The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 18 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 21 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 7.81% 14.79% 13.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 38.89% 56.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 10
Median daily rate £420 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -23.07%
SQL
London

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

Programming Languages Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
105 54 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 39.03% 38.03% 24.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 42 18
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £498 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for SQL.

1 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (23.33%) XML
3 7 (23.33%) Finance
4 6 (20.00%) Ruby
4 6 (20.00%) JIRA
4 6 (20.00%) Linux
4 6 (20.00%) HTML
4 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (20.00%) Puppet
4 6 (20.00%) Docker
5 5 (16.67%) DevOps
5 5 (16.67%) Ansible
5 5 (16.67%) Go
5 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (16.67%) Windows
5 5 (16.67%) Local Government
6 4 (13.33%) Migration
6 4 (13.33%) CSS
6 4 (13.33%) ETL
6 4 (13.33%) HTTP
6 4 (13.33%) HAProxy
6 4 (13.33%) Artifactory
6 4 (13.33%) GitHub
6 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 4 (13.33%) NoSQL
6 4 (13.33%) nginx

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 4 (13.33%) nginx
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) Confluence
2 2 (6.67%) SAS
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) Node.js
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (13.33%) GitHub
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) HTTP
2 3 (10.00%) WAN
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) SSL
4 1 (3.33%) VoIP
4 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (10.00%) Star Schema
4 2 (6.67%) Base SAS
4 2 (6.67%) DB2
4 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.67%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (3.33%) Data Mart
5 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.33%) MySQL
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.33%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (20.00%) JIRA
2 4 (13.33%) Artifactory
2 4 (13.33%) GitLab
3 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.67%) JMeter
3 2 (6.67%) JUnit
3 2 (6.67%) Selenium
3 2 (6.67%) SonarQube
3 2 (6.67%) Toad
4 1 (3.33%) Ant
4 1 (3.33%) Gerrit
4 1 (3.33%) Maven
4 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.33%) Subversion
4 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Local Government
3 3 (10.00%) Retail
4 2 (6.67%) Law
4 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 4 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.00%) DBA
3 3 (10.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Angular Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Automation Tester
4 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) ETL Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) ETL Developer
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (6.67%) Sybase DBA
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) XML
2 6 (20.00%) HTML
3 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
3 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (13.33%) CSS
3 4 (13.33%) Sensu
4 3 (10.00%) .NET
4 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.67%) HTML5
5 2 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (6.67%) REST
5 2 (6.67%) WCF
6 1 (3.33%) CSS3
6 1 (3.33%) jQuery
6 1 (3.33%) LAMP
6 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (3.33%) SailPoint
6 1 (3.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
1 2 (6.67%) Replication
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Windows
3 4 (13.33%) CoreOS
4 2 (6.67%) Unix
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Solaris
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.67%) DevOps
3 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (13.33%) ETL
3 4 (13.33%) Migration
3 4 (13.33%) Security Hardening
4 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL
4 3 (10.00%) MVC
4 3 (10.00%) OO
4 3 (10.00%) Open Source
4 3 (10.00%) Project Management
4 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.67%) OOP
5 2 (6.67%) Service Management
5 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (20.00%) Ruby
3 5 (16.67%) Go
3 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (6.67%) C#
5 2 (6.67%) Perl
5 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.67%) Python
5 2 (6.67%) SAS Macro
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) Scala
6 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.33%) MCITP
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Docker
2 4 (13.33%) Ceph
2 4 (13.33%) GlusterFS
3 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Puppet
2 5 (16.67%) Ansible
3 4 (13.33%) Graphite
3 4 (13.33%) HAProxy
3 4 (13.33%) Kubernetes
3 4 (13.33%) logstash
4 2 (6.67%) Ambari
4 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (6.67%) ZABBIX
5 1 (3.33%) AirWatch
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) Avaya
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco
3 3 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) Guidewire
4 2 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) Sybase
5 1 (3.33%) ForgeRock
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.33%) Zend