The first table below looks at the demand for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Woking 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 Woking 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 14 3 11
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL 14 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 15.91% 20.45% 14.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.84% 64.29% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 12
Average daily rate £363 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £325 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £414 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.56
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +7.57%
Programming Languages Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
38 14 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 43.18% 31.82% 55.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 7 31
Average daily rate £410 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £436 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
SQL
Surrey

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Woking

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 14 (63.64%) C#
3 13 (59.09%) .NET
4 12 (54.55%) Scrum
4 12 (54.55%) WCF
4 12 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (50.00%) WPF
5 11 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 11 (50.00%) Web Services
5 11 (50.00%) Visual Studio
6 10 (45.45%) SOAP
6 10 (45.45%) XML
6 10 (45.45%) QA
6 10 (45.45%) BDD
6 10 (45.45%) REST
7 9 (40.91%) Software Testing
8 8 (36.36%) ISEB
9 5 (22.73%) Finance
9 5 (22.73%) Oracle
10 4 (18.18%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
11 3 (13.64%) Content Management
11 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
11 3 (13.64%) SpecFlow
11 3 (13.64%) Office 365
11 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
11 3 (13.64%) Windows
11 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
12 2 (9.09%) Migration

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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.

Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LTE
1 1 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (4.55%) 2G
1 1 (4.55%) 3G
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (13.64%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.55%) NUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.55%) JUnit
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Law
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Test Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Test Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) QA Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Data Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
5 2 (9.09%) DBA
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (9.09%) Programmer
5 2 (9.09%) Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Data Programmer
6 1 (4.55%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) .NET
2 12 (54.55%) WCF
3 11 (50.00%) WPF
3 11 (50.00%) Web Services
4 10 (45.45%) SOAP
4 10 (45.45%) XML
4 10 (45.45%) REST
5 2 (9.09%) LINQ
6 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) SCADA
1 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.55%) Physics
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.55%) Replication
1 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Scrum
2 11 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 10 (45.45%) BDD
4 9 (40.91%) Software Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Content Management
6 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.09%) Migration
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.55%) Network Planning
8 1 (4.55%) Load Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
8 1 (4.55%) Database Tuning
8 1 (4.55%) Change Control
8 1 (4.55%) User Stories
8 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Service Management
8 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) C#
2 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.55%) R
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.55%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Nokia
3 1 (4.55%) Mercator