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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 14 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 29.17% 21.05% 14.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 77.78% 57.14% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
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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 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.75 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% +14.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £31.95 £28.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £39.55 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.66%
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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
18 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 37.50% 36.84% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 7
Average daily rate £400 £450 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +80.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £450 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +37.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £31.00 £23.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 July 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 31 July 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Basildon

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 30 (100.00%) XML
2 25 (83.33%) J2EE
3 24 (80.00%) HTML
4 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (73.33%) Java
6 21 (70.00%) Web Services
7 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
8 14 (46.67%) UNIX
8 14 (46.67%) Linux
8 14 (46.67%) HTML5
9 13 (43.33%) CSS
10 12 (40.00%) Ant
10 12 (40.00%) WebSphere
11 11 (36.67%) Ajax
11 11 (36.67%) Relational Database
11 11 (36.67%) Windows
11 11 (36.67%) Solaris
12 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
12 10 (33.33%) JSP
12 10 (33.33%) SOAP
12 10 (33.33%) TDD
13 9 (30.00%) Content Management
13 9 (30.00%) TopLink
13 9 (30.00%) Struts
13 9 (30.00%) XHTML
14 8 (26.67%) Hibernate
14 8 (26.67%) Manufacturing
14 8 (26.67%) Analytics
15 7 (23.33%) AccuRev
15 7 (23.33%) REST

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.67%) GlassFish
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.67%) JBoss
2 2 (6.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Google Analytics
2 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) Relational Database
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Ant
2 7 (23.33%) JUnit
2 7 (23.33%) Eclipse
2 7 (23.33%) AccuRev
3 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 3 (10.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 8 (26.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Automotive
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Developer
2 14 (46.67%) Java Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (16.67%) AWS Developer
4 5 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Designer
7 1 (3.33%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Release Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) XML
2 25 (83.33%) J2EE
3 24 (80.00%) HTML
4 21 (70.00%) Web Services
5 14 (46.67%) HTML5
6 13 (43.33%) CSS
7 11 (36.67%) Ajax
8 10 (33.33%) JSP
8 10 (33.33%) SOAP
9 9 (30.00%) Struts
9 9 (30.00%) TopLink
9 9 (30.00%) XHTML
10 8 (26.67%) Hibernate
11 7 (23.33%) REST
12 6 (20.00%) JSF
12 6 (20.00%) PrimeFaces
13 5 (16.67%) EclipseLink
14 4 (13.33%) JAX-RS
14 4 (13.33%) JAX-WS
14 4 (13.33%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Web 2.0
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) UNIX
1 14 (46.67%) Linux
2 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) TDD
3 9 (30.00%) Content Management
4 8 (26.67%) Analytics
5 7 (23.33%) User Stories
5 7 (23.33%) OO
5 7 (23.33%) B2C
6 5 (16.67%) SOA
6 5 (16.67%) RAD
6 5 (16.67%) SEO
6 5 (16.67%) Use Case
7 4 (13.33%) Web Development
8 3 (10.00%) Release Management
9 2 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (6.67%) Validation
9 2 (6.67%) Scrum
9 2 (6.67%) MVC
9 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 2 (6.67%) RUP
9 2 (6.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) Java
2 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) IBM
2 5 (16.67%) FatWire
2 5 (16.67%) Omniture
2 5 (16.67%) Google
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle