The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Maidstone with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 30 March 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)
Kent / Maidstone
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -3 0  
Contract jobs citing SQL 6 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 20.00% 43.48% 33.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 71.43% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -0.68% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £23.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +70.21% -21.66%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Maidstone with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Maidstone
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 12 14 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 40.00% 60.87% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 3
Median daily rate £338 £350 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +50.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Maidstone citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Maidstone

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Maidstone

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Maidstone

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Maidstone region with a requirement for SQL.

1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (77.78%) LINQ
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
3 7 (77.78%) C#
4 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 6 (66.67%) VB.NET
4 6 (66.67%) MVC
4 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (55.56%) MVVM
5 5 (55.56%) Moq
5 5 (55.56%) MSBuild
5 5 (55.56%) Caliburn.Micro
5 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
5 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 5 (55.56%) ReSharper
5 5 (55.56%) WCF
5 5 (55.56%) WPF
5 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (55.56%) Prototyping
5 5 (55.56%) NUnit
5 5 (55.56%) WinForms
5 5 (55.56%) ADO.NET
5 5 (55.56%) Client/Server
5 5 (55.56%) Oracle
6 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
7 3 (33.33%) Web Services
7 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
8 2 (22.22%) LINQ to SQL

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidstone 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Fireworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (55.56%) Moq
2 5 (55.56%) MSBuild
2 5 (55.56%) NUnit
2 5 (55.56%) ReSharper
3 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) .NET Developer
3 5 (55.56%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (55.56%) C# Developer
3 5 (55.56%) WinForms Developer
3 5 (55.56%) WPF Developer
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Developer
5 3 (33.33%) C# WCF Developer
5 3 (33.33%) C# WPF Developer
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (33.33%) WCF Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (11.11%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) LINQ
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (55.56%) ADO.NET
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (55.56%) Caliburn.Micro
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 5 (55.56%) WCF
4 5 (55.56%) WinForms
4 5 (55.56%) WPF
5 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
6 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 3 (33.33%) Web Services
7 2 (22.22%) JSON
7 2 (22.22%) LINQ to SQL
7 2 (22.22%) XML
8 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (55.56%) MVVM
2 5 (55.56%) Prototyping
2 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Concurrent Programming
3 2 (22.22%) Multithreaded Programming
3 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Statistics
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) VB
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle