The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 28 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 / Southampton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 6 7
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1  
Contract jobs citing SQL 18 27 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 9.00% 12.39% 15.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.58% 38.03% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 40
Median daily rate £338 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £230 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £406 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +3.44% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £16.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 - £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 - £20.73
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 Southampton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 57 71 141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 28.50% 32.57% 39.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 88 208
Median daily rate £400 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £261 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £458 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 11
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -67.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £32.60 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Southampton

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Southampton

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Southampton over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Southampton

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 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 Southampton region with a requirement for SQL.

1 20 (40.00%) C#
1 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (36.00%) .NET
2 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (26.00%) Oracle
5 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (22.00%) Windows
7 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 8 (16.00%) ETL
9 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (14.00%) Data Integration
10 6 (12.00%) Test Scripting
10 6 (12.00%) Test Automation
10 6 (12.00%) Tableau
10 6 (12.00%) Informatica
10 6 (12.00%) SAP
10 6 (12.00%) Migration
10 6 (12.00%) Back Office
10 6 (12.00%) Retail
10 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (10.00%) Software Testing
11 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Management
11 5 (10.00%) Selenium
11 5 (10.00%) Data Management
11 5 (10.00%) TDD
11 5 (10.00%) ESRI
11 5 (10.00%) IBM
11 5 (10.00%) Scrum

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 2 (4.00%) IIS
1 2 (4.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.00%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) DNS
1 3 (6.00%) Firewall
2 2 (4.00%) HTTP
2 2 (4.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (4.00%) LAN
2 2 (4.00%) LDAP
2 2 (4.00%) SSL
2 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.00%) WAN
3 1 (2.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (10.00%) Big Data
3 5 (10.00%) Geospatial Data
3 5 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 5 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.00%) Power BI
4 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (6.00%) MySQL
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Selenium
1 5 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.00%) Grunt
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.00%) Subversion
4 1 (2.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (12.00%) Back Office
1 6 (12.00%) Retail
2 3 (6.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Billing
3 1 (2.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Developer
2 10 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Software Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Consultant
4 5 (10.00%) Data Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Azure Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Geospatial Architect
6 3 (6.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.00%) DBA
6 3 (6.00%) SQL DBA
6 3 (6.00%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) ETL Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Junior
7 2 (4.00%) Migration Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.00%) .NET
2 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (10.00%) PostGIS
4 4 (8.00%) WPF
5 3 (6.00%) CSS
5 3 (6.00%) HTML
5 3 (6.00%) SOAP
6 2 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (4.00%) REST
6 2 (4.00%) Sensu
6 2 (4.00%) WCF
6 2 (4.00%) XML
7 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.00%) CSS3
7 1 (2.00%) jQuery
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (2.00%) SAP Basis
7 1 (2.00%) Sass
7 1 (2.00%) Vue.js
7 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.00%) Video on Demand
3 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.00%) EPoS
3 1 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.00%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.00%) STB
3 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.00%) CentOS
3 2 (4.00%) Unix
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.00%) ETL
3 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (14.00%) Data Integration
4 6 (12.00%) Migration
4 6 (12.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (12.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (10.00%) BDD
5 5 (10.00%) Data Governance
5 5 (10.00%) Data Management
5 5 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Management
5 5 (10.00%) ERD
5 5 (10.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 5 (10.00%) Metadata Management
5 5 (10.00%) Scrum
5 5 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (10.00%) TDD
5 5 (10.00%) UML
6 4 (8.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) C#
2 5 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (6.00%) PHP
4 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.00%) Perl
5 2 (4.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) C
6 1 (2.00%) COBOL
6 1 (2.00%) Java
6 1 (2.00%) VB
6 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) ISEB
2 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) MCSA
3 1 (2.00%) MCSE
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.00%) Docker
2 2 (4.00%) KVM
2 2 (4.00%) Xen
3 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Ansible
1 2 (4.00%) Grafana
1 2 (4.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (4.00%) logstash
1 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (26.00%) Oracle
3 6 (12.00%) Informatica
3 6 (12.00%) SAP
3 6 (12.00%) Tableau
4 5 (10.00%) ESRI
4 5 (10.00%) IBM
5 4 (8.00%) VMware
6 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.00%) SaltStack
6 2 (4.00%) Splunk
7 1 (2.00%) Acme Packet
7 1 (2.00%) Cisco
7 1 (2.00%) Northgate
7 1 (2.00%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.00%) Sonus
7 1 (2.00%) Talend
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