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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 1094 1275 1246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.08% 12.84% 13.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.02% 37.83% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 778 719
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 39
Median hourly rate £40.00 £34.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% +37.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £17.50 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.91 £47.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.48% +35.00%
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
3037 3370 3037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 36.30% 33.94% 32.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1898 2134 1703
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 £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 120 112
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £19.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +1 263 £362 -3.60% 72
Berkshire +3 252 £361 -3.66% 50
Surrey -3 178 £400 - 74
Oxfordshire -1 106 £425 +17.24% 53
Buckinghamshire 0 101 £375 +15.38% 41
West Sussex -5 68 £400 +19.40% 18
Kent +7 41 £325 - 25
East Sussex -3 38 £400 +9.58% 26
Middlesex -5 21 £375 +7.14% 2
M4 Corridor -5 4 - -
Sussex +4 1 £400 +23.07% 1
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 678 (30.36%) SQL Server
2 662 (29.65%) Oracle
3 577 (25.84%) Agile Software Development
4 509 (22.79%) Java
5 454 (20.33%) JavaScript
6 446 (19.97%) Microsoft
7 440 (19.70%) .NET
8 403 (18.05%) C#
9 365 (16.35%) Windows
10 357 (15.99%) XML
11 355 (15.90%) Linux
12 341 (15.27%) Finance
13 334 (14.96%) HTML
14 324 (14.51%) Security Cleared
15 296 (13.26%) Unix
16 288 (12.90%) T-SQL
17 272 (12.18%) PL/SQL
18 271 (12.14%) Business Intelligence
19 269 (12.05%) CSS
20 244 (10.93%) Web Services
21 243 (10.88%) Oracle Database
22 238 (10.66%) SC Cleared
23 237 (10.61%) Scrum
24 235 (10.52%) jQuery
25 231 (10.34%) Migration
26 230 (10.30%) ETL
27 221 (9.90%) ASP.NET
28 218 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
28 218 (9.76%) MVC
28 218 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration 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
1 113 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 110 (4.93%) IIS
3 88 (3.94%) Tomcat
4 74 (3.31%) Apache
5 60 (2.69%) WebLogic
6 52 (2.33%) CMS
7 48 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
8 44 (1.97%) JBoss
9 39 (1.75%) Apache Spark
10 38 (1.70%) SAS
11 35 (1.57%) MS Exchange
12 32 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
13 30 (1.34%) Confluence
14 25 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
15 24 (1.07%) WebSphere
16 23 (1.03%) Skype for Business
17 22 (0.99%) Apache Pig
18 17 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
19 14 (0.63%) Apache Solr
20 11 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 216 (9.67%) MS Excel
2 88 (3.94%) MS Office
3 36 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 35 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.40%) MS Project
6 5 (0.22%) SPSS
7 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.13%) Stata
8 2 (0.090%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.090%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.090%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 42 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
3 18 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
5 14 (0.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 12 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
7 11 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 10 (0.45%) Remedy AR System
9 8 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (0.31%) SAP ERP
10 7 (0.31%) SAP FI
11 6 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
11 6 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
11 6 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
11 6 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
12 5 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
12 5 (0.22%) Fredhopper
12 5 (0.22%) SAP HR
13 4 (0.18%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 190 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 115 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
4 48 (2.15%) GitHub
5 34 (1.52%) PaaS
6 32 (1.43%) IaaS
7 22 (0.99%) Office 365
8 13 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
9 11 (0.49%) SaaS
10 9 (0.40%) Bluemix
10 9 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
11 7 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
12 6 (0.27%) Google Play
13 4 (0.18%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.18%) Azure Machine Learning
13 4 (0.18%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.13%) Boomi
14 3 (0.13%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.090%) FinancialForce.com
15 2 (0.090%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 118 (5.28%) DNS
2 73 (3.27%) SAN
3 57 (2.55%) DHCP
3 57 (2.55%) Firewall
4 49 (2.19%) LDAP
5 38 (1.70%) HTTP
6 37 (1.66%) Internet
7 28 (1.25%) LAN
8 27 (1.21%) SNMP
9 26 (1.16%) WAN
10 22 (0.99%) TCP/IP
11 21 (0.94%) Kerberos
12 16 (0.72%) DVB
12 16 (0.72%) IPv6
12 16 (0.72%) Unified Communications
13 15 (0.67%) SSL
14 12 (0.54%) HTTPS
15 11 (0.49%) Skype
15 11 (0.49%) VoIP
16 10 (0.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 678 (30.36%) SQL Server
2 243 (10.88%) Oracle Database
3 218 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
3 218 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 203 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 137 (6.14%) Relational Database
6 117 (5.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 111 (4.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 104 (4.66%) MySQL
9 103 (4.61%) MongoDB
10 99 (4.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 95 (4.25%) NoSQL
11 95 (4.25%) Oracle Database 11g
12 75 (3.36%) Hadoop
13 72 (3.22%) BusinessObjects
14 66 (2.96%) Big Data
14 66 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
15 59 (2.64%) RDBMS
16 58 (2.60%) MS Access
17 53 (2.37%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 162 (7.25%) Git (software)
2 152 (6.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 151 (6.76%) Visual Studio
4 138 (6.18%) JUnit
5 136 (6.09%) Jenkins
6 113 (5.06%) Maven
7 107 (4.79%) Cucumber
8 105 (4.70%) JIRA
9 90 (4.03%) Subversion
10 84 (3.76%) Selenium
11 75 (3.36%) Mockito
12 54 (2.42%) SoapUI
13 52 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
14 51 (2.28%) Eclipse
15 37 (1.66%) Hamcrest
16 36 (1.61%) Spock
17 33 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
18 32 (1.43%) TeamCity
19 29 (1.30%) SpecFlow
20 26 (1.16%) Gradle
General
1 341 (15.27%) Finance
2 78 (3.49%) Telecoms
3 65 (2.91%) Banking
4 57 (2.55%) Retail
5 56 (2.51%) Marketing
6 31 (1.39%) Publishing
7 29 (1.30%) Manufacturing
8 27 (1.21%) Back Office
9 21 (0.94%) Advertising
9 21 (0.94%) Military
10 15 (0.67%) German Language
11 12 (0.54%) French Language
11 12 (0.54%) Investment Banking
12 11 (0.49%) Electronics
13 10 (0.45%) Automotive
14 9 (0.40%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.40%) Law
15 7 (0.31%) Billing
15 7 (0.31%) General Ledger
16 5 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1016 (45.50%) Developer
2 392 (17.55%) Analyst
3 263 (11.78%) SQL Developer
4 193 (8.64%) Java Developer
5 176 (7.88%) .NET Developer
6 138 (6.18%) Consultant
7 119 (5.33%) C# Developer
8 116 (5.19%) Oracle Developer
9 108 (4.84%) Architect
10 92 (4.12%) Data Analyst
11 87 (3.90%) SQL Analyst
12 84 (3.76%) DBA
13 81 (3.63%) Test Analyst
14 79 (3.54%) C# .NET Developer
15 74 (3.31%) Administrator
16 65 (2.91%) Business Analyst
17 62 (2.78%) Senior Developer
18 61 (2.73%) Support Engineer
19 57 (2.55%) Applications Support
19 57 (2.55%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 440 (19.70%) .NET
2 357 (15.99%) XML
3 334 (14.96%) HTML
4 269 (12.05%) CSS
5 244 (10.93%) Web Services
6 235 (10.52%) jQuery
7 221 (9.90%) ASP.NET
8 162 (7.25%) Spring
9 146 (6.54%) SOAP
10 134 (6.00%) REST
11 133 (5.96%) AngularJS
12 129 (5.78%) JSON
13 107 (4.79%) WCF
14 95 (4.25%) J2EE
15 94 (4.21%) .NET Framework
16 89 (3.99%) HTML5
17 88 (3.94%) ASP.NET MVC
18 87 (3.90%) Ajax
18 87 (3.90%) RESTful
19 79 (3.54%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 153 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (3.27%) Computer Science
3 70 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 65 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 47 (2.10%) Replication
6 46 (2.06%) Clustering
7 41 (1.84%) Statistics
8 32 (1.43%) N-Tier
8 32 (1.43%) Visualisation
9 31 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
9 31 (1.39%) Mathematics
10 28 (1.25%) Data Structures
11 26 (1.16%) NHS
12 25 (1.12%) Data Integration
13 24 (1.07%) Data Conversion
13 24 (1.07%) Data Extraction
14 23 (1.03%) Smart Meter
15 20 (0.90%) STB
16 18 (0.81%) Algorithms
17 17 (0.76%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 365 (16.35%) Windows
2 355 (15.90%) Linux
3 296 (13.26%) Unix
4 136 (6.09%) Windows Server
5 119 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 80 (3.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 76 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 59 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 49 (2.19%) Solaris
10 43 (1.93%) Windows 7
11 35 (1.57%) AIX
12 24 (1.07%) CentOS
13 22 (0.99%) Android
13 22 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
13 22 (0.99%) Windows XP
14 13 (0.58%) Ubuntu
14 13 (0.58%) Windows 10
15 12 (0.54%) Apple iOS
16 11 (0.49%) VMS
17 5 (0.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 577 (25.84%) Agile Software Development
2 271 (12.14%) Business Intelligence
3 237 (10.61%) Scrum
4 231 (10.34%) Migration
5 230 (10.30%) ETL
6 218 (9.76%) MVC
7 169 (7.57%) ITIL
8 124 (5.55%) Data Migration
9 117 (5.24%) Web Development
10 116 (5.19%) Data Modelling
11 115 (5.15%) Data Analysis
12 112 (5.02%) Continuous Integration
13 111 (4.97%) SDLC
14 110 (4.93%) Kanban
15 107 (4.79%) CRM
16 98 (4.39%) TDD
16 98 (4.39%) Waterfall
17 93 (4.16%) Analytics
18 90 (4.03%) Project Management
19 89 (3.99%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 509 (22.79%) Java
2 454 (20.33%) JavaScript
3 403 (18.05%) C#
4 288 (12.90%) T-SQL
5 272 (12.18%) PL/SQL
6 124 (5.55%) PowerShell
7 123 (5.51%) VB
8 115 (5.15%) Shell Script
9 114 (5.11%) Perl
10 101 (4.52%) C++
11 99 (4.43%) C
12 95 (4.25%) Python
13 94 (4.21%) PHP
14 59 (2.64%) VB.NET
15 49 (2.19%) VBA
16 46 (2.06%) Bash Shell
17 45 (2.02%) VBScript
18 43 (1.93%) Groovy
19 32 (1.43%) Ruby
20 29 (1.30%) VB6
Qualifications
1 324 (14.51%) Security Cleared
2 238 (10.66%) SC Cleared
3 152 (6.81%) Degree
4 71 (3.18%) DV Cleared
5 48 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 40 (1.79%) ISTQB
7 36 (1.61%) ISEB
8 29 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (1.03%) MCSE
10 18 (0.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 17 (0.76%) CCNA
11 17 (0.76%) CCNP
12 16 (0.72%) MCITP
13 13 (0.58%) MCTS
14 12 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
14 12 (0.54%) MCP
15 10 (0.45%) DBS Check
15 10 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 10 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (5.82%) QA
2 57 (2.55%) Data Quality
3 42 (1.88%) SLA
4 12 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.31%) JSP 440
6 6 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.22%) GxP
8 4 (0.18%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.090%) COBIT
9 2 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.090%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.090%) SDET
10 1 (0.045%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 170 (7.61%) Active Directory
2 76 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (1.88%) Oracle RAC
4 31 (1.39%) Hyper-V
5 30 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
6 23 (1.03%) vSphere
7 21 (0.94%) VMware ESX
8 18 (0.81%) HDFS
9 17 (0.76%) Docker
10 16 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (0.58%) XenApp
12 12 (0.54%) Apache Flume
12 12 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 11 (0.49%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.27%) Firmware
14 6 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
15 5 (0.22%) NFS
15 5 (0.22%) XenServer
16 4 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 3 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 57 (2.55%) SCOM
2 56 (2.51%) Puppet
3 43 (1.93%) SCCM
4 29 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
5 26 (1.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 25 (1.12%) NetBackup
7 24 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
8 23 (1.03%) Ambari
8 23 (1.03%) Netcool
8 23 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 18 (0.81%) Ansible
10 17 (0.76%) Data Guard
10 17 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 16 (0.72%) Hadoop YARN
12 14 (0.63%) Oozie
12 14 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
12 14 (0.63%) Tivoli
12 14 (0.63%) ZABBIX
13 12 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
14 10 (0.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 662 (29.65%) Oracle
2 446 (19.97%) Microsoft
3 177 (7.93%) VMware
4 125 (5.60%) SAP
5 106 (4.75%) HP
6 88 (3.94%) IBM
7 64 (2.87%) Citrix
8 55 (2.46%) Cisco
8 55 (2.46%) Red Hat
9 51 (2.28%) Informatica
10 47 (2.10%) Remedy
11 37 (1.66%) Cognos
12 33 (1.48%) Sitecore
13 29 (1.30%) Intel Security
14 28 (1.25%) EMC
14 28 (1.25%) Tableau
15 26 (1.16%) Talend
16 24 (1.07%) BMC
17 22 (0.99%) AppDynamics
17 22 (0.99%) Veritas
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Berkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £167 - £168 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
SLS Services Ltd
Rate: £24,400 Pro-Rata
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £430 - £480 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £449 - £501 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £ excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £250 to £280 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £471 - £521 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £250 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £326 - £365 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £360 per day 3 Month Initial Duration
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pertemps Managed Services
Rate: £15 - £17 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £25000 - £32000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: Yesterday