The first table below looks at the demand for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Brighton region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 18 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 16 13 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 8.99% 9.49% 14.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 20.97% 28.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 21
Average daily rate £330 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £365 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
Programming Languages Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
80 62 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 44.94% 45.26% 51.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 28 56
Average daily rate £290 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £201 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £469 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
SQL
East Sussex

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Brighton region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Brighton region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 29 (55.77%) SQL Server
2 25 (48.08%) .NET
2 25 (48.08%) C#
3 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET
4 18 (34.62%) HTML
4 18 (34.62%) JavaScript
5 16 (30.77%) Visual Studio
5 16 (30.77%) Windows
6 14 (26.92%) Scrum
6 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
6 14 (26.92%) XML
6 14 (26.92%) jQuery
6 14 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (26.92%) SpecFlow
7 13 (25.00%) MS Office
8 12 (23.08%) LINQ
8 12 (23.08%) TDD
9 11 (21.15%) NUnit
9 11 (21.15%) Subversion
9 11 (21.15%) WinForms
9 11 (21.15%) Visual Studio Team System
9 11 (21.15%) ETL
9 11 (21.15%) Jenkins
9 11 (21.15%) Hudson
10 9 (17.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (17.31%) PHP
11 8 (15.38%) Finance
12 7 (13.46%) MVC
12 7 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (13.46%) MySQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 (9.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.69%) SugarCRM
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) MS Office
2 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) HTTP
2 2 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (1.92%) LAN
3 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (55.77%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (13.46%) MySQL
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 14 (26.92%) SpecFlow
3 11 (21.15%) Jenkins
3 11 (21.15%) NUnit
3 11 (21.15%) Subversion
3 11 (21.15%) Visual Studio Team System
3 11 (21.15%) Hudson
4 5 (9.62%) Selenium
5 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (5.77%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Marketing
3 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (57.69%) Developer
2 16 (30.77%) Analyst
3 12 (23.08%) Software Developer
4 10 (19.23%) .NET Developer
5 8 (15.38%) DBA
5 8 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
6 7 (13.46%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (13.46%) Software Programmer
6 7 (13.46%) C# Programmer
6 7 (13.46%) .NET Programmer
6 7 (13.46%) Programmer
6 7 (13.46%) C# Developer
6 7 (13.46%) SQL DBA
7 6 (11.54%) SQL Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Test Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) PHP Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) QA Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) Administrator
9 3 (5.77%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (48.08%) .NET
2 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET
3 18 (34.62%) HTML
4 14 (26.92%) XML
4 14 (26.92%) jQuery
5 12 (23.08%) LINQ
6 11 (21.15%) WinForms
7 7 (13.46%) CSS
8 6 (11.54%) JSON
9 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (9.62%) Web Services
10 4 (7.69%) LAMP
10 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
11 3 (5.77%) REST
11 3 (5.77%) Gherkin
11 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 1 (1.92%) XML Schema
13 1 (1.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.77%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Scrum
1 14 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (23.08%) TDD
3 11 (21.15%) ETL
4 7 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (13.46%) MVC
5 5 (9.62%) CRM
5 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.62%) Test Automation
5 5 (9.62%) BDD
6 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.77%) Manual Testing
6 3 (5.77%) OO
6 3 (5.77%) Project Management
7 2 (3.85%) Change Management
7 2 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.92%) Test Strategy
8 1 (1.92%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.92%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (48.08%) C#
2 18 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 9 (17.31%) PHP
4 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.92%) VB
5 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) MCP
2 1 (1.92%) MCSE
2 1 (1.92%) ISEB
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Citrix
2 4 (7.69%) VMware
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) NetApp
4 2 (3.85%) EMC
5 1 (1.92%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.92%) Percona
5 1 (1.92%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) HP