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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
England / South East
Rank 9 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 889 1081 1213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.90% 12.45% 12.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.85% 36.92% 37.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 743 703
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 £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 53
Median hourly rate £34.00 £19.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.94% -33.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £12.88 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £60.62 £54.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £24.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+53.06% -18.33%

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
2480 2928 3268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.19% 33.72% 33.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1541 1924 1829
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 £290 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 112 119
Median hourly rate £42.00 £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £15.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 19 February 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
Hampshire +2 202 £390 +11.42% 119
Berkshire -2 177 £400 - 66
Surrey 0 173 £425 +1.19% 75
Oxfordshire +5 105 £450 +12.50% 44
West Sussex +3 79 £425 +21.42% 36
Buckinghamshire -16 53 £330 -8.33% 41
Kent -3 45 £338 -1.81% 24
East Sussex +4 22 £403 +26.77% 11
Middlesex -2 19 £360 +2.85% 1
Sussex +1 2 £373 +23.65% 2
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 524 (29.76%) SQL Server
2 503 (28.56%) Agile Software Development
3 486 (27.60%) Oracle
4 389 (22.09%) .NET
5 379 (21.52%) C#
6 375 (21.29%) JavaScript
7 369 (20.95%) Microsoft
8 318 (18.06%) Java
9 316 (17.94%) XML
10 315 (17.89%) Finance
11 288 (16.35%) Linux
12 270 (15.33%) Windows
13 269 (15.28%) HTML
14 234 (13.29%) Business Intelligence
15 228 (12.95%) Security Cleared
16 218 (12.38%) Unix
17 205 (11.64%) CSS
18 203 (11.53%) Web Services
18 203 (11.53%) MVC
19 195 (11.07%) Migration
19 195 (11.07%) SC Cleared
20 194 (11.02%) ETL
21 184 (10.45%) PL/SQL
22 183 (10.39%) T-SQL
23 178 (10.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 173 (9.82%) jQuery
24 173 (9.82%) MS Excel
25 161 (9.14%) ASP.NET
26 158 (8.97%) Scrum
27 157 (8.92%) Git (software)

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 86 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 68 (3.86%) IIS
3 47 (2.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 46 (2.61%) JBoss
5 42 (2.39%) WebSphere
6 40 (2.27%) SAS
7 39 (2.21%) Apache
8 34 (1.93%) Confluence
8 34 (1.93%) WebSphere Application Server
9 33 (1.87%) WebLogic
10 31 (1.76%) CMS
11 27 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
12 23 (1.31%) Apache Spark
12 23 (1.31%) MS Exchange
13 21 (1.19%) Apache Pig
13 21 (1.19%) Tomcat
14 19 (1.08%) WebSphere Process Server
15 18 (1.02%) Skype for Business
16 16 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
17 13 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 173 (9.82%) MS Excel
2 84 (4.77%) MS Office
3 32 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.28%) MS Project
6 5 (0.28%) SPSS
7 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.11%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.057%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.057%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.057%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.057%) FreeHand
9 1 (0.057%) Stata
Business Applications
1 28 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
2 25 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
4 17 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
5 16 (0.91%) Oracle Receivables
6 15 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 14 (0.80%) Adobe Campaign
8 11 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
9 10 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
9 10 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
10 8 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 7 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
11 7 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
11 7 (0.40%) Oracle TCA
12 6 (0.34%) Markit EDM
13 5 (0.28%) Remedy AR System
14 4 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
14 4 (0.23%) Fredhopper
15 3 (0.17%) Maximo
15 3 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 104 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (2.56%) GitHub
4 25 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (1.36%) IaaS
6 20 (1.14%) Office 365
6 20 (1.14%) PaaS
7 11 (0.62%) Boomi
8 10 (0.57%) Google Analytics
9 8 (0.45%) SaaS
10 4 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (0.17%) Google Play
12 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.11%) Bluemix
12 2 (0.11%) CallidusCloud
12 2 (0.11%) Google Tag Manager
12 2 (0.11%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.11%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.50%) DNS
2 31 (1.76%) SAN
3 28 (1.59%) Internet
4 24 (1.36%) Firewall
5 23 (1.31%) DHCP
6 20 (1.14%) HTTP
7 18 (1.02%) LAN
8 16 (0.91%) LDAP
9 15 (0.85%) FTP
9 15 (0.85%) Intranet
9 15 (0.85%) WAN
10 14 (0.80%) NAS
11 13 (0.74%) TCP/IP
12 12 (0.68%) DVB
12 12 (0.68%) Kerberos
12 12 (0.68%) Skype
13 9 (0.51%) Extranet
13 9 (0.51%) SNMP
13 9 (0.51%) SSL
14 8 (0.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 524 (29.76%) SQL Server
2 178 (10.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 156 (8.86%) Relational Database
4 153 (8.69%) Oracle Database
5 144 (8.18%) Data Warehouse
6 126 (7.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 92 (5.22%) NoSQL
8 88 (5.00%) MySQL
9 85 (4.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 84 (4.77%) Oracle Database 11g
11 83 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
12 72 (4.09%) Hadoop
13 70 (3.98%) SQL Server 2014
14 61 (3.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 59 (3.35%) Oracle Database 10g
16 58 (3.29%) Big Data
16 58 (3.29%) DB2
17 56 (3.18%) MS Access
18 50 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
19 48 (2.73%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 157 (8.92%) Git (software)
2 144 (8.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 102 (5.79%) Visual Studio
4 94 (5.34%) Jenkins
5 92 (5.22%) JIRA
6 88 (5.00%) Selenium
7 78 (4.43%) Maven
8 63 (3.58%) JUnit
9 47 (2.67%) Cucumber
10 43 (2.44%) TeamCity
11 40 (2.27%) Subversion
12 39 (2.21%) Oracle APEX
13 38 (2.16%) Mockito
13 38 (2.16%) Talend Open Studio
14 29 (1.65%) WebDriver
15 28 (1.59%) Eclipse
16 24 (1.36%) SoapUI
16 24 (1.36%) SpecFlow
17 22 (1.25%) MSTest
18 18 (1.02%) Toad
General
1 315 (17.89%) Finance
2 63 (3.58%) Marketing
2 63 (3.58%) Telecoms
3 44 (2.50%) Publishing
4 41 (2.33%) Retail
5 35 (1.99%) Banking
5 35 (1.99%) Manufacturing
6 30 (1.70%) Advertising
7 16 (0.91%) Electronics
8 15 (0.85%) Back Office
9 10 (0.57%) German Language
10 9 (0.51%) Legal
11 8 (0.45%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.45%) Law
11 8 (0.45%) Local Government
12 7 (0.40%) French Language
12 7 (0.40%) Military
12 7 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.34%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.34%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 824 (46.79%) Developer
2 329 (18.68%) Analyst
3 229 (13.00%) SQL Developer
4 201 (11.41%) .NET Developer
5 121 (6.87%) Java Developer
6 117 (6.64%) C# Developer
7 100 (5.68%) C# .NET Developer
8 92 (5.22%) Consultant
9 90 (5.11%) Oracle Developer
10 82 (4.66%) Architect
11 69 (3.92%) SQL Analyst
12 68 (3.86%) Software Developer
13 66 (3.75%) Test Analyst
14 65 (3.69%) Systems Analyst
15 64 (3.63%) Administrator
15 64 (3.63%) DBA
15 64 (3.63%) Tester
16 61 (3.46%) Data Analyst
17 58 (3.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 58 (3.29%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 389 (22.09%) .NET
2 316 (17.94%) XML
3 269 (15.28%) HTML
4 205 (11.64%) CSS
5 203 (11.53%) Web Services
6 173 (9.82%) jQuery
7 161 (9.14%) ASP.NET
8 110 (6.25%) Spring
9 105 (5.96%) REST
10 102 (5.79%) AngularJS
11 101 (5.74%) SOAP
12 96 (5.45%) .NET Framework
13 84 (4.77%) JSON
14 79 (4.49%) Ajax
15 76 (4.32%) HTML5
16 73 (4.15%) WCF
17 63 (3.58%) LINQ
18 61 (3.46%) Node.js
19 59 (3.35%) Entity Framework
20 57 (3.24%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 154 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (2.10%) Clustering
3 36 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 36 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 34 (1.93%) Data Structures
5 33 (1.87%) Management Information System
5 33 (1.87%) Visualisation
6 32 (1.82%) User Experience
7 31 (1.76%) Algorithms
7 31 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (1.48%) Replication
8 26 (1.48%) Statistics
9 24 (1.36%) N-Tier
10 23 (1.31%) Data Integration
11 15 (0.85%) Client/Server
12 14 (0.80%) STB
13 12 (0.68%) AS400
13 12 (0.68%) Data Extraction
13 12 (0.68%) Fat Client
13 12 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 288 (16.35%) Linux
2 270 (15.33%) Windows
3 218 (12.38%) Unix
4 87 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 80 (4.54%) Windows Server
6 56 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 41 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 35 (1.99%) AIX
10 31 (1.76%) Solaris
11 27 (1.53%) Android
12 25 (1.42%) Windows 7
13 21 (1.19%) Apple iOS
14 14 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
15 11 (0.62%) Windows 10
16 9 (0.51%) CentOS
16 9 (0.51%) Windows XP
17 8 (0.45%) Ubuntu
18 7 (0.40%) Windows Vista
19 6 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 503 (28.56%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (13.29%) Business Intelligence
3 203 (11.53%) MVC
4 195 (11.07%) Migration
5 194 (11.02%) ETL
6 158 (8.97%) Scrum
7 140 (7.95%) SDLC
8 134 (7.61%) Data Analysis
9 131 (7.44%) TDD
10 128 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
11 118 (6.70%) Data Modelling
12 91 (5.17%) OO
13 87 (4.94%) DevOps
14 86 (4.88%) Unit Testing
15 84 (4.77%) SOA
16 81 (4.60%) Analytics
16 81 (4.60%) Configuration Management
17 78 (4.43%) Data Management
18 77 (4.37%) Data Migration
19 75 (4.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 379 (21.52%) C#
2 375 (21.29%) JavaScript
3 318 (18.06%) Java
4 184 (10.45%) PL/SQL
5 183 (10.39%) T-SQL
6 108 (6.13%) Python
7 82 (4.66%) C++
8 79 (4.49%) Perl
9 75 (4.26%) C
10 71 (4.03%) Shell Script
11 69 (3.92%) VB.NET
12 66 (3.75%) VB
13 64 (3.63%) PowerShell
14 54 (3.07%) PHP
15 52 (2.95%) VBA
16 33 (1.87%) Ruby
17 19 (1.08%) R
18 18 (1.02%) Bash Shell
18 18 (1.02%) F#
19 14 (0.80%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 228 (12.95%) Security Cleared
2 195 (11.07%) SC Cleared
3 114 (6.47%) Degree
4 61 (3.46%) ISEB
5 60 (3.41%) ISTQB
6 47 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 28 (1.59%) DV Cleared
8 24 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (0.62%) MCSE
10 9 (0.51%) Sun Certification
11 8 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.40%) CCNA
12 7 (0.40%) CCNP
12 7 (0.40%) MCITP
12 7 (0.40%) MCP
13 5 (0.28%) CISSP
13 5 (0.28%) HND
13 5 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
13 5 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.23%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (3.63%) QA
2 34 (1.93%) Data Quality
3 21 (1.19%) SLA
4 14 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
5 9 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.34%) GDPR
7 3 (0.17%) HL7
7 3 (0.17%) IFRS
7 3 (0.17%) IFRS 9
7 3 (0.17%) SDET
8 2 (0.11%) GMP
8 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.057%) GxP
9 1 (0.057%) WCAG
System Software
1 93 (5.28%) Active Directory
2 56 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
4 18 (1.02%) vSphere
5 17 (0.97%) Docker
6 16 (0.91%) HDFS
6 16 (0.91%) Hyper-V
7 14 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 14 (0.80%) XenApp
8 12 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 11 (0.62%) XenDesktop
10 8 (0.45%) Apache Flume
11 7 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (0.40%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.17%) NFS
13 3 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 59 (3.35%) Puppet
2 27 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (1.19%) SCCM
4 20 (1.14%) Ambari
5 19 (1.08%) Hadoop YARN
5 19 (1.08%) Tivoli
6 18 (1.02%) Ansible
6 18 (1.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 17 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
7 17 (0.97%) SCOM
8 16 (0.91%) ZABBIX
9 13 (0.74%) Netcool
10 12 (0.68%) WSUS
11 11 (0.62%) Oozie
12 10 (0.57%) NetBackup
13 9 (0.51%) Data Guard
14 8 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
15 7 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
16 6 (0.34%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
16 6 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 486 (27.60%) Oracle
2 369 (20.95%) Microsoft
3 121 (6.87%) VMware
4 74 (4.20%) SAP
5 72 (4.09%) IBM
6 71 (4.03%) HP
7 42 (2.39%) Citrix
8 41 (2.33%) Red Hat
9 38 (2.16%) Talend
10 27 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
10 27 (1.53%) Tableau
11 26 (1.48%) Cisco
11 26 (1.48%) Remedy
12 24 (1.36%) Google
13 22 (1.25%) Informatica
14 21 (1.19%) Adobe
15 20 (1.14%) Cognos
15 20 (1.14%) Veritas
16 19 (1.08%) Dell
17 18 (1.02%) Teradata
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