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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 51 45 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 15.50% 15.63% 13.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.48% 44.12% 44.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 14
Average daily rate
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£335 £255 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.37% -13.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £175 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Average hourly rate £23.13 £17.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -27.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
SQL
Hampshire

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
157 102 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 47.72% 35.42% 31.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 69 29
Average daily rate £350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £186 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 10
Average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £40.00 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 39 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (33.01%) Scrum
3 29 (28.16%) Java
4 25 (24.27%) Web Services
5 22 (21.36%) .NET
6 21 (20.39%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (18.45%) Windows
7 19 (18.45%) Linux
7 19 (18.45%) Migration
8 18 (17.48%) Test Automation
9 17 (16.50%) Jenkins
9 17 (16.50%) Oracle
10 16 (15.53%) SQL Server
10 16 (15.53%) C#
10 16 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (14.56%) Security Cleared
12 14 (13.59%) Subversion
12 14 (13.59%) SC Cleared
12 14 (13.59%) SOA
13 13 (12.62%) Software Engineering
14 12 (11.65%) Puppet
14 12 (11.65%) Finance
14 12 (11.65%) T-SQL
14 12 (11.65%) WebLogic
15 11 (10.68%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (10.68%) SoapUI
15 11 (10.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 11 (10.68%) Vagrant
15 11 (10.68%) Data Migration
16 10 (9.71%) Ruby

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 12 (11.65%) WebLogic
2 11 (10.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (4.85%) Apache
4 3 (2.91%) SAS
5 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.97%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) MS Office
2 4 (3.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.97%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.83%) DHCP
1 6 (5.83%) Firewall
2 3 (2.91%) Internet
3 2 (1.94%) SAN
3 2 (1.94%) DNS
4 1 (0.97%) Wireless
4 1 (0.97%) VPN
4 1 (0.97%) LAN
4 1 (0.97%) WAN
4 1 (0.97%) Network Security
4 1 (0.97%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.53%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (8.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (6.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.85%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.91%) QlikView
7 3 (2.91%) Base SAS
7 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.94%) DB2
8 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.97%) MS Access
9 1 (0.97%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (16.50%) Jenkins
2 14 (13.59%) Subversion
3 11 (10.68%) SoapUI
4 10 (9.71%) SpecFlow
4 10 (9.71%) Cucumber
5 7 (6.80%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.91%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.97%) Selenium
8 1 (0.97%) NUnit
8 1 (0.97%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (11.65%) Finance
2 6 (5.83%) Turkish Language
3 3 (2.91%) Back Office
4 1 (0.97%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (33.98%) Developer
2 31 (30.10%) Analyst
3 14 (13.59%) Test Analyst
4 8 (7.77%) SQL Developer
4 8 (7.77%) Software Engineer
5 7 (6.80%) Software Developer
6 6 (5.83%) Business Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) Java Developer
6 6 (5.83%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Consultant
7 5 (4.85%) Applications Support
7 5 (4.85%) Performance Analyst
7 5 (4.85%) PHP Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (3.88%) DBA
8 4 (3.88%) Tester
9 3 (2.91%) Test Engineer
9 3 (2.91%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (24.27%) Web Services
2 22 (21.36%) .NET
3 10 (9.71%) SOAP
4 7 (6.80%) RESTful
5 6 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (5.83%) XML
5 6 (5.83%) ASP.NET
6 5 (4.85%) JSON
7 4 (3.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (3.88%) REST
8 3 (2.91%) KML
8 3 (2.91%) PostGIS
9 2 (1.94%) WCF
9 2 (1.94%) HTML
10 1 (0.97%) Middleware
10 1 (0.97%) EDI
10 1 (0.97%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.39%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.77%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.88%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.94%) iSeries
4 2 (1.94%) AS400
4 2 (1.94%) Replication
5 1 (0.97%) Clustering
5 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.97%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.45%) Windows
1 19 (18.45%) Linux
2 11 (10.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (8.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (8.74%) Oracle Linux
3 9 (8.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.94%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.97%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (33.01%) Scrum
3 19 (18.45%) Migration
4 18 (17.48%) Test Automation
5 16 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (13.59%) SOA
7 13 (12.62%) Software Engineering
8 11 (10.68%) Data Migration
9 10 (9.71%) Test Strategy
9 10 (9.71%) BDD
10 9 (8.74%) ETL
10 9 (8.74%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (8.74%) Configuration Management
10 9 (8.74%) BPEL
10 9 (8.74%) TDD
11 8 (7.77%) Unit Testing
12 7 (6.80%) ITIL
13 6 (5.83%) Information Management
13 6 (5.83%) Web Development
13 6 (5.83%) OO
Programming Languages
1 29 (28.16%) Java
2 16 (15.53%) C#
3 12 (11.65%) T-SQL
4 10 (9.71%) Ruby
5 5 (4.85%) PHP
5 5 (4.85%) PHP5
6 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.94%) RPG/400
7 2 (1.94%) RPG IV
7 2 (1.94%) RPG
7 2 (1.94%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.97%) C
8 1 (0.97%) VB
8 1 (0.97%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 15 (14.56%) Security Cleared
2 14 (13.59%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.88%) MCTS
5 3 (2.91%) MCSA
6 2 (1.94%) Degree
7 1 (0.97%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.94%) QA
3 1 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.97%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (8.74%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (7.77%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.94%) vSphere
3 2 (1.94%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (11.65%) Puppet
2 11 (10.68%) Vagrant
3 9 (8.74%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.94%) SCCM
4 2 (1.94%) SCOM
5 1 (0.97%) yum
5 1 (0.97%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 17 (16.50%) Oracle
2 9 (8.74%) HP
2 9 (8.74%) Citrix
3 7 (6.80%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.85%) ESRI
5 4 (3.88%) VMware
6 3 (2.91%) Sun
7 2 (1.94%) IBM
8 1 (0.97%) Symantec
8 1 (0.97%) CA
8 1 (0.97%) Veritas
8 1 (0.97%) Borland
8 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.97%) Dell
8 1 (0.97%) Cisco
8 1 (0.97%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.97%) Brocade
8 1 (0.97%) Endeca
8 1 (0.97%) 3PAR
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