The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 19 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 14.29% 10.00% 14.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.78% 55.56% 44.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 7
Average daily rate £350 £285 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +32.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £371 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £38.05 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.69 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +2.46%
SQL
Hampshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
49 18 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 36.84% 18.00% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 13
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £277 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 9
Average hourly rate £40.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.49 £30.00 £20.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £36.00 £36.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
1 14 (37.84%) MySQL
2 12 (32.43%) PHP
3 11 (29.73%) XML
3 11 (29.73%) jQuery
4 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
4 10 (27.03%) Unix
4 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
5 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
5 9 (24.32%) Subversion
5 9 (24.32%) MongoDB
5 9 (24.32%) NoSQL
5 9 (24.32%) REST
5 9 (24.32%) SDLC
6 8 (21.62%) OO PHP
6 8 (21.62%) PHPUnit
6 8 (21.62%) CentOS
6 8 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (21.62%) JSON
6 8 (21.62%) QA
6 8 (21.62%) CakePHP
6 8 (21.62%) Scrum
6 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (21.62%) LAMP
6 8 (21.62%) CCNP
6 8 (21.62%) Apache
6 8 (21.62%) SOAP
7 7 (18.92%) Oracle
7 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 8 (21.62%) Apache
2 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) Drupal
3 1 (2.70%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) JBoss
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) MS Project
3 3 (8.11%) MS Office
4 1 (2.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Infor LN
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (2.70%) DVB
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
1 1 (2.70%) Intranet
1 1 (2.70%) LDAP
1 1 (2.70%) SNMP
1 1 (2.70%) SSL
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) MySQL
2 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
3 9 (24.32%) MongoDB
3 9 (24.32%) NoSQL
4 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.70%) MariaDB
7 1 (2.70%) MS Access
7 1 (2.70%) Neo4j
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Subversion
2 8 (21.62%) PHPUnit
3 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.11%) WiX
4 2 (5.41%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (5.41%) Rational Rose
5 1 (2.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.70%) JIRA
5 1 (2.70%) JUnit
5 1 (2.70%) NetBeans
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (5.41%) Military
2 1 (2.70%) Electronics
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Publishing
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) PHP Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Software Developer
4 4 (10.81%) DBA
5 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Lead Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) SQL DBA
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (8.11%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.41%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (5.41%) CakePHP Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Report Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) jQuery
1 11 (29.73%) XML
2 9 (24.32%) REST
3 8 (21.62%) CakePHP
3 8 (21.62%) JSON
3 8 (21.62%) LAMP
3 8 (21.62%) SOAP
4 6 (16.22%) HTML
5 4 (10.81%) .NET
5 4 (10.81%) Web Services
6 3 (8.11%) CSS
6 3 (8.11%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.41%) RESTful
7 2 (5.41%) Spring
8 1 (2.70%) Ajax
8 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.70%) HTML5
8 1 (2.70%) JAX-RS
8 1 (2.70%) JPA
8 1 (2.70%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Unix
2 8 (21.62%) CentOS
2 8 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (10.81%) Windows
4 2 (5.41%) AIX
4 2 (5.41%) Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
3 9 (24.32%) SDLC
4 8 (21.62%) OO PHP
4 8 (21.62%) Scrum
5 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.81%) ERP
6 4 (10.81%) Migration
6 4 (10.81%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.11%) ETL
7 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.11%) UML
7 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Validation
7 3 (8.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
2 12 (32.43%) PHP
3 6 (16.22%) C#
3 6 (16.22%) C++
4 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
4 3 (8.11%) VBScript
5 2 (5.41%) C
5 2 (5.41%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) Python
6 1 (2.70%) Delphi
6 1 (2.70%) Pascal
6 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.70%) Tcl
6 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) CCNP
1 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) Degree
6 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.70%) MCAD
6 1 (2.70%) MCITP
6 1 (2.70%) MCSD
6 1 (2.70%) MCTS
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Baan
3 2 (5.41%) Infor
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) Cognos
4 1 (2.70%) IFS
4 1 (2.70%) Trillium
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