The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank - 7 2
Contract jobs citing SQL 0 1 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties - 7.69% 57.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 50.00% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Median daily rate - - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £33.02 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-18.23% +28.23%
SQL
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
6 2 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 54.55% 15.38% 59.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 9
Median daily rate £440 - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Home Counties region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

SQL
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Home Counties region with a requirement for SQL.

1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB