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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 43 36 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 12.29% 11.01% 15.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.50% 51.43% 44.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 15
Average daily rate
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£349 £306 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +11.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £368 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 15
Average hourly rate £25.88 £11.38 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.47% -65.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.03 £10.68 £22.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £12.08 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £24.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.52% -10.00%
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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
141 70 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 40.29% 21.41% 35.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 44 39
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 19
Average hourly rate £21.63 £14.25 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.75% -44.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.38 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £19.61 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 1 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 29 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (27.17%) Scrum
3 23 (25.00%) .NET
4 21 (22.83%) Oracle
4 21 (22.83%) SQL Server
4 21 (22.83%) Java
5 19 (20.65%) Web Services
6 18 (19.57%) Windows
7 17 (18.48%) C#
7 17 (18.48%) Finance
7 17 (18.48%) Migration
8 16 (17.39%) Security Cleared
9 15 (16.30%) SC Cleared
9 15 (16.30%) Test Automation
10 14 (15.22%) SOAP
11 13 (14.13%) Linux
11 13 (14.13%) Software Engineering
11 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (11.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (10.87%) Cucumber
14 10 (10.87%) SoapUI
14 10 (10.87%) Test Strategy
14 10 (10.87%) Data Migration
14 10 (10.87%) SOA
14 10 (10.87%) ASP.NET
15 9 (9.78%) T-SQL
15 9 (9.78%) ETL
15 9 (9.78%) Microsoft

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 8 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 6 (6.52%) SAS
3 5 (5.43%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (3.26%) Apache
5 3 (3.26%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.09%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Office
1 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) Firewall
2 2 (2.17%) SAN
3 1 (1.09%) IPv4
3 1 (1.09%) DHCP
3 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.09%) DNS
3 1 (1.09%) LAN
3 1 (1.09%) WAN
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.09%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.83%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (7.61%) Oracle Database
5 7 (7.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (6.52%) Base SAS
7 4 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.26%) MySQL
8 3 (3.26%) QlikView
8 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.17%) DB2
10 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (1.09%) SQL Navigator
10 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.09%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Cucumber
1 10 (10.87%) SoapUI
2 9 (9.78%) SpecFlow
3 8 (8.70%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.52%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.09%) Toad
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.09%) Selenium
7 1 (1.09%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.09%) NUnit
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
General
1 17 (18.48%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Back Office
3 2 (2.17%) Turkish Language
4 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (32.61%) Developer
2 27 (29.35%) Analyst
3 14 (15.22%) Test Analyst
4 9 (9.78%) Software Engineer
4 9 (9.78%) SQL Developer
5 7 (7.61%) Software Developer
6 6 (6.52%) .NET Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Consultant
6 6 (6.52%) DBA
6 6 (6.52%) Applications Support
6 6 (6.52%) Administrator
7 5 (5.43%) SQL DBA
8 4 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Test Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Test Leader
8 4 (4.35%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.26%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.00%) .NET
2 19 (20.65%) Web Services
3 14 (15.22%) SOAP
4 10 (10.87%) ASP.NET
5 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (6.52%) HTML
6 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (4.35%) Middleware
7 4 (4.35%) XML
7 4 (4.35%) CSS
8 3 (3.26%) Flash
8 3 (3.26%) JSP
8 3 (3.26%) Servlets
8 3 (3.26%) Struts
8 3 (3.26%) Ajax
8 3 (3.26%) Spring
9 2 (2.17%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.17%) WCF
10 1 (1.09%) Classic ASP
10 1 (1.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.61%) Algorithms
3 5 (5.43%) Replication
4 4 (4.35%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.26%) Clustering
5 3 (3.26%) iSeries
6 2 (2.17%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.17%) AS400
7 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.09%) NHS
7 1 (1.09%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.57%) Windows
2 13 (14.13%) Linux
3 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.26%) UNIX
7 2 (2.17%) Android
7 2 (2.17%) AIX
8 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (27.17%) Scrum
3 17 (18.48%) Migration
4 15 (16.30%) Test Automation
5 13 (14.13%) Software Engineering
6 12 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (10.87%) Test Strategy
7 10 (10.87%) Data Migration
7 10 (10.87%) SOA
8 9 (9.78%) ETL
9 8 (8.70%) Integration Testing
9 8 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (8.70%) ITIL
9 8 (8.70%) Data Transformation
9 8 (8.70%) DevOps
10 6 (6.52%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.52%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.52%) User Stories
11 5 (5.43%) Configuration Management
11 5 (5.43%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.83%) Java
2 17 (18.48%) C#
3 9 (9.78%) T-SQL
3 9 (9.78%) Ruby
4 6 (6.52%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.43%) C
6 4 (4.35%) SAS Macro
6 4 (4.35%) VB
7 3 (3.26%) Python
7 3 (3.26%) PHP
7 3 (3.26%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.26%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.17%) RPG/400
8 2 (2.17%) RPG IV
8 2 (2.17%) RPG
9 1 (1.09%) VBA
9 1 (1.09%) C++
9 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.09%) Korn
Qualifications
1 16 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.30%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.61%) Degree
4 4 (4.35%) MCTS
4 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.26%) MCSA
5 3 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.26%) ISEB
6 2 (2.17%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.26%) QA
3 2 (2.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) Puppet
2 6 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (5.43%) Vagrant
4 3 (3.26%) YUM
5 2 (2.17%) SCCM
5 2 (2.17%) SCOM
6 1 (1.09%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 21 (22.83%) Oracle
2 9 (9.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.78%) Citrix
3 6 (6.52%) VMware
4 5 (5.43%) ESRI
4 5 (5.43%) HP
5 3 (3.26%) Sun
5 3 (3.26%) Cisco
5 3 (3.26%) SAP
5 3 (3.26%) Veritas
6 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.17%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.17%) IBM
7 1 (1.09%) Symantec
7 1 (1.09%) CA
7 1 (1.09%) Borland
7 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.09%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.09%) Brocade
7 1 (1.09%) Capita
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