The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 46 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 14.79% 12.02% 12.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.98% 34.07% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 8
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£363 £420 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +34.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £545 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £46.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £23.06 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+11.65% -20.47%
SQL
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Programming Languages Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
118 91 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 37.94% 35.27% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 44 22
Average daily rate £363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £503 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 5
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Slough region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Slough

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Slough region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Slough region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 27 (35.06%) .NET
2 23 (29.87%) SQL Server
3 22 (28.57%) IIS
3 22 (28.57%) Oracle
4 20 (25.97%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (22.08%) Linux
5 17 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (22.08%) QA
6 16 (20.78%) C#
7 14 (18.18%) Windows
8 12 (15.58%) UNIX
8 12 (15.58%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (15.58%) Project Management
8 12 (15.58%) Degree
9 11 (14.29%) MVC
9 11 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (14.29%) ITIL
10 10 (12.99%) Java
11 9 (11.69%) PL/SQL
11 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET
11 9 (11.69%) Management Information System
11 9 (11.69%) Computer Science
11 9 (11.69%) WCF
11 9 (11.69%) PowerShell
11 9 (11.69%) TeamCity
11 9 (11.69%) MSBuild
11 9 (11.69%) Oracle Database
11 9 (11.69%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (10.39%) iSeries
12 8 (10.39%) WPF

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 22 (28.57%) IIS
2 5 (6.49%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.19%) MQSeries
3 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.60%) Lync
5 1 (1.30%) SAS
5 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.30%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) Internet
1 6 (7.79%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.90%) DNS
2 3 (3.90%) SSL
2 3 (3.90%) Firewall
3 2 (2.60%) HTTP
4 1 (1.30%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.30%) GPRS
4 1 (1.30%) UMTS
4 1 (1.30%) FTP
4 1 (1.30%) 2G
4 1 (1.30%) 3G
4 1 (1.30%) 4G
4 1 (1.30%) HSPA
4 1 (1.30%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.87%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (11.69%) Oracle Database
4 7 (9.09%) MySQL
5 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (7.79%) DB2
6 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.60%) MS Access
8 1 (1.30%) OLTP
8 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.30%) DTS
8 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.30%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.30%) JasperReports
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) TeamCity
1 9 (11.69%) MSBuild
2 5 (6.49%) ERwin
3 1 (1.30%) Toad
3 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.30%) Introscope
3 1 (1.30%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.30%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.30%) Android Studio
3 1 (1.30%) JProfiler
3 1 (1.30%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (1.30%) JIRA
General
1 7 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Turkish Language
3 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Legal
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (40.26%) Developer
2 18 (23.38%) Analyst
3 9 (11.69%) .NET Developer
4 7 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 7 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
4 7 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 7 (9.09%) Technical Manager
5 6 (7.79%) .NET Applications Developer
5 6 (7.79%) MySQL DBA
5 6 (7.79%) DBA
6 5 (6.49%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Deployment Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Programmer
7 4 (5.19%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.19%) Release Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Development Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Analyst Programmer
8 3 (3.90%) Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Technical Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (35.06%) .NET
2 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET
2 9 (11.69%) WCF
3 8 (10.39%) WPF
3 8 (10.39%) Hibernate
3 8 (10.39%) J2EE
4 7 (9.09%) HTML
5 5 (6.49%) Web Services
5 5 (6.49%) LAMP
6 3 (3.90%) Regular Expression
6 3 (3.90%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.60%) XML
8 1 (1.30%) ODBC
8 1 (1.30%) JDBC
8 1 (1.30%) SOAP
8 1 (1.30%) Middleware
8 1 (1.30%) Visualforce
8 1 (1.30%) Ajax
8 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.97%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.69%) Management Information System
2 9 (11.69%) Computer Science
3 8 (10.39%) iSeries
4 6 (7.79%) Data Structures
5 5 (6.49%) AS400
6 4 (5.19%) SWIFT
6 4 (5.19%) Mainframe
7 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.60%) Data Integration
9 1 (1.30%) NHS
9 1 (1.30%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.08%) Linux
2 14 (18.18%) Windows
3 12 (15.58%) UNIX
4 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.30%) Solaris
7 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (15.58%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (15.58%) Project Management
3 11 (14.29%) MVC
3 11 (14.29%) ITIL
4 9 (11.69%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (10.39%) OO
6 6 (7.79%) TDD
6 6 (7.79%) Data Management
6 6 (7.79%) Logistics
6 6 (7.79%) Waterfall
6 6 (7.79%) Scrum
6 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2
7 5 (6.49%) ETL
7 5 (6.49%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (6.49%) TOGAF
8 4 (5.19%) Lean Six Sigma
8 4 (5.19%) Test Automation
8 4 (5.19%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.78%) C#
2 10 (12.99%) Java
3 9 (11.69%) PL/SQL
3 9 (11.69%) PowerShell
4 8 (10.39%) VB.NET
4 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.09%) VBScript
6 6 (7.79%) RPG IV
6 6 (7.79%) RPG
7 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.49%) RPG/400
8 4 (5.19%) Ruby
8 4 (5.19%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.19%) Perl
8 4 (5.19%) Python
9 3 (3.90%) C
9 3 (3.90%) C++
9 3 (3.90%) VBA
10 2 (2.60%) VB
10 2 (2.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (15.58%) Degree
2 4 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.60%) ISEB
3 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.08%) QA
2 4 (5.19%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.60%) SLA
5 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) nmon
Vendors
1 22 (28.57%) Oracle
2 8 (10.39%) IBM
3 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.19%) VMware
4 4 (5.19%) Citrix
5 3 (3.90%) Business Objects
5 3 (3.90%) ArcSight
5 3 (3.90%) Qualys
6 2 (2.60%) Ab Initio
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco
7 1 (1.30%) Cognos
7 1 (1.30%) Informatica
7 1 (1.30%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.30%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (1.30%) Actix