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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 27.78% 5.71% 18.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 71.43% 28.57% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £430 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +43.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.09% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.48 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-1.64% +23.07%
SQL
South East

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
7 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 38.89% 20.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Median daily rate £361 £428 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £245 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £493 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (75.00%) XML
2 7 (58.33%) T-SQL
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (41.67%) ISEB
3 5 (41.67%) Unix
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) JIRA
3 5 (41.67%) QA
3 5 (41.67%) Selenium
3 5 (41.67%) Open Source
3 5 (41.67%) Confluence
3 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
3 5 (41.67%) BDD
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 4 (33.33%) ADO.NET
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (16.67%) Java
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Finance
6 1 (8.33%) ETL

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 (41.67%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
1 5 (41.67%) JIRA
1 5 (41.67%) Selenium
2 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Automation Tester
2 5 (41.67%) QA Automation Tester
2 5 (41.67%) QA Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Selenium Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Tester
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 3 (25.00%) SSIS Developer
5 2 (16.67%) DBA
5 2 (16.67%) Developer in Test
5 2 (16.67%) Java Automation Tester
5 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 2 (16.67%) SSRS Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) XML
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) ADO.NET
2 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Unix
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) BDD
1 5 (41.67%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (58.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle