The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 28 57 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 12.50% 15.83% 13.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.84% 40.43% 38.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 40 29
Median daily rate £300 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £389 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £16.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -25.00%
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
74 141 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 33.04% 39.17% 34.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 110 82
Median daily rate £400 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £430 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% +3.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 June 2016.

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 27 June 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 Southampton region with a requirement for SQL.

1 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
3 15 (28.30%) TDD
4 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
5 12 (22.64%) Git (software)
6 11 (20.75%) .NET
6 11 (20.75%) Oracle
6 11 (20.75%) Windows
7 10 (18.87%) C#
7 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (18.87%) Software Engineering
8 9 (16.98%) Cucumber
8 9 (16.98%) REST
8 9 (16.98%) HTML
8 9 (16.98%) Active Directory
9 8 (15.09%) Configuration Management
9 8 (15.09%) Scrum
9 8 (15.09%) C++
9 8 (15.09%) HTML5
9 8 (15.09%) NoSQL
9 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (13.21%) Azure SQL Database
10 7 (13.21%) Java
10 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
10 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
10 7 (13.21%) SOA
10 7 (13.21%) DevOps
11 6 (11.32%) Microservices
11 6 (11.32%) Gradle
11 6 (11.32%) Jenkins

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 4 (7.55%) WordPress
2 3 (5.66%) Apache
2 3 (5.66%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.89%) CMS
3 1 (1.89%) Drupal
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.89%) MODX
3 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.55%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (5.66%) IaaS
3 3 (5.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) DVB
1 6 (11.32%) HTTP
2 3 (5.66%) DNS
2 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.77%) Network Security
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.89%) DHCP
4 1 (1.89%) Firewall
4 1 (1.89%) Internet
4 1 (1.89%) IPsec
4 1 (1.89%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.89%) SAN
4 1 (1.89%) SSL
4 1 (1.89%) VPN
4 1 (1.89%) WAN
4 1 (1.89%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) NoSQL
3 7 (13.21%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (7.55%) MySQL
5 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.77%) HDInsight
7 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.89%) MS Access
8 1 (1.89%) OLAP
8 1 (1.89%) OLTP
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (22.64%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.98%) Cucumber
3 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
4 6 (11.32%) Gradle
4 6 (11.32%) Jenkins
4 6 (11.32%) JUnit
4 6 (11.32%) Maven
4 6 (11.32%) Mockito
5 5 (9.43%) Subversion
6 3 (5.66%) PHPUnit
7 2 (3.77%) RubyMine
8 1 (1.89%) GoogleTest
8 1 (1.89%) JIRA
8 1 (1.89%) JMeter
8 1 (1.89%) Selenium
8 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.89%) Toad
8 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Local Government
2 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Developer
2 9 (16.98%) DBA
3 8 (15.09%) SQL DBA
4 6 (11.32%) Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) .NET Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Embedded C Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Embedded Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Real Time Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Azure DevOps
6 4 (7.55%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) PHP Developer
6 4 (7.55%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (5.66%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.66%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) .NET
2 9 (16.98%) HTML
2 9 (16.98%) REST
3 8 (15.09%) HTML5
4 6 (11.32%) JPA
4 6 (11.32%) Node.js
4 6 (11.32%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (11.32%) Spring
4 6 (11.32%) Spring Boot
4 6 (11.32%) Spring Integration
5 4 (7.55%) Web Services
5 4 (7.55%) WinForms
6 3 (5.66%) CSS
6 3 (5.66%) jQuery
6 3 (5.66%) JSON
6 3 (5.66%) LAMP
6 3 (5.66%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (5.66%) RESTful
6 3 (5.66%) Symfony
6 3 (5.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) DTV
1 6 (11.32%) MPEG
1 6 (11.32%) STB
2 4 (7.55%) Algorithms
2 4 (7.55%) Statistics
3 3 (5.66%) Blog
3 3 (5.66%) Clustering
3 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.66%) Replication
4 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.77%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (1.89%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.89%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) Linux
3 4 (7.55%) VMS
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.89%) CentOS
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.30%) TDD
3 10 (18.87%) Software Engineering
4 8 (15.09%) Configuration Management
4 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (15.09%) Scrum
5 7 (13.21%) DevOps
5 7 (13.21%) SOA
6 6 (11.32%) Microservices
6 6 (11.32%) OO
6 6 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (11.32%) Software Architecture
6 6 (11.32%) User Stories
7 5 (9.43%) BDD
7 5 (9.43%) High Availability
8 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (7.55%) ITIL
8 4 (7.55%) Software Testing
8 4 (7.55%) Use Case
9 3 (5.66%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) C#
2 8 (15.09%) C++
3 7 (13.21%) Java
4 6 (11.32%) C
4 6 (11.32%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.55%) PHP
6 4 (7.55%) Python
7 3 (5.66%) Ruby
8 2 (3.77%) MATLAB
8 2 (3.77%) VBA
9 1 (1.89%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.89%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.89%) VB
9 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.89%) VB6
9 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) CCNA
3 1 (1.89%) CCNP
3 1 (1.89%) CCSA
3 1 (1.89%) CCSE
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.89%) MCSE
3 1 (1.89%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.89%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Puppet
1 4 (7.55%) SCCM
1 4 (7.55%) SCOM
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.75%) Oracle
3 4 (7.55%) VMware
4 1 (1.89%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco
4 1 (1.89%) EMC
4 1 (1.89%) Forcepoint
4 1 (1.89%) HP
4 1 (1.89%) IronPort
4 1 (1.89%) Juniper
4 1 (1.89%) NetApp
4 1 (1.89%) Nokia
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.89%) RedGate
4 1 (1.89%) Symantec
4 1 (1.89%) Veritas