Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 6 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 169 148 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 14.53% 13.70% 10.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.94% 36.91% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 115 108
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £390 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -5.17% +20.07%
10th Percentile £321 £296 £298
90th Percentile £525 £500 £504
South East median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
West Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 - £43.00
South East median hourly rate £23.75 £19.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year +19.78% -50.43% +60.00%

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 513 401 595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 44.11% 37.13% 40.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 268 326
West Sussex median daily rate £434 £410 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.79% +0.55% +9.02%
10th Percentile £306 £290 £263
90th Percentile £539 £530 £523
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 17
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £49.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £41.25 £41.25 £33.75
90th Percentile £52.65 £52.50 £51.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%

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 19 August 2018.

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 19 August 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
Worthing +9 85 £425 -15.00% 10
Crawley +7 31 £500 +51.52% 13
Gatwick -4 11 £450 +32.84% 1
East Grinstead -1 5 £341 -17.27% 2
Bognor Regis - 5 - -
Steyning - 3 £400 -
Horsham -10 2 £400 +21.67% 4
Haywards Heath 0 1 £125 -65.75% 3
Chichester -5 1 - - 8
Burgess Hill -6 1 - -
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for SQL.

1 60 (35.50%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (31.95%) XML
3 52 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 44 (26.04%) REST
5 43 (25.44%) Oracle
6 41 (24.26%) Windows
7 40 (23.67%) Java
8 39 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 37 (21.89%) JavaScript
10 36 (21.30%) C#
10 36 (21.30%) HTML
10 36 (21.30%) .NET
11 34 (20.12%) Unix
12 32 (18.93%) JSON
13 31 (18.34%) Finance
13 31 (18.34%) CSS
14 30 (17.75%) Scrum
14 30 (17.75%) Test Automation
15 29 (17.16%) Team Foundation Server
15 29 (17.16%) Visual Studio
16 26 (15.38%) ASP.NET
16 26 (15.38%) SOAP
16 26 (15.38%) MVC
16 26 (15.38%) NoSQL
17 25 (14.79%) HTML5
17 25 (14.79%) Selenium
18 22 (13.02%) SharePoint
19 20 (11.83%) T-SQL
19 20 (11.83%) jQuery
19 20 (11.83%) Cucumber

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 22 (13.02%) SharePoint
2 19 (11.24%) WebLogic
3 13 (7.69%) CMS
3 13 (7.69%) Confluence
4 11 (6.51%) JBoss
5 10 (5.92%) Apache
5 10 (5.92%) IIS
6 9 (5.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (5.33%) Umbraco
7 8 (4.73%) nginx
7 8 (4.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (4.73%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (4.73%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.96%) Oracle BPEL
9 3 (1.78%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.78%) EPiServer
9 3 (1.78%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.59%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.59%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (8.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (6.51%) MS Visio
3 10 (5.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.96%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (2.96%) Oracle ERP
1 5 (2.96%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (2.96%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (2.96%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.78%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.55%) GitHub
2 6 (3.55%) Google Analytics
3 5 (2.96%) Azure Data Factory
3 5 (2.96%) PaaS
4 4 (2.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.78%) SaaS
6 2 (1.18%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.59%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.59%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.59%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.59%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.73%) HTTP
1 8 (4.73%) SSL
1 8 (4.73%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.78%) Wireless
3 2 (1.18%) DHCP
3 2 (1.18%) DNS
3 2 (1.18%) Firewall
4 1 (0.59%) SAN
4 1 (0.59%) Skype
4 1 (0.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 26 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 20 (11.83%) MongoDB
4 15 (8.88%) Oracle Database
4 15 (8.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (6.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (5.33%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (4.73%) Relational Database
8 7 (4.14%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (3.55%) Big Data
10 5 (2.96%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (2.96%) Data Lake
10 5 (2.96%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (2.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 5 (2.96%) Oracle Discoverer
10 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (2.37%) Cloud Spanner
11 4 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (17.16%) Team Foundation Server
1 29 (17.16%) Visual Studio
2 25 (14.79%) Selenium
3 20 (11.83%) Cucumber
3 20 (11.83%) Git (software)
4 16 (9.47%) JIRA
5 15 (8.88%) SoapUI
6 12 (7.10%) Gatling
7 10 (5.92%) Eclipse
7 10 (5.92%) JUnit
8 9 (5.33%) IntelliJ
9 8 (4.73%) Jenkins
9 8 (4.73%) Toad
10 6 (3.55%) Ant
10 6 (3.55%) Grunt
10 6 (3.55%) gulp
10 6 (3.55%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (3.55%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (3.55%) Sublime Text
11 5 (2.96%) JDeveloper
General
1 31 (18.34%) Finance
2 6 (3.55%) Back Office
3 2 (1.18%) Retail
3 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.59%) Billing
4 1 (0.59%) Legal
4 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 78 (46.15%) Developer
2 42 (24.85%) Analyst
3 20 (11.83%) Systems Analyst
4 19 (11.24%) Test Analyst
5 16 (9.47%) .NET Developer
5 16 (9.47%) Java Developer
5 16 (9.47%) SQL Analyst
6 12 (7.10%) SQL Developer
7 11 (6.51%) Automation Test Analyst
7 11 (6.51%) SharePoint Support
8 10 (5.92%) Architect
8 10 (5.92%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (5.92%) SharePoint Specialist
8 10 (5.92%) Support Specialist
9 9 (5.33%) Scala Developer
9 9 (5.33%) Senior Developer
9 9 (5.33%) XML Analyst
10 6 (3.55%) Oracle Analyst
10 6 (3.55%) Test Engineer
10 6 (3.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (31.95%) XML
2 44 (26.04%) REST
3 36 (21.30%) .NET
3 36 (21.30%) HTML
4 32 (18.93%) JSON
5 31 (18.34%) CSS
6 26 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 26 (15.38%) SOAP
7 25 (14.79%) HTML5
8 20 (11.83%) jQuery
9 19 (11.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (10.06%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (9.47%) CSS3
12 15 (8.88%) Ajax
13 14 (8.28%) AngularJS
13 14 (8.28%) Play Framework
13 14 (8.28%) Spring
13 14 (8.28%) WCF
14 13 (7.69%) EJB
15 12 (7.10%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.51%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (5.33%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (5.33%) Virtual Team
4 7 (4.14%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.78%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.78%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.18%) Reinsurance
6 2 (1.18%) Robotics
7 1 (0.59%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.59%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.59%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 41 (24.26%) Windows
2 34 (20.12%) Unix
3 18 (10.65%) Windows Server
4 9 (5.33%) Linux
5 6 (3.55%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.18%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.18%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.59%) Solaris
7 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (35.50%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (17.75%) Scrum
2 30 (17.75%) Test Automation
3 26 (15.38%) MVC
4 18 (10.65%) DevOps
5 17 (10.06%) SOA
5 17 (10.06%) Software Delivery
6 16 (9.47%) Analytics
7 14 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (8.28%) CRM
7 14 (8.28%) Microservices
7 14 (8.28%) Open Source
8 12 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (7.10%) Kanban
9 11 (6.51%) Customer Requirements
9 11 (6.51%) Data Transformation
9 11 (6.51%) Test Scripting
9 11 (6.51%) Translating Business Requirements
10 10 (5.92%) Configuration Management
10 10 (5.92%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 40 (23.67%) Java
2 37 (21.89%) JavaScript
3 36 (21.30%) C#
4 20 (11.83%) T-SQL
5 17 (10.06%) Scala
6 13 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 9 (5.33%) Python
8 8 (4.73%) Haskell
9 7 (4.14%) Java 8
9 7 (4.14%) Ruby
10 6 (3.55%) Groovy
10 6 (3.55%) Perl
11 5 (2.96%) VB
12 3 (1.78%) PHP
12 3 (1.78%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.78%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.18%) R
13 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.18%) VB6
13 2 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (8.28%) Degree
2 12 (7.10%) ISEB
3 11 (6.51%) ISTQB
3 11 (6.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.59%) CCNP
4 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.59%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.59%) MCSA
4 1 (0.59%) MCSE
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.06%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.18%) GCP
2 2 (1.18%) SLA
3 1 (0.59%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (5.33%) Docker
2 4 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.78%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (1.18%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.18%) XenApp
5 1 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (5.33%) Puppet
2 6 (3.55%) Grafana
2 6 (3.55%) Kibana
3 5 (2.96%) Mesos
4 4 (2.37%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.59%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (25.44%) Oracle
2 39 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.06%) webMethods
4 10 (5.92%) Google
5 8 (4.73%) Adobe
6 5 (2.96%) Tableau
7 4 (2.37%) Kony
7 4 (2.37%) VMware
8 2 (1.18%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.18%) Automation Anywhere
8 2 (1.18%) Blue Prism
8 2 (1.18%) Cisco
8 2 (1.18%) Citrix
8 2 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.18%) UiPath
9 1 (0.59%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.59%) Informatica
9 1 (0.59%) Meraki
9 1 (0.59%) Pega
9 1 (0.59%) Sitecore