Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 4 11
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 86 80 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 16.20% 16.03% 15.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.09% 43.96% 30.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 54 69
Kent median daily rate £350 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +7.41% +17.39%
10th Percentile £212 £281 £215
90th Percentile £508 £468 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Kent median hourly rate - £20.83 -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £37.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -32.89% +14.62% +30.00%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 220 182 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 41.43% 36.47% 49.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 118 180
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.48% +3.08%
10th Percentile £279 £260 £261
90th Percentile £557 £508 £475
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 16
Kent median hourly rate £45.00 £17.42 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.40% -53.56% -6.25%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Kent

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Kent

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Kent over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Kent

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Kent

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Kent region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -12 13 £350 - 3
Tunbridge Wells +8 8 £375 +3.45% 1
Dartford +1 6 £223 -44.38% 1
Tonbridge -1 3 £193 -49.67%
Chatham 0 1 £600 +50.00%
West Malling -3 1 £338 - 1
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for SQL.

1 56 (65.12%) .NET
2 51 (59.30%) SQL Server
3 38 (44.19%) C#
4 32 (37.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (36.05%) .NET Framework
6 30 (34.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (33.72%) Web Services
8 28 (32.56%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (32.56%) Entity Framework
9 24 (27.91%) T-SQL
10 23 (26.74%) Migration
10 23 (26.74%) ASP.NET Web API
11 19 (22.09%) Data Management
12 18 (20.93%) High Availability
13 17 (19.77%) Statistics
13 17 (19.77%) Windows
13 17 (19.77%) Algorithms
14 16 (18.60%) MVC
15 15 (17.44%) WCF
15 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (15.12%) XML
16 13 (15.12%) JavaScript
16 13 (15.12%) Oracle
16 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
16 13 (15.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 11 (12.79%) LINQ
17 11 (12.79%) HTML
17 11 (12.79%) CSS
18 10 (11.63%) TDD
18 10 (11.63%) ETL

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.49%) Confluence
2 2 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (1.16%) Apache
3 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.16%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.16%) SAS
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.33%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.33%) IaaS
2 2 (2.33%) PaaS
3 1 (1.16%) G Suite
3 1 (1.16%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) DNS
1 2 (2.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.16%) DHCP
2 1 (1.16%) Firewall
2 1 (1.16%) Internet
2 1 (1.16%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (59.30%) SQL Server
2 30 (34.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (32.56%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (15.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.65%) QlikView
6 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.33%) DB2
7 2 (2.33%) Power BI
7 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.16%) Big Data
8 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.16%) MySQL
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 32 (37.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (10.47%) Visual Studio
3 8 (9.30%) NUnit
4 7 (8.14%) MSBuild
5 6 (6.98%) Moq
6 5 (5.81%) ReSharper
7 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
8 3 (3.49%) Fiddler
8 3 (3.49%) Firebug
8 3 (3.49%) JIRA
8 3 (3.49%) Subversion
9 2 (2.33%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.33%) Selenium
9 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (1.16%) Bower
10 1 (1.16%) Grunt
10 1 (1.16%) gulp
10 1 (1.16%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.16%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (6.98%) Banking
2 5 (5.81%) Legal
3 4 (4.65%) Finance
4 2 (2.33%) Advertising
4 2 (2.33%) Automotive
5 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (73.26%) Developer
2 30 (34.88%) .NET Developer
3 27 (31.40%) SQL Developer
4 17 (19.77%) C# Developer
4 17 (19.77%) SSIS Developer
5 16 (18.60%) Database Developer
5 16 (18.60%) SQL Database Developer
5 16 (18.60%) T-SQL Developer
6 14 (16.28%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (12.79%) Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (4.65%) .NET Web Developer
9 4 (4.65%) WCF Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Data Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 3 (3.49%) ETL Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (65.12%) .NET
2 31 (36.05%) .NET Framework
3 29 (33.72%) Web Services
4 28 (32.56%) Entity Framework
5 23 (26.74%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (17.44%) WCF
7 13 (15.12%) XML
8 11 (12.79%) CSS
8 11 (12.79%) HTML
8 11 (12.79%) LINQ
9 9 (10.47%) ASP.NET
10 8 (9.30%) AngularJS
10 8 (9.30%) WPF
11 7 (8.14%) Caliburn.Micro
11 7 (8.14%) JSON
11 7 (8.14%) RESTful
11 7 (8.14%) WinForms
12 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (6.98%) jQuery
13 5 (5.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.77%) Algorithms
2 9 (10.47%) NHS
3 8 (9.30%) Client/Server
4 7 (8.14%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.49%) Clustering
6 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.16%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.16%) iSeries
7 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.16%) New Media
7 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.16%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.77%) Windows
2 10 (11.63%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.81%) Unix
4 3 (3.49%) Linux
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.16%) OpenVMS
6 1 (1.16%) OS/400
6 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.74%) Migration
2 19 (22.09%) Data Management
3 18 (20.93%) High Availability
4 17 (19.77%) Statistics
5 16 (18.60%) MVC
6 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (11.63%) ETL
7 10 (11.63%) TDD
8 8 (9.30%) Data Modelling
8 8 (9.30%) Scrum
8 8 (9.30%) SDLC
9 7 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (8.14%) MVVM
9 7 (8.14%) Prototyping
9 7 (8.14%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.98%) Structured Programming
11 5 (5.81%) Concurrent Programming
11 5 (5.81%) Multithreaded Programming
11 5 (5.81%) Multithreading
11 5 (5.81%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (44.19%) C#
2 24 (27.91%) T-SQL
3 13 (15.12%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.47%) VB.NET
5 4 (4.65%) Java
6 3 (3.49%) VB
7 2 (2.33%) PHP
8 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.16%) Python
8 1 (1.16%) RPG
8 1 (1.16%) RPG IV
8 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.16%) ISEB
2 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.16%) HL7
2 1 (1.16%) PSD2
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
1 13 (15.12%) Oracle
2 4 (4.65%) VMware
3 3 (3.49%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.33%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.33%) Symantec
4 2 (2.33%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.16%) Anite
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco
5 1 (1.16%) Citrix
5 1 (1.16%) Cognos
5 1 (1.16%) Google
5 1 (1.16%) HP
5 1 (1.16%) IBM
5 1 (1.16%) IFS
5 1 (1.16%) Orchard
5 1 (1.16%) Siebel
5 1 (1.16%) Tableau