Period
to 7 July 2020

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 7 July 2020 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
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 6 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 60 126 159
As % of all contract jobs advertised in West Sussex 16.71% 14.38% 12.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.74% 37.61% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 88 84
Median daily rate £488 £413 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -0.60% +0.61%
10th Percentile £337 £332 £274
90th Percentile £570 £520 £529
South East median daily rate £463 £425 £412
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.16% +6.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £35.00
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £35.07 £22.50
% change year-on-year +19.78% +55.84% -47.06%

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 159 335 487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 44.29% 38.24% 39.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 225 271
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £356 £331 £300
90th Percentile £586 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 21
Median hourly rate £42.50 £49.00 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.27% -1.01% +4.21%
10th Percentile £36.25 £37.00 £41.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £51.60 £52.50
Median hourly rate £43.50 £47.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -7.45% +10.59% -

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in West Sussex

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL in West Sussex.

Daily rate trend for SQL in West Sussex

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SQL in West Sussex over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SQL in West Sussex

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SQL in West Sussex.

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 7 July 2020. 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 -10 17 £505 +18.82% 16
Crawley +9 15 £525 +27.27% 11
Horsham +19 10 £288 -28.13% 5
Gatwick +18 8 £500 +35.59% 4
East Grinstead 0 5 £350 -
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, 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 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (31.67%) Oracle
3 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (30.00%) JIRA
3 18 (30.00%) Azure
4 17 (28.33%) C#
5 16 (26.67%) Confluence
6 15 (25.00%) .NET
6 15 (25.00%) Data Modelling
7 14 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
7 14 (23.33%) AWS
7 14 (23.33%) DevOps
8 13 (21.67%) Serverless
9 12 (20.00%) Test Strategy
9 12 (20.00%) ETL
9 12 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (20.00%) PL/SQL
9 12 (20.00%) Java
9 12 (20.00%) Python
10 11 (18.33%) Configuration Management
10 11 (18.33%) Process Improvement
10 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (18.33%) Scala
11 10 (16.67%) Power Platform
11 10 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
11 10 (16.67%) AngularJS
12 9 (15.00%) Bitbucket
12 9 (15.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 9 (15.00%) Problem Management

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 16 (26.67%) Confluence
2 9 (15.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.00%) SAS
4 2 (3.33%) Apache
4 2 (3.33%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.33%) Jetty
4 2 (3.33%) Jupyter
4 2 (3.33%) MS Project Server
4 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.67%) CMS
5 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (5.00%) assyst
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle iSupplier
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.67%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.67%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 18 (30.00%) Azure
2 14 (23.33%) AWS
3 13 (21.67%) Serverless
4 10 (16.67%) Power Platform
5 9 (15.00%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (6.67%) Amazon S3
6 4 (6.67%) AWS Step Functions
6 4 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (6.67%) Azure Functions
7 3 (5.00%) GitHub
8 2 (3.33%) Logic Apps
8 2 (3.33%) Office 365
8 2 (3.33%) PowerApps
9 1 (1.67%) IaaS
9 1 (1.67%) PaaS
9 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) DHCP
1 2 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (1.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
2 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (13.33%) Power BI
4 4 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (6.67%) Cosmos DB
4 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.00%) Base SAS
5 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 3 (5.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.33%) Data Mining
6 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.33%) Semantic Layer
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (30.00%) JIRA
2 9 (15.00%) Bitbucket
3 5 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.33%) Selenium
4 4 (6.67%) Maven
5 3 (5.00%) Gatling
5 3 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (5.00%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.67%) Gradle
7 1 (1.67%) JUnit
7 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.67%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.67%) Subversion
7 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
1 9 (15.00%) Marketing
2 6 (10.00%) Public Sector
3 2 (3.33%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Billing
4 1 (1.67%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (36.67%) Developer
2 12 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 11 (18.33%) Data Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) Scala Developer
5 8 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) Consultant
6 7 (11.67%) Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Data Consultant
8 4 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.67%) C# Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Architect
9 3 (5.00%) Azure Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Data Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) QA Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Test Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Applications Specialist
10 2 (3.33%) Data Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.00%) .NET
2 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 9 (15.00%) .NET Framework
4 9 (15.00%) J2EE
5 8 (13.33%) .NET Core
5 8 (13.33%) Entity Framework
5 8 (13.33%) XML
6 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET
7 6 (10.00%) React
7 6 (10.00%) REST
8 4 (6.67%) LINQ
9 3 (5.00%) jQuery
9 3 (5.00%) JSON
9 3 (5.00%) Node.js
9 3 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (3.33%) OAuth2
10 2 (3.33%) Pandas
10 2 (3.33%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Acoustics
2 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.33%) Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Unix
2 5 (8.33%) Windows
3 2 (3.33%) Linux
3 2 (3.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 14 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (23.33%) DevOps
4 12 (20.00%) ETL
4 12 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 11 (18.33%) Configuration Management
5 11 (18.33%) Process Improvement
6 9 (15.00%) Problem Management
7 8 (13.33%) MVC
8 7 (11.67%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 5 (8.33%) Migration
10 5 (8.33%) Test Automation
11 4 (6.67%) B2C
11 4 (6.67%) BDD
11 4 (6.67%) Data Architecture
11 4 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (6.67%) Open Source
12 3 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (28.33%) C#
3 12 (20.00%) Java
3 12 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 12 (20.00%) Python
4 11 (18.33%) Scala
5 6 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.33%) Groovy
6 2 (3.33%) Korn
6 2 (3.33%) R
6 2 (3.33%) Ruby
6 2 (3.33%) SOQL
7 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) ISEB
2 3 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Ansible
1 1 (1.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (31.67%) Oracle
2 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (15.00%) BEA
4 9 (15.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 9 (15.00%) webMethods
5 8 (13.33%) Adobe
6 7 (11.67%) Xamarin
7 6 (10.00%) Tableau
8 4 (6.67%) Alteryx
9 3 (5.00%) Atlassian
9 3 (5.00%) Informatica
10 2 (3.33%) Cognos
10 2 (3.33%) SAP
11 1 (1.67%) Autodesk
11 1 (1.67%) CODA
11 1 (1.67%) ESRI
11 1 (1.67%) Telerik