The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 17 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 10.63% 5.77% 8.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 54.84% 26.79% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 14
Median daily rate £350 £295 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -21.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £750 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.22 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+47.77% -29.68%
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
31 56 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 19.38% 21.54% 29.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 36 39
Median daily rate £350 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +142.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 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 Slough region with a requirement for SQL.

1 11 (36.67%) HTML
2 10 (33.33%) .NET
2 10 (33.33%) XML
3 8 (26.67%) Web Services
3 8 (26.67%) Oracle
3 8 (26.67%) Java
4 7 (23.33%) SOA
5 6 (20.00%) ETL
5 6 (20.00%) J2EE
5 6 (20.00%) Linux
5 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (20.00%) Workflow
5 6 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
5 6 (20.00%) Apache Flex
5 6 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (20.00%) Visualforce
5 6 (20.00%) Apex Code
5 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (16.67%) Finance
6 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.33%) Toad
7 4 (13.33%) CRM
7 4 (13.33%) JavaScript

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 6 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.67%) SAS
4 1 (3.33%) ArcGIS
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Project
2 2 (6.67%) SPSS
3 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.67%) FinancialForce.com
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (3.33%) 2G
2 1 (3.33%) 3G
2 1 (3.33%) 4G
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.33%) LTE
2 1 (3.33%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (3.33%) S/MIME
2 1 (3.33%) SSL
2 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.00%) Big Data
3 3 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (6.67%) DB2
4 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.33%) GIS
5 1 (3.33%) MS Access
5 1 (3.33%) QGIS
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.33%) Toad
3 3 (10.00%) Introscope
3 3 (10.00%) JProfiler
4 2 (6.67%) Maven
4 2 (6.67%) SilkPerformer
4 2 (6.67%) Subversion
4 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.33%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Business Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Business Objects Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Graduate SQL Developer
6 1 (3.33%) SSIS Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) HTML
2 10 (33.33%) .NET
2 10 (33.33%) XML
3 8 (26.67%) Web Services
4 6 (20.00%) Apache Flex
4 6 (20.00%) J2EE
4 6 (20.00%) Visualforce
5 4 (13.33%) Middleware
6 3 (10.00%) CSS
6 3 (10.00%) MDX
7 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.67%) Backbone.js
7 2 (6.67%) Ember.js
7 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
7 2 (6.67%) LESS
7 2 (6.67%) RESTful
7 2 (6.67%) Sass
7 2 (6.67%) Spring
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.33%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Unix
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) SOA
2 6 (20.00%) ETL
2 6 (20.00%) Workflow
3 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) CRM
5 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (10.00%) DevOps
5 3 (10.00%) ERP
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) MVC
5 3 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.00%) SDLC
5 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (10.00%) UML
5 3 (10.00%) Usability Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) Apex Code
3 4 (13.33%) C++
3 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.00%) VB
5 2 (6.67%) C#
5 2 (6.67%) MATLAB
5 2 (6.67%) Python
5 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.33%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) ISEB
2 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.33%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) HNC
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (10.00%) nmon
2 2 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.33%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) BMC
4 2 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) Siebel
4 2 (6.67%) Tableau
4 2 (6.67%) Teradata
5 1 (3.33%) Arqiva
5 1 (3.33%) Demandware
5 1 (3.33%) Ericsson
5 1 (3.33%) Huawei
5 1 (3.33%) NetCracker
5 1 (3.33%) Nokia
5 1 (3.33%) Nokia Networks
5 1 (3.33%) Siemens
5 1 (3.33%) Telindus
5 1 (3.33%) Tellabs
5 1 (3.33%) Virgin Media
5 1 (3.33%) ZTE