The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 42 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 18.75% 6.34% 8.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.68% 20.93% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 5 9
Average daily rate £413 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £304 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £48.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -23.66%
SQL
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Crawley region.

Programming Languages Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
94 43 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 41.96% 30.28% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 33 11
Average daily rate £400 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £48.50 £48.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.04% +23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Crawley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Crawley region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Crawley region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 25 (34.72%) Oracle
2 23 (31.94%) QA
2 23 (31.94%) Android
2 23 (31.94%) Apple iOS
3 20 (27.78%) Mobile App
3 20 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (23.61%) Finance
5 14 (19.44%) Open Source
5 14 (19.44%) SQL Server
6 13 (18.06%) Windows
6 13 (18.06%) Regression Testing
6 13 (18.06%) Automated Testing
6 13 (18.06%) Black-Box Testing
7 12 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
7 12 (16.67%) Java
7 12 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 11 (15.28%) HTML
8 11 (15.28%) CSS
8 11 (15.28%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (13.89%) Windows Server
9 10 (13.89%) jQuery
9 10 (13.89%) IBM
9 10 (13.89%) Linux
10 9 (12.50%) DataStage
10 9 (12.50%) AIX
10 9 (12.50%) Unix
10 9 (12.50%) PL/SQL
10 9 (12.50%) Cognizant
10 9 (12.50%) Informatica
10 9 (12.50%) Capacity Planning

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.33%) CMS
1 6 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.94%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.56%) Apache
3 4 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (4.17%) IIS
5 2 (2.78%) SAS
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.33%) Photoshop
3 5 (6.94%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) VPN
2 1 (1.39%) ATM
2 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.39%) Firewall
2 1 (1.39%) LAN
2 1 (1.39%) SAN
2 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.28%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (12.50%) DataStage
3 9 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.94%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.78%) Big Data
8 2 (2.78%) DTS
8 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.39%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.39%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (1.39%) QlikView
9 1 (1.39%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Eclipse
1 4 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.39%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.39%) JUnit
2 1 (1.39%) PyUnit
2 1 (1.39%) RSpec
2 1 (1.39%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (23.61%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (1.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (27.78%) QA Engineer
2 19 (26.39%) Developer
3 16 (22.22%) Android Engineer
4 14 (19.44%) Applications Engineer
5 12 (16.67%) DBA
5 12 (16.67%) Production DBA
5 12 (16.67%) SQL DBA
5 12 (16.67%) Tester
6 11 (15.28%) Mobile Engineer
6 11 (15.28%) Mobile Tester
7 10 (13.89%) Applications Support
7 10 (13.89%) iOS Tester
7 10 (13.89%) QA Tester
8 9 (12.50%) Applications Tester
8 9 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
8 9 (12.50%) Oracle Production DBA
9 8 (11.11%) Android Test Engineer
10 7 (9.72%) Android Tester
10 7 (9.72%) SQL Developer
10 7 (9.72%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.28%) CSS
1 11 (15.28%) HTML
2 10 (13.89%) jQuery
3 7 (9.72%) JSP
4 6 (8.33%) .NET
4 6 (8.33%) XML
5 5 (6.94%) EDI
5 5 (6.94%) Web Services
6 4 (5.56%) Ajax
6 4 (5.56%) Apache Axis
6 4 (5.56%) Apache Flex
6 4 (5.56%) Hibernate
6 4 (5.56%) JSON
6 4 (5.56%) REST
6 4 (5.56%) XSLT
7 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.39%) EJB
7 1 (1.39%) J2EE
7 1 (1.39%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.39%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.78%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.33%) User Experience
3 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.94%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.78%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.39%) Handset
6 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.94%) Android
1 23 (31.94%) Apple iOS
2 13 (18.06%) Windows
3 10 (13.89%) Linux
3 10 (13.89%) Windows Server
4 9 (12.50%) AIX
4 9 (12.50%) Unix
5 5 (6.94%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (4.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (19.44%) Open Source
3 13 (18.06%) Automated Testing
3 13 (18.06%) Black-Box Testing
3 13 (18.06%) Regression Testing
4 12 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 9 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (9.72%) Defect Management
6 7 (9.72%) Software Testing
7 6 (8.33%) Content Management
7 6 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
7 6 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 6 (8.33%) Scrum
8 5 (6.94%) ERP
8 5 (6.94%) ETL
8 5 (6.94%) Workflow
9 4 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.56%) Web Development
10 3 (4.17%) Security Testing
10 3 (4.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.67%) Java
1 12 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 9 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 4 (5.56%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.56%) XPath
4 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.39%) C#
4 1 (1.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) MCP
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (31.94%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Oozie
Vendors
1 25 (34.72%) Oracle
2 10 (13.89%) IBM
3 9 (12.50%) Cognizant
3 9 (12.50%) Informatica
3 9 (12.50%) Netezza
4 6 (8.33%) FatWire
4 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.94%) Baan
5 5 (6.94%) Concur
5 5 (6.94%) Hyperion
5 5 (6.94%) Tripwire
6 4 (5.56%) Blue Prism
7 3 (4.17%) SAP
8 2 (2.78%) Cognos
8 2 (2.78%) F5
8 2 (2.78%) HP
9 1 (1.39%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.39%) EMC
9 1 (1.39%) Talend
9 1 (1.39%) Veeam