The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 18 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 32 49 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.28% 18.08% 13.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.78% 40.16% 40.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 31 12
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£328 £260 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.96% -11.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £113 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £400 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £22.81 £15.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.17% -20.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £12.80 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £21.00 £27.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.81%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
180 122 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 52.17% 45.02% 32.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 74 28
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 9
Average hourly rate £22.81 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.96% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.88 £13.40 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £160.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 24 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (29.49%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (28.21%) Scrum
4 20 (25.64%) Java
5 19 (24.36%) Web Services
6 18 (23.08%) Windows
6 18 (23.08%) Linux
7 16 (20.51%) Migration
7 16 (20.51%) Jenkins
8 15 (19.23%) Subversion
9 14 (17.95%) Oracle
9 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (16.67%) .NET
11 12 (15.38%) Test Automation
12 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
12 11 (14.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 11 (14.10%) Puppet
12 11 (14.10%) Vagrant
12 11 (14.10%) WebLogic
12 11 (14.10%) SOA
12 11 (14.10%) HP
12 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (12.82%) Data Migration
13 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared
14 9 (11.54%) Oracle RAC
14 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (11.54%) Oracle Linux
14 9 (11.54%) BDD
14 9 (11.54%) Configuration Management

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (14.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 11 (14.10%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.41%) Apache
3 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Office
2 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) Firewall
1 6 (7.69%) DHCP
2 3 (3.85%) Internet
3 2 (2.56%) DNS
3 2 (2.56%) SAN
4 1 (1.28%) Network Security
4 1 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.28%) VPN
4 1 (1.28%) LAN
4 1 (1.28%) WAN
4 1 (1.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.56%) DB2
6 1 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.28%) MS Access
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (20.51%) Jenkins
2 15 (19.23%) Subversion
3 6 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.13%) SpecFlow
4 4 (5.13%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.13%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.85%) PHPUnit
General
1 8 (10.26%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Turkish Language
3 2 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (34.62%) Analyst
2 21 (26.92%) Developer
3 10 (12.82%) Test Analyst
4 6 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 6 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 5 (6.41%) Applications Support
5 5 (6.41%) Consultant
5 5 (6.41%) Java Developer
5 5 (6.41%) PHP Developer
5 5 (6.41%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (3.85%) SQL Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.56%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.56%) Applications Packager
8 2 (2.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.36%) Web Services
2 13 (16.67%) .NET
3 7 (8.97%) RESTful
3 7 (8.97%) XML
4 5 (6.41%) JSON
5 4 (5.13%) REST
6 3 (3.85%) KML
6 3 (3.85%) PostGIS
6 3 (3.85%) SOAP
7 2 (2.56%) HTML
7 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (1.28%) CSS3
8 1 (1.28%) HTML5
8 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.28%) Middleware
8 1 (1.28%) CSS
8 1 (1.28%) EDI
8 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.49%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.85%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.56%) AS400
3 2 (2.56%) iSeries
4 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.28%) NHS
4 1 (1.28%) Replication
4 1 (1.28%) Clustering
4 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.08%) Windows
1 18 (23.08%) Linux
2 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (11.54%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.21%) Scrum
3 16 (20.51%) Migration
4 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 11 (14.10%) SOA
7 10 (12.82%) Data Migration
8 9 (11.54%) BDD
8 9 (11.54%) Configuration Management
8 9 (11.54%) ETL
8 9 (11.54%) BPEL
9 7 (8.97%) TDD
10 6 (7.69%) Software Engineering
10 6 (7.69%) Information Management
10 6 (7.69%) ITIL
10 6 (7.69%) ERP
11 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (6.41%) OO
11 5 (6.41%) Web Development
12 4 (5.13%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.64%) Java
2 9 (11.54%) C#
3 7 (8.97%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.41%) PHP5
4 5 (6.41%) PHP
5 4 (5.13%) Ruby
6 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.56%) RPG
6 2 (2.56%) RPG/400
6 2 (2.56%) RPG IV
7 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.85%) MCSA
4 3 (3.85%) MCTS
5 2 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (11.54%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (10.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.56%) vSphere
4 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (14.10%) Puppet
1 11 (14.10%) Vagrant
2 8 (10.26%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.56%) SCCM
3 2 (2.56%) SCOM
4 1 (1.28%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 14 (17.95%) Oracle
2 11 (14.10%) HP
3 9 (11.54%) Citrix
4 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.85%) Sun
5 3 (3.85%) VMware
6 2 (2.56%) IBM
6 2 (2.56%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.28%) Dell
7 1 (1.28%) CA
7 1 (1.28%) Borland
7 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.28%) Cisco
7 1 (1.28%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.28%) Endeca
7 1 (1.28%) Brocade
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