The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 851 1206 1309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.14% 12.65% 13.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.93% 36.88% 40.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 752 755
Median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 43
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +36.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £14.30 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.50 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +34.61%
SQL
England

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 East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2584 3270 3251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.84% 34.31% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1520 2001 1895
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 147 103
Median hourly rate £40.50 £38.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.19% -2.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

SQL
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +4 184 £375 -6.25% 62
Hampshire -1 181 £375 +1.35% 94
Surrey -2 129 £413 -2.94% 49
Oxfordshire +5 120 £450 +35.33% 50
Buckinghamshire -9 68 £361 +3.21% 23
West Sussex -12 42 £360 +6.64% 23
Kent +4 41 £375 +12.35% 20
East Sussex +4 34 £400 +29.03% 14
Middlesex 0 26 £375 +7.14% 1
Sussex +4 5 £350 -18.60%
M4 Corridor -4 2 - -
Home Counties +1 1 - -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 South East region with a requirement for SQL.

1 625 (30.99%) SQL Server
2 571 (28.31%) Agile Software Development
3 560 (27.76%) Oracle
4 449 (22.26%) Java
5 430 (21.32%) JavaScript
6 411 (20.38%) .NET
7 410 (20.33%) Microsoft
8 382 (18.94%) C#
9 354 (17.55%) XML
10 315 (15.62%) Windows
11 306 (15.17%) Finance
12 303 (15.02%) HTML
13 301 (14.92%) Linux
14 291 (14.43%) Business Intelligence
15 258 (12.79%) CSS
16 250 (12.39%) T-SQL
17 243 (12.05%) Unix
18 242 (12.00%) Migration
19 241 (11.95%) Security Cleared
20 234 (11.60%) Scrum
21 228 (11.30%) ETL
22 219 (10.86%) PL/SQL
23 211 (10.46%) MVC
23 211 (10.46%) jQuery
24 207 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 202 (10.01%) Data Warehouse
26 198 (9.82%) ASP.NET
27 191 (9.47%) MS Excel
28 188 (9.32%) SC Cleared
29 185 (9.17%) Web Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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
1 101 (5.01%) SharePoint
2 99 (4.91%) IIS
3 72 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 59 (2.93%) Apache
5 54 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
6 51 (2.53%) WebLogic
7 41 (2.03%) CMS
8 38 (1.88%) SAS
9 36 (1.78%) WebSphere
10 35 (1.74%) Apache Spark
11 34 (1.69%) JBoss
12 32 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
12 32 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 30 (1.49%) Confluence
14 23 (1.14%) Apache Pig
15 22 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
15 22 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
16 21 (1.04%) MS Exchange
17 19 (0.94%) Skype for Business
18 15 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 191 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 102 (5.06%) MS Office
3 28 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (1.29%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.35%) MS Project
6 6 (0.30%) SPSS
7 5 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.20%) Stata
9 3 (0.15%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.099%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.050%) FreeHand
Business Applications
1 26 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 26 (1.29%) Oracle BPM
2 18 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
2 18 (0.89%) Oracle Receivables
2 18 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
3 17 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (0.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 15 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 14 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
6 12 (0.59%) Adobe Campaign
7 11 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
8 10 (0.50%) Remedy AR System
9 9 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
10 8 (0.40%) Fredhopper
11 7 (0.35%) Oracle TCA
12 6 (0.30%) SAP ERP
12 6 (0.30%) SAP FI
13 5 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
13 5 (0.25%) SAP HR
14 3 (0.15%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 164 (8.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 112 (5.55%) Amazon AWS
3 64 (3.17%) GitHub
4 61 (3.02%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (1.19%) PaaS
6 22 (1.09%) IaaS
7 20 (0.99%) Office 365
8 9 (0.45%) SaaS
9 7 (0.35%) Boomi
9 7 (0.35%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.20%) Bluemix
10 4 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
11 3 (0.15%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.099%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.099%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.099%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.099%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 94 (4.66%) DNS
2 47 (2.33%) SAN
3 44 (2.18%) DHCP
4 43 (2.13%) LDAP
5 38 (1.88%) Internet
6 31 (1.54%) Firewall
7 25 (1.24%) SNMP
8 24 (1.19%) HTTP
9 21 (1.04%) LAN
10 20 (0.99%) Kerberos
11 18 (0.89%) TCP/IP
12 16 (0.79%) WAN
13 14 (0.69%) SSL
14 12 (0.59%) DVB
15 11 (0.55%) MPLS
15 11 (0.55%) Radio Access Network
15 11 (0.55%) Unified Communications
16 10 (0.50%) Intranet
16 10 (0.50%) NAS
16 10 (0.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 625 (30.99%) SQL Server
2 207 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 202 (10.01%) Data Warehouse
4 182 (9.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 174 (8.63%) Oracle Database
6 119 (5.90%) Relational Database
7 113 (5.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 109 (5.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 95 (4.71%) MySQL
10 92 (4.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 91 (4.51%) MongoDB
11 91 (4.51%) NoSQL
12 69 (3.42%) Hadoop
12 69 (3.42%) Oracle Database 11g
13 68 (3.37%) Big Data
14 67 (3.32%) BusinessObjects
15 63 (3.12%) PostgreSQL
16 60 (2.97%) RDBMS
17 56 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
18 54 (2.68%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 163 (8.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 152 (7.54%) Git (software)
3 137 (6.79%) Jenkins
4 133 (6.59%) Visual Studio
5 125 (6.20%) JUnit
6 114 (5.65%) Maven
7 105 (5.21%) Cucumber
8 100 (4.96%) JIRA
9 87 (4.31%) Mockito
9 87 (4.31%) Selenium
10 55 (2.73%) Subversion
11 46 (2.28%) Oracle APEX
12 40 (1.98%) SoapUI
12 40 (1.98%) Talend Open Studio
13 36 (1.78%) Spock
14 31 (1.54%) WebDriver
15 30 (1.49%) Eclipse
15 30 (1.49%) TeamCity
16 28 (1.39%) SpecFlow
17 27 (1.34%) NUnit
General
1 306 (15.17%) Finance
2 71 (3.52%) Marketing
3 67 (3.32%) Telecoms
4 53 (2.63%) Publishing
5 50 (2.48%) Retail
6 45 (2.23%) Banking
7 36 (1.78%) Manufacturing
8 22 (1.09%) Advertising
9 21 (1.04%) Back Office
10 15 (0.74%) Electronics
11 14 (0.69%) Military
12 13 (0.64%) German Language
13 10 (0.50%) French Language
14 9 (0.45%) Automotive
14 9 (0.45%) Investment Banking
14 9 (0.45%) Law
14 9 (0.45%) Legal
15 8 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.35%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 942 (46.70%) Developer
2 343 (17.01%) Analyst
3 234 (11.60%) SQL Developer
4 173 (8.58%) Java Developer
5 168 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 128 (6.35%) Consultant
7 103 (5.11%) C# Developer
8 102 (5.06%) Architect
9 91 (4.51%) Oracle Developer
10 82 (4.07%) Data Analyst
11 79 (3.92%) Test Analyst
12 75 (3.72%) Administrator
13 74 (3.67%) C# .NET Developer
14 73 (3.62%) SQL Analyst
15 69 (3.42%) DBA
16 66 (3.27%) Tester
17 61 (3.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 56 (2.78%) SSIS Developer
19 53 (2.63%) ETL Developer
20 52 (2.58%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 411 (20.38%) .NET
2 354 (17.55%) XML
3 303 (15.02%) HTML
4 258 (12.79%) CSS
5 211 (10.46%) jQuery
6 198 (9.82%) ASP.NET
7 185 (9.17%) Web Services
8 153 (7.59%) Spring
9 136 (6.74%) AngularJS
10 126 (6.25%) JSON
10 126 (6.25%) SOAP
11 119 (5.90%) REST
12 109 (5.40%) WCF
13 102 (5.06%) .NET Framework
14 89 (4.41%) RESTful
15 87 (4.31%) Ajax
16 86 (4.26%) J2EE
17 73 (3.62%) ASP.NET MVC
18 71 (3.52%) HTML5
18 71 (3.52%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 138 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (2.93%) Management Information System
3 54 (2.68%) Computer Science
4 46 (2.28%) Data Centre
5 38 (1.88%) N-Tier
6 37 (1.83%) Data Structures
6 37 (1.83%) Replication
7 32 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
7 32 (1.59%) Statistics
8 30 (1.49%) Visualisation
9 27 (1.34%) Clustering
10 26 (1.29%) Mathematics
11 25 (1.24%) Data Extraction
12 24 (1.19%) Data Conversion
13 20 (0.99%) Algorithms
14 19 (0.94%) Data Integration
14 19 (0.94%) NHS
15 16 (0.79%) CMDB
16 14 (0.69%) Smart Meter
17 13 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 315 (15.62%) Windows
2 301 (14.92%) Linux
3 243 (12.05%) Unix
4 104 (5.16%) Windows Server
5 92 (4.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 73 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 51 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 47 (2.33%) Solaris
8 47 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 32 (1.59%) AIX
10 29 (1.44%) Windows 7
11 21 (1.04%) Android
12 18 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
13 17 (0.84%) CentOS
14 13 (0.64%) Apple iOS
14 13 (0.64%) Ubuntu
15 11 (0.55%) Windows XP
16 10 (0.50%) Windows 10
17 5 (0.25%) Debian
18 4 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 571 (28.31%) Agile Software Development
2 291 (14.43%) Business Intelligence
3 242 (12.00%) Migration
4 234 (11.60%) Scrum
5 228 (11.30%) ETL
6 211 (10.46%) MVC
7 132 (6.54%) ITIL
8 127 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
8 127 (6.30%) Data Modelling
9 124 (6.15%) Data Analysis
10 119 (5.90%) TDD
11 112 (5.55%) SDLC
12 101 (5.01%) Data Migration
13 100 (4.96%) Kanban
14 91 (4.51%) Analytics
14 91 (4.51%) Web Development
15 90 (4.46%) Unit Testing
16 88 (4.36%) Project Management
16 88 (4.36%) Software Engineering
17 87 (4.31%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 449 (22.26%) Java
2 430 (21.32%) JavaScript
3 382 (18.94%) C#
4 250 (12.39%) T-SQL
5 219 (10.86%) PL/SQL
6 105 (5.21%) C++
7 101 (5.01%) Perl
7 101 (5.01%) PowerShell
8 97 (4.81%) C
9 96 (4.76%) Shell Script
10 93 (4.61%) VB
11 90 (4.46%) Python
12 74 (3.67%) VB.NET
13 71 (3.52%) PHP
14 56 (2.78%) VBA
15 34 (1.69%) Bash Shell
16 30 (1.49%) Ruby
17 27 (1.34%) VBScript
18 26 (1.29%) Groovy
19 19 (0.94%) VB6
Qualifications
1 241 (11.95%) Security Cleared
2 188 (9.32%) SC Cleared
3 134 (6.64%) Degree
4 50 (2.48%) DV Cleared
5 48 (2.38%) ISEB
6 43 (2.13%) ISTQB
7 30 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 29 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 22 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (0.84%) CCNP
11 15 (0.74%) MCSE
12 13 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
12 13 (0.64%) CCNA
13 10 (0.50%) DBS Check
14 9 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.45%) MCITP
15 7 (0.35%) BC Cleared
15 7 (0.35%) CISSP
15 7 (0.35%) GIAC
15 7 (0.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (6.05%) QA
2 53 (2.63%) Data Quality
3 36 (1.78%) SLA
4 16 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.30%) GxP
5 6 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.20%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.15%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.099%) GMP
8 2 (0.099%) HL7
8 2 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.099%) SDET
9 1 (0.050%) COBIT
9 1 (0.050%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 117 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 54 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
4 21 (1.04%) Hyper-V
5 19 (0.94%) HDFS
5 19 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (0.84%) vSphere
7 14 (0.69%) Docker
8 13 (0.64%) Apache Flume
8 13 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 13 (0.64%) VMware ESX
9 11 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.50%) XenApp
11 5 (0.25%) Firmware
12 4 (0.20%) NFS
13 3 (0.15%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.099%) NetIQ eDirectory
14 2 (0.099%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.099%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 59 (2.93%) Puppet
2 35 (1.74%) SCOM
3 32 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (1.29%) SCCM
5 24 (1.19%) Ambari
6 21 (1.04%) Ansible
7 17 (0.84%) Hadoop YARN
8 15 (0.74%) NetBackup
8 15 (0.74%) Oozie
8 15 (0.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 15 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 14 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
10 13 (0.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 13 (0.64%) ZABBIX
11 10 (0.50%) Netcool
11 10 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 8 (0.40%) Data Guard
12 8 (0.40%) Tivoli
12 8 (0.40%) WSUS
13 7 (0.35%) OVSD
Vendors
1 560 (27.76%) Oracle
2 410 (20.33%) Microsoft
3 139 (6.89%) VMware
4 124 (6.15%) SAP
5 66 (3.27%) IBM
6 61 (3.02%) HP
7 47 (2.33%) Informatica
8 40 (1.98%) Cognos
8 40 (1.98%) Talend
9 39 (1.93%) Citrix
10 36 (1.78%) Remedy
11 35 (1.74%) Cisco
12 34 (1.69%) Red Hat
13 26 (1.29%) AppDynamics
14 25 (1.24%) Sitecore
14 25 (1.24%) Tableau
15 21 (1.04%) BMC
15 21 (1.04%) Intel Security
15 21 (1.04%) NetApp
16 18 (0.89%) EMC
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chichester, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum paid LTD
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Kalpa Resource
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Premier IT
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Colston Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Vadis People
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sanderson
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum 12 month fixed term contract
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £425 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Rate: £495 - £540 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £200 - £250 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Vadis People
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Proactive Appointments
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Proactive Appointments
Posted: 2 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Sanderson
Posted: 15 days ago