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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Kent / Tunbridge Wells
Rank 8 5 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2  
Contract jobs citing SQL 1 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tunbridge Wells 5.56% 27.78% 31.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% 46.51% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 1
Median daily rate - £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £23.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +69.14% -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 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 9 43 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tunbridge Wells 50.00% 59.72% 55.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 32 2
Median daily rate £335 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.74% -15.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells

For the 6 months to 24 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 Tunbridge Wells region with a requirement for SQL.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript

SQL
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (50.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Quality Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle