Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 14 12
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 399 316 400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 10.65% 9.23% 11.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.35% 30.86% 34.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 188 235
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £294 £250 £243
90th Percentile £604 £514 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 23
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £44.12 £39.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.01% +12.05% +7.86%
10th Percentile £12.57 £16.97 £21.80
90th Percentile £56.40 £47.34 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +17.65% -2.86%

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 1,574 1,024 1,154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 42.00% 29.92% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,049 598 699
Hampshire median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +1.69%
10th Percentile £315 £256 £269
90th Percentile £575 £525 £523
South East median daily rate £440 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 44 64
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22.10 £19.34 £19.85
90th Percentile £51.30 £50.00 £56.38
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +6.49%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 +4 69 £420 +22.63% 31
Portsmouth +1 65 £450 +38.46% 33
Basingstoke -3 42 £400 - 29
Havant +8 26 £506 -7.95% 3
Andover +9 24 £414 +10.33% 6
Hook -8 22 £375 +15.38% 4
Fareham -5 20 £438 +50.86% 14
Aldershot - 12 £500 - 2
Eastleigh +5 8 - - 5
Winchester -4 8 £450 +20.00% 9
Gosport - 6 £378 - 1
Farnborough -18 4 £550 +29.41% 19
Alton - 3 £400 -
Waterlooville - 2 £210 - 2
Petersfield - 2 £256 - 2
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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.

1 146 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (33.33%) Oracle
3 115 (28.82%) JavaScript
4 111 (27.82%) Microsoft
5 109 (27.32%) SQL Server
6 98 (24.56%) .NET
7 91 (22.81%) Windows
8 78 (19.55%) C#
9 73 (18.30%) HTML
9 73 (18.30%) Microsoft Azure
10 72 (18.05%) Linux
11 69 (17.29%) Security Cleared
12 67 (16.79%) Web Services
12 67 (16.79%) Java
13 66 (16.54%) CSS
13 66 (16.54%) Unix
14 59 (14.79%) PL/SQL
15 56 (14.04%) MVC
16 55 (13.78%) SC Cleared
16 55 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
17 52 (13.03%) RESTful
18 49 (12.28%) Analytics
19 47 (11.78%) Test Scripting
20 46 (11.53%) Continuous Integration
21 45 (11.28%) ASP.NET
22 44 (11.03%) Migration
23 43 (10.78%) Scrum
23 43 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
24 41 (10.28%) Active Directory
24 41 (10.28%) Test Automation

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 25 (6.27%) Apache Spark
2 17 (4.26%) Apache
3 15 (3.76%) IIS
4 11 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (2.26%) Oracle Application Server
6 7 (1.75%) Confluence
6 7 (1.75%) JBoss
6 7 (1.75%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.50%) Apache Pig
7 6 (1.50%) SAS
8 5 (1.25%) Jupyter
9 4 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.00%) GlassFish
9 4 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.00%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.75%) Drupal
10 3 (0.75%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.50%) LiveCycle
11 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.00%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.75%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.50%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.25%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.25%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.25%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.25%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 73 (18.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (4.76%) Azure Machine Learning
3 19 (4.76%) PaaS
4 17 (4.26%) IaaS
5 15 (3.76%) Data Lake Analytics
6 12 (3.01%) Azure Data Factory
7 11 (2.76%) Azure Functions
7 11 (2.76%) Serverless
8 10 (2.51%) Boomi
9 8 (2.01%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 7 (1.75%) Office 365
11 6 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (1.25%) BlazeMeter
12 5 (1.25%) GitHub
13 4 (1.00%) SaaS
14 3 (0.75%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.50%) Google Analytics
16 1 (0.25%) AtomSphere
16 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.26%) Firewall
2 19 (4.76%) DNS
3 14 (3.51%) Internet
4 12 (3.01%) DHCP
4 12 (3.01%) NetScaler
5 10 (2.51%) SAN
6 7 (1.75%) Wireshark
7 6 (1.50%) RFID
8 4 (1.00%) Broadband
8 4 (1.00%) HTTP
8 4 (1.00%) IMAP
8 4 (1.00%) LAN
8 4 (1.00%) SMTP
8 4 (1.00%) SNMP
8 4 (1.00%) SSH
8 4 (1.00%) SSL
9 3 (0.75%) AMQP
9 3 (0.75%) DVB
9 3 (0.75%) WAN
10 2 (0.50%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (27.32%) SQL Server
2 39 (9.77%) Oracle Database
3 32 (8.02%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (8.02%) Power BI
3 32 (8.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (7.77%) Data Lake
5 30 (7.52%) NoSQL
5 30 (7.52%) Oracle Reports
6 25 (6.27%) Azure SQL Database
7 23 (5.76%) Oracle Database 12c
8 22 (5.51%) Big Data
8 22 (5.51%) Hadoop
9 21 (5.26%) MySQL
10 20 (5.01%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (4.76%) Relational Database
12 18 (4.51%) Oracle Database 11g
13 17 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
14 16 (4.01%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 16 (4.01%) Cosmos DB
14 16 (4.01%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (9.02%) Visual Studio
2 33 (8.27%) Git (software)
3 20 (5.01%) Oracle APEX
4 19 (4.76%) JIRA
5 14 (3.51%) Visual Studio Team System
6 11 (2.76%) LoadRunner
6 11 (2.76%) Selenium
7 10 (2.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 10 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (2.01%) JUnit
8 8 (2.01%) Subversion
9 7 (1.75%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.75%) Toad
10 6 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (1.50%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.25%) Bitbucket
11 5 (1.25%) eggPlant
11 5 (1.25%) JMeter
11 5 (1.25%) NeoLoad
11 5 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 22 (5.51%) Finance
2 20 (5.01%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.76%) Retail
4 8 (2.01%) Automotive
5 7 (1.75%) Military
6 3 (0.75%) Publishing
7 2 (0.50%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.50%) Back Office
7 2 (0.50%) Banking
7 2 (0.50%) Marketing
8 1 (0.25%) Advertising
8 1 (0.25%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.25%) Avionics
8 1 (0.25%) Electronics
8 1 (0.25%) Front Office
8 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.25%) Legal
8 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 146 (36.59%) Developer
2 41 (10.28%) Analyst
3 39 (9.77%) Architect
4 28 (7.02%) .NET Developer
4 28 (7.02%) Java Developer
4 28 (7.02%) Test Engineer
5 27 (6.77%) Tester
6 23 (5.76%) SQL Developer
7 22 (5.51%) Software Developer
8 20 (5.01%) Infrastructure Architect
9 17 (4.26%) Software Engineer
10 15 (3.76%) DBA
11 14 (3.51%) Consultant
12 13 (3.26%) C# Developer
12 13 (3.26%) Data Architect
12 13 (3.26%) Test Analyst
13 12 (3.01%) Administrator
13 12 (3.01%) Backend Developer
13 12 (3.01%) DevOps Engineer
14 11 (2.76%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (24.56%) .NET
2 73 (18.30%) HTML
3 67 (16.79%) Web Services
4 66 (16.54%) CSS
5 52 (13.03%) RESTful
6 45 (11.28%) ASP.NET
7 38 (9.52%) XML
8 26 (6.52%) .NET Framework
8 26 (6.52%) jQuery
9 25 (6.27%) AngularJS
9 25 (6.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (6.27%) Spring
10 24 (6.02%) Middleware
11 23 (5.76%) Entity Framework
12 20 (5.01%) HTML5
13 19 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (4.76%) Kafka
13 19 (4.76%) REST
13 19 (4.76%) SOAP
13 19 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 55 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.51%) Cloud Native
3 9 (2.26%) User Experience
4 8 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (2.01%) PKI
5 7 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.50%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.50%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.25%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.25%) Clustering
7 5 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (1.25%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.75%) CMDB
8 3 (0.75%) Fintech
8 3 (0.75%) Life Science
8 3 (0.75%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.75%) W3C
9 2 (0.50%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 91 (22.81%) Windows
2 72 (18.05%) Linux
3 66 (16.54%) Unix
4 36 (9.02%) Windows Server
5 25 (6.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (2.26%) AIX
8 7 (1.75%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.50%) Windows 10
10 5 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.00%) Solaris
11 4 (1.00%) VMS
11 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.00%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.50%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.25%) Android
13 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.25%) CentOS
13 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (14.04%) MVC
3 49 (12.28%) Analytics
4 47 (11.78%) Test Scripting
5 46 (11.53%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (11.03%) Migration
7 43 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
7 43 (10.78%) Scrum
8 41 (10.28%) Test Automation
9 39 (9.77%) Problem-Solving
10 35 (8.77%) DevOps
11 32 (8.02%) Continuous Delivery
12 29 (7.27%) Machine Learning
13 27 (6.77%) Network Design
13 27 (6.77%) Software Engineering
14 25 (6.27%) ETL
15 24 (6.02%) SDLC
16 23 (5.76%) Manual Testing
17 22 (5.51%) Requirements Analysis
17 22 (5.51%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 115 (28.82%) JavaScript
2 78 (19.55%) C#
3 67 (16.79%) Java
4 59 (14.79%) PL/SQL
5 33 (8.27%) Python
5 33 (8.27%) T-SQL
6 26 (6.52%) PHP
7 18 (4.51%) PowerShell
8 16 (4.01%) C
9 13 (3.26%) Java 8
9 13 (3.26%) Perl
10 11 (2.76%) VBScript
11 8 (2.01%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.01%) C++
11 8 (2.01%) U-SQL
12 7 (1.75%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.50%) Ruby
13 6 (1.50%) Scala
14 5 (1.25%) ABAP
15 4 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (17.29%) Security Cleared
2 55 (13.78%) SC Cleared
3 30 (7.52%) ISTQB
4 28 (7.02%) ISEB
5 24 (6.02%) Degree
6 22 (5.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 16 (4.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (3.26%) MCSE
9 8 (2.01%) MCSA
10 7 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.75%) DV Cleared
10 7 (1.75%) MCITP
11 4 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.50%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.50%) PMP
14 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
14 1 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.01%) QA
2 12 (3.01%) SLA
3 7 (1.75%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.50%) PMO
5 5 (1.25%) GDPR
5 5 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.75%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (10.28%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.02%) Docker
3 23 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
5 15 (3.76%) Hyper-V
6 13 (3.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (3.26%) XenApp
7 9 (2.26%) XenDesktop
8 8 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.75%) vSphere
10 2 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.25%) Dovecot
11 1 (0.25%) HDFS
11 1 (0.25%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.25%) KVM
11 1 (0.25%) Postfix
11 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (4.01%) HP ALM
2 10 (2.51%) Puppet
3 9 (2.26%) Kubernetes
3 9 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (2.01%) Ansible
5 7 (1.75%) nmon
6 6 (1.50%) Data Guard
7 4 (1.00%) AirWatch
7 4 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.00%) MOM
7 4 (1.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (1.00%) Terraform
8 2 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.50%) Oozie
8 2 (0.50%) SCOM
8 2 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 133 (33.33%) Oracle
2 111 (27.82%) Microsoft
3 34 (8.52%) VMware
4 33 (8.27%) Citrix
5 23 (5.76%) HP
6 13 (3.26%) Cisco
6 13 (3.26%) SAP
7 12 (3.01%) Databricks
7 12 (3.01%) IBM
8 10 (2.51%) Dell
8 10 (2.51%) Remedy
8 10 (2.51%) Tableau
9 9 (2.26%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.01%) Northgate
10 8 (2.01%) Telerik
10 8 (2.01%) Zend
11 7 (1.75%) Google
12 5 (1.25%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.25%) McAfee
13 4 (1.00%) Sage