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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 1 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL 15 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 28.85% 35.06% 18.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 57.69% 93.10% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
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£243 £350 £201
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.71% +73.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £306 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £350 £212
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 7
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.63% +16.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £31.15 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £44.35 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
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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
26 29 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 50.00% 37.66% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Average daily rate £275 £350 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +62.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 7
Average hourly rate £38.30 £46.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.73% +41.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £29.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £46.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 21 April 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 20 (83.33%) XML
2 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (66.67%) Java
3 16 (66.67%) J2EE
4 15 (62.50%) HTML
5 13 (54.17%) Web Services
6 12 (50.00%) HTML5
7 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
8 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
8 9 (37.50%) Windows
9 7 (29.17%) SOAP
9 7 (29.17%) CSS
9 7 (29.17%) TDD
9 7 (29.17%) Ajax
9 7 (29.17%) Content Management
10 6 (25.00%) JSF
10 6 (25.00%) Analytics
10 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
10 6 (25.00%) PrimeFaces
10 6 (25.00%) JSP
10 6 (25.00%) Manufacturing
11 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
11 5 (20.83%) XHTML
11 5 (20.83%) SOA
11 5 (20.83%) B2C
11 5 (20.83%) Solaris
11 5 (20.83%) Linux
11 5 (20.83%) UNIX
11 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
11 5 (20.83%) REST

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) JUnit
2 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Ant
3 2 (8.33%) AccuRev
4 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (16.67%) Legal
3 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Automotive
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.83%) AWS Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.17%) VB Developer
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (83.33%) XML
2 16 (66.67%) J2EE
3 15 (62.50%) HTML
4 13 (54.17%) Web Services
5 12 (50.00%) HTML5
6 7 (29.17%) CSS
6 7 (29.17%) SOAP
6 7 (29.17%) Ajax
7 6 (25.00%) JSP
7 6 (25.00%) JSF
7 6 (25.00%) PrimeFaces
8 5 (20.83%) REST
8 5 (20.83%) XHTML
8 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
9 4 (16.67%) TopLink
10 3 (12.50%) JAXB
10 3 (12.50%) .NET
11 2 (8.33%) Struts
11 2 (8.33%) XSLT
11 2 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Web 2.0
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Solaris
2 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) TDD
2 7 (29.17%) Content Management
3 6 (25.00%) Analytics
4 5 (20.83%) SOA
4 5 (20.83%) B2C
5 4 (16.67%) OO
5 4 (16.67%) Validation
5 4 (16.67%) User Stories
5 4 (16.67%) Use Case
6 3 (12.50%) Web Development
6 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.33%) RAD
7 2 (8.33%) UML
7 2 (8.33%) OOD
7 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.33%) SEO
7 2 (8.33%) Scrum
7 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) VB
4 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (8.33%) VBA
4 2 (8.33%) VB6
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) MCP
1 1 (4.17%) OCP
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Sun Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) IBM
1 4 (16.67%) FatWire
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Omniture
4 1 (4.17%) Google
4 1 (4.17%) Sun
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix