The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 12 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 2 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 2.25% 4.21% 6.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.00% 25.00% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
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£263 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.32% +12.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
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 Uxbridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 22.47% 16.84% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 10
Average daily rate £275 £331 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.98% +20.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.67%
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 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
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 19 December 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 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Korn
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (20.00%) MS Access
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Report Writer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Server Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Server Support
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) Korn
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) NetIQ
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix