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 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 7 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 18.42% 15.00% 35.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.75% 60.00% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 8
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£550 £450 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +80.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £32.75 £22.13 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.02% -31.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.06 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.40% -20.47%
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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 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 42.11% 25.00% 45.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 9
Average daily rate £550 £450 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +80.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 2
Average hourly rate £32.75 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.55% -30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 31 October 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 (70.59%) HTML
2 10 (58.82%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) XML
3 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) Web Services
3 9 (52.94%) UNIX
3 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
4 7 (41.18%) Linux
4 7 (41.18%) HTML5
5 6 (35.29%) J2EE
5 6 (35.29%) TDD
5 6 (35.29%) Internet
6 5 (29.41%) Content Management
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle
6 5 (29.41%) C#
6 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
6 5 (29.41%) .NET
6 5 (29.41%) OOP
6 5 (29.41%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (29.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (29.41%) QUnit
6 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
6 5 (29.41%) MSTest
6 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
6 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
6 5 (29.41%) WCF
6 5 (29.41%) WPF
6 5 (29.41%) Silverlight
6 5 (29.41%) jQuery
6 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (29.41%) WebSphere
2 3 (17.65%) JBoss
3 2 (11.76%) Apache
3 2 (11.76%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (5.88%) PowerPivot
3 1 (5.88%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MSTest
1 5 (29.41%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (29.41%) QUnit
2 4 (23.53%) Jasmine
2 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
3 3 (17.65%) Ant
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Automotive
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
2 2 (11.76%) Publishing
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) HTML
2 10 (58.82%) XML
3 9 (52.94%) Web Services
4 7 (41.18%) HTML5
5 6 (35.29%) J2EE
6 5 (29.41%) .NET
6 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
6 5 (29.41%) WCF
6 5 (29.41%) WPF
6 5 (29.41%) Silverlight
6 5 (29.41%) jQuery
6 5 (29.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
7 4 (23.53%) Unity DI Container
7 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
8 3 (17.65%) CSS
8 3 (17.65%) XHTML
8 3 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Web 2.0
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) UNIX
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) TDD
3 5 (29.41%) Content Management
3 5 (29.41%) OOP
3 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Release Management
4 4 (23.53%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (23.53%) MVC
5 3 (17.65%) Validation
5 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) RUP
6 2 (11.76%) OOD
6 2 (11.76%) SOA
6 2 (11.76%) OO
6 2 (11.76%) RAD
6 2 (11.76%) UML
6 2 (11.76%) SEO
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Web Development
7 1 (5.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VBA
4 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) AccuRev
3 3 (17.65%) IBM
4 2 (11.76%) Sun
4 2 (11.76%) FatWire
5 1 (5.88%) Cadence
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) Adobe