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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 9 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 21.95% 11.54% 31.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 56.25% 46.15% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
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£550 £483 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.98% +73.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.30% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £32.75 £21.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.57% -33.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.43% -15.90%
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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
16 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 39.02% 25.00% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
Average daily rate £550 £515 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.79% +83.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Average hourly rate £34.50 £21.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.62% -33.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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
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 19 September 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 12 (48.00%) HTML
2 10 (40.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) XML
2 10 (40.00%) UNIX
3 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (32.00%) Finance
4 8 (32.00%) Oracle
4 8 (32.00%) Web Services
4 8 (32.00%) Linux
5 7 (28.00%) QA
5 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
5 7 (28.00%) HTML5
6 6 (24.00%) HP
6 6 (24.00%) Internet
7 5 (20.00%) OOP
7 5 (20.00%) .NET
7 5 (20.00%) J2EE
7 5 (20.00%) C#
7 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 5 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (20.00%) Data Migration
7 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 5 (20.00%) jQuery
7 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (20.00%) MSTest
7 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 5 (20.00%) QUnit

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (8.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) LiveCycle
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) Fireworks
3 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (4.00%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (20.00%) MSTest
1 5 (20.00%) QUnit
2 4 (16.00%) Jasmine
3 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (12.00%) Ant
4 1 (4.00%) TestDirector
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Legal
3 2 (8.00%) Publishing
3 2 (8.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.00%) QA Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) DBA
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) HTML
2 10 (40.00%) XML
3 8 (32.00%) Web Services
4 7 (28.00%) HTML5
5 5 (20.00%) .NET
5 5 (20.00%) J2EE
5 5 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (20.00%) jQuery
5 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (20.00%) WCF
5 5 (20.00%) WPF
5 5 (20.00%) Silverlight
6 4 (16.00%) Unity DI Container
6 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (12.00%) XHTML
7 3 (12.00%) CSS
7 3 (12.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (4.00%) AS400
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) UNIX
2 8 (32.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Solaris
4 3 (12.00%) Windows
5 1 (4.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (20.00%) OOP
3 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (20.00%) TDD
3 5 (20.00%) Content Management
3 5 (20.00%) Migration
4 4 (16.00%) MVC
4 4 (16.00%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (16.00%) Release Management
5 3 (12.00%) RUP
5 3 (12.00%) SOA
5 3 (12.00%) OO
5 3 (12.00%) RAD
5 3 (12.00%) Validation
5 3 (12.00%) SEO
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.00%) C#
3 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.00%) Sun Certification
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) HP
3 4 (16.00%) AccuRev
4 3 (12.00%) IBM
4 3 (12.00%) JBoss
4 3 (12.00%) FatWire
5 2 (8.00%) Sun
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.00%) Adobe
6 1 (4.00%) SAP
6 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
6 1 (4.00%) Cadence