The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Southampton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 20 8
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL 57 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 14.92% 4.85% 12.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.71% 14.61% 55.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 8 15
Average daily rate £315 £298 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £221 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £369 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.56
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +7.57%
Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
140 89 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 36.65% 33.21% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 53 32
Average daily rate £315 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £193 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £428 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
SQL
Hampshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 38 (35.19%) SQL Server
2 23 (21.30%) .NET
3 22 (20.37%) Scrum
4 21 (19.44%) Oracle
4 21 (19.44%) Java
5 19 (17.59%) C#
6 17 (15.74%) Windows
7 16 (14.81%) MS Excel
7 16 (14.81%) Microsoft
8 15 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (13.89%) Web Services
9 14 (12.96%) C
9 14 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (12.96%) Security Cleared
10 13 (12.04%) SC Cleared
10 13 (12.04%) VB
10 13 (12.04%) ITIL
10 13 (12.04%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (11.11%) ASP.NET
11 12 (11.11%) PL/SQL
11 12 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (10.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (10.19%) JavaScript
12 11 (10.19%) HTML
12 11 (10.19%) CSS
12 11 (10.19%) PRINCE2
12 11 (10.19%) XML
12 11 (10.19%) SharePoint
13 10 (9.26%) ISO 9001
13 10 (9.26%) PHP

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (10.19%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.56%) Liferay
3 5 (4.63%) SAS
4 4 (3.70%) WordPress
5 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.85%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.93%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.93%) Quickr
Applications
1 16 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.70%) MS Office
2 4 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.93%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Magento
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.56%) SAN
2 4 (3.70%) DNS
3 3 (2.78%) DHCP
3 3 (2.78%) Firewall
4 2 (1.85%) IPv4
4 2 (1.85%) LAN
4 2 (1.85%) WAN
5 1 (0.93%) SSL
5 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (35.19%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (10.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (6.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (5.56%) QlikView
7 5 (4.63%) Base SAS
7 5 (4.63%) MySQL
7 5 (4.63%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.70%) MS Access
9 3 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.85%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.93%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.93%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Cucumber
2 6 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.56%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (4.63%) RSpec
4 4 (3.70%) Subversion
5 3 (2.78%) JIRA
5 3 (2.78%) Hudson
6 2 (1.85%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.85%) Selenium
7 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.93%) Maven
7 1 (0.93%) Toad
7 1 (0.93%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.78%) Marketing
4 2 (1.85%) Back Office
5 1 (0.93%) Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (48.15%) Developer
2 20 (18.52%) Analyst
3 15 (13.89%) Administrator
4 9 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 8 (7.41%) DBA
6 7 (6.48%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.56%) Excel Developer
7 6 (5.56%) SQL DBA
8 5 (4.63%) IT Support
8 5 (4.63%) VBA Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Test Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Excel VBA Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Test Analyst
8 5 (4.63%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (4.63%) Data Analyst
8 5 (4.63%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (4.63%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.70%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.70%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.30%) .NET
2 15 (13.89%) Web Services
3 12 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 11 (10.19%) HTML
4 11 (10.19%) CSS
4 11 (10.19%) XML
5 10 (9.26%) JSON
6 8 (7.41%) Hibernate
6 8 (7.41%) Spring
6 8 (7.41%) jQuery
7 6 (5.56%) WinForms
7 6 (5.56%) Java EE
7 6 (5.56%) Apache CXF
7 6 (5.56%) RESTful
8 5 (4.63%) J2EE
9 4 (3.70%) Sass
9 4 (3.70%) CSS3
9 4 (3.70%) SOAP
9 4 (3.70%) HTML5
10 3 (2.78%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.26%) Replication
2 5 (4.63%) iSeries
3 3 (2.78%) Open Source
4 2 (1.85%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.85%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.93%) NHS
5 1 (0.93%) AS400
5 1 (0.93%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.74%) Windows
2 5 (4.63%) Linux
3 4 (3.70%) UNIX
4 3 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.85%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.93%) Android
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.37%) Scrum
2 13 (12.04%) ITIL
2 13 (12.04%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (10.19%) PRINCE2
5 10 (9.26%) Test Scripting
6 9 (8.33%) Migration
6 9 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 8 (7.41%) Data Modelling
7 8 (7.41%) ETL
8 7 (6.48%) Data Analysis
8 7 (6.48%) Web Application Development
9 6 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (5.56%) Software Engineering
9 6 (5.56%) Refactoring
9 6 (5.56%) Pair Programming
9 6 (5.56%) Predictive Modelling
9 6 (5.56%) Test Automation
10 5 (4.63%) BDD
10 5 (4.63%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.44%) Java
2 19 (17.59%) C#
3 14 (12.96%) C
4 13 (12.04%) VB
5 12 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 11 (10.19%) JavaScript
7 10 (9.26%) PHP
8 9 (8.33%) T-SQL
9 6 (5.56%) VB.NET
9 6 (5.56%) VBA
9 6 (5.56%) Ruby
10 4 (3.70%) Python
10 4 (3.70%) RPG
11 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.78%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.85%) C++
12 2 (1.85%) Delphi
12 2 (1.85%) Korn
13 1 (0.93%) SAS Macro
13 1 (0.93%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 14 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.04%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.56%) ISEB
4 5 (4.63%) Degree
4 5 (4.63%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.26%) ISO 9001
2 5 (4.63%) QA
3 3 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.48%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) SCCM
1 1 (0.93%) SCOM
1 1 (0.93%) Puppet
1 1 (0.93%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 21 (19.44%) Oracle
2 16 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.33%) VMware
4 6 (5.56%) Talend
5 4 (3.70%) IBM
5 4 (3.70%) Adobe
6 2 (1.85%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.85%) HP
7 1 (0.93%) 3PAR
7 1 (0.93%) SAP
7 1 (0.93%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.93%) Cognos
7 1 (0.93%) Informatica
7 1 (0.93%) NetApp
7 1 (0.93%) Lotus
7 1 (0.93%) Borland
7 1 (0.93%) JD Edwards
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