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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 1137 1191 1103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.39% 12.76% 12.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.18% 38.59% 37.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 776 719 622
Median daily rate £378 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 37
Median hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £13.73 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+47.77% -29.68%
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
3143 3086 2913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.24% 33.06% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1994 1887 1642
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 90 107
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.53% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £21.15 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Hampshire +2 292 £360 +7.71% 115
Berkshire +1 230 £406 +16.07% 68
Surrey -5 199 £425 +21.42% 72
Buckinghamshire -8 107 £375 +15.38% 47
Kent +1 80 £328 -1.13% 18
West Sussex -15 76 £413 +24.06% 27
Oxfordshire -4 69 £350 -17.64% 40
Middlesex +3 25 £350 - 1
East Sussex -16 22 £463 +49.19% 29
Isle of Wight +1 2 £263 -47.50% 1
Sussex 0 2 - - 1
Home Counties - 2 £300 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 688 (30.76%) Oracle
2 675 (30.17%) SQL Server
3 505 (22.57%) Microsoft
4 483 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
5 456 (20.38%) Windows
6 429 (19.18%) Java
7 416 (18.60%) .NET
8 367 (16.41%) C#
9 352 (15.74%) Linux
10 350 (15.65%) JavaScript
11 346 (15.47%) Finance
12 335 (14.98%) Security Cleared
13 330 (14.75%) XML
14 311 (13.90%) PL/SQL
15 306 (13.68%) HTML
16 304 (13.59%) Unix
17 267 (11.94%) MS Excel
18 262 (11.71%) Oracle Database
19 257 (11.49%) Active Directory
20 243 (10.86%) T-SQL
21 240 (10.73%) SC Cleared
22 230 (10.28%) CSS
22 230 (10.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 226 (10.10%) VMware
24 225 (10.06%) Web Services
25 224 (10.01%) Business Intelligence
26 206 (9.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 200 (8.94%) Data Warehouse
28 192 (8.58%) Migration
29 186 (8.31%) MVC

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
1 145 (6.48%) SharePoint
2 113 (5.05%) IIS
3 71 (3.17%) JBoss
3 71 (3.17%) SAS
4 61 (2.73%) Apache
5 58 (2.59%) WebLogic
6 51 (2.28%) MS Exchange
7 43 (1.92%) Tomcat
8 41 (1.83%) Node.js
9 29 (1.30%) CMS
10 27 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
10 27 (1.21%) WebSphere
11 23 (1.03%) Confluence
12 21 (0.94%) WordPress
13 20 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
14 16 (0.72%) Apache Spark
14 16 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
14 16 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
14 16 (0.72%) Skype for Business
15 15 (0.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 267 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 110 (4.92%) MS Office
3 31 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.54%) MS Project
6 12 (0.54%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.36%) SPSS
8 4 (0.18%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.13%) GIMP
10 2 (0.089%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.089%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.045%) LaTeX
11 1 (0.045%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 50 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
4 9 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.36%) OpenText Process Suite
5 8 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
6 7 (0.31%) HFM
7 5 (0.22%) Eagle PACE
7 5 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.22%) SystmOne
8 4 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.18%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 3 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle HRMS
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.13%) Unica
10 2 (0.089%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 134 (5.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
4 22 (0.98%) Office 365
5 21 (0.94%) PaaS
6 20 (0.89%) IaaS
7 15 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.63%) SaaS
9 7 (0.31%) Boomi
9 7 (0.31%) OpenShift
9 7 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
10 6 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.27%) Azure Machine Learning
10 6 (0.27%) Google Play
11 5 (0.22%) Scribe Online
12 4 (0.18%) Bluemix
13 3 (0.13%) GitHub
14 2 (0.089%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.089%) FinancialForce.com
14 2 (0.089%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 94 (4.20%) DNS
2 93 (4.16%) Firewall
3 89 (3.98%) SAN
4 62 (2.77%) HTTP
5 56 (2.50%) DHCP
6 52 (2.32%) WAN
7 46 (2.06%) LAN
8 38 (1.70%) LDAP
9 32 (1.43%) TCP/IP
10 28 (1.25%) DVB
11 24 (1.07%) VLAN
12 22 (0.98%) VPN
13 21 (0.94%) Internet
14 20 (0.89%) Network Security
15 17 (0.76%) Intranet
16 15 (0.67%) SMTP
17 14 (0.63%) FTP
17 14 (0.63%) IPv6
18 13 (0.58%) IPv4
19 12 (0.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 675 (30.17%) SQL Server
2 262 (11.71%) Oracle Database
3 230 (10.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 206 (9.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 200 (8.94%) Data Warehouse
6 113 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 109 (4.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 108 (4.83%) Relational Database
9 101 (4.51%) Oracle Database 11g
10 88 (3.93%) MySQL
11 77 (3.44%) NoSQL
12 76 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
13 69 (3.08%) Oracle Database 10g
14 55 (2.46%) MS Access
15 52 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
16 51 (2.28%) SQL Server 2014
17 49 (2.19%) Hadoop
18 48 (2.15%) DB2
18 48 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
19 47 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 119 (5.32%) Visual Studio
2 118 (5.27%) Git (software)
2 118 (5.27%) Subversion
3 102 (4.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 78 (3.49%) JIRA
5 77 (3.44%) Maven
6 70 (3.13%) JUnit
7 62 (2.77%) Eclipse
7 62 (2.77%) Selenium
8 61 (2.73%) Jenkins
9 55 (2.46%) SoapUI
10 52 (2.32%) Oracle Forms
11 44 (1.97%) Cucumber
12 42 (1.88%) Ant
13 36 (1.61%) Toad
14 26 (1.16%) HP UFT
14 26 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
15 24 (1.07%) Talend Open Studio
16 22 (0.98%) NUnit
17 21 (0.94%) TeamCity
General
1 346 (15.47%) Finance
2 90 (4.02%) Telecoms
3 78 (3.49%) Banking
4 56 (2.50%) Retail
5 45 (2.01%) Marketing
6 19 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 17 (0.76%) Advertising
7 17 (0.76%) Investment Banking
8 15 (0.67%) Back Office
9 12 (0.54%) Military
9 12 (0.54%) Retail Banking
10 11 (0.49%) French Language
10 11 (0.49%) German Language
11 10 (0.45%) Publishing
12 9 (0.40%) Electronics
12 9 (0.40%) Front Office
13 8 (0.36%) Automotive
14 6 (0.27%) Law
14 6 (0.27%) Local Government
14 6 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 881 (39.38%) Developer
2 449 (20.07%) Analyst
3 265 (11.85%) SQL Developer
4 154 (6.88%) Java Developer
5 147 (6.57%) .NET Developer
6 134 (5.99%) Oracle Developer
7 117 (5.23%) C# Developer
8 114 (5.10%) SQL Analyst
9 112 (5.01%) Test Analyst
10 110 (4.92%) Data Analyst
11 99 (4.43%) Consultant
11 99 (4.43%) DBA
12 91 (4.07%) Architect
13 83 (3.71%) C# .NET Developer
14 76 (3.40%) Support Engineer
15 75 (3.35%) SQL DBA
16 67 (3.00%) Administrator
16 67 (3.00%) Business Analyst
17 64 (2.86%) Software Engineer
18 62 (2.77%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 416 (18.60%) .NET
2 330 (14.75%) XML
3 306 (13.68%) HTML
4 230 (10.28%) CSS
5 225 (10.06%) Web Services
6 185 (8.27%) jQuery
7 149 (6.66%) ASP.NET
8 134 (5.99%) SOAP
9 130 (5.81%) HTML5
10 116 (5.19%) REST
11 94 (4.20%) .NET Framework
12 88 (3.93%) Spring
13 81 (3.62%) AngularJS
13 81 (3.62%) ASP.NET MVC
14 69 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web API
15 67 (3.00%) Entity Framework
16 64 (2.86%) JSON
17 61 (2.73%) Java EE
18 58 (2.59%) JSP
19 53 (2.37%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 164 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (4.43%) Data Centre
3 70 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 67 (3.00%) Clustering
5 52 (2.32%) Management Information System
6 50 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
7 44 (1.97%) Replication
8 43 (1.92%) NHS
9 30 (1.34%) Data Integration
9 30 (1.34%) STB
10 28 (1.25%) AS400
10 28 (1.25%) DTV
10 28 (1.25%) Mathematics
10 28 (1.25%) User Experience
11 27 (1.21%) MPEG
11 27 (1.21%) Smart Meter
11 27 (1.21%) Visualisation
12 26 (1.16%) iSeries
12 26 (1.16%) Mobile App
12 26 (1.16%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 456 (20.38%) Windows
2 352 (15.74%) Linux
3 304 (13.59%) Unix
4 181 (8.09%) Windows Server
5 152 (6.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 94 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 70 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 59 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 45 (2.01%) Windows 7
10 33 (1.48%) Android
11 29 (1.30%) Apple iOS
12 27 (1.21%) Solaris
13 25 (1.12%) AIX
13 25 (1.12%) VMS
14 15 (0.67%) Windows XP
15 14 (0.63%) CentOS
16 12 (0.54%) zOS
17 11 (0.49%) Windows 10
18 9 (0.40%) Windows Vista
19 8 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (10.01%) Business Intelligence
3 192 (8.58%) Migration
4 186 (8.31%) MVC
5 172 (7.69%) ETL
6 155 (6.93%) ITIL
6 155 (6.93%) Scrum
7 134 (5.99%) TDD
8 130 (5.81%) CRM
9 127 (5.68%) Data Analysis
10 121 (5.41%) Web Development
11 119 (5.32%) Software Engineering
12 116 (5.19%) SDLC
12 116 (5.19%) Waterfall
13 102 (4.56%) Continuous Integration
14 99 (4.43%) Data Modelling
15 97 (4.34%) Data Migration
16 89 (3.98%) Project Management
17 88 (3.93%) Business Analysis
18 84 (3.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 429 (19.18%) Java
2 367 (16.41%) C#
3 350 (15.65%) JavaScript
4 311 (13.90%) PL/SQL
5 243 (10.86%) T-SQL
6 174 (7.78%) PowerShell
7 118 (5.27%) VB
8 104 (4.65%) C++
9 99 (4.43%) Python
10 97 (4.34%) C
11 90 (4.02%) Shell Script
12 87 (3.89%) PHP
13 81 (3.62%) Perl
14 68 (3.04%) VBScript
15 59 (2.64%) VB.NET
16 55 (2.46%) Ruby
17 39 (1.74%) VBA
18 38 (1.70%) Bash Shell
19 22 (0.98%) VB6
20 19 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 335 (14.98%) Security Cleared
2 240 (10.73%) SC Cleared
3 135 (6.03%) Degree
4 76 (3.40%) DV Cleared
5 74 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 68 (3.04%) ISEB
7 65 (2.91%) ISTQB
8 32 (1.43%) MCSE
9 25 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
10 24 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 22 (0.98%) MCTS
12 21 (0.94%) CCNA
13 20 (0.89%) MCITP
14 19 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 17 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 11 (0.49%) MCP
17 9 (0.40%) MCSD
18 8 (0.36%) CCNP
18 8 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
18 8 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (4.11%) QA
2 73 (3.26%) Data Quality
3 41 (1.83%) SLA
4 10 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.22%) ISO 9000
6 4 (0.18%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.13%) COBIT
7 3 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.089%) SDET
9 1 (0.045%) HL7
9 1 (0.045%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.045%) Solvency II
System Software
1 257 (11.49%) Active Directory
2 130 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (2.82%) Hyper-V
4 39 (1.74%) vSphere
5 33 (1.48%) VMware ESX
6 27 (1.21%) Docker
7 25 (1.12%) XenApp
8 23 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
9 17 (0.76%) Terminal Services
10 9 (0.40%) XenServer
11 6 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (0.18%) Apache Flume
12 4 (0.18%) Xen
13 3 (0.13%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.13%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.089%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.089%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.089%) vCloud
15 1 (0.045%) KVM
Systems Management
1 69 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
2 68 (3.04%) SCCM
3 65 (2.91%) SCOM
4 48 (2.15%) Puppet
5 33 (1.48%) Tivoli
6 30 (1.34%) Ansible
6 30 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
7 29 (1.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 17 (0.76%) Netcool
9 15 (0.67%) WSUS
10 13 (0.58%) Simpana
11 12 (0.54%) Data Guard
11 12 (0.54%) NetBackup
11 12 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
12 11 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 9 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 9 (0.40%) Windows Intune
14 8 (0.36%) SCVMM
14 8 (0.36%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 8 (0.36%) WMI
Vendors
1 688 (30.76%) Oracle
2 505 (22.57%) Microsoft
3 226 (10.10%) VMware
4 146 (6.53%) HP
5 108 (4.83%) Citrix
6 86 (3.84%) IBM
7 82 (3.67%) SAP
8 68 (3.04%) Cisco
9 64 (2.86%) Red Hat
10 47 (2.10%) Informatica
11 36 (1.61%) Remedy
12 30 (1.34%) Dell
13 26 (1.16%) EMC
14 25 (1.12%) Tableau
15 24 (1.07%) CommVault
15 24 (1.07%) Sitecore
15 24 (1.07%) Talend
16 22 (0.98%) Intel Security
17 21 (0.94%) Veritas
18 20 (0.89%) CheckPoint
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