The first table below looks at the demand for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Uxbridge region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 21 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 15.00% 3.64% 7.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.85% 19.05% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 10
Average daily rate £260 £325 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +49.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £285 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £615 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.56
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +7.57%
Programming Languages Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
39 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 27.86% 19.09% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 18
Average daily rate £260 £400 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £483 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £31.50 £12.42 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+153.62% -37.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £12.42 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £12.42 £21.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
SQL
London

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Uxbridge region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 14 (51.85%) Oracle
2 10 (37.04%) ITIL
2 10 (37.04%) Windows
3 9 (33.33%) HTML
4 8 (29.63%) C#
5 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
5 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
5 7 (25.93%) .NET
5 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
5 7 (25.93%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (25.93%) Six Sigma
6 6 (22.22%) InfoPath
6 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 6 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (22.22%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (22.22%) Linux
6 6 (22.22%) UNIX
6 6 (22.22%) IIS
6 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 5 (18.52%) MySQL
7 5 (18.52%) Java
8 4 (14.81%) VMware
8 4 (14.81%) MVC
8 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
8 4 (14.81%) ETL
8 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
9 3 (11.11%) EMC
9 3 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (11.11%) Citrix

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
2 6 (22.22%) IIS
3 2 (7.41%) SAS
4 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) InfoPath
2 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) LAN
1 2 (7.41%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) Extranet
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) SAP BW
2 2 (7.41%) DataStage
2 2 (7.41%) SAP BI
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (7.41%) jMock
3 2 (7.41%) JUnit
General
1 7 (25.93%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (11.11%) Electronics
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Law
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Support Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Applications Support
4 6 (22.22%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Oracle Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 4 (14.81%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (14.81%) Oracle Applications Support
7 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
7 3 (11.11%) ASP Developer
7 3 (11.11%) MySQL Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 2 (7.41%) SAP BI Developer
8 2 (7.41%) SAP Architect
8 2 (7.41%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 2 (7.41%) SAP BW Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (7.41%) SAP Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) HTML
2 7 (25.93%) .NET
3 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 3 (11.11%) CSS
4 3 (11.11%) Spring
4 3 (11.11%) Spring MVC
4 3 (11.11%) HTML5
5 2 (7.41%) J2EE
6 1 (3.70%) Web Services
6 1 (3.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Economics
2 1 (3.70%) CLARiiON
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) UNIX
3 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Solaris
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Six Sigma
3 4 (14.81%) MVC
3 4 (14.81%) ETL
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.11%) TDD
4 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analytics
5 2 (7.41%) Analytics
5 2 (7.41%) System Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Service Management
6 1 (3.70%) OOP
6 1 (3.70%) OO
6 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) C#
2 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
3 5 (18.52%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) VBA
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) MCP
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) CCNA
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.70%) MCSE
2 1 (3.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (11.11%) QA
3 1 (3.70%) GCP
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Xen
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) KVM
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) EMC
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) Cognos
4 2 (7.41%) SAP
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.41%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) NetApp
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) Compaq
5 1 (3.70%) Intel
5 1 (3.70%) NetIQ
5 1 (3.70%) Axway
5 1 (3.70%) 3PAR