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 27 August 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
27 Aug 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 39 36 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 10.66% 10.75% 16.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.00% 40.00% 45.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £137 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £355 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 15
Average hourly rate £27.63 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.85% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.73 £11.55 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.53 £21.60 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £26.96 £26.37
% change year-on-year
-3.54% +2.23%
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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
150 90 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 40.98% 26.87% 35.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 49 51
Average daily rate £350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £227 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 18
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £12.25 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 28 (31.11%) Java
2 27 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 26 (28.89%) .NET
3 26 (28.89%) Scrum
4 21 (23.33%) Oracle
5 19 (21.11%) Web Services
6 18 (20.00%) C#
7 17 (18.89%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (17.78%) SOAP
9 15 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 15 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (15.56%) Test Automation
11 13 (14.44%) Software Engineering
11 13 (14.44%) Finance
12 12 (13.33%) Migration
12 12 (13.33%) ITIL
12 12 (13.33%) PRINCE2
12 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
12 12 (13.33%) Linux
13 11 (12.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (12.22%) SharePoint
13 11 (12.22%) C
14 10 (11.11%) T-SQL
14 10 (11.11%) VB
14 10 (11.11%) Windows
14 10 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (11.11%) SOA
14 10 (11.11%) ETL
14 10 (11.11%) ISO 9001
14 10 (11.11%) Replication

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 11 (12.22%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.89%) SAS
2 8 (8.89%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.33%) Apache
3 3 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (1.11%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 6 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) LAN
1 2 (2.22%) WAN
1 2 (2.22%) IPv4
1 2 (2.22%) Firewall
2 1 (1.11%) SAN
2 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (12.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (8.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (8.89%) Base SAS
6 7 (7.78%) Oracle Database
7 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (6.67%) QlikView
8 4 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (3.33%) MySQL
10 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.11%) JasperReports
11 1 (1.11%) BODI
11 1 (1.11%) SQLite
11 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 1 (1.11%) SQL Navigator
11 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 10 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 9 (10.00%) SpecFlow
3 7 (7.78%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.11%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.11%) Toad
7 1 (1.11%) NUnit
7 1 (1.11%) Subversion
7 1 (1.11%) Maven
7 1 (1.11%) JIRA
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.11%) Selenium
7 1 (1.11%) FitNesse
General
1 13 (14.44%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Back Office
3 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (47.78%) Developer
2 19 (21.11%) Analyst
3 12 (13.33%) Test Analyst
3 12 (13.33%) SQL Developer
4 9 (10.00%) DBA
4 9 (10.00%) Administrator
5 8 (8.89%) .NET Developer
5 8 (8.89%) SQL DBA
5 8 (8.89%) Software Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Excel Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Excel VBA Developer
7 5 (5.56%) VBA Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Test Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Test Leader
9 3 (3.33%) Classic ASP Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.33%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (28.89%) .NET
2 19 (21.11%) Web Services
3 16 (17.78%) SOAP
4 15 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 7 (7.78%) HTML
5 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 6 (6.67%) CSS
6 6 (6.67%) XML
7 5 (5.56%) Spring
7 5 (5.56%) JSP
8 4 (4.44%) Middleware
8 4 (4.44%) Struts
8 4 (4.44%) Ajax
9 3 (3.33%) .NET Framework
9 3 (3.33%) WinForms
9 3 (3.33%) Flash
9 3 (3.33%) Servlets
9 3 (3.33%) Classic ASP
10 2 (2.22%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) Replication
2 3 (3.33%) Clustering
3 2 (2.22%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.11%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.11%) iSeries
4 1 (1.11%) Open Source
4 1 (1.11%) NHS
4 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.33%) Linux
2 10 (11.11%) Windows
3 4 (4.44%) UNIX
4 3 (3.33%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (2.22%) Android
5 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.22%) AIX
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.89%) Scrum
2 17 (18.89%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (15.56%) Test Automation
4 13 (14.44%) Software Engineering
5 12 (13.33%) Migration
5 12 (13.33%) ITIL
5 12 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 10 (11.11%) SOA
6 10 (11.11%) ETL
6 10 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 8 (8.89%) Data Transformation
7 8 (8.89%) DevOps
7 8 (8.89%) Integration Testing
8 7 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.78%) Unit Testing
8 7 (7.78%) Web Application Development
9 6 (6.67%) Data Migration
9 6 (6.67%) Predictive Modelling
10 5 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.11%) Java
2 18 (20.00%) C#
3 11 (12.22%) C
4 10 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 10 (11.11%) VB
5 9 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.00%) Ruby
6 6 (6.67%) PHP
6 6 (6.67%) VBA
7 4 (4.44%) Python
7 4 (4.44%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.44%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.44%) SAS Macro
8 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.22%) Korn
9 1 (1.11%) C++
9 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (11.11%) Degree
2 6 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 6 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.33%) ISEB
4 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.22%) MCTS
4 2 (2.22%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.11%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) Puppet
2 4 (4.44%) Vagrant
2 4 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.33%) YUM
Vendors
1 21 (23.33%) Oracle
2 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.67%) VMware
4 5 (5.56%) ESRI
5 3 (3.33%) Veritas
5 3 (3.33%) SAP
6 2 (2.22%) Cisco
6 2 (2.22%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.22%) HP
6 2 (2.22%) Citrix
6 2 (2.22%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.11%) Symantec
7 1 (1.11%) Capita
7 1 (1.11%) Sun
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