The first table below looks at the demand for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Basildon 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 8 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 21.05% 14.29% 21.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 57.14% 46.15% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £250 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £35.75 £31.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.40% -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Programming Languages Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
14 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 36.84% 30.95% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 11
Average daily rate £450 £250 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -9.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £37.75 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.27% -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Basildon region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon 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 12 (42.86%) Oracle
2 10 (35.71%) HTML
2 10 (35.71%) Java
3 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 9 (32.14%) XML
3 9 (32.14%) UNIX
4 8 (28.57%) HP
4 8 (28.57%) QA
4 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.00%) Finance
5 7 (25.00%) Web Services
5 7 (25.00%) Linux
6 6 (21.43%) Solaris
6 6 (21.43%) PL/SQL
6 6 (21.43%) HTML5
6 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
7 5 (17.86%) Migration
7 5 (17.86%) Data Migration
7 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
7 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
7 5 (17.86%) .NET
7 5 (17.86%) J2EE
7 5 (17.86%) Windows
7 5 (17.86%) OO
7 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
8 4 (14.29%) XHTML
8 4 (14.29%) RUP
8 4 (14.29%) SOA
8 4 (14.29%) Sun

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon 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 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (3.57%) LiveCycle
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) CICS
3 1 (3.57%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) Fireworks
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.57%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (3.57%) BASE24
1 1 (3.57%) Magento
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.57%) DB2
5 1 (3.57%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Ant
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (10.71%) MSTest
1 3 (10.71%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (10.71%) QUnit
2 2 (7.14%) Jasmine
2 2 (7.14%) TestDirector
3 1 (3.57%) RequisitePro
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Legal
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Publishing
4 1 (3.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) QA Tester
3 4 (14.29%) Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) DBA
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Programmer
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.57%) Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.57%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) HTML
2 9 (32.14%) XML
3 7 (25.00%) Web Services
4 6 (21.43%) HTML5
5 5 (17.86%) .NET
5 5 (17.86%) J2EE
6 4 (14.29%) CSS
6 4 (14.29%) XHTML
6 4 (14.29%) Ajax
6 4 (14.29%) Silverlight
7 3 (10.71%) jQuery
7 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (10.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 3 (10.71%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
7 3 (10.71%) Unity DI Container
7 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
7 3 (10.71%) WCF
7 3 (10.71%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Web 2.0
2 2 (7.14%) AS400
2 2 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Tandem
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) UNIX
2 7 (25.00%) Linux
3 6 (21.43%) Solaris
4 5 (17.86%) Windows
5 2 (7.14%) AIX
6 1 (3.57%) zOS
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) OO
3 5 (17.86%) Data Migration
3 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
3 5 (17.86%) Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Validation
4 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 4 (14.29%) RUP
4 4 (14.29%) SOA
5 3 (10.71%) MVC
5 3 (10.71%) SEO
5 3 (10.71%) TDD
5 3 (10.71%) Content Management
5 3 (10.71%) Web Development
5 3 (10.71%) OOD
5 3 (10.71%) RAD
5 3 (10.71%) UML
5 3 (10.71%) OOP
5 3 (10.71%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 6 (21.43%) PL/SQL
4 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.71%) C#
6 2 (7.14%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) COBOL
7 1 (3.57%) PHP
7 1 (3.57%) VB
7 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.57%) VBA
7 1 (3.57%) JCL
7 1 (3.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.71%) Sun Certification
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (7.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Oracle
2 8 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (14.29%) IBM
3 4 (14.29%) Sun
4 3 (10.71%) FatWire
4 3 (10.71%) AccuRev
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) SAP
5 2 (7.14%) JBoss
5 2 (7.14%) Business Objects
6 1 (3.57%) Adobe
6 1 (3.57%) JD Edwards
6 1 (3.57%) Facebook
6 1 (3.57%) Twitter
6 1 (3.57%) Cadence