Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 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
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 11 13
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 343 407 322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 12.13% 10.83% 9.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.07% 25.71% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 290 194
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £434 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +8.44% +6.67%
10th Percentile £331 £294 £250
90th Percentile £625 £619 £520
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 13
Hampshire median hourly rate £36.25 £45.00 £44.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.44% +2.01% +12.05%
10th Percentile £17.18 £12.57 £16.97
90th Percentile £45.50 £56.40 £47.34
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +17.65%

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 951 1,583 1,035
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 33.64% 42.13% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 1,064 606
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £257
90th Percentile £600 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.37% +3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 57 44
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £19.21 £21.40 £19.34
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.30 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +9.76%

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020. 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
Southampton -3 52 £455 +1.11% 37
Basingstoke +14 43 £413 -2.94% 29
Portsmouth -1 42 £485 +7.78% 17
Fareham +17 38 £425 -5.56% 6
Havant 0 18 £573 +11.71%
Winchester +11 17 £500 +11.11% 7
Hook +6 16 £433 +15.33% 2
Aldershot -1 12 £550 +10.00% 5
Andover -5 8 £338 -20.59% 3
Farnborough +17 7 £363 -34.09% 17
Gosport -3 4 £355 -5.96% 3
Eastleigh 0 2 £425 - 8
Fleet - 2 £285 - 5
Romsey - 1 - -
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 130 (37.90%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (27.41%) Oracle
3 92 (26.82%) Azure
4 84 (24.49%) Microsoft
5 81 (23.62%) SQL Server
6 78 (22.74%) Python
7 77 (22.45%) C#
8 73 (21.28%) Security Cleared
9 72 (20.99%) Windows
10 63 (18.37%) DevOps
11 59 (17.20%) ETL
11 59 (17.20%) Git (software)
12 58 (16.91%) .NET
12 58 (16.91%) Migration
13 55 (16.03%) Linux
14 54 (15.74%) JavaScript
14 54 (15.74%) SC Cleared
15 53 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
16 51 (14.87%) Business Intelligence
17 49 (14.29%) Java
18 47 (13.70%) NoSQL
19 46 (13.41%) Test Automation
19 46 (13.41%) Analytics
20 45 (13.12%) Scrum
21 43 (12.54%) Relational Database
22 40 (11.66%) HTML
22 40 (11.66%) Data Warehouse
23 39 (11.37%) PL/SQL
23 39 (11.37%) Data Science
24 38 (11.08%) Active Directory

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 33 (9.62%) Apache Spark
2 25 (7.29%) Apache
3 22 (6.41%) Jupyter
4 19 (5.54%) SAS
5 11 (3.21%) WebLogic
6 10 (2.92%) SharePoint
6 10 (2.92%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.04%) Confluence
8 6 (1.75%) IIS
9 4 (1.17%) ArcGIS
9 4 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.87%) CMS
11 2 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.58%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.29%) GeoServer
12 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (5.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.46%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (3.21%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (2.92%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.17%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.17%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (1.17%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (1.17%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.58%) SnowdropKCS
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.29%) Maximo
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 92 (26.82%) Azure
2 35 (10.20%) Power Platform
3 23 (6.71%) PaaS
4 20 (5.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 16 (4.66%) AWS
6 12 (3.50%) Azure Data Factory
6 12 (3.50%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 12 (3.50%) Azure Machine Learning
7 9 (2.62%) Serverless
8 7 (2.04%) GitHub
9 6 (1.75%) Data Lake Analytics
9 6 (1.75%) IaaS
10 5 (1.46%) Azure Functions
10 5 (1.46%) BlazeMeter
10 5 (1.46%) Boomi
10 5 (1.46%) SaaS
11 4 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.87%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.08%) Firewall
2 12 (3.50%) SAN
3 10 (2.92%) DNS
4 4 (1.17%) Internet
5 2 (0.58%) LAN
5 2 (0.58%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.58%) WAN
5 2 (0.58%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.29%) BGP
6 1 (0.29%) DHCP
6 1 (0.29%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.29%) HTTP
6 1 (0.29%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.29%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.29%) Multicast
6 1 (0.29%) OSPF
6 1 (0.29%) RIP
6 1 (0.29%) SSL
6 1 (0.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (23.62%) SQL Server
2 47 (13.70%) NoSQL
3 43 (12.54%) Relational Database
4 40 (11.66%) Data Warehouse
5 35 (10.20%) Power BI
6 34 (9.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 33 (9.62%) Big Data
8 30 (8.75%) MongoDB
9 29 (8.45%) Hadoop
10 27 (7.87%) Oracle Database
11 22 (6.41%) Azure SQL Database
12 21 (6.12%) Data Lake
13 20 (5.83%) Apache Hive
13 20 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 19 (5.54%) Impala
15 16 (4.66%) MySQL
16 15 (4.37%) GIS
17 12 (3.50%) Geospatial Data
18 11 (3.21%) Oracle Database 12c
18 11 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 59 (17.20%) Git (software)
2 27 (7.87%) JIRA
3 19 (5.54%) Selenium
4 17 (4.96%) Visual Studio
5 15 (4.37%) Subversion
6 13 (3.79%) Cucumber
7 12 (3.50%) Bugzilla
7 12 (3.50%) JMeter
8 11 (3.21%) SpecFlow
8 11 (3.21%) Visual Studio Team System
9 9 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (2.33%) MSI
11 6 (1.75%) Jenkins
12 5 (1.46%) Android Studio
12 5 (1.46%) LoadRunner
12 5 (1.46%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (1.46%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.17%) HP UFT
13 4 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 3 (0.87%) Gradle
General
1 29 (8.45%) Finance
2 16 (4.66%) Public Sector
2 16 (4.66%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.21%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.92%) Marketing
5 9 (2.62%) Local Government
6 5 (1.46%) Back Office
6 5 (1.46%) Billing
7 4 (1.17%) Electronics
7 4 (1.17%) General Ledger
7 4 (1.17%) Military
8 3 (0.87%) Retail
9 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 110 (32.07%) Developer
2 37 (10.79%) Architect
3 35 (10.20%) Analyst
4 23 (6.71%) .NET Developer
5 21 (6.12%) Data Scientist
6 16 (4.66%) Consultant
7 15 (4.37%) Data Engineer
7 15 (4.37%) Tester
8 14 (4.08%) C# Developer
8 14 (4.08%) Software Engineer
9 13 (3.79%) Infrastructure Architect
9 13 (3.79%) Oracle Developer
9 13 (3.79%) SQL Developer
10 12 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (3.21%) Cloud Architect
11 11 (3.21%) Java Developer
12 10 (2.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 10 (2.92%) Data Analyst
12 10 (2.92%) Database Developer
12 10 (2.92%) Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (16.91%) .NET
2 40 (11.66%) HTML
3 25 (7.29%) Web Services
3 25 (7.29%) XML
4 24 (7.00%) AngularJS
4 24 (7.00%) CSS
5 22 (6.41%) RESTful
6 20 (5.83%) Pandas
7 18 (5.25%) Kafka
7 18 (5.25%) Keras
7 18 (5.25%) NumPy
7 18 (5.25%) REST
8 17 (4.96%) ASP.NET
8 17 (4.96%) scikit-learn
8 17 (4.96%) XSLT
9 16 (4.66%) Spring
10 15 (4.37%) JSON
10 15 (4.37%) PySpark
10 15 (4.37%) TensorFlow
11 13 (3.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.25%) Data Structures
3 13 (3.79%) Algorithms
4 9 (2.62%) Lidar
5 7 (2.04%) Smart City
6 6 (1.75%) Derivative
6 6 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.46%) Clustering
7 5 (1.46%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.46%) IVR
7 5 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.17%) User Experience
9 3 (0.87%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.87%) NHS
9 3 (0.87%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.58%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.58%) PKI
10 2 (0.58%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 72 (20.99%) Windows
2 55 (16.03%) Linux
3 27 (7.87%) Windows Server
4 24 (7.00%) Unix
5 13 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (2.92%) Windows 10
6 10 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.04%) AIX
7 7 (2.04%) CentOS
8 6 (1.75%) Android
8 6 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (1.46%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.87%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.58%) VMS
11 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.58%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.29%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (37.90%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (18.37%) DevOps
3 59 (17.20%) ETL
4 58 (16.91%) Migration
5 51 (14.87%) Business Intelligence
6 46 (13.41%) Analytics
6 46 (13.41%) Test Automation
7 45 (13.12%) Scrum
8 39 (11.37%) Data Science
9 37 (10.79%) Software Engineering
10 33 (9.62%) Data Management
10 33 (9.62%) Data Modelling
11 29 (8.45%) OO
11 29 (8.45%) Problem-Solving
12 26 (7.58%) Computer Science
13 24 (7.00%) Data Engineering
13 24 (7.00%) TDD
14 22 (6.41%) Mathematics
14 22 (6.41%) SDLC
14 22 (6.41%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 78 (22.74%) Python
2 77 (22.45%) C#
3 54 (15.74%) JavaScript
4 49 (14.29%) Java
5 39 (11.37%) PL/SQL
6 38 (11.08%) PowerShell
7 33 (9.62%) T-SQL
8 16 (4.66%) R
9 11 (3.21%) C++
10 10 (2.92%) PHP
10 10 (2.92%) Scala
10 10 (2.92%) VB.NET
11 8 (2.33%) VB
11 8 (2.33%) VBScript
12 7 (2.04%) C
12 7 (2.04%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 6 (1.75%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.46%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.46%) Java 8
14 5 (1.46%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 73 (21.28%) Security Cleared
2 54 (15.74%) SC Cleared
3 34 (9.91%) Degree
4 17 (4.96%) Numerate Degree
5 13 (3.79%) DV Cleared
6 11 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (3.21%) Master's Degree
6 11 (3.21%) PhD
7 5 (1.46%) ISEB
7 5 (1.46%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.46%) MCSE
7 5 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.17%) DBS Check
8 4 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.29%) CCNP
10 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.79%) QA
2 7 (2.04%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.87%) GDPR
4 2 (0.58%) COBIT
4 2 (0.58%) SLA
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.29%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (11.08%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.54%) HDFS
3 18 (5.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (4.96%) Docker
5 7 (2.04%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (2.04%) XenApp
6 6 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.46%) NFS
7 5 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.87%) OCFS2
8 3 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.87%) vSphere
9 2 (0.58%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.29%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 14 (4.08%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.04%) Oozie
3 6 (1.75%) Data Guard
4 4 (1.17%) HP ALM
4 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (1.17%) SCCM
4 4 (1.17%) Terraform
5 3 (0.87%) Ansible
5 3 (0.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.87%) Puppet
6 2 (0.58%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.58%) Kibana
6 2 (0.58%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.29%) Consul
7 1 (0.29%) Mesos
7 1 (0.29%) nmon
7 1 (0.29%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 94 (27.41%) Oracle
2 84 (24.49%) Microsoft
3 22 (6.41%) VMware
4 20 (5.83%) Citrix
5 18 (5.25%) Cloudera
6 13 (3.79%) Tableau
7 11 (3.21%) SAP
8 10 (2.92%) HP
9 8 (2.33%) Dell
9 8 (2.33%) Lumension
9 8 (2.33%) McAfee
10 7 (2.04%) Google
10 7 (2.04%) Hortonworks
10 7 (2.04%) StreamSets
11 6 (1.75%) IBM
11 6 (1.75%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.46%) Veritas
13 4 (1.17%) ESRI
13 4 (1.17%) Micro Focus
13 4 (1.17%) Northgate