The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 17 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 35.42% 20.00% 8.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 77.27% 61.54% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
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£370 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.72% +22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
Average hourly rate £34.34 £32.75 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £31.35 £28.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £34.15 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +8.49%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Programming Languages Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
22 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 45.83% 32.50% 26.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Average daily rate £293 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.81% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £488 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 5
Average hourly rate £36.67 £34.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.28% +10.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £31.00 £26.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Basildon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Basildon region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 September 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Basildon

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 31 (100.00%) XML
2 27 (87.10%) J2EE
3 26 (83.87%) HTML
4 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (74.19%) Web Services
6 20 (64.52%) Java
6 20 (64.52%) JavaScript
7 17 (54.84%) CSS
8 15 (48.39%) UNIX
9 14 (45.16%) Linux
9 14 (45.16%) Struts
10 13 (41.94%) Ant
10 13 (41.94%) WebSphere
11 12 (38.71%) AccuRev
12 11 (35.48%) JSP
12 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
12 11 (35.48%) Windows
12 11 (35.48%) Solaris
12 11 (35.48%) Ajax
12 11 (35.48%) HTML5
12 11 (35.48%) Relational Database
13 9 (29.03%) EclipseLink
13 9 (29.03%) TopLink
13 9 (29.03%) Content Management
13 9 (29.03%) XHTML
14 8 (25.81%) TDD
14 8 (25.81%) Manufacturing
14 8 (25.81%) IBM
14 8 (25.81%) JAXB
14 8 (25.81%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 13 (41.94%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.68%) CMS
3 2 (6.45%) GlassFish
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.45%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Google Analytics
2 4 (12.90%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
1 11 (35.48%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Ant
2 12 (38.71%) AccuRev
3 8 (25.81%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Eclipse
5 6 (19.35%) JUnit
6 3 (9.68%) SoapUI
7 2 (6.45%) Maven
8 1 (3.23%) Checkstyle
8 1 (3.23%) FindBugs
8 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
8 1 (3.23%) TestDirector
General
1 8 (25.81%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.68%) Automotive
3 3 (9.68%) Marketing
4 2 (6.45%) Finance
5 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Developer
2 12 (38.71%) Java Developer
3 7 (22.58%) J2EE Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 7 (22.58%) AWS Developer
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Developer
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Designer
6 1 (3.23%) Release Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) XML
2 27 (87.10%) J2EE
3 26 (83.87%) HTML
4 23 (74.19%) Web Services
5 17 (54.84%) CSS
6 14 (45.16%) Struts
7 11 (35.48%) JSP
7 11 (35.48%) Ajax
7 11 (35.48%) HTML5
8 9 (29.03%) XHTML
8 9 (29.03%) TopLink
8 9 (29.03%) EclipseLink
9 8 (25.81%) JAXB
10 7 (22.58%) Hibernate
10 7 (22.58%) SOAP
10 7 (22.58%) AngularJS
11 6 (19.35%) RESTful
11 6 (19.35%) JSON
12 5 (16.13%) Middleware
12 5 (16.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Web 2.0
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) UNIX
2 14 (45.16%) Linux
3 11 (35.48%) Windows
3 11 (35.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) Content Management
3 8 (25.81%) TDD
3 8 (25.81%) Web Development
4 7 (22.58%) Analytics
4 7 (22.58%) User Stories
4 7 (22.58%) OO
4 7 (22.58%) B2C
5 5 (16.13%) OOD
5 5 (16.13%) SOA
5 5 (16.13%) RAD
5 5 (16.13%) UML
5 5 (16.13%) SEO
6 4 (12.90%) ERP
6 4 (12.90%) Use Case
7 3 (9.68%) Release Management
8 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (6.45%) RUP
8 2 (6.45%) Validation
8 2 (6.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) Java
1 20 (64.52%) JavaScript
2 6 (19.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) IBM
2 5 (16.13%) FatWire
2 5 (16.13%) Omniture
2 5 (16.13%) Google
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) HP