The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 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)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 1 8
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7  
Contract jobs citing SQL 27 36 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 16.88% 24.66% 9.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.86% 67.92% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 7
Median daily rate £325 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £463 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 0
Median hourly rate £53.85 £35.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.67% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% +44.44%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 63 53 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 39.38% 36.30% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 19
Median daily rate £350 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -1.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% -1.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Portsmouth

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Portsmouth

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Portsmouth over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Portsmouth

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Portsmouth

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Portsmouth over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for SQL.

1 35 (57.38%) SQL Server
2 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (44.26%) .NET
4 26 (42.62%) C#
4 26 (42.62%) MVC
5 24 (39.34%) Microsoft
6 20 (32.79%) HTML
7 19 (31.15%) Windows
8 18 (29.51%) XML
9 17 (27.87%) CSS
10 16 (26.23%) Web Services
10 16 (26.23%) Visual Studio
10 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET
10 16 (26.23%) JavaScript
10 16 (26.23%) Security Cleared
11 15 (24.59%) jQuery
12 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (19.67%) SDLC
13 12 (19.67%) SC Cleared
13 12 (19.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (19.67%) Oracle
14 11 (18.03%) Ajax
15 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering
15 10 (16.39%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (14.75%) Unit Testing
16 9 (14.75%) WCF
16 9 (14.75%) Relational Database
16 9 (14.75%) Telerik
16 9 (14.75%) Java

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 6 (9.84%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.20%) Skype for Business
3 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.92%) Anypoint
4 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.92%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.28%) CICS
6 1 (1.64%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.64%) Confluence
6 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.64%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Google Play
2 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) Skype
2 4 (6.56%) LAN
3 3 (4.92%) Bluetooth
3 3 (4.92%) PBX
4 2 (3.28%) DNS
4 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.64%) IMAP
5 1 (1.64%) Internet
5 1 (1.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (57.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (14.75%) Relational Database
4 7 (11.48%) MySQL
5 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.92%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
8 2 (3.28%) DB2
9 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (26.23%) Visual Studio
2 12 (19.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (9.84%) Eclipse
4 5 (8.20%) JIRA
5 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.56%) Gradle
6 3 (4.92%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.64%) Maven
7 1 (1.64%) QUnit
General
1 3 (4.92%) Finance
1 3 (4.92%) Retail
2 2 (3.28%) Local Government
2 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.64%) Billing
Job Titles
1 35 (57.38%) Developer
2 19 (31.15%) .NET Developer
3 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 7 (11.48%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (11.48%) C# Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Software Developer
5 6 (9.84%) C++ Developer
5 6 (9.84%) C++/Java Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Software Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.56%) DBA
7 3 (4.92%) Administrator
7 3 (4.92%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (4.92%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (44.26%) .NET
2 20 (32.79%) HTML
3 18 (29.51%) XML
4 17 (27.87%) CSS
5 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET
5 16 (26.23%) Web Services
6 15 (24.59%) jQuery
7 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (18.03%) Ajax
9 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (14.75%) WCF
10 8 (13.11%) .NET Framework
10 8 (13.11%) Entity Framework
11 6 (9.84%) ADO.NET
11 6 (9.84%) LINQ
11 6 (9.84%) LINQ to SQL
11 6 (9.84%) MFC
11 6 (9.84%) XML Messaging
12 5 (8.20%) RequireJS
13 4 (6.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Client/Server
2 5 (8.20%) W3C
3 4 (6.56%) Replication
4 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.28%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.28%) PKI
6 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.64%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.64%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.15%) Windows
2 8 (13.11%) Linux
3 3 (4.92%) Android
3 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.92%) Solaris
3 3 (4.92%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.64%) AIX
4 1 (1.64%) Unix
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (42.62%) MVC
3 12 (19.67%) SDLC
4 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering
5 9 (14.75%) Unit Testing
6 8 (13.11%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (13.11%) Scrum
6 8 (13.11%) Web Development
7 6 (9.84%) API Development
7 6 (9.84%) Complex Event Processing
8 5 (8.20%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (8.20%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (8.20%) Test Strategy
8 5 (8.20%) Wireframes
9 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.56%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.56%) Data Transformation
9 4 (6.56%) Process Improvement
9 4 (6.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (42.62%) C#
2 16 (26.23%) JavaScript
3 9 (14.75%) Java
4 6 (9.84%) C++
4 6 (9.84%) PL/SQL
4 6 (9.84%) VB.NET
5 5 (8.20%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.28%) C
6 2 (3.28%) COBOL
6 2 (3.28%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) Security Cleared
2 12 (19.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.28%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) MCSA
5 1 (1.64%) MCSE
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) Docker
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (39.34%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.67%) Oracle
3 9 (14.75%) Telerik
4 3 (4.92%) Google
4 3 (4.92%) MuleSoft
5 2 (3.28%) VMware
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco
6 1 (1.64%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (1.64%) McAfee
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