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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 75 50 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 22.06% 14.16% 11.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.37% 36.76% 37.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 34 18
Average daily rate
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£325 £334 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.62% +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.63 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.65% +57.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £23.73 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £31.53 £26.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.66%
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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
146 136 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 42.94% 38.53% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 98 51
Average daily rate £340 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 12
Average hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £27.63 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 44 (35.77%) Microsoft
2 36 (29.27%) SQL Server
3 32 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (25.20%) Finance
5 30 (24.39%) Windows
6 23 (18.70%) Migration
7 22 (17.89%) MS Office
7 22 (17.89%) Oracle
7 22 (17.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (15.45%) Scrum
8 19 (15.45%) ITIL
9 18 (14.63%) MS Project
9 18 (14.63%) T-SQL
9 18 (14.63%) ETL
10 17 (13.82%) PRINCE2
10 17 (13.82%) PHP
10 17 (13.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (13.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (13.01%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (13.01%) HTML
12 15 (12.20%) JavaScript
12 15 (12.20%) Linux
12 15 (12.20%) OO
12 15 (12.20%) VMware
12 15 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (11.38%) TDD
13 14 (11.38%) Project Management
13 14 (11.38%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (10.57%) MS Excel
14 13 (10.57%) .NET

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 10 (8.13%) Apache
2 8 (6.50%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (3.25%) IIS
4 3 (2.44%) Drupal
5 2 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.63%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.81%) SAS
6 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (17.89%) MS Office
2 18 (14.63%) MS Project
3 13 (10.57%) MS Excel
4 6 (4.88%) MS Visio
5 4 (3.25%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Magento
2 3 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.81%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.81%) Agresso
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) SaaS
2 1 (0.81%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.76%) Internet
2 8 (6.50%) SAN
3 7 (5.69%) FCoE
3 7 (5.69%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (5.69%) NetScaler
4 3 (2.44%) HTTP
5 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.63%) DNS
5 2 (1.63%) Intranet
5 2 (1.63%) Extranet
5 2 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.81%) LTE
6 1 (0.81%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.81%) LAN
6 1 (0.81%) SMS
6 1 (0.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 22 (17.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (13.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (11.38%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (4.88%) QlikView
7 6 (4.88%) MySQL
8 5 (4.07%) OLAP Cube
8 5 (4.07%) OLAP
8 5 (4.07%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (3.25%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.63%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.63%) GeoQlik
11 2 (1.63%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 12 (9.76%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.94%) PHPUnit
2 11 (8.94%) Subversion
3 9 (7.32%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.25%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.63%) Toad
8 1 (0.81%) Ant
8 1 (0.81%) JUnit
8 1 (0.81%) Maven
8 1 (0.81%) JIRA
8 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.81%) Mockito
General
1 31 (25.20%) Finance
2 3 (2.44%) Banking
2 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.63%) Retail
3 2 (1.63%) Legal
4 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.81%) Military
4 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (37.40%) Developer
2 29 (23.58%) Analyst
3 15 (12.20%) Project Manager
4 13 (10.57%) SQL Developer
5 12 (9.76%) SQL DBA
5 12 (9.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 12 (9.76%) DBA
5 12 (9.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 11 (8.94%) PHP Developer
7 9 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (5.69%) Test Analyst
10 6 (4.88%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.07%) Data Analyst
11 5 (4.07%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (3.25%) SharePoint Developer
12 4 (3.25%) QlikView Developer
13 3 (2.44%) Magento Developer
13 3 (2.44%) Report Developer
13 3 (2.44%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.01%) HTML
2 13 (10.57%) .NET
2 13 (10.57%) XML
3 10 (8.13%) REST
4 9 (7.32%) jQuery
4 9 (7.32%) CSS
5 8 (6.50%) ASP.NET
5 8 (6.50%) JSON
6 5 (4.07%) Web Services
6 5 (4.07%) RESTful
7 4 (3.25%) HTML5
7 4 (3.25%) XHTML
8 3 (2.44%) SOAP
8 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 2 (1.63%) LAMP
10 1 (0.81%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.81%) Spring
10 1 (0.81%) Ajax
10 1 (0.81%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.57%) Data Centre
3 12 (9.76%) PMI
4 8 (6.50%) Clustering
5 3 (2.44%) NHS
5 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.63%) Replication
6 2 (1.63%) Statistics
6 2 (1.63%) User Experience
6 2 (1.63%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.81%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 30 (24.39%) Windows
2 15 (12.20%) Linux
3 10 (8.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (8.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.63%) UNIX
5 2 (1.63%) Android
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (18.70%) Migration
3 19 (15.45%) Scrum
3 19 (15.45%) ITIL
4 18 (14.63%) ETL
5 17 (13.82%) PRINCE2
6 16 (13.01%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (12.20%) OO
8 14 (11.38%) Project Management
8 14 (11.38%) TDD
9 13 (10.57%) BDD
10 12 (9.76%) Infrastructure Management
11 11 (8.94%) Unit Testing
11 11 (8.94%) Data Migration
12 10 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (8.13%) Web Development
13 9 (7.32%) Change Control
13 9 (7.32%) Data Modelling
14 8 (6.50%) Configuration Management
14 8 (6.50%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.63%) T-SQL
2 17 (13.82%) PHP
3 15 (12.20%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.94%) C#
5 10 (8.13%) PowerShell
6 7 (5.69%) VBScript
7 4 (3.25%) Perl
8 3 (2.44%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.44%) VBA
8 3 (2.44%) PHP5
9 2 (1.63%) C
9 2 (1.63%) Java
10 1 (0.81%) C++
10 1 (0.81%) RPG
10 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (13.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (9.76%) PMP
2 12 (9.76%) PMI Certification
3 10 (8.13%) Security Cleared
4 8 (6.50%) Degree
5 7 (5.69%) MCSE
5 7 (5.69%) VCP4
5 7 (5.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (4.88%) MCTS
6 6 (4.88%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.88%) MCSA
7 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.63%) HND
7 2 (1.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.81%) Siebel Certification
8 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) SLA
1 2 (1.63%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (8.13%) Active Directory
1 10 (8.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.32%) vSphere
3 7 (5.69%) XenApp
4 2 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (6.50%) SCCM
2 7 (5.69%) SCOM
2 7 (5.69%) vMotion
3 5 (4.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (35.77%) Microsoft
2 22 (17.89%) Oracle
3 15 (12.20%) VMware
4 12 (9.76%) HP
5 9 (7.32%) Citrix
6 8 (6.50%) 3PAR
7 4 (3.25%) Telerik
8 2 (1.63%) Nintex
8 2 (1.63%) Apple
8 2 (1.63%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.63%) Siebel
9 1 (0.81%) Sun
9 1 (0.81%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.81%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.81%) Capita
9 1 (0.81%) Infor
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