Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 18 6
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 51 41 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 10.90% 8.06% 18.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.81% 30.60% 44.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 33 86
Southampton median daily rate £317 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.62% - -7.14%
10th Percentile £195 £208 £263
90th Percentile £395 £467 £417
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.78% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Southampton median hourly rate £44.12 £25.13 £25.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.58% -1.24% +4.10%
10th Percentile £42.06 £14.26 £14.99
90th Percentile £46.17 £35.49 £39.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.12 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +10.29% +9.59% +35.19%

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 Southampton with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 177 134 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 37.82% 26.33% 41.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 94 193
Southampton median daily rate £363 £345 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.07% +1.47% -2.86%
10th Percentile £254 £221 £263
90th Percentile £525 £513 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £395 £370 £365
% change year-on-year +6.76% +1.37% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 27
Southampton median hourly rate £45.39 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.90% +10.00% +35.27%
10th Percentile £42.05 £12.31 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.87 £43.13 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.06 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.66% +13.33% -

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 6 months to 18 November 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 18 November 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 25 (49.02%) SQL Server
2 18 (35.29%) Windows
3 15 (29.41%) C#
4 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
5 13 (25.49%) .NET
6 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (19.61%) ETL
7 10 (19.61%) Data Modelling
8 9 (17.65%) Oracle
8 9 (17.65%) Data Management
8 9 (17.65%) Migration
8 9 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (15.69%) Web Services
10 7 (13.73%) PL/SQL
10 7 (13.73%) VB.NET
10 7 (13.73%) Data Architecture
10 7 (13.73%) SaaS
10 7 (13.73%) Analytics
11 6 (11.76%) PaaS
11 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (11.76%) IaaS
11 6 (11.76%) JDBC
11 6 (11.76%) EAI
11 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
11 6 (11.76%) Retail
11 6 (11.76%) Software Testing
11 6 (11.76%) VMware
11 6 (11.76%) Refactoring
11 6 (11.76%) Enterprise Data Management

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 (3.92%) Apache
1 2 (3.92%) JBoss
2 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.96%) Commerce Server
2 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.96%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (13.73%) SaaS
3 6 (11.76%) IaaS
3 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (11.76%) PaaS
4 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) DNS
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
1 1 (1.96%) Network Security
1 1 (1.96%) Skype
1 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (49.02%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) Big Data
2 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.84%) Geospatial Data
2 4 (7.84%) Kalido
2 4 (7.84%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.92%) SAP BW
3 2 (3.92%) Spatial Data
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.96%) Power BI
4 1 (1.96%) QlikView
4 1 (1.96%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.96%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Selenium
1 4 (7.84%) SoapUI
1 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.92%) FishEye
3 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.92%) JIRA
3 2 (3.92%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (3.92%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.96%) ERwin
4 1 (1.96%) JUnit
4 1 (1.96%) Mockito
4 1 (1.96%) Moq
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (11.76%) Retail
2 4 (7.84%) Back Office
2 4 (7.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Developer
2 8 (15.69%) .NET Developer
2 8 (15.69%) Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) .NET Software Developer
3 6 (11.76%) Software Developer
3 6 (11.76%) VB.NET Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Consultant
4 5 (9.80%) Data Modeller
5 4 (7.84%) Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Data Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Junior
5 4 (7.84%) Junior Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Head of Architecture
6 3 (5.88%) Lead Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Lead Data Architect
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) .NET
2 8 (15.69%) Web Services
3 6 (11.76%) JDBC
4 4 (7.84%) HTML
5 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.88%) XML
6 2 (3.92%) CSS
6 2 (3.92%) HTML5
6 2 (3.92%) OAuth
6 2 (3.92%) Redux
6 2 (3.92%) SOAP
6 2 (3.92%) WCF
6 2 (3.92%) WPF
7 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.96%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.96%) Ember.js
7 1 (1.96%) jQuery
7 1 (1.96%) Node.js
7 1 (1.96%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) EPoS
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.61%) Data Modelling
2 10 (19.61%) ETL
3 9 (17.65%) Data Management
3 9 (17.65%) Migration
4 7 (13.73%) Analytics
4 7 (13.73%) Data Architecture
5 6 (11.76%) EAI
5 6 (11.76%) Enterprise Data Management
5 6 (11.76%) Refactoring
5 6 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.80%) Data Security
6 5 (9.80%) Data Strategy
6 5 (9.80%) Test Scripting
6 5 (9.80%) TOGAF
7 4 (7.84%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (7.84%) Exploratory Testing
7 4 (7.84%) SDLC
7 4 (7.84%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) C#
2 7 (13.73%) PL/SQL
2 7 (13.73%) VB.NET
3 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.80%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.88%) C++
5 2 (3.92%) Java
5 2 (3.92%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) VB
6 1 (1.96%) VB6
6 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
1 4 (7.84%) ISEB
1 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Ansible
2 2 (3.92%) Control-M
2 2 (3.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.65%) Oracle
3 6 (11.76%) VMware
4 4 (7.84%) Veeam
5 3 (5.88%) SAP
6 2 (3.92%) Informatica
6 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.92%) Telerik
7 1 (1.96%) Acme Packet
7 1 (1.96%) Citrix
7 1 (1.96%) Sonus