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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 1 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL 14 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 21.54% 30.00% 18.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.75% 87.50% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
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£400 £450 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +80.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Average hourly rate £40.60 £40.50 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.24% +16.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.38 £31.70 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.58 £44.90 £37.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +16.36%
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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
32 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 49.23% 34.29% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 4
Average daily rate £400 £450 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +80.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Average hourly rate £40.60 £40.50 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.24% +16.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £29.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £46.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 24 (85.71%) XML
2 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (71.43%) Java
4 19 (67.86%) HTML
5 18 (64.29%) J2EE
6 17 (60.71%) Web Services
7 13 (46.43%) HTML5
8 12 (42.86%) Windows
8 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
9 11 (39.29%) SOAP
10 10 (35.71%) Linux
10 10 (35.71%) UNIX
10 10 (35.71%) CSS
10 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
10 10 (35.71%) Ajax
11 9 (32.14%) TDD
11 9 (32.14%) Solaris
11 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
12 8 (28.57%) User Stories
12 8 (28.57%) XHTML
12 8 (28.57%) Content Management
12 8 (28.57%) TopLink
12 8 (28.57%) WebSphere
13 7 (25.00%) REST
13 7 (25.00%) Ant
14 6 (21.43%) OO
14 6 (21.43%) Manufacturing
14 6 (21.43%) Eclipse
14 6 (21.43%) B2C
14 6 (21.43%) IBM

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.14%) JBoss
3 2 (7.14%) CMS
3 2 (7.14%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
1 1 (3.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Ant
2 6 (21.43%) Eclipse
3 4 (14.29%) JUnit
4 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
4 3 (10.71%) AccuRev
4 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 6 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 4 (14.29%) Legal
3 3 (10.71%) Marketing
4 2 (7.14%) Finance
4 2 (7.14%) Automotive
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) Java Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 4 (14.29%) AWS Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.57%) VB Developer
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (85.71%) XML
2 19 (67.86%) HTML
3 18 (64.29%) J2EE
4 17 (60.71%) Web Services
5 13 (46.43%) HTML5
6 11 (39.29%) SOAP
7 10 (35.71%) CSS
7 10 (35.71%) Ajax
8 8 (28.57%) XHTML
8 8 (28.57%) TopLink
9 7 (25.00%) REST
10 6 (21.43%) JSF
10 6 (21.43%) EclipseLink
10 6 (21.43%) PrimeFaces
11 5 (17.86%) Hibernate
11 5 (17.86%) JAX-WS
11 5 (17.86%) JAX-RS
11 5 (17.86%) JSP
12 4 (14.29%) Struts
13 3 (10.71%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) UNIX
3 9 (32.14%) Solaris
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) TDD
3 8 (28.57%) User Stories
3 8 (28.57%) Content Management
4 6 (21.43%) OO
4 6 (21.43%) B2C
4 6 (21.43%) Use Case
5 5 (17.86%) Analytics
5 5 (17.86%) Validation
5 5 (17.86%) SOA
6 4 (14.29%) Scrum
7 3 (10.71%) Web Development
7 3 (10.71%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (10.71%) MVC
7 3 (10.71%) RUP
8 2 (7.14%) RAD
8 2 (7.14%) UML
8 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.14%) OOD
8 2 (7.14%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
3 3 (10.71%) C#
4 2 (7.14%) VB
4 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
4 2 (7.14%) VBA
4 2 (7.14%) VB6
5 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) OCP
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (3.57%) Sun Certification
1 1 (3.57%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) IBM
2 3 (10.71%) FatWire
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Omniture
4 1 (3.57%) Google
4 1 (3.57%) Sun
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix