Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 12 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 329 408 491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 9.37% 11.32% 11.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.16% 34.87% 34.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 241 304
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.39% +4.64%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £263
90th Percentile £508 £475 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 17
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.12 £40.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +9.59% +40.38%
10th Percentile £16.97 £24.25 £22.66
90th Percentile £47.34 £44.85 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £34.37 £33.50
% change year-on-year +16.38% +2.60% +28.85%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,056 1,170 1,411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 30.08% 32.45% 34.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 706 851
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £519 £478
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 65 82
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £39.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +7.95% +12.49%
10th Percentile £19.34 £20.05 £15.05
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.20 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +9.76% +7.19% +13.33%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Hampshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Hampshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Hampshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Hampshire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Hampshire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Hampshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL in Hampshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -4 48 £400 +41.59% 23
Southampton +6 44 £325 - 44
Hook +15 38 £263 -17.97% 5
Portsmouth -4 27 £330 -12.00% 18
Fareham +7 21 £325 -23.53% 8
Havant -14 11 £550 +25.71% 7
Winchester -16 10 £375 +2.04% 5
Farnborough -7 8 £425 - 14
Andover -6 5 £375 -11.76% 7
Eastleigh -5 1 £350 +36.59% 13
Fleet -6 1 - - 4
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 120 (36.47%) Oracle
2 97 (29.48%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (28.88%) Java
4 92 (27.96%) Linux
5 87 (26.44%) SQL Server
6 71 (21.58%) Windows
7 70 (21.28%) Web Services
8 65 (19.76%) Microsoft
9 63 (19.15%) Security Cleared
10 62 (18.84%) Unix
11 54 (16.41%) PL/SQL
12 52 (15.81%) Oracle Database
13 50 (15.20%) Unit Testing
14 48 (14.59%) JavaScript
15 44 (13.37%) HP
16 41 (12.46%) .NET
16 41 (12.46%) PostgreSQL
17 40 (12.16%) XML
17 40 (12.16%) Red Hat
18 39 (11.85%) RESTful
18 39 (11.85%) User Stories
19 38 (11.55%) C#
20 37 (11.25%) Jenkins
21 36 (10.94%) Big Data
21 36 (10.94%) HTML
21 36 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
22 35 (10.64%) VMware
22 35 (10.64%) SC Cleared
23 33 (10.03%) Active Directory
24 32 (9.73%) ETL

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 29 (8.81%) Apache
2 28 (8.51%) Apache Spark
3 25 (7.60%) GlassFish
3 25 (7.60%) Liferay
4 24 (7.29%) Tomcat
5 17 (5.17%) SAS
6 13 (3.95%) Cloud Foundry
6 13 (3.95%) GemFire
7 11 (3.34%) SharePoint
7 11 (3.34%) WebLogic
8 9 (2.74%) JBoss
8 9 (2.74%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.82%) Confluence
9 6 (1.82%) LiveCycle
9 6 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.22%) ArcGIS
10 4 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.61%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.22%) Stata
3 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.52%) Adobe Campaign
1 5 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
1 5 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.30%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.78%) PaaS
2 16 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (3.95%) GitHub
5 8 (2.43%) IaaS
6 7 (2.13%) Office 365
6 7 (2.13%) SaaS
7 3 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.61%) Force.com
8 2 (0.61%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 2 (0.61%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.30%) Boomi
9 1 (0.30%) CloudSense
9 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.78%) Firewall
2 7 (2.13%) SMS
3 5 (1.52%) LDAP
3 5 (1.52%) PuTTY
3 5 (1.52%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.52%) WinSCP
4 4 (1.22%) Kerberos
4 4 (1.22%) SAN
4 4 (1.22%) Skype
5 2 (0.61%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (0.61%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.30%) HTTP
6 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.30%) Internet
6 1 (0.30%) LAN
6 1 (0.30%) Network Security
6 1 (0.30%) SSL
6 1 (0.30%) VoIP
6 1 (0.30%) VSAN
6 1 (0.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (26.44%) SQL Server
2 52 (15.81%) Oracle Database
3 41 (12.46%) PostgreSQL
4 36 (10.94%) Big Data
5 32 (9.73%) Oracle Database 12c
6 30 (9.12%) Hadoop
6 30 (9.12%) Relational Database
7 26 (7.90%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (7.29%) Apache Hive
8 24 (7.29%) HBase
9 20 (6.08%) RDBMS
10 18 (5.47%) MySQL
11 17 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (4.56%) NoSQL
13 15 (4.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (4.26%) Oracle BI EE
14 14 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (3.95%) OLTP
16 12 (3.65%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 37 (11.25%) Jenkins
2 29 (8.81%) Git (software)
3 23 (6.99%) Selenium
4 21 (6.38%) JUnit
5 18 (5.47%) Gradle
5 18 (5.47%) JIRA
5 18 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (4.86%) Ant
7 15 (4.56%) MSI
8 14 (4.26%) Visual Studio
9 13 (3.95%) Cucumber
9 13 (3.95%) IntelliJ
10 11 (3.34%) Subversion
11 10 (3.04%) Eclipse
11 10 (3.04%) Maven
12 8 (2.43%) Bitbucket
12 8 (2.43%) SoapUI
13 7 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
14 5 (1.52%) TestNG
15 4 (1.22%) Toad
General
1 29 (8.81%) Finance
2 21 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.95%) Retail
4 11 (3.34%) Banking
5 10 (3.04%) Marketing
6 3 (0.91%) Military
7 2 (0.61%) Games
7 2 (0.61%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.61%) Local Government
7 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Electronics
8 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 144 (43.77%) Developer
2 48 (14.59%) Java Developer
3 33 (10.03%) Analyst
4 23 (6.99%) Architect
5 22 (6.69%) Software Developer
6 20 (6.08%) DBA
7 17 (5.17%) Administrator
8 12 (3.65%) Consultant
9 11 (3.34%) .NET Developer
9 11 (3.34%) SQL DBA
9 11 (3.34%) SQL Developer
10 9 (2.74%) Oracle DBA
10 9 (2.74%) Software Engineer
11 8 (2.43%) Big Data Developer
11 8 (2.43%) Hadoop Administrator
11 8 (2.43%) SAS Developer
11 8 (2.43%) Systems Developer
11 8 (2.43%) Test Engineer
11 8 (2.43%) Wintel Engineer
12 7 (2.13%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (21.28%) Web Services
2 41 (12.46%) .NET
3 40 (12.16%) XML
4 39 (11.85%) RESTful
5 36 (10.94%) HTML
6 27 (8.21%) JAXB
6 27 (8.21%) Middleware
7 25 (7.60%) Ehcache
7 25 (7.60%) EJB
7 25 (7.60%) EJB 3.0
7 25 (7.60%) JAX-RS
7 25 (7.60%) JPA
8 24 (7.29%) CSS
9 23 (6.99%) Kafka
10 21 (6.38%) JSON
10 21 (6.38%) SOAP
11 20 (6.08%) Spring
12 19 (5.78%) J2EE
12 19 (5.78%) jQuery
13 13 (3.95%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.42%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.78%) Replication
4 14 (4.26%) Derivative
5 13 (3.95%) Linux Command Line
5 13 (3.95%) Virtual Team
6 10 (3.04%) User Experience
7 7 (2.13%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.82%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.82%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.22%) PKI
10 3 (0.91%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.91%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.91%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.61%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.61%) Fintech
11 2 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.30%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.30%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 92 (27.96%) Linux
2 71 (21.58%) Windows
3 62 (18.84%) Unix
4 25 (7.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (6.69%) Windows Server
6 19 (5.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (5.17%) Windows Vista
8 15 (4.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (3.34%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.22%) zOS
11 3 (0.91%) AIX
11 3 (0.91%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.61%) Solaris
12 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.30%) Android
13 1 (0.30%) CentOS
13 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (29.48%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (15.20%) Unit Testing
3 39 (11.85%) User Stories
4 36 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
5 32 (9.73%) ETL
6 31 (9.42%) Test Automation
7 28 (8.51%) TDD
8 25 (7.60%) Acceptance Criteria
8 25 (7.60%) Data Modelling
8 25 (7.60%) Performance Tuning
8 25 (7.60%) Scrum
9 24 (7.29%) Analytics
9 24 (7.29%) System Testing
10 23 (6.99%) MapReduce
11 22 (6.69%) Migration
12 18 (5.47%) DevOps
12 18 (5.47%) MVC
13 16 (4.86%) Data Analysis
14 15 (4.56%) Validation
14 15 (4.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 95 (28.88%) Java
2 54 (16.41%) PL/SQL
3 48 (14.59%) JavaScript
4 38 (11.55%) C#
5 31 (9.42%) T-SQL
6 22 (6.69%) Python
7 20 (6.08%) PowerShell
8 17 (5.17%) C
9 16 (4.86%) Shell Script
10 10 (3.04%) C++
10 10 (3.04%) R
11 7 (2.13%) F#
12 6 (1.82%) PHP
13 5 (1.52%) Perl
13 5 (1.52%) PHP 5
13 5 (1.52%) VBA
14 4 (1.22%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.22%) VBScript
15 3 (0.91%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.61%) JCL
Qualifications
1 63 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 35 (10.64%) SC Cleared
3 29 (8.81%) Degree
4 21 (6.38%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.22%) CISSP
6 4 (1.22%) MCITP
6 4 (1.22%) MCSA
6 4 (1.22%) Postgraduate
6 4 (1.22%) RHCE
6 4 (1.22%) RHCSA
7 3 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.91%) MCSE
8 2 (0.61%) ISEB
9 1 (0.30%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.30%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.30%) MCDST
9 1 (0.30%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.86%) QA
2 10 (3.04%) SLA
3 4 (1.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.30%) GDPR
System Software
1 33 (10.03%) Active Directory
2 23 (6.99%) HDFS
3 18 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (5.17%) vSphere
5 13 (3.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 10 (3.04%) Apache Flume
6 10 (3.04%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (2.43%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.61%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.61%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.30%) Docker
10 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.30%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (4.56%) Ambari
2 12 (3.65%) Control-M
3 11 (3.34%) Puppet
4 10 (3.04%) Hadoop YARN
5 9 (2.74%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (2.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 7 (2.13%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.22%) Ansible
7 4 (1.22%) Data Guard
7 4 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.91%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 3 (0.91%) SCCM
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle Flashback
9 2 (0.61%) SCOM
9 2 (0.61%) SCSM
10 1 (0.30%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.30%) vRealize
Vendors
1 120 (36.47%) Oracle
2 65 (19.76%) Microsoft
3 44 (13.37%) HP
4 40 (12.16%) Red Hat
5 35 (10.64%) VMware
6 27 (8.21%) IBM
7 20 (6.08%) McAfee
8 15 (4.56%) Lumension
9 11 (3.34%) Adobe
10 8 (2.43%) Veeam
11 6 (1.82%) SAP
12 5 (1.52%) Cisco
12 5 (1.52%) Tableau
12 5 (1.52%) Zend
13 4 (1.22%) Citrix
13 4 (1.22%) Gemalto
13 4 (1.22%) Software AG
13 4 (1.22%) Talend
13 4 (1.22%) webMethods
14 3 (0.91%) Informatica