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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 23 23 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Contract jobs citing SQL 15 28 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.70% 7.57% 17.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 15.05% 38.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 33
Average daily rate £315 £330 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +24.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £266 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £550 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £22.81 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.69 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +2.46%
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
75 186 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 28.52% 50.27% 46.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 101 79
Average daily rate £388 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £480 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 16
Average hourly rate £32.75 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.65 £9.48 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 14 February 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 14 February 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 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.16%) Oracle
3 16 (25.40%) Linux
4 15 (23.81%) Windows
5 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
5 13 (20.63%) Oracle Database
6 12 (19.05%) Software Engineering
6 12 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (15.87%) Subversion
7 10 (15.87%) .NET
7 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
7 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
7 10 (15.87%) Cucumber
7 10 (15.87%) BDD
8 9 (14.29%) Functional Testing
8 9 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (14.29%) Bash Shell
8 9 (14.29%) Unix
8 9 (14.29%) HTML
8 9 (14.29%) TDD
8 9 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (14.29%) Replication
9 8 (12.70%) Scrum
9 8 (12.70%) C#
9 8 (12.70%) Test Automation
9 8 (12.70%) Integration Testing
9 8 (12.70%) Waterfall
10 7 (11.11%) NoSQL
10 7 (11.11%) User Stories
10 7 (11.11%) System Integration Testing

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 6 (9.52%) Node.js
2 1 (1.59%) Apache
2 1 (1.59%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.59%) CMS
2 1 (1.59%) EPiServer CMS
2 1 (1.59%) IIS
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Office
1 5 (7.94%) MS Project
2 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) DVB
2 6 (9.52%) HTTP
3 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.59%) OpenVPN
4 1 (1.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) Oracle Database
1 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (6.35%) Data Mining
5 4 (6.35%) MySQL
5 4 (6.35%) QlikView
5 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.59%) Big Data
8 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.59%) PowerPivot
8 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.59%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Cucumber
1 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
1 10 (15.87%) Subversion
2 7 (11.11%) JIRA
3 6 (9.52%) SoapUI
4 4 (6.35%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.76%) Selenium
6 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.17%) WatiN
6 2 (3.17%) WATIR
7 1 (1.59%) Ant
7 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.59%) gulp
7 1 (1.59%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.59%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.59%) PhpStorm
7 1 (1.59%) RubyMine
7 1 (1.59%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (28.57%) DBA
2 17 (26.98%) Analyst
3 16 (25.40%) Developer
4 11 (17.46%) Test Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) Administrator
5 7 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) Integration Test Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Embedded C Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Embedded Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 6 (9.52%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Real Time Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Software Developer
6 6 (9.52%) SQL DBA
7 4 (6.35%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (4.76%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) .NET
2 9 (14.29%) HTML
3 6 (9.52%) HTML5
3 6 (9.52%) PostGIS
3 6 (9.52%) REST
4 4 (6.35%) WPF
5 3 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (4.76%) CSS
5 3 (4.76%) Web Services
6 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.17%) Entity Framework
6 2 (3.17%) WinForms
7 1 (1.59%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (1.59%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.59%) jQuery
7 1 (1.59%) Kafka
7 1 (1.59%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.59%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Replication
2 7 (11.11%) DTV
2 7 (11.11%) STB
3 6 (9.52%) MPEG
4 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.17%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.17%) PMI
5 2 (3.17%) Statistics
6 1 (1.59%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (1.59%) Clustering
6 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.40%) Linux
2 15 (23.81%) Windows
3 9 (14.29%) Unix
4 3 (4.76%) Solaris
4 3 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.59%) Debian
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (19.05%) Software Engineering
3 10 (15.87%) BDD
4 9 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 9 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 9 (14.29%) TDD
5 8 (12.70%) Integration Testing
5 8 (12.70%) Scrum
5 8 (12.70%) Test Automation
5 8 (12.70%) Waterfall
6 7 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 7 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 7 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (11.11%) Test Management
6 7 (11.11%) User Stories
7 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (9.52%) SOA
7 6 (9.52%) Software Architecture
8 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 8 (12.70%) C#
3 6 (9.52%) C
3 6 (9.52%) C++
4 5 (7.94%) Shell Script
4 5 (7.94%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.35%) PL/SQL
5 4 (6.35%) VB
5 4 (6.35%) VB6
6 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.76%) Python
6 3 (4.76%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.17%) Embedded C
7 2 (3.17%) Embedded C++
7 2 (3.17%) Perl
7 2 (3.17%) PHP
7 2 (3.17%) Ruby
8 1 (1.59%) Java
8 1 (1.59%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.59%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) ISTQB
1 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.17%) OCA
2 2 (3.17%) OCP
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (3.17%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.17%) PMP
3 1 (1.59%) Degree
3 1 (1.59%) ISEB
3 1 (1.59%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.59%) QA
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle Clusterware
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.59%) KVM
2 1 (1.59%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Data Guard
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.59%) OSSEC
2 1 (1.59%) SCCM
2 1 (1.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (30.16%) Oracle
2 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (3.17%) EPiServer
4 2 (3.17%) VMware
5 1 (1.59%) IFS
5 1 (1.59%) Infobright
5 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow
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The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago