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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 5 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 19.23% 27.03% 35.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.46% 100.00% 82.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate - £293 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £27.20
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +4.77%
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
13 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 50.00% 27.03% 43.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate - £210 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 9
Average hourly rate £36.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 8 February 2016, 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 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) AccuRev
2 13 (54.17%) Oracle
3 12 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 11 (45.83%) XML
4 11 (45.83%) Unix
4 11 (45.83%) Manufacturing
5 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 8 (33.33%) Java
7 7 (29.17%) C++
7 7 (29.17%) HTML
7 7 (29.17%) J2EE
7 7 (29.17%) Web Services
7 7 (29.17%) Windows
7 7 (29.17%) Web Development
8 6 (25.00%) User Stories
8 6 (25.00%) Struts
8 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (20.83%) Automotive
10 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
10 4 (16.67%) TDD
10 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
10 4 (16.67%) DB2
10 4 (16.67%) Ant
10 4 (16.67%) JSP
10 4 (16.67%) CSS
10 4 (16.67%) Linux
10 4 (16.67%) IBM
10 4 (16.67%) Sun
10 4 (16.67%) Sun Certification

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) DB2
3 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (12.50%) DataStage
3 3 (12.50%) WebFOCUS
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) AccuRev
2 4 (16.67%) Ant
3 3 (12.50%) Checkstyle
3 3 (12.50%) FindBugs
3 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.50%) JUnit
3 3 (12.50%) TestDirector
3 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 11 (45.83%) Manufacturing
2 5 (20.83%) Automotive
3 3 (12.50%) Marketing
3 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Java Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Unix Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Applications Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) ETL Developer
5 3 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Java Applications Developer
5 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C++ Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C++/Java Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle Applications Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Support Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) XML
2 7 (29.17%) HTML
2 7 (29.17%) J2EE
2 7 (29.17%) Web Services
3 6 (25.00%) Struts
4 4 (16.67%) CSS
4 4 (16.67%) JSP
5 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 3 (12.50%) EclipseLink
5 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 3 (12.50%) JAXB
5 3 (12.50%) JDBC
5 3 (12.50%) JRules
5 3 (12.50%) JSON
5 3 (12.50%) Middleware
5 3 (12.50%) RESTful
5 3 (12.50%) Servlets
5 3 (12.50%) XSLT
6 2 (8.33%) TopLink
7 1 (4.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Unix
2 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 4 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.17%) Solaris
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Web Development
3 6 (25.00%) User Stories
4 4 (16.67%) TDD
4 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.50%) Database Tuning
5 3 (12.50%) ERP
5 3 (12.50%) ETL
5 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 3 (12.50%) OOD
5 3 (12.50%) Pair Programming
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (12.50%) System Testing
5 3 (12.50%) UML
5 3 (12.50%) Use Case
6 2 (8.33%) Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.17%) Content Management
7 1 (4.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 8 (33.33%) Java
4 7 (29.17%) C++
5 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Sun Certification
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) IBM
2 4 (16.67%) Sun
3 3 (12.50%) HP
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Rally
3 3 (12.50%) Teradata
4 1 (4.17%) FatWire
4 1 (4.17%) Google
4 1 (4.17%) Omniture