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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 99 124 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.02% 12.42% 11.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.26% 43.36% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 59 45
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +16.36%
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
289 286 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.18% 28.66% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 146 109
Average daily rate £375 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 68 (37.99%) Microsoft
2 62 (34.64%) SQL Server
3 44 (24.58%) MS Excel
4 40 (22.35%) Oracle
5 35 (19.55%) C#
6 32 (17.88%) Windows
7 28 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (14.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (14.53%) Security Cleared
8 26 (14.53%) .NET
9 25 (13.97%) T-SQL
10 24 (13.41%) Telecoms
11 22 (12.29%) Finance
11 22 (12.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (12.29%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
12 21 (11.73%) XML
12 21 (11.73%) Migration
13 20 (11.17%) Data Warehouse
13 20 (11.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 18 (10.06%) Management Information System
14 18 (10.06%) SharePoint
14 18 (10.06%) Web Services
14 18 (10.06%) UNIX
14 18 (10.06%) Linux
14 18 (10.06%) Business Objects
14 18 (10.06%) Active Directory
14 18 (10.06%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (9.50%) SC Cleared
15 17 (9.50%) Scrum

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 18 (10.06%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.59%) SharePoint Server
3 9 (5.03%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (2.79%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (2.79%) CMS
4 5 (2.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.68%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (1.68%) Lync
5 3 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.68%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.68%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.68%) Documentum
6 2 (1.12%) IIS
6 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.12%) Drupal
6 2 (1.12%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.56%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 44 (24.58%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.15%) MS Office
3 6 (3.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.12%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.23%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 3 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.12%) assyst
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.12%) SaaS
1 2 (1.12%) PaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.70%) Firewall
2 7 (3.91%) DNS
3 6 (3.35%) 3G
3 6 (3.35%) LTE
3 6 (3.35%) 4G
3 6 (3.35%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (3.35%) 2G
4 5 (2.79%) ATM
4 5 (2.79%) VoIP
5 4 (2.23%) Broadband
5 4 (2.23%) DHCP
5 4 (2.23%) Ethernet
5 4 (2.23%) PPP
5 4 (2.23%) VPN
5 4 (2.23%) xDSL
5 4 (2.23%) DSLAM
6 3 (1.68%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.68%) PBX
6 3 (1.68%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.68%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (34.64%) SQL Server
2 26 (14.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (11.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (11.17%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (7.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (5.59%) QlikView
6 9 (5.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 7 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (3.35%) MS Access
9 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (2.23%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.23%) OLAP
11 3 (1.68%) DB2
11 3 (1.68%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.68%) PerformancePoint
11 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.68%) OLAP Cube
12 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
12 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 18 (10.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (5.59%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.47%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.47%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.47%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (4.47%) StarTeam
4 6 (3.35%) Selenium
4 6 (3.35%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.68%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.12%) JIRA
6 2 (1.12%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.12%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.56%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.56%) Rational Application Developer
7 1 (0.56%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.56%) Kiln
7 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.56%) Hudson
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Continuum
7 1 (0.56%) Gerrit
General
1 24 (13.41%) Telecoms
2 22 (12.29%) Finance
3 9 (5.03%) Banking
4 4 (2.23%) Back Office
5 3 (1.68%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.68%) Marketing
6 2 (1.12%) Retail
6 2 (1.12%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Billing
7 1 (0.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 77 (43.02%) Developer
2 30 (16.76%) Analyst
3 19 (10.61%) SQL Developer
4 12 (6.70%) C# Developer
5 10 (5.59%) Consultant
5 10 (5.59%) Support Engineer
5 10 (5.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 9 (5.03%) Programmer
7 8 (4.47%) .NET Developer
7 8 (4.47%) C# Programmer
8 7 (3.91%) Integration Engineer
8 7 (3.91%) Test Analyst
9 6 (3.35%) Field Engineer
9 6 (3.35%) Data Analyst
10 5 (2.79%) Business Developer
10 5 (2.79%) Functional Analyst
10 5 (2.79%) SharePoint Developer
11 4 (2.23%) Designer
11 4 (2.23%) GIS Developer
11 4 (2.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.53%) .NET
2 21 (11.73%) XML
3 18 (10.06%) Web Services
4 15 (8.38%) ASP.NET
4 15 (8.38%) WCF
5 11 (6.15%) WPF
5 11 (6.15%) HTML
6 10 (5.59%) jQuery
7 9 (5.03%) RESTful
7 9 (5.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (5.03%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (4.47%) AngularJS
9 7 (3.91%) MDX
9 7 (3.91%) CSS
10 5 (2.79%) SOAP
10 5 (2.79%) .NET Framework
10 5 (2.79%) Entity Framework
11 4 (2.23%) LINQ
12 3 (1.68%) Ajax
12 3 (1.68%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.06%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.70%) Client/Server
4 8 (4.47%) Mobile Computing
5 6 (3.35%) User Experience
6 5 (2.79%) NHS
6 5 (2.79%) GIS
7 4 (2.23%) Clustering
7 4 (2.23%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.68%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.68%) PKI
8 3 (1.68%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.68%) Replication
9 2 (1.12%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.12%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.12%) CMDB
9 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.56%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 32 (17.88%) Windows
2 18 (10.06%) UNIX
2 18 (10.06%) Linux
3 15 (8.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (8.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (6.70%) Windows 7
5 7 (3.91%) Windows XP
6 6 (3.35%) Solaris
7 2 (1.12%) AIX
7 2 (1.12%) Android
7 2 (1.12%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (12.29%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (11.73%) Migration
4 17 (9.50%) Scrum
5 16 (8.94%) ITIL
6 13 (7.26%) Data Modelling
6 13 (7.26%) MVC
6 13 (7.26%) Unit Testing
7 12 (6.70%) Service Management
8 11 (6.15%) ETL
8 11 (6.15%) Configuration Management
9 10 (5.59%) Validation
9 10 (5.59%) Data Migration
9 10 (5.59%) Analytics
10 9 (5.03%) System Testing
10 9 (5.03%) RAD
11 8 (4.47%) Project Management
11 8 (4.47%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (4.47%) Data Analysis
12 7 (3.91%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 35 (19.55%) C#
2 25 (13.97%) T-SQL
3 16 (8.94%) PowerShell
4 15 (8.38%) JavaScript
5 13 (7.26%) Java
6 12 (6.70%) VBScript
7 11 (6.15%) VB
8 10 (5.59%) Perl
9 9 (5.03%) Python
10 6 (3.35%) C
10 6 (3.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 5 (2.79%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.23%) PHP
12 4 (2.23%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.23%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.12%) VBA
13 2 (1.12%) Korn
14 1 (0.56%) XPath
14 1 (0.56%) VB6
14 1 (0.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (14.53%) Security Cleared
2 22 (12.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (9.50%) SC Cleared
4 14 (7.82%) Degree
5 12 (6.70%) DV Cleared
6 10 (5.59%) MCTS
6 10 (5.59%) MCSE
7 8 (4.47%) MCITP
8 7 (3.91%) HND
8 7 (3.91%) CCNP
8 7 (3.91%) CCNA
8 7 (3.91%) ISEB
8 7 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (2.79%) MCP
10 4 (2.23%) HNC
10 4 (2.23%) SCSA
10 4 (2.23%) Sun Certification
10 4 (2.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.68%) SLA
2 2 (1.12%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.56%) GCP
System Software
1 18 (10.06%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (7.82%) SCCM
2 10 (5.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (5.03%) SCOM
4 7 (3.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (2.23%) MOM
5 4 (2.23%) WMI
5 4 (2.23%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (2.23%) SCSM
6 3 (1.68%) Netcool
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 68 (37.99%) Microsoft
2 40 (22.35%) Oracle
3 18 (10.06%) Business Objects
4 16 (8.94%) VMware
5 11 (6.15%) Informatica
6 9 (5.03%) Telerik
7 8 (4.47%) Borland
8 7 (3.91%) HP
9 5 (2.79%) EMC
9 5 (2.79%) Veritas
10 4 (2.23%) Huawei
10 4 (2.23%) Sun
10 4 (2.23%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (2.23%) Cisco
10 4 (2.23%) IBM
10 4 (2.23%) ESRI
10 4 (2.23%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.68%) Avaya
11 3 (1.68%) LANDesk
12 2 (1.12%) Remedy
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