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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 9 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 10.59% 17.50% 10.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.00% 51.85% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 5
Average daily rate
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£348 £339 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% +14.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £271 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £378 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £27.41 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.61% +9.64%
Programming Languages Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
30 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 35.29% 33.75% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 7
Average daily rate £310 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.48% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £263 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £395 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +21.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Woking region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 August 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 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
2 15 (57.69%) C#
3 14 (53.85%) .NET
3 14 (53.85%) Web Services
3 14 (53.85%) Scrum
3 14 (53.85%) WCF
3 14 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (50.00%) WPF
4 13 (50.00%) XML
4 13 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 12 (46.15%) SOAP
5 12 (46.15%) QA
5 12 (46.15%) BDD
5 12 (46.15%) REST
5 12 (46.15%) Automated Testing
6 11 (42.31%) Software Testing
7 10 (38.46%) ISEB
8 9 (34.62%) Windows
9 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
9 6 (23.08%) Office 365
10 5 (19.23%) SpecFlow
11 4 (15.38%) Content Management
11 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
11 4 (15.38%) MS Office
11 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
11 4 (15.38%) Dell
11 4 (15.38%) Intranet
11 4 (15.38%) Internet
12 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) JRun
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) ColdFusion MX
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.85%) ColdFusion
1 1 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Intranet
1 4 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) VoIP
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) DHCP
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) Telnet
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) DB2
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (19.23%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Test Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Test Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) QA Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Report Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.85%) DBA
7 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) .NET
1 14 (53.85%) Web Services
1 14 (53.85%) WCF
2 13 (50.00%) WPF
2 13 (50.00%) XML
3 12 (46.15%) SOAP
3 12 (46.15%) REST
4 3 (11.54%) MDX
5 2 (7.69%) LINQ
6 1 (3.85%) Flash
6 1 (3.85%) CSS
6 1 (3.85%) XSLT
6 1 (3.85%) ODBC
6 1 (3.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Firmware
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) SCADA
2 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.85%) Physics
2 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) UNIX
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Scrum
2 12 (46.15%) BDD
2 12 (46.15%) Automated Testing
3 11 (42.31%) Software Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Content Management
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.54%) DevOps
6 2 (7.69%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) MVC
6 2 (7.69%) OO
7 1 (3.85%) OOD
7 1 (3.85%) Web Development
7 1 (3.85%) Functional Testing
7 1 (3.85%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) C
2 1 (3.85%) C++
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) ActionScript
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) PhD
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (46.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 4 (15.38%) Dell
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Sybase
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix
2 1 (3.85%) Avaya
2 1 (3.85%) CommVault
2 1 (3.85%) Mercator
2 1 (3.85%) McAfee
2 1 (3.85%) Polycom
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