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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL 36 51 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 12.54% 11.97% 15.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.91% 28.33% 40.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 38 47
Average daily rate £349 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £200 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £29.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £32.63
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -23.37%
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
88 180 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 30.66% 42.25% 37.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 129 102
Average daily rate £350 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Average hourly rate £15.25 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.42% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 29 April 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 29 April 2016, 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 23 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 15 (27.78%) Oracle
4 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
5 13 (24.07%) TDD
6 12 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 12 (22.22%) Cucumber
7 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (20.37%) Git (software)
7 11 (20.37%) Windows
8 10 (18.52%) .NET
8 10 (18.52%) HTML
9 9 (16.67%) C++
9 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (16.67%) NoSQL
10 8 (14.81%) HTML5
10 8 (14.81%) STB
10 8 (14.81%) C#
10 8 (14.81%) Java
10 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
10 8 (14.81%) Scrum
10 8 (14.81%) DTV
10 8 (14.81%) DVB
11 7 (12.96%) Configuration Management
11 7 (12.96%) SOA
11 7 (12.96%) MPEG
11 7 (12.96%) HTTP
11 7 (12.96%) C
11 7 (12.96%) Linux
11 7 (12.96%) MS Excel

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (12.96%) Node.js
2 4 (7.41%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) CMS
3 1 (1.85%) Drupal
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.85%) MODX
3 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS Project
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) IaaS
2 3 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) DVB
2 7 (12.96%) HTTP
3 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.70%) DNS
4 2 (3.70%) Network Security
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.85%) Firewall
5 1 (1.85%) IPsec
5 1 (1.85%) OpenVPN
5 1 (1.85%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.85%) SAN
5 1 (1.85%) SSL
5 1 (1.85%) VLAN
5 1 (1.85%) VPN
5 1 (1.85%) WAN
5 1 (1.85%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database
4 6 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.56%) Data Mining
6 3 (5.56%) MySQL
6 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.70%) HDInsight
7 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.85%) Power BI
8 1 (1.85%) PowerPivot
8 1 (1.85%) QlikView
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 11 (20.37%) Git (software)
3 6 (11.11%) Gradle
3 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 6 (11.11%) JUnit
3 6 (11.11%) Maven
3 6 (11.11%) Mockito
3 6 (11.11%) Subversion
3 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.41%) JIRA
4 4 (7.41%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.70%) RubyMine
6 1 (1.85%) GoogleTest
6 1 (1.85%) gulp
6 1 (1.85%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.85%) PhpStorm
6 1 (1.85%) Selenium
6 1 (1.85%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Developer
2 10 (18.52%) Analyst
2 10 (18.52%) DBA
2 10 (18.52%) SQL DBA
3 6 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Real Time Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Software Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Azure SQL DBA
5 3 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Integration Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Integration Test Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) .NET
1 10 (18.52%) HTML
2 8 (14.81%) HTML5
3 7 (12.96%) REST
4 6 (11.11%) JPA
4 6 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (11.11%) Spring
4 6 (11.11%) Spring Boot
4 6 (11.11%) Spring Integration
5 3 (5.56%) CSS
5 3 (5.56%) WinForms
6 2 (3.70%) jQuery
7 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.85%) 802.1X
7 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.85%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (1.85%) CSS3
7 1 (1.85%) LAMP
7 1 (1.85%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) DTV
1 8 (14.81%) STB
2 7 (12.96%) MPEG
3 4 (7.41%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.56%) Clustering
5 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.70%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.70%) Replication
5 2 (3.70%) Statistics
6 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.85%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (1.85%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.85%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Linux
3 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.56%) VMS
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.85%) CentOS
6 1 (1.85%) Debian
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.07%) TDD
3 12 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (14.81%) Scrum
6 7 (12.96%) Configuration Management
6 7 (12.96%) SOA
6 7 (12.96%) Software Architecture
6 7 (12.96%) User Stories
6 7 (12.96%) Waterfall
7 6 (11.11%) DevOps
7 6 (11.11%) Functional Testing
7 6 (11.11%) Integration Testing
7 6 (11.11%) Microservices
7 6 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 6 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (9.26%) BDD
8 5 (9.26%) Manual Testing
8 5 (9.26%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.67%) C++
2 8 (14.81%) C#
2 8 (14.81%) Java
3 7 (12.96%) C
4 6 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.56%) PHP
6 3 (5.56%) Python
6 3 (5.56%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.70%) Embedded C
7 2 (3.70%) Embedded C++
7 2 (3.70%) MATLAB
7 2 (3.70%) Ruby
7 2 (3.70%) VB
7 2 (3.70%) VB6
7 2 (3.70%) VBA
8 1 (1.85%) Perl
8 1 (1.85%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) CCNA
3 1 (1.85%) CCNP
3 1 (1.85%) CCSA
3 1 (1.85%) CCSE
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.85%) MCSE
3 1 (1.85%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.85%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.85%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.85%) KVM
3 1 (1.85%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) SCCM
1 4 (7.41%) SCOM
2 3 (5.56%) Puppet
3 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.85%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 15 (27.78%) Oracle
3 5 (9.26%) VMware
4 4 (7.41%) HP
5 1 (1.85%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco
5 1 (1.85%) EMC
5 1 (1.85%) Forcepoint
5 1 (1.85%) Infobright
5 1 (1.85%) IronPort
5 1 (1.85%) Juniper
5 1 (1.85%) NetApp
5 1 (1.85%) Nokia
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.85%) RedGate
5 1 (1.85%) Symantec
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