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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL 11 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 13.92% 12.50% 5.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 57.89% 51.72% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £263 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -34.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £215 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £337 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -7.27%
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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
19 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 24.05% 24.17% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 17
Average daily rate £350 £293 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.65% -26.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £398 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £31.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +153.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015, 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 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) UNIX
4 3 (23.08%) SAP
4 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 3 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) SAP GRC
5 2 (15.38%) SAP Security
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) JIRA
5 2 (15.38%) QA
5 2 (15.38%) Korn
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
5 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 2 (15.38%) AIX
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) HTML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) SAS
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SPSS
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP GRC
2 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Applications Support
3 3 (23.08%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) IT Support
4 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
5 1 (7.69%) IT Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) XSLT
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
2 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) AIX
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 2 (15.38%) SAP Security
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
1 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
1 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
1 2 (15.38%) Korn
1 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) R
2 1 (7.69%) VB
2 1 (7.69%) VBA
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) HNC
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Cognos
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) SolidWorks
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Tableau