The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL 50 39 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 18.52% 14.13% 22.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.32% 29.10% 41.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 9 34
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £197 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £417 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 0
Average hourly rate £18.68 £19.91 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.25 £26.33
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.11%
SQL
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Programming Languages Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
121 134 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 44.81% 48.55% 55.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 64 47
Average daily rate £325 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £394 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 2
Average hourly rate £18.68 £18.71 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.13% -50.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 September 2015, 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 32 (32.99%) .NET
2 31 (31.96%) C#
3 28 (28.87%) Finance
4 27 (27.84%) Microsoft
5 24 (24.74%) SQL Server
6 23 (23.71%) JavaScript
7 21 (21.65%) HTML
7 21 (21.65%) ASP.NET
8 20 (20.62%) CSS
8 20 (20.62%) Windows
9 19 (19.59%) MS Excel
9 19 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (16.49%) MVC
11 15 (15.46%) XML
11 15 (15.46%) T-SQL
12 14 (14.43%) Java
12 14 (14.43%) TCP/IP
12 14 (14.43%) Active Directory
12 14 (14.43%) DNS
12 14 (14.43%) SAN
12 14 (14.43%) jQuery
13 13 (13.40%) Exchange Server 2007
13 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (13.40%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (13.40%) VLAN
13 13 (13.40%) VMware
13 13 (13.40%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (13.40%) DHCP
13 13 (13.40%) MS Exchange
14 12 (12.37%) NAS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 13 (13.40%) MS Exchange
1 13 (13.40%) Exchange Server 2007
1 13 (13.40%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (6.19%) SAS
2 6 (6.19%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.15%) Apache
4 4 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (4.12%) Apache Spark
4 4 (4.12%) Apache Solr
5 3 (3.09%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.06%) IIS
6 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.03%) Moodle
7 1 (1.03%) Lync
7 1 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (19.59%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.31%) MS Project
3 9 (9.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (6.19%) MS Office
5 5 (5.15%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.03%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.37%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (12.37%) SaaS
1 12 (12.37%) PaaS
1 12 (12.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.43%) DNS
1 14 (14.43%) SAN
1 14 (14.43%) TCP/IP
2 13 (13.40%) DHCP
2 13 (13.40%) VLAN
3 12 (12.37%) NAS
3 12 (12.37%) Fibre Channel
4 11 (11.34%) LAN
5 10 (10.31%) WLAN
6 6 (6.19%) Internet
7 2 (2.06%) Firewall
7 2 (2.06%) VPN
8 1 (1.03%) Network Security
8 1 (1.03%) MPLS
8 1 (1.03%) WAN
8 1 (1.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.31%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (10.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (9.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.19%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.15%) Big Data
5 5 (5.15%) PowerCenter
5 5 (5.15%) MySQL
6 4 (4.12%) Hadoop
6 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.09%) QlikView
7 3 (3.09%) MS Access
7 3 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.03%) OLAP
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.22%) Maven
2 7 (7.22%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.19%) Subversion
3 6 (6.19%) Selenium
4 5 (5.15%) TestNG
4 5 (5.15%) WebDriver
5 4 (4.12%) TeamCity
5 4 (4.12%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.12%) IntelliJ
6 3 (3.09%) HP UFT
6 3 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.09%) Firebug
7 1 (1.03%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.03%) LabVIEW
7 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 28 (28.87%) Finance
2 11 (11.34%) Banking
3 6 (6.19%) German Language
4 3 (3.09%) Billing
5 1 (1.03%) Electronics
5 1 (1.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (39.18%) Developer
2 32 (32.99%) Analyst
3 18 (18.56%) .NET Developer
4 17 (17.53%) C# Developer
5 14 (14.43%) Data Analyst
6 13 (13.40%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (10.31%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (8.25%) Administrator
8 8 (8.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (7.22%) Tester
9 7 (7.22%) Applications Support
10 6 (6.19%) Support Analyst
10 6 (6.19%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (6.19%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (6.19%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 6 (6.19%) Software Support Analyst
11 5 (5.15%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 4 (4.12%) Systems Administrator
12 4 (4.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (32.99%) .NET
2 21 (21.65%) ASP.NET
2 21 (21.65%) HTML
3 20 (20.62%) CSS
4 15 (15.46%) XML
5 14 (14.43%) jQuery
6 6 (6.19%) Web Services
7 5 (5.15%) XSLT
7 5 (5.15%) HTML5
8 4 (4.12%) Entity Framework
8 4 (4.12%) .NET Framework
8 4 (4.12%) WCF
8 4 (4.12%) WinForms
8 4 (4.12%) Lucene
9 2 (2.06%) Ajax
10 1 (1.03%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (1.03%) LINQ
10 1 (1.03%) RESTful
10 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.15%) Visualisation
3 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.09%) Data Extraction
4 3 (3.09%) Statistics
4 3 (3.09%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.09%) Applied Mathematics
5 2 (2.06%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.03%) Replication
6 1 (1.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.62%) Windows
2 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.12%) Linux
3 4 (4.12%) UNIX
4 3 (3.09%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.03%) Android
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.03%) Solaris
5 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (16.49%) MVC
3 13 (13.40%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (10.31%) Service Delivery
5 9 (9.28%) Data Analysis
6 7 (7.22%) ETL
6 7 (7.22%) Scrum
7 6 (6.19%) ITIL
7 6 (6.19%) Test Scripting
7 6 (6.19%) Waterfall
8 5 (5.15%) Analytics
8 5 (5.15%) TDD
8 5 (5.15%) Data Management
8 5 (5.15%) OO
8 5 (5.15%) Project Management
9 4 (4.12%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (3.09%) DevOps
10 3 (3.09%) Time Series Analysis
10 3 (3.09%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (3.09%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.96%) C#
2 23 (23.71%) JavaScript
3 15 (15.46%) T-SQL
4 14 (14.43%) Java
5 4 (4.12%) XQuery
5 4 (4.12%) Ruby
5 4 (4.12%) XPath
6 3 (3.09%) VB
6 3 (3.09%) Python
6 3 (3.09%) Perl
6 3 (3.09%) PHP
6 3 (3.09%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.06%) VBScript
8 1 (1.03%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.06%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.06%) ISEB
3 2 (2.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.03%) MCSE
4 1 (1.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) Data Quality
2 6 (6.19%) QA
3 1 (1.03%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (14.43%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (12.37%) vCloud
3 1 (1.03%) XenApp
3 1 (1.03%) Firmware
3 1 (1.03%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (12.37%) vMotion
2 1 (1.03%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.03%) SCCM
2 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.03%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 27 (27.84%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.40%) VMware
3 8 (8.25%) Informatica
4 5 (5.15%) Oracle
5 3 (3.09%) SAP
5 3 (3.09%) HP
5 3 (3.09%) Teradata
6 2 (2.06%) Citrix
6 2 (2.06%) Cisco
6 2 (2.06%) Sybase
7 1 (1.03%) Cognos
7 1 (1.03%) IBM
7 1 (1.03%) ProCurve
7 1 (1.03%) Veeam
7 1 (1.03%) Red Hat