Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 14 12
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL 149 94 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 13.99% 9.67% 10.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.16% 27.98% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 70 76
West Sussex median daily rate £423 £432 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.09% +7.54% +14.64%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £294
90th Percentile £505 £613 £513
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
West Sussex median hourly rate - £45.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.35% -9.33%
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 West Sussex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 511 336 406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 47.98% 34.57% 36.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 197 227
West Sussex median daily rate £438 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +12.50% +8.84%
10th Percentile £308 £292 £268
90th Percentile £540 £545 £538
South East median daily rate £440 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 16
West Sussex median hourly rate £51.00 £48.00 £44.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.63% +17.83%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +6.49%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in West Sussex

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in West Sussex

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in West Sussex over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in West Sussex

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in West Sussex

SQL
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the West Sussex 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
Worthing +14 68 £425 -17.32% 13
Crawley +4 26 £413 +4.76% 12
Horsham 0 10 £325 - 6
Gatwick -13 6 £358 +8.33% 3
Chichester - 3 £363 - 11
Burgess Hill 0 2 - -
East Grinstead -4 2 £383 +25.41%
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 West Sussex region with a requirement for SQL.

1 82 (55.03%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (44.30%) Java
3 62 (41.61%) Unix
4 58 (38.93%) Windows
5 51 (34.23%) Oracle
6 47 (31.54%) XML
7 45 (30.20%) Test Automation
8 38 (25.50%) Microsoft
9 37 (24.83%) JIRA
9 37 (24.83%) Selenium
9 37 (24.83%) Cucumber
10 36 (24.16%) JavaScript
10 36 (24.16%) WebLogic
11 34 (22.82%) SQL Server
12 33 (22.15%) JSON
12 33 (22.15%) Spring
13 32 (21.48%) webMethods
14 31 (20.81%) C#
14 31 (20.81%) ISTQB
14 31 (20.81%) Microservices
15 30 (20.13%) REST
15 30 (20.13%) Git (software)
15 30 (20.13%) HTML
16 29 (19.46%) CSS
16 29 (19.46%) Confluence
16 29 (19.46%) Docker
16 29 (19.46%) DevOps
17 28 (18.79%) SOAP
17 28 (18.79%) Apache
18 27 (18.12%) JUnit

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 36 (24.16%) WebLogic
2 29 (19.46%) Confluence
3 28 (18.79%) Apache
4 23 (15.44%) JBoss
5 18 (12.08%) nginx
5 18 (12.08%) Tomcat
6 11 (7.38%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.68%) SAS
8 3 (2.01%) MS Project Server
9 2 (1.34%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.34%) CMS
9 2 (1.34%) IIS
9 2 (1.34%) Magnolia
10 1 (0.67%) Documentum
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (6.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.70%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.34%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (12.08%) GitHub
3 17 (11.41%) Google Analytics
4 6 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (3.36%) Office 365
5 5 (3.36%) TestFlight
6 4 (2.68%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (2.01%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (2.01%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (2.01%) Serverless
8 2 (1.34%) BrowserStack
8 2 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.34%) PaaS
9 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.77%) SSL
2 21 (14.09%) HTTP
3 20 (13.42%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.36%) Firewall
4 5 (3.36%) LAN
4 5 (3.36%) WAN
5 4 (2.68%) DNS
5 4 (2.68%) VPN
6 3 (2.01%) DHCP
7 2 (1.34%) VLAN
8 1 (0.67%) BGP
8 1 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.67%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.67%) IPsec
8 1 (0.67%) MPLS
8 1 (0.67%) Network Security
8 1 (0.67%) OSPF
8 1 (0.67%) VPLS
8 1 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (22.82%) SQL Server
2 26 (17.45%) MongoDB
2 26 (17.45%) NoSQL
3 17 (11.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (10.74%) Oracle Reports
5 14 (9.40%) SQL Server 2016
6 11 (7.38%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (7.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (6.04%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (6.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (5.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (4.70%) Oracle Database
10 6 (4.03%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (4.03%) DTS
11 5 (3.36%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (2.68%) DB2
12 4 (2.68%) MySQL
12 4 (2.68%) Power BI
13 3 (2.01%) Amazon Aurora
13 3 (2.01%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 37 (24.83%) Cucumber
1 37 (24.83%) JIRA
1 37 (24.83%) Selenium
2 30 (20.13%) Git (software)
3 27 (18.12%) JUnit
4 24 (16.11%) Gatling
5 23 (15.44%) Eclipse
5 23 (15.44%) IntelliJ
6 19 (12.75%) Jenkins
7 17 (11.41%) Ant
7 17 (11.41%) Grunt
7 17 (11.41%) gulp
7 17 (11.41%) Karma Test Runner
7 17 (11.41%) SoapUI
7 17 (11.41%) Sublime Text
8 12 (8.05%) Oracle Forms
9 11 (7.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (7.38%) Toad
10 6 (4.03%) TeamCity
10 6 (4.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (8.72%) Finance
2 6 (4.03%) Back Office
3 3 (2.01%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.34%) Legal
4 2 (1.34%) Marketing
5 1 (0.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 61 (40.94%) Developer
2 37 (24.83%) Analyst
3 29 (19.46%) Test Analyst
4 19 (12.75%) Java Developer
5 16 (10.74%) .NET Developer
6 13 (8.72%) Tester
7 10 (6.71%) Architect
7 10 (6.71%) DBA
7 10 (6.71%) SQL DBA
7 10 (6.71%) SQL Developer
7 10 (6.71%) SQL Server DBA
8 9 (6.04%) Automation Tester
9 8 (5.37%) SQL Analyst
10 7 (4.70%) Oracle Analyst
10 7 (4.70%) Unix Analyst
11 6 (4.03%) Production DBA
11 6 (4.03%) Scala Developer
11 6 (4.03%) SQL Server Production DBA
12 5 (3.36%) iOS Developer
12 5 (3.36%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (31.54%) XML
2 33 (22.15%) JSON
2 33 (22.15%) Spring
3 30 (20.13%) HTML
3 30 (20.13%) REST
4 29 (19.46%) CSS
5 28 (18.79%) SOAP
6 27 (18.12%) .NET
6 27 (18.12%) HTML5
7 26 (17.45%) J2EE
8 25 (16.78%) Hibernate
9 24 (16.11%) Play Framework
10 23 (15.44%) EJB
10 23 (15.44%) J2SE
11 22 (14.77%) AngularJS
12 20 (13.42%) Node.js
13 19 (12.75%) jQuery
14 18 (12.08%) Servlets
15 17 (11.41%) .NET Framework
15 17 (11.41%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (6.04%) Data Centre
1 9 (6.04%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (5.37%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.03%) Reinsurance
4 5 (3.36%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.68%) Clustering
6 3 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.34%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.34%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.67%) CMDB
8 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.67%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 62 (41.61%) Unix
2 58 (38.93%) Windows
3 26 (17.45%) Linux
4 17 (11.41%) Ubuntu
5 13 (8.72%) Windows Server
6 6 (4.03%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.68%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (55.03%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (30.20%) Test Automation
3 31 (20.81%) Microservices
4 29 (19.46%) DevOps
5 27 (18.12%) Test Scripting
6 25 (16.78%) Configuration Management
6 25 (16.78%) Open Source
7 23 (15.44%) Scrum
8 21 (14.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (13.42%) Analytics
9 20 (13.42%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (12.08%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (12.08%) Lean Software Development
11 17 (11.41%) Mentoring
11 17 (11.41%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (10.74%) Customer Requirements
13 15 (10.07%) Web Development
14 14 (9.40%) ETL
15 13 (8.72%) User Stories
16 12 (8.05%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 66 (44.30%) Java
2 36 (24.16%) JavaScript
3 31 (20.81%) C#
4 26 (17.45%) Scala
5 18 (12.08%) Haskell
5 18 (12.08%) T-SQL
6 17 (11.41%) Groovy
6 17 (11.41%) Perl
6 17 (11.41%) Python
6 17 (11.41%) Ruby
7 9 (6.04%) PL/SQL
7 9 (6.04%) VB.NET
8 6 (4.03%) Objective-C
9 5 (3.36%) Apple Swift
10 4 (2.68%) Java 8
10 4 (2.68%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.68%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.01%) C
11 3 (2.01%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 31 (20.81%) ISTQB
2 26 (17.45%) ISEB
3 22 (14.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (6.71%) Degree
5 5 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.67%) CCNP
7 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.67%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.71%) QA
2 2 (1.34%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.67%) GAMP
System Software
1 29 (19.46%) Docker
2 8 (5.37%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.01%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.67%) XenApp
5 1 (0.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (16.11%) Puppet
2 17 (11.41%) Grafana
2 17 (11.41%) Kibana
3 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (2.68%) SCCM
4 3 (2.01%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (2.01%) SCOM
5 1 (0.67%) Mesos
5 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 51 (34.23%) Oracle
2 38 (25.50%) Microsoft
3 32 (21.48%) webMethods
4 19 (12.75%) Google
5 13 (8.72%) Adobe
6 10 (6.71%) Atlassian
7 6 (4.03%) SAP
8 3 (2.01%) BMC
8 3 (2.01%) Serena
8 3 (2.01%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.34%) Cisco
9 2 (1.34%) Citrix
9 2 (1.34%) Kony
9 2 (1.34%) NetApp
9 2 (1.34%) Pega
9 2 (1.34%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.34%) Tableau
9 2 (1.34%) Talend
9 2 (1.34%) VMware
10 1 (0.67%) Juniper