The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 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 South Coast 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 3 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South Coast 6.82% 20.69% 36.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 75.00% 60.00% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Average daily rate
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£350 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.54% +6.00%
Programming Languages Category
South Coast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4 10 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South Coast 9.09% 34.48% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 14
Average daily rate £350 £405 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% +33.88%
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 £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SQL
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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 July 2014, 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 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) SOA
2 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 3 (37.50%) Vagrant
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) NHS
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (12.50%) Cash Management
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Migration

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South Coast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Functional Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle HR Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Payroll Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) NHS Information Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Design Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) SOA
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) OOP
2 1 (12.50%) Cash Management
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
1 3 (37.50%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft