The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East / Sussex
Rank 3 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 20.00% 12.00% 8.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 100.00% 50.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £373 £301 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.65% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £24.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+55.10% -14.60%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Sussex region.

Programming Languages Category
Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 20.00% 24.00% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £373 £430 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.37% +18.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sussex region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Sussex region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Sussex region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

SQL
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sussex region with a requirement for SQL.

1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) Confluence
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 5 (100.00%) QA Automation Tester
1 5 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer in Test
2 2 (40.00%) Java Automation Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle