
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.94%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.94%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.94%) git-flow
6 1 (0.94%) PeopleTools
6 1 (0.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (14.15%) Finance
2 5 (4.72%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.83%) Law
3 3 (2.83%) Legal
4 1 (0.94%) Advertising
4 1 (0.94%) Games
4 1 (0.94%) Marketing
4 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 50 (47.17%) Developer
2 19 (17.92%) SQL Developer
3 16 (15.09%) Analyst
4 15 (14.15%) .NET Developer
5 11 (10.38%) C# Developer
6 9 (8.49%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (7.55%) Consultant
8 7 (6.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (6.60%) Java Developer
9 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Applications Support
10 5 (4.72%) Architect
10 5 (4.72%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.72%) SQL BI Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Test Analyst
11 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Salesforce Developer
11 4 (3.77%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (30.19%) .NET
2 15 (14.15%) ASP.NET
3 11 (10.38%) HTML
4 10 (9.43%) XML
5 9 (8.49%) CSS
6 8 (7.55%) Web Services
7 7 (6.60%) AngularJS
7 7 (6.60%) Spring
8 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (5.66%) jQuery
8 6 (5.66%) SOAP
9 5 (4.72%) Middleware
10 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (3.77%) HTML5
10 4 (3.77%) Node.js
10 4 (3.77%) REST
11 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (2.83%) CSS3
11 3 (2.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.72%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.83%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.83%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (2.83%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.83%) Replication
4 2 (1.89%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (1.89%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.94%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.94%) Digital TV
5 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.94%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.94%) MPEG
5 1 (0.94%) NHS
5 1 (0.94%) STB
5 1 (0.94%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.26%) Unix
2 12 (11.32%) Windows
3 9 (8.49%) Linux
4 5 (4.72%) Solaris
5 4 (3.77%) Android
6 3 (2.83%) AIX
6 3 (2.83%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.89%) Debian
7 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (15.09%) MVC
3 13 (12.26%) Data Protection
3 13 (12.26%) Migration
4 9 (8.49%) Scrum
5 7 (6.60%) CRM
5 7 (6.60%) SDLC
6 6 (5.66%) Software Engineering
6 6 (5.66%) Web Development
7 5 (4.72%) Data Analysis
7 5 (4.72%) Project Management
7 5 (4.72%) SOA
7 5 (4.72%) TDD
7 5 (4.72%) Unit Testing
8 4 (3.77%) BDD
8 4 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (3.77%) ETL
8 4 (3.77%) ITIL
8 4 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.47%) C#
2 19 (17.92%) JavaScript
3 18 (16.98%) Java
4 15 (14.15%) T-SQL
5 8 (7.55%) PL/SQL
6 7 (6.60%) C++
7 6 (5.66%) C
8 4 (3.77%) Apex Code
8 4 (3.77%) VB
9 3 (2.83%) PHP
9 3 (2.83%) Python
9 3 (2.83%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.94%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.94%) Perl
11 1 (0.94%) Ruby
11 1 (0.94%) SQR
11 1 (0.94%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.94%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (11.32%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.38%) Degree
2 11 (10.38%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.83%) CCNA
4 3 (2.83%) CCNP
4 3 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.83%) MCITP
4 3 (2.83%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.89%) SCSA
6 1 (0.94%) HNC
6 1 (0.94%) HND
6 1 (0.94%) MCP
6 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) QA
1 3 (2.83%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.89%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.89%) vSphere
3 1 (0.94%) Docker
3 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) Tivoli
1 3 (2.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.89%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.94%) Ansible
3 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.94%) Puppet
3 1 (0.94%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 21 (19.81%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.98%) Oracle
3 8 (7.55%) IBM
4 7 (6.60%) HP
5 5 (4.72%) Hyperion
5 5 (4.72%) VMware
6 4 (3.77%) Cognos
6 4 (3.77%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.83%) Cisco
7 3 (2.83%) NetApp
7 3 (2.83%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.89%) Apple
8 2 (1.89%) Capita
8 2 (1.89%) Dell
8 2 (1.89%) Huawei
8 2 (1.89%) Sage
8 2 (1.89%) Splunk
8 2 (1.89%) Sun
8 2 (1.89%) Veritas
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