Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 11 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 378 348 568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 10.27% 9.83% 14.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.45% 30.82% 44.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 216 359
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £365 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +2.82% -1.86%
10th Percentile £293 £237 £275
90th Percentile £550 £550 £475
South East median daily rate £420 £385 £388
% change year-on-year +9.09% -0.65% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 39
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +51.79%
10th Percentile £20.50 £15.99 £29.40
90th Percentile £58.40 £51.39 £58.75
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £22.33 £40.00
% change year-on-year +56.74% -44.18% +68.42%

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 1,485 1,129 1,287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 40.34% 31.89% 33.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 942 666 795
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £393 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.28% +6.08% +1.37%
10th Percentile £310 £250 £275
90th Percentile £550 £500 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 62 77
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +7.77%
10th Percentile £21.25 £21.87 £27.00
90th Percentile £50.75 £50.16 £58.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Southampton -9 67 £414 +28.69% 23
Portsmouth +4 61 £350 +3.70% 26
Basingstoke +3 42 £418 +11.33% 20
Winchester +1 21 £435 +8.75% 6
Havant +6 19 £575 +37.31% 3
Hook -6 18 £350 +37.25% 3
Andover -5 15 £363 -23.68% 6
Fareham -6 14 £425 +30.77% 9
Farnborough -13 12 £400 +1.59% 25
Gosport - 12 £463 -
Eastleigh +4 4 £338 -20.59% 5
Aldershot - 3 £375 - 4
Romsey - 2 £400 - 1
Alton - 2 £388 - 3
Fleet - 1 £320 - 2
Petersfield - 1 £300 - 3
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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.

1 176 (46.56%) Oracle
2 115 (30.42%) SQL Server
3 109 (28.84%) JavaScript
4 107 (28.31%) .NET
5 104 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
6 103 (27.25%) Microsoft
7 101 (26.72%) C#
8 94 (24.87%) Windows
9 75 (19.84%) Linux
9 75 (19.84%) Microsoft Azure
10 73 (19.31%) Security Cleared
11 71 (18.78%) Web Services
12 69 (18.25%) MVC
13 61 (16.14%) HTML
14 58 (15.34%) ASP.NET
14 58 (15.34%) CSS
14 58 (15.34%) SC Cleared
15 57 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
16 55 (14.55%) Java
16 55 (14.55%) PL/SQL
16 55 (14.55%) Migration
17 53 (14.02%) VMware
17 53 (14.02%) Windows Server
18 52 (13.76%) XML
19 51 (13.49%) RESTful
20 47 (12.43%) VMware Infrastructure
21 46 (12.17%) Citrix
21 46 (12.17%) Hyper-V
21 46 (12.17%) Problem-Solving
22 45 (11.90%) Unix

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 (6.61%) IIS
2 16 (4.23%) Apache
3 13 (3.44%) Oracle Application Server
4 12 (3.17%) JBoss
5 11 (2.91%) Apache Spark
6 8 (2.12%) GlassFish
6 8 (2.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (1.59%) Apache ServiceMix
7 6 (1.59%) Apache Solr
7 6 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.32%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.32%) SAS
8 5 (1.32%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.32%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.32%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.06%) Liferay
9 4 (1.06%) LiveCycle
10 3 (0.79%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 13 (3.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.26%) SPSS
3 1 (0.26%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (1.59%) Remedy AR System
4 4 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.06%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (1.06%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (1.06%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.79%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.79%) Oracle Payroll
5 3 (0.79%) SAP Business One
5 3 (0.79%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.79%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.26%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 75 (19.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (5.82%) SaaS
3 18 (4.76%) PaaS
4 16 (4.23%) IaaS
5 14 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (3.44%) Boomi
7 10 (2.65%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 9 (2.38%) Azure Data Factory
9 8 (2.12%) Azure Machine Learning
10 5 (1.32%) Data Lake Analytics
11 4 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.79%) Azure Functions
12 3 (0.79%) Serverless
13 2 (0.53%) BlueKai
13 2 (0.53%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.26%) GitHub
14 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.56%) SAN
2 19 (5.03%) DNS
2 19 (5.03%) Internet
3 17 (4.50%) Firewall
4 15 (3.97%) NetScaler
5 12 (3.17%) SMTP
6 9 (2.38%) HTTP
6 9 (2.38%) IMAP
6 9 (2.38%) VLAN
7 7 (1.85%) SNMP
8 4 (1.06%) DHCP
8 4 (1.06%) SSL
8 4 (1.06%) WAN
9 3 (0.79%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (0.79%) DVB
9 3 (0.79%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.79%) LAN
9 3 (0.79%) PuTTY
9 3 (0.79%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (30.42%) SQL Server
2 37 (9.79%) Oracle Database
3 27 (7.14%) MySQL
4 26 (6.88%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (6.61%) Oracle Reports
6 24 (6.35%) Relational Database
7 23 (6.08%) NoSQL
8 21 (5.56%) MongoDB
9 18 (4.76%) Data Lake
10 17 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (4.23%) Azure SQL Database
11 16 (4.23%) Big Data
11 16 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (4.23%) SQLPlus
12 15 (3.97%) Hadoop
13 14 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (3.44%) Power BI
15 12 (3.17%) Oracle Database 12c
15 12 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (8.47%) Visual Studio
2 31 (8.20%) JIRA
3 22 (5.82%) Git (software)
3 22 (5.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 17 (4.50%) Selenium
6 15 (3.97%) Oracle APEX
7 13 (3.44%) Bitbucket
8 12 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (2.91%) TeamCity
10 9 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (2.38%) Subversion
10 9 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
11 8 (2.12%) InstallShield
11 8 (2.12%) JUnit
12 7 (1.85%) Toad
13 6 (1.59%) Eclipse
14 5 (1.32%) SpecFlow
15 4 (1.06%) NetBeans
15 4 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
General
1 38 (10.05%) Finance
2 8 (2.12%) Retail
3 7 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.06%) Back Office
4 4 (1.06%) Marketing
4 4 (1.06%) Military
5 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.53%) Advertising
6 2 (0.53%) Automotive
7 1 (0.26%) Avionics
7 1 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 156 (41.27%) Developer
2 60 (15.87%) Architect
3 47 (12.43%) .NET Developer
4 35 (9.26%) Analyst
5 31 (8.20%) Infrastructure Architect
6 22 (5.82%) C# Developer
6 22 (5.82%) Java Developer
7 21 (5.56%) SQL Developer
8 18 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
9 16 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (3.97%) Applications Developer
11 14 (3.70%) Data Architect
11 14 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
11 14 (3.70%) Test Analyst
12 13 (3.44%) Consultant
12 13 (3.44%) Software Engineer
13 12 (3.17%) Azure Architect
13 12 (3.17%) Senior Developer
13 12 (3.17%) Test Engineer
14 10 (2.65%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (28.31%) .NET
2 71 (18.78%) Web Services
3 61 (16.14%) HTML
4 58 (15.34%) ASP.NET
4 58 (15.34%) CSS
5 52 (13.76%) XML
6 51 (13.49%) RESTful
7 43 (11.38%) .NET Framework
8 41 (10.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 37 (9.79%) AngularJS
10 36 (9.52%) Middleware
11 35 (9.26%) jQuery
12 34 (8.99%) ASP.NET Web API
12 34 (8.99%) Entity Framework
13 32 (8.47%) WCF
14 23 (6.08%) REST
15 22 (5.82%) Spring
16 21 (5.56%) SOAP
17 19 (5.03%) Node.js
18 18 (4.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 57 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.17%) Computer Science
2 12 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (2.65%) Cloud Native
5 9 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (2.38%) User Experience
6 8 (2.12%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.12%) W3C
7 7 (1.85%) Clustering
7 7 (1.85%) PKI
8 6 (1.59%) Smart Meter
9 5 (1.32%) Fintech
9 5 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.32%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.06%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.79%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.79%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.79%) DataPower
11 3 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 94 (24.87%) Windows
2 75 (19.84%) Linux
3 53 (14.02%) Windows Server
4 45 (11.90%) Unix
5 25 (6.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (5.56%) AIX
6 21 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (5.29%) Windows 10
8 14 (3.70%) Windows XP
9 10 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (2.12%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.32%) CentOS
11 5 (1.32%) Solaris
11 5 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.79%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.53%) Android
13 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.53%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (18.25%) MVC
3 55 (14.55%) Migration
4 46 (12.17%) Problem-Solving
5 42 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (10.05%) Network Design
7 33 (8.73%) Test Automation
8 30 (7.94%) SDLC
9 29 (7.67%) Kanban
10 28 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (7.14%) Analytics
11 27 (7.14%) DevOps
12 26 (6.88%) Software Engineering
13 25 (6.61%) Data Modelling
13 25 (6.61%) Unit Testing
14 23 (6.08%) TDD
15 21 (5.56%) Scrum
16 20 (5.29%) Deployment Automation
16 20 (5.29%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 109 (28.84%) JavaScript
2 101 (26.72%) C#
3 55 (14.55%) Java
3 55 (14.55%) PL/SQL
4 23 (6.08%) Python
5 19 (5.03%) PowerShell
6 18 (4.76%) PHP
7 17 (4.50%) T-SQL
8 14 (3.70%) C++
8 14 (3.70%) Perl
9 12 (3.17%) VBA
10 11 (2.91%) VB
11 10 (2.65%) VBScript
12 7 (1.85%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.59%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.32%) ABAP
14 5 (1.32%) R
14 5 (1.32%) Scala
14 5 (1.32%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.06%) C
Qualifications
1 73 (19.31%) Security Cleared
2 58 (15.34%) SC Cleared
3 24 (6.35%) Degree
4 14 (3.70%) ISEB
5 13 (3.44%) ISTQB
5 13 (3.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.59%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.53%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.53%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.53%) PMP
9 1 (0.26%) MCSA
9 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.26%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.38%) QA
2 7 (1.85%) SLA
3 4 (1.06%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.06%) PMO
4 3 (0.79%) GDPR
5 2 (0.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (12.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (12.17%) Hyper-V
3 34 (8.99%) XenApp
4 31 (8.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 26 (6.88%) Active Directory
6 19 (5.03%) Oracle RAC
7 15 (3.97%) XenDesktop
8 8 (2.12%) Docker
9 7 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (1.06%) vSphere
11 3 (0.79%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.79%) HDFS
11 3 (0.79%) KVM
11 3 (0.79%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.79%) Xen
11 3 (0.79%) XenServer
12 1 (0.26%) Firmware
12 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (3.97%) Data Guard
1 15 (3.97%) Puppet
2 12 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (2.65%) HP ALM
4 8 (2.12%) Terraform
5 7 (1.85%) Kibana
5 7 (1.85%) Kubernetes
5 7 (1.85%) SCCM
6 6 (1.59%) SCOM
7 5 (1.32%) Ansible
7 5 (1.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (1.06%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (0.79%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.79%) Ambari
9 3 (0.79%) Consul
9 3 (0.79%) Grafana
9 3 (0.79%) logstash
9 3 (0.79%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.79%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 176 (46.56%) Oracle
2 103 (27.25%) Microsoft
3 53 (14.02%) VMware
4 46 (12.17%) Citrix
5 31 (8.20%) Red Hat
6 27 (7.14%) HP
7 21 (5.56%) IBM
8 18 (4.76%) SAP
9 14 (3.70%) 3PAR
9 14 (3.70%) Atlassian
9 14 (3.70%) Remedy
10 13 (3.44%) Dell
11 9 (2.38%) Northgate
12 8 (2.12%) McAfee
13 7 (1.85%) BMC
13 7 (1.85%) Cisco
13 7 (1.85%) Databricks
13 7 (1.85%) Tableau
14 4 (1.06%) Informatica
14 4 (1.06%) SolarWinds