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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 52 37 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 13.83% 11.38% 14.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.99% 51.39% 42.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 25 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £129 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £358 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.30% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 16
Average hourly rate £25.88 £12.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.22% -62.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £10.85 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £16.45 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.43% -15.90%
SQL
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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
153 72 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 40.69% 22.15% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 41 40
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £230 £259
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 9 7 19
Average hourly rate £26.50 £16.49 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.75% -35.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £11.73 £23.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £19.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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 19 September 2014.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 30 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (27.96%) Scrum
2 26 (27.96%) Java
3 25 (26.88%) .NET
4 24 (25.81%) SQL Server
5 20 (21.51%) Oracle
6 19 (20.43%) C#
7 18 (19.35%) Web Services
7 18 (19.35%) Windows
8 17 (18.28%) Finance
9 16 (17.20%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (17.20%) Security Cleared
10 15 (16.13%) SC Cleared
10 15 (16.13%) Migration
11 14 (15.05%) SOAP
11 14 (15.05%) Test Automation
11 14 (15.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (13.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (13.98%) ASP.NET
13 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
13 12 (12.90%) ETL
13 12 (12.90%) Linux
13 12 (12.90%) Software Engineering
14 10 (10.75%) Cucumber
14 10 (10.75%) SoapUI
14 10 (10.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (10.75%) Degree
14 10 (10.75%) SOA
14 10 (10.75%) ITIL
14 10 (10.75%) Test Strategy

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (8.60%) WebLogic
1 8 (8.60%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.45%) SAS
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.23%) Apache
3 3 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (1.08%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (1.08%) LAN
2 1 (1.08%) WAN
2 1 (1.08%) DHCP
2 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.08%) DNS
2 1 (1.08%) IPv4
2 1 (1.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (13.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (10.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (8.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (7.53%) Oracle Database
6 7 (7.53%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (6.45%) Base SAS
8 4 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.23%) MySQL
9 3 (3.23%) QlikView
9 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.08%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (10.75%) Cucumber
1 10 (10.75%) SoapUI
2 9 (9.68%) SpecFlow
3 7 (7.53%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.38%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.08%) Toad
7 1 (1.08%) Selenium
7 1 (1.08%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.08%) JIRA
7 1 (1.08%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.08%) NUnit
7 1 (1.08%) Subversion
7 1 (1.08%) Maven
General
1 17 (18.28%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Back Office
3 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.08%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (36.56%) Developer
2 25 (26.88%) Analyst
3 14 (15.05%) Test Analyst
4 9 (9.68%) DBA
4 9 (9.68%) Administrator
4 9 (9.68%) SQL Developer
5 8 (8.60%) SQL DBA
5 8 (8.60%) Software Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) .NET Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Software Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Test Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Test Leader
7 4 (4.30%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.23%) Tester
8 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.88%) .NET
2 18 (19.35%) Web Services
3 14 (15.05%) SOAP
4 13 (13.98%) ASP.NET
5 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 5 (5.38%) HTML
6 5 (5.38%) JSP
6 5 (5.38%) Spring
7 4 (4.30%) Ajax
7 4 (4.30%) Middleware
7 4 (4.30%) CSS
7 4 (4.30%) Struts
7 4 (4.30%) XML
8 3 (3.23%) Flash
8 3 (3.23%) Servlets
9 2 (2.15%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.15%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.15%) WCF
10 1 (1.08%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.53%) Replication
3 3 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (1.08%) NHS
4 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.08%) iSeries
4 1 (1.08%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.35%) Windows
2 12 (12.90%) Linux
3 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (3.23%) UNIX
7 2 (2.15%) Android
7 2 (2.15%) AIX
8 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (27.96%) Scrum
3 16 (17.20%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (16.13%) Migration
5 14 (15.05%) Test Automation
6 12 (12.90%) ETL
6 12 (12.90%) Software Engineering
7 10 (10.75%) SOA
7 10 (10.75%) ITIL
7 10 (10.75%) Test Strategy
8 9 (9.68%) PRINCE2
9 8 (8.60%) Integration Testing
9 8 (8.60%) Data Migration
9 8 (8.60%) Data Transformation
10 7 (7.53%) DevOps
10 7 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (6.45%) Unit Testing
11 6 (6.45%) Web Application Development
12 5 (5.38%) User Stories
13 4 (4.30%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.96%) Java
2 19 (20.43%) C#
3 9 (9.68%) Ruby
4 8 (8.60%) C
4 8 (8.60%) T-SQL
5 7 (7.53%) VB
5 7 (7.53%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.45%) PHP
7 4 (4.30%) SAS Macro
8 3 (3.23%) Python
8 3 (3.23%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.23%) VBA
8 3 (3.23%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.08%) C++
9 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.08%) Korn
Qualifications
1 16 (17.20%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.75%) Degree
4 6 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.30%) MCTS
5 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.23%) MCSA
6 3 (3.23%) ISEB
7 2 (2.15%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.08%) vSphere
2 1 (1.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) Puppet
2 6 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (4.30%) Vagrant
4 3 (3.23%) YUM
5 2 (2.15%) SCCM
5 2 (2.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (21.51%) Oracle
2 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.60%) Citrix
4 5 (5.38%) ESRI
4 5 (5.38%) VMware
5 4 (4.30%) HP
6 3 (3.23%) SAP
6 3 (3.23%) Sun
6 3 (3.23%) Veritas
7 2 (2.15%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.15%) Cisco
7 2 (2.15%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.08%) Borland
8 1 (1.08%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.08%) Symantec
8 1 (1.08%) Capita
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