The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 10.00% 12.12% 21.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.00% 44.44% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% -1.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.31 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+8.89% -1.88%
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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 Sussex region.

Programming Languages Category
Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 33.33% 27.27% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 7
Average daily rate £400 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +23.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sussex 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 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Cognos
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) NHS
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) DOM
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) Perl

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sussex 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) Fiddler
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
1 1 (11.11%) LoadUI
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) TM1 Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) DOM
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
1 1 (11.11%) SOA
1 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MVC
1 1 (11.11%) Migration
1 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
1 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (11.11%) MapReduce
1 1 (11.11%) Change Control
1 1 (11.11%) DevOps
1 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cognos
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft