Period
to 6 April 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 6 April 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 7 10
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 130 138 119
As % of all contract jobs advertised in West Sussex 21.17% 13.50% 10.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.07% 30.53% 28.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 84 63
Median daily rate £475 £414 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.80% -5.54% +6.18%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £250
90th Percentile £573 £516 £613
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year -7.14% +11.99% -8.08%

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 295 452 417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 48.05% 44.23% 35.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 260 225
Median daily rate £476 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.78% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £344 £312 £300
90th Percentile £588 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 22
Median hourly rate £38.75 £49.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.72% +10.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £35.63 £39.00 £41.25
90th Percentile £42.88 £50.70 £52.50
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +3.66%

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 6 April 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 6 April 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 0 39 £525 +23.53% 5
Crawley +13 33 £450 +2.86% 17
Horsham +3 19 £350 +7.69% 12
Gatwick +25 12 £500 +39.86% 2
East Grinstead +3 10 £350 -10.26% 3
Chichester 0 6 £306 -10.91% 2
Lancing - 1 £325 -
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 6 April 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 51 (39.23%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (33.85%) Azure
2 44 (33.85%) DevOps
3 42 (32.31%) .NET
3 42 (32.31%) Oracle
4 38 (29.23%) JIRA
5 37 (28.46%) Microsoft
6 36 (27.69%) Confluence
7 35 (26.92%) JavaScript
8 33 (25.38%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (23.08%) SQL Server
10 29 (22.31%) Data Modelling
11 28 (21.54%) Java
11 28 (21.54%) C#
11 28 (21.54%) Configuration Management
12 27 (20.77%) PL/SQL
13 26 (20.00%) Test Strategy
14 25 (19.23%) Scala
15 24 (18.46%) Process Improvement
15 24 (18.46%) J2EE
15 24 (18.46%) WebLogic
15 24 (18.46%) XML
15 24 (18.46%) webMethods
16 22 (16.92%) BEA
16 22 (16.92%) .NET Framework
16 22 (16.92%) Problem Management
16 22 (16.92%) Bitbucket
17 20 (15.38%) Git (software)
17 20 (15.38%) Windows
18 19 (14.62%) AWS

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 (27.69%) Confluence
2 24 (18.46%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.08%) Apache
4 4 (3.08%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.31%) SAS
5 3 (2.31%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.54%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.54%) IIS
6 2 (1.54%) JBoss
6 2 (1.54%) Jetty
6 2 (1.54%) Jupyter
6 2 (1.54%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.77%) CMS
7 1 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.77%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.77%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.77%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.31%) SPSS
3 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (6.15%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (2.31%) assyst
3 2 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.54%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.77%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.77%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.77%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 44 (33.85%) Azure
2 19 (14.62%) AWS
3 18 (13.85%) Power Platform
4 17 (13.08%) Serverless
5 9 (6.92%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (6.15%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (6.15%) Azure Functions
7 5 (3.85%) GitHub
8 4 (3.08%) Amazon S3
8 4 (3.08%) AWS Step Functions
8 4 (3.08%) PowerApps
9 3 (2.31%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (2.31%) Office 365
10 2 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.77%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.77%) IaaS
11 1 (0.77%) PaaS
11 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.08%) DNS
2 3 (2.31%) DHCP
3 2 (1.54%) WAN
4 1 (0.77%) Firewall
4 1 (0.77%) HTTP
4 1 (0.77%) LAN
4 1 (0.77%) MPLS
4 1 (0.77%) SMS
4 1 (0.77%) SSL
4 1 (0.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.77%) Power BI
3 12 (9.23%) NoSQL
4 10 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
4 10 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
5 7 (5.38%) Cosmos DB
5 7 (5.38%) MongoDB
5 7 (5.38%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.08%) MySQL
7 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.31%) Base SAS
8 3 (2.31%) Data Lake
8 3 (2.31%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 3 (2.31%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (1.54%) Semantic Layer
9 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 38 (29.23%) JIRA
2 22 (16.92%) Bitbucket
3 20 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 16 (12.31%) Selenium
5 13 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 11 (8.46%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (7.69%) Gatling
8 5 (3.85%) Jenkins
8 5 (3.85%) Maven
8 5 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.08%) GitLab
10 3 (2.31%) JUnit
10 3 (2.31%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.54%) Cypress.io
11 2 (1.54%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.54%) Protractor
11 2 (1.54%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.54%) Subversion
11 2 (1.54%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.77%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (7.69%) Finance
2 9 (6.92%) Marketing
2 9 (6.92%) Public Sector
3 2 (1.54%) Banking
3 2 (1.54%) General Ledger
3 2 (1.54%) Publishing
3 2 (1.54%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.77%) Advertising
4 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (42.31%) Developer
2 21 (16.15%) Scala Developer
3 16 (12.31%) .NET Developer
4 13 (10.00%) Analyst
5 11 (8.46%) Data Engineer
5 11 (8.46%) Full Stack Developer
6 9 (6.92%) Consultant
7 8 (6.15%) DBA
7 8 (6.15%) SQL DBA
8 7 (5.38%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (5.38%) Programmer
8 7 (5.38%) QA Analyst
8 7 (5.38%) QA Test Analyst
8 7 (5.38%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.62%) Operations Manager
9 6 (4.62%) SQL Developer
9 6 (4.62%) Technical Manager
9 6 (4.62%) Technical Operations Manager
10 5 (3.85%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (32.31%) .NET
2 24 (18.46%) J2EE
2 24 (18.46%) XML
3 22 (16.92%) .NET Framework
4 19 (14.62%) AngularJS
5 18 (13.85%) ASP.NET
6 15 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (10.77%) .NET Core
7 14 (10.77%) React
8 13 (10.00%) REST
9 12 (9.23%) Entity Framework
10 11 (8.46%) JSON
11 9 (6.92%) HTML
12 8 (6.15%) CSS
13 7 (5.38%) LINQ
14 5 (3.85%) SOAP
15 4 (3.08%) jQuery
15 4 (3.08%) Node.js
15 4 (3.08%) Razor View Engine
15 4 (3.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.15%) Acoustics
3 7 (5.38%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.85%) CMDB
4 5 (3.85%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.54%) Clustering
5 2 (1.54%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.77%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.77%) PKI
6 1 (0.77%) Robotics
6 1 (0.77%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.38%) Windows
2 16 (12.31%) Unix
3 11 (8.46%) Linux
4 3 (2.31%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.31%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.77%) AIX
6 1 (0.77%) Android
6 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (39.23%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (33.85%) DevOps
3 33 (25.38%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (22.31%) Data Modelling
5 28 (21.54%) Configuration Management
6 26 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 24 (18.46%) Process Improvement
8 22 (16.92%) Problem Management
9 18 (13.85%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (11.54%) Test Automation
11 12 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (9.23%) ETL
11 12 (9.23%) Open Source
12 9 (6.92%) BDD
12 9 (6.92%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (6.92%) MVC
12 9 (6.92%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (6.92%) Test Scripting
13 8 (6.15%) B2C
13 8 (6.15%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (26.92%) JavaScript
2 28 (21.54%) C#
2 28 (21.54%) Java
3 27 (20.77%) PL/SQL
4 25 (19.23%) Scala
5 17 (13.08%) Python
6 13 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 13 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 10 (7.69%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.08%) C++
8 4 (3.08%) R
9 3 (2.31%) C
9 3 (2.31%) Groovy
9 3 (2.31%) Ruby
10 2 (1.54%) Korn
10 2 (1.54%) Perl
10 2 (1.54%) SOQL
11 1 (0.77%) VB
11 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (6.92%) ISEB
1 9 (6.92%) ISTQB
1 9 (6.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (3.85%) Degree
3 4 (3.08%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.77%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (0.77%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.77%) CCSP
4 1 (0.77%) CISA
4 1 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.77%) CISM
4 1 (0.77%) CISSP
4 1 (0.77%) CRISC
4 1 (0.77%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (0.77%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.77%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.31%) QA
2 6 (4.62%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.77%) GDPR
3 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.77%) NIST
3 1 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (6.92%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (8.46%) Puppet
2 8 (6.15%) Terraform
3 7 (5.38%) Ansible
3 7 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.85%) SCCM
5 2 (1.54%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.77%) Grafana
6 1 (0.77%) Kibana
Vendors
1 42 (32.31%) Oracle
2 37 (28.46%) Microsoft
3 24 (18.46%) webMethods
4 22 (16.92%) BEA
5 12 (9.23%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (7.69%) Tableau
6 10 (7.69%) Xamarin
7 9 (6.92%) Adobe
7 9 (6.92%) Alteryx
7 9 (6.92%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 8 (6.15%) VMware
9 5 (3.85%) SAP
10 4 (3.08%) Atlassian
11 3 (2.31%) Cognos
11 3 (2.31%) Informatica
12 1 (0.77%) Google
12 1 (0.77%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.77%) Mitel
12 1 (0.77%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.77%) Telerik