The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 7 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 31.82% 25.35% 28.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 50.00% 86.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £400 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.49%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Median hourly rate £35.25 £36.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% -4.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.65 £33.60 £31.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.65 £40.60 £44.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -23.07%
SQL
Essex

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
14 36 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 63.64% 50.70% 32.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 3
Median daily rate £270 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £314 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Median hourly rate £35.50 £38.30 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% -16.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basildon region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Basildon region with a requirement for SQL.

1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) DB2
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) J2EE
4 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Unix
4 4 (33.33%) zOS
4 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 4 (33.33%) Java EE
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (25.00%) C++
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) AccuRev
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (16.67%) ETL
6 2 (16.67%) DataStage
6 2 (16.67%) SQR
6 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 2 (16.67%) B2C
6 2 (16.67%) Automotive
6 2 (16.67%) Teradata
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (16.67%) Database Tuning
6 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Marketing

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) DB2
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (16.67%) DataStage
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) AccuRev
General
1 2 (16.67%) Automotive
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
3 3 (25.00%) DB2 Developer
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Database Developer
4 2 (16.67%) ETL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Unix Developer
4 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (16.67%) z/OS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
5 1 (8.33%) DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) J2EE
1 4 (33.33%) Java EE
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
1 4 (33.33%) zOS
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) B2C
3 2 (16.67%) Database Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C++
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (16.67%) SQR
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Teradata
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Sun