The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Coast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South Coast 17.65% 7.50% 11.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.00% 60.00% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
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£200 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +16.36%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South Coast region.

Programming Languages Category
South Coast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South Coast 58.82% 12.50% 47.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate £350 £350 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South Coast

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the South Coast

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in the South Coast

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in the South Coast

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the South Coast

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in the South Coast

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South Coast

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Coast 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 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) Validation
3 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (42.86%) Resource Management
3 3 (42.86%) SAP
3 3 (42.86%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
4 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) Data Guard

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South Coast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Coast 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 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
1 2 (28.57%) SQLPlus
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (14.29%) Toad
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) WebCenter
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Validation
2 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Resource Management
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) BCP
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Korn
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (28.57%) Data Guard
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft