The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tunbridge Wells 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 27 June 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 / Tunbridge Wells
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 5 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7  
Contract jobs citing SQL 6 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tunbridge Wells 31.58% 31.82% 12.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.00% 41.18% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Median daily rate £338 £321 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.05% -11.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% +44.44%  

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 Tunbridge Wells with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Tunbridge Wells
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 15 34 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tunbridge Wells 78.95% 77.27% 43.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 5
Median daily rate £350 £328 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.87% -6.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £315 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £410 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Tunbridge Wells

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tunbridge Wells 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 Tunbridge Wells

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tunbridge Wells

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Tunbridge Wells

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tunbridge Wells

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Tunbridge Wells over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Tunbridge Wells

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Tunbridge Wells region with a requirement for SQL.

1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Apache
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) IIS
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) HTTPS
3 4 (57.14%) SLA
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) Genesys
3 4 (57.14%) Informatica
3 4 (57.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (57.14%) JCL
3 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 4 (57.14%) Mainframe
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) FileNet
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Clustering
3 4 (57.14%) Tandem
3 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
3 4 (57.14%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (57.14%) EPiServer
3 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (57.14%) Line Management
4 3 (42.86%) Finance

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells 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 4 (57.14%) Apache
1 4 (57.14%) EPiServer
1 4 (57.14%) FileNet
1 4 (57.14%) IIS
1 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) HTTPS
1 4 (57.14%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQLPlus
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Django Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Python/Django Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) Django
3 1 (14.29%) EDI
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Clustering
1 4 (57.14%) Mainframe
1 4 (57.14%) Tandem
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Line Management
1 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JCL
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Genesys
2 4 (57.14%) Informatica
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft