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 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
England / South East
Rank 9 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 766 1027 1149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.47% 12.52% 12.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.92% 36.69% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 660 662
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 35 51
Median hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +21.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £13.40 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £56.37 £49.68
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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2400 2799 3102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.79% 34.11% 34.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1448 1763 1761
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 123 104
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.78 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £50.00 £46.75
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 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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +2 197 £400 -3.03% 101
Hampshire -2 170 £383 +13.33% 98
Oxfordshire +7 104 £477 +36.28% 67
Surrey -1 99 £425 - 48
West Sussex -2 54 £400 +23.07% 24
Buckinghamshire -15 54 £328 -6.42% 48
Kent 0 31 £375 +25.00% 40
Middlesex -3 21 £355 +1.42% 1
East Sussex -2 17 £425 +37.09% 15
Sussex +2 4 £361 -15.98% 1
Home Counties -2 1 - -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 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 South East region with a requirement for SQL.

1 541 (30.48%) SQL Server
2 502 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
3 452 (25.46%) Oracle
4 378 (21.30%) Microsoft
5 376 (21.18%) .NET
5 376 (21.18%) JavaScript
6 362 (20.39%) Java
7 352 (19.83%) C#
8 299 (16.85%) XML
9 280 (15.77%) Finance
10 277 (15.61%) Windows
11 260 (14.65%) HTML
12 258 (14.54%) Linux
13 231 (13.01%) Business Intelligence
14 219 (12.34%) CSS
15 214 (12.06%) Migration
16 213 (12.00%) T-SQL
17 212 (11.94%) Security Cleared
18 201 (11.32%) MVC
19 200 (11.27%) ETL
20 198 (11.15%) Unix
21 188 (10.59%) PL/SQL
22 187 (10.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 177 (9.97%) SC Cleared
24 175 (9.86%) MS Excel
25 174 (9.80%) Scrum
26 171 (9.63%) jQuery
27 164 (9.24%) Data Warehouse
28 154 (8.68%) ASP.NET
29 149 (8.39%) SQL Server Reporting 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 85 (4.79%) SharePoint
2 79 (4.45%) IIS
3 53 (2.99%) Tomcat
4 49 (2.76%) Apache
5 43 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
5 43 (2.42%) WebSphere
6 40 (2.25%) SAS
7 35 (1.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 34 (1.92%) JBoss
8 34 (1.92%) WebLogic
9 33 (1.86%) CMS
10 32 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
11 30 (1.69%) Confluence
12 29 (1.63%) Apache Spark
12 29 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
13 21 (1.18%) Apache Pig
14 18 (1.01%) WebSphere Process Server
15 17 (0.96%) MS Exchange
15 17 (0.96%) Skype for Business
16 13 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 175 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 87 (4.90%) MS Office
3 17 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.28%) MS Project
6 5 (0.28%) SPSS
7 4 (0.23%) Stata
8 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.056%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.056%) FreeHand
Business Applications
1 27 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
2 22 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
5 15 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
5 15 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
6 14 (0.79%) Adobe Campaign
7 13 (0.73%) Oracle Receivables
7 13 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 10 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
8 10 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
9 9 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 8 (0.45%) Fredhopper
11 7 (0.39%) Oracle TCA
12 6 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
13 5 (0.28%) Remedy AR System
14 4 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
14 4 (0.23%) SAP FI
15 3 (0.17%) SAP HR
15 3 (0.17%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 135 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 83 (4.68%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (3.32%) GitHub
4 51 (2.87%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (1.01%) Office 365
6 17 (0.96%) IaaS
6 17 (0.96%) PaaS
7 10 (0.56%) Boomi
8 8 (0.45%) Google Analytics
8 8 (0.45%) SaaS
9 4 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.17%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.11%) Bluemix
11 2 (0.11%) Google Tag Manager
11 2 (0.11%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 71 (4.00%) DNS
2 34 (1.92%) DHCP
3 33 (1.86%) Internet
4 32 (1.80%) Firewall
5 31 (1.75%) SAN
6 26 (1.46%) LDAP
7 22 (1.24%) HTTP
8 20 (1.13%) LAN
9 18 (1.01%) Kerberos
10 17 (0.96%) SNMP
11 16 (0.90%) WAN
12 15 (0.85%) Intranet
12 15 (0.85%) TCP/IP
13 14 (0.79%) Skype
13 14 (0.79%) SSL
14 13 (0.73%) FTP
15 11 (0.62%) DVB
16 10 (0.56%) NAS
16 10 (0.56%) SMTP
17 9 (0.51%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 541 (30.48%) SQL Server
2 187 (10.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 164 (9.24%) Data Warehouse
4 149 (8.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 131 (7.38%) Oracle Database
6 100 (5.63%) Relational Database
6 100 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 91 (5.13%) NoSQL
7 91 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 82 (4.62%) MySQL
9 72 (4.06%) Hadoop
10 68 (3.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 65 (3.66%) MongoDB
12 62 (3.49%) Big Data
12 62 (3.49%) DB2
12 62 (3.49%) SQL Server 2014
13 59 (3.32%) Oracle Database 11g
14 58 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
15 56 (3.15%) MS Access
16 48 (2.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 143 (8.06%) Git (software)
2 123 (6.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 115 (6.48%) Jenkins
4 103 (5.80%) Visual Studio
5 91 (5.13%) JIRA
6 85 (4.79%) Maven
7 84 (4.73%) JUnit
8 79 (4.45%) Selenium
9 74 (4.17%) Cucumber
10 62 (3.49%) Mockito
11 38 (2.14%) Talend Open Studio
12 35 (1.97%) TeamCity
13 34 (1.92%) Subversion
14 32 (1.80%) Oracle APEX
14 32 (1.80%) WebDriver
15 29 (1.63%) SoapUI
16 27 (1.52%) SpecFlow
17 25 (1.41%) Eclipse
17 25 (1.41%) Spock
18 22 (1.24%) NUnit
General
1 280 (15.77%) Finance
2 64 (3.61%) Telecoms
3 58 (3.27%) Marketing
4 56 (3.15%) Publishing
5 49 (2.76%) Retail
6 35 (1.97%) Banking
7 34 (1.92%) Manufacturing
8 28 (1.58%) Advertising
9 19 (1.07%) Back Office
10 14 (0.79%) Electronics
11 13 (0.73%) German Language
12 10 (0.56%) French Language
13 9 (0.51%) Legal
13 9 (0.51%) Military
14 8 (0.45%) Law
14 8 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.39%) Automotive
16 6 (0.34%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.34%) Japanese Language
17 4 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 848 (47.77%) Developer
2 290 (16.34%) Analyst
3 225 (12.68%) SQL Developer
4 177 (9.97%) .NET Developer
5 137 (7.72%) Java Developer
6 114 (6.42%) Consultant
7 97 (5.46%) C# Developer
8 90 (5.07%) Architect
9 80 (4.51%) C# .NET Developer
9 80 (4.51%) Oracle Developer
10 72 (4.06%) Data Analyst
11 68 (3.83%) Administrator
12 66 (3.72%) SQL Analyst
13 64 (3.61%) Test Analyst
14 60 (3.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 59 (3.32%) Tester
16 57 (3.21%) DBA
17 55 (3.10%) Software Developer
18 54 (3.04%) Senior Developer
19 53 (2.99%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 376 (21.18%) .NET
2 299 (16.85%) XML
3 260 (14.65%) HTML
4 219 (12.34%) CSS
5 171 (9.63%) jQuery
6 154 (8.68%) ASP.NET
7 144 (8.11%) Web Services
8 126 (7.10%) AngularJS
8 126 (7.10%) Spring
9 104 (5.86%) JSON
10 98 (5.52%) REST
11 94 (5.30%) SOAP
12 86 (4.85%) .NET Framework
13 84 (4.73%) WCF
14 81 (4.56%) Ajax
15 78 (4.39%) RESTful
16 73 (4.11%) J2EE
17 59 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC
18 57 (3.21%) Node.js
19 56 (3.15%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 118 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (2.54%) Data Centre
3 40 (2.25%) Management Information System
4 37 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 34 (1.92%) Data Structures
6 32 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
6 32 (1.80%) Visualisation
7 31 (1.75%) N-Tier
8 26 (1.46%) Statistics
9 25 (1.41%) Replication
10 24 (1.35%) User Experience
11 22 (1.24%) Algorithms
12 21 (1.18%) Mathematics
13 20 (1.13%) Data Conversion
14 19 (1.07%) Data Extraction
14 19 (1.07%) Data Integration
15 17 (0.96%) Clustering
15 17 (0.96%) NHS
16 14 (0.79%) AS400
17 12 (0.68%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 277 (15.61%) Windows
2 258 (14.54%) Linux
3 198 (11.15%) Unix
4 88 (4.96%) Windows Server
5 75 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 56 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 35 (1.97%) Solaris
9 32 (1.80%) AIX
10 31 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 29 (1.63%) Windows 7
12 24 (1.35%) Android
13 16 (0.90%) Apple iOS
14 14 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
15 10 (0.56%) CentOS
16 9 (0.51%) Windows 10
17 8 (0.45%) Ubuntu
17 8 (0.45%) Windows Vista
17 8 (0.45%) Windows XP
18 7 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 502 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (13.01%) Business Intelligence
3 214 (12.06%) Migration
4 201 (11.32%) MVC
5 200 (11.27%) ETL
6 174 (9.80%) Scrum
7 119 (6.70%) TDD
8 116 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
8 116 (6.54%) Data Modelling
9 114 (6.42%) Data Analysis
10 98 (5.52%) ITIL
11 90 (5.07%) Data Migration
12 87 (4.90%) Unit Testing
13 86 (4.85%) DevOps
14 85 (4.79%) SDLC
15 79 (4.45%) SOA
16 77 (4.34%) Analytics
16 77 (4.34%) Web Development
17 75 (4.23%) Software Engineering
18 74 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 376 (21.18%) JavaScript
2 362 (20.39%) Java
3 352 (19.83%) C#
4 213 (12.00%) T-SQL
5 188 (10.59%) PL/SQL
6 93 (5.24%) C++
7 83 (4.68%) Perl
8 82 (4.62%) C
9 78 (4.39%) Python
10 74 (4.17%) VB
11 73 (4.11%) PowerShell
11 73 (4.11%) Shell Script
12 64 (3.61%) VB.NET
13 55 (3.10%) PHP
14 54 (3.04%) VBA
15 29 (1.63%) Ruby
16 26 (1.46%) Bash Shell
17 22 (1.24%) VBScript
18 18 (1.01%) XPath
19 16 (0.90%) Scala
Qualifications
1 212 (11.94%) Security Cleared
2 177 (9.97%) SC Cleared
3 91 (5.13%) Degree
4 48 (2.70%) ISEB
5 45 (2.54%) ISTQB
6 36 (2.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 32 (1.80%) DV Cleared
8 27 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (0.62%) MCITP
10 10 (0.56%) CCNA
10 10 (0.56%) CCNP
10 10 (0.56%) MCSE
11 7 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (0.39%) CISSP
11 7 (0.39%) GIAC
11 7 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.39%) MCP
11 7 (0.39%) MCSA
11 7 (0.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (4.34%) QA
2 53 (2.99%) Data Quality
3 24 (1.35%) SLA
4 15 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
5 9 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.28%) GDPR
7 3 (0.17%) GxP
7 3 (0.17%) HL7
7 3 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.17%) SDET
8 2 (0.11%) GMP
9 1 (0.056%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 98 (5.52%) Active Directory
2 56 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
4 18 (1.01%) HDFS
5 16 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 15 (0.85%) XenApp
7 14 (0.79%) Docker
7 14 (0.79%) vSphere
8 13 (0.73%) Hyper-V
9 12 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.56%) XenDesktop
11 9 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (0.45%) Apache Flume
12 8 (0.45%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.17%) NFS
13 3 (0.17%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.11%) UAG
14 2 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 63 (3.55%) Puppet
2 27 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (1.35%) SCCM
3 24 (1.35%) SCOM
4 23 (1.30%) Ambari
5 19 (1.07%) Hadoop YARN
5 19 (1.07%) ZABBIX
6 18 (1.01%) Ansible
7 17 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
7 17 (0.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 13 (0.73%) Tivoli
9 12 (0.68%) WSUS
10 11 (0.62%) Oozie
11 9 (0.51%) NetBackup
11 9 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 7 (0.39%) Data Guard
12 7 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 6 (0.34%) Netcool
14 5 (0.28%) BladeLogic
14 5 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 452 (25.46%) Oracle
2 378 (21.30%) Microsoft
3 125 (7.04%) VMware
4 95 (5.35%) SAP
5 71 (4.00%) IBM
6 67 (3.77%) HP
7 38 (2.14%) Talend
8 35 (1.97%) Red Hat
9 32 (1.80%) Cisco
9 32 (1.80%) Citrix
10 30 (1.69%) Informatica
11 29 (1.63%) Cognos
11 29 (1.63%) Remedy
11 29 (1.63%) Tableau
12 23 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
13 22 (1.24%) Google
14 21 (1.18%) Intel Security
15 19 (1.07%) Adobe
16 18 (1.01%) BMC
16 18 (1.01%) Dell
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