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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 41 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 13.02% 8.40% 7.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.75% 28.99% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 8 10
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£325 £295 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £232 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £34.00 - £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
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 Slough region.

Programming Languages Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
118 69 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 37.46% 28.99% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 33 22
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 11
Average hourly rate £32.50 £38.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 30 (34.48%) .NET
2 29 (33.33%) Oracle
3 28 (32.18%) SQL Server
4 24 (27.59%) IIS
5 22 (25.29%) C#
6 21 (24.14%) QA
7 20 (22.99%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (22.99%) PL/SQL
8 19 (21.84%) Linux
8 19 (21.84%) Oracle Database
9 18 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (19.54%) Degree
11 16 (18.39%) MVC
12 14 (16.09%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (16.09%) ASP.NET
13 13 (14.94%) UNIX
13 13 (14.94%) Management Information System
14 12 (13.79%) Finance
15 11 (12.64%) JavaScript
15 11 (12.64%) OO
15 11 (12.64%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (12.64%) Computer Science
15 11 (12.64%) WCF
16 10 (11.49%) WPF
16 10 (11.49%) J2EE
16 10 (11.49%) Java
16 10 (11.49%) VB.NET
16 10 (11.49%) Hibernate
16 10 (11.49%) Project Management
17 9 (10.34%) HTML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 24 (27.59%) IIS
2 3 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.30%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.15%) SAS
4 1 (1.15%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.30%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) Internet
2 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.45%) DNS
2 3 (3.45%) Firewall
2 3 (3.45%) SSL
3 2 (2.30%) Intranet
4 1 (1.15%) HTTP
4 1 (1.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.18%) SQL Server
2 19 (21.84%) Oracle Database
3 11 (12.64%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (9.20%) MySQL
6 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (4.60%) DB2
9 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (2.30%) Data Mining
10 2 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (2.30%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (1.15%) MS Access
11 1 (1.15%) DTS
11 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (1.15%) SAP BW
11 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) TeamCity
1 9 (10.34%) MSBuild
2 3 (3.45%) ERwin
3 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.15%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.15%) JIRA
3 1 (1.15%) Android Studio
3 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (13.79%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.75%) Turkish Language
4 3 (3.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (42.53%) Developer
2 21 (24.14%) Analyst
3 12 (13.79%) .NET Developer
4 9 (10.34%) Applications Support
5 7 (8.05%) Applications Developer
6 6 (6.90%) MySQL DBA
6 6 (6.90%) .NET Applications Developer
6 6 (6.90%) DBA
7 5 (5.75%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Deployment Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Release Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Consultant
9 3 (3.45%) Programmer
9 3 (3.45%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.45%) AS400 Developer
10 2 (2.30%) Configuration Specialist
10 2 (2.30%) OSS Consultant
10 2 (2.30%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.48%) .NET
2 14 (16.09%) ASP.NET
3 11 (12.64%) WCF
4 10 (11.49%) WPF
4 10 (11.49%) J2EE
4 10 (11.49%) Hibernate
5 9 (10.34%) HTML
6 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (6.90%) Web Services
7 5 (5.75%) LAMP
8 3 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (2.30%) jQuery
9 2 (2.30%) Ajax
9 2 (2.30%) XML
10 1 (1.15%) CSS
10 1 (1.15%) SOAP
10 1 (1.15%) SAP XI
10 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.15%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.99%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (14.94%) Management Information System
3 11 (12.64%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.90%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.45%) AS400
5 3 (3.45%) iSeries
6 2 (2.30%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.30%) SWIFT
6 2 (2.30%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.15%) NHS
7 1 (1.15%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.84%) Linux
2 13 (14.94%) UNIX
3 6 (6.90%) Windows
4 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (18.39%) MVC
3 14 (16.09%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (12.64%) OO
5 10 (11.49%) Project Management
6 9 (10.34%) ETL
6 9 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (8.05%) Waterfall
8 6 (6.90%) TDD
8 6 (6.90%) Logistics
8 6 (6.90%) Scrum
9 5 (5.75%) ERP
9 5 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.75%) Data Analysis
9 5 (5.75%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (5.75%) Data Transformation
10 4 (4.60%) Test Automation
10 4 (4.60%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.60%) Data Management
10 4 (4.60%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.29%) C#
2 20 (22.99%) PL/SQL
3 11 (12.64%) JavaScript
4 10 (11.49%) Java
4 10 (11.49%) VB.NET
5 9 (10.34%) PowerShell
6 8 (9.20%) T-SQL
7 7 (8.05%) VBScript
8 5 (5.75%) Python
9 4 (4.60%) RPG IV
9 4 (4.60%) Ruby
9 4 (4.60%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.60%) Perl
9 4 (4.60%) PHP
9 4 (4.60%) RPG
10 3 (3.45%) RPG/400
11 2 (2.30%) C
11 2 (2.30%) C++
11 2 (2.30%) VBA
12 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (19.54%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) ISEB
2 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (24.14%) QA
2 5 (5.75%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.30%) SLA
4 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.60%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.45%) IBM
4 3 (3.45%) ComArch
5 2 (2.30%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.15%) SAP
6 1 (1.15%) Cognos
6 1 (1.15%) Informatica
6 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com