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 23 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
23 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 19.05% 14.29% 21.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.33% 50.00% 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 £332 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -
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 £24.50 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.54% +6.00%
Programming Languages Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
15 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 35.71% 28.57% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 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 2 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 23 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 15 (45.45%) Oracle
2 13 (39.39%) HTML
2 13 (39.39%) Java
3 12 (36.36%) XML
3 12 (36.36%) UNIX
4 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
5 9 (27.27%) PL/SQL
5 9 (27.27%) Web Services
6 8 (24.24%) Linux
6 8 (24.24%) HP
6 8 (24.24%) QA
6 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
7 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (21.21%) Finance
7 7 (21.21%) Solaris
7 7 (21.21%) HTML5
7 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
8 6 (18.18%) OO
8 6 (18.18%) Windows
8 6 (18.18%) .NET
8 6 (18.18%) J2EE
9 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
9 5 (15.15%) CSS
9 5 (15.15%) Sun
9 5 (15.15%) RUP
9 5 (15.15%) XHTML
9 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
9 5 (15.15%) SOA
9 5 (15.15%) Migration
9 5 (15.15%) Ajax

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (12.12%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.06%) LiveCycle
2 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) CICS
3 1 (3.03%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) Fireworks
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.03%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (3.03%) BASE24
1 1 (3.03%) Magento
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
2 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.03%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (3.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (9.09%) MSTest
2 3 (9.09%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (9.09%) QUnit
2 3 (9.09%) Ant
3 2 (6.06%) Jasmine
3 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.06%) TestDirector
3 2 (6.06%) RequisitePro
3 2 (6.06%) Subversion
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Legal
2 3 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Publishing
3 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Tester
3 4 (12.12%) QA Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) DBA
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Forms Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.03%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Programmer
6 1 (3.03%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) HTML
2 12 (36.36%) XML
3 9 (27.27%) Web Services
4 7 (21.21%) HTML5
5 6 (18.18%) .NET
5 6 (18.18%) J2EE
6 5 (15.15%) CSS
6 5 (15.15%) Ajax
6 5 (15.15%) XHTML
6 5 (15.15%) Silverlight
7 4 (12.12%) JAXB
7 4 (12.12%) XSLT
8 3 (9.09%) JSP
8 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
8 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
8 3 (9.09%) jQuery
8 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (9.09%) WCF
8 3 (9.09%) WPF
8 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Web 2.0
2 2 (6.06%) Social Media
2 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.06%) AS400
2 2 (6.06%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) Tandem
3 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) UNIX
2 8 (24.24%) Linux
3 7 (21.21%) Solaris
4 6 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (6.06%) AIX
6 1 (3.03%) zOS
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
2 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.18%) OO
4 5 (15.15%) RUP
4 5 (15.15%) SOA
4 5 (15.15%) Migration
4 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
4 5 (15.15%) Data Migration
4 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
5 4 (12.12%) Web Development
5 4 (12.12%) Validation
5 4 (12.12%) OOD
5 4 (12.12%) UML
6 3 (9.09%) OOP
6 3 (9.09%) RAD
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL
6 3 (9.09%) MVC
6 3 (9.09%) SEO
6 3 (9.09%) Scrum
6 3 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) Java
2 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
3 9 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
5 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.09%) C#
5 3 (9.09%) C++
6 2 (6.06%) VB
6 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.06%) VB6
7 1 (3.03%) JCL
7 1 (3.03%) VBA
7 1 (3.03%) COBOL
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.12%) Sun Certification
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (6.06%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Oracle
2 8 (24.24%) HP
3 5 (15.15%) Sun
4 4 (12.12%) IBM
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.09%) SAP
5 3 (9.09%) JBoss
5 3 (9.09%) FatWire
5 3 (9.09%) AccuRev
6 2 (6.06%) Facebook
6 2 (6.06%) Twitter
6 2 (6.06%) Business Objects
6 2 (6.06%) Adobe
7 1 (3.03%) JD Edwards
7 1 (3.03%) Cadence