The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 6 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 26 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 18.44% 18.18% 11.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.15% 42.86% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 7
Median daily rate £450 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.52% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £275 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.65 - £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 - £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.09%

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
54 56 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 38.30% 42.42% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 38 13
Median daily rate £351 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 4
Median hourly rate £46.00 £40.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.58% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.49 £30.40 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £47.83 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Portsmouth region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for SQL.

1 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
2 20 (37.74%) Windows
2 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (32.08%) MVC
3 17 (32.08%) Linux
4 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
4 16 (30.19%) Security Cleared
5 15 (28.30%) .NET
5 15 (28.30%) C#
5 15 (28.30%) Finance
6 14 (26.42%) XML
6 14 (26.42%) SC Cleared
7 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
7 13 (24.53%) MySQL
8 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
9 10 (18.87%) C++
9 10 (18.87%) HTML
10 9 (16.98%) Java
10 9 (16.98%) JIRA
11 8 (15.09%) CakePHP
11 8 (15.09%) OO PHP
11 8 (15.09%) SDLC
11 8 (15.09%) VMware
11 8 (15.09%) PHP
11 8 (15.09%) Eclipse
12 7 (13.21%) Client/Server
12 7 (13.21%) MS Exchange
12 7 (13.21%) CSS
12 7 (13.21%) Scrum
12 7 (13.21%) jQuery

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (13.21%) MS Exchange
1 7 (13.21%) Skype for Business
2 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.66%) Apache
3 3 (5.66%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.66%) GlassFish
3 3 (5.66%) JBoss
3 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.77%) MS Project Server
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Project
3 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) Skype
2 5 (9.43%) LAN
3 4 (7.55%) PBX
4 3 (5.66%) LDAP
4 3 (5.66%) SAN
4 3 (5.66%) SNMP
5 2 (3.77%) DNS
6 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
2 13 (24.53%) MySQL
3 4 (7.55%) DB2
4 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.77%) MS Access
5 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.89%) QlikView
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) JIRA
2 8 (15.09%) Eclipse
3 6 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
4 5 (9.43%) Subversion
5 3 (5.66%) JUnit
5 3 (5.66%) NetBeans
5 3 (5.66%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Billing
3 1 (1.89%) Law
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (64.15%) Developer
2 9 (16.98%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.09%) PHP Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) C++ Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Java Software Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Software Developer
4 6 (11.32%) SQL Developer
5 5 (9.43%) C++ Software Developer
5 5 (9.43%) C++/Java Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) BizTalk Developer
6 3 (5.66%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) CRM Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Junior
6 3 (5.66%) Software Tester
6 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Test Specialist
6 3 (5.66%) Tester
6 3 (5.66%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.30%) .NET
2 14 (26.42%) XML
3 10 (18.87%) HTML
4 8 (15.09%) CakePHP
5 7 (13.21%) CSS
5 7 (13.21%) jQuery
6 6 (11.32%) Ajax
6 6 (11.32%) AngularJS
6 6 (11.32%) MFC
6 6 (11.32%) XML Messaging
7 5 (9.43%) WCF
8 4 (7.55%) Web Services
9 3 (5.66%) Java RMI
9 3 (5.66%) JSP
9 3 (5.66%) Servlets
9 3 (5.66%) Spring
9 3 (5.66%) Swing
9 3 (5.66%) XHTML
9 3 (5.66%) XSL
9 3 (5.66%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Client/Server
2 6 (11.32%) Replication
3 4 (7.55%) SWIFT
4 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.66%) NHS
5 2 (3.77%) PKI
5 2 (3.77%) RIA
5 2 (3.77%) Statistics
6 1 (1.89%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.74%) Windows
2 17 (32.08%) Linux
3 6 (11.32%) Unix
3 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Server
5 4 (7.55%) AIX
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.66%) Android
6 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.89%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.08%) MVC
3 8 (15.09%) OO PHP
3 8 (15.09%) SDLC
4 7 (13.21%) Scrum
5 6 (11.32%) Code Coverage
5 6 (11.32%) Data Modelling
5 6 (11.32%) Issue Tracking
5 6 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (11.32%) Validation
6 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
6 5 (9.43%) Data Transformation
6 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
6 5 (9.43%) Test Scripting
7 4 (7.55%) Automated Testing
7 4 (7.55%) Compatibility Testing
7 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.66%) Direct Marketing
8 3 (5.66%) SysML
8 3 (5.66%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.30%) C#
2 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
3 10 (18.87%) C++
4 9 (16.98%) Java
5 8 (15.09%) PHP
6 3 (5.66%) Python
6 3 (5.66%) Tcl
7 2 (3.77%) VB
8 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) Security Cleared
2 14 (26.42%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) Degree
4 2 (3.77%) HND
5 1 (1.89%) CCNP
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (3.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (3.77%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) VMware
3 6 (11.32%) Telerik
4 4 (7.55%) Citrix
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle
5 3 (5.66%) Adobe
5 3 (5.66%) IBM
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco