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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 10 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 25.00% 32.69% 18.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 83.33% 80.95% 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
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£293 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.36% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £183 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £456 £269
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.81%
SQL
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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
12 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 30.00% 40.38% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Average daily rate £350 £200 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £431 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 14 (73.68%) Java
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) HTML
2 13 (68.42%) XML
3 11 (57.89%) Web Services
4 9 (47.37%) J2EE
5 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
5 8 (42.11%) UNIX
6 7 (36.84%) Windows
6 7 (36.84%) Content Management
6 7 (36.84%) HTML5
7 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
7 6 (31.58%) Linux
7 6 (31.58%) Oracle
8 5 (26.32%) .NET
8 5 (26.32%) CSS
8 5 (26.32%) C#
8 5 (26.32%) Validation
8 5 (26.32%) XHTML
8 5 (26.32%) Eclipse
8 5 (26.32%) B2C
8 5 (26.32%) Ajax
8 5 (26.32%) AccuRev
9 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
9 4 (21.05%) TopLink
9 4 (21.05%) TDD
9 4 (21.05%) IBM
9 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
9 4 (21.05%) Legal
10 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.79%) CMS
3 2 (10.53%) JBoss
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
4 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.26%) LiveCycle
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Fireworks
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.26%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Eclipse
2 3 (15.79%) Ant
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 2 (10.53%) MSTest
3 2 (10.53%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (10.53%) QUnit
3 2 (10.53%) Jasmine
4 1 (5.26%) jEdit
4 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 4 (21.05%) Legal
2 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Automotive
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) VB Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) HTML
1 13 (68.42%) XML
2 11 (57.89%) Web Services
3 9 (47.37%) J2EE
4 7 (36.84%) HTML5
5 5 (26.32%) .NET
5 5 (26.32%) CSS
5 5 (26.32%) XHTML
5 5 (26.32%) Ajax
6 4 (21.05%) TopLink
7 3 (15.79%) XSLT
7 3 (15.79%) JSP
7 3 (15.79%) WPF
8 2 (10.53%) Silverlight
8 2 (10.53%) jQuery
8 2 (10.53%) JAX-WS
8 2 (10.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
8 2 (10.53%) WCF
8 2 (10.53%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Web 2.0
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) UNIX
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Solaris
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Content Management
3 5 (26.32%) B2C
3 5 (26.32%) Validation
4 4 (21.05%) TDD
4 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Release Management
5 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Web Development
5 3 (15.79%) OOD
5 3 (15.79%) UML
5 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) RUP
6 2 (10.53%) OOP
6 2 (10.53%) SOA
6 2 (10.53%) MVC
6 2 (10.53%) Use Case
6 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.53%) VB
5 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.53%) VBA
5 2 (10.53%) VB6
6 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.26%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Sun Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) OCP
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) AccuRev
3 4 (21.05%) IBM
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Sun
4 3 (15.79%) FatWire
5 2 (10.53%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) Adobe
Basildon, Essex
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Basildon, Essex
Aquent
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day - 12 month contract, Immediate start
Posted: 6 days ago