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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 27 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 35.06% 18.87% 21.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 93.10% 90.91% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate £350 £201 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -42.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Average hourly rate £37.75 £32.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.15% +20.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.56
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +7.57%
Programming Languages Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
29 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 37.66% 20.75% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate £350 £215 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -38.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £46.00 £32.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.53% +20.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
SQL
Essex

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Basildon

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Basildon region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Basildon

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (45.24%) Java
1 19 (45.24%) Oracle
2 17 (40.48%) PL/SQL
2 17 (40.48%) HTML
2 17 (40.48%) XML
3 14 (33.33%) Web Services
4 13 (30.95%) UNIX
5 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
6 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
6 10 (23.81%) OO
6 10 (23.81%) OOD
7 9 (21.43%) Marketing
7 9 (21.43%) Degree
7 9 (21.43%) Windows
8 8 (19.05%) CSS
8 8 (19.05%) .NET
8 8 (19.05%) Sun
8 8 (19.05%) HP
8 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (16.67%) Web Development
9 7 (16.67%) Finance
9 7 (16.67%) Sun Certification
9 7 (16.67%) JAXB
9 7 (16.67%) RequisitePro
9 7 (16.67%) J2EE
9 7 (16.67%) XSLT
9 7 (16.67%) Solaris
9 7 (16.67%) Linux
9 7 (16.67%) UML
9 7 (16.67%) QA

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (4.76%) LiveCycle
1 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) Fireworks
3 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Magento
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (2.38%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.76%) DB2
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.38%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) RequisitePro
2 5 (11.90%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.76%) TestDirector
4 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.76%) Subversion
5 1 (2.38%) Ant
General
1 9 (21.43%) Marketing
2 7 (16.67%) Finance
3 4 (9.52%) Automotive
4 3 (7.14%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Legal
5 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) QA Tester
4 4 (9.52%) Tester
5 3 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.14%) DBA
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle Forms Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.76%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Administrator
7 1 (2.38%) Programmer
7 1 (2.38%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.38%) SQL DBA
7 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) HTML
1 17 (40.48%) XML
2 14 (33.33%) Web Services
3 8 (19.05%) CSS
3 8 (19.05%) .NET
4 7 (16.67%) JAXB
4 7 (16.67%) J2EE
4 7 (16.67%) XSLT
5 5 (11.90%) Ajax
5 5 (11.90%) XHTML
5 5 (11.90%) HTML5
6 4 (9.52%) JSON
6 4 (9.52%) CSS3
7 3 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (7.14%) Java EE
7 3 (7.14%) WinForms
7 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (7.14%) jQuery
7 3 (7.14%) Silverlight
8 2 (4.76%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Social Media
2 3 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.14%) Open Source
3 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.76%) AS400
3 2 (4.76%) Replication
4 1 (2.38%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.38%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) UNIX
2 9 (21.43%) Windows
3 7 (16.67%) Solaris
3 7 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.76%) AIX
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) OO
1 10 (23.81%) OOD
2 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.67%) Web Development
3 7 (16.67%) UML
3 7 (16.67%) Use Case
3 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 5 (11.90%) Migration
4 5 (11.90%) RUP
4 5 (11.90%) SOA
4 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
4 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
4 5 (11.90%) Data Migration
5 4 (9.52%) ERP
5 4 (9.52%) Validation
6 3 (7.14%) MVC
6 3 (7.14%) TDD
6 3 (7.14%) Logistics
6 3 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) Java
2 17 (40.48%) PL/SQL
3 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.90%) PHP
4 5 (11.90%) C++
5 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.14%) Ruby
6 3 (7.14%) VB6
6 3 (7.14%) Python
6 3 (7.14%) C#
6 3 (7.14%) VB
6 3 (7.14%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.76%) COBOL
7 2 (4.76%) JCL
8 1 (2.38%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
2 7 (16.67%) Sun Certification
3 5 (11.90%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.38%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (2.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Data Guard
1 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Oracle
2 8 (19.05%) Sun
2 8 (19.05%) HP
3 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.52%) AccuRev
4 4 (9.52%) Facebook
4 4 (9.52%) Twitter
4 4 (9.52%) SAP
5 3 (7.14%) IBM
6 2 (4.76%) Business Objects
6 2 (4.76%) JBoss
6 2 (4.76%) Adobe
6 2 (4.76%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.38%) Minitab
7 1 (2.38%) FatWire