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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 21 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 34 51 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.08% 15.09% 9.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.92% 35.17% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 39 7
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£328 £313 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.80% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £163 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £430 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £22.81 £12.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.50% -64.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £12.50 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.19 £12.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.09%
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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
201 145 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 47.74% 42.90% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 94 31
Average daily rate £363 £313 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £408 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 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
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 4 March 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 27 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.81%) Scrum
2 24 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (24.73%) Linux
4 21 (22.58%) Java
5 20 (21.51%) Web Services
6 19 (20.43%) Windows
7 18 (19.35%) Subversion
8 17 (18.28%) .NET
8 17 (18.28%) Migration
9 16 (17.20%) Jenkins
10 15 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (15.05%) Finance
11 14 (15.05%) Oracle
12 13 (13.98%) C#
12 13 (13.98%) Security Cleared
13 12 (12.90%) SC Cleared
13 12 (12.90%) Test Automation
13 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (11.83%) WebLogic
14 11 (11.83%) SOA
14 11 (11.83%) Microsoft
14 11 (11.83%) HP
14 11 (11.83%) Puppet
14 11 (11.83%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (11.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 11 (11.83%) Vagrant
15 10 (10.75%) BDD
15 10 (10.75%) XML
15 10 (10.75%) SQL Server

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (11.83%) WebLogic
1 11 (11.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (6.45%) Apache
3 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.08%) IIS
4 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) MS Office
2 5 (5.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.08%) MS Project
3 1 (1.08%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Magento
2 2 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) Firewall
1 5 (5.38%) Internet
1 5 (5.38%) DHCP
2 3 (3.23%) SAN
3 2 (2.15%) DNS
4 1 (1.08%) Wireless
4 1 (1.08%) Extranet
4 1 (1.08%) Intranet
4 1 (1.08%) VPN
4 1 (1.08%) LAN
4 1 (1.08%) WAN
4 1 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.08%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.38%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.15%) DB2
6 2 (2.15%) MySQL
7 1 (1.08%) OLAP
7 1 (1.08%) MS Access
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.08%) TKPROF
7 1 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.08%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 18 (19.35%) Subversion
2 16 (17.20%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.60%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.30%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.30%) SoapUI
4 4 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.30%) PHPUnit
4 4 (4.30%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.08%) Ant
General
1 14 (15.05%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Banking
3 6 (6.45%) Turkish Language
3 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.15%) Legal
5 1 (1.08%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (34.41%) Analyst
2 28 (30.11%) Developer
3 9 (9.68%) Test Analyst
4 8 (8.60%) Software Developer
5 6 (6.45%) PHP Developer
5 6 (6.45%) Business Analyst
5 6 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.38%) Consultant
6 5 (5.38%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Applications Support
6 5 (5.38%) SQL Developer
6 5 (5.38%) Performance Analyst
7 4 (4.30%) Senior PHP Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.30%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.23%) Technical Project Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.51%) Web Services
2 17 (18.28%) .NET
3 10 (10.75%) XML
4 8 (8.60%) RESTful
5 6 (6.45%) JSON
6 5 (5.38%) REST
7 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.23%) SOAP
8 3 (3.23%) HTML
8 3 (3.23%) PostGIS
8 3 (3.23%) KML
9 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.15%) HTML5
9 2 (2.15%) CSS
10 1 (1.08%) LAMP
10 1 (1.08%) Middleware
10 1 (1.08%) XHTML
10 1 (1.08%) EDI
10 1 (1.08%) CSS3
10 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.23%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.15%) iSeries
3 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.15%) AS400
3 2 (2.15%) Clustering
4 1 (1.08%) Replication
4 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.08%) NHS
4 1 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.73%) Linux
2 19 (20.43%) Windows
3 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (11.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (9.68%) Oracle Linux
5 9 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.15%) UNIX
7 1 (1.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.81%) Scrum
3 17 (18.28%) Migration
4 15 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (12.90%) Test Automation
6 11 (11.83%) SOA
7 10 (10.75%) BDD
7 10 (10.75%) Configuration Management
8 9 (9.68%) ETL
8 9 (9.68%) Data Migration
8 9 (9.68%) BPEL
9 8 (8.60%) TDD
10 7 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (7.53%) Software Engineering
11 6 (6.45%) Information Management
11 6 (6.45%) Web Development
11 6 (6.45%) Change Control
11 6 (6.45%) ERP
11 6 (6.45%) OO
11 6 (6.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.58%) Java
2 13 (13.98%) C#
3 8 (8.60%) T-SQL
4 7 (7.53%) PHP
5 6 (6.45%) PHP5
6 4 (4.30%) Ruby
7 3 (3.23%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.15%) RPG/400
8 2 (2.15%) RPG IV
8 2 (2.15%) RPG
8 2 (2.15%) VBA
9 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.08%) C
9 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.08%) Perl
9 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (13.98%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.38%) VCP4
5 4 (4.30%) MCTS
5 4 (4.30%) Degree
5 4 (4.30%) MCSA
6 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (9.68%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (7.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.15%) vSphere
4 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (11.83%) Puppet
1 11 (11.83%) Vagrant
2 7 (7.53%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.15%) SCCM
3 2 (2.15%) SCOM
4 1 (1.08%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 14 (15.05%) Oracle
2 11 (11.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.83%) HP
3 9 (9.68%) Citrix
4 5 (5.38%) VMware
5 3 (3.23%) Sun
5 3 (3.23%) 3PAR
6 2 (2.15%) Guidewire
6 2 (2.15%) IBM
7 1 (1.08%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.08%) Cisco
7 1 (1.08%) Dell
7 1 (1.08%) CA
7 1 (1.08%) Borland
7 1 (1.08%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.08%) Apple
7 1 (1.08%) Nintex
7 1 (1.08%) Infor
7 1 (1.08%) Brocade
7 1 (1.08%) Endeca
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