The first table below looks at the demand for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hove region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 18 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 Hove 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hove 26.09% - 7.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 75.00% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate £313 - £215
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.56
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +7.57%
Programming Languages Category
Hove
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
8 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hove 34.78% 33.33% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate £300 £535 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.92% +151.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
SQL
East Sussex

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Hove

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Hove

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Hove

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Hove

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Hove

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Hove

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hove

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hove 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 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) TeamCity
2 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (75.00%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) REST
3 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (37.50%) JSON
4 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 3 (37.50%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
4 3 (37.50%) Gherkin
4 3 (37.50%) AngularJS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hove by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hove 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.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (75.00%) TeamCity
1 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Database Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (37.50%) JSON
2 3 (37.50%) Gherkin
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (25.00%) Ember.js
3 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
1 6 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA